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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 79 116 86
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -30
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 3612 2922 3437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.27% 2.45% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.91% 8.97% 11.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2852 2423 2867
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
30328 32559 30867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.26% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23672 26050 24858
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 4 May 2015 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 4 May 2015. 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
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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 +37 3387 £45,000 +5.88% 326
London +61 1330 £49,000 +3.15% 107
South East +28 1016 £45,000 +5.88% 75
City of London +52 360 £50,000 +0.50% 31
Berkshire +24 332 £45,000 +2.27% 28
East of England +15 233 £44,500 +11.25% 20
Hampshire +11 224 £45,000 - 16
Yorkshire -24 212 £45,000 +20.00% 30
North West +39 202 £41,000 +17.14% 27
Surrey +41 186 £45,000 +12.50% 16
South West +34 171 £41,000 +2.50% 31
Reading +19 164 £44,000 -2.22% 14
West Yorkshire -20 161 £45,000 +28.57% 14
West Midlands +29 150 £37,500 -6.25% 21
Leeds -2 149 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Manchester +39 110 £45,000 +20.00% 14
Hertfordshire -10 95 £40,750 -14.21% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 86 £45,000 - 6
Wales -2 83 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Birmingham +18 74 £40,000 -11.11% 6
South Wales -8 74 £38,750 +3.33% 8
Cheshire +35 73 £37,500 +7.14% 7
East Midlands 0 73 £35,000 -10.25% 12
Bristol +15 70 £50,000 +19.04% 4
Bedfordshire +22 69 £45,000 +11.11% 5
Oxfordshire +50 66 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Kent -3 63 £44,750 +49.16% 3
Wiltshire +31 54 £40,000 -6.97% 19
Scotland +15 50 £42,500 +30.76% 9
Milton Keynes +7 49 £45,000 +3.44% 6

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 5627 (81.95%) Cisco
2 4099 (59.70%) CCNA
3 3767 (54.86%) CCNP
4 3504 (51.03%) Firewall
5 2297 (33.45%) WAN
6 2090 (30.44%) LAN
7 1972 (28.72%) Windows
8 1717 (25.01%) Juniper
9 1619 (23.58%) VMware
10 1611 (23.46%) CheckPoint
11 1582 (23.04%) Microsoft
12 1502 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
13 1397 (20.35%) BGP
14 1353 (19.71%) VPN
15 1347 (19.62%) MPLS
16 1337 (19.47%) ITIL
17 1272 (18.53%) Network Security
18 1199 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
19 1165 (16.97%) OSPF
20 1136 (16.55%) Wireless
21 1124 (16.37%) CCIE
22 1101 (16.04%) F5
23 1077 (15.69%) TCP/IP
24 1038 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
25 1016 (14.80%) VMware Infrastructure
26 997 (14.52%) Active Directory
27 977 (14.23%) Linux
28 931 (13.56%) VoIP
29 928 (13.52%) DNS
30 916 (13.34%) MCSE

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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
1 694 (10.11%) MS Exchange
2 352 (5.13%) Lync
3 307 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 201 (2.93%) SharePoint
5 151 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 139 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 118 (1.72%) IIS
8 112 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 87 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 72 (1.05%) Apache
11 48 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
12 43 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 40 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
14 38 (0.55%) OpenStack
15 32 (0.47%) nginx
15 32 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
16 15 (0.22%) SAS
17 11 (0.16%) Tomcat
18 10 (0.15%) Moodle
18 10 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 715 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 446 (6.50%) MS Office
3 188 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 39 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.25%) MS Project
6 8 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.029%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
2 10 (0.15%) SAP CRM
3 9 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.087%) Sage 50
4 6 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.073%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.058%) MIS ActiveH
7 3 (0.044%) Primavera
7 3 (0.044%) Agresso
7 3 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.029%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.029%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.015%) Summit
9 1 (0.015%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.015%) assyst
9 1 (0.015%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.015%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 123 (1.79%) Office 365
2 79 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (1.12%) IaaS
4 64 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 55 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 54 (0.79%) PaaS
7 46 (0.67%) SaaS
8 13 (0.19%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.073%) CloudFront
9 5 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.073%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.073%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.058%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.044%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.029%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.015%) Yammer
13 1 (0.015%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3504 (51.03%) Firewall
2 2297 (33.45%) WAN
3 2090 (30.44%) LAN
4 1502 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1397 (20.35%) BGP
6 1353 (19.71%) VPN
7 1347 (19.62%) MPLS
8 1272 (18.53%) Network Security
9 1165 (16.97%) OSPF
10 1136 (16.55%) Wireless
11 1077 (15.69%) TCP/IP
12 1038 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 931 (13.56%) VoIP
14 928 (13.52%) DNS
15 710 (10.34%) EIGRP
16 702 (10.22%) SAN
17 680 (9.90%) DHCP
18 545 (7.94%) VLAN
19 471 (6.86%) Cisco IOS
20 422 (6.15%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 95 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (0.76%) MySQL
4 42 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (0.33%) Oracle Database
7 21 (0.31%) DB2
8 17 (0.25%) Data Mining
8 17 (0.25%) Relational Database
9 16 (0.23%) Big Data
10 15 (0.22%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.087%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.087%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.087%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.073%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.073%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.058%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.058%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 42 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 35 (0.51%) Hudson
4 31 (0.45%) Git (software)
5 18 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (0.13%) MSI
7 9 (0.13%) Rational Performance Tester
7 9 (0.13%) Metasploit
8 6 (0.087%) JIRA
9 5 (0.073%) Subversion
10 3 (0.044%) Selenium
10 3 (0.044%) FogBugz
11 2 (0.029%) WinDbg
12 1 (0.015%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.015%) CruiseControl
General
1 896 (13.05%) Finance
2 731 (10.65%) Telecoms
3 237 (3.45%) Banking
4 127 (1.85%) Retail
5 114 (1.66%) Law
6 80 (1.17%) Legal
7 70 (1.02%) Marketing
8 61 (0.89%) Advertising
9 53 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 51 (0.74%) Games
11 47 (0.68%) Electronics
12 45 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 37 (0.54%) Back Office
14 34 (0.50%) Investment Banking
15 19 (0.28%) French Language
16 18 (0.26%) Aerospace
17 15 (0.22%) Billing
18 14 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.20%) Military
19 11 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2689 (39.16%) Network Engineer
2 680 (9.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 612 (8.91%) Consultant
4 558 (8.13%) Support Engineer
5 534 (7.78%) Analyst
6 402 (5.85%) Security Engineer
7 379 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 344 (5.01%) Cisco Engineer
8 344 (5.01%) Architect
9 304 (4.43%) Network Security Engineer
10 274 (3.99%) Network Consultant
11 235 (3.42%) Network Support
12 213 (3.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 202 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
14 201 (2.93%) Network Architect
15 170 (2.48%) Network Analyst
16 160 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
17 156 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support
18 155 (2.26%) Operations Engineer
19 146 (2.13%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (0.80%) XMPP
2 46 (0.67%) CSS
3 33 (0.48%) Web Services
4 28 (0.41%) LAMP
5 26 (0.38%) HTML
6 23 (0.33%) .NET
7 15 (0.22%) Middleware
8 14 (0.20%) XML
9 13 (0.19%) COM
10 12 (0.17%) SOAP
11 10 (0.15%) J2EE
12 9 (0.13%) VXML
13 8 (0.12%) ISPF
13 8 (0.12%) WSE
14 6 (0.087%) Software Packaging
14 6 (0.087%) Ruby on Rails
15 5 (0.073%) WSH
15 5 (0.073%) RabbitMQ
16 4 (0.058%) WAP
16 4 (0.058%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 353 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 247 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 215 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 159 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
5 118 (1.72%) Clustering
6 106 (1.54%) Hedge funds
7 100 (1.46%) Blackberry
8 91 (1.33%) Open Source
9 75 (1.09%) Thin Client
9 75 (1.09%) Fat Client
10 60 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 54 (0.79%) Replication
12 49 (0.71%) FlexPod
13 47 (0.68%) Statistics
14 42 (0.61%) PKI
15 32 (0.47%) Private Cloud
16 29 (0.42%) e-Health
16 29 (0.42%) EqualLogic
17 26 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
18 25 (0.36%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1972 (28.72%) Windows
2 977 (14.23%) Linux
3 683 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 496 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 425 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 335 (4.88%) UNIX
7 244 (3.55%) Windows 7
8 209 (3.04%) Windows 8
9 143 (2.08%) Windows XP
10 114 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 79 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 75 (1.09%) Mac OS X
13 74 (1.08%) Ubuntu
14 70 (1.02%) CentOS
15 67 (0.98%) Solaris
16 51 (0.74%) Windows Vista
17 32 (0.47%) Debian
18 20 (0.29%) VMS
18 20 (0.29%) SUSE
19 15 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1337 (19.47%) ITIL
2 537 (7.82%) Load Balancing
3 521 (7.59%) Network Design
4 430 (6.26%) Service Delivery
5 417 (6.07%) Project Management
6 377 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
7 327 (4.76%) Network Management
8 317 (4.62%) Mentoring
9 313 (4.56%) Change Management
10 302 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 268 (3.90%) Migration
12 260 (3.79%) Incident Management
13 242 (3.52%) Information Security
14 224 (3.26%) Network Architecture
15 200 (2.91%) Change Control
15 200 (2.91%) Problem Management
16 182 (2.65%) Kalman Filter
17 174 (2.53%) PRINCE2
18 156 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
19 155 (2.26%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 467 (6.80%) SQL
2 148 (2.16%) PowerShell
3 147 (2.14%) Perl
4 143 (2.08%) Python
5 91 (1.33%) Bash Shell
6 84 (1.22%) C
7 82 (1.19%) PHP
8 65 (0.95%) Ruby
9 41 (0.60%) Java
10 33 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 26 (0.38%) C++
12 20 (0.29%) VBScript
13 19 (0.28%) VB
14 18 (0.26%) R
15 11 (0.16%) Tcl
16 8 (0.12%) C#
16 8 (0.12%) JavaScript
17 5 (0.073%) Ada
18 4 (0.058%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.058%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4099 (59.70%) CCNA
2 3767 (54.86%) CCNP
3 1199 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 1124 (16.37%) CCIE
5 916 (13.34%) MCSE
6 732 (10.66%) Degree
7 651 (9.48%) Security Cleared
8 473 (6.89%) CCSE
9 464 (6.76%) SC Cleared
10 441 (6.42%) MCSA
11 434 (6.32%) CCSA
12 427 (6.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 378 (5.51%) MCITP
14 371 (5.40%) CCDP
15 300 (4.37%) CISSP
16 285 (4.15%) MCP
17 247 (3.60%) JNCIA
18 201 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
19 198 (2.88%) CCSP
20 180 (2.62%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 709 (10.33%) SLA
2 171 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 168 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 42 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (0.42%) QA
7 28 (0.41%) GPG13
8 13 (0.19%) COBIT
9 12 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 7 (0.10%) BS7799
11 6 (0.087%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.044%) HL7
12 3 (0.044%) DICOM
13 2 (0.029%) FISMA
13 2 (0.029%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.015%) BS15000
14 1 (0.015%) BS25999
14 1 (0.015%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1016 (14.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 997 (14.52%) Active Directory
3 387 (5.64%) Hyper-V
4 356 (5.18%) vSphere
5 153 (2.23%) XenApp
6 142 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
7 122 (1.78%) VMware ESX
8 81 (1.18%) Terminal Services
9 79 (1.15%) XenDesktop
10 60 (0.87%) XenServer
10 60 (0.87%) vCloud
11 49 (0.71%) Firmware
12 42 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 30 (0.44%) Squid
14 29 (0.42%) Xen
15 24 (0.35%) VMware Server
16 23 (0.33%) ISA Server
17 19 (0.28%) Snort
18 16 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
19 14 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 229 (3.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 150 (2.18%) Nagios
3 136 (1.98%) Cisco Prime
4 127 (1.85%) SCCM
5 114 (1.66%) Cisco UCCX
6 106 (1.54%) Backup Exec
7 95 (1.38%) CiscoWorks
8 85 (1.24%) FortiGate
9 84 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
10 79 (1.15%) SCOM
11 77 (1.12%) OpenView
11 77 (1.12%) Puppet
12 65 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
13 60 (0.87%) Cacti
14 53 (0.77%) Opsview
15 52 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
16 49 (0.71%) Ansible
17 44 (0.64%) Salt
18 41 (0.60%) Cisco LMS
19 29 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5627 (81.95%) Cisco
2 1717 (25.01%) Juniper
3 1619 (23.58%) VMware
4 1611 (23.46%) CheckPoint
5 1582 (23.04%) Microsoft
6 1101 (16.04%) F5
7 850 (12.38%) HP
8 666 (9.70%) Citrix
9 323 (4.70%) SolarWinds
10 280 (4.08%) Fortinet
11 275 (4.01%) Blue Coat
11 275 (4.01%) Avaya
12 261 (3.80%) Dell
13 249 (3.63%) Riverbed
14 212 (3.09%) NetApp
15 186 (2.71%) Red Hat
16 148 (2.16%) Symantec
17 137 (2.00%) Oracle
18 135 (1.97%) IBM
19 127 (1.85%) Aruba
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