The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Cisco IOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 232 236
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 16 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.052% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 0.35% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 6
Median salary £33,000 £22,500 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.66% -7.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £22,500 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.77% +12.50%  

Cisco IOS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 905 865 1141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.71% 15.00% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 713 708 876
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in the North West

Cisco IOS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Cisco IOS in the North West

Cisco IOS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco IOS in the North West

Cisco IOS
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 IOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Cheshire - 10 £33,000 -
Manchester -20 6 - -
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco IOS 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 IOS.

1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (89.47%) Firewall
3 24 (63.16%) LAN
3 24 (63.16%) WAN
4 23 (60.53%) Wireless
5 20 (52.63%) OSPF
5 20 (52.63%) BGP
5 20 (52.63%) DHCP
5 20 (52.63%) DNS
6 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (47.37%) CCNP
7 18 (47.37%) Finance
8 17 (44.74%) VMware
8 17 (44.74%) VLAN
9 16 (42.11%) Fortinet
9 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
9 16 (42.11%) EIGRP
9 16 (42.11%) MPLS
9 16 (42.11%) Network Design
9 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
10 14 (36.84%) Windows
10 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
10 14 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (34.21%) HP
12 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
12 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
12 12 (31.58%) CCIE
12 12 (31.58%) SQL
12 12 (31.58%) SNA
12 12 (31.58%) Network Security

Cisco IOS
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 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (89.47%) Firewall
2 24 (63.16%) LAN
2 24 (63.16%) WAN
3 23 (60.53%) Wireless
4 20 (52.63%) BGP
4 20 (52.63%) DHCP
4 20 (52.63%) DNS
4 20 (52.63%) OSPF
5 17 (44.74%) VLAN
6 16 (42.11%) EIGRP
6 16 (42.11%) MPLS
6 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
7 14 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (31.58%) DMVPN
8 12 (31.58%) Network Security
8 12 (31.58%) SNA
9 8 (21.05%) VPN
10 7 (18.42%) SAN
11 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
11 4 (10.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) IT Support
5 6 (15.79%) IT Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.79%) EMC VNX
4 3 (7.89%) Life Science
5 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (26.32%) Linux
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) Android
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) Unix
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Network Design
2 12 (31.58%) High Availability
3 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.26%) Data Security
4 2 (5.26%) Line Management
4 2 (5.26%) Network Management
4 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.63%) Online Security
5 1 (2.63%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (47.37%) CCNP
3 12 (31.58%) CCIE
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) VCAP
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) vSphere
4 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) VMware
3 16 (42.11%) Fortinet
4 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
5 13 (34.21%) HP
6 12 (31.58%) F5
6 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) Draytek
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle
8 6 (15.79%) EMC
8 6 (15.79%) Palo Alto
9 5 (13.16%) IBM
9 5 (13.16%) Juniper
10 4 (10.53%) SonicWALL
10 4 (10.53%) Veeam
10 4 (10.53%) WatchGuard
11 2 (5.26%) 3Com
12 1 (2.63%) Dell
12 1 (2.63%) Mitel
12 1 (2.63%) Panasonic