Period
to 26 March 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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 580 825 884
Rank change year-on-year +245 +59 +133
Permanent jobs citing Meraki 627 393 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 0.51% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 560 315 279
UK median annual salary £47,250 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.53% +10.59% -5.56%
10th Percentile £21,975 £29,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,250 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.15% +15.00% -1.23%

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 62,422 77,211 75,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.07% 44.12% 44.03%
Number of salaries quoted 48,034 61,165 60,767
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -0.22%

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 26 March 2019.

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 26 March 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 +214 601 £47,250 -0.53% 21
UK excluding London +218 407 £42,250 -8.15% 17
London +93 201 £52,500 +10.53% 6
North of England +194 190 £32,667 -25.33% 5
Yorkshire +121 110 £23,000 -45.88% 1
South East +37 80 £47,500 - 4
North West +86 65 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Midlands +58 58 £47,500 +5.56% 3
West Midlands +43 48 £50,000 -4.76% 2
South West +30 36 £41,000 -18.00% 1
East of England +86 34 £52,500 - 2
North East +21 15 £32,667 -45.56% 2
East Midlands +41 10 £39,500 -7.06% 1
Isle of Man - 5 £45,000 -
Scotland -3 3 - - 2
Wales +26 2 £55,750 +23.89%

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 545 (86.92%) Cisco
2 393 (62.68%) Firewall
3 304 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
4 297 (47.37%) Wireless
5 254 (40.51%) VMware
6 219 (34.93%) WAN
7 216 (34.45%) Windows
8 215 (34.29%) Microsoft
9 213 (33.97%) Active Directory
10 202 (32.22%) CCNP
11 193 (30.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 184 (29.35%) LAN
13 166 (26.48%) CCNA
14 161 (25.68%) ITIL
15 157 (25.04%) Office 365
16 147 (23.44%) Data Centre
17 140 (22.33%) Citrix
18 138 (22.01%) VoIP
19 129 (20.57%) CheckPoint
20 128 (20.41%) VPN
20 128 (20.41%) Aruba
20 128 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
21 126 (20.10%) Palo Alto
22 124 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
23 123 (19.62%) Juniper
24 117 (18.66%) Windows Server
25 114 (18.18%) MPLS
26 113 (18.02%) Cisco Nexus
26 113 (18.02%) F5
26 113 (18.02%) Network Security

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 64 (10.21%) MS Exchange
2 34 (5.42%) SharePoint
3 29 (4.63%) Skype for Business
4 24 (3.83%) IIS
5 23 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (3.19%) Apache
7 19 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 19 (3.03%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.28%) WordPress
9 6 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.32%) CMS
11 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.16%) Confluence
12 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 56 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 157 (25.04%) Office 365
2 124 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (3.35%) Mimecast
6 15 (2.39%) OpenDNS
7 14 (2.23%) OneDrive
8 12 (1.91%) Dropbox
9 11 (1.75%) G Suite
9 11 (1.75%) PaaS
10 7 (1.12%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.12%) IaaS
10 7 (1.12%) SaaS
11 5 (0.80%) Akamai
11 5 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.48%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 393 (62.68%) Firewall
2 297 (47.37%) Wireless
3 219 (34.93%) WAN
4 184 (29.35%) LAN
5 138 (22.01%) VoIP
6 128 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
6 128 (20.41%) VPN
7 114 (18.18%) MPLS
8 113 (18.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 113 (18.02%) Network Security
9 111 (17.70%) BGP
10 106 (16.91%) Wi-Fi
11 103 (16.43%) DNS
12 83 (13.24%) OSPF
13 82 (13.08%) Cisco Firepower
14 76 (12.12%) TCP/IP
15 75 (11.96%) VLAN
16 69 (11.00%) Broadband
17 68 (10.85%) DHCP
18 62 (9.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.32%) Power BI
4 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 51 (8.13%) Finance
2 30 (4.78%) Retail
3 22 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.55%) Marketing
6 6 (0.96%) Legal
7 5 (0.80%) Electronics
8 4 (0.64%) Banking
8 4 (0.64%) Games
9 1 (0.16%) Back Office
9 1 (0.16%) Law
9 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 172 (27.43%) Network Engineer
2 118 (18.82%) Analyst
3 69 (11.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 68 (10.85%) Support Analyst
5 67 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 66 (10.53%) Consultant
7 59 (9.41%) Support Engineer
8 50 (7.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 50 (7.97%) IT Support
9 43 (6.86%) Technical Analyst
9 43 (6.86%) Technical Support
9 43 (6.86%) Technical Support Analyst
10 41 (6.54%) IT Engineer
11 39 (6.22%) Security Consultant
12 34 (5.42%) Network Consultant
13 32 (5.10%) Architect
14 30 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 29 (4.63%) Network Analyst
16 28 (4.47%) Security Engineer
17 27 (4.31%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.75%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.28%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (0.64%) XMPP
4 2 (0.32%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (0.32%) JSON
4 2 (0.32%) Web Services
5 1 (0.16%) HTML
5 1 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 147 (23.44%) Data Centre
2 92 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.99%) Management Information System
3 25 (3.99%) Replication
4 18 (2.87%) Public Cloud
5 12 (1.91%) Driving Licence
5 12 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (1.75%) CMDB
7 10 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.28%) User Experience
10 7 (1.12%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (0.96%) EPoS
11 6 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.80%) Clustering
12 5 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.48%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 216 (34.45%) Windows
2 117 (18.66%) Windows Server
3 53 (8.45%) Windows 10
4 52 (8.29%) Linux
4 52 (8.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (7.02%) Windows 7
7 21 (3.35%) Unix
8 15 (2.39%) Android
9 13 (2.07%) Windows 8
10 12 (1.91%) Mac OS X
11 9 (1.44%) Mac OS
11 9 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.64%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.48%) CentOS
15 2 (0.32%) Check Point GAiA
15 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (25.68%) ITIL
2 96 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
3 90 (14.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 66 (10.53%) Project Management
5 59 (9.41%) Mentoring
6 57 (9.09%) Presales
6 57 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 52 (8.29%) Cybersecurity
8 51 (8.13%) Network Design
9 50 (7.97%) Technical Leadership
10 49 (7.81%) Change Control
11 48 (7.66%) Change Management
12 46 (7.34%) Load Balancing
13 39 (6.22%) Network Management
14 38 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
14 38 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
15 36 (5.74%) Vulnerability Management
16 33 (5.26%) ITSM
17 29 (4.63%) Root Cause Analysis
18 28 (4.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (10.21%) PowerShell
2 38 (6.06%) SQL
3 5 (0.80%) Bash Shell
3 5 (0.80%) Python
4 2 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 304 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 202 (32.22%) CCNP
3 166 (26.48%) CCNA
4 84 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 78 (12.44%) CCIE
6 70 (11.16%) MCSE
7 67 (10.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 54 (8.61%) MCITP
9 48 (7.66%) Security Cleared
10 41 (6.54%) Degree
11 40 (6.38%) SC Cleared
12 28 (4.47%) CCSE
13 26 (4.15%) CISSP
14 24 (3.83%) CCDP
14 24 (3.83%) JNCIP
15 17 (2.71%) SANS
16 14 (2.23%) GIAC
17 13 (2.07%) MCSA
18 10 (1.59%) CCIE Collaboration
19 9 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.77%) SLA
2 42 (6.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (4.31%) ISO 9001
4 15 (2.39%) QA
5 13 (2.07%) PMO
6 10 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (1.44%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.48%) GDPR
System Software
1 213 (33.97%) Active Directory
2 193 (30.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (12.60%) Hyper-V
4 39 (6.22%) XenApp
5 35 (5.58%) vSphere
6 32 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (4.63%) XenDesktop
8 19 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (2.39%) VMware NSX
10 11 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (1.12%) NFS
11 7 (1.12%) ProxySG
11 7 (1.12%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.80%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.64%) vCloud
15 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.16%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 43 (6.86%) SCCM
2 19 (3.03%) SCOM
3 17 (2.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (2.55%) Nessus
5 15 (2.39%) Ansible
5 15 (2.39%) Nagios
6 14 (2.23%) QRadar
7 13 (2.07%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 13 (2.07%) CSIRT
8 12 (1.91%) Backup Exec
8 12 (1.91%) WSUS
9 9 (1.44%) Cisco UCCX
9 9 (1.44%) Stealthwatch
10 8 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (1.28%) Observium
10 8 (1.28%) Puppet
11 7 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (1.12%) FortiGate
11 7 (1.12%) SCVMM
12 6 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 545 (86.92%) Cisco
2 254 (40.51%) VMware
3 215 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 140 (22.33%) Citrix
5 129 (20.57%) CheckPoint
6 128 (20.41%) Aruba
7 126 (20.10%) Palo Alto
8 123 (19.62%) Juniper
9 113 (18.02%) F5
10 93 (14.83%) HP
11 67 (10.69%) Fortinet
12 57 (9.09%) Polycom
13 43 (6.86%) Dell
13 43 (6.86%) Extreme Networks
14 42 (6.70%) SolarWinds
15 36 (5.74%) Veeam
16 32 (5.10%) NetApp
17 26 (4.15%) Qualys
18 25 (3.99%) EMC
18 25 (3.99%) Google