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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 95 119 101
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 3326 2684 3181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.97% 2.45% 2.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.70% 9.06% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2741 2124 2672
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
31098 29633 32739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.06% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24921 23376 27486
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +25 3171 £45,000 +4.65% 325
London +45 1236 £46,000 -3.15% 114
South East +22 947 £42,500 -1.16% 83
City of London +67 403 £49,000 -2.00% 51
Berkshire +11 310 £45,000 -10.00% 25
Yorkshire +32 288 £43,000 +7.50% 26
West Yorkshire +22 219 £42,500 +6.25% 17
East of England +14 205 £42,500 -5.55% 22
Surrey +24 186 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Leeds +21 172 £45,000 - 16
West Midlands +3 170 £38,250 -10.00% 21
Hampshire -15 146 £43,000 +17.80% 30
South West +26 144 £44,500 +14.83% 30
Reading +16 144 £50,000 -9.09% 8
North West -31 129 £40,000 +14.28% 21
Kent +33 93 £41,500 -2.35% 4
Birmingham +20 88 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Buckinghamshire +34 86 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Hertfordshire +29 83 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Wales +25 76 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Manchester -38 76 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Slough -2 67 £57,500 +27.77% 7
South Wales +14 60 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Bedfordshire +31 57 £42,750 -14.50% 5
Wiltshire 0 47 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Oxfordshire +14 43 £39,250 +4.66% 4
East Midlands -47 43 £37,500 -1.31% 5
Reigate +2 41 £32,500 +42.85% 2
Essex -14 41 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Milton Keynes +8 39 £40,000 +9.60% 4

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5416 (82.31%) Cisco
2 3801 (57.77%) CCNA
3 3672 (55.81%) CCNP
4 3315 (50.38%) Firewall
5 2105 (31.99%) WAN
6 1978 (30.06%) Windows
7 1859 (28.25%) LAN
8 1719 (26.12%) VMware
9 1652 (25.11%) Juniper
10 1621 (24.64%) Microsoft
11 1470 (22.34%) CheckPoint
12 1468 (22.31%) VPN
13 1424 (21.64%) MPLS
14 1362 (20.70%) BGP
15 1352 (20.55%) Cisco ASA
16 1339 (20.35%) ITIL
17 1279 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
18 1233 (18.74%) Network Security
19 1149 (17.46%) OSPF
20 1099 (16.70%) CCIE
21 1048 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
22 1034 (15.71%) Active Directory
23 1012 (15.38%) TCP/IP
24 977 (14.85%) MCSE
25 963 (14.64%) Linux
26 929 (14.12%) F5
27 891 (13.54%) VoIP
28 864 (13.13%) Wireless
29 862 (13.10%) Cisco Nexus
30 848 (12.89%) Finance

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 731 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 306 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 276 (4.19%) Lync
4 183 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 183 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 128 (1.95%) IIS
6 119 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 99 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 97 (1.47%) Apache
9 79 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 40 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
11 37 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 26 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
13 24 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
14 21 (0.32%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.24%) nginx
16 15 (0.23%) Moodle
16 15 (0.23%) SAS
17 14 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
18 11 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 780 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 446 (6.78%) MS Office
3 146 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.12%) MS Project
6 4 (0.061%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.061%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.030%) Maya
7 2 (0.030%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.030%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.061%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.046%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.030%) Line 500
6 2 (0.030%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.030%) SalesLogix
6 2 (0.030%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.015%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.015%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 108 (1.64%) Office 365
2 59 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 45 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (0.68%) SaaS
4 39 (0.59%) IaaS
5 33 (0.50%) PaaS
