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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 24 40 18
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 139 75 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.61% 4.77% 9.15%
As % of the Vendors category 15.67% 8.11% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 132 58 123
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 £27,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
887 925 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.55% 58.88% 55.75%
Number of salaries quoted 815 790 780
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 26 January 2015.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 209 (55.59%) Firewall
2 169 (44.95%) Cisco Certification
3 136 (36.17%) CheckPoint
4 125 (33.24%) VMware
5 107 (28.46%) CCNP
6 106 (28.19%) Juniper
7 101 (26.86%) Microsoft
8 95 (25.27%) Windows
9 86 (22.87%) Citrix
10 85 (22.61%) CCNA
11 79 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
12 77 (20.48%) LAN
12 77 (20.48%) WAN
13 69 (18.35%) Network Security
14 68 (18.09%) Active Directory
15 63 (16.76%) OSPF
15 63 (16.76%) vSphere
16 62 (16.49%) NetApp
16 62 (16.49%) Finance
17 61 (16.22%) HP
18 57 (15.16%) Windows Server 2008
19 56 (14.89%) MS Exchange
20 55 (14.63%) VPN
20 55 (14.63%) BGP
21 52 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
21 52 (13.83%) Linux
22 51 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
23 49 (13.03%) MPLS
24 48 (12.77%) Security Cleared
25 47 (12.50%) EMC

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 56 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 35 (9.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 21 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.66%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.86%) IIS
8 4 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.06%) Lync
9 3 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.53%) CMS
10 2 (0.53%) Apache
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.27%) WorkSite
Applications
1 22 (5.85%) MS Visio
2 19 (5.05%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.06%) Office 365
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 209 (55.59%) Firewall
2 77 (20.48%) LAN
2 77 (20.48%) WAN
3 69 (18.35%) Network Security
4 63 (16.76%) OSPF
5 55 (14.63%) BGP
5 55 (14.63%) VPN
6 51 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
7 49 (13.03%) MPLS
8 44 (11.70%) Wireless
8 44 (11.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 39 (10.37%) SAN
10 19 (5.05%) DNS
11 18 (4.79%) Internet
12 17 (4.52%) EIGRP
13 16 (4.26%) TCP/IP
13 16 (4.26%) IPsec
14 15 (3.99%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (3.99%) DHCP
15 14 (3.72%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.53%) QlikView
6 1 (0.27%) MS Access
6 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 62 (16.49%) Finance
2 12 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.33%) Front Office
3 5 (1.33%) Legal
4 3 (0.80%) Law
5 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.27%) Back Office
6 1 (0.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (26.60%) Network Engineer
2 65 (17.29%) Architect
3 45 (11.97%) Consultant
4 44 (11.70%) Firewall Engineer
5 39 (10.37%) Analyst
6 32 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (8.24%) Support Engineer
8 27 (7.18%) Cisco Engineer
9 25 (6.65%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 24 (6.38%) Network Architect
11 20 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (4.79%) Sales Consultant
13 16 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 15 (3.99%) Senior Network Architect
14 15 (3.99%) Senior Architect
14 15 (3.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 13 (3.46%) Network Security Engineer
15 13 (3.46%) Security Engineer
16 12 (3.19%) Virtualisation Architect
16 12 (3.19%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.06%) VXML
2 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (0.27%) REST
3 1 (0.27%) JSON
3 1 (0.27%) HTML
3 1 (0.27%) CSS
3 1 (0.27%) JSP
3 1 (0.27%) SOAP
3 1 (0.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.12%) Clustering
2 14 (3.72%) FlexPod
3 12 (3.19%) CLARiiON
4 11 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.13%) Celerra
5 8 (2.13%) GIS
6 5 (1.33%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.33%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.33%) Handset
6 5 (1.33%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.06%) CESG
8 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.27%) IVR
9 1 (0.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 95 (25.27%) Windows
2 57 (15.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (13.83%) Linux
4 39 (10.37%) UNIX
5 34 (9.04%) Solaris
6 32 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (6.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.39%) CentOS
9 8 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.13%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.06%) AIX
12 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (12.23%) ITIL
2 28 (7.45%) Load Balancing
3 26 (6.91%) Network Management
4 25 (6.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 23 (6.12%) Network Design
6 17 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
8 15 (3.99%) Service Delivery
9 13 (3.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (3.19%) Change Control
11 11 (2.93%) Service Management
12 10 (2.66%) E-Commerce
13 9 (2.39%) Incident Management
13 9 (2.39%) Low Latency
13 9 (2.39%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 8 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (2.13%) Business Continuity
14 8 (2.13%) PRINCE
14 8 (2.13%) Project Management
15 7 (1.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.57%) SQL
2 35 (9.31%) Perl
3 29 (7.71%) Tcl
4 10 (2.66%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.06%) C
6 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.80%) PHP
7 2 (0.53%) C#
8 1 (0.27%) Java
8 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 169 (44.95%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (28.46%) CCNP
3 85 (22.61%) CCNA
4 52 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (12.77%) Security Cleared
6 45 (11.97%) MCSE
7 44 (11.70%) SC Cleared
8 38 (10.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (7.98%) CCSA
10 27 (7.18%) VTSP
11 25 (6.65%) Degree
12 24 (6.38%) MCSA
13 22 (5.85%) Citrix Certification
14 19 (5.05%) CCSE
15 17 (4.52%) NCDA
15 17 (4.52%) NCIE
15 17 (4.52%) CCA
16 16 (4.26%) CCIE
16 16 (4.26%) VCAP
17 14 (3.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.51%) SLA
2 8 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (18.09%) Active Directory
3 63 (16.76%) vSphere
4 43 (11.44%) Hyper-V
5 27 (7.18%) XenDesktop
6 21 (5.59%) XenApp
7 20 (5.32%) vCloud
8 12 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.39%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.60%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.60%) XenServer
11 3 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
1 8 (2.13%) XenMobile
2 7 (1.86%) SCOrch
3 6 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.33%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.06%) WSUS
6 3 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.53%) SCCM
7 2 (0.53%) Legato
7 2 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.27%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.27%) Netcool
8 1 (0.27%) Nagios
8 1 (0.27%) Foglight
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 136 (36.17%) CheckPoint
2 125 (33.24%) VMware
3 106 (28.19%) Juniper
4 101 (26.86%) Microsoft
5 86 (22.87%) Citrix
6 62 (16.49%) NetApp
7 61 (16.22%) HP
8 47 (12.50%) EMC
9 39 (10.37%) Blue Coat
10 34 (9.04%) F5
11 20 (5.32%) Fortinet
12 17 (4.52%) IBM
13 13 (3.46%) Avaya
14 12 (3.19%) Dell
14 12 (3.19%) SonicWALL
15 11 (2.93%) Red Hat
16 10 (2.66%) Symantec
16 10 (2.66%) 3PAR
17 9 (2.39%) Sourcefire
18 7 (1.86%) Websense
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Posted: 2 days ago
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