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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 18 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 161 122 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.41% 6.26% 4.98%
As % of the Vendors category 17.39% 11.24% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 133 108 81
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
926 1085 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.36% 55.64% 51.64%
Number of salaries quoted 802 941 756
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 11 July 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 121 (42.46%) Firewall
2 111 (38.95%) VMware
3 98 (34.39%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (30.88%) Windows
5 84 (29.47%) WAN
6 78 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 74 (25.96%) Microsoft
8 69 (24.21%) LAN
9 67 (23.51%) CCNP
10 66 (23.16%) Active Directory
11 63 (22.11%) Citrix
12 61 (21.40%) MS Exchange
13 59 (20.70%) Juniper
14 56 (19.65%) NetApp
14 56 (19.65%) CheckPoint
15 55 (19.30%) MPLS
16 54 (18.95%) HP
16 54 (18.95%) VPN
16 54 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
17 53 (18.60%) SAN
17 53 (18.60%) TCP/IP
18 48 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
19 41 (14.39%) CCNA
20 40 (14.04%) MS Excel
21 36 (12.63%) OSPF
21 36 (12.63%) Symantec
21 36 (12.63%) Network Security
22 35 (12.28%) Wireless
22 35 (12.28%) Finance
23 32 (11.23%) ITIL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 61 (21.40%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (5.26%) IIS
5 11 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (2.81%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.46%) Apache
7 7 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.75%) Lync
8 5 (1.75%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 40 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.86%) Office 365
2 3 (1.05%) IaaS
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 121 (42.46%) Firewall
2 84 (29.47%) WAN
3 69 (24.21%) LAN
4 55 (19.30%) MPLS
5 54 (18.95%) VPN
6 53 (18.60%) TCP/IP
6 53 (18.60%) SAN
7 36 (12.63%) OSPF
7 36 (12.63%) Network Security
8 35 (12.28%) Wireless
9 32 (11.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (8.07%) BGP
11 22 (7.72%) Internet
11 22 (7.72%) Ethernet
12 21 (7.37%) IP Telephony
12 21 (7.37%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (7.02%) Unified Communications
14 19 (6.67%) DNS
15 17 (5.96%) IPsec
16 11 (3.86%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) FogBugz
General
1 35 (12.28%) Finance
2 24 (8.42%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.16%) Legal
4 7 (2.46%) Law
5 6 (2.11%) Banking
6 4 (1.40%) Advertising
6 4 (1.40%) Back Office
7 3 (1.05%) Retail
8 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 66 (23.16%) Consultant
2 62 (21.75%) Network Engineer
3 56 (19.65%) Architect
4 31 (10.88%) Analyst
5 29 (10.18%) Network Architect
6 25 (8.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 23 (8.07%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 21 (7.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 21 (7.37%) Network Consultant
9 20 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
10 18 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (5.26%) Security Engineer
12 14 (4.91%) Storage Consultant
13 12 (4.21%) Network Analyst
13 12 (4.21%) Support Analyst
14 11 (3.86%) Support Engineer
14 11 (3.86%) FlexPod Consultant
15 9 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
15 9 (3.16%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.40%) CSS
1 4 (1.40%) VXML
2 2 (0.70%) .NET
3 1 (0.35%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.32%) FlexPod
2 17 (5.96%) Replication
3 11 (3.86%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.16%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.81%) Clustering
6 7 (2.46%) CLARiiON
6 7 (2.46%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.11%) Statistics
8 5 (1.75%) Celerra
8 5 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.05%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.70%) PMI
11 2 (0.70%) NHS
12 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.35%) Symmetrix
12 1 (0.35%) EMC Centera
12 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.35%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 88 (30.88%) Windows
2 54 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (8.77%) Windows 7
5 22 (7.72%) Windows XP
5 22 (7.72%) Linux
6 14 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (2.81%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.11%) UNIX
10 2 (0.70%) HPUX
11 1 (0.35%) Solaris
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (11.23%) ITIL
2 30 (10.53%) Network Design
3 28 (9.82%) Network Management
4 27 (9.47%) Project Management
5 20 (7.02%) Performance Monitoring
6 19 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 19 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (5.96%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (4.21%) Incident Management
9 11 (3.86%) Change Management
10 9 (3.16%) Time Management
10 9 (3.16%) Change Control
11 8 (2.81%) SIEM
11 8 (2.81%) Network Architecture
11 8 (2.81%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.46%) Business Continuity
12 7 (2.46%) Business Development
12 7 (2.46%) Asset Management
12 7 (2.46%) Data Protection
13 6 (2.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.72%) SQL
2 7 (2.46%) Shell Script
2 7 (2.46%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.70%) C
3 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.35%) PHP
4 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.35%) VBScript
4 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 98 (34.39%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (23.51%) CCNP
3 41 (14.39%) CCNA
4 31 (10.88%) CCIE
4 31 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (8.07%) NCDA
6 23 (8.07%) NCIE
7 18 (6.32%) Security Cleared
7 18 (6.32%) CCIP
8 17 (5.96%) SC Cleared
9 16 (5.61%) VTSP
10 15 (5.26%) MCSE
11 13 (4.56%) VCAP
11 13 (4.56%) MCITP
12 12 (4.21%) MCP
12 12 (4.21%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (3.86%) Degree
14 10 (3.51%) VCDX
14 10 (3.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.21%) SLA
2 6 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.70%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (23.16%) Active Directory
3 29 (10.18%) vSphere
4 25 (8.77%) Hyper-V
5 24 (8.42%) XenDesktop
6 12 (4.21%) VMware ESX
6 12 (4.21%) XenApp
6 12 (4.21%) XenServer
7 10 (3.51%) Terminal Services
7 10 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.51%) vCloud
8 5 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.05%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.05%) NFS
10 1 (0.35%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 10 (3.51%) SCCM
2 9 (3.16%) Backup Exec
2 9 (3.16%) FortiGate
2 9 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.75%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.75%) XenMobile
3 5 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.75%) WSUS
4 4 (1.40%) Legato
5 3 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.70%) Netcool
6 2 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.35%) SCOM
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 111 (38.95%) VMware
2 74 (25.96%) Microsoft
3 63 (22.11%) Citrix
4 59 (20.70%) Juniper
5 56 (19.65%) NetApp
5 56 (19.65%) CheckPoint
6 54 (18.95%) HP
7 36 (12.63%) Symantec
8 25 (8.77%) F5
9 23 (8.07%) EMC
10 16 (5.61%) Dell
11 10 (3.51%) Intel
12 9 (3.16%) IBM
12 9 (3.16%) McAfee
13 8 (2.81%) SonicWALL
14 6 (2.11%) Fortinet
15 5 (1.75%) Kaspersky
15 5 (1.75%) Sourcefire
15 5 (1.75%) SAP
15 5 (1.75%) Nortel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Talent International
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Talent International
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
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Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
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Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
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Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Metropolitan Police
Salary: Circa £36,479 plus shift location allowance
Posted: 18 days ago