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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 24 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 51 9 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.27% 2.34% 7.37%
As % of the Vendors category 15.18% 4.31% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 40 8 28
Average salary £43,000 £37,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% -10.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £52,000 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
336 209 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 61.09% 54.43% 66.05%
Number of salaries quoted 230 151 151
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 23 September 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Watford

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 75 (58.59%) Cisco Certification
1 75 (58.59%) VMware
2 68 (53.13%) HP
3 64 (50.00%) Firewall
4 61 (47.66%) Microsoft
5 56 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 55 (42.97%) WAN
7 53 (41.41%) LAN
8 48 (37.50%) CCNP
9 44 (34.38%) Hyper-V
10 41 (32.03%) CCNA
11 40 (31.25%) MS Excel
12 39 (30.47%) Windows
13 38 (29.69%) MS Exchange
14 37 (28.91%) Lync
15 34 (26.56%) ITIL
16 30 (23.44%) Finance
17 29 (22.66%) Active Directory
18 28 (21.88%) VPN
19 27 (21.09%) CheckPoint
20 26 (20.31%) Change Management
21 25 (19.53%) Dell
21 25 (19.53%) Network Security
22 23 (17.97%) IBM
22 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
23 22 (17.19%) Office 365
23 22 (17.19%) EMC
23 22 (17.19%) MPLS
23 22 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
23 22 (17.19%) Retail

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 38 (29.69%) MS Exchange
2 37 (28.91%) Lync
3 22 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.34%) SAS
9 2 (1.56%) IIS
9 2 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.19%) Office 365
2 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (12.50%) PaaS
4 12 (9.38%) IaaS
5 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (50.00%) Firewall
2 55 (42.97%) WAN
3 53 (41.41%) LAN
4 28 (21.88%) VPN
5 25 (19.53%) Network Security
6 22 (17.19%) MPLS
7 19 (14.84%) DNS
7 19 (14.84%) VoIP
8 18 (14.06%) Wireless
9 17 (13.28%) OSPF
9 17 (13.28%) BGP
10 13 (10.16%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (10.16%) VLAN
10 13 (10.16%) SAN
11 11 (8.59%) EIGRP
12 10 (7.81%) TCP/IP
12 10 (7.81%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (7.03%) IP Telephony
14 8 (6.25%) IPsec
14 8 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.56%) Big Data
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (23.44%) Finance
2 22 (17.19%) Retail
3 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (25.00%) Architect
2 31 (24.22%) Network Engineer
3 27 (21.09%) Consultant
4 16 (12.50%) IT Architect
5 11 (8.59%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.59%) Project Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) Technical Consultant
7 9 (7.03%) Technical Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (7.03%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Network Architect
8 7 (5.47%) Pre Sales Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Lead Network Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.91%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.13%) Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Head of Infrastructure
10 4 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) COM
2 1 (0.78%) Middleware
2 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.06%) Visualisation
3 16 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.59%) Handset
5 7 (5.47%) Replication
6 3 (2.34%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.34%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.56%) Online Games
7 2 (1.56%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.78%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.47%) Windows
2 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (13.28%) Linux
4 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.91%) UNIX
7 3 (2.34%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.34%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.78%) AIX
9 1 (0.78%) HPUX
9 1 (0.78%) NetWare
9 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.56%) ITIL
2 26 (20.31%) Change Management
3 20 (15.63%) Migration
4 18 (14.06%) Project Management
5 16 (12.50%) Information Security
5 16 (12.50%) Time Management
5 16 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 14 (10.94%) Network Design
6 14 (10.94%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.03%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (7.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (6.25%) Coaching
8 8 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.47%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.47%) Performance Testing
10 6 (4.69%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.69%) BCP
10 6 (4.69%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.91%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.13%) SQL
2 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (58.59%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (37.50%) CCNP
3 41 (32.03%) CCNA
4 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (15.63%) MCSE
5 15 (11.72%) CCIE
6 13 (10.16%) MCITP
6 13 (10.16%) Degree
7 11 (8.59%) MCSA
8 5 (3.91%) MCP
8 5 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.91%) IBM Certification
9 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.13%) NCDA
9 4 (3.13%) NCIE
10 3 (2.34%) VCAP
11 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.56%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 56 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (34.38%) Hyper-V
3 29 (22.66%) Active Directory
4 17 (13.28%) vSphere
5 11 (8.59%) XenApp
6 8 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.69%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.91%) SRDF
8 5 (3.91%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (3.91%) NFS
9 4 (3.13%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (10.16%) SCCM
2 5 (3.91%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (3.91%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.34%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (2.34%) SCOM
5 2 (1.56%) Cacti
5 2 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.78%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 75 (58.59%) VMware
2 68 (53.13%) HP
3 61 (47.66%) Microsoft
4 27 (21.09%) CheckPoint
5 25 (19.53%) Dell
6 23 (17.97%) IBM
7 22 (17.19%) EMC
8 21 (16.41%) Juniper
9 17 (13.28%) Fortinet
10 16 (12.50%) Mitel
10 16 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 16 (12.50%) ProCurve
10 16 (12.50%) NetApp
11 14 (10.94%) SolarWinds
11 14 (10.94%) Aruba
12 13 (10.16%) Meru Networks
13 12 (9.38%) Citrix
14 10 (7.81%) F5
15 9 (7.03%) WatchGuard
16 6 (4.69%) Hitachi
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