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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 37 49
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 72 51 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.97% 5.37% 4.43%
As % of the Vendors category 10.96% 13.18% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 66 36 65
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 657 387 744
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 45.31% 40.78% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 492 316 598
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Cisco as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 32 £45,000 - 4
Knutsford -33 4 £61,250 - 1
Runcorn -7 2 £43,750 +16.66%
Crewe -19 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Macclesfield - 2 £40,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £30,500 - 1
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 74 (59.20%) Firewall
2 61 (48.80%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (37.60%) CCNP
4 37 (29.60%) Windows
4 37 (29.60%) LAN
5 36 (28.80%) WAN
5 36 (28.80%) Microsoft
6 34 (27.20%) VMware
7 30 (24.00%) VPN
8 29 (23.20%) Active Directory
9 28 (22.40%) Juniper
9 28 (22.40%) Ethernet
9 28 (22.40%) ITIL
10 27 (21.60%) Wireless
11 26 (20.80%) Finance
11 26 (20.80%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (20.00%) MPLS
13 23 (18.40%) CCNA
13 23 (18.40%) Cisco IOS
13 23 (18.40%) Load Balancing
14 22 (17.60%) VoIP
14 22 (17.60%) Service Management
15 21 (16.80%) DNS
15 21 (16.80%) HP
16 20 (16.00%) OSPF
17 19 (15.20%) SAN
17 19 (15.20%) SLA
17 19 (15.20%) Security Cleared
17 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (15.20%) F5

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 13 (10.40%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.00%) IIS
4 4 (3.20%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.40%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.60%) JBoss
6 2 (1.60%) MindAlign
6 2 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.80%) Office 365
3 13 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.60%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 74 (59.20%) Firewall
2 37 (29.60%) LAN
3 36 (28.80%) WAN
4 30 (24.00%) VPN
5 28 (22.40%) Ethernet
6 27 (21.60%) Wireless
7 26 (20.80%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (20.00%) MPLS
9 23 (18.40%) Cisco IOS
10 22 (17.60%) VoIP
11 21 (16.80%) DNS
12 20 (16.00%) OSPF
13 19 (15.20%) SAN
14 18 (14.40%) BGP
14 18 (14.40%) TCP/IP
15 17 (13.60%) EIGRP
16 16 (12.80%) Network Security
17 13 (10.40%) Unified Communications
18 12 (9.60%) IPsec
18 12 (9.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.80%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (20.80%) Finance
2 14 (11.20%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.80%) Advertising
4 4 (3.20%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.40%) Marketing
6 2 (1.60%) Games
6 2 (1.60%) Legal
6 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.80%) Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (38.40%) Network Engineer
2 14 (11.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (10.40%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (8.00%) Analyst
4 10 (8.00%) Network Manager
4 10 (8.00%) Network Operations Manager
4 10 (8.00%) Operations Manager
5 8 (6.40%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (6.40%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Consultant
6 6 (4.80%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Desktop Support
6 6 (4.80%) IT Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Network Analyst
7 5 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.40%) CSS
2 2 (1.60%) JMS
2 2 (1.60%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.80%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.40%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.40%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.40%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.40%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.60%) Life Science
6 2 (1.60%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.80%) CMDB
7 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.60%) Windows
2 18 (14.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (12.00%) Linux
3 15 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.60%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.80%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.80%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.40%) ITIL
2 23 (18.40%) Load Balancing
3 22 (17.60%) Service Management
4 17 (13.60%) Network Management
5 15 (12.00%) Line Management
6 12 (9.60%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (8.00%) Budget Control
7 10 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 9 (7.20%) ITSM
8 9 (7.20%) Project Management
8 9 (7.20%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.60%) ITIL V3
10 6 (4.80%) Asset Management
10 6 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.80%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.80%) Information Security
10 6 (4.80%) Presales
11 5 (4.00%) Change Management
11 5 (4.00%) Process Improvement
12 4 (3.20%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.40%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.00%) SQL
3 4 (3.20%) Python
4 2 (1.60%) Java
5 1 (0.80%) Perl
5 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (48.80%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (37.60%) CCNP
3 23 (18.40%) CCNA
4 19 (15.20%) Security Cleared
5 16 (12.80%) Degree
6 15 (12.00%) CCIE
7 11 (8.80%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (8.00%) BC Cleared
9 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
10 8 (6.40%) CCDE
11 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (3.20%) MCP
12 4 (3.20%) MCSE
13 3 (2.40%) JNCIA
14 2 (1.60%) CISM
14 2 (1.60%) CISSP
14 2 (1.60%) DBS Check
14 2 (1.60%) MCITP
14 2 (1.60%) NCDA
14 2 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.20%) SLA
2 6 (4.80%) PMO
3 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 29 (23.20%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.80%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.40%) vSphere
5 4 (3.20%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.80%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (8.80%) FortiGate
2 7 (5.60%) SCCM
3 4 (3.20%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.40%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.60%) Puppet
6 1 (0.80%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.80%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.80%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (28.80%) Microsoft
2 34 (27.20%) VMware
3 28 (22.40%) Juniper
4 21 (16.80%) HP
5 19 (15.20%) F5
6 16 (12.80%) Riverbed
7 14 (11.20%) Palo Alto
8 12 (9.60%) NetApp
9 10 (8.00%) Blue Coat
10 9 (7.20%) EMC
11 8 (6.40%) 3Com
12 6 (4.80%) Avaya
13 5 (4.00%) CheckPoint
13 5 (4.00%) Citrix
13 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds
14 4 (3.20%) Google
14 4 (3.20%) Meraki
15 3 (2.40%) Draytek
15 3 (2.40%) Fortinet
15 3 (2.40%) Oracle
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £30-£40 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 23 days ago