Period
to 21 October 2017

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 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 89 94
Rank change year-on-year -39 +5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 4530 5826 6590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.60% 3.05% 3.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.75% 11.58% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3993 5008 5589
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £68,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%

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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 42146 50330 59989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.21% 26.34% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32367 40426 47857
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in the UK

Cisco Certification
Top 16 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 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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
England -35 4268 £45,000 - 157
UK excluding London -21 2891 £42,500 - 108
London -36 1544 £55,000 +4.76% 58
South East -41 928 £45,000 - 33
North of England +42 708 £40,000 +5.26% 30
Midlands -15 420 £41,000 +2.50% 19
East of England +6 392 £45,000 - 10
North West +29 358 £40,500 +8.00% 16
Yorkshire +54 315 £40,000 - 13
South West -30 309 £40,000 +10.19% 7
West Midlands -33 264 £42,500 +6.25% 11
East Midlands +22 144 £36,500 -8.75% 8
Scotland -20 114 £50,750 +26.88% 5
Wales -18 57 £39,250 -1.88% 5
North East -7 35 £25,000 -3.85% 1
Northern Ireland -15 13 £28,500 -32.94%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3490 (77.04%) Cisco
2 2640 (58.28%) CCNA
3 2500 (55.19%) CCNP
4 2334 (51.52%) Firewall
5 1493 (32.96%) WAN
6 1419 (31.32%) Windows
7 1267 (27.97%) LAN
8 1224 (27.02%) Microsoft
9 1146 (25.30%) VMware
10 1062 (23.44%) ITIL
11 1035 (22.85%) BGP
12 1010 (22.30%) Juniper
13 972 (21.46%) VPN
14 961 (21.21%) MPLS
15 911 (20.11%) OSPF
16 909 (20.07%) Data Centre
17 907 (20.02%) Cisco ASA
18 856 (18.90%) Wireless
19 827 (18.26%) CCIE
20 822 (18.15%) Active Directory
21 793 (17.51%) CheckPoint
22 777 (17.15%) Network Security
23 746 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
24 733 (16.18%) DNS
25 731 (16.14%) VMware Infrastructure
26 718 (15.85%) Cisco Nexus
27 665 (14.68%) Windows Server
28 659 (14.55%) Linux
29 650 (14.35%) Finance
30 646 (14.26%) TCP/IP

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring 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
1 424 (9.36%) MS Exchange
2 241 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 111 (2.45%) Skype for Business
4 108 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 79 (1.74%) IIS
6 66 (1.46%) CMS
7 61 (1.35%) SharePoint
8 47 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 38 (0.84%) Apache
10 19 (0.42%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (0.31%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
17 8 (0.18%) SAS
18 7 (0.15%) WordPress
19 5 (0.11%) Confluence
19 5 (0.11%) Joomla!
Applications
1 177 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 30 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.022%) HipChat
6 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.24%) Markit EDM
2 10 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.22%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.13%) Magento
4 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.044%) BASE24
6 2 (0.044%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.044%) Workfront
7 1 (0.022%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.022%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.022%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 380 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 323 (7.13%) Office 365
3 283 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 69 (1.52%) SaaS
5 56 (1.24%) G Suite
6 53 (1.17%) IaaS
7 26 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 25 (0.55%) PaaS
9 24 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 19 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.35%) Mimecast
12 12 (0.26%) Sumo Logic
13 10 (0.22%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.088%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
17 2 (0.044%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 2 (0.044%) OneDrive
17 2 (0.044%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2334 (51.52%) Firewall
2 1493 (32.96%) WAN
3 1267 (27.97%) LAN
4 1035 (22.85%) BGP
5 972 (21.46%) VPN
6 961 (21.21%) MPLS
7 911 (20.11%) OSPF
