The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Cisco
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 30 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.93% 2.34% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 5.93% 4.41% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 2
Median salary £26,750 £43,750 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.85% +101.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £42,750 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £44,750 £22,350
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 135 68 59
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 49.45% 53.13% 56.19%
Number of salaries quoted 111 40 33
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Cisco as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Cisco in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -7 6 £23,500 -46.28% 1
County Armagh - 1 £47,500 -
County Down - 1 £30,000 -
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 13 (59.09%) Forcepoint
2 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (45.45%) Palo Alto
4 9 (40.91%) Splunk
4 9 (40.91%) Google
4 9 (40.91%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) Blue Coat
5 8 (36.36%) Intel Security
5 8 (36.36%) Juniper
5 8 (36.36%) Sourcefire
5 8 (36.36%) Snort
5 8 (36.36%) Google Analytics
5 8 (36.36%) SolarWinds
5 8 (36.36%) Hadoop
5 8 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (36.36%) Tufin
5 8 (36.36%) Analytics
5 8 (36.36%) EnCase
5 8 (36.36%) RSA Security Analytics
5 8 (36.36%) RSA enVision
5 8 (36.36%) NetWitness
5 8 (36.36%) FireEye
6 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (31.82%) Degree
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Google Analytics
2 5 (22.73%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) LAN
1 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.55%) TACACS
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Replication
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Fintech
4 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) Analytics
1 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 7 (31.82%) Information Security
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) IT Strategy
3 4 (18.18%) SDLC
3 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.09%) Line Management
4 2 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Data Security
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
1 7 (31.82%) MCSA
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) CCSA
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CISSP
3 2 (9.09%) MCDST
3 2 (9.09%) MCITP
3 2 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (4.55%) ISO27002
3 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Snort
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) XenApp
2 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
2 5 (22.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) EnCase
1 8 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (36.36%) RSA enVision
1 8 (36.36%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (4.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Forcepoint
2 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) Palo Alto
4 9 (40.91%) Google
4 9 (40.91%) Splunk
5 8 (36.36%) Blue Coat
5 8 (36.36%) FireEye
5 8 (36.36%) Intel Security
5 8 (36.36%) Juniper
5 8 (36.36%) NetWitness
5 8 (36.36%) SolarWinds
5 8 (36.36%) Sourcefire
5 8 (36.36%) Tufin
6 6 (27.27%) Citrix
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) IBM
7 5 (22.73%) Sophos
7 5 (22.73%) Veeam
8 4 (18.18%) IFS