The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 96 121
Rank change year-on-year -29 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 124 156 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.33% 2.98% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.38% 9.74% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 110 134 111
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% -3.40%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1681 1602 1778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.62% 30.59% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1260 1394
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,683 £26,538 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in the South West

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the South West.

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in the South West

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in the South West

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +2 45 £45,000 +45.16% 2
Bristol -7 40 £40,000 +3.89% 6
Devon +4 13 £36,301 +5.98%
Gloucestershire -31 10 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Somerset -19 9 £31,500 -10.00%
Dorset -2 4 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Cornwall -6 3 £42,500 - 1
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 157 (70.40%) Cisco
2 149 (66.82%) CCNA
3 119 (53.36%) CCNP
4 102 (45.74%) Windows
5 96 (43.05%) ITIL
6 94 (42.15%) Firewall
7 86 (38.57%) Microsoft
8 79 (35.43%) VMware
9 72 (32.29%) Security Cleared
10 71 (31.84%) WAN
11 66 (29.60%) LAN
12 59 (26.46%) Network Security
13 55 (24.66%) DV Cleared
14 54 (24.22%) SC Cleared
15 52 (23.32%) DNS
16 50 (22.42%) TCP/IP
17 48 (21.52%) Microsoft Certification
18 46 (20.63%) Active Directory
19 44 (19.73%) DHCP
19 44 (19.73%) Windows Server
20 43 (19.28%) Linux
21 42 (18.83%) MCSE
22 38 (17.04%) VMware Infrastructure
22 38 (17.04%) Cisco ASA
23 37 (16.59%) CISSP
23 37 (16.59%) Juniper
24 36 (16.14%) VPN
25 35 (15.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
26 34 (15.25%) Wireless
26 34 (15.25%) SMTP

