Period
to 22 September 2018

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 September 2018 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 32 59
Rank change year-on-year -14 +27 -10
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 29 61 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.76% 7.06% 2.90%
As % of the Vendors category 9.45% 18.05% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 50 23
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,950 £25,550
90th Percentile £47,500 £44,125 £37,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -2.60%

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 307 338 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 39.82% 39.12% 43.45%
Number of salaries quoted 240 277 316
Lancashire median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% - -2.83%
10th Percentile £22,450 £19,450 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,775 £45,000 £47,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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 +3 10 £31,250 -26.47%
Preston +21 9 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Blackburn -6 6 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Nelson -3 2 - -
Blackpool - 2 £28,750 - 1
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
1 17 (58.62%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) ITIL
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (37.93%) CCNA
4 11 (37.93%) Windows
5 10 (34.48%) CCNP
6 8 (27.59%) Citrix
6 8 (27.59%) MPLS
7 7 (24.14%) Firewall
7 7 (24.14%) BGP
7 7 (24.14%) Juniper
8 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (20.69%) XenApp
8 6 (20.69%) OSPF
8 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.24%) Linux
9 5 (17.24%) LAN
9 5 (17.24%) WAN
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (17.24%) Network Security
9 5 (17.24%) Network Management
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (13.79%) Telecoms

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 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) MPLS
2 7 (24.14%) BGP
2 7 (24.14%) Firewall
3 6 (20.69%) OSPF
4 5 (17.24%) LAN
4 5 (17.24%) Network Security
4 5 (17.24%) WAN
5 4 (13.79%) Broadband
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
6 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.90%) DHCP
7 2 (6.90%) DNS
7 2 (6.90%) IPsec
7 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (6.90%) SSL
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.45%) PPP
8 1 (3.45%) VLAN
8 1 (3.45%) Wireless Security
8 1 (3.45%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (13.79%) Legal
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) IT Support
2 7 (24.14%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) IT Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) IT Manager
3 5 (17.24%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Development Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (17.24%) Network Management
4 4 (13.79%) Network Design
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Case Management
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
6 2 (6.90%) Data Security
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
7 1 (3.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
1 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
1 4 (13.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (37.93%) CCNA
3 10 (34.48%) CCNP
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.34%) A+ Certification
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 3 (10.34%) JNCIP
5 3 (10.34%) MCP
5 3 (10.34%) MCSA
5 3 (10.34%) MCSE
6 2 (6.90%) CCA
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (6.90%) MCITP
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) XenApp
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) AirWatch
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 7 (24.14%) Juniper
5 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) McAfee
5 2 (6.90%) NetApp
5 2 (6.90%) Wyse
6 1 (3.45%) Brocade
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds