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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 20 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 195 131 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.95% 6.13% 6.63%
As % of the Vendors category 16.50% 10.92% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 150 122 101
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
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
1182 1200 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 54.27% 56.13% 54.31%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1079 747
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 166 (51.08%) Firewall
2 130 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 104 (32.00%) VMware
4 99 (30.46%) CCNP
5 97 (29.85%) CheckPoint
6 87 (26.77%) WAN
7 82 (25.23%) Windows
8 77 (23.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 76 (23.38%) Microsoft
9 76 (23.38%) Juniper
10 75 (23.08%) LAN
11 70 (21.54%) Citrix
12 67 (20.62%) MPLS
13 64 (19.69%) Active Directory
14 63 (19.38%) CCNA
15 62 (19.08%) VPN
16 61 (18.77%) NetApp
17 59 (18.15%) Network Security
18 55 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
18 55 (16.92%) OSPF
19 54 (16.62%) MS Exchange
20 53 (16.31%) HP
21 52 (16.00%) Finance
22 49 (15.08%) TCP/IP
23 46 (14.15%) Windows Server 2003
24 44 (13.54%) SAN
25 43 (13.23%) Cisco Nexus
26 41 (12.62%) Network Management
26 41 (12.62%) BGP
27 39 (12.00%) ITIL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 54 (16.62%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (5.54%) IIS
4 17 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.54%) Apache
7 5 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.23%) Lync
9 2 (0.62%) CMS
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 35 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 10 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.31%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.15%) Office 365
3 3 (0.92%) IaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 166 (51.08%) Firewall
2 87 (26.77%) WAN
3 75 (23.08%) LAN
4 67 (20.62%) MPLS
5 62 (19.08%) VPN
6 59 (18.15%) Network Security
7 55 (16.92%) OSPF
8 49 (15.08%) TCP/IP
9 44 (13.54%) SAN
10 43 (13.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 41 (12.62%) BGP
12 39 (12.00%) Wireless
13 27 (8.31%) Internet
14 24 (7.38%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (7.08%) IP Telephony
16 22 (6.77%) IPsec
17 19 (5.85%) DNS
18 17 (5.23%) Ethernet
19 15 (4.62%) VPLS
20 14 (4.31%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (16.00%) Finance
2 29 (8.92%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.62%) Legal
4 8 (2.46%) Banking
4 8 (2.46%) Law
5 4 (1.23%) Back Office
6 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.62%) Retail
6 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 80 (24.62%) Network Engineer
2 67 (20.62%) Consultant
3 60 (18.46%) Architect
4 33 (10.15%) Analyst
5 32 (9.85%) Network Architect
6 27 (8.31%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (8.31%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 25 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
8 22 (6.77%) Firewall Engineer
9 20 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 20 (6.15%) Network Consultant
10 17 (5.23%) Network Analyst
10 17 (5.23%) Senior Network Engineer
11 15 (4.62%) Support Engineer
11 15 (4.62%) Security Engineer
12 14 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.31%) Storage Consultant
13 13 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
13 13 (4.00%) FlexPod Consultant
14 11 (3.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.23%) VXML
2 1 (0.31%) .NET
2 1 (0.31%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.15%) FlexPod
2 16 (4.92%) Clustering
3 13 (4.00%) Replication
4 10 (3.08%) CLARiiON
5 9 (2.77%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.77%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.46%) Celerra
7 6 (1.85%) Statistics
8 5 (1.54%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.92%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.92%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.62%) PMI
11 1 (0.31%) NHS
11 1 (0.31%) Handset
11 1 (0.31%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.31%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 82 (25.23%) Windows
2 55 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (14.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (8.31%) Linux
5 22 (6.77%) UNIX
6 21 (6.46%) Windows 7
7 18 (5.54%) Windows XP
7 18 (5.54%) Solaris
8 12 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.31%) HPUX
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (12.62%) Network Management
2 39 (12.00%) ITIL
3 31 (9.54%) Network Design
4 29 (8.92%) Project Management
5 28 (8.62%) Performance Monitoring
6 24 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (4.92%) Service Delivery
7 16 (4.92%) Load Balancing
8 10 (3.08%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (2.77%) Time Management
9 9 (2.77%) Service Management
9 9 (2.77%) PRINCE2
9 9 (2.77%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (2.46%) Change Control
10 8 (2.46%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (2.46%) Change Management
10 8 (2.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (2.46%) Asset Management
10 8 (2.46%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (2.15%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.85%) SQL
2 17 (5.23%) Perl
3 16 (4.92%) Tcl
4 6 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.92%) C
7 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 130 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (30.46%) CCNP
3 63 (19.38%) CCNA
4 31 (9.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (8.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 28 (8.62%) CCIE
6 28 (8.62%) NCDA
6 28 (8.62%) NCIE
7 25 (7.69%) VTSP
8 24 (7.38%) Security Cleared
9 23 (7.08%) CCIP
10 22 (6.77%) SC Cleared
11 21 (6.46%) CCSA
12 18 (5.54%) Degree
12 18 (5.54%) MCSE
12 18 (5.54%) VCAP
13 17 (5.23%) Citrix Certification
14 15 (4.62%) MCITP
14 15 (4.62%) CCA
15 12 (3.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.85%) SLA
2 5 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.62%) GPG13
3 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.62%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 77 (23.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (19.69%) Active Directory
3 34 (10.46%) vSphere
4 30 (9.23%) Hyper-V
5 29 (8.92%) XenDesktop
6 14 (4.31%) vCloud
7 11 (3.38%) XenApp
8 10 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.77%) Terminal Services
9 9 (2.77%) VMware ESX
10 8 (2.46%) XenServer
11 6 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.92%) NFS
12 3 (0.92%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.62%) Snort
13 2 (0.62%) Squid
14 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 8 (2.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 8 (2.46%) SCCM
2 7 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (1.85%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (1.85%) Legato
3 6 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.54%) XenMobile
5 4 (1.23%) WSUS
6 3 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.92%) Netcool
6 3 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.92%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.31%) SCOM
7 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 104 (32.00%) VMware
2 97 (29.85%) CheckPoint
3 76 (23.38%) Microsoft
3 76 (23.38%) Juniper
4 70 (21.54%) Citrix
5 61 (18.77%) NetApp
6 53 (16.31%) HP
7 27 (8.31%) Symantec
8 25 (7.69%) EMC
9 22 (6.77%) F5
10 19 (5.85%) Blue Coat
11 14 (4.31%) SonicWALL
12 13 (4.00%) Sourcefire
13 12 (3.69%) McAfee
14 10 (3.08%) Dell
15 9 (2.77%) Splunk
16 8 (2.46%) 3PAR
16 8 (2.46%) Intel
16 8 (2.46%) Avaya
17 7 (2.15%) Nortel
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