Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 155 143
Rank change year-on-year +46 -12 -51
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 3,715 3,388 4,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.97% 2.23% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.05% 9.36% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,865 2,764 3,692
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,075 £25,525
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £68,975
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% +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 28,478 36,214 40,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.80% 23.89% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21,202 26,959 31,592
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +23 1,151 £57,500 +4.55% 161
South East +63 966 £50,000 +3.06% 125
North of England +76 721 £42,500 -5.56% 75
Yorkshire +132 480 £40,000 -5.88% 32
Midlands +36 364 £49,500 +10.00% 63
East of England +21 311 £45,000 +12.50% 32
West Midlands +16 226 £52,500 +5.00% 39
North West -15 213 £47,000 -6.00% 33
South West -31 189 £40,000 -5.88% 37
East Midlands +20 138 £42,500 +6.25% 24
North East +18 28 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 2,672 (71.92%) Cisco
2 2,230 (60.03%) CCNA
3 2,168 (58.36%) CCNP
4 1,934 (52.06%) Firewall
5 1,461 (39.33%) WAN
6 1,095 (29.48%) LAN
7 922 (24.82%) MPLS
8 888 (23.90%) BGP
9 872 (23.47%) Data Centre
10 862 (23.20%) Network Security
11 802 (21.59%) Microsoft
12 801 (21.56%) VPN
13 794 (21.37%) Windows
14 779 (20.97%) OSPF
15 708 (19.06%) VMware
16 679 (18.28%) Azure
17 663 (17.85%) Wireless
18 650 (17.50%) Juniper
19 645 (17.36%) ITIL
20 643 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
21 636 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
22 619 (16.66%) Palo Alto
23 597 (16.07%) TCP/IP
24 587 (15.80%) DNS
25 576 (15.50%) Linux
26 549 (14.78%) Active Directory
27 522 (14.05%) CCIE
28 519 (13.97%) CheckPoint
29 502 (13.51%) MCSE
30 473 (12.73%) 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
1 137 (3.69%) MS Exchange
2 134 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 94 (2.53%) Skype for Business
4 63 (1.70%) IIS
5 46 (1.24%) OpenStack
6 43 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 42 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
8 40 (1.08%) Apache Spark
9 34 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 20 (0.54%) Confluence
12 14 (0.38%) Apache
13 6 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.081%) CMS
14 3 (0.081%) nginx
15 2 (0.054%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.054%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.054%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 118 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
2 90 (2.42%) MS Visio
3 42 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.081%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.081%) Camtasia
6 3 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 19 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.054%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.054%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.054%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.027%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.027%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 679 (18.28%) Azure
2 410 (11.04%) AWS
3 369 (9.93%) Office 365
4 79 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 66 (1.78%) GCP
6 54 (1.45%) OpenShift
7 45 (1.21%) IaaS
8 39 (1.05%) SaaS
9 37 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
10 30 (0.81%) PaaS
11 19 (0.51%) OneDrive
12 13 (0.35%) G Suite
13 11 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (0.24%) Mimecast
15 8 (0.22%) Azure Stack
16 6 (0.16%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 4 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
18 3 (0.081%) Amazon ELB
18 3 (0.081%) AWS CodePipeline
18 3 (0.081%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1,934 (52.06%) Firewall
2 1,461 (39.33%) WAN
3 1,095 (29.48%) LAN
4 922 (24.82%) MPLS
5 888 (23.90%) BGP
6 862 (23.20%) Network Security
7 801 (21.56%) VPN
8 779 (20.97%) OSPF
9 663 (17.85%) Wireless
10 643 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
11 597 (16.07%) TCP/IP
12 587 (15.80%) DNS
13 462 (12.44%) Cisco Nexus
14 432 (11.63%) IPsec
15 419 (11.28%) Internet
16 386 (10.39%) DHCP
17 339 (9.13%) VoIP
