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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 99 98
Rank change year-on-year -18 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 2338 2809 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.65% 2.89% 3.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.80% 10.84% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2035 2401 2771
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 £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% -3.40%  

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 21651 25902 30444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.58% 26.68% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16870 20937 24141
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -19 2227 £45,000 -5.26% 219
London -33 809 £55,000 - 64
South East -2 562 £47,000 +4.44% 51
North West +18 193 £42,500 +8.28% 28
Berkshire -4 184 £55,000 +10.00% 10
East of England -25 176 £42,500 -5.55% 21
West Midlands +9 159 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Yorkshire +8 148 £40,000 -11.11% 13
City of London -12 138 £51,250 -6.81% 13
South West -18 120 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Hampshire -5 117 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Manchester +24 109 £42,500 +5.59% 13
Reading +5 99 £55,000 -4.34% 3
West Yorkshire +12 96 £35,250 -21.66% 10
Surrey -13 95 £46,000 +2.22% 2
Hertfordshire -42 78 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Birmingham +16 74 £45,000 +2.85% 6
Leeds -10 58 £45,000 -1.09% 4
East Midlands +24 56 £40,000 +11.88% 8
Scotland -9 50 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Basingstoke -4 46 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Cheshire -10 46 £45,000 - 9
Buckinghamshire -20 46 £42,500 -13.26% 8
Oxfordshire +43 41 £50,000 +69.49% 4
Wiltshire +1 41 £45,000 +45.16% 2
Bristol +3 40 £40,000 +3.89% 5
Kent +7 39 £40,000 -5.88% 4
North Yorkshire +13 38 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Salisbury - 32 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -7 31 £50,000 +11.11% 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3642 (75.64%) Cisco
2 2930 (60.85%) CCNP
3 2732 (56.74%) CCNA
4 2561 (53.19%) Firewall
5 1521 (31.59%) WAN
6 1366 (28.37%) Windows
7 1269 (26.36%) LAN
8 1190 (24.71%) Juniper
9 1067 (22.16%) VMware
10 1065 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
11 1047 (21.74%) ITIL
12 1046 (21.72%) VPN
13 1040 (21.60%) BGP
14 1034 (21.47%) Microsoft
15 1008 (20.93%) MPLS
16 965 (20.04%) Data Centre
17 919 (19.09%) Wireless
18 905 (18.80%) OSPF
19 902 (18.73%) CheckPoint
20 886 (18.40%) CCIE
21 829 (17.22%) Network Security
22 790 (16.41%) Active Directory
23 761 (15.80%) DNS
24 748 (15.53%) F5
25 746 (15.49%) Windows Server
26 745 (15.47%) Linux
27 707 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
28 697 (14.48%) Palo Alto
29 682 (14.16%) Cisco Nexus
30 681 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 356 (7.39%) MS Exchange
2 181 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 104 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 87 (1.81%) Skype for Business
5 58 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 57 (1.18%) IIS
7 36 (0.75%) Apache
8 26 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 20 (0.42%) Tomcat
10 17 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (0.21%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.19%) Confluence
13 9 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.12%) JBoss
15 5 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.083%) nginx
16 4 (0.083%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.083%) WebSphere
Applications
1 218 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
2 121 (2.51%) MS Visio
3 75 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 33 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.042%) HipChat
8 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.021%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.021%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 43 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.083%) Magento
3 4 (0.083%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.042%) BASE24
5 2 (0.042%) Workfront
6 1 (0.021%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.021%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.021%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 279 (5.79%) Office 365
2 260 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 187 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (0.93%) SaaS
5 38 (0.79%) IaaS
6 29 (0.60%) PaaS
7 25 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (0.46%) G Suite
9 18 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.083%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.083%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.062%) Akamai
13 3 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.062%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.062%) AWS CloudTrail
14 2 (0.042%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2561 (53.19%) Firewall
2 1521 (31.59%) WAN
3 1269 (26.36%) LAN
4 1065 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
5 1046 (21.72%) VPN
6 1040 (21.60%) BGP
7 1008 (20.93%) MPLS
8 919 (19.09%) Wireless
9 905 (18.80%) OSPF
10 829 (17.22%) Network Security
11 761 (15.80%) DNS
12 682 (14.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 638 (13.25%) TCP/IP
14 614 (12.75%) VoIP
15 521 (10.82%) DHCP
16 467 (9.70%) VLAN
17 359 (7.46%) EIGRP
18 332 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
19 312 (6.48%) SAN
20 298 (6.19%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 45 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (0.71%) MySQL
3 34 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (0.25%) Relational Database
6 12 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (0.21%) Big Data
9 8 (0.17%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.12%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.12%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.083%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.083%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.062%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.062%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.062%) QlikView
13 2 (0.042%) Infinispan
13 2 (0.042%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 22 (0.46%) JIRA
3 11 (0.23%) WinDbg
4 8 (0.17%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (0.10%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.083%) PHPUnit
7 4 (0.083%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.083%) Redmine
8 3 (0.062%) Burp Suite
8 3 (0.062%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.062%) Subversion
9 2 (0.042%) JMeter
9 2 (0.042%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.042%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.021%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.021%) NUnit
10 1 (0.021%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.021%) QUnit
10 1 (0.021%) Selenium
General
1 620 (12.88%) Finance
2 519 (10.78%) Telecoms
3 162 (3.36%) Banking
4 124 (2.58%) Retail
5 70 (1.45%) Legal
6 58 (1.20%) Back Office
6 58 (1.20%) Marketing
7 55 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 47 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 36 (0.75%) Law
10 33 (0.69%) Games
11 29 (0.60%) Electronics
12 24 (0.50%) Investment Banking
12 24 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 22 (0.46%) Advertising
13 22 (0.46%) Automotive
13 22 (0.46%) Digital Economy
14 20 (0.42%) Military
15 12 (0.25%) French Language
16 10 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2151 (44.67%) Network Engineer
2 835 (17.34%) Cisco Engineer
3 641 (13.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 586 (12.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 528 (10.97%) Support Engineer
6 393 (8.16%) Analyst
7 383 (7.95%) Consultant
8 340 (7.06%) Security Engineer
9 318 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 311 (6.46%) Architect
11 303 (6.29%) Network Support
12 254 (5.28%) Network Security Engineer
13 250 (5.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 231 (4.80%) Network Support Engineer
15 220 (4.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
16 188 (3.90%) IT Engineer
17 185 (3.84%) Network Analyst
17 185 (3.84%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
18 172 (3.57%) Network Architect
19 169 (3.51%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (2.31%) 802.1X
2 58 (1.20%) XMPP
3 38 (0.79%) CSS
3 38 (0.79%) Web Services
4 24 (0.50%) HTML
5 15 (0.31%) REST
6 14 (0.29%) .NET
7 11 (0.23%) LAMP
7 11 (0.23%) Middleware
7 11 (0.23%) XML
8 10 (0.21%) Regular Expression
9 7 (0.15%) XSLT
10 6 (0.12%) HTML5
10 6 (0.12%) LAPP Stack
10 6 (0.12%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (0.12%) RFC 2547
10 6 (0.12%) WAP
11 5 (0.10%) JSON
12 4 (0.083%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.083%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 965 (20.04%) Data Centre
2 242 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 202 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 129 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 118 (2.45%) Driving Licence
6 71 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 68 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
8 61 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
9 47 (0.98%) PKI
10 42 (0.87%) Clustering
11 39 (0.81%) Hedge funds
12 35 (0.73%) Security Operations Centre
13 31 (0.64%) Virtual Team
14 30 (0.62%) Fintech
14 30 (0.62%) iPad
15 29 (0.60%) CESG
16 28 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
17 26 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
