The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 109 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 2943 3000 3122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.51% 2.76% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.25% 10.12% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2445 2524 2750
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,150 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31805 29645 33019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.25% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24911 23846 28317
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -10 2733 £42,500 -5.55% 349
London -10 1040 £47,500 - 126
South East -10 776 £42,500 -2.29% 81
Yorkshire +11 342 £40,000 - 39
City of London 0 326 £50,000 - 63
West Yorkshire +22 275 £40,000 +8.10% 30
Leeds +17 244 £40,000 +6.66% 24
Berkshire -21 220 £42,500 -5.55% 25
Hampshire +38 188 £50,000 +33.33% 19
East of England -10 187 £42,500 -10.52% 35
Surrey -4 174 £45,000 - 10
West Midlands -24 127 £40,000 +2.56% 21
Hertfordshire +26 110 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Wales +1 97 £40,000 -11.11% 9
South Wales -1 96 £40,000 -11.11% 9
South West -26 95 £42,500 +10.38% 15
Reading -23 93 £44,000 -2.76% 7
North West -42 87 £32,500 -14.47% 17
Kent +17 78 £38,000 -13.14% 9
Birmingham +7 76 £40,000 -14.89% 9
East Midlands -21 70 £40,000 -20.00% 11
Manchester -31 63 £32,500 -18.75% 10
Slough +6 57 £51,250 +13.88% 7
Cardiff +3 57 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Watford +15 56 £50,000 - 3
West Sussex +17 48 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Hook - 47 £60,000 - 1
Basingstoke +13 45 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Bristol +20 44 £40,000 -8.04% 1
Scotland -2 44 £36,895 -13.18% 8

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4804 (81.83%) Cisco
2 3532 (60.16%) CCNA
3 3089 (52.61%) CCNP
4 2862 (48.75%) Firewall
5 1851 (31.53%) WAN
6 1814 (30.90%) LAN
6 1814 (30.90%) Windows
7 1414 (24.08%) Microsoft
7 1414 (24.08%) VMware
8 1304 (22.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 1288 (21.94%) Juniper
10 1216 (20.71%) CheckPoint
11 1131 (19.26%) ITIL
12 1062 (18.09%) VPN
13 1036 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
14 972 (16.56%) MCSE
15 966 (16.45%) BGP
16 945 (16.10%) MPLS
17 933 (15.89%) Active Directory
18 927 (15.79%) Network Security
19 873 (14.87%) CCIE
20 856 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
21 854 (14.55%) TCP/IP
22 814 (13.86%) Linux
23 799 (13.61%) Finance
24 778 (13.25%) OSPF
25 763 (13.00%) Telecoms
26 761 (12.96%) MS Exchange
27 749 (12.76%) Degree
28 741 (12.62%) HP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 761 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 398 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 246 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 225 (3.83%) SharePoint
5 217 (3.70%) Lync
6 159 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 148 (2.52%) IIS
8 134 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 101 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 79 (1.35%) Apache
11 46 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
12 44 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
13 33 (0.56%) Tomcat
14 29 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
15 28 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
17 11 (0.19%) SAS
18 9 (0.15%) Site Server
19 7 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
20 6 (0.10%) GroupWise
Applications
1 681 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 389 (6.63%) MS Office
3 96 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.085%) MS Project
6 2 (0.034%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.034%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.034%) Maya
6 2 (0.034%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 34 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.10%) Eikon
4 5 (0.085%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.051%) Summit
6 3 (0.051%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.034%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.017%) Agresso
8 1 (0.017%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.017%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 116 (1.98%) Office 365
2 58 (0.99%) SaaS
3 37 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (0.48%) PaaS
6 24 (0.41%) IaaS
7 12 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.19%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.068%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.051%) Jelastic
11 1 (0.017%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.017%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2862 (48.75%) Firewall
2 1851 (31.53%) WAN
3 1814 (30.90%) LAN
