Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 54 68
Rank change year-on-year +36 +14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 32 23 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.67% 3.59% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.07% 14.74% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 6
Median annual salary £45,000 £32,250 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.53% +4.03% +3.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £43,625 £46,125
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% -24.35% +47.44%

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 71 156 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 19.24% 24.34% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 58 121 120
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,654 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.51% +0.41% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,125 £27,000 £22,675
90th Percentile £68,750 £46,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Lancashire

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in Lancashire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco Certification in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in Lancashire

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco Certification in Lancashire over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in Lancashire

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 15 January 2021. 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
Preston +15 20 £47,500 +48.44%
Lancaster +13 9 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Skelmersdale - 2 £41,250 -
Cisco Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, IT jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 23 (71.88%) Firewall
3 20 (62.50%) WAN
4 19 (59.38%) CCNA
5 18 (56.25%) PCI DSS
6 17 (53.13%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (53.13%) CheckPoint
7 14 (43.75%) CCNP
8 13 (40.63%) Capacity Management
8 13 (40.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 12 (37.50%) Network Security
9 12 (37.50%) LAN
10 11 (34.38%) CCSA
10 11 (34.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (31.25%) Security Architecture
11 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
12 9 (28.13%) Juniper
12 9 (28.13%) Business Continuity
12 9 (28.13%) JNCIP
12 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 8 (25.00%) FortiGate
13 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
15 6 (18.75%) DBS Check
15 6 (18.75%) Threat Management
15 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
15 6 (18.75%) Fortinet
15 6 (18.75%) Aruba

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) Firewall
2 20 (62.50%) WAN
3 17 (53.13%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (37.50%) LAN
4 12 (37.50%) Network Security
5 11 (34.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.75%) VPN
7 6 (18.75%) Wireless
8 3 (9.38%) BGP
8 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
8 3 (9.38%) IPv4
8 3 (9.38%) IPv6
8 3 (9.38%) OSPF
8 3 (9.38%) VLAN
9 2 (6.25%) DHCP
9 2 (6.25%) DNS
9 2 (6.25%) Skype
9 2 (6.25%) VoIP
9 2 (6.25%) WLAN
General
1 2 (6.25%) Publishing
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.13%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Network Security Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Head of Support
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) COM+
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.13%) NHS
5 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Capacity Management
1 13 (40.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (31.25%) Security Architecture
4 9 (28.13%) Business Continuity
5 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (18.75%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (18.75%) Threat Management
6 6 (18.75%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 6 (18.75%) Web Filtering
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (9.38%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Network Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (6.25%) Architectural Design
9 2 (6.25%) IT Strategy
9 2 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (6.25%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.25%) Python
1 2 (6.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) CCNA
2 14 (43.75%) CCNP
3 11 (34.38%) CCSA
4 9 (28.13%) JNCIP
5 6 (18.75%) DBS Check
6 5 (15.63%) CISSP
7 2 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.25%) MCSE
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (3.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (56.25%) PCI DSS
2 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) CheckPoint
3 9 (28.13%) Juniper
4 6 (18.75%) Aruba
4 6 (18.75%) Fortinet
4 6 (18.75%) HP
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) VMware
7 2 (6.25%) F5
7 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.25%) Splunk