The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 20 9 15
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 12 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 9.02% 16.11% 12.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.77% 43.94% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 32
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +44.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year - -5.02%  

Cisco Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39 66 80
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 29.32% 36.67% 28.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33 59 61
Median salary £36,250 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.09% +20.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Bedford

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Bedford.

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in Bedford

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Bedford over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in Bedford

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 45 (97.83%) Cisco
2 42 (91.30%) CCNP
3 41 (89.13%) WAN
4 40 (86.96%) LAN
5 39 (84.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 33 (71.74%) TCP/IP
7 28 (60.87%) Network Management
8 26 (56.52%) CheckPoint
9 23 (50.00%) CCSE
10 22 (47.83%) Firewall
10 22 (47.83%) CCSA
11 21 (45.65%) Wireless
11 21 (45.65%) OSPF
11 21 (45.65%) BGP
11 21 (45.65%) Network Security
11 21 (45.65%) Spanning Tree
12 20 (43.48%) ITIL
13 19 (41.30%) DNS
13 19 (41.30%) CCIE
13 19 (41.30%) Data Centre
14 18 (39.13%) IPv4
14 18 (39.13%) VPN
14 18 (39.13%) VoIP
14 18 (39.13%) DHCP
14 18 (39.13%) FTP
14 18 (39.13%) SolarWinds
14 18 (39.13%) VLAN
15 17 (36.96%) Problem Management
16 15 (32.61%) Wireshark
16 15 (32.61%) tcpdump

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (89.13%) WAN
2 40 (86.96%) LAN
3 39 (84.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 33 (71.74%) TCP/IP
5 22 (47.83%) Firewall
6 21 (45.65%) BGP
6 21 (45.65%) Network Security
6 21 (45.65%) OSPF
6 21 (45.65%) Spanning Tree
6 21 (45.65%) Wireless
7 19 (41.30%) DNS
8 18 (39.13%) DHCP
8 18 (39.13%) FTP
8 18 (39.13%) IPv4
8 18 (39.13%) VLAN
8 18 (39.13%) VoIP
8 18 (39.13%) VPN
9 15 (32.61%) tcpdump
9 15 (32.61%) Wireshark
10 5 (10.87%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Consultant
1 14 (30.43%) Network Consultant
2 13 (28.26%) Network Security Consultant
2 13 (28.26%) Security Consultant
3 11 (23.91%) Network Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Network Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Check Point Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Technical Leader
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Network Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Network Operations Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) Data Centre
2 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.22%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) CMDB
5 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Network Management
2 20 (43.48%) ITIL
3 17 (36.96%) Problem Management
4 14 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (19.57%) Presales
6 8 (17.39%) Load Balancing
7 6 (13.04%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (2.17%) Change Control
9 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.17%) Data Encryption
9 1 (2.17%) Data Management
9 1 (2.17%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (2.17%) High Availability
9 1 (2.17%) Information Management
9 1 (2.17%) Service Design
9 1 (2.17%) Time Management
9 1 (2.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (91.30%) CCNP
2 23 (50.00%) CCSE
3 22 (47.83%) CCSA
4 19 (41.30%) CCIE
5 15 (32.61%) CCDP
6 6 (13.04%) CCNA
7 2 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (4.35%) MCP
7 2 (4.35%) MCSE
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.17%) CCIP
8 1 (2.17%) CCMSE
8 1 (2.17%) CCSP
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.17%) MCSA
8 1 (2.17%) VCAP
8 1 (2.17%) VCDX
8 1 (2.17%) VCP5
8 1 (2.17%) VCP6
8 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 45 (97.83%) Cisco
2 26 (56.52%) CheckPoint
3 18 (39.13%) SolarWinds
4 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.39%) F5
6 5 (10.87%) CA
7 3 (6.52%) Mitel
7 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.17%) Apple
8 1 (2.17%) VMware
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