The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 / Lancashire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 45 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 22 10 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.23% 2.89% 7.53%
As % of the Vendors category 12.72% 7.35% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 29
Median salary £41,000 £26,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.71% -20.89%  
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 Lancashire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 173 136 217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 41.09% 39.31% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 157 115 197
Median salary £34,750 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.92% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Cisco
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Cisco in Lancashire

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Lancashire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Lancashire

Cisco
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 within the Lancashire 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
Chorley +3 6 £25,000 -33.33%
Burnley - 2 £35,000 -
Preston - 2 £29,750 -
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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 39 (79.59%) Firewall
2 24 (48.98%) CCNP
2 24 (48.98%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (44.90%) Juniper
4 21 (42.86%) WAN
4 21 (42.86%) LAN
4 21 (42.86%) JNCIP
5 20 (40.82%) Network Design
5 20 (40.82%) Network Management
5 20 (40.82%) Mentoring
5 20 (40.82%) MPLS
5 20 (40.82%) OSPF
5 20 (40.82%) BGP
6 18 (36.73%) Network Security
6 18 (36.73%) Risk Assessment
6 18 (36.73%) VMware
7 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
7 15 (30.61%) CCNA
8 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
9 12 (24.49%) Unix
10 11 (22.45%) SQL
10 11 (22.45%) Oracle
10 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
10 11 (22.45%) Solaris
10 11 (22.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (22.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (22.45%) Oracle Database
10 11 (22.45%) Hyper-V
11 10 (20.41%) Windows
12 7 (14.29%) Linux

Cisco
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 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (79.59%) Firewall
2 21 (42.86%) LAN
2 21 (42.86%) WAN
3 20 (40.82%) BGP
3 20 (40.82%) MPLS
3 20 (40.82%) OSPF
4 18 (36.73%) Network Security
5 4 (8.16%) DECT
5 4 (8.16%) SAN
5 4 (8.16%) Unified Communications
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.12%) NAS
6 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.12%) WLAN
7 2 (4.08%) ADSL
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.08%) PSTN
7 2 (4.08%) SS7
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle Database
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
1 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Network Engineer
2 19 (38.78%) Lead Network Engineer
3 15 (30.61%) Analyst
4 13 (26.53%) Support Analyst
5 11 (22.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (22.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (22.45%) IT Analyst
5 11 (22.45%) IT Support
5 11 (22.45%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Business Development Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (4.08%) NOC Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Fat Client
1 4 (8.16%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Unix
2 11 (22.45%) Solaris
3 10 (20.41%) Windows
4 7 (14.29%) Linux
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
6 4 (8.16%) CentOS
7 2 (4.08%) AIX
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) Android
8 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Mentoring
1 20 (40.82%) Network Design
1 20 (40.82%) Network Management
2 18 (36.73%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (22.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.16%) CRM
4 4 (8.16%) ERP
4 4 (8.16%) Information Security
5 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Analytics
6 2 (4.08%) Business Development
6 2 (4.08%) Data Analytics
6 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.08%) SIEM
6 2 (4.08%) Use Case
6 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (2.04%) Line Management
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.04%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.08%) Perl
2 2 (4.08%) PHP
2 2 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) CCNP
1 24 (48.98%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (42.86%) JNCIP
3 15 (30.61%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) SANS
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (8.16%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Juniper
2 18 (36.73%) VMware
3 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.45%) Oracle
5 7 (14.29%) NetApp
6 4 (8.16%) Canon
6 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.16%) Palo Alto
6 4 (8.16%) Wyse
7 3 (6.12%) HP
7 3 (6.12%) Veeam
8 2 (4.08%) Dell
8 2 (4.08%) F5
8 2 (4.08%) Mitel
8 2 (4.08%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.04%) EMC
9 1 (2.04%) IBM
9 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.04%) Panasonic
9 1 (2.04%) Symantec