Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 83 160
Rank change year-on-year -43 +77 -28
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 1,132 4,425 3,423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.55% 3.41% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.43% 14.37% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 949 3,368 2,936
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -3.06% +8.89%
10th Percentile £33,653 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £77,500 £75,625
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -1.04% +6.67%

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 9,903 30,796 37,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.34% 23.75% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7,316 22,422 27,614
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £26,758 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +39 515 £70,000 +21.74% 50
South East -49 181 £52,500 - 45
North of England -97 153 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Midlands -2 123 £44,000 -12.00% 27
North West +10 88 £46,865 -3.87% 15
West Midlands -2 87 £44,000 -16.19% 19
South West +39 80 £47,500 +5.56% 18
East of England -15 76 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Yorkshire -101 45 £42,500 +6.25% 6
East Midlands +16 36 £42,500 - 7
North East +11 20 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 711 (62.81%) CCNA
2 707 (62.46%) Cisco
3 605 (53.45%) CCNP
4 515 (45.49%) Firewall
5 420 (37.10%) WAN
6 375 (33.13%) LAN
7 277 (24.47%) Microsoft
8 260 (22.97%) BGP
9 253 (22.35%) Azure
10 250 (22.08%) VMware
11 240 (21.20%) VPN
12 233 (20.58%) Data Centre
13 219 (19.35%) MPLS
14 214 (18.90%) OSPF
15 206 (18.20%) Network Security
16 197 (17.40%) Wireless
17 188 (16.61%) ITIL
18 186 (16.43%) AWS
19 184 (16.25%) Juniper
19 184 (16.25%) Information Security
20 183 (16.17%) CISSP
21 182 (16.08%) Windows
22 170 (15.02%) Active Directory
23 169 (14.93%) Office 365
24 165 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
25 161 (14.22%) CheckPoint
26 159 (14.05%) CCIE
27 157 (13.87%) Linux
27 157 (13.87%) Finance
28 154 (13.60%) VoIP

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 46 (4.06%) Skype for Business
2 27 (2.39%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (1.24%) IIS
5 13 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 10 (0.88%) OpenStack
7 9 (0.80%) CMS
8 8 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.18%) Apache
9 2 (0.18%) Confluence
10 1 (0.088%) Drupal
10 1 (0.088%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.088%) nginx
10 1 (0.088%) WordPress
Applications
1 68 (6.01%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (3.62%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 253 (22.35%) Azure
2 186 (16.43%) AWS
3 169 (14.93%) Office 365
4 51 (4.51%) GCP
5 34 (3.00%) IaaS
6 33 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 31 (2.74%) PaaS
8 25 (2.21%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 22 (1.94%) Route 53
9 22 (1.94%) Slack
10 19 (1.68%) SaaS
11 10 (0.88%) Mimecast
11 10 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.62%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.53%) Serverless
14 5 (0.44%) G Suite
15 4 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 515 (45.49%) Firewall
2 420 (37.10%) WAN
3 375 (33.13%) LAN
4 260 (22.97%) BGP
5 240 (21.20%) VPN
6 219 (19.35%) MPLS
7 214 (18.90%) OSPF
8 206 (18.20%) Network Security
9 197 (17.40%) Wireless
10 154 (13.60%) VoIP
11 131 (11.57%) Cisco ASA
12 126 (11.13%) VLAN
13 125 (11.04%) Wi-Fi
14 121 (10.69%) DNS
15 116 (10.25%) TCP/IP
16 97 (8.57%) DHCP
17 87 (7.69%) Internet
18 84 (7.42%) Cisco Nexus
19 75 (6.63%) IPsec
20 65 (5.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 19 (1.68%) NoSQL
3 12 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (0.88%) Big Data
5 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.44%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.18%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.18%) MySQL
10 2 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.088%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.088%) KDB
11 1 (0.088%) Kdb+
11 1 (0.088%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.088%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.088%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.94%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.44%) JIRA
6 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.088%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.088%) GitLab
7 1 (0.088%) Redmine
7 1 (0.088%) Subversion
General
1 157 (13.87%) Finance
2 94 (8.30%) Telecoms
3 63 (5.57%) Banking
4 39 (3.45%) Law
5 26 (2.30%) Public Sector
6 16 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.33%) Back Office
8 14 (1.24%) Retail
9 13 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.15%) Legal
10 11 (0.97%) Marketing
11 10 (0.88%) Military
12 9 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.71%) German Language
14 7 (0.62%) French Language
14 7 (0.62%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.53%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
17 4 (0.35%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.27%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 497 (43.90%) Network Engineer
2 172 (15.19%) Senior Network Engineer
3 112 (9.89%) Consultant
4 85 (7.51%) Architect
5 78 (6.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 70 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 66 (5.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 63 (5.57%) Security Engineer
9 57 (5.04%) Analyst
10 56 (4.95%) Support Engineer
11 54 (4.77%) IP Engineer
12 46 (4.06%) Network Architect
13 41 (3.62%) IP Network Engineer
14 38 (3.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 35 (3.09%) NOC Engineer
16 33 (2.92%) Network Security Engineer
16 33 (2.92%) Security Analyst
17 32 (2.83%) IT Engineer
18 29 (2.56%) Network Support
18 29 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (7.07%) OAuth
1 80 (7.07%) OpenID
1 80 (7.07%) SAML
2 38 (3.36%) SailPoint
3 36 (3.18%) 802.1X
4 18 (1.59%) Node.js
4 18 (1.59%) React
5 14 (1.24%) XMPP
6 13 (1.15%) Web Services
7 9 (0.80%) YAML
8 6 (0.53%) REST
9 4 (0.35%) COM
9 4 (0.35%) LDAP
10 3 (0.27%) CSS
11 2 (0.18%) X-Windows
12 1 (0.088%) Django
12 1 (0.088%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.088%) Itk
12 1 (0.088%) JSON
12 1 (0.088%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 233 (20.58%) Data Centre
2 69 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (5.39%) Management Information System
4 32 (2.83%) Public Cloud
5 29 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 28 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (2.39%) Cybercrime
8 23 (2.03%) Private Cloud
9 19 (1.68%) Cloud Native
10 17 (1.50%) Driving Licence
10 17 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
11 15 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 11 (0.97%) PKI
13 9 (0.80%) BYOD
13 9 (0.80%) Handset
14 8 (0.71%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.71%) Clustering
14 8 (0.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 8 (0.71%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 182 (16.08%) Windows
2 157 (13.87%) Linux
3 98 (8.66%) Windows Server
4 38 (3.36%) Unix
5 37 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (2.56%) Windows Server 2016
7 25 (2.21%) Windows 10
8 22 (1.94%) Mac OS X
9 14 (1.24%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.97%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.80%) Solaris
13 8 (0.71%) Windows Server 2019
14 6 (0.53%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.44%) CentOS
15 5 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.35%) SUSE
17 3 (0.27%) HPUX
17 3 (0.27%) Kali Linux
17 3 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (16.61%) ITIL
2 184 (16.25%) Information Security
3 110 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
4 102 (9.01%) Security Architecture
5 99 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 97 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
7 93 (8.22%) Network Monitoring
8 89 (7.86%) Cybersecurity
9 83 (7.33%) DevOps
10 76 (6.71%) Network Design
11 65 (5.74%) Project Delivery
12 64 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
13 63 (5.57%) Project Management
14 60 (5.30%) Load Balancing
15 57 (5.04%) Computer Science
15 57 (5.04%) Network Management
16 53 (4.68%) Presales
17 50 (4.42%) ITIL V3
18 49 (4.33%) Change Management
19 48 (4.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 99 (8.75%) Python
2 53 (4.68%) PowerShell
3 42 (3.71%) SQL
4 19 (1.68%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.06%) C
6 9 (0.80%) Bash Shell
6 9 (0.80%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.53%) Perl
8 5 (0.44%) C++
9 4 (0.35%) VBScript
10 2 (0.18%) Java
11 1 (0.088%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.088%) C-shell
11 1 (0.088%) Korn
11 1 (0.088%) PHP
11 1 (0.088%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 711 (62.81%) CCNA
2 605 (53.45%) CCNP
3 183 (16.17%) CISSP
4 165 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 159 (14.05%) CCIE
6 149 (13.16%) Degree
7 115 (10.16%) Security Cleared
8 113 (9.98%) MCSE
9 100 (8.83%) SC Cleared
10 85 (7.51%) JNCIA
11 77 (6.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 60 (5.30%) CCDP
12 60 (5.30%) MCSA
12 60 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 55 (4.86%) CISM
14 49 (4.33%) JNCIS
15 47 (4.15%) CCSP
16 37 (3.27%) DV Cleared
16 37 (3.27%) MCP
17 25 (2.21%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (11.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (6.80%) SLA
3 29 (2.56%) GDPR
4 25 (2.21%) NIST
4 25 (2.21%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.15%) COBIT
6 7 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.35%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.27%) QA
10 2 (0.18%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.18%) PMO
11 1 (0.088%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.088%) NCSC
System Software
1 170 (15.02%) Active Directory
2 137 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (4.42%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.74%) vSphere
5 29 (2.56%) Docker
6 24 (2.12%) VMware Server
7 22 (1.94%) VMware NSX
8 13 (1.15%) Firmware
9 12 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.80%) XenApp
11 6 (0.53%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.27%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.088%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.088%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.088%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.088%) Xen
13 1 (0.088%) zsh
Systems Management
1 63 (5.57%) Ansible
2 40 (3.53%) FortiGate
3 39 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 36 (3.18%) Nagios
5 34 (3.00%) SCCM
6 33 (2.92%) Microsoft Intune
7 32 (2.83%) Puppet
8 31 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
8 31 (2.74%) Terraform
9 26 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (1.94%) Grafana
11 19 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
12 17 (1.50%) vCenter Server
13 11 (0.97%) Nessus
13 11 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
14 9 (0.80%) CSIRT
14 9 (0.80%) SCOM
15 7 (0.62%) Backup Exec
16 6 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 707 (62.46%) Cisco
2 277 (24.47%) Microsoft
3 250 (22.08%) VMware
4 184 (16.25%) Juniper
5 161 (14.22%) CheckPoint
6 148 (13.07%) Palo Alto
7 100 (8.83%) F5
8 85 (7.51%) Meraki
9 71 (6.27%) SolarWinds
10 69 (6.10%) Fortinet
11 65 (5.74%) Citrix
12 59 (5.21%) ForgeRock
13 50 (4.42%) Splunk
14 48 (4.24%) HP
15 39 (3.45%) CyberArk
16 31 (2.74%) Avaya
17 30 (2.65%) Riverbed
17 30 (2.65%) Zscaler
18 27 (2.39%) Blue Coat
19 26 (2.30%) Brocade