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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 91 82
Rank change year-on-year -17 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 2435 3192 3677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.79% 3.09% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.29% 11.32% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2090 2763 2902
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  
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 £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

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 21559 28204 30578
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.69% 27.26% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16978 22723 23868
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 £70,000 £70,000
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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -21 2322 £45,500 -4.21% 218
London -2 892 £52,500 -4.54% 75
South East -6 636 £45,000 - 55
Berkshire -8 194 £49,000 -6.66% 14
West Midlands +2 175 £45,000 +5.88% 12
City of London -13 164 £52,500 -4.54% 21
North West +8 162 £42,500 +6.25% 24
East of England -35 162 £42,500 -3.40% 18
Surrey +4 161 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Yorkshire -35 125 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Manchester +9 102 £40,000 -1.23% 14
South West -35 93 £40,000 +5.26% 14
Hertfordshire -11 89 £42,500 - 9
Reading -10 88 £45,000 -20.35% 6
Hampshire -25 86 £40,000 - 11
East Midlands +19 74 £42,500 +6.25% 7
East Sussex +67 72 £42,500 -6.59% 1
Brighton +68 70 £42,500 -6.59% 1
Birmingham +13 69 £49,000 +22.50% 3
West Yorkshire -37 66 £44,031 -2.15% 7
Wales +9 45 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire 0 40 £47,250 +18.12% 3
Leeds -24 39 £44,031 -11.93% 5
Bristol -2 37 £42,500 +6.25% 8
South Wales +4 36 £37,000 -1.33%
Buckinghamshire -11 36 £35,500 +2.89% 8
Kent -21 34 £40,000 - 3
Watford +4 32 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Leatherhead +17 31 £39,500 +5.33% 2
Hemel Hempstead -5 31 £50,000 +11.11% 1

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3951 (78.04%) Cisco
2 3222 (63.64%) CCNP
3 2814 (55.58%) CCNA
4 2659 (52.52%) Firewall
5 1585 (31.31%) WAN
6 1391 (27.47%) LAN
7 1293 (25.54%) Windows
8 1249 (24.67%) Juniper
9 1150 (22.71%) VPN
10 1132 (22.36%) Cisco ASA
11 1087 (21.47%) Data Centre
12 1080 (21.33%) BGP
13 1047 (20.68%) MPLS
14 1009 (19.93%) ITIL
15 999 (19.73%) Microsoft
15 999 (19.73%) Wireless
16 998 (19.71%) VMware
17 995 (19.65%) Network Security
18 969 (19.14%) OSPF
19 959 (18.94%) CheckPoint
20 920 (18.17%) CCIE
21 783 (15.47%) DNS
22 773 (15.27%) Palo Alto
23 772 (15.25%) F5
24 767 (15.15%) Active Directory
25 730 (14.42%) Linux
26 714 (14.10%) Cisco Nexus
27 689 (13.61%) Windows Server
28 679 (13.41%) VoIP
29 677 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 304 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 144 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (2.07%) Skype for Business
4 103 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 82 (1.62%) IIS
6 64 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 33 (0.65%) Apache
8 24 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 15 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (0.24%) IBM Notes
12 12 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.18%) nginx
14 9 (0.18%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.16%) Confluence
15 8 (0.16%) JBoss
16 7 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
17 5 (0.099%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 214 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
2 135 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 90 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 43 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (0.079%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.079%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.059%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.040%) HipChat
10 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.020%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.079%) Magento
4 3 (0.059%) Workfront
5 1 (0.020%) Cisco SocialMiner
5 1 (0.020%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.020%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 246 (4.86%) Office 365
2 206 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 159 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (1.28%) SaaS
5 54 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (0.81%) IaaS
7 35 (0.69%) PaaS
8 21 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.12%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.099%) Akamai
11 5 (0.099%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.099%) G Suite
12 4 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.079%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.079%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.079%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.059%) AWS CloudTrail
