The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 80 47 73
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 227 331 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.09% 4.83% 3.67%
As % of the Vendors category 6.85% 10.70% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 193 290 244
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £58,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Cisco
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3313 3094 3776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.06% 45.19% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2563 2623 3268
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cisco
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Cisco Salary Trend in the North West

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in the North West

Cisco
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -36 122 £33,500 -15.18% 28
Cheshire -3 48 £37,500 -12.79% 10
Merseyside 0 37 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Lancashire -24 6 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Cumbria +7 4 £42,500 - 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Cisco 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.

1 224 (45.25%) Windows
2 223 (45.05%) VMware
3 206 (41.62%) Microsoft
4 166 (33.54%) Cisco Certification
5 164 (33.13%) Firewall
6 142 (28.69%) ITIL
7 139 (28.08%) WAN
8 137 (27.68%) Citrix
9 129 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 120 (24.24%) CCNA
11 114 (23.03%) SAN
12 112 (22.63%) Active Directory
13 111 (22.42%) LAN
14 109 (22.02%) NetApp
15 108 (21.82%) MS Exchange
16 99 (20.00%) Juniper
17 95 (19.19%) HP
18 93 (18.79%) MS Excel
19 87 (17.58%) Hyper-V
20 82 (16.57%) Microsoft Certification
21 79 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
22 73 (14.75%) SQL
23 70 (14.14%) CheckPoint
24 68 (13.74%) Finance
25 67 (13.54%) CCNP
26 62 (12.53%) EMC
26 62 (12.53%) VPN
27 61 (12.32%) XenApp
28 60 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
29 57 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Cisco 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 108 (21.82%) MS Exchange
2 60 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (6.87%) IIS
4 32 (6.46%) SharePoint
5 27 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (4.44%) Lync
8 7 (1.41%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.01%) Apache
10 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.61%) Site Server
12 2 (0.40%) TPMS
12 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 93 (18.79%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Bond Adapt
2 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.03%) Office 365
2 10 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.81%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.61%) SaaS
5 2 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 164 (33.13%) Firewall
2 139 (28.08%) WAN
3 114 (23.03%) SAN
4 111 (22.42%) LAN
5 62 (12.53%) VPN
6 54 (10.91%) TCP/IP
7 51 (10.30%) NAS
8 48 (9.70%) MPLS
9 43 (8.69%) Wireless
9 43 (8.69%) DNS
10 41 (8.28%) Network Security
11 30 (6.06%) OSPF
11 30 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (5.86%) VLAN
12 29 (5.86%) Ethernet
13 28 (5.66%) BGP
13 28 (5.66%) Internet
14 27 (5.45%) DHCP
15 23 (4.65%) VoIP
16 22 (4.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.62%) RDBMS
3 8 (1.62%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.41%) MySQL
5 6 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.81%) DB2
6 4 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.40%) OLAP
8 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
General
1 68 (13.74%) Finance
2 37 (7.47%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.23%) Retail
4 9 (1.82%) Banking
4 9 (1.82%) Law
5 7 (1.41%) Publishing
6 5 (1.01%) Legal
6 5 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.81%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (12.53%) Network Engineer
2 59 (11.92%) Support Engineer
3 57 (11.52%) Analyst
3 57 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 44 (8.89%) Consultant
5 40 (8.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 39 (7.88%) Architect
7 23 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (4.04%) Security Engineer
9 18 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 18 (3.64%) IT Support
10 17 (3.43%) Support Analyst
10 17 (3.43%) Technical Specialist
11 15 (3.03%) Storage Specialist
12 14 (2.83%) Administrator
12 14 (2.83%) Field Engineer
12 14 (2.83%) Technical Consultant
12 14 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (2.83%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 13 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.42%) .NET
2 10 (2.02%) Web Services
3 6 (1.21%) Middleware
