Period
to 19 May 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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 147 95
Rank change year-on-year +64 -52 -16
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 2,904 2,347 3,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.54% 2.35% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.05% 9.74% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,200 1,859 2,583
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 22,251 24,094 25,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.16% 24.12% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15,801 18,288 19,826
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +7.23% -2.35%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -1.10%

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 19 May 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 19 May 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
North of England +113 1,038 £40,000 -3.61% 43
South East +24 818 £52,500 +5.00% 34
Yorkshire +115 672 £37,500 -9.64% 12
Midlands +22 395 £45,000 +5.88% 38
East of England +89 313 £42,500 -5.56% 16
West Midlands +38 303 £45,000 -9.09% 33
North West +40 298 £51,000 +20.00% 25
South West -27 217 £46,000 +8.24% 8
Scotland +1 97 £62,500 +47.06% 4
East Midlands -10 97 £46,500 +16.25% 5
North East +64 68 £62,500 +92.31% 6
Wales -15 11 £42,000 +40.00% 3
Isle of Man - 11 £51,000 - 2
Channel Islands +10 6 £30,000 +1.69%
Northern Ireland -17 6 £38,750 +25.00%
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 2,280 (78.51%) Cisco
2 1,812 (62.40%) CCNA
3 1,708 (58.82%) CCNP
4 1,582 (54.48%) Firewall
5 1,107 (38.12%) WAN
6 732 (25.21%) LAN
7 731 (25.17%) Cisco ASA
8 716 (24.66%) Network Security
9 666 (22.93%) VMware
10 651 (22.42%) MPLS
11 642 (22.11%) VPN
12 640 (22.04%) Microsoft
13 633 (21.80%) ITIL
14 622 (21.42%) Wireless
15 617 (21.25%) BGP
16 610 (21.01%) Data Centre
17 583 (20.08%) OSPF
18 555 (19.11%) Linux
19 542 (18.66%) Windows
20 483 (16.63%) Active Directory
21 481 (16.56%) DNS
21 481 (16.56%) Cisco Nexus
22 469 (16.15%) Juniper
23 467 (16.08%) Palo Alto
24 442 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
25 441 (15.19%) CheckPoint
26 433 (14.91%) VoIP
27 427 (14.70%) Microsoft Azure
28 423 (14.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
29 413 (14.22%) Presales

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
1 148 (5.10%) MS Exchange
2 61 (2.10%) IIS
3 54 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 44 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (1.21%) Skype for Business
6 28 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (0.83%) Confluence
8 19 (0.65%) ExpressionEngine
8 19 (0.65%) WordPress
9 18 (0.62%) Apache
10 17 (0.59%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.24%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.14%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.14%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.10%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.034%) Apache Pig
16 1 (0.034%) Site Server
Applications
1 82 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.034%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 1 (0.034%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 427 (14.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 263 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
3 215 (7.40%) Office 365
4 53 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 46 (1.58%) SaaS
6 36 (1.24%) IaaS
7 27 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
8 25 (0.86%) OneDrive
9 22 (0.76%) Azure Stack
10 12 (0.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 12 (0.41%) PaaS
11 11 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (0.34%) Power Platform
13 6 (0.21%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.17%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.14%) G Suite
16 3 (0.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 2 (0.069%) GitHub
18 1 (0.034%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1,582 (54.48%) Firewall
2 1,107 (38.12%) WAN
3 732 (25.21%) LAN
4 731 (25.17%) Cisco ASA
5 716 (24.66%) Network Security
6 651 (22.42%) MPLS
7 642 (22.11%) VPN
8 622 (21.42%) Wireless
9 617 (21.25%) BGP
10 583 (20.08%) OSPF
11 481 (16.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 481 (16.56%) DNS
12 433 (14.91%) VoIP
13 348 (11.98%) IPsec
14 339 (11.67%) TCP/IP
15 338 (11.64%) Broadband
16 298 (10.26%) ADSL
17 268 (9.23%) NetScaler
18 264 (9.09%) VLAN
19 241 (8.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (0.69%) MongoDB
2 20 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (0.55%) MySQL
5 12 (0.41%) Big Data
6 10 (0.34%) Power BI
7 9 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.14%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.10%) Informix
11 3 (0.10%) Ingres
11 3 (0.10%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.10%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.069%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.069%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.069%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.069%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (1.41%) JIRA
2 30 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 29 (1.00%) Visual Studio
4 22 (0.76%) TestRail
4 22 (0.76%) Zephyr
5 8 (0.28%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.24%) Redmine
6 7 (0.24%) SonarQube
7 5 (0.17%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.17%) git-flow
8 4 (0.14%) Ant
8 4 (0.14%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.10%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.069%) Maven
11 1 (0.034%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.034%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.034%) JUnit
11 1 (0.034%) Subversion
11 1 (0.034%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 228 (7.85%) Telecoms
2 208 (7.16%) Finance
3 127 (4.37%) Retail
4 35 (1.21%) Banking
5 31 (1.07%) Manufacturing
6 30 (1.03%) Marketing
7 28 (0.96%) Advertising
8 18 (0.62%) Publishing
9 16 (0.55%) Aerospace
10 14 (0.48%) Back Office
10 14 (0.48%) Electronics
11 11 (0.38%) Billing
12 10 (0.34%) Games
13 8 (0.28%) Law
14 7 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.21%) Legal
15 6 (0.21%) Local Government
15 6 (0.21%) Military
16 4 (0.14%) Automotive
17 3 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,219 (41.98%) Network Engineer
2 338 (11.64%) Analyst
3 271 (9.33%) Security Engineer
4 242 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 225 (7.75%) Architect
6 216 (7.44%) Network Security Engineer
7 189 (6.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 189 (6.51%) Consultant
8 185 (6.37%) Support Analyst
9 184 (6.34%) Support Engineer
10 169 (5.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 158 (5.44%) Technical Support
12 156 (5.37%) Senior Network Engineer
13 155 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 142 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
15 138 (4.75%) Technical Analyst
16 135 (4.65%) Technical Support Analyst
17 124 (4.27%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
18 121 (4.17%) Network Architect
19 114 (3.93%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (1.55%) 802.1X
2 32 (1.10%) .NET
3 26 (0.90%) Web Services
4 24 (0.83%) Node.js
5 15 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 13 (0.45%) .NET Framework
7 12 (0.41%) Entity Framework
7 12 (0.41%) REST
8 8 (0.28%) Apache Flex
8 8 (0.28%) LDAP
8 8 (0.28%) Spring
8 8 (0.28%) XMPP
9 7 (0.24%) SOAP
10 6 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (0.21%) WCF
11 5 (0.17%) Middleware
11 5 (0.17%) OAuth
11 5 (0.17%) SAML
11 5 (0.17%) Spring MVC
12 4 (0.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 610 (21.01%) Data Centre
2 312 (10.74%) Management Information System
3 179 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 119 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
5 72 (2.48%) Security Operations Centre
6 68 (2.34%) Driving Licence
7 67 (2.31%) Public Cloud
8 57 (1.96%) e-Learning
9 47 (1.62%) Private Cloud
10 35 (1.21%) Replication
10 35 (1.21%) Virtual Team
11 34 (1.17%) PKI
12 27 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 25 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
14 24 (0.83%) CESG
14 24 (0.83%) Clustering
15 19 (0.65%) CMDB
15 19 (0.65%) Handset
16 16 (0.55%) User Experience
17 14 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 555 (19.11%) Linux
2 542 (18.66%) Windows
3 308 (10.61%) Windows Server
4 297 (10.23%) Unix
5 145 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 108 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 71 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 69 (2.38%) Windows 10
9 46 (1.58%) CentOS
10 41 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (1.14%) Mac OS
12 22 (0.76%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.69%) Windows XP
14 19 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (0.55%) Debian
16 13 (0.45%) CatOS
17 12 (0.41%) Android
18 10 (0.34%) AIX
18 10 (0.34%) Apple iOS
19 8 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (21.80%) ITIL
2 413 (14.22%) Presales
3 361 (12.43%) Service Delivery
4 342 (11.78%) Network Management
5 341 (11.74%) Network Design
6 299 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
7 285 (9.81%) Change Control
8 242 (8.33%) Change Management
9 235 (8.09%) Load Balancing
10 226 (7.78%) Information Security
11 214 (7.37%) Product Management
12 202 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 186 (6.40%) Mentoring
14 168 (5.79%) Network Monitoring
15 163 (5.61%) Incident Management
16 156 (5.37%) Cybersecurity
17 152 (5.23%) Validation
18 145 (4.99%) Project Management
19 129 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
20 128 (4.41%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 306 (10.54%) Python
2 216 (7.44%) Bash Shell
3 208 (7.16%) Perl
4 162 (5.58%) SQL
5 133 (4.58%) PowerShell
6 50 (1.72%) C
7 30 (1.03%) PHP
8 27 (0.93%) JavaScript
9 26 (0.90%) Java
10 25 (0.86%) T-SQL
11 23 (0.79%) C#
12 15 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.48%) VBScript
14 9 (0.31%) C++
14 9 (0.31%) R
15 4 (0.14%) Go
15 4 (0.14%) Korn
15 4 (0.14%) Ruby
15 4 (0.14%) Tcl
15 4 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,812 (62.40%) CCNA
2 1,708 (58.82%) CCNP
3 442 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 341 (11.74%) CCIE
5 316 (10.88%) MCSE
6 294 (10.12%) Security Cleared
7 277 (9.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 259 (8.92%) CISSP
9 257 (8.85%) Degree
10 194 (6.68%) SC Cleared
11 164 (5.65%) CCDP
12 143 (4.92%) MCSA
13 138 (4.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 136 (4.68%) JNCIA
15 130 (4.48%) MCITP
16 121 (4.17%) CCSP
17 119 (4.10%) MCP
18 109 (3.75%) JNCIS
19 103 (3.55%) JNCIP
20 79 (2.72%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 423 (14.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 293 (10.09%) ISO 9001
3 214 (7.37%) SLA
4 66 (2.27%) GDPR
5 62 (2.13%) PCI DSS
6 41 (1.41%) ISO 22301
7 27 (0.93%) PMO
8 25 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 21 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 19 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 18 (0.62%) Data Quality
12 12 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 10 (0.34%) ISO 31000
14 8 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
14 8 (0.28%) QA
15 7 (0.24%) GPG13
15 7 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
16 3 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 3 (0.10%) NIST 800
16 3 (0.10%) RMADS
System Software
1 483 (16.63%) Active Directory
2 410 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 201 (6.92%) Hyper-V
4 106 (3.65%) vCloud
5 84 (2.89%) vSphere
6 64 (2.20%) VMware NSX
7 62 (2.13%) XenApp
8 48 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
9 45 (1.55%) XenDesktop
10 28 (0.96%) Firmware
11 22 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (0.45%) Docker
13 12 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
14 11 (0.38%) NFS
14 11 (0.38%) Snort
15 8 (0.28%) ISA Server
16 7 (0.24%) Samba
16 7 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
17 6 (0.21%) Terminal Services
17 6 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 242 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 236 (8.13%) Nagios
3 78 (2.69%) Cisco Prime
4 69 (2.38%) SCCM
5 54 (1.86%) Stealthwatch
6 50 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
7 49 (1.69%) Ansible
8 40 (1.38%) WSUS
9 38 (1.31%) SCOM
10 34 (1.17%) AirWatch
11 31 (1.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 30 (1.03%) vCenter Server
13 28 (0.96%) SCOrch
14 19 (0.65%) Nessus
15 18 (0.62%) Cacti
15 18 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
15 18 (0.62%) SCVMM
16 16 (0.55%) Puppet
17 14 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
18 11 (0.38%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2,280 (78.51%) Cisco
2 666 (22.93%) VMware
3 640 (22.04%) Microsoft
4 469 (16.15%) Juniper
5 467 (16.08%) Palo Alto
6 441 (15.19%) CheckPoint
7 379 (13.05%) Fortinet
8 286 (9.85%) Citrix
9 281 (9.68%) Meraki
10 246 (8.47%) F5
11 200 (6.89%) SolarWinds
12 187 (6.44%) Aruba
13 165 (5.68%) HP
14 97 (3.34%) Polycom
15 96 (3.31%) NetApp
16 80 (2.75%) Avaya
16 80 (2.75%) Huawei
17 59 (2.03%) Dell
17 59 (2.03%) Virgin Media
18 58 (2.00%) Brocade