13 3 (0.059%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2659 (52.52%) Firewall
2 1585 (31.31%) WAN
3 1391 (27.47%) LAN
4 1150 (22.71%) VPN
5 1132 (22.36%) Cisco ASA
6 1080 (21.33%) BGP
7 1047 (20.68%) MPLS
8 999 (19.73%) Wireless
9 995 (19.65%) Network Security
10 969 (19.14%) OSPF
11 783 (15.47%) DNS
12 714 (14.10%) Cisco Nexus
13 679 (13.41%) VoIP
14 660 (13.04%) TCP/IP
15 540 (10.67%) DHCP
16 478 (9.44%) VLAN
17 387 (7.64%) Cisco IOS
18 371 (7.33%) EIGRP
19 302 (5.96%) Wi-Fi
20 300 (5.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (3.69%) SQL Server
2 39 (0.77%) MySQL
3 37 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (0.53%) Big Data
5 20 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.16%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.099%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.099%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.059%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.059%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.059%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.059%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.059%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.059%) QlikView
13 2 (0.040%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.040%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 19 (0.38%) JIRA
3 12 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.22%) WinDbg
5 8 (0.16%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.079%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.059%) Burp Suite
8 3 (0.059%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.059%) Selenium
8 3 (0.059%) Subversion
9 2 (0.040%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.040%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.040%) CodeSonar
9 2 (0.040%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.040%) git-flow
9 2 (0.040%) Redmine
9 2 (0.040%) Robot Framework
9 2 (0.040%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.040%) Trac
General
1 628 (12.40%) Finance
2 599 (11.83%) Telecoms
3 180 (3.56%) Banking
4 135 (2.67%) Retail
5 66 (1.30%) Legal
6 59 (1.17%) Marketing
7 46 (0.91%) Back Office
8 43 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 41 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 40 (0.79%) Games
10 40 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 29 (0.57%) Law
12 26 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 25 (0.49%) Billing
14 23 (0.45%) Advertising
14 23 (0.45%) Military
15 22 (0.43%) French Language
16 19 (0.38%) Electronics
17 17 (0.34%) Automotive
18 12 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2274 (44.91%) Network Engineer
2 892 (17.62%) Cisco Engineer
3 668 (13.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 622 (12.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 530 (10.47%) Support Engineer
6 441 (8.71%) Consultant
7 415 (8.20%) Security Engineer
8 393 (7.76%) Analyst
9 320 (6.32%) Network Support
10 314 (6.20%) Network Security Engineer
11 312 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 304 (6.00%) Architect
13 250 (4.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 241 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
15 209 (4.13%) Network Consultant
16 206 (4.07%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 199 (3.93%) Juniper Engineer
18 185 (3.65%) Network Analyst
19 176 (3.48%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
20 170 (3.36%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (2.51%) 802.1X
2 77 (1.52%) XMPP
3 34 (0.67%) Web Services
4 23 (0.45%) CSS
5 19 (0.38%) REST
6 17 (0.34%) .NET
6 17 (0.34%) HTML
6 17 (0.34%) LAMP
7 15 (0.30%) Middleware
8 12 (0.24%) XML
9 9 (0.18%) SAX
9 9 (0.18%) XSLT
10 8 (0.16%) Regular Expression
11 7 (0.14%) Java EE
12 6 (0.12%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.12%) FFmpeg
12 6 (0.12%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (0.12%) STL
13 4 (0.079%) Apache Flex
13 4 (0.079%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1087 (21.47%) Data Centre
2 245 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 203 (4.01%) Computer Science
4 130 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 124 (2.45%) Driving Licence
6 70 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
7 67 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 51 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
8 51 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
9 38 (0.75%) Clustering
9 38 (0.75%) PKI
10 33 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
10 33 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 33 (0.65%) Replication
11 31 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
11 31 (0.61%) Virtual Team
12 30 (0.59%) Fintech
13 29 (0.57%) IVR
14 28 (0.55%) Public Cloud
15 25 (0.49%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1293 (25.54%) Windows
2 730 (14.42%) Linux
3 689 (13.61%) Windows Server
4 348 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 298 (5.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 217 (4.29%) Unix
7 152 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 148 (2.92%) Windows 7
9 74 (1.46%) Windows 10
10 67 (1.32%) CentOS
11 57 (1.13%) Windows XP
12 53 (1.05%) Windows 8
13 44 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 41 (0.81%) Ubuntu
15 40 (0.79%) Mac OS X
16 32 (0.63%) Solaris
17 22 (0.43%) SUSE
18 18 (0.36%) Android
18 18 (0.36%) Debian
19 16 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1009 (19.93%) ITIL
2 506 (9.99%) Network Design
3 452 (8.93%) Presales
4 379 (7.49%) Network Management
5 331 (6.54%) Load Balancing
6 296 (5.85%) Information Security
7 268 (5.29%) High Availability
8 244 (4.82%) Mentoring
9 230 (4.54%) Project Management
10 222 (4.38%) Network Monitoring
11 187 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 184 (3.63%) Migration
13 183 (3.61%) Change Management
14 176 (3.48%) Cybersecurity
15 173 (3.42%) Time Management
16 170 (3.36%) Network Architecture
16 170 (3.36%) Service Delivery
17 166 (3.28%) Change Control
17 166 (3.28%) Service Management
18 149 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 209 (4.13%) SQL
2 142 (2.80%) Python
3 122 (2.41%) PowerShell
4 85 (1.68%) Perl
5 71 (1.40%) Bash Shell
5 71 (1.40%) C
6 45 (0.89%) Java
7 43 (0.85%) PHP
8 33 (0.65%) Shell Script
9 28 (0.55%) VBScript
10 27 (0.53%) JavaScript
11 17 (0.34%) VB
12 15 (0.30%) C++
13 14 (0.28%) C#
14 6 (0.12%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.12%) R
14 6 (0.12%) Ruby
15 5 (0.099%) VBA
16 3 (0.059%) Tcl
17 2 (0.040%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 3222 (63.64%) CCNP
2 2814 (55.58%) CCNA
3 920 (18.17%) CCIE
4 677 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 551 (10.88%) Degree
6 495 (9.78%) MCSE
7 346 (6.83%) Security Cleared
8 337 (6.66%) CISSP
9 265 (5.23%) CCSP
10 248 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 240 (4.74%) JNCIA
12 239 (4.72%) MCP
13 236 (4.66%) MCSA
14 222 (4.38%) CCDP
14 222 (4.38%) SC Cleared
15 220 (4.35%) JNCIP
16 207 (4.09%) CCSE
17 182 (3.59%) CCSA
18 162 (3.20%) CISM
19 144 (2.84%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (6.75%) SLA
2 179 (3.54%) PCI DSS
3 149 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.59%) QA
5 25 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (0.32%) PMO
7 13 (0.26%) GPG13
8 10 (0.20%) COBIT
8 10 (0.20%) GDPR
9 9 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.16%) GCP
11 5 (0.099%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.079%) ISO27002
13 3 (0.059%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.040%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.020%) FISMA
System Software
1 767 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 642 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 387 (7.64%) Hyper-V
4 117 (2.31%) vSphere
5 82 (1.62%) XenApp
6 58 (1.15%) ProxySG
7 48 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 46 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
9 34 (0.67%) XenDesktop
10 28 (0.55%) Firmware
10 28 (0.55%) Terminal Services
11 21 (0.41%) KVM
12 19 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
13 18 (0.36%) ISA Server
13 18 (0.36%) Snort
14 17 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
15 14 (0.28%) XenServer
16 13 (0.26%) NFS
17 11 (0.22%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 303 (5.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 169 (3.34%) FortiGate
3 151 (2.98%) Cisco UCCX
4 119 (2.35%) Cisco Prime
5 118 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
6 98 (1.94%) SCCM
7 85 (1.68%) Nagios
8 64 (1.26%) Puppet
9 38 (0.75%) SCOM
10 37 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
11 35 (0.69%) Cacti
12 33 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
13 31 (0.61%) Cisco CME
14 30 (0.59%) WSUS
15 28 (0.55%) Ansible
16 26 (0.51%) Backup Exec
17 20 (0.40%) OpenNMS
18 18 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 18 (0.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
19 17 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3951 (78.04%) Cisco
2 1249 (24.67%) Juniper
3 999 (19.73%) Microsoft
4 998 (19.71%) VMware
5 959 (18.94%) CheckPoint
6 773 (15.27%) Palo Alto
7 772 (15.25%) F5
8 420 (8.30%) HP
9 332 (6.56%) Fortinet
10 331 (6.54%) Citrix
11 283 (5.59%) SolarWinds
12 273 (5.39%) Riverbed
13 178 (3.52%) Aruba
14 168 (3.32%) Avaya
15 161 (3.18%) NetApp
16 158 (3.12%) Meraki
17 144 (2.84%) Blue Coat
18 137 (2.71%) SonicWALL
19 115 (2.27%) Dell
20 102 (2.01%) Red Hat
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £75,000 plus bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Somerset
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, Lifestyle Discounts
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Commission + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £Neg p/a plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,500 per annum Company pension,Travel expenses,Laptop/Mobile,Free w
Posted: 10 hours ago