Period
to 23 April 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 116 60
Rank change year-on-year +16 -56 -1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 800 843 1,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.01% 2.66% 4.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.29% 10.13% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 644 667 1,225
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £30,900 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £68,000 £64,800
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 7,772 8,319 8,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.22% 26.28% 28.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,741 6,585 6,861
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,675 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -4.26%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 +10 277 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Surrey +33 192 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Hampshire +10 155 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Berkshire -20 154 £57,500 +15.00% 1
West Sussex +61 113 £55,000 +6.80% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 78 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Oxfordshire +44 38 £55,750 +11.50% 3
East Sussex -1 20 £51,250 +24.24% 2
Kent -38 15 £37,500 -23.47% 3
Home Counties +2 7 - -
Middlesex +13 5 £45,000 -30.77%
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 638 (79.75%) Cisco
2 447 (55.88%) CCNP
3 401 (50.13%) CCNA
4 400 (50.00%) Firewall
5 260 (32.50%) WAN
6 207 (25.88%) LAN
7 198 (24.75%) Juniper
8 192 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
9 190 (23.75%) Wireless
10 183 (22.88%) VPN
11 167 (20.88%) Network Security
11 167 (20.88%) Data Centre
12 152 (19.00%) BGP
13 144 (18.00%) ITIL
14 142 (17.75%) CheckPoint
15 141 (17.63%) Microsoft
16 140 (17.50%) OSPF
17 139 (17.38%) VMware
18 134 (16.75%) Palo Alto
19 132 (16.50%) MPLS
20 127 (15.88%) CCIE
21 124 (15.50%) TCP/IP
22 122 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
23 120 (15.00%) Windows
24 116 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
25 111 (13.88%) CISSP
26 110 (13.75%) VoIP
27 107 (13.38%) SolarWinds
28 103 (12.88%) Security Cleared
29 101 (12.63%) Linux

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 (2.25%) IIS
2 16 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (1.00%) ExpressionEngine
4 8 (1.00%) WordPress
5 7 (0.88%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.38%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.13%) Confluence
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 122 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.63%) Office 365
4 13 (1.63%) SaaS
5 11 (1.38%) IaaS
6 7 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 4 (0.50%) PaaS
8 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.25%) G Suite
8 2 (0.25%) GitHub
9 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 400 (50.00%) Firewall
2 260 (32.50%) WAN
3 207 (25.88%) LAN
4 192 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
5 190 (23.75%) Wireless
6 183 (22.88%) VPN
7 167 (20.88%) Network Security
8 152 (19.00%) BGP
9 140 (17.50%) OSPF
10 132 (16.50%) MPLS
11 124 (15.50%) TCP/IP
12 110 (13.75%) VoIP
13 87 (10.88%) DNS
14 84 (10.50%) VLAN
15 83 (10.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 81 (10.13%) IPsec
17 69 (8.63%) HSRP
18 68 (8.50%) DHCP
19 60 (7.50%) SAN
20 49 (6.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.13%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (1.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.38%) Big Data
5 3 (0.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.25%) MySQL
6 2 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.13%) OLAP
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (1.25%) JIRA
2 6 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.63%) Redmine
3 5 (0.63%) SonarQube
3 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.25%) Ant
4 2 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.25%) Maven
General
1 51 (6.38%) Finance
2 43 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.38%) Advertising
3 19 (2.38%) Retail
4 11 (1.38%) Aerospace
5 9 (1.13%) Banking
6 7 (0.88%) Back Office
6 7 (0.88%) Games
6 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.75%) Military
8 4 (0.50%) Publishing
9 3 (0.38%) Legal
9 3 (0.38%) Marketing
10 2 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.13%) Law
11 1 (0.13%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.13%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 361 (45.13%) Network Engineer
2 87 (10.88%) Consultant
3 82 (10.25%) Security Engineer
4 70 (8.75%) Cisco Engineer
5 64 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 59 (7.38%) Architect
7 55 (6.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 49 (6.13%) Network Security Engineer
9 39 (4.88%) NOC Engineer
10 37 (4.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 37 (4.63%) Network Consultant
11 36 (4.50%) Analyst
12 35 (4.38%) Administrator
12 35 (4.38%) Security Consultant
13 31 (3.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 30 (3.75%) IT Engineer
15 29 (3.63%) Network Architect
16 28 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
17 25 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
18 23 (2.88%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.75%) .NET
2 14 (1.75%) .NET Framework
2 14 (1.75%) Entity Framework
3 11 (1.38%) 802.1X
4 10 (1.25%) Web Services
5 8 (1.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (1.00%) Node.js
6 7 (0.88%) Visualforce
7 6 (0.75%) WCF
8 2 (0.25%) HTML
8 2 (0.25%) LDAP
9 1 (0.13%) ActiveX
9 1 (0.13%) DCOM
9 1 (0.13%) JSON
9 1 (0.13%) ODBC
9 1 (0.13%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 167 (20.88%) Data Centre
2 55 (6.88%) Management Information System
3 40 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.13%) e-Learning
5 22 (2.75%) Public Cloud
6 18 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.13%) Driving Licence
8 16 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 14 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (1.25%) CMDB
11 9 (1.13%) PKI
11 9 (1.13%) Wiki
12 8 (1.00%) Life Science
12 8 (1.00%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.88%) Clustering
13 7 (0.88%) NHS
13 7 (0.88%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
15 4 (0.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 120 (15.00%) Windows
2 101 (12.63%) Linux
3 78 (9.75%) Windows Server
4 20 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (2.38%) CentOS
6 12 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.50%) Unix
7 10 (1.25%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.13%) Debian
8 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.63%) Solaris
9 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.25%) Android
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (18.00%) ITIL
2 116 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
3 101 (12.63%) Presales
4 90 (11.25%) Network Monitoring
5 85 (10.63%) Information Security
6 81 (10.13%) Load Balancing
7 79 (9.88%) Change Management
8 52 (6.50%) Cybersecurity
8 52 (6.50%) Network Design
9 47 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 40 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 38 (4.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 37 (4.63%) Service Management
13 36 (4.50%) Computer Science
13 36 (4.50%) Project Management
13 36 (4.50%) Service Delivery
14 34 (4.25%) Problem Management
14 34 (4.25%) SIEM
15 31 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (3.75%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 55 (6.88%) SQL
2 31 (3.88%) PowerShell
3 27 (3.38%) Python
4 22 (2.75%) T-SQL
5 20 (2.50%) C#
6 15 (1.88%) Java
7 12 (1.50%) Bash Shell
8 11 (1.38%) C
9 7 (0.88%) Apex Code
9 7 (0.88%) Perl
9 7 (0.88%) SOQL
9 7 (0.88%) SOSL
10 6 (0.75%) R
11 2 (0.25%) C++
11 2 (0.25%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.25%) Korn
11 2 (0.25%) PHP
12 1 (0.13%) Go
12 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 447 (55.88%) CCNP
2 401 (50.13%) CCNA
3 127 (15.88%) CCIE
4 111 (13.88%) CISSP
5 103 (12.88%) Security Cleared
6 82 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 76 (9.50%) Degree
8 67 (8.38%) SC Cleared
9 59 (7.38%) JNCIA
10 57 (7.13%) JNCIS
11 54 (6.75%) CCDP
12 51 (6.38%) MCSE
13 43 (5.38%) CCSP
14 34 (4.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 34 (4.25%) CEH
15 33 (4.13%) JNCIP
15 33 (4.13%) MCP
16 30 (3.75%) Network+ Certification
17 29 (3.63%) A+ Certification
18 27 (3.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.13%) SLA
2 38 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (4.00%) GDPR
4 24 (3.00%) PCI DSS
5 20 (2.50%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.13%) ISO 22301
6 9 (1.13%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (0.75%) QA
8 6 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.63%) GPG13
9 5 (0.63%) ISAE 3402
9 5 (0.63%) ISO 31000
9 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.25%) COBIT
10 2 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.25%) RMADS
11 1 (0.13%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 94 (11.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (9.63%) Active Directory
3 42 (5.25%) Hyper-V
4 32 (4.00%) VMware NSX
5 23 (2.88%) vSphere
6 16 (2.00%) vCloud
7 12 (1.50%) Firmware
8 7 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.88%) XenApp
9 6 (0.75%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.63%) NFS
10 5 (0.63%) Samba
11 4 (0.50%) Snort
11 4 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.38%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.13%) Docker
14 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.13%) pfSense
14 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (3.38%) Nagios
2 26 (3.25%) Ansible
3 14 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
4 10 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (1.25%) FortiGate
4 10 (1.25%) WSUS
5 9 (1.13%) Perfmon
5 9 (1.13%) vCenter Server
6 8 (1.00%) Puppet
7 6 (0.75%) Nessus
7 6 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.63%) IBM Guardium
8 5 (0.63%) SCCM
8 5 (0.63%) SCOM
8 5 (0.63%) SCSM
8 5 (0.63%) SCVMM
8 5 (0.63%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.50%) Proventia
10 2 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 638 (79.75%) Cisco
2 198 (24.75%) Juniper
3 142 (17.75%) CheckPoint
4 141 (17.63%) Microsoft
5 139 (17.38%) VMware
6 134 (16.75%) Palo Alto
7 107 (13.38%) SolarWinds
8 67 (8.38%) F5
9 63 (7.88%) NetApp
10 55 (6.88%) Citrix
11 41 (5.13%) Aruba
12 39 (4.88%) HP
13 35 (4.38%) Virgin Media
14 33 (4.13%) Meraki
15 28 (3.50%) Fortinet
16 21 (2.63%) Blue Coat
17 19 (2.38%) Dell
17 19 (2.38%) EMC
17 19 (2.38%) Extreme Networks
18 18 (2.25%) Brocade