Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 153 111
Rank change year-on-year +46 -42 +57
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 364 211 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.78% 1.82% 2.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.36% 7.59% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 297 192 289
North West median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,650 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £55,000 £61,450
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 2945 2780 3385
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.45% 24.03% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2221 2284 2619
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +9.38%
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,796 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +3.99% -

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 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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 +33 214 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Cheshire +27 85 £45,000 - 10
Merseyside -6 30 £45,000 +18.42%
Lancashire +5 24 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Cumbria +10 9 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 286 (78.57%) Cisco
2 238 (65.38%) CCNP
3 200 (54.95%) Firewall
4 191 (52.47%) CCNA
5 107 (29.40%) Juniper
6 106 (29.12%) WAN
7 96 (26.37%) Windows
8 93 (25.55%) MPLS
9 92 (25.27%) LAN
10 83 (22.80%) Wireless
11 81 (22.25%) ITIL
12 74 (20.33%) BGP
12 74 (20.33%) Network Management
12 74 (20.33%) Data Centre
13 73 (20.05%) Network Security
13 73 (20.05%) CCIE
14 68 (18.68%) VPN
15 67 (18.41%) Ethernet
16 66 (18.13%) Telecoms
17 65 (17.86%) Active Directory
18 62 (17.03%) VMware
18 62 (17.03%) Windows Server
19 60 (16.48%) Microsoft
19 60 (16.48%) F5
20 58 (15.93%) DNS
21 57 (15.66%) OSPF
21 57 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
21 57 (15.66%) Load Balancing
22 56 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
23 49 (13.46%) Network Design

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 40 (10.99%) MS Exchange
2 31 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (2.75%) IIS
4 8 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.65%) Confluence
6 4 (1.10%) nginx
7 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.37%) Office 365
4 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.10%) SaaS
5 3 (0.82%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 200 (54.95%) Firewall
2 106 (29.12%) WAN
3 93 (25.55%) MPLS
4 92 (25.27%) LAN
5 83 (22.80%) Wireless
6 74 (20.33%) BGP
7 73 (20.05%) Network Security
8 68 (18.68%) VPN
9 67 (18.41%) Ethernet
10 58 (15.93%) DNS
11 57 (15.66%) OSPF
12 56 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
13 47 (12.91%) Cisco Nexus
14 42 (11.54%) VoIP
15 40 (10.99%) TCP/IP
16 38 (10.44%) SSL
17 34 (9.34%) Broadband
18 33 (9.07%) Cisco IOS
19 32 (8.79%) IP Telephony
19 32 (8.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.55%) GIS
3 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.27%) Big Data
3 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.65%) JIRA
2 3 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.55%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.27%) Ant
4 1 (0.27%) Maven
4 1 (0.27%) NUnit
4 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.27%) QUnit
4 1 (0.27%) Selenium
4 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 66 (18.13%) Telecoms
2 47 (12.91%) Finance
3 12 (3.30%) Retail
4 11 (3.02%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.65%) Advertising
6 6 (1.65%) Banking
7 5 (1.37%) Games
8 4 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.82%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 194 (53.30%) Network Engineer
2 61 (16.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 44 (12.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 33 (9.07%) Senior Network Engineer
5 32 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (8.24%) Analyst
7 25 (6.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 21 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (5.22%) Firewall Engineer
10 18 (4.95%) IT Engineer
10 18 (4.95%) Lead Network Engineer
10 18 (4.95%) Security Engineer
11 17 (4.67%) Juniper Engineer
11 17 (4.67%) Network Analyst
11 17 (4.67%) Network Security Engineer
12 16 (4.40%) Architect
13 15 (4.12%) Operations Engineer
14 14 (3.85%) Network Specialist
15 13 (3.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
15 13 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.02%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.10%) CSS
3 3 (0.82%) Web Services
4 1 (0.27%) .NET
4 1 (0.27%) Java EE
4 1 (0.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (20.33%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.22%) Driving Licence
4 18 (4.95%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (4.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (3.30%) iPad
7 9 (2.47%) Life Science
8 7 (1.92%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.82%) Replication
10 3 (0.82%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.55%) CCTV
11 2 (0.55%) Clustering
11 2 (0.55%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.55%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.27%) CMDB
12 1 (0.27%) FMCG
12 1 (0.27%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 96 (26.37%) Windows
2 62 (17.03%) Windows Server
3 45 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (8.24%) Linux
5 28 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (5.22%) Windows 7
7 18 (4.95%) Unix
7 18 (4.95%) Windows 10
8 13 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.37%) CentOS
9 5 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (1.10%) Debian
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.27%) AIX
12 1 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (22.25%) ITIL
2 74 (20.33%) Network Management
3 57 (15.66%) Load Balancing
4 49 (13.46%) Network Design
5 37 (10.16%) Service Management
6 32 (8.79%) Mentoring
7 25 (6.87%) Change Management
8 23 (6.32%) Kalman Filter
9 22 (6.04%) Configuration Management
9 22 (6.04%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (5.77%) Risk Assessment
11 20 (5.49%) Data Protection
11 20 (5.49%) Presales
12 19 (5.22%) High Availability
12 19 (5.22%) Statistics
13 18 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (4.12%) ITSM
14 15 (4.12%) Migration
15 14 (3.85%) IT Strategy
15 14 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.02%) SQL
2 9 (2.47%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.65%) C
4 5 (1.37%) Python
5 4 (1.10%) VB
6 2 (0.55%) C#
7 1 (0.27%) Java
7 1 (0.27%) Perl
7 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 238 (65.38%) CCNP
2 191 (52.47%) CCNA
3 73 (20.05%) CCIE
4 57 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (12.91%) JNCIP
6 44 (12.09%) MCSE
7 42 (11.54%) Degree
8 33 (9.07%) Security Cleared
9 28 (7.69%) MCSA
10 27 (7.42%) MCP
11 23 (6.32%) CISSP
12 20 (5.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (5.22%) SC Cleared
14 13 (3.57%) MCITP
15 12 (3.30%) CCSE
16 11 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (2.75%) NCDA
18 8 (2.20%) CCDE
18 8 (2.20%) CCIE Routing and Switching
18 8 (2.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (13.19%) SLA
2 21 (5.77%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (2.20%) PMO
5 6 (1.65%) GDPR
6 2 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 65 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 41 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.04%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.20%) vSphere
5 7 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.65%) XenApp
7 4 (1.10%) KVM
7 4 (1.10%) Varnish
8 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.27%) Postfix
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (8.79%) FortiGate
2 22 (6.04%) Cisco Prime
3 20 (5.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 17 (4.67%) Cacti
5 16 (4.40%) Nagios
6 15 (4.12%) OpenNMS
7 14 (3.85%) SCCM
8 12 (3.30%) Puppet
9 10 (2.75%) RANCID
10 6 (1.65%) SCVMM
10 6 (1.65%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (1.10%) cPanel
11 4 (1.10%) Plesk
11 4 (1.10%) SCDPM
11 4 (1.10%) SCOM
12 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 2 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.55%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 286 (78.57%) Cisco
2 107 (29.40%) Juniper
3 62 (17.03%) VMware
4 60 (16.48%) F5
4 60 (16.48%) Microsoft
5 43 (11.81%) CheckPoint
6 36 (9.89%) Riverbed
7 27 (7.42%) HP
8 21 (5.77%) Citrix
9 20 (5.49%) SolarWinds
10 17 (4.67%) NetApp
11 15 (4.12%) Fortinet
12 14 (3.85%) Ericsson
13 13 (3.57%) Palo Alto
14 11 (3.02%) Blue Coat
15 10 (2.75%) Huawei
16 9 (2.47%) 3Com
17 8 (2.20%) Meraki
18 7 (1.92%) Avaya
19 6 (1.65%) BT
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £23000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Bonus + Certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 10 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + See spec
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 9 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
TalkTalk
Salary: Competitive + bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus attractive package
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ivanti
Salary: Competitive salary, Private Medical & Dental Coverage
Posted: 19 days ago