The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 22 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 4 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.33% 6.35% 13.11%
As % of the Vendors category 5.33% 11.01% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 14
Average salary £53,250 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.39% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £29,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Cisco
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
75 109 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 62.50% 57.67% 67.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 77 69
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,200 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cisco across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Cisco
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco across the Midlands region.

Cisco Salary Trend in the Midlands

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Cisco Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Lync
3 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) WLAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) VXML
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) MPLS
1 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) WLAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) PABX
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (10.00%) IGRP
4 1 (10.00%) TACACS
4 1 (10.00%) H.323
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Sales Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Sales Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) VXML
1 2 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Statistics
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) NCIE
3 1 (10.00%) VCP5
3 1 (10.00%) CCA
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCVP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (10.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Mitel
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper