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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 26 29
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.47% 2.70% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.82% 5.00% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Median salary £30,000 £38,750 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.58% +72.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £37,750 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £39,750 £24,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year - -4.49%  

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 68 60 63
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 27.98% 54.05% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 52 36 45
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -10 5 £30,000 -22.58%
County Armagh - 1 £47,500 -
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (41.67%) Google
5 5 (41.67%) MCITP
5 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) Back Office
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) GCP
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (41.67%) MCSE
5 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (41.67%) System Testing

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 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (41.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) VPN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) TACACS
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 5 (41.67%) Back Office
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Public Cloud
3 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
1 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
1 5 (41.67%) System Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CCNA
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (41.67%) MCITP
4 5 (41.67%) MCSE
5 3 (25.00%) CCSA
6 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (16.67%) CISSP
7 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
7 1 (8.33%) MCSA
7 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) GCP
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Google
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) Tandberg