Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 521 774 887
Rank change year-on-year +253 +113 +94
Permanent jobs citing Meraki 747 461 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.61% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 609 402 287
UK median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £21,000 £31,250 £27,300
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% +4.40% +8.98%

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 62,053 75,640 79,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.50% 43.45% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 47,701 58,713 62,457
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,146 £42,000
% change year-on-year +4.30% +2.73% +1.20%

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in the UK

Meraki
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Meraki.

Salary trend for Meraki in the UK

Meraki
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Meraki over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 +251 727 £42,500 -19.05% 133
UK excluding London +266 516 £40,000 -15.79% 93
North of England +215 286 £30,000 -35.48% 26
London +78 206 £50,000 -4.76% 45
Yorkshire +165 200 £22,250 -50.00% 10
South East +37 81 £50,000 +8.70% 32
North West +66 75 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Midlands +27 60 £44,000 -16.19% 6
West Midlands +25 52 £44,000 -16.19% 3
South West +35 51 £34,000 -15.00% 18
East of England +78 31 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North East +16 11 £65,000 +8.33% 5
East Midlands +24 8 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Isle of Man - 5 £45,000 -
Wales +10 2 £55,750 +71.54% 1

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 680 (91.03%) Cisco
2 551 (73.76%) Firewall
3 426 (57.03%) Cisco Certification
4 348 (46.59%) Wireless
5 321 (42.97%) VMware
5 321 (42.97%) WAN
6 293 (39.22%) Active Directory
7 292 (39.09%) Microsoft
8 261 (34.94%) Data Centre
9 260 (34.81%) CCNP
10 242 (32.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 236 (31.59%) CCNA
12 234 (31.33%) LAN
13 229 (30.66%) Windows
14 202 (27.04%) VoIP
15 193 (25.84%) Office 365
16 190 (25.44%) Aruba
16 190 (25.44%) Citrix
17 187 (25.03%) ITIL
18 173 (23.16%) Microsoft Certification
18 173 (23.16%) Network Security
19 171 (22.89%) Microsoft Azure
20 166 (22.22%) DNS
21 142 (19.01%) MCSE
22 141 (18.88%) Windows Server
23 140 (18.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 137 (18.34%) Cisco ASA
25 136 (18.21%) VPN
26 134 (17.94%) 3G
27 133 (17.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 78 (10.44%) MS Exchange
2 35 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 31 (4.15%) IIS
4 25 (3.35%) Skype for Business
5 22 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (2.41%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.87%) Apache
9 12 (1.61%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.80%) Confluence
12 4 (0.54%) SAS
13 3 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 46 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (5.62%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 193 (25.84%) Office 365
2 171 (22.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (1.87%) OneDrive
7 13 (1.74%) IBM Cloud
7 13 (1.74%) SoftLayer
8 9 (1.20%) G Suite
8 9 (1.20%) OpenDNS
9 8 (1.07%) IaaS
10 7 (0.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 7 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.94%) Dropbox
10 7 (0.94%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.40%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.27%) Akamai
12 2 (0.27%) PaaS
12 2 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 551 (73.76%) Firewall
2 348 (46.59%) Wireless
3 321 (42.97%) WAN
4 234 (31.33%) LAN
5 202 (27.04%) VoIP
6 173 (23.16%) Network Security
7 166 (22.22%) DNS
8 137 (18.34%) Cisco ASA
9 136 (18.21%) VPN
10 134 (17.94%) 3G
11 132 (17.67%) TCP/IP
12 130 (17.40%) Broadband
13 128 (17.14%) MPLS
14 125 (16.73%) ADSL
15 118 (15.80%) BGP
16 115 (15.39%) Cisco Nexus
17 109 (14.59%) Wi-Fi
18 105 (14.06%) DHCP
19 100 (13.39%) OSPF
20 91 (12.18%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.40%) Power BI
4 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.27%) MySQL
6 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.07%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.94%) JIRA
2 7 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.80%) Terragrunt
3 6 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
General
1 61 (8.17%) Finance
2 35 (4.69%) Retail
3 31 (4.15%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.34%) Marketing
5 9 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.80%) Games
7 5 (0.67%) Banking
8 4 (0.54%) Back Office
8 4 (0.54%) Law
8 4 (0.54%) Legal
9 3 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.13%) Electronics
10 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 189 (25.30%) Network Engineer
2 174 (23.29%) Analyst
3 116 (15.53%) Support Analyst
4 105 (14.06%) Technical Support
5 101 (13.52%) Technical Analyst
5 101 (13.52%) Technical Support Analyst
6 88 (11.78%) Support Engineer
7 82 (10.98%) Consultant
8 73 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 70 (9.37%) 1st Line Support
