Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 129 119
Rank change year-on-year +26 -10 -38
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 2,277 2,262 2,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.00% 2.54% 2.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.43% 10.05% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,722 1,822 2,461
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,809 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.02% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,384 £27,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £70,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18,324 22,499 25,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 24.18% 25.29% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13,431 16,454 19,941
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in the UK excluding London

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in the UK excluding London

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in the UK excluding London

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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
South East +52 905 £52,500 +5.00% 110
North of England +36 494 £42,500 -10.53% 76
Midlands +23 342 £50,000 +11.11% 68
Yorkshire +93 285 £42,500 +3.66% 30
East of England +3 283 £45,000 +12.50% 42
West Midlands +4 201 £52,500 +5.00% 41
South West -33 188 £40,000 -5.88% 22
North West -38 186 £45,250 -13.81% 39
East Midlands +16 141 £42,500 +6.25% 27
Scotland -23 43 £45,000 -10.00% 14
North East +6 23 £33,500 -16.25% 7
Wales +5 19 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Northern Ireland +8 6 £37,500 - 3
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 1,705 (74.88%) Cisco
2 1,416 (62.19%) CCNA
3 1,282 (56.30%) CCNP
4 1,167 (51.25%) Firewall
5 903 (39.66%) WAN
6 705 (30.96%) LAN
7 542 (23.80%) Microsoft
8 540 (23.72%) Data Centre
9 509 (22.35%) Windows
10 504 (22.13%) BGP
11 491 (21.56%) MPLS
12 468 (20.55%) Network Security
13 461 (20.25%) Juniper
14 453 (19.89%) VPN
15 447 (19.63%) OSPF
16 430 (18.88%) ITIL
17 422 (18.53%) VMware
18 401 (17.61%) Azure
19 396 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
20 395 (17.35%) Wireless
21 386 (16.95%) Cisco ASA
22 348 (15.28%) Active Directory
23 333 (14.62%) TCP/IP
24 331 (14.54%) DNS
25 329 (14.45%) Linux
26 326 (14.32%) CheckPoint
27 321 (14.10%) Palo Alto
28 317 (13.92%) MCSE
29 282 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
30 274 (12.03%) CCIE

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 96 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 92 (4.04%) MS Exchange
3 45 (1.98%) Skype for Business
4 40 (1.76%) IIS
5 30 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (0.92%) OpenStack
8 20 (0.88%) Apache Spark
9 17 (0.75%) Confluence
10 12 (0.53%) Apache
11 10 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.13%) nginx
15 2 (0.088%) CMS
15 2 (0.088%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 56 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 25 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.18%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.088%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.088%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.088%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.044%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.044%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 401 (17.61%) Azure
2 210 (9.22%) Office 365
3 185 (8.12%) AWS
4 59 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 34 (1.49%) IaaS
6 33 (1.45%) SaaS
7 26 (1.14%) GCP
8 19 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (0.79%) OpenShift
9 18 (0.79%) PaaS
10 14 (0.61%) OneDrive
11 8 (0.35%) Mimecast
12 7 (0.31%) Azure Stack
13 6 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.13%) AWS CodePipeline
14 3 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.088%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.088%) GitHub
15 2 (0.088%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1,167 (51.25%) Firewall
2 903 (39.66%) WAN
3 705 (30.96%) LAN
4 504 (22.13%) BGP
5 491 (21.56%) MPLS
6 468 (20.55%) Network Security
7 453 (19.89%) VPN
8 447 (19.63%) OSPF
9 395 (17.35%) Wireless
10 386 (16.95%) Cisco ASA
11 333 (14.62%) TCP/IP
12 331 (14.54%) DNS
13 264 (11.59%) Cisco Nexus
