Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 59 49
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 47 28 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.08% 2.89% 4.22%
As % of the Vendors category 11.03% 5.94% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 34
Merseyside median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.48% -13.55% +10.71%
10th Percentile £25,800 £19,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £51,938 £45,000 £55,850
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%

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 426 471 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 55.11% 48.66% 55.60%
Number of salaries quoted 335 345 450
Merseyside median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% +0.00%
10th Percentile £23,600 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 +12 26 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Birkenhead +2 6 £32,500 +58.54%
Southport +2 5 £28,895 +40.95% 1
Prescot - 3 £30,000 -
St Helens +8 1 £27,500 +30.95%
Bootle - 1 £31,500 -
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) VMware
3 25 (53.19%) Firewall
4 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
5 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
6 16 (34.04%) WAN
7 15 (31.91%) Citrix
8 14 (29.79%) LAN
9 13 (27.66%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (27.66%) Windows Server
10 12 (25.53%) VoIP
10 12 (25.53%) Linux
10 12 (25.53%) VLAN
11 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (21.28%) EMC
11 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (19.15%) SAN
12 9 (19.15%) Avaya
12 9 (19.15%) Dell
12 9 (19.15%) CCNP
12 9 (19.15%) DHCP
12 9 (19.15%) DNS
12 9 (19.15%) Wireless
12 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (17.02%) Office 365
13 8 (17.02%) Skype for Business
13 8 (17.02%) vCenter Server
13 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
14 7 (14.89%) Network Design

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 8 (17.02%) Skype for Business
2 6 (12.77%) IIS
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.02%) Office 365
3 6 (12.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.26%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (53.19%) Firewall
2 16 (34.04%) WAN
3 14 (29.79%) LAN
4 13 (27.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (25.53%) VLAN
5 12 (25.53%) VoIP
6 9 (19.15%) DHCP
6 9 (19.15%) DNS
6 9 (19.15%) SAN
6 9 (19.15%) Wireless
7 7 (14.89%) MPLS
7 7 (14.89%) VPN
8 6 (12.77%) BGP
8 6 (12.77%) EIGRP
8 6 (12.77%) iSCSI
8 6 (12.77%) NetScaler
8 6 (12.77%) OSPF
8 6 (12.77%) Skype
8 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.51%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MS Access
2 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Administrator
2 8 (17.02%) Cisco Support
3 6 (12.77%) Network Administrator
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) IT Support
5 4 (8.51%) IT Technician
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 3 (6.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (6.38%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Network Support
6 3 (6.38%) Network Support Technician
6 3 (6.38%) Network Technician
6 3 (6.38%) Unix Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) PMI
3 3 (6.38%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.26%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Windows Server
3 12 (25.53%) Linux
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
7 5 (10.64%) Unix
7 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.38%) AIX
9 2 (4.26%) CentOS
9 2 (4.26%) Debian
9 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Network Design
1 7 (14.89%) Proactive Monitoring
2 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity
2 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity Management
2 6 (12.77%) Converged Infrastructure
2 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (12.77%) Storage Management
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) High Availability
4 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.38%) Service Management
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) ETL
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Runbook
6 2 (4.26%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
1 6 (12.77%) VBScript
2 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.15%) CCNP
3 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.26%) CCNA
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) MCP
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.77%) XenDesktop
3 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.38%) PowerHA
5 3 (6.38%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) vCenter Server
2 6 (12.77%) FortiGate
2 6 (12.77%) SCCM
2 6 (12.77%) SCOM
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.26%) Nagios
5 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.26%) OpenView
5 2 (4.26%) TrustSec
5 2 (4.26%) WSUS
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (2.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) VMware
2 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
3 15 (31.91%) Citrix
4 10 (21.28%) EMC
5 9 (19.15%) Avaya
5 9 (19.15%) Dell
6 6 (12.77%) Extreme Networks
6 6 (12.77%) Nortel
6 6 (12.77%) Veeam
7 5 (10.64%) McAfee
7 5 (10.64%) NetApp
7 5 (10.64%) SolarWinds
8 4 (8.51%) Juniper
8 4 (8.51%) Mitel
9 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.38%) IBM
9 3 (6.38%) Intel
9 3 (6.38%) Oracle
10 2 (4.26%) HP
10 2 (4.26%) Veritas