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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 106 125 148
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +23
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 149 135 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.47% 1.98% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.66% 8.75% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 121 113 98
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
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
1543 1542 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.56% 22.63% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1226 1189 1445
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £53,000
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 29 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 29 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 +20 82 £47,500 +26.66% 18
Cheshire +26 46 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Lancashire -22 9 £32,500 +10.77% 1
Merseyside +7 8 £50,000 -1.96% 2
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 259 (77.78%) Cisco
2 233 (69.97%) CCNA
3 177 (53.15%) CCNP
4 138 (41.44%) Firewall
5 107 (32.13%) Windows
6 106 (31.83%) WAN
7 96 (28.83%) Data Centre
8 95 (28.53%) LAN
8 95 (28.53%) Microsoft
9 89 (26.73%) Juniper
9 89 (26.73%) ITIL
10 88 (26.43%) VMware
11 84 (25.23%) BGP
12 82 (24.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 75 (22.52%) MPLS
14 68 (20.42%) Active Directory
15 66 (19.82%) Network Security
16 65 (19.52%) MCSE
17 64 (19.22%) DNS
18 60 (18.02%) DHCP
19 59 (17.72%) Finance
19 59 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
19 59 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
20 56 (16.82%) CCIE
21 54 (16.22%) SLA
22 53 (15.92%) MS Exchange
23 52 (15.62%) Windows Server 2012
24 49 (14.71%) OSPF
25 48 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2010
26 46 (13.81%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 53 (15.92%) MS Exchange
2 48 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (6.91%) SharePoint
5 19 (5.71%) Lync
6 13 (3.90%) IIS
7 12 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.80%) nginx
10 5 (1.50%) Apache
10 5 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.30%) WordPress
12 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.81%) MS Office
3 6 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Magento
1 5 (1.50%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.21%) Office 365
2 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (41.44%) Firewall
2 106 (31.83%) WAN
3 95 (28.53%) LAN
4 84 (25.23%) BGP
5 75 (22.52%) MPLS
6 66 (19.82%) Network Security
7 64 (19.22%) DNS
8 60 (18.02%) DHCP
9 49 (14.71%) OSPF
10 43 (12.91%) VPN
10 43 (12.91%) VoIP
11 40 (12.01%) TCP/IP
12 38 (11.41%) SAN
13 37 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
14 35 (10.51%) Wireless
15 25 (7.51%) VLAN
16 23 (6.91%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (5.41%) SSL
19 15 (4.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (2.40%) MySQL
3 5 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.30%) MS Access
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.30%) WinDbg
General
1 59 (17.72%) Finance
2 31 (9.31%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.10%) Legal
4 5 (1.50%) Retail
5 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.60%) Back Office
5 2 (0.60%) Games
5 2 (0.60%) Billing
5 2 (0.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.30%) Advertising
6 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 116 (34.83%) Network Engineer
2 65 (19.52%) Consultant
3 36 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 31 (9.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (8.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 26 (7.81%) Network Consultant
7 24 (7.21%) Network Security Engineer
7 24 (7.21%) Technical Consultant
7 24 (7.21%) Security Engineer
8 23 (6.91%) Support Engineer
9 22 (6.61%) Analyst
10 19 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 18 (5.41%) Architect
12 16 (4.80%) Senior Consultant
13 13 (3.90%) IT Manager
14 11 (3.30%) Senior Technical Consultant
14 11 (3.30%) Administrator
14 11 (3.30%) Security Consultant
15 10 (3.00%) Security Technical Consultant
15 10 (3.00%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.50%) LAMP
2 4 (1.20%) COM
3 2 (0.60%) JSP
4 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.30%) OLE DB
4 1 (0.30%) WSDL
4 1 (0.30%) .NET
4 1 (0.30%) J2EE
4 1 (0.30%) ODBC
4 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 96 (28.83%) Data Centre
2 31 (9.31%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.50%) Replication
7 4 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.20%) Life Science
7 4 (1.20%) RMADS
8 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.90%) PKI
8 3 (0.90%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.60%) IPTV
10 1 (0.30%) Tandem
10 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.30%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 107 (32.13%) Windows
2 59 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (15.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (12.61%) Windows 7
5 23 (6.91%) Windows 8
6 21 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (5.71%) Linux
8 12 (3.60%) UNIX
9 10 (3.00%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.10%) CentOS
11 6 (1.80%) Solaris
12 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.60%) AIX
14 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.30%) NetWare
14 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (26.73%) ITIL
2 38 (11.41%) Mentoring
3 37 (11.11%) Network Design
4 35 (10.51%) Service Delivery
5 22 (6.61%) Network Monitoring
6 21 (6.31%) Change Management
7 20 (6.01%) Project Management
8 14 (4.20%) Network Architecture
8 14 (4.20%) PRINCE2
8 14 (4.20%) Migration
9 13 (3.90%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (3.60%) Information Security
11 11 (3.30%) Cash Management
11 11 (3.30%) Load Balancing
11 11 (3.30%) Network Management
12 10 (3.00%) Operations Management
12 10 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (2.70%) Time Management
13 9 (2.70%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.21%) SQL
2 24 (7.21%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.50%) VB
3 5 (1.50%) C
3 5 (1.50%) PHP
4 2 (0.60%) VBScript
5 1 (0.30%) Java
5 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 233 (69.97%) CCNA
2 177 (53.15%) CCNP
3 82 (24.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (19.52%) MCSE
5 56 (16.82%) CCIE
6 37 (11.11%) MCITP
7 34 (10.21%) Degree
8 31 (9.31%) MCSA
9 28 (8.41%) MCTS
10 26 (7.81%) CISSP
10 26 (7.81%) MCP
11 23 (6.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 22 (6.61%) JNCIA
13 18 (5.41%) CCSE
14 17 (5.11%) CCDP
15 16 (4.80%) CCDA
15 16 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (4.50%) Citrix Certification
16 15 (4.50%) JNCIS
16 15 (4.50%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (16.22%) SLA
2 12 (3.60%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 5 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 68 (20.42%) Active Directory
2 59 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.61%) vSphere
5 17 (5.11%) XenDesktop
6 12 (3.60%) XenApp
7 5 (1.50%) NFS
7 5 (1.50%) XenServer
7 5 (1.50%) Xen
8 4 (1.20%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.60%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.60%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (2.10%) SCCM
1 7 (2.10%) SCOM
2 5 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.20%) WSUS
4 3 (0.90%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.90%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.60%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.60%) OpenView
6 1 (0.30%) MOM
6 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.30%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 259 (77.78%) Cisco
2 95 (28.53%) Microsoft
3 89 (26.73%) Juniper
4 88 (26.43%) VMware
5 46 (13.81%) HP
6 40 (12.01%) CheckPoint
7 30 (9.01%) Fortinet
8 29 (8.71%) Citrix
9 28 (8.41%) F5
10 25 (7.51%) Riverbed
11 24 (7.21%) Dell
11 24 (7.21%) IBM
12 22 (6.61%) NetApp
13 20 (6.01%) Blue Coat
14 11 (3.30%) EMC
15 10 (3.00%) IronPort
15 10 (3.00%) Tufin
16 9 (2.70%) Avaya
17 8 (2.40%) SolarWinds
17 8 (2.40%) Oracle
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