Period
to 26 September 2017

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 26 September 2017 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
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 53 58
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +23
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 715 574 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.44% 4.82% 4.32%
As % of the Vendors category 11.67% 11.18% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 638 475 476
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,350 £25,800 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,532 £72,500
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 6126 5136 5804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.59% 43.15% 44.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4761 4110 4620
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 26 September 2017.

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 26 September 2017. 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 +1 440 £37,500 -1.32% 31
Cheshire -2 163 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Lancashire +35 61 £32,500 - 2
Merseyside -21 37 £37,500 -
Cumbria +2 2 £20,500 -36.92%
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 338 (47.27%) Windows
2 321 (44.90%) Firewall
3 316 (44.20%) Cisco Certification
4 256 (35.80%) Active Directory
5 252 (35.24%) Microsoft
6 233 (32.59%) VMware
7 217 (30.35%) ITIL
8 206 (28.81%) WAN
9 198 (27.69%) CCNP
10 192 (26.85%) Windows Server
11 186 (26.01%) LAN
12 173 (24.20%) Juniper
13 160 (22.38%) CCNA
14 154 (21.54%) DNS
15 144 (20.14%) MPLS
16 135 (18.88%) VPN
16 135 (18.88%) Office 365
17 131 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
18 130 (18.18%) MS Exchange
19 122 (17.06%) Network Security
20 118 (16.50%) BGP
21 116 (16.22%) TCP/IP
21 116 (16.22%) Hyper-V
22 114 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
23 109 (15.24%) Wireless
24 108 (15.10%) DHCP
25 106 (14.83%) Microsoft Certification
26 97 (13.57%) OSPF
27 95 (13.29%) Data Centre
28 94 (13.15%) Load Balancing

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
1 130 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 70 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (1.54%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.12%) SAS
10 7 (0.98%) IIS
11 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.28%) JBoss
11 2 (0.28%) MindAlign
11 2 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 135 (18.88%) Office 365
2 44 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (4.34%) Mimecast
4 25 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.54%) G Suite
6 9 (1.26%) IaaS
7 4 (0.56%) SaaS
8 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.28%) Route 53
9 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 321 (44.90%) Firewall
2 206 (28.81%) WAN
3 186 (26.01%) LAN
4 154 (21.54%) DNS
5 144 (20.14%) MPLS
6 135 (18.88%) VPN
7 122 (17.06%) Network Security
8 118 (16.50%) BGP
9 116 (16.22%) TCP/IP
10 109 (15.24%) Wireless
11 108 (15.10%) DHCP
12 97 (13.57%) OSPF
13 93 (13.01%) VoIP
14 80 (11.19%) Ethernet
15 79 (11.05%) VLAN
16 78 (10.91%) SAN
17 75 (10.49%) Cisco ASA
18 65 (9.09%) IPsec
19 61 (8.53%) EIGRP
20 56 (7.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (0.98%) Big Data
5 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.28%) MySQL
6 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.26%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
General
1 60 (8.39%) Finance
2 56 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 26 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 19 (2.66%) Legal
5 17 (2.38%) Retail
6 9 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.98%) Banking
8 5 (0.70%) Games
9 4 (0.56%) Advertising
10 2 (0.28%) Marketing
10 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.28%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 234 (32.73%) Network Engineer
2 98 (13.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 90 (12.59%) Support Engineer
4 84 (11.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 80 (11.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 53 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 48 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 43 (6.01%) Analyst
9 42 (5.87%) Senior Network Engineer
10 38 (5.31%) IT Engineer
11 37 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 36 (5.03%) Architect
12 36 (5.03%) Juniper Engineer
13 35 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
14 33 (4.62%) Security Engineer
15 30 (4.20%) Network Security Engineer
16 27 (3.78%) IT Manager
16 27 (3.78%) Network Architect
17 26 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 25 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.82%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.26%) Web Services
3 8 (1.12%) CSS
4 3 (0.42%) XMPP
5 2 (0.28%) JMS
5 2 (0.28%) TAPI
6 1 (0.14%) .NET
6 1 (0.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 95 (13.29%) Data Centre
2 33 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.20%) Driving Licence
4 28 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
5 17 (2.38%) iPad
6 15 (2.10%) CMDB
6 15 (2.10%) Life Science
7 14 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (1.54%) Replication
10 10 (1.40%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.40%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (1.12%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.84%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.84%) NHS
14 5 (0.70%) FlexPod
14 5 (0.70%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 338 (47.27%) Windows
2 192 (26.85%) Windows Server
3 131 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 91 (12.73%) Windows 7
5 77 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (8.39%) Windows 10
7 52 (7.27%) Linux
8 47 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (3.78%) Windows 8
10 16 (2.24%) Unix
11 8 (1.12%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.42%) AIX
14 2 (0.28%) Debian
15 1 (0.14%) CentOS
15 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (30.35%) ITIL
2 94 (13.15%) Load Balancing
3 70 (9.79%) Network Management
4 58 (8.11%) Network Design
5 53 (7.41%) Service Management
6 50 (6.99%) Change Management
7 44 (6.15%) Mentoring
8 39 (5.45%) Service Delivery
9 34 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
10 32 (4.48%) Configuration Management
11 26 (3.64%) ITSM
11 26 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 23 (3.22%) SIEM
12 23 (3.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 21 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
13 21 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
13 21 (2.94%) Presales
14 20 (2.80%) Project Management
15 19 (2.66%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 39 (5.45%) PowerShell
2 36 (5.03%) SQL
3 17 (2.38%) Python
4 9 (1.26%) Perl
5 8 (1.12%) C
5 8 (1.12%) PHP
6 6 (0.84%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.56%) VBScript
8 3 (0.42%) Java
8 3 (0.42%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.28%) C#
9 2 (0.28%) C++
9 2 (0.28%) R
10 1 (0.14%) Go
10 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 316 (44.20%) Cisco Certification
2 198 (27.69%) CCNP
3 160 (22.38%) CCNA
4 106 (14.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 78 (10.91%) MCSE
6 75 (10.49%) CCIE
7 69 (9.65%) Degree
8 61 (8.53%) MCP
9 57 (7.97%) MCSA
10 38 (5.31%) JNCIP
11 33 (4.62%) A+ Certification
12 27 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (3.36%) Security Cleared
14 21 (2.94%) SC Cleared
15 19 (2.66%) CCENT
16 17 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
17 9 (1.26%) CCIE Routing and Switching
18 8 (1.12%) CCDE
19 7 (0.98%) CISSP
19 7 (0.98%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (10.07%) SLA
2 21 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.24%) PMO
5 10 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.98%) GDPR
7 3 (0.42%) QA
7 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 256 (35.80%) Active Directory
2 116 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 114 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (3.36%) vSphere
5 22 (3.08%) Terminal Services
5 22 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (2.38%) ProxySG
7 16 (2.24%) XenApp
8 10 (1.40%) VMware Server
9 9 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.70%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.42%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.42%) XenServer
12 2 (0.28%) Docker
13 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (5.31%) FortiGate
1 38 (5.31%) SCCM
2 25 (3.50%) Cacti
3 22 (3.08%) WSUS
4 18 (2.52%) Nagios
5 17 (2.38%) Puppet
6 16 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
6 16 (2.24%) SCOM
7 13 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
7 13 (1.82%) OpenNMS
7 13 (1.82%) RANCID
8 11 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
9 10 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.56%) Ansible
10 4 (0.56%) Terraform
11 3 (0.42%) TrustSec
11 3 (0.42%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.28%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 252 (35.24%) Microsoft
2 233 (32.59%) VMware
3 173 (24.20%) Juniper
4 80 (11.19%) F5
5 74 (10.35%) CheckPoint
6 67 (9.37%) Citrix
7 56 (7.83%) HP
8 51 (7.13%) Palo Alto
9 47 (6.57%) Riverbed
10 43 (6.01%) Veeam
11 41 (5.73%) NetApp
12 34 (4.76%) Blue Coat
13 28 (3.92%) Dell
13 28 (3.92%) SolarWinds
14 19 (2.66%) Symantec
15 18 (2.52%) CommVault
15 18 (2.52%) Ericsson
15 18 (2.52%) Google
16 17 (2.38%) EqualLogic
16 17 (2.38%) Mitel