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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 90 83 130
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +47
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 3191 3657 2928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.09% 3.29% 2.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.34% 11.94% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2762 2889 2425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +11.87%

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
28135 30622 32695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.22% 27.58% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22653 23934 26174
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016 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 April 2016. 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 -3 3034 £46,500 +3.33% 288
London -28 1068 £55,000 +10.00% 101
South East +1 955 £45,000 - 70
Berkshire +5 313 £52,500 +12.90% 24
East of England +19 253 £44,000 -1.12% 13
Surrey +21 246 £42,500 -5.55% 13
City of London -11 233 £55,000 +4.76% 22
Yorkshire +10 213 £42,500 -5.55% 23
West Midlands +10 192 £42,500 +13.33% 22
Hampshire -12 171 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Reading +9 156 £56,500 +28.40% 10
South West -10 155 £38,000 -6.17% 23
West Yorkshire -5 133 £45,000 - 15
Hertfordshire +23 129 £42,500 +8.97% 5
North West -44 113 £40,000 -0.62% 18
Leeds -35 85 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Kent +4 82 £42,500 -5.02% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 65 £34,500 -23.33% 4
Manchester -34 65 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Birmingham -21 64 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Guildford +32 61 £45,000 +2.85% 3
East Midlands -17 59 £40,000 +15.02% 10
North Yorkshire +26 51 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 49 £35,500 -21.11% 5
Scotland -5 48 £39,750 -3.04% 11
Wiltshire -14 46 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Wales -23 42 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Hemel Hempstead +24 41 £45,000 +45.16% 2
South Wales -20 39 £37,500 -3.22% 4
Bracknell +13 37 £52,500 +54.41% 5

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5274 (81.50%) Cisco
2 3862 (59.68%) CCNA
3 3774 (58.32%) CCNP
4 3331 (51.48%) Firewall
5 2202 (34.03%) WAN
6 2007 (31.02%) LAN
7 1546 (23.89%) Windows
8 1481 (22.89%) Juniper
9 1473 (22.76%) Cisco ASA
10 1471 (22.73%) VPN
11 1466 (22.65%) Microsoft
12 1432 (22.13%) VMware
13 1357 (20.97%) Data Centre
14 1337 (20.66%) CheckPoint
15 1306 (20.18%) ITIL
16 1295 (20.01%) Wireless
17 1243 (19.21%) MPLS
18 1191 (18.41%) Network Security
19 1159 (17.91%) BGP
20 1139 (17.60%) CCIE
21 1069 (16.52%) TCP/IP
22 1042 (16.10%) OSPF
23 1034 (15.98%) Microsoft Certification
24 1013 (15.65%) F5
25 973 (15.04%) Cisco Nexus
26 958 (14.80%) Linux
27 949 (14.67%) Finance
28 947 (14.63%) Active Directory
29 903 (13.95%) VoIP
30 814 (12.58%) Windows Server

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 549 (8.48%) MS Exchange
2 263 (4.06%) Skype for Business
3 238 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 163 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 141 (2.18%) SharePoint
6 119 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 116 (1.79%) IIS
8 80 (1.24%) Apache
9 39 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 39 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
10 36 (0.56%) Apache Pig
11 33 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
12 30 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 21 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (0.32%) Tomcat
14 16 (0.25%) nginx
14 16 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
15 14 (0.22%) IBM Notes
16 13 (0.20%) CloudStack
17 12 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 622 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 357 (5.52%) MS Office
3 162 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.15%) MS Project
6 6 (0.093%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.046%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.015%) Revit
8 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 23 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.25%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 9 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.093%) Bankmaster
6 5 (0.077%) Infor M3
6 5 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.062%) Eikon
7 4 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.015%) FastStats
9 1 (0.015%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 240 (3.71%) Office 365
2 159 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 129 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 95 (1.47%) SaaS
5 61 (0.94%) IaaS
6 52 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 14 (0.22%) Mimecast
9 13 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.15%) Yammer
12 5 (0.077%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.077%) PaaS
13 2 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.015%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.015%) DigitalOcean
