Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 137 151
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 -62
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 2,915 3,494 3,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.50% 2.49% 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.33% 10.27% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,333 2,835 3,268
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% -

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 25,730 34,026 38,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.04% 24.27% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19,140 25,088 29,949
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +19 1,143 £60,000 - 146
South East +18 780 £52,500 +5.00% 107
Midlands +7 294 £47,000 +4.44% 39
North of England -61 294 £42,500 -10.53% 89
East of England -19 220 £45,000 +18.01% 29
South West -14 170 £42,500 - 30
West Midlands -25 165 £50,000 - 24
North West -47 162 £42,708 -28.82% 35
East Midlands +19 129 £42,500 +4.94% 15
Yorkshire -8 110 £47,500 +23.38% 39
North East -17 22 £30,000 -38.46% 15
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 2,088 (71.63%) Cisco
2 1,643 (56.36%) CCNP
3 1,595 (54.72%) CCNA
4 1,516 (52.01%) Firewall
5 1,061 (36.40%) WAN
6 948 (32.52%) LAN
7 665 (22.81%) Microsoft
8 648 (22.23%) BGP
9 639 (21.92%) Windows
9 639 (21.92%) Data Centre
10 622 (21.34%) Network Security
11 590 (20.24%) OSPF
12 580 (19.90%) VPN
13 559 (19.18%) MPLS
14 556 (19.07%) Azure
15 553 (18.97%) Juniper
16 547 (18.77%) Wireless
17 544 (18.66%) VMware
18 525 (18.01%) ITIL
19 520 (17.84%) TCP/IP
20 501 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
21 455 (15.61%) Palo Alto
22 449 (15.40%) CCIE
23 444 (15.23%) Active Directory
24 434 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
25 426 (14.61%) Finance
26 385 (13.21%) DNS
26 385 (13.21%) CheckPoint
27 372 (12.76%) MCSE
28 364 (12.49%) Degree

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
1 104 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 97 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 59 (2.02%) IIS
3 59 (2.02%) Skype for Business
4 51 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 34 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (0.86%) OpenStack
7 18 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (0.55%) Apache Spark
8 16 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (0.51%) Confluence
10 12 (0.41%) Apache
11 6 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.069%) CMS
13 2 (0.069%) nginx
14 1 (0.034%) LiveLink
Applications
1 91 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 37 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 25 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
6 4 (0.14%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.034%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 15 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.034%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.034%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.034%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.034%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 556 (19.07%) Azure
2 327 (11.22%) Office 365
3 304 (10.43%) AWS
4 49 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 48 (1.65%) GCP
6 43 (1.48%) IaaS
7 42 (1.44%) SaaS
8 26 (0.89%) OpenShift
9 24 (0.82%) PaaS
10 23 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (0.51%) Mimecast
12 13 (0.45%) OneDrive
13 11 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (0.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 7 (0.24%) G Suite
16 5 (0.17%) Azure Stack
17 3 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
17 3 (0.10%) Amazon S3
17 3 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
17 3 (0.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1,516 (52.01%) Firewall
2 1,061 (36.40%) WAN
3 948 (32.52%) LAN
4 648 (22.23%) BGP
5 622 (21.34%) Network Security
6 590 (20.24%) OSPF
7 580 (19.90%) VPN
8 559 (19.18%) MPLS
9 547 (18.77%) Wireless
10 520 (17.84%) TCP/IP
11 434 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
12 385 (13.21%) DNS
13 336 (11.53%) DHCP
14 288 (9.88%) IPsec
15 278 (9.54%) Cisco Nexus
16 275 (9.43%) VLAN
17 273 (9.37%) Internet
18 255 (8.75%) VoIP
19 220 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
20 164 (5.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 35 (1.20%) Big Data
3 12 (0.41%) MySQL
4 8 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.17%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.10%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.069%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.069%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.069%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.069%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.069%) Power BI
11 1 (0.034%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.034%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.034%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.034%) Impala
11 1 (0.034%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 59 (2.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 37 (1.27%) JIRA
3 31 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 18 (0.62%) Bitbucket
5 16 (0.55%) git-flow
6 15 (0.51%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.38%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.24%) TestRail
9 6 (0.21%) Fiddler
10 5 (0.17%) Zephyr
11 4 (0.14%) Subversion
12 3 (0.10%) Metasploit
12 3 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.069%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.069%) Postman
13 2 (0.069%) Robot Framework
13 2 (0.069%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.034%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.034%) MSI
14 1 (0.034%) WinDbg
General
1 426 (14.61%) Finance
2 306 (10.50%) Telecoms
3 103 (3.53%) Public Sector
4 102 (3.50%) Retail
5 91 (3.12%) Banking
6 59 (2.02%) Law
7 57 (1.96%) Legal
8 34 (1.17%) Marketing
9 30 (1.03%) Aerospace
10 29 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 26 (0.89%) Financial Institution
11 26 (0.89%) French Language
12 25 (0.86%) German Language
13 23 (0.79%) Italian Language
14 18 (0.62%) Electronics
15 13 (0.45%) Military
16 12 (0.41%) Advertising
17 11 (0.38%) Games
18 7 (0.24%) Japanese Language
18 7 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,340 (45.97%) Network Engineer
2 346 (11.87%) Senior Network Engineer
3 288 (9.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 215 (7.38%) Security Engineer
5 211 (7.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 205 (7.03%) Consultant
7 201 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 198 (6.79%) Architect
9 188 (6.45%) Analyst
10 171 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 158 (5.42%) Network Security Engineer
12 113 (3.88%) IT Engineer
13 90 (3.09%) Network Consultant
14 88 (3.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 86 (2.95%) Network Support
16 73 (2.50%) Network Support Engineer
17 71 (2.44%) NOC Engineer
18 69 (2.37%) IT Support
18 69 (2.37%) Network Analyst
19 63 (2.16%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (2.47%) 802.1X
2 28 (0.96%) XMPP
3 25 (0.86%) LDAP
4 23 (0.79%) .NET
5 19 (0.65%) ASP.NET
6 17 (0.58%) REST
7 16 (0.55%) Kafka
7 16 (0.55%) Web Services
8 15 (0.51%) AngularJS
8 15 (0.51%) GraphQL
8 15 (0.51%) Node.js
8 15 (0.51%) React
8 15 (0.51%) Spring
8 15 (0.51%) Spring MVC
8 15 (0.51%) Vue.js
9 13 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
10 12 (0.41%) OAuth
10 12 (0.41%) OpenID
10 12 (0.41%) SailPoint
10 12 (0.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 639 (21.92%) Data Centre
2 207 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 150 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 125 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
5 60 (2.06%) Driving Licence
6 58 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 57 (1.96%) Public Cloud
8 43 (1.48%) PKI
9 36 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
10 34 (1.17%) Private Cloud
11 23 (0.79%) e-Learning
11 23 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
12 21 (0.72%) Wiki
13 20 (0.69%) CCTV
14 19 (0.65%) User Experience
15 17 (0.58%) Cyberattack
16 16 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
16 16 (0.55%) Virtual Team
17 15 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 639 (21.92%) Windows
2 336 (11.53%) Linux
3 331 (11.36%) Windows Server
4 150 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 137 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 128 (4.39%) Windows 10
7 95 (3.26%) Unix
8 64 (2.20%) Windows 7
9 51 (1.75%) Windows 8
10 38 (1.30%) CentOS
11 37 (1.27%) Ubuntu
12 36 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (0.79%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.62%) Apple iOS
15 17 (0.58%) Android
16 16 (0.55%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.48%) Fedora
17 14 (0.48%) Solaris
18 13 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
19 8 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (18.01%) ITIL
2 319 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
3 295 (10.12%) Information Security
4 272 (9.33%) Network Design
5 241 (8.27%) Cybersecurity
6 233 (7.99%) Load Balancing
7 224 (7.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 208 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
8 208 (7.14%) Presales
9 188 (6.45%) Network Management
10 178 (6.11%) Mentoring
11 145 (4.97%) SIEM
12 141 (4.84%) Change Management
13 131 (4.49%) Project Delivery
13 131 (4.49%) Risk Management
14 120 (4.12%) Configuration Management
15 119 (4.08%) Migration
16 116 (3.98%) TOGAF
17 112 (3.84%) Agile Software Development
17 112 (3.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 149 (5.11%) PowerShell
2 129 (4.43%) Python
3 128 (4.39%) SQL
4 65 (2.23%) C
5 46 (1.58%) Bash Shell
6 17 (0.58%) PHP
7 15 (0.51%) C#
8 14 (0.48%) Perl
9 13 (0.45%) C++
10 9 (0.31%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.31%) Ruby
11 7 (0.24%) Java
11 7 (0.24%) VBScript
12 6 (0.21%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.17%) Ada
14 1 (0.034%) Go
14 1 (0.034%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.034%) R
14 1 (0.034%) Tcl
14 1 (0.034%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,643 (56.36%) CCNP
2 1,595 (54.72%) CCNA
3 501 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 449 (15.40%) CCIE
5 372 (12.76%) MCSE
6 364 (12.49%) Degree
7 260 (8.92%) Security Cleared
8 238 (8.16%) CISSP
9 195 (6.69%) CCDP
10 187 (6.42%) MCSA
11 171 (5.87%) SC Cleared
12 157 (5.39%) JNCIA
13 152 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 123 (4.22%) JNCIS
15 120 (4.12%) CISM
16 107 (3.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 94 (3.22%) JNCIP
18 92 (3.16%) CCSP
19 88 (3.02%) CCSA
20 75 (2.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (7.00%) SLA
2 140 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 93 (3.19%) GDPR
4 83 (2.85%) PCI DSS
5 81 (2.78%) NIST
6 35 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (0.48%) QA
8 13 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 12 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 11 (0.38%) COBIT
11 10 (0.34%) NCSC
12 8 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 8 (0.27%) PMO
13 7 (0.24%) NIST 800
13 7 (0.24%) RMADS
13 7 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.17%) ISO 22301
14 5 (0.17%) ISO 9001
15 4 (0.14%) GPG13
16 2 (0.069%) FISMA
System Software
1 444 (15.23%) Active Directory
2 347 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 62 (2.13%) vSphere
5 57 (1.96%) Docker
6 55 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (1.65%) VMware NSX
7 48 (1.65%) XenApp
8 45 (1.54%) Firmware
9 44 (1.51%) XenDesktop
10 19 (0.65%) VirtualBox
11 18 (0.62%) NFS
11 18 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
11 18 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (0.58%) Xen
13 12 (0.41%) ProxySG
13 12 (0.41%) Samba
14 8 (0.27%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 102 (3.50%) FortiGate
2 86 (2.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 86 (2.95%) SCCM
3 77 (2.64%) Ansible
4 62 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
5 52 (1.78%) Puppet
6 48 (1.65%) vCenter Server
7 41 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
8 40 (1.37%) Kubernetes
8 40 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
9 39 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
10 28 (0.96%) Nagios
11 22 (0.75%) SCOM
12 19 (0.65%) WSUS
12 19 (0.65%) ZABBIX
13 18 (0.62%) Nessus
14 16 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
15 15 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
16 13 (0.45%) Stealthwatch
16 13 (0.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2,088 (71.63%) Cisco
2 665 (22.81%) Microsoft
3 553 (18.97%) Juniper
4 544 (18.66%) VMware
5 455 (15.61%) Palo Alto
6 385 (13.21%) CheckPoint
7 284 (9.74%) F5
8 278 (9.54%) SolarWinds
9 244 (8.37%) Meraki
10 241 (8.27%) Citrix
11 214 (7.34%) HP
12 166 (5.69%) Fortinet
13 106 (3.64%) Dell
14 94 (3.22%) NetApp
15 84 (2.88%) Aruba
16 70 (2.40%) Blue Coat
17 69 (2.37%) Brocade
18 54 (1.85%) Huawei
19 52 (1.78%) Mitel
20 50 (1.72%) Avaya