8 907 (20.02%) Cisco ASA
9 856 (18.90%) Wireless
10 777 (17.15%) Network Security
11 733 (16.18%) DNS
12 718 (15.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 646 (14.26%) TCP/IP
14 589 (13.00%) VoIP
15 501 (11.06%) DHCP
16 472 (10.42%) EIGRP
17 458 (10.11%) VLAN
18 414 (9.14%) IPsec
19 391 (8.63%) SAN
20 375 (8.28%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 49 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 27 (0.60%) MySQL
6 24 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (0.33%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.26%) Big Data
9 12 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (0.18%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.15%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.11%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.088%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.066%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.066%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.066%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.044%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.044%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (0.044%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 28 (0.62%) JIRA
3 22 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (0.26%) Metasploit
5 11 (0.24%) Redmine
6 10 (0.22%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.11%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.11%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.088%) Burp Suite
9 4 (0.088%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.044%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.044%) CodeSonar
10 2 (0.044%) git-flow
10 2 (0.044%) JMeter
10 2 (0.044%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.044%) Selenium
10 2 (0.044%) Subversion
10 2 (0.044%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.022%) Rational Rose
General
1 650 (14.35%) Finance
2 373 (8.23%) Telecoms
3 187 (4.13%) Banking
4 78 (1.72%) Retail
5 72 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 66 (1.46%) Legal
7 65 (1.43%) Law
8 45 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 44 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 42 (0.93%) Back Office
11 36 (0.79%) Games
12 35 (0.77%) Marketing
13 33 (0.73%) Advertising
13 33 (0.73%) Electronics
14 23 (0.51%) Billing
15 12 (0.26%) Automotive
15 12 (0.26%) French Language
16 10 (0.22%) Publishing
17 9 (0.20%) German Language
17 9 (0.20%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1815 (40.07%) Network Engineer
2 666 (14.70%) Cisco Engineer
3 514 (11.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 470 (10.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 466 (10.29%) Support Engineer
6 417 (9.21%) Analyst
7 334 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 320 (7.06%) Architect
9 275 (6.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 275 (6.07%) Network Support
10 261 (5.76%) Consultant
11 242 (5.34%) Security Engineer
12 203 (4.48%) Network Analyst
13 198 (4.37%) Network Support Engineer
14 190 (4.19%) Network Security Engineer
15 186 (4.11%) Network Architect
16 184 (4.06%) IT Engineer
17 165 (3.64%) IT Support
18 163 (3.60%) Senior Cisco Engineer
19 151 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (2.19%) XMPP
2 89 (1.96%) 802.1X
3 60 (1.32%) Web Services
4 45 (0.99%) CSS
5 30 (0.66%) HTML
6 19 (0.42%) .NET
7 12 (0.26%) RESTful
7 12 (0.26%) RFC 2547
8 11 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
9 10 (0.22%) jQuery
10 9 (0.20%) Entity Framework
10 9 (0.20%) LAMP
10 9 (0.20%) REST
11 8 (0.18%) Ajax
11 8 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (0.18%) SAML
11 8 (0.18%) SOAP
11 8 (0.18%) WCF
12 7 (0.15%) Java EE
12 7 (0.15%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 909 (20.07%) Data Centre
2 249 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 224 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 164 (3.62%) Driving Licence
5 125 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 113 (2.49%) Clustering
7 94 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
8 72 (1.59%) PKI
9 54 (1.19%) Replication
10 50 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 48 (1.06%) CESG
12 39 (0.86%) Hedge funds
13 38 (0.84%) Virtual Team
14 37 (0.82%) iPad
15 36 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
16 32 (0.71%) Eurex
17 26 (0.57%) Public Cloud
18 24 (0.53%) Client/Server
19 23 (0.51%) Blackberry
20 22 (0.49%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1419 (31.32%) Windows
2 665 (14.68%) Windows Server
3 659 (14.55%) Linux
4 409 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 334 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 184 (4.06%) Unix
7 164 (3.62%) Windows 7
8 135 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 109 (2.41%) Windows 10
10 75 (1.66%) Windows XP
11 71 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 60 (1.32%) Windows 8
13 50 (1.10%) CentOS
14 43 (0.95%) Ubuntu
15 37 (0.82%) Debian
16 32 (0.71%) Mac OS X
17 26 (0.57%) Solaris
18 22 (0.49%) Android
19 18 (0.40%) AIX
19 18 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1062 (23.44%) ITIL
2 467 (10.31%) Load Balancing
3 436 (9.62%) Network Design
4 332 (7.33%) Network Management
5 273 (6.03%) Network Monitoring
6 261 (5.76%) Presales
7 239 (5.28%) Project Management
8 220 (4.86%) Information Security
9 213 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 210 (4.64%) Change Management
11 209 (4.61%) Mentoring
12 207 (4.57%) Service Delivery
13 206 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
14 197 (4.35%) High Availability
15 191 (4.22%) Service Management
16 165 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
17 160 (3.53%) Problem Management
18 155 (3.42%) Incident Management
18 155 (3.42%) Migration
19 150 (3.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 197 (4.35%) SQL
2 194 (4.28%) Python
3 158 (3.49%) PowerShell
4 99 (2.19%) Bash Shell
5 78 (1.72%) Perl
6 75 (1.66%) C
7 42 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 39 (0.86%) JavaScript
9 34 (0.75%) Java
10 30 (0.66%) VBScript
11 23 (0.51%) C#
12 17 (0.38%) VB
13 16 (0.35%) C++
13 16 (0.35%) PHP
14 15 (0.33%) Erlang
15 13 (0.29%) Korn
16 12 (0.26%) R
16 12 (0.26%) Ruby
17 7 (0.15%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2640 (58.28%) CCNA
2 2500 (55.19%) CCNP
3 827 (18.26%) CCIE
4 746 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 578 (12.76%) MCSE
6 444 (9.80%) Degree
7 364 (8.04%) Security Cleared
8 337 (7.44%) CISSP
9 286 (6.31%) MCSA
10 285 (6.29%) SC Cleared
11 240 (5.30%) MCP
12 235 (5.19%) Network+ Certification
13 225 (4.97%) A+ Certification
14 223 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 211 (4.66%) JNCIP
16 190 (4.19%) CCDP
17 177 (3.91%) CCENT
18 156 (3.44%) CCSE
19 155 (3.42%) CCSA
20 154 (3.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (7.90%) SLA
2 186 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 142 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 50 (1.10%) QA
5 39 (0.86%) PMO
6 33 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 23 (0.51%) GDPR
8 21 (0.46%) ISO 9001
9 20 (0.44%) COBIT
10 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 4 (0.088%) Def Stans
13 4 (0.088%) GPG13
13 4 (0.088%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.044%) BS25999
14 2 (0.044%) GCP
15 1 (0.022%) Disclosure Scotland
15 1 (0.022%) NIST 800
System Software
1 822 (18.15%) Active Directory
2 731 (16.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 380 (8.39%) Hyper-V
4 158 (3.49%) vSphere
5 104 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
6 85 (1.88%) XenApp
7 50 (1.10%) Terminal Services
8 49 (1.08%) VMware NSX
9 33 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
10 29 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
11 25 (0.55%) XenServer
12 23 (0.51%) Firmware
13 21 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
14 20 (0.44%) XenDesktop
15 19 (0.42%) KVM
16 15 (0.33%) ProxySG
17 13 (0.29%) NFS
17 13 (0.29%) VMware Server
18 12 (0.26%) Docker
18 12 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 240 (5.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 132 (2.91%) Cisco UCCX
3 123 (2.72%) Nagios
4 116 (2.56%) FortiGate
5 108 (2.38%) Cisco UCCE
6 103 (2.27%) SCCM
7 99 (2.19%) Cisco Prime
8 83 (1.83%) Cacti
9 66 (1.46%) Puppet
10 63 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
11 57 (1.26%) vCenter Server
12 55 (1.21%) Ansible
13 42 (0.93%) Backup Exec
14 41 (0.91%) SCOM
15 37 (0.82%) Cisco LMS
15 37 (0.82%) Opsview
16 33 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
17 30 (0.66%) ZABBIX
18 24 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
19 22 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3490 (77.04%) Cisco
2 1224 (27.02%) Microsoft
3 1146 (25.30%) VMware
4 1010 (22.30%) Juniper
5 793 (17.51%) CheckPoint
6 640 (14.13%) F5
7 502 (11.08%) Palo Alto
8 391 (8.63%) Citrix
9 344 (7.59%) HP
10 305 (6.73%) SolarWinds
11 166 (3.66%) Meraki
12 151 (3.33%) Fortinet
13 147 (3.25%) Riverbed
14 138 (3.05%) Red Hat
15 136 (3.00%) Avaya
16 130 (2.87%) Dell
17 112 (2.47%) Blue Coat
18 110 (2.43%) Brocade
19 107 (2.36%) Aruba
20 97 (2.14%) NetApp