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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 28 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 28 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.92% 9.56% 10.75%
As % of the Vendors category 16.28% 13.15% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 20
Average salary £46,500 £36,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.39% -23.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
172 213 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 54.78% 72.70% 53.27%
Number of salaries quoted 151 206 107
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Bedford

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (67.27%) Cisco Certification
1 37 (67.27%) Firewall
2 35 (63.64%) CCNP
3 25 (45.45%) WAN
3 25 (45.45%) Network Security
4 24 (43.64%) LAN
5 23 (41.82%) CheckPoint
6 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
7 20 (36.36%) CCNA
7 20 (36.36%) VMware
8 19 (34.55%) TCP/IP
9 18 (32.73%) DNS
9 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (30.91%) SAN
11 16 (29.09%) Windows
11 16 (29.09%) MCSE
12 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
12 14 (25.45%) VPN
12 14 (25.45%) CCDP
12 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (23.64%) Windows 7
13 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
13 13 (23.64%) IIS
13 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (23.64%) Internet
13 13 (23.64%) HTTP
13 13 (23.64%) Replication
14 12 (21.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (21.82%) Terminal Services

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
2 13 (23.64%) IIS
3 12 (21.82%) SharePoint
3 12 (21.82%) SharePoint Server
3 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (67.27%) Firewall
2 25 (45.45%) WAN
2 25 (45.45%) Network Security
3 24 (43.64%) LAN
4 19 (34.55%) TCP/IP
5 18 (32.73%) DNS
6 17 (30.91%) SAN
7 14 (25.45%) VPN
8 13 (23.64%) Internet
8 13 (23.64%) HTTP
9 12 (21.82%) HTTPS
9 12 (21.82%) SSL
10 8 (14.55%) OSPF
10 8 (14.55%) BGP
10 8 (14.55%) VLAN
10 8 (14.55%) NAS
11 6 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (9.09%) VoIP
12 5 (9.09%) DHCP
13 3 (5.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Consultant
2 12 (21.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Network Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) Technical Specialist
4 8 (14.55%) Storage Specialist
5 7 (12.73%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (12.73%) Security Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Network Support
8 3 (5.45%) Storage Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Administrator
10 1 (1.82%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Replication
2 10 (18.18%) Firmware
3 9 (16.36%) Symmetrix DMX
3 9 (16.36%) CLARiiON
4 8 (14.55%) EMC Centera
4 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (23.64%) Windows 7
3 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (21.82%) Windows Vista
4 12 (21.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (21.82%) Network Management
2 11 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
3 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
4 5 (9.09%) Change Control
5 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.45%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.64%) Project Management
8 1 (1.82%) Network Design
8 1 (1.82%) Logistics
8 1 (1.82%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (67.27%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (63.64%) CCNP
3 20 (36.36%) CCNA
4 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (29.09%) MCSE
6 14 (25.45%) CCDP
7 12 (21.82%) CCIP
7 12 (21.82%) MCP
7 12 (21.82%) CCSP
8 9 (16.36%) CCSA
8 9 (16.36%) Degree
9 7 (12.73%) CCSE
9 7 (12.73%) MCSA
10 4 (7.27%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (7.27%) MCITP
11 3 (5.45%) VCDX
11 3 (5.45%) NCDA
11 3 (5.45%) NCIE
11 3 (5.45%) VCAP
11 3 (5.45%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (21.82%) Terminal Services
3 7 (12.73%) ISA Server
3 7 (12.73%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (12.73%) UAG
4 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.82%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) CheckPoint
2 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
3 20 (36.36%) VMware
4 12 (21.82%) NetApp
5 9 (16.36%) EMC
6 5 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (5.45%) Veeam
8 2 (3.64%) Citrix
9 1 (1.82%) Dell
9 1 (1.82%) Symantec
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