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 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 47 48 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +30
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 338 341 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.65% 5.09% 3.30%
As % of the Vendors category 10.44% 11.19% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 284 298 208
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
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
3238 3047 3653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.53% 45.45% 46.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2757 2550 3215
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 December 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 +4 218 £35,000 -9.09% 14
Cheshire -6 77 £42,500 - 7
Lancashire +13 25 £27,500 -14.06% 3
Merseyside -17 8 £43,750 +5.42% 1
Cumbria - 5 £34,000 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 283 (49.39%) Windows
2 277 (48.34%) VMware
3 241 (42.06%) Microsoft
4 204 (35.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 202 (35.25%) Firewall
6 182 (31.76%) Citrix
7 154 (26.88%) Cisco Certification
7 154 (26.88%) NetApp
8 151 (26.35%) WAN
9 147 (25.65%) LAN
10 144 (25.13%) HP
11 143 (24.96%) Active Directory
12 141 (24.61%) MS Exchange
13 123 (21.47%) Juniper
14 116 (20.24%) ITIL
15 109 (19.02%) CCNA
16 104 (18.15%) SAN
16 104 (18.15%) Hyper-V
17 100 (17.45%) MS Excel
18 99 (17.28%) EMC
19 95 (16.58%) Linux
20 91 (15.88%) Windows Server 2008
21 88 (15.36%) Finance
22 79 (13.79%) DNS
23 77 (13.44%) CCNP
24 73 (12.74%) Wireless
25 72 (12.57%) XenApp
26 70 (12.22%) TCP/IP
27 68 (11.87%) Windows Server 2012
28 67 (11.69%) vSphere

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 141 (24.61%) MS Exchange
2 63 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (8.55%) IIS
4 39 (6.81%) SharePoint
5 24 (4.19%) Lync
6 21 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (2.79%) WebSphere
8 16 (2.79%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.05%) Apache
10 5 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.52%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.35%) Documentum
13 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.17%) TPMS
Applications
1 100 (17.45%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.49%) MS Office
3 6 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.87%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.35%) Revit
7 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.49%) Office 365
2 6 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 202 (35.25%) Firewall
2 151 (26.35%) WAN
3 147 (25.65%) LAN
4 104 (18.15%) SAN
5 79 (13.79%) DNS
6 73 (12.74%) Wireless
7 70 (12.22%) TCP/IP
8 62 (10.82%) VPN
8 62 (10.82%) MPLS
9 59 (10.30%) DHCP
10 56 (9.77%) Network Security
11 43 (7.50%) NAS
12 40 (6.98%) VLAN
12 40 (6.98%) VoIP
12 40 (6.98%) OSPF
13 33 (5.76%) BGP
14 31 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (4.19%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (3.66%) IP Telephony
16 21 (3.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.32%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.79%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.79%) Oracle Exadata
3 16 (2.79%) DB2
3 16 (2.79%) RDBMS
4 14 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.70%) MySQL
8 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.35%) DataEase
9 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.17%) MSI
General
1 88 (15.36%) Finance
2 30 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.32%) Retail
4 13 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.09%) Law
6 7 (1.22%) Legal
6 7 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.05%) Banking
8 5 (0.87%) Games
8 5 (0.87%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.70%) Marketing
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (15.01%) Network Engineer
2 78 (13.61%) Support Engineer
3 72 (12.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 52 (9.08%) Architect
5 49 (8.55%) Consultant
6 33 (5.76%) Analyst
6 33 (5.76%) Citrix Support
7 32 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
7 32 (5.58%) Citrix Engineer
8 30 (5.24%) Security Engineer
9 29 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
10 27 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
11 22 (3.84%) Network Architect
12 21 (3.66%) Citrix Support Engineer
13 20 (3.49%) Cisco Engineer
14 19 (3.32%) Infrastructure Architect
14 19 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 19 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 18 (3.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 18 (3.14%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.06%) Middleware
2 16 (2.79%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (1.05%) Web Services
3 6 (1.05%) .NET
4 3 (0.52%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.35%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.35%) XMPP
6 1 (0.17%) VXML
6 1 (0.17%) jQuery
6 1 (0.17%) HTML5
6 1 (0.17%) REST
6 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.17%) COM
6 1 (0.17%) CSS
6 1 (0.17%) EDI
6 1 (0.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.89%) FlexPod
