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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 57 62 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 284 265 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.61% 3.86% 3.90%
As % of the Vendors category 10.16% 8.71% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 219 220 226
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,118
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,650 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
2794 3041 3345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.37% 44.34% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 2449 2771
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +13 148 £40,500 +20.89% 25
Cheshire +20 72 £37,500 +7.14% 19
Lancashire -4 37 £33,500 +12.91% 3
Merseyside +1 18 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Cumbria -8 6 £63,750 +96.15% 2
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 307 (45.55%) VMware
2 298 (44.21%) Windows
3 263 (39.02%) Microsoft
4 259 (38.43%) Cisco Certification
5 239 (35.46%) Firewall
6 221 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 179 (26.56%) Data Centre
8 171 (25.37%) Active Directory
8 171 (25.37%) LAN
9 170 (25.22%) CCNA
9 170 (25.22%) ITIL
10 163 (24.18%) WAN
11 162 (24.04%) HP
12 157 (23.29%) NetApp
13 146 (21.66%) Citrix
14 143 (21.22%) Juniper
15 142 (21.07%) CCNP
16 138 (20.47%) MS Exchange
17 133 (19.73%) SAN
18 122 (18.10%) DNS
19 114 (16.91%) MS Excel
20 112 (16.62%) Windows Server 2008
21 103 (15.28%) VPN
22 96 (14.24%) DHCP
22 96 (14.24%) EMC
22 96 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
23 93 (13.80%) Finance
24 89 (13.20%) SQL Server
25 88 (13.06%) Linux
26 86 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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
1 138 (20.47%) MS Exchange
2 66 (9.79%) SharePoint
3 61 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 34 (5.04%) Lync
6 32 (4.75%) IIS
7 29 (4.30%) WebSphere
8 26 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (3.26%) WebLogic
10 14 (2.08%) IBM Notes
11 12 (1.78%) Apache
12 11 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (1.19%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 6 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.89%) nginx
14 6 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
16 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 114 (16.91%) MS Excel
2 55 (8.16%) MS Office
3 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.89%) Magento
2 5 (0.74%) Sage 50
3 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.30%) Radian6
5 1 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.15%) Office 365
2 5 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.59%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.45%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 239 (35.46%) Firewall
2 171 (25.37%) LAN
3 163 (24.18%) WAN
4 133 (19.73%) SAN
5 122 (18.10%) DNS
6 103 (15.28%) VPN
7 96 (14.24%) DHCP
8 81 (12.02%) TCP/IP
9 79 (11.72%) Network Security
10 77 (11.42%) Wireless
11 75 (11.13%) BGP
12 74 (10.98%) MPLS
13 71 (10.53%) VoIP
14 56 (8.31%) Cisco ASA
15 51 (7.57%) VLAN
16 45 (6.68%) OSPF
17 36 (5.34%) NAS
18 32 (4.75%) Cisco Nexus
19 30 (4.45%) Cisco IOS
20 26 (3.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.30%) DB2
3 26 (3.86%) Oracle Database
4 22 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.26%) Oracle Exadata
4 22 (3.26%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.34%) MySQL
7 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.74%) Ingres
10 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.45%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.15%) MSI
General
1 93 (13.80%) Finance
2 43 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.12%) Retail
4 14 (2.08%) Advertising
5 13 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.34%) Back Office
7 8 (1.19%) Banking
8 6 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.89%) Legal
9 4 (0.59%) Publishing
10 3 (0.45%) Law
11 2 (0.30%) Games
11 2 (0.30%) Billing
11 2 (0.30%) Local Government
11 2 (0.30%) French Language
11 2 (0.30%) Norwegian Language
11 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.30%) Swedish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Marketing
12 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 106 (15.73%) Network Engineer
2 84 (12.46%) Support Engineer
3 83 (12.31%) Consultant
4 81 (12.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 73 (10.83%) Architect
6 50 (7.42%) Analyst
7 45 (6.68%) Solutions Architect
8 39 (5.79%) Cisco Engineer
9 34 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
10 33 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
11 32 (4.75%) Network Consultant
12 30 (4.45%) Technical Consultant
13 28 (4.15%) Technical Support
14 27 (4.01%) Infrastructure Architect
15 24 (3.56%) Technical Architect
16 23 (3.41%) Technical Engineer
17 22 (3.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
17 22 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 21 (3.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 21 (3.12%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.56%) WebSphere MQ
1 24 (3.56%) Middleware
2 22 (3.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 6 (0.89%) LAMP
3 6 (0.89%) .NET
4 5 (0.74%) COM
4 5 (0.74%) Web Services
5 4 (0.59%) XML
5 4 (0.59%) HTML
6 3 (0.45%) X-Windows
6 3 (0.45%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.30%) Classic ASP
7 2 (0.30%) CSS
7 2 (0.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 179 (26.56%) Data Centre
2 49 (7.27%) FlexPod
3 32 (4.75%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 14 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.93%) Replication
8 12 (1.78%) Clustering
9 11 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (0.89%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.89%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.74%) Symmetrix DMX
11 5 (0.74%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.74%) AS400
11 5 (0.74%) CLARiiON
11 5 (0.74%) EMC Centera
12 4 (0.59%) PKI
12 4 (0.59%) RMADS
12 4 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 298 (44.21%) Windows
2 112 (16.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 88 (13.06%) Linux
5 68 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 64 (9.50%) Windows 7
7 56 (8.31%) Solaris
8 39 (5.79%) AIX
9 38 (5.64%) Windows 8
10 29 (4.30%) HPUX
11 27 (4.01%) UNIX
12 26 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (3.86%) Windows XP
13 22 (3.26%) SUSE
13 22 (3.26%) OS/400
13 22 (3.26%) zOS
14 15 (2.23%) CentOS
15 11 (1.63%) Android
16 8 (1.19%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (25.22%) ITIL
2 62 (9.20%) Business Continuity
3 60 (8.90%) Mentoring
4 55 (8.16%) Service Delivery
5 53 (7.86%) Project Management
6 50 (7.42%) Change Management
7 46 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 43 (6.38%) Migration
9 33 (4.90%) Infrastructure Management
10 31 (4.60%) Service Management
10 31 (4.60%) Coaching
11 29 (4.30%) Load Balancing
11 29 (4.30%) Network Design
12 25 (3.71%) Incident Management
13 23 (3.41%) Converged Infrastructure
14 22 (3.26%) Network Architecture
14 22 (3.26%) PRINCE2
15 21 (3.12%) Technical Architecture
15 21 (3.12%) Root Cause Analysis
15 21 (3.12%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (10.83%) SQL
2 29 (4.30%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.23%) C
4 11 (1.63%) VB
5 9 (1.34%) VBScript
6 7 (1.04%) PHP
7 5 (0.74%) C++
8 4 (0.59%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.59%) VBA
9 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.45%) Java
9 3 (0.45%) C#
9 3 (0.45%) Ruby
9 3 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 259 (38.43%) Cisco Certification
2 170 (25.22%) CCNA
3 142 (21.07%) CCNP
4 86 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 56 (8.31%) MCSE
6 55 (8.16%) CCIE
7 48 (7.12%) Degree
8 39 (5.79%) MCTS
9 38 (5.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 37 (5.49%) Security Cleared
11 30 (4.45%) MCP
12 28 (4.15%) MCITP
13 27 (4.01%) ITIL Certification
14 26 (3.86%) SC Cleared
15 24 (3.56%) NCDA
16 22 (3.26%) JNCIA
16 22 (3.26%) MCSA
17 18 (2.67%) CCSE
18 17 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
19 16 (2.37%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (10.68%) SLA
2 16 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.78%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) QA
5 2 (0.30%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 221 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 171 (25.37%) Active Directory
3 86 (12.76%) Hyper-V
4 46 (6.82%) vSphere
5 36 (5.34%) XenDesktop
6 29 (4.30%) XenApp
7 22 (3.26%) KVM
8 9 (1.34%) VMware Server
8 9 (1.34%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.89%) Terminal Server
10 6 (0.89%) XenServer
11 5 (0.74%) Firmware
12 4 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.45%) vCloud
14 2 (0.30%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (3.56%) SCCM
1 24 (3.56%) Tivoli
2 19 (2.82%) SCOM
3 11 (1.63%) AirWatch
4 9 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.19%) Backup Exec
5 8 (1.19%) WSUS
6 5 (0.74%) Nagios
6 5 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.59%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.45%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (0.45%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.30%) EMC Navisphere
9 2 (0.30%) WMI
9 2 (0.30%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 307 (45.55%) VMware
2 263 (39.02%) Microsoft
3 162 (24.04%) HP
4 157 (23.29%) NetApp
5 146 (21.66%) Citrix
6 143 (21.22%) Juniper
7 96 (14.24%) EMC
8 82 (12.17%) CheckPoint
9 69 (10.24%) IBM
10 67 (9.94%) Oracle
11 53 (7.86%) Dell
12 46 (6.82%) Symantec
13 39 (5.79%) F5
14 36 (5.34%) CA
15 33 (4.90%) Fortinet
16 29 (4.30%) Red Hat
17 28 (4.15%) Brocade
18 27 (4.01%) Riverbed
19 25 (3.71%) Veeam
20 24 (3.56%) Avaya
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