Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 48 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +46
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 149 111 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.93% 4.90% 5.40%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 11.87% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 123 93 161
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.71% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,200 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £80,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

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 1341 935 1376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 44.36% 41.32% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 771 1134
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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 +22 75 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Crewe +2 15 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Knutsford - 10 £42,750 -
Northwich +2 3 £36,000 +10.77%
Macclesfield -2 3 £25,000 -50.00%
Chester -15 3 £30,000 -14.29%
Runcorn - 3 £27,750 -
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Wilmslow - 2 £42,500 -
Widnes - 1 £20,500 -
Congleton - 1 £27,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £20,500 -
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 93 (62.42%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (56.38%) Firewall
3 72 (48.32%) Windows
4 61 (40.94%) WAN
4 61 (40.94%) DNS
5 59 (39.60%) VPN
6 57 (38.26%) CCNP
7 54 (36.24%) DHCP
8 52 (34.90%) LAN
9 51 (34.23%) Wireless
10 50 (33.56%) CCNA
11 47 (31.54%) Microsoft
12 45 (30.20%) VMware
13 41 (27.52%) Load Balancing
14 37 (24.83%) Data Centre
15 35 (23.49%) Active Directory
15 35 (23.49%) MPLS
16 34 (22.82%) BGP
17 33 (22.15%) EIGRP
17 33 (22.15%) OSPF
17 33 (22.15%) Degree
17 33 (22.15%) Hyper-V
18 32 (21.48%) Cisco IOS
19 31 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
19 31 (20.81%) ITIL
20 30 (20.13%) SSL
20 30 (20.13%) IPsec
20 30 (20.13%) Windows Server
21 29 (19.46%) F5
22 27 (18.12%) Network Security

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 6 (4.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.34%) JBoss
2 2 (1.34%) MindAlign
2 2 (1.34%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (1.34%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.38%) Office 365
3 7 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.03%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 84 (56.38%) Firewall
2 61 (40.94%) DNS
2 61 (40.94%) WAN
3 59 (39.60%) VPN
4 54 (36.24%) DHCP
5 52 (34.90%) LAN
6 51 (34.23%) Wireless
7 35 (23.49%) MPLS
8 34 (22.82%) BGP
9 33 (22.15%) EIGRP
9 33 (22.15%) OSPF
10 32 (21.48%) Cisco IOS
11 30 (20.13%) IPsec
11 30 (20.13%) SSL
12 27 (18.12%) Ethernet
12 27 (18.12%) Network Security
13 26 (17.45%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (16.78%) Wireshark
15 24 (16.11%) VoIP
16 21 (14.09%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (6.04%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (13.42%) Finance
2 14 (9.40%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.70%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.01%) Advertising
5 2 (1.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Legal
5 2 (1.34%) Marketing
5 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (38.26%) Network Engineer
2 27 (18.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (12.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (10.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (9.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (8.05%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (6.04%) IT Engineer
7 9 (6.04%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.04%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) Firewall Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Administrator
9 7 (4.70%) Cisco Administrator
9 7 (4.70%) Cisco Network Administrator
9 7 (4.70%) Network Administrator
9 7 (4.70%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Senior Cisco Administrator
9 7 (4.70%) Senior Network Administrator
9 7 (4.70%) Trainee
10 6 (4.03%) IT Technician
10 6 (4.03%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.70%) CSS
2 2 (1.34%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.34%) JMS
2 2 (1.34%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.83%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.74%) Driving Licence
3 14 (9.40%) Life Science
4 13 (8.72%) Management Information System
5 11 (7.38%) Fat Client
5 11 (7.38%) Thin Client
6 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.70%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.01%) iPad
9 3 (2.01%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.34%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.67%) iPhone
11 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.67%) PKI
11 1 (0.67%) Replication
11 1 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (48.32%) Windows
2 30 (20.13%) Windows Server
3 23 (15.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.38%) Linux
7 9 (6.04%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.03%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.68%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.01%) Unix
11 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.52%) Load Balancing
2 31 (20.81%) ITIL
3 17 (11.41%) Change Management
4 15 (10.07%) Service Management
5 13 (8.72%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (8.72%) Network Management
6 12 (8.05%) ITSM
7 10 (6.71%) ITIL V3
8 9 (6.04%) Open Source
8 9 (6.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (5.37%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.70%) Asset Management
10 7 (4.70%) Project Management
11 6 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.03%) Information Security
11 6 (4.03%) ITIL V2
11 6 (4.03%) Time Management
12 5 (3.36%) Line Management
13 4 (2.68%) Customer Requirements
13 4 (2.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.04%) PowerShell
1 9 (6.04%) SQL
2 6 (4.03%) Python
3 2 (1.34%) Java
3 2 (1.34%) R
4 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 93 (62.42%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (38.26%) CCNP
3 50 (33.56%) CCNA
4 33 (22.15%) Degree
5 24 (16.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (12.75%) CCIE
7 16 (10.74%) MCSA
8 15 (10.07%) A+ Certification
9 9 (6.04%) MCP
9 9 (6.04%) Network+ Certification
9 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
9 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
10 7 (4.70%) CCENT
10 7 (4.70%) MCSE
11 6 (4.03%) DBS Check
12 5 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (2.68%) CCDE
14 1 (0.67%) CISM
14 1 (0.67%) MCITP
14 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.74%) PMO
2 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (23.49%) Active Directory
2 33 (22.15%) Hyper-V
3 31 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (9.40%) WSUS
2 12 (8.05%) SCOM
3 11 (7.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (6.71%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.01%) SCCM
6 2 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.34%) Puppet
6 2 (1.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.67%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 47 (31.54%) Microsoft
2 45 (30.20%) VMware
3 29 (19.46%) F5
4 22 (14.77%) Riverbed
5 20 (13.42%) Juniper
6 19 (12.75%) NetApp
7 18 (12.08%) Citrix
8 17 (11.41%) Dell
8 17 (11.41%) Symantec
9 15 (10.07%) CommVault
9 15 (10.07%) EqualLogic
10 10 (6.71%) Palo Alto
11 8 (5.37%) 3Com
11 8 (5.37%) HP
12 7 (4.70%) CheckPoint
13 6 (4.03%) Google
13 6 (4.03%) Meraki
14 5 (3.36%) Blue Coat
14 5 (3.36%) Fortinet
15 4 (2.68%) Avaya