Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 73 64
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 536 496 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.31% 4.07% 4.42%
As % of the Vendors category 12.85% 8.99% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 445 408 463
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,425 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 4,171 5,516 5,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.28% 45.25% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,087 4,387 4,478
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +27 351 £43,000 +7.50% 25
Cheshire +28 98 £40,500 +1.25% 10
Lancashire -1 41 £41,383 +18.24% 7
Merseyside -2 41 £42,500 +0.59% 2
Cumbria +7 3 £32,500 +28.71% 1
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 258 (48.13%) VMware
2 247 (46.08%) Windows
3 221 (41.23%) Microsoft
4 211 (39.37%) Cisco Certification
5 208 (38.81%) Firewall
6 191 (35.63%) Active Directory
7 165 (30.78%) WAN
8 161 (30.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 140 (26.12%) LAN
10 135 (25.19%) CCNA
10 135 (25.19%) Windows Server
11 124 (23.13%) ITIL
12 123 (22.95%) CCNP
13 119 (22.20%) DNS
14 115 (21.46%) Linux
15 114 (21.27%) Office 365
16 107 (19.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 99 (18.47%) Microsoft Azure
18 98 (18.28%) Data Centre
19 96 (17.91%) Network Security
20 91 (16.98%) DHCP
21 89 (16.60%) Microsoft Certification
21 89 (16.60%) Wireless
22 87 (16.23%) SAN
23 84 (15.67%) Hyper-V
24 83 (15.49%) TCP/IP
25 81 (15.11%) VoIP
26 78 (14.55%) MS Exchange
27 75 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
28 73 (13.62%) Disaster Recovery

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 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (5.04%) IIS
4 21 (3.92%) Skype for Business
5 15 (2.80%) Apache
6 12 (2.24%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.24%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.05%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.56%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.19%) nginx
12 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (8.02%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (4.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 114 (21.27%) Office 365
2 99 (18.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.93%) IaaS
8 4 (0.75%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.75%) Serverless
9 2 (0.37%) G Suite
10 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.19%) PaaS
10 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 208 (38.81%) Firewall
2 165 (30.78%) WAN
3 140 (26.12%) LAN
4 119 (22.20%) DNS
5 96 (17.91%) Network Security
6 91 (16.98%) DHCP
7 89 (16.60%) Wireless
8 87 (16.23%) SAN
9 83 (15.49%) TCP/IP
10 81 (15.11%) VoIP
11 65 (12.13%) BGP
11 65 (12.13%) Wi-Fi
12 64 (11.94%) VPN
13 63 (11.75%) MPLS
14 54 (10.07%) Cisco ASA
15 50 (9.33%) Cisco Nexus
16 49 (9.14%) VLAN
17 42 (7.84%) Internet
18 40 (7.46%) OSPF
19 36 (6.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.37%) MySQL
5 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.37%) Redis
6 1 (0.19%) Big Data
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.37%) GitLab
1 2 (0.37%) JIRA
1 2 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 72 (13.43%) Finance
2 36 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 34 (6.34%) Legal
4 21 (3.92%) Retail
5 6 (1.12%) Banking
6 4 (0.75%) Games
6 4 (0.75%) Law
6 4 (0.75%) Military
7 3 (0.56%) Billing
7 3 (0.56%) Marketing
8 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) French Language
9 1 (0.19%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (20.34%) Network Engineer
2 96 (17.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 73 (13.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 60 (11.19%) Analyst
5 53 (9.89%) Support Engineer
6 49 (9.14%) IT Engineer
7 36 (6.72%) IT Analyst
8 35 (6.53%) Architect
8 35 (6.53%) Senior Network Engineer
9 34 (6.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (6.34%) 3rd Line Support
10 33 (6.16%) Cisco Engineer
11 32 (5.97%) IT Support
12 27 (5.04%) Security Analyst
12 27 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
13 26 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 26 (4.85%) IP Engineer
13 26 (4.85%) IT Security Analyst
13 26 (4.85%) Senior IT Security Analyst
13 26 (4.85%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.54%) Web Services
2 10 (1.87%) 802.1X
3 9 (1.68%) XMPP
4 8 (1.49%) Flash
5 7 (1.31%) WAP
6 6 (1.12%) Software Packaging
7 4 (0.75%) .NET
7 4 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (0.75%) WCF
7 4 (0.75%) WebSockets
8 3 (0.56%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.37%) LDAP
9 2 (0.37%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.19%) MAPI
10 1 (0.19%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 98 (18.28%) Data Centre
2 42 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.60%) Management Information System
4 27 (5.04%) Replication
5 26 (4.85%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 25 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.99%) Driving Licence
7 16 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (2.80%) FlexPod
9 13 (2.43%) EMC VNX
10 11 (2.05%) PKI
11 10 (1.87%) Clustering
12 8 (1.49%) Public Cloud
13 7 (1.31%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.31%) Smartphone
14 6 (1.12%) iPad
14 6 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
15 4 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 4 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 247 (46.08%) Windows
2 135 (25.19%) Windows Server
3 115 (21.46%) Linux
4 75 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (10.45%) Windows 10
6 51 (9.51%) Windows 7
7 48 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (3.92%) Mac OS X
9 20 (3.73%) Unix
10 15 (2.80%) Windows 8
11 12 (2.24%) Data ONTAP
12 10 (1.87%) CentOS
13 7 (1.31%) AIX
13 7 (1.31%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.75%) Android
14 4 (0.75%) Debian
15 3 (0.56%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (23.13%) ITIL
2 107 (19.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 73 (13.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 71 (13.25%) Mentoring
5 59 (11.01%) Change Management
6 49 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
7 46 (8.58%) Project Management
8 43 (8.02%) Migration
9 37 (6.90%) Business Continuity
10 34 (6.34%) Data Protection
10 34 (6.34%) IT Strategy
11 33 (6.16%) Information Security
11 33 (6.16%) SIEM
12 32 (5.97%) Presales
13 31 (5.78%) Network Design
13 31 (5.78%) Vulnerability Management
14 30 (5.60%) Service Delivery
15 29 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
16 28 (5.22%) High Availability
17 26 (4.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 60 (11.19%) SQL
2 35 (6.53%) PowerShell
3 23 (4.29%) Python
4 11 (2.05%) C
5 9 (1.68%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.31%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.93%) Perl
8 3 (0.56%) PHP
9 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 211 (39.37%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (25.19%) CCNA
3 123 (22.95%) CCNP
4 89 (16.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (11.75%) MCSA
6 48 (8.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 47 (8.77%) MCP
8 42 (7.84%) Degree
9 40 (7.46%) MCSE
10 39 (7.28%) CCIE
11 27 (5.04%) CISSP
12 26 (4.85%) CREST Certified
12 26 (4.85%) SANS
13 18 (3.36%) SSCP
14 17 (3.17%) JNCIA
15 16 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (2.80%) JNCIE
17 12 (2.24%) SC Cleared
17 12 (2.24%) Security Cleared
18 9 (1.68%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (8.02%) SLA
3 37 (6.90%) GDPR
4 36 (6.72%) PCI DSS
5 14 (2.61%) PMO
6 9 (1.68%) ISO 9001
6 9 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.49%) ISO 22301
8 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.19%) GPG13
System Software
1 191 (35.63%) Active Directory
2 161 (30.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (15.67%) Hyper-V
4 47 (8.77%) vSphere
5 32 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (2.99%) XenApp
7 14 (2.61%) VMware NSX
8 13 (2.43%) XenDesktop
9 12 (2.24%) Terminal Services
10 10 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (1.68%) Firmware
12 8 (1.49%) Terminal Server
13 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (1.31%) PowerHA
13 7 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.75%) NFS
14 4 (0.75%) pfSense
14 4 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.56%) ProxySG
16 2 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (8.02%) SCCM
2 22 (4.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 22 (4.10%) FortiGate
3 14 (2.61%) WSUS
4 13 (2.43%) Ansible
5 12 (2.24%) Cisco UCCX
5 12 (2.24%) Stealthwatch
6 10 (1.87%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
7 9 (1.68%) Nagios
8 7 (1.31%) Kubernetes
8 7 (1.31%) SCOM
9 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.93%) Terraform
10 4 (0.75%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.75%) CASB
10 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 258 (48.13%) VMware
2 221 (41.23%) Microsoft
3 72 (13.43%) Juniper
4 70 (13.06%) Citrix
5 62 (11.57%) Meraki
6 54 (10.07%) NetApp
7 52 (9.70%) HP
8 47 (8.77%) Veeam
9 43 (8.02%) F5
10 38 (7.09%) Palo Alto
11 32 (5.97%) CheckPoint
11 32 (5.97%) Fortinet
12 29 (5.41%) IBM
13 26 (4.85%) BT
14 24 (4.48%) Dell
15 21 (3.92%) EMC
15 21 (3.92%) SolarWinds
16 20 (3.73%) Redback
17 18 (3.36%) Apple
17 18 (3.36%) Ericsson