Period
to 21 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 October 2017 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 44 48
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 32 59 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.26% 4.85% 4.21%
As % of the Vendors category 6.60% 9.12% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 29
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.00% -
10th Percentile £19,250 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £49,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +5.26%

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 Merseyside.

All Vendors
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 485 647 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 49.44% 53.21% 51.84%
Number of salaries quoted 341 405 341
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Merseyside

Cisco
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Cisco in Merseyside

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Merseyside

Cisco
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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
Liverpool -7 22 £42,500 +11.84% 3
St Helens -13 2 £25,250 -32.67%
Wirral - 2 £29,500 -
Birkenhead - 1 £20,500 -
Wallasey - 1 £20,500 -
Southport - 1 £20,500 -
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 21 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (34.38%) Firewall
4 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (31.25%) Network Security
5 10 (31.25%) VMware
5 10 (31.25%) CCNP
6 9 (28.13%) CCNA
6 9 (28.13%) ITIL
6 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.00%) Network Design
8 7 (21.88%) VoIP
8 7 (21.88%) HP
8 7 (21.88%) Citrix
8 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
9 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
9 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (18.75%) Wireless
9 6 (18.75%) CCENT
10 5 (15.63%) Finance
10 5 (15.63%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (15.63%) VPN
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
10 5 (15.63%) A+ Certification
11 4 (12.50%) LAN
11 4 (12.50%) DNS
11 4 (12.50%) DHCP
11 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (12.50%) F5

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (34.38%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) Network Security
3 7 (21.88%) VoIP
4 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (18.75%) Wireless
5 5 (15.63%) VPN
6 4 (12.50%) DHCP
6 4 (12.50%) DNS
6 4 (12.50%) LAN
7 3 (9.38%) BIG-IP
8 2 (6.25%) BGP
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
8 2 (6.25%) SAN
8 2 (6.25%) WAN
9 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.13%) SSL
9 1 (3.13%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Security Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Trainee
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.13%) Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Online Games
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.13%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Network Design
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) Network Management
3 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.38%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
3 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Statistics
4 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Presales
4 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security
5 1 (3.13%) ITSM
5 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Logistics
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (31.25%) CCNP
3 9 (28.13%) CCNA
4 6 (18.75%) CCENT
5 5 (15.63%) A+ Certification
5 5 (15.63%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (9.38%) MCSE
8 2 (6.25%) CCDE
8 2 (6.25%) CCIE
8 2 (6.25%) MCSA
9 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.38%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) NFS
3 1 (3.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (6.25%) Nagios
1 2 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Citrix
3 7 (21.88%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (6.25%) Avaya
5 2 (6.25%) Capita
5 2 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Aruba
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.13%) Sophos