4 1062 (18.09%) VPN
5 1036 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 966 (16.45%) BGP
7 945 (16.10%) MPLS
8 927 (15.79%) Network Security
9 854 (14.55%) TCP/IP
10 778 (13.25%) OSPF
11 712 (12.13%) DNS
12 702 (11.96%) VoIP
13 676 (11.51%) Wireless
14 594 (10.12%) SAN
15 552 (9.40%) DHCP
16 472 (8.04%) Cisco Nexus
17 446 (7.60%) Internet
18 404 (6.88%) EIGRP
19 399 (6.80%) VLAN
20 339 (5.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 107 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 105 (1.79%) MySQL
4 36 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (0.37%) Relational Database
9 17 (0.29%) Oracle Database
10 12 (0.20%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.15%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.10%) Informix
12 6 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.085%) DB2
14 3 (0.051%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.051%) MS Access
14 3 (0.051%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.017%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.017%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.017%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (0.39%) Metasploit
2 19 (0.32%) JIRA
3 15 (0.26%) Subversion
4 13 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (0.17%) Hudson
6 9 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.10%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.085%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.085%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.085%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.051%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.051%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.034%) MSI
11 1 (0.017%) WebLOAD
11 1 (0.017%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.017%) GDB
General
1 799 (13.61%) Finance
2 763 (13.00%) Telecoms
3 176 (3.00%) Banking
4 165 (2.81%) Retail
5 88 (1.50%) Legal
6 55 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 54 (0.92%) Law
8 52 (0.89%) Advertising
9 38 (0.65%) Marketing
10 32 (0.55%) Games
10 32 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 28 (0.48%) German Language
12 27 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 21 (0.36%) Back Office
14 19 (0.32%) Electronics
15 18 (0.31%) Publishing
15 18 (0.31%) French Language
16 15 (0.26%) Multimedia
17 12 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2071 (35.28%) Network Engineer
2 599 (10.20%) Analyst
3 530 (9.03%) Consultant
4 515 (8.77%) Support Engineer
5 473 (8.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 372 (6.34%) Security Engineer
7 347 (5.91%) Architect
8 312 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 287 (4.89%) Network Analyst
10 278 (4.74%) Network Support
11 236 (4.02%) Cisco Engineer
12 234 (3.99%) Network Security Engineer
13 224 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
14 198 (3.37%) Network Architect
15 186 (3.17%) Network Consultant
16 185 (3.15%) Administrator
17 176 (3.00%) Systems Engineer
18 168 (2.86%) Support Analyst
19 160 (2.73%) Network Support Engineer
20 152 (2.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (0.58%) Web Services
2 24 (0.41%) XMPP
3 20 (0.34%) COM
4 18 (0.31%) CSS
5 11 (0.19%) LAMP
6 9 (0.15%) OAuth
6 9 (0.15%) OpenID
6 9 (0.15%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (0.15%) SailPoint
6 9 (0.15%) SOAP
6 9 (0.15%) SAML
7 8 (0.14%) .NET
8 6 (0.10%) Middleware
8 6 (0.10%) ODBC
9 5 (0.085%) VXML
9 5 (0.085%) XML
9 5 (0.085%) RESTful
9 5 (0.085%) jQuery
9 5 (0.085%) Application Packaging
9 5 (0.085%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 175 (2.98%) Computer Science
2 168 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 145 (2.47%) Blackberry
4 109 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
5 88 (1.50%) Clustering
6 71 (1.21%) Firmware
6 71 (1.21%) Hedge funds
7 56 (0.95%) Replication
8 55 (0.94%) Statistics
9 41 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 33 (0.56%) PKI
10 33 (0.56%) EqualLogic
11 28 (0.48%) iPhone
12 24 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
12 24 (0.41%) Fat Client
12 24 (0.41%) Thin Client
13 22 (0.37%) Cryptography
13 22 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
13 22 (0.37%) Visualisation
14 21 (0.36%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1814 (30.90%) Windows
2 814 (13.86%) Linux
3 733 (12.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 488 (8.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 378 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 297 (5.06%) UNIX
7 281 (4.79%) Windows 7
8 210 (3.58%) Windows XP
9 135 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 127 (2.16%) Windows 8
11 76 (1.29%) Mac OS X
12 74 (1.26%) Solaris
13 64 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