14 236 (10.36%) Internet
15 226 (9.93%) IPsec
16 212 (9.31%) DHCP
17 189 (8.30%) VoIP
18 159 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
19 155 (6.81%) VLAN
20 144 (6.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.14%) Big Data
3 13 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (0.31%) MySQL
7 5 (0.22%) Geospatial Data
7 5 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.13%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.088%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.088%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.088%) Power BI
10 2 (0.088%) SQL Server 2017
11 1 (0.044%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.044%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.044%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.044%) Impala
Development Applications
1 36 (1.58%) JIRA
2 28 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 21 (0.92%) Bitbucket
4 19 (0.83%) git-flow
5 12 (0.53%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (0.44%) TestRail
7 8 (0.35%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.31%) Zephyr
9 4 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.13%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.13%) Metasploit
10 3 (0.13%) Robot Framework
10 3 (0.13%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.044%) Bitbucket Server
11 1 (0.044%) Fiddler
General
1 230 (10.10%) Telecoms
2 194 (8.52%) Finance
3 87 (3.82%) Public Sector
4 60 (2.64%) Retail
5 43 (1.89%) Aerospace
6 41 (1.80%) Banking
7 38 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 18 (0.79%) German Language
9 17 (0.75%) Legal
9 17 (0.75%) Marketing
10 16 (0.70%) Electronics
10 16 (0.70%) Italian Language
11 12 (0.53%) Games
11 12 (0.53%) Military
12 9 (0.40%) Law
13 8 (0.35%) French Language
14 7 (0.31%) Advertising
15 6 (0.26%) Automotive
16 5 (0.22%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,088 (47.78%) Network Engineer
2 271 (11.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 217 (9.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 215 (9.44%) Senior Network Engineer
5 206 (9.05%) Security Engineer
6 183 (8.04%) Consultant
7 168 (7.38%) Architect
8 162 (7.11%) Support Engineer
9 152 (6.68%) Network Security Engineer
10 149 (6.54%) Analyst
11 115 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 101 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 87 (3.82%) Network Support
14 86 (3.78%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 81 (3.56%) Network Consultant
16 74 (3.25%) IT Engineer
17 70 (3.07%) Network Support Engineer
18 62 (2.72%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
19 59 (2.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 59 (2.59%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.49%) LDAP
2 31 (1.36%) 802.1X
3 23 (1.01%) .NET
4 19 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 19 (0.83%) Kafka
4 19 (0.83%) REST
5 18 (0.79%) AngularJS
5 18 (0.79%) GraphQL
5 18 (0.79%) Node.js
5 18 (0.79%) React
5 18 (0.79%) Spring
5 18 (0.79%) Spring MVC
5 18 (0.79%) Vue.js
6 10 (0.44%) XMPP
7 9 (0.40%) Web Services
8 6 (0.26%) Django
9 4 (0.18%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (0.18%) Flash
10 3 (0.13%) HTML
10 3 (0.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 540 (23.72%) Data Centre
2 188 (8.26%) Management Information System
3 164 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
5 58 (2.55%) Driving Licence
6 45 (1.98%) PKI
7 44 (1.93%) Public Cloud
8 43 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 22 (0.97%) e-Learning
10 19 (0.83%) Wiki
11 16 (0.70%) Clustering
12 14 (0.61%) CMDB
12 14 (0.61%) Cyberattack
12 14 (0.61%) Private Cloud
13 13 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (0.53%) CESG
14 12 (0.53%) Cybercrime
14 12 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (0.48%) Handset
15 11 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 509 (22.35%) Windows
2 329 (14.45%) Linux
3 261 (11.46%) Windows Server
4 155 (6.81%) Unix
5 106 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 103 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 84 (3.69%) Windows 10
8 51 (2.24%) Windows 7
9 32 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (1.19%) CentOS
10 27 (1.19%) Windows 8
11 19 (0.83%) Android
12 18 (0.79%) Apple iOS