4 4 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (0.81%) CSS
5 2 (0.40%) HTML
5 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.40%) COM
5 2 (0.40%) HTML5
5 2 (0.40%) jQuery
5 2 (0.40%) XMPP
5 2 (0.40%) REST
6 1 (0.20%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.86%) CLARiiON
2 27 (5.45%) Replication
3 24 (4.85%) Symmetrix DMX
4 23 (4.65%) Firmware
4 23 (4.65%) EMC Centera
5 18 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.43%) iPhone
7 15 (3.03%) FlexPod
7 15 (3.03%) Blackberry
8 13 (2.63%) Fat Client
8 13 (2.63%) Thin Client
9 11 (2.22%) CMDB
10 10 (2.02%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.62%) SecurID
12 7 (1.41%) EqualLogic
13 4 (0.81%) Clustering
13 4 (0.81%) Symmetrix
13 4 (0.81%) IPTV
14 2 (0.40%) IVR
14 2 (0.40%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 224 (45.25%) Windows
2 79 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (9.90%) Linux
5 46 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (7.68%) Windows 7
7 27 (5.45%) Windows 8
8 25 (5.05%) Windows XP
9 19 (3.84%) UNIX
10 16 (3.23%) AIX
11 10 (2.02%) Solaris
12 9 (1.82%) zOS
13 8 (1.62%) Windows 2000
13 8 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.01%) Windows NT
14 5 (1.01%) MVS
15 4 (0.81%) OS/400
15 4 (0.81%) HPUX
15 4 (0.81%) SUSE
16 3 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (28.69%) ITIL
2 42 (8.48%) Project Management
3 32 (6.46%) Migration
3 32 (6.46%) Change Management
4 27 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (5.45%) Asset Management
5 26 (5.25%) Incident Management
6 24 (4.85%) Problem Management
7 23 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 22 (4.44%) PRINCE2
9 21 (4.24%) Configuration Management
10 20 (4.04%) Network Design
11 18 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 17 (3.43%) Change Control
13 16 (3.23%) Service Management
14 14 (2.83%) Information Security
15 13 (2.63%) E-Commerce
16 12 (2.42%) Business Continuity
17 11 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
17 11 (2.22%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (14.75%) SQL
2 7 (1.41%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.01%) Bash Shell
3 5 (1.01%) VB
4 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
4 4 (0.81%) VB.NET
4 4 (0.81%) T-SQL
4 4 (0.81%) PHP
4 4 (0.81%) VB6
5 3 (0.61%) C#
5 3 (0.61%) Perl
6 2 (0.40%) C
6 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 166 (33.54%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (24.24%) CCNA
3 82 (16.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 67 (13.54%) CCNP
5 52 (10.51%) Degree
6 49 (9.90%) MCSE
7 39 (7.88%) Security Cleared
8 35 (7.07%) Citrix Certification
9 34 (6.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (6.46%) SC Cleared
11 27 (5.45%) CCA
12 25 (5.05%) CCIE
13 23 (4.65%) MCITP
14 20 (4.04%) MCSA
15 17 (3.43%) MCTS
15 17 (3.43%) MCP
16 16 (3.23%) CCDP
17 14 (2.83%) CTC Cleared
18 12 (2.42%) CCIP
19 11 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.88%) SLA
2 7 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.81%) COBIT
5 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 129 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (22.63%) Active Directory
3 87 (17.58%) Hyper-V
4 61 (12.32%) XenApp
5 54 (10.91%) vSphere
6 53 (10.71%) XenDesktop
7 20 (4.04%) XenServer
8 14 (2.83%) vCloud
9 7 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.41%) VMware Server
9 7 (1.41%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.21%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.81%) KVM
12 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.61%) NFS
13 2 (0.40%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (3.23%) SCCM
2 12 (2.42%) Tivoli
3 10 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (1.62%) SCOM
5 7 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.21%) Nagios
6 6 (1.21%) Cacti
6 6 (1.21%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.01%) Legato
8 4 (0.81%) OpenView
8 4 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (0.81%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.81%) WSUS
9 3 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.61%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.40%) Puppet
10 2 (0.40%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 223 (45.05%) VMware
2 206 (41.62%) Microsoft
3 137 (27.68%) Citrix
4 109 (22.02%) NetApp
5 99 (20.00%) Juniper
6 95 (19.19%) HP
7 70 (14.14%) CheckPoint
8 62 (12.53%) EMC
9 29 (5.86%) Dell
10 27 (5.45%) Fortinet
11 24 (4.85%) Oracle
12 22 (4.44%) IBM
13 18 (3.64%) Brocade
14 17 (3.43%) F5
14 17 (3.43%) Symantec
15 16 (3.23%) Red Hat
16 15 (3.03%) Avaya
17 13 (2.63%) McAfee
18 12 (2.42%) Blue Coat
19 10 (2.02%) SolarWinds
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