The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 96 115 102
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 3254 2579 3214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.84% 2.42% 2.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.51% 9.00% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2686 2209 2819
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30957 28649 33381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.85% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 23451 28087
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the UK.

Cisco Certification Salary Trend in the UK

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Cisco Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 3069 £45,000 +5.88% 348
London +46 1142 £50,000 +5.26% 124
South East +1 800 £42,500 -2.85% 80
Yorkshire +32 398 £42,500 +6.25% 30
City of London +46 378 £49,000 -2.00% 51
West Yorkshire +28 327 £41,500 +10.66% 21
Leeds +44 282 £41,500 +3.75% 16
East of England +39 260 £42,500 +13.33% 27
Berkshire -23 218 £42,500 -7.60% 23
West Midlands +14 179 £38,500 +1.31% 24
Surrey +3 161 £42,500 - 22
Hampshire +14 159 £42,500 - 15
South West -28 123 £45,000 +12.50% 32
Hertfordshire +34 122 £45,000 +15.38% 14
Birmingham +23 117 £45,000 - 6
North West -50 103 £38,000 +1.33% 21
Reading -14 99 £51,250 +7.89% 9
Wales +9 90 £38,750 -13.88% 7
South Wales +9 88 £38,750 -13.88% 7
Kent +37 80 £45,000 +5.88% 8
East Midlands +10 72 £37,500 -3.84% 7
Manchester -38 63 £36,500 -2.66% 15
Bedfordshire +17 57 £42,500 +11.11% 5
Wiltshire +29 53 £52,500 +10.52% 8
Oxfordshire -6 51 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 49 £50,000 +33.33% 7
West Sussex +8 48 £37,500 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire -26 48 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Basingstoke +14 45 £37,500 -27.88% 3
Cardiff +9 45 £37,500 -25.00% 4

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Certification.

1 5117 (81.35%) Cisco
2 3706 (58.92%) CCNA
3 3384 (53.80%) CCNP
4 3068 (48.78%) Firewall
5 1992 (31.67%) Windows
6 1956 (31.10%) WAN
7 1848 (29.38%) LAN
8 1623 (25.80%) VMware
9 1557 (24.75%) Microsoft
10 1437 (22.85%) Juniper
11 1346 (21.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 1276 (20.29%) ITIL
13 1262 (20.06%) CheckPoint
14 1177 (18.71%) Cisco ASA
15 1159 (18.43%) VPN
16 1152 (18.31%) MPLS
17 1138 (18.09%) BGP
18 1023 (16.26%) Active Directory
19 1006 (15.99%) MCSE
20 1004 (15.96%) Network Security
21 974 (15.48%) CCIE
22 968 (15.39%) VMware Infrastructure
23 923 (14.67%) OSPF
24 917 (14.58%) TCP/IP
25 907 (14.42%) Linux
26 888 (14.12%) Finance
27 804 (12.78%) MS Exchange
27 804 (12.78%) Degree
28 801 (12.73%) F5
29 793 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 804 (12.78%) MS Exchange
2 400 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 252 (4.01%) Lync
4 248 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 204 (3.24%) SharePoint
6 151 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 142 (2.26%) IIS
8 141 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 96 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 86 (1.37%) Apache
11 52 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
12 34 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
13 33 (0.52%) Tomcat
14 23 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
15 11 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.17%) Site Server
16 10 (0.16%) nginx
17 9 (0.14%) SAS
17 9 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 739 (11.75%) MS Excel
2 419 (6.66%) MS Office
3 134 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.095%) MS Project
6 4 (0.064%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.032%) Maya
7 2 (0.032%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.032%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.016%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.095%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.048%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.048%) Eikon
5 3 (0.048%) Summit
5 3 (0.048%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.048%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.032%) Line 500
6 2 (0.032%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.016%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 116 (1.84%) Office 365
2 48 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (0.70%) SaaS
4 34 (0.54%) PaaS
4 34 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (0.48%) IaaS
6 22 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.13%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.048%) Jelastic
9 3 (0.048%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3068 (48.78%) Firewall
