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 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 52 80 48
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -32
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 300 227 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.46% 3.09% 4.86%
As % of the Vendors category 10.26% 6.97% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 241 193 291
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,550 £22,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2923 3257 3056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.46% 44.38% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2339 2520 2588
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2015.

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 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 +16 153 £40,000 +19.40% 25
Cheshire +37 93 £35,000 -6.66% 14
Lancashire +20 22 £23,000 -34.28% 6
Merseyside -6 22 £50,000 - 6
Cumbria -2 8 £22,250 -47.64%
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 299 (50.17%) Windows
2 240 (40.27%) VMware
3 225 (37.75%) Microsoft
3 225 (37.75%) Cisco Certification
4 199 (33.39%) Firewall
5 183 (30.70%) LAN
6 171 (28.69%) Active Directory
7 167 (28.02%) VMware Infrastructure
8 152 (25.50%) WAN
9 151 (25.34%) ITIL
10 139 (23.32%) CCNA
11 138 (23.15%) DNS
12 130 (21.81%) Citrix
13 125 (20.97%) HP
14 122 (20.47%) VPN
15 117 (19.63%) SAN
16 114 (19.13%) DHCP
17 111 (18.62%) MS Exchange
18 109 (18.29%) Juniper
19 102 (17.11%) TCP/IP
20 101 (16.95%) CCNP
21 99 (16.61%) Data Centre
22 98 (16.44%) MS Excel
23 94 (15.77%) Windows Server 2008
24 92 (15.44%) NetApp
25 90 (15.10%) Linux
26 89 (14.93%) Hyper-V
27 88 (14.77%) Wireless
28 86 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
29 85 (14.26%) VoIP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 111 (18.62%) MS Exchange
2 61 (10.23%) SharePoint
3 54 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (4.53%) WebSphere
6 24 (4.03%) WebLogic
7 19 (3.19%) IIS
8 17 (2.85%) Lync
9 11 (1.85%) Apache
10 10 (1.68%) IBM Notes
10 10 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.01%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 6 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (1.01%) nginx
13 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.84%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 98 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 49 (8.22%) MS Office
3 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Magento
2 5 (0.84%) Sage 50
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Agresso
4 2 (0.34%) Radian6
5 1 (0.17%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.17%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.53%) Office 365
2 24 (4.03%) IBM PureFlex
3 11 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.50%) SaaS
5 3 (0.50%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.34%) IaaS
6 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.34%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.17%) Route 53
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 199 (33.39%) Firewall
2 183 (30.70%) LAN
3 152 (25.50%) WAN
4 138 (23.15%) DNS
5 122 (20.47%) VPN
6 117 (19.63%) SAN
7 114 (19.13%) DHCP
8 102 (17.11%) TCP/IP
9 88 (14.77%) Wireless
10 85 (14.26%) VoIP
11 65 (10.91%) Network Security
12 62 (10.40%) VLAN
12 62 (10.40%) MPLS
13 51 (8.56%) Cisco Nexus
14 49 (8.22%) Internet
15 42 (7.05%) SSL
16 41 (6.88%) BGP
16 41 (6.88%) Cisco IOS
17 36 (6.04%) Cisco ASA
18 35 (5.87%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.70%) Oracle Database
3 27 (4.53%) DB2
4 24 (4.03%) RDBMS
4 24 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.03%) Oracle Exadata
5 13 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.01%) MySQL
7 10 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.01%) Informix
9 5 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.17%) Ingres
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Metasploit
General
1 64 (10.74%) Finance
2 43 (7.21%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.68%) Retail
4 15 (2.52%) Banking
5 11 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 11 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.85%) Advertising
6 8 (1.34%) Marketing
7 6 (1.01%) Publishing
7 6 (1.01%) Back Office
8 5 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (0.84%) Law
8 5 (0.84%) Legal
9 2 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 104 (17.45%) Network Engineer
2 83 (13.93%) Analyst
3 61 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 60 (10.07%) Architect
5 58 (9.73%) Support Engineer
6 31 (5.20%) Consultant
6 31 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 29 (4.87%) 3rd Line Support
7 29 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
7 29 (4.87%) Security Engineer
8 28 (4.70%) IT Support
9 27 (4.53%) Senior Network Engineer
10 26 (4.36%) Network Security Engineer
11 25 (4.19%) Administrator
11 25 (4.19%) Infrastructure Architect
11 25 (4.19%) Infrastructure Manager
12 24 (4.03%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 23 (3.86%) Network Analyst
14 21 (3.52%) Cisco Engineer
15 20 (3.36%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.87%) Middleware
2 26 (4.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 24 (4.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 15 (2.52%) 802.1X
4 15 (2.52%) Web Services
5 12 (2.01%) COM
6 7 (1.17%) LAMP
7 4 (0.67%) HTML
7 4 (0.67%) XML
8 3 (0.50%) JSP
8 3 (0.50%) XMPP
9 2 (0.34%) .NET
9 2 (0.34%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 99 (16.61%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.21%) FlexPod
3 24 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (1.68%) Replication
6 10 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.51%) Clustering
8 8 (1.34%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.17%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.17%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.17%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.01%) Symmetrix DMX
10 6 (1.01%) CLARiiON
10 6 (1.01%) EMC Centera
11 5 (0.84%) Life Science
11 5 (0.84%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.67%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 299 (50.17%) Windows
2 94 (15.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (15.10%) Linux
4 86 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (12.25%) Windows 7
6 43 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (6.21%) Solaris
7 37 (6.21%) Windows 8
8 34 (5.70%) AIX
9 31 (5.20%) Windows XP
10 29 (4.87%) UNIX
11 26 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (4.19%) HPUX
12 25 (4.19%) SUSE
13 24 (4.03%) zOS
13 24 (4.03%) OS/400
14 19 (3.19%) Mac OS X
15 13 (2.18%) Android
16 11 (1.85%) Data ONTAP
17 10 (1.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (25.34%) ITIL
2 64 (10.74%) Load Balancing
3 59 (9.90%) Business Continuity
4 53 (8.89%) Project Management
4 53 (8.89%) Mentoring
5 45 (7.55%) Service Delivery
6 41 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (5.54%) Coaching
8 32 (5.37%) Infrastructure Management
8 32 (5.37%) Network Design
9 29 (4.87%) PRINCE2
10 28 (4.70%) Migration
11 25 (4.19%) Change Management
11 25 (4.19%) Service Management
12 24 (4.03%) Converged Infrastructure
13 23 (3.86%) E-Commerce
14 21 (3.52%) Root Cause Analysis
15 20 (3.36%) Network Monitoring
15 20 (3.36%) Network Architecture
16 17 (2.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (12.08%) SQL
2 22 (3.69%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.01%) C
4 10 (1.68%) PHP
5 7 (1.17%) VBScript
6 4 (0.67%) VB
6 4 (0.67%) Java
7 3 (0.50%) Perl
7 3 (0.50%) VBA
8 2 (0.34%) Ruby
8 2 (0.34%) C#
8 2 (0.34%) C++
9 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 225 (37.75%) Cisco Certification
2 139 (23.32%) CCNA
3 101 (16.95%) CCNP
4 68 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (9.06%) MCSE
6 49 (8.22%) CCIE
7 36 (6.04%) Degree
8 34 (5.70%) Security Cleared
9 30 (5.03%) MCTS
10 28 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 26 (4.36%) MCP
12 25 (4.19%) MCITP
13 23 (3.86%) SC Cleared
14 19 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
15 18 (3.02%) MCSA
16 16 (2.68%) JNCIA
16 16 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (2.52%) CCENT
18 12 (2.01%) NCDA
19 11 (1.85%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (9.56%) SLA
2 29 (4.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.18%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.01%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.50%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 171 (28.69%) Active Directory
2 167 (28.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (14.93%) Hyper-V
4 41 (6.88%) vSphere
5 24 (4.03%) KVM
6 20 (3.36%) XenDesktop
7 14 (2.35%) Terminal Services
8 10 (1.68%) ISA Server
8 10 (1.68%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.68%) XenApp
9 9 (1.51%) Terminal Server
10 7 (1.17%) vCloud
11 6 (1.01%) Firmware
12 5 (0.84%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.67%) pfSense
13 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.34%) XenServer
15 2 (0.34%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 26 (4.36%) Tivoli
2 22 (3.69%) SCCM
3 16 (2.68%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (2.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (2.18%) SCOM
5 8 (1.34%) WSUS
6 5 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.84%) ARCserve
6 5 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (0.84%) SCOrch
6 5 (0.84%) XenMobile
6 5 (0.84%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.67%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.67%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.50%) Cacti
8 3 (0.50%) Munin
8 3 (0.50%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.50%) Nagios
8 3 (0.50%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 240 (40.27%) VMware
2 225 (37.75%) Microsoft
3 130 (21.81%) Citrix
4 125 (20.97%) HP
5 109 (18.29%) Juniper
6 92 (15.44%) NetApp
7 77 (12.92%) CheckPoint
8 72 (12.08%) EMC
9 50 (8.39%) IBM
10 49 (8.22%) Oracle
11 45 (7.55%) F5
12 43 (7.21%) Symantec
13 42 (7.05%) Dell
14 28 (4.70%) Red Hat
15 26 (4.36%) Brocade
16 24 (4.03%) CA
16 24 (4.03%) BMC
17 22 (3.69%) Blue Coat
18 21 (3.52%) Avaya
19 18 (3.02%) McAfee
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