Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 72 62
Rank change year-on-year -56 -10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 727 1,179 1,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.41% 3.94% 4.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.11% 14.07% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 572 1,047 1,536
South East median annual salary £48,514 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.81% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%

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 7,978 8,378 11,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.41% 28.01% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6,283 6,809 9,724
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -62 285 £55,000 +10.00% 27
Berkshire -66 174 £56,250 +7.14% 14
Hampshire -47 149 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Surrey -52 131 £45,000 - 15
Kent +34 86 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 85 £45,000 +12.50% 9
East Sussex -60 43 £45,000 +5.88% 6
West Sussex -5 28 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Oxfordshire -51 27 £50,000 - 4
Middlesex +7 5 £31,500 -25.88%
Sussex -16 2 - -
Home Counties - 1 £95,000 -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 529 (72.76%) Cisco
2 433 (59.56%) CCNA
3 386 (53.09%) CCNP
4 308 (42.37%) Firewall
5 233 (32.05%) WAN
6 192 (26.41%) ITIL
7 191 (26.27%) LAN
8 179 (24.62%) VMware
9 174 (23.93%) CCIE
10 163 (22.42%) Wireless
11 162 (22.28%) Juniper
12 155 (21.32%) Data Centre
13 154 (21.18%) VPN
14 145 (19.94%) MPLS
15 144 (19.81%) Cisco ASA
16 138 (18.98%) Windows
17 121 (16.64%) Linux
17 121 (16.64%) BGP
18 118 (16.23%) Network Security
19 113 (15.54%) F5
20 112 (15.41%) CheckPoint
20 112 (15.41%) Microsoft
21 111 (15.27%) VMware Infrastructure
22 108 (14.86%) Security Cleared
23 107 (14.72%) Microsoft Certification
24 105 (14.44%) VLAN
25 103 (14.17%) OSPF
26 102 (14.03%) Palo Alto
27 95 (13.07%) Microsoft Azure
28 92 (12.65%) Windows Server

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 35 (4.81%) MS Exchange
2 22 (3.03%) IIS
3 17 (2.34%) OpenStack
4 12 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.38%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.28%) Confluence
7 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 48 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 95 (13.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (6.05%) Office 365
4 13 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.38%) SaaS
6 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.41%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.28%) G Suite
7 2 (0.28%) IaaS
7 2 (0.28%) PaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.14%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 308 (42.37%) Firewall
2 233 (32.05%) WAN
3 191 (26.27%) LAN
4 163 (22.42%) Wireless
5 154 (21.18%) VPN
6 145 (19.94%) MPLS
7 144 (19.81%) Cisco ASA
8 121 (16.64%) BGP
9 118 (16.23%) Network Security
10 105 (14.44%) VLAN
11 103 (14.17%) OSPF
12 75 (10.32%) VoIP
13 71 (9.77%) Cisco Nexus
14 66 (9.08%) DNS
15 62 (8.53%) TCP/IP
16 59 (8.12%) WLAN
17 54 (7.43%) Ethernet
18 48 (6.60%) NetScaler
19 43 (5.91%) DHCP
20 42 (5.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (0.96%) MongoDB
2 5 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (0.69%) MySQL
2 5 (0.69%) NoSQL
2 5 (0.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.28%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 77 (10.59%) Finance
2 46 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.75%) Banking
4 18 (2.48%) German Language
4 18 (2.48%) Italian Language
5 15 (2.06%) Retail
6 14 (1.93%) Legal
7 12 (1.65%) Marketing
8 9 (1.24%) French Language
9 6 (0.83%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.55%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.55%) Law
11 2 (0.28%) Electronics
11 2 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.14%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Local Government
12 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 290 (39.89%) Network Engineer
2 107 (14.72%) Architect
3 70 (9.63%) Solutions Architect
4 67 (9.22%) Cisco Engineer
5 60 (8.25%) Security Engineer
6 59 (8.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 56 (7.70%) Support Engineer
8 54 (7.43%) Senior Network Engineer
9 44 (6.05%) Security Architect
10 40 (5.50%) Analyst
11 39 (5.36%) Network Architect
12 35 (4.81%) Network Security Engineer
13 31 (4.26%) Security Solutions Architect
14 30 (4.13%) Consultant
15 29 (3.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 29 (3.99%) NOC Engineer
16 27 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 27 (3.71%) Project Engineer
17 25 (3.44%) Operations Engineer
18 24 (3.30%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.10%) 802.1X
2 6 (0.83%) LDAP
3 2 (0.28%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 155 (21.32%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.71%) Driving Licence
5 25 (3.44%) Private Cloud
6 24 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (2.75%) FlexPod
8 18 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 15 (2.06%) Cyberthreat
9 15 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (1.93%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.79%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.79%) EMC VMAX
12 9 (1.24%) NHS
13 8 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.10%) Wiki
14 7 (0.96%) CESG
14 7 (0.96%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.83%) BBC
15 6 (0.83%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 138 (18.98%) Windows
2 121 (16.64%) Linux
3 92 (12.65%) Windows Server
4 38 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.93%) Unix
8 12 (1.65%) FreeBSD
8 12 (1.65%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.24%) CentOS
10 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.69%) DC/OS
11 5 (0.69%) Debian
11 5 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.69%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (26.41%) ITIL
2 80 (11.00%) Network Design
3 78 (10.73%) Presales
4 75 (10.32%) Load Balancing
5 71 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
6 70 (9.63%) SIEM
7 68 (9.35%) Change Management
8 62 (8.53%) ITIL V3
9 59 (8.12%) Network Monitoring
10 57 (7.84%) Incident Management
11 56 (7.70%) Problem Management
12 54 (7.43%) Service Delivery
13 47 (6.46%) Cybersecurity
14 45 (6.19%) Information Security
15 38 (5.23%) Capacity Planning
16 34 (4.68%) Migration
16 34 (4.68%) Risk Management
16 34 (4.68%) Root Cause Analysis
16 34 (4.68%) Service Management
17 33 (4.54%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (3.58%) SQL
2 12 (1.65%) C
3 9 (1.24%) PowerShell
4 6 (0.83%) Python
5 1 (0.14%) Perl
5 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 433 (59.56%) CCNA
2 386 (53.09%) CCNP
3 174 (23.93%) CCIE
4 108 (14.86%) Security Cleared
5 107 (14.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 88 (12.10%) Degree
7 82 (11.28%) CCDP
7 82 (11.28%) SC Cleared
8 78 (10.73%) MCSE
9 66 (9.08%) CISSP
10 52 (7.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 38 (5.23%) CCSP
12 32 (4.40%) MCP
13 27 (3.71%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (3.71%) MCSA
14 25 (3.44%) CCSE
14 25 (3.44%) JNCIP
15 24 (3.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 21 (2.89%) CEH
16 21 (2.89%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.25%) SLA
2 34 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (4.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 24 (3.30%) GDPR
5 17 (2.34%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.10%) QA
7 7 (0.96%) Government Security Classifications
7 7 (0.96%) GPG13
8 5 (0.69%) PMO
9 2 (0.28%) COBIT
9 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.14%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 111 (15.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (10.87%) Active Directory
3 32 (4.40%) vSphere
4 30 (4.13%) Hyper-V
5 26 (3.58%) VMware NSX
6 18 (2.48%) vCloud
7 17 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.96%) Docker
8 7 (0.96%) XenApp
9 5 (0.69%) Firmware
9 5 (0.69%) pfSense
9 5 (0.69%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (3.30%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (2.34%) CASB
3 16 (2.20%) QRadar
4 11 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (0.69%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.69%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.69%) SCCM
7 4 (0.55%) Ansible
7 4 (0.55%) Puppet
7 4 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.55%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.41%) OSSEC
8 3 (0.41%) SCOM
8 3 (0.41%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 529 (72.76%) Cisco
2 179 (24.62%) VMware
3 162 (22.28%) Juniper
4 113 (15.54%) F5
5 112 (15.41%) CheckPoint
5 112 (15.41%) Microsoft
6 102 (14.03%) Palo Alto
7 89 (12.24%) HP
8 86 (11.83%) SolarWinds
9 55 (7.57%) Citrix
10 51 (7.02%) Fortinet
11 49 (6.74%) Aruba
12 40 (5.50%) Forcepoint
12 40 (5.50%) Meraki
13 34 (4.68%) Riverbed
14 33 (4.54%) Blue Coat
15 32 (4.40%) NetApp
16 29 (3.99%) Splunk
17 26 (3.58%) Dell
18 25 (3.44%) EMC