Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 159 131
Rank change year-on-year +71 -28 -35
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 4,448 3,455 4,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.39% 2.19% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.09% 9.18% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,260 2,784 3,822
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £69,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 31,574 37,621 40,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.10% 23.84% 24.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22,917 28,102 31,443
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,225 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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
North of England +121 1,327 £40,000 -5.88% 83
London +18 1,170 £60,000 +9.09% 146
Yorkshire +138 996 £40,000 -5.88% 26
South East +48 936 £52,500 +8.22% 150
Midlands +37 412 £47,500 +5.56% 70
East of England +71 350 £45,000 - 51
West Midlands +36 299 £50,000 -4.76% 40
North West +15 281 £48,750 +14.04% 48
South West -16 243 £45,000 +5.88% 35
East Midlands +14 113 £42,500 +5.59% 30
North East +55 50 £42,915 -9.65% 10
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 3,233 (72.68%) Cisco
2 2,849 (64.05%) CCNA
3 2,747 (61.76%) CCNP
4 2,314 (52.02%) Firewall
5 1,808 (40.65%) WAN
6 1,244 (27.97%) MPLS
7 1,125 (25.29%) Network Security
8 1,085 (24.39%) LAN
9 1,041 (23.40%) VPN
10 1,014 (22.80%) BGP
11 997 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
12 986 (22.17%) Data Centre
13 938 (21.09%) OSPF
14 927 (20.84%) VMware
15 891 (20.03%) Linux
16 889 (19.99%) Windows
17 876 (19.69%) Microsoft
18 814 (18.30%) DNS
19 798 (17.94%) ITIL
20 788 (17.72%) Wireless
21 772 (17.36%) Cisco Nexus
22 767 (17.24%) Palo Alto
23 738 (16.59%) Presales
24 694 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
25 685 (15.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 672 (15.11%) Microsoft Azure
27 665 (14.95%) Juniper
28 649 (14.59%) Network Design
29 634 (14.25%) Fortinet
30 630 (14.16%) Active Directory

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
1 172 (3.87%) MS Exchange
2 127 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 112 (2.52%) Skype for Business
4 57 (1.28%) IIS
5 53 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 40 (0.90%) OpenStack
7 39 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
7 39 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 37 (0.83%) Confluence
9 36 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 17 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (0.31%) Apache
12 8 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.090%) SAS
13 4 (0.090%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.067%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.067%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.045%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.045%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.045%) WebLogic
Applications
1 131 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
2 109 (2.45%) MS Visio
3 41 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 26 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.067%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 18 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.045%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.045%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.045%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.022%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.022%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.022%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.022%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 672 (15.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 422 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
3 391 (8.79%) Office 365
4 77 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 72 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 57 (1.28%) OpenShift
7 41 (0.92%) SaaS
8 38 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 35 (0.79%) IaaS
9 35 (0.79%) OneDrive
10 27 (0.61%) Azure Stack
11 23 (0.52%) PaaS
12 18 (0.40%) G Suite
13 12 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.18%) Mimecast
15 6 (0.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 6 (0.13%) GitHub
15 6 (0.13%) Power Platform
16 4 (0.090%) Amazon S3
17 2 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2,314 (52.02%) Firewall
2 1,808 (40.65%) WAN
3 1,244 (27.97%) MPLS
4 1,125 (25.29%) Network Security
5 1,085 (24.39%) LAN
6 1,041 (23.40%) VPN
7 1,014 (22.80%) BGP
8 997 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
9 938 (21.09%) OSPF
10 814 (18.30%) DNS
11 788 (17.72%) Wireless
12 772 (17.36%) Cisco Nexus
13 548 (12.32%) IPsec
14 539 (12.12%) TCP/IP
15 500 (11.24%) Broadband
16 459 (10.32%) VoIP
17 453 (10.18%) Internet
18 447 (10.05%) ADSL
19 441 (9.91%) NetScaler
20 373 (8.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (4.77%) SQL Server
2 52 (1.17%) Big Data
3 26 (0.58%) MySQL
3 26 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (0.20%) Data Lake
7 8 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (0.13%) Power BI
9 5 (0.11%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.067%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.067%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.067%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.045%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.045%) MS Access
11 2 (0.045%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.045%) SQL Server 2017
11 2 (0.045%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 76 (1.71%) JIRA
2 58 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 41 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 36 (0.81%) Bitbucket
4 36 (0.81%) git-flow
5 35 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 30 (0.67%) TestRail
7 27 (0.61%) Zephyr
8 23 (0.52%) Jenkins
9 14 (0.31%) Subversion
10 13 (0.29%) SonarQube
11 7 (0.16%) Maven
12 6 (0.13%) Ant
13 5 (0.11%) Metasploit
14 4 (0.090%) JUnit
15 3 (0.067%) Axure RP
15 3 (0.067%) Fiddler
15 3 (0.067%) Robot Framework
15 3 (0.067%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (0.067%) WinDbg
General
1 485 (10.90%) Finance
2 449 (10.09%) Telecoms
3 166 (3.73%) Public Sector
4 161 (3.62%) Retail
5 124 (2.79%) Banking
6 66 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 62 (1.39%) Legal
8 57 (1.28%) Marketing
9 50 (1.12%) Law
10 44 (0.99%) German Language
11 42 (0.94%) Italian Language
12 41 (0.92%) Aerospace
13 27 (0.61%) Advertising
14 26 (0.58%) Electronics
15 23 (0.52%) Games
16 22 (0.49%) Financial Institution
17 18 (0.40%) Back Office
18 14 (0.31%) French Language
18 14 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,980 (44.51%) Network Engineer
2 508 (11.42%) Security Engineer
3 507 (11.40%) Cisco Engineer
4 460 (10.34%) Analyst
5 437 (9.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 419 (9.42%) Consultant
7 413 (9.29%) Network Security Engineer
8 326 (7.33%) Architect
9 293 (6.59%) Senior Network Engineer
10 274 (6.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 253 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 232 (5.22%) Support Analyst
13 228 (5.13%) Support Engineer
14 218 (4.90%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
15 209 (4.70%) Cisco Security Engineer
16 203 (4.56%) Network Consultant
17 198 (4.45%) Technical Support
18 190 (4.27%) Project Engineer
19 172 (3.87%) Technical Analyst
20 167 (3.75%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (1.53%) 802.1X
2 50 (1.12%) Web Services
3 42 (0.94%) .NET
4 40 (0.90%) ASP.NET
5 39 (0.88%) REST
6 36 (0.81%) AngularJS
6 36 (0.81%) GraphQL
6 36 (0.81%) Kafka
6 36 (0.81%) Node.js
6 36 (0.81%) React
6 36 (0.81%) Spring
6 36 (0.81%) Spring MVC
6 36 (0.81%) Vue.js
7 32 (0.72%) LDAP
8 20 (0.45%) XMPP
9 13 (0.29%) Flash
10 11 (0.25%) JSON
11 10 (0.22%) LAMP
12 8 (0.18%) Apache Flex
13 7 (0.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 986 (22.17%) Data Centre
2 560 (12.59%) Management Information System
3 249 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 116 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
5 115 (2.59%) Public Cloud
6 98 (2.20%) Driving Licence
7 85 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 47 (1.06%) e-Learning
9 46 (1.03%) Replication
10 44 (0.99%) Virtual Team
11 36 (0.81%) Clustering
12 35 (0.79%) PKI
12 35 (0.79%) Private Cloud
13 34 (0.76%) User Experience
14 32 (0.72%) CESG
15 30 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
16 27 (0.61%) Wiki
17 24 (0.54%) IPTV
17 24 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
18 22 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 891 (20.03%) Linux
2 889 (19.99%) Windows
3 508 (11.42%) Unix
4 490 (11.02%) Windows Server
5 197 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 174 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 139 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 104 (2.34%) Windows 7
9 88 (1.98%) CentOS
10 52 (1.17%) Mac OS
11 49 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 45 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 43 (0.97%) Android
14 38 (0.85%) Apple iOS
15 36 (0.81%) Debian
15 36 (0.81%) Windows 8
16 35 (0.79%) Ubuntu
17 28 (0.63%) Solaris
18 20 (0.45%) Mac OS X
19 18 (0.40%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 798 (17.94%) ITIL
2 738 (16.59%) Presales
3 649 (14.59%) Network Design
4 546 (12.28%) Service Delivery
5 545 (12.25%) Network Management
6 471 (10.59%) Change Control
7 388 (8.72%) Product Management
8 385 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
9 328 (7.37%) Information Security
10 314 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
10 314 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 307 (6.90%) Validation
12 292 (6.56%) Load Balancing
13 282 (6.34%) Project Delivery
14 279 (6.27%) Network Monitoring
15 235 (5.28%) Project Management
16 233 (5.24%) Change Management
17 224 (5.04%) Mentoring
18 201 (4.52%) Incident Management
19 186 (4.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 507 (11.40%) Python
2 370 (8.32%) Bash Shell
3 353 (7.94%) Perl
4 191 (4.29%) SQL
5 141 (3.17%) PowerShell
6 124 (2.79%) C
7 49 (1.10%) PHP
8 42 (0.94%) JavaScript
9 40 (0.90%) Shell Script
10 37 (0.83%) Java
11 34 (0.76%) C++
12 29 (0.65%) C#
13 21 (0.47%) R
14 14 (0.31%) VBScript
15 6 (0.13%) Ada
15 6 (0.13%) Ruby
16 4 (0.090%) Tcl
17 3 (0.067%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.022%) Go
18 1 (0.022%) VB
Qualifications
1 2,849 (64.05%) CCNA
2 2,747 (61.76%) CCNP
3 694 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 591 (13.29%) CCIE
5 518 (11.65%) MCSE
6 503 (11.31%) Degree
7 352 (7.91%) CISSP
8 335 (7.53%) Security Cleared
9 296 (6.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 238 (5.35%) CCDP
11 228 (5.13%) MCSA
12 213 (4.79%) SC Cleared
13 189 (4.25%) JNCIA
14 168 (3.78%) JNCIP
15 164 (3.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 154 (3.46%) MCITP
17 148 (3.33%) CCSP
18 134 (3.01%) MCP
19 131 (2.95%) CCSA
20 128 (2.88%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 685 (15.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 489 (10.99%) ISO 9001
3 260 (5.85%) SLA
4 108 (2.43%) PCI DSS
5 83 (1.87%) GDPR
6 64 (1.44%) NIST
7 61 (1.37%) ISO 22301
8 45 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
9 36 (0.81%) PMO
10 34 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 23 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 22 (0.49%) COBIT
13 21 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 20 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 17 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 14 (0.31%) NIST 800
16 14 (0.31%) QA
17 13 (0.29%) NCSC
18 9 (0.20%) MiFID
19 8 (0.18%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 630 (14.16%) Active Directory
2 576 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 256 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 217 (4.88%) vCloud
5 97 (2.18%) XenApp
6 77 (1.73%) vSphere
7 74 (1.66%) Docker
8 71 (1.60%) XenDesktop
9 58 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
10 50 (1.12%) VMware NSX
11 28 (0.63%) Firmware
12 27 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
13 22 (0.49%) NFS
13 22 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
14 12 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
15 11 (0.25%) ISA Server
16 10 (0.22%) DRBD
16 10 (0.22%) GlusterFS
17 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 7 (0.16%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 454 (10.21%) FortiGate
2 419 (9.42%) Nagios
3 124 (2.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 116 (2.61%) Cisco Prime
4 116 (2.61%) SCCM
5 73 (1.64%) Ansible
6 71 (1.60%) Kubernetes
7 55 (1.24%) Puppet
8 51 (1.15%) SCOM
9 49 (1.10%) Stealthwatch
10 43 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
11 42 (0.94%) WSUS
12 32 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 32 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
13 28 (0.63%) Nessus
13 28 (0.63%) SCOrch
14 26 (0.58%) Cacti
15 25 (0.56%) vCenter Server
16 24 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
17 22 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3,233 (72.68%) Cisco
2 927 (20.84%) VMware
3 876 (19.69%) Microsoft
4 767 (17.24%) Palo Alto
5 665 (14.95%) Juniper
6 634 (14.25%) Fortinet
7 603 (13.56%) CheckPoint
8 413 (9.29%) Meraki
9 396 (8.90%) Citrix
10 368 (8.27%) F5
11 265 (5.96%) HP
12 247 (5.55%) SolarWinds
13 207 (4.65%) Aruba
14 199 (4.47%) NetApp
15 189 (4.25%) Dell
16 115 (2.59%) Huawei
17 105 (2.36%) Polycom
18 99 (2.23%) EMC
19 89 (2.00%) Brocade
20 87 (1.96%) Avaya