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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
UK
Rank 98 85 85
Rank change year-on-year -13 0  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 2446 3273 3480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.92% 3.19% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.81% 11.48% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2077 2772 2775
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 £29,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,506 £44,000
% change year-on-year -0.01% -3.39%  

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 20711 28517 28965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.73% 27.80% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16340 22861 22729
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 23 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 23 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 -12 2336 £45,000 -5.26% 222
London +3 885 £52,500 -2.91% 65
South East 0 671 £42,500 -5.55% 54
West Midlands +2 175 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Surrey +3 171 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Berkshire -11 170 £49,000 -6.66% 13
East of England -41 161 £42,500 -5.55% 19
North West +26 158 £41,000 +2.50% 31
City of London +8 150 £47,000 -14.54% 20
Yorkshire -38 116 £43,000 +1.17% 17
East Sussex +80 108 £40,000 -15.78% 6
Manchester +14 107 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Brighton +75 105 £40,000 -15.78% 4
South West -11 100 £40,000 - 5
Hampshire -26 98 £40,000 - 8
Hertfordshire -10 92 £43,750 +2.94% 8
West Yorkshire -35 73 £38,500 -14.44% 14
East Midlands +5 67 £44,000 +3.51% 12
Reading -15 67 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Birmingham +16 65 £50,000 +18.62% 6
Leeds -20 53 £38,500 -23.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +13 40 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Watford +4 40 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Wales -1 38 £36,500 -27.00% 4
Leatherhead +10 37 £37,500 -13.29% 3
Bristol +5 34 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Hemel Hempstead -2 33 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Northamptonshire +44 29 £44,000 -10.20% 3
Cheshire +20 29 £45,000 +20.00% 5
North Yorkshire -5 29 £55,000 +57.14% 3

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 4228 (78.97%) Cisco
2 3342 (62.42%) CCNP
3 3002 (56.07%) CCNA
4 2793 (52.17%) Firewall
5 1653 (30.87%) WAN
6 1496 (27.94%) LAN
7 1332 (24.88%) Juniper
8 1286 (24.02%) Windows
9 1213 (22.66%) VPN
10 1183 (22.10%) Cisco ASA
11 1114 (20.81%) BGP
12 1112 (20.77%) Data Centre
13 1081 (20.19%) ITIL
14 1077 (20.12%) Network Security
15 1070 (19.99%) Wireless
16 1067 (19.93%) VMware
17 1063 (19.85%) CheckPoint
18 1059 (19.78%) MPLS
19 1034 (19.31%) OSPF
20 1019 (19.03%) Microsoft
21 962 (17.97%) CCIE
22 864 (16.14%) DNS
23 805 (15.04%) Active Directory
24 800 (14.94%) F5
25 792 (14.79%) Palo Alto
26 767 (14.33%) Microsoft Certification
27 747 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
28 724 (13.52%) VoIP
29 707 (13.21%) TCP/IP
30 705 (13.17%) Linux

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
1 318 (5.94%) MS Exchange
2 153 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 119 (2.22%) Skype for Business
4 113 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 101 (1.89%) IIS
6 59 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 42 (0.78%) Apache
8 37 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 21 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 20 (0.37%) IBM Notes
12 18 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.19%) JBoss
16 9 (0.17%) Apache Pig
16 9 (0.17%) WebLogic
16 9 (0.17%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 503 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 227 (4.24%) MS Office
3 127 (2.37%) 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 (0.037%) HipChat
11 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (0.50%) 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 (0.037%) Magento
6 1 (0.019%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.019%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 256 (4.78%) Office 365
2 200 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 165 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 75 (1.40%) SaaS
5 57 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 54 (1.01%) IaaS
7 48 (0.90%) PaaS
8 20 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (0.24%) G Suite
10 11 (0.21%) Mimecast
11 9 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.075%) Akamai
13 4 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.075%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.075%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.056%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.056%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.056%) AWS CloudTrail
15 2 (0.037%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2793 (52.17%) Firewall
2 1653 (30.87%) WAN
3 1496 (27.94%) LAN
4 1213 (22.66%) VPN
5 1183 (22.10%) Cisco ASA
6 1114 (20.81%) BGP
7 1077 (20.12%) Network Security
8 1070 (19.99%) Wireless
9 1059 (19.78%) MPLS
10 1034 (19.31%) OSPF
11 864 (16.14%) DNS
12 747 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 724 (13.52%) VoIP
14 707 (13.21%) TCP/IP
15 576 (10.76%) DHCP
16 514 (9.60%) VLAN
17 409 (7.64%) Cisco IOS
18 368 (6.87%) EIGRP
19 329 (6.14%) SAN
20 309 (5.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 45 (0.84%) MySQL
3 40 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (0.56%) Big Data
5 21 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (0.24%) Hadoop
7 12 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (0.17%) Apache Hive
11 7 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.11%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.056%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.056%) QlikView
13 3 (0.056%) Redis
14 2 (0.037%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.037%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.037%) GIS
14 2 (0.037%) Infinispan
14 2 (0.037%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (0.52%) JIRA
2 19 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 16 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.15%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.13%) WinDbg
6 5 (0.093%) Redmine
6 5 (0.093%) Selenium
6 5 (0.093%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.075%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.075%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.075%) CodeSonar
7 4 (0.075%) git-flow
7 4 (0.075%) PHPUnit
7 4 (0.075%) Robot Framework
8 3 (0.056%) Burp Suite
8 3 (0.056%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.056%) Subversion
9 2 (0.037%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.037%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.037%) Trac
General
1 679 (12.68%) Finance
2 663 (12.38%) Telecoms
3 203 (3.79%) Banking
4 167 (3.12%) Retail
5 75 (1.40%) Legal
6 63 (1.18%) Marketing
7 54 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 46 (0.86%) Back Office
9 44 (0.82%) Games
10 39 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 38 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 32 (0.60%) Law
13 31 (0.58%) French Language
14 29 (0.54%) Advertising
15 28 (0.52%) Military
16 26 (0.49%) Billing
17 24 (0.45%) Investment Banking
18 23 (0.43%) Spanish Language
19 21 (0.39%) Electronics
20 20 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2348 (43.86%) Network Engineer
2 909 (16.98%) Cisco Engineer
3 675 (12.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 597 (11.15%) Senior Network Engineer
5 528 (9.86%) Support Engineer
6 481 (8.98%) Consultant
7 429 (8.01%) Security Engineer
8 409 (7.64%) Analyst
9 328 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 324 (6.05%) Architect
10 324 (6.05%) Network Security Engineer
11 306 (5.72%) Network Support
12 268 (5.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 243 (4.54%) Network Consultant
14 230 (4.30%) Network Support Engineer
15 212 (3.96%) Juniper Engineer
16 194 (3.62%) Network Analyst
17 188 (3.51%) Senior Cisco Engineer
18 175 (3.27%) Cisco Support
18 175 (3.27%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (2.32%) 802.1X
2 73 (1.36%) XMPP
3 49 (0.92%) Web Services
4 22 (0.41%) .NET
5 19 (0.35%) LAMP
6 18 (0.34%) HTML
6 18 (0.34%) Middleware
7 15 (0.28%) CSS
8 13 (0.24%) Java EE
8 13 (0.24%) STL
9 12 (0.22%) REST
9 12 (0.22%) SAX
10 11 (0.21%) XML
11 9 (0.17%) Regular Expression
11 9 (0.17%) XSLT
12 8 (0.15%) .NET Framework
12 8 (0.15%) Flash
12 8 (0.15%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (0.11%) FFmpeg
14 5 (0.093%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1112 (20.77%) Data Centre
2 276 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 219 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 149 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 129 (2.41%) Driving Licence
6 67 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 57 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
8 54 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
9 53 (0.99%) Clustering
10 50 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
11 43 (0.80%) IVR
11 43 (0.80%) Replication
11 43 (0.80%) Virtual Team
12 38 (0.71%) PKI
13 32 (0.60%) BYOD
13 32 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
14 29 (0.54%) Fintech
14 29 (0.54%) Hedge funds
15 28 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
16 27 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1286 (24.02%) Windows
2 705 (13.17%) Linux
3 675 (12.61%) Windows Server
4 344 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 320 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 223 (4.17%) Unix
7 157 (2.93%) Windows 7
8 156 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 75 (1.40%) Windows 10
10 72 (1.34%) Windows 8
11 59 (1.10%) CentOS
12 51 (0.95%) Mac OS X
13 50 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 48 (0.90%) Windows XP
15 35 (0.65%) Ubuntu
16 33 (0.62%) Solaris
17 23 (0.43%) Mac OS
18 20 (0.37%) Android
19 17 (0.32%) SUSE
20 15 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1081 (20.19%) ITIL
2 547 (10.22%) Network Design
3 467 (8.72%) Presales
4 374 (6.99%) Network Management
5 337 (6.29%) Load Balancing
6 294 (5.49%) Information Security
7 282 (5.27%) Project Management
8 270 (5.04%) High Availability
9 243 (4.54%) Network Monitoring
10 240 (4.48%) Mentoring
11 222 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
12 201 (3.75%) Cybersecurity
13 198 (3.70%) Migration
14 187 (3.49%) Change Management
14 187 (3.49%) Network Architecture
15 180 (3.36%) Service Delivery
16 176 (3.29%) Time Management
17 174 (3.25%) Change Control
17 174 (3.25%) Service Management
18 160 (2.99%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 254 (4.74%) SQL
2 128 (2.39%) Python
3 123 (2.30%) PowerShell
4 90 (1.68%) C
5 69 (1.29%) Bash Shell
6 62 (1.16%) Perl
7 56 (1.05%) Java
8 45 (0.84%) PHP
9 29 (0.54%) VBScript
10 27 (0.50%) JavaScript
11 25 (0.47%) C++
12 23 (0.43%) C#
12 23 (0.43%) VB
13 13 (0.24%) Objective-C
14 12 (0.22%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.15%) Ruby
16 6 (0.11%) R
17 5 (0.093%) Korn
18 4 (0.075%) Tcl
18 4 (0.075%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3342 (62.42%) CCNP
2 3002 (56.07%) CCNA
3 962 (17.97%) CCIE
4 767 (14.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 609 (11.37%) Degree
6 570 (10.65%) MCSE
7 400 (7.47%) Security Cleared
8 355 (6.63%) CISSP
9 262 (4.89%) MCSA
10 258 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 251 (4.69%) MCP
12 249 (4.65%) SC Cleared
13 240 (4.48%) JNCIA
14 232 (4.33%) CCSP
15 220 (4.11%) JNCIP
16 219 (4.09%) CCDP
17 212 (3.96%) CCSE
18 203 (3.79%) CCSA
19 161 (3.01%) CISM
20 141 (2.63%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 355 (6.63%) SLA
2 182 (3.40%) PCI DSS
3 149 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (0.65%) QA
5 26 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 21 (0.39%) PMO
7 15 (0.28%) COBIT
8 11 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.17%) GPG13
10 8 (0.15%) GDPR
11 7 (0.13%) GCP
11 7 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.093%) ISO27002
12 5 (0.093%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.056%) FISMA
14 1 (0.019%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.019%) ISO27005
14 1 (0.019%) PMBOK
System Software
1 805 (15.04%) Active Directory
2 695 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 402 (7.51%) Hyper-V
4 129 (2.41%) vSphere
5 82 (1.53%) XenApp
6 55 (1.03%) VMware ESX
7 52 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 51 (0.95%) ProxySG
9 38 (0.71%) Firmware
10 36 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
11 32 (0.60%) XenDesktop
12 30 (0.56%) Terminal Services
13 23 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
14 22 (0.41%) ISA Server
15 19 (0.35%) KVM
16 18 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
17 16 (0.30%) NFS
17 16 (0.30%) Xen
18 15 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
19 14 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 323 (6.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 181 (3.38%) FortiGate
3 174 (3.25%) Cisco UCCX
4 140 (2.61%) Cisco Prime
5 133 (2.48%) Cisco UCCE
6 109 (2.04%) SCCM
7 101 (1.89%) Nagios
8 77 (1.44%) Puppet
9 41 (0.77%) SCOM
9 41 (0.77%) WSUS
10 38 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
11 35 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
12 33 (0.62%) Cacti
13 31 (0.58%) Ansible
13 31 (0.58%) Backup Exec
13 31 (0.58%) Cisco CME
14 22 (0.41%) OpenNMS
15 21 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 19 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 17 (0.32%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4228 (78.97%) Cisco
2 1332 (24.88%) Juniper
3 1067 (19.93%) VMware
4 1063 (19.85%) CheckPoint
5 1019 (19.03%) Microsoft
6 800 (14.94%) F5
7 792 (14.79%) Palo Alto
8 443 (8.27%) HP
9 356 (6.65%) Fortinet
10 322 (6.01%) Citrix
11 296 (5.53%) SolarWinds
12 281 (5.25%) Riverbed
13 210 (3.92%) Avaya
14 164 (3.06%) NetApp
15 161 (3.01%) Aruba
16 158 (2.95%) Meraki
17 135 (2.52%) SonicWALL
18 128 (2.39%) Blue Coat
19 127 (2.37%) Dell
20 98 (1.83%) Extreme Networks
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, etc.
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
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Lancashire
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Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum
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South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
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West Midlands
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Kent
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Croydon, Surrey
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Leicestershire
Talent International
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Wakefield, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
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West Malling, Kent
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