Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 164 98
Rank change year-on-year +49 -66 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 3,873 3,529 4,892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.81% 2.12% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.36% 9.00% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3,044 2,847 4,185
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £28,100
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 34,106 39,191 40,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.78% 23.58% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 24,635 30,152 32,302
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -4.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in England

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in England

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in England

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the England region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. 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
London +24 1,290 £60,000 +9.09% 51
North of England +103 837 £41,000 +1.23% 48
South East +15 807 £52,500 +5.00% 38
Yorkshire +92 466 £37,500 -9.64% 16
Midlands +38 397 £45,000 +9.09% 32
East of England +84 314 £40,000 -11.11% 17
North West +59 300 £52,500 +25.00% 28
West Midlands +40 299 £47,500 +11.76% 22
South West -23 223 £47,000 +10.59% 17
East Midlands +6 104 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North East +69 71 £62,500 +108.33% 4
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 3,024 (78.08%) Cisco
2 2,258 (58.30%) CCNA
3 2,254 (58.20%) CCNP
4 2,050 (52.93%) Firewall
5 1,427 (36.84%) WAN
6 992 (25.61%) LAN
7 927 (23.93%) Network Security
8 872 (22.51%) Microsoft
9 868 (22.41%) VMware
10 843 (21.77%) Wireless
11 835 (21.56%) Windows
12 821 (21.20%) Cisco ASA
13 809 (20.89%) VPN
14 805 (20.78%) CheckPoint
15 796 (20.55%) BGP
16 787 (20.32%) MPLS
17 784 (20.24%) Data Centre
18 735 (18.98%) CCIE
19 729 (18.82%) OSPF
20 707 (18.25%) ITIL
21 705 (18.20%) Juniper
22 665 (17.17%) Palo Alto
23 617 (15.93%) Cisco Nexus
24 613 (15.83%) Active Directory
25 595 (15.36%) Microsoft Certification
26 577 (14.90%) Linux
27 553 (14.28%) VoIP
28 546 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
29 523 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
30 510 (13.17%) Finance

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 205 (5.29%) MS Exchange
2 88 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 70 (1.81%) Skype for Business
5 65 (1.68%) IIS
6 58 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (0.72%) ExpressionEngine
7 28 (0.72%) WordPress
8 26 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 25 (0.65%) Apache
10 23 (0.59%) CMS
11 19 (0.49%) Confluence
12 13 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.26%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.21%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (0.13%) SAS
17 4 (0.10%) Apache Spark
18 3 (0.077%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 127 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.077%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.026%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.026%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.026%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 546 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 378 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 341 (8.80%) Office 365
4 59 (1.52%) SaaS
5 52 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 52 (1.34%) IaaS
6 26 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (0.62%) OneDrive
8 22 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (0.44%) PaaS
10 11 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (0.28%) OpenShift
11 10 (0.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 8 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 6 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.15%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.10%) G Suite
14 4 (0.10%) GitHub
15 3 (0.077%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2,050 (52.93%) Firewall
2 1,427 (36.84%) WAN
3 992 (25.61%) LAN
4 927 (23.93%) Network Security
5 843 (21.77%) Wireless
6 821 (21.20%) Cisco ASA
7 809 (20.89%) VPN
8 796 (20.55%) BGP
9 787 (20.32%) MPLS
10 729 (18.82%) OSPF
11 617 (15.93%) Cisco Nexus
12 553 (14.28%) VoIP
13 491 (12.68%) DNS
14 488 (12.60%) TCP/IP
15 389 (10.04%) IPsec
16 323 (8.34%) VLAN
