Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > Midlands
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 102 95
Rank change year-on-year -71 -7 +28
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 175 127 353
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.64% 2.66% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.35% 13.16% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 152 110 285
10th Percentile £32,050 £29,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -14.14% +10.00%
75th Percentile £56,563 £53,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,450 £67,150
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,380 965 2,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.26% 20.21% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 726 2,053
10th Percentile £27,200 £26,560 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,313 £33,750 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £74,122 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in the Midlands

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in the Midlands

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco Certification in the Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in the Midlands

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 December 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
West Midlands -73 101 £47,500 +11.76% 23
East Midlands -35 73 £42,500 - 16
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 138 (78.86%) Cisco
2 111 (63.43%) CCNP
3 110 (62.86%) CCNA
4 102 (58.29%) Firewall
5 67 (38.29%) WAN
6 55 (31.43%) LAN
7 52 (29.71%) VMware
8 48 (27.43%) ITIL
9 47 (26.86%) Windows
10 45 (25.71%) Data Centre
11 43 (24.57%) Social Skills
11 43 (24.57%) Azure
12 42 (24.00%) BGP
13 40 (22.86%) Microsoft
13 40 (22.86%) VPN
13 40 (22.86%) Juniper
13 40 (22.86%) Windows Server
14 36 (20.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (19.43%) Active Directory
16 33 (18.86%) VLAN
17 32 (18.29%) Wireless
18 30 (17.14%) OSPF
19 29 (16.57%) Microsoft Certification
20 28 (16.00%) MPLS
20 28 (16.00%) Meraki
20 28 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 27 (15.43%) Palo Alto
21 27 (15.43%) EIGRP
21 27 (15.43%) TCP/IP
22 26 (14.86%) Problem-Solving

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 8 (4.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.14%) IIS
2 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.57%) Apache
3 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 43 (24.57%) Azure
2 21 (12.00%) AWS
2 21 (12.00%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.14%) Cloudflare
3 2 (1.14%) OpenDNS
3 2 (1.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon SageMaker
4 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.57%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.57%) Azure Event Grid
4 1 (0.57%) Azure Functions
4 1 (0.57%) Azure Key Vault
4 1 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.57%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (0.57%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 1 (0.57%) Power Automate
4 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 102 (58.29%) Firewall
2 67 (38.29%) WAN
3 55 (31.43%) LAN
4 42 (24.00%) BGP
5 40 (22.86%) VPN
6 33 (18.86%) VLAN
7 32 (18.29%) Wireless
8 30 (17.14%) OSPF
9 28 (16.00%) MPLS
10 27 (15.43%) EIGRP
10 27 (15.43%) TCP/IP
11 25 (14.29%) DNS
12 24 (13.71%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (12.57%) Wi-Fi
14 21 (12.00%) SAN
14 21 (12.00%) VoIP
15 18 (10.29%) SD-WAN
16 17 (9.71%) Cisco ISE
16 17 (9.71%) DHCP
16 17 (9.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.57%) Big Data
2 1 (0.57%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.57%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.57%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.57%) kappa
General
1 43 (24.57%) Social Skills
2 16 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.29%) Retail
5 9 (5.14%) Organisational Skills
6 8 (4.57%) Public Sector
7 7 (4.00%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (3.43%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.86%) Finance
9 5 (2.86%) Legal
10 4 (2.29%) Back Office
10 4 (2.29%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (1.14%) Billing
11 2 (1.14%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.57%) Advertising
12 1 (0.57%) Automotive
12 1 (0.57%) Law
12 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 81 (46.29%) Network Engineer
2 26 (14.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (9.14%) Consultant
6 15 (8.57%) IP Engineer
7 14 (8.00%) Juniper Engineer
7 14 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 13 (7.43%) Analyst
8 13 (7.43%) IP Network Engineer
9 12 (6.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) NOC Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (4.00%) Network Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) SAN Consultant
11 7 (4.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 7 (4.00%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
12 6 (3.43%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.57%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.57%) ISPF
1 1 (0.57%) Kafka
1 1 (0.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.14%) Fibre Optics
3 9 (5.14%) Public Cloud
3 9 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.00%) HP Storage
5 3 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.14%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.57%) BYOD
7 1 (0.57%) CCTV
7 1 (0.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) PKI
7 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (26.86%) Windows
2 40 (22.86%) Windows Server
3 21 (12.00%) Linux
4 12 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (4.00%) Unix
7 5 (2.86%) CentOS
8 4 (2.29%) Android
9 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.43%) ITIL
2 28 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (14.29%) Information Security
5 22 (12.57%) Network Design
6 17 (9.71%) Network Management
7 16 (9.14%) Mentoring
8 15 (8.57%) Change Management
9 14 (8.00%) Computer Architecture
9 14 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.86%) Problem Management
10 12 (6.86%) Project Delivery
11 11 (6.29%) Capacity Management
12 10 (5.71%) Change Control
12 10 (5.71%) ITSM
13 8 (4.57%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (4.57%) Service Delivery
14 7 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (4.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.43%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.00%) SQL
3 5 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.57%) C
4 1 (0.57%) C#
4 1 (0.57%) Java
4 1 (0.57%) Scala
4 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 111 (63.43%) CCNP
2 110 (62.86%) CCNA
3 29 (16.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (13.71%) CISSP
5 22 (12.57%) CCDP
6 20 (11.43%) JNCIA
7 18 (10.29%) CCIE
7 18 (10.29%) MCSE
8 16 (9.14%) MCSA
8 16 (9.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (8.57%) CISM
10 12 (6.86%) Security Cleared
11 11 (6.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 11 (6.29%) Degree
12 9 (5.14%) CCIE Security
12 9 (5.14%) SC Cleared
13 8 (4.57%) NCSIE
14 5 (2.86%) CCSP
15 4 (2.29%) VCAP
16 3 (1.71%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.29%) NIST
4 2 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.57%) NCSC
5 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (20.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (19.43%) Active Directory
3 23 (13.14%) Hyper-V
4 15 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.71%) Firmware
5 10 (5.71%) vSphere
6 5 (2.86%) Terminal Server
7 4 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.29%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.57%) Docker
8 1 (0.57%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (4.57%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.43%) vCenter Server
4 4 (2.29%) Ansible
4 4 (2.29%) Stealthwatch
5 3 (1.71%) Cisco CME
5 3 (1.71%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.57%) SCCM
7 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.57%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 138 (78.86%) Cisco
2 52 (29.71%) VMware
3 40 (22.86%) Juniper
3 40 (22.86%) Microsoft
4 28 (16.00%) Meraki
5 27 (15.43%) Palo Alto
6 24 (13.71%) SolarWinds
7 20 (11.43%) CheckPoint
8 19 (10.86%) HP
9 12 (6.86%) Aruba
9 12 (6.86%) Fortinet
10 10 (5.71%) Dell
10 10 (5.71%) NetApp
11 9 (5.14%) Avaya
11 9 (5.14%) EMC
12 8 (4.57%) F5
13 7 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
14 6 (3.43%) Apple
15 5 (2.86%) McAfee
15 5 (2.86%) Mitel