Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > North West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 130 138
Rank change year-on-year +24 +8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 318 326 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.81% 2.48% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.51% 11.67% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 301 285 221
North West median annual salary £52,500 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.62% +2.63% -10.59%
10th Percentile £26,750 £19,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%

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 2,541 2,794 2,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.42% 21.21% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,993 2,120 2,205
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 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
Manchester +58 257 £55,000 +32.53% 24
Cheshire -44 36 £45,000 +33.33% 4
Merseyside +5 13 £44,000 +23.94% 4
Lancashire -3 11 £31,000 +3.33% 3
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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.

1 191 (60.06%) Cisco
2 155 (48.74%) CCNA
3 153 (48.11%) Windows
4 125 (39.31%) CCNP
5 124 (38.99%) Active Directory
6 119 (37.42%) Microsoft
7 109 (34.28%) Incident Management
8 108 (33.96%) Degree
9 106 (33.33%) Linux
10 105 (33.02%) CISSP
11 104 (32.70%) Firewall
12 101 (31.76%) Information Security
13 98 (30.82%) Microsoft Azure
14 97 (30.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 95 (29.87%) SIEM
15 95 (29.87%) OWASP
16 93 (29.25%) Amazon AWS
16 93 (29.25%) Penetration Testing
17 91 (28.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 91 (28.62%) Risk Management
17 91 (28.62%) WAN
18 89 (27.99%) Security Management
19 88 (27.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 88 (27.67%) Data Loss Prevention
20 81 (25.47%) LAN
21 60 (18.87%) ITIL
21 60 (18.87%) Data Centre
22 57 (17.92%) BGP
22 57 (17.92%) MPLS
23 55 (17.30%) Juniper

