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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 79 48 68
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +20
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 227 342 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.09% 4.98% 3.77%
As % of the Vendors category 6.84% 10.96% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 196 301 253
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
3320 3120 3780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.18% 45.46% 51.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2612 2646 3254
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -43 125 £35,000 -9.09% 30
Cheshire -10 49 £38,000 -5.00% 9
Merseyside -7 32 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Lancashire -21 5 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Cumbria +7 4 £42,500 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 236 (46.00%) Windows
2 231 (45.03%) VMware
3 208 (40.55%) Microsoft
4 178 (34.70%) Firewall
5 169 (32.94%) Cisco Certification
6 146 (28.46%) ITIL
7 145 (28.27%) WAN
8 144 (28.07%) Citrix
9 135 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 123 (23.98%) CCNA
11 121 (23.59%) LAN
12 117 (22.81%) SAN
13 113 (22.03%) Active Directory
14 110 (21.44%) NetApp
15 109 (21.25%) MS Exchange
16 104 (20.27%) Juniper
17 99 (19.30%) HP
18 95 (18.52%) MS Excel
19 90 (17.54%) Hyper-V
20 82 (15.98%) Microsoft Certification
21 81 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
22 74 (14.42%) CheckPoint
23 71 (13.84%) SQL
24 69 (13.45%) Finance
25 68 (13.26%) CCNP
26 67 (13.06%) VPN
27 62 (12.09%) EMC
27 62 (12.09%) XenApp
28 59 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2010
28 59 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 109 (21.25%) MS Exchange
2 59 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (7.80%) IIS
4 37 (7.21%) SharePoint
5 27 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (4.68%) Lync
7 22 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.17%) Apache
9 6 (1.17%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.58%) Site Server
10 3 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.39%) TPMS
11 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 95 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.92%) MS Office
3 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Bond Adapt
2 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.12%) Office 365
2 10 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.78%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.58%) SaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 178 (34.70%) Firewall
2 145 (28.27%) WAN
3 121 (23.59%) LAN
4 117 (22.81%) SAN
5 67 (13.06%) VPN
6 53 (10.33%) TCP/IP
7 52 (10.14%) NAS
8 51 (9.94%) Wireless
9 50 (9.75%) MPLS
10 48 (9.36%) DNS
11 47 (9.16%) Network Security
12 34 (6.63%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (6.24%) OSPF
13 32 (6.24%) VLAN
14 30 (5.85%) Ethernet
15 29 (5.65%) Internet
16 27 (5.26%) BGP
17 26 (5.07%) DHCP
18 23 (4.48%) VoIP
18 23 (4.48%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 8 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.36%) MySQL
6 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.17%) DB2
6 6 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.17%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.39%) OLAP
8 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 69 (13.45%) Finance
2 39 (7.60%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.31%) Retail
4 10 (1.95%) Law
5 9 (1.75%) Banking
6 7 (1.36%) Publishing
7 5 (0.97%) Legal
8 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.78%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.58%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (14.04%) Network Engineer
2 61 (11.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 58 (11.31%) Analyst
4 54 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 45 (8.77%) Consultant
6 42 (8.19%) Architect
7 34 (6.63%) 3rd Line Support
8 23 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (4.48%) Security Engineer
9 18 (3.51%) IT Support
10 17 (3.31%) Technical Specialist
11 16 (3.12%) Support Analyst
11 16 (3.12%) Network Architect
12 15 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (2.73%) Field Engineer
13 14 (2.73%) Storage Specialist
13 14 (2.73%) Cisco Engineer
13 14 (2.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 13 (2.53%) NOC Engineer
14 13 (2.53%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.14%) .NET
2 10 (1.95%) Web Services
3 7 (1.36%) Middleware
4 6 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (0.78%) CSS
6 2 (0.39%) HTML
6 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.39%) COM
6 2 (0.39%) jQuery
6 2 (0.39%) XMPP
6 2 (0.39%) REST
6 2 (0.39%) HTML5
7 1 (0.19%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.07%) CLARiiON
2 25 (4.87%) Replication
3 23 (4.48%) Symmetrix DMX
4 22 (4.29%) EMC Centera
4 22 (4.29%) Firmware
5 17 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.12%) iPhone
6 16 (3.12%) FlexPod
7 15 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.53%) Blackberry
9 11 (2.14%) CMDB
9 11 (2.14%) Fat Client
9 11 (2.14%) Thin Client
10 10 (1.95%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.56%) EqualLogic
12 7 (1.36%) SecurID
13 4 (0.78%) Clustering
13 4 (0.78%) IPTV
14 3 (0.58%) Open Source
15 2 (0.39%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 236 (46.00%) Windows
2 81 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (10.72%) Linux
5 46 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (7.60%) Windows 7
7 26 (5.07%) Windows XP
7 26 (5.07%) Windows 8
8 22 (4.29%) UNIX
9 18 (3.51%) AIX
10 12 (2.34%) Solaris
11 11 (2.14%) zOS
12 9 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (1.56%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.17%) SUSE
14 6 (1.17%) OS/400
14 6 (1.17%) HPUX
15 5 (0.97%) Windows NT
15 5 (0.97%) MVS
16 3 (0.58%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (28.46%) ITIL
2 41 (7.99%) Project Management
3 33 (6.43%) Migration
4 31 (6.04%) Coaching
5 29 (5.65%) Change Management
5 29 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (5.07%) Service Delivery
6 26 (5.07%) Incident Management
6 26 (5.07%) Asset Management
7 23 (4.48%) Network Design
7 23 (4.48%) Problem Management
8 21 (4.09%) PRINCE2
8 21 (4.09%) Configuration Management
9 20 (3.90%) Mentoring
9 20 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 19 (3.70%) Change Control
11 17 (3.31%) Service Management
11 17 (3.31%) Information Security
12 16 (3.12%) E-Commerce
13 14 (2.73%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 71 (13.84%) SQL
2 9 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
3 5 (0.97%) VB
4 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
4 4 (0.78%) T-SQL
4 4 (0.78%) PHP
5 3 (0.58%) VB6
5 3 (0.58%) C#
5 3 (0.58%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.39%) Perl
6 2 (0.39%) C
7 1 (0.19%) Ruby
7 1 (0.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 169 (32.94%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (23.98%) CCNA
3 82 (15.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (13.26%) CCNP
5 56 (10.92%) Degree
6 49 (9.55%) MCSE
7 42 (8.19%) Security Cleared
8 36 (7.02%) SC Cleared
8 36 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 35 (6.82%) Citrix Certification
10 27 (5.26%) CCA
11 26 (5.07%) MCITP
12 22 (4.29%) CCIE
13 20 (3.90%) CCDP
14 19 (3.70%) MCSA
15 17 (3.31%) MCTS
16 16 (3.12%) MCP
17 14 (2.73%) CTC Cleared
18 12 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
18 12 (2.34%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.82%) SLA
2 9 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.78%) COBIT
4 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.39%) QA
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 135 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (22.03%) Active Directory
3 90 (17.54%) Hyper-V
4 62 (12.09%) XenApp
5 54 (10.53%) vSphere
6 52 (10.14%) XenDesktop
7 20 (3.90%) XenServer
8 14 (2.73%) vCloud
9 9 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.17%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.17%) KVM
10 6 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.97%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.58%) NFS
13 3 (0.58%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.39%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (3.12%) SCCM
2 13 (2.53%) Tivoli
3 10 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (1.56%) SCOM
5 7 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.17%) Nagios
6 6 (1.17%) Cacti
6 6 (1.17%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.97%) WSUS
7 5 (0.97%) Legato
8 4 (0.78%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.78%) OpenView
8 4 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.39%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 231 (45.03%) VMware
2 208 (40.55%) Microsoft
3 144 (28.07%) Citrix
4 110 (21.44%) NetApp
5 104 (20.27%) Juniper
6 99 (19.30%) HP
7 74 (14.42%) CheckPoint
8 62 (12.09%) EMC
9 29 (5.65%) Dell
10 28 (5.46%) Fortinet
11 25 (4.87%) Oracle
12 20 (3.90%) IBM
12 20 (3.90%) Brocade
12 20 (3.90%) F5
13 19 (3.70%) Symantec
14 18 (3.51%) Red Hat
15 17 (3.31%) Avaya
16 13 (2.53%) Blue Coat
16 13 (2.53%) McAfee
17 9 (1.75%) SolarWinds
North West
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 4,800 car allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Experts
Salary: £13000 - £15000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Experts
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum +6k bonus + car or allowance + benef
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton School
Salary: Up to £16,604 per annum plus attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago