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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England / North West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 123 82
Rank change year-on-year +8 -41  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 162 113 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.52% 2.00% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.30% 8.25% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 126 97 158
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1434 1370 1764
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.30% 24.20% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 1121 1350
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,470 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 102 £40,000 -1.23% 13
Cheshire +2 26 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Merseyside -15 16 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Lancashire +8 13 £41,000 +9.33% 3
Cumbria +6 6 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 North West region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 254 (81.15%) Cisco
2 234 (74.76%) CCNP
3 191 (61.02%) Firewall
4 152 (48.56%) CCNA
5 89 (28.43%) WAN
6 88 (28.12%) LAN
7 87 (27.80%) Data Centre
8 82 (26.20%) Network Security
9 81 (25.88%) Juniper
9 81 (25.88%) MPLS
10 72 (23.00%) Windows
11 71 (22.68%) Telecoms
11 71 (22.68%) Network Management
12 69 (22.04%) ITIL
13 66 (21.09%) BGP
14 60 (19.17%) Active Directory
15 58 (18.53%) DNS
16 57 (18.21%) Network Design
17 56 (17.89%) Finance
18 53 (16.93%) VMware
19 52 (16.61%) Wireless
20 51 (16.29%) CheckPoint
21 50 (15.97%) Windows Server
22 49 (15.65%) JNCIP
23 47 (15.02%) OSPF
23 47 (15.02%) CCIE
24 45 (14.38%) VPN
25 44 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
26 40 (12.78%) Ethernet
26 40 (12.78%) SLA

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 24 (7.67%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (5.43%) IIS
4 9 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.92%) Confluence
6 5 (1.60%) Apache
7 4 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.28%) JBoss
7 4 (1.28%) nginx
7 4 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) Zimbra
Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.56%) SaaS
4 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.28%) IaaS
4 4 (1.28%) PaaS
5 2 (0.64%) Office 365
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.32%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 191 (61.02%) Firewall
2 89 (28.43%) WAN
3 88 (28.12%) LAN
4 82 (26.20%) Network Security
5 81 (25.88%) MPLS
6 66 (21.09%) BGP
7 58 (18.53%) DNS
8 52 (16.61%) Wireless
9 47 (15.02%) OSPF
10 45 (14.38%) VPN
11 40 (12.78%) Ethernet
12 39 (12.46%) VoIP
13 38 (12.14%) TCP/IP
14 34 (10.86%) Cisco ASA
15 31 (9.90%) Wi-Fi
16 28 (8.95%) Internet
17 24 (7.67%) Broadband
17 24 (7.67%) DHCP
17 24 (7.67%) TACACS
18 23 (7.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.64%) GIS
2 2 (0.64%) MySQL
3 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.32%) Big Data
3 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (1.92%) JIRA
2 5 (1.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Ant
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.32%) Maven
3 1 (0.32%) NUnit
3 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.32%) QUnit
3 1 (0.32%) Selenium
3 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 71 (22.68%) Telecoms
2 56 (17.89%) Finance
3 25 (7.99%) Retail
4 21 (6.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (4.79%) Banking
6 7 (2.24%) Legal
6 7 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.60%) Games
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 144 (46.01%) Network Engineer
2 49 (15.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (10.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 31 (9.90%) Consultant
5 30 (9.58%) Analyst
6 28 (8.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (7.99%) Lead Network Engineer
8 23 (7.35%) Network Consultant
9 21 (6.71%) Network Security Consultant
9 21 (6.71%) Security Consultant
10 19 (6.07%) Senior Network Engineer
11 16 (5.11%) Network Analyst
12 15 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (4.79%) Network Manager
12 15 (4.79%) Operations Manager
12 15 (4.79%) Support Engineer
13 14 (4.47%) Firewall Engineer
13 14 (4.47%) Windows Engineer
14 13 (4.15%) Network Operations Manager
15 12 (3.83%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.56%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.28%) Middleware
3 3 (0.96%) Web Services
4 2 (0.64%) .NET
4 2 (0.64%) XMPP
5 1 (0.32%) FFmpeg
5 1 (0.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 87 (27.80%) Data Centre
2 31 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (3.83%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.24%) FlexPod
8 6 (1.92%) Life Science
8 6 (1.92%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.60%) iPad
10 4 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.64%) Replication
12 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.32%) IPTV
12 1 (0.32%) Over-the-Top Content
12 1 (0.32%) PKI
12 1 (0.32%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (23.00%) Windows
2 50 (15.97%) Windows Server
3 34 (10.86%) Linux
4 29 (9.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.88%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.56%) CentOS
9 7 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.92%) Unix
11 5 (1.60%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (1.28%) Debian
12 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.32%) AIX
14 1 (0.32%) Android
14 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.68%) Network Management
2 69 (22.04%) ITIL
3 57 (18.21%) Network Design
4 40 (12.78%) Mentoring
5 27 (8.63%) High Availability
5 27 (8.63%) Service Management
6 22 (7.03%) Change Management
6 22 (7.03%) Line Management
7 21 (6.71%) Risk Assessment
8 20 (6.39%) Configuration Management
8 20 (6.39%) Load Balancing
9 19 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (5.75%) Performance Monitoring
10 18 (5.75%) Presales
11 17 (5.43%) Migration
12 16 (5.11%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (4.79%) Information Security
14 14 (4.47%) Data Protection
15 13 (4.15%) Budget Control
15 13 (4.15%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.71%) SQL
2 8 (2.56%) C
3 6 (1.92%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.60%) Perl
4 5 (1.60%) PHP
4 5 (1.60%) Python
5 3 (0.96%) VB
6 2 (0.64%) C#
7 1 (0.32%) Java
7 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 234 (74.76%) CCNP
2 152 (48.56%) CCNA
3 49 (15.65%) JNCIP
4 47 (15.02%) CCIE
5 44 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (12.46%) Degree
7 37 (11.82%) MCSE
8 31 (9.90%) Security Cleared
9 25 (7.99%) CCSE
10 23 (7.35%) CISSP
11 19 (6.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (5.43%) MCP
13 15 (4.79%) CCSA
13 15 (4.79%) CCSP
14 14 (4.47%) MCSA
15 13 (4.15%) BC Cleared
15 13 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (3.51%) MCITP
16 11 (3.51%) NCDA
17 10 (3.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.78%) SLA
2 29 (9.27%) PCI DSS
3 13 (4.15%) Cyber Essentials
3 13 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.64%) GDPR
4 2 (0.64%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) GPG13
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (19.17%) Active Directory
2 35 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.24%) vSphere
5 5 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.28%) KVM
6 4 (1.28%) Varnish
7 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.32%) pfSense
8 1 (0.32%) Postfix
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (7.67%) FortiGate
2 21 (6.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (6.71%) Nagios
3 19 (6.07%) OpenNMS
4 17 (5.43%) Cisco Prime
4 17 (5.43%) SCCM
5 14 (4.47%) Puppet
5 14 (4.47%) RANCID
6 12 (3.83%) Cacti
7 4 (1.28%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.28%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.28%) cPanel
7 4 (1.28%) Plesk
8 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.96%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.96%) SCOM
8 3 (0.96%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.32%) Graylog
9 1 (0.32%) Icinga
Vendors
1 254 (81.15%) Cisco
2 81 (25.88%) Juniper
3 53 (16.93%) VMware
4 51 (16.29%) CheckPoint
5 40 (12.78%) Microsoft
6 35 (11.18%) Fortinet
7 28 (8.95%) F5
8 23 (7.35%) HP
9 20 (6.39%) Ericsson
9 20 (6.39%) Huawei
10 19 (6.07%) Citrix
11 17 (5.43%) NetApp
12 16 (5.11%) Riverbed
13 13 (4.15%) Splunk
14 10 (3.19%) Palo Alto
15 9 (2.88%) Aruba
16 8 (2.56%) Brocade
17 7 (2.24%) Foundry
17 7 (2.24%) SolarWinds
17 7 (2.24%) ZyXEL
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Commission + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 46,000 + 2,500 on call and benefits
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Cumbria
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 + 2,500 oncall and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 23 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary & Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Chorley
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
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Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
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