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (5.83%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.35%) Apache
4 3 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.35%) JBoss
4 3 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.90%) Confluence
5 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.90%) HipChat
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.28%) Office 365
2 9 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.59%) SaaS
4 5 (2.24%) IaaS
4 5 (2.24%) PaaS
5 4 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 94 (42.15%) Firewall
2 71 (31.84%) WAN
3 66 (29.60%) LAN
4 59 (26.46%) Network Security
5 52 (23.32%) DNS
6 50 (22.42%) TCP/IP
7 44 (19.73%) DHCP
8 38 (17.04%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (16.14%) VPN
10 34 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 34 (15.25%) HTTP
10 34 (15.25%) SMTP
10 34 (15.25%) Wireless
11 32 (14.35%) BGP
12 28 (12.56%) FTP
13 27 (12.11%) OSPF
14 24 (10.76%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (10.76%) X.400
15 23 (10.31%) Software-Defined Networking
16 21 (9.42%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.24%) MySQL
1 5 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.90%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (4.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.79%) JIRA
2 4 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.45%) Redmine
General
1 10 (4.48%) Finance
2 9 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.59%) Banking
3 8 (3.59%) Legal
4 7 (3.14%) Advertising
5 4 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.45%) Games
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (43.05%) Network Engineer
2 30 (13.45%) Support Engineer
3 27 (12.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 22 (9.87%) Analyst
5 21 (9.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 21 (9.42%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (8.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 19 (8.52%) Network Security Engineer
6 19 (8.52%) Security Engineer
7 14 (6.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.38%) Consultant
9 12 (5.38%) IP Engineer
10 10 (4.48%) Security Analyst
11 9 (4.04%) Senior Network Engineer
12 8 (3.59%) Administrator
12 8 (3.59%) Design Engineer
12 8 (3.59%) IP Network Engineer
12 8 (3.59%) Network Design Engineer
12 8 (3.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.59%) XMPP
2 3 (1.35%) LAMP
2 3 (1.35%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (1.35%) Spring Boot
3 2 (0.90%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (0.90%) HornetQ
3 2 (0.90%) Kafka
3 2 (0.90%) XML
4 1 (0.45%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.11%) Data Centre
2 26 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (10.76%) CESG
4 23 (10.31%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.24%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.90%) e-Health
8 2 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.45%) CCTV
9 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.45%) EPoS
9 1 (0.45%) iPad
9 1 (0.45%) IPTV
9 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 102 (45.74%) Windows
2 44 (19.73%) Windows Server
3 43 (19.28%) Linux
4 31 (13.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (12.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.93%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.04%) AIX
8 9 (4.04%) CentOS
9 7 (3.14%) Unix
10 6 (2.69%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.90%) VMS
12 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.45%) HPUX
13 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (43.05%) ITIL
2 23 (10.31%) Root Cause Analysis
3 19 (8.52%) Network Monitoring
4 17 (7.62%) Incident Management
4 17 (7.62%) Project Management
5 15 (6.73%) Customer Requirements
5 15 (6.73%) Information Security
5 15 (6.73%) Network Design
5 15 (6.73%) Service Management
5 15 (6.73%) Virtual Environments
6 14 (6.28%) Infrastructure Management
6 14 (6.28%) Security Patching
7 13 (5.83%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (5.83%) Mentoring
7 13 (5.83%) Network Management
8 12 (5.38%) Presales
8 12 (5.38%) Security Management
9 11 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (4.93%) Load Balancing
9 11 (4.93%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.76%) C
2 14 (6.28%) Python
3 11 (4.93%) SQL
4 9 (4.04%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.69%) PHP
5 6 (2.69%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.24%) Perl
7 3 (1.35%) Java
8 2 (0.90%) Lisp
9 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 149 (66.82%) CCNA
2 119 (53.36%) CCNP
3 72 (32.29%) Security Cleared
4 55 (24.66%) DV Cleared
5 54 (24.22%) SC Cleared
6 48 (21.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (18.83%) MCSE
8 37 (16.59%) CISSP
9 35 (15.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (10.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 23 (10.31%) Degree
12 22 (9.87%) MCSA
13 21 (9.42%) CCIE
14 15 (6.73%) CISM
15 12 (5.38%) MCP
16 10 (4.48%) CISMP
16 10 (4.48%) SSCP
17 9 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (4.04%) Network+ Certification
18 8 (3.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.87%) SLA
2 17 (7.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (6.28%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.59%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.79%) Def Stans
System Software
1 46 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 38 (17.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.87%) vSphere
4 17 (7.62%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.79%) KVM
5 4 (1.79%) Snort
5 4 (1.79%) XenApp
6 3 (1.35%) Firmware
6 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.35%) iptables
6 3 (1.35%) NFS
7 2 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.90%) Gluster
8 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.45%) Samba
8 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.83%) Nagios
2 9 (4.04%) Cisco LMS
2 9 (4.04%) Opsview
2 9 (4.04%) vCenter Server
3 7 (3.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (1.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (1.79%) Puppet
4 4 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.35%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.35%) Check_MK
5 3 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.35%) Grafana
5 3 (1.35%) Graylog
5 3 (1.35%) Pingdom
6 2 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.90%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (0.90%) Kibana
6 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 157 (70.40%) Cisco
2 86 (38.57%) Microsoft
3 79 (35.43%) VMware
4 37 (16.59%) Juniper
5 19 (8.52%) CheckPoint
6 13 (5.83%) F5
7 12 (5.38%) SolarWinds
8 11 (4.93%) Dell
9 10 (4.48%) ArcSight
9 10 (4.48%) Aruba
10 9 (4.04%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.04%) Riverbed
11 8 (3.59%) HP
11 8 (3.59%) Infoblox
11 8 (3.59%) WatchGuard
12 7 (3.14%) SonicWALL
13 5 (2.24%) Citrix
13 5 (2.24%) Palo Alto
14 4 (1.79%) Fortinet
14 4 (1.79%) Mitel
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