Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 60 63
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 524 606 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.22% 4.70% 4.12%
As % of the Vendors category 9.14% 10.50% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 430 526 405
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £20,250 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,625 £56,250 £54,955
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 5,734 5,771 4,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.17% 44.72% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4,643 4,659 3,975
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -10 295 £38,000 -5.00% 56
Cheshire -21 123 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Merseyside +17 63 £45,000 - 10
Lancashire -14 37 £35,000 - 11
Cumbria -2 2 £33,875 -3.21% 3
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 219 (41.79%) Cisco Certification
2 216 (41.22%) Windows
3 206 (39.31%) Firewall
3 206 (39.31%) VMware
4 182 (34.73%) WAN
5 174 (33.21%) LAN
6 153 (29.20%) Active Directory
7 150 (28.63%) CCNA
8 146 (27.86%) ITIL
9 144 (27.48%) Microsoft
10 139 (26.53%) Windows Server
11 136 (25.95%) CCNP
12 122 (23.28%) Hyper-V
13 119 (22.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 115 (21.95%) Office 365
15 103 (19.66%) VPN
16 100 (19.08%) Network Security
17 88 (16.79%) VoIP
18 86 (16.41%) Windows Server 2012
19 85 (16.22%) MPLS
20 84 (16.03%) SAN
21 81 (15.46%) Wireless
22 79 (15.08%) Windows Server 2008
23 78 (14.89%) Data Centre
24 76 (14.50%) Fortinet
25 74 (14.12%) Juniper
26 72 (13.74%) Citrix
27 70 (13.36%) TCP/IP
27 70 (13.36%) Service Management
28 69 (13.17%) Cisco ASA

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 48 (9.16%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 28 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (3.05%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (1.53%) IIS
5 8 (1.53%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.15%) Apache
7 3 (0.57%) nginx
7 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.38%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.19%) Confluence
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 47 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.19%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 115 (21.95%) Office 365
2 66 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (6.68%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.91%) IaaS
4 10 (1.91%) SaaS
5 6 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.76%) PaaS
7 3 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.57%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 206 (39.31%) Firewall
2 182 (34.73%) WAN
3 174 (33.21%) LAN
4 103 (19.66%) VPN
5 100 (19.08%) Network Security
6 88 (16.79%) VoIP
7 85 (16.22%) MPLS
8 84 (16.03%) SAN
9 81 (15.46%) Wireless
10 70 (13.36%) TCP/IP
11 69 (13.17%) Cisco ASA
12 66 (12.60%) DNS
13 55 (10.50%) BGP
14 54 (10.31%) Cisco IOS
15 46 (8.78%) VLAN
16 45 (8.59%) OSPF
17 41 (7.82%) DHCP
18 40 (7.63%) SSL
19 39 (7.44%) Ethernet
20 35 (6.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.53%) MySQL
5 5 (0.95%) DTS
5 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.57%) Big Data
7 3 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.38%) MS Access
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.38%) Subversion
3 1 (0.19%) gulp
3 1 (0.19%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) Maven
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.19%) Travis CI
General
1 67 (12.79%) Telecoms
2 36 (6.87%) Finance
2 36 (6.87%) Retail
3 13 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.10%) Banking
4 11 (2.10%) Games
5 9 (1.72%) Marketing
6 8 (1.53%) Legal
6 8 (1.53%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.76%) Advertising
8 3 (0.57%) Law
9 2 (0.38%) International Banking
9 2 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (23.66%) Network Engineer
2 77 (14.69%) Analyst
3 58 (11.07%) Support Engineer
4 51 (9.73%) Service Analyst
5 50 (9.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 48 (9.16%) Cisco Engineer
7 43 (8.21%) Service Desk Analyst
8 41 (7.82%) Senior Network Engineer
9 33 (6.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 33 (6.30%) Security Engineer
10 29 (5.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 28 (5.34%) Architect
11 28 (5.34%) Network Security Engineer
12 27 (5.15%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
12 27 (5.15%) Support Analyst
13 25 (4.77%) IT Engineer
13 25 (4.77%) VMware Engineer
14 24 (4.58%) IT Support
15 23 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
15 23 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.29%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.10%) Web Services
3 9 (1.72%) .NET
4 5 (0.95%) Flash
4 5 (0.95%) jQuery
5 4 (0.76%) Node.js
6 3 (0.57%) CSS
6 3 (0.57%) HTML
7 2 (0.38%) HTML5
8 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.19%) COM
8 1 (0.19%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.19%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.19%) FFmpeg
8 1 (0.19%) JSON
8 1 (0.19%) Kafka
8 1 (0.19%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.19%) WinForms
8 1 (0.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 36 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.39%) Replication
4 18 (3.44%) Driving Licence
5 17 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
9 11 (2.10%) Cyberthreat
10 10 (1.91%) Clustering
11 8 (1.53%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.15%) NHS
12 6 (1.15%) PKI
12 6 (1.15%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.95%) FlexPod
13 5 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.76%) HP Storage
14 4 (0.76%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.76%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 216 (41.22%) Windows
2 139 (26.53%) Windows Server
3 86 (16.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (15.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (12.40%) Linux
6 36 (6.87%) Windows 10
7 34 (6.49%) Windows 7
8 12 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.72%) Unix
10 8 (1.53%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.15%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.15%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (0.95%) SUSE
13 4 (0.76%) AIX
13 4 (0.76%) CentOS
14 3 (0.57%) Android
14 3 (0.57%) Debian
15 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (27.86%) ITIL
2 70 (13.36%) Service Management
3 68 (12.98%) Change Management
4 63 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (9.73%) Incident Management
6 47 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 44 (8.40%) Problem Management
8 43 (8.21%) Project Management
9 41 (7.82%) Kalman Filter
9 41 (7.82%) Knowledge Management
9 41 (7.82%) Statistics
10 38 (7.25%) Presales
11 37 (7.06%) Service Delivery
12 30 (5.73%) Mentoring
12 30 (5.73%) Network Management
12 30 (5.73%) SIEM
13 28 (5.34%) High Availability
14 27 (5.15%) Load Balancing
14 27 (5.15%) Vulnerability Management
15 26 (4.96%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (6.49%) SQL
2 13 (2.48%) T-SQL
3 12 (2.29%) C
3 12 (2.29%) Java
3 12 (2.29%) PowerShell
4 11 (2.10%) PHP
5 9 (1.72%) Perl
6 8 (1.53%) C#
6 8 (1.53%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.53%) Python
7 5 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.95%) C++
8 3 (0.57%) Groovy
8 3 (0.57%) Ruby
8 3 (0.57%) VB
9 2 (0.38%) VC++
10 1 (0.19%) ES6
10 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 219 (41.79%) Cisco Certification
2 150 (28.63%) CCNA
3 136 (25.95%) CCNP
4 61 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (8.02%) Degree
6 41 (7.82%) Network+ Certification
7 40 (7.63%) CCDP
7 40 (7.63%) MCSE
8 37 (7.06%) MCP
8 37 (7.06%) MCSA
9 19 (3.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (2.86%) CISSP
11 13 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.91%) JNCIP
13 8 (1.53%) CCIE
14 7 (1.34%) Security Cleared
15 6 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
16 5 (0.95%) JNCIA
17 4 (0.76%) CCDE
17 4 (0.76%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.87%) SLA
2 16 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.91%) GDPR
4 9 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.57%) COSHH
5 3 (0.57%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) GPG13
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 153 (29.20%) Active Directory
2 122 (23.28%) Hyper-V
3 119 (22.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (4.58%) Firmware
5 16 (3.05%) Terminal Services
6 11 (2.10%) vSphere
6 11 (2.10%) XenApp
7 9 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.53%) Xen
9 5 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.95%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.76%) Docker
10 4 (0.76%) NFS
10 4 (0.76%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.57%) pfSense
11 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.38%) XenServer
13 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (6.30%) SCCM
2 30 (5.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 22 (4.20%) FortiGate
4 17 (3.24%) Cisco UCCX
5 13 (2.48%) Nessus
5 13 (2.48%) SCOM
6 11 (2.10%) Backup Exec
6 11 (2.10%) TrustSec
7 9 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.95%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.95%) WSUS
10 4 (0.76%) Puppet
11 3 (0.57%) Cacti
11 3 (0.57%) Nagios
11 3 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.57%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.38%) Ansible
12 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 206 (39.31%) VMware
2 144 (27.48%) Microsoft
3 76 (14.50%) Fortinet
4 74 (14.12%) Juniper
5 72 (13.74%) Citrix
6 60 (11.45%) HP
7 42 (8.02%) Veeam
8 39 (7.44%) CheckPoint
9 37 (7.06%) Huawei
10 33 (6.30%) F5
11 29 (5.53%) NetApp
12 23 (4.39%) Dell
13 22 (4.20%) Meraki
14 21 (4.01%) SolarWinds
15 14 (2.67%) Aruba
15 14 (2.67%) EMC
15 14 (2.67%) Forcepoint
15 14 (2.67%) Mitel
15 14 (2.67%) Riverbed
16 13 (2.48%) IBM