Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > South East
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 138 119 101
Rank change year-on-year -19 -18 +24
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 315 449 822
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.36% 2.60% 3.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.72% 10.06% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 186 344 651
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,500 £30,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £53,250 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.41% +1.43% +5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +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 3,242 4,463 7,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.27% 25.85% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,124 3,325 5,679
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £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 £60,550
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 18 May 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 18 May 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 -13 106 £47,500 -13.64% 28
Hampshire -20 106 £42,500 - 14
Surrey -17 58 £57,500 -4.17% 6
Berkshire -22 53 £52,250 -9.13% 20
Buckinghamshire +14 42 £44,500 -1.11% 6
West Sussex -5 13 £52,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +17 11 £50,000 -27.80% 2
Kent +6 11 £64,250 +38.92% 6
East Sussex +11 6 £40,000 -43.86% 4
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 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.

1 198 (62.86%) CCNA
2 190 (60.32%) Cisco
3 138 (43.81%) Firewall
4 133 (42.22%) Microsoft
4 133 (42.22%) CCNP
5 109 (34.60%) VMware
6 96 (30.48%) WAN
7 87 (27.62%) Azure
8 85 (26.98%) Active Directory
9 82 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 81 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 78 (24.76%) LAN
12 77 (24.44%) Data Centre
13 70 (22.22%) ITIL
14 69 (21.90%) Security Cleared
15 68 (21.59%) Social Skills
16 67 (21.27%) VPN
17 62 (19.68%) Windows
18 59 (18.73%) SC Cleared
19 56 (17.78%) Network Security
19 56 (17.78%) MCSE
19 56 (17.78%) MPLS
20 53 (16.83%) BGP
21 51 (16.19%) DNS
22 50 (15.87%) Degree
23 48 (15.24%) Microsoft 365
23 48 (15.24%) DHCP
24 47 (14.92%) Cybersecurity
25 44 (13.97%) Palo Alto
25 44 (13.97%) AWS

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 23 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.40%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.95%) Apache
6 3 (0.95%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) Confluence
7 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.32%) Jetty
7 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (5.40%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (27.62%) Azure
2 48 (15.24%) Microsoft 365
3 44 (13.97%) AWS
4 21 (6.67%) IaaS
5 20 (6.35%) OpenShift
6 17 (5.40%) PaaS
7 7 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.22%) SaaS
8 5 (1.59%) GitHub
9 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.27%) GCP
9 4 (1.27%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 138 (43.81%) Firewall
2 96 (30.48%) WAN
3 78 (24.76%) LAN
4 67 (21.27%) VPN
5 56 (17.78%) MPLS
5 56 (17.78%) Network Security
6 53 (16.83%) BGP
7 51 (16.19%) DNS
8 48 (15.24%) DHCP
9 40 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 40 (12.70%) OSPF
10 35 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 31 (9.84%) Wireless
12 28 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (8.57%) VoIP
14 24 (7.62%) WLAN
15 23 (7.30%) IPsec
15 23 (7.30%) VLAN
16 22 (6.98%) Internet
17 21 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 68 (21.59%) Social Skills
2 31 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 26 (8.25%) Finance
5 14 (4.44%) Legal
6 11 (3.49%) Banking
7 10 (3.17%) Military
7 10 (3.17%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (1.90%) Law
9 5 (1.59%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.27%) Local Government
10 4 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (0.95%) Billing
11 3 (0.95%) Marketing
11 3 (0.95%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.63%) Games
13 1 (0.32%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.32%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 138 (43.81%) Network Engineer
2 47 (14.92%) Support Engineer
3 39 (12.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (11.75%) IT Support
5 32 (10.16%) IT Engineer
6 30 (9.52%) Architect
6 30 (9.52%) Consultant
7 29 (9.21%) Network Support
8 27 (8.57%) IT Support Engineer
8 27 (8.57%) Network Support Engineer
9 24 (7.62%) Senior Network Engineer
10 19 (6.03%) Trainee
11 18 (5.71%) Trainee IT Support
11 18 (5.71%) Trainee Network Engineer
11 18 (5.71%) Trainee Support Engineer
12 17 (5.40%) Cisco Engineer
12 17 (5.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 15 (4.76%) Design Engineer
13 15 (4.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 14 (4.44%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.08%) LDAP
2 5 (1.59%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.27%) .NET
3 4 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.27%) J2EE
3 4 (1.27%) SAML
3 4 (1.27%) XMPP
4 2 (0.63%) HTML
4 2 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 77 (24.44%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.30%) Public Cloud
3 21 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 20 (6.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.59%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.59%) Fibre Optics
7 5 (1.59%) NHS
7 5 (1.59%) Replication
8 4 (1.27%) Clustering
8 4 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.95%) CESG
9 3 (0.95%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (0.95%) User Experience
9 3 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.63%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.32%) CCTV
11 1 (0.32%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.32%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 62 (19.68%) Windows
2 33 (10.48%) Windows Server
3 30 (9.52%) Linux
4 13 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.17%) Windows 10
5 10 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (1.90%) Android
8 4 (1.27%) Debian
8 4 (1.27%) Unix
9 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.95%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.32%) CentOS
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.22%) ITIL
2 47 (14.92%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (13.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 40 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (10.79%) Presales
6 31 (9.84%) Network Virtualisation
7 29 (9.21%) Project Management
8 27 (8.57%) Load Balancing
8 27 (8.57%) PRINCE2
9 24 (7.62%) Network Design
10 20 (6.35%) Customer Requirements
10 20 (6.35%) ITIL V3
11 18 (5.71%) Web Development
12 17 (5.40%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 17 (5.40%) Information Security
12 17 (5.40%) Network Monitoring
12 17 (5.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (5.08%) Converged Infrastructure
13 16 (5.08%) Requirements Gathering
14 15 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.21%) PowerShell
2 26 (8.25%) SQL
3 11 (3.49%) Python
4 7 (2.22%) C
5 6 (1.90%) Java
6 2 (0.63%) C++
6 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.63%) PHP
6 2 (0.63%) VB
7 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 198 (62.86%) CCNA
2 133 (42.22%) CCNP
3 81 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 69 (21.90%) Security Cleared
5 59 (18.73%) SC Cleared
6 56 (17.78%) MCSE
7 50 (15.87%) Degree
8 34 (10.79%) CCIE
9 33 (10.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (7.94%) CISSP
11 23 (7.30%) MCP
12 22 (6.98%) MCSA
12 22 (6.98%) Network+ Certification
13 21 (6.67%) DV Cleared
14 18 (5.71%) CIW
15 16 (5.08%) CCDP
16 11 (3.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 11 (3.49%) CISM
17 9 (2.86%) CEH
18 8 (2.54%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.08%) SLA
2 14 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.17%) QA
4 9 (2.86%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.86%) PMO
5 8 (2.54%) GDPR
6 5 (1.59%) NCSC
6 5 (1.59%) NIST
7 3 (0.95%) GRC
7 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (0.95%) RMADS
8 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 82 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.98%) XenApp
5 20 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (6.03%) VMware NSX
6 19 (6.03%) XenDesktop
7 16 (5.08%) Firmware
7 16 (5.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 16 (5.08%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (4.13%) vSphere
9 6 (1.90%) Docker
10 1 (0.32%) KVM
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (9.21%) Ansible
2 23 (7.30%) Microsoft Intune
2 23 (7.30%) SCCM
3 21 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 16 (5.08%) HAProxy
4 16 (5.08%) vRealize
5 4 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.27%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.95%) QRadar
6 3 (0.95%) Terraform
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.32%) OPNET
8 1 (0.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 190 (60.32%) Cisco
2 133 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 109 (34.60%) VMware
4 44 (13.97%) Palo Alto
5 38 (12.06%) Oracle
6 37 (11.75%) F5
7 30 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 30 (9.52%) Juniper
8 26 (8.25%) Citrix
9 22 (6.98%) Dell
10 17 (5.40%) IBM
10 17 (5.40%) Infoblox
11 16 (5.08%) Red Hat
12 15 (4.76%) Meraki
13 14 (4.44%) SolarWinds
14 13 (4.13%) HP
15 12 (3.81%) McAfee
16 10 (3.17%) ServiceNow
17 9 (2.86%) Blue Coat
17 9 (2.86%) Sophos