The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 56 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 3 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.74% 4.52% 8.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.05% 7.69% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 32
Average salary £27,500 £38,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.63% +2.01%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Cisco
Leicestershire

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

Vendors Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
146 234 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 35.78% 58.79% 63.93%
Number of salaries quoted 134 206 195
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Cisco
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Leicester

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 20 (68.97%) WAN
2 14 (48.28%) Windows
3 13 (44.83%) HP
4 12 (41.38%) MPLS
5 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
5 10 (34.48%) LAN
6 9 (31.03%) Linux
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) Firewall
7 8 (27.59%) VMware
7 8 (27.59%) VoIP
7 8 (27.59%) Incident Management
8 7 (24.14%) Billing
8 7 (24.14%) Supplier Management
8 7 (24.14%) VPN
8 7 (24.14%) Change Management
9 6 (20.69%) SAN
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (20.69%) UNIX
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
10 5 (17.24%) Citrix
10 5 (17.24%) Wireless
10 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (13.79%) ProCurve
11 4 (13.79%) iPhone
11 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) PaaS
1 4 (13.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) WAN
2 12 (41.38%) MPLS
3 10 (34.48%) LAN
4 9 (31.03%) Firewall
5 8 (27.59%) VoIP
6 7 (24.14%) VPN
7 6 (20.69%) SAN
8 5 (17.24%) Wireless
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (13.79%) DNS
9 4 (13.79%) DHCP
9 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (10.34%) FTP
11 2 (6.90%) Internet
11 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
12 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
12 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
12 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (3.45%) DMVPN
12 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
1 4 (13.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (24.14%) Billing
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Team Leader
2 6 (20.69%) Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Network Team Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Desktop Support
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Clustering
1 4 (13.79%) iPhone
2 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
2 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) UNIX
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) HPUX
6 3 (10.34%) AIX
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Incident Management
2 7 (24.14%) Change Management
2 7 (24.14%) Supplier Management
3 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Software Licensing
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) CCIE
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.45%) CCEE
4 1 (3.45%) CCAA
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) XenApp
3 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.34%) Firmware
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) XenServer
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) HP
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 4 (13.79%) ProCurve
5 4 (13.79%) Apple
6 3 (10.34%) IBM
7 2 (6.90%) Dell
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.90%) NEC
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) F5
8 1 (3.45%) Juniper