Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 89 94
Rank change year-on-year -23 +5 -17
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 65 57 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.10% 2.43% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.29% 11.11% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 58 43 45
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £16,250 £26,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £75,075 £65,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% +6.49% +2.67%

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 700 513 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.64% 21.88% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 461 328 501
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 34 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Wilmslow - 7 £52,450 -
Crewe -11 2 £37,500 - 2
Cisco Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 51 (78.46%) CCNA
2 47 (72.31%) Cisco
3 36 (55.38%) CCNP
4 24 (36.92%) WAN
4 24 (36.92%) LAN
5 21 (32.31%) Data Centre
6 19 (29.23%) VPN
6 19 (29.23%) Firewall
7 18 (27.69%) Incident Management
7 18 (27.69%) Fortinet
8 17 (26.15%) Windows
8 17 (26.15%) VMware
9 16 (24.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (21.54%) ITIL
10 14 (21.54%) Service Management
11 13 (20.00%) Change Management
11 13 (20.00%) Wireless
11 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 12 (18.46%) Network+ Certification
12 12 (18.46%) Statistics
12 12 (18.46%) Problem Management
12 12 (18.46%) Huawei
12 12 (18.46%) Knowledge Management
12 12 (18.46%) DNS
12 12 (18.46%) OSPF
12 12 (18.46%) BGP
12 12 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (16.92%) F5
13 11 (16.92%) EIGRP
13 11 (16.92%) MCSA

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.92%) LAN
1 24 (36.92%) WAN
2 19 (29.23%) Firewall
2 19 (29.23%) VPN
3 13 (20.00%) Wireless
4 12 (18.46%) BGP
4 12 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (18.46%) DNS
4 12 (18.46%) OSPF
5 11 (16.92%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (16.92%) EIGRP
6 10 (15.38%) MPLS
7 9 (13.85%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (13.85%) Ethernet
7 9 (13.85%) IPsec
7 9 (13.85%) Network Security
7 9 (13.85%) NX-OS
7 9 (13.85%) SSL
7 9 (13.85%) TACACS
7 9 (13.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 15 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 12 (18.46%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Service Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Telecoms Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Information Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Information Security Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Security Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Security Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (9.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) AIX
5 1 (1.54%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Incident Management
2 14 (21.54%) ITIL
2 14 (21.54%) Service Management
3 13 (20.00%) Change Management
4 12 (18.46%) Knowledge Management
4 12 (18.46%) Problem Management
4 12 (18.46%) Statistics
5 9 (13.85%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (13.85%) Load Balancing
6 8 (12.31%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (12.31%) Security Patching
7 6 (9.23%) Information Security
7 6 (9.23%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 6 (9.23%) Presales
7 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (9.23%) SIEM
7 6 (9.23%) Software Optimisation
7 6 (9.23%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (6.15%) Decision-Making
9 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (78.46%) CCNA
2 36 (55.38%) CCNP
3 16 (24.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (18.46%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (16.92%) MCSA
6 9 (13.85%) MCSE
7 8 (12.31%) CCENT
8 7 (10.77%) CCDP
8 7 (10.77%) Degree
8 7 (10.77%) MCITP
9 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (7.69%) MCP
11 3 (4.62%) JNCIA
12 2 (3.08%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) GDPR
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Hyper-V
1 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.54%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 47 (72.31%) Cisco
2 18 (27.69%) Fortinet
3 17 (26.15%) VMware
4 12 (18.46%) Huawei
5 11 (16.92%) F5
6 9 (13.85%) Citrix
6 9 (13.85%) Juniper
6 9 (13.85%) Riverbed
7 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
8 7 (10.77%) CheckPoint
9 6 (9.23%) Forcepoint
9 6 (9.23%) HP
9 6 (9.23%) Tufin
10 4 (6.15%) IBM
11 2 (3.08%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (3.08%) Dell
12 1 (1.54%) arcserve
12 1 (1.54%) McAfee
12 1 (1.54%) Meraki
12 1 (1.54%) Synology