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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 120 112 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 9 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.14% 1.87% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 5
Average salary £29,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.27% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
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
287 267 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.90% 14.78% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 233 238 261
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco IOS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Cisco IOS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) VPN
2 12 (92.31%) MPLS
2 12 (92.31%) OSPF
2 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 12 (92.31%) VLAN
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (84.62%) HSRP
3 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
4 9 (69.23%) LAN
4 9 (69.23%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (61.54%) Firewall
5 8 (61.54%) EIGRP
6 7 (53.85%) VoIP
6 7 (53.85%) ITIL
6 7 (53.85%) PPP
6 7 (53.85%) DNS
7 6 (46.15%) WAN
7 6 (46.15%) Wireless
7 6 (46.15%) VMware
7 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (38.46%) Degree
8 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
8 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
8 5 (38.46%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (38.46%) High Availability
8 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
8 5 (38.46%) CCNP
8 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (30.77%) CCDP

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) VPN
1 12 (92.31%) MPLS
1 12 (92.31%) OSPF
1 12 (92.31%) BGP
1 12 (92.31%) VLAN
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (84.62%) HSRP
2 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
3 9 (69.23%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (69.23%) LAN
4 8 (61.54%) EIGRP
4 8 (61.54%) Firewall
5 7 (53.85%) PPP
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) VoIP
6 6 (46.15%) WAN
6 6 (46.15%) Wireless
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (38.46%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Network Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Network Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) IT Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) High Availability
3 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) RHCE
3 1 (7.69%) MOS
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Cacti
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Toshiba
4 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat