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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 26 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 30 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.58% 2.39% 4.75%
As % of the Vendors category 13.51% 5.78% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 21
Average salary £32,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £35,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,027 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.06% -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
222 173 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 48.68% 41.29% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 202 148 210
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 £22,500 £24,350 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 5 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 5 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 -5 9 £36,750 +27.82% 3
Preston +17 6 £29,750 -7.03%
Chorley - 4 £48,000 - 2
Burnley +6 3 £25,000 -
Blackpool -7 2 £57,500 +91.66%
Newton-le-Willows - 2 £19,000 - 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 £46,000 -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 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 30 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 26 (47.27%) Windows
3 24 (43.64%) CCNA
3 24 (43.64%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (41.82%) Linux
4 23 (41.82%) VMware
5 22 (40.00%) WAN
6 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
7 19 (34.55%) HP
7 19 (34.55%) Firewall
8 18 (32.73%) TCP/IP
9 17 (30.91%) SQL
10 16 (29.09%) Juniper
10 16 (29.09%) OSPF
11 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
12 13 (23.64%) Management Information System
12 13 (23.64%) Ubuntu
12 13 (23.64%) Red Hat
12 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
13 12 (21.82%) BGP
13 12 (21.82%) Project Management
13 12 (21.82%) RIP
13 12 (21.82%) DNS
13 12 (21.82%) MPLS
13 12 (21.82%) Change Management
13 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (20.00%) ITIL
14 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
15 10 (18.18%) LAN
15 10 (18.18%) SAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 30 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (14.55%) Lync
5 5 (9.09%) Apache
6 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
7 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) WAN
2 19 (34.55%) Firewall
3 18 (32.73%) TCP/IP
4 16 (29.09%) OSPF
5 12 (21.82%) BGP
5 12 (21.82%) RIP
5 12 (21.82%) DNS
5 12 (21.82%) MPLS
6 10 (18.18%) LAN
6 10 (18.18%) SAN
7 9 (16.36%) DHCP
8 8 (14.55%) Junos
9 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (9.09%) Broadband
12 4 (7.27%) SMS
13 3 (5.45%) Wireless
13 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
14 1 (1.82%) Network Security
14 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Ingres
2 4 (7.27%) DB2
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (14.55%) Retail
2 5 (9.09%) Games
3 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Billing
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Network Engineer
1 14 (25.45%) Support Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Network Operations Manager
2 6 (10.91%) Network Support
2 6 (10.91%) Network Manager
2 6 (10.91%) Operations Manager
2 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (9.09%) Architect
3 5 (9.09%) IT Support
4 4 (7.27%) Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Project Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.27%) Mainframe
2 4 (7.27%) AS400
3 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Linux
3 13 (23.64%) Ubuntu
4 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.27%) VMS
7 4 (7.27%) AIX
7 4 (7.27%) HPUX
7 4 (7.27%) Solaris
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Project Management
1 12 (21.82%) Change Management
2 11 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
4 5 (9.09%) Service Management
5 4 (7.27%) Network Design
6 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.45%) CRM
7 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Information Security
8 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.82%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.82%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.82%) People Management
8 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.45%) VBScript
4 3 (5.45%) VBA
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) CCNA
1 24 (43.64%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.36%) LPIC
2 9 (16.36%) JNCIA
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.09%) CCNP
4 5 (9.09%) CCDP
5 4 (7.27%) VCP4
5 4 (7.27%) MCSA
6 3 (5.45%) MCP
6 3 (5.45%) HNC
6 3 (5.45%) HND
6 3 (5.45%) MCSE
6 3 (5.45%) GNVQ
6 3 (5.45%) NVQ Level 3
6 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) vSphere
3 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.27%) XenApp
5 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.82%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) WMI
2 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) VMware
2 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
3 19 (34.55%) HP
4 16 (29.09%) Juniper
5 13 (23.64%) Red Hat
6 9 (16.36%) NetApp
7 8 (14.55%) IBM
7 8 (14.55%) Citrix
8 6 (10.91%) CheckPoint
9 5 (9.09%) WatchGuard
9 5 (9.09%) Sophos
9 5 (9.09%) EMC
10 4 (7.27%) Dell
10 4 (7.27%) Novell
10 4 (7.27%) Veritas
10 4 (7.27%) Oracle
11 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
11 3 (5.45%) MobileIron
12 2 (3.64%) Avaya
13 1 (1.82%) Draytek
Blackburn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Salary £18,000 - £20,000 pa dependent on skills
Posted: 17 days ago