14 60 (1.02%) CentOS
15 48 (0.82%) Ubuntu
16 47 (0.80%) Windows Vista
17 34 (0.58%) Android
18 23 (0.39%) Debian
19 19 (0.32%) Windows 2000
20 17 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1131 (19.26%) ITIL
2 431 (7.34%) Network Design
3 429 (7.31%) Load Balancing
4 375 (6.39%) Network Management
5 357 (6.08%) Project Management
6 254 (4.33%) Change Management
7 253 (4.31%) Service Delivery
8 248 (4.22%) Network Monitoring
9 240 (4.09%) Information Security
10 218 (3.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 202 (3.44%) Incident Management
12 183 (3.12%) Problem Management
12 183 (3.12%) E-Commerce
13 162 (2.76%) Network Architecture
14 154 (2.62%) Capacity Planning
14 154 (2.62%) PRINCE2
15 153 (2.61%) Change Control
16 138 (2.35%) Migration
17 134 (2.28%) Service Management
18 118 (2.01%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 336 (5.72%) SQL
2 156 (2.66%) PowerShell
3 151 (2.57%) C
4 148 (2.52%) Perl
5 92 (1.57%) Bash Shell
6 84 (1.43%) Python
7 53 (0.90%) PHP
8 47 (0.80%) Lisp
8 47 (0.80%) Shell Script
9 42 (0.72%) Java
10 33 (0.56%) VBScript
11 24 (0.41%) Ruby
12 17 (0.29%) C++
13 16 (0.27%) C#
14 15 (0.26%) JavaScript
15 13 (0.22%) VB
16 11 (0.19%) Tcl
17 10 (0.17%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.12%) PowerHouse
19 5 (0.085%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3532 (60.16%) CCNA
2 3089 (52.61%) CCNP
3 1304 (22.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 972 (16.56%) MCSE
5 873 (14.87%) CCIE
6 749 (12.76%) Degree
7 458 (7.80%) MCSA
8 395 (6.73%) MCITP
9 391 (6.66%) CCDP
10 385 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 346 (5.89%) Security Cleared
12 335 (5.71%) CCSE
13 301 (5.13%) MCP
14 290 (4.94%) CCSA
15 239 (4.07%) CISSP
16 225 (3.83%) SC Cleared
17 218 (3.71%) CCSP
18 216 (3.68%) CCIP
19 187 (3.19%) JNCIA
20 184 (3.13%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 415 (7.07%) SLA
2 137 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 120 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 43 (0.73%) QA
5 28 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.24%) GPG13
8 6 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.034%) GxP
9 2 (0.034%) COBIT
10 1 (0.017%) DICOM
10 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.017%) GAMP
System Software
1 933 (15.89%) Active Directory
2 856 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 405 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 271 (4.62%) vSphere
5 176 (3.00%) XenApp
6 160 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
7 134 (2.28%) VMware ESX
8 82 (1.40%) XenDesktop
9 67 (1.14%) XenServer
10 52 (0.89%) UAG
11 46 (0.78%) KVM
12 45 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
13 44 (0.75%) Terminal Services
13 44 (0.75%) Snort
14 32 (0.55%) Nmap
15 29 (0.49%) ISA Server
16 28 (0.48%) ProxySG
17 26 (0.44%) vCloud
18 21 (0.36%) VMware Server
18 21 (0.36%) Squid
Systems Management
1 199 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 124 (2.11%) SCCM
3 107 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 70 (1.19%) CiscoWorks
5 67 (1.14%) SCOM
6 62 (1.06%) Nagios
7 55 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
8 54 (0.92%) WSUS
9 48 (0.82%) OpenView
10 43 (0.73%) Cacti
10 43 (0.73%) FortiGate
11 42 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
12 39 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
13 33 (0.56%) Nessus
14 28 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
15 25 (0.43%) NetBackup
16 24 (0.41%) Puppet
17 23 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
18 20 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
19 19 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4804 (81.83%) Cisco
2 1414 (24.08%) Microsoft
2 1414 (24.08%) VMware
3 1288 (21.94%) Juniper
4 1216 (20.71%) CheckPoint
5 741 (12.62%) HP
6 730 (12.43%) F5
7 632 (10.76%) Citrix
8 249 (4.24%) Blue Coat
9 244 (4.16%) Avaya
10 231 (3.93%) SolarWinds
11 201 (3.42%) NetApp
12 194 (3.30%) Symantec
13 177 (3.01%) Dell
14 161 (2.74%) Red Hat
15 150 (2.55%) Riverbed
16 134 (2.28%) Fortinet
17 133 (2.27%) McAfee
18 121 (2.06%) Aruba
19 120 (2.04%) Oracle
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 20K bonus + car
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + Car/Allowance + too many to mention
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 17,500 + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Lothian
Candidate Source
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northwich, Cheshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £19-26K Car, phone, laptop + benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Overtime + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum To £50k + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago