The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 31 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 5 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.29% 0.87% 2.72%
As % of the Vendors category 5.75% 2.17% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Average salary £42,500 £23,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.85% -25.39%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Cisco
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
87 92 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 39.91% 39.83% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 74 64 84
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Cisco
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Chester

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 8 (44.44%) NetApp
2 7 (38.89%) OSPF
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) LAN
3 6 (33.33%) DNS
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
5 4 (22.22%) SAP
5 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) Legato
5 4 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) Remedy
5 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Brocade
5 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 4 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (22.22%) Kaspersky
5 4 (22.22%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 2 (11.11%) DHCP
6 2 (11.11%) HTTP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) OSPF
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
4 4 (22.22%) Wireless
4 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) HTTP
5 2 (11.11%) RIP
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) VPLS
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Password Management
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) CCIP
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Legato
1 4 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) NetApp
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Brocade
3 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 4 (22.22%) Kaspersky
3 4 (22.22%) Aerohive Networks
3 4 (22.22%) Remedy
3 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 4 (22.22%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Avaya
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) ZTE