Period
to 12 April 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 12 April 2021 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 > Manchester
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 85 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 -43 +34
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 127 154 392
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.44% 3.15% 6.29%
As % of the Vendors category 9.08% 8.81% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 68 130 353
10th Percentile £30,875 £25,450 £25,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £30,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £40,125 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.40% -10.83% +16.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £73,825 £60,250 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +7.50%

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,398 1,748 2,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.86% 35.73% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,107 1,286 2,081
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £26,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Manchester

Cisco
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Cisco in Manchester

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco in Manchester over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Manchester

Cisco
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 12 April 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
Bolton +2 6 £44,250 -11.50% 1
Altrincham -6 5 £42,500 +21.43%
Salford +14 3 £30,000 -17.81%
Wigan - 2 £30,000 -
Stockport +22 1 £22,500 -44.44%
Cheadle 0 1 - - 1
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 69 (54.33%) Microsoft
2 56 (44.09%) Firewall
3 37 (29.13%) VMware
4 35 (27.56%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (26.77%) Windows
6 32 (25.20%) WAN
7 31 (24.41%) A+ Certification
7 31 (24.41%) Multimedia
8 30 (23.62%) Cybersecurity
9 29 (22.83%) LAN
10 28 (22.05%) Windows Server
11 26 (20.47%) Active Directory
12 25 (19.69%) CCNA
12 25 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (18.90%) Wireless
14 23 (18.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 22 (17.32%) MPLS
16 20 (15.75%) Azure
16 20 (15.75%) Fortinet
17 19 (14.96%) Network Security
17 19 (14.96%) Hyper-V
17 19 (14.96%) MS Exchange
18 18 (14.17%) Microsoft 365
19 17 (13.39%) CCNP
19 17 (13.39%) Data Centre
20 16 (12.60%) DNS
20 16 (12.60%) VoIP
20 16 (12.60%) Linux
20 16 (12.60%) Disaster Recovery
21 15 (11.81%) VPN

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 19 (14.96%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.57%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.75%) Azure
2 18 (14.17%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (9.45%) AWS
4 4 (3.15%) PaaS
4 4 (3.15%) SaaS
5 3 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CodeBuild
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.79%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.79%) Google Workspace
6 1 (0.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 56 (44.09%) Firewall
2 32 (25.20%) WAN
3 29 (22.83%) LAN
4 24 (18.90%) Wireless
5 22 (17.32%) MPLS
6 19 (14.96%) Network Security
7 16 (12.60%) DNS
7 16 (12.60%) VoIP
8 15 (11.81%) BGP
8 15 (11.81%) SAN
8 15 (11.81%) VPN
9 12 (9.45%) SD-WAN
10 10 (7.87%) DHCP
10 10 (7.87%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (7.09%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (7.09%) NAS
11 9 (7.09%) VLAN
12 8 (6.30%) OSPF
13 7 (5.51%) WLAN
14 6 (4.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (24.41%) Multimedia
2 8 (6.30%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.72%) Electronics
4 4 (3.15%) Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 39 (30.71%) Trainee
2 32 (25.20%) Network Engineer
3 22 (17.32%) IT Engineer
4 18 (14.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (10.24%) IT Support
5 13 (10.24%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) Analyst
6 11 (8.66%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) Trainee IT Support
6 11 (8.66%) Trainee Support Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 10 (7.87%) Security Analyst
7 10 (7.87%) Trainee Analyst
7 10 (7.87%) Trainee Network Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) IT Administrator
8 8 (6.30%) Network Administrator
8 8 (6.30%) Network Architect
8 8 (6.30%) Security Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Trainee Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.94%) JSON
2 4 (3.15%) Web Services
3 2 (1.57%) OAuth
3 2 (1.57%) OAuth2
3 2 (1.57%) SAML
4 1 (0.79%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.79%) CSS
4 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.51%) Clustering
3 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.94%) iPad
4 5 (3.94%) iPhone
4 5 (3.94%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.15%) IVR
6 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.79%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.77%) Windows
2 28 (22.05%) Windows Server
3 16 (12.60%) Linux
4 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (5.51%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.94%) Android
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.62%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (18.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (12.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (11.02%) Network Design
5 11 (8.66%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (8.66%) DevOps
5 11 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (7.87%) Project Management
7 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
7 9 (7.09%) ITIL
8 8 (6.30%) Change Management
9 7 (5.51%) Analytics
9 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.72%) Analytical Thinking
10 6 (4.72%) CRM
10 6 (4.72%) Migration
10 6 (4.72%) Server Virtualisation
10 6 (4.72%) Storage Management
10 6 (4.72%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (3.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.09%) Python
2 5 (3.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.57%) C
4 1 (0.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (27.56%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (24.41%) A+ Certification
3 25 (19.69%) CCNA
4 17 (13.39%) CCNP
5 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (6.30%) Linux+ Certification
6 8 (6.30%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (5.51%) MCSE
8 6 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (4.72%) MCITP
8 6 (4.72%) MCSA
8 6 (4.72%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.94%) CCIE
9 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (3.15%) DBS Check
10 4 (3.15%) Degree
10 4 (3.15%) MCP
10 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 4 (3.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.15%) GDPR
2 4 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.79%) NCSC
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 26 (20.47%) Active Directory
2 25 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.96%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.24%) vSphere
5 6 (4.72%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (3.94%) VMware NSX
7 4 (3.15%) XenApp
7 4 (3.15%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.57%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (1.57%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.79%) Docker
9 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (11.81%) FortiGate
2 10 (7.87%) Ansible
3 9 (7.09%) SCCM
4 6 (4.72%) Terraform
4 6 (4.72%) WSUS
5 5 (3.94%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.36%) DameWare
7 3 (2.36%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.36%) Nessus
8 1 (0.79%) cPanel
8 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.79%) Plesk
Vendors
1 69 (54.33%) Microsoft
2 37 (29.13%) VMware
3 20 (15.75%) Fortinet
4 14 (11.02%) HP
5 12 (9.45%) Juniper
5 12 (9.45%) Sophos
6 10 (7.87%) Citrix
7 9 (7.09%) CheckPoint
7 9 (7.09%) Palo Alto
8 7 (5.51%) Nimble Storage
9 6 (4.72%) Dell
9 6 (4.72%) Meraki
9 6 (4.72%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.72%) Veeam
9 6 (4.72%) ZyXEL
10 5 (3.94%) CA
10 5 (3.94%) NetApp
10 5 (3.94%) Polycom
10 5 (3.94%) Proofpoint
11 4 (3.15%) Genesys