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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 23 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 158 135 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.57% 7.05% 6.83%
As % of the Vendors category 17.65% 15.13% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 132 119 99
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
895 892 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.54% 46.60% 57.62%
Number of salaries quoted 706 773 807
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 150 (50.17%) Cisco Certification
1 150 (50.17%) Firewall
2 107 (35.79%) Windows
3 93 (31.10%) VMware
4 90 (30.10%) CCNP
5 85 (28.43%) CCNA
6 83 (27.76%) Microsoft
7 79 (26.42%) CheckPoint
8 78 (26.09%) LAN
9 77 (25.75%) WAN
10 71 (23.75%) Data Centre
11 65 (21.74%) Active Directory
12 58 (19.40%) Juniper
13 54 (18.06%) OSPF
13 54 (18.06%) MS Exchange
14 52 (17.39%) VPN
14 52 (17.39%) BGP
15 51 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 48 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
17 47 (15.72%) Cisco ASA
17 47 (15.72%) MPLS
18 43 (14.38%) Citrix
18 43 (14.38%) vSphere
19 41 (13.71%) HP
20 40 (13.38%) F5
21 39 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
21 39 (13.04%) Finance
22 36 (12.04%) Linux
23 35 (11.71%) ITIL
24 32 (10.70%) Service Delivery

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 54 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.34%) IIS
6 6 (2.01%) WorkSite
6 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2000
6 6 (2.01%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.34%) Apache
8 3 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.67%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.35%) MS Office
3 10 (3.34%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.01%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.68%) Office 365
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (50.17%) Firewall
2 78 (26.09%) LAN
3 77 (25.75%) WAN
4 54 (18.06%) OSPF
5 52 (17.39%) VPN
5 52 (17.39%) BGP
6 47 (15.72%) Cisco ASA
6 47 (15.72%) MPLS
7 39 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 30 (10.03%) TCP/IP
9 29 (9.70%) DNS
10 28 (9.36%) Wireless
11 26 (8.70%) Network Security
12 24 (8.03%) IPsec
13 22 (7.36%) SAN
14 20 (6.69%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (5.69%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (5.69%) VLAN
16 16 (5.35%) VoIP
17 15 (5.02%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.34%) MS Access
5 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (13.04%) Finance
2 28 (9.36%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.34%) Banking
4 6 (2.01%) Law
5 5 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.00%) Automotive
6 3 (1.00%) Electronics
6 3 (1.00%) Marketing
7 2 (0.67%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (22.74%) Network Engineer
2 49 (16.39%) Architect
3 41 (13.71%) Analyst
4 31 (10.37%) Consultant
5 22 (7.36%) Senior Network Engineer
6 20 (6.69%) Network Consultant
7 19 (6.35%) Network Architect
7 19 (6.35%) Network Analyst
8 17 (5.69%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (5.35%) Support Engineer
10 14 (4.68%) Support Technician
11 13 (4.35%) Technical Architect
11 13 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
12 11 (3.68%) Cisco Specialist
13 10 (3.34%) Firewall Engineer
14 9 (3.01%) Network Support
14 9 (3.01%) 3rd Line Support
14 9 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (2.68%) IT Support
15 8 (2.68%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.35%) VXML
2 11 (3.68%) CSS
3 2 (0.67%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) HTML
4 1 (0.33%) JSP
4 1 (0.33%) SOAP
4 1 (0.33%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) REST
4 1 (0.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 71 (23.75%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.34%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.01%) Fat Client
3 6 (2.01%) Clustering
3 6 (2.01%) Thin Client
4 5 (1.67%) Handset
5 2 (0.67%) User Experience
6 1 (0.33%) DTV
6 1 (0.33%) IVR
6 1 (0.33%) Replication
6 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 107 (35.79%) Windows
2 51 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (12.04%) Linux
4 31 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (8.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (6.35%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.02%) UNIX
8 11 (3.68%) Solaris
8 11 (3.68%) CentOS
9 7 (2.34%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.01%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (11.71%) ITIL
2 32 (10.70%) Service Delivery
3 28 (9.36%) Network Design
4 21 (7.02%) Change Control
5 20 (6.69%) Load Balancing
6 15 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (4.68%) CRM
8 13 (4.35%) Project Management
9 12 (4.01%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 12 (4.01%) Quality Management
10 10 (3.34%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.01%) Change Management
12 8 (2.68%) Project Planning
12 8 (2.68%) Mentoring
13 7 (2.34%) Configuration Management
13 7 (2.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (2.34%) Business Development
13 7 (2.34%) Network Architecture
14 6 (2.01%) Document Management
14 6 (2.01%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.68%) SQL
2 8 (2.68%) Perl
3 6 (2.01%) C
4 5 (1.67%) Java
4 5 (1.67%) Tcl
4 5 (1.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.34%) PHP
6 3 (1.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 150 (50.17%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (30.10%) CCNP
3 85 (28.43%) CCNA
4 24 (8.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (7.02%) CCIE
5 21 (7.02%) MCSE
6 19 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (6.35%) Security Cleared
7 17 (5.69%) MCSA
8 16 (5.35%) SC Cleared
9 15 (5.02%) CCIP
10 12 (4.01%) Degree
10 12 (4.01%) CCSE
10 12 (4.01%) CCDP
11 9 (3.01%) CCSA
12 6 (2.01%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.01%) MCP
13 4 (1.34%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.00%) MCITP
15 2 (0.67%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.36%) SLA
2 13 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 48 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (14.38%) vSphere
4 23 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.68%) VMware ESX
6 13 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (3.01%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (2.68%) XenApp
9 7 (2.34%) Terminal Services
9 7 (2.34%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.67%) Snort
11 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.33%) vCloud
11 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (5.69%) Cisco UCCE
2 15 (5.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (2.34%) SCCM
4 6 (2.01%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.00%) SCOM
6 2 (0.67%) WSUS
6 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.33%) Nagios
7 1 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.33%) Foglight
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 93 (31.10%) VMware
2 83 (27.76%) Microsoft
3 79 (26.42%) CheckPoint
4 58 (19.40%) Juniper
5 43 (14.38%) Citrix
6 41 (13.71%) HP
7 40 (13.38%) F5
8 29 (9.70%) NetApp
9 19 (6.35%) Dell
10 14 (4.68%) IBM
11 13 (4.35%) SAP
11 13 (4.35%) Verint
12 10 (3.34%) Red Hat
12 10 (3.34%) Apple
13 9 (3.01%) Avaya
13 9 (3.01%) EMC
13 9 (3.01%) SonicWALL
14 8 (2.68%) Riverbed
14 8 (2.68%) Fortinet
14 8 (2.68%) Blue Coat
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £80k Package + Excellent company benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + Training + Bonus + Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + Training +Bonus + Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus +Training + Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £62k basic + 10% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 16 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago