Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 39 56
Rank change year-on-year -44 +17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 187 458 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.33% 6.84% 5.30%
As % of the Vendors category 8.78% 15.78% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 172 413 366
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £66,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00% -

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,130 2,903 3,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.91% 43.34% 46.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,554 2,411 2,759
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £69,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Manchester

Cisco
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Cisco in Manchester

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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
Altrincham +37 12 £35,000 -
Oldham +2 8 £36,500 +2.82%
Stockport -33 8 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Salford -12 7 £40,000 +63.27%
Bolton -19 6 £50,000 +100.00% 3
Wigan +6 2 £62,500 +73.61%
Cheadle -14 1 £24,000 -4.00% 2
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 89 (47.59%) Firewall
2 81 (43.32%) Windows
3 77 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 73 (39.04%) VMware
5 72 (38.50%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (38.50%) Azure
6 69 (36.90%) Active Directory
7 65 (34.76%) LAN
8 57 (30.48%) WAN
9 53 (28.34%) ITIL
10 52 (27.81%) VPN
10 52 (27.81%) Data Centre
11 48 (25.67%) Office 365
11 48 (25.67%) CCNA
12 43 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (20.86%) CCNP
14 38 (20.32%) Windows Server
15 37 (19.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 37 (19.79%) Wireless
16 36 (19.25%) TCP/IP
17 34 (18.18%) AWS
18 32 (17.11%) Network Security
19 30 (16.04%) DNS
20 28 (14.97%) Degree
21 27 (14.44%) Windows 10
22 26 (13.90%) IIS
22 26 (13.90%) Service Management
23 25 (13.37%) SCCM
23 25 (13.37%) SolarWinds
24 24 (12.83%) NetApp

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 26 (13.90%) IIS
2 18 (9.63%) SharePoint
3 16 (8.56%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.07%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.07%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 72 (38.50%) Azure
2 48 (25.67%) Office 365
3 34 (18.18%) AWS
4 8 (4.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (3.74%) GCP
6 4 (2.14%) IaaS
6 4 (2.14%) PaaS
7 3 (1.60%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.60%) SaaS
8 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.53%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 89 (47.59%) Firewall
2 65 (34.76%) LAN
3 57 (30.48%) WAN
4 52 (27.81%) VPN
5 37 (19.79%) Wireless
6 36 (19.25%) TCP/IP
7 32 (17.11%) Network Security
8 30 (16.04%) DNS
9 22 (11.76%) DHCP
10 21 (11.23%) MPLS
10 21 (11.23%) SAN
11 20 (10.70%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (10.70%) WLAN
12 18 (9.63%) Unified Communications
13 15 (8.02%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (7.49%) BGP
15 12 (6.42%) VLAN
15 12 (6.42%) VoIP
16 11 (5.88%) Ethernet
17 10 (5.35%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.53%) Big Data
3 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.53%) MySQL
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.07%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (10.16%) Public Sector
2 10 (5.35%) Fire and Rescue
2 10 (5.35%) Police
3 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.67%) Retail
5 4 (2.14%) Finance
6 3 (1.60%) Games
7 2 (1.07%) Local Government
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (34.22%) Network Engineer
2 37 (19.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (10.70%) Support Engineer
5 18 (9.63%) Analyst
6 17 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (8.02%) Senior Network Engineer
8 13 (6.95%) Architect
9 12 (6.42%) Azure Engineer
9 12 (6.42%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (6.42%) Network Support
9 12 (6.42%) Network Support Engineer
10 11 (5.88%) Support Analyst
11 10 (5.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (5.35%) Network Team Leader
11 10 (5.35%) Team Leader
12 9 (4.81%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 9 (4.81%) Cisco Support
12 9 (4.81%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 9 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.67%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.60%) Web Services
3 2 (1.07%) JSON
3 2 (1.07%) SAML
4 1 (0.53%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) XML
4 1 (0.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (27.81%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.49%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (5.35%) Blackberry
5 8 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.28%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.67%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.60%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.60%) HP Storage
7 3 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.07%) CCTV
8 2 (1.07%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.07%) IPTV
8 2 (1.07%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.53%) Life Science
9 1 (0.53%) NHS
9 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (43.32%) Windows
2 38 (20.32%) Windows Server
3 27 (14.44%) Windows 10
4 14 (7.49%) Linux
5 12 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.60%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.60%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.07%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.07%) Unix
10 1 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.34%) ITIL
2 37 (19.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (13.90%) Service Management
4 15 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.02%) Migration
5 13 (6.95%) PRINCE2
5 13 (6.95%) Problem Management
6 12 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 11 (5.88%) Network Design
8 10 (5.35%) Change Management
8 10 (5.35%) Computer Science
8 10 (5.35%) Data Security
8 10 (5.35%) Identity Management
8 10 (5.35%) ITIL V3
8 10 (5.35%) Presales
8 10 (5.35%) Project Management
9 9 (4.81%) IT Strategy
9 9 (4.81%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.88%) SQL
2 8 (4.28%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.07%) C
4 1 (0.53%) Perl
4 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 72 (38.50%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (25.67%) CCNA
3 39 (20.86%) CCNP
4 28 (14.97%) Degree
5 16 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (6.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (5.35%) CCIE
7 10 (5.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (3.21%) MCSA
8 6 (3.21%) MCSE
9 5 (2.67%) JNCIP
9 5 (2.67%) MCITP
10 4 (2.14%) CCDP
10 4 (2.14%) CCSA
11 3 (1.60%) CCSP
11 3 (1.60%) HP APS
11 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.07%) CCENT
12 2 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.53%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.53%) NIST
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (36.90%) Active Directory
2 43 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.56%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.35%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.21%) vSphere
6 4 (2.14%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.14%) XenApp
7 3 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.60%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.07%) vCloud
8 2 (1.07%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.53%) Firmware
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (13.37%) SCCM
2 13 (6.95%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (5.88%) SCOM
4 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (4.81%) Puppet
5 9 (4.81%) Terraform
6 8 (4.28%) Nagios
7 5 (2.67%) FortiGate
8 4 (2.14%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.07%) Ansible
9 2 (1.07%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 77 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 73 (39.04%) VMware
3 25 (13.37%) SolarWinds
4 24 (12.83%) NetApp
5 23 (12.30%) Juniper
6 21 (11.23%) CheckPoint
7 20 (10.70%) Meraki
8 15 (8.02%) Palo Alto
9 14 (7.49%) HP
10 12 (6.42%) ServiceNow
11 11 (5.88%) Citrix
12 10 (5.35%) EMC
12 10 (5.35%) Fortinet
13 8 (4.28%) Aruba
13 8 (4.28%) iManage
13 8 (4.28%) Oracle
14 7 (3.74%) Veeam
15 6 (3.21%) F5
16 4 (2.14%) Huawei
17 3 (1.60%) Google