Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 151 142 138
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 1,272 2,858 3,491
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.16% 2.48% 2.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.66% 11.28% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,168 2,470 3,067
Median annual salary £52,250 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.48% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £33,625 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 11,933 25,343 33,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.30% 21.96% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8,851 19,236 25,307
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -15 484 £65,000 +8.33% 63
South East -35 240 £52,500 - 53
North of England +50 207 £45,000 +5.88% 52
Midlands -9 138 £42,500 -15.00% 30
North West +49 126 £45,000 +5.88% 31
South West +29 119 £47,500 +10.47% 27
East of England +7 88 £47,500 +5.56% 15
West Midlands -7 80 £50,000 - 25
East Midlands +5 58 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Yorkshire +4 57 £43,250 -13.50% 11
North East +20 28 £40,000 +33.33% 10
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 779 (61.24%) CCNA
2 772 (60.69%) Cisco
3 663 (52.12%) Firewall
4 621 (48.82%) CCNP
5 433 (34.04%) WAN
6 370 (29.09%) LAN
7 330 (25.94%) Microsoft
8 312 (24.53%) VMware
9 290 (22.80%) Azure
10 279 (21.93%) Network Security
11 273 (21.46%) Windows
12 240 (18.87%) Active Directory
13 239 (18.79%) BGP
14 238 (18.71%) ITIL
15 223 (17.53%) CISSP
16 212 (16.67%) VPN
17 211 (16.59%) Office 365
18 201 (15.80%) Microsoft Certification
19 194 (15.25%) Data Centre
20 193 (15.17%) DNS
21 190 (14.94%) OSPF
21 190 (14.94%) Wireless
22 183 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
23 180 (14.15%) Linux
24 179 (14.07%) Cisco ASA
25 177 (13.92%) Degree
26 171 (13.44%) Juniper
27 169 (13.29%) MPLS
27 169 (13.29%) AWS
27 169 (13.29%) Windows Server

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 53 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 50 (3.93%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.20%) Skype for Business
4 25 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (0.71%) Confluence
7 9 (0.71%) IIS
8 5 (0.39%) Apache
8 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.24%) CMS
9 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.079%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.079%) WebLogic
Applications
1 67 (5.27%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.079%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 290 (22.80%) Azure
2 211 (16.59%) Office 365
3 169 (13.29%) AWS
4 48 (3.77%) PaaS
5 46 (3.62%) IaaS
6 43 (3.38%) GCP
7 33 (2.59%) SaaS
8 29 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 22 (1.73%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 20 (1.57%) Route 53
10 20 (1.57%) Slack
11 13 (1.02%) OpenShift
12 12 (0.94%) Mimecast
13 11 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.63%) G Suite
16 5 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
17 3 (0.24%) Amazon Cognito
17 3 (0.24%) Cloudflare
17 3 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 663 (52.12%) Firewall
2 433 (34.04%) WAN
3 370 (29.09%) LAN
4 279 (21.93%) Network Security
5 239 (18.79%) BGP
6 212 (16.67%) VPN
7 193 (15.17%) DNS
8 190 (14.94%) OSPF
8 190 (14.94%) Wireless
9 179 (14.07%) Cisco ASA
10 169 (13.29%) MPLS
11 161 (12.66%) VoIP
12 143 (11.24%) VLAN
13 140 (11.01%) TCP/IP
14 136 (10.69%) DHCP
15 110 (8.65%) Wi-Fi
16 99 (7.78%) Cisco Nexus
17 69 (5.42%) SAN
18 59 (4.64%) IPsec
19 58 (4.56%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (1.34%) Big Data
4 12 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (0.94%) NoSQL
5 10 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.16%) Power BI
11 1 (0.079%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.079%) MySQL
11 1 (0.079%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (1.34%) JIRA
2 13 (1.02%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.24%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.079%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.079%) GitLab
6 1 (0.079%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.079%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.079%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 162 (12.74%) Finance
2 125 (9.83%) Telecoms
3 73 (5.74%) Banking
4 40 (3.14%) Public Sector
5 30 (2.36%) Law
6 24 (1.89%) Marketing
7 22 (1.73%) Military
8 16 (1.26%) Legal
9 12 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.79%) Retail
11 9 (0.71%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.71%) Mandarin Language
12 7 (0.55%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.47%) German Language
14 5 (0.39%) Fire and Rescue
14 5 (0.39%) International Banking
14 5 (0.39%) Local Government
14 5 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.39%) Publishing
15 4 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 529 (41.59%) Network Engineer
2 188 (14.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 144 (11.32%) Consultant
4 123 (9.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 110 (8.65%) Architect
6 87 (6.84%) Cisco Engineer
7 78 (6.13%) Security Engineer
8 75 (5.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 67 (5.27%) Analyst
9 67 (5.27%) Support Engineer
10 61 (4.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 53 (4.17%) IT Engineer
12 52 (4.09%) Network Architect
13 36 (2.83%) Network Security Engineer
13 36 (2.83%) Security Consultant
13 36 (2.83%) Team Leader
14 35 (2.75%) Network Support
15 32 (2.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
16 31 (2.44%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
17 29 (2.28%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (3.77%) OAuth
