The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 20 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 224 137 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.55% 6.60% 7.32%
As % of the Vendors category 17.49% 11.99% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 174 128 107
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Cisco
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1281 1143 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 54.63% 55.03% 55.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1040 738
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 2 October 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 197 (52.12%) Firewall
2 156 (41.27%) Cisco Certification
3 130 (34.39%) CheckPoint
4 125 (33.07%) VMware
5 118 (31.22%) CCNP
6 97 (25.66%) Microsoft
7 94 (24.87%) VMware Infrastructure
8 92 (24.34%) Juniper
9 89 (23.54%) Citrix
10 80 (21.16%) NetApp
10 80 (21.16%) WAN
11 78 (20.63%) Network Security
12 77 (20.37%) Windows
13 75 (19.84%) CCNA
14 73 (19.31%) LAN
15 72 (19.05%) Active Directory
16 68 (17.99%) HP
17 65 (17.20%) OSPF
18 64 (16.93%) VPN
19 59 (15.61%) MPLS
20 58 (15.34%) MS Exchange
21 56 (14.81%) Finance
22 54 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
23 52 (13.76%) Hyper-V
24 50 (13.23%) BGP
25 49 (12.96%) SAN
25 49 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
26 48 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
27 46 (12.17%) EMC
28 44 (11.64%) ITIL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 58 (15.34%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 22 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (3.97%) IIS
6 12 (3.17%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.59%) Lync
8 6 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.79%) Apache
9 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.53%) CMS
11 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 35 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.38%) Office 365
3 3 (0.79%) IaaS
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 197 (52.12%) Firewall
2 80 (21.16%) WAN
3 78 (20.63%) Network Security
4 73 (19.31%) LAN
5 65 (17.20%) OSPF
6 64 (16.93%) VPN
7 59 (15.61%) MPLS
8 54 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 50 (13.23%) BGP
10 49 (12.96%) SAN
11 41 (10.85%) Wireless
12 40 (10.58%) TCP/IP
13 34 (8.99%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (7.94%) Internet
15 22 (5.82%) WAAS
15 22 (5.82%) IPsec
16 19 (5.03%) IP Telephony
17 18 (4.76%) DNS
17 18 (4.76%) EIGRP
18 15 (3.97%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (14.81%) Finance
2 22 (5.82%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.70%) Legal
4 6 (1.59%) Law
5 5 (1.32%) Banking
5 5 (1.32%) Front Office
6 4 (1.06%) Back Office
7 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (27.25%) Network Engineer
2 73 (19.31%) Architect
3 70 (18.52%) Consultant
4 38 (10.05%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 34 (8.99%) Solutions Architect
5 34 (8.99%) Firewall Engineer
6 31 (8.20%) Network Architect
6 31 (8.20%) Analyst
7 26 (6.88%) Cisco Engineer
8 22 (5.82%) Support Engineer
9 21 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 20 (5.29%) Security Engineer
11 19 (5.03%) Sales Consultant
12 18 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
12 18 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
13 17 (4.50%) Network Analyst
14 16 (4.23%) Network Consultant
14 16 (4.23%) Virtualisation Architect
14 16 (4.23%) FlexPod Consultant
15 14 (3.70%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.06%) VXML
2 1 (0.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.14%) FlexPod
2 22 (5.82%) Clustering
3 16 (4.23%) CLARiiON
4 14 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.17%) Celerra
6 9 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.38%) Replication
7 6 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.59%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.59%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.59%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.32%) Statistics
9 4 (1.06%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.79%) GIS
10 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.53%) PMI
11 2 (0.53%) CESG
12 1 (0.26%) PDA
12 1 (0.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 77 (20.37%) Windows
2 49 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (10.05%) Linux
3 38 (10.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (9.79%) UNIX
5 29 (7.67%) Solaris
6 18 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (3.70%) Windows XP
8 12 (3.17%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.06%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.06%) AIX
11 1 (0.26%) HPUX
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (11.64%) ITIL
2 41 (10.85%) Network Management
3 31 (8.20%) Performance Monitoring
4 26 (6.88%) Load Balancing
5 25 (6.61%) Network Design
6 23 (6.08%) Project Management
7 19 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 15 (3.97%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (3.17%) Change Control
11 11 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (2.91%) PRINCE2
12 10 (2.65%) Change Management
12 10 (2.65%) Service Management
12 10 (2.65%) Incident Management
13 9 (2.38%) E-Commerce
13 9 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (2.38%) Low Latency
13 9 (2.38%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 8 (2.12%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.99%) SQL
2 29 (7.67%) Perl
3 24 (6.35%) Tcl
4 8 (2.12%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.79%) C
5 3 (0.79%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.26%) C#
7 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 156 (41.27%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (31.22%) CCNP
3 75 (19.84%) CCNA
4 48 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (10.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 39 (10.32%) VTSP
7 37 (9.79%) MCSE
8 32 (8.47%) NCDA
8 32 (8.47%) NCIE
9 31 (8.20%) Citrix Certification
10 29 (7.67%) CCSA
10 29 (7.67%) Security Cleared
11 27 (7.14%) SC Cleared
12 25 (6.61%) Degree
12 25 (6.61%) CCA
13 23 (6.08%) CCIE
13 23 (6.08%) MCITP
13 23 (6.08%) VCAP
14 21 (5.56%) CCIP
15 17 (4.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.53%) GPG13
4 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.53%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 94 (24.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 52 (13.76%) Hyper-V
4 44 (11.64%) vSphere
5 43 (11.38%) XenDesktop
6 26 (6.88%) vCloud
7 23 (6.08%) XenApp
8 12 (3.17%) XenServer
9 9 (2.38%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.59%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.79%) NFS
12 3 (0.79%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.53%) Snort
13 2 (0.53%) Squid
14 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (2.38%) XenMobile
2 7 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (1.85%) SCOrch
3 6 (1.59%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (1.59%) Legato
4 5 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.32%) SCCM
5 4 (1.06%) WSUS
6 3 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.79%) Netcool
6 3 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.79%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.26%) SCOM
8 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 130 (34.39%) CheckPoint
2 125 (33.07%) VMware
3 97 (25.66%) Microsoft
4 92 (24.34%) Juniper
5 89 (23.54%) Citrix
6 80 (21.16%) NetApp
7 68 (17.99%) HP
8 46 (12.17%) EMC
9 30 (7.94%) Blue Coat
9 30 (7.94%) F5
10 24 (6.35%) Symantec
11 18 (4.76%) SonicWALL
12 15 (3.97%) IBM
13 14 (3.70%) Dell
13 14 (3.70%) Sourcefire
14 12 (3.17%) McAfee
14 12 (3.17%) 3PAR
15 10 (2.65%) Fortinet
16 9 (2.38%) Splunk
17 8 (2.12%) Avaya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + On-Call + Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive, DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £.00 - £25000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £25000 - £41000 per annum + £60K total OTE, car allowance.
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Metropolitan Police
Salary: Circa £36,479 plus shift location allowance + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago