Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > South West
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 142 109
Rank change year-on-year +3 -33 +27
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 175 220 316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.27% 2.19% 3.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.16% 7.38% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 155 170 266
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,446 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.52% +6.93% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £32,125
90th Percentile £73,750 £60,125 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +8.89%

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 2,144 2,982 3,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.78% 29.70% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,584 2,097 2,159
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,365 £66,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 6 April 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 6 April 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 49 £50,000 +6.38% 5
Bristol +26 41 £43,750 +6.71% 8
Wiltshire -6 37 £60,000 +16.50% 7
Somerset +40 25 £45,000 -7.69%
Dorset +19 18 £37,500 - 3
Devon -3 4 £37,500 - 4
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 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.

1 148 (84.57%) Cisco
2 117 (66.86%) CCNA
3 91 (52.00%) Firewall
4 72 (41.14%) VMware
5 71 (40.57%) CCNP
6 62 (35.43%) LAN
7 58 (33.14%) WAN
8 53 (30.29%) Windows
9 50 (28.57%) VPN
9 50 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (27.43%) Wireless
11 46 (26.29%) Microsoft
11 46 (26.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 46 (26.29%) Network Security
12 42 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (22.86%) Presales
14 39 (22.29%) Data Centre
15 38 (21.71%) Meraki
15 38 (21.71%) Cisco ASA
16 37 (21.14%) Office 365
17 36 (20.57%) VLAN
18 34 (19.43%) Security Cleared
19 33 (18.86%) SolarWinds
20 32 (18.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 32 (18.29%) MCSE
21 31 (17.71%) CCIE
22 29 (16.57%) IPsec
23 28 (16.00%) Linux
24 27 (15.43%) BGP
24 27 (15.43%) OSPF

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 17 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 17 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.71%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.14%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.57%) Confluence
5 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 37 (21.14%) Office 365
2 18 (10.29%) Azure
3 12 (6.86%) SaaS
4 9 (5.14%) AWS
5 8 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (4.00%) PaaS
7 3 (1.71%) GCP
8 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.57%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 91 (52.00%) Firewall
2 62 (35.43%) LAN
3 58 (33.14%) WAN
4 50 (28.57%) VPN
5 48 (27.43%) Wireless
6 46 (26.29%) Network Security
7 38 (21.71%) Cisco ASA
8 36 (20.57%) VLAN
9 29 (16.57%) IPsec
10 27 (15.43%) BGP
10 27 (15.43%) OSPF
11 24 (13.71%) MPLS
12 19 (10.86%) Cisco Firepower
12 19 (10.86%) Cisco ISE
12 19 (10.86%) DNS
13 16 (9.14%) TCP/IP
13 16 (9.14%) VoIP
14 15 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (8.00%) EIGRP
16 12 (6.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.00%) Big Data
2 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.14%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.14%) Impala
Development Applications
1 4 (2.29%) JIRA
2 3 (1.71%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.71%) git-flow
3 2 (1.14%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (0.57%) TestRail
4 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.57%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (10.29%) Finance
2 15 (8.57%) Legal
3 8 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.71%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.14%) Advertising
5 2 (1.14%) Law
5 2 (1.14%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 34 (19.43%) Consultant
3 30 (17.14%) Network Consultant
4 28 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (13.14%) Analyst
6 17 (9.71%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.29%) IT Support
7 11 (6.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) Architect
9 9 (5.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (5.14%) IT Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) Security Engineer
10 7 (4.00%) Network Analyst
10 7 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.43%) Product Engineer
11 6 (3.43%) Products Support Engineer
11 6 (3.43%) Team Leader
12 5 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 5 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.29%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.71%) .NET
2 3 (1.71%) HTML
2 3 (1.71%) Kafka
3 2 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.57%) GraphQL
4 1 (0.57%) HTML5
4 1 (0.57%) Node.js
4 1 (0.57%) React
4 1 (0.57%) REST
4 1 (0.57%) Spring
4 1 (0.57%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.57%) Vue.js
4 1 (0.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.29%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.71%) PKI
4 9 (5.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.43%) iPad
6 6 (3.43%) iPhone
6 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.29%) Cybercrime
8 4 (2.29%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.29%) Replication
9 3 (1.71%) Reinsurance
10 2 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 2 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.14%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.14%) NHS
10 2 (1.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 53 (30.29%) Windows
2 28 (16.00%) Linux
3 23 (13.14%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.29%) Windows 10
6 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (2.86%) CentOS
7 5 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.86%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.29%) Fedora
8 4 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.29%) Unix
9 3 (1.71%) HPUX
9 3 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.71%) Solaris
9 3 (1.71%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.57%) Android
11 1 (0.57%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 40 (22.86%) Presales
3 32 (18.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 25 (14.29%) ITIL
5 22 (12.57%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (12.57%) Mentoring
6 17 (9.71%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (9.71%) Network Virtualisation
7 16 (9.14%) Network Design
8 14 (8.00%) Project Delivery
9 12 (6.86%) Service Management
10 11 (6.29%) Computer Science
10 11 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (5.71%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.57%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.57%) Mobile Device Management
13 7 (4.00%) Change Management
13 7 (4.00%) Feasibility Study
13 7 (4.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.86%) PowerShell
2 16 (9.14%) C
3 7 (4.00%) Python
4 6 (3.43%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.29%) SQL
6 2 (1.14%) Perl
6 2 (1.14%) R
7 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 117 (66.86%) CCNA
2 71 (40.57%) CCNP
3 46 (26.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (19.43%) Security Cleared
5 32 (18.29%) MCSE
6 31 (17.71%) CCIE
7 19 (10.86%) CCDP
7 19 (10.86%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 19 (10.86%) Degree
7 19 (10.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (9.71%) CISSP
9 16 (9.14%) SC Cleared
10 12 (6.86%) MCSA
11 10 (5.71%) DV Cleared
11 10 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (5.71%) SSCP
12 9 (5.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 9 (5.14%) CCSP
12 9 (5.14%) CompTIA Security+
13 8 (4.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.00%) SLA
2 10 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.57%) GDPR
4 4 (2.29%) GPG13
5 3 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (1.71%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 42 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (13.71%) Active Directory
3 14 (8.00%) vSphere
4 11 (6.29%) Docker
5 9 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.00%) Firmware
7 5 (2.86%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.29%) NFS
8 4 (2.29%) Samba
8 4 (2.29%) VirtualBox
8 4 (2.29%) Xen
8 4 (2.29%) XenApp
8 4 (2.29%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.14%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (12.00%) Cisco Prime
2 20 (11.43%) vCenter Server
3 7 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.86%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.29%) Ansible
5 4 (2.29%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (2.29%) Nagios
5 4 (2.29%) OpenNMS
5 4 (2.29%) Puppet
5 4 (2.29%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.71%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.14%) Oozie
7 2 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.57%) Kibana
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 148 (84.57%) Cisco
2 72 (41.14%) VMware
3 46 (26.29%) Microsoft
4 38 (21.71%) Meraki
5 33 (18.86%) SolarWinds
6 22 (12.57%) Juniper
7 15 (8.57%) CheckPoint
7 15 (8.57%) Citrix
8 10 (5.71%) Dell
9 9 (5.14%) F5
9 9 (5.14%) FireEye
9 9 (5.14%) Infoblox
9 9 (5.14%) Oracle
9 9 (5.14%) Veeam
10 7 (4.00%) Apple
10 7 (4.00%) Palo Alto
11 6 (3.43%) Brocade
11 6 (3.43%) EMC
11 6 (3.43%) NetApp
12 4 (2.29%) HP