Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 70 98
Rank change year-on-year -26 +28 -26
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 70 103 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.40% 3.80% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.31% 17.25% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 60 96 33
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £16,250 £21,625 £22,700
90th Percentile £78,750 £60,000 £53,650
North West median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% +11.84% -5.00%

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 619 597 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.19% 22.01% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 408 393 382
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £24,600 £21,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £74,125 £61,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -10 27 £45,000 - 2
Crewe -4 7 £37,500 -14.29% 1
Wilmslow -1 4 £50,825 +19.59%
Northwich -1 2 £47,500 +69.64%
Knutsford -7 1 - -
Cisco Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 56 (80.00%) Cisco
2 52 (74.29%) CCNA
3 40 (57.14%) CCNP
4 33 (47.14%) WAN
5 32 (45.71%) LAN
6 30 (42.86%) Incident Management
6 30 (42.86%) Fortinet
7 27 (38.57%) ITIL
8 26 (37.14%) Data Centre
9 23 (32.86%) VPN
10 22 (31.43%) Telecoms
11 21 (30.00%) Service Management
11 21 (30.00%) Firewall
12 20 (28.57%) Change Management
13 19 (27.14%) Problem Management
14 18 (25.71%) Statistics
14 18 (25.71%) Knowledge Management
14 18 (25.71%) Huawei
14 18 (25.71%) Network+ Certification
15 17 (24.29%) BGP
15 17 (24.29%) CheckPoint
15 17 (24.29%) OSPF
16 14 (20.00%) MPLS
16 14 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (20.00%) Load Balancing
16 14 (20.00%) Network Security
16 14 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (20.00%) F5
17 13 (18.57%) Wireless
17 13 (18.57%) Juniper

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 4 (5.71%) IIS
1 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (47.14%) WAN
2 32 (45.71%) LAN
3 23 (32.86%) VPN
4 21 (30.00%) Firewall
5 17 (24.29%) BGP
5 17 (24.29%) OSPF
6 14 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (20.00%) MPLS
6 14 (20.00%) Network Security
7 13 (18.57%) Wireless
8 12 (17.14%) DNS
8 12 (17.14%) WLAN
9 11 (15.71%) EIGRP
10 9 (12.86%) Ethernet
11 8 (11.43%) IPsec
11 8 (11.43%) SSL
11 8 (11.43%) TACACS
11 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
11 8 (11.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 22 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Network Engineer
2 18 (25.71%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 18 (25.71%) Analyst
2 18 (25.71%) Service Analyst
2 18 (25.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (18.57%) Telecoms Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Architect
4 12 (17.14%) Information Architect
4 12 (17.14%) Information Security Architect
4 12 (17.14%) Security Architect
4 12 (17.14%) Security Solutions Architect
4 12 (17.14%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.14%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (17.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) AIX
4 1 (1.43%) CentOS
4 1 (1.43%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 27 (38.57%) ITIL
3 21 (30.00%) Service Management
4 20 (28.57%) Change Management
5 19 (27.14%) Problem Management
6 18 (25.71%) Knowledge Management
6 18 (25.71%) Statistics
7 14 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 12 (17.14%) Information Security
8 12 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (17.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 12 (17.14%) Presales
8 12 (17.14%) SIEM
8 12 (17.14%) Software Optimisation
8 12 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (12.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (11.43%) Security Patching
11 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
12 6 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) C
2 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (74.29%) CCNA
2 40 (57.14%) CCNP
3 18 (25.71%) Network+ Certification
4 12 (17.14%) CCDP
5 11 (15.71%) Degree
5 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (12.86%) MCSE
7 5 (7.14%) MCP
8 2 (2.86%) CCENT
8 2 (2.86%) MCITP
8 2 (2.86%) MCSA
8 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.43%) CCIE
9 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.71%) pfSense
4 4 (5.71%) vSphere
4 4 (5.71%) XenApp
4 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.71%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (80.00%) Cisco
2 30 (42.86%) Fortinet
3 18 (25.71%) Huawei
4 17 (24.29%) CheckPoint
5 14 (20.00%) F5
6 13 (18.57%) Juniper
7 12 (17.14%) Forcepoint
7 12 (17.14%) Tufin
7 12 (17.14%) VMware
8 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
9 9 (12.86%) Citrix
10 8 (11.43%) Riverbed
11 6 (8.57%) HP
12 4 (5.71%) Meraki
13 2 (2.86%) Dell
13 2 (2.86%) McAfee
14 1 (1.43%) arcserve
14 1 (1.43%) Ivanti
14 1 (1.43%) Mitel
14 1 (1.43%) Synology