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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 285 227 138
Rank change year-on-year -58 -89 -53
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 863 442 220
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.23% 1.44% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.00% 8.06% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 656 388 207
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% -7.69%
75th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,000 £77,875 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 14,393 5,481 1,511
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.51% 17.88% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7,644 4,056 1,183
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,262 £31,350
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Cisco Certification
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Cisco Certification trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Cisco Certification.

Cisco Certification salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Cisco Certification over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Cisco Certification salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, Cisco Certification job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 545 (63.15%) Cisco
2 440 (50.98%) Firewall
3 400 (46.35%) CCNP
4 345 (39.98%) CCNA
5 276 (31.98%) WAN
6 273 (31.63%) LAN
7 217 (25.14%) Azure
8 191 (22.13%) Data Centre
9 179 (20.74%) CCIE
10 177 (20.51%) BGP
11 167 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 163 (18.89%) CheckPoint
13 157 (18.19%) AWS
14 156 (18.08%) Cybersecurity
15 149 (17.27%) VPN
16 148 (17.15%) Palo Alto
17 145 (16.80%) Social Skills
17 145 (16.80%) Network Security
18 142 (16.45%) Cisco ASA
19 140 (16.22%) MPLS
20 138 (15.99%) Finance
21 136 (15.76%) Security Cleared
22 133 (15.41%) Wireless
23 132 (15.30%) Information Security
24 128 (14.83%) Python
25 127 (14.72%) Juniper
26 125 (14.48%) ITIL
27 123 (14.25%) Wi-Fi
28 120 (13.90%) Fortinet
29 119 (13.79%) DNS

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 16 (1.85%) Confluence
2 14 (1.62%) Apache
3 13 (1.51%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.04%) IIS
4 9 (1.04%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.70%) Jetty
6 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (3.71%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.43%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 217 (25.14%) Azure
2 157 (18.19%) AWS
3 76 (8.81%) Microsoft 365
4 49 (5.68%) GCP
5 24 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (2.67%) GitHub
7 20 (2.32%) Serverless
8 17 (1.97%) IaaS
9 13 (1.51%) SaaS
10 11 (1.27%) PaaS
11 10 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (1.16%) AWS Direct Connect
11 10 (1.16%) Google Workspace
12 9 (1.04%) Azure Sentinel
13 8 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.70%) Apple Pay
14 6 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 440 (50.98%) Firewall
2 276 (31.98%) WAN
3 273 (31.63%) LAN
4 177 (20.51%) BGP
5 149 (17.27%) VPN
6 145 (16.80%) Network Security
7 142 (16.45%) Cisco ASA
8 140 (16.22%) MPLS
9 133 (15.41%) Wireless
10 123 (14.25%) Wi-Fi
11 119 (13.79%) DNS
12 117 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 115 (13.33%) TCP/IP
14 106 (12.28%) OSPF
15 77 (8.92%) Cisco ISE
16 74 (8.57%) VoIP
17 72 (8.34%) SD-WAN
18 67 (7.76%) DHCP
19 59 (6.84%) Cisco IOS
20 46 (5.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.46%) MySQL
5 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.23%) Big Data
6 2 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.12%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.12%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.12%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 42 (4.87%) JIRA
2 29 (3.36%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.12%) GitLab
General
1 145 (16.80%) Social Skills
2 138 (15.99%) Finance
3 76 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (7.88%) Telecoms
5 61 (7.07%) Documentation Skills
6 33 (3.82%) Public Sector
7 25 (2.90%) Legal
8 23 (2.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 21 (2.43%) Police
10 18 (2.09%) Presentation Skills
11 17 (1.97%) Retail
12 16 (1.85%) Games
13 15 (1.74%) Organisational Skills
14 12 (1.39%) Advertising
14 12 (1.39%) Banking
15 11 (1.27%) Aerospace
16 10 (1.16%) Law
17 7 (0.81%) Military
18 4 (0.46%) Marketing
19 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 302 (34.99%) Network Engineer
2 117 (13.56%) Architect
3 94 (10.89%) Senior Network Engineer
4 79 (9.15%) Network Architect
5 69 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 68 (7.88%) Consultant
7 65 (7.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 56 (6.49%) Security Engineer
9 51 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 42 (4.87%) Analyst
11 41 (4.75%) Network Manager
12 38 (4.40%) Security Consultant
13 37 (4.29%) Network Consultant
14 35 (4.06%) Network Specialist
15 32 (3.71%) Network Security Engineer
15 32 (3.71%) Security Architect
16 30 (3.48%) Security Officer
17 28 (3.24%) IT Engineer
18 26 (3.01%) Support Engineer
19 25 (2.90%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.90%) XML
2 24 (2.78%) JSON
3 21 (2.43%) .NET
4 16 (1.85%) RESTful
5 15 (1.74%) Spine.js
6 13 (1.51%) Web Services
