Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 87 99
Rank change year-on-year -21 +12 -22
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 33 92 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.54% 2.87% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.07% 14.29% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 32 78 35
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £31,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.73% -18.59% -17.89%
10th Percentile £31,250 £18,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £74,875 £52,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +53.85% -2.50% -5.88%

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 467 644 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.78% 20.06% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 347 435 370
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £25,450 £20,850 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -21 12 £45,000 +63.64% 4
Knutsford +28 6 £55,000 +111.54% 1
Crewe +3 5 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Northwich +1 4 £47,500 +31.94%
Macclesfield +21 1 £24,500 +19.51%
Cisco Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) CCNA
3 15 (45.45%) Cisco
4 13 (39.39%) DNS
4 13 (39.39%) VMware
5 11 (33.33%) CCNP
5 11 (33.33%) ITIL
6 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
6 10 (30.30%) FTP
6 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
6 10 (30.30%) CISSP
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (30.30%) Firewall
7 9 (27.27%) MPLS
7 9 (27.27%) OSPF
7 9 (27.27%) BGP
7 9 (27.27%) CCSP
7 9 (27.27%) WAN
7 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 9 (27.27%) MCSE
7 9 (27.27%) Network Security
7 9 (27.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
8 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
8 8 (24.24%) SMTP
8 8 (24.24%) HTTP
9 7 (21.21%) DHCP
9 7 (21.21%) IIS
9 7 (21.21%) Unix
9 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint

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 7 (21.21%) IIS
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) DNS
2 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) FTP
2 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
3 9 (27.27%) BGP
3 9 (27.27%) MPLS
3 9 (27.27%) Network Security
3 9 (27.27%) OSPF
3 9 (27.27%) WAN
4 8 (24.24%) HTTP
4 8 (24.24%) SMTP
5 7 (21.21%) DHCP
6 6 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (18.18%) SAN
6 6 (18.18%) SSH
6 6 (18.18%) VoIP
6 6 (18.18%) VPN
7 5 (15.15%) RIP
7 5 (15.15%) Sourcefire
7 5 (15.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) OAuth
1 1 (3.03%) REST
1 1 (3.03%) SAML
1 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) CESG
3 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.03%) Life Science
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
3 7 (21.21%) Information Security
3 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (18.18%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 6 (18.18%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Anomaly Detection
5 5 (15.15%) Attack Monitoring
5 5 (15.15%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
5 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) SIEM
5 5 (15.15%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.09%) Server Patching
6 3 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) CCNA
2 11 (33.33%) CCNP
3 10 (30.30%) CISSP
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (27.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 9 (27.27%) CCSP
4 9 (27.27%) MCSE
5 6 (18.18%) Degree
6 5 (15.15%) GIAC
6 5 (15.15%) SANS
7 4 (12.12%) CISM
8 3 (9.09%) ISSAP
8 3 (9.09%) MCP
8 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (6.06%) CCDP
9 2 (6.06%) CCIE
9 2 (6.06%) CEH
9 2 (6.06%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (6.06%) CISA
9 2 (6.06%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) GDPR
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 31000
2 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) vSphere
3 6 (18.18%) XenApp
3 6 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 5 (15.15%) Snort
5 2 (6.06%) pfSense
6 1 (3.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.03%) CASB
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) VMware
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.21%) F5
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 3 (9.09%) Ivanti
6 3 (9.09%) Meraki
6 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.06%) Juniper
7 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
8 1 (3.03%) Google
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) Nokia
8 1 (3.03%) Nortel
8 1 (3.03%) Sophos
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec