The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 87 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 82 105 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.46% 3.34% 3.18%
As % of the Vendors category 6.00% 7.10% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 55 69 83
Average salary £39,250 £35,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.56% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £28,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1366 1479 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.03% 47.00% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 809 951 1028
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cisco
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Scotland

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Scotland

Cisco
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Edinburgh +3 44 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Glasgow -18 21 £50,000 +40.84% 2
Aberdeen -2 8 £37,500 -6.25% 3
West Lothian +2 2 £19,000 -
North Lanarkshire -3 2 £35,000 +17.15%
Renfrewshire -5 2 £31,000 +7.82% 1
Stirling -20 2 £29,000 -27.50%
Dundee +9 1 £42,500 +3.67%
Aberdeenshire +2 1 £40,000 +15.94%
Fife +2 1 £50,000 -
Argyll and Bute -2 1 £53,000 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
Lothian - 1 £60,000 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 95 (57.23%) Windows
2 67 (40.36%) Microsoft
3 66 (39.76%) Firewall
4 64 (38.55%) VMware
5 60 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (30.72%) WAN
7 47 (28.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 44 (26.51%) LAN
9 42 (25.30%) Active Directory
9 42 (25.30%) MS Exchange
10 40 (24.10%) CCNA
11 38 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (22.29%) Linux
12 37 (22.29%) ITIL
13 32 (19.28%) CCNP
14 30 (18.07%) MS Excel
15 29 (17.47%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (16.87%) Juniper
16 28 (16.87%) HP
16 28 (16.87%) VPN
16 28 (16.87%) Hyper-V
17 27 (16.27%) SQL Server
17 27 (16.27%) Finance
17 27 (16.27%) Degree
18 26 (15.66%) VoIP
19 25 (15.06%) SAN
20 24 (14.46%) MPLS
20 24 (14.46%) Blackberry
20 24 (14.46%) Lync
20 24 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 42 (25.30%) MS Exchange
2 24 (14.46%) Lync
2 24 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (9.64%) IIS
4 10 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.61%) Apache
6 6 (3.61%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.61%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.01%) nginx
8 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.23%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) MFGPRO
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.60%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) IaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (39.76%) Firewall
2 51 (30.72%) WAN
3 44 (26.51%) LAN
4 28 (16.87%) VPN
5 26 (15.66%) VoIP
6 25 (15.06%) SAN
7 24 (14.46%) MPLS
8 19 (11.45%) Internet
9 18 (10.84%) BGP
10 17 (10.24%) DNS
10 17 (10.24%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (9.04%) IPsec
12 14 (8.43%) Wireless
13 13 (7.83%) IP Telephony
14 12 (7.23%) VLAN
14 12 (7.23%) OSPF
15 11 (6.63%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (6.63%) Frame Relay
15 11 (6.63%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (6.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.61%) MySQL
4 3 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.60%) Big Data
General
1 27 (16.27%) Finance
2 8 (4.82%) Games
3 7 (4.22%) Law
4 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Billing
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (22.29%) Analyst
2 27 (16.27%) Network Engineer
3 21 (12.65%) Support Engineer
4 15 (9.04%) Consultant
5 14 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.83%) Technical Engineer
6 13 (7.83%) IT Support
7 12 (7.23%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) Network Analyst
8 11 (6.63%) Support Analyst
8 11 (6.63%) Project Manager
9 10 (6.02%) Architect
9 10 (6.02%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (6.02%) Senior Network Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (5.42%) Technical Manager
10 9 (5.42%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (5.42%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 9 (5.42%) Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.02%) COM
2 6 (3.61%) Regular Expression
2 6 (3.61%) XML
2 6 (3.61%) MSMQ
3 3 (1.81%) WAP
4 2 (1.20%) SOAP
5 1 (0.60%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.46%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.82%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.82%) iPad
3 7 (4.22%) Open Source
3 7 (4.22%) Replication
3 7 (4.22%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.61%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.01%) iPhone
5 5 (3.01%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.41%) Clustering
6 4 (2.41%) Statistics
6 4 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.81%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.60%) CMDB
9 1 (0.60%) PDA
9 1 (0.60%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 95 (57.23%) Windows
2 38 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (22.29%) Linux
4 29 (17.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (8.43%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.63%) Solaris
8 9 (5.42%) UNIX
8 9 (5.42%) Windows 7
9 8 (4.82%) Ubuntu
10 7 (4.22%) HPUX
10 7 (4.22%) Windows 2000
10 7 (4.22%) Windows Phone
11 6 (3.61%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (3.61%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (3.61%) CentOS
12 5 (3.01%) OpenSolaris
13 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.29%) ITIL
2 19 (11.45%) Service Delivery
3 18 (10.84%) Project Management
4 15 (9.04%) PRINCE2
5 13 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (6.63%) Line Management
7 9 (5.42%) Asset Management
7 9 (5.42%) Problem Management
8 8 (4.82%) Information Security
8 8 (4.82%) Performance Management
9 7 (4.22%) Analytics
9 7 (4.22%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.22%) Business Continuity
9 7 (4.22%) Network Design
10 6 (3.61%) Workflow
10 6 (3.61%) CRM
10 6 (3.61%) BCP
10 6 (3.61%) Business Continuity Planning
10 6 (3.61%) SIEM
11 5 (3.01%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.84%) SQL
2 14 (8.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.61%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.61%) Python
4 5 (3.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 60 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (24.10%) CCNA
3 32 (19.28%) CCNP
4 27 (16.27%) Degree
5 16 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (6.63%) CCIE
7 9 (5.42%) CISSP
8 8 (4.82%) SSCP
8 8 (4.82%) MCSA
8 8 (4.82%) CEH
8 8 (4.82%) APMP
9 7 (4.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (4.22%) GIAC
10 6 (3.61%) MCSE
11 5 (3.01%) VCAP
12 4 (2.41%) Security Cleared
12 4 (2.41%) JNCIA
12 4 (2.41%) CCDP
13 3 (1.81%) JNCIE
13 3 (1.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.02%) SLA
2 7 (4.22%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.81%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (28.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (25.30%) Active Directory
3 28 (16.87%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.04%) vSphere
5 12 (7.23%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.01%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (3.01%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (1.81%) XenApp
7 3 (1.81%) XenServer
8 2 (1.20%) NFS
8 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.60%) Firmware
9 1 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.60%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 15 (9.04%) SCCM
2 7 (4.22%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.01%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.01%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.41%) SCOM
4 4 (2.41%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.81%) Cacti
5 3 (1.81%) Nagios
6 2 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.20%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 67 (40.36%) Microsoft
2 64 (38.55%) VMware
3 28 (16.87%) HP
3 28 (16.87%) Juniper
4 23 (13.86%) Red Hat
5 20 (12.05%) Citrix
6 18 (10.84%) NetApp
7 15 (9.04%) EMC
8 14 (8.43%) Oracle
9 13 (7.83%) Avaya
10 12 (7.23%) CheckPoint
11 11 (6.63%) Dell
12 10 (6.02%) IBM
13 9 (5.42%) Brocade
14 7 (4.22%) Fujitsu
14 7 (4.22%) SolarWinds
14 7 (4.22%) Nortel
14 7 (4.22%) CommVault
14 7 (4.22%) F5
15 6 (3.61%) Clearswift
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