Period
to 20 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 225 144 172
Rank change year-on-year -81 +28 +22
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 455 1,064 1,287
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.46% 2.35% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.88% 12.09% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 369 896 1,044
10th Percentile £37,350 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £89,000 £88,750 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,773 8,802 13,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.51% 19.40% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,388 6,769 9,774
10th Percentile £38,000 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £42,740 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco Certification in London.

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco Certification in London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the London region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
Central London -26 95 £56,250 -13.46% 16
South London -28 8 £58,750 +17.50% 2
West London +33 7 £43,750 -12.50% 4
East London +16 7 £47,500 +25.00% 7
North London +19 1 £45,000 -46.27% 5
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 London region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 235 (51.65%) Cisco
2 227 (49.89%) CCNP
3 214 (47.03%) Firewall
4 205 (45.05%) CCNA
5 125 (27.47%) Azure
6 111 (24.40%) CISSP
7 110 (24.18%) Microsoft
8 105 (23.08%) Finance
8 105 (23.08%) Network Security
9 99 (21.76%) BGP
10 94 (20.66%) Windows
11 90 (19.78%) WAN
12 86 (18.90%) AWS
13 83 (18.24%) OSPF
13 83 (18.24%) Information Security
14 82 (18.02%) Problem-Solving
15 80 (17.58%) Linux
16 79 (17.36%) Active Directory
16 79 (17.36%) Palo Alto
17 78 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
18 77 (16.92%) VMware
19 72 (15.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
20 70 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
20 70 (15.38%) TCP/IP
21 69 (15.16%) LAN
22 66 (14.51%) CCIE
23 64 (14.07%) Data Centre
24 63 (13.85%) ITIL
25 61 (13.41%) VPN
26 59 (12.97%) Wireless

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 23 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.96%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.42%) Skype for Business
4 9 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.88%) IIS
7 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 33 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.96%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.44%) Gephi
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 125 (27.47%) Azure
2 86 (18.90%) AWS
3 70 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
4 21 (4.62%) GCP
5 14 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.20%) Mimecast
6 10 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.76%) AWS Direct Connect
8 8 (1.76%) IaaS
9 7 (1.54%) PaaS
9 7 (1.54%) SaaS
10 6 (1.32%) Route 53
10 6 (1.32%) Slack
11 5 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 4 (0.88%) GitHub
12 4 (0.88%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.44%) Azure Storage
13 2 (0.44%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 214 (47.03%) Firewall
2 105 (23.08%) Network Security
3 99 (21.76%) BGP
4 90 (19.78%) WAN
5 83 (18.24%) OSPF
6 70 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 69 (15.16%) LAN
8 61 (13.41%) VPN
9 59 (12.97%) Wireless
10 58 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
10 58 (12.75%) DNS
11 55 (12.09%) MPLS
12 49 (10.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 42 (9.23%) Multicast
14 41 (9.01%) SD-WAN
15 37 (8.13%) DHCP
16 36 (7.91%) VLAN
17 24 (5.27%) VoIP
17 24 (5.27%) Wi-Fi
18 23 (5.05%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (1.54%) Big Data
3 3 (0.66%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.44%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.44%) Impala
4 2 (0.44%) Power BI
5 1 (0.22%) GIS
5 1 (0.22%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (2.64%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (1.76%) JIRA
3 5 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.44%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.44%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (0.44%) GCC
5 2 (0.44%) git-flow
6 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 105 (23.08%) Finance
2 43 (9.45%) Telecoms
3 31 (6.81%) Banking
4 17 (3.74%) Law
5 13 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.42%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.20%) Marketing
7 10 (2.20%) Public Sector
8 9 (1.98%) Mandarin Language
9 8 (1.76%) Publishing
9 8 (1.76%) Retail
10 6 (1.32%) International Banking
11 5 (1.10%) Electronics
12 4 (0.88%) Legal
13 3 (0.66%) Games
13 3 (0.66%) German Language
14 2 (0.44%) French Language
14 2 (0.44%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.44%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 166 (36.48%) Network Engineer
2 64 (14.07%) Senior Network Engineer
3 45 (9.89%) Consultant
4 44 (9.67%) Analyst
5 38 (8.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 36 (7.91%) Architect
7 29 (6.37%) Security Engineer
8 24 (5.27%) Security Analyst
9 21 (4.62%) Support Engineer
10 19 (4.18%) IT Engineer
11 18 (3.96%) IP Engineer
