The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 63 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 39 79 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.04% 4.29% 4.38%
As % of the Vendors category 7.82% 9.61% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 36 67 62
Average salary £25,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,700
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
Cisco
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
499 822 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.86% 44.60% 45.44%
Number of salaries quoted 418 684 557
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,950 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cisco across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cisco
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco across the Cheshire region.

Cisco Salary Trend in Cheshire

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Cisco
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 18 £22,000 -43.22% 4
Knutsford +3 6 £25,000 -44.44%
Macclesfield +19 2 £24,000 -63.07%
Crewe +5 2 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Widnes - 2 £23,000 -
Daresbury - 2 £40,000 -
Chester -1 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 83 (60.58%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (59.85%) Windows
3 78 (56.93%) DNS
4 77 (56.20%) TCP/IP
5 63 (45.99%) DHCP
5 63 (45.99%) VMware
6 62 (45.26%) LAN
7 59 (43.07%) Microsoft
8 57 (41.61%) Active Directory
9 50 (36.50%) Citrix
10 48 (35.04%) MS Exchange
11 46 (33.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 45 (32.85%) VMware Infrastructure
13 44 (32.12%) CCNA
13 44 (32.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 43 (31.39%) Windows Server
14 43 (31.39%) CCNP
15 34 (24.82%) Network Security
16 33 (24.09%) Exchange Server 2010
16 33 (24.09%) VLAN
16 33 (24.09%) SSL
17 32 (23.36%) MS Office
17 32 (23.36%) Firewall
17 32 (23.36%) Exchange Server 2013
18 31 (22.63%) Cisco Nexus
18 31 (22.63%) Load Balancing
18 31 (22.63%) iSCSI
18 31 (22.63%) Windows 7
19 30 (21.90%) VPN
19 30 (21.90%) CCIE

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (35.04%) MS Exchange
2 33 (24.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (23.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (8.76%) SharePoint
5 10 (7.30%) IIS
6 5 (3.65%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.73%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (23.36%) MS Office
2 28 (20.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.73%) IaaS
3 1 (0.73%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.73%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 78 (56.93%) DNS
2 77 (56.20%) TCP/IP
3 63 (45.99%) DHCP
4 62 (45.26%) LAN
5 34 (24.82%) Network Security
6 33 (24.09%) SSL
6 33 (24.09%) VLAN
7 32 (23.36%) Firewall
8 31 (22.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 31 (22.63%) iSCSI
9 30 (21.90%) VPN
10 29 (21.17%) BGP
10 29 (21.17%) OSPF
11 28 (20.44%) FCoE
11 28 (20.44%) Fibre Channel
11 28 (20.44%) HTTP
12 27 (19.71%) WAN
13 14 (10.22%) VoIP
14 13 (9.49%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (8.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.76%) Informix
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) JIRA
1 1 (0.73%) Selenium
General
1 15 (10.95%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Banking
2 7 (5.11%) Marketing
2 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.38%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.65%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Advertising
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (27.74%) Network Engineer
2 35 (25.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 31 (22.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (22.63%) Security Engineer
4 29 (21.17%) IT Engineer
4 29 (21.17%) IT Support
5 28 (20.44%) Network Security Engineer
5 28 (20.44%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 28 (20.44%) Senior Security Engineer
5 28 (20.44%) Support Engineer
6 26 (18.98%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (18.25%) Analyst
8 22 (16.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 22 (16.06%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (7.30%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (7.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (7.30%) Support Analyst
10 9 (6.57%) IT Analyst
11 8 (5.84%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.84%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) Web Services
2 3 (2.19%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (9.49%) Mainframe
3 10 (7.30%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.57%) Fat Client
4 9 (6.57%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.65%) Life Science
6 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.19%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.46%) IVR
8 2 (1.46%) Social Media
9 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.73%) CMDB
9 1 (0.73%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 82 (59.85%) Windows
2 46 (33.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (32.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (31.39%) Windows Server
5 31 (22.63%) Windows 7
6 29 (21.17%) Windows XP
7 18 (13.14%) Linux
8 13 (9.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (8.76%) Unix
10 7 (5.11%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.46%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.63%) Load Balancing
2 29 (21.17%) E-Commerce
3 20 (14.60%) ITIL
4 11 (8.03%) Information Security
5 8 (5.84%) Data Security
5 8 (5.84%) Matrix Management
6 6 (4.38%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.38%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.65%) IT Audit
7 5 (3.65%) Network Management
7 5 (3.65%) Project Management
7 5 (3.65%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.92%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.92%) Security Patching
8 4 (2.92%) Service Continuity Management
9 3 (2.19%) DevOps
9 3 (2.19%) ITIL V3
9 3 (2.19%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.60%) SQL
2 5 (3.65%) C
3 2 (1.46%) C#
4 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.73%) Java
4 1 (0.73%) PL/1
4 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 83 (60.58%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (32.12%) CCNA
3 43 (31.39%) CCNP
4 30 (21.90%) CCIE
4 30 (21.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (17.52%) MCP
6 23 (16.79%) MCSA
6 23 (16.79%) MCSE
7 22 (16.06%) MCITP
7 22 (16.06%) MCTS
8 3 (2.19%) Degree
9 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.73%) VCAP
10 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.49%) SLA
3 4 (2.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (41.61%) Active Directory
2 45 (32.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (21.17%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.30%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.73%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (8.03%) SCCM
2 4 (2.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.73%) Nagios
4 1 (0.73%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (45.99%) VMware
2 59 (43.07%) Microsoft
3 50 (36.50%) Citrix
4 15 (10.95%) Juniper
5 13 (9.49%) Fortinet
6 12 (8.76%) Oracle
6 12 (8.76%) Sybase
7 10 (7.30%) Sophos
8 9 (6.57%) Apple
9 8 (5.84%) Symantec
10 6 (4.38%) HP
11 5 (3.65%) Intel Security
11 5 (3.65%) Lotus
11 5 (3.65%) NetApp
12 3 (2.19%) Avaya
12 3 (2.19%) CommVault
12 3 (2.19%) EMC
12 3 (2.19%) F5
13 2 (1.46%) Cognizant
13 2 (1.46%) Genesys
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