Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 241 121 95
Rank change year-on-year -120 -26 +71
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 1,425 1,693 4,423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.43% 2.67% 3.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.84% 11.99% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,111 1,334 3,285
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,563 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -

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 20,836 14,116 32,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.85% 22.22% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12,556 10,641 24,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -155 527 £55,000 -12.00% 93
South East -73 303 £50,000 -0.99% 64
North of England -89 178 £47,500 +3.26% 58
Midlands -63 167 £47,500 +5.56% 44
East of England -31 132 £46,250 -7.50% 17
South West -75 116 £52,500 +10.53% 31
West Midlands -57 106 £52,500 +13.20% 26
North West -72 96 £47,500 -5.00% 26
Yorkshire -85 68 £45,000 -3.74% 25
East Midlands -41 61 £42,500 - 18
North East -37 22 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 955 (67.02%) Cisco
2 820 (57.54%) CCNA
3 711 (49.89%) CCNP
4 689 (48.35%) Firewall
5 413 (28.98%) WAN
6 407 (28.56%) Azure
7 379 (26.60%) Microsoft
8 374 (26.25%) LAN
9 307 (21.54%) Windows
10 286 (20.07%) BGP
11 285 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 270 (18.95%) VMware
13 269 (18.88%) VPN
13 269 (18.88%) Social Skills
14 256 (17.96%) OSPF
15 235 (16.49%) ITIL
16 234 (16.42%) Network Security
17 232 (16.28%) Wireless
18 228 (16.00%) Active Directory
19 222 (15.58%) Palo Alto
20 221 (15.51%) MPLS
21 217 (15.23%) Linux
21 217 (15.23%) Microsoft 365
22 211 (14.81%) AWS
23 209 (14.67%) Juniper
24 197 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
25 191 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
26 180 (12.63%) Security Cleared
27 178 (12.49%) TCP/IP
28 176 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure

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 66 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.58%) MS Exchange
3 10 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (0.70%) Skype for Business
4 8 (0.56%) Apache Spark
4 8 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.49%) Apache
5 7 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.49%) IIS
6 6 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (0.42%) nginx
7 4 (0.28%) Confluence
7 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.21%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.070%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.070%) Jetty
9 1 (0.070%) SAS
Applications
1 73 (5.12%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.42%) Gephi
5 6 (0.42%) MicroStation
5 6 (0.42%) Revit
6 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.63%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.070%) assyst
3 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.070%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.070%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 407 (28.56%) Azure
2 217 (15.23%) Microsoft 365
3 211 (14.81%) AWS
4 46 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 44 (3.09%) IaaS
6 43 (3.02%) GCP
7 29 (2.04%) SaaS
8 27 (1.89%) Mimecast
9 26 (1.82%) PaaS
10 23 (1.61%) GitHub
10 23 (1.61%) OpenShift
11 16 (1.12%) OneDrive
12 13 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.63%) Google Workspace
15 8 (0.56%) Azure Sentinel
15 8 (0.56%) Slack
16 7 (0.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 7 (0.49%) Azure Storage
17 5 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 689 (48.35%) Firewall
2 413 (28.98%) WAN
3 374 (26.25%) LAN
4 286 (20.07%) BGP
5 269 (18.88%) VPN
6 256 (17.96%) OSPF
7 234 (16.42%) Network Security
8 232 (16.28%) Wireless
9 221 (15.51%) MPLS
10 178 (12.49%) TCP/IP
11 168 (11.79%) DNS
12 165 (11.58%) Cisco ASA
13 140 (9.82%) Cisco Nexus
14 134 (9.40%) VLAN
15 119 (8.35%) DHCP
16 110 (7.72%) VoIP
17 106 (7.44%) SD-WAN
18 103 (7.23%) Wi-Fi
19 90 (6.32%) SAN
20 85 (5.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 14 (0.98%) Big Data
3 10 (0.70%) MySQL
4 9 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (0.42%) Apache Hive
5 6 (0.42%) Impala
6 5 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.21%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.21%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.21%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.14%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.14%) GIS
8 2 (0.14%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 33 (2.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 27 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.26%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.19%) JIRA
5 6 (0.42%) Bitbucket
5 6 (0.42%) Bitbucket Server
5 6 (0.42%) git-flow
5 6 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.28%) Cypress.io
6 4 (0.28%) JMeter
6 4 (0.28%) Postman
6 4 (0.28%) Selenium
7 2 (0.14%) GCC
7 2 (0.14%) kappa
8 1 (0.070%) GitLab
8 1 (0.070%) Maven
8 1 (0.070%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.070%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.070%) Visual Studio
General
1 269 (18.88%) Social Skills
2 172 (12.07%) Finance
3 122 (8.56%) Telecoms
4 90 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (3.72%) Public Sector
6 48 (3.37%) Banking
7 35 (2.46%) Documentation Skills
7 35 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 33 (2.32%) Legal
9 31 (2.18%) Aerospace
9 31 (2.18%) Military
10 29 (2.04%) Law
10 29 (2.04%) Retail
11 24 (1.68%) Organisational Skills
12 22 (1.54%) Presentation Skills
13 19 (1.33%) Marketing
14 16 (1.12%) Electronics
15 12 (0.84%) Games
16 10 (0.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 9 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 616 (43.23%) Network Engineer
2 161 (11.30%) Senior Network Engineer
3 115 (8.07%) Architect
3 115 (8.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 106 (7.44%) Cisco Engineer
5 94 (6.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 89 (6.25%) Consultant
7 87 (6.11%) Support Engineer
8 83 (5.82%) Analyst
9 73 (5.12%) Security Engineer
10 50 (3.51%) Administrator
11 47 (3.30%) IP Engineer
12 43 (3.02%) IT Engineer
12 43 (3.02%) Network Administrator
13 39 (2.74%) IT Administrator
14 38 (2.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 38 (2.67%) Cloud Engineer
14 38 (2.67%) IP Network Engineer
14 38 (2.67%) Network Architect
15 37 (2.60%) Trainee Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (1.82%) 802.1X
2 14 (0.98%) XMPP
3 10 (0.70%) LDAP
3 10 (0.70%) SAML
4 9 (0.63%) Web Services
5 8 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (0.56%) Kafka
5 8 (0.56%) OAuth
6 5 (0.35%) ISPF
7 4 (0.28%) .NET
7 4 (0.28%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.28%) J2EE
7 4 (0.28%) JSON
7 4 (0.28%) REST
7 4 (0.28%) XML
8 3 (0.21%) Django
8 3 (0.21%) ModSecurity
9 2 (0.14%) COM
9 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Graph
9 2 (0.14%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 285 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 77 (5.40%) Management Information System
3 63 (4.42%) Public Cloud
4 48 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 23 (1.61%) PKI
6 23 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
7 22 (1.54%) Private Cloud
8 19 (1.33%) Driving Licence
9 14 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (0.77%) BYOD
11 10 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (0.63%) HP Storage
13 8 (0.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 8 (0.56%) IPTV
14 7 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
14 7 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
14 7 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (0.49%) Fibre Optics
14 7 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 307 (21.54%) Windows
2 217 (15.23%) Linux
3 171 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 56 (3.93%) Windows 10
5 45 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (3.02%) Windows Server 2019
7 42 (2.95%) Windows Server 2016
8 29 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (1.96%) Unix
10 23 (1.61%) Android
11 20 (1.40%) CentOS
12 16 (1.12%) Mac OS
13 15 (1.05%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.98%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.98%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.49%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.42%) Debian
18 3 (0.21%) AIX
18 3 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (16.49%) ITIL
2 197 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
3 147 (10.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 145 (10.18%) Cybersecurity
5 141 (9.89%) Network Design
6 133 (9.33%) Information Security
7 115 (8.07%) Presales
8 97 (6.81%) Project Management
9 87 (6.11%) Mentoring
10 84 (5.89%) Project Delivery
11 81 (5.68%) Change Management
12 78 (5.47%) DevOps
13 74 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
14 73 (5.12%) Network Management
15 70 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
16 69 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
17 64 (4.49%) Migration
18 63 (4.42%) Customer Requirements
19 59 (4.14%) Computer Science
20 57 (4.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 102 (7.16%) Python
2 94 (6.60%) PowerShell
3 51 (3.58%) SQL
4 35 (2.46%) C
5 34 (2.39%) Bash Shell
6 18 (1.26%) Perl
7 12 (0.84%) Java
7 12 (0.84%) PHP
8 7 (0.49%) R
9 6 (0.42%) C#
10 4 (0.28%) C++
11 3 (0.21%) Ruby
12 2 (0.14%) Scala
12 2 (0.14%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.14%) Tcl
12 2 (0.14%) VB
13 1 (0.070%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.070%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 820 (57.54%) CCNA
2 711 (49.89%) CCNP
3 191 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 180 (12.63%) Security Cleared
5 168 (11.79%) CCIE
6 164 (11.51%) CISSP
7 151 (10.60%) Degree
8 128 (8.98%) SC Cleared
9 125 (8.77%) MCSE
10 109 (7.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 83 (5.82%) CISM
12 75 (5.26%) DV Cleared
13 74 (5.19%) MCSA
14 64 (4.49%) JNCIA
15 57 (4.00%) CCDP
16 56 (3.93%) Network+ Certification
16 56 (3.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 46 (3.23%) CCSP
18 45 (3.16%) Linux+ Certification
19 44 (3.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.68%) GDPR
2 66 (4.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (4.49%) SLA
4 51 (3.58%) PCI DSS
5 37 (2.60%) NIST
6 16 (1.12%) NCSC
7 15 (1.05%) PMO
8 14 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
9 13 (0.91%) QA
10 9 (0.63%) GRC
11 6 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 4 (0.28%) Accessibility
12 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.28%) RMADS
13 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17025
13 2 (0.14%) ITGC
13 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.070%) JSP 440
System Software
1 228 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 176 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (7.51%) Hyper-V
4 38 (2.67%) vSphere
5 35 (2.46%) Docker
6 34 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (1.82%) XenApp
8 25 (1.75%) VMware NSX
9 18 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (1.12%) Firmware
11 14 (0.98%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.63%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.56%) Terminal Server
14 6 (0.42%) Apache Flume
14 6 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.35%) FreeRADIUS
15 5 (0.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 93 (6.53%) Ansible
2 53 (3.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 50 (3.51%) Kubernetes
4 42 (2.95%) SCCM
5 40 (2.81%) FortiGate
6 31 (2.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 27 (1.89%) Nagios
8 19 (1.33%) vCenter Server
9 18 (1.26%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 18 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
9 18 (1.26%) Terraform
10 15 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
11 14 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
12 13 (0.91%) Nmap
13 12 (0.84%) Puppet
13 12 (0.84%) WSUS
14 11 (0.77%) SCOM
15 9 (0.63%) CASB
15 9 (0.63%) Kibana
15 9 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 955 (67.02%) Cisco
2 379 (26.60%) Microsoft
3 270 (18.95%) VMware
4 222 (15.58%) Palo Alto
5 209 (14.67%) Juniper
6 130 (9.12%) CheckPoint
7 114 (8.00%) F5
8 109 (7.65%) Meraki
9 104 (7.30%) Fortinet
10 100 (7.02%) HP
11 87 (6.11%) SolarWinds
12 80 (5.61%) Citrix
13 62 (4.35%) Aruba
14 44 (3.09%) Dell
15 41 (2.88%) Apple
16 40 (2.81%) Veeam
17 37 (2.60%) Splunk
18 36 (2.53%) NetApp
19 32 (2.25%) Sophos
20 28 (1.96%) McAfee