The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Middlesex region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 23 5 18
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 25 73 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.81% 15.11% 10.17%
As % of the Vendors category 13.81% 28.74% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21 72 45
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Vendors Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
181 254 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 49.32% 52.59% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 157 226 197
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Cisco
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Middlesex

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 30 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (38.57%) Windows
3 25 (35.71%) VMware
4 24 (34.29%) CCNP
5 22 (31.43%) Linux
6 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (27.14%) LAN
7 19 (27.14%) WAN
8 18 (25.71%) Juniper
8 18 (25.71%) Firewall
9 17 (24.29%) SAN
9 17 (24.29%) ITIL
10 15 (21.43%) CCNA
10 15 (21.43%) HP
11 14 (20.00%) CheckPoint
11 14 (20.00%) BGP
12 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
14 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
14 11 (15.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (15.71%) Cisco IPT
14 11 (15.71%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (14.29%) MPLS
15 10 (14.29%) OSPF
15 10 (14.29%) VPN
16 9 (12.86%) N-Tier
16 9 (12.86%) XMPP
16 9 (12.86%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (12.86%) NAS
16 9 (12.86%) vSphere

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (10.00%) Apache
3 5 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.71%) IIS
5 2 (2.86%) GroupWise
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.43%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.14%) LAN
1 19 (27.14%) WAN
2 18 (25.71%) Firewall
3 17 (24.29%) SAN
4 14 (20.00%) BGP
5 11 (15.71%) Cisco IPT
6 10 (14.29%) MPLS
6 10 (14.29%) OSPF
6 10 (14.29%) VPN
7 9 (12.86%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (12.86%) NAS
8 8 (11.43%) VLAN
8 8 (11.43%) VoIP
8 8 (11.43%) Internet
9 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (8.57%) Wireless
10 6 (8.57%) IPsec
10 6 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (7.14%) SNMP
12 4 (5.71%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
2 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.43%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) German Language
6 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Consultant
1 12 (17.14%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Architect
3 10 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (12.86%) Solutions Consultant
4 9 (12.86%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 8 (11.43%) Sales Consultant
6 6 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.14%) Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Cisco IPT Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Lead Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.29%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) IT Technician
9 3 (4.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) XMPP
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (12.86%) N-Tier
3 5 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.86%) Firmware
5 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.43%) CESG
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.57%) Windows
2 22 (31.43%) Linux
3 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (15.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.57%) UNIX
7 4 (5.71%) Debian
7 4 (5.71%) CentOS
7 4 (5.71%) Solaris
7 4 (5.71%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.86%) SUSE
9 2 (2.86%) NetWare
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) ITIL
2 5 (7.14%) Project Management
2 5 (7.14%) Migration
3 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (5.71%) Network Design
3 4 (5.71%) Product Management
3 4 (5.71%) Service Management
4 3 (4.29%) Capacity Management
4 3 (4.29%) Network Management
5 2 (2.86%) Operations Management
5 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.86%) Use Case
5 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.43%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (1.43%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.43%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
1 4 (5.71%) Perl
2 2 (2.86%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) PowerHouse
3 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.43%) PHP
3 1 (1.43%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (34.29%) CCNP
3 15 (21.43%) CCNA
4 8 (11.43%) CCIE
5 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.57%) MCSE
7 5 (7.14%) MCSA
7 5 (7.14%) CCVP
8 4 (5.71%) MCITP
9 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.86%) CCSA
11 1 (1.43%) CISA
11 1 (1.43%) CISM
11 1 (1.43%) IBM Certification
11 1 (1.43%) CCDA
11 1 (1.43%) CISSP
11 1 (1.43%) CCSP
11 1 (1.43%) MCP
11 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.43%) COBIT
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) vSphere
1 9 (12.86%) VMware ESX
2 8 (11.43%) vCloud
3 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.71%) Squid
6 2 (2.86%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.86%) Novell eDirectory
7 1 (1.43%) NFS
7 1 (1.43%) XenApp
7 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.43%) Postfix
7 1 (1.43%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.43%) SRDF
7 1 (1.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (7.14%) Nagios
3 3 (4.29%) Zenoss
4 2 (2.86%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.86%) ARCserve
4 2 (2.86%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) VMware
2 18 (25.71%) Juniper
3 15 (21.43%) HP
4 14 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
7 8 (11.43%) NetApp
8 6 (8.57%) EMC
9 4 (5.71%) ProCurve
9 4 (5.71%) Oracle
9 4 (5.71%) Citrix
9 4 (5.71%) IBM
10 3 (4.29%) Siemens
10 3 (4.29%) Avaya
10 3 (4.29%) Genesys
10 3 (4.29%) SAP
10 3 (4.29%) JBoss
10 3 (4.29%) Brocade
11 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.86%) F5