Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 105 71
Rank change year-on-year +43 -34 +72
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 121 43 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.00% 1.91% 3.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.42% 8.60% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 109 36 106
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £19,250 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £80,000
North West median annual salary £39,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.63% -10.59% +9.68%

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 623 500 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.62% 22.19% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 423 403 605
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.19% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,250
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +31 53 £40,500 -10.00% 4
Crewe +6 11 £32,500 -10.96% 1
Knutsford - 5 £26,000 -
Runcorn - 5 £20,500 -
Chester -5 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Northwich +10 3 £36,000 +50.00%
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Wilmslow +11 1 £42,500 +7.59%
Macclesfield +5 1 £20,500 -61.86%
Congleton - 1 £27,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £20,500 -
Widnes - 1 £20,500 -
Cisco Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 92 (76.03%) Cisco
2 69 (57.02%) CCNA
3 65 (53.72%) Firewall
4 57 (47.11%) CCNP
5 52 (42.98%) Windows
6 46 (38.02%) VPN
7 45 (37.19%) WAN
8 42 (34.71%) Wireless
9 40 (33.06%) LAN
10 37 (30.58%) Load Balancing
11 36 (29.75%) DNS
12 34 (28.10%) BGP
13 33 (27.27%) OSPF
13 33 (27.27%) DHCP
14 32 (26.45%) EIGRP
14 32 (26.45%) IPsec
15 31 (25.62%) Cisco IOS
16 27 (22.31%) VMware
16 27 (22.31%) MPLS
17 26 (21.49%) Ethernet
17 26 (21.49%) F5
18 25 (20.66%) Data Centre
18 25 (20.66%) Degree
18 25 (20.66%) SSL
18 25 (20.66%) CCIE
19 24 (19.83%) ITIL
19 24 (19.83%) Microsoft Certification
20 23 (19.01%) Wireshark
20 23 (19.01%) Cisco ASA
21 22 (18.18%) CCENT

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 14 (11.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) G Suite
1 6 (4.96%) Office 365
2 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (53.72%) Firewall
2 46 (38.02%) VPN
3 45 (37.19%) WAN
4 42 (34.71%) Wireless
5 40 (33.06%) LAN
6 36 (29.75%) DNS
7 34 (28.10%) BGP
8 33 (27.27%) DHCP
8 33 (27.27%) OSPF
9 32 (26.45%) EIGRP
9 32 (26.45%) IPsec
10 31 (25.62%) Cisco IOS
11 27 (22.31%) MPLS
12 26 (21.49%) Ethernet
13 25 (20.66%) SSL
14 23 (19.01%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (19.01%) Wireshark
15 21 (17.36%) Network Security
15 21 (17.36%) NX-OS
16 18 (14.88%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.96%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.48%) Advertising
5 3 (2.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (39.67%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.05%) Analyst
3 14 (11.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (10.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) Support Analyst
6 11 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (5.79%) Administrator
7 7 (5.79%) Architect
7 7 (5.79%) Cisco Administrator
7 7 (5.79%) Cisco Network Administrator
7 7 (5.79%) Network Administrator
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Cisco Administrator
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Network Administrator
7 7 (5.79%) Trainee
8 6 (4.96%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) IT Technician
8 6 (4.96%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) CSS
2 6 (4.96%) OAuth
2 6 (4.96%) OpenID
2 6 (4.96%) REST
2 6 (4.96%) SAML
2 6 (4.96%) SOAP
2 6 (4.96%) Web Services
3 2 (1.65%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.22%) Driving Licence
3 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.61%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.79%) PKI
4 7 (5.79%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.96%) CESG
5 6 (4.96%) Smart Meter
6 5 (4.13%) Life Science
7 2 (1.65%) iPad
7 2 (1.65%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) FMCG
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (42.98%) Windows
2 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (8.26%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.44%) Linux
6 6 (4.96%) Unix
6 6 (4.96%) Windows 8
6 6 (4.96%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.58%) Load Balancing
2 24 (19.83%) ITIL
3 13 (10.74%) Service Management
4 12 (9.92%) ITSM
5 11 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (9.09%) Network Management
6 10 (8.26%) ITIL V3
7 8 (6.61%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (5.79%) Asset Management
8 7 (5.79%) Open Source
9 6 (4.96%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (4.96%) ITIL V2
9 6 (4.96%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (4.96%) SABSA
9 6 (4.96%) Security Architecture
9 6 (4.96%) Time Management
9 6 (4.96%) TOGAF
10 5 (4.13%) Information Security
10 5 (4.13%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.31%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.40%) SQL
2 6 (4.96%) Python
3 2 (1.65%) C
3 2 (1.65%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (57.02%) CCNA
2 57 (47.11%) CCNP
3 25 (20.66%) CCIE
3 25 (20.66%) Degree
4 24 (19.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (18.18%) CCENT
6 18 (14.88%) MCSA
7 16 (13.22%) MCITP
8 13 (10.74%) A+ Certification
9 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
10 9 (7.44%) CISM
11 8 (6.61%) CISSP
11 8 (6.61%) MCSE
12 7 (5.79%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
13 6 (4.96%) CEH
13 6 (4.96%) DBS Check
13 6 (4.96%) GIAC
13 6 (4.96%) ISSAP
13 6 (4.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.22%) PMO
2 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) GDPR
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (14.88%) Active Directory
1 18 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 92 (76.03%) Cisco
2 27 (22.31%) VMware
3 26 (21.49%) F5
4 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
5 18 (14.88%) Riverbed
6 16 (13.22%) Juniper
7 7 (5.79%) 3Com
7 7 (5.79%) HP
7 7 (5.79%) Palo Alto
8 6 (4.96%) Google
9 4 (3.31%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.31%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.31%) Meraki
10 2 (1.65%) arcserve
10 2 (1.65%) Avaya
10 2 (1.65%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.65%) NetApp
10 2 (1.65%) Ruckus Wireless
10 2 (1.65%) Sophos
10 2 (1.65%) Symantec