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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 94 128 140
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +12
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 185 126 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.66% 1.93% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.42% 7.76% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 139 113 82
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.25%
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
1964 1624 1793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 28.23% 24.92% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1310 1429
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +13 95 £35,000 +16.66% 21
Cheshire +25 64 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Merseyside +16 12 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Lancashire +12 12 £32,000 - 2
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 229 (75.08%) Cisco
2 208 (68.20%) CCNA
3 170 (55.74%) CCNP
4 135 (44.26%) Firewall
5 96 (31.48%) Microsoft
6 90 (29.51%) WAN
7 83 (27.21%) Windows
8 82 (26.89%) Juniper
8 82 (26.89%) BGP
9 76 (24.92%) VMware
10 72 (23.61%) LAN
11 71 (23.28%) MPLS
12 68 (22.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 61 (20.00%) OSPF
14 54 (17.70%) Active Directory
15 53 (17.38%) MCSE
15 53 (17.38%) ITIL
16 51 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
17 50 (16.39%) Network Security
17 50 (16.39%) MS Exchange
18 48 (15.74%) SLA
19 47 (15.41%) Finance
20 46 (15.08%) TCP/IP
20 46 (15.08%) DNS
21 44 (14.43%) Linux
22 43 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
23 41 (13.44%) DHCP
24 39 (12.79%) Citrix
25 38 (12.46%) VPN
26 37 (12.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 50 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 28 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (5.57%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (4.59%) IIS
6 10 (3.28%) Lync
7 9 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.64%) Apache
10 4 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.66%) nginx
13 1 (0.33%) Moodle
13 1 (0.33%) SAS
13 1 (0.33%) TPMS
13 1 (0.33%) WordPress
13 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 32 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 27 (8.85%) MS Office
3 7 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.28%) Office 365
2 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 135 (44.26%) Firewall
2 90 (29.51%) WAN
3 82 (26.89%) BGP
4 72 (23.61%) LAN
5 71 (23.28%) MPLS
6 61 (20.00%) OSPF
7 50 (16.39%) Network Security
8 46 (15.08%) TCP/IP
8 46 (15.08%) DNS
9 41 (13.44%) DHCP
10 38 (12.46%) VPN
11 29 (9.51%) SAN
12 28 (9.18%) Wireless
13 27 (8.85%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (8.85%) VoIP
14 24 (7.87%) VLAN
15 20 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (6.56%) RIP
16 15 (4.92%) IP Telephony
16 15 (4.92%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.98%) MySQL
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.33%) MS Access
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.33%) WinDbg
General
1 47 (15.41%) Finance
2 25 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.95%) Retail
4 5 (1.64%) Games
5 3 (0.98%) Banking
6 2 (0.66%) Advertising
6 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.66%) Back Office
6 2 (0.66%) Billing
7 1 (0.33%) Local Government
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 116 (38.03%) Network Engineer
2 52 (17.05%) Consultant
3 34 (11.15%) Cisco Engineer
4 33 (10.82%) Support Engineer
5 29 (9.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (6.89%) Technical Consultant
6 21 (6.89%) Network Consultant
6 21 (6.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 20 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (5.90%) Analyst
9 17 (5.57%) Senior Network Engineer
10 16 (5.25%) Security Engineer
11 13 (4.26%) Architect
12 12 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (3.93%) Network Security Engineer
12 12 (3.93%) Network Manager
12 12 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (3.61%) Network Support
14 10 (3.28%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.33%) HTML
1 1 (0.33%) .NET
1 1 (0.33%) J2EE
1 1 (0.33%) CSS
1 1 (0.33%) JSP
1 1 (0.33%) ODBC
1 1 (0.33%) WSDL
1 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (0.33%) OLE DB
1 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.15%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.30%) Life Science
4 4 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.31%) Open Source
4 4 (1.31%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (1.31%) Tandem
4 4 (1.31%) PKI
5 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 3 (0.98%) RMADS
5 3 (0.98%) GIS
6 2 (0.66%) Celerra
6 2 (0.66%) Clustering
7 1 (0.33%) VLE
7 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.33%) CMDB
7 1 (0.33%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 83 (27.21%) Windows
2 44 (14.43%) Linux
3 43 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (9.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (5.90%) Windows 7
7 15 (4.92%) UNIX
8 12 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (2.95%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.95%) Ubuntu
10 8 (2.62%) Solaris
11 6 (1.97%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.66%) CentOS
12 2 (0.66%) AIX
12 2 (0.66%) HPUX
12 2 (0.66%) Debian
12 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.38%) ITIL
2 31 (10.16%) Mentoring
3 30 (9.84%) Project Management
4 29 (9.51%) Service Delivery
5 25 (8.20%) Network Design
6 21 (6.89%) Change Management
7 17 (5.57%) Information Security
8 14 (4.59%) Network Management
9 12 (3.93%) Network Architecture
9 12 (3.93%) Cyber Security
9 12 (3.93%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (3.93%) Migration
10 10 (3.28%) PRINCE2
11 9 (2.95%) Problem Management
12 8 (2.62%) Service Management
13 7 (2.30%) SIEM
13 7 (2.30%) Change Control
14 6 (1.97%) Time Management
14 6 (1.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (1.64%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.48%) SQL
2 15 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.62%) C
4 4 (1.31%) VB
5 3 (0.98%) Java
6 2 (0.66%) PHP
7 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 208 (68.20%) CCNA
2 170 (55.74%) CCNP
3 68 (22.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (17.38%) MCSE
5 37 (12.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 32 (10.49%) CCIE
7 30 (9.84%) MCSA
7 30 (9.84%) MCITP
8 23 (7.54%) MCP
9 21 (6.89%) CISSP
10 18 (5.90%) CCDP
11 17 (5.57%) A+ Certification
12 15 (4.92%) CCA
12 15 (4.92%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (4.92%) MCTS
12 15 (4.92%) Security Cleared
13 13 (4.26%) JNCIA
14 12 (3.93%) CCDA
15 11 (3.61%) Degree
15 11 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (15.74%) SLA
2 8 (2.62%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.97%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.33%) COBIT
6 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 54 (17.70%) Active Directory
2 51 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.87%) Hyper-V
4 20 (6.56%) vSphere
5 13 (4.26%) XenDesktop
6 10 (3.28%) XenApp
7 7 (2.30%) NFS
7 7 (2.30%) Xen
8 3 (0.98%) XenServer
9 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.33%) Samba
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.64%) SCCM
1 5 (1.64%) SCOM
2 3 (0.98%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.98%) WSUS
3 2 (0.66%) Cacti
3 2 (0.66%) Zenoss
3 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.66%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 229 (75.08%) Cisco
2 96 (31.48%) Microsoft
3 82 (26.89%) Juniper
4 76 (24.92%) VMware
5 39 (12.79%) Citrix
6 34 (11.15%) HP
7 30 (9.84%) CheckPoint
8 29 (9.51%) Fortinet
9 25 (8.20%) F5
10 20 (6.56%) Riverbed
11 19 (6.23%) NetApp
12 16 (5.25%) Red Hat
13 15 (4.92%) Blue Coat
14 10 (3.28%) Dell
15 8 (2.62%) Tufin
15 8 (2.62%) IronPort
16 7 (2.30%) ArcSight
16 7 (2.30%) IBM
16 7 (2.30%) Oracle
16 7 (2.30%) Redback
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