Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 86 87
Rank change year-on-year -56 +1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 3,873 5,406 6,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.38% 3.24% 3.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.11% 12.62% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,338 4,576 5,290
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%

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 38,304 42,842 53,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.59% 25.71% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29,952 34,246 43,249
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -43 1,365 £55,000 +4.76% 160
South East -66 877 £45,000 - 109
North of England +9 600 £37,500 - 122
Midlands -38 412 £40,000 -5.88% 92
East of England -16 325 £45,000 - 55
South West -9 322 £40,000 - 42
North West -5 293 £39,000 -2.50% 63
Yorkshire +33 275 £40,000 +6.67% 44
West Midlands -51 241 £40,000 - 60
East Midlands -10 158 £35,500 -16.47% 31
North East -51 32 £23,250 -7.00% 15
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 2,951 (76.19%) Cisco
2 2,370 (61.19%) CCNA
3 2,078 (53.65%) CCNP
4 1,870 (48.28%) Firewall
5 1,243 (32.09%) WAN
6 1,173 (30.29%) Windows
7 1,060 (27.37%) Microsoft
8 1,048 (27.06%) LAN
9 1,003 (25.90%) VMware
10 936 (24.17%) ITIL
11 809 (20.89%) Juniper
12 780 (20.14%) MPLS
12 780 (20.14%) Wireless
13 761 (19.65%) BGP
14 744 (19.21%) Data Centre
15 726 (18.75%) VPN
16 712 (18.38%) Cisco ASA
17 702 (18.13%) OSPF
18 701 (18.10%) Active Directory
19 694 (17.92%) Network Security
20 683 (17.63%) Microsoft Certification
21 643 (16.60%) CCIE
22 617 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
23 605 (15.62%) Finance
24 585 (15.10%) DNS
24 585 (15.10%) F5
25 575 (14.85%) CheckPoint
26 557 (14.38%) Windows Server
27 549 (14.18%) Linux
28 532 (13.74%) 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
1 368 (9.50%) MS Exchange
2 180 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 119 (3.07%) Skype for Business
4 92 (2.38%) IIS
5 83 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 81 (2.09%) CMS
7 59 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 40 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 34 (0.88%) Apache
10 22 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 20 (0.52%) OpenStack
12 18 (0.46%) SAS
12 18 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 17 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
14 13 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.23%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.21%) Tomcat
17 7 (0.18%) WordPress
18 5 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 5 (0.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 139 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 29 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.077%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.026%) HipChat
6 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.13%) Magento
4 4 (0.10%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.052%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.052%) Workfront
6 1 (0.026%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.026%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 302 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 287 (7.41%) Office 365
3 217 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (1.76%) SaaS
5 43 (1.11%) IaaS
6 34 (0.88%) PaaS
7 27 (0.70%) Mimecast
8 22 (0.57%) G Suite
9 17 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.15%) Akamai
14 4 (0.10%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.077%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.052%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.052%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 2 (0.052%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.052%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1,870 (48.28%) Firewall
2 1,243 (32.09%) WAN
3 1,048 (27.06%) LAN
4 780 (20.14%) MPLS
4 780 (20.14%) Wireless
5 761 (19.65%) BGP
6 726 (18.75%) VPN
7 712 (18.38%) Cisco ASA
8 702 (18.13%) OSPF
9 694 (17.92%) Network Security
10 585 (15.10%) DNS
11 532 (13.74%) TCP/IP
12 529 (13.66%) Cisco Nexus
13 526 (13.58%) VoIP
14 439 (11.33%) DHCP
15 401 (10.35%) VLAN
16 370 (9.55%) IPsec
17 366 (9.45%) EIGRP
18 333 (8.60%) SAN
