Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 63 49
Rank change year-on-year -22 -14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 80 291 410
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.01% 4.44% 5.61%
As % of the Vendors category 8.43% 12.31% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 83 259 374
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £21,325
90th Percentile £69,000 £66,250 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +8.00%

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 949 2,364 3,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 35.66% 36.10% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 824 1,792 2,539
Median annual salary £50,875 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.06% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +3.53%

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 29 October 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 29 October 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
Salford +24 5 £37,858 -7.10% 2
Stockport +28 4 £34,000 -20.00% 1
Bolton +17 3 £55,000 +129.17% 6
Rochdale +11 2 £37,500 -
Wigan +5 1 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 52 (65.00%) Firewall
2 48 (60.00%) WAN
3 43 (53.75%) LAN
4 37 (46.25%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (43.75%) VMware
6 31 (38.75%) Windows
7 28 (35.00%) Wireless
8 27 (33.75%) CCNA
9 25 (31.25%) MPLS
9 25 (31.25%) VPN
9 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 23 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (28.75%) Data Centre
11 22 (27.50%) Azure
11 22 (27.50%) Fortinet
11 22 (27.50%) OSPF
12 21 (26.25%) SAN
12 21 (26.25%) EIGRP
12 21 (26.25%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (25.00%) Active Directory
13 20 (25.00%) Windows Server
14 18 (22.50%) BGP
14 18 (22.50%) Office 365
15 17 (21.25%) DNS
15 17 (21.25%) MS Exchange
16 16 (20.00%) Palo Alto
17 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (18.75%) CCNP
18 14 (17.50%) DHCP
18 14 (17.50%) NAS

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 17 (21.25%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.50%) IIS
4 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.50%) Azure
2 18 (22.50%) Office 365
3 4 (5.00%) AWS
3 4 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.25%) AWS CodeBuild
5 1 (1.25%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (1.25%) IaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (65.00%) Firewall
2 48 (60.00%) WAN
3 43 (53.75%) LAN
4 28 (35.00%) Wireless
5 25 (31.25%) MPLS
5 25 (31.25%) VPN
6 22 (27.50%) OSPF
7 21 (26.25%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (26.25%) EIGRP
7 21 (26.25%) SAN
8 18 (22.50%) BGP
9 17 (21.25%) DNS
10 14 (17.50%) DHCP
10 14 (17.50%) NAS
11 12 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (15.00%) Network Security
12 11 (13.75%) SSL
13 10 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
13 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
13 10 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Redis
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Marketing
3 2 (2.50%) Electronics
3 2 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Billing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (15.00%) IT Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Security Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Architect
8 3 (3.75%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Support Technician
8 3 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.75%) Windows
2 20 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.00%) Linux
4 5 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.25%) CatOS
8 1 (1.25%) VMS
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 11 (13.75%) Project Management
2 10 (12.50%) High Availability
2 10 (12.50%) ITIL
2 10 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
3 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (8.75%) Information Security
4 5 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.75%) ITSM
6 3 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.75%) Matrix Management
6 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.75%) Migration
6 3 (3.75%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.75%) SQL
3 2 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (46.25%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (33.75%) CCNA
3 15 (18.75%) CCNP
3 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.75%) MCP
4 7 (8.75%) MCSE
4 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 7 (8.75%) SSCP
5 5 (6.25%) CCIE
5 5 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.25%) MCITP
5 5 (6.25%) MCSA
6 4 (5.00%) Degree
7 3 (3.75%) HP AIS
7 3 (3.75%) HP ASE
7 3 (3.75%) HP MASE
7 3 (3.75%) JNCIS
7 3 (3.75%) NCIE
7 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.50%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.75%) SLA
3 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.25%) NCSC
System Software
1 23 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.75%) XenApp
5 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.25%) Docker
6 1 (1.25%) Firmware
6 1 (1.25%) vCloud
6 1 (1.25%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.25%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.25%) vSphere
6 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.75%) Ansible
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (3.75%) SCCM
3 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.50%) WSUS
4 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (43.75%) VMware
2 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 22 (27.50%) Fortinet
4 16 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 13 (16.25%) Citrix
6 12 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 12 (15.00%) F5
7 9 (11.25%) HP
8 8 (10.00%) NetApp
9 7 (8.75%) Juniper
9 7 (8.75%) Veeam
10 6 (7.50%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (5.00%) Meraki
12 3 (3.75%) Aruba
12 3 (3.75%) Brocade
12 3 (3.75%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.75%) Sophos
13 2 (2.50%) Dell
13 2 (2.50%) Splunk
13 2 (2.50%) ZyXEL