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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 24 40 18
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 173 95 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.45% 5.13% 9.39%
As % of the Vendors category 16.98% 8.66% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 157 79 134
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 £27,400 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £69,400 £67,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +4.62%
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
1019 1097 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.78% 59.20% 56.56%
Number of salaries quoted 921 954 812
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 22 December 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 223 (56.74%) Firewall
2 176 (44.78%) Cisco Certification
3 148 (37.66%) CheckPoint
4 123 (31.30%) CCNP
5 122 (31.04%) VMware
6 111 (28.24%) Juniper
7 99 (25.19%) Microsoft
8 89 (22.65%) Citrix
9 87 (22.14%) CCNA
10 85 (21.63%) LAN
11 81 (20.61%) WAN
11 81 (20.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 78 (19.85%) Network Security
12 78 (19.85%) Windows
13 67 (17.05%) Finance
14 65 (16.54%) Active Directory
15 64 (16.28%) OSPF
15 64 (16.28%) NetApp
16 62 (15.78%) HP
17 58 (14.76%) VPN
18 57 (14.50%) vSphere
19 56 (14.25%) MPLS
20 55 (13.99%) Cisco ASA
21 54 (13.74%) BGP
22 52 (13.23%) ITIL
22 52 (13.23%) MS Exchange
22 52 (13.23%) Linux
22 52 (13.23%) Wireless
22 52 (13.23%) Cisco Nexus
23 51 (12.98%) Security Cleared

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 52 (13.23%) MS Exchange
2 35 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.54%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.53%) IIS
7 5 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.02%) Lync
9 3 (0.76%) Apache
10 2 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.51%) CMS
11 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (5.09%) MS Excel
1 20 (5.09%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 223 (56.74%) Firewall
2 85 (21.63%) LAN
3 81 (20.61%) WAN
4 78 (19.85%) Network Security
5 64 (16.28%) OSPF
6 58 (14.76%) VPN
7 56 (14.25%) MPLS
8 55 (13.99%) Cisco ASA
9 54 (13.74%) BGP
10 52 (13.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 52 (13.23%) Wireless
11 39 (9.92%) SAN
12 24 (6.11%) Internet
13 22 (5.60%) TCP/IP
14 18 (4.58%) EIGRP
14 18 (4.58%) DNS
14 18 (4.58%) IPsec
15 17 (4.33%) WAAS
16 15 (3.82%) Intrusion Detection
17 14 (3.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (17.05%) Finance
2 18 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.04%) Legal
4 5 (1.27%) Front Office
5 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.76%) Banking
7 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 106 (26.97%) Network Engineer
2 70 (17.81%) Architect
3 54 (13.74%) Consultant
4 44 (11.20%) Firewall Engineer
5 37 (9.41%) Analyst
6 34 (8.65%) Solutions Architect
7 30 (7.63%) Cisco Engineer
8 29 (7.38%) Network Architect
9 27 (6.87%) Support Engineer
10 25 (6.36%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 19 (4.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 19 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (4.58%) Sales Consultant
13 17 (4.33%) Security Engineer
14 16 (4.07%) Project Manager
14 16 (4.07%) Senior Network Architect
14 16 (4.07%) Senior Architect
15 15 (3.82%) Virtualisation Architect
15 15 (3.82%) Network Security Engineer
15 15 (3.82%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.76%) VXML
2 1 (0.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.11%) Clustering
2 15 (3.82%) CLARiiON
3 14 (3.56%) FlexPod
4 12 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.80%) Celerra
5 11 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.04%) GIS
7 6 (1.53%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.53%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.27%) Handset
9 4 (1.02%) CESG
9 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.02%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.76%) Replication
11 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 78 (19.85%) Windows
2 52 (13.23%) Linux
3 45 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (10.69%) UNIX
5 36 (9.16%) Solaris
6 28 (7.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.04%) CentOS
9 6 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.53%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.27%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.02%) AIX
12 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (13.23%) ITIL
2 33 (8.40%) Network Management
3 32 (8.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 31 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 29 (7.38%) Network Design
6 19 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (4.07%) Service Delivery
7 16 (4.07%) Project Management
7 16 (4.07%) Risk Assessment
8 15 (3.82%) Change Control
9 13 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (3.31%) Service Management
10 11 (2.80%) Incident Management
11 10 (2.54%) E-Commerce
12 9 (2.29%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (2.29%) Low Latency
12 9 (2.29%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 8 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (2.04%) PRINCE2
13 8 (2.04%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 35 (8.91%) Perl
2 33 (8.40%) SQL
3 29 (7.38%) Tcl
4 10 (2.54%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.02%) C
5 4 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.76%) PHP
6 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 176 (44.78%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (31.30%) CCNP
3 87 (22.14%) CCNA
4 51 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (12.98%) Security Cleared
5 47 (11.96%) SC Cleared
6 43 (10.94%) MCSE
7 36 (9.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 33 (8.40%) CCSA
9 31 (7.89%) Degree
10 30 (7.63%) VTSP
11 25 (6.36%) Citrix Certification
12 22 (5.60%) CCSE
13 20 (5.09%) NCDA
13 20 (5.09%) NCIE
13 20 (5.09%) CCA
13 20 (5.09%) MCSA
13 20 (5.09%) CCIE
14 18 (4.58%) VCAP
15 17 (4.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.89%) SLA
2 6 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.51%) GPG13
System Software
1 81 (20.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (16.54%) Active Directory
3 57 (14.50%) vSphere
4 45 (11.45%) Hyper-V
5 31 (7.89%) XenDesktop
6 22 (5.60%) vCloud
7 21 (5.34%) XenApp
8 8 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.78%) XenServer
10 5 (1.27%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.02%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.51%) Snort
13 2 (0.51%) Squid
14 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (2.04%) XenMobile
2 7 (1.78%) SCOrch
2 7 (1.78%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.27%) WSUS
5 4 (1.02%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.51%) Legato
7 2 (0.51%) Netcool
8 1 (0.25%) Nagios
8 1 (0.25%) Foglight
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.25%) Cacti
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 148 (37.66%) CheckPoint
2 122 (31.04%) VMware
3 111 (28.24%) Juniper
4 99 (25.19%) Microsoft
5 89 (22.65%) Citrix
6 64 (16.28%) NetApp
7 62 (15.78%) HP
8 49 (12.47%) EMC
9 43 (10.94%) F5
10 40 (10.18%) Blue Coat
11 19 (4.83%) Fortinet
12 16 (4.07%) Symantec
13 15 (3.82%) IBM
14 13 (3.31%) SonicWALL
15 12 (3.05%) Sourcefire
16 11 (2.80%) 3PAR
16 11 (2.80%) Red Hat
17 10 (2.54%) Avaya
17 10 (2.54%) Dell
18 9 (2.29%) Websense
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £320000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive, DOE
Posted: 20 days ago