Period
to 29 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 6 months to 29 July 2021 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 56 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16 -1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 51 33 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 4.85% 3.45% 2.72%
As % of the Vendors category 11.92% 8.99% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 40
10th Percentile £24,175 £33,050 £28,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,750 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +12.32%
75th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £47,625 £53,400 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £41,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -8.54% +6.49% -3.75%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in South Wales.

All Vendors
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 428 367 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 40.68% 38.35% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 307 330 489
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £27,250
25th Percentile £32,750 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,130 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.58% +6.25% +3.90%
75th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,875 £61,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in South Wales

Cisco
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco in South Wales.

Salary trend for Cisco in South Wales

Cisco
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco in South Wales over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Cisco in South Wales

Cisco
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +22 42 £37,500 -5.06% 3
Newport +3 8 £45,000 - 2
Monmouthshire - 1 £40,000 -
Cisco
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 21 (41.18%) A+ Certification
2 21 (41.18%) Multimedia
3 18 (35.29%) Linux
4 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 17 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (29.41%) LAN
5 15 (29.41%) WAN
5 15 (29.41%) Windows
6 14 (27.45%) VMware
7 13 (25.49%) VoIP
7 13 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (25.49%) Microsoft 365
7 13 (25.49%) Azure
8 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (23.53%) VPN
8 12 (23.53%) Firewall
8 12 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
9 11 (21.57%) Finance
10 10 (19.61%) CCNA
10 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
11 9 (17.65%) Juniper
12 8 (15.69%) OSPF
12 8 (15.69%) DNS
13 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
13 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
13 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
13 7 (13.73%) Aruba
13 7 (13.73%) Social Skills

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Azure
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (11.76%) AWS
2 6 (11.76%) IaaS
2 6 (11.76%) PaaS
3 3 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) LAN
1 15 (29.41%) WAN
2 13 (25.49%) VoIP
3 12 (23.53%) Firewall
3 12 (23.53%) VPN
4 8 (15.69%) DNS
4 8 (15.69%) OSPF
5 6 (11.76%) BGP
5 6 (11.76%) DHCP
5 6 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (11.76%) SMTP
5 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.80%) Network Security
7 4 (7.84%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (7.84%) IPsec
7 4 (7.84%) SSH
7 4 (7.84%) SSL
8 3 (5.88%) SAN
8 3 (5.88%) Skype
9 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (41.18%) Multimedia
2 11 (21.57%) Finance
3 7 (13.73%) Social Skills
4 5 (9.80%) Advertising
4 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Trainee
2 12 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) IT Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) IT Support
4 7 (13.73%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Security Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Trainee Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Trainee IT Support
4 7 (13.73%) Trainee Network Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Trainee Support Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) AS400
4 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Linux
2 15 (29.41%) Windows
3 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.76%) VyOS
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (5.88%) Unix
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) AIX
7 2 (3.92%) HPUX
7 2 (3.92%) Solaris
7 2 (3.92%) VMS
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (11.76%) Network Design
4 5 (9.80%) High Availability
5 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.88%) BCP
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) Line Management
6 3 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) Server Building
6 3 (5.88%) Server Management
6 3 (5.88%) SIEM
7 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.92%) Change Management
7 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.92%) Matrix Management
7 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.92%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.96%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) A+ Certification
2 13 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (19.61%) CCNA
4 3 (5.88%) MCITP
4 3 (5.88%) MCP
4 3 (5.88%) MCSA
4 3 (5.88%) MCSE
4 3 (5.88%) MCTS
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CCENT
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) CCSA
5 1 (1.96%) CCSE
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (5.88%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) SCOM
2 3 (5.88%) WSUS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) VMware
3 9 (17.65%) Juniper
4 7 (13.73%) Aruba
4 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
5 6 (11.76%) Avaya
5 6 (11.76%) Brocade
5 6 (11.76%) Extreme Networks
5 6 (11.76%) F5
5 6 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 6 (11.76%) Vyatta
6 3 (5.88%) Acme Packet
6 3 (5.88%) GENBAND
6 3 (5.88%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle
6 3 (5.88%) Sonus
7 2 (3.92%) Draytek
7 2 (3.92%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.92%) Veeam
8 1 (1.96%) Barracuda Networks