2 1956 (31.10%) WAN
3 1848 (29.38%) LAN
4 1177 (18.71%) Cisco ASA
5 1159 (18.43%) VPN
6 1152 (18.31%) MPLS
7 1138 (18.09%) BGP
8 1004 (15.96%) Network Security
9 923 (14.67%) OSPF
10 917 (14.58%) TCP/IP
11 775 (12.32%) VoIP
12 720 (11.45%) DNS
13 685 (10.89%) Wireless
14 623 (9.90%) Cisco Nexus
15 611 (9.71%) SAN
16 548 (8.71%) DHCP
17 507 (8.06%) EIGRP
18 456 (7.25%) Internet
19 395 (6.28%) VLAN
20 356 (5.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 116 (1.84%) MySQL
3 76 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (0.32%) Relational Database
8 16 (0.25%) Oracle Database
9 15 (0.24%) RDBMS
10 11 (0.17%) Informix
11 9 (0.14%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.095%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.064%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.048%) MS Access
16 2 (0.032%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 1 (0.016%) Infinispan
17 1 (0.016%) Apache Cassandra
17 1 (0.016%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (0.41%) JIRA
2 25 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 23 (0.37%) Git (software)
4 20 (0.32%) Metasploit
5 17 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 16 (0.25%) Subversion
7 15 (0.24%) Hudson
8 9 (0.14%) FogBugz
8 9 (0.14%) Selenium
9 6 (0.095%) WebLOAD
9 6 (0.095%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.095%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.079%) Bugzilla
10 5 (0.079%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.048%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.032%) MSI
13 1 (0.016%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.016%) GDB
General
1 888 (14.12%) Finance
2 778 (12.37%) Telecoms
3 215 (3.42%) Banking
4 174 (2.77%) Retail
5 79 (1.26%) Investment Banking
6 74 (1.18%) Legal
7 61 (0.97%) Law
8 57 (0.91%) Advertising
9 33 (0.52%) Games
9 33 (0.52%) French Language
10 31 (0.49%) Marketing
11 28 (0.45%) German Language
12 26 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 26 (0.41%) Back Office
13 25 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 25 (0.40%) Multimedia
14 23 (0.37%) Electronics
15 14 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2269 (36.07%) Network Engineer
2 642 (10.21%) Analyst
3 574 (9.13%) Support Engineer
4 559 (8.89%) Consultant
5 518 (8.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 396 (6.30%) Architect
7 380 (6.04%) Security Engineer
8 353 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 309 (4.91%) Network Analyst
10 271 (4.31%) Network Support
11 245 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
11 245 (3.90%) Network Security Engineer
12 226 (3.59%) Cisco Engineer
13 221 (3.51%) Network Architect
14 207 (3.29%) Network Consultant
15 186 (2.96%) Support Analyst
16 177 (2.81%) Network Support Engineer
17 170 (2.70%) Administrator
18 162 (2.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
19 157 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (0.62%) CSS
2 35 (0.56%) Web Services
3 32 (0.51%) XMPP
4 18 (0.29%) LAMP
5 14 (0.22%) COM
5 14 (0.22%) .NET
6 13 (0.21%) Middleware
7 12 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (0.14%) OpenID
8 9 (0.14%) SailPoint
8 9 (0.14%) WSE
8 9 (0.14%) OAuth
8 9 (0.14%) SAML
9 8 (0.13%) ODBC
10 6 (0.095%) SOAP
10 6 (0.095%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (0.079%) Application Packaging
11 5 (0.079%) RESTful
11 5 (0.079%) VXML
11 5 (0.079%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 353 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 186 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 132 (2.10%) Blackberry
5 126 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 89 (1.41%) Clustering
7 83 (1.32%) Hedge funds
8 64 (1.02%) Firmware
9 51 (0.81%) Replication
10 47 (0.75%) Statistics
11 43 (0.68%) PKI
12 34 (0.54%) EqualLogic
13 33 (0.52%) Client/Server
14 31 (0.49%) Visualisation
15 26 (0.41%) Open Source
15 26 (0.41%) IVR
16 25 (0.40%) iPhone
17 24 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
17 24 (0.38%) Mathematics
18 23 (0.37%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1992 (31.67%) Windows
2 907 (14.42%) Linux
3 793 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 488 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 412 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 308 (4.90%) UNIX
7 291 (4.63%) Windows 7
8 191 (3.04%) Windows XP
9 161 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 138 (2.19%) Windows 8
11 99 (1.57%) Solaris
12 87 (1.38%) CentOS
13 77 (1.22%) Mac OS X
14 73 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
15 49 (0.78%) Ubuntu
16 35 (0.56%) Debian
17 30 (0.48%) Windows Vista
18 29 (0.46%) Android
19 19 (0.30%) SUSE
19 19 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1276 (20.29%) ITIL
2 487 (7.74%) Load Balancing
3 459 (7.30%) Network Design
4 417 (6.63%) Project Management
5 397 (6.31%) Network Management
6 300 (4.77%) Change Management
7 258 (4.10%) Network Monitoring
8 255 (4.05%) Information Security
9 248 (3.94%) Incident Management
10 246 (3.91%) Service Delivery
11 203 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 201 (3.20%) E-Commerce
13 200 (3.18%) Mentoring
14 176 (2.80%) PRINCE2
15 175 (2.78%) Change Control
16 168 (2.67%) Problem Management
17 164 (2.61%) Service Management
17 164 (2.61%) Migration
18 158 (2.51%) Network Architecture
19 144 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 333 (5.29%) SQL
2 200 (3.18%) Perl
3 170 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 146 (2.32%) C
5 109 (1.73%) Bash Shell
6 106 (1.69%) Python
7 86 (1.37%) PHP
8 55 (0.87%) Lisp
9 50 (0.79%) Ruby
10 43 (0.68%) Java
11 40 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 38 (0.60%) Tcl
13 34 (0.54%) VBScript
14 17 (0.27%) C++
15 16 (0.25%) C#
16 14 (0.22%) JavaScript
17 12 (0.19%) VB
18 9 (0.14%) T-SQL
19 7 (0.11%) PowerHouse
20 5 (0.079%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3706 (58.92%) CCNA
2 3384 (53.80%) CCNP
3 1346 (21.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 1006 (15.99%) MCSE
5 974 (15.48%) CCIE
6 804 (12.78%) Degree
7 502 (7.98%) MCSA
8 476 (7.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 433 (6.88%) MCITP
10 422 (6.71%) CCDP
11 375 (5.96%) Security Cleared
12 319 (5.07%) CCSE
13 310 (4.93%) MCP
14 305 (4.85%) CCSA
15 262 (4.17%) SC Cleared
16 255 (4.05%) CISSP
17 248 (3.94%) CCSP
18 226 (3.59%) CCIP
19 207 (3.29%) JNCIA
20 201 (3.20%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 459 (7.30%) SLA
2 137 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 129 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 53 (0.84%) QA
5 36 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.27%) GPG13
8 6 (0.095%) COBIT
9 4 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.064%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.032%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.016%) BS7799
11 1 (0.016%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1023 (16.26%) Active Directory
2 968 (15.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 426 (6.77%) Hyper-V
4 291 (4.63%) vSphere
5 185 (2.94%) XenApp
6 164 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
7 131 (2.08%) VMware ESX
8 81 (1.29%) XenServer
9 77 (1.22%) XenDesktop
10 46 (0.73%) Snort
11 45 (0.72%) UAG
12 44 (0.70%) vCloud
13 40 (0.64%) KVM
14 36 (0.57%) Terminal Services
15 29 (0.46%) Nmap
16 28 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
17 25 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 25 (0.40%) ProxySG
18 24 (0.38%) ISA Server
19 22 (0.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 229 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 122 (1.94%) SCCM
3 116 (1.84%) Backup Exec
4 72 (1.14%) Nagios
5 70 (1.11%) SCOM
6 64 (1.02%) CiscoWorks
7 59 (0.94%) Cacti
8 57 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
9 55 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
10 46 (0.73%) FortiGate
10 46 (0.73%) WSUS
11 44 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
12 40 (0.64%) OpenView
13 37 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
14 34 (0.54%) Puppet
15 32 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
16 30 (0.48%) NetBackup
17 25 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
18 22 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
19 20 (0.32%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 5117 (81.35%) Cisco
2 1623 (25.80%) VMware
3 1557 (24.75%) Microsoft
4 1437 (22.85%) Juniper
5 1262 (20.06%) CheckPoint
6 801 (12.73%) F5
7 753 (11.97%) HP
8 632 (10.05%) Citrix
9 270 (4.29%) SolarWinds
10 267 (4.24%) Avaya
11 260 (4.13%) Blue Coat
12 212 (3.37%) NetApp
13 211 (3.35%) Red Hat
14 195 (3.10%) Symantec
15 169 (2.69%) Dell
16 161 (2.56%) Riverbed
17 155 (2.46%) Aruba
18 142 (2.26%) Fortinet
19 120 (1.91%) Brocade
20 119 (1.89%) McAfee
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and car
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7500 shift allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and car
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
MBA Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
UK
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k per year + Bonus + Overtime
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + beenfits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30500 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum + Training and Certifications
Posted: 3 hours ago