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 19 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.40%) IIS
3 9 (2.83%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.89%) Apache
4 6 (1.89%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.57%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 98 (30.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (29.25%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.72%) Office 365
4 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.63%) IaaS
5 2 (0.63%) PaaS
5 2 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (32.70%) Firewall
2 91 (28.62%) WAN
3 81 (25.47%) LAN
4 57 (17.92%) BGP
4 57 (17.92%) MPLS
5 55 (17.30%) Wireless
6 54 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (14.15%) DNS
8 39 (12.26%) TCP/IP
9 32 (10.06%) Cisco Nexus
9 32 (10.06%) OSPF
10 29 (9.12%) Cisco Firepower
10 29 (9.12%) Network Security
11 28 (8.81%) VoIP
11 28 (8.81%) VPN
12 23 (7.23%) Cisco ISE
13 22 (6.92%) SAN
14 21 (6.60%) DHCP
14 21 (6.60%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.89%) Big Data
4 6 (1.89%) MySQL
4 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (1.57%) Apache Hive
5 5 (1.57%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (1.57%) Bitbucket
1 5 (1.57%) CodeSonar
1 5 (1.57%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.57%) git-flow
1 5 (1.57%) JIRA
1 5 (1.57%) Robot Framework
1 5 (1.57%) Selenium
2 2 (0.63%) Ant
General
1 38 (11.95%) Telecoms
2 15 (4.72%) Retail
3 11 (3.46%) Finance
4 3 (0.94%) Marketing
5 2 (0.63%) Law
5 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) Electronics
6 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (28.30%) Security Manager
2 88 (27.67%) Information Manager
2 88 (27.67%) Information Security Manager
3 76 (23.90%) Network Engineer
4 42 (13.21%) Cisco Engineer
5 30 (9.43%) Architect
6 28 (8.81%) Consultant
6 28 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (8.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 27 (8.49%) Security Consultant
8 25 (7.86%) Cisco Consultant
8 25 (7.86%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 21 (6.60%) Analyst
9 21 (6.60%) Senior Network Engineer
10 14 (4.40%) IP Architect
10 14 (4.40%) NOC Engineer
11 13 (4.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (4.09%) Support Engineer
11 13 (4.09%) VMware Engineer
11 13 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.20%) REST
1 7 (2.20%) SOAP
2 5 (1.57%) .NET
2 5 (1.57%) .NET Framework
2 5 (1.57%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.57%) Django
2 5 (1.57%) Java EE
2 5 (1.57%) LAMP
2 5 (1.57%) Node.js
2 5 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (1.57%) Spring MVC
2 5 (1.57%) STL
3 3 (0.94%) HTML
4 2 (0.63%) OAuth
4 2 (0.63%) SAML
5 1 (0.31%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.14%) Driving Licence
3 7 (2.20%) IVR
3 7 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.26%) FlexPod
5 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.26%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.94%) CESG
6 3 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (0.94%) PKI
6 3 (0.94%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.63%) PMI
7 2 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) Life Science
8 1 (0.31%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 153 (48.11%) Windows
2 106 (33.33%) Linux
3 37 (11.64%) Windows Server
4 21 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (4.09%) Unix
7 9 (2.83%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.89%) Android
8 6 (1.89%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.57%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.57%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.26%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (0.94%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.31%) Debian
12 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (34.28%) Incident Management
2 101 (31.76%) Information Security
3 95 (29.87%) OWASP
3 95 (29.87%) SIEM
4 93 (29.25%) Penetration Testing
5 91 (28.62%) Risk Management
6 89 (27.99%) Security Management
7 88 (27.67%) Data Loss Prevention
7 88 (27.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 60 (18.87%) ITIL
9 32 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 24 (7.55%) Change Management
11 21 (6.60%) Load Balancing
12 16 (5.03%) Mentoring
13 15 (4.72%) Problem Management
14 14 (4.40%) Change Control
15 13 (4.09%) Presales
16 12 (3.77%) ITIL V3
17 11 (3.46%) Service Delivery
18 10 (3.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.40%) SQL
2 12 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.83%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.20%) Python
5 6 (1.89%) C
5 6 (1.89%) C#
5 6 (1.89%) Java
5 6 (1.89%) PHP
6 5 (1.57%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.57%) C++
6 5 (1.57%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.31%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 155 (48.74%) CCNA
2 125 (39.31%) CCNP
3 108 (33.96%) Degree
4 105 (33.02%) CISSP
5 97 (30.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 35 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (10.69%) CCIE
8 26 (8.18%) MCSE
9 16 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (4.40%) JNCIE
11 13 (4.09%) CCDP
12 12 (3.77%) Security Cleared
13 11 (3.46%) MCP
13 11 (3.46%) MCSA
14 10 (3.14%) Network+ Certification
15 9 (2.83%) GIAC
15 9 (2.83%) SANS
16 8 (2.52%) CCSP
17 5 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (1.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (28.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (6.60%) PMO
2 21 (6.60%) SLA
3 7 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.63%) GDPR
5 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 124 (38.99%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.77%) vSphere
4 9 (2.83%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.52%) XenApp
5 8 (2.52%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.57%) Docker
7 4 (1.26%) pfSense
7 4 (1.26%) Snort
8 3 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.94%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (6.92%) Stealthwatch
2 14 (4.40%) FortiGate
3 9 (2.83%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.57%) Puppet
4 5 (1.57%) Salt
5 4 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.26%) Nagios
6 3 (0.94%) SCCM
7 2 (0.63%) Nessus
7 2 (0.63%) OpenView
8 1 (0.31%) Cacti
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.31%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.31%) QRadar
8 1 (0.31%) RANCID
8 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.31%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 191 (60.06%) Cisco
2 119 (37.42%) Microsoft
3 55 (17.30%) Juniper
3 55 (17.30%) VMware
4 44 (13.84%) CheckPoint
5 32 (10.06%) Meraki
5 32 (10.06%) Palo Alto
6 31 (9.75%) Fortinet
7 25 (7.86%) F5
8 22 (6.92%) IronPort
9 19 (5.97%) Citrix
10 18 (5.66%) SolarWinds
11 16 (5.03%) NetApp
12 8 (2.52%) Mitel
13 7 (2.20%) Forcepoint
13 7 (2.20%) Huawei
14 6 (1.89%) Veeam
15 5 (1.57%) Nortel
15 5 (1.57%) Sophos
16 4 (1.26%) Salesforce.com