Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 46 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 12 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.64% 1.01% 4.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.82% 2.01% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 10
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,500 £38,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.13% +29.17% -
10th Percentile £25,775 £34,125 £19,400
90th Percentile £48,200 £42,375 £39,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 136 149 106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 29.96% 50.34% 43.09%
Number of salaries quoted 103 104 68
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +18.14%
10th Percentile £20,500 £25,000 £19,925
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £46,625
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Northern Ireland

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in Northern Ireland

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in Northern Ireland

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
County Antrim +3 9 £30,000 -22.58%
County Armagh - 3 £47,500 -
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 12 (100.00%) CCNA
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) CCNP
5 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (41.67%) Network Security
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) Unix
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) Python
7 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (33.33%) Juniper
7 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (25.00%) Fintech
8 3 (25.00%) SonicWALL
8 3 (25.00%) VLAN

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) LAN
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
5 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) VLAN
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
8 1 (8.33%) HSRP
8 1 (8.33%) OSPF
8 1 (8.33%) SNMP
8 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Junior
2 3 (25.00%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (25.00%) Fintech
4 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Threat Detection
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 4 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CCNA
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) A+ Certification
5 2 (16.67%) CCSA
5 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (16.67%) CISSP
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (16.67%) MCITP
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GCP
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cacti
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (25.00%) SonicWALL
5 3 (25.00%) Symantec
6 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (16.67%) Google
6 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto