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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 60 80 55
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 262 221 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.01% 3.10% 4.78%
As % of the Vendors category 9.19% 7.06% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 211 187 308
Average salary £37,000 £35,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.22% -7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,300 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
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
2852 3130 3209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.64% 43.97% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2254 2487 2725
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +2 128 £40,000 +23.07% 28
Cheshire +26 74 £31,750 -18.06% 23
Merseyside +8 27 £51,250 +2.50% 2
Lancashire +4 24 £32,500 - 2
Cumbria - 6 £16,000 - 3
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 308 (46.46%) Windows
2 273 (41.18%) VMware
3 265 (39.97%) Cisco Certification
4 251 (37.86%) Microsoft
5 204 (30.77%) Firewall
6 191 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 173 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 169 (25.49%) LAN
8 169 (25.49%) ITIL
9 168 (25.34%) CCNA
10 162 (24.43%) WAN
11 146 (22.02%) HP
12 140 (21.12%) Data Centre
13 139 (20.97%) Juniper
14 135 (20.36%) Citrix
15 134 (20.21%) SAN
16 126 (19.00%) DNS
17 124 (18.70%) CCNP
18 119 (17.95%) VPN
18 119 (17.95%) MS Exchange
19 116 (17.50%) MS Excel
19 116 (17.50%) NetApp
20 103 (15.54%) DHCP
21 102 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
22 91 (13.73%) Linux
22 91 (13.73%) VoIP
23 88 (13.27%) TCP/IP
24 86 (12.97%) SQL Server
24 86 (12.97%) CheckPoint
24 86 (12.97%) Windows Server 2012

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 119 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 59 (8.90%) SharePoint
3 57 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (4.37%) WebSphere
6 28 (4.22%) Lync
7 23 (3.47%) WebLogic
8 19 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (2.56%) IIS
10 14 (2.11%) Apache
11 11 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (1.21%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 8 (1.21%) IBM Notes
13 7 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.90%) nginx
15 5 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.60%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 116 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 61 (9.20%) MS Office
3 7 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.90%) Magento
2 5 (0.75%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.30%) Radian6
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.22%) Office 365
2 25 (3.77%) IBM PureFlex
3 8 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.45%) SaaS
5 3 (0.45%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 204 (30.77%) Firewall
2 169 (25.49%) LAN
3 162 (24.43%) WAN
4 134 (20.21%) SAN
5 126 (19.00%) DNS
6 119 (17.95%) VPN
7 103 (15.54%) DHCP
8 91 (13.73%) VoIP
9 88 (13.27%) TCP/IP
10 82 (12.37%) MPLS
11 80 (12.07%) Wireless
12 60 (9.05%) Network Security
12 60 (9.05%) BGP
13 47 (7.09%) VLAN
14 46 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
15 45 (6.79%) Internet
16 39 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
17 35 (5.28%) Cisco Nexus
18 34 (5.13%) OSPF
19 27 (4.07%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.37%) DB2
3 26 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 23 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.47%) Oracle Exadata
4 23 (3.47%) RDBMS
5 13 (1.96%) MySQL
6 10 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.60%) Ingres
10 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.45%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (0.60%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.15%) MSI
General
1 84 (12.67%) Finance
2 50 (7.54%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.07%) Retail
4 14 (2.11%) Advertising
5 13 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.66%) Banking
6 11 (1.66%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.06%) Back Office
8 5 (0.75%) Publishing
8 5 (0.75%) Legal
9 4 (0.60%) Marketing
10 3 (0.45%) Law
11 2 (0.30%) Games
11 2 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 102 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 76 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 72 (10.86%) Consultant
4 70 (10.56%) Support Engineer
5 68 (10.26%) Architect
6 66 (9.95%) Analyst
7 35 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
7 35 (5.28%) Cisco Engineer
8 32 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support
9 30 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support
10 27 (4.07%) Infrastructure Architect
11 26 (3.92%) Administrator
12 25 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
13 24 (3.62%) Technical Consultant
14 23 (3.47%) IT Support
14 23 (3.47%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 22 (3.32%) Technical Support
15 22 (3.32%) Senior Consultant
15 22 (3.32%) Network Consultant
16 20 (3.02%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.07%) Middleware
2 25 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
3 23 (3.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 20 (3.02%) 802.1X
5 12 (1.81%) Web Services
6 10 (1.51%) COM
7 7 (1.06%) LAMP
8 4 (0.60%) HTML
8 4 (0.60%) XML
9 3 (0.45%) JSP
9 3 (0.45%) .NET
10 2 (0.30%) Classic ASP
10 2 (0.30%) CSS
11 1 (0.15%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 140 (21.12%) Data Centre
2 38 (5.73%) FlexPod
3 33 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.66%) Replication
7 10 (1.51%) Clustering
8 9 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.90%) Fat Client
9 6 (0.90%) Symmetrix DMX
9 6 (0.90%) CLARiiON
9 6 (0.90%) EMC Centera
9 6 (0.90%) Thin Client
9 6 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.75%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.60%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.60%) AS400
11 4 (0.60%) NHS
11 4 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 308 (46.46%) Windows
2 102 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (13.73%) Linux
4 86 (12.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (10.26%) Windows 7
6 55 (8.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (7.09%) Solaris
8 40 (6.03%) AIX
9 37 (5.58%) Windows 8
10 35 (5.28%) Windows XP
11 28 (4.22%) HPUX
11 28 (4.22%) UNIX
11 28 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (3.62%) SUSE
13 23 (3.47%) zOS
13 23 (3.47%) OS/400
14 16 (2.41%) CentOS
15 14 (2.11%) Mac OS X
16 10 (1.51%) Android
17 9 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (25.49%) ITIL
2 65 (9.80%) Service Delivery
3 62 (9.35%) Project Management
4 61 (9.20%) Business Continuity
5 55 (8.30%) Mentoring
6 45 (6.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 41 (6.18%) Load Balancing
8 38 (5.73%) Change Management
9 35 (5.28%) Migration
10 33 (4.98%) Infrastructure Management
11 32 (4.83%) Network Design
12 30 (4.52%) PRINCE2
13 29 (4.37%) Coaching
14 28 (4.22%) Service Management
15 25 (3.77%) Network Architecture
16 23 (3.47%) Converged Infrastructure
17 20 (3.02%) Network Monitoring
18 18 (2.71%) Technical Architecture
19 17 (2.56%) Time Management
19 17 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (10.41%) SQL
2 26 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 12 (1.81%) C
4 10 (1.51%) PHP
5 8 (1.21%) VBScript
5 8 (1.21%) VB
6 5 (0.75%) C++
7 4 (0.60%) Java
7 4 (0.60%) C#
7 4 (0.60%) VBA
8 3 (0.45%) Ruby
8 3 (0.45%) Perl
9 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 265 (39.97%) Cisco Certification
2 168 (25.34%) CCNA
3 124 (18.70%) CCNP
4 85 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (9.20%) MCSE
6 48 (7.24%) CCIE
7 42 (6.33%) Security Cleared
8 39 (5.88%) Degree
9 37 (5.58%) MCTS
10 33 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 31 (4.68%) MCITP
12 29 (4.37%) MCP
13 28 (4.22%) ITIL Certification
13 28 (4.22%) SC Cleared
14 22 (3.32%) JNCIA
14 22 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
15 21 (3.17%) MCSA
16 18 (2.71%) NCDA
17 17 (2.56%) CCSE
18 15 (2.26%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (11.01%) SLA
2 18 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.51%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.45%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.30%) QA
6 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 191 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 173 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 85 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 37 (5.58%) vSphere
5 27 (4.07%) XenDesktop
6 23 (3.47%) KVM
7 17 (2.56%) XenApp
8 12 (1.81%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.51%) Terminal Services
9 10 (1.51%) ISA Server
10 9 (1.36%) Terminal Server
11 7 (1.06%) XenServer
11 7 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.90%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.90%) Firmware
13 5 (0.75%) vCloud
14 3 (0.45%) pfSense
14 3 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.30%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 25 (3.77%) Tivoli
2 20 (3.02%) SCCM
3 13 (1.96%) SCOM
4 8 (1.21%) WSUS
4 8 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (1.21%) AirWatch
5 7 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (0.90%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.75%) Nagios
7 5 (0.75%) ARCserve
8 4 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.45%) MOM
9 3 (0.45%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.45%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.45%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.45%) Cacti
9 3 (0.45%) Munin
9 3 (0.45%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 273 (41.18%) VMware
2 251 (37.86%) Microsoft
3 146 (22.02%) HP
4 139 (20.97%) Juniper
5 135 (20.36%) Citrix
6 116 (17.50%) NetApp
7 86 (12.97%) CheckPoint
8 82 (12.37%) EMC
9 63 (9.50%) IBM
10 57 (8.60%) Oracle
11 54 (8.14%) F5
12 43 (6.49%) Dell
12 43 (6.49%) Symantec
13 32 (4.83%) Red Hat
14 30 (4.52%) Blue Coat
15 29 (4.37%) Riverbed
16 28 (4.22%) CA
17 27 (4.07%) Avaya
18 26 (3.92%) Brocade
19 23 (3.47%) BMC
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