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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 19 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 233 130 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.89% 6.24% 8.13%
As % of the Vendors category 18.36% 11.41% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 183 118 122
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,100 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £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
1269 1139 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 53.84% 54.65% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1037 762
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £55,000
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 22 October 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 209 (53.59%) Firewall
2 167 (42.82%) Cisco Certification
3 138 (35.38%) CheckPoint
4 131 (33.59%) CCNP
5 129 (33.08%) VMware
6 103 (26.41%) Microsoft
7 96 (24.62%) Citrix
8 95 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 94 (24.10%) Juniper
10 85 (21.79%) WAN
11 83 (21.28%) CCNA
12 82 (21.03%) LAN
13 78 (20.00%) NetApp
14 77 (19.74%) Windows
15 75 (19.23%) Network Security
16 74 (18.97%) HP
17 72 (18.46%) Active Directory
17 72 (18.46%) OSPF
18 65 (16.67%) MPLS
19 62 (15.90%) VPN
20 60 (15.38%) MS Exchange
21 59 (15.13%) Finance
22 58 (14.87%) Cisco Nexus
23 55 (14.10%) BGP
24 53 (13.59%) SAN
24 53 (13.59%) Hyper-V
25 51 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
26 50 (12.82%) EMC
26 50 (12.82%) ITIL
27 49 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 26 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (3.59%) IIS
6 12 (3.08%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.79%) Lync
9 3 (0.77%) Apache
9 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.51%) CMS
11 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 33 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.62%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (2.56%) Office 365
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 209 (53.59%) Firewall
2 85 (21.79%) WAN
3 82 (21.03%) LAN
4 75 (19.23%) Network Security
5 72 (18.46%) OSPF
6 65 (16.67%) MPLS
7 62 (15.90%) VPN
8 58 (14.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 55 (14.10%) BGP
10 53 (13.59%) SAN
11 47 (12.05%) Wireless
12 44 (11.28%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (8.72%) TCP/IP
14 28 (7.18%) Internet
15 23 (5.90%) IPsec
16 22 (5.64%) WAAS
17 19 (4.87%) DNS
17 19 (4.87%) EIGRP
18 18 (4.62%) IP Telephony
19 16 (4.10%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (15.13%) Finance
2 20 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.59%) Legal
4 6 (1.54%) Law
5 5 (1.28%) Front Office
6 4 (1.03%) Back Office
7 3 (0.77%) Banking
7 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (28.21%) Network Engineer
2 72 (18.46%) Architect
3 69 (17.69%) Consultant
4 38 (9.74%) Firewall Engineer
4 38 (9.74%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 35 (8.97%) Analyst
6 34 (8.72%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (7.95%) Cisco Engineer
8 29 (7.44%) Network Architect
9 23 (5.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 23 (5.90%) Support Engineer
10 22 (5.64%) Sales Consultant
11 21 (5.38%) Security Engineer
12 19 (4.87%) Network Analyst
12 19 (4.87%) Network Security Engineer
13 16 (4.10%) Virtualisation Architect
14 15 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
15 14 (3.59%) Project Manager
15 14 (3.59%) Security Analyst
15 14 (3.59%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.03%) VXML
2 1 (0.26%) .NET
2 1 (0.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.41%) FlexPod
2 23 (5.90%) Clustering
3 16 (4.10%) CLARiiON
4 15 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.08%) Celerra
6 9 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.31%) Replication
7 6 (1.54%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.54%) GIS
7 6 (1.54%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.03%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.03%) CESG
8 4 (1.03%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.03%) Statistics
9 3 (0.77%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.51%) PMI
10 2 (0.51%) Handset
11 1 (0.26%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 77 (19.74%) Windows
2 49 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (10.00%) UNIX
3 39 (10.00%) Linux
4 35 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (8.21%) Solaris
6 19 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (3.33%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.31%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.03%) AIX
11 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.26%) HPUX
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (12.82%) ITIL
2 45 (11.54%) Network Management
3 39 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 28 (7.18%) Load Balancing
5 27 (6.92%) Network Design
6 22 (5.64%) Project Management
7 18 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (4.10%) Service Delivery
9 15 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (3.08%) PRINCE2
10 12 (3.08%) Service Management
10 12 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (3.08%) Change Control
11 10 (2.56%) Incident Management
12 9 (2.31%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (2.31%) Low Latency
12 9 (2.31%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 9 (2.31%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (2.31%) Change Management
12 9 (2.31%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.72%) SQL
2 32 (8.21%) Perl
3 27 (6.92%) Tcl
4 8 (2.05%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.03%) C
6 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.51%) C#
7 2 (0.51%) PHP
7 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 167 (42.82%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (33.59%) CCNP
3 83 (21.28%) CCNA
4 51 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (10.51%) Security Cleared
5 41 (10.51%) MCSE
6 40 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 38 (9.74%) SC Cleared
8 37 (9.49%) VTSP
9 31 (7.95%) CCSA
9 31 (7.95%) Citrix Certification
10 29 (7.44%) Degree
10 29 (7.44%) NCDA
10 29 (7.44%) NCIE
11 25 (6.41%) CCA
12 23 (5.90%) MCITP
13 22 (5.64%) CCIE
14 21 (5.38%) VCAP
15 20 (5.13%) CCIP
16 19 (4.87%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.64%) SLA
2 5 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.51%) GPG13
System Software
1 95 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (18.46%) Active Directory
3 53 (13.59%) Hyper-V
4 47 (12.05%) vSphere
5 43 (11.03%) XenDesktop
6 26 (6.67%) vCloud
7 25 (6.41%) XenApp
8 13 (3.33%) XenServer
9 7 (1.79%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.28%) VMware ESX
12 4 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.77%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.51%) Snort
14 2 (0.51%) Squid
15 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.26%) NFS
15 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.31%) XenMobile
2 7 (1.79%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (1.79%) SCOrch
2 7 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (1.54%) Legato
4 4 (1.03%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.03%) WSUS
5 3 (0.77%) SCCM
5 3 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.77%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.77%) Netcool
5 3 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 138 (35.38%) CheckPoint
2 129 (33.08%) VMware
3 103 (26.41%) Microsoft
4 96 (24.62%) Citrix
5 94 (24.10%) Juniper
6 78 (20.00%) NetApp
7 74 (18.97%) HP
8 50 (12.82%) EMC
9 34 (8.72%) F5
10 32 (8.21%) Blue Coat
11 25 (6.41%) Symantec
12 18 (4.62%) SonicWALL
13 15 (3.85%) IBM
14 14 (3.59%) Fortinet
15 13 (3.33%) Dell
16 12 (3.08%) 3PAR
17 11 (2.82%) Sourcefire
18 9 (2.31%) Avaya
19 6 (1.54%) CommVault
19 6 (1.54%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 + Car/Car allowance, on call
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive, DOE
Posted: 18 days ago