12 17 (3.74%) IP Network Engineer
12 17 (3.74%) Network Consultant
13 15 (3.30%) Network Architect
13 15 (3.30%) Security Consultant
14 14 (3.08%) Cisco Engineer
15 13 (2.86%) Administrator
15 13 (2.86%) Network Administrator
15 13 (2.86%) Security Manager
16 12 (2.64%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.52%) 802.1X
2 12 (2.64%) OAuth
2 12 (2.64%) OpenID
2 12 (2.64%) SAML
3 7 (1.54%) Web Services
4 6 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (1.10%) JSON
6 4 (0.88%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.44%) Kafka
7 2 (0.44%) XMPP
8 1 (0.22%) CSS
8 1 (0.22%) Express
8 1 (0.22%) LDAP
8 1 (0.22%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.07%) Data Centre
2 43 (9.45%) Management Information System
3 41 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.30%) Public Cloud
5 11 (2.42%) Cybercrime
6 8 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.54%) PKI
8 6 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.10%) Clustering
10 4 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.88%) IPTV
10 4 (0.88%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (0.88%) Replication
11 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.66%) Smart City
12 2 (0.44%) Blog
12 2 (0.44%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 2 (0.44%) e-Health
12 2 (0.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 94 (20.66%) Windows
2 80 (17.58%) Linux
3 51 (11.21%) Windows Server
4 30 (6.59%) Windows 10
5 23 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (3.52%) Windows 7
8 15 (3.30%) Mac OS X
8 15 (3.30%) Windows Server 2016
9 14 (3.08%) Windows Server 2019
10 10 (2.20%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.54%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.10%) Unix
13 3 (0.66%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.44%) Solaris
14 2 (0.44%) SUSE
15 1 (0.22%) AIX
15 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (18.24%) Information Security
2 82 (18.02%) Problem-Solving
3 78 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
4 63 (13.85%) ITIL
5 56 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 37 (8.13%) Migration
7 34 (7.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (7.25%) Project Delivery
9 32 (7.03%) Kalman Filter
10 31 (6.81%) DevOps
11 30 (6.59%) Business Continuity
11 30 (6.59%) Network Monitoring
12 29 (6.37%) Network Design
12 29 (6.37%) Presales
12 29 (6.37%) Security Operations
13 27 (5.93%) Data Protection
14 26 (5.71%) Security Architecture
15 24 (5.27%) Mentoring
16 22 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (4.84%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.35%) PowerShell
1 38 (8.35%) Python
2 19 (4.18%) C
3 14 (3.08%) SQL
4 7 (1.54%) Bash Shell
4 7 (1.54%) R
5 6 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.10%) PHP
7 3 (0.66%) Perl
8 2 (0.44%) Lisp
9 1 (0.22%) C++
9 1 (0.22%) Korn
9 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 227 (49.89%) CCNP
2 205 (45.05%) CCNA
3 111 (24.40%) CISSP
4 72 (15.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 66 (14.51%) CCIE
6 55 (12.09%) CISM
7 53 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (7.03%) MCSE
8 32 (7.03%) SSCP
9 27 (5.93%) CSSLP
9 27 (5.93%) Security Cleared
10 26 (5.71%) CCSP
11 22 (4.84%) Degree
12 21 (4.62%) CEH
13 20 (4.40%) MCITP
14 17 (3.74%) JNCIP
14 17 (3.74%) MCSA
15 16 (3.52%) CISA
15 16 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 15 (3.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.67%) GDPR
2 36 (7.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (3.96%) SLA
4 12 (2.64%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.98%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 6 (1.32%) NIST
7 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.22%) GRC
8 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 79 (17.36%) Active Directory
2 54 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.45%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.18%) Docker
5 17 (3.74%) XenApp
6 15 (3.30%) vSphere
7 13 (2.86%) VMware NSX
8 8 (1.76%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (1.32%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.44%) Firmware
14 1 (0.22%) NFS
14 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.22%) Samba
14 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (7.69%) Ansible
2 22 (4.84%) Terraform
3 19 (4.18%) Kubernetes
4 18 (3.96%) SCCM
5 17 (3.74%) SCOM
6 12 (2.64%) Microsoft Intune
7 11 (2.42%) Nagios
8 10 (2.20%) FortiGate
8 10 (2.20%) Puppet
9 9 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (1.54%) Backup Exec
10 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 7 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (1.10%) CSIRT
11 5 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
11 5 (1.10%) SCDPM
11 5 (1.10%) WSUS
12 4 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 235 (51.65%) Cisco
2 110 (24.18%) Microsoft
3 79 (17.36%) Palo Alto
4 77 (16.92%) VMware
5 53 (11.65%) Juniper
6 37 (8.13%) F5
6 37 (8.13%) Fortinet
7 34 (7.47%) CheckPoint
8 30 (6.59%) HP
8 30 (6.59%) SolarWinds
9 26 (5.71%) Citrix
10 22 (4.84%) Meraki
11 16 (3.52%) Avaya
12 14 (3.08%) Apple
13 13 (2.86%) Google
13 13 (2.86%) Riverbed
13 13 (2.86%) Splunk
14 12 (2.64%) McAfee
15 10 (2.20%) Mellanox
15 10 (2.20%) SAP