Period
to 19 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 104 81
Rank change year-on-year -32 -23 +11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 2,222 2,903 3,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.40% 3.01% 3.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.68% 11.68% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,786 2,569 3,259
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,500 £21,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,375 £63,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22,965 24,860 30,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 24.82% 25.75% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17,061 19,603 24,369
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 -37 677 £45,000 - 110
North of England -45 466 £43,000 +7.50% 109
Midlands -1 370 £45,000 +9.76% 83
East of England +2 345 £40,000 -11.11% 45
North West -11 314 £45,000 +11.11% 59
South West -3 271 £42,500 +6.25% 50
West Midlands +16 236 £52,500 +23.53% 62
East Midlands -11 138 £40,000 +9.59% 21
Yorkshire -83 133 £40,000 - 34
Scotland -23 92 £45,000 -11.33% 17
Wales -25 29 £47,500 +21.02% 6
North East -24 19 £40,000 +60.00% 16
Channel Islands - 4 £29,500 -
Northern Ireland -2 3 - - 2
South Coast - 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 1,639 (73.76%) Cisco
2 1,367 (61.52%) CCNA
3 1,194 (53.74%) CCNP
4 1,123 (50.54%) Firewall
5 727 (32.72%) WAN
6 629 (28.31%) LAN
7 591 (26.60%) Windows
8 561 (25.25%) VMware
9 524 (23.58%) Microsoft
10 501 (22.55%) Data Centre
11 475 (21.38%) ITIL
12 469 (21.11%) Juniper
13 437 (19.67%) Wireless
14 396 (17.82%) Cisco ASA
15 394 (17.73%) CheckPoint
16 391 (17.60%) Active Directory
17 388 (17.46%) BGP
18 377 (16.97%) Network Security
19 373 (16.79%) MPLS
20 368 (16.56%) Linux
21 354 (15.93%) VPN
22 346 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
23 342 (15.39%) OSPF
24 337 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
25 309 (13.91%) TCP/IP
26 307 (13.82%) Degree
27 303 (13.64%) Windows Server
28 292 (13.14%) Cisco Nexus
29 291 (13.10%) Information Security
30 288 (12.96%) CISSP

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
1 137 (6.17%) MS Exchange
2 61 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (1.62%) Skype for Business
5 35 (1.58%) IIS
6 33 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 31 (1.40%) Apache Pig
8 25 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (0.95%) Apache
10 15 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.23%) Confluence
13 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.18%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.090%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.090%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.045%) JBoss
16 1 (0.045%) nginx
16 1 (0.045%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 94 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (2.39%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.14%) CATIA
5 3 (0.14%) PTC Creo
6 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.14%) SAP R/3
2 3 (0.14%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.045%) assyst
4 1 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.045%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 258 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 211 (9.50%) Amazon AWS
3 166 (7.47%) Office 365
4 32 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (0.81%) SaaS
6 16 (0.72%) PaaS
7 10 (0.45%) IaaS
8 9 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.32%) OpenDNS
10 6 (0.27%) G Suite
11 5 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.23%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.090%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.045%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.045%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.045%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.045%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.045%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1,123 (50.54%) Firewall
2 727 (32.72%) WAN
3 629 (28.31%) LAN
4 437 (19.67%) Wireless
5 396 (17.82%) Cisco ASA
6 388 (17.46%) BGP
7 377 (16.97%) Network Security
8 373 (16.79%) MPLS
9 354 (15.93%) VPN
10 342 (15.39%) OSPF
11 309 (13.91%) TCP/IP
