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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
England / North West
Rank 116 106 133
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 146 136 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.49% 2.43% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.08% 8.84% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 96 118 105
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,350 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
1318 1538 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.49% 27.52% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 1199 1432
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 98 £40,000 -3.61% 18
Lancashire +5 19 £41,000 +9.33%
Cheshire -5 17 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Merseyside -10 9 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 263 (87.96%) Cisco
2 207 (69.23%) CCNP
3 162 (54.18%) Firewall
4 158 (52.84%) CCNA
5 102 (34.11%) WAN
6 95 (31.77%) LAN
7 90 (30.10%) Juniper
8 87 (29.10%) ITIL
8 87 (29.10%) DNS
9 83 (27.76%) BGP
10 79 (26.42%) Data Centre
11 78 (26.09%) Telecoms
12 75 (25.08%) Active Directory
13 74 (24.75%) VMware
14 73 (24.41%) Windows
15 70 (23.41%) MPLS
16 68 (22.74%) OSPF
16 68 (22.74%) Network Management
17 60 (20.07%) Network Security
18 58 (19.40%) VPN
19 57 (19.06%) VoIP
20 56 (18.73%) Wireless
20 56 (18.73%) Windows Server
21 54 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
22 51 (17.06%) TCP/IP
23 49 (16.39%) Ethernet
23 49 (16.39%) CheckPoint
24 46 (15.38%) DHCP
25 45 (15.05%) Degree
26 44 (14.72%) Cisco Nexus

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (5.35%) IIS
2 14 (4.68%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.68%) Apache
3 11 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (3.68%) JBoss
3 11 (3.68%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.33%) nginx
6 1 (0.33%) SAS
6 1 (0.33%) Zimbra
Applications
1 19 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.02%) MS Office
3 4 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.69%) SaaS
3 11 (3.68%) IaaS
3 11 (3.68%) PaaS
4 9 (3.01%) Office 365
5 4 (1.34%) G Suite
5 4 (1.34%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 162 (54.18%) Firewall
2 102 (34.11%) WAN
3 95 (31.77%) LAN
4 87 (29.10%) DNS
5 83 (27.76%) BGP
6 70 (23.41%) MPLS
7 68 (22.74%) OSPF
8 60 (20.07%) Network Security
9 58 (19.40%) VPN
10 57 (19.06%) VoIP
11 56 (18.73%) Wireless
12 51 (17.06%) TCP/IP
13 49 (16.39%) Ethernet
14 46 (15.38%) DHCP
15 44 (14.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 43 (14.38%) Internet
17 34 (11.37%) Cisco ASA
17 34 (11.37%) Cisco Wireless
18 31 (10.37%) VLAN
19 30 (10.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.33%) MySQL
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.00%) Jenkins
General
1 78 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 44 (14.72%) Finance
3 23 (7.69%) Retail
4 20 (6.69%) Banking
5 15 (5.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (3.01%) Legal
7 4 (1.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 137 (45.82%) Network Engineer
2 46 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 35 (11.71%) Analyst
4 34 (11.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 28 (9.36%) Consultant
6 23 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (7.36%) Senior Network Engineer
8 21 (7.02%) Support Engineer
9 17 (5.69%) Lead Network Engineer
10 16 (5.35%) Network Consultant
11 15 (5.02%) Designer
11 15 (5.02%) Network Analyst
11 15 (5.02%) Network Designer
11 15 (5.02%) Network Manager
11 15 (5.02%) Network Security Consultant
11 15 (5.02%) Security Consultant
12 14 (4.68%) Architect
13 13 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (4.01%) Cisco Network Analyst
14 12 (4.01%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.68%) Middleware
2 9 (3.01%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.00%) Web Services
3 3 (1.00%) XMPP
4 1 (0.33%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 79 (26.42%) Data Centre
2 36 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.69%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.02%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (3.68%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (3.68%) Public Cloud
6 10 (3.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (3.01%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.00%) Clustering
9 3 (1.00%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.00%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.67%) iPad
10 2 (0.67%) IPTV
10 2 (0.67%) Replication
11 1 (0.33%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.33%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 73 (24.41%) Windows
2 56 (18.73%) Windows Server
3 36 (12.04%) Linux
4 35 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (6.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (5.69%) Windows 7
7 14 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (4.68%) Windows 8
8 12 (4.01%) Unix
9 7 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.67%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.34%) CentOS
11 4 (1.34%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.00%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.33%) Debian
13 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (29.10%) ITIL
2 68 (22.74%) Network Management
3 39 (13.04%) Network Design
4 37 (12.37%) Mentoring
5 26 (8.70%) High Availability
5 26 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 24 (8.03%) Information Security
7 23 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 22 (7.36%) Line Management
9 21 (7.02%) Configuration Management
10 19 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (6.35%) ITIL V3
11 16 (5.35%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (5.35%) Change Management
11 16 (5.35%) Service Management
12 14 (4.68%) Business Continuity
12 14 (4.68%) Migration
12 14 (4.68%) PRINCE2
12 14 (4.68%) Risk Management
12 14 (4.68%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.37%) SQL
2 13 (4.35%) Perl
2 13 (4.35%) PHP
2 13 (4.35%) Python
3 10 (3.34%) C
4 6 (2.01%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 207 (69.23%) CCNP
2 158 (52.84%) CCNA
3 45 (15.05%) Degree
4 41 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (12.37%) MCSE
6 34 (11.37%) CCIE
7 32 (10.70%) JNCIP
8 18 (6.02%) Security Cleared
9 17 (5.69%) CCSE
9 17 (5.69%) JNCIA
10 15 (5.02%) MCP
11 12 (4.01%) CISSP
12 11 (3.68%) CCSP
12 11 (3.68%) CISM
12 11 (3.68%) EMC Certification
12 11 (3.68%) MCSA
12 11 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (3.34%) A+ Certification
13 10 (3.34%) CCSA
13 10 (3.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.37%) PCI DSS
2 30 (10.03%) SLA
3 17 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.00%) QA
5 1 (0.33%) GPG13
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (25.08%) Active Directory
2 54 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.67%) vSphere
5 4 (1.34%) Firmware
6 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.33%) KVM
7 1 (0.33%) pfSense
7 1 (0.33%) Varnish
7 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (8.70%) Nagios
2 24 (8.03%) OpenNMS
3 23 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
3 23 (7.69%) Puppet
4 21 (7.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 21 (7.02%) SCCM
5 19 (6.35%) RANCID
6 16 (5.35%) FortiGate
7 15 (5.02%) AirWatch
8 9 (3.01%) Cacti
9 7 (2.34%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (1.67%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.33%) cPanel
13 1 (0.33%) Graylog
13 1 (0.33%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 263 (87.96%) Cisco
2 90 (30.10%) Juniper
3 74 (24.75%) VMware
4 49 (16.39%) CheckPoint
5 44 (14.72%) Microsoft
6 37 (12.37%) Ericsson
7 30 (10.03%) Huawei
8 28 (9.36%) Brocade
9 27 (9.03%) Foundry
10 24 (8.03%) Citrix
11 23 (7.69%) F5
11 23 (7.69%) Fortinet
12 22 (7.36%) HP
13 20 (6.69%) ZyXEL
14 17 (5.69%) Oracle
15 14 (4.68%) SolarWinds
16 12 (4.01%) EMC
16 12 (4.01%) IBM
16 12 (4.01%) NetApp
16 12 (4.01%) Redback
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