The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bedford region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 34 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 19 26 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.01% 9.06% 14.43%
As % of the Vendors category 12.84% 12.38% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 26
Average salary £37,000 £47,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.51% -4.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £26,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Vendors Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
148 210 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 54.61% 73.17% 60.70%
Number of salaries quoted 129 204 116
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cisco
Bedfordshire

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cisco across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Cisco
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco across the Bedford region.

Cisco Salary Trend in Bedford

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Bedford

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 43 (84.31%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (74.51%) CCNP
3 35 (68.63%) Firewall
4 25 (49.02%) CCNA
5 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
5 23 (45.10%) WAN
6 22 (43.14%) LAN
7 21 (41.18%) DNS
7 21 (41.18%) Network Security
8 20 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (39.22%) VMware
8 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (37.25%) Windows
10 18 (35.29%) MCSE
10 18 (35.29%) TCP/IP
10 18 (35.29%) CheckPoint
11 17 (33.33%) VPN
11 17 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (31.37%) Windows 7
12 16 (31.37%) MCP
12 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
12 16 (31.37%) IIS
12 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (31.37%) Internet
13 15 (29.41%) Terminal Services
13 15 (29.41%) SharePoint
13 15 (29.41%) Windows XP
13 15 (29.41%) SSL
13 15 (29.41%) CCSP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 16 (31.37%) IIS
3 15 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 15 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (29.41%) SharePoint Server
3 15 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (68.63%) Firewall
2 23 (45.10%) WAN
3 22 (43.14%) LAN
4 21 (41.18%) DNS
4 21 (41.18%) Network Security
5 18 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 17 (33.33%) VPN
7 16 (31.37%) Internet
8 15 (29.41%) SSL
9 14 (27.45%) HTTP
10 13 (25.49%) HTTPS
10 13 (25.49%) SAN
11 11 (21.57%) VLAN
12 6 (11.76%) OSPF
12 6 (11.76%) BGP
13 5 (9.80%) VoIP
13 5 (9.80%) DHCP
14 4 (7.84%) NAS
14 4 (7.84%) VRRP
14 4 (7.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Network Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Network Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Storage Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Network Support
7 2 (3.92%) Storage Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Replication
2 7 (13.73%) Firmware
3 4 (7.84%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (7.84%) CLARiiON
3 4 (7.84%) EMC Centera
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (31.37%) Windows 7
3 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (29.41%) Windows XP
4 15 (29.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) Network Management
3 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.84%) Change Control
5 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.92%) Project Management
7 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.96%) Logistics
7 1 (1.96%) Network Design
7 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (84.31%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (74.51%) CCNP
3 25 (49.02%) CCNA
4 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (35.29%) MCSE
6 16 (31.37%) MCP
7 15 (29.41%) CCSP
7 15 (29.41%) CCIP
8 12 (23.53%) CCDP
9 9 (17.65%) MCSA
10 7 (13.73%) CCSA
11 5 (9.80%) Degree
12 4 (7.84%) CCSE
13 3 (5.88%) MCITP
14 2 (3.92%) MCTS
14 2 (3.92%) VCDX
14 2 (3.92%) NCDA
14 2 (3.92%) NCIE
14 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (3.92%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (29.41%) Terminal Services
3 10 (19.61%) Forefront TMG
3 10 (19.61%) UAG
3 10 (19.61%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.96%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (39.22%) VMware
3 18 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.76%) NetApp
5 4 (7.84%) HP
5 4 (7.84%) EMC
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix
7 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.92%) Veeam
7 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.96%) Symantec
8 1 (1.96%) Dell
8 1 (1.96%) Altiris
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