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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 16 August 2022 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
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 91 101 69
Rank change year-on-year +10 -32 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 203 135 117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.54% 2.77% 3.81%
As % of the Vendors category 9.12% 7.43% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 152 88 99
10th Percentile £24,200 £28,000 £30,960
25th Percentile £28,250 £41,250 £37,133
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,040 £45,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.25% -14.29% +22.93%
75th Percentile £59,063 £60,625 £62,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £68,250 £65,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% -10.00% +17.65%

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 2,226 1,816 1,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.80% 37.33% 34.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,405 1,317 849
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,150 £31,240
25th Percentile £37,250 £38,134 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year - -1.96% +13.33%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,550 £72,300
North West median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% -1.04% +10.34%

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 16 August 2022.

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 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Bolton +14 9 £36,000 - 1
Wigan +3 2 £50,000 - 2
Stockport -7 2 £43,000 +86.96% 1
Salford - 2 £58,750 - 4
Cheadle -14 1 £52,500 -
Sale - 1 £53,500 - 1
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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.

1 113 (55.67%) Windows
2 108 (53.20%) Microsoft
3 106 (52.22%) Microsoft 365
4 102 (50.25%) Azure
5 95 (46.80%) VMware
6 84 (41.38%) Firewall
7 80 (39.41%) Windows Server
8 79 (38.92%) WAN
9 73 (35.96%) Active Directory
10 71 (34.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 61 (30.05%) LAN
12 55 (27.09%) Hyper-V
13 53 (26.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 51 (25.12%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (24.14%) Information Security
16 46 (22.66%) Data Centre
17 43 (21.18%) Juniper
18 42 (20.69%) Social Skills
19 41 (20.20%) SaaS
20 38 (18.72%) SharePoint
21 36 (17.73%) Fortinet
21 36 (17.73%) Windows 10
22 34 (16.75%) ITIL
23 32 (15.76%) Cybersecurity
24 31 (15.27%) DNS
25 30 (14.78%) Time Management
26 29 (14.29%) VPN
26 29 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
27 27 (13.30%) DHCP
28 26 (12.81%) Project Management

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 38 (18.72%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.39%) MS Exchange
3 14 (6.90%) IIS
4 10 (4.93%) nginx
5 7 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.46%) Apache
7 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (6.90%) InVision
2 14 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 14 (6.90%) Sketch
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 106 (52.22%) Microsoft 365
2 102 (50.25%) Azure
3 41 (20.20%) SaaS
4 17 (8.37%) Azure Sentinel
5 14 (6.90%) Figma
5 14 (6.90%) Matillion
5 14 (6.90%) Slack
5 14 (6.90%) Snowflake
6 12 (5.91%) IaaS
7 11 (5.42%) AWS
8 7 (3.45%) PaaS
9 4 (1.97%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.99%) GCP
11 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 84 (41.38%) Firewall
2 79 (38.92%) WAN
3 61 (30.05%) LAN
4 31 (15.27%) DNS
5 29 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
5 29 (14.29%) VPN
6 27 (13.30%) DHCP
7 22 (10.84%) Wireshark
8 18 (8.87%) MPLS
8 18 (8.87%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (8.37%) Wireless
10 13 (6.40%) BGP
10 13 (6.40%) SAN
11 12 (5.91%) OSPF
11 12 (5.91%) VLAN
12 11 (5.42%) TCP/IP
13 10 (4.93%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (4.93%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (4.93%) SD-WAN
14 8 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.94%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.46%) GIS
4 5 (2.46%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.46%) MySQL
4 5 (2.46%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 42 (20.69%) Social Skills
2 26 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (12.32%) Finance
4 24 (11.82%) Legal
5 11 (5.42%) Organisational Skills
6 10 (4.93%) Law
7 8 (3.94%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.97%) Local Government
9 4 (1.97%) Retail
10 3 (1.48%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (0.99%) Advertising
11 2 (0.99%) Banking
11 2 (0.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 1 (0.49%) Games
12 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (24.63%) Network Engineer
2 47 (23.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (10.84%) Support Engineer
4 18 (8.87%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (8.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 17 (8.37%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 17 (8.37%) Designer
6 14 (6.90%) UX Designer
7 13 (6.40%) IT Engineer
8 11 (5.42%) Senior Support Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) Administrator
9 10 (4.93%) Analyst
9 10 (4.93%) Infrastructure Support
9 10 (4.93%) IT Support
9 10 (4.93%) Service Desk Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Cisco Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.94%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (3.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.90%) CSS
1 14 (6.90%) HTML
2 5 (2.46%) LAMP
2 5 (2.46%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (2.46%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (2.46%) XMPP
3 3 (1.48%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.48%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.99%) COM
5 1 (0.49%) LDAP
5 1 (0.49%) SAML
5 1 (0.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.66%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.85%) User Experience
3 15 (7.39%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (6.90%) Blog
4 14 (6.90%) Low-Code
5 8 (3.94%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.96%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.46%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.46%) HP Storage
7 5 (2.46%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.48%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.48%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.48%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.99%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.99%) PKI
10 1 (0.49%) Clustering
10 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 113 (55.67%) Windows
2 80 (39.41%) Windows Server
3 36 (17.73%) Windows 10
4 22 (10.84%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.90%) Linux
6 10 (4.93%) CentOS
7 7 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.46%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.48%) Unix
11 2 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 51 (25.12%) Problem-Solving
3 49 (24.14%) Information Security
4 34 (16.75%) ITIL
5 32 (15.76%) Cybersecurity
6 30 (14.78%) Time Management
7 26 (12.81%) Project Management
8 21 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (9.36%) Data Loss Prevention
9 19 (9.36%) Network Monitoring
10 18 (8.87%) Service Delivery
11 16 (7.88%) DevOps
12 15 (7.39%) Agile
12 15 (7.39%) Information Governance
12 15 (7.39%) Project Delivery
12 15 (7.39%) Regulatory Compliance
12 15 (7.39%) Requirements Gathering
12 15 (7.39%) Requirements Workshops
12 15 (7.39%) Software Audit
12 15 (7.39%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.88%) SQL
2 13 (6.40%) Python
3 12 (5.91%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.93%) Bash
5 5 (2.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (10.84%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (9.36%) Security Cleared
3 18 (8.87%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.93%) CCNP
6 9 (4.43%) CCNA
6 9 (4.43%) Degree
7 6 (2.96%) CISSP
7 6 (2.96%) SSCP
8 4 (1.97%) MCSE
9 3 (1.48%) CCIE
10 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.99%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.49%) CCDP
11 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.49%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.33%) SLA
2 15 (7.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (6.90%) Accessibility
4 9 (4.43%) PCI DSS
5 6 (2.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 73 (35.96%) Active Directory
2 71 (34.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (27.09%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.93%) Docker
5 5 (2.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 5 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (1.48%) etcd
6 3 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.48%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.48%) vSphere
7 2 (0.99%) NFS
7 2 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.49%) Firmware
8 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (8.37%) SCCM
2 13 (6.40%) Nagios
3 11 (5.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (5.42%) Puppet
4 8 (3.94%) Ansible
4 8 (3.94%) ZABBIX
5 7 (3.45%) FortiGate
6 6 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.46%) Cacti
7 5 (2.46%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (2.46%) Kubernetes
7 5 (2.46%) WSUS
8 3 (1.48%) Bacula
8 3 (1.48%) Bareos
8 3 (1.48%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.99%) Stealthwatch
10 1 (0.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 108 (53.20%) Microsoft
2 95 (46.80%) VMware
3 43 (21.18%) Juniper
4 36 (17.73%) Fortinet
5 24 (11.82%) SolarWinds
6 21 (10.34%) Draytek
6 21 (10.34%) NETGEAR
6 21 (10.34%) Palo Alto
7 18 (8.87%) Citrix
8 16 (7.88%) CheckPoint
9 14 (6.90%) Databricks
9 14 (6.90%) DocuSign
9 14 (6.90%) Informatica
9 14 (6.90%) Meraki
9 14 (6.90%) MuleSoft
10 13 (6.40%) Apple
11 11 (5.42%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.43%) Darktrace
12 9 (4.43%) HP
13 8 (3.94%) F5