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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 60 80
Rank change year-on-year -5 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 50 26 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.44% 2.70% 2.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.34% 11.71% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 46 20 42
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +32.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% -3.40%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 326 222 362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 22.41% 23.05% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 215 184 276
Median salary £41,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,800 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -8 17 £45,000 -
Crewe -18 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Knutsford - 2 £65,000 - 1
Chester - 1 £75,000 - 1
Cisco Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 61 (78.21%) Cisco
2 47 (60.26%) CCNP
3 45 (57.69%) Firewall
4 32 (41.03%) CCNA
5 21 (26.92%) ITIL
5 21 (26.92%) Service Management
6 20 (25.64%) Ethernet
6 20 (25.64%) Finance
7 19 (24.36%) Wireless
7 19 (24.36%) LAN
8 18 (23.08%) WAN
9 17 (21.79%) CCIE
9 17 (21.79%) Juniper
9 17 (21.79%) Load Balancing
9 17 (21.79%) Cisco IOS
10 16 (20.51%) SLA
11 15 (19.23%) VPN
11 15 (19.23%) OSPF
11 15 (19.23%) BGP
11 15 (19.23%) EIGRP
11 15 (19.23%) Telecoms
11 15 (19.23%) F5
11 15 (19.23%) Line Management
12 14 (17.95%) MPLS
13 13 (16.67%) DNS
13 13 (16.67%) Windows
13 13 (16.67%) Network Management
13 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 13 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (15.38%) Network Security

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 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) G Suite
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (57.69%) Firewall
2 20 (25.64%) Ethernet
3 19 (24.36%) LAN
3 19 (24.36%) Wireless
4 18 (23.08%) WAN
5 17 (21.79%) Cisco IOS
6 15 (19.23%) BGP
6 15 (19.23%) EIGRP
6 15 (19.23%) OSPF
6 15 (19.23%) VPN
7 14 (17.95%) MPLS
8 13 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (16.67%) DNS
9 12 (15.38%) Network Security
9 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 12 (15.38%) Unified Communications
10 9 (11.54%) IP Telephony
10 9 (11.54%) Wireshark
11 8 (10.26%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (10.26%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 15 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.69%) Advertising
4 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.56%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Network Manager
2 10 (12.82%) Network Operations Manager
2 10 (12.82%) Operations Manager
3 9 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Junior
6 4 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Security Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Audit Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) CISSP Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) IT Audit Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) IT Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.56%) Life Science
5 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) ITIL
1 21 (26.92%) Service Management
2 17 (21.79%) Load Balancing
3 15 (19.23%) Line Management
4 13 (16.67%) Network Management
5 10 (12.82%) Budget Control
6 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 8 (10.26%) ITSM
7 8 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.69%) ITIL V3
9 5 (6.41%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.41%) Information Security
9 5 (6.41%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (5.13%) Business Continuity
10 4 (5.13%) DDoS Mitigation
10 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.13%) Supplier Management
10 4 (5.13%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (60.26%) CCNP
2 32 (41.03%) CCNA
3 17 (21.79%) CCIE
4 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 12 (15.38%) Degree
6 10 (12.82%) BC Cleared
6 10 (12.82%) CISSP
6 10 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (10.26%) CCDE
8 6 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (5.13%) CISM
11 3 (3.85%) CISA
11 3 (3.85%) CRISC
11 3 (3.85%) JNCIA
11 3 (3.85%) MCITP
11 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.56%) CCENT
12 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (2.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.51%) SLA
2 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.41%) PMO
3 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (78.21%) Cisco
2 17 (21.79%) Juniper
3 15 (19.23%) F5
4 11 (14.10%) VMware
5 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.26%) 3Com
6 8 (10.26%) Blue Coat
6 8 (10.26%) HP
6 8 (10.26%) Riverbed
7 4 (5.13%) Meraki
7 4 (5.13%) NetApp
8 3 (3.85%) Avaya
8 3 (3.85%) Citrix
9 2 (2.56%) arcserve
9 2 (2.56%) Draytek
9 2 (2.56%) Google
9 2 (2.56%) Sophos
9 2 (2.56%) Symantec
10 1 (1.28%) Palo Alto
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 14 days ago