Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 87 84
Rank change year-on-year -23 -3 +29
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 77 50 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.28% 2.33% 2.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.37% 10.10% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 66 35 73
Cheshire median annual salary £30,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £18,750 £31,550 £21,500
90th Percentile £52,875 £57,250 £80,000
North West median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +12.58%

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 677 495 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.05% 23.07% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 453 346 582
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,550 £22,875 £21,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £57,500 £56,125
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +14 40 £34,500 -37.27% 10
Crewe +1 9 £32,500 -10.96% 3
Runcorn - 5 £20,500 - 1
Wilmslow +19 3 £69,000 +74.68% 1
Chester -16 2 £25,250 -42.29% 2
Knutsford - 2 £26,000 -
Macclesfield -5 1 £20,500 -61.86% 1
Widnes - 1 £20,500 - 1
Congleton - 1 £27,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £20,500 -
Cisco Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 (64.94%) CCNA
2 48 (62.34%) Cisco
3 46 (59.74%) Windows
4 33 (42.86%) Firewall
5 26 (33.77%) VMware
6 25 (32.47%) VPN
6 25 (32.47%) CCNP
7 21 (27.27%) WAN
7 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (27.27%) CCENT
8 20 (25.97%) MCSA
9 19 (24.68%) IPsec
10 18 (23.38%) LAN
10 18 (23.38%) Data Centre
11 16 (20.78%) DNS
11 16 (20.78%) Network Security
12 15 (19.48%) DHCP
12 15 (19.48%) MS Exchange
12 15 (19.48%) SQL
12 15 (19.48%) OSPF
12 15 (19.48%) BGP
12 15 (19.48%) Wireless
13 14 (18.18%) MCITP
13 14 (18.18%) Load Balancing
13 14 (18.18%) EIGRP
13 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (16.88%) Windows Server
15 12 (15.58%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (15.58%) NX-OS

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 15 (19.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (6.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) G Suite
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (42.86%) Firewall
2 25 (32.47%) VPN
3 21 (27.27%) WAN
4 19 (24.68%) IPsec
5 18 (23.38%) LAN
6 16 (20.78%) DNS
6 16 (20.78%) Network Security
7 15 (19.48%) BGP
7 15 (19.48%) DHCP
7 15 (19.48%) OSPF
7 15 (19.48%) Wireless
8 14 (18.18%) EIGRP
9 12 (15.58%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (15.58%) MPLS
9 12 (15.58%) NX-OS
9 12 (15.58%) SAN
9 12 (15.58%) SSL
10 10 (12.99%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (11.69%) Wireshark
12 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.08%) Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Administrator
4 9 (11.69%) Network Administrator
4 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Cisco Administrator
5 8 (10.39%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Cisco Network Administrator
5 8 (10.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Administrator
6 7 (9.09%) Senior Network Administrator
6 7 (9.09%) Trainee
7 6 (7.79%) Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Security Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Support Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (5.19%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) OAuth
1 6 (7.79%) OpenID
1 6 (7.79%) REST
1 6 (7.79%) SAML
1 6 (7.79%) SOAP
1 6 (7.79%) Web Services
2 3 (3.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.39%) Driving Licence
3 7 (9.09%) PKI
4 6 (7.79%) CESG
4 6 (7.79%) Smart Meter
5 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.90%) Life Science
6 3 (3.90%) Replication
7 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (59.74%) Windows
2 13 (16.88%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.09%) Linux
3 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.79%) Unix
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 7 (9.09%) CRM
2 7 (9.09%) ITIL
3 6 (7.79%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (7.79%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (7.79%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (7.79%) SABSA
3 6 (7.79%) Security Architecture
3 6 (7.79%) TOGAF
4 5 (6.49%) Service Management
5 4 (5.19%) Process Management
6 3 (3.90%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.90%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.90%) ITSM
7 2 (2.60%) Business Development
7 2 (2.60%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (2.60%) Information Assurance
7 2 (2.60%) Line Management
7 2 (2.60%) Open Source
7 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.48%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (64.94%) CCNA
2 25 (32.47%) CCNP
3 21 (27.27%) CCENT
3 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (25.97%) MCSA
5 14 (18.18%) MCITP
6 10 (12.99%) Degree
7 8 (10.39%) A+ Certification
7 8 (10.39%) CCIE
7 8 (10.39%) CEH
7 8 (10.39%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (9.09%) MCSE
9 6 (7.79%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (7.79%) CISM
9 6 (7.79%) CISSP
9 6 (7.79%) GIAC
9 6 (7.79%) ISSAP
9 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
9 6 (7.79%) SSCP
10 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) PMO
2 2 (2.60%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 48 (62.34%) Cisco
2 26 (33.77%) VMware
3 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.39%) F5
5 7 (9.09%) Juniper
6 6 (7.79%) Riverbed
7 4 (5.19%) Citrix
7 4 (5.19%) IBM
8 2 (2.60%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.60%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.60%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.30%) Google
9 1 (1.30%) Huawei
9 1 (1.30%) NetApp
9 1 (1.30%) NETGEAR