Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > South East
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 188 128 75
Rank change year-on-year -60 -53 +62
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 328 187 990
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.81% 2.30% 3.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.32% 8.89% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 231 137 715
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £63,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.63%

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 5,189 2,104 6,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.62% 25.89% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,756 1,571 5,211
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 28 October 2021.

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 28 October 2021. 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
Surrey -9 103 £45,000 -26.53% 12
Thames Valley -37 101 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Hampshire -123 69 £47,500 +5.56% 23
Berkshire -37 61 £50,000 -4.76% 12
Buckinghamshire -42 28 £52,500 +31.25% 9
West Sussex -7 17 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Kent -43 16 £65,000 +52.94% 7
Oxfordshire -27 13 £42,500 -10.53% 1
East Sussex -37 12 £41,250 -29.18% 5
Home Counties -15 1 £80,000 -12.33%
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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.

1 200 (60.98%) Cisco
2 197 (60.06%) CCNA
3 146 (44.51%) CCNP
4 142 (43.29%) Firewall
5 114 (34.76%) Azure
6 112 (34.15%) Microsoft
7 97 (29.57%) Social Skills
8 92 (28.05%) WAN
9 79 (24.09%) VPN
10 75 (22.87%) AWS
11 74 (22.56%) LAN
12 73 (22.26%) VMware
13 66 (20.12%) ITIL
14 64 (19.51%) Data Centre
15 60 (18.29%) Microsoft 365
16 58 (17.68%) CISSP
17 57 (17.38%) BGP
17 57 (17.38%) Windows
18 54 (16.46%) OSPF
19 49 (14.94%) Active Directory
20 48 (14.63%) MPLS
21 47 (14.33%) Palo Alto
22 45 (13.72%) Microsoft Certification
23 44 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
24 43 (13.11%) Linux
24 43 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
24 43 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 42 (12.80%) DNS
25 42 (12.80%) TCP/IP
25 42 (12.80%) Juniper

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 29 (8.84%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.57%) Apache
3 10 (3.05%) Apache Airflow
4 9 (2.74%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.91%) IIS
5 3 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.61%) Confluence
6 2 (0.61%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.30%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 15 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.83%) MicroStation
3 6 (1.83%) Revit
4 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 114 (34.76%) Azure
2 75 (22.87%) AWS
3 60 (18.29%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (7.93%) Serverless
5 25 (7.62%) GitHub
6 19 (5.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 19 (5.79%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (5.79%) Amazon EKS
6 19 (5.79%) Amazon EMR
6 19 (5.79%) Amazon S3
6 19 (5.79%) Amazon SQS
6 19 (5.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (5.79%) AWS CloudTrail
6 19 (5.79%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (5.18%) GitHub Actions
8 16 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (4.88%) Azure Data Factory
8 16 (4.88%) Azure Functions
8 16 (4.88%) Azure Service Bus
8 16 (4.88%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 142 (43.29%) Firewall
2 92 (28.05%) WAN
3 79 (24.09%) VPN
4 74 (22.56%) LAN
5 57 (17.38%) BGP
6 54 (16.46%) OSPF
7 48 (14.63%) MPLS
8 42 (12.80%) DNS
8 42 (12.80%) Network Security
8 42 (12.80%) TCP/IP
9 41 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 39 (11.89%) VLAN
12 38 (11.59%) Wi-Fi
13 35 (10.67%) Wireless
14 26 (7.93%) Cisco IPT
14 26 (7.93%) VoIP
15 24 (7.32%) Internet
16 22 (6.71%) DHCP
17 21 (6.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.93%) Big Data
1 26 (7.93%) Data Lake
2 19 (5.79%) Amazon Athena
2 19 (5.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 19 (5.79%) Amazon RDS
2 19 (5.79%) Amazon Redshift
2 19 (5.79%) Electronic Patient Records
3 17 (5.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.61%) DB2
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (2.74%) kappa
3 8 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.13%) JIRA
5 2 (0.61%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 97 (29.57%) Social Skills
2 28 (8.54%) Finance
3 17 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.35%) Presentation Skills
6 10 (3.05%) Military
6 10 (3.05%) Public Sector
7 7 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (1.83%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 5 (1.52%) Legal
10 4 (1.22%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.22%) Retail
11 3 (0.91%) Banking
11 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 138 (42.07%) Network Engineer
2 54 (16.46%) Security Engineer
3 39 (11.89%) Architect
4 37 (11.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (10.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 35 (10.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 30 (9.15%) Data Engineer
7 26 (7.93%) Analyst
7 26 (7.93%) Cisco Engineer
7 26 (7.93%) Senior Security Engineer
8 23 (7.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 17 (5.18%) Network Architect
9 17 (5.18%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 17 (5.18%) Senior Data Engineer
10 16 (4.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (4.57%) 1st Line Support
11 15 (4.57%) Support Analyst
12 14 (4.27%) AWS Engineer
13 13 (3.96%) Service Desk Support
14 12 (3.66%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.79%) Kafka
2 17 (5.18%) .NET
3 10 (3.05%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.61%) SAML
5 1 (0.30%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.01%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (5.49%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.27%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.35%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (3.05%) Driving Licence
6 10 (3.05%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.83%) CESG
8 6 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (1.83%) PKI
8 6 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.52%) CESG CLAS
9 5 (1.52%) Video\Live Streaming
10 4 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.91%) Blog
11 3 (0.91%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.61%) Life Science
12 2 (0.61%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 57 (17.38%) Windows
2 43 (13.11%) Linux
3 29 (8.84%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.74%) Unix
6 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.52%) Debian
8 4 (1.22%) Solaris
8 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (0.91%) Android
9 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.61%) CentOS
10 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.30%) VMS
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (20.12%) ITIL
2 43 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 43 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (12.80%) DevOps
4 41 (12.50%) Analytics
5 39 (11.89%) Risk Management
6 36 (10.98%) Cybersecurity
7 34 (10.37%) Network Design
8 33 (10.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (9.45%) Security Operations
10 30 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (8.84%) Network Monitoring
12 27 (8.23%) Data Security
13 26 (7.93%) Data Analytics
13 26 (7.93%) ETL
13 26 (7.93%) Information Management
14 24 (7.32%) Presales
15 23 (7.01%) Mentoring
15 23 (7.01%) SIEM
16 22 (6.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.67%) PowerShell
2 29 (8.84%) Python
3 27 (8.23%) Bash Shell
4 26 (7.93%) Java
4 26 (7.93%) Scala
5 18 (5.49%) SQL
6 9 (2.74%) C#
7 2 (0.61%) C
7 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 197 (60.06%) CCNA
2 146 (44.51%) CCNP
3 58 (17.68%) CISSP
4 45 (13.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (12.20%) MCSE
5 40 (12.20%) Security Cleared
6 38 (11.59%) Degree
7 36 (10.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 30 (9.15%) CCIE
9 24 (7.32%) SC Cleared
10 19 (5.79%) AWS Certification
11 18 (5.49%) CCSP
12 16 (4.88%) CCDP
13 13 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (3.66%) CISM
15 10 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (3.05%) JNCIA
15 10 (3.05%) JNCIP
16 8 (2.44%) CEH
16 8 (2.44%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.45%) SLA
2 22 (6.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (5.49%) GDPR
4 15 (4.57%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.74%) NIST
6 6 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 5 (1.52%) RMADS
8 3 (0.91%) NCSC
8 3 (0.91%) SOC 2
9 2 (0.61%) COBIT
9 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.30%) GRC
10 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.30%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 49 (14.94%) Active Directory
2 44 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.96%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.05%) VMware NSX
5 9 (2.74%) Docker
6 6 (1.83%) Firmware
6 6 (1.83%) vSphere
7 5 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (5.18%) Ansible
2 13 (3.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (3.96%) Terraform
3 11 (3.35%) QRadar
4 10 (3.05%) SCCM
5 9 (2.74%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (1.83%) CSIRT
8 4 (1.22%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.22%) SCSM
9 3 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.91%) Nessus
9 3 (0.91%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.91%) WSUS
10 2 (0.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (0.61%) Grafana
10 2 (0.61%) Icinga
10 2 (0.61%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 200 (60.98%) Cisco
2 112 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 73 (22.26%) VMware
4 47 (14.33%) Palo Alto
5 42 (12.80%) Juniper
6 38 (11.59%) CheckPoint
7 33 (10.06%) Meraki
8 26 (7.93%) Databricks
9 21 (6.40%) F5
9 21 (6.40%) SolarWinds
10 17 (5.18%) HP
11 15 (4.57%) Aruba
12 13 (3.96%) ServiceNow
13 12 (3.66%) Splunk
14 11 (3.35%) Citrix
15 10 (3.05%) Adobe
15 10 (3.05%) Barracuda Networks
15 10 (3.05%) Censornet
15 10 (3.05%) Dell
16 9 (2.74%) Fortinet