18 22 (0.46%) FlexPod
18 22 (0.46%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1366 (28.37%) Windows
2 746 (15.49%) Windows Server
3 745 (15.47%) Linux
4 416 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 328 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 205 (4.26%) Unix
7 181 (3.76%) Windows 7
8 148 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 98 (2.04%) Windows 10
10 69 (1.43%) Windows XP
11 64 (1.33%) CentOS
12 56 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 48 (1.00%) Windows 8
14 44 (0.91%) Ubuntu
15 34 (0.71%) Mac OS X
16 27 (0.56%) Debian
17 26 (0.54%) Solaris
18 24 (0.50%) Android
19 19 (0.39%) SUSE
20 16 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1047 (21.74%) ITIL
2 482 (10.01%) Network Design
3 397 (8.25%) Presales
4 375 (7.79%) Load Balancing
5 329 (6.83%) Network Management
6 275 (5.71%) Information Security
7 257 (5.34%) High Availability
8 237 (4.92%) Project Management
9 217 (4.51%) Network Monitoring
10 213 (4.42%) Mentoring
11 194 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 188 (3.90%) Change Management
13 186 (3.86%) Service Delivery
14 158 (3.28%) Migration
14 158 (3.28%) Time Management
15 155 (3.22%) Kalman Filter
16 154 (3.20%) Service Management
17 152 (3.16%) PRINCE2
18 143 (2.97%) Change Control
19 141 (2.93%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 210 (4.36%) SQL
2 190 (3.95%) Python
3 138 (2.87%) PowerShell
4 100 (2.08%) Perl
5 85 (1.77%) Bash Shell
6 68 (1.41%) C
7 51 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 46 (0.96%) Java
9 33 (0.69%) PHP
10 29 (0.60%) VBScript
11 26 (0.54%) JavaScript
12 19 (0.39%) VB
13 14 (0.29%) C++
13 14 (0.29%) Ruby
14 12 (0.25%) R
15 7 (0.15%) C#
16 4 (0.083%) Korn
16 4 (0.083%) VBA
17 2 (0.042%) Lisp
18 1 (0.021%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2930 (60.85%) CCNP
2 2732 (56.74%) CCNA
3 886 (18.40%) CCIE
4 707 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 533 (11.07%) MCSE
6 510 (10.59%) Degree
7 337 (7.00%) CISSP
8 336 (6.98%) Security Cleared
9 263 (5.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 259 (5.38%) MCSA
11 247 (5.13%) MCP
12 238 (4.94%) SC Cleared
13 220 (4.57%) CCDP
14 209 (4.34%) CCSP
14 209 (4.34%) JNCIP
15 197 (4.09%) CCSE
16 191 (3.97%) JNCIA
17 155 (3.22%) JNCIS
18 151 (3.14%) CCSA
19 148 (3.07%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 329 (6.83%) SLA
2 179 (3.72%) PCI DSS
3 164 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.75%) QA
5 30 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (0.35%) COBIT
7 14 (0.29%) GDPR
8 13 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.23%) GPG13
9 11 (0.23%) PMO
10 10 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (0.15%) GCP
14 4 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.083%) Def Stans
15 3 (0.062%) HIPAA
16 1 (0.021%) BS25999
16 1 (0.021%) FISMA
16 1 (0.021%) NIST 800
System Software
1 790 (16.41%) Active Directory
2 681 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 393 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 114 (2.37%) vSphere
5 104 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
6 98 (2.04%) XenApp
7 45 (0.93%) ProxySG
8 43 (0.89%) Terminal Services
9 30 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
10 27 (0.56%) XenDesktop
11 23 (0.48%) Snort
12 22 (0.46%) Firmware
12 22 (0.46%) KVM
13 20 (0.42%) ISA Server
14 17 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
15 16 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
15 16 (0.33%) XenServer
16 14 (0.29%) VMware Server
17 13 (0.27%) NFS
18 10 (0.21%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 273 (5.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 180 (3.74%) FortiGate
3 114 (2.37%) Cisco UCCX
4 99 (2.06%) Cisco UCCE
5 98 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
6 95 (1.97%) SCCM
7 83 (1.72%) Nagios
8 52 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
9 50 (1.04%) Puppet
10 49 (1.02%) Cacti
11 41 (0.85%) SCOM
12 38 (0.79%) Backup Exec
13 31 (0.64%) Ansible
14 28 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
15 25 (0.52%) Cisco CME
16 24 (0.50%) WSUS
17 22 (0.46%) vCenter Server
18 21 (0.44%) OpenView
19 17 (0.35%) OpenNMS
19 17 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3642 (75.64%) Cisco
2 1190 (24.71%) Juniper
3 1067 (22.16%) VMware
4 1034 (21.47%) Microsoft
5 902 (18.73%) CheckPoint
6 748 (15.53%) F5
7 697 (14.48%) Palo Alto
8 416 (8.64%) HP
9 373 (7.75%) Citrix
10 286 (5.94%) SolarWinds
11 285 (5.92%) Fortinet
12 225 (4.67%) Riverbed
13 162 (3.36%) Aruba
14 159 (3.30%) Avaya
15 155 (3.22%) Meraki
16 145 (3.01%) Blue Coat
17 138 (2.87%) NetApp
18 127 (2.64%) SonicWALL
19 120 (2.49%) Dell
20 118 (2.45%) Red Hat
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + £26,000-£30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car & Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday