The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Solihull region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 37 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 13 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.53% 7.66% 8.39%
As % of the Vendors category 8.97% 11.59% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 4
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Vendors Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
145 164 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 50.52% 66.13% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 65 89 59
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Cisco
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Cisco Salary Trend in Solihull

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (59.38%) VMware
4 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
5 16 (50.00%) CCNA
6 13 (40.63%) VPN
7 12 (37.50%) DNS
7 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 12 (37.50%) LAN
7 12 (37.50%) WAN
7 12 (37.50%) DHCP
8 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (31.25%) Finance
10 9 (28.13%) VMware ESX
10 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (28.13%) vSphere
10 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (25.00%) Wireless
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (21.88%) CCNP
12 7 (21.88%) Juniper
13 6 (18.75%) HP
13 6 (18.75%) Project Management
13 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
14 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
14 5 (15.63%) SCCM
14 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
2 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
5 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) VPN
3 12 (37.50%) DNS
3 12 (37.50%) LAN
3 12 (37.50%) WAN
3 12 (37.50%) DHCP
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (25.00%) Wireless
6 5 (15.63%) SAN
6 5 (15.63%) VoIP
7 4 (12.50%) SSL
7 4 (12.50%) Junos
7 4 (12.50%) Network Security
8 3 (9.38%) NAS
8 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MSI
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Network Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Senior Network Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Network Support
4 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) SecurID
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) CCTV
4 1 (3.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
1 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Change Control
4 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Business Development
6 1 (3.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C#
1 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (50.00%) CCNA
3 7 (21.88%) CCNP
4 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.38%) MCSE
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.13%) MCITP
7 1 (3.13%) VTSP
7 1 (3.13%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) VMware ESX
2 9 (28.13%) vSphere
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) SCOM
2 3 (9.38%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.88%) Juniper
4 6 (18.75%) HP
5 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
5 5 (15.63%) Dell
6 4 (12.50%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (9.38%) Aruba
8 2 (6.25%) EMC
8 2 (6.25%) F5
9 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.13%) Fujitsu
9 1 (3.13%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) Red Hat