Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 43 33
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 +23
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 63 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.97% 4.92% 6.82%
As % of the Vendors category 12.23% 10.21% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 53 58 68
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.42% +1.33%
10th Percentile £29,800 £30,475 £29,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%

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 515 529 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 56.97% 48.18% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 429 379 398
Merseyside median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.53% +11.73%
10th Percentile £24,900 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £53,825
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +16 50 £48,750 +8.33% 5
St Helens - 4 £31,500 -
Bootle -4 1 £31,500 -41.20% 2
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 33 (52.38%) Firewall
2 32 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (49.21%) Windows
3 31 (49.21%) WAN
3 31 (49.21%) CCNP
4 30 (47.62%) LAN
4 30 (47.62%) Cisco IOS
5 25 (39.68%) Programme Delivery
6 24 (38.10%) VoIP
7 23 (36.51%) High Availability
7 23 (36.51%) Network Security
8 22 (34.92%) TCP/IP
8 22 (34.92%) Security Management
8 22 (34.92%) Proactive Monitoring
8 22 (34.92%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (33.33%) VMware
9 21 (33.33%) VPN
9 21 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 20 (31.75%) Linux
10 20 (31.75%) Wireless
10 20 (31.75%) Business Continuity
11 19 (30.16%) Cisco Wireless
12 18 (28.57%) Patch Management
12 18 (28.57%) Change Management
13 17 (26.98%) MPLS
13 17 (26.98%) Network Management
14 16 (25.40%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (25.40%) Task Automation
14 16 (25.40%) Vulnerability Management
14 16 (25.40%) Active Directory

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 3 (4.76%) nginx
2 2 (3.17%) Apache
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (17.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (17.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Office 365
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (52.38%) Firewall
2 31 (49.21%) WAN
3 30 (47.62%) Cisco IOS
3 30 (47.62%) LAN
4 24 (38.10%) VoIP
5 23 (36.51%) Network Security
6 22 (34.92%) TCP/IP
7 21 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (33.33%) VPN
8 20 (31.75%) Wireless
9 19 (30.16%) Cisco Wireless
10 17 (26.98%) MPLS
11 16 (25.40%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (23.81%) Cisco ISE
13 14 (22.22%) IPsec
13 14 (22.22%) Multicast
13 14 (22.22%) SSL
14 13 (20.63%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (7.94%) Junos
15 5 (7.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.76%) Subversion
2 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Legal
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Law
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 28 (44.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (25.40%) Network Security Engineer
3 16 (25.40%) Security Engineer
4 14 (22.22%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 14 (22.22%) Senior Security Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) IT Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) IT Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (1.59%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) Windows
2 20 (31.75%) Linux
3 13 (20.63%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.94%) Unix
7 3 (4.76%) Debian
7 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.59%) AIX
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.59%) Solaris
9 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Programme Delivery
2 23 (36.51%) High Availability
3 22 (34.92%) Proactive Monitoring
3 22 (34.92%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (34.92%) Security Management
4 20 (31.75%) Business Continuity
5 18 (28.57%) Change Management
5 18 (28.57%) Patch Management
6 17 (26.98%) Network Management
7 16 (25.40%) Task Automation
7 16 (25.40%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (23.81%) ITIL
8 15 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (23.81%) SIEM
9 14 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (20.63%) Project Management
11 12 (19.05%) Web Filtering
12 11 (17.46%) ITIL V3
13 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
14 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) Perl
1 6 (9.52%) Python
2 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.76%) C++
2 3 (4.76%) Groovy
2 3 (4.76%) Java
2 3 (4.76%) PHP
2 3 (4.76%) Ruby
2 3 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (49.21%) CCNP
3 13 (20.63%) CCDP
3 13 (20.63%) CISSP
4 11 (17.46%) Degree
5 7 (11.11%) CCNA
6 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.76%) MCP
7 2 (3.17%) CISA
7 2 (3.17%) CISM
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.59%) CCIE
8 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.59%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.59%) MCSA
8 1 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) GDPR
1 3 (4.76%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.63%) Firmware
3 13 (20.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.35%) XenApp
5 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.17%) Docker
6 2 (3.17%) LXC
7 1 (1.59%) NFS
7 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.59%) Varnish
7 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
1 14 (22.22%) Cisco UCCX
2 13 (20.63%) Nessus
3 11 (17.46%) TrustSec
4 4 (6.35%) SCCM
4 4 (6.35%) SCOM
5 3 (4.76%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.59%) Grafana
7 1 (1.59%) Graphite
7 1 (1.59%) Graylog
7 1 (1.59%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.59%) Nagios
7 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) VMware
2 11 (17.46%) Citrix
3 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
4 6 (9.52%) Juniper
5 5 (7.94%) HP
5 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.94%) SolarWinds
5 5 (7.94%) Symantec
5 5 (7.94%) Veeam
6 4 (6.35%) Capita
6 4 (6.35%) F5
6 4 (6.35%) NetApp
7 3 (4.76%) IronPort
7 3 (4.76%) Sage
8 2 (3.17%) Avaya
8 2 (3.17%) Dell
8 2 (3.17%) Dell KACE
8 2 (3.17%) LogRhythm
8 2 (3.17%) Sophos
8 2 (3.17%) Trend Micro