Period
to 5 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 5 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > South East
6 months to
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 76 132
Rank change year-on-year -46 +56 -25
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 221 929 683
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.45% 3.75% 2.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.79% 13.77% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 181 683 589
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +11.11%

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 South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,257 6,745 7,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.98% 27.19% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,633 5,023 6,019
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,381 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in the South East

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in the South East

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco Certification in the South East over the 6 months to 5 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in the South East

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the South East region over the 6 months to 5 December 2020. 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
Hampshire -5 85 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Thames Valley -11 52 £55,000 - 15
Surrey -28 41 £70,000 +27.27% 4
Berkshire -1 29 £55,000 -4.35% 6
Kent +45 18 £42,500 -2.86% 5
Buckinghamshire +15 17 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Sussex -62 12 £52,500 -9.87% 1
East Sussex +23 8 £62,000 +12.73% 1
Oxfordshire +63 6 £47,500 -30.91% 1
Home Counties +3 2 - -
Middlesex +7 1 £55,000 +3.77%
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 156 (70.59%) CCNA
2 138 (62.44%) Cisco
3 119 (53.85%) CCNP
4 98 (44.34%) Firewall
5 88 (39.82%) VMware
6 64 (28.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 60 (27.15%) Microsoft
7 60 (27.15%) WAN
8 53 (23.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 53 (23.98%) Azure
9 51 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 51 (23.08%) BGP
10 49 (22.17%) Active Directory
10 49 (22.17%) VPN
11 48 (21.72%) Data Centre
12 45 (20.36%) MCSE
13 44 (19.91%) LAN
14 43 (19.46%) Windows
15 42 (19.00%) ITIL
16 40 (18.10%) Network Design
17 39 (17.65%) Degree
17 39 (17.65%) Juniper
17 39 (17.65%) OSPF
18 38 (17.19%) SC Cleared
19 37 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
19 37 (16.74%) Problem-Solving
20 36 (16.29%) Office 365
21 35 (15.84%) VoIP
22 33 (14.93%) Palo Alto
23 31 (14.03%) F5

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (4.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.62%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.17%) IIS
3 7 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 53 (23.98%) Azure
2 36 (16.29%) Office 365
3 21 (9.50%) AWS
4 19 (8.60%) IaaS
5 17 (7.69%) PaaS
6 6 (2.71%) OpenShift
7 5 (2.26%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.36%) Amazon Cognito
8 3 (1.36%) SaaS
9 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 98 (44.34%) Firewall
2 60 (27.15%) WAN
3 51 (23.08%) BGP
4 49 (22.17%) VPN
5 44 (19.91%) LAN
6 39 (17.65%) OSPF
7 35 (15.84%) VoIP
8 31 (14.03%) DNS
8 31 (14.03%) Network Security
9 30 (13.57%) MPLS
10 29 (13.12%) VLAN
11 26 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (11.76%) Wireless
12 21 (9.50%) IPsec
13 20 (9.05%) TCP/IP
14 18 (8.14%) DHCP
15 14 (6.33%) Internet
16 13 (5.88%) BIG-IP
16 13 (5.88%) NAS
16 13 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.36%) Big Data
4 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 26 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.24%) Military
3 7 (3.17%) Banking
4 6 (2.71%) Finance
5 3 (1.36%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.90%) Advertising
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) German Language
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (40.27%) Network Engineer
2 43 (19.46%) Architect
3 23 (10.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 20 (9.05%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (9.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 19 (8.60%) Consultant
6 18 (8.14%) Network Architect
7 14 (6.33%) Designer
7 14 (6.33%) Network Team Leader
7 14 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (6.33%) Team Leader
8 13 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (5.43%) Support Engineer
10 11 (4.98%) Azure Consultant
11 10 (4.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 10 (4.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 10 (4.52%) Security Engineer
12 8 (3.62%) Network Support
12 8 (3.62%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.71%) LDAP
2 5 (2.26%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.90%) HTML
4 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.72%) Data Centre
2 37 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.60%) Private Cloud
4 17 (7.69%) Public Cloud
5 15 (6.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (4.98%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (3.62%) Replication
9 7 (3.17%) Handset
10 5 (2.26%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.26%) Internet of Things
10 5 (2.26%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.81%) CESG
11 4 (1.81%) Clustering
12 3 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.90%) NHS
14 1 (0.45%) Cyber Defence
14 1 (0.45%) PKI
14 1 (0.45%) Smartcard
14 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.46%) Windows
2 27 (12.22%) Linux
3 17 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.43%) Unix
5 10 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (1.81%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.45%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.00%) ITIL
2 40 (18.10%) Network Design
3 37 (16.74%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (11.31%) PRINCE2
5 21 (9.50%) Presales
6 20 (9.05%) Project Management
7 19 (8.60%) Customer Requirements
8 16 (7.24%) ITIL V3
8 16 (7.24%) Load Balancing
8 16 (7.24%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 14 (6.33%) Migration
10 14 (6.33%) Network Virtualisation
11 11 (4.98%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.98%) Service Management
12 10 (4.52%) DevOps
13 9 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (4.07%) Network Management
13 9 (4.07%) Process Improvement
14 8 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.76%) SQL
2 12 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 156 (70.59%) CCNA
2 119 (53.85%) CCNP
3 53 (23.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 45 (20.36%) MCSE
6 39 (17.65%) Degree
7 38 (17.19%) SC Cleared
8 29 (13.12%) JNCIS
9 27 (12.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (11.31%) CCIE
11 21 (9.50%) DV Cleared
12 19 (8.60%) JNCIA
13 13 (5.88%) CISSP
14 12 (5.43%) CCDP
15 11 (4.98%) MCSA
16 7 (3.17%) JNCIP
17 6 (2.71%) CCIE Security
17 6 (2.71%) VCP6
18 5 (2.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
19 4 (1.81%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.71%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO 9000
2 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) GDPR
3 1 (0.45%) NCSC
3 1 (0.45%) NIST
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (28.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (22.17%) Active Directory
3 18 (8.14%) VMware NSX
4 17 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (2.71%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (2.71%) XenApp
6 6 (2.71%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.26%) Firmware
8 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (8.60%) SCCM
2 15 (6.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (3.17%) Ansible
3 7 (3.17%) vRealize
4 6 (2.71%) HAProxy
4 6 (2.71%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.81%) Nessus
5 4 (1.81%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.36%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.90%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 138 (62.44%) Cisco
2 88 (39.82%) VMware
3 60 (27.15%) Microsoft
4 39 (17.65%) Juniper
5 33 (14.93%) Palo Alto
6 31 (14.03%) F5
7 15 (6.79%) Brocade
8 14 (6.33%) Citrix
8 14 (6.33%) SolarWinds
9 13 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 13 (5.88%) Meraki
10 11 (4.98%) Fortinet
11 7 (3.17%) Dell
11 7 (3.17%) EMC
11 7 (3.17%) HP
11 7 (3.17%) Mitel
11 7 (3.17%) Oracle
11 7 (3.17%) Polycom
11 7 (3.17%) Red Box
11 7 (3.17%) Red Hat