The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 21 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 32 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.53% 3.70% 4.08%
As % of the Vendors category 14.75% 8.90% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 19
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £37,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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 Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
217 191 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 51.06% 41.52% 47.55%
Number of salaries quoted 197 160 208
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Cisco
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Lancashire

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Cisco
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Blackburn -4 8 £36,750 +28.94% 1
Chorley +10 7 £47,500 +58.33%
Preston +17 6 £29,750 -0.83% 1
Burnley +8 3 £25,000 - 1
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £19,000 -
Blackpool -5 2 £57,500 +91.66% 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 £46,000 -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 29 (50.88%) MS Exchange
2 26 (45.61%) Windows
3 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 24 (42.11%) CCNA
3 24 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (40.35%) Linux
5 22 (38.60%) HP
5 22 (38.60%) VMware
6 21 (36.84%) WAN
7 19 (33.33%) Firewall
8 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
8 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
8 17 (29.82%) Juniper
9 16 (28.07%) SQL
10 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 15 (26.32%) OSPF
11 12 (21.05%) Ubuntu
11 12 (21.05%) Red Hat
11 12 (21.05%) DNS
11 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
11 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (19.30%) ITIL
12 11 (19.30%) RIP
12 11 (19.30%) SAN
12 11 (19.30%) BGP
12 11 (19.30%) MPLS
12 11 (19.30%) Project Management
12 11 (19.30%) Change Management
13 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
13 10 (17.54%) LAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (50.88%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.04%) Lync
4 6 (10.53%) Apache
5 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) WAN
2 19 (33.33%) Firewall
3 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
4 15 (26.32%) OSPF
5 12 (21.05%) DNS
6 11 (19.30%) SAN
6 11 (19.30%) MPLS
6 11 (19.30%) BGP
6 11 (19.30%) RIP
7 10 (17.54%) LAN
8 9 (15.79%) DHCP
9 7 (12.28%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (12.28%) Junos
10 5 (8.77%) SMS
10 5 (8.77%) Broadband
11 3 (5.26%) Wireless
11 3 (5.26%) NetScaler
12 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) DB2
2 5 (8.77%) Ingres
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
General
1 8 (14.04%) Retail
2 5 (8.77%) Games
3 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Support Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Network Support
5 5 (8.77%) Operations Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Network Manager
5 5 (8.77%) IT Support
5 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.77%) Network Operations Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.77%) AS400
2 5 (8.77%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Linux
3 12 (21.05%) Ubuntu
4 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.77%) VMS
6 5 (8.77%) AIX
6 5 (8.77%) HPUX
6 5 (8.77%) Solaris
7 2 (3.51%) UNIX
7 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) ITIL
1 11 (19.30%) Project Management
1 11 (19.30%) Change Management
2 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
3 6 (10.53%) Service Management
4 4 (7.02%) Network Design
5 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.26%) CRM
6 2 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.75%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.75%) Information Security
7 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.75%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.26%) VBScript
4 3 (5.26%) VBA
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) CCNA
1 24 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.04%) JNCIA
2 8 (14.04%) LPIC
3 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.53%) CCNP
5 5 (8.77%) CCDP
6 4 (7.02%) MCSA
7 3 (5.26%) MCP
7 3 (5.26%) HNC
7 3 (5.26%) HND
7 3 (5.26%) MCSE
7 3 (5.26%) GNVQ
7 3 (5.26%) NVQ Level 3
7 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) vSphere
3 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.02%) XenApp
5 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.75%) Postfix
7 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (8.77%) WMI
2 2 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 22 (38.60%) HP
2 22 (38.60%) VMware
3 17 (29.82%) Juniper
4 12 (21.05%) Red Hat
5 9 (15.79%) NetApp
5 9 (15.79%) IBM
6 8 (14.04%) Citrix
7 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.53%) EMC
8 5 (8.77%) Sophos
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle
8 5 (8.77%) Novell
8 5 (8.77%) Veritas
8 5 (8.77%) WatchGuard
9 4 (7.02%) Dell
10 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat
10 3 (5.26%) MobileIron
11 2 (3.51%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.51%) McAfee
Burnley, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Gold Group
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £24 - £27 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago