The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 65 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 44 45 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.80% 3.05% 2.26%
As % of the Vendors category 7.68% 7.91% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 18
Average salary £42,500 £34,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.30% +6.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £23,400 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £53,250 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Cisco
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
573 569 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.50% 38.58% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 371 394 274
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cisco
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 39 (48.75%) Firewall
2 34 (42.50%) Windows
3 29 (36.25%) Finance
4 27 (33.75%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (28.75%) CheckPoint
5 23 (28.75%) VMware
6 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
6 21 (26.25%) Active Directory
6 21 (26.25%) Linux
7 19 (23.75%) WAN
8 17 (21.25%) MS Exchange
8 17 (21.25%) CCNP
9 16 (20.00%) SAN
9 16 (20.00%) CCSA
9 16 (20.00%) Banking
9 16 (20.00%) CCSE
9 16 (20.00%) Online Banking
10 15 (18.75%) Retail
10 15 (18.75%) Apache
11 14 (17.50%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (17.50%) Open Source
11 14 (17.50%) Data Centre
12 13 (16.25%) Bash Shell
13 12 (15.00%) Tomcat
13 12 (15.00%) LAN
13 12 (15.00%) VoIP
13 12 (15.00%) CCNA
13 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (13.75%) SCCM
15 10 (12.50%) Wireless

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 17 (21.25%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.75%) Apache
3 12 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.25%) Lync
5 5 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.50%) WorkSite
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (48.75%) Firewall
2 19 (23.75%) WAN
3 16 (20.00%) SAN
4 14 (17.50%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (15.00%) LAN
5 12 (15.00%) VoIP
6 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 10 (12.50%) Wireless
7 9 (11.25%) MPLS
8 8 (10.00%) IPsec
9 7 (8.75%) DNS
9 7 (8.75%) DHCP
10 6 (7.50%) VPN
11 5 (6.25%) LDAP
12 4 (5.00%) SNMP
12 4 (5.00%) BGP
12 4 (5.00%) EIGRP
12 4 (5.00%) VLAN
13 3 (3.75%) Network Security
13 3 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) MySQL
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (36.25%) Finance
2 16 (20.00%) Banking
3 15 (18.75%) Retail
4 7 (8.75%) Games
5 5 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.00%) Electronics
6 4 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Administrator
3 11 (13.75%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Firewall Administrator
5 7 (8.75%) Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Data Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Cisco Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Cisco Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Spring
2 3 (3.75%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.50%) XML
3 2 (2.50%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Online Banking
2 14 (17.50%) Data Centre
3 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.00%) DTV
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) iPhone
6 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.50%) iPad
7 1 (1.25%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.25%) FMCG
7 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.25%) PMI
7 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (42.50%) Windows
2 21 (26.25%) Linux
3 8 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.75%) Android
5 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Open Source
2 6 (7.50%) ITIL
2 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.00%) Scrum
4 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (5.00%) DevOps
4 4 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (3.75%) Linux Kernel Development
5 3 (3.75%) Cyber Security
5 3 (3.75%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (3.75%) Network Architecture
5 3 (3.75%) Game Development
6 2 (2.50%) SIEM
6 2 (2.50%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (2.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) Bash Shell
2 9 (11.25%) Python
3 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.25%) Perl
5 4 (5.00%) Java
5 4 (5.00%) Ruby
5 4 (5.00%) Korn
5 4 (5.00%) Scala
6 3 (3.75%) Lua
7 2 (2.50%) SQL
8 1 (1.25%) PHP
8 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (33.75%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (21.25%) CCNP
3 16 (20.00%) CCSA
3 16 (20.00%) CCSE
4 12 (15.00%) CCNA
5 8 (10.00%) Degree
6 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (7.50%) MCSE
8 4 (5.00%) CCIE
9 2 (2.50%) CCDA
9 2 (2.50%) CEH
9 2 (2.50%) SSCP
9 2 (2.50%) GIAC
9 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.50%) CISSP
10 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.25%) CCDP
10 1 (1.25%) HND
System Software
1 21 (26.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.00%) vSphere
4 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.25%) DFS Replication
6 4 (5.00%) Docker
7 1 (1.25%) iptables
7 1 (1.25%) pfSense
7 1 (1.25%) XenApp
7 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) SCCM
2 6 (7.50%) Nagios
3 5 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.00%) Opsview
4 4 (5.00%) Graphite
4 4 (5.00%) SCOM
4 4 (5.00%) Puppet
5 1 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) CheckPoint
1 23 (28.75%) VMware
2 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.25%) NetApp
4 8 (10.00%) Brocade
4 8 (10.00%) Perforce
4 8 (10.00%) F5
5 7 (8.75%) Symantec
5 7 (8.75%) Juniper
6 5 (6.25%) Citrix
6 5 (6.25%) HP
7 4 (5.00%) SAP
8 3 (3.75%) Avaya
8 3 (3.75%) EMC
8 3 (3.75%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.75%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.75%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.50%) Polycom
9 2 (2.50%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.50%) Sourcefire
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