The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 58 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 246 248 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.10% 4.73% 4.70%
As % of the Vendors category 9.62% 10.63% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 197 218 222
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,350 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2557 2332 2442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.67% 44.50% 44.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2033 1971 2105
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,646
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £51,040
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cisco
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +4 81 £41,000 -3.52% 7
Bristol +6 71 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Gloucestershire -27 35 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Devon +7 27 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Dorset -5 24 £32,500 -15.58% 6
Somerset -26 7 £32,500 -13.33% 15
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England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 213 (45.03%) Windows
2 172 (36.36%) VMware
3 161 (34.04%) Firewall
4 151 (31.92%) Cisco Certification
5 130 (27.48%) WAN
6 129 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 125 (26.43%) LAN
8 120 (25.37%) Linux
9 115 (24.31%) ITIL
10 104 (21.99%) HP
11 97 (20.51%) Active Directory
12 95 (20.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 92 (19.45%) Juniper
14 90 (19.03%) CCNP
15 88 (18.60%) SAN
16 87 (18.39%) Citrix
17 86 (18.18%) CCNA
18 83 (17.55%) MS Exchange
19 82 (17.34%) TCP/IP
20 79 (16.70%) SQL
21 78 (16.49%) Security Cleared
22 74 (15.64%) Degree
23 73 (15.43%) MS Excel
24 70 (14.80%) DHCP
25 67 (14.16%) NetApp
26 65 (13.74%) DNS
27 60 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
28 56 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
28 56 (11.84%) UNIX
29 55 (11.63%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 83 (17.55%) MS Exchange
2 53 (11.21%) Apache
3 25 (5.29%) SharePoint
3 25 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (4.86%) WebLogic
5 23 (4.86%) IIS
6 15 (3.17%) Lync
7 12 (2.54%) IBM Notes
8 11 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.42%) CMS
13 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (15.43%) MS Excel
2 43 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.33%) Office 365
2 5 (1.06%) SaaS
3 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 161 (34.04%) Firewall
2 130 (27.48%) WAN
3 125 (26.43%) LAN
4 88 (18.60%) SAN
5 82 (17.34%) TCP/IP
6 70 (14.80%) DHCP
7 65 (13.74%) DNS
8 51 (10.78%) VoIP
9 43 (9.09%) Wireless
10 42 (8.88%) VPN
10 42 (8.88%) Network Security
11 40 (8.46%) MPLS
12 32 (6.77%) VLAN
13 31 (6.55%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (5.92%) BGP
15 27 (5.71%) NAS
16 25 (5.29%) Cisco Nexus
17 21 (4.44%) OSPF
17 21 (4.44%) WLAN
18 20 (4.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.09%) MySQL
2 37 (7.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Subversion
1 6 (1.27%) JIRA
1 6 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.42%) Valgrind
2 2 (0.42%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
General
1 35 (7.40%) Finance
2 33 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.33%) Advertising
4 5 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.63%) Legal
5 3 (0.63%) Back Office
5 3 (0.63%) Banking
6 2 (0.42%) Marketing
6 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.42%) Automotive
6 2 (0.42%) Military
7 1 (0.21%) Law
7 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (15.22%) Analyst
2 65 (13.74%) Network Engineer
3 56 (11.84%) Consultant
4 49 (10.36%) Support Engineer
5 36 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (6.55%) Systems Engineer
6 31 (6.55%) Architect
7 22 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (4.23%) Service Analyst
9 19 (4.02%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (3.81%) Network Analyst
10 18 (3.81%) Senior Network Engineer
11 15 (3.17%) Network Specialist
11 15 (3.17%) Network Architect
12 14 (2.96%) Administrator
13 12 (2.54%) Wintel Engineer
13 12 (2.54%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
14 11 (2.33%) Support Analyst
14 11 (2.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.86%) J2EE
2 16 (3.38%) HTML
3 6 (1.27%) .NET
4 4 (0.85%) Application Packaging
4 4 (0.85%) CSS
5 3 (0.63%) Web Services
6 2 (0.42%) COM+
7 1 (0.21%) XML
7 1 (0.21%) JSP
7 1 (0.21%) LAMP
7 1 (0.21%) Middleware
7 1 (0.21%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.86%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.02%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.02%) Video Conferencing
3 18 (3.81%) Wiki
4 17 (3.59%) Blackberry
5 16 (3.38%) PDA
6 12 (2.54%) Replication
7 9 (1.90%) Clustering
8 6 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.27%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.27%) Statistics
8 6 (1.27%) IVR
9 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.85%) FlexPod
10 4 (0.85%) Open Source
10 4 (0.85%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.63%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.63%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.42%) PKI
12 2 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 213 (45.03%) Windows
2 120 (25.37%) Linux
3 60 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (11.84%) UNIX
5 31 (6.55%) Solaris
6 25 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (5.07%) Windows 7
8 23 (4.86%) HPUX
9 22 (4.65%) Ubuntu
10 21 (4.44%) Windows 8
11 20 (4.23%) Windows XP
12 16 (3.38%) AIX
12 16 (3.38%) CentOS
12 16 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.27%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.63%) Debian
15 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (24.31%) ITIL
2 44 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
3 35 (7.40%) Network Design
4 31 (6.55%) Project Management
4 31 (6.55%) Network Management
5 24 (5.07%) Service Management
6 23 (4.86%) Web Development
6 23 (4.86%) Software Architecture
7 21 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 19 (4.02%) Incident Management
9 18 (3.81%) Document Management
9 18 (3.81%) E-Commerce
9 18 (3.81%) E-business
9 18 (3.81%) Performance Monitoring
10 16 (3.38%) Network Monitoring
11 15 (3.17%) ITIL V3
11 15 (3.17%) Information Security
11 15 (3.17%) Migration
12 14 (2.96%) PRINCE2
12 14 (2.96%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 79 (16.70%) SQL
2 53 (11.21%) Perl
3 31 (6.55%) Java
4 26 (5.50%) C++
5 25 (5.29%) C#
6 19 (4.02%) Python
7 15 (3.17%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.54%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.33%) VB
10 10 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.69%) C
12 5 (1.06%) Ruby
13 4 (0.85%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.63%) PHP
15 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 151 (31.92%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (19.03%) CCNP
3 86 (18.18%) CCNA
4 78 (16.49%) Security Cleared
5 74 (15.64%) Degree
6 53 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (9.94%) SC Cleared
8 31 (6.55%) CCIE
9 25 (5.29%) DV Cleared
10 18 (3.81%) MCITP
10 18 (3.81%) MCSE
11 17 (3.59%) MCP
12 14 (2.96%) MCSA
13 12 (2.54%) CCDP
14 10 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.90%) CCSP
16 8 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 6 (1.27%) MCTS
17 6 (1.27%) ISTQB
17 6 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (11.63%) SLA
2 9 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.27%) QA
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 97 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 95 (20.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (9.94%) vSphere
4 30 (6.34%) VMware ESX
5 22 (4.65%) Terminal Services
6 11 (2.33%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.69%) Snort
7 8 (1.69%) NFS
8 7 (1.48%) Squid
8 7 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.27%) ProxySG
9 6 (1.27%) qmail
9 6 (1.27%) MetaFrame
10 5 (1.06%) XenApp
11 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.63%) Xen
11 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.63%) UAG
11 3 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (6.77%) NetBackup
2 25 (5.29%) Backup Exec
3 22 (4.65%) Nagios
4 18 (3.81%) CiscoWorks
4 18 (3.81%) Cisco CUCM
5 17 (3.59%) Netcool
6 16 (3.38%) OpenView
6 16 (3.38%) OPNET
7 12 (2.54%) SCCM
8 11 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
8 11 (2.33%) CA Spectrum
9 9 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (1.48%) ARCserve
10 7 (1.48%) Legato
10 7 (1.48%) WSUS
11 6 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (1.27%) MAILsweeper
11 6 (1.27%) Tivoli
12 5 (1.06%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 172 (36.36%) VMware
2 129 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 104 (21.99%) HP
4 92 (19.45%) Juniper
5 87 (18.39%) Citrix
6 67 (14.16%) NetApp
7 43 (9.09%) Avaya
8 41 (8.67%) CheckPoint
9 39 (8.25%) F5
10 38 (8.03%) Brocade
11 36 (7.61%) Symantec
12 34 (7.19%) Dell
12 34 (7.19%) Red Hat
13 26 (5.50%) SolarWinds
14 25 (5.29%) Veritas
15 23 (4.86%) IBM
15 23 (4.86%) JBoss
16 20 (4.23%) EMC
17 18 (3.81%) Zend
17 18 (3.81%) CA
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