Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 54 30
Rank change year-on-year +33 -24 +19
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 66 41 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 7.72% 4.05% 6.60%
As % of the Vendors category 13.58% 8.25% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 57 33 68
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -21.05%
10th Percentile £28,895 £19,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,500 £47,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 486 497 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 56.84% 49.11% 55.49%
Number of salaries quoted 385 346 424
Merseyside median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,350 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +19 43 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Southport +5 5 £28,895 +40.95%
St Helens +12 3 £31,500 +53.66%
Prescot +2 2 £30,000 -20.00%
Bootle - 1 £31,500 -
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 37 (56.06%) Firewall
2 34 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (48.48%) CCNP
4 30 (45.45%) WAN
5 28 (42.42%) Windows
5 28 (42.42%) LAN
6 26 (39.39%) Cisco IOS
7 25 (37.88%) Network Security
8 24 (36.36%) High Availability
8 24 (36.36%) VoIP
9 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 22 (33.33%) VPN
10 21 (31.82%) Security Management
10 21 (31.82%) Proactive Monitoring
10 21 (31.82%) Programme Delivery
11 20 (30.30%) Wireless
11 20 (30.30%) VMware
11 20 (30.30%) Linux
12 19 (28.79%) ITIL
12 19 (28.79%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (28.79%) Cisco ISE
13 18 (27.27%) Task Automation
13 18 (27.27%) Network Management
13 18 (27.27%) Change Management
13 18 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
14 17 (25.76%) Patch Management
14 17 (25.76%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management

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 (3.03%) IBM Notes
1 2 (3.03%) nginx
2 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Office 365
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (56.06%) Firewall
2 30 (45.45%) WAN
3 28 (42.42%) LAN
4 26 (39.39%) Cisco IOS
5 25 (37.88%) Network Security
6 24 (36.36%) VoIP
7 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 22 (33.33%) VPN
8 20 (30.30%) Wireless
9 19 (28.79%) Cisco ISE
9 19 (28.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (21.21%) Cisco Wireless
12 14 (21.21%) IPsec
13 13 (19.70%) MPLS
13 13 (19.70%) Multicast
13 13 (19.70%) SSL
14 10 (15.15%) BGP
14 10 (15.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) MS Access
2 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Banking
2 3 (4.55%) Law
2 3 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 29 (43.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) Network Security Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) Security Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) Senior Security Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco Support
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) IT Support
7 3 (4.55%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Network Technician
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Replication
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) PMI
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Robotics
5 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Windows
2 20 (30.30%) Linux
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.55%) Unix
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.03%) Debian
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) High Availability
2 21 (31.82%) Proactive Monitoring
2 21 (31.82%) Programme Delivery
2 21 (31.82%) Security Management
3 19 (28.79%) ITIL
4 18 (27.27%) Change Management
4 18 (27.27%) Network Management
4 18 (27.27%) Task Automation
5 17 (25.76%) Patch Management
5 17 (25.76%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (22.73%) Business Continuity
6 15 (22.73%) Project Management
6 15 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (21.21%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (21.21%) SIEM
8 13 (19.70%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (18.18%) ITIL V3
9 12 (18.18%) Web Filtering
10 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) Perl
1 6 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (48.48%) CCNP
3 13 (19.70%) CCDP
3 13 (19.70%) CISSP
4 11 (16.67%) Degree
5 7 (10.61%) CCNA
6 2 (3.03%) CISA
6 2 (3.03%) CISM
6 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.52%) CCIE
7 1 (1.52%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.52%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.52%) MCP
7 1 (1.52%) MCSA
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) GDPR
2 1 (1.52%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
1 13 (19.70%) Firmware
2 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
5 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (19.70%) TrustSec
2 12 (18.18%) Cisco UCCX
2 12 (18.18%) Nessus
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.03%) WSUS
5 1 (1.52%) Nagios
5 1 (1.52%) OpenView
5 1 (1.52%) SCCM
5 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) VMware
2 10 (15.15%) Juniper
3 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.64%) SolarWinds
4 8 (12.12%) CheckPoint
5 7 (10.61%) Citrix
6 5 (7.58%) Mitel
7 4 (6.06%) HP
8 3 (4.55%) Dell
8 3 (4.55%) IronPort
8 3 (4.55%) McAfee
8 3 (4.55%) Symantec
8 3 (4.55%) Veeam
9 2 (3.03%) Capita
9 2 (3.03%) Darktrace
9 2 (3.03%) Dell KACE
9 2 (3.03%) EMC
9 2 (3.03%) Forcepoint
9 2 (3.03%) Trend Micro
9 2 (3.03%) Twitter