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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 101 104 99
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 3045 2710 3181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.62% 2.55% 2.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.70% 9.38% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2516 2318 2773
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
31403 28879 33391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.15% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24333 23456 28266
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +11 2830 £45,000 +2.27% 318
London +18 1067 £50,000 +5.26% 118
South East -5 756 £42,500 -5.55% 83
Yorkshire +21 365 £42,500 +6.25% 24
City of London +14 352 £49,000 -2.00% 48
West Yorkshire +21 302 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Leeds +33 270 £41,500 +10.66% 11
Berkshire -12 226 £42,500 -7.60% 24
East of England +14 211 £42,500 +6.25% 33
Hampshire +29 161 £42,500 +6.25% 16
West Midlands -3 154 £38,500 -3.75% 19
Surrey -12 151 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Wales +8 103 £40,000 -11.11% 9
South Wales +8 102 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Birmingham +22 100 £45,000 - 7
South West -35 99 £42,500 +10.38% 18
Reading -9 98 £50,000 +5.26% 7
North West -50 96 £36,250 -9.37% 16
Hertfordshire +18 91 £45,000 +3.44% 18
Kent +31 77 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East Midlands -12 69 £37,500 -21.05% 10
Manchester -49 59 £34,000 -15.00% 12
Slough +6 54 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Cardiff +7 50 £40,000 -20.00% 2
West Sussex +15 46 £37,500 +8.69%
Bedfordshire +11 46 £42,500 -13.26% 6
Basingstoke +14 44 £37,500 -27.88% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 40 £34,250 -2.14% 9
Oxfordshire -17 38 £37,000 -7.50% 13
Cambridge +8 37 £34,250 -5.51% 6

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4835 (81.34%) Cisco
2 3540 (59.56%) CCNA
3 3143 (52.88%) CCNP
4 2916 (49.06%) Firewall
5 1912 (32.17%) Windows
6 1839 (30.94%) WAN
7 1773 (29.83%) LAN
8 1513 (25.45%) VMware
9 1475 (24.81%) Microsoft
10 1327 (22.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 1317 (22.16%) Juniper
12 1232 (20.73%) CheckPoint
13 1162 (19.55%) ITIL
14 1090 (18.34%) Cisco ASA
15 1069 (17.98%) VPN
16 1030 (17.33%) MPLS
17 1028 (17.29%) BGP
18 980 (16.49%) MCSE
19 964 (16.22%) Active Directory
20 954 (16.05%) Network Security
21 905 (15.23%) VMware Infrastructure
22 878 (14.77%) TCP/IP
23 875 (14.72%) CCIE
24 851 (14.32%) Linux
25 832 (14.00%) Finance
26 826 (13.90%) OSPF
27 782 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
28 779 (13.11%) Degree
29 776 (13.06%) MS Exchange
30 734 (12.35%) HP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 776 (13.06%) MS Exchange
2 411 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 254 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 238 (4.00%) Lync
5 221 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 163 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 141 (2.37%) IIS
8 139 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 91 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 82 (1.38%) Apache
11 48 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2000
12 43 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
13 34 (0.57%) Tomcat
14 26 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
16 11 (0.19%) SAS
16 11 (0.19%) Site Server
17 9 (0.15%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 703 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 401 (6.75%) MS Office
3 121 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.10%) MS Project
6 2 (0.034%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.034%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.034%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.034%) Maya
6 2 (0.034%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 29 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.10%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.050%) Summit
5 3 (0.050%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.050%) Eikon
6 2 (0.034%) Line 500
6 2 (0.034%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.017%) Agresso
7 1 (0.017%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 117 (1.97%) Office 365
2 46 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (0.67%) SaaS
4 33 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (0.52%) PaaS
6 26 (0.44%) IaaS
7 12 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.13%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.050%) Jelastic
9 3 (0.050%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2916 (49.06%) Firewall
2 1839 (30.94%) WAN
3 1773 (29.83%) LAN
