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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
England / South West
Rank 141 123 90
Rank change year-on-year -18 -33  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 100 145 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.97% 2.48% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.37% 7.44% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74 130 160
Median salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% -1.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £26,050 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year - -4.49%  

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 1570 1950 1828
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.86% 33.35% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1549 1437
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Bristol +5 34 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Wiltshire -8 25 £33,000 -5.71%
Gloucestershire -23 11 £40,000 -15.78%
Devon +8 10 £39,250 +63.54% 1
Cornwall - 7 £45,000 -
Dorset +22 6 £51,000 +59.37%
Somerset -16 6 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Avon - 1 £27,000 -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 197 (74.90%) CCNA
2 156 (59.32%) Cisco
3 129 (49.05%) Firewall
4 117 (44.49%) ITIL
5 103 (39.16%) Microsoft
6 102 (38.78%) CCNP
7 91 (34.60%) Windows
8 76 (28.90%) Security Cleared
9 74 (28.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 73 (27.76%) Linux
11 65 (24.71%) MCSE
11 65 (24.71%) WAN
12 64 (24.33%) TCP/IP
13 63 (23.95%) Network Security
14 60 (22.81%) LAN
15 59 (22.43%) Juniper
16 58 (22.05%) VMware
17 53 (20.15%) CISSP
18 52 (19.77%) MS Excel
19 50 (19.01%) DV Cleared
20 46 (17.49%) DNS
21 43 (16.35%) C
22 42 (15.97%) Cisco ASA
23 41 (15.59%) DHCP
24 40 (15.21%) Degree
25 36 (13.69%) Mentoring
25 36 (13.69%) Active Directory
26 34 (12.93%) VPN
27 33 (12.55%) Data Centre
27 33 (12.55%) Windows Server

Cisco Certification
Top Related 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 (7.60%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (3.80%) IIS
5 9 (3.42%) Apache
5 9 (3.42%) Apache Pig
5 9 (3.42%) JBoss
5 9 (3.42%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.28%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.76%) Confluence
10 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 52 (19.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.66%) MS Office
2 7 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.14%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.14%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.76%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.60%) Office 365
2 14 (5.32%) IaaS
3 13 (4.94%) SaaS
4 11 (4.18%) PaaS
5 9 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (49.05%) Firewall
2 65 (24.71%) WAN
3 64 (24.33%) TCP/IP
4 63 (23.95%) Network Security
5 60 (22.81%) LAN
6 46 (17.49%) DNS
7 42 (15.97%) Cisco ASA
8 41 (15.59%) DHCP
9 34 (12.93%) VPN
10 32 (12.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 30 (11.41%) Wireless
12 28 (10.65%) Ethernet
13 25 (9.51%) Intrusion Detection
14 24 (9.13%) HTTP
15 20 (7.60%) FTP
15 20 (7.60%) VLAN
16 19 (7.22%) OSPF
17 17 (6.46%) SMTP
18 16 (6.08%) Wi-Fi
19 15 (5.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.94%) Hadoop
2 12 (4.56%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.42%) Apache Hive
3 9 (3.42%) Big Data
3 9 (3.42%) MySQL
4 3 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.76%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 12 (4.56%) JIRA
2 5 (1.90%) Redmine
3 4 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.52%) Bitbucket
3 4 (1.52%) CodeSonar
3 4 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.52%) git-flow
3 4 (1.52%) Robot Framework
3 4 (1.52%) Selenium
4 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (7.22%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.32%) Banking
3 12 (4.56%) Games
4 11 (4.18%) Finance
5 9 (3.42%) Legal
6 5 (1.90%) Advertising
6 5 (1.90%) Retail
7 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (34.60%) Network Engineer
2 26 (9.89%) Support Engineer
3 24 (9.13%) Consultant
4 21 (7.98%) Administrator
4 21 (7.98%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (6.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 18 (6.84%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (6.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 18 (6.84%) Security Engineer
6 17 (6.46%) Network Security Engineer
7 16 (6.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (6.08%) Architect
8 15 (5.70%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (4.94%) Network Specialist
10 12 (4.56%) Platform Engineer
11 10 (3.80%) IT Support
11 10 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (3.80%) Team Leader
12 9 (3.42%) IT Engineer
12 9 (3.42%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.94%) Java EE
1 13 (4.94%) STL
2 8 (3.04%) .NET
3 7 (2.66%) LAMP
4 6 (2.28%) Middleware
5 4 (1.52%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.52%) Django
5 4 (1.52%) Node.js
5 4 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.52%) REST
5 4 (1.52%) SOAP
5 4 (1.52%) Spring MVC
6 3 (1.14%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (1.14%) Spring Boot
7 2 (0.76%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.76%) HornetQ
7 2 (0.76%) Kafka
7 2 (0.76%) XML
7 2 (0.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.55%) Data Centre
2 30 (11.41%) Management Information System
3 21 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.70%) CESG
5 14 (5.32%) Driving Licence
6 9 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (3.04%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.66%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (2.28%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.90%) Cybercrime
11 3 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.14%) Clustering
11 3 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.14%) Replication
11 3 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.76%) e-Health
12 2 (0.76%) IVR
12 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.38%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 91 (34.60%) Windows
2 73 (27.76%) Linux
3 33 (12.55%) Windows Server
4 26 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (9.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.94%) Unix
8 10 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.42%) Android
9 9 (3.42%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.66%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.28%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.28%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.14%) AIX
12 3 (1.14%) CentOS
12 3 (1.14%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.76%) VMS
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (44.49%) ITIL
2 36 (13.69%) Mentoring
3 28 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (10.65%) Reverse Engineering
4 27 (10.27%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (9.89%) Ethical Hacking
6 21 (7.98%) Presales
6 21 (7.98%) PRINCE2
6 21 (7.98%) Software Engineering
7 20 (7.60%) Line Management
7 20 (7.60%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (7.60%) Service Management
8 18 (6.84%) Time Management
9 17 (6.46%) Load Balancing
10 16 (6.08%) Network Monitoring
11 15 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (5.70%) Information Assurance
11 15 (5.70%) Infrastructure Management
12 14 (5.32%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (5.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.35%) C
2 20 (7.60%) Java
3 15 (5.70%) Python
4 13 (4.94%) C#
4 13 (4.94%) C++
4 13 (4.94%) Objective-C
4 13 (4.94%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.18%) Bash Shell
5 11 (4.18%) Perl
6 9 (3.42%) PHP
7 7 (2.66%) SQL
8 5 (1.90%) Korn
9 4 (1.52%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.52%) VB
10 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.38%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 197 (74.90%) CCNA
2 102 (38.78%) CCNP
3 76 (28.90%) Security Cleared
4 74 (28.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (24.71%) MCSE
6 53 (20.15%) CISSP
7 50 (19.01%) DV Cleared
8 40 (15.21%) Degree
9 29 (11.03%) GIAC
9 29 (11.03%) SC Cleared
10 26 (9.89%) Network+ Certification
10 26 (9.89%) SANS
10 26 (9.89%) SSCP
11 25 (9.51%) Linux+ Certification
12 23 (8.75%) CompTIA Security+
12 23 (8.75%) Security+ Certification
12 23 (8.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (8.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 22 (8.37%) JNCIP
13 22 (8.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.18%) SLA
3 10 (3.80%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.04%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (13.69%) Active Directory
2 31 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.70%) vSphere
4 9 (3.42%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.04%) NFS
6 6 (2.28%) Firmware
6 6 (2.28%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.90%) Samba
7 5 (1.90%) Snort
8 4 (1.52%) Docker
8 4 (1.52%) KVM
9 3 (1.14%) iptables
9 3 (1.14%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.14%) XenApp
10 2 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.76%) Gluster
10 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.38%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 12 (4.56%) Puppet
2 10 (3.80%) Nagios
3 8 (3.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (2.28%) AirWatch
4 6 (2.28%) SCCM
5 5 (1.90%) Ansible
5 5 (1.90%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.52%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.52%) Salt
7 3 (1.14%) Check_MK
7 3 (1.14%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 3 (1.14%) Grafana
7 3 (1.14%) Graylog
7 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.14%) Pingdom
7 3 (1.14%) SCOM
8 2 (0.76%) Kibana
8 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 156 (59.32%) Cisco
2 103 (39.16%) Microsoft
3 59 (22.43%) Juniper
4 58 (22.05%) VMware
5 23 (8.75%) CheckPoint
6 16 (6.08%) SolarWinds
7 15 (5.70%) Palo Alto
8 13 (4.94%) F5
9 12 (4.56%) EMC
9 12 (4.56%) HP
10 10 (3.80%) Dell
11 9 (3.42%) Brocade
11 9 (3.42%) Citrix
12 8 (3.04%) Draytek
12 8 (3.04%) WatchGuard
13 7 (2.66%) Barracuda Networks
13 7 (2.66%) IBM
13 7 (2.66%) Riverbed
14 6 (2.28%) Oracle
14 6 (2.28%) Software AG
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