Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 58 46
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12 +25
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 47 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.23% 3.33% 4.30%
As % of the Vendors category 12.08% 7.37% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 38 27 45
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +27.27% -12.70%
10th Percentile £21,425 £26,950 £19,150
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £41,250
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +5.96%

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 Lancashire.

All Vendors
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 389 407 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 43.27% 45.12% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 294 331 367
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £19,750 £22,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £47,700
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Chorley +13 14 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Burnley +1 9 £35,000 -
Blackburn +4 7 £32,500 -27.78%
Preston 0 6 £32,500 +11.11%
Nelson - 3 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 £30,000 -
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 28 (59.57%) VMware
2 25 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (51.06%) Windows
4 23 (48.94%) Firewall
5 22 (46.81%) CCNA
6 20 (42.55%) CCNP
7 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
8 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (29.79%) MCP
10 13 (27.66%) MPLS
10 13 (27.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (25.53%) Network Security
11 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
12 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
13 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (21.28%) SCCM
13 10 (21.28%) BGP
13 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (21.28%) Juniper
13 10 (21.28%) ITIL
13 10 (21.28%) MCSE
14 9 (19.15%) Linux
14 9 (19.15%) A+ Certification
14 9 (19.15%) Degree
14 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
14 9 (19.15%) Network Management
15 8 (17.02%) WAN
15 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
15 8 (17.02%) MCSA
16 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP

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 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) Firewall
2 13 (27.66%) MPLS
3 12 (25.53%) Network Security
4 10 (21.28%) BGP
5 8 (17.02%) WAN
6 7 (14.89%) OSPF
6 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (14.89%) VPN
7 5 (10.64%) LAN
8 4 (8.51%) SAN
8 4 (8.51%) VLAN
9 3 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
9 3 (6.38%) VoIP
10 2 (4.26%) ADSL
10 2 (4.26%) LDAP
11 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (2.13%) SMS
11 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.13%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
1 14 (29.79%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) IT Support
3 9 (19.15%) IT Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) IT Support Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Support Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) IT Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Administrator
7 4 (8.51%) IT Administrator
7 4 (8.51%) IT Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Server Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) SOC Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (19.15%) Linux
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) AIX
8 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (21.28%) ITIL
3 9 (19.15%) Network Management
4 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
4 7 (14.89%) Network Design
4 7 (14.89%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (10.64%) People Management
6 4 (8.51%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.51%) SIEM
6 4 (8.51%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (8.51%) Use Case
6 4 (8.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.26%) Break/Fix
8 2 (4.26%) ERP
9 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.51%) Perl
2 4 (8.51%) PHP
2 4 (8.51%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (46.81%) CCNA
3 20 (42.55%) CCNP
4 14 (29.79%) MCP
5 10 (21.28%) MCSE
5 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (19.15%) A+ Certification
6 9 (19.15%) Degree
7 8 (17.02%) MCSA
8 7 (14.89%) JNCIP
9 4 (8.51%) SANS
10 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) GDPR
3 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.51%) VMware Server
5 4 (8.51%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.13%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) VMware
2 10 (21.28%) Juniper
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.77%) Citrix
5 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.51%) Mitel
5 4 (8.51%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.38%) F5
6 3 (6.38%) HP
7 2 (4.26%) Apple
7 2 (4.26%) Avaya
8 1 (2.13%) Cognos
8 1 (2.13%) Dell
8 1 (2.13%) Epicor
8 1 (2.13%) NetApp
8 1 (2.13%) Nortel
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle
8 1 (2.13%) SAP
8 1 (2.13%) Teradata
8 1 (2.13%) Wyse