Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 52 71
Rank change year-on-year -30 +19 -15
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 496 589 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.88% 4.82% 3.72%
As % of the Vendors category 8.17% 10.92% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 442 477 370
North West median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,550 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £55,386 £63,300
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 6,071 5,396 5,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 47.46% 44.12% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,835 4,374 4,084
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Cisco in the North West

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the North West over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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 -14 336 £39,000 +4.00% 85
Cheshire -59 88 £40,000 +6.67% 39
Lancashire +6 35 £35,000 -4.76% 17
Merseyside +4 33 £34,750 -35.13% 17
Cumbria -10 3 £20,500 -28.07% 3
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 262 (52.82%) Windows
2 233 (46.98%) Firewall
3 227 (45.77%) VMware
4 208 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
5 206 (41.53%) Microsoft
6 198 (39.92%) Active Directory
7 180 (36.29%) WAN
8 179 (36.09%) Windows Server
9 169 (34.07%) LAN
10 165 (33.27%) ITIL
11 145 (29.23%) Office 365
12 136 (27.42%) Hyper-V
13 131 (26.41%) DNS
14 120 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 118 (23.79%) CCNA
16 117 (23.59%) VPN
17 116 (23.39%) Windows Server 2012
18 110 (22.18%) CCNP
19 103 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
20 91 (18.35%) TCP/IP
21 89 (17.94%) DHCP
22 87 (17.54%) MPLS
23 86 (17.34%) Juniper
24 84 (16.94%) Data Centre
25 80 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
25 80 (16.13%) Network Security
26 78 (15.73%) VoIP
26 78 (15.73%) MS Exchange
27 77 (15.52%) BGP
28 75 (15.12%) MCSE

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 78 (15.73%) MS Exchange
2 57 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (5.85%) SharePoint
4 26 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (2.42%) IIS
7 10 (2.02%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.21%) SAS
9 5 (1.01%) Apache
9 5 (1.01%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.40%) nginx
11 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.20%) JBoss
11 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (12.30%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.20%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 145 (29.23%) Office 365
2 51 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.42%) IaaS
5 9 (1.81%) Mimecast
6 6 (1.21%) SaaS
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.40%) G Suite
7 2 (0.40%) Route 53
7 2 (0.40%) Serverless
7 2 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.20%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 233 (46.98%) Firewall
2 180 (36.29%) WAN
3 169 (34.07%) LAN
4 131 (26.41%) DNS
5 117 (23.59%) VPN
6 91 (18.35%) TCP/IP
7 89 (17.94%) DHCP
8 87 (17.54%) MPLS
9 80 (16.13%) Network Security
10 78 (15.73%) VoIP
11 77 (15.52%) BGP
12 72 (14.52%) VLAN
13 66 (13.31%) Cisco ASA
14 60 (12.10%) OSPF
15 58 (11.69%) SAN
15 58 (11.69%) Wireless
16 48 (9.68%) Ethernet
17 46 (9.27%) Wi-Fi
18 37 (7.46%) IPsec
19 35 (7.06%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.61%) DTS
2 8 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.60%) MySQL
4 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.20%) MS Access
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (3.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.81%) Subversion
3 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.40%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (9.48%) Telecoms
2 33 (6.65%) Finance
3 13 (2.62%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.22%) Legal
4 11 (2.22%) Retail
5 8 (1.61%) Games
6 3 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.20%) Automotive
7 1 (0.20%) Banking
7 1 (0.20%) Law
7 1 (0.20%) Local Government
7 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (21.77%) Support Engineer
2 107 (21.57%) Network Engineer
3 53 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 51 (10.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 47 (9.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 45 (9.07%) Cisco Engineer
7 38 (7.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 35 (7.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 33 (6.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 33 (6.65%) IT Engineer
10 32 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 30 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 28 (5.65%) IT Support
12 28 (5.65%) Security Engineer
12 28 (5.65%) VMware Engineer
13 27 (5.44%) Analyst
14 26 (5.24%) Senior Network Engineer
15 25 (5.04%) Network Security Engineer