14 1 (0.015%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3331 (51.48%) Firewall
2 2202 (34.03%) WAN
3 2007 (31.02%) LAN
4 1473 (22.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1471 (22.73%) VPN
6 1295 (20.01%) Wireless
7 1243 (19.21%) MPLS
8 1191 (18.41%) Network Security
9 1159 (17.91%) BGP
10 1069 (16.52%) TCP/IP
11 1042 (16.10%) OSPF
12 973 (15.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 903 (13.95%) VoIP
14 766 (11.84%) DNS
15 550 (8.50%) EIGRP
16 544 (8.41%) VLAN
17 501 (7.74%) Internet
18 496 (7.66%) DHCP
19 435 (6.72%) SAN
20 425 (6.57%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 69 (1.07%) Big Data
3 68 (1.05%) MySQL
4 51 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 49 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 42 (0.65%) MongoDB
7 38 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 36 (0.56%) Apache Hive
8 36 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (0.37%) NoSQL
10 16 (0.25%) Redis
11 12 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (0.15%) Data Mining
13 9 (0.14%) Couchbase
13 9 (0.14%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (0.11%) Informix
15 6 (0.093%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.093%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.077%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 39 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 29 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 20 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 20 (0.31%) Subversion
4 18 (0.28%) JIRA
5 14 (0.22%) SoapUI
6 12 (0.19%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.14%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.12%) Metasploit
9 5 (0.077%) PHPUnit
9 5 (0.077%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.046%) Burp Suite
11 2 (0.031%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.031%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.015%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.015%) MSI
General
1 949 (14.67%) Finance
2 789 (12.19%) Telecoms
3 319 (4.93%) Banking
4 164 (2.53%) Retail
5 92 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 78 (1.21%) Legal
7 72 (1.11%) Marketing
8 70 (1.08%) Law
9 58 (0.90%) German Language
9 58 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 57 (0.88%) Advertising
10 57 (0.88%) Back Office
11 51 (0.79%) Games
12 47 (0.73%) French Language
13 45 (0.70%) Electronics
14 43 (0.66%) Billing
15 33 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 33 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 22 (0.34%) Publishing
17 21 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2826 (43.67%) Network Engineer
2 1266 (19.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 943 (14.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 711 (10.99%) Support Engineer
5 693 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 631 (9.75%) Analyst
7 527 (8.14%) Consultant
8 523 (8.08%) Security Engineer
9 460 (7.11%) Network Security Engineer
10 447 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 436 (6.74%) Network Support
12 341 (5.27%) Network Support Engineer
13 301 (4.65%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 291 (4.50%) Network Analyst
15 285 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 273 (4.22%) Network Consultant
17 246 (3.80%) Architect
18 245 (3.79%) Voice Engineer
19 235 (3.63%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
20 222 (3.43%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (2.07%) XMPP
2 120 (1.85%) 802.1X
3 50 (0.77%) Web Services
4 46 (0.71%) LAMP
5 36 (0.56%) Java EE
6 32 (0.49%) STL
7 22 (0.34%) CSS
8 20 (0.31%) SOAP
9 19 (0.29%) XML
10 18 (0.28%) COM
10 18 (0.28%) HTML
11 16 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (0.23%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (0.23%) LEMP Stack
13 14 (0.22%) WCF
14 13 (0.20%) VXML
15 11 (0.17%) Middleware
16 10 (0.15%) .NET
17 7 (0.11%) jQuery
18 6 (0.093%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1357 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 375 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 212 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 189 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 165 (2.55%) Driving Licence
5 165 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
6 96 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 79 (1.22%) Clustering
8 63 (0.97%) Private Cloud
9 62 (0.96%) Hedge funds
9 62 (0.96%) iPad
10 56 (0.87%) IVR
11 54 (0.83%) EMC VNX
12 52 (0.80%) PKI
13 49 (0.76%) Blackberry
13 49 (0.76%) RSA SecurID
13 49 (0.76%) Statistics
14 43 (0.66%) e-Health
15 39 (0.60%) Cybercrime
16 35 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1546 (23.89%) Windows
2 958 (14.80%) Linux
3 814 (12.58%) Windows Server
4 479 (7.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 463 (7.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 328 (5.07%) Unix
7 212 (3.28%) Windows 7
8 202 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 156 (2.41%) Windows 8
10 115 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 94 (1.45%) CentOS
12 75 (1.16%) Windows XP
13 68 (1.05%) Windows 10
14 57 (0.88%) Android
15 48 (0.74%) Mac OS X
15 48 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
16 37 (0.57%) Apple iOS
16 37 (0.57%) Solaris
16 37 (0.57%) Ubuntu
17 31 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1306 (20.18%) ITIL
2 539 (8.33%) Network Design
3 536 (8.28%) Load Balancing
4 521 (8.05%) Presales
5 468 (7.23%) Network Monitoring
6 370 (5.72%) Network Management
7 339 (5.24%) Project Management
8 274 (4.23%) Change Management
9 262 (4.05%) Information Security
10 260 (4.02%) Migration
10 260 (4.02%) Service Delivery
11 250 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 241 (3.72%) Mentoring
13 239 (3.69%) Service Management
14 229 (3.54%) High Availability
15 221 (3.42%) Incident Management
16 199 (3.08%) PRINCE2
17 183 (2.83%) Network Architecture
18 178 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
19 165 (2.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 312 (4.82%) SQL
2 216 (3.34%) Python
3 172 (2.66%) C
4 141 (2.18%) Perl
5 109 (1.68%) Bash Shell
5 109 (1.68%) PowerShell
6 62 (0.96%) Java
7 61 (0.94%) C++
8 60 (0.93%) PHP
9 57 (0.88%) Ruby
10 34 (0.53%) C#
11 32 (0.49%) Objective-C
12 23 (0.36%) Shell Script
13 21 (0.32%) VB
14 18 (0.28%) JavaScript
15 13 (0.20%) VBScript
16 11 (0.17%) Tcl
16 11 (0.17%) VBA
17 5 (0.077%) Bourne shell
18 4 (0.062%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3862 (59.68%) CCNA
2 3774 (58.32%) CCNP
3 1139 (17.60%) CCIE
4 1034 (15.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 777 (12.01%) MCSE
6 661 (10.21%) Degree
7 541 (8.36%) Security Cleared
8 410 (6.34%) SC Cleared
9 400 (6.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 391 (6.04%) CISSP
11 370 (5.72%) MCSA
12 348 (5.38%) CCDP
13 308 (4.76%) CCSE
14 302 (4.67%) MCITP
15 272 (4.20%) CCSA
16 261 (4.03%) MCP
17 252 (3.89%) JNCIA
18 250 (3.86%) CCSP
19 225 (3.48%) CCNP Voice
20 219 (3.38%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 588 (9.09%) SLA
2 249 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 110 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 37 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 31 (0.48%) COBIT
5 31 (0.48%) QA
6 15 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.14%) HIPAA
7 9 (0.14%) ISO27002
8 7 (0.11%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.062%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.046%) BS7799
10 3 (0.046%) COSO
11 2 (0.031%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.031%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.015%) FISMA
12 1 (0.015%) ISO15022
12 1 (0.015%) ISO20022
12 1 (0.015%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.015%) SAS 70
System Software
1 947 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 808 (12.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 308 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 292 (4.51%) vSphere
5 119 (1.84%) XenApp
6 68 (1.05%) VMware ESX
7 57 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 40 (0.62%) vCloud
10 38 (0.59%) Firmware
11 34 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
11 34 (0.53%) XenServer
12 31 (0.48%) NFS
13 29 (0.45%) VMware Server
14 28 (0.43%) Xen
15 24 (0.37%) KVM
15 24 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
15 24 (0.37%) XenDesktop
16 20 (0.31%) ISA Server
17 19 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 351 (5.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 230 (3.55%) Cisco UCCX
3 166 (2.57%) Cisco UCCE
4 163 (2.52%) Nagios
5 98 (1.51%) SCCM
6 92 (1.42%) Cacti
7 87 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
8 81 (1.25%) FortiGate
8 81 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
9 77 (1.19%) Puppet
10 76 (1.17%) Backup Exec
11 68 (1.05%) CiscoWorks
12 64 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
13 54 (0.83%) SCOM
14 44 (0.68%) OpenView
15 41 (0.63%) WSUS
16 34 (0.53%) HP NNM
17 30 (0.46%) Nessus
18 28 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
19 26 (0.40%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5274 (81.50%) Cisco
2 1481 (22.89%) Juniper
3 1466 (22.65%) Microsoft
4 1432 (22.13%) VMware
5 1337 (20.66%) CheckPoint
6 1013 (15.65%) F5
7 647 (10.00%) HP
8 512 (7.91%) Citrix
9 495 (7.65%) Palo Alto
10 417 (6.44%) SolarWinds
11 325 (5.02%) Avaya
12 229 (3.54%) Riverbed
13 210 (3.25%) Fortinet
14 207 (3.20%) NetApp
15 201 (3.11%) Red Hat
16 186 (2.87%) Meraki
17 165 (2.55%) Blue Coat
18 143 (2.21%) EMC
19 130 (2.01%) Dell
20 123 (1.90%) Brocade
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% bonus + 10% car allowance
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
VIT
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum Normal business hours 37.5 hrs/week
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £14000 - £15000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 30% OTE + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Cisilion
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £55,000 per annum competitive benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary c£40,000 - £50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago