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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 83 53 67
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 217 343 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.04% 4.73% 3.74%
As % of the Vendors category 6.84% 10.57% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 186 304 250
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £61,250 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3171 3246 3805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.44% 44.78% 50.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 2761 3310
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 29 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 29 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 -31 124 £32,500 -17.72% 24
Cheshire -15 43 £38,500 +30.50% 8
Merseyside -6 29 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Lancashire -27 13 £32,500 -2.98% 3
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 233 (44.81%) VMware
2 221 (42.50%) Windows
3 215 (41.35%) Microsoft
4 196 (37.69%) Firewall
5 169 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
6 160 (30.77%) WAN
7 134 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 128 (24.62%) Citrix
9 127 (24.42%) ITIL
10 126 (24.23%) LAN
11 118 (22.69%) Active Directory
12 114 (21.92%) SAN
13 111 (21.35%) CCNA
14 109 (20.96%) Juniper
15 107 (20.58%) MS Exchange
16 105 (20.19%) NetApp
17 103 (19.81%) HP
18 99 (19.04%) Finance
19 95 (18.27%) Microsoft Certification
19 95 (18.27%) MS Excel
20 80 (15.38%) SQL
20 80 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
21 79 (15.19%) CheckPoint
22 78 (15.00%) VPN
23 74 (14.23%) Hyper-V
24 71 (13.65%) CCNP
24 71 (13.65%) EMC
25 70 (13.46%) TCP/IP
26 60 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
27 59 (11.35%) XenApp

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 107 (20.58%) MS Exchange
2 55 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (5.96%) IIS
4 30 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 28 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (3.85%) WebSphere
7 20 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (3.65%) Lync
9 5 (0.96%) Apache
10 4 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.58%) Site Server
11 3 (0.58%) TPMS
11 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 95 (18.27%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.88%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Bond Adapt
1 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.65%) Office 365
2 10 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.77%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.38%) SaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 196 (37.69%) Firewall
2 160 (30.77%) WAN
3 126 (24.23%) LAN
4 114 (21.92%) SAN
5 78 (15.00%) VPN
6 70 (13.46%) TCP/IP
7 53 (10.19%) MPLS
8 52 (10.00%) BGP
9 51 (9.81%) DNS
10 49 (9.42%) OSPF
11 46 (8.85%) Network Security
12 45 (8.65%) NAS
13 42 (8.08%) Wireless
13 42 (8.08%) VLAN
13 42 (8.08%) Ethernet
14 40 (7.69%) Internet
15 36 (6.92%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (6.35%) SSL
17 29 (5.58%) VoIP
18 27 (5.19%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.73%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.73%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.35%) MySQL
7 6 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.77%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.58%) 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 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 99 (19.04%) Finance
2 38 (7.31%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.27%) Retail
4 13 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 10 (1.92%) Banking
6 7 (1.35%) Advertising
6 7 (1.35%) Publishing
7 5 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.96%) Law
8 4 (0.77%) Games
9 3 (0.58%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (17.31%) Network Engineer
2 59 (11.35%) Analyst
2 59 (11.35%) Support Engineer
3 52 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 48 (9.23%) Consultant
5 37 (7.12%) Architect
6 36 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 26 (5.00%) IT Support
8 25 (4.81%) Security Engineer
9 24 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
11 19 (3.65%) Support Analyst
12 17 (3.27%) Administrator
12 17 (3.27%) Network Security Engineer
13 16 (3.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 15 (2.88%) Technical Specialist
14 15 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 14 (2.69%) Field Engineer
15 14 (2.69%) Technical Consultant
15 14 (2.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.31%) .NET
1 12 (2.31%) SOAP
2 10 (1.92%) Web Services
3 7 (1.35%) Middleware
4 4 (0.77%) CSS
5 2 (0.38%) HTML
5 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.38%) COM
5 2 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.38%) jQuery
5 2 (0.38%) HTML5
5 2 (0.38%) REST
6 1 (0.19%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.15%) CLARiiON
2 26 (5.00%) Replication
3 25 (4.81%) EMC Centera
4 23 (4.42%) Symmetrix DMX
5 21 (4.04%) Firmware
6 19 (3.65%) iPhone
7 16 (3.08%) Blackberry
7 16 (3.08%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.69%) SecurID
8 14 (2.69%) FlexPod
9 12 (2.31%) CMDB
9 12 (2.31%) Fat Client
9 12 (2.31%) Thin Client
10 10 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.54%) EqualLogic
12 7 (1.35%) Celerra
13 6 (1.15%) Symmetrix
14 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.96%) IPTV
15 4 (0.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 221 (42.50%) Windows
2 80 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 57 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (10.38%) Linux
6 41 (7.88%) Windows 7
7 32 (6.15%) Windows 8
8 31 (5.96%) Windows XP
9 17 (3.27%) AIX
10 13 (2.50%) UNIX
11 11 (2.12%) Solaris
11 11 (2.12%) Windows 2000
12 10 (1.92%) zOS
13 9 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.54%) MVS
14 8 (1.54%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.58%) CentOS
16 2 (0.38%) OS/400
16 2 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (24.42%) ITIL
2 42 (8.08%) Project Management
3 36 (6.92%) Change Management
4 34 (6.54%) Migration
5 31 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (5.58%) Configuration Management
7 27 (5.19%) Asset Management
7 27 (5.19%) Network Design
7 27 (5.19%) Problem Management
8 26 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 26 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 24 (4.62%) Network Management
9 24 (4.62%) Capacity Management
10 21 (4.04%) Load Balancing
11 19 (3.65%) Change Control
11 19 (3.65%) PRINCE2
12 17 (3.27%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (2.88%) Service Management
14 14 (2.69%) Performance Management
15 12 (2.31%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (15.38%) SQL
2 9 (1.73%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.35%) VB
4 6 (1.15%) VB.NET
4 6 (1.15%) Perl
4 6 (1.15%) VB6
5 5 (0.96%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.77%) PHP
7 3 (0.58%) C#
7 3 (0.58%) Python
8 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.19%) C
9 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 169 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (21.35%) CCNA
3 95 (18.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 71 (13.65%) CCNP
5 58 (11.15%) MCSE
6 51 (9.81%) Degree
7 40 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 35 (6.73%) Citrix Certification
9 29 (5.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (5.19%) CCIE
11 25 (4.81%) CCA
12 24 (4.62%) MCITP
12 24 (4.62%) SC Cleared
13 23 (4.42%) MCSA
14 20 (3.85%) MCP
14 20 (3.85%) MCTS
15 15 (2.88%) CCDP
15 15 (2.88%) CCIP
16 13 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
17 12 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.69%) SLA
2 8 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.58%) COBIT
6 2 (0.38%) QA
6 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 134 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 118 (22.69%) Active Directory
3 74 (14.23%) Hyper-V
4 59 (11.35%) XenApp
5 56 (10.77%) vSphere
6 52 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 25 (4.81%) XenServer
8 15 (2.88%) vCloud
9 10 (1.92%) VMware Server
10 9 (1.73%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.15%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.38%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.38%) Xen
14 2 (0.38%) KVM
15 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
2 21 (4.04%) SCCM
3 16 (3.08%) Tivoli
4 14 (2.69%) OpenView
5 13 (2.50%) SCOM
6 12 (2.31%) HP NNM
7 9 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (1.73%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (1.54%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.15%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.96%) Cacti
10 5 (0.96%) Nagios
11 4 (0.77%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
12 3 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
13 2 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.38%) HP SIM
13 2 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 233 (44.81%) VMware
2 215 (41.35%) Microsoft
3 128 (24.62%) Citrix
4 109 (20.96%) Juniper
5 105 (20.19%) NetApp
6 103 (19.81%) HP
7 79 (15.19%) CheckPoint
8 71 (13.65%) EMC
9 38 (7.31%) F5
10 34 (6.54%) Fortinet
11 33 (6.35%) Dell
12 28 (5.38%) IBM
13 26 (5.00%) Oracle
14 24 (4.62%) Symantec
15 18 (3.46%) Avaya
16 17 (3.27%) Red Hat
16 17 (3.27%) McAfee
17 14 (2.69%) Blue Coat
18 12 (2.31%) Brocade
18 12 (2.31%) Nokia
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Salary: 32,000 - 36,000
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Pension
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