Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 267 130 95
Rank change year-on-year -137 -35 +69
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 1,470 1,105 4,067
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.33% 2.46% 3.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.39% 11.33% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,170 889 3,077
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,188 £41,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.05%
75th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £100,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.48% +10.00% -

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 23,014 9,753 29,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.86% 21.75% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13,363 7,569 22,076
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £35,499
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £89,111 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -169 574 £62,500 -10.71% 106
South East -60 319 £50,000 - 79
North of England -84 188 £45,000 - 69
Midlands -83 173 £45,000 +5.88% 51
East of England -54 130 £42,500 -10.53% 25
North West -66 104 £50,000 +11.11% 38
West Midlands -90 96 £50,500 +14.77% 35
South West -76 91 £50,500 +14.12% 28
Yorkshire -57 86 £42,000 -1.18% 18
East Midlands -43 76 £42,500 +3.03% 16
North East -29 18 £45,000 +16.13% 13
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 963 (65.51%) Cisco
2 826 (56.19%) CCNA
3 721 (49.05%) CCNP
4 684 (46.53%) Firewall
5 451 (30.68%) Azure
6 411 (27.96%) WAN
7 384 (26.12%) Microsoft
8 347 (23.61%) LAN
9 330 (22.45%) Social Skills
10 323 (21.97%) Windows
11 300 (20.41%) Data Centre
12 299 (20.34%) VPN
13 289 (19.66%) ITIL
14 281 (19.12%) BGP
15 265 (18.03%) Microsoft 365
16 260 (17.69%) VMware
17 253 (17.21%) AWS
18 240 (16.33%) Active Directory
19 239 (16.26%) Palo Alto
20 236 (16.05%) MPLS
20 236 (16.05%) OSPF
21 210 (14.29%) CCIE
22 204 (13.88%) Wireless
23 201 (13.67%) Network Security
24 192 (13.06%) CISSP
25 186 (12.65%) Juniper
26 184 (12.52%) VLAN
27 175 (11.90%) Degree
27 175 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
28 174 (11.84%) DNS

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 82 (5.58%) SharePoint
2 50 (3.40%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.22%) IIS
4 16 (1.09%) Apache
4 16 (1.09%) Apache Spark
5 11 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
6 6 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.41%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.27%) SAS
9 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.14%) Confluence
11 1 (0.068%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.068%) nginx
11 1 (0.068%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 82 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.41%) MicroStation
5 6 (0.41%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.34%) SAP Business One
2 4 (0.27%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.068%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.068%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.068%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 451 (30.68%) Azure
2 265 (18.03%) Microsoft 365
3 253 (17.21%) AWS
4 59 (4.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 54 (3.67%) GCP
6 39 (2.65%) GitHub
6 39 (2.65%) IaaS
7 38 (2.59%) Serverless
8 35 (2.38%) SaaS
9 33 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 28 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
10 28 (1.90%) Amazon S3
10 28 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
11 27 (1.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 27 (1.84%) Amazon EKS
11 27 (1.84%) Amazon EMR
11 27 (1.84%) Amazon SQS
11 27 (1.84%) AWS CloudTrail
11 27 (1.84%) Mimecast
11 27 (1.84%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 684 (46.53%) Firewall
2 411 (27.96%) WAN
3 347 (23.61%) LAN
4 299 (20.34%) VPN
5 281 (19.12%) BGP
6 236 (16.05%) MPLS
6 236 (16.05%) OSPF
7 204 (13.88%) Wireless
8 201 (13.67%) Network Security
9 184 (12.52%) VLAN
10 174 (11.84%) DNS
11 165 (11.22%) TCP/IP
12 156 (10.61%) Cisco ASA
13 136 (9.25%) Wi-Fi
14 129 (8.78%) DHCP
15 125 (8.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 115 (7.82%) VoIP
17 92 (6.26%) Internet
17 92 (6.26%) SAN
18 88 (5.99%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (4.22%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.59%) Big Data
3 34 (2.31%) Data Lake
4 29 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
4 29 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
5 27 (1.84%) Amazon Athena
5 27 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 25 (1.70%) Electronic Patient Records
7 11 (0.75%) MySQL
8 8 (0.54%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (0.41%) Blockchain
10 6 (0.41%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.41%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.27%) SQL Server 2019
12 3 (0.20%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.14%) DB2
13 2 (0.14%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
2 21 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.16%) JIRA
5 16 (1.09%) kappa
6 9 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.20%) Cypress.io
7 3 (0.20%) JMeter
7 3 (0.20%) Postman
7 3 (0.20%) Selenium
7 3 (0.20%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.14%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.068%) GitLab
9 1 (0.068%) GoCD
9 1 (0.068%) Maven
9 1 (0.068%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.068%) TeamCity
General
1 330 (22.45%) Social Skills
2 170 (11.56%) Finance
3 116 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 74 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (3.74%) Public Sector
6 51 (3.47%) Banking
7 38 (2.59%) Documentation Skills
7 38 (2.59%) Organisational Skills
8 36 (2.45%) Manufacturing
9 33 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
10 32 (2.18%) Legal
11 28 (1.90%) Law
12 25 (1.70%) Aerospace
13 24 (1.63%) Marketing
14 23 (1.56%) Retail
15 21 (1.43%) Military
16 17 (1.16%) Games
17 12 (0.82%) French Language
17 12 (0.82%) German Language
17 12 (0.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 593 (40.34%) Network Engineer
2 131 (8.91%) Senior Network Engineer
3 124 (8.44%) Cisco Engineer
4 121 (8.23%) Architect
5 112 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 106 (7.21%) Security Engineer
7 102 (6.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 91 (6.19%) Consultant
9 86 (5.85%) Analyst
10 84 (5.71%) Support Engineer
11 72 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
12 44 (2.99%) IT Engineer
12 44 (2.99%) Network Architect
13 41 (2.79%) Network Security Engineer
14 39 (2.65%) Security Consultant
15 38 (2.59%) Senior Security Engineer
16 37 (2.52%) Data Engineer
16 37 (2.52%) IP Engineer
16 37 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
17 34 (2.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.84%) Kafka
2 20 (1.36%) .NET
3 16 (1.09%) 802.1X
4 14 (0.95%) XMPP
5 12 (0.82%) JSON
5 12 (0.82%) XML
6 11 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (0.61%) OAuth
8 7 (0.48%) SAML
9 6 (0.41%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (0.34%) HTML
10 5 (0.34%) RESTful
10 5 (0.34%) SOAP
11 4 (0.27%) CSS
11 4 (0.27%) ISPF
11 4 (0.27%) LDAP
11 4 (0.27%) Web Services
12 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Graph
12 2 (0.14%) OpenID
12 2 (0.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 300 (20.41%) Data Centre
2 70 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 69 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 56 (3.81%) Public Cloud
5 29 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 29 (1.97%) Private Cloud
6 24 (1.63%) Driving Licence
6 24 (1.63%) Security Operations Centre
7 21 (1.43%) Fibre Optics
8 18 (1.22%) PKI
8 18 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (1.16%) Blog
10 16 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
11 15 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (0.88%) User Experience
13 11 (0.75%) BYOD
13 11 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 9 (0.61%) HP Storage
15 8 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
16 7 (0.48%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 323 (21.97%) Windows
2 174 (11.84%) Windows Server
3 171 (11.63%) Linux
4 52 (3.54%) Windows 10
5 51 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (3.20%) Windows Server 2016
7 45 (3.06%) Windows Server 2019
8 36 (2.45%) Unix
9 30 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (1.50%) Android
11 21 (1.43%) CentOS
12 20 (1.36%) Mac OS X
13 19 (1.29%) Windows 7
14 14 (0.95%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.82%) Apple iOS
16 11 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.48%) CatOS
17 7 (0.48%) Solaris
18 6 (0.41%) AIX
18 6 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (19.66%) ITIL
2 164 (11.16%) Cybersecurity
3 155 (10.54%) Network Design
4 154 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 150 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
6 139 (9.46%) Information Security
7 132 (8.98%) Change Management
8 115 (7.82%) Project Management
9 104 (7.07%) DevOps
10 102 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
11 100 (6.80%) Mentoring
12 99 (6.73%) Project Delivery
13 90 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
14 88 (5.99%) Presales
15 74 (5.03%) Risk Management
16 73 (4.97%) SIEM
17 72 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
18 71 (4.83%) Computer Science
18 71 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
19 66 (4.49%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (9.73%) Python
2 127 (8.64%) PowerShell
3 75 (5.10%) SQL
4 61 (4.15%) Bash Shell
5 40 (2.72%) Java
6 34 (2.31%) Scala
7 20 (1.36%) C
8 19 (1.29%) C#
9 9 (0.61%) Perl
10 8 (0.54%) PHP
11 7 (0.48%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.34%) Ruby
13 4 (0.27%) C++
13 4 (0.27%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.14%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.068%) R
15 1 (0.068%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 826 (56.19%) CCNA
2 721 (49.05%) CCNP
3 210 (14.29%) CCIE
4 192 (13.06%) CISSP
5 175 (11.90%) Degree
5 175 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 133 (9.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 129 (8.78%) Security Cleared
8 122 (8.30%) MCSE
9 94 (6.39%) SC Cleared
10 73 (4.97%) CISM
11 72 (4.90%) MCSA
12 71 (4.83%) CCSP
13 68 (4.63%) JNCIA
14 65 (4.42%) CCDP
15 49 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 45 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
17 43 (2.93%) DV Cleared
18 38 (2.59%) AWS Certification
18 38 (2.59%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (8.30%) SLA
2 94 (6.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (3.95%) GDPR
4 53 (3.61%) NIST
5 49 (3.33%) PCI DSS
6 21 (1.43%) NCSC
7 19 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.54%) QA
9 7 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.41%) GRC
11 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 5 (0.34%) RMADS
11 5 (0.34%) SOC 2
12 4 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.20%) Accessibility
13 3 (0.20%) COBIT
13 3 (0.20%) IASME
13 3 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 240 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 155 (10.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (5.85%) Hyper-V
4 39 (2.65%) vSphere
5 28 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (1.77%) Docker
7 21 (1.43%) VMware NSX
8 18 (1.22%) Firmware
9 13 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.82%) XenApp
11 11 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.54%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.41%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.34%) ProxySG
14 5 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.20%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
17 1 (0.068%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 80 (5.44%) Ansible
2 72 (4.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 48 (3.27%) Terraform
4 47 (3.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 41 (2.79%) SCCM
6 36 (2.45%) Nagios
7 32 (2.18%) Kubernetes
8 25 (1.70%) Cisco Prime
9 21 (1.43%) FortiGate
9 21 (1.43%) WSUS
10 17 (1.16%) Puppet
10 17 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
10 17 (1.16%) vCenter Server
11 16 (1.09%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 15 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
13 14 (0.95%) CASB
14 12 (0.82%) QRadar
15 9 (0.61%) Icinga
15 9 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
16 8 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 963 (65.51%) Cisco
2 384 (26.12%) Microsoft
3 260 (17.69%) VMware
4 239 (16.26%) Palo Alto
5 186 (12.65%) Juniper
6 159 (10.82%) CheckPoint
7 129 (8.78%) Meraki
8 120 (8.16%) SolarWinds
9 117 (7.96%) F5
10 96 (6.53%) Fortinet
11 90 (6.12%) HP
12 73 (4.97%) Aruba
12 73 (4.97%) Citrix
13 49 (3.33%) Veeam
14 45 (3.06%) Dell
15 42 (2.86%) Apple
16 34 (2.31%) Databricks
17 28 (1.90%) Splunk
18 27 (1.84%) Google
18 27 (1.84%) NetApp