6 18 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.061%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.046%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.046%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.046%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.046%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 3315 (50.38%) Firewall
2 2105 (31.99%) WAN
3 1859 (28.25%) LAN
4 1468 (22.31%) VPN
5 1424 (21.64%) MPLS
6 1362 (20.70%) BGP
7 1352 (20.55%) Cisco ASA
8 1233 (18.74%) Network Security
9 1149 (17.46%) OSPF
10 1012 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 891 (13.54%) VoIP
12 864 (13.13%) Wireless
13 862 (13.10%) Cisco Nexus
14 745 (11.32%) DNS
15 643 (9.77%) SAN
16 596 (9.06%) EIGRP
17 532 (8.09%) DHCP
18 529 (8.04%) VLAN
19 487 (7.40%) Internet
20 443 (6.73%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 90 (1.37%) MySQL
3 77 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (0.24%) MongoDB
8 12 (0.18%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.17%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.17%) Informix
10 10 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.15%) Data Mining
11 9 (0.14%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.11%) DB2
13 6 (0.091%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.061%) Redis
14 4 (0.061%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.046%) MS Access
15 3 (0.046%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.046%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 29 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 22 (0.33%) Hudson
3 22 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 21 (0.32%) JIRA
5 15 (0.23%) Selenium
5 15 (0.23%) FogBugz
6 10 (0.15%) Rational Performance Tester
6 10 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (0.14%) Subversion
8 6 (0.091%) WebLOAD
9 5 (0.076%) MSI
9 5 (0.076%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.061%) Metasploit
10 4 (0.061%) TestLink
11 2 (0.030%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.030%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.015%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 848 (12.89%) Finance
2 781 (11.87%) Telecoms
3 241 (3.66%) Banking
4 157 (2.39%) Retail
5 84 (1.28%) Law
6 80 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 61 (0.93%) Advertising
8 49 (0.74%) French Language
9 45 (0.68%) Legal
10 37 (0.56%) Games
11 34 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 33 (0.50%) Back Office
12 33 (0.50%) Electronics
13 27 (0.41%) Marketing
14 24 (0.36%) Multimedia
15 23 (0.35%) Manufacturing
16 19 (0.29%) Aerospace
17 18 (0.27%) German Language
18 17 (0.26%) Spanish Language
19 14 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2637 (40.08%) Network Engineer
2 638 (9.70%) Analyst
3 622 (9.45%) Support Engineer
4 618 (9.39%) Senior Network Engineer
5 539 (8.19%) Consultant
6 397 (6.03%) Security Engineer
7 396 (6.02%) Architect
8 354 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 297 (4.51%) Network Security Engineer
10 296 (4.50%) Cisco Engineer
11 274 (4.16%) 3rd Line Support
12 263 (4.00%) Network Analyst
13 256 (3.89%) Network Support
14 222 (3.37%) Network Consultant
15 217 (3.30%) Network Architect
16 208 (3.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 194 (2.95%) Network Support Engineer
18 166 (2.52%) Security Analyst
19 161 (2.45%) Support Analyst
20 137 (2.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (1.02%) CSS
2 60 (0.91%) XMPP
3 39 (0.59%) Web Services
4 26 (0.40%) .NET
5 23 (0.35%) WSE
6 20 (0.30%) LAMP
7 16 (0.24%) Middleware
8 14 (0.21%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (0.18%) COM
10 11 (0.17%) SOAP
11 10 (0.15%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (0.12%) Software Packaging
13 7 (0.11%) RSS
14 6 (0.091%) WSH
15 5 (0.076%) WAP
15 5 (0.076%) XML
16 4 (0.061%) HTML
16 4 (0.061%) ActiveMQ
16 4 (0.061%) Django
17 3 (0.046%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 369 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (3.12%) Management Information System
3 169 (2.57%) Computer Science
4 161 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
5 101 (1.53%) Blackberry
6 99 (1.50%) Clustering
7 83 (1.26%) Hedge funds
8 58 (0.88%) Open Source
9 41 (0.62%) Fat Client
9 41 (0.62%) PKI
9 41 (0.62%) Thin Client
10 40 (0.61%) EqualLogic
11 39 (0.59%) Replication
12 38 (0.58%) Statistics
13 35 (0.53%) Client/Server
13 35 (0.53%) FlexPod
14 33 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
15 24 (0.36%) GIS
16 22 (0.33%) Mathematics
16 22 (0.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1978 (30.06%) Windows
2 963 (14.64%) Linux
3 709 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 431 (6.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 380 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 318 (4.83%) UNIX
7 267 (4.06%) Windows 7
8 158 (2.40%) Windows 8
9 151 (2.29%) Windows XP
10 127 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 110 (1.67%) Solaris
12 88 (1.34%) CentOS
13 74 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
14 68 (1.03%) Mac OS X
15 65 (0.99%) Ubuntu
16 29 (0.44%) SUSE
16 29 (0.44%) Debian
17 22 (0.33%) Android
17 22 (0.33%) Windows Vista
18 21 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1339 (20.35%) ITIL
2 535 (8.13%) Load Balancing
3 479 (7.28%) Project Management
4 473 (7.19%) Network Design
5 424 (6.44%) Network Management
6 339 (5.15%) Change Management
7 305 (4.64%) Network Monitoring
8 295 (4.48%) Incident Management
9 283 (4.30%) Service Delivery
10 256 (3.89%) Mentoring
11 231 (3.51%) Information Security
12 219 (3.33%) Migration
13 215 (3.27%) Kalman Filter
14 214 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 200 (3.04%) Network Architecture
16 187 (2.84%) Change Control
17 177 (2.69%) E-Commerce
18 176 (2.67%) PRINCE2
19 174 (2.64%) Service Management
20 164 (2.49%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 362 (5.50%) SQL
2 182 (2.77%) Perl
3 156 (2.37%) PowerShell
4 113 (1.72%) Python
5 98 (1.49%) PHP
6 89 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 77 (1.17%) C
8 56 (0.85%) Ruby
9 48 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 43 (0.65%) Tcl
10 43 (0.65%) Java
11 35 (0.53%) Lisp
12 25 (0.38%) VBScript
13 15 (0.23%) C++
13 15 (0.23%) R
14 9 (0.14%) JavaScript
15 8 (0.12%) C#
16 5 (0.076%) VB
17 3 (0.046%) VBA
18 2 (0.030%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3801 (57.77%) CCNA
2 3672 (55.81%) CCNP
3 1279 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1099 (16.70%) CCIE
5 977 (14.85%) MCSE
6 687 (10.44%) Degree
7 503 (7.64%) Security Cleared
8 497 (7.55%) MCSA
9 481 (7.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 427 (6.49%) MCITP
11 402 (6.11%) CCDP
12 380 (5.78%) SC Cleared
13 369 (5.61%) CCSE
14 349 (5.30%) CCSA
15 308 (4.68%) MCP
16 267 (4.06%) CCSP
17 244 (3.71%) CISSP
18 222 (3.37%) JNCIA
19 200 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
20 191 (2.90%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 596 (9.06%) SLA
2 158 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 153 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (0.68%) QA
5 35 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.21%) GPG13
7 13 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 9 (0.14%) COBIT
9 7 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.076%) BS7799
11 2 (0.030%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.015%) BS15000
12 1 (0.015%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.015%) HL7
12 1 (0.015%) DICOM
12 1 (0.015%) BS25999
System Software
1 1048 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1034 (15.71%) Active Directory
3 418 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 301 (4.57%) vSphere
5 166 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
5 166 (2.52%) XenApp
6 129 (1.96%) VMware ESX
7 67 (1.02%) Firmware
8 64 (0.97%) XenServer
9 63 (0.96%) XenDesktop
10 55 (0.84%) vCloud
10 55 (0.84%) Terminal Services
11 31 (0.47%) Xen
12 27 (0.41%) UAG
13 26 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 25 (0.38%) KVM
15 23 (0.35%) Snort
16 20 (0.30%) ProxySG
17 19 (0.29%) Samba
18 17 (0.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 284 (4.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 132 (2.01%) Backup Exec
3 111 (1.69%) CiscoWorks
4 108 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
5 101 (1.53%) SCCM
6 92 (1.40%) Nagios
7 78 (1.19%) SCOM
8 74 (1.12%) Cacti
9 63 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
10 60 (0.91%) FortiGate
10 60 (0.91%) OpenView
11 59 (0.90%) Cisco UCCE
12 55 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
13 53 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
14 34 (0.52%) Puppet
15 30 (0.46%) HP NNM
15 30 (0.46%) NetBackup
16 28 (0.43%) Opsview
17 23 (0.35%) WSUS
18 22 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5416 (82.31%) Cisco
2 1719 (26.12%) VMware
3 1652 (25.11%) Juniper
4 1621 (24.64%) Microsoft
5 1470 (22.34%) CheckPoint
6 929 (14.12%) F5
7 754 (11.46%) HP
8 655 (9.95%) Citrix
9 335 (5.09%) SolarWinds
10 292 (4.44%) Avaya
11 249 (3.78%) Blue Coat
12 215 (3.27%) Red Hat
13 214 (3.25%) NetApp
14 210 (3.19%) Dell
15 205 (3.12%) Symantec
16 174 (2.64%) Riverbed
17 171 (2.60%) Fortinet
18 163 (2.48%) Aruba
19 146 (2.22%) EMC
20 135 (2.05%) Brocade
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
RM Education
Salary: £35k - £40k per annum + 5% Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42500 per annum + £3,000 on-call + OT + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38500 per annum + 46 days Hols + Great Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago