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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 157 111 132
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +21
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 100 143 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.35% 2.11% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.78% 9.26% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 82 134 124
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £25,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £56,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +6.41%
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
1729 1545 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.39% 22.82% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1309 1589
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -53 61 £36,500 -2.66% 16
Cheshire -6 21 £43,750 -20.45% 5
Merseyside +4 6 £38,000 -28.63% 3
Cumbria +8 4 £42,500 -
Lancashire -3 1 £30,000 +22.44% 3
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 175 (75.76%) CCNA
2 165 (71.43%) Cisco
3 99 (42.86%) Windows
4 97 (41.99%) VMware
5 95 (41.13%) Microsoft
6 89 (38.53%) CCNP
7 84 (36.36%) WAN
7 84 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 81 (35.06%) Firewall
9 74 (32.03%) LAN
10 73 (31.60%) Citrix
11 72 (31.17%) ITIL
12 64 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 58 (25.11%) MCSE
14 57 (24.68%) SAN
15 51 (22.08%) Active Directory
16 50 (21.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 47 (20.35%) Hyper-V
18 42 (18.18%) Juniper
19 41 (17.75%) MS Excel
20 40 (17.32%) MS Exchange
20 40 (17.32%) Windows Server 2008
21 37 (16.02%) Windows Server 2003
22 34 (14.72%) MPLS
22 34 (14.72%) MCP
22 34 (14.72%) Wireless
23 33 (14.29%) VPN
24 31 (13.42%) MCSA
24 31 (13.42%) SQL Server
24 31 (13.42%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (8.23%) IIS
3 18 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (6.93%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (5.19%) Lync
6 12 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.73%) TPMS
7 4 (1.73%) Site Server
8 3 (1.30%) CMS
9 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.43%) Apache
10 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 41 (17.75%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) IaaS
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (36.36%) WAN
2 81 (35.06%) Firewall
3 74 (32.03%) LAN
4 57 (24.68%) SAN
5 34 (14.72%) MPLS
5 34 (14.72%) Wireless
6 33 (14.29%) VPN
7 27 (11.69%) OSPF
8 24 (10.39%) BGP
8 24 (10.39%) Ethernet
9 21 (9.09%) Network Security
9 21 (9.09%) DNS
10 20 (8.66%) VLAN
11 18 (7.79%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (7.36%) iSCSI
13 16 (6.93%) NAS
13 16 (6.93%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (6.93%) DHCP
13 16 (6.93%) TCP/IP
14 14 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.60%) MySQL
4 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (11.26%) Finance
2 15 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.60%) Banking
4 4 (1.73%) Back Office
5 3 (1.30%) Retail
5 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (26.84%) Network Engineer
2 26 (11.26%) Analyst
3 24 (10.39%) Support Engineer
4 20 (8.66%) 3rd Line Support
5 16 (6.93%) Architect
5 16 (6.93%) Consultant
6 14 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (5.63%) Service Analyst
8 11 (4.76%) Field Engineer
9 10 (4.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (4.33%) Cisco Engineer
10 9 (3.90%) IT Support
11 8 (3.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.46%) Network Architect
11 8 (3.46%) Network Support
12 7 (3.03%) Security Engineer
12 7 (3.03%) Network Manager
13 6 (2.60%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.16%) SOAP
1 5 (2.16%) Web Services
1 5 (2.16%) Ember.js
1 5 (2.16%) RESTful
1 5 (2.16%) jQuery
1 5 (2.16%) WCF
2 1 (0.43%) COM
2 1 (0.43%) CSS
2 1 (0.43%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.33%) Replication
3 9 (3.90%) iPhone
4 6 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.73%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.73%) CMDB
5 4 (1.73%) Firmware
5 4 (1.73%) IPTV
6 3 (1.30%) Tandem
7 2 (0.87%) GIS
8 1 (0.43%) Clustering
8 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.43%) Xbox
8 1 (0.43%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 99 (42.86%) Windows
2 40 (17.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (16.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (12.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (9.09%) Linux
6 20 (8.66%) Windows XP
7 14 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.90%) AIX
8 9 (3.90%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.60%) UNIX
10 5 (2.16%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.16%) Windows NT
10 5 (2.16%) zOS
10 5 (2.16%) MVS
11 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.17%) ITIL
2 25 (10.82%) Project Management
3 18 (7.79%) Service Delivery
3 18 (7.79%) Change Management
3 18 (7.79%) Migration
3 18 (7.79%) Problem Management
4 15 (6.49%) Network Management
5 13 (5.63%) Incident Management
5 13 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (5.19%) Change Control
6 12 (5.19%) Service Management
7 11 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 10 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (4.33%) Capacity Management
8 10 (4.33%) Network Design
9 9 (3.90%) Business Continuity
9 9 (3.90%) Information Security
9 9 (3.90%) Configuration Management
9 9 (3.90%) PRINCE2
9 9 (3.90%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.96%) SQL
2 9 (3.90%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.03%) C
4 6 (2.60%) PHP
5 5 (2.16%) C#
5 5 (2.16%) Delphi
5 5 (2.16%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.16%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
6 1 (0.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 175 (75.76%) CCNA
2 89 (38.53%) CCNP
3 84 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (25.11%) MCSE
5 50 (21.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 34 (14.72%) MCP
7 31 (13.42%) MCSA
7 31 (13.42%) MCITP
8 25 (10.82%) MCTS
9 22 (9.52%) Degree
10 21 (9.09%) CCA
10 21 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
10 21 (9.09%) CCDP
10 21 (9.09%) CCIE
11 12 (5.19%) SC Cleared
11 12 (5.19%) Security Cleared
11 12 (5.19%) CCIP
12 11 (4.76%) A+ Certification
13 10 (4.33%) VCAP
13 10 (4.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.96%) SLA
2 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (22.08%) Active Directory
3 47 (20.35%) Hyper-V
4 22 (9.52%) vSphere
5 14 (6.06%) XenApp
5 14 (6.06%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.16%) NFS
7 5 (2.16%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (1.73%) XenServer
8 4 (1.73%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.30%) Xen
10 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (5.19%) Backup Exec
2 8 (3.46%) SCCM
2 8 (3.46%) SCOM
3 5 (2.16%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.73%) OpenView
4 4 (1.73%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.43%) Nagios
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.43%) Cacti
Vendors
1 165 (71.43%) Cisco
2 97 (41.99%) VMware
3 95 (41.13%) Microsoft
4 73 (31.60%) Citrix
5 42 (18.18%) Juniper
6 30 (12.99%) HP
7 28 (12.12%) CheckPoint
8 23 (9.96%) NetApp
9 13 (5.63%) Symantec
10 12 (5.19%) McAfee
11 10 (4.33%) Riverbed
11 10 (4.33%) Blue Coat
12 9 (3.90%) Sophos
12 9 (3.90%) F5
13 8 (3.46%) Aruba
14 7 (3.03%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.03%) ArcSight
14 7 (3.03%) Fortinet
15 6 (2.60%) SonicWALL
16 5 (2.16%) Avaya
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