Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > North West
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 121 132
Rank change year-on-year -27 +11 -18
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 266 326 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.18% 2.65% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.76% 11.76% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 230 244 227
North West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +6.49% +2.67%
10th Percentile £19,500 £27,575 £22,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £59,625 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 2,473 2,773 2,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.29% 22.56% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,842 2,069 2,356
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,775 £23,350 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 May 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 21 May 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 -20 146 £40,000 - 30
Cheshire -23 65 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Merseyside +15 29 £60,000 +33.33% 18
Lancashire -11 18 £46,000 +12.20% 4
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 221 (83.08%) Cisco
2 177 (66.54%) CCNA
3 143 (53.76%) CCNP
4 126 (47.37%) Firewall
5 98 (36.84%) LAN
5 98 (36.84%) WAN
6 70 (26.32%) VPN
7 67 (25.19%) MPLS
8 62 (23.31%) ITIL
9 59 (22.18%) Wireless
10 55 (20.68%) Windows
10 55 (20.68%) VoIP
10 55 (20.68%) Network Security
11 51 (19.17%) Data Centre
12 50 (18.80%) Problem-Solving
13 49 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
14 46 (17.29%) BGP
14 46 (17.29%) Telecoms
15 45 (16.92%) Change Management
15 45 (16.92%) Juniper
16 39 (14.66%) OSPF
17 38 (14.29%) Incident Management
18 37 (13.91%) Fortinet
18 37 (13.91%) CCDP
18 37 (13.91%) Ethernet
19 36 (13.53%) Kalman Filter
20 35 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
20 35 (13.16%) VMware
21 33 (12.41%) Service Management
21 33 (12.41%) Microsoft

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 (4.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.88%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.13%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.75%) Apache
4 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.38%) IIS
5 1 (0.38%) JBoss
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (6.02%) MS Visio
3 11 (4.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.26%) Office 365
2 8 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 126 (47.37%) Firewall
2 98 (36.84%) LAN
2 98 (36.84%) WAN
3 70 (26.32%) VPN
4 67 (25.19%) MPLS
5 59 (22.18%) Wireless
6 55 (20.68%) Network Security
6 55 (20.68%) VoIP
7 49 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
8 46 (17.29%) BGP
9 39 (14.66%) OSPF
10 37 (13.91%) Ethernet
11 35 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
12 33 (12.41%) Cisco IOS
13 27 (10.15%) DNS
13 27 (10.15%) IPsec
13 27 (10.15%) SSL
14 25 (9.40%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (9.02%) Broadband
15 24 (9.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.13%) Apache Hive
2 3 (1.13%) Big Data
2 3 (1.13%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.13%) MySQL
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.38%) DTS
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.13%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.13%) CodeSonar
2 3 (1.13%) git-flow
2 3 (1.13%) JIRA
2 3 (1.13%) Robot Framework
2 3 (1.13%) Selenium
General
1 46 (17.29%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.02%) Finance
3 15 (5.64%) Retail
4 12 (4.51%) Games
5 3 (1.13%) Legal
6 2 (0.75%) Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 98 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 34 (12.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 33 (12.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 32 (12.03%) Analyst
5 28 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 22 (8.27%) Service Desk Analyst
6 22 (8.27%) Support Engineer
7 21 (7.89%) Service Analyst
8 20 (7.52%) Security Engineer
9 19 (7.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 18 (6.77%) Network Security Engineer
10 18 (6.77%) Telecoms Analyst
11 16 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (5.64%) Technical Leader
13 14 (5.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 14 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
14 11 (4.14%) Architect
14 11 (4.14%) Consultant
15 10 (3.76%) Implementation Engineer
15 10 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.51%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.01%) .NET
3 3 (1.13%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.13%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.13%) Django
3 3 (1.13%) Flash
3 3 (1.13%) Java EE
3 3 (1.13%) LAMP
3 3 (1.13%) Node.js
3 3 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.13%) REST
3 3 (1.13%) SOAP
3 3 (1.13%) Spring MVC
3 3 (1.13%) STL
3 3 (1.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.17%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 13 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.63%) PKI
5 7 (2.63%) Replication
6 6 (2.26%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.13%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.75%) Clustering
9 2 (0.75%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (20.68%) Windows
2 29 (10.90%) Windows Server
3 22 (8.27%) Linux
4 9 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.63%) Unix
6 5 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.50%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (1.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.13%) Android
8 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.13%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.38%) AIX
10 1 (0.38%) CentOS
10 1 (0.38%) Debian
10 1 (0.38%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (23.31%) ITIL
2 50 (18.80%) Problem-Solving
3 45 (16.92%) Change Management
4 38 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 36 (13.53%) Kalman Filter
6 33 (12.41%) Service Management
7 30 (11.28%) SIEM
8 28 (10.53%) Network Management
8 28 (10.53%) Proactive Monitoring
9 27 (10.15%) Vulnerability Management
10 25 (9.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (8.65%) High Availability
12 22 (8.27%) Information Security
12 22 (8.27%) Problem Management
12 22 (8.27%) Programme Delivery
12 22 (8.27%) Web Filtering
13 21 (7.89%) Business Continuity
13 21 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
13 21 (7.89%) Presales
13 21 (7.89%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.27%) SQL
2 11 (4.14%) PHP
2 11 (4.14%) Python
3 10 (3.76%) Perl
4 8 (3.01%) C#
5 7 (2.63%) C
6 6 (2.26%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.88%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.50%) Java
9 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.13%) C++
9 3 (1.13%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 177 (66.54%) CCNA
2 143 (53.76%) CCNP
3 37 (13.91%) CCDP
4 33 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (11.65%) CISSP
5 31 (11.65%) Degree
6 24 (9.02%) Network+ Certification
7 21 (7.89%) MCSA
7 21 (7.89%) MCSE
8 17 (6.39%) JNCIP
9 12 (4.51%) CCIE
10 11 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (3.76%) CCENT
12 9 (3.38%) MCITP
12 9 (3.38%) MCP
13 7 (2.63%) CISM
14 6 (2.26%) SANS
15 5 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (1.88%) JNCIA
15 5 (1.88%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.14%) SLA
2 16 (6.02%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.13%) GDPR
5 1 (0.38%) COBIT
5 1 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.77%) Firmware
3 25 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (6.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.50%) vSphere
6 3 (1.13%) Docker
7 2 (0.75%) XenServer
8 1 (0.38%) pfSense
8 1 (0.38%) Snort
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (8.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (5.64%) Cisco UCCX
3 14 (5.26%) FortiGate
4 13 (4.89%) Nessus
5 11 (4.14%) Puppet
5 11 (4.14%) TrustSec
6 10 (3.76%) SCCM
7 8 (3.01%) Cacti
7 8 (3.01%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (3.01%) Nagios
7 8 (3.01%) OpenNMS
7 8 (3.01%) RANCID
8 3 (1.13%) Salt
9 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.38%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 221 (83.08%) Cisco
2 45 (16.92%) Juniper
3 37 (13.91%) Fortinet
4 35 (13.16%) VMware
5 33 (12.41%) Microsoft
6 31 (11.65%) Huawei
7 22 (8.27%) HP
8 21 (7.89%) F5
9 18 (6.77%) CheckPoint
10 15 (5.64%) Ericsson
11 13 (4.89%) Meraki
12 11 (4.14%) Citrix
13 10 (3.76%) NetApp
13 10 (3.76%) SolarWinds
14 9 (3.38%) Riverbed
15 6 (2.26%) Forcepoint
15 6 (2.26%) Tufin
16 5 (1.88%) Dell
16 5 (1.88%) IBM
16 5 (1.88%) Redback