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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 16 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 4 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.51% 9.52% 6.74%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 17.27% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 10
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
42 139 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 36.84% 55.16% 62.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31 118 100
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,700 £70,000 £80,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 17 September 2014.

Cisco Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (54.55%) NetApp
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) COM
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) ISA Server
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (27.27%) WSUS
4 3 (27.27%) SCCM
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (27.27%) Lync
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) FlexPod Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) ISA Server
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 3 (27.27%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (27.27%) IAG
2 3 (27.27%) UAG
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) WSUS
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
1 3 (27.27%) Cacti
1 3 (27.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) NetApp
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) McAfee
6 1 (9.09%) Websense
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 1 (9.09%) Computacenter
6 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 1 (9.09%) Fujitsu
6 1 (9.09%) IronPort
6 1 (9.09%) TippingPoint
6 1 (9.09%) F5