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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 91 120 101
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -19
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 3388 2626 3198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.98% 2.41% 2.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.87% 8.98% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2762 2165 2746
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,300 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
31179 29231 32475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 26.81% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24746 23786 27043
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +31 3235 £45,000 +5.88% 326
London +55 1201 £48,000 +1.05% 134
South East +12 907 £43,000 +1.17% 70
City of London +58 379 £49,000 -2.00% 53
Yorkshire +45 371 £42,500 -2.29% 25
West Yorkshire +56 309 £41,500 +5.06% 20
Berkshire 0 272 £42,500 -10.52% 16
Leeds +52 255 £42,500 +6.25% 16
East of England +37 242 £42,500 +13.33% 16
West Midlands +31 196 £37,500 -6.25% 19
Surrey +15 187 £37,500 -11.76% 9
South West +2 150 £42,500 +13.33% 19
Hampshire -1 142 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Reading -5 119 £50,000 - 10
North West -47 117 £42,500 +10.38% 30
Birmingham +35 115 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Hertfordshire +37 114 £40,000 - 11
Kent +46 95 £45,000 +69.81% 13
Buckinghamshire +9 79 £47,000 +25.33% 11
Wales +21 74 £42,500 -5.55% 12
East Midlands -28 68 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Manchester -51 68 £40,000 +6.66% 21
South Wales +17 65 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Oxfordshire +6 62 £35,250 -11.87% 4
Bedfordshire +29 58 £42,500 +16.43% 3
Slough +7 55 £42,000 -1.17% 3
Wiltshire +19 53 £52,500 +7.69% 4
Oxford +5 43 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +3 42 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Dorking +2 41 £28,000 -46.66% 2

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5186 (81.49%) Cisco
2 3672 (57.70%) CCNA
3 3513 (55.20%) CCNP
4 3174 (49.87%) Firewall
5 2013 (31.63%) WAN
6 1973 (31.00%) Windows
7 1847 (29.02%) LAN
8 1632 (25.64%) VMware
9 1609 (25.28%) Microsoft
10 1509 (23.71%) Juniper
11 1335 (20.98%) CheckPoint
12 1312 (20.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 1303 (20.47%) ITIL
14 1295 (20.35%) VPN
15 1274 (20.02%) MPLS
16 1261 (19.81%) Cisco ASA
17 1237 (19.44%) BGP
18 1107 (17.39%) Network Security
19 1066 (16.75%) CCIE
20 1032 (16.22%) OSPF
21 1008 (15.84%) Active Directory
22 991 (15.57%) MCSE
23 968 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
24 927 (14.57%) Linux
25 926 (14.55%) TCP/IP
26 840 (13.20%) Finance
27 818 (12.85%) VoIP
28 814 (12.79%) F5
29 770 (12.10%) Telecoms
30 758 (11.91%) MS Exchange

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 758 (11.91%) MS Exchange
2 341 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 250 (3.93%) Lync
4 214 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 185 (2.91%) SharePoint
6 135 (2.12%) IIS
7 129 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 123 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 98 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 86 (1.35%) Apache
11 55 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2000
12 26 (0.41%) Tomcat
13 22 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
13 22 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
15 12 (0.19%) nginx
16 11 (0.17%) WebLogic
17 10 (0.16%) Site Server
17 10 (0.16%) Moodle
18 9 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 752 (11.82%) MS Excel
2 448 (7.04%) MS Office
3 128 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.11%) MS Project
6 4 (0.063%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.031%) Maya
8 2 (0.031%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.031%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.031%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 22 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.094%) SAP CRM
3 6 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.047%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.047%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.031%) Line 500
6 2 (0.031%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.031%) SalesLogix
6 2 (0.031%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.016%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 112 (1.76%) Office 365
2 47 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 40 (0.63%) SaaS
5 37 (0.58%) IaaS
6 33 (0.52%) PaaS
7 17 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.047%) Jelastic
10 3 (0.047%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3174 (49.87%) Firewall
2 2013 (31.63%) WAN
3 1847 (29.02%) LAN
4 1295 (20.35%) VPN
5 1274 (20.02%) MPLS
6 1261 (19.81%) Cisco ASA
7 1237 (19.44%) BGP
8 1107 (17.39%) Network Security
9 1032 (16.22%) OSPF
10 926 (14.55%) TCP/IP
11 818 (12.85%) VoIP
12 742 (11.66%) Cisco Nexus
13 728 (11.44%) Wireless
14 691 (10.86%) DNS
15 612 (9.62%) SAN
16 533 (8.38%) EIGRP
17 502 (7.89%) DHCP
18 472 (7.42%) Internet
19 427 (6.71%) VLAN
20 400 (6.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 104 (1.63%) MySQL
3 60 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (0.31%) Relational Database
7 19 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (0.25%) RDBMS
9 15 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (0.20%) Informix
11 10 (0.16%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.14%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.094%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.063%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.047%) MS Access
16 2 (0.031%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (0.031%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2 (0.031%) Redis
17 1 (0.016%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 36 (0.57%) Jenkins
2 26 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 22 (0.35%) JIRA
4 20 (0.31%) Hudson
5 19 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 15 (0.24%) Metasploit
7 12 (0.19%) FogBugz
7 12 (0.19%) Selenium
8 10 (0.16%) Subversion
9 7 (0.11%) Rational Performance Tester
10 6 (0.094%) WebLOAD
11 5 (0.079%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.079%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.079%) TestLink
12 4 (0.063%) MSI
12 4 (0.063%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.047%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.047%) Octopus Deploy
14 1 (0.016%) GDB
14 1 (0.016%) Eclipse
General
1 840 (13.20%) Finance
2 770 (12.10%) Telecoms
3 210 (3.30%) Banking
4 167 (2.62%) Retail
5 78 (1.23%) Investment Banking
6 75 (1.18%) Law
7 69 (1.08%) Advertising
8 51 (0.80%) Legal
9 45 (0.71%) French Language
10 37 (0.58%) Games
11 31 (0.49%) Back Office
12 28 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 25 (0.39%) Electronics
13 25 (0.39%) Marketing
13 25 (0.39%) German Language
14 24 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 18 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 14 (0.22%) Spanish Language
18 12 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2401 (37.73%) Network Engineer
2 647 (10.17%) Analyst
3 612 (9.62%) Support Engineer
4 565 (8.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 546 (8.58%) Consultant
6 431 (6.77%) Architect
7 383 (6.02%) Security Engineer
8 348 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 298 (4.68%) Network Analyst
10 272 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
11 260 (4.09%) Network Security Engineer
11 260 (4.09%) Cisco Engineer
11 260 (4.09%) Network Support
12 234 (3.68%) Network Architect
13 214 (3.36%) Network Consultant
14 189 (2.97%) Network Support Engineer
14 189 (2.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 181 (2.84%) Support Analyst
16 154 (2.42%) Administrator
17 145 (2.28%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (0.86%) CSS
2 45 (0.71%) XMPP
3 32 (0.50%) Web Services
4 22 (0.35%) .NET
5 21 (0.33%) LAMP
6 18 (0.28%) Middleware
7 15 (0.24%) WSE
8 14 (0.22%) COM
9 13 (0.20%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (0.13%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (0.094%) Software Packaging
12 5 (0.079%) SOAP
12 5 (0.079%) VXML
13 4 (0.063%) Ember.js
13 4 (0.063%) HTML
13 4 (0.063%) RSS
13 4 (0.063%) WSH
13 4 (0.063%) WCF
13 4 (0.063%) RESTful
13 4 (0.063%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 380 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 171 (2.69%) Computer Science
4 140 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
5 116 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 91 (1.43%) Clustering
7 70 (1.10%) Hedge funds
8 42 (0.66%) Statistics
9 41 (0.64%) PKI
10 39 (0.61%) EqualLogic
11 36 (0.57%) Open Source
12 34 (0.53%) Client/Server
12 34 (0.53%) Replication
13 31 (0.49%) Thin Client
13 31 (0.49%) Fat Client
14 28 (0.44%) Visualisation
15 27 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
15 27 (0.42%) FlexPod
16 21 (0.33%) Mathematics
17 20 (0.31%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1973 (31.00%) Windows
2 927 (14.57%) Linux
3 748 (11.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 446 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 396 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 310 (4.87%) UNIX
7 275 (4.32%) Windows 7
8 185 (2.91%) Windows XP
9 165 (2.59%) Windows 8
10 150 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 109 (1.71%) Solaris
12 91 (1.43%) Mac OS X
13 88 (1.38%) CentOS
14 81 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 47 (0.74%) Ubuntu
16 24 (0.38%) Debian
17 22 (0.35%) Windows Vista
18 20 (0.31%) SUSE
19 19 (0.30%) Mac OS
20 18 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1303 (20.47%) ITIL
2 521 (8.19%) Load Balancing
3 444 (6.98%) Network Design
4 426 (6.69%) Project Management
5 407 (6.40%) Network Management
6 298 (4.68%) Change Management
7 259 (4.07%) Network Monitoring
8 250 (3.93%) Incident Management
9 247 (3.88%) Service Delivery
10 232 (3.65%) Information Security
11 221 (3.47%) Mentoring
12 196 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
13 185 (2.91%) E-Commerce
14 180 (2.83%) Migration
15 179 (2.81%) Network Architecture
16 174 (2.73%) Change Control
17 170 (2.67%) PRINCE2
18 163 (2.56%) Service Management
19 161 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
20 160 (2.51%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 324 (5.09%) SQL
2 185 (2.91%) Perl
3 161 (2.53%) PowerShell
4 109 (1.71%) C
5 105 (1.65%) Python
6 104 (1.63%) Bash Shell
7 96 (1.51%) PHP
8 56 (0.88%) Ruby
9 50 (0.79%) Lisp
10 46 (0.72%) Shell Script
11 41 (0.64%) Tcl
12 40 (0.63%) Java
13 33 (0.52%) VBScript
14 16 (0.25%) C++
15 15 (0.24%) JavaScript
16 13 (0.20%) C#
17 10 (0.16%) VB
18 9 (0.14%) T-SQL
19 6 (0.094%) R
20 4 (0.063%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3672 (57.70%) CCNA
2 3513 (55.20%) CCNP
3 1312 (20.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 1066 (16.75%) CCIE
5 991 (15.57%) MCSE
6 742 (11.66%) Degree
7 485 (7.62%) MCSA
8 483 (7.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 435 (6.84%) MCITP
10 430 (6.76%) CCDP
11 425 (6.68%) Security Cleared
12 321 (5.04%) CCSE
13 313 (4.92%) MCP
14 310 (4.87%) SC Cleared
15 292 (4.59%) CCSA
16 268 (4.21%) CCSP
17 260 (4.09%) CISSP
18 202 (3.17%) JNCIA
19 193 (3.03%) CCDA
20 189 (2.97%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 499 (7.84%) SLA
2 147 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 142 (2.23%) PCI DSS
4 50 (0.79%) QA
5 44 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.27%) GPG13
7 13 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.16%) COBIT
9 6 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 4 (0.063%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.031%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.031%) BS7799
12 1 (0.016%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.016%) HL7
12 1 (0.016%) DICOM
System Software
1 1008 (15.84%) Active Directory
2 968 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 404 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 279 (4.38%) vSphere
5 176 (2.77%) XenApp
6 155 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
7 132 (2.07%) VMware ESX
8 67 (1.05%) XenDesktop
9 61 (0.96%) XenServer
10 57 (0.90%) Firmware
11 53 (0.83%) vCloud
12 41 (0.64%) Snort
13 39 (0.61%) Terminal Services
14 37 (0.58%) UAG
15 27 (0.42%) ProxySG
16 26 (0.41%) KVM
17 23 (0.36%) Nmap
18 22 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
19 21 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 21 (0.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 252 (3.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 125 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 114 (1.79%) SCCM
4 92 (1.45%) CiscoWorks
5 84 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
6 72 (1.13%) SCOM
7 69 (1.08%) Cacti
8 67 (1.05%) Nagios
9 61 (0.96%) FortiGate
10 59 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
11 52 (0.82%) OpenView
12 50 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
13 42 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
14 41 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
15 32 (0.50%) NetBackup
16 30 (0.47%) WSUS
16 30 (0.47%) Puppet
17 24 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
17 24 (0.38%) HP NNM
18 17 (0.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5186 (81.49%) Cisco
2 1632 (25.64%) VMware
3 1609 (25.28%) Microsoft
4 1509 (23.71%) Juniper
5 1335 (20.98%) CheckPoint
6 814 (12.79%) F5
7 736 (11.57%) HP
8 634 (9.96%) Citrix
9 298 (4.68%) Avaya
10 277 (4.35%) SolarWinds
11 256 (4.02%) Blue Coat
12 213 (3.35%) NetApp
13 205 (3.22%) Red Hat
13 205 (3.22%) Symantec
14 173 (2.72%) Dell
14 173 (2.72%) Aruba
15 163 (2.56%) Riverbed
16 160 (2.51%) Fortinet
17 142 (2.23%) Brocade
18 124 (1.95%) EMC
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £33,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Complete Resourcing
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
CapQuest Debt Recovery Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £2750 - £27850 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
CapQuest Debt Recovery Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus+Car Allowance+O/T/Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Computer Network Defence
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus £3750 shift allowance and benef
Posted: 13 hours ago