The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 235 237 235
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 7 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.099% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 1.21% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 18
Average salary £32,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1016 1073 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.43% 14.67% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 857 905 950
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cisco IOS
England

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 23 July 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 -4 6 £32,000 -41.81% 1
Cheshire -3 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 22 (88.00%) VLAN
3 15 (60.00%) OSPF
3 15 (60.00%) BGP
3 15 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 15 (60.00%) CCNP
3 15 (60.00%) LAN
3 15 (60.00%) WAN
3 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (56.00%) Ethernet
4 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
4 14 (56.00%) MPLS
4 14 (56.00%) Finance
4 14 (56.00%) Wireless
4 14 (56.00%) F5
5 13 (52.00%) IPsec
5 13 (52.00%) BIG-IP
5 13 (52.00%) VPN
6 12 (48.00%) 802.11
6 12 (48.00%) DWDM
6 12 (48.00%) OpenView
6 12 (48.00%) CiscoWorks
6 12 (48.00%) Financial Institution
6 12 (48.00%) Frame Relay
6 12 (48.00%) NetScreen
6 12 (48.00%) Fortinet
6 12 (48.00%) Multicast
7 9 (36.00%) iSCSI

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (32.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
1 22 (88.00%) VLAN
2 15 (60.00%) LAN
2 15 (60.00%) WAN
2 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (60.00%) OSPF
2 15 (60.00%) BGP
2 15 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 14 (56.00%) MPLS
3 14 (56.00%) Ethernet
3 14 (56.00%) Wireless
4 13 (52.00%) IPsec
4 13 (52.00%) BIG-IP
4 13 (52.00%) VPN
5 12 (48.00%) NetScreen
5 12 (48.00%) 802.11
5 12 (48.00%) DWDM
5 12 (48.00%) Frame Relay
5 12 (48.00%) Multicast
6 9 (36.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) CMDB
2 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) SecurID
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (60.00%) CCNP
3 8 (32.00%) CCNA
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (28.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (28.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) OpenView
1 12 (48.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (56.00%) F5
3 12 (48.00%) Fortinet
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) VMware
7 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
7 1 (4.00%) Meraki
7 1 (4.00%) Crossbeam
7 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.00%) Veeam
7 1 (4.00%) Aruba
7 1 (4.00%) Nortel
7 1 (4.00%) Avaya
7 1 (4.00%) CA
7 1 (4.00%) Nokia
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