The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills 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 IOS 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 IOS
Rank 250 220 236
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 6 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.081% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 1.92% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 19
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £41,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £66,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Cisco IOS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1057 992 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.30% 14.65% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 885 826 895
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cisco IOS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cisco IOS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco IOS across the North West region.

Cisco IOS Salary Trend in the North West

Cisco IOS
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 IOS 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 -16 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Cheshire -19 2 £40,000 -34.15%
Merseyside +6 1 - -
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
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 IOS 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 IOS.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (86.67%) Firewall
4 12 (80.00%) CCNA
4 12 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (60.00%) Citrix
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (53.33%) VLAN
7 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
7 7 (46.67%) XenDesktop
7 7 (46.67%) CCNP
7 7 (46.67%) Windows
7 7 (46.67%) MCSE
7 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 7 (46.67%) IIS
7 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (46.67%) iSCSI
8 6 (40.00%) LAN
8 6 (40.00%) WAN
8 6 (40.00%) Project Management
9 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (26.67%) CMDB
10 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
10 3 (20.00%) OSPF
10 3 (20.00%) VPN
11 2 (13.33%) Information Security
11 2 (13.33%) VMware
11 2 (13.33%) DNS
11 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 2 (13.33%) BGP

Cisco IOS
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 IOS 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 IOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (53.33%) VLAN
4 7 (46.67%) iSCSI
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (20.00%) OSPF
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (6.67%) Internet
8 1 (6.67%) MPLS
8 1 (6.67%) IGRP
8 1 (6.67%) L2TP
8 1 (6.67%) TACACS
8 1 (6.67%) VRRP
8 1 (6.67%) SSL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) SecurID
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Password Management
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) CCNA
3 7 (46.67%) CCNP
3 7 (46.67%) MCSE
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCIP
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
1 7 (46.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Nortel
4 1 (6.67%) Crossbeam
4 1 (6.67%) Aruba
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) ArcSight