The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 22 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 7.14% 0.80% 3.61%
As % of the Vendors category 18.00% 1.82% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £32,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Cisco
Lancashire

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

Vendors Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50 55 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 39.68% 44.00% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 33
Average salary £32,000 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Cisco
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Preston

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Juniper
3 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
5 5 (50.00%) Change Management
5 5 (50.00%) MPLS
5 5 (50.00%) OSPF
5 5 (50.00%) BGP
5 5 (50.00%) Project Management
5 5 (50.00%) RIP
5 5 (50.00%) CCNA
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (20.00%) LPIC
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Junos
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
8 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) VMware
8 1 (10.00%) Firewall
8 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (10.00%) SAN
8 1 (10.00%) Windows XP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) RIP
3 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) Junos
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Network Support
3 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (20.00%) LPIC
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Juniper
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) VMware