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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 20 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 218 139 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.58% 6.45% 7.43%
As % of the Vendors category 17.41% 11.61% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 166 128 113
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,100 £31,929
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,250 £67,000
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
1252 1197 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 55.01% 55.52% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 1088 768
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 17 September 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 187 (51.66%) Firewall
2 147 (40.61%) Cisco Certification
3 119 (32.87%) VMware
4 115 (31.77%) CheckPoint
5 111 (30.66%) CCNP
6 92 (25.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 89 (24.59%) Microsoft
8 88 (24.31%) Juniper
9 85 (23.48%) WAN
10 82 (22.65%) Windows
10 82 (22.65%) Citrix
11 76 (20.99%) NetApp
12 73 (20.17%) LAN
12 73 (20.17%) Active Directory
13 72 (19.89%) Network Security
14 70 (19.34%) CCNA
15 66 (18.23%) VPN
16 64 (17.68%) HP
17 62 (17.13%) MPLS
17 62 (17.13%) OSPF
18 60 (16.57%) MS Exchange
19 58 (16.02%) Finance
20 55 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
21 50 (13.81%) Cisco Nexus
22 47 (12.98%) BGP
23 46 (12.71%) TCP/IP
23 46 (12.71%) SAN
23 46 (12.71%) Windows Server 2003
24 44 (12.15%) Wireless
24 44 (12.15%) Hyper-V

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 60 (16.57%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (4.70%) IIS
5 11 (3.04%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.38%) Lync
9 3 (0.83%) Apache
9 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.55%) CMS
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 38 (10.50%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.97%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.93%) Office 365
3 3 (0.83%) IaaS
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 187 (51.66%) Firewall
2 85 (23.48%) WAN
3 73 (20.17%) LAN
4 72 (19.89%) Network Security
5 66 (18.23%) VPN
6 62 (17.13%) MPLS
6 62 (17.13%) OSPF
7 50 (13.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 47 (12.98%) BGP
9 46 (12.71%) SAN
9 46 (12.71%) TCP/IP
10 44 (12.15%) Wireless
11 30 (8.29%) Internet
12 28 (7.73%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (6.35%) IPsec
14 22 (6.08%) IP Telephony
15 18 (4.97%) WAAS
15 18 (4.97%) DNS
16 17 (4.70%) EIGRP
17 15 (4.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (16.02%) Finance
2 26 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.14%) Legal
4 8 (2.21%) Banking
5 7 (1.93%) Law
6 4 (1.10%) Front Office
6 4 (1.10%) Back Office
7 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.55%) Retail
7 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (26.24%) Network Engineer
2 72 (19.89%) Consultant
3 69 (19.06%) Architect
4 35 (9.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 34 (9.39%) Network Architect
6 32 (8.84%) Analyst
7 31 (8.56%) Firewall Engineer
8 30 (8.29%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (6.91%) Cisco Engineer
10 20 (5.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 20 (5.52%) Security Engineer
11 19 (5.25%) Network Consultant
12 18 (4.97%) Network Security Engineer
12 18 (4.97%) Support Engineer
12 18 (4.97%) Network Analyst
13 17 (4.70%) Sales Consultant
14 16 (4.42%) Senior Network Engineer
14 16 (4.42%) FlexPod Consultant
15 14 (3.87%) Solutions Consultant
16 13 (3.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.10%) VXML
2 1 (0.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.91%) FlexPod
2 20 (5.52%) Clustering
3 15 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.59%) CLARiiON
5 12 (3.31%) Replication
6 10 (2.76%) Celerra
7 9 (2.49%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.49%) Blackberry
8 8 (2.21%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.66%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.66%) Statistics
9 6 (1.66%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.10%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.55%) PMI
13 1 (0.28%) GIS
13 1 (0.28%) Handset
13 1 (0.28%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 82 (22.65%) Windows
2 55 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (12.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (9.12%) Linux
5 32 (8.84%) UNIX
6 25 (6.91%) Solaris
7 18 (4.97%) Windows 7
7 18 (4.97%) Windows XP
8 16 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.04%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.10%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.55%) AIX
12 1 (0.28%) HPUX
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (11.88%) Network Management
2 42 (11.60%) ITIL
3 30 (8.29%) Network Design
4 29 (8.01%) Performance Monitoring
5 25 (6.91%) Project Management
6 23 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (6.35%) Load Balancing
7 19 (5.25%) Service Delivery
8 15 (4.14%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (2.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (2.49%) Change Management
9 9 (2.49%) Service Management
9 9 (2.49%) PRINCE2
9 9 (2.49%) E-Commerce
9 9 (2.49%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (2.49%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (2.49%) Change Control
9 9 (2.49%) Low Latency
9 9 (2.49%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 8 (2.21%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.50%) SQL
2 26 (7.18%) Perl
3 22 (6.08%) Tcl
4 7 (1.93%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.83%) C
6 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 147 (40.61%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (30.66%) CCNP
3 70 (19.34%) CCNA
4 39 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (9.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 34 (9.39%) VTSP
7 30 (8.29%) NCDA
7 30 (8.29%) NCIE
8 28 (7.73%) Security Cleared
9 27 (7.46%) MCSE
10 26 (7.18%) CCSA
10 26 (7.18%) SC Cleared
11 25 (6.91%) CCIE
12 24 (6.63%) Citrix Certification
13 22 (6.08%) CCIP
13 22 (6.08%) Degree
14 21 (5.80%) VCAP
15 20 (5.52%) CCA
16 19 (5.25%) MCITP
17 14 (3.87%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.52%) SLA
2 5 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.55%) GPG13
3 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.55%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 92 (25.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (20.17%) Active Directory
3 44 (12.15%) Hyper-V
4 40 (11.05%) XenDesktop
4 40 (11.05%) vSphere
5 21 (5.80%) XenApp
6 20 (5.52%) vCloud
7 12 (3.31%) Terminal Services
8 10 (2.76%) XenServer
9 9 (2.49%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.93%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.83%) NFS
11 3 (0.83%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.55%) Snort
12 2 (0.55%) Squid
13 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.28%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (2.76%) XenMobile
2 8 (2.21%) SCCM
2 8 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (1.93%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (1.66%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (1.66%) Legato
5 5 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.38%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.38%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.10%) WSUS
7 3 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.83%) Netcool
7 3 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.28%) SCOM
8 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 119 (32.87%) VMware
2 115 (31.77%) CheckPoint
3 89 (24.59%) Microsoft
4 88 (24.31%) Juniper
5 82 (22.65%) Citrix
6 76 (20.99%) NetApp
7 64 (17.68%) HP
8 36 (9.94%) EMC
9 26 (7.18%) Symantec
9 26 (7.18%) Blue Coat
9 26 (7.18%) F5
10 18 (4.97%) SonicWALL
11 13 (3.59%) Sourcefire
11 13 (3.59%) Dell
12 12 (3.31%) IBM
12 12 (3.31%) McAfee
13 10 (2.76%) Avaya
13 10 (2.76%) 3PAR
14 9 (2.49%) Splunk
15 8 (2.21%) Intel
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