Period
to 20 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 52 47
Rank change year-on-year -20 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 85 147 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.28% 4.81% 4.96%
As % of the Vendors category 7.23% 10.81% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 68 121 93
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +15.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £23,600 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £52,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,175 1,360 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 45.40% 44.49% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1,048 760
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -3.57%
10th Percentile £25,500 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,650 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Cheshire

Cisco
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Cisco in Cheshire

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Cheshire

Cisco
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 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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 -19 38 £45,000 +2.86% 1
Crewe +10 17 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Runcorn +10 6 £43,750 +57.66% 3
Lymm - 4 £25,000 -
Macclesfield +17 3 £31,071 +24.28%
Knutsford +7 3 £31,250 -26.90%
Chester +6 2 £31,000 +3.33%
Wilmslow -15 2 £21,500 -49.41% 1
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 35 (41.18%) WAN
2 32 (37.65%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (36.47%) Microsoft
3 31 (36.47%) Firewall
4 29 (34.12%) LAN
5 28 (32.94%) Presales
6 27 (31.76%) Wireless
6 27 (31.76%) VMware
7 25 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 25 (29.41%) Load Balancing
7 25 (29.41%) Data Centre
8 23 (27.06%) CCNP
8 23 (27.06%) MPLS
9 22 (25.88%) Office 365
10 21 (24.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (24.71%) Windows
11 20 (23.53%) ITIL
11 20 (23.53%) F5
12 19 (22.35%) Hyper-V
12 19 (22.35%) VPN
13 18 (21.18%) BGP
14 17 (20.00%) CCNA
14 17 (20.00%) CheckPoint
14 17 (20.00%) Fortinet
14 17 (20.00%) Windows Server
15 16 (18.82%) Network Security
15 16 (18.82%) OSPF
16 15 (17.65%) Ethernet
16 15 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (16.47%) Incident Management

Cisco
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 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.18%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.88%) Office 365
2 21 (24.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (41.18%) WAN
2 31 (36.47%) Firewall
3 29 (34.12%) LAN
4 27 (31.76%) Wireless
5 23 (27.06%) MPLS
6 19 (22.35%) VPN
7 18 (21.18%) BGP
8 16 (18.82%) Network Security
8 16 (18.82%) OSPF
9 15 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (17.65%) Ethernet
10 14 (16.47%) DNS
11 12 (14.12%) SAN
11 12 (14.12%) SSL
12 11 (12.94%) RIP
12 11 (12.94%) VoIP
13 10 (11.76%) DHCP
13 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
14 9 (10.59%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (10.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (11.76%) Publishing
2 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.88%) Finance
4 4 (4.71%) Local Government
5 3 (3.53%) Retail
6 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Network Engineer
2 11 (12.94%) Consultant
3 10 (11.76%) Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (9.41%) Architect
4 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Security Architect
4 8 (9.41%) Security Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.41%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.41%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Cisco Specialist
6 6 (7.06%) Information Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Pricing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.18%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) CSS
2 1 (1.18%) WinForms
2 1 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.24%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (8.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (7.06%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.53%) Clustering
6 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.35%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) Life Science
7 1 (1.18%) NHS
7 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Windows
2 17 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.41%) Linux
5 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.53%) AIX
6 3 (3.53%) Unix
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.35%) CentOS
7 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.35%) SUSE
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Presales
2 25 (29.41%) Load Balancing
3 20 (23.53%) ITIL
4 14 (16.47%) Incident Management
5 13 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (14.12%) Problem Management
7 11 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (12.94%) Service Management
8 9 (10.59%) Change Management
8 9 (10.59%) Information Security
9 8 (9.41%) SIEM
10 7 (8.24%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (8.24%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
10 7 (8.24%) Software Optimisation
10 7 (8.24%) Statistics
10 7 (8.24%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (7.06%) Value Proposition
12 5 (5.88%) Project Management
13 4 (4.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) C
2 1 (1.18%) C#
2 1 (1.18%) Python
2 1 (1.18%) VB
2 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (37.65%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (27.06%) CCNP
3 17 (20.00%) CCNA
4 8 (9.41%) CCDP
5 7 (8.24%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.53%) Degree
7 3 (3.53%) MCSA
7 3 (3.53%) MCSE
8 2 (2.35%) CCIE
8 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.35%) MCITP
8 2 (2.35%) MCP
9 1 (1.18%) CCSE
9 1 (1.18%) CISSP
9 1 (1.18%) IISP
9 1 (1.18%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) SLA
2 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.35%) Hyper-V
3 10 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.88%) pfSense
5 2 (2.35%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.18%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
1 5 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.53%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.53%) Foglight
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.18%) CASB
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.18%) QRadar
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (36.47%) Microsoft
2 27 (31.76%) VMware
3 20 (23.53%) F5
4 17 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 17 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 11 (12.94%) Dell
6 10 (11.76%) Dell Compellent
6 10 (11.76%) EMC
6 10 (11.76%) EqualLogic
6 10 (11.76%) Veeam
7 9 (10.59%) HP
7 9 (10.59%) Riverbed
8 8 (9.41%) Citrix
8 8 (9.41%) Juniper
9 7 (8.24%) Huawei
9 7 (8.24%) Meraki
9 7 (8.24%) Tufin
10 6 (7.06%) Forcepoint
11 5 (5.88%) NetApp
11 5 (5.88%) Ruckus Wireless