Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > South West
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 132 100
Rank change year-on-year -14 -32 +16
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 159 225 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.94% 2.22% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.13% 7.85% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 135 165 283
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,300 £30,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £70,750 £60,750 £62,464
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 2,229 2,865 3,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.24% 28.29% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,654 2,041 2,155
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 February 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 22 February 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
Gloucestershire +3 55 £50,000 +8.95% 8
Bristol +28 30 £42,500 +4.94% 12
Wiltshire -48 30 £47,750 +3.80% 2
Somerset +21 19 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Dorset +13 19 £37,500 -1.32% 3
Devon -11 5 £37,500 - 1
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 131 (82.39%) Cisco
2 110 (69.18%) CCNA
3 83 (52.20%) Firewall
4 67 (42.14%) VMware
5 61 (38.36%) CCNP
6 60 (37.74%) Windows
7 55 (34.59%) LAN
8 54 (33.96%) WAN
9 48 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 46 (28.93%) Wireless
11 44 (27.67%) VPN
11 44 (27.67%) Microsoft
12 42 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (26.42%) Problem-Solving
13 41 (25.79%) Office 365
13 41 (25.79%) Network Security
14 37 (23.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 36 (22.64%) Data Centre
15 36 (22.64%) Cisco ASA
16 35 (22.01%) MCSE
17 33 (20.75%) SolarWinds
18 32 (20.13%) Meraki
18 32 (20.13%) PowerShell
19 31 (19.50%) Security Cleared
20 30 (18.87%) VLAN
20 30 (18.87%) Linux
21 28 (17.61%) Presales
22 26 (16.35%) CCIE
23 25 (15.72%) Cybersecurity
24 24 (15.09%) Active Directory

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 20 (12.58%) SharePoint
2 17 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.77%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.52%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.89%) Confluence
5 3 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 41 (25.79%) Office 365
2 16 (10.06%) Azure
3 6 (3.77%) SaaS
4 4 (2.52%) AWS
4 4 (2.52%) GCP
4 4 (2.52%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.89%) Azure Stack
5 3 (1.89%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (52.20%) Firewall
2 55 (34.59%) LAN
3 54 (33.96%) WAN
4 46 (28.93%) Wireless
5 44 (27.67%) VPN
6 41 (25.79%) Network Security
7 36 (22.64%) Cisco ASA
8 30 (18.87%) VLAN
9 23 (14.47%) IPsec
10 21 (13.21%) Cisco Firepower
10 21 (13.21%) MPLS
11 20 (12.58%) BGP
11 20 (12.58%) OSPF
12 19 (11.95%) Cisco ISE
12 19 (11.95%) TCP/IP
13 17 (10.69%) DNS
14 16 (10.06%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (7.55%) Ethernet
16 11 (6.92%) EIGRP
16 11 (6.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.29%) Big Data
2 6 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.26%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.26%) Impala
Development Applications
1 9 (5.66%) JIRA
2 6 (3.77%) Bitbucket
2 6 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.77%) git-flow
3 3 (1.89%) TestRail
3 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.89%) Zephyr
4 2 (1.26%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 18 (11.32%) Finance
2 9 (5.66%) Legal
2 9 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.77%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.52%) Electronics
4 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.52%) Marketing
5 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.89%) Games
6 2 (1.26%) Advertising
6 2 (1.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (24.53%) Network Engineer
2 33 (20.75%) Consultant
3 31 (19.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (15.09%) Network Consultant
5 19 (11.95%) Analyst
6 16 (10.06%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 12 (7.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) IT Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (5.03%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (5.03%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) IT Support
9 7 (4.40%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) Product Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) Products Support Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Junior Network Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.77%) .NET
1 6 (3.77%) Kafka
