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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 36 45 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +45
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 100 76 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.35% 4.86% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 11.70% 11.33% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 72 66 29
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -
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
855 671 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.72% 42.93% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 691 510 675
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +2 26 £37,500 -10.71% 3
Knutsford +5 19 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Chester +12 8 £37,500 +9.48%
Crewe +19 7 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Macclesfield - 5 £51,250 -
Wilmslow - 4 £38,500 -
Nantwich - 3 £40,000 - 1
Northwich +7 2 £37,500 +56.25%
Sandbach - 2 - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 68 (41.21%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (37.58%) VMware
3 60 (36.36%) Finance
4 57 (34.55%) Windows
5 50 (30.30%) Juniper
6 48 (29.09%) LAN
6 48 (29.09%) Microsoft
7 47 (28.48%) Citrix
7 47 (28.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 44 (26.67%) EMC
9 42 (25.45%) HP
9 42 (25.45%) Firewall
10 41 (24.85%) WAN
11 38 (23.03%) Service Delivery
12 37 (22.42%) CCNP
13 34 (20.61%) TCP/IP
14 33 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (19.39%) NetApp
16 30 (18.18%) CheckPoint
16 30 (18.18%) Network Security
17 29 (17.58%) Active Directory
17 29 (17.58%) MS Exchange
18 28 (16.97%) F5
19 25 (15.15%) CCNA
20 24 (14.55%) DNS
21 23 (13.94%) VPN
22 22 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
22 22 (13.33%) SAN
22 22 (13.33%) Fortinet
23 21 (12.73%) Security Cleared

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 29 (17.58%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (6.67%) Lync
5 9 (5.45%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.85%) IIS
7 6 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.21%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.21%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (29.09%) LAN
2 42 (25.45%) Firewall
3 41 (24.85%) WAN
4 34 (20.61%) TCP/IP
5 30 (18.18%) Network Security
6 24 (14.55%) DNS
7 23 (13.94%) VPN
8 22 (13.33%) SAN
9 20 (12.12%) OSPF
9 20 (12.12%) Wireless
10 19 (11.52%) DHCP
11 18 (10.91%) BGP
12 16 (9.70%) MPLS
13 11 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (5.45%) FirePass
15 9 (5.45%) Junos
16 8 (4.85%) Cisco ISE
16 8 (4.85%) Cisco PIX
16 8 (4.85%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Metasploit
General
1 60 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (4.24%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.21%) French Language
4 2 (1.21%) Norwegian Language
4 2 (1.21%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.21%) Swedish Language
4 2 (1.21%) Back Office
4 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (24.85%) Consultant
2 25 (15.15%) Network Engineer
3 24 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (12.73%) Support Engineer
5 19 (11.52%) Technical Consultant
6 15 (9.09%) Citrix Support
7 14 (8.48%) Security Engineer
8 12 (7.27%) Citrix Engineer
8 12 (7.27%) Architect
8 12 (7.27%) Analyst
8 12 (7.27%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 11 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
10 10 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (5.45%) Security Consultant
11 9 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (5.45%) Senior Technical Consultant
12 8 (4.85%) Security Technical Consultant
12 8 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (4.85%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.24%) Middleware
2 3 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.42%) Open Source
3 4 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.82%) RMADS
4 3 (1.82%) Replication
5 2 (1.21%) Clustering
5 2 (1.21%) Celerra
5 2 (1.21%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.61%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (34.55%) Windows
2 33 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (10.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (9.09%) Linux
5 13 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 10 (6.06%) UNIX
8 6 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.42%) CentOS
9 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.42%) AIX
10 3 (1.82%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.21%) HPUX
11 2 (1.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.03%) Service Delivery
2 14 (8.48%) Migration
3 13 (7.88%) Project Management
3 13 (7.88%) ITIL
4 10 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (5.45%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (4.24%) Security Management
6 7 (4.24%) Data Management
6 7 (4.24%) Benchmarking
6 7 (4.24%) Data Protection
7 6 (3.64%) Network Architecture
8 5 (3.03%) Network Design
8 5 (3.03%) Time Management
9 4 (2.42%) Network Management
9 4 (2.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.82%) ITIL V3
10 3 (1.82%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (1.82%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (1.21%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.88%) SQL
2 7 (4.24%) VB
3 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 68 (41.21%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (22.42%) CCNP
3 25 (15.15%) CCNA
4 22 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (12.73%) Security Cleared
6 19 (11.52%) CCIE
7 18 (10.91%) SC Cleared
8 17 (10.30%) MCITP
9 13 (7.88%) MCSE
10 9 (5.45%) MCSA
10 9 (5.45%) CCSE
11 8 (4.85%) MCTS
12 7 (4.24%) JNCIP
13 6 (3.64%) JNCIS
13 6 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (3.64%) MCP
14 4 (2.42%) CCDP
14 4 (2.42%) VCP4
15 3 (1.82%) Degree
16 2 (1.21%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 47 (28.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (17.58%) Active Directory
3 20 (12.12%) XenApp
4 13 (7.88%) XenDesktop
5 10 (6.06%) Hyper-V
6 7 (4.24%) vSphere
6 7 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.64%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.42%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.82%) XenServer
10 2 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (6.06%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.03%) SCCM
3 3 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.61%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.61%) SCOM
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 62 (37.58%) VMware
2 50 (30.30%) Juniper
3 48 (29.09%) Microsoft
4 47 (28.48%) Citrix
5 44 (26.67%) EMC
6 42 (25.45%) HP
7 32 (19.39%) NetApp
8 30 (18.18%) CheckPoint
9 28 (16.97%) F5
10 22 (13.33%) Fortinet
11 16 (9.70%) Riverbed
12 12 (7.27%) IBM
13 11 (6.67%) Blue Coat
14 10 (6.06%) Brocade
15 8 (4.85%) IronPort
15 8 (4.85%) Avaya
15 8 (4.85%) Tufin
16 7 (4.24%) Symantec
17 6 (3.64%) Dell
18 4 (2.42%) NETGEAR
Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum + Use of pool car
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lymm
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + CAR
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lavastorm Analytics
Posted: 19 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago