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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 22 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 115 139 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 8.28% 10.31% 11.69%
As % of the Vendors category 17.48% 22.10% 24.25%
Number of salaries quoted 96 123 137
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
658 629 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 47.37% 46.66% 48.23%
Number of salaries quoted 531 535 547
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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
South Wales -7 99 £36,500 -2.66% 8
North Wales -1 13 £47,500 +11.76%
West Wales +11 3 £42,055 +3.20%
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 129 (63.86%) Firewall
2 125 (61.88%) Cisco Certification
3 90 (44.55%) CCNA
4 84 (41.58%) Microsoft
5 78 (38.61%) Windows
6 76 (37.62%) CCNP
7 73 (36.14%) VMware
8 69 (34.16%) ITIL
9 54 (26.73%) HP
10 51 (25.25%) Cisco ASA
11 50 (24.75%) CheckPoint
12 49 (24.26%) Citrix
13 48 (23.76%) WAN
14 47 (23.27%) LAN
15 46 (22.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 44 (21.78%) SLA
17 43 (21.29%) Wireless
18 42 (20.79%) Active Directory
19 41 (20.30%) MS Excel
20 39 (19.31%) MS Exchange
20 39 (19.31%) BGP
21 37 (18.32%) Dell
22 35 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
23 34 (16.83%) Hyper-V
23 34 (16.83%) OSPF
24 33 (16.34%) Windows Server 2003
25 32 (15.84%) Security Cleared
25 32 (15.84%) Cisco Nexus
26 30 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
27 28 (13.86%) SC Cleared

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 39 (19.31%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 19 (9.41%) Lync
3 15 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (5.94%) IIS
6 8 (3.96%) Commerce Server
6 8 (3.96%) CMS
7 5 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (2.48%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.48%) Apache
8 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (20.30%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.46%) MS Office
3 6 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.98%) PaaS
2 4 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.49%) Office 365
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (63.86%) Firewall
2 51 (25.25%) Cisco ASA
3 48 (23.76%) WAN
4 47 (23.27%) LAN
5 43 (21.29%) Wireless
6 39 (19.31%) BGP
7 34 (16.83%) OSPF
8 32 (15.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 27 (13.37%) VRRP
10 26 (12.87%) VLAN
11 24 (11.88%) Internet
12 22 (10.89%) VoIP
13 21 (10.40%) Network Security
13 21 (10.40%) HSRP
14 18 (8.91%) EIGRP
15 17 (8.42%) Cisco PIX
15 17 (8.42%) MPLS
15 17 (8.42%) TCP/IP
16 16 (7.92%) SAN
17 15 (7.43%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.97%) MySQL
3 4 (1.98%) Big Data
3 4 (1.98%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 17 (8.42%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.92%) Finance
3 14 (6.93%) Back Office
4 5 (2.48%) Marketing
5 4 (1.98%) Advertising
6 3 (1.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 79 (39.11%) Network Engineer
2 36 (17.82%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (9.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (9.90%) Project Engineer
4 19 (9.41%) Support Engineer
5 18 (8.91%) Architect
6 16 (7.92%) Network Architect
7 14 (6.93%) Cisco Engineer
8 12 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (5.94%) Security Engineer
9 11 (5.45%) Technical Engineer
10 10 (4.95%) Analyst
10 10 (4.95%) Network Security Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (3.47%) Technical Support
13 6 (2.97%) NOC Engineer
13 6 (2.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (2.97%) Senior NOC Engineer
14 5 (2.48%) Technical Support Engineer
14 5 (2.48%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.45%) CSS
2 10 (4.95%) .NET
3 8 (3.96%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.49%) COM
5 1 (0.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.94%) EqualLogic
2 12 (5.94%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (5.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.48%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.98%) Clustering
7 4 (1.98%) Statistics
7 4 (1.98%) PDA
8 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 78 (38.61%) Windows
2 35 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (16.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (11.39%) Linux
6 15 (7.43%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (3.47%) UNIX
8 4 (1.98%) Solaris
8 4 (1.98%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.49%) AIX
10 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.50%) CentOS
11 1 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (34.16%) ITIL
2 25 (12.38%) Service Delivery
3 23 (11.39%) Load Balancing
3 23 (11.39%) Network Management
4 19 (9.41%) Project Management
5 18 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.95%) Product Management
7 8 (3.96%) Operations Management
8 7 (3.47%) Incident Management
8 7 (3.47%) Change Control
8 7 (3.47%) Mentoring
9 5 (2.48%) Logistics
9 5 (2.48%) Network Design
9 5 (2.48%) Service Management
9 5 (2.48%) Change Management
9 5 (2.48%) E-Commerce
10 4 (1.98%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (1.98%) Network Architecture
10 4 (1.98%) Server Building
10 4 (1.98%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.44%) SQL
2 6 (2.97%) PHP
2 6 (2.97%) C#
3 1 (0.50%) AWK
3 1 (0.50%) Python
3 1 (0.50%) Java
3 1 (0.50%) Perl
3 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 125 (61.88%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (44.55%) CCNA
3 76 (37.62%) CCNP
4 46 (22.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (15.84%) Security Cleared
6 28 (13.86%) SC Cleared
7 26 (12.87%) MCSE
8 24 (11.88%) MCITP
9 14 (6.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (5.94%) SAP Certification
11 11 (5.45%) MCSA
12 10 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (4.46%) MCP
14 8 (3.96%) Degree
15 7 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (3.47%) VCP5
16 4 (1.98%) CCIE
17 2 (0.99%) MCTS
17 2 (0.99%) CCENT
18 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (21.78%) SLA
2 25 (12.38%) ISO 9001
3 16 (7.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (20.79%) Active Directory
2 34 (16.83%) Hyper-V
3 21 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.97%) Firmware
5 5 (2.48%) ISA Server
5 5 (2.48%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.98%) vSphere
6 4 (1.98%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.99%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.50%) XenServer
8 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.97%) Tivoli
1 6 (2.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (2.97%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (2.48%) OpenView
3 4 (1.98%) Puppet
3 4 (1.98%) Ansible
3 4 (1.98%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (1.98%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.98%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.99%) WSUS
5 2 (0.99%) SCCM
6 1 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 84 (41.58%) Microsoft
2 73 (36.14%) VMware
3 54 (26.73%) HP
4 50 (24.75%) CheckPoint
5 49 (24.26%) Citrix
6 37 (18.32%) Dell
7 26 (12.87%) F5
8 21 (10.40%) Juniper
9 17 (8.42%) SonicWALL
10 15 (7.43%) WatchGuard
11 14 (6.93%) ProCurve
12 12 (5.94%) SAP
12 12 (5.94%) Nokia
13 10 (4.95%) SolarWinds
13 10 (4.95%) Blue Coat
14 9 (4.46%) IBM
15 8 (3.96%) Veritas
16 7 (3.47%) Avaya
17 6 (2.97%) Red Hat
17 6 (2.97%) Symantec
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