The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 24 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 12 0 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.52% - 28.51%
As % of the Vendors category 15.19% - 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 20
Average salary £21,000 - £46,250
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 - £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Cisco
County Antrim

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

Vendors Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
79 65 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 62.70% 46.76% 72.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24 55 69
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £18,875
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £58,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Cisco
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Belfast

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 7 (46.67%) CCNA
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) MGCP
2 6 (40.00%) H.323
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco ICM
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) PBX
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) VoIP
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) RIP
3 5 (33.33%) CAD
3 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Avaya
3 5 (33.33%) WFM
3 5 (33.33%) VXML
3 5 (33.33%) Contact Management
3 5 (33.33%) CMS
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 5 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) MGCP
2 6 (40.00%) H.323
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco ICM
2 6 (40.00%) PBX
3 5 (33.33%) VoIP
3 5 (33.33%) RIP
3 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
6 2 (13.33%) CTI
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
7 1 (6.67%) SAN
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Telephony Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (13.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 5 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 5 (33.33%) CAD
2 5 (33.33%) WFM
2 5 (33.33%) Contact Management
3 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CCNA
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Avaya
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Symantec
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Compaq