Period
to 19 September 2019

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 September 2019 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 54 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 548 569 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.21% 4.78% 5.50%
As % of the Vendors category 13.01% 10.79% 11.77%
Number of salaries quoted 442 453 652
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 4,213 5,275 6,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.09% 44.28% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,039 4,193 4,805
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,600
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 +1 302 £43,000 +11.69% 77
Cheshire +28 137 £45,500 +16.67% 36
Lancashire +8 59 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Merseyside -22 36 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Cumbria 0 12 £32,500 -23.53% 2
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 250 (45.62%) Windows
2 242 (44.16%) VMware
3 235 (42.88%) Microsoft
4 226 (41.24%) Cisco Certification
5 221 (40.33%) Firewall
6 208 (37.96%) Active Directory
7 156 (28.47%) WAN
8 151 (27.55%) CCNA
9 148 (27.01%) Windows Server
10 145 (26.46%) ITIL
11 144 (26.28%) Azure
12 142 (25.91%) LAN
13 140 (25.55%) Office 365
14 130 (23.72%) DNS
15 122 (22.26%) VMware Infrastructure
16 118 (21.53%) CCNP
17 109 (19.89%) Linux
18 98 (17.88%) Data Centre
19 96 (17.52%) DHCP
20 89 (16.24%) HP
21 87 (15.88%) Juniper
21 87 (15.88%) TCP/IP
21 87 (15.88%) AWS
22 86 (15.69%) VoIP
22 86 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 80 (14.60%) Network Security
24 79 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
24 79 (14.42%) Wireless
25 75 (13.69%) SAN
26 74 (13.50%) Hyper-V

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 65 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 38 (6.93%) SharePoint
3 34 (6.20%) IIS
4 17 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.01%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.09%) Apache
9 6 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 49 (8.94%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.55%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 144 (26.28%) Azure
2 140 (25.55%) Office 365
3 87 (15.88%) AWS
4 23 (4.20%) GCP
5 14 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (2.01%) IaaS
7 8 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.91%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.91%) SaaS
9 4 (0.73%) PaaS
9 4 (0.73%) Serverless
10 1 (0.18%) npm
10 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 221 (40.33%) Firewall
2 156 (28.47%) WAN
3 142 (25.91%) LAN
4 130 (23.72%) DNS
5 96 (17.52%) DHCP
6 87 (15.88%) TCP/IP
7 86 (15.69%) VoIP
8 80 (14.60%) Network Security
9 79 (14.42%) Wireless
10 75 (13.69%) SAN
11 73 (13.32%) VPN
12 56 (10.22%) BGP
13 55 (10.04%) VLAN
14 53 (9.67%) Cisco ASA
15 51 (9.31%) MPLS
16 48 (8.76%) OSPF
17 41 (7.48%) Internet
18 35 (6.39%) Cisco Nexus
19 32 (5.84%) WLAN
20 28 (5.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.73%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 39 (7.12%) Public Sector
2 38 (6.93%) Finance
3 33 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.01%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.47%) Retail
6 18 (3.28%) Legal
7 11 (2.01%) Law
8 10 (1.82%) Banking
8 10 (1.82%) Fire and Rescue
8 10 (1.82%) Police
9 6 (1.09%) Local Government
10 5 (0.91%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.55%) Automotive
11 3 (0.55%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) International Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Marketing
12 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 136 (24.82%) Network Engineer
2 77 (14.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (10.77%) Support Engineer
4 57 (10.40%) Cisco Engineer
5 54 (9.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 40 (7.30%) Analyst
7 39 (7.12%) IT Engineer
8 37 (6.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 36 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 36 (6.57%) IP Engineer
10 33 (6.02%) Architect
11 29 (5.29%) IT Support
12 26 (4.74%) IT Manager
13 25 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 25 (4.56%) Consultant
14 24 (4.38%) Network Support
14 24 (4.38%) Network Support Engineer
15 23 (4.20%) Infrastructure Manager
16 22 (4.01%) Cloud Engineer
16 22 (4.01%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.38%) Web Services
2 18 (3.28%) XMPP
3 13 (2.37%) Flash
4 11 (2.01%) 802.1X
5 6 (1.09%) LDAP
6 4 (0.73%) .NET
6 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (0.73%) MAPI
6 4 (0.73%) WCF
6 4 (0.73%) WebSockets
7 2 (0.36%) SAML
8 1 (0.18%) CSS
8 1 (0.18%) HTML
8 1 (0.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 98 (17.88%) Data Centre
2 57 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.84%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (3.83%) Driving Licence
5 20 (3.65%) Public Cloud
6 19 (3.47%) Replication
7 18 (3.28%) FlexPod
8 16 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (2.74%) Management Information System
9 15 (2.74%) PKI
10 11 (2.01%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.82%) Blackberry
11 10 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (1.09%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.91%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.91%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.91%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 250 (45.62%) Windows
2 148 (27.01%) Windows Server
3 109 (19.89%) Linux
4 66 (12.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (11.13%) Windows 10
6 39 (7.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (6.39%) Windows 7
8 31 (5.66%) Unix
9 21 (3.83%) CentOS
10 20 (3.65%) Mac OS X
11 16 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (2.74%) Data ONTAP
12 15 (2.74%) Ubuntu
13 14 (2.55%) HPUX
14 9 (1.64%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.28%) Debian
16 5 (0.91%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.18%) Android
18 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (26.46%) ITIL
2 86 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 73 (13.32%) Change Management
4 70 (12.77%) Migration
5 64 (11.68%) Project Delivery
6 55 (10.04%) Mentoring
7 53 (9.67%) Problem-Solving
8 49 (8.94%) Project Management
9 48 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 45 (8.21%) Service Management
11 41 (7.48%) Network Design
12 39 (7.12%) Presales
13 37 (6.75%) PRINCE2
14 32 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (5.29%) Service Delivery
16 25 (4.56%) ITIL V3
17 24 (4.38%) Coaching
18 23 (4.20%) High Availability
18 23 (4.20%) Line Management
18 23 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (9.12%) PowerShell
2 30 (5.47%) SQL
3 29 (5.29%) Python
4 17 (3.10%) Bash Shell
4 17 (3.10%) C
5 2 (0.36%) Perl
6 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.18%) PHP
6 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 226 (41.24%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (27.55%) CCNA
3 118 (21.53%) CCNP
4 79 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (11.86%) Degree
6 51 (9.31%) MCSA
7 34 (6.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (5.29%) MCSE
9 28 (5.11%) Security Cleared
10 27 (4.93%) CCIE
11 26 (4.74%) SC Cleared
12 18 (3.28%) JNCIA
13 17 (3.10%) MCP
14 15 (2.74%) CCDP
15 14 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 14 (2.55%) JNCIP
16 12 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (2.19%) RHCA
17 10 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (5.84%) SLA
3 25 (4.56%) GDPR
4 15 (2.74%) PMO
4 15 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (2.55%) COBIT
6 10 (1.82%) ISO 9001
7 8 (1.46%) ISO 22301
8 5 (0.91%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.18%) BS7799
9 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.18%) GPG13
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 208 (37.96%) Active Directory
2 122 (22.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (13.50%) Hyper-V
4 45 (8.21%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (5.47%) vSphere
6 24 (4.38%) VMware NSX
7 14 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (2.19%) NFS
8 12 (2.19%) pfSense
9 10 (1.82%) Terminal Services
9 10 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (1.46%) XenApp
11 6 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.91%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 4 (0.73%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 3 (0.55%) Docker
14 3 (0.55%) Firmware
14 3 (0.55%) vCloud
14 3 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (7.48%) SCCM
2 34 (6.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 29 (5.29%) FortiGate
4 18 (3.28%) Ansible
5 15 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
5 15 (2.74%) SCOM
6 12 (2.19%) SolarWinds Orion
7 11 (2.01%) WSUS
8 10 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (1.46%) CASB
9 8 (1.46%) Kubernetes
9 8 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (1.46%) Puppet
9 8 (1.46%) Terraform
10 5 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.91%) Nagios
11 4 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.73%) Stealthwatch
11 4 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 242 (44.16%) VMware
2 235 (42.88%) Microsoft
3 89 (16.24%) HP
4 87 (15.88%) Juniper
5 58 (10.58%) Meraki
6 52 (9.49%) Citrix
6 52 (9.49%) NetApp
7 40 (7.30%) Veeam
8 35 (6.39%) Palo Alto
9 34 (6.20%) CheckPoint
10 30 (5.47%) BT
10 30 (5.47%) SolarWinds
11 29 (5.29%) Fortinet
12 28 (5.11%) F5
13 27 (4.93%) Dell
14 25 (4.56%) Redback
15 24 (4.38%) Red Hat
16 22 (4.01%) EMC
17 21 (3.83%) IBM
17 21 (3.83%) Oracle