Period
to 3 June 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
England > North West
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 49 74
Rank change year-on-year -11 +25 -14
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 266 543 500
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 4.36% 5.35% 4.13%
As % of the Vendors category 10.58% 13.04% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 242 480 431
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £28,770 £25,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,515 4,164 5,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.21% 41.03% 44.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,876 3,055 4,335
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the North West

Cisco
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the North West.

Salary trend for Cisco in the North West

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco in the North West over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the North West

Cisco
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 3 June 2020. 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 -17 151 £47,500 +5.56% 15
Cheshire -1 60 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Merseyside +7 31 £52,500 +23.53% 4
Lancashire +14 12 £37,500 -13.79% 3
Cumbria -7 10 £35,000 +7.69%
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, IT jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 128 (48.12%) VMware
2 105 (39.47%) WAN
3 99 (37.22%) Firewall
4 98 (36.84%) LAN
5 93 (34.96%) Windows
6 90 (33.83%) Cisco Certification
7 82 (30.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 76 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 66 (24.81%) Windows Server
10 61 (22.93%) CCNA
11 60 (22.56%) Data Centre
12 54 (20.30%) Wireless
13 53 (19.92%) Active Directory
14 52 (19.55%) VPN
14 52 (19.55%) Azure
14 52 (19.55%) Office 365
15 50 (18.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 49 (18.42%) CCNP
17 46 (17.29%) HP
18 44 (16.54%) ITIL
19 38 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
20 37 (13.91%) AWS
20 37 (13.91%) Incident Management
20 37 (13.91%) Juniper
20 37 (13.91%) BGP
21 36 (13.53%) MPLS
22 35 (13.16%) SAN
23 34 (12.78%) Fortinet
23 34 (12.78%) Network Security
23 34 (12.78%) VMware ESXi

Cisco
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 25 (9.40%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.89%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.26%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.88%) IIS
6 4 (1.50%) Confluence
6 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) C-CURE
Cloud Services
1 52 (19.55%) Azure
1 52 (19.55%) Office 365
2 37 (13.91%) AWS
3 15 (5.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (4.51%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.76%) Amazon S3
5 10 (3.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (3.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (3.38%) Amazon ECS
7 6 (2.26%) GitHub
8 5 (1.88%) AWS CodeBuild
8 5 (1.88%) AWS CodePipeline
9 4 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (1.50%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.50%) SaaS
10 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.38%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 105 (39.47%) WAN
2 99 (37.22%) Firewall
3 98 (36.84%) LAN
4 54 (20.30%) Wireless
5 52 (19.55%) VPN
6 37 (13.91%) BGP
7 36 (13.53%) MPLS
8 35 (13.16%) SAN
9 34 (12.78%) Network Security
10 33 (12.41%) VoIP
11 32 (12.03%) VLAN
12 31 (11.65%) OSPF
12 31 (11.65%) Unified Communications
13 28 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (10.15%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (9.40%) TCP/IP
16 24 (9.02%) DHCP
17 22 (8.27%) DNS
18 19 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
19 15 (5.64%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.76%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (3.76%) MySQL
3 9 (3.38%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.38%) Redis
4 5 (1.88%) Amazon Aurora
4 5 (1.88%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.38%) Big Data
6 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Bitbucket
1 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.50%) JIRA
1 4 (1.50%) Maven
2 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (9.02%) Finance
2 18 (6.77%) Retail
3 14 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.76%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.26%) Billing
6 5 (1.88%) Law
6 5 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.75%) Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Police
Job Titles
1 88 (33.08%) Network Engineer
2 41 (15.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
4 26 (9.77%) Analyst
4 26 (9.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 24 (9.02%) Security Engineer
6 22 (8.27%) Support Engineer
7 18 (6.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 17 (6.39%) Network Security Engineer
9 16 (6.02%) Team Leader
10 15 (5.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (5.64%) IT Engineer
10 15 (5.64%) Unified Communications Engineer
11 14 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
12 13 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (4.89%) Network Communications Engineer
12 13 (4.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (4.51%) NOC Engineer
14 11 (4.14%) Cloud Engineer
14 11 (4.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.88%) 802.1X
1 5 (1.88%) Web Services
2 4 (1.50%) Node.js
3 1 (0.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (22.56%) Data Centre
2 25 (9.40%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.52%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.14%) Life Science
6 9 (3.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (2.63%) Replication
8 6 (2.26%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.26%) CCTV
8 6 (2.26%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.88%) IPTV
9 5 (1.88%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 4 (1.50%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.50%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 93 (34.96%) Windows
2 66 (24.81%) Windows Server
3 27 (10.15%) Linux
4 25 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (6.77%) Windows Server 2016
6 15 (5.64%) Windows 10
7 10 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.38%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.63%) HPUX
10 6 (2.26%) Unix
10 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.75%) CatOS
12 1 (0.38%) Android
12 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 44 (16.54%) ITIL
3 37 (13.91%) Incident Management
4 33 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (11.28%) Problem Management
6 21 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 17 (6.39%) Change Control
8 16 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (6.02%) Change Management
8 16 (6.02%) Computer Science
8 16 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (5.64%) Network Design
9 15 (5.64%) Service Delivery
10 14 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (4.89%) Service Management
12 12 (4.51%) Project Management
13 11 (4.14%) High Availability
13 11 (4.14%) Network Management
13 11 (4.14%) Risk Management
13 11 (4.14%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.03%) SQL
2 17 (6.39%) Python
3 10 (3.76%) Bash Shell
3 10 (3.76%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 90 (33.83%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (22.93%) CCNA
3 49 (18.42%) CCNP
4 27 (10.15%) Degree
5 22 (8.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (7.52%) MCSE
7 19 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (6.39%) Security Cleared
9 16 (6.02%) CCIE
10 9 (3.38%) SC Cleared
11 8 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.63%) CCDP
13 6 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.88%) MCITP
14 5 (1.88%) MCSA
15 4 (1.50%) Master's Degree
16 3 (1.13%) DV Cleared
16 3 (1.13%) MBCS
16 3 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
16 3 (1.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.53%) SLA
2 15 (5.64%) GDPR
3 12 (4.51%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.13%) NCSC
System Software
1 82 (30.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (19.92%) Active Directory
3 34 (12.78%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (5.64%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.38%) Docker
6 7 (2.63%) VMware NSX
6 7 (2.63%) vSphere
7 5 (1.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 5 (1.88%) vCloud
7 5 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.13%) XenApp
9 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (6.39%) Cisco UCCX
3 16 (6.02%) FortiGate
3 16 (6.02%) Kubernetes
4 11 (4.14%) SCCM
5 10 (3.76%) Ansible
6 6 (2.26%) Puppet
7 3 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.13%) Nagios
8 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.75%) Stealthwatch
8 2 (0.75%) WSUS
9 1 (0.38%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.38%) Cacti
9 1 (0.38%) DameWare
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.38%) OpenView
9 1 (0.38%) SCOM
9 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 128 (48.12%) VMware
2 76 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 46 (17.29%) HP
4 37 (13.91%) Juniper
5 34 (12.78%) Fortinet
6 27 (10.15%) Palo Alto
7 24 (9.02%) CheckPoint
7 24 (9.02%) Meraki
8 21 (7.89%) Citrix
9 19 (7.14%) Polycom
10 18 (6.77%) F5
11 17 (6.39%) Red Box
12 15 (5.64%) NetApp
13 11 (4.14%) IBM
13 11 (4.14%) Veeam
14 9 (3.38%) EMC
15 8 (3.01%) Dell
15 8 (3.01%) McAfee
15 8 (3.01%) Nokia
15 8 (3.01%) Oracle