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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 24 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 141 86 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.82% 5.89% 8.57%
As % of the Vendors category 17.07% 10.53% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 128 68 105
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 £26,050 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -
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
826 817 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.81% 55.92% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 745 694 752
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £57,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 2015.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 173 (50.14%) Firewall
2 154 (44.64%) Cisco Certification
3 129 (37.39%) VMware
4 105 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 100 (28.99%) Windows
6 97 (28.12%) Microsoft
7 93 (26.96%) Juniper
7 93 (26.96%) CCNP
8 81 (23.48%) Citrix
9 80 (23.19%) CCNA
10 79 (22.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 67 (19.42%) vSphere
11 67 (19.42%) WAN
12 66 (19.13%) Active Directory
13 65 (18.84%) LAN
14 64 (18.55%) HP
15 59 (17.10%) Windows Server 2008
16 58 (16.81%) NetApp
17 56 (16.23%) MS Exchange
18 52 (15.07%) Cisco ASA
19 50 (14.49%) OSPF
20 48 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
21 47 (13.62%) MPLS
21 47 (13.62%) Finance
21 47 (13.62%) Cisco Nexus
22 44 (12.75%) Network Security
23 43 (12.46%) EMC
23 43 (12.46%) VPN
23 43 (12.46%) Linux
24 42 (12.17%) MCSE

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (16.23%) MS Exchange
2 38 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.90%) IIS
7 6 (1.74%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.45%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.16%) Lync
10 3 (0.87%) Apache
10 3 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.29%) WorkSite
Applications
1 17 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.48%) MS Office
3 10 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.61%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.61%) Office 365
2 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 173 (50.14%) Firewall
2 67 (19.42%) WAN
3 65 (18.84%) LAN
4 52 (15.07%) Cisco ASA
5 50 (14.49%) OSPF
6 47 (13.62%) MPLS
6 47 (13.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 44 (12.75%) Network Security
8 43 (12.46%) VPN
9 41 (11.88%) BGP
10 39 (11.30%) Wireless
11 38 (11.01%) SAN
12 24 (6.96%) DNS
13 21 (6.09%) DHCP
14 14 (4.06%) Intrusion Detection
15 13 (3.77%) EIGRP
16 12 (3.48%) TCP/IP
16 12 (3.48%) IPsec
17 11 (3.19%) H.323
18 10 (2.90%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.58%) QlikView
6 1 (0.29%) MS Access
6 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (13.62%) Finance
2 8 (2.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.16%) Front Office
4 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.58%) Law
5 1 (0.29%) Legal
5 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 88 (25.51%) Network Engineer
2 64 (18.55%) Architect
3 44 (12.75%) Consultant
4 35 (10.14%) Analyst
5 32 (9.28%) Solutions Architect
6 25 (7.25%) Support Engineer
6 25 (7.25%) Firewall Engineer
7 24 (6.96%) Cisco Engineer
8 23 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 19 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (5.22%) Sales Consultant
10 18 (5.22%) Network Architect
11 15 (4.35%) Network Consultant
12 14 (4.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 13 (3.77%) Support Technician
13 13 (3.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 12 (3.48%) Senior Network Architect
14 12 (3.48%) Senior Architect
15 11 (3.19%) Implementation Engineer
15 11 (3.19%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.90%) VXML
2 5 (1.45%) CSS
3 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.29%) REST
4 1 (0.29%) JSON
4 1 (0.29%) JSP
4 1 (0.29%) SOAP
4 1 (0.29%) Middleware
4 1 (0.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.77%) Clustering
3 12 (3.48%) FlexPod
4 9 (2.61%) CLARiiON
5 8 (2.32%) GIS
6 7 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.45%) Celerra
7 5 (1.45%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.16%) Handset
8 4 (1.16%) CESG
9 3 (0.87%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.87%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.87%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.29%) IVR
10 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 100 (28.99%) Windows
2 59 (17.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (12.46%) Linux
4 27 (7.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (7.25%) UNIX
5 25 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (5.80%) Solaris
7 12 (3.48%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.90%) CentOS
9 7 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.03%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.16%) AIX
11 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (10.72%) ITIL
2 22 (6.38%) Network Design
2 22 (6.38%) Load Balancing
3 20 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
4 17 (4.93%) Network Management
5 14 (4.06%) Change Control
5 14 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (3.48%) Service Delivery
7 11 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (2.90%) CRM
9 9 (2.61%) Quality Management
9 9 (2.61%) TOGAF
9 9 (2.61%) Incident Management
9 9 (2.61%) Cisco ICM Scripting
10 8 (2.32%) Business Continuity
10 8 (2.32%) Service Management
10 8 (2.32%) PRINCE
11 7 (2.03%) Project Management
11 7 (2.03%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (2.03%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.54%) SQL
2 21 (6.09%) Perl
3 15 (4.35%) Tcl
4 9 (2.61%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.16%) PHP
6 3 (0.87%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.87%) C
7 2 (0.58%) C#
7 2 (0.58%) Java
8 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 154 (44.64%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (26.96%) CCNP
3 80 (23.19%) CCNA
4 48 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (12.17%) MCSE
6 37 (10.72%) Security Cleared
7 35 (10.14%) SC Cleared
8 34 (9.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (7.25%) MCSA
10 23 (6.67%) Degree
11 22 (6.38%) VTSP
12 18 (5.22%) CCSA
12 18 (5.22%) Citrix Certification
13 16 (4.64%) CCSE
14 15 (4.35%) JNCIA
15 14 (4.06%) CCIE
16 13 (3.77%) CCA
17 12 (3.48%) NCDA
17 12 (3.48%) NCIE
17 12 (3.48%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.25%) SLA
2 10 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (22.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (19.42%) vSphere
3 66 (19.13%) Active Directory
4 36 (10.43%) Hyper-V
5 21 (6.09%) XenDesktop
6 20 (5.80%) XenApp
7 16 (4.64%) vCloud
8 13 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (3.19%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.74%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.74%) XenServer
11 2 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (4.06%) Cisco UCCE
2 11 (3.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (2.32%) XenMobile
4 7 (2.03%) FortiGate
4 7 (2.03%) SCOrch
5 6 (1.74%) SCCM
6 3 (0.87%) WSUS
6 3 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.29%) Cacti
7 1 (0.29%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.29%) Legato
7 1 (0.29%) Nagios
7 1 (0.29%) Foglight
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 129 (37.39%) VMware
2 105 (30.43%) CheckPoint
3 97 (28.12%) Microsoft
4 93 (26.96%) Juniper
5 81 (23.48%) Citrix
6 64 (18.55%) HP
7 58 (16.81%) NetApp
8 43 (12.46%) EMC
9 36 (10.43%) F5
10 26 (7.54%) IBM
11 24 (6.96%) Blue Coat
12 21 (6.09%) Fortinet
13 16 (4.64%) Dell
14 11 (3.19%) Red Hat
14 11 (3.19%) 3PAR
15 10 (2.90%) Verint
16 9 (2.61%) Fujitsu
16 9 (2.61%) Symantec
16 9 (2.61%) Sun
16 9 (2.61%) SAP
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