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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 94 121 101
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 3349 2592 3256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.94% 2.40% 2.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.82% 8.94% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2751 2171 2809
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 £64,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
30956 28988 33362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.15% 26.79% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24456 23637 27790
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 £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 20 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 20 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 +29 3187 £45,000 +5.88% 359
London +52 1187 £50,000 +5.26% 118
South East +10 860 £42,500 - 91
City of London +61 392 £50,000 - 42
Yorkshire +40 389 £42,500 -2.29% 22
West Yorkshire +51 326 £41,500 +10.66% 17
Leeds +59 282 £41,500 +10.66% 14
East of England +37 251 £42,500 +13.33% 18
Berkshire -8 249 £42,500 -10.52% 34
West Midlands +32 190 £38,000 -5.00% 29
Surrey +9 174 £37,500 -11.76% 15
Hampshire +11 151 £45,000 +8.43% 16
South West -7 142 £42,500 +6.25% 29
Hertfordshire +41 122 £42,500 +8.97% 7
Birmingham +35 117 £40,000 -5.88% 9
North West -35 111 £42,500 +10.38% 34
Reading -6 109 £50,000 +2.56% 15
Kent +42 88 £45,000 +50.00% 10
Wales +19 76 £41,250 -8.33% 13
South Wales +13 71 £41,250 -8.33% 11
Manchester -43 70 £40,000 +5.96% 24
East Midlands -17 65 £37,500 -5.06% 17
Oxfordshire +7 63 £36,000 -10.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -8 61 £52,500 +37.25% 8
Bedfordshire +17 57 £40,000 +9.58% 4
Wiltshire +22 54 £52,500 +16.66% 9
Slough +1 52 £37,750 -11.17% 12
Cambridgeshire +2 48 £50,000 +33.33% 8
Southampton +21 44 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Oxford +7 44 £36,000 -10.00% 3

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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 5106 (81.23%) Cisco
2 3633 (57.80%) CCNA
3 3456 (54.98%) CCNP
4 3100 (49.32%) Firewall
5 1974 (31.40%) WAN
6 1962 (31.21%) Windows
7 1832 (29.14%) LAN
8 1594 (25.36%) VMware
9 1563 (24.86%) Microsoft
10 1471 (23.40%) Juniper
11 1308 (20.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 1279 (20.35%) CheckPoint
13 1266 (20.14%) ITIL
14 1252 (19.92%) VPN
15 1244 (19.79%) MPLS
16 1233 (19.62%) Cisco ASA
17 1203 (19.14%) BGP
18 1058 (16.83%) Network Security
19 1031 (16.40%) CCIE
20 997 (15.86%) OSPF
21 992 (15.78%) Active Directory
21 992 (15.78%) MCSE
22 947 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
23 921 (14.65%) Linux
24 913 (14.52%) TCP/IP
25 850 (13.52%) Finance
26 801 (12.74%) VoIP
27 795 (12.65%) F5
28 766 (12.19%) Telecoms
29 757 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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
1 744 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 347 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 249 (3.96%) Lync
4 214 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 191 (3.04%) SharePoint
6 135 (2.15%) IIS
7 126 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 120 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 97 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 83 (1.32%) Apache
11 52 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
12 26 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 26 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
13 21 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
15 12 (0.19%) nginx
16 11 (0.17%) WebLogic
17 10 (0.16%) Site Server
18 8 (0.13%) Moodle
18 8 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 725 (11.53%) MS Excel
2 423 (6.73%) MS Office
3 126 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.11%) MS Project
6 4 (0.064%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.032%) Maya
8 2 (0.032%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.032%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.032%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 28 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.095%) SAP CRM
3 6 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.048%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.048%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.032%) Line 500
6 2 (0.032%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.032%) SalesLogix
6 2 (0.032%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.016%) Eikon
7 1 (0.016%) Agresso
7 1 (0.016%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 115 (1.83%) Office 365
2 49 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (0.68%) SaaS
4 41 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (0.57%) IaaS
6 34 (0.54%) PaaS
7 17 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.048%) Jelastic
10 3 (0.048%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3100 (49.32%) Firewall
2 1974 (31.40%) WAN
3 1832 (29.14%) LAN
4 1252 (19.92%) VPN
5 1244 (19.79%) MPLS
6 1233 (19.62%) Cisco ASA
7 1203 (19.14%) BGP
8 1058 (16.83%) Network Security
9 997 (15.86%) OSPF
10 913 (14.52%) TCP/IP
11 801 (12.74%) VoIP
12 709 (11.28%) Cisco Nexus
13 701 (11.15%) Wireless
14 692 (11.01%) DNS
15 597 (9.50%) SAN
16 527 (8.38%) EIGRP
17 505 (8.03%) DHCP
18 463 (7.37%) Internet
19 412 (6.55%) VLAN
20 392 (6.24%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 105 (1.67%) MySQL
3 61 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (0.32%) Relational Database
7 15 (0.24%) RDBMS
8 14 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.19%) Informix
10 9 (0.14%) MongoDB
10 9 (0.14%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.13%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.064%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.048%) MS Access
14 2 (0.032%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.032%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.016%) Infinispan
15 1 (0.016%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 32 (0.51%) Jenkins
2 25 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 21 (0.33%) JIRA
4 18 (0.29%) Hudson
4 18 (0.29%) Metasploit
5 17 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 12 (0.19%) Selenium
6 12 (0.19%) FogBugz
7 9 (0.14%) Subversion
8 6 (0.095%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.095%) WebLOAD
9 5 (0.080%) Rational Performance Tester
9 5 (0.080%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.080%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.080%) TestLink
10 3 (0.048%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.032%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.032%) MSI
12 1 (0.016%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.016%) GDB
General
1 850 (13.52%) Finance
2 766 (12.19%) Telecoms
3 207 (3.29%) Banking
4 165 (2.62%) Retail
5 78 (1.24%) Investment Banking
6 65 (1.03%) Law
7 61 (0.97%) Advertising
8 60 (0.95%) Legal
9 42 (0.67%) French Language
10 34 (0.54%) Games
11 29 (0.46%) German Language
11 29 (0.46%) Back Office
12 28 (0.45%) Multimedia
13 26 (0.41%) Marketing
14 25 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 25 (0.40%) Electronics
15 21 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 12 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2325 (36.99%) Network Engineer
2 636 (10.12%) Analyst
3 595 (9.47%) Support Engineer
4 555 (8.83%) Consultant
5 542 (8.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 417 (6.63%) Architect
7 379 (6.03%) Security Engineer
8 339 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 299 (4.76%) Network Analyst
10 266 (4.23%) Network Support
11 261 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
12 253 (4.02%) Network Security Engineer
13 249 (3.96%) Cisco Engineer
14 226 (3.60%) Network Architect
15 215 (3.42%) Network Consultant
16 184 (2.93%) Network Support Engineer
17 180 (2.86%) Support Analyst
18 179 (2.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
19 161 (2.56%) Administrator
20 145 (2.31%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (0.86%) CSS
2 41 (0.65%) XMPP
3 33 (0.52%) Web Services
4 22 (0.35%) .NET
5 20 (0.32%) LAMP
6 18 (0.29%) Middleware
7 15 (0.24%) WSE
8 12 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (0.19%) COM
9 8 (0.13%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (0.095%) SOAP
11 5 (0.080%) SAML
11 5 (0.080%) Software Packaging
11 5 (0.080%) WCF
11 5 (0.080%) jQuery
11 5 (0.080%) OAuth
11 5 (0.080%) RESTful
11 5 (0.080%) OpenID
11 5 (0.080%) SailPoint
11 5 (0.080%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 372 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 198 (3.15%) Management Information System
3 172 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 139 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
5 119 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 89 (1.42%) Clustering
7 76 (1.21%) Hedge funds
8 43 (0.68%) Statistics
9 41 (0.65%) PKI
10 39 (0.62%) Replication
10 39 (0.62%) EqualLogic
11 31 (0.49%) Open Source
12 30 (0.48%) Client/Server
13 29 (0.46%) Visualisation
14 27 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
15 26 (0.41%) Fat Client
15 26 (0.41%) Thin Client
16 24 (0.38%) FlexPod
17 22 (0.35%) SecurID
18 20 (0.32%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1962 (31.21%) Windows
2 921 (14.65%) Linux
3 757 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 445 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 388 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 310 (4.93%) UNIX
7 270 (4.30%) Windows 7
8 181 (2.88%) Windows XP
