Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 60 53
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 597 623 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.29% 4.74% 4.86%
As % of the Vendors category 11.87% 10.23% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 518 555 486
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,075 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - -

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 5,028 6,091 5,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.56% 46.30% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,000 4,733 4,440
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £73,300 £67,500 £59,500
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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +12 444 £45,000 +20.00% 60
Cheshire -12 71 £40,000 -1.23% 12
Merseyside +26 48 £37,500 +18.11% 11
Lancashire -5 30 £28,750 -14.81% 9
Cumbria +4 3 - -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 310 (51.93%) Windows
2 300 (50.25%) VMware
3 271 (45.39%) Microsoft
4 204 (34.17%) Firewall
5 190 (31.83%) Cisco Certification
6 187 (31.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 163 (27.30%) Linux
8 160 (26.80%) Active Directory
9 149 (24.96%) ITIL
10 147 (24.62%) Network Security
11 140 (23.45%) WAN
11 140 (23.45%) Wi-Fi
12 136 (22.78%) SQL
13 132 (22.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 129 (21.61%) LAN
15 127 (21.27%) CCNA
16 121 (20.27%) Finance
17 120 (20.10%) Mentoring
18 119 (19.93%) Business Continuity
19 118 (19.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 116 (19.43%) CCNP
20 116 (19.43%) Windows Server
21 114 (19.10%) Vulnerability Management
21 114 (19.10%) PCI DSS
22 112 (18.76%) Information Security
23 108 (18.09%) Legal
23 108 (18.09%) Penetration Testing
24 107 (17.92%) GDPR
25 106 (17.76%) SIEM
25 106 (17.76%) CISSP

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 74 (12.40%) MS Exchange
2 35 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (4.02%) IIS
4 21 (3.52%) Skype for Business
5 20 (3.35%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.18%) Apache
7 12 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.51%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.51%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.50%) nginx
10 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.17%) CMS
12 1 (0.17%) Drupal
12 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.17%) SAS
12 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 100 (16.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 33 (5.53%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 95 (15.91%) Office 365
2 73 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (0.84%) IaaS
5 5 (0.84%) SaaS
6 4 (0.67%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.34%) G Suite
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 204 (34.17%) Firewall
2 147 (24.62%) Network Security
3 140 (23.45%) WAN
3 140 (23.45%) Wi-Fi
4 129 (21.61%) LAN
5 99 (16.58%) Wireless
6 87 (14.57%) MPLS
7 80 (13.40%) DNS
8 73 (12.23%) SAN
9 69 (11.56%) VoIP
10 68 (11.39%) BGP
11 67 (11.22%) Cisco ASA
12 61 (10.22%) TCP/IP
13 53 (8.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 51 (8.54%) DHCP
15 42 (7.04%) VPN
16 41 (6.87%) OSPF
17 39 (6.53%) VLAN
18 36 (6.03%) Cisco IOS
19 32 (5.36%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.01%) MySQL
3 5 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.34%) MS Access
6 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (0.67%) JIRA
2 3 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.17%) Ant
3 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.17%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 121 (20.27%) Finance
2 108 (18.09%) Legal
3 64 (10.72%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.19%) Retail
5 11 (1.84%) Publishing
6 10 (1.68%) Local Government
7 7 (1.17%) Law
7 7 (1.17%) Marketing
8 6 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.50%) Games
10 2 (0.34%) French Language
10 2 (0.34%) German Language
10 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.34%) Military
10 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 182 (30.49%) Analyst
2 121 (20.27%) IT Analyst
3 107 (17.92%) Security Analyst
4 104 (17.42%) IT Security Analyst
4 104 (17.42%) Senior Analyst
4 104 (17.42%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 104 (17.42%) Senior Security Analyst
5 100 (16.75%) Network Engineer
6 58 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 52 (8.71%) Cisco Engineer
8 38 (6.37%) Architect
8 38 (6.37%) Consultant
9 34 (5.70%) Support Analyst
10 33 (5.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 33 (5.53%) Service Analyst
11 30 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
12 28 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
12 28 (4.69%) Support Engineer
13 27 (4.52%) Service Desk Analyst
14 26 (4.36%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.01%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.67%) HTML
3 3 (0.50%) Web Services
4 2 (0.34%) CSS
4 2 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.17%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.17%) Flash
5 1 (0.17%) jQuery
5 1 (0.17%) Kafka
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 104 (17.42%) Management Information System
2 100 (16.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 81 (13.57%) Data Centre
4 32 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.01%) Replication
7 11 (1.84%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.68%) Clustering
8 10 (1.68%) IVR
9 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.01%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.84%) FlexPod
10 5 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.67%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.50%) CMDB
12 3 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 310 (51.93%) Windows
2 163 (27.30%) Linux
3 116 (19.43%) Windows Server
4 78 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (9.21%) Windows 10
6 55 (9.21%) Windows 7
7 23 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 19 (3.18%) Unix
9 12 (2.01%) Mac OS X
10 10 (1.68%) Android
11 8 (1.34%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.17%) AIX
13 5 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (0.84%) SUSE
14 4 (0.67%) CentOS
15 3 (0.50%) Debian
15 3 (0.50%) OS/400
16 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (24.96%) ITIL
2 132 (22.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 120 (20.10%) Mentoring
4 119 (19.93%) Business Continuity
5 114 (19.10%) Vulnerability Management
6 112 (18.76%) Information Security
7 108 (18.09%) Penetration Testing
8 106 (17.76%) SIEM
9 104 (17.42%) Web Development
10 102 (17.09%) Data Protection
11 101 (16.92%) Risk Analysis
11 101 (16.92%) Threat Analysis
12 100 (16.75%) Due Diligence
12 100 (16.75%) Scenario Testing
13 70 (11.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 64 (10.72%) IT Strategy
15 49 (8.21%) Change Management
16 46 (7.71%) Problem Management
17 45 (7.54%) Incident Management
17 45 (7.54%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 136 (22.78%) SQL
2 27 (4.52%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.68%) Python
4 14 (2.35%) PHP
5 7 (1.17%) Perl
6 6 (1.01%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.01%) VBScript
7 5 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.50%) C
8 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.34%) C#
9 2 (0.34%) Java
10 1 (0.17%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 190 (31.83%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (21.27%) CCNA
3 116 (19.43%) CCNP
4 106 (17.76%) CISSP
5 104 (17.42%) CREST Certified
5 104 (17.42%) SANS
6 43 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (5.86%) CCIE
8 25 (4.19%) MCP
9 24 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
10 23 (3.85%) Degree
10 23 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
11 21 (3.52%) MCSE
11 21 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (3.35%) MCSA
13 14 (2.35%) JNCIE
14 11 (1.84%) CCDP
14 11 (1.84%) MCITP
15 7 (1.17%) Security Cleared
16 6 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (19.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 114 (19.10%) PCI DSS
3 107 (17.92%) GDPR
4 25 (4.19%) SLA
5 21 (3.52%) PMO
6 11 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 11 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.34%) QA
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 187 (31.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 160 (26.80%) Active Directory
3 59 (9.88%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.35%) XenApp
5 19 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (3.18%) vSphere
6 18 (3.02%) Virtual Servers
7 15 (2.51%) Terminal Server
8 14 (2.35%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.34%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.17%) ProxySG
11 6 (1.01%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 6 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (1.01%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.84%) PowerHA
13 4 (0.67%) pfSense
14 2 (0.34%) Docker
14 2 (0.34%) Xen
15 1 (0.17%) iptables
15 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (5.53%) SCCM
2 22 (3.69%) FortiGate
2 22 (3.69%) Stealthwatch
3 16 (2.68%) SCOM
4 15 (2.51%) vCenter Server
5 11 (1.84%) Nagios
6 10 (1.68%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.68%) WSUS
7 9 (1.51%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (1.01%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.67%) Cacti
10 4 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.67%) OpenNMS
10 4 (0.67%) SmoothWall
11 3 (0.50%) DameWare
11 3 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.50%) Foglight
11 3 (0.50%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 300 (50.25%) VMware
2 271 (45.39%) Microsoft
3 91 (15.24%) Citrix
4 73 (12.23%) Juniper
5 62 (10.39%) CheckPoint
6 53 (8.88%) F5
7 52 (8.71%) Fortinet
8 49 (8.21%) Veeam
9 48 (8.04%) Meraki
10 43 (7.20%) NetApp
11 37 (6.20%) Dell
12 36 (6.03%) Palo Alto
13 32 (5.36%) HP
14 31 (5.19%) EMC
15 28 (4.69%) Huawei
16 25 (4.19%) IronPort
16 25 (4.19%) SolarWinds
17 18 (3.02%) Apple
17 18 (3.02%) Aruba
18 16 (2.68%) Avaya