4 1090 (18.34%) Cisco ASA
5 1069 (17.98%) VPN
6 1030 (17.33%) MPLS
7 1028 (17.29%) BGP
8 954 (16.05%) Network Security
9 878 (14.77%) TCP/IP
10 826 (13.90%) OSPF
11 713 (12.00%) VoIP
12 704 (11.84%) DNS
13 632 (10.63%) Wireless
14 598 (10.06%) SAN
15 539 (9.07%) Cisco Nexus
16 537 (9.03%) DHCP
17 442 (7.44%) EIGRP
18 440 (7.40%) Internet
19 369 (6.21%) VLAN
20 321 (5.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 104 (1.75%) MySQL
3 86 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (0.35%) Relational Database
9 15 (0.25%) Oracle Database
10 12 (0.20%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.15%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.13%) Informix
13 7 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.067%) DB2
14 4 (0.067%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.067%) MongoDB
15 3 (0.050%) MS Access
16 2 (0.034%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (0.034%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 1 (0.017%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 22 (0.37%) Metasploit
2 21 (0.35%) JIRA
3 15 (0.25%) Subversion
4 14 (0.24%) Jenkins
4 14 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 13 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.17%) Hudson
7 9 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.10%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.084%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.084%) Selenium
9 5 (0.084%) WebLOAD
9 5 (0.084%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.084%) FogBugz
10 3 (0.050%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.034%) MSI
12 1 (0.017%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.017%) GDB
General
1 832 (14.00%) Finance
2 734 (12.35%) Telecoms
3 193 (3.25%) Banking
4 165 (2.78%) Retail
5 82 (1.38%) Legal
6 67 (1.13%) Investment Banking
7 57 (0.96%) Law
8 50 (0.84%) Advertising
9 31 (0.52%) Marketing
10 30 (0.50%) Games
11 29 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 26 (0.44%) German Language
13 25 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 23 (0.39%) Back Office
15 21 (0.35%) Multimedia
15 21 (0.35%) French Language
16 19 (0.32%) Electronics
17 13 (0.22%) Publishing
18 10 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2124 (35.73%) Network Engineer
2 613 (10.31%) Analyst
3 545 (9.17%) Consultant
3 545 (9.17%) Support Engineer
4 494 (8.31%) Senior Network Engineer
5 387 (6.51%) Security Engineer
6 343 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 343 (5.77%) Architect
7 297 (5.00%) Network Analyst
8 272 (4.58%) Network Support
9 246 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 246 (4.14%) Network Security Engineer
10 214 (3.60%) Cisco Engineer
11 200 (3.36%) Network Consultant
12 190 (3.20%) Network Architect
13 184 (3.10%) Support Analyst
14 174 (2.93%) Administrator
15 170 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
16 158 (2.66%) Systems Engineer
17 141 (2.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (0.72%) Web Services
2 26 (0.44%) CSS
2 26 (0.44%) XMPP
3 15 (0.25%) COM
3 15 (0.25%) LAMP
4 11 (0.19%) .NET
5 9 (0.15%) SAML
5 9 (0.15%) OAuth
5 9 (0.15%) OpenID
5 9 (0.15%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (0.15%) SailPoint
6 8 (0.13%) Middleware
6 8 (0.13%) ODBC
6 8 (0.13%) SOAP
7 7 (0.12%) WSE
8 5 (0.084%) RESTful
8 5 (0.084%) jQuery
8 5 (0.084%) Application Packaging
8 5 (0.084%) WCF
8 5 (0.084%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 186 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 179 (3.01%) Computer Science
3 131 (2.20%) Blackberry
4 117 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
5 87 (1.46%) Clustering
6 81 (1.36%) Hedge funds
7 61 (1.03%) Firmware
8 53 (0.89%) Replication
9 50 (0.84%) Statistics
10 38 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 38 (0.64%) PKI
11 33 (0.56%) EqualLogic
12 27 (0.45%) Visualisation
13 25 (0.42%) iPhone
14 23 (0.39%) IVR
15 22 (0.37%) Cryptography
16 20 (0.34%) SecurID
16 20 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
16 20 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
17 19 (0.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1912 (32.17%) Windows
2 851 (14.32%) Linux
3 782 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 495 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 402 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 300 (5.05%) UNIX
7 295 (4.96%) Windows 7
8 201 (3.38%) Windows XP
9 153 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 122 (2.05%) Windows 8
11 84 (1.41%) Solaris
12 74 (1.24%) CentOS
13 69 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
14 68 (1.14%) Mac OS X
15 47 (0.79%) Ubuntu
16 40 (0.67%) Windows Vista
17 34 (0.57%) Android
18 32 (0.54%) Debian