17 295 (7.62%) DHCP
18 280 (7.23%) EIGRP
19 258 (6.66%) Wi-Fi
20 243 (6.27%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 37 (0.96%) Big Data
3 28 (0.72%) MongoDB
4 26 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (0.59%) MySQL
7 21 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (0.23%) Power BI
9 8 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.13%) Blockchain
12 5 (0.13%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.10%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.10%) Data Lake
14 3 (0.077%) Informix
14 3 (0.077%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.077%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.052%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.052%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 39 (1.01%) JIRA
2 26 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 21 (0.54%) Visual Studio
4 16 (0.41%) TestRail
4 16 (0.41%) Zephyr
5 15 (0.39%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.23%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.23%) Redmine
7 7 (0.18%) Ant
8 6 (0.15%) Bitbucket
8 6 (0.15%) git-flow
8 6 (0.15%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.10%) Maven
10 3 (0.077%) Hudson
10 3 (0.077%) Metasploit
10 3 (0.077%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.052%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (0.052%) CodeSonar
11 2 (0.052%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.052%) Selenium
General
1 510 (13.17%) Finance
2 262 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 192 (4.96%) Retail
4 152 (3.92%) Banking
5 82 (2.12%) Law
6 70 (1.81%) Legal
7 66 (1.70%) Advertising
8 45 (1.16%) Publishing
9 44 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 43 (1.11%) Marketing
11 23 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 22 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 18 (0.46%) Front Office
14 15 (0.39%) French Language
14 15 (0.39%) Games
14 15 (0.39%) German Language
15 14 (0.36%) Back Office
15 14 (0.36%) Italian Language
16 12 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,593 (41.13%) Network Engineer
2 425 (10.97%) Analyst
3 407 (10.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 354 (9.14%) Security Engineer
5 335 (8.65%) Senior Network Engineer
6 310 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 299 (7.72%) Architect
8 270 (6.97%) Consultant
9 261 (6.74%) Network Security Engineer
10 249 (6.43%) Support Engineer
11 222 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 161 (4.16%) Security Analyst
13 150 (3.87%) Network Architect
14 149 (3.85%) Support Analyst
15 147 (3.80%) Network Analyst
16 139 (3.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 137 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
18 135 (3.49%) Network Support
19 132 (3.41%) Network Consultant
20 127 (3.28%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (1.81%) 802.1X
2 35 (0.90%) XMPP
3 34 (0.88%) .NET
3 34 (0.88%) Node.js
4 31 (0.80%) SailPoint
5 23 (0.59%) Web Services
6 19 (0.49%) ASP.NET
7 17 (0.44%) .NET Framework
8 15 (0.39%) Entity Framework
9 12 (0.31%) LDAP
9 12 (0.31%) REST
10 10 (0.26%) OAuth
10 10 (0.26%) SAML
11 9 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (0.23%) JSON
11 9 (0.23%) Spring
12 8 (0.21%) Apache Flex
12 8 (0.21%) HTML
12 8 (0.21%) Visualforce
13 7 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 784 (20.24%) Data Centre
2 283 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 255 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 172 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 83 (2.14%) Public Cloud
5 83 (2.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 75 (1.94%) Driving Licence
7 55 (1.42%) Clustering
7 55 (1.42%) e-Learning
8 41 (1.06%) Virtual Team
9 39 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
10 36 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 34 (0.88%) PKI
11 34 (0.88%) Private Cloud
12 33 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
13 31 (0.80%) CESG
13 31 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
14 29 (0.75%) Replication
15 24 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
16 23 (0.59%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 835 (21.56%) Windows
2 577 (14.90%) Linux
3 499 (12.88%) Windows Server
4 228 (5.89%) Unix
5 218 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 153 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 94 (2.43%) Windows 10
8 87 (2.25%) Windows 7
9 52 (1.34%) CentOS
10 50 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (0.77%) Mac OS
12 27 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (0.52%) Windows XP
14 15 (0.39%) Android
15 14 (0.36%) Debian
16 13 (0.34%) AIX
16 13 (0.34%) Ubuntu
17 11 (0.28%) Apple iOS
18 9 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 707 (18.25%) ITIL
2 469 (12.11%) Presales
3 441 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
4 356 (9.19%) Information Security
5 350 (9.04%) Network Design
6 334 (8.62%) Network Management
7 308 (7.95%) Cybersecurity
8 293 (7.57%) Load Balancing
9 289 (7.46%) Service Delivery
10 284 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 267 (6.89%) Change Management
12 238 (6.15%) Change Control
13 233 (6.02%) Mentoring
14 223 (5.76%) Network Monitoring
15 218 (5.63%) SIEM
16 203 (5.24%) Project Management
17 182 (4.70%) Incident Management
18 160 (4.13%) Computer Science
19 158 (4.08%) Service Management
20 151 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 278 (7.18%) Python
2 181 (4.67%) SQL
3 154 (3.98%) PowerShell
4 149 (3.85%) Perl
5 136 (3.51%) Bash Shell
6 53 (1.37%) Shell Script
7 52 (1.34%) C
8 34 (0.88%) Java
9 30 (0.77%) PHP
10 28 (0.72%) R
11 27 (0.70%) JavaScript
12 26 (0.67%) T-SQL
13 25 (0.65%) C#
14 18 (0.46%) C++
15 17 (0.44%) VBScript
16 8 (0.21%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.21%) SOQL
16 8 (0.21%) SOSL
16 8 (0.21%) Tcl
17 6 (0.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2,258 (58.30%) CCNA
2 2,254 (58.20%) CCNP
3 735 (18.98%) CCIE
4 595 (15.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 443 (11.44%) Degree
6 437 (11.28%) MCSE
7 425 (10.97%) CISSP
8 322 (8.31%) Security Cleared
9 319 (8.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 205 (5.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 203 (5.24%) SC Cleared
12 187 (4.83%) CEH
13 180 (4.65%) CCDP
14 172 (4.44%) MCSA
15 155 (4.00%) JNCIA
16 149 (3.85%) MCP
17 148 (3.82%) CCSP
18 145 (3.74%) CISM
19 122 (3.15%) GIAC
20 118 (3.05%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 391 (10.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 229 (5.91%) SLA
3 169 (4.36%) ISO 9001
4 88 (2.27%) GDPR
5 79 (2.04%) PCI DSS
6 40 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
7 31 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 29 (0.75%) QA
9 24 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 23 (0.59%) PMO
11 21 (0.54%) Data Quality
12 18 (0.46%) ISO 22301
13 17 (0.44%) NIST 800
14 16 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 15 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 10 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 8 (0.21%) ISO 31000
18 7 (0.18%) COBIT
18 7 (0.18%) GPG13
19 5 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 613 (15.83%) Active Directory
2 523 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 230 (5.94%) Hyper-V
4 140 (3.61%) vSphere
5 67 (1.73%) VMware NSX
6 64 (1.65%) XenApp
7 60 (1.55%) vCloud
8 56 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
9 53 (1.37%) XenDesktop
10 37 (0.96%) Firmware
11 29 (0.75%) Docker
12 16 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (0.34%) NFS
13 13 (0.34%) Terminal Services
13 13 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
14 12 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (0.28%) Snort
15 11 (0.28%) VMware Server
16 9 (0.23%) ProxySG
16 9 (0.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 183 (4.73%) Nagios
2 155 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 114 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 114 (2.94%) SCCM
4 110 (2.84%) Cisco Prime
5 75 (1.94%) Ansible
6 68 (1.76%) Stealthwatch
7 63 (1.63%) Cisco UCCX
8 47 (1.21%) Cisco UCCE
9 46 (1.19%) vCenter Server
10 43 (1.11%) Nessus
11 40 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
12 34 (0.88%) AirWatch
12 34 (0.88%) WSUS
13 33 (0.85%) Puppet
14 32 (0.83%) SCOM
15 30 (0.77%) Backup Exec
15 30 (0.77%) SCOrch
16 29 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 25 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3,024 (78.08%) Cisco
2 872 (22.51%) Microsoft
3 868 (22.41%) VMware
4 805 (20.78%) CheckPoint
5 705 (18.20%) Juniper
6 665 (17.17%) Palo Alto
7 464 (11.98%) F5
8 359 (9.27%) Meraki
9 331 (8.55%) Citrix
10 320 (8.26%) SolarWinds
11 314 (8.11%) Fortinet
12 252 (6.51%) HP
13 195 (5.03%) NetApp
14 174 (4.49%) Aruba
15 145 (3.74%) Dell
16 107 (2.76%) Splunk
17 106 (2.74%) EMC
18 100 (2.58%) Avaya
19 89 (2.30%) Blue Coat
20 85 (2.19%) Symantec