The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 13 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 77 69 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.24% 12.08% 7.46%
As % of the Vendors category 28.41% 27.60% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 73 64 27
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
271 250 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 43.08% 43.78% 51.93%
Number of salaries quoted 252 217 162
Average salary £33,750 £36,141 £34,545
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.61% +4.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Cisco
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Cardiff

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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

Cisco Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

1 104 (69.80%) Firewall
2 86 (57.72%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (52.35%) VMware
4 67 (44.97%) Windows
5 58 (38.93%) CCNA
6 51 (34.23%) CCNP
7 44 (29.53%) LAN
7 44 (29.53%) WAN
8 43 (28.86%) ITIL
9 41 (27.52%) CheckPoint
10 39 (26.17%) Microsoft
11 37 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (23.49%) MS Exchange
13 33 (22.15%) Active Directory
13 33 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (22.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 32 (21.48%) Cisco ASA
15 31 (20.81%) Windows Server 2003
16 29 (19.46%) TCP/IP
16 29 (19.46%) Cisco Nexus
17 28 (18.79%) SLA
17 28 (18.79%) SAN
17 28 (18.79%) MPLS
18 27 (18.12%) Juniper
19 26 (17.45%) Internet
20 25 (16.78%) BGP
20 25 (16.78%) F5
20 25 (16.78%) Exchange Server 2003
21 23 (15.44%) Load Balancing
21 23 (15.44%) Office 365

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 35 (23.49%) MS Exchange
2 25 (16.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (8.72%) IIS
5 10 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.37%) Lync
6 8 (5.37%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.68%) Apache
8 3 (2.01%) Commerce Server
8 3 (2.01%) CMS
9 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.67%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (13.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.03%) MS Office
3 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.44%) Office 365
2 7 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.36%) SaaS
4 2 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 104 (69.80%) Firewall
2 44 (29.53%) LAN
2 44 (29.53%) WAN
3 32 (21.48%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (19.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 29 (19.46%) TCP/IP
5 28 (18.79%) SAN
5 28 (18.79%) MPLS
6 26 (17.45%) Internet
7 25 (16.78%) BGP
8 21 (14.09%) VPN
9 16 (10.74%) DHCP
10 15 (10.07%) DNS
11 13 (8.72%) VoIP
11 13 (8.72%) OSPF
11 13 (8.72%) Wireless
11 13 (8.72%) HSRP
12 10 (6.71%) VLAN
13 8 (5.37%) NAS
14 7 (4.70%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (13.42%) Advertising
2 18 (12.08%) Finance
3 7 (4.70%) Welsh Language
4 6 (4.03%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (28.86%) Network Engineer
2 29 (19.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (14.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (10.74%) Analyst
5 11 (7.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (6.71%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.37%) Service Desk Engineer
8 7 (4.70%) Network Team Leader
8 7 (4.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.70%) Consultant
8 7 (4.70%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (4.70%) Architect
8 7 (4.70%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.03%) Project Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Network Architect
9 6 (4.03%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.36%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (3.36%) Network Consultant
10 5 (3.36%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (3.36%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.01%) .NET
1 3 (2.01%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.67%) CSS
2 1 (0.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) Clustering
2 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.01%) HACMP
3 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.67%) iSeries
5 1 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 67 (44.97%) Windows
2 37 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (22.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (20.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (14.09%) Linux
6 6 (4.03%) UNIX
7 5 (3.36%) AIX
8 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.86%) ITIL
2 23 (15.44%) Load Balancing
3 12 (8.05%) Incident Management
4 9 (6.04%) Network Design
4 9 (6.04%) Network Management
5 8 (5.37%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.70%) Product Management
7 5 (3.36%) Project Management
8 4 (2.68%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (2.68%) Resilience Testing
9 3 (2.01%) Email Migration
10 2 (1.34%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.34%) Change Management
10 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.34%) CRM
10 2 (1.34%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.34%) Time Management
11 1 (0.67%) Network Architecture
11 1 (0.67%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (0.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.75%) SQL
2 5 (3.36%) Python
2 5 (3.36%) Perl
3 1 (0.67%) AWK
3 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 86 (57.72%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (38.93%) CCNA
3 51 (34.23%) CCNP
4 23 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (10.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (9.40%) MCSE
7 13 (8.72%) CCIE
8 10 (6.71%) CCIP
8 10 (6.71%) JNCIS
8 10 (6.71%) CCSE
9 7 (4.70%) MCITP
9 7 (4.70%) CCENT
9 7 (4.70%) Security Cleared
9 7 (4.70%) CCDP
10 6 (4.03%) CCA
10 6 (4.03%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (4.03%) SC Cleared
10 6 (4.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (4.03%) Degree
11 5 (3.36%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (22.15%) Active Directory
1 33 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.75%) Hyper-V
3 15 (10.07%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.36%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.36%) vCloud
5 4 (2.68%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.01%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.34%) XenServer
7 2 (1.34%) vSphere
8 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.04%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.03%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.36%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.01%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.67%) OpenView
5 1 (0.67%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.67%) Netcool
5 1 (0.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.67%) OPNET
Vendors
1 78 (52.35%) VMware
2 41 (27.52%) CheckPoint
3 39 (26.17%) Microsoft
4 27 (18.12%) Juniper
5 25 (16.78%) F5
6 19 (12.75%) HP
7 17 (11.41%) Citrix
8 12 (8.05%) Dell
9 10 (6.71%) NetApp
10 9 (6.04%) IBM
11 8 (5.37%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.68%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.68%) WatchGuard
12 4 (2.68%) SonicWALL
12 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.01%) Veritas
13 3 (2.01%) Veeam
14 2 (1.34%) IPFX
14 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (1.34%) EMC
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