Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 454 502 745
Rank change year-on-year +48 +243 +144
Permanent jobs citing Meraki 245 756 449
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.54% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 1.26% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 247 639 486
Median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -19.05% +15.38%
10th Percentile £36,250 £21,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +40.00% -28.57% +14.13%

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 19,961 59,882 71,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.38% 42.77% 43.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15,575 45,506 55,166
Median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +49 233 £55,000 +29.41% 38
UK excluding London +45 143 £52,500 +40.00% 31
London +128 89 £62,500 +31.58% 9
South East +178 63 £57,500 +21.05% 8
Work from Home +44 31 £67,500 +6.30% 5
North of England +6 29 £46,142 +80.95% 14
Midlands +118 22 £44,000 - 2
West Midlands +84 21 £47,000 +10.59% 2
East of England +107 15 £52,500 +7.69% 1
North West +91 15 £52,284 +20.89% 9
South West +96 12 £56,536 +66.28% 4
North East +25 7 £55,000 -13.73% 2
Yorkshire -4 7 £37,500 +70.45% 3
Scotland +96 2 - - 2
East Midlands +87 1 £42,500 -10.53%

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 219 (89.39%) Cisco
2 137 (55.92%) Firewall
3 129 (52.65%) WAN
4 121 (49.39%) Azure
5 93 (37.96%) LAN
6 91 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
7 90 (36.73%) Office 365
8 84 (34.29%) VMware
9 82 (33.47%) Windows
10 80 (32.65%) Microsoft
11 76 (31.02%) CheckPoint
12 69 (28.16%) VPN
13 64 (26.12%) CCNA
13 64 (26.12%) Wireless
14 59 (24.08%) Network Security
15 56 (22.86%) DNS
16 54 (22.04%) Wi-Fi
17 52 (21.22%) Active Directory
17 52 (21.22%) Network Monitoring
18 51 (20.82%) Windows Server
19 49 (20.00%) AWS
19 49 (20.00%) DHCP
20 45 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
21 43 (17.55%) ITIL
22 42 (17.14%) Finance
23 40 (16.33%) VLAN
23 40 (16.33%) CCNP
24 39 (15.92%) TCP/IP
25 38 (15.51%) MPLS
25 38 (15.51%) Data Centre

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 14 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.27%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.82%) IIS
4 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.22%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.22%) SketchUp
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 121 (49.39%) Azure
2 90 (36.73%) Office 365
3 49 (20.00%) AWS
4 24 (9.80%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 11 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (4.49%) IaaS
6 7 (2.86%) Mimecast
7 6 (2.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (2.04%) SaaS
9 4 (1.63%) PaaS
10 3 (1.22%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.41%) Akamai
12 1 (0.41%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.41%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 137 (55.92%) Firewall
2 129 (52.65%) WAN
3 93 (37.96%) LAN
4 69 (28.16%) VPN
5 64 (26.12%) Wireless
6 59 (24.08%) Network Security
7 56 (22.86%) DNS
8 54 (22.04%) Wi-Fi
9 49 (20.00%) DHCP
10 40 (16.33%) VLAN
11 39 (15.92%) TCP/IP
12 38 (15.51%) MPLS
13 35 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
14 33 (13.47%) VoIP
15 31 (12.65%) SAN
16 30 (12.24%) OSPF
17 29 (11.84%) BGP
18 25 (10.20%) PBX
18 25 (10.20%) WLAN
19 18 (7.35%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.22%) FileMaker
4 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (17.14%) Finance
2 10 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.67%) Retail
4 5 (2.04%) Local Government
4 5 (2.04%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.63%) Law
5 4 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.82%) Back Office
6 2 (0.82%) Fire and Rescue
6 2 (0.82%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 44 (17.96%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (8.57%) Analyst
4 21 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 20 (8.16%) Architect
5 20 (8.16%) Security Engineer
6 18 (7.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 18 (7.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 18 (7.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 16 (6.53%) Azure Engineer
7 16 (6.53%) Network Architect
8 15 (6.12%) Network Manager
9 13 (5.31%) Cloud Specialist
9 13 (5.31%) Consultant
10 11 (4.49%) IT Manager
10 11 (4.49%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 11 (4.49%) Senior Security Engineer
11 10 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (4.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.63%) 802.1X
1 4 (1.63%) XMPP
2 3 (1.22%) LDAP
3 1 (0.41%) HTML
3 1 (0.41%) POSIX
3 1 (0.41%) Web Services
3 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.51%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.94%) Public Cloud
3 14 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.08%) Reinsurance
6 9 (3.67%) Clustering
7 6 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.04%) DataPower
8 5 (2.04%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.22%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.22%) FlexPod
10 3 (1.22%) PKI
10 3 (1.22%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.22%) RSA SecurID
10 3 (1.22%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (33.47%) Windows
2 51 (20.82%) Windows Server
3 21 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (6.53%) Windows Server 2016
5 13 (5.31%) Linux
6 10 (4.08%) Windows 10
6 10 (4.08%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.45%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (1.22%) Android
9 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.22%) HPUX
10 1 (0.41%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.41%) Unix
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.22%) Network Monitoring
2 45 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (17.55%) ITIL
4 32 (13.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 32 (13.06%) Network Virtualisation
5 22 (8.98%) Project Delivery
6 21 (8.57%) DevOps
7 20 (8.16%) Network Architecture
8 18 (7.35%) Project Management
9 16 (6.53%) Change Management
9 16 (6.53%) Strategic Roadmap
10 15 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (5.71%) Mentoring
11 14 (5.71%) Service Delivery
12 12 (4.90%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (4.90%) Network Design
13 11 (4.49%) Incident Management
13 11 (4.49%) Load Balancing
13 11 (4.49%) Problem Management
13 11 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.51%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.08%) SQL
3 8 (3.27%) Python
4 3 (1.22%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 91 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (26.12%) CCNA
3 40 (16.33%) CCNP
4 16 (6.53%) Degree
4 16 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (5.71%) CCIE
5 14 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (3.27%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 8 (3.27%) MCSE
6 8 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.86%) CCA
7 7 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (2.45%) CCDP
9 5 (2.04%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.63%) CCSA
10 4 (1.63%) CISA
10 4 (1.63%) CISM
10 4 (1.63%) CISSP
10 4 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.71%) SLA
2 13 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.04%) GDPR
4 4 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 52 (21.22%) Active Directory
2 35 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (10.61%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.76%) vSphere
5 6 (2.45%) Firmware
5 6 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.04%) Docker
7 4 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.82%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.41%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 12 (4.90%) FortiGate
2 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (2.04%) SCCM
3 5 (2.04%) Terraform
4 4 (1.63%) Ansible
4 4 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.22%) Nagios
5 3 (1.22%) Puppet
5 3 (1.22%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.82%) Salt
7 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.41%) SCOM
7 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.41%) vRealize
7 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 219 (89.39%) Cisco
2 84 (34.29%) VMware
3 80 (32.65%) Microsoft
4 76 (31.02%) CheckPoint
5 36 (14.69%) Palo Alto
6 35 (14.29%) HP
7 33 (13.47%) Juniper
8 31 (12.65%) Zscaler
9 29 (11.84%) Citrix
10 26 (10.61%) Blue Coat
10 26 (10.61%) SolarWinds
11 21 (8.57%) Fortinet
12 19 (7.76%) Netskope
13 16 (6.53%) Aruba
13 16 (6.53%) F5
14 14 (5.71%) NetApp
15 13 (5.31%) Veeam
16 11 (4.49%) Arista
17 10 (4.08%) Riverbed
17 10 (4.08%) Ruckus Wireless