Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 82 43
Rank change year-on-year +2 -39 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 62 104 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.91% 3.26% 5.26%
As % of the Vendors category 6.77% 7.31% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 55 81 94
Cheshire median annual salary £38,000 £40,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.17% +10.96% -8.75%
10th Percentile £20,750 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,500 £55,000 £50,000
North West median annual salary £44,376 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.34% - -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 916 1,423 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.05% 44.62% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 693 1,075 754
Cheshire median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +20.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -6 26 £39,000 -3.70% 6
Crewe +6 10 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Wilmslow -10 9 £21,500 -68.84% 2
Runcorn +5 6 £46,250 +125.61% 2
Lymm - 4 £25,000 -
Chester +21 3 £24,500 -2.97% 2
Macclesfield +20 2 £23,500 -6.00% 2
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 29 (46.77%) Active Directory
3 24 (38.71%) VMware
4 23 (37.10%) Presales
5 22 (35.48%) Wireless
5 22 (35.48%) Windows
6 18 (29.03%) Office 365
7 17 (27.42%) Load Balancing
7 17 (27.42%) ITIL
8 16 (25.81%) WAN
8 16 (25.81%) Citrix
9 15 (24.19%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (24.19%) DNS
9 15 (24.19%) Hyper-V
9 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (22.58%) F5
10 14 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (22.58%) Firewall
11 13 (20.97%) MPLS
11 13 (20.97%) Data Centre
12 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (19.35%) Ethernet
12 12 (19.35%) Dell
13 11 (17.74%) Publishing
13 11 (17.74%) EMC
13 11 (17.74%) DHCP
13 11 (17.74%) MCP
13 11 (17.74%) MCSE
13 11 (17.74%) Dell Compellent
13 11 (17.74%) Windows 7

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 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.03%) Office 365
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.84%) IaaS
5 1 (1.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (35.48%) Wireless
2 16 (25.81%) WAN
3 15 (24.19%) DNS
4 14 (22.58%) Firewall
5 13 (20.97%) MPLS
6 12 (19.35%) Ethernet
7 11 (17.74%) DHCP
8 10 (16.13%) BGP
8 10 (16.13%) OSPF
8 10 (16.13%) SSL
9 8 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (12.90%) LAN
9 8 (12.90%) VPN
10 7 (11.29%) IPsec
10 7 (11.29%) VoIP
11 6 (9.68%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (9.68%) SAN
11 6 (9.68%) WebEx
12 5 (8.06%) RIP
13 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (17.74%) Publishing
2 4 (6.45%) Local Government
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Consultant
3 11 (17.74%) Technical Consultant
4 10 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (12.90%) Help Desk Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Support Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 6 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
7 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 6 (9.68%) Cisco Specialist
7 6 (9.68%) Pricing Specialist
7 6 (9.68%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
9 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.29%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.84%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.61%) EPoS
5 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.61%) Handset
5 1 (1.61%) Life Science
5 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Windows
2 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
3 10 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.52%) Mac OS X
5 8 (12.90%) Windows 8
6 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.45%) Linux
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.61%) Android
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Presales
2 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 17 (27.42%) Load Balancing
3 14 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.68%) Value Proposition
6 4 (6.45%) Project Management
6 4 (6.45%) Validation
7 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.84%) Analytical Thinking
7 3 (4.84%) Critical Thinking
7 3 (4.84%) High Availability
7 3 (4.84%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Server Hardening
7 3 (4.84%) Server Patching
7 3 (4.84%) Service Management
8 2 (3.23%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (17.74%) MCP
3 11 (17.74%) MCSE
4 10 (16.13%) CCNP
5 8 (12.90%) CCNA
5 8 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (12.90%) MCITP
5 8 (12.90%) MCSA
6 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.23%) CCDP
8 1 (1.61%) CCIE
8 1 (1.61%) CCSE
8 1 (1.61%) CISSP
8 1 (1.61%) IISP
8 1 (1.61%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (46.77%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.19%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.90%) Terminal Server
4 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.23%) pfSense
5 2 (3.23%) VMware NSX
5 2 (3.23%) vSphere
6 1 (1.61%) Docker
6 1 (1.61%) iptables
6 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) AirWatch
1 3 (4.84%) Foglight
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.61%) CASB
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.61%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) QRadar
3 1 (1.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.71%) VMware
3 16 (25.81%) Citrix
4 14 (22.58%) F5
5 12 (19.35%) Dell
6 11 (17.74%) Dell Compellent
6 11 (17.74%) EMC
6 11 (17.74%) EqualLogic
6 11 (17.74%) Veeam
7 9 (14.52%) Apple
8 8 (12.90%) HP
8 8 (12.90%) Riverbed
9 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
10 5 (8.06%) Aruba
11 4 (6.45%) Ivanti
11 4 (6.45%) Meraki
11 4 (6.45%) NETGEAR
11 4 (6.45%) Ruckus Wireless
11 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.84%) Nimble Storage