The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 53 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 266 222 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.39% 4.34% 4.94%
As % of the Vendors category 10.06% 10.05% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 233 189 255
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,550 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Cisco
England

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

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2645 2210 2496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.63% 43.21% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2180 1833 2138
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cisco
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Cisco Salary Trend in the South West

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in the South West

Cisco
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Wiltshire +8 98 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Bristol -7 53 £41,500 +10.66% 15
Devon +18 51 £37,000 +27.58% 5
Gloucestershire -21 28 £39,250 -7.64% 6
Somerset -2 24 £35,750 -28.50% 7
Dorset -11 10 £32,500 -9.72% 2
Cornwall - 1 £25,000 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 244 (46.56%) Windows
2 209 (39.89%) VMware
3 174 (33.21%) Firewall
4 172 (32.82%) Cisco Certification
5 168 (32.06%) Microsoft
6 140 (26.72%) WAN
7 136 (25.95%) LAN
8 132 (25.19%) Active Directory
9 131 (25.00%) ITIL
10 122 (23.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 119 (22.71%) Juniper
12 111 (21.18%) MS Exchange
13 110 (20.99%) Linux
14 101 (19.27%) HP
15 99 (18.89%) CCNA
16 90 (17.18%) CCNP
17 89 (16.98%) Citrix
18 88 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
18 88 (16.79%) Security Cleared
19 85 (16.22%) TCP/IP
20 74 (14.12%) SQL
21 72 (13.74%) NetApp
22 71 (13.55%) SAN
22 71 (13.55%) MS Excel
23 70 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
24 65 (12.40%) Degree
25 64 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
26 63 (12.02%) DNS
26 63 (12.02%) DHCP
27 60 (11.45%) Network Security

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 111 (21.18%) MS Exchange
2 39 (7.44%) Lync
3 35 (6.68%) Apache
4 31 (5.92%) SharePoint
5 27 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (4.77%) IIS
7 22 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (2.67%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.53%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (13.55%) MS Excel
2 44 (8.40%) MS Office
3 4 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.38%) MS Project
4 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.48%) Office 365
2 4 (0.76%) SaaS
3 2 (0.38%) IaaS
3 2 (0.38%) PaaS
3 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 174 (33.21%) Firewall
2 140 (26.72%) WAN
3 136 (25.95%) LAN
4 85 (16.22%) TCP/IP
5 71 (13.55%) SAN
6 63 (12.02%) DNS
6 63 (12.02%) DHCP
7 60 (11.45%) Network Security
8 51 (9.73%) VPN
9 50 (9.54%) VoIP
10 43 (8.21%) BGP
11 42 (8.02%) Cisco Nexus
12 40 (7.63%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (7.44%) MPLS
13 39 (7.44%) Wireless
14 36 (6.87%) WLAN
15 28 (5.34%) VLAN
16 27 (5.15%) OSPF
17 26 (4.96%) NAS
18 25 (4.77%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.58%) MySQL
3 10 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.38%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
General
1 56 (10.69%) Finance
2 24 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.91%) Advertising
4 6 (1.15%) Banking
4 6 (1.15%) Retail
5 3 (0.57%) Billing
5 3 (0.57%) Marketing
5 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.38%) Automotive
6 2 (0.38%) Law
6 2 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 72 (13.74%) Network Engineer
2 65 (12.40%) Analyst
3 58 (11.07%) Support Engineer
4 54 (10.31%) Consultant
5 39 (7.44%) Architect
6 34 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
8 26 (4.96%) Project Engineer
9 25 (4.77%) Systems Engineer
10 22 (4.20%) Administrator
11 21 (4.01%) Senior Network Engineer
12 20 (3.82%) Network Analyst
13 19 (3.63%) 2nd Line Support
14 17 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 17 (3.24%) Network Specialist
15 15 (2.86%) IT Support
15 15 (2.86%) Network Architect
16 12 (2.29%) Field Engineer
17 11 (2.10%) Support Analyst
17 11 (2.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.24%) HTML
2 15 (2.86%) J2EE
3 6 (1.15%) .NET
4 4 (0.76%) CSS
5 3 (0.57%) Web Services
6 2 (0.38%) XML
6 2 (0.38%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.19%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.19%) Ajax
7 1 (0.19%) XMPP
7 1 (0.19%) LAMP
7 1 (0.19%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.20%) Video Conferencing
1 22 (4.20%) Computer Science
2 19 (3.63%) Blackberry
3 17 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.86%) FlexPod
4 15 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.48%) PDA
6 11 (2.10%) Wiki
7 9 (1.72%) Replication
8 8 (1.53%) PMI
8 8 (1.53%) Clustering
9 7 (1.34%) Open Source
10 6 (1.15%) User Experience
10 6 (1.15%) CESG
11 5 (0.95%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.95%) EqualLogic
11 5 (0.95%) Statistics
11 5 (0.95%) PKI
11 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 244 (46.56%) Windows
2 110 (20.99%) Linux
3 70 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (5.92%) UNIX
6 29 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (4.39%) Windows XP
8 22 (4.20%) Windows 7
9 20 (3.82%) Solaris
9 20 (3.82%) Windows 8
10 15 (2.86%) CentOS
10 15 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (2.67%) HPUX
11 14 (2.67%) Ubuntu
12 13 (2.48%) AIX
13 9 (1.72%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.15%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.57%) Debian
16 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (25.00%) ITIL
2 56 (10.69%) Network Design
3 41 (7.82%) Project Management
4 30 (5.73%) Network Management
5 27 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
6 25 (4.77%) Change Management
7 24 (4.58%) Service Management
7 24 (4.58%) ITIL V3
8 22 (4.20%) Incident Management
8 22 (4.20%) Mentoring
9 21 (4.01%) Service Delivery
10 20 (3.82%) Information Security
10 20 (3.82%) Load Balancing
10 20 (3.82%) Network Monitoring
11 18 (3.44%) Time Management
11 18 (3.44%) Performance Management
11 18 (3.44%) Performance Monitoring
12 17 (3.24%) PRINCE2
13 14 (2.67%) Migration
13 14 (2.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (14.12%) SQL
2 42 (8.02%) Perl
3 26 (4.96%) Java
4 19 (3.63%) PowerShell
5 16 (3.05%) C#
6 14 (2.67%) VB
7 13 (2.48%) Python
7 13 (2.48%) C++
8 12 (2.29%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.53%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.95%) Ruby
10 5 (0.95%) VBScript
11 4 (0.76%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.38%) C
13 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 172 (32.82%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (18.89%) CCNA
3 90 (17.18%) CCNP
4 88 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 88 (16.79%) Security Cleared
5 65 (12.40%) Degree
6 56 (10.69%) SC Cleared
7 37 (7.06%) MCITP
8 33 (6.30%) MCSE
9 30 (5.73%) CCIE
10 24 (4.58%) CCDP
11 19 (3.63%) MCP
12 16 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (2.86%) DV Cleared
13 15 (2.86%) MCSA
14 11 (2.10%) JNCIS
14 11 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (1.91%) ISEB
16 9 (1.72%) CCSP
16 9 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.35%) SLA
2 11 (2.10%) QA
3 9 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 132 (25.19%) Active Directory
2 122 (23.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.11%) vSphere
4 31 (5.92%) Hyper-V
5 23 (4.39%) Terminal Services
5 23 (4.39%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.91%) XenApp
7 9 (1.72%) NFS
7 9 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.53%) Snort
8 8 (1.53%) ProxySG
9 7 (1.34%) Squid
9 7 (1.34%) MetaFrame
10 6 (1.15%) Xen
10 6 (1.15%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.15%) qmail
11 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.57%) UAG
12 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 26 (4.96%) SCCM
2 24 (4.58%) Nagios
3 21 (4.01%) Cisco CUCM
4 19 (3.63%) Backup Exec
5 18 (3.44%) NetBackup
6 16 (3.05%) OpenView
6 16 (3.05%) OPNET
7 12 (2.29%) CiscoWorks
7 12 (2.29%) Netcool
8 11 (2.10%) SolarWinds Orion
8 11 (2.10%) CA Spectrum
9 8 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (1.34%) SCOM
10 7 (1.34%) ARCserve
10 7 (1.34%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.95%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.95%) ServiceCenter
11 5 (0.95%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 5 (0.95%) Check_MK
11 5 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 209 (39.89%) VMware
2 168 (32.06%) Microsoft
3 119 (22.71%) Juniper
4 101 (19.27%) HP
5 89 (16.98%) Citrix
6 72 (13.74%) NetApp
7 59 (11.26%) CheckPoint
7 59 (11.26%) Avaya
8 58 (11.07%) F5
9 35 (6.68%) IBM
10 34 (6.49%) Dell
10 34 (6.49%) Symantec
11 32 (6.11%) Red Hat
12 24 (4.58%) Brocade
13 23 (4.39%) SolarWinds
14 21 (4.01%) EMC
15 16 (3.05%) Riverbed
16 15 (2.86%) Veritas
17 14 (2.67%) JBoss
17 14 (2.67%) Apple
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