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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 37 59 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 389 286 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.59% 4.39% 3.47%
As % of the Vendors category 12.72% 9.73% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 309 239 177
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -
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
3058 2940 3469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.96% 45.11% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2546 2383 2848
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +17 234 £35,000 -5.40% 31
Cheshire +9 100 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Lancashire +18 26 £32,000 - 9
Merseyside +15 16 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Cumbria - 11 £62,500 - 3
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 335 (47.86%) VMware
2 312 (44.57%) Windows
3 282 (40.29%) Microsoft
4 253 (36.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 245 (35.00%) Firewall
6 229 (32.71%) Cisco Certification
7 192 (27.43%) NetApp
8 190 (27.14%) Citrix
9 185 (26.43%) WAN
10 178 (25.43%) Active Directory
10 178 (25.43%) HP
11 171 (24.43%) LAN
12 164 (23.43%) MS Exchange
13 148 (21.14%) Juniper
14 143 (20.43%) CCNA
15 138 (19.71%) CCNP
16 123 (17.57%) ITIL
17 120 (17.14%) MS Excel
18 118 (16.86%) Finance
19 115 (16.43%) EMC
20 113 (16.14%) SAN
21 111 (15.86%) Linux
22 105 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
23 102 (14.57%) DNS
24 96 (13.71%) Hyper-V
25 90 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
26 88 (12.57%) VPN
27 84 (12.00%) Network Security
28 83 (11.86%) SQL Server
29 82 (11.71%) MPLS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 164 (23.43%) MS Exchange
2 66 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (7.57%) IIS
4 49 (7.00%) SharePoint
5 37 (5.29%) Lync
5 37 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 24 (3.43%) WebSphere
8 21 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (3.00%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.43%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.29%) Apache
11 7 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.29%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 120 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 47 (6.71%) MS Office
3 8 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.71%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.29%) Revit
6 2 (0.29%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.29%) Office 365
2 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) PaaS
3 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 245 (35.00%) Firewall
2 185 (26.43%) WAN
3 171 (24.43%) LAN
4 113 (16.14%) SAN
5 102 (14.57%) DNS
6 88 (12.57%) VPN
7 84 (12.00%) Network Security
8 82 (11.71%) MPLS
9 81 (11.57%) TCP/IP
10 77 (11.00%) Wireless
11 76 (10.86%) BGP
11 76 (10.86%) DHCP
12 58 (8.29%) OSPF
13 57 (8.14%) Cisco ASA
14 53 (7.57%) VoIP
15 52 (7.43%) VLAN
16 34 (4.86%) NAS
17 28 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 28 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
18 23 (3.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.71%) Oracle Database
3 24 (3.43%) DB2
4 21 (3.00%) RDBMS
4 21 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 12 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.71%) MySQL
7 5 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.43%) Ingres
10 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.29%) DataEase
11 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (0.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.43%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.29%) MSI
4 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
General
1 118 (16.86%) Finance
2 40 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.14%) Retail
4 15 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 13 (1.86%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.29%) Banking
7 6 (0.86%) Advertising
7 6 (0.86%) Law
8 5 (0.71%) Games
9 4 (0.57%) Legal
9 4 (0.57%) Back Office
10 3 (0.43%) Marketing
11 2 (0.29%) French Language
11 2 (0.29%) Norwegian Language
11 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.29%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.29%) Billing
11 2 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 119 (17.00%) Network Engineer
2 100 (14.29%) Consultant
3 97 (13.86%) Support Engineer
4 85 (12.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 71 (10.14%) Architect
6 47 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
7 40 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 37 (5.29%) Technical Consultant
8 37 (5.29%) Cisco Engineer
9 35 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 35 (5.00%) Analyst
10 31 (4.43%) Citrix Support
11 27 (3.86%) Infrastructure Architect
11 27 (3.86%) Citrix Engineer
12 26 (3.71%) Security Engineer
13 25 (3.57%) IT Support
14 24 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (3.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 24 (3.43%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.86%) Middleware
2 21 (3.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (0.57%) X-Windows
3 4 (0.57%) Application Packaging
3 4 (0.57%) .NET
4 2 (0.29%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.14%) JSP
5 1 (0.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.14%) FlexPod
2 41 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.14%) Client/Server
4 15 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.71%) Clustering
6 10 (1.43%) Replication
7 8 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (0.86%) EqualLogic
10 5 (0.71%) Open Source
10 5 (0.71%) PKI
11 4 (0.57%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.57%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (0.57%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.43%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.43%) RMADS
12 3 (0.43%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 312 (44.57%) Windows
2 111 (15.86%) Linux
3 105 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (6.86%) Solaris
7 40 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 34 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (4.86%) UNIX
9 30 (4.29%) AIX
10 26 (3.71%) HPUX
11 24 (3.43%) Windows 8
12 22 (3.14%) Windows XP
13 21 (3.00%) SUSE
13 21 (3.00%) OS/400
13 21 (3.00%) zOS
14 16 (2.29%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.29%) CentOS
16 7 (1.00%) Android
16 7 (1.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (17.57%) ITIL
2 71 (10.14%) Service Delivery
3 68 (9.71%) Project Management
4 53 (7.57%) Change Management
5 51 (7.29%) Mentoring
6 45 (6.43%) Business Continuity
7 39 (5.57%) Migration
8 33 (4.71%) Network Design
9 32 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 32 (4.57%) Coaching
10 30 (4.29%) Incident Management
11 27 (3.86%) Problem Management
11 27 (3.86%) Service Management
11 27 (3.86%) Infrastructure Management
12 25 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
13 21 (3.00%) Kalman Filter
13 21 (3.00%) Line Management
14 19 (2.71%) Data Management
15 18 (2.57%) Technical Architecture
16 17 (2.43%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 74 (10.57%) SQL
2 27 (3.86%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.43%) C
4 13 (1.86%) VB
5 11 (1.57%) T-SQL
6 5 (0.71%) C#
7 3 (0.43%) C++
7 3 (0.43%) Java
7 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.43%) VB6
8 2 (0.29%) VBA
8 2 (0.29%) VBScript
8 2 (0.29%) Perl
9 1 (0.14%) PHP
9 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 229 (32.71%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (20.43%) CCNA
3 138 (19.71%) CCNP
4 70 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (6.71%) Security Cleared
6 39 (5.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 37 (5.29%) Degree
8 35 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 35 (5.00%) MCSE
9 30 (4.29%) CCIE
9 30 (4.29%) NCDA
10 27 (3.86%) MCTS
10 27 (3.86%) MCITP
11 23 (3.29%) MCSA
12 21 (3.00%) MCP
13 19 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (2.57%) CCDP
15 17 (2.43%) NCIE
15 17 (2.43%) VCP4
16 15 (2.14%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (9.57%) SLA
2 10 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) QA
5 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 253 (36.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 178 (25.43%) Active Directory
3 96 (13.71%) Hyper-V
4 61 (8.71%) vSphere
5 59 (8.43%) XenApp
6 55 (7.86%) XenDesktop
7 21 (3.00%) KVM
8 15 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.43%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.86%) VMware Server
10 6 (0.86%) XenServer
11 5 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.43%) Firmware
13 2 (0.29%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.14%) Postfix
14 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.14%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 29 (4.14%) SCCM
2 21 (3.00%) Tivoli
3 15 (2.14%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.14%) SCOM
4 10 (1.43%) WMI
4 10 (1.43%) WSUS
4 10 (1.43%) FortiGate
5 8 (1.14%) Nagios
6 5 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.43%) Cacti
7 3 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.29%) Legato
8 2 (0.29%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.29%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.29%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 335 (47.86%) VMware
2 282 (40.29%) Microsoft
3 192 (27.43%) NetApp
4 190 (27.14%) Citrix
5 178 (25.43%) HP
6 148 (21.14%) Juniper
7 115 (16.43%) EMC
8 75 (10.71%) CheckPoint
9 63 (9.00%) Symantec
10 57 (8.14%) IBM
11 56 (8.00%) Oracle
12 52 (7.43%) Dell
13 47 (6.71%) F5
14 44 (6.29%) Fortinet
15 41 (5.86%) Brocade
15 41 (5.86%) Red Hat
16 36 (5.14%) CA
17 26 (3.71%) Avaya
18 21 (3.00%) BMC
18 21 (3.00%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Merseyside
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and Parking!
Posted: Yesterday
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Chassam Contract
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + on call allowance
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Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
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Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + on-call allowance
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North West
EMIS
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