19 19 (0.32%) Windows 2000
20 15 (0.25%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1162 (19.55%) ITIL
2 440 (7.40%) Load Balancing
3 436 (7.34%) Network Design
4 386 (6.49%) Network Management
5 375 (6.31%) Project Management
6 281 (4.73%) Change Management
7 244 (4.10%) Information Security
8 235 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
9 233 (3.92%) Service Delivery
10 227 (3.82%) Incident Management
11 200 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 190 (3.20%) E-Commerce
13 164 (2.76%) Problem Management
14 161 (2.71%) PRINCE2
15 154 (2.59%) Change Control
16 146 (2.46%) Service Management
17 144 (2.42%) Migration
18 140 (2.36%) Capacity Planning
19 136 (2.29%) Network Architecture
20 111 (1.87%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 339 (5.70%) SQL
2 179 (3.01%) Perl
3 158 (2.66%) PowerShell
4 147 (2.47%) C
5 98 (1.65%) Python
5 98 (1.65%) Bash Shell
6 67 (1.13%) PHP
7 51 (0.86%) Lisp
8 42 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 42 (0.71%) Java
9 37 (0.62%) Ruby
10 30 (0.50%) Tcl
10 30 (0.50%) VBScript
11 16 (0.27%) C#
11 16 (0.27%) C++
12 15 (0.25%) JavaScript
13 11 (0.19%) VB
14 9 (0.15%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.12%) PowerHouse
16 5 (0.084%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3540 (59.56%) CCNA
2 3143 (52.88%) CCNP
3 1327 (22.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 980 (16.49%) MCSE
5 875 (14.72%) CCIE
6 779 (13.11%) Degree
7 497 (8.36%) MCSA
8 433 (7.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 420 (7.07%) MCITP
10 382 (6.43%) CCDP
11 353 (5.94%) Security Cleared
12 318 (5.35%) CCSE
13 298 (5.01%) CCSA
14 294 (4.95%) MCP
15 254 (4.27%) CISSP
16 241 (4.05%) SC Cleared
17 229 (3.85%) CCSP
18 222 (3.73%) CCIP
19 196 (3.30%) CCDA
20 195 (3.28%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (7.00%) SLA
2 128 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 111 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 47 (0.79%) QA
5 28 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.24%) GPG13
8 5 (0.084%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.067%) COBIT
10 3 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.034%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.017%) GAMP
12 1 (0.017%) GxP
12 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 964 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 905 (15.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 415 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 281 (4.73%) vSphere
5 178 (2.99%) XenApp
6 165 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
7 134 (2.25%) VMware ESX
8 84 (1.41%) XenDesktop
9 71 (1.19%) XenServer
10 51 (0.86%) UAG
11 44 (0.74%) KVM
12 43 (0.72%) Snort
13 38 (0.64%) Terminal Services
14 36 (0.61%) vCloud
15 35 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
16 31 (0.52%) Nmap
17 29 (0.49%) ISA Server
18 25 (0.42%) ProxySG
19 23 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 20 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 206 (3.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 121 (2.04%) SCCM
3 104 (1.75%) Backup Exec
4 66 (1.11%) SCOM
5 62 (1.04%) Nagios
6 56 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
7 55 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
8 51 (0.86%) Cacti
8 51 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
9 50 (0.84%) WSUS
10 41 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
11 39 (0.66%) OpenView
12 37 (0.62%) FortiGate
13 31 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
14 28 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
15 27 (0.45%) Puppet
16 23 (0.39%) NetBackup
17 22 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
18 20 (0.34%) Netcool
18 20 (0.34%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4835 (81.34%) Cisco
2 1513 (25.45%) VMware
3 1475 (24.81%) Microsoft
4 1317 (22.16%) Juniper
5 1232 (20.73%) CheckPoint
6 734 (12.35%) HP
7 726 (12.21%) F5
8 606 (10.20%) Citrix
9 253 (4.26%) SolarWinds
10 246 (4.14%) Blue Coat
11 239 (4.02%) Avaya
12 204 (3.43%) NetApp
13 187 (3.15%) Red Hat
14 176 (2.96%) Symantec
15 165 (2.78%) Dell
16 139 (2.34%) Aruba
17 133 (2.24%) Riverbed
17 133 (2.24%) Fortinet
18 123 (2.07%) McAfee
19 110 (1.85%) Oracle
South Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car overtime and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum + Training and Certifications
Posted: 14 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30500 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Virgin Media
Salary: £19k-£32K - dependent on experience/qualifications + amazing benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £33250 per annum + (package)+ben
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago