The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 117 102 109
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.057% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.71% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
Cisco IOS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
269 280 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.45% 18.94% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 239 242 241
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cisco IOS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Cisco IOS Salary Trend in Birmingham

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco IOS 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 IOS.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) IGRP
4 2 (40.00%) TACACS
4 2 (40.00%) H.323
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) IPv6
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) POP3
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) IKE
4 2 (40.00%) IPX
4 2 (40.00%) IPX/SPX

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco IOS 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 IOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
3 2 (40.00%) IGRP
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) H.323
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) IPv6
3 2 (40.00%) POP3
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) NCDA
2 1 (20.00%) NCIE
2 1 (20.00%) VCP5
2 1 (20.00%) VCP4
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) RHCE
2 1 (20.00%) MOS
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cacti
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Toshiba
3 1 (20.00%) LANDesk