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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 20 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 3 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 4.11% 8.00% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 22.73% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 1
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,700
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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
27 44 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 36.99% 35.20% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 50
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 9 February 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (25.00%) Service Continuity Management
6 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
6 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) SonicWALL
6 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (25.00%) Line 500
6 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) Sage
6 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) Broadband
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) PBX
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) Junos
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) RIP
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) IT Support
1 4 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
1 3 (25.00%) Document Management
1 3 (25.00%) ERP
1 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
1 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (25.00%) Security Management
1 3 (25.00%) Service Continuity Management
1 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
1 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
4 1 (8.33%) LPIC
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) BT
2 3 (25.00%) Dell
2 3 (25.00%) Lotus
2 3 (25.00%) Sage
2 3 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard