The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 12 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 145 160 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.59% 13.31% 16.20%
As % of the Vendors category 30.92% 32.45% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 137 147 142
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Cisco
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
469 493 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 43.96% 41.01% 51.17%
Number of salaries quoted 430 440 425
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Cisco
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Cisco Salary Trend in South Wales

Cisco
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in South Wales

Cisco
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Cardiff -2 80 £35,500 +1.42% 8
Bridgend +22 12 £42,500 -17.07%
Newport +13 11 £35,000 +10.09%
Caerphilly -7 7 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Torfaen -4 2 £40,000 +45.45%
Cisco
Wales

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

1 184 (68.15%) Firewall
2 163 (60.37%) Cisco Certification
3 117 (43.33%) CCNP
4 105 (38.89%) Windows
5 97 (35.93%) VMware
6 85 (31.48%) CheckPoint
7 84 (31.11%) Juniper
8 82 (30.37%) CCNA
9 79 (29.26%) LAN
10 76 (28.15%) Microsoft
11 74 (27.41%) WAN
12 73 (27.04%) ITIL
13 71 (26.30%) F5
14 63 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
15 51 (18.89%) Active Directory
16 47 (17.41%) HP
16 47 (17.41%) TCP/IP
17 44 (16.30%) Security Cleared
18 43 (15.93%) SC Cleared
18 43 (15.93%) VPN
18 43 (15.93%) MS Exchange
18 43 (15.93%) SAN
19 42 (15.56%) BGP
20 38 (14.07%) SLA
20 38 (14.07%) MS Excel
20 38 (14.07%) Windows Server 2008
21 37 (13.70%) Load Balancing
22 36 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
22 36 (13.33%) Internet
22 36 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 43 (15.93%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.26%) IIS
2 25 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (7.41%) Lync
4 17 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (3.70%) Apache
7 8 (2.96%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.59%) Commerce Server
8 7 (2.59%) CMS
9 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.48%) Site Server
10 4 (1.48%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.37%) SAS
12 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.37%) WorkSite
Applications
1 38 (14.07%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.56%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.52%) Office 365
2 7 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.85%) SaaS
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 184 (68.15%) Firewall
2 79 (29.26%) LAN
3 74 (27.41%) WAN
4 63 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
5 47 (17.41%) TCP/IP
6 43 (15.93%) VPN
6 43 (15.93%) SAN
7 42 (15.56%) BGP
8 36 (13.33%) Internet
9 33 (12.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (11.11%) MPLS
11 28 (10.37%) Cisco PIX
12 26 (9.63%) DNS
13 23 (8.52%) Network Security
14 22 (8.15%) VoIP
15 21 (7.78%) DHCP
15 21 (7.78%) OSPF
15 21 (7.78%) HSRP
16 20 (7.41%) Wireless
17 19 (7.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.74%) MySQL
3 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (9.26%) Finance
2 20 (7.41%) Advertising
3 18 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.81%) Legal
5 7 (2.59%) Welsh Language
6 6 (2.22%) Retail
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (35.93%) Network Engineer
2 34 (12.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (10.74%) Senior Network Engineer
4 26 (9.63%) Support Engineer
5 22 (8.15%) Consultant
5 22 (8.15%) Analyst
6 15 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 14 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (4.81%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (4.07%) Architect
9 11 (4.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (3.70%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.70%) Network Architect
11 9 (3.33%) Data Consultant
11 9 (3.33%) Escalation Engineer
12 8 (2.96%) Service Desk Engineer
12 8 (2.96%) Firewall Engineer
12 8 (2.96%) Cisco Engineer
12 8 (2.96%) Network Support
12 8 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.70%) XMPP
2 7 (2.59%) .NET Framework
2 7 (2.59%) .NET
2 7 (2.59%) CSS
3 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.93%) Clustering
2 9 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.48%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.11%) HACMP
5 3 (1.11%) Statistics
6 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.37%) iSeries
7 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 105 (38.89%) Windows
2 38 (14.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (12.96%) Linux
5 33 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (5.56%) UNIX
7 10 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.33%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.22%) AIX
9 6 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.48%) Solaris
10 4 (1.48%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (27.04%) ITIL
2 37 (13.70%) Load Balancing
3 26 (9.63%) Network Design
4 21 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (7.04%) Incident Management
6 15 (5.56%) Network Management
7 13 (4.81%) Project Management
8 9 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 9 (3.33%) Change Management
8 9 (3.33%) Capacity Management
9 7 (2.59%) Product Management
10 6 (2.22%) Problem Management
10 6 (2.22%) PRINCE2
11 5 (1.85%) Configuration Management
11 5 (1.85%) Security Architecture
11 5 (1.85%) Change Control
12 4 (1.48%) Protective Monitoring
12 4 (1.48%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (1.48%) Service Management
12 4 (1.48%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.37%) SQL
2 6 (2.22%) Python
2 6 (2.22%) Perl
3 3 (1.11%) C
4 2 (0.74%) AWK
4 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 163 (60.37%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (43.33%) CCNP
3 82 (30.37%) CCNA
4 44 (16.30%) Security Cleared
5 43 (15.93%) SC Cleared
6 35 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (9.26%) MCSE
8 19 (7.04%) CCSE
8 19 (7.04%) JNCIS
9 18 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (6.30%) Degree
11 15 (5.56%) CCIE
12 11 (4.07%) SAP Certification
12 11 (4.07%) CISSP
13 10 (3.70%) CCDA
13 10 (3.70%) CCIP
13 10 (3.70%) CCSA
14 9 (3.33%) MCP
15 8 (2.96%) JNCIA
15 8 (2.96%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (14.07%) SLA
2 15 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 51 (18.89%) Active Directory
2 36 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 12 (4.44%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.85%) vCloud
7 4 (1.48%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.48%) vSphere
8 3 (1.11%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.74%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.74%) XenServer
10 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (4.44%) NetBackup
2 10 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (3.33%) CiscoWorks
4 7 (2.59%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (2.22%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.11%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.37%) Nagios
9 1 (0.37%) OPNET
9 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.37%) Netcool
9 1 (0.37%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.37%) OpenView
Vendors
1 97 (35.93%) VMware
2 85 (31.48%) CheckPoint
3 84 (31.11%) Juniper
4 76 (28.15%) Microsoft
5 71 (26.30%) F5
6 47 (17.41%) HP
7 27 (10.00%) McAfee
8 21 (7.78%) Blue Coat
9 18 (6.67%) Citrix
9 18 (6.67%) Avaya
10 14 (5.19%) Dell
11 13 (4.81%) IBM
11 13 (4.81%) NetApp
12 12 (4.44%) SAP
13 11 (4.07%) SonicWALL
14 10 (3.70%) Tandberg
14 10 (3.70%) ProCurve
15 9 (3.33%) Websense
16 8 (2.96%) SolarWinds
16 8 (2.96%) Aruba
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