1 48 (3.77%) OpenID
1 48 (3.77%) SAML
2 16 (1.26%) 802.1X
2 16 (1.26%) SailPoint
3 15 (1.18%) LDAP
3 15 (1.18%) Web Services
4 13 (1.02%) Node.js
5 12 (0.94%) React
6 7 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (0.47%) JSON
7 6 (0.47%) XMPP
7 6 (0.47%) YAML
8 3 (0.24%) HTML
9 2 (0.16%) .NET
9 2 (0.16%) COM
9 2 (0.16%) COM+
9 2 (0.16%) Jinja
9 2 (0.16%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.079%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 194 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 90 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (6.53%) Management Information System
4 43 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (2.52%) Public Cloud
6 26 (2.04%) Driving Licence
7 23 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 23 (1.81%) Private Cloud
8 16 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 15 (1.18%) Replication
10 14 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
11 13 (1.02%) Cloud Native
12 11 (0.86%) Clustering
12 11 (0.86%) Cybercrime
13 10 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
14 9 (0.71%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
16 6 (0.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 6 (0.47%) Fibre Optics
16 6 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 273 (21.46%) Windows
2 180 (14.15%) Linux
3 169 (13.29%) Windows Server
4 46 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (3.54%) Windows 10
6 36 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (2.67%) Unix
8 31 (2.44%) Windows Server 2016
9 30 (2.36%) Windows 7
10 27 (2.12%) Mac OS X
11 17 (1.34%) Windows Server 2019
12 15 (1.18%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.86%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.79%) Android
15 8 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.55%) Solaris
17 6 (0.47%) CentOS
17 6 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
18 5 (0.39%) Windows XP
19 4 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (18.71%) ITIL
2 163 (12.81%) Information Security
3 160 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
4 154 (12.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 132 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
6 103 (8.10%) Network Design
7 96 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
8 91 (7.15%) Security Architecture
9 86 (6.76%) DevOps
10 81 (6.37%) Computer Science
11 79 (6.21%) Identity Access Management
11 79 (6.21%) Presales
12 62 (4.87%) ITIL V3
13 61 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
14 59 (4.64%) SIEM
15 56 (4.40%) Network Virtualisation
16 55 (4.32%) Migration
17 53 (4.17%) Network Management
17 53 (4.17%) Project Management
18 51 (4.01%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 86 (6.76%) Python
2 74 (5.82%) PowerShell
3 58 (4.56%) SQL
4 17 (1.34%) C
5 16 (1.26%) JavaScript
6 12 (0.94%) PHP
7 10 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.39%) R
9 4 (0.31%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.24%) C++
10 3 (0.24%) Lisp
11 2 (0.16%) Java
11 2 (0.16%) Perl
11 2 (0.16%) Ruby
11 2 (0.16%) Tcl
11 2 (0.16%) VB
11 2 (0.16%) VBScript
12 1 (0.079%) Korn
Qualifications
1 779 (61.24%) CCNA
2 621 (48.82%) CCNP
3 223 (17.53%) CISSP
4 201 (15.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 177 (13.92%) Degree
6 157 (12.34%) CCIE
7 134 (10.53%) MCSE
8 127 (9.98%) Security Cleared
9 103 (8.10%) SC Cleared
10 95 (7.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 77 (6.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 68 (5.35%) MCSA
13 62 (4.87%) CISM
14 59 (4.64%) JNCIA
15 58 (4.56%) CCSP
16 48 (3.77%) CCDP
17 47 (3.69%) MCP
18 46 (3.62%) CEH
19 40 (3.14%) CCSA
20 37 (2.91%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (8.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (5.27%) SLA
3 39 (3.07%) PCI DSS
4 34 (2.67%) GDPR
5 28 (2.20%) NIST
6 27 (2.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.63%) COBIT
8 7 (0.55%) QA
9 6 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.47%) NCSC
10 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.24%) RMADS
12 2 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.16%) PMO
13 1 (0.079%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 240 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 183 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (6.84%) Hyper-V
4 43 (3.38%) vSphere
5 36 (2.83%) VMware NSX
5 36 (2.83%) XenApp
6 29 (2.28%) XenDesktop
7 28 (2.20%) Docker
8 21 (1.65%) Firmware
8 21 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (1.57%) VMware Server
10 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.31%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 3 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
15 2 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.079%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (5.66%) Ansible
2 64 (5.03%) SCCM
3 45 (3.54%) Kubernetes
4 42 (3.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 40 (3.14%) Terraform
6 38 (2.99%) FortiGate
7 32 (2.52%) Puppet
8 30 (2.36%) Nagios
9 25 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
11 20 (1.57%) vCenter Server
12 16 (1.26%) Grafana
12 16 (1.26%) HAProxy
13 15 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
14 14 (1.10%) CSIRT
15 13 (1.02%) Nessus
15 13 (1.02%) vRealize
16 11 (0.86%) SCOM
17 9 (0.71%) Cacti
17 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 772 (60.69%) Cisco
2 330 (25.94%) Microsoft
3 312 (24.53%) VMware
4 171 (13.44%) Juniper
5 149 (11.71%) CheckPoint
6 138 (10.85%) Palo Alto
7 113 (8.88%) Meraki
8 111 (8.73%) F5
9 80 (6.29%) Citrix
9 80 (6.29%) SolarWinds
10 79 (6.21%) HP
11 66 (5.19%) Fortinet
12 41 (3.22%) Avaya
13 40 (3.14%) Dell
13 40 (3.14%) NetApp
14 39 (3.07%) Splunk
15 37 (2.91%) Veeam
16 32 (2.52%) Blue Coat
16 32 (2.52%) ForgeRock
17 31 (2.44%) Riverbed