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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
England / North West
Rank 61 70 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 256 198 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.30% 3.55% 5.19%
As % of the Vendors category 10.05% 8.76% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 192 170 289
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%

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
2546 2260 3016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.77% 40.54% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2084 1872 2528
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 159 £40,000 - 22
Cheshire +10 38 £41,500 +59.61% 7
Lancashire +11 27 £39,250 +20.76% 5
Merseyside +6 25 £53,573 +33.93% 3
Cumbria +6 1 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 293 (49.08%) Firewall
2 266 (44.56%) Cisco Certification
3 217 (36.35%) VMware
4 215 (36.01%) CCNP
5 198 (33.17%) Windows
6 189 (31.66%) LAN
7 188 (31.49%) WAN
8 176 (29.48%) Active Directory
9 169 (28.31%) Microsoft
10 161 (26.97%) ITIL
11 142 (23.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 134 (22.45%) Data Centre
13 120 (20.10%) CCNA
14 118 (19.77%) DNS
15 117 (19.60%) Juniper
16 116 (19.43%) Windows Server
17 106 (17.76%) BGP
18 105 (17.59%) Linux
19 102 (17.09%) Network Security
20 97 (16.25%) Telecoms
21 93 (15.58%) VPN
22 92 (15.41%) OSPF
23 90 (15.08%) Wireless
24 85 (14.24%) MPLS
24 85 (14.24%) HP
25 83 (13.90%) Citrix
25 83 (13.90%) DHCP
26 82 (13.74%) Cisco ASA
27 80 (13.40%) Finance
28 76 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (11.22%) MS Exchange
2 35 (5.86%) IIS
3 23 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (3.35%) Apache
4 20 (3.35%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.68%) JBoss
6 10 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.67%) Confluence
8 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.34%) nginx
10 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.17%) DNN
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.17%) Zimbra
Applications
1 51 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.70%) MS Office
3 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.50%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.17%) Magento
1 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.17%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (6.20%) Office 365
3 31 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.68%) SaaS
5 11 (1.84%) PaaS
6 9 (1.51%) IaaS
7 4 (0.67%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 293 (49.08%) Firewall
2 189 (31.66%) LAN
3 188 (31.49%) WAN
4 118 (19.77%) DNS
5 106 (17.76%) BGP
6 102 (17.09%) Network Security
7 93 (15.58%) VPN
8 92 (15.41%) OSPF
9 90 (15.08%) Wireless
10 85 (14.24%) MPLS
11 83 (13.90%) DHCP
12 82 (13.74%) Cisco ASA
13 76 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 71 (11.89%) VoIP
15 65 (10.89%) TCP/IP
16 60 (10.05%) VLAN
17 54 (9.05%) SAN
18 51 (8.54%) Ethernet
19 44 (7.37%) Wi-Fi
20 37 (6.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.51%) Oracle Database
3 11 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (1.68%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.50%) Big Data
7 3 (0.50%) MySQL
8 1 (0.17%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (2.35%) JIRA
2 10 (1.68%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 97 (16.25%) Telecoms
2 80 (13.40%) Finance
3 28 (4.69%) Retail
4 21 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 19 (3.18%) Banking
6 14 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.18%) Legal
8 6 (1.01%) German Language
9 5 (0.84%) Marketing
10 4 (0.67%) Games
11 2 (0.34%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 181 (30.32%) Network Engineer
2 84 (14.07%) Analyst
3 58 (9.72%) Cisco Engineer
4 51 (8.54%) Support Engineer
5 50 (8.38%) Consultant
5 50 (8.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 45 (7.54%) IT Support
7 41 (6.87%) Senior Network Engineer
8 35 (5.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 34 (5.70%) Network Consultant
10 33 (5.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 31 (5.19%) Security Engineer
12 28 (4.69%) Network Analyst
13 26 (4.36%) Support Analyst
14 23 (3.85%) Architect
14 23 (3.85%) Network Manager
14 23 (3.85%) Support Technician
15 22 (3.69%) Security Consultant
16 21 (3.52%) Network Security Consultant
17 20 (3.35%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.51%) Middleware
2 8 (1.34%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.01%) Web Services
4 3 (0.50%) XMPP
5 1 (0.17%) .NET
5 1 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.17%) COM
5 1 (0.17%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 134 (22.45%) Data Centre
2 56 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.03%) Management Information System
4 28 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.02%) Video Conferencing
6 16 (2.68%) CMDB
7 14 (2.35%) FlexPod
8 13 (2.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (2.18%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.01%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.68%) iPad
10 10 (1.68%) Wiki
11 7 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.17%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.01%) EMC VNX
12 6 (1.01%) HP StoreVirtual
12 6 (1.01%) RSA SecurID
13 4 (0.67%) CCTV
13 4 (0.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 198 (33.17%) Windows
2 116 (19.43%) Windows Server
3 105 (17.59%) Linux
4 64 (10.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (10.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (6.70%) Windows 7
7 27 (4.52%) Unix
8 23 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (3.18%) CentOS
10 13 (2.18%) Windows 8
11 12 (2.01%) Solaris
12 9 (1.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.17%) AIX
14 6 (1.01%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.34%) Debian
16 2 (0.34%) Fedora
16 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (26.97%) ITIL
2 68 (11.39%) Network Management
3 63 (10.55%) Network Design
4 60 (10.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 50 (8.38%) Information Security
6 47 (7.87%) Change Management
7 41 (6.87%) High Availability
8 39 (6.53%) Mentoring
9 37 (6.20%) Configuration Management
10 36 (6.03%) Load Balancing
11 34 (5.70%) Service Management
12 29 (4.86%) Performance Monitoring
13 27 (4.52%) Line Management
14 24 (4.02%) ITIL V3
15 23 (3.85%) Business Continuity
16 21 (3.52%) Service Delivery
17 19 (3.18%) Capacity Planning
17 19 (3.18%) Cybersecurity
18 18 (3.02%) Coaching
18 18 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (11.39%) SQL
2 37 (6.20%) PowerShell
3 23 (3.85%) Python
4 22 (3.69%) C
5 15 (2.51%) Perl
5 15 (2.51%) PHP
6 13 (2.18%) Bash Shell
7 12 (2.01%) VBScript
8 6 (1.01%) VB
9 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 266 (44.56%) Cisco Certification
2 215 (36.01%) CCNP
3 120 (20.10%) CCNA
4 65 (10.89%) Degree
5 62 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (6.37%) CCIE
7 36 (6.03%) MCSE
8 33 (5.53%) JNCIP
9 31 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
9 31 (5.19%) MCSA
10 26 (4.36%) CCSE
11 20 (3.35%) Security Cleared
11 20 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (2.85%) MCITP
13 14 (2.35%) CISSP
13 14 (2.35%) JNCIA
14 13 (2.18%) CCSA
14 13 (2.18%) CCSP
15 10 (1.68%) CISM
16 9 (1.51%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.71%) SLA
2 36 (6.03%) PCI DSS
3 35 (5.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.67%) QA
5 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 176 (29.48%) Active Directory
2 142 (23.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (10.72%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.52%) vSphere
5 17 (2.85%) XenApp
6 15 (2.51%) Terminal Services
7 11 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.84%) VMware Workstation
7 11 (1.84%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.34%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.17%) Docker
12 1 (0.17%) Gluster
12 1 (0.17%) iptables
12 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (5.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 30 (5.03%) Nagios
2 30 (5.03%) SCCM
3 28 (4.69%) Puppet
4 27 (4.52%) FortiGate
5 24 (4.02%) Cisco Prime
6 21 (3.52%) OpenNMS
7 18 (3.02%) RANCID
8 13 (2.18%) AirWatch
9 12 (2.01%) WSUS
10 11 (1.84%) Cacti
11 9 (1.51%) Cisco UCCX
11 9 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (1.17%) ServiceCenter
13 6 (1.01%) Cisco UCCE
14 4 (0.67%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.67%) SCOM
15 3 (0.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 217 (36.35%) VMware
2 169 (28.31%) Microsoft
3 117 (19.60%) Juniper
4 85 (14.24%) HP
5 83 (13.90%) Citrix
6 65 (10.89%) CheckPoint
7 44 (7.37%) Fortinet
8 42 (7.04%) NetApp
9 41 (6.87%) EMC
10 36 (6.03%) Palo Alto
11 34 (5.70%) Ericsson
12 32 (5.36%) Oracle
13 31 (5.19%) F5
14 30 (5.03%) SolarWinds
15 29 (4.86%) Huawei
16 27 (4.52%) Dell
17 24 (4.02%) Veeam
18 23 (3.85%) Meraki
19 21 (3.52%) Brocade
20 20 (3.35%) Foundry
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