7 10 (1.16%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (0.70%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.46%) CSS
10 3 (0.35%) ARM Templates
10 3 (0.35%) HTML
10 3 (0.35%) Jinja
10 3 (0.35%) SAML
10 3 (0.35%) YAML
11 2 (0.23%) J2EE
12 1 (0.12%) Flask
12 1 (0.12%) RFC 2544
12 1 (0.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 191 (22.13%) Data Centre
2 54 (6.26%) Public Cloud
3 44 (5.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 37 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.78%) Cyberattack
6 13 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (1.51%) Private Cloud
7 11 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.16%) CCTV
8 10 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (0.93%) Replication
10 7 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
10 7 (0.81%) Cybercrime
11 6 (0.70%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.70%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.58%) PKI
12 5 (0.58%) SCADA
12 5 (0.58%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.46%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 104 (12.05%) Linux
2 101 (11.70%) Windows
3 66 (7.65%) Windows Server
4 24 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (2.09%) Unix
6 14 (1.62%) CentOS
6 14 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (1.62%) Windows 10
7 10 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.04%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (0.93%) Android
9 8 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (0.58%) Solaris
12 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.35%) Debian
13 3 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.23%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (18.08%) Cybersecurity
2 132 (15.30%) Information Security
3 125 (14.48%) ITIL
4 117 (13.56%) Agile
5 111 (12.86%) Presales
6 96 (11.12%) Load Balancing
7 90 (10.43%) DevOps
8 88 (10.20%) Network Design
9 76 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 66 (7.65%) Network Architecture
11 63 (7.30%) Change Management
12 59 (6.84%) Migration
13 57 (6.60%) Network Virtualisation
14 55 (6.37%) Network Monitoring
14 55 (6.37%) Risk Management
14 55 (6.37%) Service Delivery
15 54 (6.26%) Network Management
16 53 (6.14%) Data Loss Prevention
17 48 (5.56%) Requirements Gathering
18 45 (5.21%) Business Case
Programming Languages
1 128 (14.83%) Python
2 55 (6.37%) PowerShell
3 24 (2.78%) SQL
4 19 (2.20%) Shell Script
5 16 (1.85%) Bash
6 7 (0.81%) C++
6 7 (0.81%) Java
7 6 (0.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.12%) C
8 1 (0.12%) Go
8 1 (0.12%) Perl
8 1 (0.12%) PHP
8 1 (0.12%) Rust
8 1 (0.12%) Scala
8 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 400 (46.35%) CCNP
2 345 (39.98%) CCNA
3 179 (20.74%) CCIE
4 136 (15.76%) Security Cleared
5 118 (13.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 108 (12.51%) SC Cleared
7 107 (12.40%) CISSP
8 75 (8.69%) CCSP
8 75 (8.69%) Degree
9 71 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 58 (6.72%) CISM
11 55 (6.37%) SSCP
12 49 (5.68%) CCDP
13 45 (5.21%) MCSE
14 39 (4.52%) CESG Certified Professional
15 35 (4.06%) CEH
16 31 (3.59%) CompTIA Security+
17 30 (3.48%) CCSK
18 28 (3.24%) DV Cleared
19 26 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.11%) NIST
2 64 (7.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (5.45%) GDPR
4 46 (5.33%) SLA
5 38 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 35 (4.06%) GRC
7 25 (2.90%) PCI DSS
8 23 (2.67%) IASME
9 20 (2.32%) NCSC
10 17 (1.97%) COBIT
11 15 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.46%) HITRUST
13 3 (0.35%) QA
14 2 (0.23%) PMO
15 1 (0.12%) GxP
15 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.12%) ITGC
15 1 (0.12%) SOC 2
System Software
1 97 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (9.15%) Active Directory
3 33 (3.82%) Docker
4 30 (3.48%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.32%) iptables
5 20 (2.32%) ProxySG
6 19 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 17 (1.97%) VMware NSX
7 17 (1.97%) vSphere
8 16 (1.85%) Snort
9 10 (1.16%) Firmware
10 8 (0.93%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 5 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.58%) XenApp
12 3 (0.35%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 64 (7.42%) Ansible
2 60 (6.95%) FortiGate
3 36 (4.17%) Terraform
4 35 (4.06%) Kubernetes
5 29 (3.36%) Puppet
6 27 (3.13%) CASB
7 25 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
8 24 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (2.55%) Nagios
10 16 (1.85%) vCenter Server
11 14 (1.62%) Microsoft Intune
12 13 (1.51%) Cisco Prime
13 9 (1.04%) SCCM
14 8 (0.93%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 8 (0.93%) RSA Archer
14 8 (0.93%) SCOM
14 8 (0.93%) WSUS
14 8 (0.93%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.70%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 545 (63.15%) Cisco
2 167 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 163 (18.89%) CheckPoint
4 148 (17.15%) Palo Alto
5 127 (14.72%) Juniper
6 120 (13.90%) Fortinet
7 105 (12.17%) F5
7 105 (12.17%) VMware
8 75 (8.69%) Meraki
9 52 (6.03%) SolarWinds
10 48 (5.56%) Aruba
11 47 (5.45%) Apple
12 38 (4.40%) Citrix
13 37 (4.29%) Adobe
14 24 (2.78%) Arista
15 23 (2.67%) Google
16 22 (2.55%) Blue Coat
16 22 (2.55%) HP
16 22 (2.55%) Veeam
17 19 (2.20%) Oracle