Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 50 39
Rank change year-on-year -35 -11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 218 348 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.23% 4.54% 5.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.78% 14.87% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 157 305 500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -6.25% +6.67%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,850 2,340 3,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.40% 30.56% 33.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,414 1,680 2,895
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Berkshire

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in Berkshire

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in Berkshire

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -30 83 £56,250 +2.27% 12
Bracknell +16 55 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Maidenhead +4 17 £70,000 +64.71% 2
Newbury -25 15 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Slough -22 6 £34,000 -32.00% 6
Windsor -5 2 £55,000 -29.03% 2
Wokingham -8 1 - -
Thatcham - 1 £42,500 - 1
Cisco Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 173 (79.36%) Cisco
2 133 (61.01%) CCNP
3 103 (47.25%) Firewall
4 88 (40.37%) CCNA
5 81 (37.16%) MPLS
6 80 (36.70%) ITIL
7 79 (36.24%) WAN
8 77 (35.32%) Juniper
9 69 (31.65%) Cisco ASA
10 67 (30.73%) OSPF
11 65 (29.82%) Network Security
12 62 (28.44%) Data Centre
13 60 (27.52%) BGP
14 58 (26.61%) TCP/IP
15 55 (25.23%) CCIE
16 52 (23.85%) CISSP
17 51 (23.39%) CheckPoint
18 45 (20.64%) CCDP
18 45 (20.64%) Wireless
19 43 (19.72%) F5
20 42 (19.27%) VPN
21 41 (18.81%) LAN
21 41 (18.81%) Load Balancing
22 37 (16.97%) SIEM
23 36 (16.51%) Network Design
24 35 (16.06%) HP
24 35 (16.06%) Ethernet
24 35 (16.06%) Microsoft
24 35 (16.06%) IPsec
25 33 (15.14%) VLAN

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.34%) IIS
2 8 (3.67%) Apache
3 7 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.21%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.46%) Site Server
Applications
1 14 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.29%) Office 365
4 2 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.46%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 103 (47.25%) Firewall
2 81 (37.16%) MPLS
3 79 (36.24%) WAN
4 69 (31.65%) Cisco ASA
5 67 (30.73%) OSPF
6 65 (29.82%) Network Security
7 60 (27.52%) BGP
8 58 (26.61%) TCP/IP
9 45 (20.64%) Wireless
10 42 (19.27%) VPN
11 41 (18.81%) LAN
12 35 (16.06%) Ethernet
12 35 (16.06%) IPsec
13 33 (15.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 33 (15.14%) SNMP
13 33 (15.14%) VLAN
14 31 (14.22%) DNS
15 27 (12.39%) SSL
16 21 (9.63%) Internet
16 21 (9.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.67%) MySQL
2 4 (1.83%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (5.05%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.67%) Advertising
2 8 (3.67%) Finance
3 7 (3.21%) Billing
4 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.38%) Banking
5 3 (1.38%) Games
6 2 (0.92%) German Language
6 2 (0.92%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (44.95%) Network Engineer
2 37 (16.97%) Security Engineer
3 36 (16.51%) Architect
4 30 (13.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 27 (12.39%) Cisco Engineer
5 27 (12.39%) Senior Network Engineer
6 21 (9.63%) Network Architect
7 20 (9.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 20 (9.17%) Support Engineer
8 18 (8.26%) Analyst
8 18 (8.26%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (7.80%) Security Architect
10 16 (7.34%) Security Solutions Architect
11 13 (5.96%) Network Support
12 12 (5.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 12 (5.50%) Juniper Engineer
12 12 (5.50%) Network Support Engineer
12 12 (5.50%) Operations Engineer
13 10 (4.59%) Security Analyst
13 10 (4.59%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.46%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.46%) LDAP
1 1 (0.46%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 62 (28.44%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.80%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.80%) Cyberthreat
3 13 (5.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (4.59%) FlexPod
4 10 (4.59%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (3.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 5 (2.29%) Clustering
7 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.92%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (0.92%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.92%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.46%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.46%) SCADA
9 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.46%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.76%) Windows
2 23 (10.55%) Linux
3 10 (4.59%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.13%) Unix
5 8 (3.67%) FreeBSD
6 3 (1.38%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.46%) CentOS
7 1 (0.46%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (36.70%) ITIL
2 41 (18.81%) Load Balancing
3 37 (16.97%) SIEM
4 36 (16.51%) Network Design
5 29 (13.30%) Presales
6 25 (11.47%) Information Security
7 24 (11.01%) ITIL V3
8 23 (10.55%) Incident Management
8 23 (10.55%) Security Architecture
9 20 (9.17%) Migration
9 20 (9.17%) Network Monitoring
10 19 (8.72%) Change Management
11 18 (8.26%) Ethical Hacking
11 18 (8.26%) Mentoring
12 13 (5.96%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (5.50%) Analytics
13 12 (5.50%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (5.50%) ITSM
13 12 (5.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 12 (5.50%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.50%) Python
2 8 (3.67%) Perl
3 6 (2.75%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.38%) PHP
6 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.46%) C
7 1 (0.46%) C++
7 1 (0.46%) Java
7 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 133 (61.01%) CCNP
2 88 (40.37%) CCNA
3 55 (25.23%) CCIE
4 52 (23.85%) CISSP
5 45 (20.64%) CCDP
6 29 (13.30%) GIAC
7 26 (11.93%) Degree
8 24 (11.01%) JNCIP
9 21 (9.63%) CEH
9 21 (9.63%) SSCP
10 18 (8.26%) CISM
11 17 (7.80%) JNCIE
12 14 (6.42%) CCSE
12 14 (6.42%) SC Cleared
12 14 (6.42%) Security Cleared
13 12 (5.50%) CCSP
13 12 (5.50%) IISP
13 12 (5.50%) ISSAP
13 12 (5.50%) JNCIA
14 10 (4.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (3.67%) SLA
2 6 (2.75%) QA
3 4 (1.83%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.46%) GDPR
6 1 (0.46%) GPG13
System Software
1 21 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.96%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.59%) FreeRADIUS
4 9 (4.13%) vSphere
5 6 (2.75%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.29%) VMware NSX
7 4 (1.83%) Docker
8 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (9.17%) QRadar
2 14 (6.42%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (5.05%) FortiGate
4 10 (4.59%) Cisco UCCX
5 9 (4.13%) Puppet
6 8 (3.67%) Cisco CME
6 8 (3.67%) Juniper STRM
6 8 (3.67%) RSA enVision
6 8 (3.67%) RSA Security Analytics
7 6 (2.75%) Ansible
7 6 (2.75%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.83%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.83%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.92%) Nagios
11 1 (0.46%) Cacti
11 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
11 1 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 173 (79.36%) Cisco
2 77 (35.32%) Juniper
3 51 (23.39%) CheckPoint
4 43 (19.72%) F5
5 35 (16.06%) HP
5 35 (16.06%) Microsoft
6 33 (15.14%) Fortinet
7 27 (12.39%) VMware
8 25 (11.47%) IBM
9 22 (10.09%) LogRhythm
9 22 (10.09%) Palo Alto
10 20 (9.17%) Aruba
11 17 (7.80%) SolarWinds
12 16 (7.34%) Splunk
13 15 (6.88%) Meraki
14 12 (5.50%) Forcepoint
14 12 (5.50%) Tufin
15 9 (4.13%) Brocade
16 8 (3.67%) Red Box
16 8 (3.67%) Sun