The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 23 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 30 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.34% 7.53% 8.87%
As % of the Vendors category 20.69% 14.00% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 25
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £33,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Cisco
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Vendors Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
145 150 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 50.00% 53.76% 73.40%
Number of salaries quoted 122 131 200
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 2015.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Bedford

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 40 (81.63%) CCNP
1 40 (81.63%) Cisco Certification
1 40 (81.63%) Data Centre
2 36 (73.47%) Network Security
2 36 (73.47%) WAN
2 36 (73.47%) LAN
3 35 (71.43%) CCDP
4 32 (65.31%) CheckPoint
5 31 (63.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 29 (59.18%) Load Balancing
6 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
6 29 (59.18%) CCSA
6 29 (59.18%) CCSE
7 28 (57.14%) BGP
8 27 (55.10%) Firewall
8 27 (55.10%) OSPF
8 27 (55.10%) Spanning Tree
9 22 (44.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (44.90%) Network Management
10 21 (42.86%) TCP/IP
11 17 (34.69%) MS Visio
11 17 (34.69%) tcpdump
11 17 (34.69%) Wireshark
12 16 (32.65%) VMware
13 13 (26.53%) Check Point Certification
14 11 (22.45%) CCNA
14 11 (22.45%) F5
15 10 (20.41%) Service Delivery
16 7 (14.29%) Network Design
16 7 (14.29%) MS Excel

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Visio
2 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (73.47%) WAN
1 36 (73.47%) LAN
1 36 (73.47%) Network Security
2 31 (63.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 28 (57.14%) BGP
4 27 (55.10%) Firewall
4 27 (55.10%) Spanning Tree
4 27 (55.10%) OSPF
5 21 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 17 (34.69%) tcpdump
6 17 (34.69%) Wireshark
7 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (12.24%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (12.24%) SAN
8 4 (8.16%) 802.11
8 4 (8.16%) Wireless
8 4 (8.16%) VoIP
9 2 (4.08%) Cisco PIX
General
1 6 (12.24%) Marketing
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Consultant
2 21 (42.86%) Network Consultant
3 14 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 14 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
4 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Security Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.20%) Server Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Server Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Server Support
6 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Server Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Network Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (81.63%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.04%) EMC Centera
3 1 (2.04%) Celerra
3 1 (2.04%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Load Balancing
2 22 (44.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (44.90%) Network Management
3 10 (20.41%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.29%) Network Design
4 7 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (12.24%) High Availability
6 5 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (10.20%) Time Management
7 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.16%) Line Management
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.04%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (81.63%) CCNP
1 40 (81.63%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (71.43%) CCDP
3 29 (59.18%) CCSA
3 29 (59.18%) CCSE
4 13 (26.53%) Check Point Certification
5 11 (22.45%) CCNA
6 5 (10.20%) CCDA
7 1 (2.04%) CCIE
7 1 (2.04%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (12.24%) vSphere
Vendors
1 32 (65.31%) CheckPoint
2 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.65%) VMware
4 11 (22.45%) F5
5 6 (12.24%) FalconStor
5 6 (12.24%) CommVault
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle
6 4 (8.16%) Citrix
6 4 (8.16%) Sourcefire
6 4 (8.16%) IronPort
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp