Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 68 50
Rank change year-on-year -18 -18 +27
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 148 142 342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.41% 3.80% 5.47%
As % of the Vendors category 8.86% 10.90% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 71 118 293
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £34,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +13.33%
75th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,875 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.97%

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 1,671 1,303 2,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.49% 34.89% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,190 964 1,844
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.19%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +8.57% +2.94%

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 14 June 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 14 June 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
Altrincham -8 9 £42,500 +21.43%
Stockport +19 6 £23,000 -46.51%
Bolton -1 4 £43,500 -13.00% 1
Cheadle +2 2 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 - -
Oldham +2 1 £45,000 -
Wigan - 1 - -
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 14 June 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 86 (58.11%) Microsoft
2 52 (35.14%) Firewall
3 45 (30.41%) A+ Certification
3 45 (30.41%) Multimedia
4 42 (28.38%) Cybersecurity
5 34 (22.97%) LAN
6 32 (21.62%) WAN
6 32 (21.62%) Active Directory
6 32 (21.62%) VMware
7 30 (20.27%) Windows
7 30 (20.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 29 (19.59%) Wireless
9 28 (18.92%) Data Centre
10 27 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (16.89%) MPLS
12 24 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
12 24 (16.22%) Social Skills
13 22 (14.86%) Hyper-V
13 22 (14.86%) Windows Server
14 21 (14.19%) Microsoft 365
14 21 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (13.51%) Azure
16 19 (12.84%) CCNA
17 18 (12.16%) HP
17 18 (12.16%) SAN
17 18 (12.16%) Fortinet
18 17 (11.49%) Linux
18 17 (11.49%) SD-WAN
19 16 (10.81%) FortiGate
19 16 (10.81%) AWS

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 15 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.19%) Microsoft 365
2 20 (13.51%) Azure
3 16 (10.81%) AWS
4 7 (4.73%) PaaS
5 5 (3.38%) SaaS
6 3 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.03%) Route 53
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CodeBuild
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.68%) Google Workspace
7 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 52 (35.14%) Firewall
2 34 (22.97%) LAN
3 32 (21.62%) WAN
4 29 (19.59%) Wireless
5 25 (16.89%) MPLS
6 18 (12.16%) SAN
7 17 (11.49%) SD-WAN
8 15 (10.14%) BGP
8 15 (10.14%) Network Security
9 14 (9.46%) DNS
10 12 (8.11%) NAS
10 12 (8.11%) VoIP
11 11 (7.43%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (6.76%) VPN
13 9 (6.08%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (6.08%) Skype
14 8 (5.41%) Cisco Firepower
14 8 (5.41%) VLAN
15 7 (4.73%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (4.73%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (30.41%) Multimedia
2 24 (16.22%) Social Skills
3 11 (7.43%) Finance
4 8 (5.41%) Public Sector
5 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.70%) Electronics
7 3 (2.03%) Local Government
7 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.03%) Retail
8 2 (1.35%) Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Automotive
9 1 (0.68%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 53 (35.81%) Trainee
2 24 (16.22%) Network Engineer
3 23 (15.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (12.84%) Analyst
5 17 (11.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 17 (11.49%) Security Analyst
5 17 (11.49%) Trainee Analyst
5 17 (11.49%) Trainee Network Engineer
6 16 (10.81%) IT Engineer
7 15 (10.14%) IT Support
8 11 (7.43%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) Trainee IT Support
8 11 (7.43%) Trainee Support Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Administrator
9 8 (5.41%) Architect
9 8 (5.41%) IT Administrator
9 8 (5.41%) Juniper Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Trainee Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.38%) JSON
1 5 (3.38%) Web Services
2 2 (1.35%) OAuth
2 2 (1.35%) OAuth2
2 2 (1.35%) REST
2 2 (1.35%) SAML
3 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.68%) CSS
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.08%) Clustering
3 8 (5.41%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.73%) iPad
4 7 (4.73%) iPhone
5 5 (3.38%) IVR
6 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.03%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.35%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) Life Science
9 1 (0.68%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.27%) Windows
2 22 (14.86%) Windows Server
3 21 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (11.49%) Linux
5 15 (10.14%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (4.73%) Android
6 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (4.05%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.35%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.38%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (20.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (10.14%) ITIL
3 15 (10.14%) Kalman Filter
3 15 (10.14%) Network Design
3 15 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (9.46%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (7.43%) Change Management
5 11 (7.43%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.76%) Change Control
6 10 (6.76%) High Availability
6 10 (6.76%) Project Management
7 9 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.41%) Analytics
8 8 (5.41%) DevOps
8 8 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (4.73%) Migration
9 7 (4.73%) Proactive Maintenance
9 7 (4.73%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.46%) Python
2 13 (8.78%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.35%) C
3 2 (1.35%) Perl
4 1 (0.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (30.41%) A+ Certification
2 24 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (12.84%) CCNA
4 13 (8.78%) CCNP
5 8 (5.41%) Linux+ Certification
5 8 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.38%) MCITP
8 5 (3.38%) MCSE
8 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.70%) Degree
9 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.70%) MCSA
9 4 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.68%) CEH
10 1 (0.68%) CISSP
10 1 (0.68%) GIAC
10 1 (0.68%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.68%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.38%) GDPR
3 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.35%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) NCSC
4 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 32 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 27 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (14.86%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.76%) vSphere
5 7 (4.73%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (3.38%) VMware NSX
7 4 (2.70%) XenApp
7 4 (2.70%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.35%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (1.35%) LXC
8 2 (1.35%) NFS
8 2 (1.35%) Shibboleth
8 2 (1.35%) SRDF
9 1 (0.68%) Docker
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (10.81%) FortiGate
2 15 (10.14%) Ansible
3 13 (8.78%) SCCM
4 7 (4.73%) ServiceCenter
5 6 (4.05%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (4.05%) Terraform
6 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (2.70%) WSUS
8 3 (2.03%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (2.03%) Nessus
9 2 (1.35%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.68%) cPanel
10 1 (0.68%) Plesk
10 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 86 (58.11%) Microsoft
2 32 (21.62%) VMware
3 18 (12.16%) Fortinet
3 18 (12.16%) HP
4 12 (8.11%) Meraki
4 12 (8.11%) Sophos
5 10 (6.76%) Dell
5 10 (6.76%) Juniper
5 10 (6.76%) NetApp
6 9 (6.08%) Citrix
7 7 (4.73%) Polycom
7 7 (4.73%) Proofpoint
8 6 (4.05%) Palo Alto
8 6 (4.05%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.38%) Avaya
9 5 (3.38%) CA
9 5 (3.38%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.38%) Genesys
9 5 (3.38%) Nimble Storage
9 5 (3.38%) Veeam