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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 18 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 9.09% 20.83% 5.88%
As % of the Vendors category 16.22% 31.25% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 4
Average salary £33,750 £28,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,250 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
37 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 56.06% 66.67% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 32
Average salary £36,500 £28,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.07% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £16,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £38,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (92.31%) CCNA
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCNP
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) CCDP
5 5 (38.46%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) CCIE
6 4 (30.77%) OSPF
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Apache
6 4 (30.77%) PHP
6 4 (30.77%) MySQL
6 4 (30.77%) SMTP
6 4 (30.77%) HTTP
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) nginx
6 4 (30.77%) SSH
6 4 (30.77%) Network Design
6 4 (30.77%) CentOS
6 4 (30.77%) Magento
6 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (30.77%) LAMP
7 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) nginx
2 3 (23.08%) Lync
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (30.77%) OSPF
3 4 (30.77%) SMTP
3 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) SSH
3 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Network Support
2 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) CentOS
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Line Management
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CCNA
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) CCDP
4 4 (30.77%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
2 5 (38.46%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) IBM