18 284 (7.64%) VLAN
19 244 (6.57%) Wi-Fi
20 208 (5.60%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 45 (1.21%) Big Data
3 17 (0.46%) MySQL
4 10 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (0.16%) Data Lake
8 5 (0.13%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (0.13%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.081%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.081%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.081%) Power BI
10 2 (0.054%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.054%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.054%) MS Access
10 2 (0.054%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.054%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.027%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.027%) GIS
Development Applications
1 61 (1.64%) JIRA
2 59 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 54 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 42 (1.13%) Bitbucket
5 40 (1.08%) git-flow
6 17 (0.46%) Visual Studio
7 16 (0.43%) Jenkins
8 13 (0.35%) Subversion
9 11 (0.30%) TestRail
10 8 (0.22%) Zephyr
11 6 (0.16%) Fiddler
12 4 (0.11%) Metasploit
12 4 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.081%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.081%) JUnit
13 3 (0.081%) Robot Framework
13 3 (0.081%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.054%) MSI
14 2 (0.054%) WinDbg
15 1 (0.027%) Maven
General
1 473 (12.73%) Finance
2 426 (11.47%) Telecoms
3 131 (3.53%) Public Sector
4 126 (3.39%) Banking
5 122 (3.28%) Retail
6 55 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 52 (1.40%) Law
8 51 (1.37%) Aerospace
9 43 (1.16%) Legal
10 41 (1.10%) Marketing
11 39 (1.05%) German Language
12 38 (1.02%) Italian Language
13 26 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 25 (0.67%) Electronics
15 23 (0.62%) French Language
16 21 (0.57%) Games
17 12 (0.32%) Military
18 9 (0.24%) Publishing
19 8 (0.22%) Advertising
19 8 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,742 (46.89%) Network Engineer
2 433 (11.66%) Cisco Engineer
3 360 (9.69%) Security Engineer
4 354 (9.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 340 (9.15%) Senior Network Engineer
6 318 (8.56%) Consultant
7 298 (8.02%) Architect
8 296 (7.97%) Network Security Engineer
9 280 (7.54%) Analyst
10 234 (6.30%) Support Engineer
11 193 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 168 (4.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 148 (3.98%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 137 (3.69%) Network Consultant
15 132 (3.55%) IT Engineer
16 129 (3.47%) Network Support
17 115 (3.10%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
18 107 (2.88%) Network Support Engineer
19 98 (2.64%) Network Architect
19 98 (2.64%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (1.83%) 802.1X
2 44 (1.18%) .NET
3 43 (1.16%) ASP.NET
4 41 (1.10%) LDAP
5 40 (1.08%) Kafka
6 39 (1.05%) AngularJS
6 39 (1.05%) GraphQL
6 39 (1.05%) Node.js
6 39 (1.05%) React
6 39 (1.05%) REST
6 39 (1.05%) Spring
6 39 (1.05%) Spring MVC
6 39 (1.05%) Vue.js
7 32 (0.86%) XMPP
8 31 (0.83%) Web Services
9 10 (0.27%) LAMP
10 9 (0.24%) Flash
11 8 (0.22%) Elastic Stack
12 6 (0.16%) CSS
12 6 (0.16%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 872 (23.47%) Data Centre
2 329 (8.86%) Management Information System
3 243 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 112 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
5 81 (2.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 69 (1.86%) Driving Licence
7 68 (1.83%) Public Cloud
8 46 (1.24%) PKI
9 33 (0.89%) Private Cloud
10 32 (0.86%) Clustering
11 28 (0.75%) User Experience
12 24 (0.65%) CCTV
12 24 (0.65%) Replication
13 22 (0.59%) CESG
13 22 (0.59%) Cyberattack
13 22 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
14 21 (0.57%) Cybercrime
14 21 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
14 21 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
14 21 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 794 (21.37%) Windows
2 576 (15.50%) Linux
3 419 (11.28%) Windows Server
4 251 (6.76%) Unix
5 174 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 165 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 162 (4.36%) Windows 10
8 104 (2.80%) Windows 7
9 56 (1.51%) CentOS
10 53 (1.43%) Windows 8
11 43 (1.16%) Android
12 42 (1.13%) Apple iOS
12 42 (1.13%) Ubuntu
13 40 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 27 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (0.70%) Solaris
17 25 (0.67%) Mac OS
18 24 (0.65%) Debian
19 10 (0.27%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (17.36%) ITIL
2 462 (12.44%) Network Design
3 443 (11.92%) Presales
4 356 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
5 337 (9.07%) Network Management
6 313 (8.43%) Information Security
7 292 (7.86%) Cybersecurity
8 265 (7.13%) Service Delivery
9 261 (7.03%) Load Balancing
10 253 (6.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 251 (6.76%) Change Control
12 225 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
13 218 (5.87%) Mentoring
14 216 (5.81%) Project Delivery
15 190 (5.11%) Validation
16 178 (4.79%) SIEM
17 175 (4.71%) TOGAF
18 165 (4.44%) Change Management
19 158 (4.25%) Product Management
20 149 (4.01%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 275 (7.40%) Python
2 181 (4.87%) SQL
3 175 (4.71%) Bash Shell
4 149 (4.01%) Perl
5 146 (3.93%) PowerShell
6 112 (3.01%) C
7 27 (0.73%) C++
8 25 (0.67%) C#
9 22 (0.59%) PHP
10 17 (0.46%) JavaScript
11 11 (0.30%) Java
12 10 (0.27%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.22%) Ruby
14 7 (0.19%) Ada
15 6 (0.16%) VBScript
16 4 (0.11%) R
17 3 (0.081%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.027%) Go
18 1 (0.027%) Tcl
18 1 (0.027%) VB
Qualifications
1 2,230 (60.03%) CCNA
2 2,168 (58.36%) CCNP
3 636 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 522 (14.05%) CCIE
5 502 (13.51%) MCSE
6 457 (12.30%) Degree
7 280 (7.54%) Security Cleared
8 273 (7.35%) CISSP
9 238 (6.41%) CCDP
10 212 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 211 (5.68%) MCSA
12 193 (5.20%) SC Cleared
13 184 (4.95%) JNCIA
14 139 (3.74%) JNCIS
15 133 (3.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 132 (3.55%) JNCIP
17 127 (3.42%) CCSP
18 122 (3.28%) CCSA
19 116 (3.12%) CISM
20 95 (2.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 337 (9.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 241 (6.49%) SLA
3 188 (5.06%) ISO 9001
4 96 (2.58%) PCI DSS
5 82 (2.21%) GDPR
6 79 (2.13%) NIST
7 41 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
8 22 (0.59%) PMO
9 19 (0.51%) ISO 22301
10 17 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 17 (0.46%) QA
11 16 (0.43%) COBIT
11 16 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 11 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 10 (0.27%) NCSC
14 9 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.19%) RMADS
16 6 (0.16%) NIST 800
17 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 5 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 549 (14.78%) Active Directory
2 434 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 206 (5.55%) Hyper-V
4 117 (3.15%) vCloud
5 78 (2.10%) XenApp
6 68 (1.83%) Docker
7 64 (1.72%) vSphere
8 63 (1.70%) VMware NSX
9 62 (1.67%) XenDesktop
10 42 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
11 39 (1.05%) Firmware
12 22 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
12 22 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
13 18 (0.48%) NFS
14 11 (0.30%) ProxySG
15 10 (0.27%) DRBD
15 10 (0.27%) GlusterFS
15 10 (0.27%) Terminal Services
16 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 8 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 257 (6.92%) FortiGate
2 156 (4.20%) Nagios
3 120 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 102 (2.75%) SCCM
5 68 (1.83%) Ansible
6 61 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
7 55 (1.48%) Kubernetes
8 51 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
9 43 (1.16%) Puppet
10 39 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
10 39 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
11 32 (0.86%) SCOM
12 29 (0.78%) WSUS
13 28 (0.75%) Nessus
14 23 (0.62%) Stealthwatch
14 23 (0.62%) vCenter Server
15 17 (0.46%) vRealize
16 16 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
17 13 (0.35%) Backup Exec
18 12 (0.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2,672 (71.92%) Cisco
2 802 (21.59%) Microsoft
3 708 (19.06%) VMware
4 650 (17.50%) Juniper
5 619 (16.66%) Palo Alto
6 519 (13.97%) CheckPoint
7 372 (10.01%) Fortinet
8 336 (9.04%) Citrix
9 315 (8.48%) F5
10 295 (7.94%) Meraki
11 282 (7.59%) HP
12 266 (7.16%) SolarWinds
13 163 (4.39%) Dell
14 154 (4.15%) NetApp
15 153 (4.12%) Aruba
16 86 (2.31%) Blue Coat
17 79 (2.13%) Brocade
18 78 (2.10%) Huawei
19 71 (1.91%) Avaya
20 67 (1.80%) Mitel