The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 27 26 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 14 12 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.73% 7.27% 22.18%
As % of the Vendors category 11.67% 15.58% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 16
Average salary £24,000 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 - £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Cisco
UK

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

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
120 77 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 57.69% 46.67% 68.09%
Number of salaries quoted 50 52 75
Average salary £26,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,675 £16,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -3 14 £24,000 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 8 (53.33%) CCNA
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) PBX
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) MGCP
3 5 (33.33%) H.323
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco ICM
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (26.67%) Resource Management
4 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) WFM
4 4 (26.67%) Contact Management
4 4 (26.67%) CMS
4 4 (26.67%) VXML
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) RIP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) VoIP
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) CAD

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (26.67%) CMS
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) MGCP
2 5 (33.33%) H.323
2 5 (33.33%) PBX
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco ICM
3 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) RIP
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) CTI
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Telephony Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (13.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) CAD
2 4 (26.67%) Contact Management
2 4 (26.67%) WFM
2 4 (26.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNA
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Avaya
2 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Compaq