2 4 (2.52%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.52%) GraphQL
2 4 (2.52%) Node.js
2 4 (2.52%) React
2 4 (2.52%) REST
2 4 (2.52%) Spring
2 4 (2.52%) Spring MVC
2 4 (2.52%) Vue.js
3 2 (1.26%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.26%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.64%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.55%) PKI
4 8 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.40%) Cybercrime
5 7 (4.40%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (3.77%) iPad
6 6 (3.77%) iPhone
7 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.52%) Replication
8 3 (1.89%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.89%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.26%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.26%) CESG
9 2 (1.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.26%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.26%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 60 (37.74%) Windows
2 30 (18.87%) Linux
3 23 (14.47%) Windows Server
4 13 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.29%) Windows 10
6 6 (3.77%) Unix
7 4 (2.52%) Android
7 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.52%) CentOS
7 4 (2.52%) Fedora
7 4 (2.52%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.52%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.89%) HPUX
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.89%) Solaris
8 3 (1.89%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.42%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (23.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 28 (17.61%) Presales
4 25 (15.72%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (14.47%) ITIL
6 21 (13.21%) Mentoring
7 16 (10.06%) Network Design
7 16 (10.06%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (10.06%) Network Virtualisation
8 11 (6.92%) Configuration Management
8 11 (6.92%) Service Management
9 9 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.66%) Kanban
9 9 (5.66%) Project Delivery
9 9 (5.66%) Scrum
9 9 (5.66%) SIEM
10 8 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.03%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
11 7 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.13%) PowerShell
2 19 (11.95%) C
3 9 (5.66%) Python
4 6 (3.77%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.77%) SQL
5 3 (1.89%) C#
5 3 (1.89%) C++
5 3 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.89%) PHP
6 2 (1.26%) Perl
6 2 (1.26%) R
Qualifications
1 110 (69.18%) CCNA
2 61 (38.36%) CCNP
3 48 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (22.01%) MCSE
5 31 (19.50%) Security Cleared
6 26 (16.35%) CCIE
7 19 (11.95%) CCDP
7 19 (11.95%) Degree
7 19 (11.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (10.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 17 (10.69%) CISSP
8 17 (10.69%) MCSA
9 15 (9.43%) SC Cleared
10 14 (8.81%) DV Cleared
11 11 (6.92%) Network+ Certification
11 11 (6.92%) SSCP
12 10 (6.29%) CompTIA Security+
12 10 (6.29%) GIAC
12 10 (6.29%) Linux+ Certification
12 10 (6.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) SLA
2 9 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.40%) GDPR
3 7 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (2.52%) GPG13
5 3 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (15.09%) Active Directory
3 17 (10.69%) vSphere
4 12 (7.55%) Docker
5 9 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.77%) XenApp
6 6 (3.77%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.52%) Firmware
7 4 (2.52%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.52%) NFS
7 4 (2.52%) Samba
7 4 (2.52%) VirtualBox
7 4 (2.52%) Xen
8 3 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 22 (13.84%) vCenter Server
2 17 (10.69%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (5.03%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.52%) Ansible
4 4 (2.52%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (2.52%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.52%) Nagios
4 4 (2.52%) OpenNMS
4 4 (2.52%) Puppet
4 4 (2.52%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (2.52%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.89%) SCCM
5 3 (1.89%) SCOM
5 3 (1.89%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.26%) Oozie
7 1 (0.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 131 (82.39%) Cisco
2 67 (42.14%) VMware
3 44 (27.67%) Microsoft
4 33 (20.75%) SolarWinds
5 32 (20.13%) Meraki
6 19 (11.95%) Juniper
7 11 (6.92%) Dell
8 10 (6.29%) F5
9 9 (5.66%) CheckPoint
9 9 (5.66%) Veeam
10 8 (5.03%) Citrix
11 7 (4.40%) Apple
12 6 (3.77%) Brocade
12 6 (3.77%) EMC
12 6 (3.77%) FireEye
12 6 (3.77%) Infoblox
12 6 (3.77%) NetApp
13 5 (3.14%) HP
13 5 (3.14%) Palo Alto
13 5 (3.14%) Splunk