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 2 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 51 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-41 0
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 54 157 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.28% 14.20% 14.96%
As % of the Vendors category 10.25% 30.37% 35.54%
Number of salaries quoted 52 150 160
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
527 517 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 41.73% 46.75% 42.09%
Number of salaries quoted 475 478 429
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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
Cardiff -31 42 £47,500 +31.94% 8
Newport -18 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Caerphilly +1 3 £37,500 -
Bridgend -11 3 £27,500 -24.65%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £27,500 -
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Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 90 (60.81%) Firewall
2 85 (57.43%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (46.62%) Microsoft
4 63 (42.57%) CCNA
5 61 (41.22%) VMware
6 53 (35.81%) Windows
7 51 (34.46%) BGP
8 50 (33.78%) OSPF
9 45 (30.41%) HP
9 45 (30.41%) CCNP
10 42 (28.38%) MS Excel
11 36 (24.32%) ITIL
12 34 (22.97%) Linux
12 34 (22.97%) VRRP
13 33 (22.30%) Wireless
14 32 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (20.27%) Citrix
16 28 (18.92%) CheckPoint
16 28 (18.92%) LAN
16 28 (18.92%) DHCP
16 28 (18.92%) WAN
16 28 (18.92%) Telecoms
17 25 (16.89%) MS Exchange
17 25 (16.89%) Dell
18 24 (16.22%) SLA
18 24 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
19 23 (15.54%) Windows Server 2012
19 23 (15.54%) Broadband
19 23 (15.54%) Ethernet
19 23 (15.54%) EIGRP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 25 (16.89%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.73%) Lync
5 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.38%) IIS
6 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.35%) Apache
7 2 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.68%) JBoss
Applications
1 42 (28.38%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 90 (60.81%) Firewall
2 51 (34.46%) BGP
3 50 (33.78%) OSPF
4 34 (22.97%) VRRP
5 33 (22.30%) Wireless
6 32 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (18.92%) LAN
7 28 (18.92%) WAN
7 28 (18.92%) DHCP
8 24 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (15.54%) Ethernet
9 23 (15.54%) Broadband
9 23 (15.54%) EIGRP
10 21 (14.19%) Internet
11 20 (13.51%) VLAN
12 19 (12.84%) SNMP
13 18 (12.16%) VPN
13 18 (12.16%) RIP
14 17 (11.49%) DNS
15 16 (10.81%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.38%) MySQL
3 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 28 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 23 (15.54%) Back Office
3 6 (4.05%) Finance
4 3 (2.03%) Marketing
5 2 (1.35%) Electronics
5 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (36.49%) Network Engineer
2 19 (12.84%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (12.16%) Support Engineer
3 18 (12.16%) NOC Engineer
3 18 (12.16%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 16 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (8.11%) Architect
5 12 (8.11%) Principal Engineer
6 10 (6.76%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (5.41%) Network Architect
8 7 (4.73%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (4.73%) Technical Support
9 6 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Technical Support Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Lead Network Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) Server Support Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) UNIX Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.51%) 802.1X
2 13 (8.78%) CSS
3 4 (2.70%) Web Services
3 4 (2.70%) COM
4 3 (2.03%) .NET
5 2 (1.35%) HTML
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.68%) XML
6 1 (0.68%) HTML5
6 1 (0.68%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.16%) Computer Science
1 18 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (4.73%) Clustering
6 6 (4.05%) EqualLogic
7 5 (3.38%) Statistics
8 4 (2.70%) PDA
8 4 (2.70%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.35%) DTV
11 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.68%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.68%) User Experience
11 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (35.81%) Windows
2 34 (22.97%) Linux
3 23 (15.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.08%) AIX
7 8 (5.41%) Solaris
8 6 (4.05%) UNIX
9 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.68%) CentOS
11 1 (0.68%) HPUX
11 1 (0.68%) Debian
11 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.32%) ITIL
2 18 (12.16%) Network Management
3 14 (9.46%) Load Balancing
4 10 (6.76%) Service Delivery
4 10 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.08%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.73%) Project Management
6 7 (4.73%) Change Management
7 6 (4.05%) Service Management
8 5 (3.38%) Logistics
8 5 (3.38%) Resource Management
8 5 (3.38%) Product Management
9 4 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.70%) DDoS Mitigation
9 4 (2.70%) Server Building
9 4 (2.70%) Resilience Testing
9 4 (2.70%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.70%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.84%) C#
1 19 (12.84%) PHP
2 8 (5.41%) SQL
3 4 (2.70%) Java
4 2 (1.35%) VB
4 2 (1.35%) Python
4 2 (1.35%) Perl
5 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (57.43%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (42.57%) CCNA
3 45 (30.41%) CCNP
4 19 (12.84%) Degree
5 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (9.46%) Security Cleared
7 13 (8.78%) SC Cleared
8 12 (8.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (8.11%) MCSE
9 10 (6.76%) SAP Certification
9 10 (6.76%) MCITP
10 7 (4.73%) MCSA
11 3 (2.03%) CCIE
12 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.68%) CCSA
13 1 (0.68%) CCSE
13 1 (0.68%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.22%) SLA
2 13 (8.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (8.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 19 (12.84%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.16%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.73%) vSphere
5 6 (4.05%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.38%) Firmware
7 4 (2.70%) VMware Server
8 3 (2.03%) XenApp
9 2 (1.35%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.35%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) OpenView
2 5 (3.38%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (3.38%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (3.38%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (3.38%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (2.70%) Puppet
3 4 (2.70%) Ansible
4 3 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.35%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.68%) WSUS
6 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.68%) Nagios
6 1 (0.68%) OPNET
6 1 (0.68%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 69 (46.62%) Microsoft
2 61 (41.22%) VMware
3 45 (30.41%) HP
4 30 (20.27%) Citrix
5 28 (18.92%) CheckPoint
6 25 (16.89%) Dell
7 19 (12.84%) F5
8 14 (9.46%) ProCurve
9 12 (8.11%) SAP
10 11 (7.43%) SonicWALL
11 10 (6.76%) Juniper
11 10 (6.76%) NetApp
12 9 (6.08%) Oracle
13 8 (5.41%) IBM
13 8 (5.41%) Nokia
13 8 (5.41%) 3PAR
13 8 (5.41%) Red Hat
14 7 (4.73%) SolarWinds
15 6 (4.05%) BMC
16 5 (3.38%) Avaya
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