16 22 (4.44%) Support Analyst
17 21 (4.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.63%) 802.1X
2 16 (3.23%) Web Services
3 5 (1.01%) .NET
3 5 (1.01%) Node.js
4 3 (0.60%) Flash
5 2 (0.40%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.20%) COM
6 1 (0.20%) CSS
6 1 (0.20%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.20%) HTML
6 1 (0.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 84 (16.94%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.23%) Driving Licence
3 16 (3.23%) Replication
4 14 (2.82%) PKI
4 14 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.61%) Clustering
8 7 (1.41%) NHS
9 6 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.21%) Life Science
10 5 (1.01%) FlexPod
11 4 (0.81%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.81%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.81%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.60%) Online Games
12 3 (0.60%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 262 (52.82%) Windows
2 179 (36.09%) Windows Server
3 116 (23.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (8.87%) Linux
6 38 (7.66%) Windows 7
7 32 (6.45%) Windows 10
8 19 (3.83%) Unix
9 17 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.02%) Ubuntu
11 7 (1.41%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.21%) CentOS
12 6 (1.21%) Debian
13 4 (0.81%) AIX
13 4 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.40%) Android
14 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.40%) Solaris
14 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (33.27%) ITIL
2 57 (11.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 39 (7.86%) Service Management
4 33 (6.65%) Load Balancing
5 30 (6.05%) Network Design
6 28 (5.65%) Change Management
7 26 (5.24%) Configuration Management
8 23 (4.64%) Service Delivery
9 22 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
9 22 (4.44%) Presales
10 20 (4.03%) Kalman Filter
10 20 (4.03%) Network Management
10 20 (4.03%) Release Management
11 18 (3.63%) High Availability
12 17 (3.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (3.23%) Mentoring
13 16 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (3.02%) ITIL V3
14 15 (3.02%) Project Management
15 14 (2.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 44 (8.87%) SQL
2 20 (4.03%) PHP
3 15 (3.02%) Perl
4 14 (2.82%) Python
5 12 (2.42%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.81%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.41%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.41%) Java
8 6 (1.21%) C
8 6 (1.21%) C++
9 5 (1.01%) Groovy
9 5 (1.01%) Ruby
10 4 (0.81%) C#
11 3 (0.60%) VBScript
12 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.20%) VB
13 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.20%) VC++
Qualifications
1 208 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (23.79%) CCNA
3 110 (22.18%) CCNP
4 103 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 75 (15.12%) MCSE
6 63 (12.70%) MCSA
7 58 (11.69%) MCP
8 39 (7.86%) Degree
9 32 (6.45%) A+ Certification
10 22 (4.44%) CCDP
11 18 (3.63%) CCENT
11 18 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (3.63%) Network+ Certification
12 16 (3.23%) JNCIP
13 15 (3.02%) CCIE
14 11 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.41%) MCITP
16 5 (1.01%) JNCIA
16 5 (1.01%) JNCIE
16 5 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.87%) SLA
2 23 (4.64%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.41%) PMO
4 4 (0.81%) GDPR
4 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 198 (39.92%) Active Directory
2 136 (27.42%) Hyper-V
3 120 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (3.83%) vSphere
5 16 (3.23%) XenApp
6 14 (2.82%) Terminal Services
7 13 (2.62%) Firmware
7 13 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.21%) ProxySG
9 6 (1.21%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.01%) Docker
11 4 (0.81%) NFS
11 4 (0.81%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.81%) XenServer
12 3 (0.60%) LXC
13 2 (0.40%) Varnish
13 2 (0.40%) Xen
14 1 (0.20%) OpenSIPS
14 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (11.29%) SCCM
2 21 (4.23%) Cacti
3 20 (4.03%) Nagios
4 18 (3.63%) SCOM
5 16 (3.23%) FortiGate
5 16 (3.23%) Puppet
6 14 (2.82%) OpenNMS
6 14 (2.82%) RANCID
7 11 (2.22%) WSUS
8 8 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.81%) Ansible
10 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.81%) Terraform
11 3 (0.60%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.40%) Nessus
Vendors
1 227 (45.77%) VMware
2 206 (41.53%) Microsoft
3 86 (17.34%) Juniper
4 49 (9.88%) Citrix
5 46 (9.27%) HP
6 45 (9.07%) F5
7 42 (8.47%) Veeam
8 31 (6.25%) CheckPoint
9 27 (5.44%) NetApp
10 24 (4.84%) Ericsson
11 23 (4.64%) Dell
12 17 (3.43%) Huawei
12 17 (3.43%) Palo Alto
13 16 (3.23%) Capita
14 15 (3.02%) Brocade
15 14 (2.82%) IBM
15 14 (2.82%) Sophos
16 13 (2.62%) CommVault
16 13 (2.62%) Foundry
17 12 (2.42%) SolarWinds