Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > South East
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 89 130
Rank change year-on-year -18 +41 -57
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 317 909 749
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.73% 3.43% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.52% 12.18% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 291 696 622
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,500 £29,300
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £67,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,514
% change year-on-year +10.53% -2.09% +7.81%

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 3,012 7,460 8,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.98% 28.19% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,119 5,448 6,275
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +9.89%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +25 122 £45,000 - 5
Thames Valley +1 100 £53,750 -11.52% 5
Surrey -25 57 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Berkshire +12 52 £55,000 -18.52% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 33 £45,000 -5.26% 2
West Sussex -28 20 £68,500 +20.18%
Oxfordshire +36 15 £70,000 +40.00%
East Sussex +45 10 £62,000 +12.73% 1
Kent +27 5 £47,500 -17.39% 4
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 228 (71.92%) Cisco
2 187 (58.99%) CCNP
3 181 (57.10%) CCNA
4 137 (43.22%) Firewall
5 96 (30.28%) WAN
6 85 (26.81%) Data Centre
7 81 (25.55%) BGP
8 80 (25.24%) VMware
9 76 (23.97%) Juniper
10 71 (22.40%) Microsoft
10 71 (22.40%) LAN
11 64 (20.19%) Windows
11 64 (20.19%) Wireless
12 62 (19.56%) OSPF
13 60 (18.93%) Microsoft Certification
14 57 (17.98%) MCSE
15 55 (17.35%) CCIE
15 55 (17.35%) Azure
16 54 (17.03%) VPN
16 54 (17.03%) ITIL
17 53 (16.72%) MPLS
18 52 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
19 50 (15.77%) TCP/IP
20 49 (15.46%) Security Cleared
21 43 (13.56%) Presales
21 43 (13.56%) Office 365
22 42 (13.25%) VoIP
23 41 (12.93%) Active Directory
23 41 (12.93%) Degree
24 40 (12.62%) JNCIS

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 18 (5.68%) Skype for Business
2 10 (3.15%) IIS
3 7 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.58%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) assyst
1 3 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (17.35%) Azure
2 43 (13.56%) Office 365
3 30 (9.46%) AWS
4 17 (5.36%) PaaS
5 16 (5.05%) IaaS
6 4 (1.26%) SaaS
7 3 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.95%) Slack
8 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 137 (43.22%) Firewall
2 96 (30.28%) WAN
3 81 (25.55%) BGP
4 71 (22.40%) LAN
5 64 (20.19%) Wireless
6 62 (19.56%) OSPF
7 54 (17.03%) VPN
8 53 (16.72%) MPLS
9 50 (15.77%) TCP/IP
10 42 (13.25%) VoIP
11 39 (12.30%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (9.78%) DNS
12 31 (9.78%) Internet
13 30 (9.46%) VLAN
14 28 (8.83%) Network Security
14 28 (8.83%) SAN
15 24 (7.57%) IPsec
16 21 (6.62%) Skype
17 19 (5.99%) DHCP
17 19 (5.99%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.79%) Big Data
3 3 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.95%) JIRA
2 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (5.68%) Telecoms
2 12 (3.79%) Finance
3 9 (2.84%) Military
3 9 (2.84%) Public Sector
4 3 (0.95%) Korean Language
5 2 (0.63%) Advertising
5 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.63%) Back Office
5 2 (0.63%) Banking
5 2 (0.63%) French Language
5 2 (0.63%) German Language
5 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.32%) Law
6 1 (0.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.32%) Local Government
6 1 (0.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 154 (48.58%) Network Engineer
2 38 (11.99%) Architect
3 29 (9.15%) Support Engineer
4 27 (8.52%) Consultant
4 27 (8.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (5.99%) Security Engineer
7 18 (5.68%) Cisco Engineer
7 18 (5.68%) Network Architect
8 16 (5.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 15 (4.73%) Analyst
10 13 (4.10%) Network Security Engineer
10 13 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 12 (3.79%) IT Engineer
12 11 (3.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (3.15%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (3.15%) Cisco Support
13 10 (3.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.84%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.26%) CSS
3 3 (0.95%) jQuery
3 3 (0.95%) RESTful
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 85 (26.81%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.99%) Public Cloud
3 18 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.36%) Private Cloud
5 15 (4.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (3.15%) Wiki
8 7 (2.21%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.58%) Clustering
10 4 (1.26%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.26%) Handset
10 4 (1.26%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.26%) PKI
10 4 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.95%) CESG
11 3 (0.95%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.63%) Replication
13 1 (0.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 64 (20.19%) Windows
2 32 (10.09%) Linux
3 23 (7.26%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.47%) Unix
5 9 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.52%) Windows 10
6 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Check Point GAiA
8 1 (0.32%) SUSE
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.03%) ITIL
2 43 (13.56%) Presales
3 35 (11.04%) Network Design
4 32 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (8.20%) Load Balancing
6 25 (7.89%) Information Security
7 23 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 23 (7.26%) Migration
8 22 (6.94%) Customer Requirements
8 22 (6.94%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (6.31%) Mentoring
10 19 (5.99%) PRINCE2
11 18 (5.68%) Network Management
12 17 (5.36%) Project Management
13 14 (4.42%) Forensic Analysis
13 14 (4.42%) ITIL V3
14 13 (4.10%) Network Monitoring
14 13 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (3.79%) Analytics
15 12 (3.79%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.83%) SQL
2 11 (3.47%) PowerShell
2 11 (3.47%) Python
3 4 (1.26%) C++
3 4 (1.26%) Perl
3 4 (1.26%) PHP
4 3 (0.95%) Ada
4 3 (0.95%) C
4 3 (0.95%) C#
4 3 (0.95%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.32%) Java
5 1 (0.32%) Ruby
5 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 187 (58.99%) CCNP
2 181 (57.10%) CCNA
3 60 (18.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (17.98%) MCSE
5 55 (17.35%) CCIE
6 49 (15.46%) Security Cleared
7 41 (12.93%) Degree
8 40 (12.62%) JNCIS
9 37 (11.67%) SC Cleared
10 32 (10.09%) JNCIA
11 20 (6.31%) JNCIP
11 20 (6.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 18 (5.68%) DV Cleared
13 16 (5.05%) CCDP
14 15 (4.73%) CISSP
15 11 (3.47%) MCSA
16 9 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (2.52%) MCITP
18 7 (2.21%) LPIC
18 7 (2.21%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.99%) SLA
2 14 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.89%) NIST
3 6 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.26%) QA
5 3 (0.95%) COBIT
6 2 (0.63%) GDPR
6 2 (0.63%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.32%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 52 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (12.93%) Active Directory
3 37 (11.67%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.15%) Docker
6 6 (1.89%) VMware NSX
7 5 (1.58%) Firmware
8 3 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (5.05%) Microsoft Intune
1 16 (5.05%) SCCM
2 10 (3.15%) Ansible
3 8 (2.52%) FortiGate
3 8 (2.52%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.58%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.26%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.26%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.95%) Amdocs OSS
6 3 (0.95%) Icinga
6 3 (0.95%) Nessus
6 3 (0.95%) Observium
6 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.95%) Puppet
6 3 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.95%) Terraform
7 2 (0.63%) SCOM
7 2 (0.63%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 228 (71.92%) Cisco
2 80 (25.24%) VMware
3 76 (23.97%) Juniper
4 71 (22.40%) Microsoft
5 32 (10.09%) CheckPoint
6 30 (9.46%) Palo Alto
7 28 (8.83%) Citrix
8 23 (7.26%) Brocade
9 20 (6.31%) F5
9 20 (6.31%) HP
10 18 (5.68%) Fortinet
11 17 (5.36%) SolarWinds
12 16 (5.05%) Meraki
13 12 (3.79%) NetApp
14 10 (3.15%) Foundry
15 9 (2.84%) BT
15 9 (2.84%) ServiceNow
16 7 (2.21%) Blue Coat
16 7 (2.21%) Polycom
16 7 (2.21%) Remedy