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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 122 134 145
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 113 123 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.04% 1.93% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.41% 7.95% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 98 103 105
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
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
1344 1547 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.28% 24.25% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1242 1218
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 57 £40,250 -10.55% 4
Cheshire +22 25 £45,000 +32.35% 3
Merseyside +12 18 £38,000 -24.00% 4
Cumbria +7 7 £47,500 +578.57%
Lancashire +7 5 £29,000 -10.76% 2
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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.

1 177 (81.94%) Cisco
2 151 (69.91%) CCNA
3 113 (52.31%) CCNP
4 89 (41.20%) LAN
5 87 (40.28%) Firewall
6 80 (37.04%) WAN
7 70 (32.41%) Microsoft
7 70 (32.41%) Windows
8 61 (28.24%) Juniper
9 59 (27.31%) ITIL
9 59 (27.31%) VPN
10 57 (26.39%) Active Directory
11 53 (24.54%) VMware
12 51 (23.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 46 (21.30%) Windows Server
14 40 (18.52%) BGP
15 39 (18.06%) OSPF
16 38 (17.59%) MPLS
16 38 (17.59%) DNS
17 37 (17.13%) MCSE
17 37 (17.13%) Network Security
17 37 (17.13%) Windows Server 2008
18 36 (16.67%) Wireless
19 35 (16.20%) DHCP
20 34 (15.74%) Data Centre
21 33 (15.28%) Windows 7
22 32 (14.81%) CheckPoint
23 31 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
24 30 (13.89%) TCP/IP
25 29 (13.43%) MS Exchange

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 29 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.17%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.78%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.31%) Apache
7 5 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.31%) IIS
7 5 (2.31%) JBoss
7 5 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.31%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.46%) Confluence
8 1 (0.46%) TWiki
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.46%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.70%) IaaS
3 7 (3.24%) Office 365
4 6 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.31%) PaaS
5 5 (2.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (41.20%) LAN
2 87 (40.28%) Firewall
3 80 (37.04%) WAN
4 59 (27.31%) VPN
5 40 (18.52%) BGP
6 39 (18.06%) OSPF
7 38 (17.59%) DNS
7 38 (17.59%) MPLS
8 37 (17.13%) Network Security
9 36 (16.67%) Wireless
10 35 (16.20%) DHCP
11 30 (13.89%) TCP/IP
12 25 (11.57%) VoIP
13 23 (10.65%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (10.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (10.65%) VLAN
14 20 (9.26%) SAN
15 15 (6.94%) Internet
16 14 (6.48%) VPLS
17 13 (6.02%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.78%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.46%) JIRA
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (13.43%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.87%) Finance
3 5 (2.31%) Back Office
3 5 (2.31%) Banking
4 4 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.85%) Retail
5 2 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (33.80%) Network Engineer
2 32 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 26 (12.04%) Support Engineer
4 25 (11.57%) Analyst
5 22 (10.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (9.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 18 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (6.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 14 (6.48%) IT Engineer
9 13 (6.02%) Infrastructure Support
10 12 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 12 (5.56%) IT Support
10 12 (5.56%) Network Manager
10 12 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
11 11 (5.09%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (4.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 10 (4.63%) Network Support
12 10 (4.63%) Team Leader
13 9 (4.17%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (4.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.41%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.31%) Middleware
3 4 (1.85%) WAP
3 4 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.74%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.78%) CCTV
5 6 (2.78%) Clustering
5 6 (2.78%) FMCG
6 5 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.31%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.85%) AS400
7 4 (1.85%) iSeries
8 3 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.39%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (1.39%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.93%) Life Science
10 1 (0.46%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.46%) iPad
10 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (32.41%) Windows
2 46 (21.30%) Windows Server
3 37 (17.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (15.28%) Windows 7
5 26 (12.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (10.19%) Linux
7 15 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (5.09%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.17%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.17%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.78%) AIX
10 6 (2.78%) Unix
11 5 (2.31%) CentOS
11 5 (2.31%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.31%) ITIL
2 22 (10.19%) Project Management
3 18 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 16 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 14 (6.48%) Line Management
6 13 (6.02%) Network Management
6 13 (6.02%) Risk Management
7 11 (5.09%) Mentoring
8 10 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (4.63%) High Availability
8 10 (4.63%) Migration
8 10 (4.63%) Open Source
8 10 (4.63%) PRINCE2
9 9 (4.17%) DevOps
9 9 (4.17%) Service Management
10 8 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (3.70%) Information Security
10 8 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (3.70%) Network Design
10 8 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.02%) SQL
2 4 (1.85%) C
3 2 (0.93%) Perl
3 2 (0.93%) PHP
3 2 (0.93%) Python
4 1 (0.46%) C#
4 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 151 (69.91%) CCNA
2 113 (52.31%) CCNP
3 51 (23.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (17.13%) MCSE
5 27 (12.50%) CCIE
6 26 (12.04%) MCP
7 23 (10.65%) Security Cleared
8 20 (9.26%) MCITP
9 19 (8.80%) JNCIS
9 19 (8.80%) SC Cleared
10 18 (8.33%) MCSA
11 17 (7.87%) CISSP
11 17 (7.87%) MCTS
12 14 (6.48%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (6.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (5.56%) A+ Certification
13 12 (5.56%) RHCE
14 11 (5.09%) Network+ Certification
15 10 (4.63%) Degree
16 9 (4.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.72%) SLA
2 12 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.78%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.93%) QA
5 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (26.39%) Active Directory
2 31 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.19%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.63%) vSphere
5 6 (2.78%) XenServer
6 3 (1.39%) XenApp
7 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.46%) Snort
7 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 7 (3.24%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.24%) SCCM
3 6 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (2.31%) AirWatch
4 5 (2.31%) HP SIM
4 5 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.31%) WSUS
5 4 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.39%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.93%) Cacti
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.93%) Nagios
7 2 (0.93%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.93%) Puppet
7 2 (0.93%) RANCID
7 2 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 177 (81.94%) Cisco
2 70 (32.41%) Microsoft
3 61 (28.24%) Juniper
4 53 (24.54%) VMware
5 32 (14.81%) CheckPoint
6 24 (11.11%) Citrix
7 21 (9.72%) HP
8 16 (7.41%) F5
9 15 (6.94%) NetApp
10 14 (6.48%) IBM
11 12 (5.56%) Red Hat
12 10 (4.63%) Riverbed
12 10 (4.63%) Veeam
13 9 (4.17%) SolarWinds
13 9 (4.17%) Symantec
14 8 (3.70%) Brocade
15 7 (3.24%) 3PAR
15 7 (3.24%) NETGEAR
15 7 (3.24%) Palo Alto
16 6 (2.78%) Lotus
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