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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 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 Systems, Inc.

Cisco
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 188 131 84
Rank change year-on-year -57 -47 -38
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 1,498 800 360
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.10% 2.54% 3.89%
As % of the Vendors category 5.74% 6.95% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,119 713 339
10th Percentile £31,950 £32,500 £35,713
25th Percentile £42,000 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.35% -11.54%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £83,000 £75,000 £77,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +5.26%

Cisco 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 WFH option and a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 26,080 11,514 3,623
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 36.52% 36.49% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15,201 9,327 2,971
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,244 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% -4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Cisco
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Cisco trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cisco
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Cisco.

Cisco salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cisco
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Cisco over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Cisco salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Cisco job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Cisco.

1 722 (48.20%) Firewall
2 549 (36.65%) Cisco Certification
3 543 (36.25%) Microsoft
4 493 (32.91%) WAN
5 475 (31.71%) Azure
6 472 (31.51%) LAN
7 398 (26.57%) VMware
8 382 (25.50%) Windows
9 371 (24.77%) Data Centre
10 324 (21.63%) AWS
11 323 (21.56%) CCNP
12 297 (19.83%) Active Directory
13 283 (18.89%) VPN
13 283 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 274 (18.29%) Social Skills
15 258 (17.22%) Palo Alto
16 257 (17.16%) Microsoft 365
17 254 (16.96%) CheckPoint
18 248 (16.56%) Windows Server
19 244 (16.29%) Juniper
20 238 (15.89%) DNS
21 234 (15.62%) ITIL
22 233 (15.55%) Finance
23 227 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
24 225 (15.02%) Network Security
25 221 (14.75%) Fortinet
26 219 (14.62%) CCNA
27 205 (13.68%) Security Cleared
28 201 (13.42%) Cisco ASA
29 196 (13.08%) Linux

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 91 (6.07%) MS Exchange
2 87 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 42 (2.80%) IIS
4 37 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (1.47%) Apache
6 21 (1.40%) Confluence
7 9 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.53%) IBM Domino
8 8 (0.53%) nginx
8 8 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.53%) WordPress
9 7 (0.47%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.33%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.13%) CMS
12 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.067%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.067%) Tomcat
Applications
1 60 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 19 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.60%) Adobe XD
4 9 (0.60%) Sketch
5 3 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.53%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.27%) R3 Corda
2 4 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.067%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.067%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.067%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 475 (31.71%) Azure
2 324 (21.63%) AWS
3 257 (17.16%) Microsoft 365
4 76 (5.07%) GCP
5 66 (4.41%) SaaS
6 54 (3.60%) IaaS
7 38 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 29 (1.94%) PaaS
9 21 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (1.07%) OneDrive
11 15 (1.00%) Mimecast
12 14 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (0.80%) Google Workspace
13 12 (0.80%) Rubrik
13 12 (0.80%) Serverless
14 9 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.60%) AWS Direct Connect
14 9 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (0.60%) Azure Sentinel
14 9 (0.60%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 722 (48.20%) Firewall
2 493 (32.91%) WAN
3 472 (31.51%) LAN
4 283 (18.89%) VPN
5 238 (15.89%) DNS
6 227 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
7 225 (15.02%) Network Security
8 201 (13.42%) Cisco ASA
9 195 (13.02%) Cisco Nexus
10 194 (12.95%) MPLS
11 180 (12.02%) Wireless
12 178 (11.88%) BGP
13 172 (11.48%) DHCP
14 156 (10.41%) TCP/IP
15 147 (9.81%) SD-WAN
16 127 (8.48%) OSPF
17 119 (7.94%) VoIP
18 117 (7.81%) VLAN
19 115 (7.68%) SAN
20 96 (6.41%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.20%) Big Data
3 27 (1.80%) MySQL
4 25 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (0.93%) MariaDB
8 9 (0.60%) InfluxDB
8 9 (0.60%) MongoDB
9 8 (0.53%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.47%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.40%) BigQuery
11 6 (0.40%) Metadata
11 6 (0.40%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.40%) Snowflake Schema
12 3 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (3.60%) Git (software)
2 38 (2.54%) JIRA
3 24 (1.60%) CircleCI
4 22 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (0.53%) NUnit
6 8 (0.53%) ReSharper
6 8 (0.53%) StyleCop
6 8 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.47%) ERwin
8 6 (0.40%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.20%) Maven
10 2 (0.13%) Ant
10 2 (0.13%) GitLab
10 2 (0.13%) Gradle
11 1 (0.067%) Postman
11 1 (0.067%) Selenium
General
1 274 (18.29%) Social Skills
2 233 (15.55%) Finance
3 126 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 105 (7.01%) Telecoms
5 86 (5.74%) Public Sector
6 78 (5.21%) Documentation Skills
7 44 (2.94%) Legal
8 40 (2.67%) Banking
9 39 (2.60%) Marketing
10 33 (2.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 32 (2.14%) Manufacturing
11 32 (2.14%) Organisational Skills
12 30 (2.00%) Retail
13 29 (1.94%) Advertising
14 26 (1.74%) Back Office
15 24 (1.60%) Presentation Skills
16 23 (1.54%) Law
17 21 (1.40%) Aerospace
18 16 (1.07%) Electronics
18 16 (1.07%) Police
Job Titles
1 458 (30.57%) Network Engineer
2 161 (10.75%) Architect
3 141 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 110 (7.34%) Senior Network Engineer
5 109 (7.28%) Cisco Engineer
6 92 (6.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 90 (6.01%) Analyst
8 81 (5.41%) IT Engineer
9 76 (5.07%) Network Architect
10 63 (4.21%) Network Manager
11 62 (4.14%) Support Engineer
12 56 (3.74%) Cloud Engineer
12 56 (3.74%) Consultant
13 55 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
14 49 (3.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 47 (3.14%) Project Manager
15 47 (3.14%) Security Engineer
16 45 (3.00%) Infrastructure Manager
17 44 (2.94%) Network Consultant
18 39 (2.60%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.20%) HTML
2 30 (2.00%) XML
3 28 (1.87%) JSON
4 24 (1.60%) CSS
5 23 (1.54%) AngularJS
6 21 (1.40%) Web Services
7 17 (1.13%) CSS3
7 17 (1.13%) Spring
8 16 (1.07%) Spine.js
9 15 (1.00%) Elastic Stack
9 15 (1.00%) NgRx
9 15 (1.00%) RxJS
10 12 (0.80%) Middleware
11 10 (0.67%) 802.1X
11 10 (0.67%) HTML5
11 10 (0.67%) jQuery
12 9 (0.60%) .NET
12 9 (0.60%) LDAP
12 9 (0.60%) Play Framework
13 8 (0.53%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 371 (24.77%) Data Centre
2 95 (6.34%) Public Cloud
3 48 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (3.14%) Management Information System
