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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 26 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 6 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.05% 0.90% 3.43%
As % of the Vendors category 7.41% 2.22% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 8
Average salary £40,000 £23,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.21% -26.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £23,500 £40,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.43%
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
81 90 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 41.12% 40.36% 31.93%
Number of salaries quoted 70 67 94
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £32,050 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015, 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 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) CCNP
5 3 (20.00%) CCNA
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (20.00%) Legato
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Remedy
5 3 (20.00%) Brocade
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (26.67%) OSPF
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (13.33%) HTTP
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) PBX
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) QSIG
6 1 (6.67%) DPNSS
6 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Monitoring Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Password Management
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) CCIP
5 1 (6.67%) CCIE
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Legato
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) NetApp
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Remedy
2 3 (20.00%) Brocade
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) ZTE