The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 9 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 20.45% 19.09% 10.00%
As % of the Vendors category 52.94% 36.21% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 1
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Cisco
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 58 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 38.64% 52.73% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 53 8
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £41,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Cisco
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Bridgend

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 19 (86.36%) Juniper
2 18 (81.82%) Firewall
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (68.18%) CCNP
5 14 (63.64%) F5
5 14 (63.64%) Network Design
6 13 (59.09%) CheckPoint
6 13 (59.09%) McAfee
6 13 (59.09%) Blue Coat
6 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (54.55%) LAN
7 12 (54.55%) WAN
8 9 (40.91%) Windows
8 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
9 8 (36.36%) MS Office
9 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
9 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
10 7 (31.82%) Linux
10 7 (31.82%) SonicWALL
10 7 (31.82%) Aruba
10 7 (31.82%) RIP
10 7 (31.82%) OSPF
10 7 (31.82%) BGP
10 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
10 7 (31.82%) Websense
10 7 (31.82%) Lumension
10 7 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (31.82%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (54.55%) LAN
3 12 (54.55%) WAN
4 7 (31.82%) RIP
4 7 (31.82%) OSPF
4 7 (31.82%) BGP
4 7 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (27.27%) VoIP
6 5 (22.73%) Wireless
7 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (13.64%) Network Security
9 2 (9.09%) WLAN
10 1 (4.55%) PBX
10 1 (4.55%) Internet
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (31.82%) Escalation Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Network Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Network Design
2 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Network Management
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (68.18%) CCNP
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) CCSE
3 7 (31.82%) JNCIS
4 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 4 (18.18%) CCSP
6 3 (13.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Juniper
2 14 (63.64%) F5
3 13 (59.09%) CheckPoint
3 13 (59.09%) McAfee
3 13 (59.09%) Blue Coat
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) SonicWALL
5 7 (31.82%) Websense
5 7 (31.82%) Lumension
5 7 (31.82%) Aruba
6 4 (18.18%) ProCurve
6 4 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) Avaya