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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 74 119 89
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -30
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 3712 2871 3408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.35% 2.48% 3.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.25% 9.10% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2968 2394 2799
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 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £63,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
30308 31539 30978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.39% 27.20% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23839 25086 25068
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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
(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 +45 3528 £45,000 +5.88% 337
London +63 1411 £47,500 - 114
South East +31 1005 £45,000 +5.88% 78
City of London +71 430 £52,500 +5.00% 38
Berkshire +17 304 £49,500 +10.00% 26
Yorkshire -20 239 £45,000 +20.00% 24
North West +54 231 £40,000 +14.28% 29
Hampshire +19 227 £45,000 +5.88% 14
East of England +4 223 £45,000 +9.75% 20
Surrey +50 192 £45,000 - 13
South West +50 188 £40,000 -1.23% 34
West Yorkshire -10 176 £45,000 +22.44% 13
West Midlands +28 171 £37,000 -12.94% 26
Reading +20 165 £44,000 -2.22% 7
Leeds -2 156 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Manchester +35 127 £40,000 +6.66% 20
Buckinghamshire +15 89 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Cheshire +40 77 £42,000 -1.17% 5
Hertfordshire -21 76 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Bristol +26 74 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Birmingham +19 74 £45,000 - 10
Wales -17 74 £40,000 -3.61% 11
Kent +1 71 £44,750 +59.82% 2
South Wales -12 69 £40,000 -3.61% 10
Bedfordshire +13 68 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Midlands +13 67 £33,500 -14.10% 8
Oxfordshire +36 55 £52,500 +41.89% 5
Wiltshire +19 51 £41,500 -4.59% 12
Cambridgeshire +26 46 £45,000 +26.76% 4
Essex +19 44 £50,000 - 4

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5625 (82.30%) Cisco
2 3989 (58.36%) CCNA
3 3821 (55.90%) CCNP
4 3495 (51.13%) Firewall
5 2287 (33.46%) WAN
6 2053 (30.04%) LAN
7 1965 (28.75%) Windows
8 1724 (25.22%) Juniper
9 1643 (24.04%) VMware
10 1633 (23.89%) Microsoft
11 1609 (23.54%) CheckPoint
12 1465 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
13 1413 (20.67%) BGP
14 1405 (20.56%) MPLS
15 1401 (20.50%) VPN
16 1360 (19.90%) ITIL
17 1295 (18.95%) Network Security
18 1212 (17.73%) Microsoft Certification
19 1195 (17.48%) OSPF
20 1147 (16.78%) CCIE
21 1099 (16.08%) Wireless
22 1053 (15.41%) F5
23 1031 (15.08%) TCP/IP
23 1031 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
24 1023 (14.97%) Cisco Nexus
25 1013 (14.82%) Active Directory
26 951 (13.91%) Linux
26 951 (13.91%) MCSE
27 918 (13.43%) DNS
28 907 (13.27%) Finance

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 703 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 330 (4.83%) Lync
3 299 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 204 (2.98%) SharePoint
5 144 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 135 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 118 (1.73%) IIS
8 116 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 86 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 66 (0.97%) Apache
11 44 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
12 42 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 40 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 36 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
15 25 (0.37%) OpenStack
16 21 (0.31%) nginx
17 17 (0.25%) SAS
18 15 (0.22%) Moodle
19 13 (0.19%) Tomcat
20 11 (0.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 721 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 462 (6.76%) MS Office
3 184 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 42 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.23%) MS Project
6 8 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.015%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 16 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.15%) SAP CRM
4 7 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.073%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.073%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.073%) Sage 50
6 3 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.044%) Agresso
7 2 (0.029%) HiPortfolio
8 1 (0.015%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.015%) assyst
8 1 (0.015%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.015%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 121 (1.77%) Office 365
2 70 (1.02%) IaaS
3 66 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 52 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 46 (0.67%) PaaS
6 44 (0.64%) SaaS
7 24 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.073%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.073%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.073%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.059%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.044%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.029%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3495 (51.13%) Firewall
2 2287 (33.46%) WAN
3 2053 (30.04%) LAN
4 1465 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 1413 (20.67%) BGP
6 1405 (20.56%) MPLS
7 1401 (20.50%) VPN
8 1295 (18.95%) Network Security
9 1195 (17.48%) OSPF
10 1099 (16.08%) Wireless
11 1031 (15.08%) TCP/IP
12 1023 (14.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 918 (13.43%) DNS
14 894 (13.08%) VoIP
15 712 (10.42%) SAN
16 690 (10.10%) EIGRP
17 657 (9.61%) DHCP
18 556 (8.13%) VLAN
19 489 (7.15%) Cisco IOS
20 437 (6.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 92 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (0.78%) MySQL
4 40 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 34 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (0.28%) DB2
7 18 (0.26%) Oracle Database
8 17 (0.25%) Relational Database
8 17 (0.25%) Data Mining
8 17 (0.25%) MongoDB
9 12 (0.18%) Big Data
10 9 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.088%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.088%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.073%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.059%) Redis
13 4 (0.059%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.059%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.059%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.044%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 42 (0.61%) Jenkins
2 31 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 28 (0.41%) Hudson
4 21 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 18 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
7 11 (0.16%) MSI
8 10 (0.15%) Rational Performance Tester
9 9 (0.13%) JIRA
10 8 (0.12%) Metasploit
11 6 (0.088%) Subversion
12 4 (0.059%) FogBugz
12 4 (0.059%) Selenium
13 2 (0.029%) WinDbg
14 1 (0.015%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.015%) CruiseControl
General
1 907 (13.27%) Finance
2 752 (11.00%) Telecoms
3 232 (3.39%) Banking
4 137 (2.00%) Retail
5 112 (1.64%) Law
6 75 (1.10%) Legal
7 73 (1.07%) Marketing
8 70 (1.02%) Advertising
9 47 (0.69%) Games
10 46 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 46 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 44 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 41 (0.60%) Back Office
12 41 (0.60%) Electronics
13 29 (0.42%) French Language
14 17 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 15 (0.22%) Billing
16 12 (0.18%) Local Government
16 12 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2735 (40.01%) Network Engineer
2 704 (10.30%) Senior Network Engineer
3 624 (9.13%) Consultant
4 561 (8.21%) Support Engineer
5 550 (8.05%) Analyst
6 400 (5.85%) Security Engineer
7 396 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 365 (5.34%) Cisco Engineer
9 348 (5.09%) Architect
10 310 (4.54%) Network Security Engineer
11 287 (4.20%) Network Consultant
12 228 (3.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 226 (3.31%) Network Support
14 223 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
15 192 (2.81%) Network Architect
16 175 (2.56%) Network Analyst
17 163 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support
18 157 (2.30%) Network Specialist
19 154 (2.25%) Systems Engineer
20 146 (2.14%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (0.91%) XMPP
2 42 (0.61%) CSS
3 32 (0.47%) Web Services
4 28 (0.41%) .NET
5 19 (0.28%) LAMP
6 18 (0.26%) HTML
7 14 (0.20%) Middleware
7 14 (0.20%) WSE
8 12 (0.18%) COM
8 12 (0.18%) SOAP
9 9 (0.13%) VXML
10 8 (0.12%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (0.12%) ISPF
10 8 (0.12%) XML
11 7 (0.10%) Software Packaging
12 6 (0.088%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (0.088%) J2EE
12 6 (0.088%) WSH
13 4 (0.059%) RSS
13 4 (0.059%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 371 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 245 (3.58%) Management Information System
3 214 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 166 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
5 112 (1.64%) Clustering
6 111 (1.62%) Blackberry
7 101 (1.48%) Open Source
8 95 (1.39%) Hedge funds
9 78 (1.14%) Fat Client
9 78 (1.14%) Thin Client
10 53 (0.78%) Client/Server
11 46 (0.67%) Replication
12 43 (0.63%) PKI
12 43 (0.63%) FlexPod
13 41 (0.60%) Statistics
14 32 (0.47%) Private Cloud
15 31 (0.45%) e-Health
16 30 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
17 28 (0.41%) EqualLogic
18 25 (0.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1965 (28.75%) Windows
2 951 (13.91%) Linux
3 674 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 443 (6.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 418 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 309 (4.52%) UNIX
7 275 (4.02%) Windows 7
8 215 (3.15%) Windows 8
9 155 (2.27%) Windows XP
10 114 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 76 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
12 75 (1.10%) Ubuntu
13 72 (1.05%) Solaris
14 68 (0.99%) Mac OS X
15 66 (0.97%) CentOS
16 55 (0.80%) Windows Vista
17 35 (0.51%) Debian
18 23 (0.34%) SUSE
19 20 (0.29%) Android
20 18 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1360 (19.90%) ITIL
2 532 (7.78%) Load Balancing
3 521 (7.62%) Network Design
4 454 (6.64%) Project Management
5 405 (5.93%) Service Delivery
6 379 (5.54%) Network Monitoring
7 352 (5.15%) Network Management
8 318 (4.65%) Mentoring
9 312 (4.56%) Change Management
10 310 (4.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 280 (4.10%) Migration
12 257 (3.76%) Incident Management
13 241 (3.53%) Information Security
14 220 (3.22%) Kalman Filter
15 216 (3.16%) Network Architecture
16 214 (3.13%) Change Control
17 204 (2.98%) Problem Management
18 186 (2.72%) PRINCE2
19 165 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
20 149 (2.18%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 462 (6.76%) SQL
2 147 (2.15%) PowerShell
3 132 (1.93%) Perl
4 126 (1.84%) Python
5 83 (1.21%) PHP
6 81 (1.19%) C
7 79 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 55 (0.80%) Ruby
9 42 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 38 (0.56%) Java
11 22 (0.32%) R
12 21 (0.31%) VBScript
13 18 (0.26%) VB
14 17 (0.25%) C++
15 12 (0.18%) Tcl
16 9 (0.13%) C#
17 4 (0.059%) JavaScript
17 4 (0.059%) AWK
18 3 (0.044%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.044%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3989 (58.36%) CCNA
2 3821 (55.90%) CCNP
3 1212 (17.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 1147 (16.78%) CCIE
5 951 (13.91%) MCSE
6 722 (10.56%) Degree
7 601 (8.79%) Security Cleared
8 466 (6.82%) CCSE
9 451 (6.60%) MCSA
10 437 (6.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 437 (6.39%) SC Cleared
11 412 (6.03%) CCSA
12 378 (5.53%) CCDP
13 368 (5.38%) MCITP
14 306 (4.48%) MCP
15 297 (4.35%) CISSP
16 247 (3.61%) JNCIA
17 213 (3.12%) CCSP
18 198 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
19 179 (2.62%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 708 (10.36%) SLA
2 192 (2.81%) PCI DSS
3 165 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 39 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 30 (0.44%) GPG13
7 28 (0.41%) QA
8 14 (0.20%) COBIT
9 13 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 7 (0.10%) BS7799
11 4 (0.059%) HL7
11 4 (0.059%) DICOM
11 4 (0.059%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.029%) FISMA
12 2 (0.029%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.015%) BS25999
13 1 (0.015%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.015%) BS15000
System Software
1 1031 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1013 (14.82%) Active Directory
3 408 (5.97%) Hyper-V
4 344 (5.03%) vSphere
5 152 (2.22%) XenApp
6 142 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
7 120 (1.76%) VMware ESX
8 84 (1.23%) Terminal Services
9 74 (1.08%) XenDesktop
10 61 (0.89%) Firmware
11 57 (0.83%) vCloud
12 54 (0.79%) XenServer
13 43 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 35 (0.51%) Squid
15 33 (0.48%) Xen
16 24 (0.35%) Snort
17 18 (0.26%) VMware Server
17 18 (0.26%) Samba
18 16 (0.23%) NFS
18 16 (0.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 257 (3.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 134 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
3 129 (1.89%) Nagios
4 126 (1.84%) Cisco Prime
5 118 (1.73%) CiscoWorks
6 117 (1.71%) SCCM
7 112 (1.64%) Backup Exec
8 92 (1.35%) Cisco UCCE
9 88 (1.29%) OpenView
10 78 (1.14%) SCOM
11 75 (1.10%) FortiGate
12 64 (0.94%) Cacti
13 61 (0.89%) Puppet
14 57 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
15 51 (0.75%) Opsview
16 49 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
17 37 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
18 36 (0.53%) Ansible
19 35 (0.51%) Cisco LMS
20 32 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 5625 (82.30%) Cisco
2 1724 (25.22%) Juniper
3 1643 (24.04%) VMware
4 1633 (23.89%) Microsoft
5 1609 (23.54%) CheckPoint
6 1053 (15.41%) F5
7 865 (12.66%) HP
8 677 (9.90%) Citrix
9 336 (4.92%) SolarWinds
10 287 (4.20%) Avaya
11 269 (3.94%) Blue Coat
12 255 (3.73%) Dell
13 247 (3.61%) Fortinet
14 237 (3.47%) Riverbed
15 200 (2.93%) NetApp
16 185 (2.71%) Red Hat
17 169 (2.47%) Symantec
18 136 (1.99%) Aruba
19 126 (1.84%) EMC
20 125 (1.83%) Brocade
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Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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My HR Dept
Salary: £40k-£55k based on experience + bonus + benefits
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Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Starting £19,547 Progression to £37,135 (Subject to job evaluation)
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RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus on call
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package & Discounts
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus+ 6000 Car Allowance
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
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