Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 2021 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 528 489 567
Rank change year-on-year -39 +78 +239
Permanent jobs citing Meraki 375 523 696
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 1.29% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 313 496 595
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.48% +12.78% -5.26%
75th Percentile £57,500 £66,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £68,650
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +21.95% -8.89%

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 33,536 40,563 60,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.05% 40.87% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24,793 31,415 46,917
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,968 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,445 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +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 11 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Meraki in the UK

Meraki
Top 16 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 11 May 2021. 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 -37 346 £50,000 - 86
UK excluding London +3 253 £46,000 -8.00% 74
London -5 110 £55,000 +4.76% 16
South East +10 92 £55,000 - 15
Work from Home -157 76 £55,000 -15.38% 15
North of England +4 50 £41,250 -17.50% 21
Midlands +15 42 £45,000 +10.43% 16
South West -46 38 £45,000 +5.88% 16
West Midlands +7 30 £47,500 +29.25% 6
Yorkshire -14 25 £37,500 -25.00% 13
North West +11 14 £45,000 -13.93% 6
East of England +1 14 £36,000 -23.40% 2
East Midlands +11 12 £35,000 -17.65% 10
North East - 11 £40,000 - 2
Scotland +3 9 £23,000 -48.89% 3
Channel Islands - 8 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, 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.

1 314 (83.73%) Cisco
2 226 (60.27%) Firewall
3 188 (50.13%) Microsoft 365
4 181 (48.27%) Windows
5 171 (45.60%) Microsoft
6 153 (40.80%) Azure
7 147 (39.20%) VMware
8 145 (38.67%) Windows Server
9 132 (35.20%) Active Directory
10 122 (32.53%) WAN
11 118 (31.47%) DNS
12 113 (30.13%) ITIL
12 113 (30.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 110 (29.33%) DHCP
14 102 (27.20%) Wireless
15 99 (26.40%) LAN
16 96 (25.60%) Cisco Certification
16 96 (25.60%) Social Skills
17 93 (24.80%) AWS
18 84 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
19 70 (18.67%) Hyper-V
20 65 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
21 61 (16.27%) Microsoft Intune
22 59 (15.73%) VPN
23 58 (15.47%) CCNP
23 58 (15.47%) TCP/IP
24 53 (14.13%) CheckPoint
25 52 (13.87%) Citrix
26 50 (13.33%) CCNA
27 49 (13.07%) Finance

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 36 (9.60%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.13%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.53%) Apache
5 2 (0.53%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) IIS
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.27%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 188 (50.13%) Microsoft 365
2 153 (40.80%) Azure
3 93 (24.80%) AWS
4 14 (3.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (3.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.93%) AWS Direct Connect
6 11 (2.93%) IaaS
7 10 (2.67%) Mimecast
7 10 (2.67%) OneDrive
7 10 (2.67%) SaaS
8 9 (2.40%) PaaS
9 5 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.07%) Slack
11 3 (0.80%) Cloudflare
11 3 (0.80%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.80%) Google Workspace
11 3 (0.80%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.53%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 226 (60.27%) Firewall
2 122 (32.53%) WAN
3 118 (31.47%) DNS
4 110 (29.33%) DHCP
5 102 (27.20%) Wireless
6 99 (26.40%) LAN
7 65 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
8 59 (15.73%) VPN
9 58 (15.47%) TCP/IP
10 46 (12.27%) SD-WAN
11 44 (11.73%) BGP
11 44 (11.73%) Network Security
12 39 (10.40%) Wi-Fi
13 37 (9.87%) OSPF
14 35 (9.33%) Cisco Firepower
15 34 (9.07%) VLAN
16 32 (8.53%) Cisco Nexus
17 31 (8.27%) Cisco ISE
18 29 (7.73%) SAN
19 28 (7.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.80%) Power BI
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.27%) Ingres
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.27%) GitLab
3 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 96 (25.60%) Social Skills
2 49 (13.07%) Finance
3 14 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.67%) Banking
5 8 (2.13%) Retail
6 7 (1.87%) Digital Economy
7 5 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.33%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
7 5 (1.33%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.07%) Games
8 4 (1.07%) Legal
8 4 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.80%) Advertising
9 3 (0.80%) Law
9 3 (0.80%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 92 (24.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 76 (20.27%) Network Engineer
3 48 (12.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 41 (10.93%) Support Engineer
5 32 (8.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (8.27%) Administrator
7 27 (7.20%) Analyst
8 25 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
9 24 (6.40%) IT Engineer
10 23 (6.13%) Consultant
11 19 (5.07%) Cloud Engineer
12 18 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (4.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (4.80%) Senior Network Engineer
12 18 (4.80%) Team Leader
13 17 (4.53%) Cisco Engineer
13 17 (4.53%) Network Consultant
14 16 (4.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 16 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
14 16 (4.27%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.07%) POSIX
2 3 (0.80%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.80%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (0.53%) CSS
3 2 (0.53%) ISPF
3 2 (0.53%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.27%) HTML
4 1 (0.27%) Web Services
4 1 (0.27%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.40%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (2.40%) Clustering
4 8 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.87%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.87%) Reinsurance
6 6 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.07%) Replication
9 3 (0.80%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.53%) e-Health
10 2 (0.53%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.53%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.27%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.27%) EPoS
11 1 (0.27%) IVR
11 1 (0.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 181 (48.27%) Windows
2 145 (38.67%) Windows Server
3 49 (13.07%) Windows 10
4 45 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (10.13%) Linux
6 28 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (6.40%) Windows Server 2016
8 22 (5.87%) Windows Server 2019
9 21 (5.60%) Windows 7
10 12 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.40%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.13%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.87%) Android
14 4 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.07%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.07%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.27%) CentOS
16 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (30.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 113 (30.13%) ITIL
2 46 (12.27%) Problem-Solving
3 40 (10.67%) Network Management
4 39 (10.40%) Continuous Improvement
5 37 (9.87%) Incident Management
6 35 (9.33%) Change Management
6 35 (9.33%) E-Commerce
7 34 (9.07%) Service Management
8 33 (8.80%) Presales
9 32 (8.53%) DevOps
10 31 (8.27%) Proactive Monitoring
11 29 (7.73%) Cybersecurity
12 28 (7.47%) Problem Management
13 27 (7.20%) Network Design
13 27 (7.20%) Project Delivery
14 24 (6.40%) Infrastructure as Code
14 24 (6.40%) Project Management
15 20 (5.33%) Load Balancing
16 19 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.20%) PowerShell
2 16 (4.27%) SQL
3 6 (1.60%) Bash Shell
3 6 (1.60%) C
4 5 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (0.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 96 (25.60%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (15.47%) CCNP
3 50 (13.33%) CCNA
4 28 (7.47%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (4.53%) CCIE
6 11 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.40%) MCSE
8 8 (2.13%) CCIE Security
8 8 (2.13%) CISSP
9 6 (1.60%) Degree
10 5 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.33%) MCSA
11 4 (1.07%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (1.07%) MCP
11 4 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.80%) CISM
12 3 (0.80%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.53%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.53%) CCSA
13 2 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.07%) SLA
2 15 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.93%) PMO
4 10 (2.67%) GDPR
5 5 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.07%) NIST
7 2 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.27%) COBIT
8 1 (0.27%) GRC
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 132 (35.20%) Active Directory
2 84 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (18.67%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.33%) RHEV
5 19 (5.07%) vSphere
6 9 (2.40%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (2.40%) VMware NSX
6 9 (2.40%) XenApp
7 8 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.87%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.60%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.07%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.27%) Docker
12 1 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 61 (16.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 38 (10.13%) SCCM
3 13 (3.47%) AirWatch
4 12 (3.20%) Terraform
5 9 (2.40%) Jamf Pro
6 8 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
6 8 (2.13%) FortiGate
7 6 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (1.60%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (1.60%) SmoothWall
7 6 (1.60%) Stealthwatch
8 4 (1.07%) Ansible
8 4 (1.07%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.07%) WSUS
9 3 (0.80%) Puppet
10 2 (0.53%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.53%) Graylog
10 2 (0.53%) Nessus
10 2 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 314 (83.73%) Cisco
2 171 (45.60%) Microsoft
3 147 (39.20%) VMware
4 53 (14.13%) CheckPoint
5 52 (13.87%) Citrix
6 41 (10.93%) Palo Alto
7 37 (9.87%) HP
8 26 (6.93%) Veeam
9 25 (6.67%) Fortinet
10 22 (5.87%) EMC
11 19 (5.07%) Dell
11 19 (5.07%) Juniper
11 19 (5.07%) SonicWALL
12 16 (4.27%) SolarWinds
13 15 (4.00%) Mitel
14 14 (3.73%) EqualLogic
14 14 (3.73%) F5
14 14 (3.73%) Sophos
15 12 (3.20%) Brocade
15 12 (3.20%) Ubiquiti