The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 39 46 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 8 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.81% 1.53% 7.80%
As % of the Vendors category 7.84% 4.07% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 27
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Cisco
Suffolk

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

Vendors Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
102 123 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 35.79% 37.73% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 91 118 136
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Cisco
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Ipswich

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (70.59%) CCNA
2 12 (70.59%) WAN
3 10 (58.82%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (52.94%) Wireless
4 9 (52.94%) IPsec
5 8 (47.06%) MPLS
5 8 (47.06%) MS Visio
5 8 (47.06%) MS Office
5 8 (47.06%) BGP
5 8 (47.06%) EIGRP
5 8 (47.06%) TACACS
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (47.06%) WAN Optimisation
5 8 (47.06%) DMVPN
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (47.06%) VLAN
5 8 (47.06%) Wireshark
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (47.06%) Cacti
5 8 (47.06%) Riverbed
5 8 (47.06%) SolarWinds
5 8 (47.06%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (41.18%) Firewall
6 7 (41.18%) CCNP
7 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 5 (29.41%) VPN
8 5 (29.41%) DHCP
8 5 (29.41%) DNS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Office
1 8 (47.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) WAN
2 9 (52.94%) Wireless
2 9 (52.94%) IPsec
3 8 (47.06%) VLAN
3 8 (47.06%) Wireshark
3 8 (47.06%) MPLS
3 8 (47.06%) BGP
3 8 (47.06%) EIGRP
3 8 (47.06%) TACACS
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (47.06%) DMVPN
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (41.18%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) Network Security
8 3 (17.65%) SAN
9 2 (11.76%) LAN
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Designer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Testing Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) WSH
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (47.06%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.76%) Release Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (70.59%) CCNA
3 7 (41.18%) CCNP
4 4 (23.53%) MCSE
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.76%) MCSA
5 2 (11.76%) CCIE
5 2 (11.76%) MCP
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (11.76%) MCTS
5 2 (11.76%) MCITP
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (5.88%) CCSA
6 1 (5.88%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Cacti
1 8 (47.06%) SolarWinds Orion
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Riverbed
1 8 (47.06%) SolarWinds
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Sourcefire
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) F5