Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 170 107 96
Rank change year-on-year -63 -11 +42
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 312 352 892
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.90% 2.84% 3.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.15% 10.95% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 219 270 668
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £40,125 £40,000 £39,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +8.22%
75th Percentile £62,500 £66,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -

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 4,366 3,215 7,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.65% 25.89% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,563 2,376 5,545
10th Percentile £29,108 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,125 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,950 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Thames Valley -53 100 £45,750 -12.86% 31
Hampshire -83 97 £47,500 +9.20% 11
Surrey -30 61 £47,500 -24.00% 9
Buckinghamshire -7 46 £44,500 -1.11% 13
Berkshire -68 39 £47,000 -14.55% 16
West Sussex -2 20 £52,500 -23.36% 2
Oxfordshire -11 15 £50,000 -28.57% 2
East Sussex -15 10 £56,250 -10.00% 3
Kent -21 10 £47,500 - 4
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (64.10%) Cisco
2 193 (61.86%) CCNA
3 152 (48.72%) CCNP
4 148 (47.44%) Firewall
5 110 (35.26%) VMware
6 109 (34.94%) Microsoft
7 105 (33.65%) WAN
8 94 (30.13%) Azure
9 82 (26.28%) Data Centre
9 82 (26.28%) LAN
10 80 (25.64%) VPN
10 80 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 79 (25.32%) Social Skills
12 78 (25.00%) Windows
13 73 (23.40%) Active Directory
14 69 (22.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 69 (22.12%) Security Cleared
15 67 (21.47%) BGP
16 64 (20.51%) MPLS
17 60 (19.23%) ITIL
18 57 (18.27%) AWS
19 56 (17.95%) SC Cleared
19 56 (17.95%) OSPF
20 52 (16.67%) DNS
21 50 (16.03%) MCSE
21 50 (16.03%) Network Security
22 49 (15.71%) Degree
22 49 (15.71%) TCP/IP
23 45 (14.42%) Windows Server
24 43 (13.78%) Microsoft 365

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 27 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.64%) IIS
6 1 (0.32%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) Confluence
6 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.32%) Jetty
6 1 (0.32%) SAS
6 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.92%) MicroStation
2 6 (1.92%) Revit
3 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.32%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 94 (30.13%) Azure
2 57 (18.27%) AWS
3 43 (13.78%) Microsoft 365
4 18 (5.77%) OpenShift
5 16 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (4.49%) IaaS
6 14 (4.49%) PaaS
7 10 (3.21%) GitHub
8 8 (2.56%) GCP
9 6 (1.92%) Mimecast
10 5 (1.60%) SaaS
11 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.32%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 148 (47.44%) Firewall
2 105 (33.65%) WAN
3 82 (26.28%) LAN
4 80 (25.64%) VPN
5 67 (21.47%) BGP
6 64 (20.51%) MPLS
7 56 (17.95%) OSPF
8 52 (16.67%) DNS
9 50 (16.03%) Network Security
10 49 (15.71%) TCP/IP
11 43 (13.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 40 (12.82%) DHCP
13 39 (12.50%) Wireless
14 32 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (9.62%) VoIP
16 26 (8.33%) IPsec
16 26 (8.33%) SAN
17 25 (8.01%) Wi-Fi
18 24 (7.69%) Internet
18 24 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (3.21%) Jenkins
1 10 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 79 (25.32%) Social Skills
2 38 (12.18%) Finance
3 25 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.49%) Military
6 13 (4.17%) Legal
7 12 (3.85%) Presentation Skills
8 11 (3.53%) Banking
9 5 (1.60%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.28%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 4 (1.28%) Law
10 4 (1.28%) Local Government
10 4 (1.28%) Retail
11 3 (0.96%) Billing
11 3 (0.96%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (0.96%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.64%) Games
13 1 (0.32%) Electronics
13 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 141 (45.19%) Network Engineer
2 38 (12.18%) Architect
3 35 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (10.58%) Senior Network Engineer
5 28 (8.97%) Cisco Engineer
6 25 (8.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 23 (7.37%) Support Engineer
8 21 (6.73%) Analyst
9 19 (6.09%) Security Engineer
10 18 (5.77%) Consultant
10 18 (5.77%) IT Support
11 12 (3.85%) Network Architect
12 11 (3.53%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (3.53%) IT Engineer
12 11 (3.53%) Security Architect
13 10 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (3.21%) IT Support Engineer
13 10 (3.21%) Network Support