10 65 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 64 (8.57%) 1st Line Technical Support
12 60 (8.03%) 2nd Line Support
12 60 (8.03%) Senior Network Engineer
13 48 (6.43%) IT Engineer
14 46 (6.16%) IT Support
14 46 (6.16%) Security Consultant
15 43 (5.76%) Network Support
16 42 (5.62%) Security Engineer
17 39 (5.22%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.68%) 802.1X
2 6 (0.80%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (0.40%) COM
3 3 (0.40%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (0.27%) JSON
4 2 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.13%) HTML
5 1 (0.13%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 261 (34.94%) Data Centre
2 72 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (7.90%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.35%) Public Cloud
5 18 (2.41%) Driving Licence
6 16 (2.14%) Mobile Computing
6 16 (2.14%) Replication
7 15 (2.01%) Private Cloud
7 15 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.80%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.54%) IVR
11 4 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.40%) Digital Signage
12 3 (0.40%) Life Science
13 2 (0.27%) Blog
13 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 229 (30.66%) Windows
2 141 (18.88%) Windows Server
3 81 (10.84%) Linux
4 78 (10.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (8.17%) Windows 10
7 40 (5.35%) Windows 7
8 31 (4.15%) Unix
9 23 (3.08%) Mac OS X
10 18 (2.41%) CentOS
11 16 (2.14%) CatOS
11 16 (2.14%) Windows 8
11 16 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (1.87%) Ubuntu
13 12 (1.61%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.07%) Android
15 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.40%) Check Point GAiA
17 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (25.03%) ITIL
2 118 (15.80%) Supplier Management
3 117 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
4 102 (13.65%) Presales
5 96 (12.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 96 (12.85%) Technical Leadership
6 69 (9.24%) Project Management
7 66 (8.84%) Network Design
8 65 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 65 (8.70%) Network Management
9 57 (7.63%) Time Management
10 52 (6.96%) Load Balancing
11 51 (6.83%) Customer Requirements
12 49 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
12 49 (6.56%) IT Strategy
13 47 (6.29%) Migration
14 45 (6.02%) Change Control
14 45 (6.02%) Change Management
14 45 (6.02%) Strategic Roadmap
15 41 (5.49%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 71 (9.50%) PowerShell
2 42 (5.62%) Python
3 41 (5.49%) SQL
4 26 (3.48%) Bash Shell
5 10 (1.34%) C
6 2 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 426 (57.03%) Cisco Certification
2 260 (34.81%) CCNP
3 236 (31.59%) CCNA
4 173 (23.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 142 (19.01%) MCSE
6 133 (17.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 121 (16.20%) MCITP
8 61 (8.17%) CCIE
9 60 (8.03%) Degree
10 40 (5.35%) MCSA
11 33 (4.42%) Security Cleared
12 30 (4.02%) CCSE
13 29 (3.88%) SC Cleared
14 28 (3.75%) CCDP
15 23 (3.08%) JNCIP
16 18 (2.41%) MCP
17 17 (2.28%) SANS
18 14 (1.87%) CISSP
18 14 (1.87%) GIAC
19 13 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (18.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 113 (15.13%) ISO 9001
3 60 (8.03%) SLA
4 39 (5.22%) ISO 22301
5 15 (2.01%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.34%) GDPR
7 6 (0.80%) COBIT
7 6 (0.80%) QA
8 3 (0.40%) PMO
9 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 293 (39.22%) Active Directory
2 242 (32.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (10.17%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (3.88%) vSphere
5 26 (3.48%) XenApp
6 25 (3.35%) XenDesktop
7 15 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (1.87%) VMware NSX
9 12 (1.61%) pfSense
10 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (1.07%) NFS
11 5 (0.67%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.40%) Docker
13 3 (0.40%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 2 (0.27%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (5.62%) FortiGate
2 39 (5.22%) Ansible
3 34 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
4 31 (4.15%) Nagios
5 29 (3.88%) SCCM
6 17 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
6 17 (2.28%) Nessus
7 16 (2.14%) RANCID
8 15 (2.01%) Puppet
8 15 (2.01%) vCenter Server
8 15 (2.01%) WSUS
9 14 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (1.87%) QRadar
10 13 (1.74%) Backup Exec
11 12 (1.61%) Terraform
12 10 (1.34%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 10 (1.34%) CSIRT
13 9 (1.20%) SCOM
14 7 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 680 (91.03%) Cisco
2 321 (42.97%) VMware
3 292 (39.09%) Microsoft
4 190 (25.44%) Aruba
4 190 (25.44%) Citrix
5 128 (17.14%) F5
6 118 (15.80%) Polycom
7 115 (15.39%) Fortinet
8 113 (15.13%) Juniper
9 107 (14.32%) Palo Alto
10 99 (13.25%) CheckPoint
11 93 (12.45%) HP
12 72 (9.64%) Huawei
13 70 (9.37%) SolarWinds
14 56 (7.50%) Dell
15 54 (7.23%) Ruckus Wireless
16 53 (7.10%) Brocade
17 43 (5.76%) Veeam
18 35 (4.69%) Extreme Networks
19 29 (3.88%) Sophos