The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 19 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 163 120 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.25% 5.91% 5.47%
As % of the Vendors category 16.15% 10.48% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 133 111 84
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1009 1145 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.09% 56.38% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 861 1008 745
Average salary £42,250 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cisco
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Birmingham

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco 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.

1 134 (45.42%) Firewall
2 108 (36.61%) Cisco Certification
3 106 (35.93%) VMware
4 83 (28.14%) Windows
5 82 (27.80%) WAN
6 80 (27.12%) CCNP
7 78 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 72 (24.41%) Microsoft
8 72 (24.41%) CheckPoint
9 68 (23.05%) LAN
10 67 (22.71%) Juniper
11 63 (21.36%) Citrix
11 63 (21.36%) Active Directory
12 60 (20.34%) MPLS
13 59 (20.00%) MS Exchange
14 57 (19.32%) NetApp
15 55 (18.64%) HP
15 55 (18.64%) VPN
16 53 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
17 52 (17.63%) TCP/IP
18 51 (17.29%) SAN
19 49 (16.61%) CCNA
20 47 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
21 41 (13.90%) OSPF
21 41 (13.90%) Finance
21 41 (13.90%) Network Security
22 39 (13.22%) MS Excel
23 36 (12.20%) Wireless
24 35 (11.86%) Cisco Nexus
25 34 (11.53%) ITIL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 59 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (5.08%) IIS
6 11 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (2.71%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.37%) Apache
8 7 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.03%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.69%) Lync
11 2 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 39 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.73%) Office 365
2 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.02%) IaaS
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 134 (45.42%) Firewall
2 82 (27.80%) WAN
3 68 (23.05%) LAN
4 60 (20.34%) MPLS
5 55 (18.64%) VPN
6 52 (17.63%) TCP/IP
7 51 (17.29%) SAN
8 41 (13.90%) OSPF
8 41 (13.90%) Network Security
9 36 (12.20%) Wireless
10 35 (11.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (9.49%) BGP
12 24 (8.14%) Internet
13 23 (7.80%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (7.12%) IPsec
15 20 (6.78%) IP Telephony
15 20 (6.78%) Unified Communications
16 18 (6.10%) DNS
17 17 (5.76%) Ethernet
18 11 (3.73%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) FogBugz
General
1 41 (13.90%) Finance
2 26 (8.81%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.73%) Legal
4 8 (2.71%) Banking
5 7 (2.37%) Law
6 4 (1.36%) Back Office
7 3 (1.02%) Retail
8 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 68 (23.05%) Network Engineer
2 65 (22.03%) Consultant
3 57 (19.32%) Architect
4 32 (10.85%) Analyst
5 29 (9.83%) Network Architect
6 26 (8.81%) Cisco Engineer
7 23 (7.80%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 22 (7.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 20 (6.78%) Senior Network Engineer
9 20 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (6.44%) Network Consultant
11 17 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (5.08%) Security Engineer
13 14 (4.75%) Network Analyst
13 14 (4.75%) Storage Consultant
14 12 (4.07%) Support Analyst
14 12 (4.07%) Support Engineer
15 11 (3.73%) Project Manager
15 11 (3.73%) FlexPod Consultant
16 10 (3.39%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.36%) CSS
1 4 (1.36%) VXML
2 1 (0.34%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.10%) FlexPod
2 17 (5.76%) Replication
3 11 (3.73%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.39%) Clustering
5 9 (3.05%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.71%) CLARiiON
7 6 (2.03%) Statistics
7 6 (2.03%) Celerra
7 6 (2.03%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.02%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.68%) PMI
11 2 (0.68%) NHS
12 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.34%) Symmetrix
12 1 (0.34%) EMC Centera
12 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.34%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 83 (28.14%) Windows
2 53 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (8.47%) Windows 7
5 22 (7.46%) Windows XP
6 20 (6.78%) Linux
7 14 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (3.05%) UNIX
10 8 (2.71%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.69%) Solaris
12 1 (0.34%) HPUX
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (11.53%) ITIL
2 33 (11.19%) Network Management
3 29 (9.83%) Network Design
4 28 (9.49%) Project Management
5 24 (8.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 20 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (4.75%) Service Delivery
8 13 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (3.73%) Change Management
10 10 (3.39%) Incident Management
10 10 (3.39%) Change Control
11 9 (3.05%) Time Management
11 9 (3.05%) PRINCE2
12 8 (2.71%) Load Balancing
12 8 (2.71%) Network Architecture
13 7 (2.37%) Data Protection
13 7 (2.37%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (2.37%) Business Development
13 7 (2.37%) Asset Management
13 7 (2.37%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.46%) SQL
2 7 (2.37%) Shell Script
2 7 (2.37%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.02%) Tcl
3 3 (1.02%) Perl
4 2 (0.68%) C
5 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.34%) PHP
5 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (36.61%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (27.12%) CCNP
3 49 (16.61%) CCNA
4 31 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (9.83%) CCIE
6 26 (8.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (8.14%) NCDA
7 24 (8.14%) NCIE
8 19 (6.44%) Security Cleared
8 19 (6.44%) CCIP
9 18 (6.10%) SC Cleared
10 17 (5.76%) VTSP
11 15 (5.08%) MCSE
12 14 (4.75%) VCAP
12 14 (4.75%) MCITP
13 13 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (4.07%) MCP
14 12 (4.07%) Degree
15 11 (3.73%) MCTS
16 10 (3.39%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.07%) SLA
2 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.68%) GPG13
3 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 78 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (21.36%) Active Directory
3 30 (10.17%) vSphere
4 26 (8.81%) Hyper-V
5 25 (8.47%) XenDesktop
6 12 (4.07%) VMware ESX
6 12 (4.07%) XenApp
6 12 (4.07%) XenServer
7 10 (3.39%) Terminal Services
7 10 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.39%) vCloud
8 5 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.02%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.02%) NFS
10 2 (0.68%) Snort
10 2 (0.68%) Squid
11 1 (0.34%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (3.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 10 (3.39%) SCCM
2 9 (3.05%) Backup Exec
2 9 (3.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (2.37%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.03%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.69%) XenMobile
5 5 (1.69%) WSUS
5 5 (1.69%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.36%) Legato
6 4 (1.36%) Netcool
7 3 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.34%) SCOM
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 106 (35.93%) VMware
2 72 (24.41%) CheckPoint
2 72 (24.41%) Microsoft
3 67 (22.71%) Juniper
4 63 (21.36%) Citrix
5 57 (19.32%) NetApp
6 55 (18.64%) HP
7 34 (11.53%) Symantec
8 25 (8.47%) F5
9 24 (8.14%) EMC
10 16 (5.42%) Dell
11 11 (3.73%) McAfee
12 10 (3.39%) Intel
13 9 (3.05%) Sourcefire
13 9 (3.05%) SonicWALL
14 7 (2.37%) IBM
15 6 (2.03%) Blue Coat
15 6 (2.03%) Fortinet
15 6 (2.03%) Splunk
16 5 (1.69%) Kaspersky
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 30 Days Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £53000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago