The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 159 105 133
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +28
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 94 148 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 2.12% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.57% 9.28% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 74 137 117
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Cisco Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1687 1595 1925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.02% 22.83% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1287 1349 1629
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Cisco Certification Salary Trend in the North West

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Cisco Certification Salary Histogram in the North West

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Manchester -47 57 £34,000 -15.00% 10
Cheshire -4 22 £43,750 -1.12%
Cumbria +9 4 £42,500 -
Merseyside -4 4 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Lancashire -13 1 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification.

1 173 (74.25%) CCNA
2 168 (72.10%) Cisco
3 103 (44.21%) Windows
4 96 (41.20%) Microsoft
4 96 (41.20%) VMware
5 90 (38.63%) CCNP
6 89 (38.20%) WAN
7 86 (36.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 79 (33.91%) Firewall
9 75 (32.19%) LAN
10 73 (31.33%) ITIL
11 71 (30.47%) Citrix
12 63 (27.04%) VMware Infrastructure
13 58 (24.89%) SAN
14 57 (24.46%) MCSE
15 55 (23.61%) Active Directory
16 47 (20.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 46 (19.74%) Hyper-V
18 45 (19.31%) Juniper
19 42 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
19 42 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
20 41 (17.60%) MS Excel
21 40 (17.17%) MS Exchange
22 37 (15.88%) VPN
23 35 (15.02%) HP
23 35 (15.02%) Wireless
24 34 (14.59%) MPLS
24 34 (14.59%) MCP
25 32 (13.73%) SQL Server
26 31 (13.30%) MCSA

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (17.17%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (7.30%) IIS
5 15 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (6.01%) SharePoint
7 12 (5.15%) Lync
8 4 (1.72%) Site Server
9 3 (1.29%) TPMS
9 3 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.29%) CMS
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (17.60%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) IaaS
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (38.20%) WAN
2 79 (33.91%) Firewall
3 75 (32.19%) LAN
4 58 (24.89%) SAN
5 37 (15.88%) VPN
6 35 (15.02%) Wireless
7 34 (14.59%) MPLS
8 26 (11.16%) OSPF
9 25 (10.73%) Ethernet
10 24 (10.30%) BGP
11 21 (9.01%) VLAN
11 21 (9.01%) Network Security
11 21 (9.01%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (8.58%) DNS
13 18 (7.73%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (7.30%) TCP/IP
14 17 (7.30%) iSCSI
15 16 (6.87%) DHCP
16 15 (6.44%) ADSL
17 14 (6.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.15%) MySQL
4 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (12.02%) Finance
2 15 (6.44%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.00%) Banking
4 5 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.72%) Back Office
6 3 (1.29%) Retail
7 2 (0.86%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 58 (24.89%) Network Engineer
2 29 (12.45%) Analyst
3 24 (10.30%) Support Engineer
4 22 (9.44%) 3rd Line Support
5 20 (8.58%) Consultant
6 15 (6.44%) Architect
7 14 (6.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (5.58%) Infrastructure Manager
8 13 (5.58%) Service Analyst
9 12 (5.15%) Cisco Engineer
9 12 (5.15%) Field Engineer
10 10 (4.29%) Network Support
10 10 (4.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (3.86%) Network Architect
12 8 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (3.43%) IT Support
12 8 (3.43%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (3.00%) Administrator
13 7 (3.00%) Support Analyst
13 7 (3.00%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.15%) SOAP
1 5 (2.15%) Web Services
1 5 (2.15%) WCF
1 5 (2.15%) jQuery
1 5 (2.15%) RESTful
1 5 (2.15%) Ember.js
2 1 (0.43%) NHibernate
2 1 (0.43%) COM
2 1 (0.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.72%) Replication
2 9 (3.86%) iPhone
3 7 (3.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.72%) Firmware
5 4 (1.72%) IPTV
5 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.72%) CMDB
6 3 (1.29%) Tandem
7 2 (0.86%) GIS
8 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.43%) SCADA
8 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.43%) Xbox
8 1 (0.43%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 103 (44.21%) Windows
2 42 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 42 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (9.01%) Windows XP
5 18 (7.73%) Linux
6 15 (6.44%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.29%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.86%) AIX
9 6 (2.58%) UNIX
10 5 (2.15%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.15%) Windows NT
10 5 (2.15%) zOS
10 5 (2.15%) MVS
11 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (31.33%) ITIL
2 23 (9.87%) Project Management
3 21 (9.01%) Service Delivery
4 19 (8.15%) Change Management
4 19 (8.15%) Migration
5 17 (7.30%) Problem Management
6 15 (6.44%) Incident Management
6 15 (6.44%) Network Management
7 14 (6.01%) Network Design
8 13 (5.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (5.15%) Change Control
10 11 (4.72%) Capacity Management
11 10 (4.29%) Network Architecture
11 10 (4.29%) Business Continuity
12 9 (3.86%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.86%) Service Management
12 9 (3.86%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.43%) Information Security
13 8 (3.43%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (3.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.01%) SQL
2 9 (3.86%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.00%) C
4 6 (2.58%) PHP
5 5 (2.15%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.15%) C#
5 5 (2.15%) Delphi
5 5 (2.15%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 173 (74.25%) CCNA
2 90 (38.63%) CCNP
3 86 (36.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (24.46%) MCSE
5 47 (20.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 34 (14.59%) MCP
7 31 (13.30%) MCSA
7 31 (13.30%) CCIE
8 29 (12.45%) MCITP
9 25 (10.73%) MCTS
10 21 (9.01%) CCA
10 21 (9.01%) Citrix Certification
11 20 (8.58%) Degree
12 19 (8.15%) CCDP
13 14 (6.01%) CCIP
14 12 (5.15%) Security Cleared
15 11 (4.72%) SC Cleared
15 11 (4.72%) JNCIA
15 11 (4.72%) A+ Certification
16 10 (4.29%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.30%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 63 (27.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (23.61%) Active Directory
3 46 (19.74%) Hyper-V
4 24 (10.30%) vSphere
5 15 (6.44%) XenDesktop
5 15 (6.44%) XenApp
6 7 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.00%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.15%) NFS
7 5 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (2.15%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.72%) XenServer
9 3 (1.29%) Xen
10 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (4.72%) Backup Exec
2 7 (3.00%) SCCM
2 7 (3.00%) SCOM
3 5 (2.15%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.72%) OpenView
4 4 (1.72%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.43%) Nagios
5 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.43%) Cacti
5 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 168 (72.10%) Cisco
2 96 (41.20%) Microsoft
2 96 (41.20%) VMware
3 71 (30.47%) Citrix
4 45 (19.31%) Juniper
5 35 (15.02%) HP
6 29 (12.45%) CheckPoint
7 27 (11.59%) NetApp
8 10 (4.29%) McAfee
8 10 (4.29%) Blue Coat
9 9 (3.86%) F5
9 9 (3.86%) Symantec
9 9 (3.86%) Riverbed
10 8 (3.43%) SolarWinds
10 8 (3.43%) Aruba
11 7 (3.00%) Sophos
12 6 (2.58%) ArcSight
12 6 (2.58%) Fortinet
13 5 (2.15%) Nokia
13 5 (2.15%) Avaya
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