13 17 (0.75%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (0.48%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.40%) Debian
17 8 (0.35%) HPUX
17 8 (0.35%) Solaris
17 8 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (18.88%) ITIL
2 271 (11.90%) Presales
3 256 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
4 244 (10.72%) Network Design
5 215 (9.44%) Network Management
6 173 (7.60%) Information Security
7 171 (7.51%) Mentoring
8 169 (7.42%) Load Balancing
9 160 (7.03%) Service Delivery
10 155 (6.81%) Network Monitoring
11 152 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 142 (6.24%) Cybersecurity
13 133 (5.84%) Change Control
14 127 (5.58%) Project Delivery
15 126 (5.53%) Configuration Management
16 116 (5.09%) Validation
17 108 (4.74%) TOGAF
18 102 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
19 101 (4.44%) Change Management
20 89 (3.91%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 151 (6.63%) Python
2 128 (5.62%) SQL
3 99 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 80 (3.51%) Bash Shell
5 69 (3.03%) C
5 69 (3.03%) Perl
6 20 (0.88%) PHP
7 18 (0.79%) C++
8 17 (0.75%) C#
9 12 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 12 (0.53%) Ruby
10 7 (0.31%) Ada
10 7 (0.31%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.26%) Java
12 4 (0.18%) VBScript
13 2 (0.088%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.044%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.044%) R
Qualifications
1 1,416 (62.19%) CCNA
2 1,282 (56.30%) CCNP
3 396 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 317 (13.92%) MCSE
5 274 (12.03%) CCIE
6 265 (11.64%) Degree
7 225 (9.88%) Security Cleared
8 170 (7.47%) CCDP
9 148 (6.50%) SC Cleared
10 144 (6.32%) CISSP
11 139 (6.10%) JNCIA
12 120 (5.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 116 (5.09%) JNCIS
13 116 (5.09%) MCSA
14 77 (3.38%) JNCIP
15 69 (3.03%) CCSP
16 64 (2.81%) CCSA
17 61 (2.68%) JNCIE
18 56 (2.46%) CCSE
18 56 (2.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (8.17%) SLA
2 169 (7.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 82 (3.60%) ISO 9001
4 59 (2.59%) PCI DSS
5 46 (2.02%) GDPR
6 22 (0.97%) NIST
7 16 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 13 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (0.48%) PMO
10 10 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 8 (0.35%) QA
12 7 (0.31%) RMADS
13 6 (0.26%) ISO 22301
14 5 (0.22%) NCSC
15 4 (0.18%) GPG13
16 2 (0.088%) BS7799
16 2 (0.088%) COBIT
16 2 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 2 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 1 (0.044%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 348 (15.28%) Active Directory
2 282 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (6.37%) Hyper-V
4 63 (2.77%) vCloud
5 51 (2.24%) XenApp
6 48 (2.11%) vSphere
7 39 (1.71%) VMware NSX
8 38 (1.67%) XenDesktop
9 37 (1.62%) Docker
10 34 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
11 26 (1.14%) Firmware
12 20 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
13 16 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (0.44%) NFS
14 10 (0.44%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 4 (0.18%) pfSense
17 4 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 126 (5.53%) FortiGate
2 74 (3.25%) Nagios
3 73 (3.21%) Cisco CUCM
4 62 (2.72%) SCCM
5 55 (2.42%) Cisco Prime
6 43 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
7 37 (1.62%) Ansible
8 31 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
9 29 (1.27%) vCenter Server
10 22 (0.97%) SCOM
10 22 (0.97%) WSUS
11 21 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
12 20 (0.88%) Kubernetes
13 17 (0.75%) vRealize
14 16 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
14 16 (0.70%) Puppet
15 15 (0.66%) Stealthwatch
16 12 (0.53%) Nessus
17 10 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
18 9 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1,705 (74.88%) Cisco
2 542 (23.80%) Microsoft
3 461 (20.25%) Juniper
4 422 (18.53%) VMware
5 326 (14.32%) CheckPoint
6 321 (14.10%) Palo Alto
7 204 (8.96%) Fortinet
8 194 (8.52%) Citrix
9 185 (8.12%) F5
10 181 (7.95%) HP
11 162 (7.11%) Meraki
12 161 (7.07%) SolarWinds
13 113 (4.96%) Dell
14 103 (4.52%) NetApp
15 65 (2.85%) Mitel
16 63 (2.77%) Aruba
17 61 (2.68%) Brocade
18 54 (2.37%) Avaya
19 49 (2.15%) Blue Coat
20 46 (2.02%) Huawei