The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 24 44 67
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +23
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 158 87 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.80% 4.32% 3.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.73% 12.85% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 143 77 60
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
Cisco Certification
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
695 677 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.32% 33.63% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 560 593 574
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,325 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Cisco Certification Salary Trend in Birmingham

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Cisco Certification Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification.

1 209 (90.09%) Cisco
2 154 (66.38%) CCNP
3 120 (51.72%) Firewall
4 115 (49.57%) CheckPoint
5 105 (45.26%) CCNA
6 86 (37.07%) BGP
7 83 (35.78%) OSPF
8 73 (31.47%) F5
9 72 (31.03%) Juniper
10 68 (29.31%) CCIE
11 67 (28.88%) LAN
12 65 (28.02%) WAN
13 55 (23.71%) Data Centre
14 49 (21.12%) MPLS
15 46 (19.83%) Cisco IOS
16 44 (18.97%) Network Security
17 37 (15.95%) TCP/IP
18 36 (15.52%) HP
19 35 (15.09%) VPN
20 34 (14.66%) Cisco Nexus
21 33 (14.22%) Riverbed
21 33 (14.22%) Telecoms
22 32 (13.79%) Finance
22 32 (13.79%) Wireless
23 27 (11.64%) Service Delivery
24 25 (10.78%) Load Balancing
25 24 (10.34%) Microsoft
25 24 (10.34%) ITIL
25 24 (10.34%) Windows
26 22 (9.48%) Degree

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.59%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 120 (51.72%) Firewall
2 86 (37.07%) BGP
3 83 (35.78%) OSPF
4 67 (28.88%) LAN
5 65 (28.02%) WAN
6 49 (21.12%) MPLS
7 46 (19.83%) Cisco IOS
8 44 (18.97%) Network Security
9 37 (15.95%) TCP/IP
10 35 (15.09%) VPN
11 34 (14.66%) Cisco Nexus
12 32 (13.79%) Wireless
13 21 (9.05%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (7.33%) Wireless Security
14 17 (7.33%) DNS
15 16 (6.90%) VoIP
15 16 (6.90%) EIGRP
16 14 (6.03%) Spanning Tree
17 13 (5.60%) Multicast
18 11 (4.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (14.22%) Telecoms
2 32 (13.79%) Finance
3 11 (4.74%) Banking
4 10 (4.31%) Marketing
5 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.29%) Electronics
6 3 (1.29%) Automotive
7 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 86 (37.07%) Network Engineer
2 48 (20.69%) Consultant
3 39 (16.81%) Network Consultant
4 36 (15.52%) Architect
5 31 (13.36%) Network Architect
6 27 (11.64%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (7.76%) Senior Consultant
8 17 (7.33%) Analyst
9 16 (6.90%) Cisco Architect
9 16 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
10 14 (6.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 14 (6.03%) Network Analyst
10 14 (6.03%) Cisco Consultant
11 13 (5.60%) Senior Network Consultant
11 13 (5.60%) Network Security Consultant
11 13 (5.60%) Network Design Architect
11 13 (5.60%) Security Consultant
11 13 (5.60%) Security Architect
12 12 (5.17%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 12 (5.17%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.16%) VXML
2 3 (1.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (23.71%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.29%) Clustering
5 2 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (0.86%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.86%) Handset
6 1 (0.43%) Replication
6 1 (0.43%) DTV
6 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.34%) Windows
2 14 (6.03%) Linux
3 12 (5.17%) UNIX
4 11 (4.74%) Solaris
5 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.86%) Android
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (11.64%) Service Delivery
2 25 (10.78%) Load Balancing
3 24 (10.34%) ITIL
4 20 (8.62%) Change Control
5 19 (8.19%) Network Design
6 18 (7.76%) Project Management
7 16 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (3.88%) PRINCE2
9 8 (3.45%) Project Planning
9 8 (3.45%) Network Architecture
10 7 (3.02%) Workflow
10 7 (3.02%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.59%) Cisco ICM Scripting
11 6 (2.59%) CRM
11 6 (2.59%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.59%) Quality Management
12 5 (2.16%) Network Management
12 5 (2.16%) Business Development
12 5 (2.16%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (2.16%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.16%) Perl
1 5 (2.16%) Tcl
2 4 (1.72%) C
3 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.43%) VBScript
3 1 (0.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 154 (66.38%) CCNP
2 105 (45.26%) CCNA
3 68 (29.31%) CCIE
4 22 (9.48%) Degree
5 17 (7.33%) HP ASE
5 17 (7.33%) CCDP
6 16 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (6.90%) CCIP
7 14 (6.03%) CCSA
8 13 (5.60%) MCSE
9 12 (5.17%) CCSE
9 12 (5.17%) Security Cleared
10 11 (4.74%) SC Cleared
11 10 (4.31%) MCSA
12 7 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (2.59%) MCITP
14 4 (1.72%) JNCIP
14 4 (1.72%) MCTS
14 4 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (1.29%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.33%) SLA
2 7 (3.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.72%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.86%) Snort
5 2 (0.86%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.86%) XenApp
5 2 (0.86%) vSphere
5 2 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.59%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (2.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.86%) SCOM
3 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.43%) Nessus
3 1 (0.43%) Ionix
Vendors
1 209 (90.09%) Cisco
2 115 (49.57%) CheckPoint
3 73 (31.47%) F5
4 72 (31.03%) Juniper
5 36 (15.52%) HP
6 33 (14.22%) Riverbed
7 24 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 17 (7.33%) Huawei
8 17 (7.33%) McAfee
9 16 (6.90%) VMware
10 9 (3.88%) Verint
11 8 (3.45%) Citrix
12 7 (3.02%) SAP
13 5 (2.16%) Avaya
13 5 (2.16%) NetApp
13 5 (2.16%) Mitel
14 4 (1.72%) Sourcefire
14 4 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
14 4 (1.72%) Veeam
14 4 (1.72%) Red Gate
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