The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Lancashire region.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 46 22 52
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +30
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 12 41 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.52% 8.35% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 5.53% 17.83% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 39 11
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,895 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.77% +6.25%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
217 230 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 45.59% 46.84% 42.68%
Number of salaries quoted 179 210 186
Average salary £36,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cisco
North West

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
Preston -4 3 £32,500 +27.45%
Blackburn 0 2 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Blackpool -9 1 £19,000 -52.50% 1
Chorley - 1 £37,500 -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 28 (70.00%) VMware
2 26 (65.00%) Citrix
3 24 (60.00%) Firewall
4 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
5 22 (55.00%) SAN
6 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (45.00%) CCNA
7 18 (45.00%) Windows
8 17 (42.50%) WAN
9 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
10 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
11 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
12 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (22.50%) CCNP
13 9 (22.50%) iPhone
13 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (22.50%) XenApp
14 8 (20.00%) Project Management
15 7 (17.50%) NetApp
15 7 (17.50%) HP
15 7 (17.50%) LAN
16 6 (15.00%) VPN
16 6 (15.00%) Terminal Services
16 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 5 (12.50%) Juniper
17 5 (12.50%) CCIE
17 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
17 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
17 5 (12.50%) MCSE

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.00%) Lync
7 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) Firewall
2 22 (55.00%) SAN
3 17 (42.50%) WAN
4 7 (17.50%) LAN
5 6 (15.00%) VPN
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (10.00%) Wireless
8 3 (7.50%) VoIP
8 3 (7.50%) TETRA
9 1 (2.50%) MPLS
9 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) OLAP
2 2 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Automotive
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Consultant
2 10 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Network Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) IT Support
4 5 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Field Service Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Field Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Account Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) iPhone
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) AIX
5 3 (7.50%) Linux
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (10.00%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Change Management
3 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.00%) Analytics
4 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) High Availability
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.50%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.50%) IT Governance
5 1 (2.50%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VB
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (45.00%) CCNA
3 9 (22.50%) CCNP
4 5 (12.50%) CCIE
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (12.50%) MCSE
5 3 (7.50%) A+ Certification
5 3 (7.50%) MCSA
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.50%) VTSP
7 1 (2.50%) CCSP
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.50%) MCITP
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (22.50%) XenApp
4 6 (15.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (10.00%) XenServer
5 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.50%) vSphere
7 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.50%) Xen
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) VMware
2 26 (65.00%) Citrix
3 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.50%) NetApp
4 7 (17.50%) HP
5 5 (12.50%) Juniper
6 4 (10.00%) IBM
7 3 (7.50%) Dell
8 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.50%) Veritas
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec
9 1 (2.50%) McAfee
9 1 (2.50%) Avaya
9 1 (2.50%) EMC
9 1 (2.50%) Intel
9 1 (2.50%) Veeam
9 1 (2.50%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.50%) Mitel
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £15,000 to £16,200 per annum plus £3,000 shift allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago