Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 96 56
Rank change year-on-year -40 -40 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 664 929 1,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.28% 3.23% 4.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.54% 11.71% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 537 828 1,473
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,650 £27,500 £28,300
90th Percentile £72,200 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 7,778 7,931 11,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.72% 27.59% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,992 6,437 8,991
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £25,803
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -72 226 £55,000 +4.76% 42
Berkshire -40 165 £60,000 +9.09% 29
Hampshire -60 158 £40,500 -10.00% 22
Surrey -3 136 £45,000 - 22
East Sussex +23 62 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Buckinghamshire -7 49 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Kent +14 47 £34,000 -24.44% 7
West Sussex -1 36 £46,250 +42.31% 6
Oxfordshire -47 11 £45,000 - 7
Middlesex +14 6 £31,500 -21.25%
Sussex +3 2 - -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 476 (71.69%) Cisco
2 402 (60.54%) CCNA
3 351 (52.86%) CCNP
4 297 (44.73%) Firewall
5 178 (26.81%) WAN
6 168 (25.30%) VMware
7 158 (23.80%) LAN
8 152 (22.89%) ITIL
8 152 (22.89%) Wireless
9 150 (22.59%) Juniper
10 146 (21.99%) Windows
11 137 (20.63%) Data Centre
12 132 (19.88%) MPLS
13 123 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
14 119 (17.92%) BGP
15 116 (17.47%) CCIE
16 112 (16.87%) Network Security
17 109 (16.42%) Linux
18 102 (15.36%) Windows Server
19 98 (14.76%) VPN
20 95 (14.31%) VMware Infrastructure
21 94 (14.16%) VLAN
21 94 (14.16%) Microsoft
22 89 (13.40%) OSPF
23 88 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
24 87 (13.10%) Active Directory
24 87 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
25 84 (12.65%) CheckPoint
26 81 (12.20%) Degree
27 76 (11.45%) 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 26 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 23 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 14 (2.11%) IIS
5 10 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.36%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.30%) Confluence
9 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 47 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 88 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (7.08%) Office 365
4 11 (1.66%) PaaS
5 10 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.05%) SaaS
7 4 (0.60%) IaaS
8 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.30%) G Suite
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 297 (44.73%) Firewall
2 178 (26.81%) WAN
3 158 (23.80%) LAN
4 152 (22.89%) Wireless
5 132 (19.88%) MPLS
6 123 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
7 119 (17.92%) BGP
8 112 (16.87%) Network Security
9 98 (14.76%) VPN
10 94 (14.16%) VLAN
11 89 (13.40%) OSPF
12 73 (10.99%) Cisco Nexus
13 62 (9.34%) DNS
14 61 (9.19%) TCP/IP
15 58 (8.73%) VoIP
16 53 (7.98%) DHCP
17 46 (6.93%) WLAN
18 37 (5.57%) Cisco IOS
19 35 (5.27%) SAN
20 33 (4.97%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.90%) MySQL
3 4 (0.60%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.45%) Big Data
5 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.30%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (6.78%) Telecoms
2 42 (6.33%) Finance
3 30 (4.52%) Banking
4 15 (2.26%) German Language
4 15 (2.26%) Italian Language
5 11 (1.66%) French Language
5 11 (1.66%) Retail
6 7 (1.05%) Legal
7 6 (0.90%) Marketing
7 6 (0.90%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.60%) Dutch Language
8 4 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.30%) Games
9 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Advertising
10 1 (0.15%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 268 (40.36%) Network Engineer
2 81 (12.20%) Architect
3 79 (11.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 68 (10.24%) Security Engineer
5 61 (9.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 53 (7.98%) Support Engineer
7 47 (7.08%) Network Security Engineer
8 44 (6.63%) Senior Network Engineer
9 40 (6.02%) Project Engineer
10 37 (5.57%) Analyst
11 36 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
12 33 (4.97%) Network Architect
13 32 (4.82%) Consultant
14 31 (4.67%) Security Architect
15 28 (4.22%) Unified Communications Engineer
16 27 (4.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 26 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 26 (3.92%) NOC Engineer
18 21 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
18 21 (3.16%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.51%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (1.05%) 802.1X
3 4 (0.60%) LDAP
4 2 (0.30%) .NET
4 2 (0.30%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.30%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.15%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.15%) RFC 2547
5 1 (0.15%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.15%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 137 (20.63%) Data Centre
2 38 (5.72%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 17 (2.56%) Public Cloud
5 17 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
6 16 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.11%) Wiki
8 12 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (1.81%) e-Learning
8 12 (1.81%) EMC VMAX
8 12 (1.81%) NHS
8 12 (1.81%) PKI
9 11 (1.66%) CMDB
10 9 (1.36%) BBC
10 9 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (1.36%) FlexPod
11 7 (1.05%) IVR
12 6 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 146 (21.99%) Windows
2 109 (16.42%) Linux
3 102 (15.36%) Windows Server
4 51 (7.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.96%) FreeBSD
7 12 (1.81%) Windows 10
8 11 (1.66%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.51%) Unix
10 5 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.30%) Debian
13 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.30%) VMS
13 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.15%) SUSE
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (22.89%) ITIL
2 71 (10.69%) Network Design
3 69 (10.39%) Load Balancing
4 67 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
5 60 (9.04%) Presales
6 52 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 52 (7.83%) Network Monitoring
7 51 (7.68%) Information Security
7 51 (7.68%) ITIL V3
8 46 (6.93%) SIEM
9 42 (6.33%) Service Delivery
10 40 (6.02%) Cybersecurity
11 37 (5.57%) Change Management
11 37 (5.57%) Root Cause Analysis
12 36 (5.42%) Incident Management
13 34 (5.12%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (4.52%) Service Management
15 27 (4.07%) Customer Requirements
15 27 (4.07%) Mentoring
16 26 (3.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.31%) SQL
2 14 (2.11%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.51%) C
4 9 (1.36%) Python
5 4 (0.60%) Perl
6 2 (0.30%) C#
6 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.15%) SOQL
7 1 (0.15%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 402 (60.54%) CCNA
2 351 (52.86%) CCNP
3 116 (17.47%) CCIE
4 87 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 81 (12.20%) Degree
6 76 (11.45%) Security Cleared
7 72 (10.84%) CCDP
8 65 (9.79%) CISSP
9 63 (9.49%) MCSE
10 60 (9.04%) SC Cleared
11 52 (7.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 45 (6.78%) CCSP
13 29 (4.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 28 (4.22%) MCSA
15 27 (4.07%) MCP
16 26 (3.92%) CEH
17 25 (3.77%) JNCIA
17 25 (3.77%) JNCIP
18 24 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
18 24 (3.61%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 46 (6.93%) SLA
2 30 (4.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (2.11%) GDPR
4 12 (1.81%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.60%) Government Security Classifications
6 4 (0.60%) GPG13
6 4 (0.60%) PMO
6 4 (0.60%) QA
7 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.15%) COBIT
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.15%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 95 (14.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (13.10%) Active Directory
3 39 (5.87%) Hyper-V
4 26 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (3.77%) vSphere
6 16 (2.41%) VMware NSX
7 13 (1.96%) vCloud
8 3 (0.45%) Snort
8 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.30%) Docker
9 2 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.30%) pfSense
9 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.30%) XenApp
10 1 (0.15%) Firmware
10 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.96%) Nagios
2 12 (1.81%) Ansible
3 11 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (1.51%) QRadar
5 9 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (1.36%) SCOM
6 8 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.20%) SCCM
6 8 (1.20%) SCSM
7 7 (1.05%) CASB
7 7 (1.05%) vCenter Server
8 6 (0.90%) Nessus
8 6 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.60%) EMC VPLEX
9 4 (0.60%) Puppet
9 4 (0.60%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.45%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.30%) OSSEC
11 2 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 476 (71.69%) Cisco
2 168 (25.30%) VMware
3 150 (22.59%) Juniper
4 94 (14.16%) Microsoft
5 84 (12.65%) CheckPoint
6 76 (11.45%) F5
7 75 (11.30%) Palo Alto
8 62 (9.34%) SolarWinds
9 57 (8.58%) HP
10 44 (6.63%) Meraki
11 40 (6.02%) Fortinet
12 30 (4.52%) Citrix
13 23 (3.46%) EMC
14 22 (3.31%) Dell
15 21 (3.16%) Riverbed
15 21 (3.16%) Virgin Media
16 20 (3.01%) Aruba
16 20 (3.01%) Blue Coat
17 19 (2.86%) Splunk
18 18 (2.71%) NetApp