The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
UK
Rank 98 85 81
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 2472 3303 3620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.92% 3.19% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.79% 11.50% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2097 2792 2898
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20959 28714 29743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.77% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16525 22997 23332
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in the UK

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in the UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 27 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
England -11 2358 £45,000 -5.26% 214
London +5 884 £52,500 -2.91% 63
South East -1 682 £42,500 -5.55% 50
Surrey +7 178 £40,000 -11.11% 11
West Midlands +6 178 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Berkshire -5 174 £49,000 -6.66% 12
East of England -41 162 £42,500 -3.94% 16
North West +28 160 £41,000 +2.50% 27
City of London +11 150 £47,500 -13.63% 21
Yorkshire -43 123 £42,800 +1.90% 19
Manchester +21 109 £40,000 -5.88% 20
East Sussex +79 107 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Brighton +72 104 £40,000 -15.78% 3
South West -17 99 £40,000 +5.26% 5
Hampshire -29 97 £40,000 - 7
Hertfordshire -12 91 £45,000 +5.88% 5
West Yorkshire -30 78 £38,250 -15.00% 13
East Midlands +5 70 £43,500 +2.33% 10
Reading -13 70 £42,500 -22.72% 5
Birmingham +17 66 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Leeds -17 52 £38,500 -23.00% 7
Wales +5 41 £37,500 -25.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +5 39 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Leatherhead +13 38 £37,500 -3.84% 3
Watford +5 38 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Bristol 0 34 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Hemel Hempstead -3 34 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North Yorkshire -9 31 £53,750 +53.57% 5
Worcestershire -4 29 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Northamptonshire +42 28 £44,000 -10.20% 1

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 4201 (78.89%) Cisco
2 3346 (62.84%) CCNP
3 2962 (55.62%) CCNA
4 2782 (52.24%) Firewall
5 1648 (30.95%) WAN
6 1480 (27.79%) LAN
7 1328 (24.94%) Juniper
8 1280 (24.04%) Windows
9 1206 (22.65%) VPN
10 1179 (22.14%) Cisco ASA
11 1115 (20.94%) BGP
11 1115 (20.94%) Data Centre
12 1073 (20.15%) Network Security
13 1069 (20.08%) ITIL
14 1061 (19.92%) MPLS
15 1059 (19.89%) Wireless
16 1054 (19.79%) CheckPoint
17 1052 (19.76%) VMware
18 1033 (19.40%) OSPF
19 1015 (19.06%) Microsoft
20 968 (18.18%) CCIE
21 847 (15.91%) DNS
22 803 (15.08%) F5
23 797 (14.97%) Active Directory
24 784 (14.72%) Palo Alto
25 752 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
26 746 (14.01%) Cisco Nexus
27 726 (13.63%) VoIP
28 709 (13.31%) Linux
29 696 (13.07%) TCP/IP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 311 (5.84%) MS Exchange
2 151 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 116 (2.18%) Skype for Business
4 111 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 102 (1.92%) IIS
6 60 (1.13%) SharePoint
7 42 (0.79%) Apache
8 35 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 21 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 19 (0.36%) IBM Notes
12 18 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
14 16 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 14 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (0.19%) JBoss
17 9 (0.17%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.17%) WebSphere
18 8 (0.15%) Confluence
18 8 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 501 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 224 (4.21%) MS Office
3 130 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 40 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (0.45%) MS Project
6 8 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
7 7 (0.13%) S-PLUS
8 4 (0.075%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.056%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.056%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.038%) HipChat
11 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.056%) Cisco SocialMiner
4 3 (0.056%) Workfront
5 2 (0.038%) Magento
6 1 (0.019%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.019%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 256 (4.81%) Office 365
2 202 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 166 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
4 75 (1.41%) SaaS
5 56 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 54 (1.01%) IaaS
7 48 (0.90%) PaaS
8 21 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.23%) G Suite
10 11 (0.21%) Mimecast
11 9 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.094%) Akamai
14 4 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.075%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.075%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.075%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.056%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.056%) AWS CloudTrail
15 3 (0.056%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2782 (52.24%) Firewall
2 1648 (30.95%) WAN
3 1480 (27.79%) LAN
4 1206 (22.65%) VPN
5 1179 (22.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1115 (20.94%) BGP
7 1073 (20.15%) Network Security
8 1061 (19.92%) MPLS
9 1059 (19.89%) Wireless
10 1033 (19.40%) OSPF
11 847 (15.91%) DNS
12 746 (14.01%) Cisco Nexus
13 726 (13.63%) VoIP
14 696 (13.07%) TCP/IP
15 564 (10.59%) DHCP
16 512 (9.62%) VLAN
17 406 (7.62%) Cisco IOS
18 367 (6.89%) EIGRP
19 321 (6.03%) SAN
20 306 (5.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 44 (0.83%) MySQL
3 41 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (0.54%) Big Data
5 22 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (0.23%) Hadoop
8 11 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.15%) Apache Hive
11 7 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.11%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.056%) GIS
13 3 (0.056%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.056%) QlikView
13 3 (0.056%) Redis
14 2 (0.038%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.038%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.038%) Infinispan
14 2 (0.038%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (0.53%) JIRA
2 19 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 16 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.15%) WinDbg
5 5 (0.094%) Redmine
5 5 (0.094%) Selenium
5 5 (0.094%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.075%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.075%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.075%) CodeSonar
6 4 (0.075%) git-flow
6 4 (0.075%) PHPUnit
6 4 (0.075%) Robot Framework
7 3 (0.056%) Burp Suite
7 3 (0.056%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.056%) Subversion
8 2 (0.038%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.038%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.038%) Trac
General
1 669 (12.56%) Finance
2 650 (12.21%) Telecoms
3 194 (3.64%) Banking
4 164 (3.08%) Retail
5 73 (1.37%) Legal
6 63 (1.18%) Marketing
7 53 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 46 (0.86%) Back Office
9 44 (0.83%) Games
10 39 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 39 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 30 (0.56%) French Language
12 29 (0.54%) Law
13 28 (0.53%) Advertising
14 27 (0.51%) Military
15 26 (0.49%) Billing
16 23 (0.43%) Investment Banking
16 23 (0.43%) Spanish Language
17 21 (0.39%) Electronics
18 20 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2365 (44.41%) Network Engineer
2 909 (17.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 680 (12.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 605 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
5 527 (9.90%) Support Engineer
6 479 (9.00%) Consultant
7 432 (8.11%) Security Engineer
8 400 (7.51%) Analyst
9 327 (6.14%) Network Security Engineer
10 322 (6.05%) Architect
10 322 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 310 (5.82%) Network Support
12 262 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 241 (4.53%) Network Consultant
14 234 (4.39%) Network Support Engineer
15 209 (3.92%) Juniper Engineer
16 191 (3.59%) Network Analyst
17 189 (3.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
18 178 (3.34%) Cisco Support
19 174 (3.27%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (2.33%) 802.1X
2 73 (1.37%) XMPP
3 48 (0.90%) Web Services
4 21 (0.39%) .NET
5 19 (0.36%) LAMP
6 18 (0.34%) Middleware
7 17 (0.32%) HTML
8 15 (0.28%) CSS
9 14 (0.26%) REST
10 12 (0.23%) Java EE
10 12 (0.23%) SAX
10 12 (0.23%) STL
11 11 (0.21%) XML
12 9 (0.17%) Regular Expression
12 9 (0.17%) XSLT
13 8 (0.15%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.15%) Flash
13 8 (0.15%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (0.11%) FFmpeg
15 5 (0.094%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1115 (20.94%) Data Centre
2 280 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 219 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 143 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 128 (2.40%) Driving Licence
6 65 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 61 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
8 55 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
9 52 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
10 51 (0.96%) Clustering
11 43 (0.81%) Replication
12 42 (0.79%) Virtual Team
13 40 (0.75%) IVR
13 40 (0.75%) PKI
14 31 (0.58%) BYOD
14 31 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
14 31 (0.58%) Fintech
15 29 (0.54%) Hedge funds
15 29 (0.54%) Public Cloud
16 28 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1280 (24.04%) Windows
2 709 (13.31%) Linux
3 670 (12.58%) Windows Server
4 346 (6.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 318 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 223 (4.19%) Unix
7 157 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 154 (2.89%) Windows 7
9 73 (1.37%) Windows 10
10 70 (1.31%) Windows 8
11 63 (1.18%) CentOS
12 49 (0.92%) Mac OS X
12 49 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 48 (0.90%) Windows XP
14 37 (0.69%) Ubuntu
15 31 (0.58%) Solaris
16 21 (0.39%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.34%) Android
17 18 (0.34%) SUSE
18 15 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1069 (20.08%) ITIL
2 546 (10.25%) Network Design
3 464 (8.71%) Presales
4 378 (7.10%) Network Management
5 346 (6.50%) Load Balancing
6 293 (5.50%) Information Security
7 276 (5.18%) Project Management
8 272 (5.11%) High Availability
9 245 (4.60%) Mentoring
10 239 (4.49%) Network Monitoring
11 212 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 194 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
12 194 (3.64%) Migration
13 188 (3.53%) Change Management
14 184 (3.46%) Network Architecture
15 181 (3.40%) Service Delivery
16 177 (3.32%) Time Management
17 176 (3.31%) Change Control
18 168 (3.15%) Service Management
19 156 (2.93%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 248 (4.66%) SQL
2 133 (2.50%) Python
3 123 (2.31%) PowerShell
4 86 (1.62%) C
5 71 (1.33%) Bash Shell
6 67 (1.26%) Perl
7 52 (0.98%) Java
8 45 (0.85%) PHP
9 30 (0.56%) VBScript
10 28 (0.53%) JavaScript
11 22 (0.41%) C#
11 22 (0.41%) C++
11 22 (0.41%) VB
12 14 (0.26%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.23%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.11%) R
14 6 (0.11%) Ruby
15 5 (0.094%) Korn
16 4 (0.075%) Tcl
16 4 (0.075%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3346 (62.84%) CCNP
2 2962 (55.62%) CCNA
3 968 (18.18%) CCIE
4 752 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 601 (11.29%) Degree
6 559 (10.50%) MCSE
7 396 (7.44%) Security Cleared
8 354 (6.65%) CISSP
9 254 (4.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 253 (4.75%) MCSA
11 246 (4.62%) SC Cleared
12 243 (4.56%) JNCIA
12 243 (4.56%) MCP
13 242 (4.54%) CCSP
14 221 (4.15%) CCDP
15 220 (4.13%) JNCIP
16 214 (4.02%) CCSE
17 208 (3.91%) CCSA
18 159 (2.99%) CISM
19 138 (2.59%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 350 (6.57%) SLA
2 183 (3.44%) PCI DSS
3 147 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.64%) QA
5 26 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 21 (0.39%) PMO
7 13 (0.24%) COBIT
8 11 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.17%) GPG13
10 8 (0.15%) GDPR
11 7 (0.13%) GCP
12 6 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.094%) ISO27002
13 5 (0.094%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.038%) FISMA
15 1 (0.019%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.019%) ISO27005
15 1 (0.019%) PMBOK
System Software
1 797 (14.97%) Active Directory
2 686 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 397 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 129 (2.42%) vSphere
5 80 (1.50%) XenApp
6 53 (1.00%) VMware ESX
6 53 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 52 (0.98%) ProxySG
8 36 (0.68%) Firmware
9 35 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
10 32 (0.60%) XenDesktop
11 28 (0.53%) Terminal Services
12 21 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
12 21 (0.39%) ISA Server
13 20 (0.38%) KVM
14 16 (0.30%) NFS
14 16 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
15 14 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
16 13 (0.24%) Samba
16 13 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 322 (6.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 180 (3.38%) FortiGate
3 172 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
4 134 (2.52%) Cisco Prime
5 127 (2.38%) Cisco UCCE
6 106 (1.99%) SCCM
7 102 (1.92%) Nagios
8 77 (1.45%) Puppet
9 41 (0.77%) SCOM
10 38 (0.71%) WSUS
11 37 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
12 35 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
13 34 (0.64%) Cacti
14 32 (0.60%) Ansible
15 31 (0.58%) Backup Exec
15 31 (0.58%) Cisco CME
16 22 (0.41%) OpenNMS
17 21 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
18 19 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
19 17 (0.32%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4201 (78.89%) Cisco
2 1328 (24.94%) Juniper
3 1054 (19.79%) CheckPoint
4 1052 (19.76%) VMware
5 1015 (19.06%) Microsoft
6 803 (15.08%) F5
7 784 (14.72%) Palo Alto
8 443 (8.32%) HP
9 359 (6.74%) Fortinet
10 321 (6.03%) Citrix
11 292 (5.48%) SolarWinds
12 280 (5.26%) Riverbed
13 211 (3.96%) Avaya
14 162 (3.04%) Aruba
15 161 (3.02%) Meraki
15 161 (3.02%) NetApp
16 137 (2.57%) SonicWALL
17 128 (2.40%) Blue Coat
18 125 (2.35%) Dell
19 98 (1.84%) Red Hat
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West
Yoh
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + car or car allowance
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Derbyshire
Itecco
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance/Car, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lennon Wright
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago