The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Vendors for the North West region.

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

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 73 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 222 346 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.15% 4.73% 3.80%
As % of the Vendors category 7.13% 10.55% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 191 306 253
Average salary £36,250 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.84% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,900 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3114 3279 3776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.21% 44.82% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2481 2785 3274
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cisco
England

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 23 July 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 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 -21 129 £32,500 -17.72% 25
Cheshire -12 43 £38,750 +31.35% 9
Merseyside -4 30 £51,250 -14.58% 5
Lancashire -23 14 £32,500 -7.14% 4
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England

Cisco
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 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.

1 235 (44.59%) VMware
2 223 (42.31%) Windows
3 212 (40.23%) Microsoft
4 203 (38.52%) Firewall
5 175 (33.21%) Cisco Certification
6 165 (31.31%) WAN
7 136 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 130 (24.67%) LAN
9 126 (23.91%) ITIL
10 124 (23.53%) Citrix
10 124 (23.53%) Active Directory
11 115 (21.82%) SAN
12 114 (21.63%) CCNA
13 113 (21.44%) Juniper
14 110 (20.87%) MS Exchange
15 106 (20.11%) Finance
16 104 (19.73%) HP
17 103 (19.54%) NetApp
18 101 (19.17%) Microsoft Certification
19 90 (17.08%) MS Excel
20 83 (15.75%) CheckPoint
20 83 (15.75%) Windows Server 2008
21 82 (15.56%) VPN
21 82 (15.56%) SQL
22 79 (14.99%) TCP/IP
23 72 (13.66%) CCNP
23 72 (13.66%) EMC
23 72 (13.66%) Hyper-V
24 66 (12.52%) Windows Server 2003
25 63 (11.95%) MCSE

Cisco
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 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
1 110 (20.87%) MS Exchange
2 58 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 30 (5.69%) IIS
5 27 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (4.55%) WebSphere
7 23 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (3.61%) Lync
10 5 (0.95%) Apache
11 4 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.57%) Site Server
12 3 (0.57%) TPMS
12 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 90 (17.08%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.57%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.80%) Office 365
2 10 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.76%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.38%) SaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 203 (38.52%) Firewall
2 165 (31.31%) WAN
3 130 (24.67%) LAN
4 115 (21.82%) SAN
5 82 (15.56%) VPN
6 79 (14.99%) TCP/IP
7 58 (11.01%) BGP
8 56 (10.63%) MPLS
9 55 (10.44%) DNS
10 54 (10.25%) OSPF
11 47 (8.92%) Network Security
12 45 (8.54%) Wireless
12 45 (8.54%) VLAN
12 45 (8.54%) Ethernet
13 44 (8.35%) NAS
14 42 (7.97%) Internet
15 37 (7.02%) SSL
16 35 (6.64%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (6.07%) EIGRP
18 30 (5.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.90%) RDBMS
5 9 (1.71%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.33%) MySQL
7 6 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.76%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.38%) DB2
10 2 (0.38%) OLAP
10 2 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 106 (20.11%) Finance
2 40 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.23%) Retail
4 16 (3.04%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.09%) Banking
6 7 (1.33%) Advertising
6 7 (1.33%) Publishing
6 7 (1.33%) Law
7 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.76%) Games
9 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (18.22%) Network Engineer
2 60 (11.39%) Analyst
3 58 (11.01%) Support Engineer
4 50 (9.49%) Consultant
5 49 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 38 (7.21%) Architect
7 36 (6.83%) 3rd Line Support
8 28 (5.31%) IT Support
9 26 (4.93%) Security Engineer
10 25 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support
12 19 (3.61%) Support Analyst
13 18 (3.42%) Administrator
13 18 (3.42%) Network Security Engineer
14 17 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 15 (2.85%) Firewall Engineer
15 15 (2.85%) Technical Specialist
16 14 (2.66%) Technical Consultant
16 14 (2.66%) Service Analyst
16 14 (2.66%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.85%) SOAP
2 11 (2.09%) .NET
3 10 (1.90%) Web Services
4 8 (1.52%) Middleware
5 4 (0.76%) CSS
6 2 (0.38%) HTML
6 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.38%) COM
6 2 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.38%) jQuery
6 2 (0.38%) HTML5
6 2 (0.38%) REST
7 1 (0.19%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.88%) CLARiiON
2 28 (5.31%) Replication
3 26 (4.93%) EMC Centera
4 23 (4.36%) Symmetrix DMX
5 21 (3.98%) Firmware
6 19 (3.61%) iPhone
7 16 (3.04%) Blackberry
7 16 (3.04%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.85%) SecurID
9 14 (2.66%) FlexPod
10 13 (2.47%) CMDB
11 12 (2.28%) Fat Client
11 12 (2.28%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.71%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.52%) Celerra
13 8 (1.52%) EqualLogic
14 6 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (1.14%) Symmetrix
15 5 (0.95%) IPTV
16 4 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 223 (42.31%) Windows
2 83 (15.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (12.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (10.25%) Linux
6 40 (7.59%) Windows 7
7 33 (6.26%) Windows XP
8 31 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 18 (3.42%) AIX
10 12 (2.28%) UNIX
10 12 (2.28%) Solaris
10 12 (2.28%) Windows 2000
11 11 (2.09%) zOS
12 10 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.71%) MVS
13 9 (1.71%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.57%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.57%) CentOS
15 2 (0.38%) OS/400
15 2 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (23.91%) ITIL
2 42 (7.97%) Project Management
3 37 (7.02%) Change Management
4 33 (6.26%) Migration
5 32 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 32 (6.07%) Configuration Management
6 30 (5.69%) Network Design
7 28 (5.31%) Asset Management
7 28 (5.31%) Capacity Management
8 27 (5.12%) Network Management
9 26 (4.93%) Problem Management
10 25 (4.74%) Service Delivery
11 24 (4.55%) Incident Management
11 24 (4.55%) Load Balancing
12 19 (3.61%) Change Control
13 18 (3.42%) PRINCE2
14 17 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
15 15 (2.85%) Performance Management
16 14 (2.66%) Service Management
17 13 (2.47%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (15.56%) SQL
2 8 (1.52%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.33%) VB
4 6 (1.14%) VB.NET
4 6 (1.14%) Perl
4 6 (1.14%) VB6
5 5 (0.95%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.76%) PHP
7 3 (0.57%) C#
7 3 (0.57%) Python
8 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) C
9 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 175 (33.21%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (21.63%) CCNA
3 101 (19.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (13.66%) CCNP
5 63 (11.95%) MCSE
6 51 (9.68%) Degree
7 41 (7.78%) Security Cleared
8 35 (6.64%) Citrix Certification
9 28 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (5.12%) MCSA
10 27 (5.12%) CCIE
11 25 (4.74%) CCA
11 25 (4.74%) MCITP
12 24 (4.55%) SC Cleared
13 20 (3.80%) MCP
14 19 (3.61%) MCTS
15 15 (2.85%) CCDP
15 15 (2.85%) CCIP
16 12 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (2.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.40%) SLA
2 9 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.38%) COBIT
5 2 (0.38%) QA
5 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 136 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 72 (13.66%) Hyper-V
4 57 (10.82%) XenApp
5 56 (10.63%) vSphere
6 51 (9.68%) XenDesktop
7 25 (4.74%) XenServer
8 15 (2.85%) vCloud
9 10 (1.90%) VMware Server
9 10 (1.90%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.14%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.38%) Xen
13 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.38%) KVM
14 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 32 (6.07%) CiscoWorks
2 22 (4.17%) SCCM
3 18 (3.42%) Tivoli
4 17 (3.23%) OpenView
5 15 (2.85%) HP NNM
6 14 (2.66%) SCOM
7 10 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (1.71%) Backup Exec
8 9 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (1.14%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.95%) Nagios
10 5 (0.95%) Cacti
11 4 (0.76%) WSUS
11 4 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.76%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
12 3 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
13 2 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.38%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 235 (44.59%) VMware
2 212 (40.23%) Microsoft
3 124 (23.53%) Citrix
4 113 (21.44%) Juniper
5 104 (19.73%) HP
6 103 (19.54%) NetApp
7 83 (15.75%) CheckPoint
8 72 (13.66%) EMC
9 44 (8.35%) F5
10 37 (7.02%) Fortinet
11 32 (6.07%) Dell
12 29 (5.50%) IBM
13 26 (4.93%) Oracle
14 25 (4.74%) Symantec
15 20 (3.80%) Avaya
16 18 (3.42%) Red Hat
17 17 (3.23%) McAfee
18 14 (2.66%) Blue Coat
19 13 (2.47%) Nokia
20 10 (1.90%) Brocade
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