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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 74 135 132
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 225 130 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.41% 1.88% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 7.55% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 168 109 96
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +2.50%
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
1800 1721 1793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.24% 24.87% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 1360 1449
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,000
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 March 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 March 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 +39 124 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Cheshire +43 76 £42,250 -0.58% 8
Merseyside +18 13 £37,500 -26.47% 5
Lancashire +9 12 £35,250 +17.50%
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 264 (75.00%) Cisco
2 244 (69.32%) CCNA
3 190 (53.98%) CCNP
4 156 (44.32%) Firewall
5 108 (30.68%) WAN
6 105 (29.83%) Microsoft
7 101 (28.69%) Windows
8 95 (26.99%) Juniper
9 94 (26.70%) BGP
10 87 (24.72%) LAN
11 83 (23.58%) MPLS
11 83 (23.58%) VMware
12 82 (23.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 76 (21.59%) ITIL
14 68 (19.32%) Network Security
15 65 (18.47%) Active Directory
15 65 (18.47%) Finance
16 63 (17.90%) OSPF
17 62 (17.61%) MCSE
18 60 (17.05%) MS Exchange
19 58 (16.48%) SLA
20 57 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
21 56 (15.91%) DNS
22 55 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
23 52 (14.77%) TCP/IP
23 52 (14.77%) DHCP
24 46 (13.07%) VPN
24 46 (13.07%) CCIE
24 46 (13.07%) HP
25 45 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 60 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 41 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.98%) Lync
5 14 (3.98%) IIS
6 13 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.85%) Apache
10 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.28%) SAS
10 1 (0.28%) WordPress
10 1 (0.28%) Moodle
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
Applications
1 37 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 34 (9.66%) MS Office
3 8 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.83%) Office 365
2 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 156 (44.32%) Firewall
2 108 (30.68%) WAN
3 94 (26.70%) BGP
4 87 (24.72%) LAN
5 83 (23.58%) MPLS
6 68 (19.32%) Network Security
7 63 (17.90%) OSPF
8 56 (15.91%) DNS
9 52 (14.77%) TCP/IP
9 52 (14.77%) DHCP
10 46 (13.07%) VPN
11 37 (10.51%) VoIP
12 36 (10.23%) Wireless
13 34 (9.66%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (9.66%) SAN
14 28 (7.95%) VLAN
15 25 (7.10%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (5.40%) RIP
17 17 (4.83%) SSL
17 17 (4.83%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.85%) MySQL
5 2 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.28%) MS Access
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.28%) WinDbg
General
1 65 (18.47%) Finance
2 33 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.84%) Retail
4 5 (1.42%) Games
5 4 (1.14%) Banking
6 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.57%) Back Office
7 2 (0.57%) Legal
7 2 (0.57%) Advertising
7 2 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 128 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 61 (17.33%) Consultant
3 39 (11.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 33 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 25 (7.10%) Network Consultant
5 25 (7.10%) Senior Network Engineer
6 24 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
6 24 (6.82%) Security Engineer
7 22 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 22 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
8 21 (5.97%) Analyst
9 15 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (3.69%) Architect
12 12 (3.41%) Senior Consultant
12 12 (3.41%) Security Consultant
13 11 (3.13%) Network Manager
13 11 (3.13%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.57%) JSP
2 1 (0.28%) ODBC
2 1 (0.28%) WSDL
2 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.28%) OLE DB
2 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.28%) HTML
2 1 (0.28%) .NET
2 1 (0.28%) J2EE
2 1 (0.28%) COM
2 1 (0.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.80%) Management Information System
2 17 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.99%) Life Science
4 5 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (1.42%) Open Source
5 4 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (1.14%) RMADS
5 4 (1.14%) Replication
5 4 (1.14%) PKI
6 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.85%) GIS
6 3 (0.85%) Tandem
7 2 (0.57%) Celerra
7 2 (0.57%) IPTV
8 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.28%) VLE
8 1 (0.28%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 101 (28.69%) Windows
2 57 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (10.80%) Linux
5 37 (10.51%) Windows 7
6 28 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (5.68%) UNIX
8 19 (5.40%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.84%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.27%) Solaris
11 8 (2.27%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.57%) Debian
12 2 (0.57%) CentOS
12 2 (0.57%) AIX
12 2 (0.57%) HPUX
12 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.28%) NetWare
13 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (21.59%) ITIL
2 40 (11.36%) Mentoring
3 39 (11.08%) Service Delivery
4 32 (9.09%) Project Management
5 31 (8.81%) Network Design
6 28 (7.95%) Change Management
7 21 (5.97%) Information Security
8 19 (5.40%) PRINCE2
9 18 (5.11%) Network Monitoring
9 18 (5.11%) Network Management
10 15 (4.26%) Cyber Security
10 15 (4.26%) Migration
11 11 (3.13%) Network Architecture
12 9 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (2.56%) Operations Management
12 9 (2.56%) Problem Management
13 8 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (2.27%) Coaching
14 7 (1.99%) Change Control
14 7 (1.99%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (12.22%) SQL
2 23 (6.53%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.27%) C
4 5 (1.42%) VB
5 2 (0.57%) PHP
6 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.28%) Java
6 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 244 (69.32%) CCNA
2 190 (53.98%) CCNP
3 82 (23.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (17.61%) MCSE
5 46 (13.07%) CCIE
6 33 (9.38%) MCITP
7 32 (9.09%) MCSA
7 32 (9.09%) CISSP
8 30 (8.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (8.24%) MCP
10 27 (7.67%) Degree
11 25 (7.10%) MCTS
12 23 (6.53%) JNCIA
13 20 (5.68%) A+ Certification
14 18 (5.11%) CCSE
15 16 (4.55%) CCDP
15 16 (4.55%) NCDA
16 15 (4.26%) CCDA
16 15 (4.26%) JNCIS
17 14 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (16.48%) SLA
2 10 (2.84%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.57%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 65 (18.47%) Active Directory
2 55 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.10%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.25%) vSphere
5 15 (4.26%) XenDesktop
6 10 (2.84%) XenApp
7 7 (1.99%) NFS
7 7 (1.99%) Xen
8 5 (1.42%) XenServer
9 3 (0.85%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.57%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.28%) Samba
11 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.28%) UAG
11 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.42%) SCCM
1 5 (1.42%) SCOM
2 4 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.14%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.85%) WSUS
4 2 (0.57%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.57%) OpenView
4 2 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.57%) Cacti
4 2 (0.57%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.28%) MOM
5 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.28%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 264 (75.00%) Cisco
2 105 (29.83%) Microsoft
3 95 (26.99%) Juniper
4 83 (23.58%) VMware
5 46 (13.07%) HP
6 38 (10.80%) CheckPoint
7 30 (8.52%) Fortinet
8 29 (8.24%) Citrix
8 29 (8.24%) F5
9 22 (6.25%) Riverbed
9 22 (6.25%) NetApp
10 21 (5.97%) Dell
11 20 (5.68%) Blue Coat
12 16 (4.55%) IBM
13 13 (3.69%) Red Hat
14 10 (2.84%) Tufin
14 10 (2.84%) IronPort
15 9 (2.56%) SolarWinds
15 9 (2.56%) EMC
16 8 (2.27%) Avaya
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Merseyside
Equals One
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + on-call payments + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus & flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
AccessPay
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Cross training, Certifications
Posted: 14 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Equals One
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: £28,695 - £32,277 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago