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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 61 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 38 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.93% 1.80% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 7.71% 4.62% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 7
Average salary £34,000 £40,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.04% -32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
493 541 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.95% 38.89% 42.83%
Number of salaries quoted 291 351 315
Average salary £39,500 £38,970 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £59,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 6 March 2015.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 64 (83.12%) Windows
2 50 (64.94%) Microsoft
3 39 (50.65%) Firewall
4 33 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 31 (40.26%) VMware
6 30 (38.96%) MS Excel
6 30 (38.96%) MS Exchange
7 27 (35.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (33.77%) Linux
9 25 (32.47%) Degree
10 24 (31.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (28.57%) WAN
11 22 (28.57%) Red Hat
12 21 (27.27%) Finance
13 20 (25.97%) Intrusion Detection
14 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (24.68%) LAN
15 17 (22.08%) SAN
15 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (20.78%) CISSP
16 16 (20.78%) SSCP
16 16 (20.78%) CEH
17 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (18.18%) GIAC
18 13 (16.88%) Lync
18 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
19 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
19 12 (15.58%) Asset Management
19 12 (15.58%) SIEM
20 11 (14.29%) HP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 30 (38.96%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (16.88%) Lync
4 5 (6.49%) IIS
5 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.30%) Apache
8 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (38.96%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 39 (50.65%) Firewall
2 22 (28.57%) WAN
3 20 (25.97%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (24.68%) LAN
5 17 (22.08%) SAN
6 10 (12.99%) VoIP
6 10 (12.99%) IP Telephony
7 9 (11.69%) DNS
8 8 (10.39%) Ethernet
8 8 (10.39%) MPLS
8 8 (10.39%) Network Security
9 7 (9.09%) VPN
10 6 (7.79%) Wireless
11 5 (6.49%) MRTG
12 4 (5.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (5.19%) VLAN
12 4 (5.19%) Cisco IPT
12 4 (5.19%) DHCP
13 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MSI
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Law
2 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Analyst
2 12 (15.58%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Security Specialist
3 8 (10.39%) IT Support
4 7 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Senior Security Specialist
4 7 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) IT Security Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Manager
7 4 (5.19%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) XML
1 11 (14.29%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.90%) COM
3 1 (1.30%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 11 (14.29%) Open Source
2 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.09%) Kindle
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.90%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.90%) PKI
5 2 (2.60%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) CCTV
6 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.30%) iPad
6 1 (1.30%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 64 (83.12%) Windows
2 27 (35.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (33.77%) Linux
4 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.49%) Mac OS X
8 4 (5.19%) Windows Phone
8 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.90%) CentOS
9 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.60%) UNIX
11 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.30%) AIX
11 1 (1.30%) HPUX
11 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Asset Management
1 12 (15.58%) SIEM
2 11 (14.29%) Analytics
2 11 (14.29%) ITIL
3 7 (9.09%) Information Security
4 5 (6.49%) CRM
4 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.19%) Project Management
6 3 (3.90%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.60%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.60%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.60%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.60%) BCP
7 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.30%) Data Security
8 1 (1.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.79%) SQL
3 2 (2.60%) Python
4 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (32.47%) Degree
2 16 (20.78%) SSCP
2 16 (20.78%) CEH
2 16 (20.78%) CISSP
3 14 (18.18%) GIAC
4 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (9.09%) CCNA
7 6 (7.79%) MCSA
8 5 (6.49%) MCSE
9 4 (5.19%) CCNP
10 2 (2.60%) HND
10 2 (2.60%) APMP
10 2 (2.60%) MCITP
11 1 (1.30%) CCENT
11 1 (1.30%) VCP4
11 1 (1.30%) MCP
11 1 (1.30%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 24 (31.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.79%) vSphere
4 6 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.90%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.60%) XenApp
7 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) SCCM
2 5 (6.49%) SCOM
3 4 (5.19%) Nagios
4 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.60%) Cacti
4 2 (2.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.30%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 50 (64.94%) Microsoft
2 31 (40.26%) VMware
3 22 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 11 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 11 (14.29%) HP
4 11 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 5 (6.49%) EMC
5 5 (6.49%) Symantec
5 5 (6.49%) Juniper
6 4 (5.19%) Sourcefire
6 4 (5.19%) Veeam
6 4 (5.19%) LogRhythm
7 3 (3.90%) Draytek
7 3 (3.90%) F5
7 3 (3.90%) Citrix
7 3 (3.90%) Avaya
8 2 (2.60%) Nortel
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle
8 2 (2.60%) IBM
8 2 (2.60%) Rackspace
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