19 324 (8.37%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 48 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (1.08%) Big Data
4 34 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 32 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 30 (0.77%) MySQL
7 19 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (0.28%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.23%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.077%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.077%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.052%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.052%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.052%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.026%) DTS
14 1 (0.026%) Infinispan
14 1 (0.026%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.026%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 33 (0.85%) JIRA
3 22 (0.57%) Metasploit
4 21 (0.54%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (0.34%) Redmine
7 12 (0.31%) Burp Suite
7 12 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.26%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (0.21%) CodeSonar
9 8 (0.21%) git-flow
9 8 (0.21%) Robot Framework
9 8 (0.21%) Selenium
10 6 (0.15%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.026%) Rational Rose
General
1 605 (15.62%) Finance
2 323 (8.34%) Telecoms
3 161 (4.16%) Banking
4 83 (2.14%) Retail
5 82 (2.12%) Manufacturing
6 69 (1.78%) Law
7 48 (1.24%) Advertising
8 43 (1.11%) Games
9 39 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 36 (0.93%) Legal
11 35 (0.90%) Marketing
12 28 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 28 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (0.39%) Electronics
14 14 (0.36%) Back Office
14 14 (0.36%) Billing
14 14 (0.36%) German Language
14 14 (0.36%) Italian Language
15 11 (0.28%) French Language
16 7 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,467 (37.88%) Network Engineer
2 526 (13.58%) Cisco Engineer
3 404 (10.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 394 (10.17%) Support Engineer
5 365 (9.42%) Senior Network Engineer
6 349 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 320 (8.26%) Analyst
8 285 (7.36%) Architect
9 260 (6.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 228 (5.89%) Consultant
11 220 (5.68%) Network Support
12 202 (5.22%) Security Engineer
13 170 (4.39%) Network Support Engineer
14 154 (3.98%) Network Security Engineer
15 147 (3.80%) IT Engineer
16 139 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support
17 138 (3.56%) Network Architect
18 129 (3.33%) Network Analyst
19 128 (3.30%) Trainee
20 115 (2.97%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (2.43%) XMPP
2 76 (1.96%) 802.1X
3 37 (0.96%) Web Services
4 36 (0.93%) .NET
5 28 (0.72%) CSS
6 25 (0.65%) HTML
7 16 (0.41%) LAMP
8 15 (0.39%) REST
8 15 (0.39%) SOAP
9 13 (0.34%) Entity Framework
9 13 (0.34%) Java EE
9 13 (0.34%) STL
10 12 (0.31%) Ajax
10 12 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (0.31%) jQuery
10 12 (0.31%) SAML
10 12 (0.31%) WCF
11 9 (0.23%) ASP.NET
11 9 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (0.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 744 (19.21%) Data Centre
2 207 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 185 (4.78%) Computer Science
4 144 (3.72%) Clustering
5 125 (3.23%) Driving Licence
6 101 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 65 (1.68%) PKI
8 53 (1.37%) Replication
8 53 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
9 41 (1.06%) User Experience
10 40 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 38 (0.98%) CESG
12 36 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
13 33 (0.85%) Client/Server
14 31 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
15 28 (0.72%) Public Cloud
16 27 (0.70%) Hedge funds
17 24 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
18 22 (0.57%) Eurex
19 19 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1,173 (30.29%) Windows
2 557 (14.38%) Windows Server
3 549 (14.18%) Linux
4 298 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 242 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 171 (4.42%) Unix
7 98 (2.53%) Windows 7
8 93 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 78 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 74 (1.91%) Windows 10
11 47 (1.21%) Windows 8
12 45 (1.16%) CentOS
13 43 (1.11%) Windows XP
14 38 (0.98%) Mac OS X
15 33 (0.85%) Debian
16 25 (0.65%) Ubuntu
16 25 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
17 22 (0.57%) Kali Linux
17 22 (0.57%) Solaris
18 16 (0.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 936 (24.17%) ITIL
2 366 (9.45%) Load Balancing
3 318 (8.21%) Network Design
4 266 (6.87%) Network Monitoring
5 245 (6.33%) Presales
6 236 (6.09%) Network Management
7 212 (5.47%) Service Management
8 207 (5.34%) Change Management
8 207 (5.34%) Mentoring
9 202 (5.22%) Service Delivery
10 196 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 186 (4.80%) Project Management
12 183 (4.73%) Information Security
13 181 (4.67%) Problem Management
14 180 (4.65%) Incident Management
15 175 (4.52%) SIEM
16 167 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
17 161 (4.16%) High Availability
18 145 (3.74%) Cybersecurity
19 144 (3.72%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 187 (4.83%) SQL
2 183 (4.73%) Python
3 127 (3.28%) PowerShell
4 86 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 65 (1.68%) Perl
6 56 (1.45%) C
7 42 (1.08%) PHP
8 38 (0.98%) C#
8 38 (0.98%) JavaScript
9 35 (0.90%) Java
10 30 (0.77%) VBScript
11 28 (0.72%) Shell Script
12 19 (0.49%) Korn
13 15 (0.39%) C++
14 13 (0.34%) Objective-C
15 12 (0.31%) VB
16 11 (0.28%) Ruby
17 10 (0.26%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.15%) C-shell
18 6 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 2,370 (61.19%) CCNA
2 2,078 (53.65%) CCNP
3 683 (17.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 643 (16.60%) CCIE
5 519 (13.40%) MCSE
6 404 (10.43%) Degree
7 330 (8.52%) CISSP
8 323 (8.34%) Security Cleared
9 270 (6.97%) MCSA
10 243 (6.27%) SC Cleared
11 201 (5.19%) CCDP
12 190 (4.91%) Network+ Certification
13 182 (4.70%) A+ Certification
14 179 (4.62%) MCP
15 169 (4.36%) JNCIP
16 160 (4.13%) CCENT
17 157 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 131 (3.38%) DV Cleared
19 118 (3.05%) CISM
20 107 (2.76%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (8.16%) SLA
2 141 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 94 (2.43%) PCI DSS
4 59 (1.52%) PMO
5 38 (0.98%) QA
6 32 (0.83%) GDPR
7 15 (0.39%) COBIT
7 15 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.10%) FIPS 140-2
11 3 (0.077%) Government Security Classifications
11 3 (0.077%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.077%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.052%) RMADS
13 1 (0.026%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.026%) GCP
13 1 (0.026%) GPG13
13 1 (0.026%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 701 (18.10%) Active Directory
2 617 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 309 (7.98%) Hyper-V
4 142 (3.67%) vSphere
5 81 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
6 55 (1.42%) XenApp
7 54 (1.39%) VMware NSX
8 45 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
9 32 (0.83%) Firmware
10 26 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
11 20 (0.52%) Terminal Services
12 18 (0.46%) XenDesktop
13 16 (0.41%) Docker
14 15 (0.39%) NFS
15 14 (0.36%) KVM
15 14 (0.36%) Samba
15 14 (0.36%) XenServer
16 12 (0.31%) vCloud
17 11 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
17 11 (0.28%) Snort
Systems Management
1 194 (5.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 146 (3.77%) Nagios
3 138 (3.56%) Cisco UCCX
4 107 (2.76%) Cisco UCCE
5 106 (2.74%) SCCM
6 86 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
7 80 (2.07%) Puppet
8 70 (1.81%) FortiGate
9 69 (1.78%) Ansible
10 59 (1.52%) vCenter Server
11 58 (1.50%) Cacti
12 45 (1.16%) Cisco LMS
12 45 (1.16%) Opsview
13 37 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
14 30 (0.77%) QRadar
15 29 (0.75%) ZABBIX
16 28 (0.72%) SCOM
17 27 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
18 26 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
19 23 (0.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2,951 (76.19%) Cisco
2 1,060 (27.37%) Microsoft
3 1,003 (25.90%) VMware
4 809 (20.89%) Juniper
5 585 (15.10%) F5
6 575 (14.85%) CheckPoint
7 410 (10.59%) Palo Alto
8 304 (7.85%) Citrix
9 283 (7.31%) HP
10 276 (7.13%) SolarWinds
11 164 (4.23%) Meraki
12 162 (4.18%) Fortinet
13 130 (3.36%) Avaya
14 129 (3.33%) Dell
15 126 (3.25%) Red Hat
16 122 (3.15%) NetApp
17 112 (2.89%) Riverbed
18 101 (2.61%) Aruba
19 93 (2.40%) Brocade
20 84 (2.17%) Blue Coat