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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 86 113 91
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 3373 2896 3313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.16% 2.47% 3.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 9.02% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2696 2406 2749
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.61%

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
29235 32104 30081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.34% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22964 25766 24182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 2015. 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 +34 3141 £45,000 +5.88% 353
London +55 1187 £50,000 +11.11% 123
South East +27 978 £45,000 +5.88% 90
Berkshire +23 320 £45,000 +5.88% 22
City of London +33 300 £51,250 +2.50% 52
Yorkshire -12 228 £45,000 +20.00% 21
East of England +20 224 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Hampshire +2 201 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Surrey +27 185 £47,500 +18.75% 21
West Yorkshire -13 173 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Leeds +1 162 £45,000 +12.50% 9
North West +20 160 £41,000 +26.15% 34
Reading +24 156 £47,500 +7.95% 8
West Midlands +20 147 £37,500 -6.25% 29
South West +13 141 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Hertfordshire -13 96 £38,500 -23.00% 9
Manchester +23 88 £47,500 +26.66% 15
Wales +11 83 £38,750 -1.89% 9
Birmingham +12 82 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Buckinghamshire +9 81 £47,500 -5.00% 12
South Wales +4 71 £35,500 -5.33% 9
Bedfordshire +31 70 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East Midlands -2 69 £35,500 -7.18% 7
Oxfordshire +55 64 £50,000 +35.13% 5
Bristol +3 60 £62,500 +48.80% 2
Kent -14 56 £38,500 +10.00% 4
Scotland +20 54 £45,000 +38.46% 8
Cheshire +25 52 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Milton Keynes +10 51 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Wiltshire +14 49 £41,500 -1.19% 15

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5473 (81.08%) Cisco
2 4034 (59.76%) CCNA
3 3665 (54.30%) CCNP
4 3409 (50.50%) Firewall
5 2267 (33.59%) WAN
6 2111 (31.27%) LAN
7 1930 (28.59%) Windows
8 1631 (24.16%) Juniper
9 1553 (23.01%) VMware
10 1552 (22.99%) CheckPoint
11 1524 (22.58%) Microsoft
12 1450 (21.48%) Cisco ASA
13 1346 (19.94%) BGP
14 1314 (19.47%) ITIL
15 1282 (18.99%) MPLS
16 1280 (18.96%) VPN
17 1216 (18.01%) Network Security
18 1167 (17.29%) Microsoft Certification
19 1127 (16.70%) CCIE
20 1120 (16.59%) Wireless
21 1111 (16.46%) OSPF
22 1104 (16.36%) F5
23 1051 (15.57%) TCP/IP
24 1032 (15.29%) Cisco Nexus
25 979 (14.50%) Active Directory
26 977 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
27 967 (14.33%) Linux
28 934 (13.84%) VoIP
29 920 (13.63%) DNS
30 876 (12.98%) Finance

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 674 (9.99%) MS Exchange
2 349 (5.17%) Lync
3 294 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 186 (2.76%) SharePoint
5 156 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 128 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 116 (1.72%) IIS
8 113 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 89 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 71 (1.05%) Apache
11 47 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
12 45 (0.67%) OpenStack
13 39 (0.58%) nginx
14 38 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
15 35 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
16 26 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
17 18 (0.27%) SAS
18 10 (0.15%) IBM Notes
19 9 (0.13%) JBoss
19 9 (0.13%) CMS
Applications
1 704 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 421 (6.24%) MS Office
3 189 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 40 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.28%) MS Project
6 6 (0.089%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.044%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
3 10 (0.15%) SAP CRM
4 9 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.089%) Sage 50
5 6 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.074%) Primavera
6 5 (0.074%) Teamcenter
6 5 (0.074%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.059%) MIS ActiveH
7 4 (0.059%) Magento
8 3 (0.044%) Agresso
9 2 (0.030%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.030%) HiPortfolio
10 1 (0.015%) JDE OneWorld
10 1 (0.015%) Summit
10 1 (0.015%) assyst
10 1 (0.015%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 125 (1.85%) Office 365
2 89 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (1.14%) IaaS
4 62 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 61 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 57 (0.84%) PaaS
7 46 (0.68%) SaaS
8 14 (0.21%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.089%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.074%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.074%) CloudFront
10 5 (0.074%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.030%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.030%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.015%) Nimbula
12 1 (0.015%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3409 (50.50%) Firewall
2 2267 (33.59%) WAN
3 2111 (31.27%) LAN
4 1450 (21.48%) Cisco ASA
5 1346 (19.94%) BGP
6 1282 (18.99%) MPLS
7 1280 (18.96%) VPN
8 1216 (18.01%) Network Security
9 1120 (16.59%) Wireless
10 1111 (16.46%) OSPF
11 1051 (15.57%) TCP/IP
12 1032 (15.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 934 (13.84%) VoIP
14 920 (13.63%) DNS
15 702 (10.40%) SAN
16 681 (10.09%) EIGRP
17 673 (9.97%) DHCP
18 520 (7.70%) VLAN
19 461 (6.83%) Cisco IOS
20 414 (6.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 90 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (0.79%) MySQL
4 46 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (0.31%) DB2
7 20 (0.30%) Big Data
7 20 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 17 (0.25%) Data Mining
9 15 (0.22%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.16%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.089%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.089%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.074%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.074%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.074%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (0.059%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 44 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 43 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 38 (0.56%) Hudson
4 34 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 19 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (0.12%) Metasploit
7 8 (0.12%) Rational Performance Tester
7 8 (0.12%) MSI
8 6 (0.089%) Subversion
9 4 (0.059%) JIRA
10 2 (0.030%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.015%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.015%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.015%) Selenium
11 1 (0.015%) FogBugz
General
1 876 (12.98%) Finance
2 725 (10.74%) Telecoms
3 224 (3.32%) Banking
4 115 (1.70%) Law
5 114 (1.69%) Retail
6 86 (1.27%) Legal
7 68 (1.01%) Marketing
8 57 (0.84%) Advertising
9 54 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 51 (0.76%) Electronics
11 46 (0.68%) Games
12 44 (0.65%) Back Office
13 43 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 29 (0.43%) Investment Banking
15 20 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.25%) Aerospace
16 17 (0.25%) French Language
17 12 (0.18%) Billing
18 11 (0.16%) Military
18 11 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2549 (37.76%) Network Engineer
2 635 (9.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 627 (9.29%) Consultant
4 569 (8.43%) Support Engineer
5 523 (7.75%) Analyst
6 378 (5.60%) Security Engineer
7 374 (5.54%) Architect
8 363 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 336 (4.98%) Cisco Engineer
10 282 (4.18%) Network Security Engineer
11 275 (4.07%) Network Consultant
12 245 (3.63%) Network Support
13 224 (3.32%) Network Architect
14 203 (3.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 188 (2.79%) 3rd Line Support
16 174 (2.58%) Network Analyst
17 166 (2.46%) Systems Engineer
18 158 (2.34%) Senior Consultant
19 149 (2.21%) 2nd Line Support
20 147 (2.18%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (0.79%) XMPP
2 43 (0.64%) CSS
3 34 (0.50%) LAMP
4 32 (0.47%) Web Services
5 29 (0.43%) HTML
6 22 (0.33%) .NET
7 16 (0.24%) XML
8 14 (0.21%) Middleware
9 12 (0.18%) SOAP
10 11 (0.16%) COM
10 11 (0.16%) J2EE
11 9 (0.13%) VXML
12 8 (0.12%) ISPF
13 5 (0.074%) Software Packaging
14 4 (0.059%) Flash
14 4 (0.059%) WSH
15 3 (0.044%) WebSphere MQ
15 3 (0.044%) WAP
15 3 (0.044%) RabbitMQ
16 2 (0.030%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 360 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 245 (3.63%) Management Information System
3 223 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 157 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 107 (1.59%) Clustering
6 103 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 99 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 94 (1.39%) Hedge funds
9 82 (1.21%) Open Source
10 74 (1.10%) Thin Client
10 74 (1.10%) Fat Client
11 57 (0.84%) Replication
12 54 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 53 (0.79%) FlexPod
14 48 (0.71%) Statistics
15 44 (0.65%) PKI
16 37 (0.55%) Private Cloud
17 31 (0.46%) EqualLogic
18 29 (0.43%) e-Health
19 23 (0.34%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1930 (28.59%) Windows
2 967 (14.33%) Linux
3 676 (10.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 502 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 421 (6.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 338 (5.01%) UNIX
7 228 (3.38%) Windows 7
8 208 (3.08%) Windows 8
9 144 (2.13%) Windows XP
10 107 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 78 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
12 76 (1.13%) Mac OS X
12 76 (1.13%) CentOS
13 64 (0.95%) Solaris
14 61 (0.90%) Ubuntu
15 52 (0.77%) Windows Vista
16 28 (0.41%) Debian
17 20 (0.30%) VMS
18 17 (0.25%) AIX
19 15 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1314 (19.47%) ITIL
2 529 (7.84%) Load Balancing
3 521 (7.72%) Network Design
4 428 (6.34%) Service Delivery
5 391 (5.79%) Project Management
6 359 (5.32%) Network Monitoring
7 309 (4.58%) Mentoring
8 307 (4.55%) Network Management
9 297 (4.40%) Change Management
9 297 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
10 265 (3.93%) Migration
11 256 (3.79%) Incident Management
12 242 (3.59%) Information Security
13 217 (3.21%) Network Architecture
14 197 (2.92%) Change Control
15 192 (2.84%) Problem Management
16 168 (2.49%) PRINCE2
17 152 (2.25%) Business Continuity
18 149 (2.21%) Root Cause Analysis
19 148 (2.19%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 451 (6.68%) SQL
2 145 (2.15%) PowerShell
3 141 (2.09%) Python
4 140 (2.07%) Perl
5 101 (1.50%) Bash Shell
6 80 (1.19%) PHP
7 78 (1.16%) C
8 68 (1.01%) Ruby
9 42 (0.62%) Java
10 28 (0.41%) C++
11 26 (0.39%) Shell Script
12 19 (0.28%) VBScript
13 18 (0.27%) VB
14 16 (0.24%) R
15 14 (0.21%) JavaScript
16 10 (0.15%) Tcl
17 8 (0.12%) C#
18 5 (0.074%) Ada
18 5 (0.074%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.059%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4034 (59.76%) CCNA
2 3665 (54.30%) CCNP
3 1167 (17.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1127 (16.70%) CCIE
5 873 (12.93%) MCSE
6 749 (11.10%) Degree
7 633 (9.38%) Security Cleared
8 440 (6.52%) SC Cleared
9 433 (6.41%) CCSE
9 433 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 408 (6.04%) CCSA
11 404 (5.99%) MCSA
12 385 (5.70%) CCDP
13 369 (5.47%) MCITP
14 300 (4.44%) CISSP
15 270 (4.00%) MCP
16 215 (3.19%) JNCIA
17 187 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
18 178 (2.64%) CCSP
19 162 (2.40%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 686 (10.16%) SLA
2 169 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 168 (2.49%) PCI DSS
4 51 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 41 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 28 (0.41%) GPG13
6 28 (0.41%) QA
7 16 (0.24%) COBIT
8 9 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 6 (0.089%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.059%) BS7799
11 3 (0.044%) HL7
11 3 (0.044%) DICOM
12 2 (0.030%) FISMA
12 2 (0.030%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.015%) BS15000
13 1 (0.015%) BS25999
13 1 (0.015%) Data Quality
System Software
1 979 (14.50%) Active Directory
2 977 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 383 (5.67%) Hyper-V
4 352 (5.21%) vSphere
5 160 (2.37%) XenApp
6 137 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
7 121 (1.79%) VMware ESX
8 76 (1.13%) XenDesktop
9 75 (1.11%) Terminal Services
10 68 (1.01%) vCloud
11 60 (0.89%) XenServer
12 43 (0.64%) Firmware
13 40 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 30 (0.44%) Squid
15 26 (0.39%) VMware Server
15 26 (0.39%) ISA Server
16 22 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
17 20 (0.30%) Xen
18 19 (0.28%) Snort
19 15 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 222 (3.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 147 (2.18%) Nagios
3 130 (1.93%) SCCM
4 128 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
5 110 (1.63%) Cisco UCCX
6 92 (1.36%) Puppet
6 92 (1.36%) Backup Exec
7 87 (1.29%) FortiGate
8 83 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
9 82 (1.21%) Cisco UCCE
10 78 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
11 76 (1.13%) SCOM
12 62 (0.92%) OpenView
13 60 (0.89%) Cacti
14 55 (0.81%) Ansible
15 49 (0.73%) Salt
16 46 (0.68%) Opsview
17 45 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
18 41 (0.61%) Cisco LMS
19 29 (0.43%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5473 (81.08%) Cisco
2 1631 (24.16%) Juniper
3 1553 (23.01%) VMware
4 1552 (22.99%) CheckPoint
5 1524 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 1104 (16.36%) F5
7 812 (12.03%) HP
8 653 (9.67%) Citrix
9 292 (4.33%) Fortinet
10 289 (4.28%) SolarWinds
11 266 (3.94%) Riverbed
12 259 (3.84%) Avaya
13 254 (3.76%) Blue Coat
14 242 (3.59%) Dell
15 210 (3.11%) NetApp
16 168 (2.49%) Red Hat
17 136 (2.01%) IBM
18 134 (1.99%) Symantec
19 130 (1.93%) Mitel
20 127 (1.88%) EMC
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £42,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
ITR-UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + 10% On call + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago