The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 10 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 30 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.29% 29.75% 17.36%
As % of the Vendors category 26.09% 46.75% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 18
Average salary £32,500 £30,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% -9.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £27,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £43,750 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -
Cisco
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
115 77 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 54.76% 63.64% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 92 39 54
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Cisco
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Shropshire

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Cisco
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
Telford -13 17 £30,500 -23.75% 3
Oswestry 0 1 £16,500 -40.00%
Shrewsbury - 1 £18,500 -
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 33 (73.33%) Firewall
2 27 (60.00%) Windows
3 22 (48.89%) Citrix
3 22 (48.89%) VMware
4 19 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 18 (40.00%) Linux
5 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (37.78%) Brocade
6 17 (37.78%) VPN
6 17 (37.78%) DNS
7 16 (35.56%) HP
7 16 (35.56%) DDNS
8 15 (33.33%) CCNA
8 15 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (31.11%) IP Telephony
10 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
10 13 (28.89%) CheckPoint
11 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
11 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (26.67%) Network Design
11 12 (26.67%) VLAN
12 10 (22.22%) SonicWALL
12 10 (22.22%) IPv4
12 10 (22.22%) IPv6
12 10 (22.22%) Nagios
12 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (20.00%) SolarWinds
14 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 (13.33%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 33 (73.33%) Firewall
2 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (37.78%) VPN
3 17 (37.78%) DNS
4 16 (35.56%) DDNS
5 15 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (31.11%) IP Telephony
7 12 (26.67%) VLAN
8 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (22.22%) IPv4
8 10 (22.22%) IPv6
9 8 (17.78%) LAN
9 8 (17.78%) WAN
10 6 (13.33%) Network Security
11 4 (8.89%) SNMP
11 4 (8.89%) VoIP
11 4 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (6.67%) OSPF
12 3 (6.67%) BGP
13 2 (4.44%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Network Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Network Support
4 6 (13.33%) Network Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Operations Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Network Operations Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Security Operations Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Support
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Linux
2 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (15.56%) Ubuntu
5 5 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.44%) UNIX
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Network Design
2 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (8.89%) Network Management
3 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.44%) Time Management
5 2 (4.44%) Service Management
5 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.22%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.22%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Project Management
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (33.33%) CCNA
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.33%) CCNP
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) VCP4
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) CCDP
6 1 (2.22%) CCA
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
2 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Nagios
2 2 (4.44%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Citrix
1 22 (48.89%) VMware
2 17 (37.78%) Brocade
3 16 (35.56%) HP
4 13 (28.89%) CheckPoint
5 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 10 (22.22%) SonicWALL
7 9 (20.00%) SolarWinds
8 4 (8.89%) Mitel
8 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.89%) Avaya
8 4 (8.89%) Juniper
8 4 (8.89%) McAfee
9 3 (6.67%) Remedy
10 2 (4.44%) Nokia
10 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
11 1 (2.22%) Lotus
11 1 (2.22%) Apple
11 1 (2.22%) Sage