Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 84 37
Rank change year-on-year -7 -47 +21
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 94 190 459
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.00% 3.37% 6.80%
As % of the Vendors category 8.22% 8.97% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 83 190 491
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,050 £62,625 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +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 1,144 2,118 2,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.46% 37.55% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 970 1,568 2,463
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% +1.67% +4.65%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
North West median annual salary £46,000 £44,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.95% -1.67% +5.88%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Salford +21 8 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Bolton +17 8 £46,000 -8.00% 2
Stockport +32 5 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Rochdale - 2 £37,500 -
Wigan +1 1 £30,000 -52.00%
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 55 (58.51%) Firewall
2 46 (48.94%) Windows
3 43 (45.74%) VMware
4 40 (42.55%) WAN
4 40 (42.55%) Microsoft
5 34 (36.17%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (36.17%) Windows Server
6 32 (34.04%) LAN
7 30 (31.91%) Active Directory
8 28 (29.79%) DNS
9 25 (26.60%) Azure
10 24 (25.53%) MS Exchange
10 24 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (24.47%) Office 365
11 23 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (23.40%) CCNA
13 21 (22.34%) VPN
14 20 (21.28%) DHCP
15 18 (19.15%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (18.09%) Network Security
16 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
17 16 (17.02%) Fortinet
17 16 (17.02%) Project Management
18 15 (15.96%) MPLS
18 15 (15.96%) Citrix
18 15 (15.96%) SAN
18 15 (15.96%) ITIL
18 15 (15.96%) Wireless
18 15 (15.96%) Cybersecurity
18 15 (15.96%) Data Centre

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 24 (25.53%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.45%) IIS
4 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (26.60%) Azure
2 23 (24.47%) Office 365
3 5 (5.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.19%) AWS
5 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.06%) G Suite
5 1 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.06%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (58.51%) Firewall
2 40 (42.55%) WAN
3 32 (34.04%) LAN
4 28 (29.79%) DNS
5 21 (22.34%) VPN
6 20 (21.28%) DHCP
7 17 (18.09%) Network Security
8 15 (15.96%) MPLS
8 15 (15.96%) SAN
8 15 (15.96%) Wireless
9 14 (14.89%) VoIP
10 13 (13.83%) BGP
10 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
11 12 (12.77%) SSL
12 11 (11.70%) Unified Communications
13 10 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (10.64%) OSPF
14 9 (9.57%) IPsec
14 9 (9.57%) VLAN
15 8 (8.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (9.57%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (10.64%) Multimedia
2 7 (7.45%) Electronics
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Finance
4 3 (3.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (36.17%) Network Engineer
2 23 (24.47%) IT Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) Trainee
4 10 (10.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) IT Support
5 8 (8.51%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Security Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.38%) Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.26%) Field Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.06%) CSS
2 1 (1.06%) HTML
2 1 (1.06%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.26%) Clustering
5 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (48.94%) Windows
2 34 (36.17%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.77%) Linux
4 10 (10.64%) Windows 10
5 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.06%) VMS
9 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (17.02%) Project Management
3 15 (15.96%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (15.96%) ITIL
4 12 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (10.64%) Computer Science
6 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.51%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (7.45%) Analytical Thinking
8 7 (7.45%) CRM
8 7 (7.45%) High Availability
8 7 (7.45%) Storage Management
9 6 (6.38%) DevOps
9 6 (6.38%) Information Security
9 6 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (6.38%) Security Architecture
10 5 (5.32%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (5.32%) Migration
10 5 (5.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 5 (5.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.19%) SQL
3 1 (1.06%) Java
3 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (36.17%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (23.40%) CCNA
4 12 (12.77%) CCNP
5 11 (11.70%) MCSE
6 10 (10.64%) A+ Certification
6 10 (10.64%) MCITP
6 10 (10.64%) MCSA
7 9 (9.57%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (9.57%) MCP
7 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 9 (9.57%) SSCP
8 6 (6.38%) CCIE
8 6 (6.38%) Degree
9 5 (5.32%) DBS Check
10 4 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (4.26%) JNCIP
11 3 (3.19%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 3 (3.19%) HP AIS
11 3 (3.19%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.19%) SLA
4 1 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.06%) NCSC
System Software
1 30 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 23 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.51%) vSphere
5 7 (7.45%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (4.26%) XenApp
7 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.13%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) WSUS
2 6 (6.38%) FortiGate
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (4.26%) SCCM
4 3 (3.19%) DameWare
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.06%) Ansible
5 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.06%) cPanel
5 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.06%) Plesk
Vendors
1 43 (45.74%) VMware
2 40 (42.55%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.02%) Fortinet
4 15 (15.96%) Citrix
5 13 (13.83%) Juniper
6 12 (12.77%) HP
7 9 (9.57%) CheckPoint
7 9 (9.57%) Veeam
8 8 (8.51%) Nimble Storage
8 8 (8.51%) Sophos
9 7 (7.45%) ZyXEL
10 6 (6.38%) F5
10 6 (6.38%) Meraki
10 6 (6.38%) NetApp
11 5 (5.32%) Palo Alto
12 4 (4.26%) Aruba
13 3 (3.19%) Brocade
13 3 (3.19%) Dell
14 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds
14 2 (2.13%) Wyse