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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 34 56 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +16
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 409 306 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.23% 4.29% 3.59%
As % of the Vendors category 13.86% 9.63% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 302 248 197
Average salary £37,500 £38,475 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% -0.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
2952 3178 3576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.98% 44.50% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2331 2516 2932
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +21 231 £37,500 - 31
Cheshire +16 105 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Lancashire +15 40 £32,750 +9.16%
Merseyside +1 17 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Cumbria +1 15 £62,500 +92.30% 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 330 (45.77%) VMware
2 318 (44.11%) Windows
3 289 (40.08%) Microsoft
4 269 (37.31%) Cisco Certification
5 258 (35.78%) Firewall
6 241 (33.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 184 (25.52%) HP
8 182 (25.24%) Active Directory
9 181 (25.10%) WAN
10 178 (24.69%) LAN
11 177 (24.55%) NetApp
12 171 (23.72%) CCNA
13 167 (23.16%) Citrix
14 163 (22.61%) MS Exchange
15 160 (22.19%) ITIL
16 158 (21.91%) Juniper
17 150 (20.80%) CCNP
18 126 (17.48%) Windows Server 2008
19 125 (17.34%) SAN
20 121 (16.78%) Finance
21 119 (16.50%) MS Excel
22 116 (16.09%) DNS
23 112 (15.53%) EMC
24 103 (14.29%) SQL Server
25 100 (13.87%) Linux
26 99 (13.73%) VPN
26 99 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
27 96 (13.31%) TCP/IP
28 93 (12.90%) DHCP
29 90 (12.48%) Hyper-V

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 163 (22.61%) MS Exchange
2 72 (9.99%) SharePoint
3 70 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 40 (5.55%) IIS
6 38 (5.27%) Lync
7 30 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 27 (3.74%) WebSphere
9 22 (3.05%) WebLogic
10 18 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (1.53%) IBM Notes
12 9 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (1.11%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 7 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.83%) Apache
16 5 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
16 5 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
18 2 (0.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 119 (16.50%) MS Excel
2 57 (7.91%) MS Office
3 8 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.69%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Revit
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Sage 50
2 4 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Agresso
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.14%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.30%) Office 365
2 7 (0.97%) Mimecast
3 5 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) SaaS
5 1 (0.14%) PaaS
5 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 258 (35.78%) Firewall
2 181 (25.10%) WAN
3 178 (24.69%) LAN
4 125 (17.34%) SAN
5 116 (16.09%) DNS
6 99 (13.73%) VPN
7 96 (13.31%) TCP/IP
8 93 (12.90%) DHCP
9 88 (12.21%) MPLS
10 87 (12.07%) BGP
11 82 (11.37%) Wireless
11 82 (11.37%) Network Security
12 68 (9.43%) VoIP
13 59 (8.18%) OSPF
13 59 (8.18%) Cisco ASA
14 54 (7.49%) VLAN
15 31 (4.30%) NAS
16 28 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
17 27 (3.74%) Cisco Nexus
18 23 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.74%) DB2
2 27 (3.74%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.05%) Relational Database
3 22 (3.05%) Oracle Exadata
3 22 (3.05%) RDBMS
4 17 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.69%) Ingres
8 4 (0.55%) MySQL
8 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.28%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.14%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Visual Studio
1 5 (0.69%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.28%) MSI
3 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
General
1 121 (16.78%) Finance
2 44 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.16%) Retail
4 16 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 15 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.39%) Advertising
7 9 (1.25%) Banking
8 7 (0.97%) Back Office
9 6 (0.83%) Games
10 5 (0.69%) Law
11 4 (0.55%) Legal
12 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
12 2 (0.28%) Local Government
12 2 (0.28%) French Language
12 2 (0.28%) Norwegian Language
12 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.28%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 121 (16.78%) Network Engineer
2 103 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 91 (12.62%) Consultant
4 81 (11.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 74 (10.26%) Architect
6 47 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 43 (5.96%) Cisco Engineer
8 40 (5.55%) Analyst
8 40 (5.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 39 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
10 34 (4.72%) Technical Consultant
11 30 (4.16%) Technical Support
11 30 (4.16%) Network Consultant
12 28 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 26 (3.61%) Technical Engineer
13 26 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
13 26 (3.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 25 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 23 (3.19%) IT Support
15 23 (3.19%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.85%) Middleware
2 22 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (0.69%) Web Services
3 5 (0.69%) .NET
4 4 (0.55%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.42%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.28%) Classic ASP
6 2 (0.28%) COM
6 2 (0.28%) JSP
7 1 (0.14%) XML
7 1 (0.14%) EDI
7 1 (0.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.93%) FlexPod
2 42 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 15 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.66%) Replication
5 12 (1.66%) Clustering
6 10 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (0.69%) Fat Client
7 5 (0.69%) Open Source
7 5 (0.69%) EqualLogic
7 5 (0.69%) Thin Client
7 5 (0.69%) AS400
7 5 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.55%) RMADS
8 4 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.55%) PKI
9 3 (0.42%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.42%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 318 (44.11%) Windows
2 126 (17.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (13.87%) Linux
4 99 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (11.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (8.18%) Windows 7
7 56 (7.77%) Solaris
8 39 (5.41%) AIX
9 34 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (4.30%) Windows 8
11 30 (4.16%) UNIX
12 29 (4.02%) HPUX
13 24 (3.33%) Windows XP
14 22 (3.05%) SUSE
14 22 (3.05%) OS/400
14 22 (3.05%) zOS
15 14 (1.94%) Ubuntu
16 10 (1.39%) Android
16 10 (1.39%) CentOS
17 7 (0.97%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (22.19%) ITIL
2 71 (9.85%) Project Management
3 68 (9.43%) Service Delivery
4 64 (8.88%) Mentoring
5 63 (8.74%) Change Management
6 49 (6.80%) Business Continuity
7 43 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 41 (5.69%) Migration
9 34 (4.72%) Infrastructure Management
10 33 (4.58%) Coaching
11 32 (4.44%) Service Management
12 31 (4.30%) Incident Management
13 29 (4.02%) Network Design
14 26 (3.61%) Problem Management
15 25 (3.47%) Technical Architecture
15 25 (3.47%) PRINCE2
16 24 (3.33%) Line Management
17 23 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
18 22 (3.05%) Load Balancing
19 20 (2.77%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (11.93%) SQL
2 34 (4.72%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.22%) C
4 13 (1.80%) VB
5 12 (1.66%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.11%) VBScript
7 4 (0.55%) C++
7 4 (0.55%) VBA
8 3 (0.42%) VB6
8 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.28%) C#
9 2 (0.28%) Ruby
10 1 (0.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 269 (37.31%) Cisco Certification
2 171 (23.72%) CCNA
3 150 (20.80%) CCNP
4 84 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (6.80%) MCSE
6 48 (6.66%) CCIE
6 48 (6.66%) Security Cleared
7 46 (6.38%) Degree
8 41 (5.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 37 (5.13%) MCTS
10 36 (4.99%) SC Cleared
11 32 (4.44%) MCITP
12 30 (4.16%) MCP
13 28 (3.88%) NCDA
14 26 (3.61%) JNCIA
14 26 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (3.33%) MCSA
16 18 (2.50%) CCSE
17 17 (2.36%) CCDP
18 16 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (12.34%) SLA
2 14 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.66%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.28%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 241 (33.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 182 (25.24%) Active Directory
3 90 (12.48%) Hyper-V
4 55 (7.63%) vSphere
5 43 (5.96%) XenApp
5 43 (5.96%) XenDesktop
6 22 (3.05%) KVM
7 10 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.11%) VMware Server
9 7 (0.97%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.83%) Terminal Server
10 6 (0.83%) XenServer
11 5 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.28%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.28%) vCloud
13 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.14%) Postfix
13 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 29 (4.02%) SCCM
2 22 (3.05%) Tivoli
3 18 (2.50%) SCOM
4 13 (1.80%) Backup Exec
5 10 (1.39%) WMI
5 10 (1.39%) FortiGate
6 8 (1.11%) WSUS
6 8 (1.11%) AirWatch
7 7 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (0.97%) Nagios
8 5 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.55%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.42%) Legato
10 3 (0.42%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 330 (45.77%) VMware
2 289 (40.08%) Microsoft
3 184 (25.52%) HP
4 177 (24.55%) NetApp
5 167 (23.16%) Citrix
6 158 (21.91%) Juniper
7 112 (15.53%) EMC
8 86 (11.93%) CheckPoint
9 71 (9.85%) IBM
10 68 (9.43%) Oracle
11 63 (8.74%) Symantec
12 56 (7.77%) Dell
13 47 (6.52%) F5
14 42 (5.83%) Fortinet
15 40 (5.55%) Red Hat
16 39 (5.41%) Brocade
17 37 (5.13%) CA
18 29 (4.02%) Avaya
19 23 (3.19%) Riverbed
20 22 (3.05%) BMC
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