The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 24 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 52 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.04% 2.45% 5.74%
As % of the Vendors category 15.07% 4.55% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 39 9 23
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £50,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Cisco
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
345 198 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 60.00% 53.95% 55.86%
Number of salaries quoted 240 148 146
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,000 £64,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Cisco
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Watford

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Watford region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Watford

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 73 (55.73%) VMware
2 72 (54.96%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (49.62%) HP
4 58 (44.27%) Microsoft
5 56 (42.75%) WAN
5 56 (42.75%) Firewall
6 53 (40.46%) LAN
7 51 (38.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (37.40%) CCNP
9 45 (34.35%) Windows
10 43 (32.82%) Hyper-V
11 37 (28.24%) MS Exchange
11 37 (28.24%) MS Excel
12 36 (27.48%) CCNA
12 36 (27.48%) Lync
13 31 (23.66%) VPN
14 30 (22.90%) Active Directory
15 29 (22.14%) ITIL
16 28 (21.37%) Finance
17 25 (19.08%) MPLS
18 24 (18.32%) CheckPoint
18 24 (18.32%) Network Security
19 23 (17.56%) Office 365
20 22 (16.79%) Change Management
21 21 (16.03%) IBM
21 21 (16.03%) DNS
22 20 (15.27%) VoIP
22 20 (15.27%) Dell
22 20 (15.27%) EMC
22 20 (15.27%) OSPF

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 37 (28.24%) MS Exchange
2 36 (27.48%) Lync
3 20 (15.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (15.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.29%) Apache
8 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.53%) IIS
Applications
1 37 (28.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.56%) Office 365
2 20 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.16%) IaaS
3 12 (9.16%) PaaS
4 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (42.75%) WAN
1 56 (42.75%) Firewall
2 53 (40.46%) LAN
3 31 (23.66%) VPN
4 25 (19.08%) MPLS
5 24 (18.32%) Network Security
6 21 (16.03%) DNS
7 20 (15.27%) VoIP
7 20 (15.27%) OSPF
7 20 (15.27%) BGP
8 19 (14.50%) Wireless
9 13 (9.92%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (9.92%) VLAN
9 13 (9.92%) EIGRP
10 12 (9.16%) SAN
11 10 (7.63%) TCP/IP
11 10 (7.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (6.11%) HTTPS
12 8 (6.11%) FTP
12 8 (6.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.53%) Big Data
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (21.37%) Finance
2 18 (13.74%) Retail
3 5 (3.82%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (25.19%) Network Engineer
2 28 (21.37%) Architect
3 26 (19.85%) Consultant
4 12 (9.16%) IT Architect
5 11 (8.40%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Project Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (6.11%) Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) Network Architect
9 7 (5.34%) Pre Sales Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (3.82%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Lead Network Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Cloud Architect
11 5 (3.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) COM
2 2 (1.53%) Middleware
3 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.16%) Visualisation
2 12 (9.16%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.40%) Handset
4 8 (6.11%) Replication
5 3 (2.29%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.29%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.53%) Online Games
6 2 (1.53%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 45 (34.35%) Windows
2 19 (14.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (9.92%) Linux
4 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (6.87%) UNIX
4 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.05%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (2.29%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.29%) Solaris
6 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.53%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.76%) AIX
8 1 (0.76%) HPUX
8 1 (0.76%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.14%) ITIL
2 22 (16.79%) Change Management
3 19 (14.50%) Migration
4 18 (13.74%) Mentoring
5 16 (12.21%) Project Management
6 12 (9.16%) Information Security
6 12 (9.16%) PRINCE2
6 12 (9.16%) Network Design
7 11 (8.40%) Time Management
8 10 (7.63%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (7.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.34%) Performance Testing
9 7 (5.34%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.58%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.82%) Financial Analysis
11 5 (3.82%) Data Migration
11 5 (3.82%) Data Protection
11 5 (3.82%) E-business
11 5 (3.82%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.34%) SQL
2 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 72 (54.96%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (37.40%) CCNP
3 36 (27.48%) CCNA
4 19 (14.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (14.50%) MCSE
5 15 (11.45%) CCIE
6 12 (9.16%) MCSA
7 11 (8.40%) MCITP
8 9 (6.87%) Degree
9 6 (4.58%) MCP
10 5 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (3.82%) IBM Certification
11 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.29%) CCVP
13 2 (1.53%) PMP
13 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
13 2 (1.53%) CCDP
14 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.76%) MCTS
14 1 (0.76%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 51 (38.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (32.82%) Hyper-V
3 30 (22.90%) Active Directory
4 14 (10.69%) vSphere
5 8 (6.11%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (6.11%) XenApp
6 6 (4.58%) NFS
6 6 (4.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 5 (3.82%) SRDF
8 4 (3.05%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.29%) Terminal Server
9 3 (2.29%) Samba
9 3 (2.29%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (9.16%) SCCM
2 5 (3.82%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.05%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (3.05%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (3.05%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.29%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.53%) Cacti
5 2 (1.53%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.76%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 73 (55.73%) VMware
2 65 (49.62%) HP
3 58 (44.27%) Microsoft
4 24 (18.32%) CheckPoint
5 21 (16.03%) IBM
6 20 (15.27%) Dell
6 20 (15.27%) EMC
7 17 (12.98%) Fortinet
8 16 (12.21%) ProCurve
8 16 (12.21%) Juniper
9 15 (11.45%) Mitel
10 14 (10.69%) NetApp
10 14 (10.69%) Citrix
11 13 (9.92%) SolarWinds
11 13 (9.92%) Aruba
11 13 (9.92%) Meru Networks
12 12 (9.16%) Red Hat
13 10 (7.63%) F5
14 7 (5.34%) Hitachi
15 6 (4.58%) Fujitsu
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