Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 54 52
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 612 687 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.20% 5.37% 4.80%
As % of the Vendors category 11.67% 11.58% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 489 613 490
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £54,886
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 5,245 5,931 5,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.60% 46.38% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,155 4,589 4,290
North West median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,015 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 October 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 17 October 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 +5 395 £40,000 +6.67% 76
Cheshire -11 120 £39,000 -7.14% 26
Merseyside +38 61 £41,250 +16.20% 20
Lancashire -12 29 £38,750 +19.23% 15
Cumbria +8 4 £42,500 +107.32% 1
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 276 (45.10%) Windows
2 275 (44.93%) VMware
3 223 (36.44%) Microsoft
4 221 (36.11%) Firewall
5 211 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
6 163 (26.63%) Active Directory
7 157 (25.65%) ITIL
8 152 (24.84%) WAN
9 149 (24.35%) CCNA
9 149 (24.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 147 (24.02%) Network Security
11 143 (23.37%) LAN
12 136 (22.22%) Windows Server
13 135 (22.06%) Linux
14 125 (20.42%) CCNP
15 117 (19.12%) Office 365
16 116 (18.95%) Wireless
17 103 (16.83%) MPLS
18 98 (16.01%) Disaster Recovery
19 95 (15.52%) Wi-Fi
20 94 (15.36%) Fortinet
21 93 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
21 93 (15.20%) SQL
21 93 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
22 92 (15.03%) SAN
23 91 (14.87%) VPN
24 90 (14.71%) Juniper
24 90 (14.71%) Telecoms
25 89 (14.54%) Microsoft Azure
26 87 (14.22%) Citrix

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 69 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 31 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.29%) IIS
5 14 (2.29%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.14%) Apache
7 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.65%) nginx
8 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.16%) CMS
10 1 (0.16%) Drupal
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 65 (10.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 40 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.16%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 117 (19.12%) Office 365
2 89 (14.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (1.47%) SaaS
5 8 (1.31%) IaaS
6 6 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.65%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.65%) PaaS
8 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 221 (36.11%) Firewall
2 152 (24.84%) WAN
3 147 (24.02%) Network Security
4 143 (23.37%) LAN
5 116 (18.95%) Wireless
6 103 (16.83%) MPLS
7 95 (15.52%) Wi-Fi
8 92 (15.03%) SAN
9 91 (14.87%) VPN
10 85 (13.89%) VoIP
11 79 (12.91%) Cisco ASA
12 77 (12.58%) DNS
13 73 (11.93%) BGP
14 63 (10.29%) TCP/IP
15 54 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
16 52 (8.50%) DHCP
17 51 (8.33%) OSPF
18 49 (8.01%) Ethernet
19 44 (7.19%) Cisco IOS
20 42 (6.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.80%) MySQL
3 8 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.33%) MS Access
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.33%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.16%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 81 (13.24%) Finance
3 66 (10.78%) Legal
4 37 (6.05%) Retail
5 10 (1.63%) Local Government
5 10 (1.63%) Marketing
6 9 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.47%) Publishing
7 8 (1.31%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.98%) Law
9 5 (0.82%) Games
10 3 (0.49%) Advertising
10 3 (0.49%) Banking
11 2 (0.33%) International Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 159 (25.98%) Analyst
2 133 (21.73%) Network Engineer
3 82 (13.40%) IT Analyst
4 64 (10.46%) Security Analyst
5 61 (9.97%) Cisco Engineer
5 61 (9.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 61 (9.97%) IT Security Analyst
5 61 (9.97%) Senior Analyst
5 61 (9.97%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 61 (9.97%) Senior Security Analyst
6 60 (9.80%) Service Analyst
7 52 (8.50%) Service Desk Analyst
8 43 (7.03%) Senior Network Engineer
9 41 (6.70%) Architect
9 41 (6.70%) Support Analyst
10 39 (6.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 32 (5.23%) Consultant
12 31 (5.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 31 (5.07%) IT Support
12 31 (5.07%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.78%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.65%) jQuery
2 4 (0.65%) Web Services
3 3 (0.49%) .NET
4 2 (0.33%) CSS
4 2 (0.33%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.33%) Kafka
4 2 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.16%) HTML
5 1 (0.16%) Node.js
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.16%) WinForms
5 1 (0.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (13.07%) Data Centre
2 64 (10.46%) Management Information System
3 57 (9.31%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 55 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (5.07%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 14 (2.29%) Driving Licence
6 14 (2.29%) Replication
7 13 (2.12%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.14%) Clustering
9 7 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (0.98%) Video\Live Streaming
11 5 (0.82%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.65%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.49%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.49%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.49%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 276 (45.10%) Windows
2 136 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 135 (22.06%) Linux
4 93 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 93 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (8.66%) Windows 10
6 52 (8.50%) Windows 7
7 16 (2.61%) Windows 8
8 10 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.47%) Unix
10 7 (1.14%) Android
10 7 (1.14%) CentOS
10 7 (1.14%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.14%) SUSE
11 6 (0.98%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.65%) AIX
13 3 (0.49%) DC/OS
13 3 (0.49%) Debian
13 3 (0.49%) OS/400
14 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (25.65%) ITIL
2 98 (16.01%) Disaster Recovery
3 84 (13.73%) Information Security
3 84 (13.73%) Vulnerability Management
4 83 (13.56%) SIEM
5 81 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 80 (13.07%) Business Continuity
6 80 (13.07%) Incident Management
7 75 (12.25%) Mentoring
8 73 (11.93%) Penetration Testing
9 72 (11.76%) Service Management
10 70 (11.44%) Change Management
11 69 (11.27%) Problem Management
12 63 (10.29%) Data Protection
13 61 (9.97%) Web Development
14 58 (9.48%) Risk Analysis
14 58 (9.48%) Threat Analysis
15 57 (9.31%) Due Diligence
15 57 (9.31%) Scenario Testing
16 52 (8.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 93 (15.20%) SQL
2 23 (3.76%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.78%) Python
4 15 (2.45%) PHP
5 12 (1.96%) Perl
6 7 (1.14%) Java
7 6 (0.98%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.98%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.82%) C
8 5 (0.82%) VBScript
9 4 (0.65%) C#
10 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.16%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.16%) Go
11 1 (0.16%) VB
11 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 211 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 149 (24.35%) CCNA
3 125 (20.42%) CCNP
4 73 (11.93%) CISSP
5 61 (9.97%) CREST Certified
5 61 (9.97%) SANS
6 48 (7.84%) Network+ Certification
7 42 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (6.21%) Degree
9 30 (4.90%) CCDP
10 24 (3.92%) MCP
10 24 (3.92%) MCSE
11 17 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (2.78%) MCSA
12 16 (2.61%) CCIE
13 12 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (1.63%) Security Cleared
15 8 (1.31%) SC Cleared
16 5 (0.82%) CCENT
16 5 (0.82%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (13.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 66 (10.78%) GDPR
4 32 (5.23%) SLA
5 13 (2.12%) PMO
6 6 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.33%) QA
9 1 (0.16%) COBIT
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 163 (26.63%) Active Directory
2 149 (24.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (12.09%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.43%) Virtual Servers
5 18 (2.94%) XenApp
6 17 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.45%) Terminal Services
7 15 (2.45%) vSphere
8 12 (1.96%) XenDesktop
9 11 (1.80%) Firmware
10 5 (0.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 5 (0.82%) pfSense
10 5 (0.82%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.65%) Docker
11 4 (0.65%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.49%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.33%) Xen
14 1 (0.16%) NFS
14 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (5.72%) SCCM
2 23 (3.76%) FortiGate
3 16 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (2.45%) vCenter Server
5 14 (2.29%) Backup Exec
5 14 (2.29%) SCOM
5 14 (2.29%) Stealthwatch
6 13 (2.12%) Cisco UCCX
7 10 (1.63%) Nagios
7 10 (1.63%) TrustSec
8 9 (1.47%) Nessus
9 7 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (1.14%) WSUS
10 6 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (0.82%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.82%) Cacti
11 5 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.82%) Puppet
11 5 (0.82%) SmoothWall
12 4 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 275 (44.93%) VMware
2 223 (36.44%) Microsoft
3 94 (15.36%) Fortinet
4 90 (14.71%) Juniper
5 87 (14.22%) Citrix
6 54 (8.82%) CheckPoint
6 54 (8.82%) Huawei
7 44 (7.19%) Veeam
8 42 (6.86%) HP
9 41 (6.70%) F5
10 40 (6.54%) Meraki
11 35 (5.72%) Dell
11 35 (5.72%) NetApp
12 29 (4.74%) Palo Alto
13 26 (4.25%) EMC
14 24 (3.92%) SolarWinds
15 22 (3.59%) Aruba
15 22 (3.59%) Forcepoint
16 19 (3.10%) Nimble Storage
17 18 (2.94%) IronPort