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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 19 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 42 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.27% 5.91% 4.30%
As % of the Vendors category 18.58% 14.29% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 38 23 19
Average salary £33,500 £29,669 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.91% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
226 182 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 49.89% 41.36% 44.47%
Number of salaries quoted 191 149 196
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Preston +14 11 £43,500 +74.00%
Chorley +5 8 £40,500 +35.00%
Burnley +9 7 £27,500 -
Blackburn -9 5 £40,750 +42.98%
Blackpool - 4 £41,250 -
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £19,000 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £46,000 -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 35 (47.95%) Windows
2 33 (45.21%) HP
3 32 (43.84%) MS Exchange
3 32 (43.84%) VMware
4 31 (42.47%) Microsoft
5 26 (35.62%) Active Directory
5 26 (35.62%) Firewall
6 25 (34.25%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (34.25%) CCNA
7 24 (32.88%) WAN
8 22 (30.14%) Linux
9 20 (27.40%) ITIL
10 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
11 18 (24.66%) Juniper
11 18 (24.66%) SQL
12 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
13 16 (21.92%) LAN
13 16 (21.92%) SAN
14 15 (20.55%) Project Management
15 14 (19.18%) OSPF
15 14 (19.18%) Change Management
15 14 (19.18%) DNS
15 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (17.81%) NetApp
16 13 (17.81%) Service Management
17 12 (16.44%) Citrix
17 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (16.44%) Office 365
18 11 (15.07%) vSphere

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 32 (43.84%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
4 8 (10.96%) Lync
5 6 (8.22%) Apache
6 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.62%) Firewall
2 24 (32.88%) WAN
3 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
4 16 (21.92%) SAN
4 16 (21.92%) LAN
5 14 (19.18%) OSPF
5 14 (19.18%) DNS
6 11 (15.07%) MPLS
7 10 (13.70%) BGP
7 10 (13.70%) RIP
8 9 (12.33%) DHCP
9 8 (10.96%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (9.59%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (8.22%) Junos
12 5 (6.85%) SMS
13 4 (5.48%) Broadband
13 4 (5.48%) Internet
13 4 (5.48%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (5.48%) Wireless
14 3 (4.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) DB2
2 5 (6.85%) Ingres
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
General
1 7 (9.59%) Retail
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.48%) Games
3 4 (5.48%) Back Office
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Support Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Network Engineer
3 13 (17.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.22%) Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Network Support
6 5 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.85%) IT Support
7 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Network Operations Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Operations Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Network Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Project Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.59%) Client/Server
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.85%) AS400
4 2 (2.74%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (47.95%) Windows
2 22 (30.14%) Linux
3 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (15.07%) Ubuntu
5 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.85%) VMS
6 5 (6.85%) AIX
6 5 (6.85%) HPUX
6 5 (6.85%) Solaris
7 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.74%) UNIX
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) ITIL
2 15 (20.55%) Project Management
3 14 (19.18%) Change Management
4 13 (17.81%) Service Management
5 10 (13.70%) Business Continuity
6 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.48%) Network Design
8 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.11%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.11%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.11%) CRM
9 2 (2.74%) BCP
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.74%) Time Management
9 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.37%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.37%) People Management
10 1 (1.37%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.85%) VBScript
3 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.48%) VBA
5 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (34.25%) CCNA
1 25 (34.25%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.59%) JNCIA
2 7 (9.59%) LPIC
2 7 (9.59%) CCNP
3 5 (6.85%) CCDP
4 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.11%) GNVQ
5 3 (4.11%) NVQ Level 3
5 3 (4.11%) MCP
5 3 (4.11%) HNC
5 3 (4.11%) HND
5 3 (4.11%) MCSE
5 3 (4.11%) MCSA
6 2 (2.74%) CCVP
6 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (35.62%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.07%) vSphere
4 4 (5.48%) XenApp
4 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.37%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.37%) Postfix
7 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (6.85%) WMI
2 4 (5.48%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.11%) SCCM
3 3 (4.11%) SCOM
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.74%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.37%) WSUS
5 1 (1.37%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 33 (45.21%) HP
2 32 (43.84%) VMware
3 31 (42.47%) Microsoft
4 18 (24.66%) Juniper
5 13 (17.81%) NetApp
6 12 (16.44%) Citrix
7 11 (15.07%) Red Hat
8 10 (13.70%) EMC
9 9 (12.33%) IBM
10 8 (10.96%) CheckPoint
11 7 (9.59%) Sophos
12 6 (8.22%) Dell
13 5 (6.85%) Oracle
13 5 (6.85%) Novell
13 5 (6.85%) Veritas
13 5 (6.85%) Veeam
13 5 (6.85%) WatchGuard
14 4 (5.48%) SonicWALL
14 4 (5.48%) McAfee
15 3 (4.11%) Blue Coat
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