Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 81 63
Rank change year-on-year +51 -18 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 130 69 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.53% 2.89% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 16.86% 6.51% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 109 59 106
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.23% +15.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £73,750 £53,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -

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 771 1,060 1,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 44.64% 44.33% 44.43%
Number of salaries quoted 604 812 1,070
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% - +14.67%
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,250 £21,725
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £64,550
North West median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +15 34 £37,500 -16.67% 10
Crewe -8 23 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Chester +4 20 £51,000 +64.52% 4
Northwich - 17 £36,250 - 3
Knutsford +44 13 £41,750 -
Winsford - 2 £28,371 -
Wilmslow +20 1 £55,000 +155.81% 2
Runcorn -10 1 - - 2
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 84 (64.62%) VMware
2 65 (50.00%) Windows
3 53 (40.77%) Microsoft
4 47 (36.15%) Windows Server
5 46 (35.38%) Active Directory
6 41 (31.54%) Firewall
6 41 (31.54%) Office 365
7 37 (28.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (26.92%) Azure
9 31 (23.85%) AWS
9 31 (23.85%) ITIL
10 29 (22.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 26 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (19.23%) Unix
12 25 (19.23%) Linux
13 23 (17.69%) Oracle
14 22 (16.92%) DNS
15 21 (16.15%) HP
16 20 (15.38%) CCNP
16 20 (15.38%) SAN
16 20 (15.38%) Service Management
16 20 (15.38%) Mentoring
17 19 (14.62%) Self-Motivation
17 19 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
18 18 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (13.85%) Manufacturing
19 17 (13.08%) Citrix
19 17 (13.08%) Hyper-V
20 16 (12.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 16 (12.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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 12 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (31.54%) Office 365
2 35 (26.92%) Azure
3 31 (23.85%) AWS
4 5 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.08%) GCP
6 1 (0.77%) IaaS
6 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (31.54%) Firewall
2 22 (16.92%) DNS
3 20 (15.38%) SAN
4 15 (11.54%) Cisco IPT
4 15 (11.54%) IP Telephony
5 14 (10.77%) DHCP
5 14 (10.77%) WAN
6 12 (9.23%) LAN
6 12 (9.23%) Network Security
6 12 (9.23%) TCP/IP
6 12 (9.23%) VLAN
7 10 (7.69%) VoIP
7 10 (7.69%) Wireless
8 8 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (6.15%) NAS
8 8 (6.15%) VPN
9 7 (5.38%) Unified Communications
10 6 (4.62%) WLAN
11 4 (3.08%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (3.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (13.85%) Manufacturing
2 12 (9.23%) Finance
3 5 (3.85%) Banking
4 3 (2.31%) Law
5 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) International Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (17.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (16.92%) Network Engineer
3 16 (12.31%) Support Engineer
4 15 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (11.54%) IT Manager
5 14 (10.77%) IT Operations Manager
5 14 (10.77%) Operations Manager
6 13 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (8.46%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) Analyst
8 9 (6.92%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) Team Leader
9 8 (6.15%) Cisco Support
9 8 (6.15%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Consultant
10 7 (5.38%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.77%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.77%) LDAP
1 1 (0.77%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.62%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.38%) Clustering
5 5 (3.85%) EMC VNX
5 5 (3.85%) Wiki
6 2 (1.54%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.54%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.54%) Replication
6 2 (1.54%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.54%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.77%) iPhone
7 1 (0.77%) Life Science
7 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (50.00%) Windows
2 47 (36.15%) Windows Server
3 25 (19.23%) Linux
3 25 (19.23%) Unix
4 15 (11.54%) HPUX
5 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.62%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.08%) CentOS
8 4 (3.08%) Mac OS X
8 4 (3.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.77%) Android
9 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.85%) ITIL
2 29 (22.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 20 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 20 (15.38%) Service Management
4 19 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (10.77%) Operations Management
6 13 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 13 (10.00%) Project Delivery
6 13 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 12 (9.23%) Matrix Organization
8 11 (8.46%) Coaching
9 7 (5.38%) Change Management
9 7 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (5.38%) IT Strategy
10 6 (4.62%) CRM
10 6 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.85%) Document Management
11 5 (3.85%) ERP
11 5 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 13 (10.00%) SQL
2 8 (6.15%) Bash Shell
3 7 (5.38%) Python
4 6 (4.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (15.38%) CCNP
3 14 (10.77%) CCNA
4 11 (8.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.38%) Degree
6 7 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.62%) MCSA
7 6 (4.62%) MCSE
7 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.08%) CCIE
8 4 (3.08%) RHCA
9 3 (2.31%) MCP
10 2 (1.54%) CCDP
10 2 (1.54%) CCENT
10 2 (1.54%) CEH
10 2 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (12.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 15 (11.54%) COBIT
2 15 (11.54%) GDPR
3 5 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (35.38%) Active Directory
2 37 (28.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.08%) Hyper-V
4 15 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (6.15%) vSphere
6 4 (3.08%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 7 (5.38%) Ansible
1 7 (5.38%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.31%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (2.31%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.54%) SCCM
5 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 84 (64.62%) VMware
2 53 (40.77%) Microsoft
3 23 (17.69%) Oracle
4 21 (16.15%) HP
5 17 (13.08%) Citrix
6 14 (10.77%) Juniper
7 12 (9.23%) Palo Alto
8 10 (7.69%) Dell
9 9 (6.92%) NetApp
10 8 (6.15%) F5
10 8 (6.15%) Fortinet
11 6 (4.62%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.62%) EMC
11 6 (4.62%) Meraki
12 5 (3.85%) Aruba
12 5 (3.85%) IBM
13 4 (3.08%) Blue Coat
13 4 (3.08%) CommVault
13 4 (3.08%) Symantec
13 4 (3.08%) WatchGuard