Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 59 59
Rank change year-on-year -57 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 843 1,360 1,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.66% 4.53% 4.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.13% 16.02% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 667 1,225 1,599
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £64,800 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 8,319 8,487 12,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.28% 28.29% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6,585 6,860 9,877
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,675 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +3.33%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the South East over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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
Thames Valley -47 353 £50,000 +1.01% 46
Berkshire -35 231 £50,000 - 23
Hampshire -53 169 £50,000 +11.11% 34
Surrey -65 168 £50,000 +25.00% 23
Buckinghamshire -9 87 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Kent +33 85 £49,000 +22.50% 20
Oxfordshire -19 35 £50,000 +17.65% 9
West Sussex -28 29 £51,500 +8.42% 6
East Sussex -85 28 £41,250 +3.13% 7
Middlesex -8 3 £65,000 +36.84%
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Home Counties +8 2 £67,500 +35.00%
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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.

1 618 (73.31%) Cisco
2 484 (57.41%) CCNA
3 450 (53.38%) CCNP
4 386 (45.79%) Firewall
5 301 (35.71%) WAN
6 255 (30.25%) ITIL
7 207 (24.56%) LAN
8 206 (24.44%) Juniper
9 198 (23.49%) Cisco ASA
10 194 (23.01%) VPN
11 188 (22.30%) Data Centre
12 186 (22.06%) CCIE
13 182 (21.59%) F5
14 181 (21.47%) VMware
15 171 (20.28%) MPLS
16 166 (19.69%) Windows
16 166 (19.69%) Wireless
17 161 (19.10%) CheckPoint
18 158 (18.74%) Microsoft
19 154 (18.27%) Network Security
20 148 (17.56%) Linux
21 143 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
22 141 (16.73%) Palo Alto
23 139 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
24 137 (16.25%) VLAN
25 133 (15.78%) OSPF
26 127 (15.07%) BGP
27 124 (14.71%) Load Balancing
28 115 (13.64%) Active Directory
29 114 (13.52%) Security Cleared

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 70 (8.30%) MS Exchange
2 32 (3.80%) IIS
3 21 (2.49%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.37%) Skype for Business
5 16 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.95%) Apache
8 5 (0.59%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.24%) nginx
12 1 (0.12%) Site Server
Applications
1 39 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 79 (9.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (5.46%) Office 365
4 15 (1.78%) SaaS
5 6 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.47%) G Suite
6 4 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (0.47%) SoftLayer
7 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.36%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.12%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.12%) IaaS
9 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 386 (45.79%) Firewall
2 301 (35.71%) WAN
3 207 (24.56%) LAN
4 198 (23.49%) Cisco ASA
5 194 (23.01%) VPN
6 171 (20.28%) MPLS
7 166 (19.69%) Wireless
8 154 (18.27%) Network Security
9 137 (16.25%) VLAN
10 133 (15.78%) OSPF
11 127 (15.07%) BGP
12 112 (13.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 109 (12.93%) TCP/IP
14 106 (12.57%) VoIP
15 99 (11.74%) Ethernet
16 96 (11.39%) DNS
17 67 (7.95%) WLAN
18 66 (7.83%) DHCP
19 64 (7.59%) IPsec
19 64 (7.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.07%) MySQL
4 5 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (0.59%) MongoDB
4 5 (0.59%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 109 (12.93%) Finance
2 47 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.02%) Legal
4 15 (1.78%) Marketing
5 12 (1.42%) Retail
6 10 (1.19%) Advertising
6 10 (1.19%) Banking
6 10 (1.19%) Games
7 9 (1.07%) German Language
7 9 (1.07%) Italian Language
7 9 (1.07%) Law
8 5 (0.59%) Billing
9 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.36%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.24%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 335 (39.74%) Network Engineer
2 119 (14.12%) Architect
3 82 (9.73%) Cisco Engineer
4 72 (8.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 72 (8.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 67 (7.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 63 (7.47%) Security Engineer
6 63 (7.47%) Support Engineer
7 59 (7.00%) Solutions Architect
8 55 (6.52%) Analyst
9 47 (5.58%) Consultant
9 47 (5.58%) Network Architect
10 45 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 45 (5.34%) Network Security Engineer
10 45 (5.34%) Network Support
11 40 (4.74%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 40 (4.74%) Security Architect
11 40 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
12 36 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
13 35 (4.15%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (0.95%) LDAP
2 6 (0.71%) 802.1X
3 5 (0.59%) RFC 2547
4 4 (0.47%) SAP CAF
5 2 (0.24%) SAML
6 1 (0.12%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 188 (22.30%) Data Centre
2 50 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.22%) Clustering
4 41 (4.86%) Driving Licence
5 29 (3.44%) Management Information System
6 27 (3.20%) Computer Science
7 26 (3.08%) Private Cloud
8 24 (2.85%) Cyberthreat
9 21 (2.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 19 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (2.14%) Client/Server
12 17 (2.02%) FlexPod
13 12 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (1.19%) Blackberry
15 9 (1.07%) Public Cloud
16 8 (0.95%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 8 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
16 8 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
17 6 (0.71%) EMC VMAX
17 6 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 166 (19.69%) Windows
2 148 (17.56%) Linux
3 97 (11.51%) Windows Server
4 45 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (2.85%) Unix
7 15 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.42%) CentOS
10 11 (1.30%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.19%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.19%) Windows Vista
12 8 (0.95%) FreeBSD
12 8 (0.95%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.83%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.71%) SUSE
15 5 (0.59%) DC/OS
15 5 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (30.25%) ITIL
2 124 (14.71%) Load Balancing
3 100 (11.86%) Change Management
4 86 (10.20%) SIEM
5 82 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
6 79 (9.37%) Network Design
7 71 (8.42%) ITIL V3
8 69 (8.19%) Presales
9 59 (7.00%) Network Monitoring
10 58 (6.88%) Mentoring
11 57 (6.76%) Incident Management
12 56 (6.64%) Problem Management
13 53 (6.29%) PRINCE2
14 52 (6.17%) Network Architecture
15 50 (5.93%) Information Security
16 45 (5.34%) Migration
17 43 (5.10%) Cybersecurity
18 42 (4.98%) Risk Management
19 41 (4.86%) Network Management
20 40 (4.74%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 39 (4.63%) SQL
2 19 (2.25%) Python
3 16 (1.90%) C
4 11 (1.30%) PowerShell
5 10 (1.19%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.71%) Perl
7 3 (0.36%) PHP
8 1 (0.12%) C++
8 1 (0.12%) Java
8 1 (0.12%) Ruby
8 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 484 (57.41%) CCNA
2 450 (53.38%) CCNP
3 186 (22.06%) CCIE
4 143 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 114 (13.52%) Security Cleared
6 110 (13.05%) MCSE
7 105 (12.46%) CCDP
8 93 (11.03%) SC Cleared
9 91 (10.79%) CISSP
10 90 (10.68%) Degree
11 43 (5.10%) JNCIP
12 37 (4.39%) RHCE
13 36 (4.27%) MCSA
14 35 (4.15%) CCSE
14 35 (4.15%) CISM
14 35 (4.15%) MCP
15 32 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
16 30 (3.56%) CEH
16 30 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 29 (3.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.17%) SLA
2 31 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.49%) QA
4 17 (2.02%) GDPR
5 15 (1.78%) PCI DSS
6 14 (1.66%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.71%) Government Security Classifications
8 4 (0.47%) FIPS 140-2
8 4 (0.47%) PMO
9 3 (0.36%) GPG13
10 2 (0.24%) COBIT
10 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 139 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 51 (6.05%) Hyper-V
4 26 (3.08%) VMware NSX
4 26 (3.08%) vSphere
5 10 (1.19%) Firmware
6 9 (1.07%) FreeRADIUS
7 8 (0.95%) Docker
7 8 (0.95%) vCloud
7 8 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.95%) XenApp
8 7 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.36%) pfSense
10 3 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (4.15%) Cisco Prime
2 29 (3.44%) QRadar
3 24 (2.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 21 (2.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 18 (2.14%) Cisco UCCX
5 18 (2.14%) FortiGate
6 13 (1.54%) CASB
7 12 (1.42%) Ansible
7 12 (1.42%) Puppet
8 8 (0.95%) Juniper STRM
8 8 (0.95%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.95%) Nagios
8 8 (0.95%) RSA enVision
8 8 (0.95%) RSA Security Analytics
9 7 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.83%) SCCM
10 6 (0.71%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.47%) Cisco CME
13 2 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 618 (73.31%) Cisco
2 206 (24.44%) Juniper
3 182 (21.59%) F5
4 181 (21.47%) VMware
5 161 (19.10%) CheckPoint
6 158 (18.74%) Microsoft
7 141 (16.73%) Palo Alto
8 105 (12.46%) HP
9 103 (12.22%) SolarWinds
10 63 (7.47%) Fortinet
11 62 (7.35%) Aruba
12 58 (6.88%) Citrix
13 46 (5.46%) Forcepoint
13 46 (5.46%) Red Hat
14 39 (4.63%) NetApp
15 35 (4.15%) Blue Coat
16 33 (3.91%) Meraki
17 32 (3.80%) IBM
18 29 (3.44%) LogRhythm
19 27 (3.20%) Splunk