12 292 (13.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 242 (10.89%) DNS
14 215 (9.68%) VoIP
15 205 (9.23%) Wireshark
16 186 (8.37%) VLAN
17 183 (8.24%) DHCP
18 178 (8.01%) Cisco IOS
19 157 (7.07%) SAN
20 147 (6.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (4.77%) SQL Server
2 51 (2.30%) MySQL
3 43 (1.94%) Big Data
4 33 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 31 (1.40%) Apache Hive
6 16 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (0.41%) Cognos Impromptu
9 8 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.18%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.14%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.090%) Geospatial Data
13 2 (0.090%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.090%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.045%) Power BI
14 1 (0.045%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 87 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 48 (2.16%) JIRA
3 40 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 38 (1.71%) Selenium
5 37 (1.67%) Git (software)
6 32 (1.44%) Bitbucket
7 31 (1.40%) CodeSonar
7 31 (1.40%) git-flow
7 31 (1.40%) Robot Framework
8 10 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (0.41%) Redmine
10 8 (0.36%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.32%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.090%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 234 (10.53%) Retail
2 187 (8.42%) Telecoms
3 130 (5.85%) Finance
4 43 (1.94%) Banking
5 23 (1.04%) Marketing
6 20 (0.90%) Legal
7 19 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 15 (0.68%) Games
9 14 (0.63%) Advertising
9 14 (0.63%) German Language
9 14 (0.63%) Italian Language
10 11 (0.50%) French Language
11 10 (0.45%) Billing
12 9 (0.41%) Electronics
13 7 (0.32%) Law
14 6 (0.27%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.23%) Local Government
16 4 (0.18%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.18%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 861 (38.75%) Network Engineer
2 277 (12.47%) Analyst
3 216 (9.72%) Cisco Engineer
4 214 (9.63%) Architect
5 186 (8.37%) Senior Network Engineer
6 160 (7.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 157 (7.07%) Support Engineer
8 156 (7.02%) Security Engineer
9 135 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 110 (4.95%) Consultant
11 109 (4.91%) Network Security Engineer
12 107 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
13 89 (4.01%) Security Architect
14 85 (3.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 83 (3.74%) Network Architect
16 79 (3.56%) Security Manager
17 77 (3.47%) Network Analyst
18 71 (3.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 68 (3.06%) Information Manager
19 68 (3.06%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
2 38 (1.71%) LAMP
3 36 (1.62%) .NET
4 35 (1.58%) Java EE
4 35 (1.58%) STL
5 34 (1.53%) .NET Framework
5 34 (1.53%) ASP.NET
5 34 (1.53%) SOAP
6 32 (1.44%) REST
7 31 (1.40%) Django
7 31 (1.40%) Node.js
7 31 (1.40%) Spring MVC
8 11 (0.50%) Flash
8 11 (0.50%) LDAP
9 9 (0.41%) 802.1X
9 9 (0.41%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (0.27%) Web Services
11 5 (0.23%) JSON
11 5 (0.23%) RESTful
11 5 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 501 (22.55%) Data Centre
2 184 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
3 182 (8.19%) Self-Motivation
4 84 (3.78%) Cyberthreat
4 84 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 71 (3.20%) Computer Science
6 67 (3.02%) Driving Licence
7 60 (2.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 51 (2.30%) Security Operations Centre
9 50 (2.25%) PKI
10 44 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 41 (1.85%) Public Cloud
12 32 (1.44%) NHS
13 23 (1.04%) Clustering
14 21 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
15 20 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
16 19 (0.86%) Virtual Team
17 18 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
18 16 (0.72%) EMC VMAX
18 16 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 591 (26.60%) Windows
2 368 (16.56%) Linux
3 303 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 157 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 106 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (2.39%) Mac OS X
7 51 (2.30%) Windows 10
8 42 (1.89%) Windows 7
9 38 (1.71%) Unix
10 34 (1.53%) Android
11 31 (1.40%) Apple iOS
12 29 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (1.13%) CentOS
14 25 (1.13%) Windows 8
15 21 (0.95%) Ubuntu
16 18 (0.81%) Windows XP
17 13 (0.59%) FreeBSD
18 8 (0.36%) Fedora
18 8 (0.36%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (21.38%) ITIL
2 291 (13.10%) Information Security
3 258 (11.61%) SIEM
4 256 (11.52%) Incident Management
4 256 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
5 207 (9.32%) Cybersecurity
6 197 (8.87%) Load Balancing
7 196 (8.82%) Presales
8 193 (8.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 164 (7.38%) Service Management
10 161 (7.25%) Network Monitoring
11 155 (6.98%) Network Management
12 152 (6.84%) Risk Management
13 150 (6.75%) Network Design
14 132 (5.94%) Penetration Testing
15 131 (5.90%) Data Loss Prevention
16 128 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
16 128 (5.76%) Security Management
16 128 (5.76%) Service Delivery
17 122 (5.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (7.56%) Python
2 106 (4.77%) PowerShell
3 87 (3.92%) C
4 72 (3.24%) Bash Shell
5 67 (3.02%) SQL
6 48 (2.16%) JavaScript
7 45 (2.03%) PHP
8 44 (1.98%) Java
9 41 (1.85%) C#
10 36 (1.62%) C++
11 35 (1.58%) Objective-C
11 35 (1.58%) Perl
12 9 (0.41%) VBA
13 8 (0.36%) Korn
13 8 (0.36%) VBScript
14 6 (0.27%) R
14 6 (0.27%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.18%) VB
16 3 (0.14%) Lisp
16 3 (0.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1,367 (61.52%) CCNA
2 1,194 (53.74%) CCNP
3 346 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 307 (13.82%) Degree
5 288 (12.96%) CISSP
6 278 (12.51%) Security Cleared
7 275 (12.38%) CCIE
8 269 (12.11%) MCSE
9 170 (7.65%) CCDP
10 166 (7.47%) SC Cleared
11 165 (7.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 151 (6.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 139 (6.26%) SSCP
14 122 (5.49%) DV Cleared
15 115 (5.18%) CCSP
15 115 (5.18%) Network+ Certification
16 108 (4.86%) MCSA
17 107 (4.82%) SANS
18 89 (4.01%) CompTIA Security+
19 88 (3.96%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (9.05%) SLA
2 157 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials
4 42 (1.89%) PCI DSS
5 41 (1.85%) GDPR
6 28 (1.26%) PMO
7 19 (0.86%) QA
8 11 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.41%) COBIT
10 7 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
11 5 (0.23%) GPG13
11 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.090%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.090%) SAS 70
15 1 (0.045%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 1 (0.045%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 391 (17.60%) Active Directory
2 337 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (6.66%) Hyper-V
4 77 (3.47%) vSphere
5 71 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (2.12%) Docker
7 33 (1.49%) XenApp
8 31 (1.40%) VMware NSX
9 21 (0.95%) XenDesktop
10 17 (0.77%) Firmware
11 16 (0.72%) NFS
11 16 (0.72%) Samba
12 12 (0.54%) vCloud
13 10 (0.45%) ProxySG
14 9 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
14 9 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.36%) pfSense
16 7 (0.32%) VirtualBox
16 7 (0.32%) Xen
17 6 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 103 (4.64%) Nagios
2 78 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
3 68 (3.06%) Puppet
4 63 (2.84%) Stealthwatch
5 59 (2.66%) Cisco CUCM
6 49 (2.21%) Cisco LMS
6 49 (2.21%) Opsview
7 48 (2.16%) RSA Security Analytics
8 43 (1.94%) QRadar
9 41 (1.85%) SCCM
10 39 (1.76%) FortiGate
11 38 (1.71%) Ansible
12 35 (1.58%) vCenter Server
13 31 (1.40%) Salt
14 24 (1.08%) Cacti
14 24 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
15 18 (0.81%) ZABBIX
16 14 (0.63%) Nessus
17 13 (0.59%) SCOM
18 12 (0.54%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1,639 (73.76%) Cisco
2 561 (25.25%) VMware
3 524 (23.58%) Microsoft
4 469 (21.11%) Juniper
5 394 (17.73%) CheckPoint
6 288 (12.96%) F5
7 220 (9.90%) Fortinet
8 205 (9.23%) SolarWinds
9 180 (8.10%) Palo Alto
10 152 (6.84%) HP
11 141 (6.35%) Citrix
12 140 (6.30%) Meraki
13 81 (3.65%) Symantec
14 78 (3.51%) Red Hat
15 77 (3.47%) Splunk
16 64 (2.88%) Riverbed
17 62 (2.79%) EMC
18 56 (2.52%) Blue Coat
19 54 (2.43%) Dell
19 54 (2.43%) NetApp