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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 51 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 51 49 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.70% 3.73% 5.89%
As % of the Vendors category 10.28% 8.78% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 69
Median salary £39,000 £34,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -18.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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 496 558 806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 45.71% 42.47% 46.51%
Number of salaries quoted 385 433 631
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +6 24 £45,000 +30.43% 4
Northwich +5 7 £32,000 -41.81%
Crewe -5 6 £32,500 +51.16%
Chester +7 3 £41,500 +13.69% 1
Macclesfield +3 2 £41,250 +71.87% 1
Runcorn - 1 £39,000 -
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 47 (47.00%) Firewall
2 39 (39.00%) VMware
2 39 (39.00%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (32.00%) Windows
4 31 (31.00%) CCNP
5 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
6 25 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 24 (24.00%) Juniper
7 24 (24.00%) Finance
7 24 (24.00%) Windows Server
8 23 (23.00%) ITIL
9 20 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 20 (20.00%) Service Management
9 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (19.00%) Linux
11 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
11 18 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (17.00%) SAN
12 17 (17.00%) HP
12 17 (17.00%) SLA
12 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (16.00%) Palo Alto
13 16 (16.00%) CCNA
13 16 (16.00%) LAN
13 16 (16.00%) WAN
13 16 (16.00%) Unified Communications
14 15 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (15.00%) Line Management
15 14 (14.00%) Security Cleared
15 14 (14.00%) VLAN

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 10 (10.00%) IIS
2 9 (9.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.00%) Apache
4 6 (6.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.00%) nginx
7 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (12.00%) MS Office
2 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) Office 365
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 47 (47.00%) Firewall
2 18 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (17.00%) SAN
4 16 (16.00%) LAN
4 16 (16.00%) Unified Communications
4 16 (16.00%) WAN
5 14 (14.00%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (14.00%) VLAN
6 13 (13.00%) OSPF
7 12 (12.00%) Ethernet
7 12 (12.00%) Network Security
8 10 (10.00%) BGP
9 9 (9.00%) MPLS
10 8 (8.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (8.00%) VoIP
10 8 (8.00%) Wireless
11 7 (7.00%) EIGRP
11 7 (7.00%) HTTP
11 7 (7.00%) Intranet
12 5 (5.00%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (24.00%) Finance
2 20 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Advertising
3 3 (3.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Games
4 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (26.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (15.00%) Analyst
3 13 (13.00%) Network Manager
3 13 (13.00%) Network Operations Manager
3 13 (13.00%) Operations Manager
4 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.00%) Administrator
6 6 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Cisco Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) IT Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.00%) EMC VNX
3 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.00%) Windows
2 24 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (19.00%) Linux
4 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.00%) CentOS
6 6 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.00%) Unix
7 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.00%) Debian
10 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) ITIL
2 20 (20.00%) Service Management
3 15 (15.00%) Line Management
4 13 (13.00%) Budget Control
5 12 (12.00%) Information Security
6 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (5.00%) Fault Management
9 4 (4.00%) Network Management
9 4 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.00%) Health Informatics
10 3 (3.00%) High Availability
10 3 (3.00%) Informatics
10 3 (3.00%) People Management
10 3 (3.00%) Process Improvement
10 3 (3.00%) Project Management
10 3 (3.00%) Resource Management
10 3 (3.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.00%) PowerShell
1 11 (11.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.00%) Python
3 7 (7.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (7.00%) C
4 1 (1.00%) Perl
4 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (39.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (31.00%) CCNP
3 16 (16.00%) CCNA
4 15 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (14.00%) Security Cleared
6 13 (13.00%) BC Cleared
7 5 (5.00%) Degree
7 5 (5.00%) JNCIA
7 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.00%) MCITP
8 3 (3.00%) MCSE
8 3 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.00%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.00%) CISM
9 2 (2.00%) CISSP
9 2 (2.00%) NCDA
9 2 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.00%) CCA
10 1 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.00%) vSphere
4 7 (7.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.00%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (7.00%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.00%) XenApp
6 3 (3.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.00%) vCloud
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.00%) RSA enVision
4 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.00%) Puppet
5 1 (1.00%) SCCM
5 1 (1.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 39 (39.00%) VMware
2 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (24.00%) Juniper
4 17 (17.00%) HP
5 16 (16.00%) Palo Alto
6 11 (11.00%) EMC
7 7 (7.00%) Aruba
7 7 (7.00%) NetApp
7 7 (7.00%) Oracle
8 6 (6.00%) Avaya
8 6 (6.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.00%) IBM
9 5 (5.00%) Citrix
9 5 (5.00%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.00%) Draytek
10 3 (3.00%) Google
10 3 (3.00%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.00%) 3Com
11 2 (2.00%) ArcSight
11 2 (2.00%) F5
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