The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 14 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 154 165 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.83% 12.49% 15.26%
As % of the Vendors category 28.00% 29.00% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 143 151 152
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Cisco
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
550 569 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 42.24% 43.07% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 488 510 486
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 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Cisco
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Wales

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Wales

Cisco
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 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
South Wales -1 144 £37,500 -6.25% 9
West Wales +9 5 £23,500 -25.39% 4
North Wales - 2 £52,500 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 193 (66.32%) Firewall
2 167 (57.39%) Cisco Certification
3 123 (42.27%) CCNP
4 113 (38.83%) Windows
5 112 (38.49%) VMware
6 92 (31.62%) Juniper
7 91 (31.27%) Microsoft
8 83 (28.52%) CheckPoint
9 82 (28.18%) CCNA
10 77 (26.46%) LAN
11 75 (25.77%) ITIL
12 74 (25.43%) F5
13 72 (24.74%) WAN
14 63 (21.65%) Cisco ASA
15 60 (20.62%) Active Directory
16 53 (18.21%) HP
17 49 (16.84%) Security Cleared
18 48 (16.49%) SC Cleared
18 48 (16.49%) BGP
18 48 (16.49%) TCP/IP
19 44 (15.12%) MS Exchange
19 44 (15.12%) MS Excel
19 44 (15.12%) SAN
19 44 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
20 41 (14.09%) Windows Server 2008
21 40 (13.75%) VPN
22 39 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
22 39 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
23 38 (13.06%) SLA
24 37 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 44 (15.12%) MS Exchange
2 27 (9.28%) IIS
3 25 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 24 (8.25%) Lync
5 17 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.44%) Apache
8 9 (3.09%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.41%) Commerce Server
9 7 (2.41%) CMS
10 6 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.37%) Site Server
11 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.34%) SAS
13 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.34%) WorkSite
Applications
1 44 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.87%) MS Office
3 10 (3.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Line 500
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.90%) Office 365
2 7 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.72%) SaaS
4 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 193 (66.32%) Firewall
2 77 (26.46%) LAN
3 72 (24.74%) WAN
4 63 (21.65%) Cisco ASA
5 48 (16.49%) TCP/IP
5 48 (16.49%) BGP
6 44 (15.12%) SAN
7 40 (13.75%) VPN
8 35 (12.03%) MPLS
9 34 (11.68%) Internet
10 31 (10.65%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (9.62%) Cisco PIX
11 28 (9.62%) OSPF
12 25 (8.59%) VoIP
13 24 (8.25%) Network Security
14 23 (7.90%) Wireless
15 22 (7.56%) DNS
16 21 (7.22%) HSRP
17 20 (6.87%) VLAN
18 19 (6.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.69%) MySQL
3 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (9.97%) Finance
2 21 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.87%) Advertising
4 14 (4.81%) Legal
5 7 (2.41%) Welsh Language
6 6 (2.06%) Retail
7 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (35.05%) Network Engineer
2 38 (13.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (9.97%) Consultant
4 28 (9.62%) Analyst
4 28 (9.62%) Support Engineer
5 27 (9.28%) Senior Network Engineer
6 22 (7.56%) Security Engineer
7 18 (6.19%) Network Security Engineer
8 14 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (4.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 12 (4.12%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.44%) Architect
11 10 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (3.09%) Network Consultant
12 9 (3.09%) Network Architect
12 9 (3.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.09%) Data Consultant
12 9 (3.09%) Escalation Engineer
13 8 (2.75%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.44%) XMPP
2 9 (3.09%) .NET
3 7 (2.41%) CSS
3 7 (2.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.69%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.50%) Clustering
2 10 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.37%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.03%) HACMP
5 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.03%) Statistics
5 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.34%) Derivative
7 1 (0.34%) DTV
7 1 (0.34%) Firmware
7 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.34%) iSeries
7 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 113 (38.83%) Windows
2 41 (14.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (12.03%) Linux
6 15 (5.15%) UNIX
7 12 (4.12%) Windows 7
8 11 (3.78%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.06%) AIX
9 6 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.37%) Solaris
10 4 (1.37%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (25.77%) ITIL
2 35 (12.03%) Load Balancing
3 30 (10.31%) Network Design
4 21 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (6.53%) Incident Management
6 15 (5.15%) Project Management
7 14 (4.81%) Network Management
8 10 (3.44%) Change Management
9 9 (3.09%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.09%) Capacity Management
10 7 (2.41%) Product Management
10 7 (2.41%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.06%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.06%) Problem Management
12 5 (1.72%) Security Architecture
12 5 (1.72%) Change Control
13 4 (1.37%) Service Management
13 4 (1.37%) Protective Monitoring
13 4 (1.37%) Technical Analysis
13 4 (1.37%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.65%) SQL
2 6 (2.06%) Python
2 6 (2.06%) Perl
3 3 (1.03%) C
4 2 (0.69%) AWK
4 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 167 (57.39%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (42.27%) CCNP
3 82 (28.18%) CCNA
4 49 (16.84%) Security Cleared
5 48 (16.49%) SC Cleared
6 39 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (9.62%) MCSE
8 19 (6.53%) CCSE
8 19 (6.53%) JNCIS
9 17 (5.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (5.50%) Degree
11 15 (5.15%) CCIE
12 13 (4.47%) CCDA
13 12 (4.12%) CCIP
13 12 (4.12%) CISSP
14 11 (3.78%) MCP
14 11 (3.78%) SAP Certification
15 10 (3.44%) CCSA
16 9 (3.09%) JNCIA
16 9 (3.09%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (13.06%) SLA
2 15 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.12%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 60 (20.62%) Active Directory
2 44 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.15%) Terminal Services
5 12 (4.12%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.72%) vCloud
7 4 (1.37%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.37%) vSphere
8 3 (1.03%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.69%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.69%) XenServer
10 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (4.12%) NetBackup
2 10 (3.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (3.09%) CiscoWorks
4 7 (2.41%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (2.06%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.03%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.34%) Nagios
9 1 (0.34%) OPNET
9 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.34%) Netcool
9 1 (0.34%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.34%) OpenView
Vendors
1 112 (38.49%) VMware
2 92 (31.62%) Juniper
3 91 (31.27%) Microsoft
4 83 (28.52%) CheckPoint
5 74 (25.43%) F5
6 53 (18.21%) HP
7 27 (9.28%) McAfee
8 22 (7.56%) Blue Coat
8 22 (7.56%) Citrix
9 19 (6.53%) Avaya
10 16 (5.50%) Dell
11 14 (4.81%) IBM
11 14 (4.81%) NetApp
12 13 (4.47%) SAP
12 13 (4.47%) ProCurve
13 11 (3.78%) SonicWALL
14 10 (3.44%) Tandberg
15 9 (3.09%) Aruba
15 9 (3.09%) Websense
16 8 (2.75%) Fortinet
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