5 36 (2.40%) Cyberattack
5 36 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 35 (2.34%) Blog
7 30 (2.00%) User Experience
8 26 (1.74%) Clustering
8 26 (1.74%) EMC VNX
9 24 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 23 (1.54%) NHS
11 21 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
12 20 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (1.00%) Cyber Defence
14 13 (0.87%) Driving Licence
15 12 (0.80%) EMC VMAX
16 11 (0.73%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.73%) Security Operations Centre
17 10 (0.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 382 (25.50%) Windows
2 248 (16.56%) Windows Server
3 196 (13.08%) Linux
4 83 (5.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (5.21%) Windows 10
6 48 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (3.00%) Unix
8 35 (2.34%) Windows Server 2016
9 31 (2.07%) Windows Server 2019
10 30 (2.00%) Windows 7
11 29 (1.94%) CentOS
12 19 (1.27%) Mac OS
12 19 (1.27%) Ubuntu
13 18 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (0.87%) Android
15 12 (0.80%) Solaris
16 9 (0.60%) Kali Linux
17 8 (0.53%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (15.62%) ITIL
2 188 (12.55%) Agile
3 178 (11.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 171 (11.42%) Presales
5 167 (11.15%) Cybersecurity
6 127 (8.48%) Load Balancing
7 123 (8.21%) Project Delivery
8 109 (7.28%) Migration
9 104 (6.94%) Service Delivery
10 103 (6.88%) Project Management
11 102 (6.81%) Problem-Solving
12 92 (6.14%) Network Management
13 89 (5.94%) Change Management
14 84 (5.61%) Coaching
15 83 (5.54%) Information Security
16 82 (5.47%) Network Design
17 79 (5.27%) Risk Management
18 71 (4.74%) PRINCE2
19 70 (4.67%) Mentoring
20 69 (4.61%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (7.88%) PowerShell
2 117 (7.81%) Python
3 94 (6.28%) SQL
4 42 (2.80%) Bash
5 30 (2.00%) Java
6 26 (1.74%) JavaScript
7 15 (1.00%) Scala
7 15 (1.00%) TypeScript
8 10 (0.67%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.60%) Perl
10 8 (0.53%) C#
11 6 (0.40%) C++
12 4 (0.27%) Kotlin
12 4 (0.27%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.27%) VB
13 3 (0.20%) C
13 3 (0.20%) PHP
14 1 (0.067%) Tcl
14 1 (0.067%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 549 (36.65%) Cisco Certification
2 323 (21.56%) CCNP
3 219 (14.62%) CCNA
4 205 (13.68%) Security Cleared
5 135 (9.01%) SC Cleared
6 134 (8.95%) CCIE
7 114 (7.61%) Degree
8 103 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 64 (4.27%) MCSE
10 47 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 41 (2.74%) DV Cleared
12 36 (2.40%) MCSA
13 35 (2.34%) CISSP
14 22 (1.47%) CCDP
15 18 (1.20%) AWS Certification
16 17 (1.13%) MCITP
16 17 (1.13%) MCTS
17 16 (1.07%) Chartered Engineer
17 16 (1.07%) JNCIP
18 14 (0.93%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (6.74%) SLA
2 49 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (2.80%) GDPR
4 23 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (1.07%) PMO
7 15 (1.00%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 11 (0.73%) QA
9 9 (0.60%) Accessibility
10 8 (0.53%) HL7
11 7 (0.47%) NCSC
11 7 (0.47%) NIST
12 6 (0.40%) Data Quality
12 6 (0.40%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.33%) GxP
14 4 (0.27%) SOC 2
15 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
16 2 (0.13%) COBIT
17 1 (0.067%) GRC
System Software
1 297 (19.83%) Active Directory
2 283 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (9.35%) Hyper-V
4 64 (4.27%) vSphere
5 62 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
6 55 (3.67%) Docker
7 40 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 26 (1.74%) VMware NSX
9 21 (1.40%) ProxySG
9 21 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
10 20 (1.34%) XenApp
11 17 (1.13%) XenDesktop
12 16 (1.07%) Firmware
13 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (0.60%) BitLocker
15 8 (0.53%) NFS
16 7 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 6 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 6 (0.40%) iptables
17 6 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 106 (7.08%) FortiGate
2 103 (6.88%) Ansible
3 81 (5.41%) SCCM
4 58 (3.87%) WSUS
5 48 (3.20%) Terraform
6 41 (2.74%) Nagios
7 35 (2.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 33 (2.20%) Kubernetes
8 33 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
9 29 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
10 27 (1.80%) vCenter Server
11 19 (1.27%) SCOM
12 18 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
13 16 (1.07%) NetBackup
13 16 (1.07%) ZABBIX
14 15 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
15 14 (0.93%) Stealthwatch
16 12 (0.80%) HAProxy
16 12 (0.80%) Puppet
16 12 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 543 (36.25%) Microsoft
2 398 (26.57%) VMware
3 258 (17.22%) Palo Alto
4 254 (16.96%) CheckPoint
5 244 (16.29%) Juniper
6 221 (14.75%) Fortinet
7 184 (12.28%) F5
8 137 (9.15%) Citrix
9 128 (8.54%) HP
10 122 (8.14%) Meraki
11 120 (8.01%) SolarWinds
12 98 (6.54%) Aruba
13 77 (5.14%) Red Hat
14 69 (4.61%) Dell
15 66 (4.41%) Apple
16 63 (4.21%) Veeam
17 57 (3.81%) Adobe
18 55 (3.67%) EMC
19 49 (3.27%) Arista
19 49 (3.27%) Ruckus Wireless