Period
to 21 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 119 127
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 +28
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 215 317 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.17% 2.69% 2.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.01% 12.35% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 183 294 294
North West median annual salary £47,000 £48,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.08% +23.08% +2.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £58,450
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,952 2,566 2,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.66% 21.80% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,388 1,994 2,176
North West median annual salary £42,915 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.63% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,120 £24,802 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,443 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in the North West

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in the North West

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in the North West

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2019. 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
Manchester -35 136 £50,000 -4.76% 22
Cheshire +16 34 £48,750 +8.33% 5
Lancashire +1 21 £32,500 +4.84% 3
Merseyside +2 16 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Cumbria -6 6 £26,500 -37.65% 1
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, IT jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 North West region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 179 (83.26%) Cisco
2 141 (65.58%) CCNA
3 102 (47.44%) CCNP
4 100 (46.51%) Firewall
5 69 (32.09%) Microsoft
6 67 (31.16%) LAN
7 61 (28.37%) WAN
8 60 (27.91%) Active Directory
9 53 (24.65%) ITIL
9 53 (24.65%) Network Security
10 52 (24.19%) Windows
11 50 (23.26%) VPN
11 50 (23.26%) Wireless
12 42 (19.53%) VMware
13 41 (19.07%) Azure
14 38 (17.67%) Data Centre
14 38 (17.67%) Windows Server
15 35 (16.28%) Juniper
16 33 (15.35%) MPLS
16 33 (15.35%) TCP/IP
17 32 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
18 31 (14.42%) HP
19 29 (13.49%) Project Delivery
20 28 (13.02%) DNS
20 28 (13.02%) WLAN
20 28 (13.02%) Network Design
21 27 (12.56%) DHCP
21 27 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
22 25 (11.63%) AWS
23 23 (10.70%) Linux

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (5.12%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.72%) IIS
3 6 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.93%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.47%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 41 (19.07%) Azure
2 25 (11.63%) AWS
3 23 (10.70%) Office 365
4 9 (4.19%) IaaS
4 9 (4.19%) PaaS
5 5 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.86%) SaaS
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.93%) GCP
7 2 (0.93%) GitHub
7 2 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 100 (46.51%) Firewall
2 67 (31.16%) LAN
3 61 (28.37%) WAN
4 53 (24.65%) Network Security
5 50 (23.26%) VPN
5 50 (23.26%) Wireless
6 33 (15.35%) MPLS
6 33 (15.35%) TCP/IP
7 28 (13.02%) DNS
7 28 (13.02%) WLAN
8 27 (12.56%) DHCP
9 22 (10.23%) BGP
10 21 (9.77%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (9.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (8.84%) Unified Communications
11 19 (8.84%) VoIP
12 18 (8.37%) OSPF
13 15 (6.98%) VLAN
14 11 (5.12%) Internet
14 11 (5.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.93%) MS Access
3 2 (0.93%) MySQL
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.47%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.93%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.93%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (6.05%) Public Sector
2 10 (4.65%) Finance
2 10 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.72%) Retail
4 7 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.79%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.33%) Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 100 (46.51%) Network Engineer
2 41 (19.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (14.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 25 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 20 (9.30%) IT Engineer
6 18 (8.37%) Architect
7 17 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (7.44%) Network Operations Engineer
8 16 (7.44%) Network Support
8 16 (7.44%) Network Support Engineer
9 14 (6.51%) Analyst
9 14 (6.51%) Consultant
9 14 (6.51%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (6.05%) Cisco Support
10 13 (6.05%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 13 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (5.58%) IP Engineer
12 11 (5.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 11 (5.12%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 11 (5.12%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.19%) Flash
2 8 (3.72%) Web Services
3 3 (1.40%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.47%) .NET
4 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.47%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.67%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.19%) FlexPod
3 9 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.72%) Replication
5 7 (3.26%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (3.26%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.33%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.40%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.40%) IPTV
7 3 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.93%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.93%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.47%) CMDB
9 1 (0.47%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 52 (24.19%) Windows
2 38 (17.67%) Windows Server
3 23 (10.70%) Linux
4 18 (8.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.12%) Windows 10
5 11 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.65%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.19%) Data ONTAP
8 6 (2.79%) Unix
9 5 (2.33%) CentOS
9 5 (2.33%) Debian
9 5 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.93%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.65%) ITIL
2 29 (13.49%) Project Delivery
3 28 (13.02%) Network Design
4 23 (10.70%) Change Management
5 20 (9.30%) Presales
5 20 (9.30%) Service Management
6 19 (8.84%) Project Management
7 18 (8.37%) Network Management
8 17 (7.91%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (7.44%) TOGAF
10 15 (6.98%) Migration
10 15 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (6.51%) Mentoring
12 13 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (6.05%) Load Balancing
13 12 (5.58%) Problem Management
14 10 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (4.19%) Infrastructure Management
15 9 (4.19%) Low Latency
15 9 (4.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.58%) SQL
2 10 (4.65%) Python
3 9 (4.19%) C
4 4 (1.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 141 (65.58%) CCNA
2 102 (47.44%) CCNP
3 32 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (10.23%) CCIE
5 20 (9.30%) MCSE
6 17 (7.91%) MCSA
6 17 (7.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (6.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (5.58%) CCDP
8 12 (5.58%) JNCIP
9 11 (5.12%) Degree
9 11 (5.12%) Network+ Certification
10 10 (4.65%) TOGAF Certification
11 9 (4.19%) MCP
12 8 (3.72%) CISSP
13 7 (3.26%) MCTS
14 6 (2.79%) Security Cleared
15 5 (2.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 5 (2.33%) DBS Check
15 5 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.19%) PMO
3 8 (3.72%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.33%) SLA
5 4 (1.86%) NIST
5 4 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.40%) COBIT
6 3 (1.40%) NCSC
7 1 (0.47%) BS7799
7 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 60 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.70%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.65%) VMware NSX
5 8 (3.72%) NFS
6 6 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.33%) vSphere
8 3 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.93%) Docker
9 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.47%) Firmware
10 1 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (6.98%) SolarWinds Orion
2 12 (5.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (4.65%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.86%) Ansible
4 4 (1.86%) SCCM
5 3 (1.40%) WSUS
6 2 (0.93%) CASB
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.93%) Nessus
6 2 (0.93%) Nmap
6 2 (0.93%) OpenVAS
6 2 (0.93%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.47%) Cacti
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.47%) Nagios
7 1 (0.47%) QRadar
7 1 (0.47%) SCOM
7 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 179 (83.26%) Cisco
2 69 (32.09%) Microsoft
3 42 (19.53%) VMware
4 35 (16.28%) Juniper
5 31 (14.42%) HP
6 19 (8.84%) SolarWinds
7 16 (7.44%) Meraki
8 13 (6.05%) NetApp
9 12 (5.58%) Veeam
10 10 (4.65%) CheckPoint
10 10 (4.65%) Dell
11 9 (4.19%) F5
11 9 (4.19%) Palo Alto
12 8 (3.72%) Fortinet
13 7 (3.26%) Remedy
13 7 (3.26%) Symantec
14 6 (2.79%) Forcepoint
15 5 (2.33%) Blue Coat
15 5 (2.33%) Oracle
15 5 (2.33%) Redback