Period
to 22 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 22 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 54 61
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 652 592 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.90% 4.73% 4.14%
As % of the Vendors category 10.52% 10.62% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 583 479 428
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £21,500 £25,975 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,000 £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 6200 5575 5581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.63% 44.55% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4810 4440 4447
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,500 £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 22 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 22 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 -3 416 £35,000 -7.89% 33
Cheshire -7 147 £40,500 +15.71% 11
Lancashire +17 46 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Merseyside -4 34 £37,500 - 2
Cumbria +3 2 £20,500 -28.07% 1
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 332 (50.92%) Windows
2 316 (48.47%) Firewall
3 285 (43.71%) Cisco Certification
4 269 (41.26%) Active Directory
5 253 (38.80%) VMware
6 248 (38.04%) Microsoft
7 218 (33.44%) WAN
8 217 (33.28%) ITIL
9 211 (32.36%) Windows Server
10 198 (30.37%) LAN
11 171 (26.23%) Office 365
12 170 (26.07%) DNS
13 165 (25.31%) CCNP
14 153 (23.47%) CCNA
15 148 (22.70%) Hyper-V
16 145 (22.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 141 (21.63%) VPN
18 135 (20.71%) Juniper
19 130 (19.94%) Microsoft Certification
20 129 (19.79%) TCP/IP
21 127 (19.48%) MPLS
22 124 (19.02%) DHCP
22 124 (19.02%) Network Security
23 116 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
24 114 (17.48%) MS Exchange
25 111 (17.02%) BGP
26 95 (14.57%) MCSE
27 92 (14.11%) Data Centre
28 91 (13.96%) Wireless
29 88 (13.50%) VLAN

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
1 114 (17.48%) MS Exchange
2 77 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (5.67%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.53%) IIS
8 9 (1.38%) SAS
8 9 (1.38%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.31%) JBoss
9 2 (0.31%) MindAlign
9 2 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.15%) Apache
10 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 74 (11.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.31%) 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 (26.23%) Office 365
2 48 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (5.21%) Mimecast
4 16 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.23%) G Suite
6 6 (0.92%) SaaS
7 5 (0.77%) IaaS
8 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.31%) Route 53
8 2 (0.31%) Serverless
8 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 316 (48.47%) Firewall
2 218 (33.44%) WAN
3 198 (30.37%) LAN
4 170 (26.07%) DNS
5 141 (21.63%) VPN
6 129 (19.79%) TCP/IP
7 127 (19.48%) MPLS
8 124 (19.02%) DHCP
8 124 (19.02%) Network Security
9 111 (17.02%) BGP
10 91 (13.96%) Wireless
11 88 (13.50%) VLAN
12 87 (13.34%) OSPF
13 86 (13.19%) VoIP
14 83 (12.73%) SAN
15 80 (12.27%) Cisco ASA
16 70 (10.74%) Ethernet
17 63 (9.66%) EIGRP
17 63 (9.66%) IPsec
18 50 (7.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.77%) Big Data
4 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.31%) MySQL
5 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.38%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 59 (9.05%) Finance
2 51 (7.82%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 18 (2.76%) Legal
5 16 (2.45%) Retail
6 9 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.92%) Banking
8 4 (0.61%) Games
9 3 (0.46%) Advertising
9 3 (0.46%) Marketing
10 2 (0.31%) 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
1 184 (28.22%) Network Engineer
2 118 (18.10%) Support Engineer
3 80 (12.27%) Cisco Engineer
4 71 (10.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 71 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 66 (10.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 49 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 46 (7.06%) 3rd Line Support
8 44 (6.75%) IT Engineer
9 43 (6.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 39 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 39 (5.98%) Security Engineer
11 36 (5.52%) Analyst
12 35 (5.37%) Senior Network Engineer
13 34 (5.21%) Network Security Engineer
14 32 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 32 (4.91%) Architect
15 29 (4.45%) Juniper Engineer
16 23 (3.53%) Network Architect
16 23 (3.53%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.45%) Web Services
2 12 (1.84%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.23%) CSS
4 2 (0.31%) JMS
4 2 (0.31%) XMPP
5 1 (0.15%) .NET
5 1 (0.15%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 92 (14.11%) Data Centre
2 30 (4.60%) Driving Licence
3 23 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
4 19 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.30%) Life Science
5 15 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.99%) iPad
7 11 (1.69%) Fat Client
7 11 (1.69%) Replication
7 11 (1.69%) Thin Client
8 8 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.07%) Clustering
9 7 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.92%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.92%) NHS
11 5 (0.77%) FlexPod
11 5 (0.77%) PKI
12 4 (0.61%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 332 (50.92%) Windows
2 211 (32.36%) Windows Server
3 145 (22.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (12.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (11.81%) Windows 7
6 58 (8.90%) Linux
7 54 (8.28%) Windows 10
8 25 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (3.37%) Windows 8
10 20 (3.07%) Unix
11 7 (1.07%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.77%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.46%) AIX
14 2 (0.31%) 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
1 217 (33.28%) ITIL
2 80 (12.27%) Load Balancing
3 49 (7.52%) Change Management
3 49 (7.52%) Network Design
3 49 (7.52%) Service Management
4 46 (7.06%) Network Management
5 41 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 33 (5.06%) Service Delivery
7 32 (4.91%) Mentoring
8 29 (4.45%) Kalman Filter
9 25 (3.83%) Penetration Testing
10 24 (3.68%) Configuration Management
11 23 (3.53%) SIEM
12 22 (3.37%) Cybersecurity
12 22 (3.37%) ITSM
12 22 (3.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 21 (3.22%) Root Cause Analysis
14 20 (3.07%) Information Security
15 17 (2.61%) ITIL V3
15 17 (2.61%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 34 (5.21%) PowerShell
2 33 (5.06%) SQL
3 15 (2.30%) Python
4 8 (1.23%) Perl
4 8 (1.23%) PHP
5 6 (0.92%) Bash Shell
5 6 (0.92%) C
6 5 (0.77%) VBScript
7 2 (0.31%) Java
7 2 (0.31%) R
7 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.15%) C#
8 1 (0.15%) C++
8 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 285 (43.71%) Cisco Certification
2 165 (25.31%) CCNP
3 153 (23.47%) CCNA
4 130 (19.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 95 (14.57%) MCSE
6 73 (11.20%) MCP
7 72 (11.04%) MCSA
8 63 (9.66%) Degree
9 57 (8.74%) CCIE
10 38 (5.83%) A+ Certification
11 25 (3.83%) JNCIP
12 22 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (2.91%) CCENT
14 18 (2.76%) Network+ Certification
15 16 (2.45%) Security Cleared
16 13 (1.99%) CCDP
16 13 (1.99%) SC Cleared
17 7 (1.07%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 7 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
18 6 (0.92%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.28%) SLA
2 21 (3.22%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.45%) PMO
5 7 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.61%) GDPR
7 3 (0.46%) QA
8 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 269 (41.26%) Active Directory
2 148 (22.70%) Hyper-V
3 116 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (4.14%) vSphere
5 22 (3.37%) Terminal Services
6 16 (2.45%) ProxySG
6 16 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (2.15%) XenApp
9 7 (1.07%) Firmware
10 4 (0.61%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.61%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.46%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.31%) Docker
13 1 (0.15%) NFS
13 1 (0.15%) OpenSIPS
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (7.36%) SCCM
2 30 (4.60%) FortiGate
3 23 (3.53%) Cacti
4 21 (3.22%) WSUS
5 17 (2.61%) Nagios
5 17 (2.61%) SCOM
6 15 (2.30%) Puppet
7 11 (1.69%) OpenNMS
7 11 (1.69%) RANCID
7 11 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 9 (1.38%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (1.07%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (0.61%) Ansible
12 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.61%) Terraform
13 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.46%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 253 (38.80%) VMware
2 248 (38.04%) Microsoft
3 135 (20.71%) Juniper
4 70 (10.74%) F5
5 64 (9.82%) CheckPoint
6 57 (8.74%) Citrix
7 50 (7.67%) Veeam
8 46 (7.06%) Palo Alto
9 39 (5.98%) HP
10 34 (5.21%) Riverbed
11 29 (4.45%) Dell
12 25 (3.83%) Blue Coat
12 25 (3.83%) NetApp
13 21 (3.22%) SolarWinds
14 20 (3.07%) Symantec
15 19 (2.91%) Ericsson
16 18 (2.76%) EqualLogic
17 17 (2.61%) Google
18 16 (2.45%) CommVault
19 14 (2.15%) Avaya