Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 44 82
Rank change year-on-year -17 +38 -30
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 359 598 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.23% 5.76% 3.89%
As % of the Vendors category 9.93% 13.36% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 309 531 446
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +18.42% -3.18%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £58,500
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 3,615 4,477 5,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.64% 43.11% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,687 3,592 4,689
North West median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,513 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 -44 176 £41,500 -7.78% 65
Cheshire +56 122 £40,000 +5.26% 26
Merseyside -14 28 £37,750 +0.67% 9
Lancashire -6 21 £40,000 +35.59% 19
Cumbria -9 8 £32,500 - 5
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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.

1 178 (49.58%) Windows
2 173 (48.19%) VMware
3 147 (40.95%) Microsoft
4 129 (35.93%) Firewall
5 124 (34.54%) Active Directory
6 118 (32.87%) Azure
7 115 (32.03%) Cisco Certification
8 111 (30.92%) Windows Server
9 104 (28.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 102 (28.41%) Office 365
11 97 (27.02%) LAN
12 91 (25.35%) WAN
13 80 (22.28%) CCNA
14 79 (22.01%) ITIL
14 79 (22.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 76 (21.17%) AWS
16 66 (18.38%) Data Centre
17 64 (17.83%) VPN
18 63 (17.55%) Wireless
19 58 (16.16%) CCNP
20 53 (14.76%) DNS
21 52 (14.48%) HP
22 51 (14.21%) SAN
23 50 (13.93%) TCP/IP
24 48 (13.37%) Network Security
25 45 (12.53%) Problem-Solving
26 44 (12.26%) Linux
27 43 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
28 41 (11.42%) Juniper
29 40 (11.14%) Degree

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 30 (8.36%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.96%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.69%) IIS
4 9 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.95%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.11%) Confluence
6 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) C-CURE
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 118 (32.87%) Azure
2 102 (28.41%) Office 365
3 76 (21.17%) AWS
4 16 (4.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (3.34%) SaaS
6 9 (2.51%) IaaS
7 8 (2.23%) PaaS
8 7 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.67%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.39%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (1.39%) GCP
11 4 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (1.11%) Amazon Glacier
11 4 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.84%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 129 (35.93%) Firewall
2 97 (27.02%) LAN
3 91 (25.35%) WAN
4 64 (17.83%) VPN
5 63 (17.55%) Wireless
6 53 (14.76%) DNS
7 51 (14.21%) SAN
8 50 (13.93%) TCP/IP
9 48 (13.37%) Network Security
10 39 (10.86%) DHCP
11 38 (10.58%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (8.91%) VoIP
13 29 (8.08%) VLAN
14 27 (7.52%) MPLS
15 22 (6.13%) Unified Communications
16 21 (5.85%) BGP
17 19 (5.29%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (5.01%) WLAN
19 17 (4.74%) NAS
20 15 (4.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.39%) MySQL
3 5 (1.39%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.39%) Redis
4 4 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.28%) Big Data
7 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.11%) Bitbucket
2 4 (1.11%) JIRA
2 4 (1.11%) Maven
3 3 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (7.52%) Public Sector
2 20 (5.57%) Finance
3 16 (4.46%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.34%) Retail
5 11 (3.06%) Fire and Rescue
6 10 (2.79%) Police
6 10 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.39%) Law
8 3 (0.84%) Games
8 3 (0.84%) Legal
9 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.56%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (25.07%) Network Engineer
2 75 (20.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (12.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 43 (11.98%) Support Engineer
5 32 (8.91%) Analyst
6 31 (8.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 30 (8.36%) IT Engineer
8 26 (7.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 26 (7.24%) Security Engineer
9 25 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support
9 25 (6.96%) Team Leader
10 21 (5.85%) Cloud Engineer
11 20 (5.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 18 (5.01%) Cisco Support
12 18 (5.01%) Cisco Support Engineer
13 17 (4.74%) Senior Network Engineer
14 15 (4.18%) Infrastructure Manager
14 15 (4.18%) Network Security Engineer
15 14 (3.90%) IP Engineer
15 14 (3.90%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.39%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.11%) Node.js
2 4 (1.11%) Web Services
3 2 (0.56%) JSON
3 2 (0.56%) SAML
3 2 (0.56%) XML
4 1 (0.28%) HTML
4 1 (0.28%) JBoss Seam
4 1 (0.28%) LDAP
4 1 (0.28%) Middleware
4 1 (0.28%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.38%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.85%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.57%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.06%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.51%) Clustering
6 9 (2.51%) Replication
7 8 (2.23%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.23%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.95%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.67%) CCTV
9 6 (1.67%) Life Science
10 5 (1.39%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.39%) IPTV
11 3 (0.84%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.84%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 2 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 178 (49.58%) Windows
2 111 (30.92%) Windows Server
3 44 (12.26%) Linux
4 43 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (10.03%) Windows 10
6 21 (5.85%) Unix
7 20 (5.57%) Windows 7
8 19 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (3.06%) HPUX
10 6 (1.67%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.84%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.56%) Android
13 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (22.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 79 (22.01%) ITIL
2 45 (12.53%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (10.03%) Service Management
4 26 (7.24%) Mentoring
4 26 (7.24%) Service Delivery
5 20 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (5.29%) Computer Science
7 18 (5.01%) IT Strategy
8 17 (4.74%) Incident Management
8 17 (4.74%) Migration
8 17 (4.74%) Network Management
8 17 (4.74%) PRINCE2
8 17 (4.74%) Project Management
9 15 (4.18%) Change Management
10 14 (3.90%) Coaching
10 14 (3.90%) Problem Management
11 13 (3.62%) Change Control
11 13 (3.62%) Project Delivery
11 13 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (9.47%) SQL
2 17 (4.74%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.06%) Bash Shell
4 8 (2.23%) Python
5 6 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.11%) Java
7 3 (0.84%) C
8 1 (0.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 115 (32.03%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (22.28%) CCNA
3 58 (16.16%) CCNP
4 40 (11.14%) Degree
5 33 (9.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (5.57%) MCSE
7 19 (5.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (3.34%) MCSA
9 11 (3.06%) Network+ Certification
9 11 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.79%) Security Cleared
11 8 (2.23%) CCIE
11 8 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (2.23%) MCITP
12 5 (1.39%) CCDP
12 5 (1.39%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.11%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.11%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.84%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.69%) SLA
2 14 (3.90%) GDPR
3 11 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.95%) COBIT
6 6 (1.67%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.28%) NIST
7 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 124 (34.54%) Active Directory
2 104 (28.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (10.31%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (5.01%) vSphere
6 10 (2.79%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.39%) Docker
8 5 (1.39%) XenApp
9 4 (1.11%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (0.84%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.56%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.28%) Firmware
12 1 (0.28%) vCloud
12 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (8.64%) SCCM
2 11 (3.06%) FortiGate
2 11 (3.06%) SCOM
3 10 (2.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (2.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (2.23%) Puppet
5 7 (1.95%) Nagios
6 6 (1.67%) Ansible
6 6 (1.67%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (1.67%) Terraform
7 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.28%) DameWare
9 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 173 (48.19%) VMware
2 147 (40.95%) Microsoft
3 52 (14.48%) HP
4 41 (11.42%) Juniper
5 36 (10.03%) NetApp
6 33 (9.19%) Palo Alto
7 28 (7.80%) Citrix
8 26 (7.24%) CheckPoint
8 26 (7.24%) Fortinet
9 25 (6.96%) Meraki
9 25 (6.96%) Oracle
10 22 (6.13%) EMC
11 20 (5.57%) SolarWinds
12 17 (4.74%) F5
13 14 (3.90%) Dell
14 13 (3.62%) IBM
15 10 (2.79%) Aruba
15 10 (2.79%) Veeam
16 9 (2.51%) McAfee
17 8 (2.23%) Apple