14 9 (2.88%) Network Security Engineer
14 9 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.88%) LDAP
2 5 (1.60%) SAML
3 4 (1.28%) .NET
3 4 (1.28%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.28%) J2EE
4 3 (0.96%) XMPP
5 2 (0.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 82 (26.28%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.05%) Public Cloud
3 15 (4.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (4.81%) Private Cloud
4 13 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.24%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (1.92%) NHS
7 5 (1.60%) CESG
7 5 (1.60%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (1.60%) PKI
8 4 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.96%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.64%) Blog
10 2 (0.64%) Legacy Systems
10 2 (0.64%) Life Science
10 2 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.64%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 78 (25.00%) Windows
2 45 (14.42%) Windows Server
3 41 (13.14%) Linux
4 15 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.21%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.56%) Android
8 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (1.60%) Debian
9 5 (1.60%) Unix
9 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.96%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.32%) CentOS
12 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.32%) VMS
12 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.23%) ITIL
2 42 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 34 (10.90%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (10.58%) Presales
5 32 (10.26%) Network Design
6 28 (8.97%) Project Management
7 27 (8.65%) PRINCE2
7 27 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
9 23 (7.37%) Network Virtualisation
10 21 (6.73%) Computer Science
10 21 (6.73%) Load Balancing
10 21 (6.73%) Mentoring
11 19 (6.09%) DevOps
12 18 (5.77%) TOGAF
13 17 (5.45%) Change Management
13 17 (5.45%) Incident Management
13 17 (5.45%) Information Security
13 17 (5.45%) ITIL V3
14 16 (5.13%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.41%) PowerShell
2 19 (6.09%) SQL
3 12 (3.85%) Python
4 5 (1.60%) Java
5 4 (1.28%) C
6 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.32%) C++
7 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 193 (61.86%) CCNA
2 152 (48.72%) CCNP
3 69 (22.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (22.12%) Security Cleared
4 56 (17.95%) SC Cleared
5 50 (16.03%) MCSE
6 49 (15.71%) Degree
7 33 (10.58%) CCIE
8 31 (9.94%) CISSP
9 20 (6.41%) MCP
9 20 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (6.09%) CCDP
11 17 (5.45%) MCSA
12 16 (5.13%) DV Cleared
13 14 (4.49%) JNCIP
14 12 (3.85%) JNCIS
15 11 (3.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 11 (3.53%) CISM
15 11 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
15 11 (3.53%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.81%) PCI DSS
1 15 (4.81%) SLA
2 14 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (4.17%) GDPR
4 7 (2.24%) PMO
5 6 (1.92%) NCSC
5 6 (1.92%) NIST
6 5 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 5 (1.60%) QA
7 3 (0.96%) GRC
7 3 (0.96%) RMADS
8 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17025
8 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.32%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 80 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (23.40%) Active Directory
3 26 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.45%) VMware NSX
5 16 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (4.81%) XenApp
7 13 (4.17%) vSphere
8 12 (3.85%) Docker
8 12 (3.85%) XenDesktop
9 9 (2.88%) Firmware
9 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (2.88%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.32%) KVM
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 32 (10.26%) Ansible
2 20 (6.41%) Kubernetes
3 16 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (4.81%) SCCM
5 9 (2.88%) HAProxy
5 9 (2.88%) vRealize
6 6 (1.92%) QRadar
7 5 (1.60%) Terraform
8 4 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (1.28%) CSIRT
8 4 (1.28%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.96%) SCSM
10 2 (0.64%) Grafana
10 2 (0.64%) Icinga
10 2 (0.64%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.64%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 200 (64.10%) Cisco
2 110 (35.26%) VMware
3 109 (34.94%) Microsoft
4 41 (13.14%) Juniper
5 36 (11.54%) Palo Alto
6 33 (10.58%) CheckPoint
7 30 (9.62%) F5
7 30 (9.62%) Meraki
8 25 (8.01%) Citrix
9 18 (5.77%) Dell
10 15 (4.81%) SolarWinds
11 14 (4.49%) HP
11 14 (4.49%) Oracle
12 13 (4.17%) Adobe
13 11 (3.53%) Splunk
14 10 (3.21%) Aruba
14 10 (3.21%) Infoblox
15 9 (2.88%) IBM
15 9 (2.88%) McAfee
15 9 (2.88%) Red Hat