Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 55 90
Rank change year-on-year -46 +35 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 61 126 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.28% 4.46% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.53% 19.66% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 53 117 43
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £16,250 £19,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £52,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.58% -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 529 641 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.81% 22.71% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 367 419 402
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -27 22 £77,500 +72.22% 3
Crewe +8 9 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Northwich -3 4 £47,500 +31.94%
Macclesfield +14 1 £24,500 +19.51% 1
Knutsford +10 1 - -
Wilmslow -5 1 £54,000 +27.06%
Cisco Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 50 (81.97%) Cisco
2 40 (65.57%) CCNA
3 36 (59.02%) CCNP
4 32 (52.46%) WAN
5 31 (50.82%) Fortinet
6 30 (49.18%) ITIL
7 29 (47.54%) Incident Management
8 28 (45.90%) LAN
9 26 (42.62%) Data Centre
10 22 (36.07%) VPN
10 22 (36.07%) CheckPoint
10 22 (36.07%) Telecoms
11 20 (32.79%) Firewall
12 19 (31.15%) Service Management
12 19 (31.15%) Change Management
13 18 (29.51%) OSPF
13 18 (29.51%) BGP
14 17 (27.87%) Problem Management
15 16 (26.23%) Statistics
15 16 (26.23%) Knowledge Management
15 16 (26.23%) Huawei
15 16 (26.23%) Network+ Certification
16 15 (24.59%) MPLS
16 15 (24.59%) Load Balancing
16 15 (24.59%) Network Security
17 14 (22.95%) Juniper
17 14 (22.95%) CCDP
17 14 (22.95%) Presales
17 14 (22.95%) SIEM
18 13 (21.31%) F5

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 (11.48%) IIS
2 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (52.46%) WAN
2 28 (45.90%) LAN
3 22 (36.07%) VPN
4 20 (32.79%) Firewall
5 18 (29.51%) BGP
5 18 (29.51%) OSPF
6 15 (24.59%) MPLS
6 15 (24.59%) Network Security
7 13 (21.31%) DNS
7 13 (21.31%) WLAN
8 12 (19.67%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
9 11 (18.03%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (16.39%) RIP
11 9 (14.75%) Wireless
12 8 (13.11%) EIGRP
13 7 (11.48%) DHCP
13 7 (11.48%) Ethernet
13 7 (11.48%) FTP
13 7 (11.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 22 (36.07%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Network Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 16 (26.23%) Analyst
2 16 (26.23%) Service Analyst
2 16 (26.23%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) Architect
4 14 (22.95%) Security Architect
4 14 (22.95%) Security Solutions Architect
4 14 (22.95%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (19.67%) Information Architect
5 12 (19.67%) Information Security Architect
6 11 (18.03%) Telecoms Analyst
7 7 (11.48%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (42.62%) Data Centre
2 13 (21.31%) Cyberthreat
2 13 (21.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) CESG
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.64%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.28%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Unix
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) AIX
4 1 (1.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) ITIL
2 29 (47.54%) Incident Management
3 19 (31.15%) Change Management
3 19 (31.15%) Service Management
4 17 (27.87%) Problem Management
5 16 (26.23%) Knowledge Management
5 16 (26.23%) Statistics
6 15 (24.59%) Load Balancing
7 14 (22.95%) Presales
7 14 (22.95%) SIEM
8 13 (21.31%) Information Security
8 13 (21.31%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 13 (21.31%) Software Optimisation
8 13 (21.31%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (13.11%) ITIL V3
11 6 (9.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
11 6 (9.84%) Trend Analysis
12 5 (8.20%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) C
2 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (65.57%) CCNA
2 36 (59.02%) CCNP
3 16 (26.23%) Network+ Certification
4 14 (22.95%) CCDP
5 10 (16.39%) Degree
6 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (11.48%) MCSE
8 2 (3.28%) CCIE
8 2 (3.28%) CISSP
8 2 (3.28%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.64%) CCSE
9 1 (1.64%) CCSP
9 1 (1.64%) CEH
9 1 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.64%) CISM
9 1 (1.64%) IISP
9 1 (1.64%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.64%) MCP
9 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
1 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) vSphere
2 6 (9.84%) XenApp
2 6 (9.84%) XenDesktop
3 5 (8.20%) pfSense
4 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) FortiGate
2 5 (8.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (8.20%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.64%) CASB
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.64%) QRadar
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (81.97%) Cisco
2 31 (50.82%) Fortinet
3 22 (36.07%) CheckPoint
4 16 (26.23%) Huawei
5 14 (22.95%) Juniper
6 13 (21.31%) F5
6 13 (21.31%) Tufin
7 12 (19.67%) Forcepoint
8 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
9 9 (14.75%) VMware
10 7 (11.48%) Citrix
11 6 (9.84%) Meraki
11 6 (9.84%) Riverbed
12 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
13 1 (1.64%) Aruba
13 1 (1.64%) Infoblox
13 1 (1.64%) LogRhythm
13 1 (1.64%) SmartCo
13 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.64%) Splunk