The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 54 44 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +35
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 178 200 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.27% 5.34% 3.02%
As % of the Vendors category 9.66% 12.17% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 154 173 95
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1843 1643 1691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.20% 43.90% 45.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1378 1481
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cisco
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Manchester

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Manchester

Cisco
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Stockport +3 21 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Bolton +12 10 £32,500 +47.72% 1
Oldham +8 5 £42,500 +54.54%
Salford 0 5 £47,500 +63.79% 2
Wigan - 4 £36,250 -
Altrincham -14 2 £27,000 -40.00%
Rochdale -8 1 £50,000 +44.92% 1
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 164 (53.42%) VMware
2 161 (52.44%) Windows
3 128 (41.69%) Microsoft
4 118 (38.44%) Citrix
5 115 (37.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 112 (36.48%) Firewall
7 95 (30.94%) Active Directory
8 92 (29.97%) Cisco Certification
9 79 (25.73%) WAN
9 79 (25.73%) Hyper-V
10 74 (24.10%) NetApp
11 73 (23.78%) ITIL
12 72 (23.45%) LAN
13 70 (22.80%) CCNA
14 67 (21.82%) Juniper
15 65 (21.17%) MS Exchange
16 64 (20.85%) MS Excel
17 53 (17.26%) SAN
18 50 (16.29%) HP
19 49 (15.96%) XenApp
20 45 (14.66%) Linux
21 44 (14.33%) SQL
21 44 (14.33%) CCNP
22 43 (14.01%) Microsoft Certification
22 43 (14.01%) DNS
23 42 (13.68%) XenDesktop
24 38 (12.38%) vSphere
25 36 (11.73%) Windows Server 2012
26 35 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
26 35 (11.40%) IIS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 65 (21.17%) MS Exchange
2 35 (11.40%) IIS
3 24 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (7.49%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.91%) Lync
5 12 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (3.26%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.93%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.63%) Apache
9 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.65%) TPMS
10 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 64 (20.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Bond Adapt
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.63%) Office 365
3 4 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.30%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.65%) SaaS
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 112 (36.48%) Firewall
2 79 (25.73%) WAN
3 72 (23.45%) LAN
4 53 (17.26%) SAN
5 43 (14.01%) DNS
6 33 (10.75%) Wireless
7 32 (10.42%) VPN
8 30 (9.77%) Network Security
8 30 (9.77%) NAS
9 27 (8.79%) VLAN
9 27 (8.79%) MPLS
10 24 (7.82%) Internet
11 23 (7.49%) DHCP
12 20 (6.51%) Ethernet
12 20 (6.51%) NetScaler
13 19 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (6.19%) VoIP
14 18 (5.86%) TCP/IP
15 17 (5.54%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (5.21%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.26%) RDBMS
2 10 (3.26%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.93%) Oracle Exadata
3 9 (2.93%) DB2
4 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.30%) MySQL
4 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.33%) DataEase
General
1 26 (8.47%) Finance
2 21 (6.84%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.95%) Legal
4 4 (1.30%) Law
4 4 (1.30%) Marketing
5 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Billing
6 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (14.01%) Network Engineer
2 38 (12.38%) Support Engineer
3 37 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (9.12%) Architect
5 27 (8.79%) Consultant
6 21 (6.84%) Analyst
7 18 (5.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 18 (5.86%) Citrix Engineer
8 17 (5.54%) Citrix Support
9 15 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.23%) Network Architect
11 12 (3.91%) Senior Network Architect
11 12 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (3.91%) Senior Architect
12 11 (3.58%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.58%) Infrastructure Architect
13 10 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (3.26%) Administrator
14 9 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support
14 9 (2.93%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.26%) Web Services
2 9 (2.93%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (2.93%) Middleware
3 2 (0.65%) HTML
3 2 (0.65%) .NET
3 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.65%) XMPP
3 2 (0.65%) jQuery
3 2 (0.65%) HTML5
3 2 (0.65%) REST
3 2 (0.65%) CSS
4 1 (0.33%) COM
4 1 (0.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.21%) FlexPod
2 8 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.28%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (2.28%) CMDB
4 6 (1.95%) EqualLogic
5 4 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.98%) Open Source
6 3 (0.98%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.65%) GIS
7 2 (0.65%) NHS
7 2 (0.65%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.65%) Replication
7 2 (0.65%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.65%) Statistics
8 1 (0.33%) Handset
8 1 (0.33%) SecurID
8 1 (0.33%) LLPG
8 1 (0.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 161 (52.44%) Windows
2 45 (14.66%) Linux
3 36 (11.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (4.56%) Solaris
7 12 (3.91%) AIX
8 11 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (3.58%) Windows 7
9 10 (3.26%) zOS
10 9 (2.93%) SUSE
10 9 (2.93%) HPUX
10 9 (2.93%) OS/400
10 9 (2.93%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.61%) UNIX
12 6 (1.95%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.30%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.30%) Debian
14 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.78%) ITIL
2 28 (9.12%) Project Management
2 28 (9.12%) Coaching
3 22 (7.17%) Mentoring
4 21 (6.84%) Network Design
5 18 (5.86%) Configuration Management
5 18 (5.86%) Business Continuity
6 15 (4.89%) PRINCE2
7 14 (4.56%) Migration
7 14 (4.56%) Incident Management
7 14 (4.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (4.56%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (4.23%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (3.58%) Service Management
9 11 (3.58%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.26%) Change Control
11 9 (2.93%) Change Management
12 8 (2.61%) Project Planning
12 8 (2.61%) Problem Management
13 7 (2.28%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.33%) SQL
2 5 (1.63%) C#
3 3 (0.98%) Java
3 3 (0.98%) Perl
3 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.65%) PHP
4 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.33%) VB
5 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 92 (29.97%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (22.80%) CCNA
3 44 (14.33%) CCNP
4 43 (14.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (10.75%) Citrix Certification
6 29 (9.45%) CCA
7 28 (9.12%) MCSE
7 28 (9.12%) Degree
8 25 (8.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (7.82%) SC Cleared
9 24 (7.82%) Security Cleared
10 18 (5.86%) MCITP
11 12 (3.91%) NCDA
11 12 (3.91%) MCSA
12 11 (3.58%) CCDP
12 11 (3.58%) MCTS
13 10 (3.26%) NCIE
14 9 (2.93%) VCAP
14 9 (2.93%) MCP
14 9 (2.93%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.28%) SLA
1 7 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 115 (37.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (30.94%) Active Directory
3 79 (25.73%) Hyper-V
4 49 (15.96%) XenApp
5 42 (13.68%) XenDesktop
6 38 (12.38%) vSphere
7 11 (3.58%) XenServer
8 10 (3.26%) vCloud
9 9 (2.93%) KVM
10 6 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.98%) Firmware
11 3 (0.98%) NFS
12 2 (0.65%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.65%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.33%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (3.58%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.61%) SCCM
3 5 (1.63%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.30%) WSUS
4 4 (1.30%) SCOM
4 4 (1.30%) Nagios
5 3 (0.98%) Cacti
5 3 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.65%) Puppet
6 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.65%) OpenNMS
6 2 (0.65%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.33%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.33%) SCSM
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.33%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 164 (53.42%) VMware
2 128 (41.69%) Microsoft
3 118 (38.44%) Citrix
4 74 (24.10%) NetApp
5 67 (21.82%) Juniper
6 50 (16.29%) HP
7 30 (9.77%) CheckPoint
8 24 (7.82%) Dell
8 24 (7.82%) EMC
9 21 (6.84%) Symantec
10 16 (5.21%) Fortinet
11 15 (4.89%) F5
12 14 (4.56%) Red Hat
12 14 (4.56%) Oracle
13 11 (3.58%) IBM
13 11 (3.58%) Brocade
14 10 (3.26%) BMC
14 10 (3.26%) CA
15 8 (2.61%) McAfee
15 8 (2.61%) ProCurve
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
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ANS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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