Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > England
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 95 164
Rank change year-on-year -34 +69 -50
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 1,859 4,495 3,586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.56% 3.30% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.70% 13.41% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,549 3,601 3,056
Median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +8.89%

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 15,893 33,510 39,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.87% 24.59% 23.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11,641 24,276 29,903
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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 +21 779 £62,500 +4.17% 34
South East -11 379 £52,500 -4.11% 20
North of England -78 277 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Midlands -14 161 £50,000 +7.53% 25
East of England -1 141 £50,000 +11.11% 6
North West +10 134 £50,000 +2.56% 14
South West +24 119 £50,000 +6.38% 21
West Midlands -35 101 £50,000 - 18
Yorkshire -87 98 £47,500 +18.75% 10
East Midlands +36 59 £51,000 +27.50% 7
North East +8 45 £36,250 -42.00% 2
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 1,177 (63.31%) Cisco
2 1,011 (54.38%) CCNA
3 960 (51.64%) CCNP
4 873 (46.96%) Firewall
5 638 (34.32%) WAN
6 544 (29.26%) LAN
7 443 (23.83%) Microsoft
8 402 (21.62%) BGP
9 385 (20.71%) Azure
10 383 (20.60%) VMware
11 372 (20.01%) Data Centre
12 357 (19.20%) MPLS
13 341 (18.34%) Wireless
14 340 (18.29%) VPN
15 326 (17.54%) OSPF
16 324 (17.43%) Windows
17 297 (15.98%) ITIL
18 295 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
19 293 (15.76%) Juniper
20 290 (15.60%) Information Security
21 285 (15.33%) Palo Alto
22 284 (15.28%) Network Security
23 273 (14.69%) CCIE
24 268 (14.42%) Finance
25 267 (14.36%) Office 365
26 263 (14.15%) CISSP
27 240 (12.91%) Active Directory
27 240 (12.91%) AWS
28 237 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
29 235 (12.64%) TCP/IP

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 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 55 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 45 (2.42%) Skype for Business
4 34 (1.83%) IIS
5 33 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 20 (1.08%) OpenStack
8 15 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.32%) CMS
10 5 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.22%) Confluence
12 3 (0.16%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.11%) Apache
13 2 (0.11%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.11%) WordPress
14 1 (0.054%) Drupal
14 1 (0.054%) nginx
14 1 (0.054%) SAS
14 1 (0.054%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 92 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (2.42%) MS Visio
3 28 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.11%) Gephi
6 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.22%) assyst
1 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 385 (20.71%) Azure
2 267 (14.36%) Office 365
3 240 (12.91%) AWS
4 45 (2.42%) GCP
5 38 (2.04%) IaaS
5 38 (2.04%) PaaS
6 35 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 33 (1.78%) SaaS
8 17 (0.91%) Mimecast
8 17 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 16 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (0.86%) Amazon S3
9 16 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 9 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (0.48%) Serverless
12 8 (0.43%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 8 (0.43%) Slack
13 7 (0.38%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 873 (46.96%) Firewall
2 638 (34.32%) WAN
3 544 (29.26%) LAN
4 402 (21.62%) BGP
5 357 (19.20%) MPLS
6 341 (18.34%) Wireless
7 340 (18.29%) VPN
8 326 (17.54%) OSPF
9 284 (15.28%) Network Security
10 235 (12.64%) TCP/IP
11 230 (12.37%) Cisco ASA
12 214 (11.51%) VoIP
13 197 (10.60%) VLAN
14 160 (8.61%) DNS
15 158 (8.50%) Wi-Fi
16 139 (7.48%) Internet
17 137 (7.37%) IPsec
18 126 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
19 109 (5.86%) DHCP
19 109 (5.86%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (5.27%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.51%) Big Data
3 15 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (0.54%) Data Lake
7 8 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.27%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.22%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.11%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.11%) Impala
12 1 (0.054%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.054%) KDB
12 1 (0.054%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.054%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.054%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.054%) Power BI
12 1 (0.054%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 16 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.81%) JIRA
5 7 (0.38%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.27%) Burp Suite
6 5 (0.27%) Metasploit
6 5 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.16%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.16%) git-flow
8 2 (0.11%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.054%) MSI
9 1 (0.054%) Redmine
9 1 (0.054%) Subversion
General
1 268 (14.42%) Finance
2 152 (8.18%) Telecoms
3 62 (3.34%) Banking
4 54 (2.90%) Law
5 46 (2.47%) Public Sector
6 42 (2.26%) Retail
7 41 (2.21%) Legal
8 17 (0.91%) Back Office
9 16 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.81%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.75%) German Language
12 13 (0.70%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.54%) French Language
13 10 (0.54%) Italian Language
13 10 (0.54%) Japanese Language
14 7 (0.38%) Games
14 7 (0.38%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.32%) Local Government
15 6 (0.32%) Marketing
16 5 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 763 (41.04%) Network Engineer
2 198 (10.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 161 (8.66%) Consultant
4 152 (8.18%) Architect
5 134 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 120 (6.46%) Cisco Engineer
7 119 (6.40%) Security Engineer
8 110 (5.92%) Support Engineer
9 97 (5.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 94 (5.06%) Analyst
11 77 (4.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 61 (3.28%) Network Architect
13 60 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
14 53 (2.85%) Security Consultant
15 52 (2.80%) NOC Engineer
16 50 (2.69%) IT Engineer
17 47 (2.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
18 46 (2.47%) IP Engineer
19 44 (2.37%) Security Analyst
19 44 (2.37%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (3.34%) OAuth
1 62 (3.34%) OpenID
1 62 (3.34%) SAML
2 55 (2.96%) 802.1X
3 44 (2.37%) SailPoint
4 17 (0.91%) XMPP
5 13 (0.70%) REST
6 12 (0.65%) Web Services
7 9 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (0.32%) CSS
9 5 (0.27%) Kafka
9 5 (0.27%) LDAP
10 4 (0.22%) COM
10 4 (0.22%) jQuery
10 4 (0.22%) RESTful
11 3 (0.16%) JSON
12 2 (0.11%) HTML
12 2 (0.11%) XML
12 2 (0.11%) YAML
13 1 (0.054%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 372 (20.01%) Data Centre
2 100 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 66 (3.55%) Public Cloud
5 61 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
6 36 (1.94%) Driving Licence
6 36 (1.94%) Private Cloud
7 31 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 27 (1.45%) Cybercrime
8 27 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 22 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
10 21 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 21 (1.13%) PKI
11 17 (0.91%) BYOD
11 17 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
12 16 (0.86%) Clustering
12 16 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (0.86%) Wiki
13 14 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
13 14 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 324 (17.43%) Windows
2 212 (11.40%) Linux
3 181 (9.74%) Windows Server
4 78 (4.20%) Windows 10
5 57 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (2.80%) Unix
7 44 (2.37%) Windows Server 2016
8 40 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (1.72%) Windows 7
10 27 (1.45%) Windows 8
11 17 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (0.86%) Windows Server 2019
13 11 (0.59%) Kali Linux
14 9 (0.48%) CentOS
14 9 (0.48%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.38%) Fedora
16 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.32%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.27%) Android
17 5 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (15.98%) ITIL
2 290 (15.60%) Information Security
3 180 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 179 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
5 166 (8.93%) Cybersecurity
6 161 (8.66%) Network Design
7 149 (8.02%) Presales
8 114 (6.13%) Load Balancing
9 106 (5.70%) SIEM
10 105 (5.65%) Project Delivery
11 104 (5.59%) Security Architecture
12 100 (5.38%) Mentoring
13 98 (5.27%) Agile Software Development
14 90 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
15 87 (4.68%) Network Management
16 86 (4.63%) Computer Science
16 86 (4.63%) DevOps
16 86 (4.63%) Project Management
17 85 (4.57%) Risk Management
18 84 (4.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 135 (7.26%) Python
2 93 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 70 (3.77%) SQL
4 46 (2.47%) Bash Shell
5 21 (1.13%) C
6 14 (0.75%) Perl
7 11 (0.59%) C++
8 7 (0.38%) PHP
9 6 (0.32%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.22%) Ada
10 4 (0.22%) C#
11 2 (0.11%) Java
11 2 (0.11%) R
11 2 (0.11%) Ruby
11 2 (0.11%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.054%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.054%) C-shell
12 1 (0.054%) Korn
12 1 (0.054%) Tcl
12 1 (0.054%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1,011 (54.38%) CCNA
2 960 (51.64%) CCNP
3 295 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 273 (14.69%) CCIE
5 263 (14.15%) CISSP
6 227 (12.21%) Degree
7 222 (11.94%) MCSE
8 164 (8.82%) Security Cleared
9 128 (6.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 125 (6.72%) MCSA
11 113 (6.08%) CISM
12 110 (5.92%) CCSP
12 110 (5.92%) JNCIA
13 103 (5.54%) SC Cleared
14 100 (5.38%) CCDP
15 85 (4.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 76 (4.09%) JNCIS
17 53 (2.85%) CEH
17 53 (2.85%) JNCIP
18 52 (2.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (8.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 145 (7.80%) SLA
3 73 (3.93%) GDPR
4 64 (3.44%) PCI DSS
5 37 (1.99%) NIST
6 10 (0.54%) COBIT
7 9 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.43%) QA
8 8 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.32%) NCSC
10 5 (0.27%) ISO 22301
10 5 (0.27%) PMO
11 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.16%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.054%) Government Security Classifications
14 1 (0.054%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.054%) RMADS
System Software
1 240 (12.91%) Active Directory
2 237 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (5.33%) Hyper-V
4 43 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (2.10%) VMware NSX
6 35 (1.88%) Docker
6 35 (1.88%) vSphere
7 25 (1.34%) Firmware
8 22 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.48%) XenApp
10 8 (0.43%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.38%) NFS
11 7 (0.38%) Samba
11 7 (0.38%) VirtualBox
11 7 (0.38%) Xen
12 6 (0.32%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.22%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.16%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 107 (5.76%) Ansible
2 62 (3.34%) FortiGate
2 62 (3.34%) Kubernetes
3 55 (2.96%) Microsoft Intune
4 40 (2.15%) Puppet
5 39 (2.10%) Cisco CUCM
6 36 (1.94%) SCCM
6 36 (1.94%) Terraform
7 29 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
8 23 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
9 22 (1.18%) Nagios
10 18 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
11 17 (0.91%) vCenter Server
12 15 (0.81%) Nessus
13 14 (0.75%) ZABBIX
14 13 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (0.65%) Backup Exec
15 12 (0.65%) SCOM
16 9 (0.48%) Grafana
17 7 (0.38%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 1,177 (63.31%) Cisco
2 443 (23.83%) Microsoft
3 383 (20.60%) VMware
4 293 (15.76%) Juniper
5 285 (15.33%) Palo Alto
6 194 (10.44%) CheckPoint
7 166 (8.93%) Meraki
8 144 (7.75%) F5
9 113 (6.08%) Citrix
10 106 (5.70%) HP
11 97 (5.22%) SolarWinds
12 87 (4.68%) Fortinet
13 54 (2.90%) CyberArk
14 53 (2.85%) ForgeRock
15 43 (2.31%) Aruba
16 42 (2.26%) Sophos
17 41 (2.21%) Splunk
18 40 (2.15%) Dell
19 36 (1.94%) Infoblox
20 30 (1.61%) NetApp