2 24 (4.19%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.97%) Replication
5 10 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (1.22%) CLARiiON
7 6 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 5 (0.87%) EMC Centera
8 5 (0.87%) Thin Client
8 5 (0.87%) EqualLogic
8 5 (0.87%) Fat Client
8 5 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.87%) Symmetrix DMX
9 4 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.52%) GIS
10 3 (0.52%) Clustering
10 3 (0.52%) Handset
10 3 (0.52%) PKI
10 3 (0.52%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 283 (49.39%) Windows
2 95 (16.58%) Linux
3 91 (15.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (11.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (9.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (6.63%) UNIX
7 35 (6.11%) Windows 7
8 26 (4.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (4.19%) Windows 8
9 24 (4.19%) Solaris
10 20 (3.49%) AIX
11 19 (3.32%) Windows XP
12 17 (2.97%) HPUX
13 16 (2.79%) OS/400
13 16 (2.79%) SUSE
13 16 (2.79%) zOS
14 12 (2.09%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.87%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.70%) Debian
16 4 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (20.24%) ITIL
2 50 (8.73%) Project Management
3 43 (7.50%) Service Delivery
3 43 (7.50%) Mentoring
4 35 (6.11%) Coaching
4 35 (6.11%) Change Management
5 31 (5.41%) Business Continuity
6 29 (5.06%) Network Design
7 26 (4.54%) Migration
8 24 (4.19%) Incident Management
9 23 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
9 23 (4.01%) PRINCE2
10 22 (3.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 21 (3.66%) Infrastructure Management
12 20 (3.49%) Data Protection
13 18 (3.14%) Service Management
14 17 (2.97%) Data Management
15 16 (2.79%) Information Security
15 16 (2.79%) Problem Management
15 16 (2.79%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 60 (10.47%) SQL
2 21 (3.66%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 9 (1.57%) C
5 8 (1.40%) VB
6 4 (0.70%) C#
7 3 (0.52%) Java
8 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.35%) VB6
8 2 (0.35%) Perl
8 2 (0.35%) PHP
9 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 154 (26.88%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (19.02%) CCNA
3 77 (13.44%) CCNP
4 64 (11.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (8.03%) Degree
5 46 (8.03%) Security Cleared
6 39 (6.81%) SC Cleared
7 35 (6.11%) MCSE
8 34 (5.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 32 (5.58%) MCITP
10 26 (4.54%) Citrix Certification
11 23 (4.01%) CCA
12 22 (3.84%) MCSA
13 19 (3.32%) MCTS
14 18 (3.14%) MCP
15 15 (2.62%) NCDA
16 14 (2.44%) NCIE
16 14 (2.44%) CCDP
17 12 (2.09%) VCAP
18 11 (1.92%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.68%) SLA
2 10 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.52%) COBIT
5 2 (0.35%) QA
5 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 204 (35.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (24.96%) Active Directory
3 104 (18.15%) Hyper-V
4 72 (12.57%) XenApp
5 67 (11.69%) vSphere
6 54 (9.42%) XenDesktop
7 17 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (2.79%) KVM
9 8 (1.40%) XenServer
9 8 (1.40%) Firmware
9 8 (1.40%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.05%) vCloud
11 4 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.52%) NFS
13 2 (0.35%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.35%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.35%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 21 (3.66%) SCCM
2 16 (2.79%) Tivoli
3 13 (2.27%) WSUS
4 12 (2.09%) Backup Exec
5 10 (1.75%) WMI
6 9 (1.57%) FortiGate
7 7 (1.22%) Legato
7 7 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (1.22%) SCOM
8 6 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.87%) Nagios
9 5 (0.87%) Cacti
10 3 (0.52%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.35%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.35%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.35%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 277 (48.34%) VMware
2 241 (42.06%) Microsoft
3 182 (31.76%) Citrix
4 154 (26.88%) NetApp
5 144 (25.13%) HP
6 123 (21.47%) Juniper
7 99 (17.28%) EMC
8 65 (11.34%) CheckPoint
9 48 (8.38%) Symantec
10 43 (7.50%) Dell
10 43 (7.50%) IBM
11 41 (7.16%) Brocade
12 34 (5.93%) F5
13 31 (5.41%) Fortinet
14 30 (5.24%) Red Hat
15 27 (4.71%) Oracle
16 19 (3.32%) Avaya
16 19 (3.32%) WatchGuard
17 17 (2.97%) BMC
17 17 (2.97%) CA
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + car or allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
D4 Digital
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Met University
Salary: From £33,242 to £38,511 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus, On going training
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + On call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% bonus + corporate benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Basic salary to £70,000 + 20% bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £19,650 to £37,320 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Northwich
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Uncapped OTE, Car, Laptop, Phone
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago