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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 80 123 133
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 205 145 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.20% 2.06% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.80% 9.05% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 151 119 105
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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
1738 1603 1827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.16% 22.83% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1335 1233 1498
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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
Manchester +29 113 £44,000 +17.33% 13
Cheshire +41 73 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Merseyside +13 10 £39,000 -23.52%
Lancashire -11 8 £33,750 +15.03% 1
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 264 (76.52%) Cisco
2 237 (68.70%) CCNA
3 180 (52.17%) CCNP
4 147 (42.61%) Firewall
5 113 (32.75%) WAN
6 106 (30.72%) Windows
7 99 (28.70%) Microsoft
8 93 (26.96%) Juniper
9 92 (26.67%) BGP
10 91 (26.38%) LAN
11 89 (25.80%) VMware
12 86 (24.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 83 (24.06%) MPLS
14 82 (23.77%) ITIL
15 71 (20.58%) Active Directory
16 69 (20.00%) Network Security
17 67 (19.42%) MCSE
18 62 (17.97%) MS Exchange
19 61 (17.68%) Finance
20 59 (17.10%) OSPF
20 59 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
21 58 (16.81%) SLA
21 58 (16.81%) DNS
22 57 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
23 55 (15.94%) DHCP
24 51 (14.78%) Windows Server 2012
25 50 (14.49%) CCIE
26 49 (14.20%) TCP/IP
27 47 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
28 45 (13.04%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 62 (17.97%) MS Exchange
2 47 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (6.96%) SharePoint
5 17 (4.93%) Lync
6 14 (4.06%) IIS
7 13 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.58%) Apache
11 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.29%) WordPress
11 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.12%) MS Office
3 8 (2.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.09%) Office 365
2 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 147 (42.61%) Firewall
2 113 (32.75%) WAN
3 92 (26.67%) BGP
4 91 (26.38%) LAN
5 83 (24.06%) MPLS
6 69 (20.00%) Network Security
7 59 (17.10%) OSPF
8 58 (16.81%) DNS
9 55 (15.94%) DHCP
10 49 (14.20%) TCP/IP
11 41 (11.88%) VPN
12 39 (11.30%) VoIP
13 36 (10.43%) Cisco ASA
14 35 (10.14%) SAN
15 32 (9.28%) Wireless
16 24 (6.96%) VLAN
17 23 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
18 18 (5.22%) Cisco Nexus
19 17 (4.93%) HSRP
20 16 (4.64%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.87%) MySQL
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.29%) MS Access
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.29%) WinDbg
General
1 61 (17.68%) Finance
2 32 (9.28%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.32%) Retail
4 5 (1.45%) Games
5 4 (1.16%) Legal
6 3 (0.87%) Banking
7 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.58%) Back Office
7 2 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 127 (36.81%) Network Engineer
2 64 (18.55%) Consultant
3 38 (11.01%) Cisco Engineer
4 31 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (8.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 29 (8.41%) Support Engineer
6 26 (7.54%) Network Security Engineer
6 26 (7.54%) Network Consultant
6 26 (7.54%) Security Engineer
7 24 (6.96%) Technical Consultant
8 23 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 22 (6.38%) Analyst
10 15 (4.35%) Architect
11 14 (4.06%) Senior Consultant
12 13 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (3.19%) Senior Technical Consultant
13 11 (3.19%) Security Consultant
13 11 (3.19%) IT Manager
14 10 (2.90%) Security Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.87%) COM
2 2 (0.58%) JSP
3 1 (0.29%) OLE DB
3 1 (0.29%) .NET
3 1 (0.29%) J2EE
3 1 (0.29%) ODBC
3 1 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.29%) WSDL
3 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.43%) Management Information System
2 19 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (1.74%) Life Science
4 6 (1.74%) Open Source
5 5 (1.45%) Replication
6 4 (1.16%) RMADS
6 4 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.87%) PKI
8 2 (0.58%) IPTV
9 1 (0.29%) Tandem
9 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.29%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.29%) Celerra
9 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 106 (30.72%) Windows
2 57 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (14.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (11.88%) Windows 7
5 29 (8.41%) Linux
6 26 (7.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (6.38%) Windows 8
8 15 (4.35%) UNIX
9 10 (2.90%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.32%) Solaris
11 6 (1.74%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.58%) CentOS
12 2 (0.58%) AIX
12 2 (0.58%) HPUX
13 1 (0.29%) Debian
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.29%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (23.77%) ITIL
2 40 (11.59%) Mentoring
3 37 (10.72%) Service Delivery
4 36 (10.43%) Network Design
5 29 (8.41%) Change Management
6 26 (7.54%) Project Management
7 18 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
8 16 (4.64%) PRINCE2
9 15 (4.35%) Migration
10 13 (3.77%) Information Security
11 12 (3.48%) Network Architecture
11 12 (3.48%) Network Management
12 11 (3.19%) Mobile Device Management
12 11 (3.19%) Cash Management
13 10 (2.90%) Operations Management
13 10 (2.90%) Cyber Security
13 10 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (2.32%) Time Management
14 8 (2.32%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.72%) SQL
2 25 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.03%) C
4 5 (1.45%) VB
5 2 (0.58%) PHP
6 1 (0.29%) Java
6 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 237 (68.70%) CCNA
2 180 (52.17%) CCNP
3 86 (24.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 67 (19.42%) MCSE
5 50 (14.49%) CCIE
6 38 (11.01%) MCITP
7 34 (9.86%) Degree
8 32 (9.28%) MCSA
9 28 (8.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (7.83%) MCTS
10 27 (7.83%) MCP
10 27 (7.83%) CISSP
11 25 (7.25%) JNCIA
12 19 (5.51%) CCSE
13 16 (4.64%) NCDA
13 16 (4.64%) CCDP
14 15 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
14 15 (4.35%) CCDA
14 15 (4.35%) JNCIS
15 14 (4.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (16.81%) SLA
2 11 (3.19%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.58%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 71 (20.58%) Active Directory
2 59 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 23 (6.67%) vSphere
5 16 (4.64%) XenDesktop
6 11 (3.19%) XenApp
7 7 (2.03%) NFS
7 7 (2.03%) Xen
8 5 (1.45%) XenServer
9 3 (0.87%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.58%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.74%) SCCM
1 6 (1.74%) SCOM
2 5 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.16%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.87%) WSUS
5 2 (0.58%) Cacti
5 2 (0.58%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.58%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.58%) OpenView
6 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.29%) MOM
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.29%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 264 (76.52%) Cisco
2 99 (28.70%) Microsoft
3 93 (26.96%) Juniper
4 89 (25.80%) VMware
5 45 (13.04%) HP
6 42 (12.17%) CheckPoint
7 30 (8.70%) Citrix
7 30 (8.70%) Fortinet
8 28 (8.12%) F5
9 23 (6.67%) NetApp
9 23 (6.67%) Dell
10 22 (6.38%) Riverbed
11 20 (5.80%) IBM
12 19 (5.51%) Blue Coat
13 10 (2.90%) SolarWinds
13 10 (2.90%) Tufin
13 10 (2.90%) IronPort
13 10 (2.90%) EMC
14 9 (2.61%) Red Hat
15 8 (2.32%) Oracle
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