Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 54 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 659 588 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.99% 4.71% 4.21%
As % of the Vendors category 10.69% 10.61% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 590 478 445
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,500 £25,838 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,886 £70,000
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 6165 5543 5708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.66% 44.43% 43.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4788 4426 4550
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -4 416 £36,000 -5.26% 29
Cheshire +2 152 £40,500 +15.71% 6
Lancashire +21 48 £32,500 -7.14%
Merseyside -3 34 £37,500 - 1
Cumbria +3 2 £20,500 -28.07%
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 337 (51.14%) Windows
2 323 (49.01%) Firewall
3 289 (43.85%) Cisco Certification
4 271 (41.12%) Active Directory
5 254 (38.54%) VMware
6 247 (37.48%) Microsoft
7 222 (33.69%) ITIL
8 216 (32.78%) WAN
9 212 (32.17%) Windows Server
10 198 (30.05%) LAN
11 172 (26.10%) DNS
12 171 (25.95%) Office 365
13 170 (25.80%) CCNP
14 156 (23.67%) CCNA
15 149 (22.61%) Windows Server 2012
16 147 (22.31%) Hyper-V
17 142 (21.55%) VPN
18 138 (20.94%) Juniper
19 133 (20.18%) TCP/IP
20 131 (19.88%) Microsoft Certification
21 130 (19.73%) MPLS
21 130 (19.73%) Network Security
22 126 (19.12%) DHCP
23 116 (17.60%) MS Exchange
24 115 (17.45%) BGP
24 115 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
25 97 (14.72%) MCSE
25 97 (14.72%) Wireless
26 92 (13.96%) Data Centre
27 89 (13.51%) OSPF

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
1 116 (17.60%) MS Exchange
2 78 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (5.46%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.52%) IIS
8 9 (1.37%) SAS
9 7 (1.06%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.30%) JBoss
11 2 (0.30%) MindAlign
11 2 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.15%) Apache
12 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 75 (11.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 171 (25.95%) Office 365
2 50 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (5.16%) Mimecast
4 16 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.37%) G Suite
6 5 (0.76%) SaaS
7 4 (0.61%) IaaS
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.30%) Route 53
8 2 (0.30%) Serverless
8 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 323 (49.01%) Firewall
2 216 (32.78%) WAN
3 198 (30.05%) LAN
4 172 (26.10%) DNS
5 142 (21.55%) VPN
6 133 (20.18%) TCP/IP
7 130 (19.73%) MPLS
7 130 (19.73%) Network Security
8 126 (19.12%) DHCP
9 115 (17.45%) BGP
10 97 (14.72%) Wireless
11 89 (13.51%) OSPF
12 87 (13.20%) VLAN
13 85 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
14 83 (12.59%) SAN
15 81 (12.29%) VoIP
16 70 (10.62%) Ethernet
17 66 (10.02%) EIGRP
17 66 (10.02%) IPsec
18 55 (8.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.76%) Big Data
5 2 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.30%) MySQL
5 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.37%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 60 (9.10%) Finance
2 51 (7.74%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.25%) Manufacturing
4 19 (2.88%) Legal
5 17 (2.58%) Retail
6 9 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.91%) Banking
8 4 (0.61%) Games
9 3 (0.46%) Advertising
9 3 (0.46%) Marketing
10 2 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 195 (29.59%) Network Engineer
2 116 (17.60%) Support Engineer
3 85 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 74 (11.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 72 (10.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 71 (10.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 48 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 46 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
9 45 (6.83%) IT Engineer
10 42 (6.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 40 (6.07%) Security Engineer
12 39 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 37 (5.61%) Analyst
13 37 (5.61%) Senior Network Engineer
14 35 (5.31%) Network Security Engineer
15 32 (4.86%) Architect
16 31 (4.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 30 (4.55%) Juniper Engineer
18 23 (3.49%) Administrator
18 23 (3.49%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.43%) Web Services
2 11 (1.67%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.21%) CSS
4 2 (0.30%) JMS
4 2 (0.30%) XMPP
5 1 (0.15%) .NET
5 1 (0.15%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 92 (13.96%) Data Centre
2 31 (4.70%) Driving Licence
3 26 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
4 20 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.28%) Life Science
5 15 (2.28%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.97%) iPad
7 11 (1.67%) Fat Client
7 11 (1.67%) Replication
7 11 (1.67%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.06%) Clustering
10 7 (1.06%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.91%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.91%) NHS
12 5 (0.76%) FlexPod
13 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.61%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 337 (51.14%) Windows
2 212 (32.17%) Windows Server
3 149 (22.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (12.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (11.68%) Windows 7
6 57 (8.65%) Linux
7 54 (8.19%) Windows 10
8 28 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (3.34%) Windows 8
10 19 (2.88%) Unix
11 7 (1.06%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.61%) AIX
14 2 (0.30%) Debian
15 1 (0.15%) CentOS
15 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.15%) Solaris
15 1 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (33.69%) ITIL
2 83 (12.59%) Load Balancing
3 51 (7.74%) Network Design
4 50 (7.59%) Change Management
4 50 (7.59%) Network Management
4 50 (7.59%) Service Management
5 41 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 33 (5.01%) Service Delivery
7 31 (4.70%) Kalman Filter
7 31 (4.70%) Mentoring
8 27 (4.10%) Penetration Testing
9 25 (3.79%) SIEM
10 24 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (3.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 23 (3.49%) Configuration Management
11 23 (3.49%) ITSM
11 23 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
12 20 (3.03%) Information Security
13 18 (2.73%) ITIL V3
14 17 (2.58%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 34 (5.16%) PowerShell
2 32 (4.86%) SQL
3 15 (2.28%) Python
4 7 (1.06%) Perl
4 7 (1.06%) PHP
5 6 (0.91%) Bash Shell
5 6 (0.91%) C
6 5 (0.76%) VBScript
7 3 (0.46%) Java
8 2 (0.30%) C#
8 2 (0.30%) C++
8 2 (0.30%) R
8 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.15%) Go
9 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 289 (43.85%) Cisco Certification
2 170 (25.80%) CCNP
3 156 (23.67%) CCNA
4 131 (19.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 97 (14.72%) MCSE
6 75 (11.38%) MCP
7 73 (11.08%) MCSA
8 65 (9.86%) Degree
9 59 (8.95%) CCIE
10 38 (5.77%) A+ Certification
11 26 (3.95%) JNCIP
12 23 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (2.88%) CCENT
14 18 (2.73%) Network+ Certification
15 16 (2.43%) Security Cleared
16 13 (1.97%) SC Cleared
17 11 (1.67%) CCDP
18 7 (1.06%) CCDE
18 7 (1.06%) CCIE Routing and Switching
18 7 (1.06%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.50%) SLA
2 20 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.58%) PMO
5 7 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.61%) GDPR
7 3 (0.46%) QA
8 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 271 (41.12%) Active Directory
2 147 (22.31%) Hyper-V
3 115 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (4.10%) vSphere
5 22 (3.34%) Terminal Services
6 18 (2.73%) ProxySG
6 18 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (2.12%) XenApp
9 5 (0.76%) Firmware
9 5 (0.76%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.61%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.46%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.30%) Docker
13 1 (0.15%) NFS
13 1 (0.15%) OpenSIPS
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.15%) Xen
13 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (7.13%) SCCM
2 31 (4.70%) FortiGate
3 23 (3.49%) Cacti
4 21 (3.19%) WSUS
5 16 (2.43%) Nagios
5 16 (2.43%) SCOM
6 14 (2.12%) Puppet
7 11 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 10 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (1.52%) OpenNMS
8 10 (1.52%) RANCID
9 7 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.61%) Ansible
10 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.61%) Terraform
11 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.46%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 254 (38.54%) VMware
2 247 (37.48%) Microsoft
3 138 (20.94%) Juniper
4 75 (11.38%) F5
5 66 (10.02%) CheckPoint
6 57 (8.65%) Citrix
7 50 (7.59%) Veeam
8 48 (7.28%) Palo Alto
9 41 (6.22%) HP
10 37 (5.61%) Riverbed
11 29 (4.40%) Dell
12 27 (4.10%) Blue Coat
13 26 (3.95%) NetApp
14 22 (3.34%) SolarWinds
15 20 (3.03%) Symantec
16 18 (2.73%) EqualLogic
16 18 (2.73%) Google
17 17 (2.58%) Ericsson
18 16 (2.43%) CommVault
19 13 (1.97%) Avaya