Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 48 44
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 24 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.39% 4.50% 4.64%
As % of the Vendors category 9.02% 9.34% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 42
Lancashire median annual salary £29,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.71% -7.89% +32.17%
10th Percentile £22,750 £28,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% -

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 266 396 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 37.52% 48.18% 42.78%
Number of salaries quoted 226 309 351
Lancashire median annual salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% -
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £45,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 +17 6 £44,250 - 2
Nelson -3 4 £31,500 -
Blackburn -4 4 £31,000 -34.74%
Blackpool - 4 £28,750 -
Chorley -19 3 £20,000 -42.86%
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) ITIL
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (37.50%) Citrix
5 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 7 (29.17%) LAN
6 7 (29.17%) CCNA
6 7 (29.17%) WAN
7 6 (25.00%) DHCP
7 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (25.00%) Android
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) XenApp
8 5 (20.83%) VLAN
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (20.83%) MPLS
8 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (16.67%) Office 365
9 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (16.67%) McAfee

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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) LAN
2 7 (29.17%) WAN
3 6 (25.00%) DHCP
3 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.83%) MPLS
4 5 (20.83%) VLAN
5 4 (16.67%) Broadband
5 4 (16.67%) DNS
5 4 (16.67%) Wireless
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (12.50%) Network Security
6 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
7 2 (8.33%) SAN
7 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
7 2 (8.33%) WebEx
7 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) Redis
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (12.50%) Legal
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
1 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Mitel Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Mitel Support
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
1 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (25.00%) Android
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Case Management
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Commercial Awareness
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (29.17%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) CCA
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) WSUS
2 3 (12.50%) AirWatch
3 2 (8.33%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) McAfee
4 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.50%) Dell
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
4 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (12.50%) Wyse
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
5 2 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) jetNEXUS
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) Mitel
6 1 (4.17%) Brocade
6 1 (4.17%) F5