9 154 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 151 (2.40%) Windows 8
11 105 (1.67%) Solaris
12 88 (1.40%) CentOS
13 85 (1.35%) Mac OS X
14 78 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
15 45 (0.72%) Ubuntu
16 24 (0.38%) Debian
17 23 (0.37%) Android
18 21 (0.33%) Windows Vista
19 20 (0.32%) SUSE
20 19 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1266 (20.14%) ITIL
2 515 (8.19%) Load Balancing
3 434 (6.90%) Network Design
4 413 (6.57%) Project Management
5 392 (6.24%) Network Management
6 287 (4.57%) Change Management
7 259 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
8 245 (3.90%) Incident Management
9 243 (3.87%) Information Security
10 236 (3.75%) Service Delivery
11 209 (3.32%) Mentoring
12 195 (3.10%) E-Commerce
13 192 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 174 (2.77%) Network Architecture
14 174 (2.77%) Change Control
15 163 (2.59%) PRINCE2
16 161 (2.56%) Migration
16 161 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
17 159 (2.53%) Problem Management
18 157 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 318 (5.06%) SQL
2 190 (3.02%) Perl
3 167 (2.66%) PowerShell
4 120 (1.91%) C
5 113 (1.80%) Bash Shell
6 106 (1.69%) Python
7 94 (1.50%) PHP
8 54 (0.86%) Lisp
8 54 (0.86%) Ruby
9 45 (0.72%) Java
10 42 (0.67%) Shell Script
11 39 (0.62%) Tcl
12 35 (0.56%) VBScript
13 20 (0.32%) C++
14 17 (0.27%) C#
15 16 (0.25%) JavaScript
16 12 (0.19%) VB
17 9 (0.14%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.11%) PowerHouse
19 5 (0.080%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3633 (57.80%) CCNA
2 3456 (54.98%) CCNP
3 1308 (20.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 1031 (16.40%) CCIE
5 992 (15.78%) MCSE
6 754 (11.99%) Degree
7 480 (7.64%) MCSA
8 465 (7.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 432 (6.87%) MCITP
10 425 (6.76%) CCDP
11 399 (6.35%) Security Cleared
12 306 (4.87%) MCP
13 303 (4.82%) CCSE
14 286 (4.55%) SC Cleared
15 285 (4.53%) CCSA
16 267 (4.25%) CCSP
16 267 (4.25%) CISSP
17 204 (3.25%) JNCIA
18 197 (3.13%) CCIP
19 195 (3.10%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 466 (7.41%) SLA
2 146 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 143 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 51 (0.81%) QA
5 42 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.29%) GPG13
7 15 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.16%) COBIT
9 5 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 4 (0.064%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.032%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.016%) BS7799
12 1 (0.016%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 992 (15.78%) Active Directory
2 947 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 397 (6.32%) Hyper-V
4 268 (4.26%) vSphere
5 173 (2.75%) XenApp
6 157 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 131 (2.08%) VMware ESX
8 65 (1.03%) XenDesktop
9 64 (1.02%) XenServer
10 57 (0.91%) Firmware
11 50 (0.80%) vCloud
12 45 (0.72%) Snort
13 39 (0.62%) UAG
14 34 (0.54%) Terminal Services
15 28 (0.45%) KVM
16 27 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
17 26 (0.41%) Nmap
17 26 (0.41%) ProxySG
18 23 (0.37%) ISA Server
19 21 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 244 (3.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 118 (1.88%) Backup Exec
3 114 (1.81%) SCCM
4 80 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
5 71 (1.13%) SCOM
6 69 (1.10%) Nagios
7 67 (1.07%) Cacti
8 66 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
9 58 (0.92%) FortiGate
10 56 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
11 45 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
12 44 (0.70%) OpenView
13 38 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
14 34 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
14 34 (0.54%) WSUS
15 28 (0.45%) Puppet
15 28 (0.45%) NetBackup
16 24 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
17 23 (0.37%) HP NNM
18 19 (0.30%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5106 (81.23%) Cisco
2 1594 (25.36%) VMware
3 1563 (24.86%) Microsoft
4 1471 (23.40%) Juniper
5 1279 (20.35%) CheckPoint
6 795 (12.65%) F5
7 724 (11.52%) HP
8 618 (9.83%) Citrix
9 282 (4.49%) Avaya
10 262 (4.17%) SolarWinds
11 253 (4.02%) Blue Coat
12 211 (3.36%) Red Hat
13 209 (3.32%) NetApp
14 192 (3.05%) Symantec
15 168 (2.67%) Dell
16 167 (2.66%) Aruba
17 160 (2.55%) Riverbed
18 148 (2.35%) Fortinet
19 138 (2.20%) Brocade
20 115 (1.83%) EMC
Swindon, Wiltshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + £7.5k Car Allowance + 20% Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £22k-28k + Car, Phone, Laptop, Benefits package, training, O/T + Toil
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40k + £460 per month car allowance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago