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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 37 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 33 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.57% 5.16% 8.51%
As % of the Vendors category 12.64% 11.48% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 38
Average salary £32,500 £29,339 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.77% -8.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,400 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,150 £53,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
261 209 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.09% 44.95% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 219 173 197
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £48,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Blackpool -6 8 £18,500 -11.90%
Preston -8 7 £53,000 +63.07%
Blackburn -10 6 £32,500 +14.03%
Burnley - 4 £30,000 -
Chorley -4 1 £33,500 -10.66%
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 42 (59.15%) Windows
2 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
3 29 (40.85%) HP
3 29 (40.85%) VMware
4 28 (39.44%) Active Directory
5 25 (35.21%) Firewall
6 21 (29.58%) CCNA
6 21 (29.58%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (28.17%) ITIL
8 19 (26.76%) SAN
8 19 (26.76%) Citrix
8 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (22.54%) Linux
10 15 (21.13%) Business Continuity
11 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
12 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
12 13 (18.31%) Apache
12 13 (18.31%) SQL
12 13 (18.31%) Service Management
13 12 (16.90%) NetApp
13 12 (16.90%) CCNP
13 12 (16.90%) DNS
14 11 (15.49%) LAN
14 11 (15.49%) WAN
14 11 (15.49%) EMC
14 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
14 11 (15.49%) MS Office
14 11 (15.49%) Project Management
15 10 (14.08%) Hyper-V

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (18.31%) Apache
1 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.45%) nginx
3 5 (7.04%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.63%) Lync
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.82%) IIS
5 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Magento
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.82%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.21%) Firewall
2 19 (26.76%) SAN
3 12 (16.90%) DNS
4 11 (15.49%) LAN
4 11 (15.49%) WAN
5 9 (12.68%) Wireless
6 8 (11.27%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.45%) VPN
7 6 (8.45%) HTTP
7 6 (8.45%) SMTP
7 6 (8.45%) DHCP
7 6 (8.45%) SSH
7 6 (8.45%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (7.04%) SMS
8 5 (7.04%) Internet
9 4 (5.63%) OSPF
9 4 (5.63%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (4.23%) MPLS
11 2 (2.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) MySQL
3 5 (7.04%) DB2
3 5 (7.04%) Ingres
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Back Office
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Billing
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) IT Support
3 9 (12.68%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.45%) Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.04%) Network Specialist
6 5 (7.04%) Help Desk Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Project Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Client/Server
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (7.04%) Mainframe
2 5 (7.04%) AS400
2 5 (7.04%) Replication
3 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.41%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 42 (59.15%) Windows
2 16 (22.54%) Linux
2 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (11.27%) Windows XP
4 8 (11.27%) Windows 8
5 7 (9.86%) Solaris
6 6 (8.45%) Windows Vista
6 6 (8.45%) CentOS
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.04%) AIX
7 5 (7.04%) HPUX
7 5 (7.04%) VMS
8 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.82%) UNIX
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) ITIL
2 15 (21.13%) Business Continuity
3 13 (18.31%) Service Management
4 11 (15.49%) Project Management
5 6 (8.45%) Change Management
6 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.04%) Line Management
7 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.23%) Time Management
8 3 (4.23%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.23%) Network Design
8 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.82%) CRM
9 2 (2.82%) BCP
9 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.82%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.41%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) PHP
3 5 (7.04%) VBScript
4 4 (5.63%) VBA
5 2 (2.82%) C#
5 2 (2.82%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) CCNA
1 21 (29.58%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (16.90%) CCNP
3 6 (8.45%) CCIE
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) CCDP
5 3 (4.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.82%) GNVQ
6 2 (2.82%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (2.82%) MCP
6 2 (2.82%) HNC
6 2 (2.82%) HND
6 2 (2.82%) MCSE
6 2 (2.82%) MCSA
6 2 (2.82%) CCVP
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.41%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (39.44%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.08%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.68%) vSphere
5 7 (9.86%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.63%) XenApp
7 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (5.63%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.82%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.82%) WSUS
3 2 (2.82%) SCCM
3 2 (2.82%) SCOM
4 1 (1.41%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
2 29 (40.85%) HP
2 29 (40.85%) VMware
3 19 (26.76%) Citrix
4 12 (16.90%) NetApp
5 11 (15.49%) EMC
6 10 (14.08%) CheckPoint
7 8 (11.27%) Juniper
7 8 (11.27%) IBM
8 6 (8.45%) McAfee
8 6 (8.45%) Veeam
9 5 (7.04%) Nimble Storage
9 5 (7.04%) Novell
9 5 (7.04%) Veritas
9 5 (7.04%) Oracle
9 5 (7.04%) Dell
10 4 (5.63%) SonicWALL
11 3 (4.23%) BT
11 3 (4.23%) Nortel
12 2 (2.82%) Red Hat