The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 17 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 9 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 10.47% 3.92% 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 16.36% 5.71% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 8
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £25,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Cisco
Lancashire

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

Vendors Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55 35 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 63.95% 68.63% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 53 34 21
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

Cisco
Salary Trend in Blackburn

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Blackburn

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Blackburn

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Blackburn region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Blackburn

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Blackburn 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) CCNA
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (42.86%) nginx
4 6 (42.86%) SSH
4 6 (42.86%) CentOS
4 6 (42.86%) Magento
4 6 (42.86%) LAMP
4 6 (42.86%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) CCIE
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Apache
4 6 (42.86%) PHP
4 6 (42.86%) MySQL
4 6 (42.86%) SMTP
4 6 (42.86%) HTTP
5 5 (35.71%) DHCP
5 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
5 5 (35.71%) HP
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
5 5 (35.71%) Line Management
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
7 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Blackburn 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 6 (42.86%) Apache
1 6 (42.86%) nginx
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
1 2 (14.29%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) SMTP
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
1 6 (42.86%) SSH
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Field Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) CentOS
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
1 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
1 5 (35.71%) Line Management
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CCNA
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 6 (42.86%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCDP
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Dell
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Apple
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Wyse
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint