Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 139 125
Rank change year-on-year -39 -14 +44
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 1,386 2,591 3,764
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.87% 2.47% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.08% 11.44% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,059 2,126 2,991
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +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 15,265 22,640 34,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.64% 21.56% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10,712 17,114 25,155
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,405 £26,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,750
90th Percentile £87,375 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in England

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco Certification in England.

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in England

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco Certification in England over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 -79 465 £58,000 -3.33% 60
South East -28 296 £50,000 -4.76% 33
North of England +3 253 £45,000 +5.88% 45
Midlands -6 145 £47,250 +0.53% 44
South West -4 144 £47,000 +10.59% 32
North West +39 143 £47,500 +11.76% 26
West Midlands +20 95 £55,000 +10.00% 36
East of England -15 90 £43,750 -12.50% 12
Yorkshire -29 78 £45,000 -10.00% 11
East Midlands -20 50 £32,500 -23.53% 8
North East 0 36 £40,000 +19.40% 8
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 885 (63.85%) Cisco
2 805 (58.08%) CCNA
3 697 (50.29%) CCNP
4 677 (48.85%) Firewall
5 412 (29.73%) WAN
6 376 (27.13%) Microsoft
7 333 (24.03%) LAN
8 303 (21.86%) Azure
9 290 (20.92%) Network Security
10 278 (20.06%) VMware
11 277 (19.99%) Windows
12 261 (18.83%) BGP
13 239 (17.24%) ITIL
14 231 (16.67%) Active Directory
15 221 (15.95%) Wireless
16 219 (15.80%) OSPF
17 215 (15.51%) Data Centre
18 213 (15.37%) VPN
19 212 (15.30%) Problem-Solving
20 207 (14.94%) DNS
21 206 (14.86%) Linux
22 201 (14.50%) Microsoft Certification
23 197 (14.21%) Microsoft 365
24 194 (14.00%) Juniper
25 192 (13.85%) MPLS
26 190 (13.71%) CISSP
27 187 (13.49%) Finance
28 186 (13.42%) Cisco ASA
29 183 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure
30 178 (12.84%) Security Cleared

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 59 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.68%) MS Exchange
3 21 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (0.87%) IIS
7 11 (0.79%) Confluence
7 11 (0.79%) Skype for Business
8 9 (0.65%) Apache
9 8 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.43%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.43%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.36%) nginx
12 2 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.072%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.072%) Jetty
13 1 (0.072%) SAS
Applications
1 70 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.43%) Gephi
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.29%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.072%) assyst
2 1 (0.072%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.072%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 303 (21.86%) Azure
2 197 (14.21%) Microsoft 365
3 169 (12.19%) AWS
4 45 (3.25%) IaaS
5 44 (3.17%) PaaS
6 34 (2.45%) SaaS
7 29 (2.09%) GCP
8 24 (1.73%) OpenShift
9 20 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (1.23%) Mimecast
11 13 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (0.58%) AWS Direct Connect
12 8 (0.58%) Slack
13 6 (0.43%) GitHub
13 6 (0.43%) Route 53
14 5 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.36%) Google Workspace
15 4 (0.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 4 (0.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 677 (48.85%) Firewall
2 412 (29.73%) WAN
3 333 (24.03%) LAN
4 290 (20.92%) Network Security
5 261 (18.83%) BGP
6 221 (15.95%) Wireless
7 219 (15.80%) OSPF
8 213 (15.37%) VPN
9 207 (14.94%) DNS
10 192 (13.85%) MPLS
11 186 (13.42%) Cisco ASA
12 175 (12.63%) TCP/IP
13 140 (10.10%) VLAN
14 133 (9.60%) DHCP
15 120 (8.66%) Cisco Nexus
16 116 (8.37%) VoIP
17 114 (8.23%) SD-WAN
18 72 (5.19%) IPsec
19 69 (4.98%) Cisco Firepower
20 64 (4.62%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.23%) Big Data
3 12 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.43%) Apache Hive
4 6 (0.43%) Impala
5 5 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.29%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.14%) Power BI
9 1 (0.072%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.072%) GIS
9 1 (0.072%) MS Access
9 1 (0.072%) MySQL
9 1 (0.072%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (1.88%) JIRA
2 14 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.43%) Bitbucket
5 6 (0.43%) Bitbucket Server
5 6 (0.43%) git-flow
6 3 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.14%) GCC
8 1 (0.072%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.072%) GitLab
8 1 (0.072%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.072%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.072%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.072%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 187 (13.49%) Finance
2 133 (9.60%) Telecoms
3 53 (3.82%) Banking
4 45 (3.25%) Public Sector
5 34 (2.45%) Military
6 32 (2.31%) Law
6 32 (2.31%) Legal
7 22 (1.59%) Marketing
7 22 (1.59%) Retail
8 19 (1.37%) Aerospace
9 14 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.72%) Mandarin Language
11 10 (0.72%) Publishing
12 9 (0.65%) Electronics
12 9 (0.65%) Local Government
13 6 (0.43%) International Banking
14 5 (0.36%) Advertising
14 5 (0.36%) Fire and Rescue
15 4 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 589 (42.50%) Network Engineer
2 180 (12.99%) Senior Network Engineer
3 133 (9.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 113 (8.15%) Consultant
5 108 (7.79%) Architect
6 91 (6.57%) Analyst
7 84 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
8 83 (5.99%) Security Engineer
9 81 (5.84%) Support Engineer
10 74 (5.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 61 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 61 (4.40%) IT Engineer
12 58 (4.18%) Administrator
13 55 (3.97%) Network Administrator
14 51 (3.68%) Trainee
14 51 (3.68%) Trainee Administrator
14 51 (3.68%) Trainee Network Administrator
15 48 (3.46%) Network Architect
16 47 (3.39%) IT Administrator
17 41 (2.96%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.73%) 802.1X
2 20 (1.44%) SAML
3 19 (1.37%) LDAP
4 17 (1.23%) OAuth
4 17 (1.23%) Web Services
5 15 (1.08%) OpenID
6 6 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (0.43%) Kafka
6 6 (0.43%) XMPP
7 5 (0.36%) .NET
7 5 (0.36%) JSON
7 5 (0.36%) SailPoint
8 4 (0.29%) COM
9 3 (0.22%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.22%) Django
9 3 (0.22%) HTML
9 3 (0.22%) J2EE
9 3 (0.22%) REST
10 2 (0.14%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 215 (15.51%) Data Centre
2 109 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (6.57%) Management Information System
4 45 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
5 43 (3.10%) Public Cloud
6 28 (2.02%) Driving Licence
7 22 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
8 16 (1.15%) Private Cloud
9 15 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
10 14 (1.01%) Replication
11 13 (0.94%) Cybercrime
12 12 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 11 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (0.72%) Clustering
14 10 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
15 9 (0.65%) PKI
16 8 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
16 8 (0.58%) User Experience
17 7 (0.51%) Fibre Optics
17 7 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 277 (19.99%) Windows
2 206 (14.86%) Linux
3 171 (12.34%) Windows Server
4 65 (4.69%) Windows 10
5 48 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (2.67%) Windows Server 2016
8 34 (2.45%) Windows 7
9 30 (2.16%) Windows Server 2019
10 26 (1.88%) Ubuntu
11 24 (1.73%) Unix
12 19 (1.37%) Android
13 15 (1.08%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.87%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.65%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.51%) CentOS
16 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.29%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (17.24%) ITIL
2 212 (15.30%) Problem-Solving
3 173 (12.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 145 (10.46%) Information Security
5 141 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
6 135 (9.74%) Network Design
7 114 (8.23%) Presales
8 84 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 75 (5.41%) Project Management
10 66 (4.76%) Network Management
11 64 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
12 63 (4.55%) ITIL V3
12 63 (4.55%) Migration
13 61 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
14 60 (4.33%) DevOps
15 57 (4.11%) Computer Science
15 57 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 55 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
16 55 (3.97%) Load Balancing
16 55 (3.97%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 86 (6.20%) PowerShell
2 77 (5.56%) Python
3 49 (3.54%) SQL
4 31 (2.24%) C
5 17 (1.23%) PHP
6 13 (0.94%) Bash Shell
7 11 (0.79%) R
8 9 (0.65%) Perl
9 7 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.36%) Java
11 4 (0.29%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.29%) Tcl
12 3 (0.22%) C++
12 3 (0.22%) VB
13 2 (0.14%) Lisp
14 1 (0.072%) Korn
14 1 (0.072%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 805 (58.08%) CCNA
2 697 (50.29%) CCNP
3 201 (14.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 190 (13.71%) CISSP
5 178 (12.84%) Security Cleared
6 172 (12.41%) CCIE
7 143 (10.32%) Degree
8 138 (9.96%) MCSE
9 131 (9.45%) SC Cleared
10 103 (7.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 78 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 73 (5.27%) DV Cleared
13 71 (5.12%) CISM
14 70 (5.05%) MCSA
15 64 (4.62%) Network+ Certification
16 59 (4.26%) Linux+ Certification
17 51 (3.68%) JNCIP
18 49 (3.54%) CEH
19 45 (3.25%) CCSP
20 43 (3.10%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (4.47%) GDPR
3 53 (3.82%) SLA
4 45 (3.25%) PCI DSS
5 20 (1.44%) NIST
6 19 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (1.01%) QA
8 13 (0.94%) PMO
9 8 (0.58%) NCSC
10 7 (0.51%) GRC
11 6 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.22%) RMADS
14 2 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.072%) COBIT
15 1 (0.072%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 231 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 183 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (7.43%) Hyper-V
4 48 (3.46%) vSphere
5 46 (3.32%) XenApp
6 36 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (2.45%) XenDesktop
8 32 (2.31%) VMware NSX
9 25 (1.80%) Docker
10 22 (1.59%) Firmware
11 18 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 18 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.58%) FreeRADIUS
12 8 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.51%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.43%) Apache Flume
14 6 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
15 5 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.36%) ProxySG
16 3 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 77 (5.56%) Ansible
2 57 (4.11%) SCCM
3 53 (3.82%) FortiGate
4 50 (3.61%) Kubernetes
5 38 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
6 28 (2.02%) Terraform
7 22 (1.59%) HAProxy
8 21 (1.52%) Puppet
9 18 (1.30%) Nagios
9 18 (1.30%) vRealize
10 17 (1.23%) SCOM
11 16 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
12 14 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
12 14 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (0.87%) Nmap
14 11 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.72%) Cacti
15 10 (0.72%) vCenter Server
16 9 (0.65%) Nessus
17 8 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 885 (63.85%) Cisco
2 376 (27.13%) Microsoft
3 278 (20.06%) VMware
4 194 (14.00%) Juniper
5 172 (12.41%) Palo Alto
6 122 (8.80%) F5
7 120 (8.66%) CheckPoint
8 93 (6.71%) HP
9 92 (6.64%) Fortinet
10 90 (6.49%) Meraki
11 81 (5.84%) Citrix
12 72 (5.19%) SolarWinds
13 42 (3.03%) Dell
14 39 (2.81%) Avaya
14 39 (2.81%) Infoblox
15 38 (2.74%) Veeam
16 35 (2.53%) Aruba
17 32 (2.31%) Oracle
18 31 (2.24%) Apple
18 31 (2.24%) Splunk