Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 74 61
Rank change year-on-year -35 -13 0
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 140 90 305
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.58% 3.47% 4.61%
As % of the Vendors category 6.80% 9.79% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 116 83 266
10th Percentile £28,000 £35,000 £26,875
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,125 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +22.09% +11.69%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £54,688
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £42,958
% change year-on-year -7.69% +13.48% +7.39%

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 2,058 919 2,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.95% 35.44% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,500 777 1,773
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,400 £26,000
25th Percentile £38,134 £40,500 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,679 £71,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.04% +12.94% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -3 11 £42,500 -
Stockport +10 8 £23,000 -32.35% 4
Cheadle - 5 - - 3
Bolton -14 2 - - 3
Oldham - 1 £45,000 -
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 63 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 54 (38.57%) Firewall
3 46 (32.86%) VMware
4 45 (32.14%) Data Centre
5 43 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 42 (30.00%) Azure
7 40 (28.57%) LAN
8 38 (27.14%) Windows
9 31 (22.14%) WAN
10 30 (21.43%) AWS
11 29 (20.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 27 (19.29%) Cisco Certification
12 27 (19.29%) MPLS
13 26 (18.57%) NetApp
14 25 (17.86%) VPN
14 25 (17.86%) Microsoft 365
15 24 (17.14%) Active Directory
15 24 (17.14%) Dell
16 23 (16.43%) Windows Server
17 22 (15.71%) Presales
17 22 (15.71%) Wireless
17 22 (15.71%) Hyper-V
18 21 (15.00%) Social Skills
19 20 (14.29%) IaaS
19 20 (14.29%) EMC
19 20 (14.29%) IBM
20 18 (12.86%) HP
20 18 (12.86%) VoIP
20 18 (12.86%) ITIL
20 18 (12.86%) Enterprise Storage

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 12 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.86%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 42 (30.00%) Azure
2 30 (21.43%) AWS
3 25 (17.86%) Microsoft 365
4 20 (14.29%) IaaS
5 6 (4.29%) PaaS
6 3 (2.14%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.14%) Route 53
6 3 (2.14%) SaaS
7 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.43%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.43%) GitHub
7 2 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.71%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 54 (38.57%) Firewall
2 40 (28.57%) LAN
3 31 (22.14%) WAN
4 27 (19.29%) MPLS
5 25 (17.86%) VPN
6 22 (15.71%) Wireless
7 18 (12.86%) VoIP
8 15 (10.71%) Network Security
8 15 (10.71%) SAN
9 14 (10.00%) BGP
9 14 (10.00%) SD-WAN
10 12 (8.57%) DNS
11 10 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (7.14%) Ethernet
11 10 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (5.71%) NAS
12 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
12 8 (5.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.71%) Power BI
4 1 (0.71%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (15.00%) Social Skills
2 11 (7.86%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.43%) Public Sector
4 8 (5.71%) Legal
5 6 (4.29%) Law
5 6 (4.29%) Marketing
6 5 (3.57%) Banking
7 3 (2.14%) Automotive
7 3 (2.14%) Local Government
7 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.14%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (2.14%) Retail
8 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.71%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 22 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (11.43%) Architect
2 16 (11.43%) Cloud Specialist
2 16 (11.43%) Data Centre Specialist
2 16 (11.43%) Network Engineer
3 10 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 8 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (5.71%) Project Manager
4 8 (5.71%) Team Leader
5 7 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (5.00%) Consultant
5 7 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 7 (5.00%) Network Team Leader
6 6 (4.29%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) IP Design Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) Juniper Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) Senior IP Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.43%) FreeSWITCH
1 2 (1.43%) REST
1 2 (1.43%) WebRTC
2 1 (0.71%) JSON
2 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (6.43%) Driving Licence
4 6 (4.29%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.29%) Blog
4 6 (4.29%) Clustering
5 5 (3.57%) iPad
5 5 (3.57%) iPhone
6 4 (2.86%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.14%) Life Science
7 3 (2.14%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.43%) PKI
8 2 (1.43%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.71%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.71%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.14%) Windows
2 23 (16.43%) Windows Server
3 16 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2019
5 10 (7.14%) Linux
6 8 (5.71%) Android
7 7 (5.00%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (2.14%) AIX
10 2 (1.43%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.71%) HPUX
11 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (15.71%) Presales
3 18 (12.86%) ITIL
4 16 (11.43%) Sales Enablement
5 14 (10.00%) Change Management
5 14 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.86%) Change Control
6 11 (7.86%) PRINCE2
6 11 (7.86%) Project Management
6 11 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.43%) High Availability
8 8 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.71%) Network Design
9 7 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.00%) Proactive Maintenance
9 7 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (5.00%) Project Delivery
10 6 (4.29%) Bill of Materials
10 6 (4.29%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.71%) Python
2 14 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.29%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.29%) Java
4 3 (2.14%) C
5 2 (1.43%) Perl
6 1 (0.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (19.29%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (10.71%) CCNA
3 10 (7.14%) CCNP
4 8 (5.71%) CCIE
4 8 (5.71%) Degree
5 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.14%) MCSE
9 2 (1.43%) CEH
9 2 (1.43%) CISSP
9 2 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.71%) MCITP
10 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) SLA
2 2 (1.43%) GDPR
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (17.14%) Active Directory
3 22 (15.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.71%) vSphere
5 5 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (2.86%) VMware NSX
7 3 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.43%) Kamailio
8 2 (1.43%) LXC
8 2 (1.43%) NFS
8 2 (1.43%) SRDF
9 1 (0.71%) Firmware
9 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) Ansible
2 10 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 10 (7.14%) SCCM
3 6 (4.29%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.14%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.14%) WSUS
7 2 (1.43%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.43%) Puppet
7 2 (1.43%) vRealize
8 1 (0.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (32.86%) VMware
3 26 (18.57%) NetApp
4 24 (17.14%) Dell
5 20 (14.29%) EMC
5 20 (14.29%) IBM
6 18 (12.86%) HP
7 17 (12.14%) Aruba
8 15 (10.71%) Meraki
9 14 (10.00%) Juniper
10 13 (9.29%) Fortinet
11 7 (5.00%) Polycom
12 6 (4.29%) Avaya
12 6 (4.29%) Citrix
12 6 (4.29%) Sophos
13 5 (3.57%) F5
13 5 (3.57%) Oracle
13 5 (3.57%) Proofpoint
13 5 (3.57%) Veeam
14 3 (2.14%) Palo Alto