Period
to 26 November 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Meraki products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Meraki over the 6 months to 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Cisco Meraki.

Meraki
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 458 532 718
Rank change year-on-year +74 +186 +132
Permanent jobs citing Meraki 263 657 476
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 1.16% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 264 592 498
Median annual salary £54,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -14.29% +14.13%
10th Percentile £33,750 £23,325 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,975 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £51,625
% change year-on-year +25.00% -22.52% +12.23%

Meraki is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 21,243 56,555 67,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.67% 41.65% 42.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16,896 43,176 52,400
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Meraki as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in the UK

Meraki
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Meraki.

Salary trend for Meraki in the UK

Meraki
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Meraki over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Meraki in the UK

Meraki
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Meraki within the UK over the 6 months to 26 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +59 242 £55,000 +22.22% 42
UK excluding London +90 158 £50,000 +25.00% 42
London +125 93 £60,000 +14.29% 6
South East +114 50 £57,500 +27.78% 13
Work from Home +13 43 £53,750 -20.37% 9
North of England +56 38 £39,000 +20.00% 7
Midlands +106 27 £47,500 +11.76% 10
East of England +106 18 £38,750 -26.19% 4
West Midlands +79 17 £50,000 +20.48% 6
South West +87 15 £56,536 +66.28% 2
Yorkshire +36 15 £37,500 +59.57% 5
North West +83 14 £43,500 +2.35% 1
East Midlands +85 10 £42,500 -20.19% 4
Scotland +78 10 £32,000 -48.80% 6
North East +27 9 £55,000 +44.57% 1

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, IT jobs citing Meraki also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Meraki.

1 232 (88.21%) Cisco
2 146 (55.51%) Firewall
3 125 (47.53%) WAN
4 119 (45.25%) Azure
5 108 (41.06%) Office 365
6 102 (38.78%) Microsoft
7 101 (38.40%) Cisco Certification
8 98 (37.26%) Windows
9 88 (33.46%) LAN
10 82 (31.18%) VMware
11 66 (25.10%) Windows Server
12 65 (24.71%) Wireless
13 64 (24.33%) Network Security
14 62 (23.57%) VPN
15 61 (23.19%) CheckPoint
16 60 (22.81%) DNS
16 60 (22.81%) CCNA
17 59 (22.43%) Active Directory
18 52 (19.77%) CCNP
19 48 (18.25%) DHCP
20 46 (17.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 45 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
21 45 (17.11%) ITIL
21 45 (17.11%) AWS
22 42 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
22 42 (15.97%) Network Monitoring
23 39 (14.83%) Wi-Fi
23 39 (14.83%) VLAN
24 37 (14.07%) Cisco ASA
25 36 (13.69%) PowerShell

Meraki
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (9.13%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.18%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.52%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.14%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (6.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.76%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.76%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 119 (45.25%) Azure
2 108 (41.06%) Office 365
3 45 (17.11%) AWS
4 25 (9.51%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 18 (6.84%) IaaS
6 11 (4.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (3.04%) PaaS
7 8 (3.04%) SaaS
8 6 (2.28%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.52%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.76%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.38%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.38%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.38%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 146 (55.51%) Firewall
2 125 (47.53%) WAN
3 88 (33.46%) LAN
4 65 (24.71%) Wireless
5 64 (24.33%) Network Security
6 62 (23.57%) VPN
7 60 (22.81%) DNS
8 48 (18.25%) DHCP
9 39 (14.83%) VLAN
9 39 (14.83%) Wi-Fi
10 37 (14.07%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (12.17%) BGP
11 32 (12.17%) MPLS
11 32 (12.17%) SAN
12 31 (11.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 29 (11.03%) TCP/IP
14 28 (10.65%) OSPF
15 26 (9.89%) VoIP
16 23 (8.75%) NetScaler
16 23 (8.75%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.76%) FileMaker
4 2 (0.76%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (8.37%) Finance
2 7 (2.66%) Local Government
2 7 (2.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.90%) Retail
4 4 (1.52%) Digital Economy
4 4 (1.52%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.14%) Law
5 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.76%) Back Office
6 2 (0.76%) Fire and Rescue
6 2 (0.76%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (36.50%) Network Engineer
2 39 (14.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 34 (12.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (7.98%) Security Engineer
5 20 (7.60%) Analyst
5 20 (7.60%) Network Security Engineer
6 18 (6.84%) Cloud Specialist
7 17 (6.46%) IT Engineer
8 16 (6.08%) Cisco Engineer
9 15 (5.70%) Azure Engineer
9 15 (5.70%) Consultant
10 14 (5.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 13 (4.94%) Architect
11 13 (4.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 13 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (4.56%) Administrator
12 12 (4.56%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (4.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 11 (4.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (4.18%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.52%) LDAP
1 4 (1.52%) XMPP
2 3 (1.14%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.38%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.38%) JSON
3 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.17%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.94%) Reinsurance
3 9 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.42%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.04%) Clustering
5 7 (2.66%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.90%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.14%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.14%) PKI
7 3 (1.14%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.76%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.76%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.76%) Replication
8 2 (0.76%) Tandem
8 2 (0.76%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 98 (37.26%) Windows
2 66 (25.10%) Windows Server
3 23 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (6.08%) Windows Server 2016
5 15 (5.70%) Windows 10
6 13 (4.94%) Linux
7 10 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.80%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (3.42%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.28%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.14%) Android
10 3 (1.14%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.76%) CentOS
11 2 (0.76%) HPUX
12 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.38%) tvOS
12 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 45 (17.11%) ITIL
2 45 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (15.97%) Network Monitoring
4 33 (12.55%) Network Virtualisation
5 27 (10.27%) DevOps
6 21 (7.98%) Project Delivery
7 20 (7.60%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (6.84%) Project Management
9 17 (6.46%) Proactive Monitoring
9 17 (6.46%) Strategic Roadmap
10 15 (5.70%) Change Management
10 15 (5.70%) Mentoring
11 14 (5.32%) Incident Management
11 14 (5.32%) Information Security
12 13 (4.94%) Load Balancing
12 13 (4.94%) Network Design
13 12 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (4.56%) Patch Management
13 12 (4.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.69%) PowerShell
2 9 (3.42%) SQL
3 4 (1.52%) C
4 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 101 (38.40%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (22.81%) CCNA
3 52 (19.77%) CCNP
4 20 (7.60%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (7.22%) Degree
6 9 (3.42%) CCIE
6 9 (3.42%) CISSP
7 8 (3.04%) MCSE
8 5 (1.90%) CCA
8 5 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.14%) CCSA
10 3 (1.14%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (0.76%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 2 (0.76%) CCIE Security
11 2 (0.76%) CISA
11 2 (0.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.98%) SLA
2 14 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.28%) GDPR
4 3 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 59 (22.43%) Active Directory
2 42 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (10.65%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.84%) vSphere
5 5 (1.90%) Docker
5 5 (1.90%) Firmware
6 4 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.14%) XenApp
8 2 (0.76%) pfSense
8 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.76%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.38%) KVM
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (6.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (4.18%) SCCM
3 9 (3.42%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.28%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (2.28%) Terraform
5 4 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.14%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.14%) Ansible
6 3 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.76%) Nagios
7 2 (0.76%) Puppet
7 2 (0.76%) Salt
7 2 (0.76%) Stealthwatch
7 2 (0.76%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 232 (88.21%) Cisco
2 102 (38.78%) Microsoft
3 82 (31.18%) VMware
4 61 (23.19%) CheckPoint
5 36 (13.69%) Palo Alto
6 35 (13.31%) HP
7 29 (11.03%) Citrix
7 29 (11.03%) Zscaler
8 22 (8.37%) Blue Coat
8 22 (8.37%) Fortinet
9 20 (7.60%) Juniper
10 19 (7.22%) NetApp
11 17 (6.46%) Netskope
11 17 (6.46%) SolarWinds
12 14 (5.32%) Dell
13 12 (4.56%) F5
14 11 (4.18%) CommVault
14 11 (4.18%) Ruckus Wireless
15 8 (3.04%) EMC
15 8 (3.04%) EqualLogic