Period
to 13 August 2020

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 6 months to 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > South West
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 134 117
Rank change year-on-year +11 -17 +34
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 101 240 278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.38% 2.39% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.59% 7.49% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 76 208 244
Median annual salary £48,606 £46,809 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% +10.14% +4.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,175 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £53,500 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +12.63% -4.04% +10.00%

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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,330 3,205 3,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.28% 31.86% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 978 2,337 2,290
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,925 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +9.86%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in the South West

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco Certification in the South West over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
Wiltshire +34 30 £67,500 +49.31% 8
Bristol +48 27 £37,500 -8.54% 5
Gloucestershire -18 18 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Dorset +43 12 £55,000 +65.41% 4
Somerset +23 11 £49,750 +32.67% 1
Devon +22 3 £43,000 +22.86% 1
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 75 (74.26%) Cisco
2 67 (66.34%) CCNA
3 48 (47.52%) Firewall
4 44 (43.56%) CCNP
5 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
5 37 (36.63%) VMware
6 32 (31.68%) WAN
7 31 (30.69%) LAN
8 29 (28.71%) Windows
8 29 (28.71%) Network Security
9 28 (27.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (27.72%) Data Centre
10 27 (26.73%) VPN
11 25 (24.75%) ITIL
11 25 (24.75%) Security Cleared
12 23 (22.77%) OSPF
12 23 (22.77%) Wireless
13 22 (21.78%) Azure
14 21 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (20.79%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (20.79%) BGP
14 21 (20.79%) Presales
14 21 (20.79%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (17.82%) Office 365
16 17 (16.83%) VoIP
17 16 (15.84%) Linux
17 16 (15.84%) MCSE
17 16 (15.84%) IPsec
17 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
17 16 (15.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.97%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.99%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.78%) Azure
2 18 (17.82%) Office 365
3 15 (14.85%) AWS
4 6 (5.94%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.94%) PaaS
4 6 (5.94%) SaaS
5 4 (3.96%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 48 (47.52%) Firewall
2 32 (31.68%) WAN
3 31 (30.69%) LAN
4 29 (28.71%) Network Security
5 27 (26.73%) VPN
6 23 (22.77%) OSPF
6 23 (22.77%) Wireless
7 21 (20.79%) BGP
7 21 (20.79%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (16.83%) VoIP
9 16 (15.84%) IPsec
10 14 (13.86%) VLAN
10 14 (13.86%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
12 8 (7.92%) Cisco Firepower
12 8 (7.92%) EIGRP
13 7 (6.93%) 802.11
13 7 (6.93%) DNS
13 7 (6.93%) MPLS
13 7 (6.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.93%) Legal
4 4 (3.96%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (28.71%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.86%) Analyst
3 12 (11.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Consultant
4 11 (10.89%) Network Analyst
4 11 (10.89%) Network Consultant
5 9 (8.91%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (8.91%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Architect
6 8 (7.92%) IT Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) IT Support
7 6 (5.94%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Security Specialist
9 4 (3.96%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.99%) HTML
2 1 (0.99%) HTML5
2 1 (0.99%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.72%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) PKI
3 6 (5.94%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.96%) Reinsurance
5 3 (2.97%) iSeries
6 2 (1.98%) NHS
6 2 (1.98%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) IVR
7 1 (0.99%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.71%) Windows
2 16 (15.84%) Linux
3 14 (13.86%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.93%) Windows 8
5 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.96%) HPUX
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (3.96%) Solaris
6 4 (3.96%) Unix
6 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.97%) SUSE
8 2 (1.98%) Kali Linux
8 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.99%) CentOS
9 1 (0.99%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) ITIL
2 21 (20.79%) Presales
2 21 (20.79%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (9.90%) Change Management
3 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.90%) Network Management
3 10 (9.90%) Project Delivery
4 9 (8.91%) Time Management
5 8 (7.92%) Architectural Design
5 8 (7.92%) Information Security
5 8 (7.92%) Mentoring
5 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (6.93%) Security Operations
6 7 (6.93%) TOGAF
7 6 (5.94%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.94%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (5.94%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (5.94%) Network Design
7 6 (5.94%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.92%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.96%) SQL
3 3 (2.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (66.34%) CCNA
2 44 (43.56%) CCNP
3 28 (27.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (24.75%) Security Cleared
5 16 (15.84%) MCSE
5 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
5 16 (15.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (14.85%) MCSA
7 14 (13.86%) Degree
8 11 (10.89%) CCIE
8 11 (10.89%) CISSP
9 10 (9.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (5.94%) CCENT
10 6 (5.94%) CCSP
10 6 (5.94%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (4.95%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 4 (3.96%) CCA
12 4 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (3.96%) MCITP
12 4 (3.96%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.85%) SLA
2 7 (6.93%) GDPR
3 5 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.98%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.99%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (13.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (3.96%) vSphere
4 4 (3.96%) XenApp
4 4 (3.96%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.97%) Firmware
6 2 (1.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (14.85%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.96%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.96%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.96%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.97%) SCCM
3 3 (2.97%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.98%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.98%) Nessus
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 75 (74.26%) Cisco
2 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
2 37 (36.63%) VMware
3 15 (14.85%) CheckPoint
4 14 (13.86%) Citrix
5 13 (12.87%) Juniper
6 11 (10.89%) Meraki
7 10 (9.90%) Dell
7 10 (9.90%) Oracle
8 9 (8.91%) SolarWinds
9 7 (6.93%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.95%) McAfee
11 4 (3.96%) Aruba
11 4 (3.96%) F5
11 4 (3.96%) FireEye
11 4 (3.96%) HP
11 4 (3.96%) Infoblox
11 4 (3.96%) Nokia
11 4 (3.96%) Veeam
12 3 (2.97%) Polycom