The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 78 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 169 118 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.32% 2.82% 3.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.29% 9.92% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 154 77 131
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Cisco Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1497 1189 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.37% 28.39% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1242 899 1083
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco Certification Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Cisco Certification Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +9 72 £45,000 - 12
Warwickshire +15 31 £41,000 +36.66% 2
Shropshire -13 12 £30,500 -18.66% 1
Wolverhampton - 11 £32,500 -
Worcestershire -8 10 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Solihull -4 9 £40,000 +33.33%
Coventry -24 9 £29,500 -41.00% 2
Staffordshire -17 7 £20,750 -36.15% 2
West Bromwich +7 4 £58,500 +160.00%
Halesowen - 1 £33,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification.

1 293 (80.27%) Cisco
2 239 (65.48%) CCNA
3 212 (58.08%) Firewall
4 209 (57.26%) CCNP
5 157 (43.01%) WAN
6 143 (39.18%) LAN
7 119 (32.60%) Windows
8 108 (29.59%) VPN
9 98 (26.85%) CheckPoint
10 94 (25.75%) VMware
11 86 (23.56%) Juniper
12 80 (21.92%) Microsoft
13 70 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 68 (18.63%) OSPF
15 66 (18.08%) BGP
16 65 (17.81%) MPLS
16 65 (17.81%) ITIL
17 62 (16.99%) Cisco ASA
18 61 (16.71%) Windows Server 2008
19 60 (16.44%) Network Security
19 60 (16.44%) Citrix
20 59 (16.16%) DNS
21 57 (15.62%) MCSE
21 57 (15.62%) Active Directory
22 52 (14.25%) TCP/IP
23 50 (13.70%) HP
24 47 (12.88%) Linux
25 46 (12.60%) vSphere
26 43 (11.78%) SAN
27 42 (11.51%) Finance

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (9.32%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.37%) Apache
6 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.82%) Lync
7 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.93%) MS Office
3 9 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.47%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 212 (58.08%) Firewall
2 157 (43.01%) WAN
3 143 (39.18%) LAN
4 108 (29.59%) VPN
5 68 (18.63%) OSPF
6 66 (18.08%) BGP
7 65 (17.81%) MPLS
8 62 (16.99%) Cisco ASA
9 60 (16.44%) Network Security
10 59 (16.16%) DNS
11 52 (14.25%) TCP/IP
12 43 (11.78%) SAN
13 39 (10.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 36 (9.86%) DHCP
15 34 (9.32%) Wireless
16 33 (9.04%) VoIP
17 25 (6.85%) EIGRP
17 25 (6.85%) IP Telephony
18 24 (6.58%) Internet
19 23 (6.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (11.51%) Finance
2 40 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.10%) Law
4 2 (0.55%) Legal
4 2 (0.55%) Advertising
5 1 (0.27%) Marketing
5 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.27%) Automotive
5 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.27%) Back Office
5 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 143 (39.18%) Network Engineer
2 42 (11.51%) Support Engineer
3 33 (9.04%) Consultant
4 30 (8.22%) Analyst
5 23 (6.30%) Cisco Engineer
6 22 (6.03%) Firewall Engineer
7 21 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (4.66%) Senior Network Engineer
9 16 (4.38%) Network Consultant
9 16 (4.38%) Architect
10 15 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (3.29%) Network Support
12 11 (3.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (3.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 10 (2.74%) Cisco Specialist
14 9 (2.47%) Implementation Engineer
14 9 (2.47%) 2nd Line Support
14 9 (2.47%) Network Analyst
14 9 (2.47%) Sales Consultant
15 8 (2.19%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.29%) CSS
2 9 (2.47%) VXML
3 4 (1.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (1.10%) WAP
4 2 (0.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.66%) Clustering
2 14 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (2.19%) GIS
6 7 (1.92%) FlexPod
7 5 (1.37%) EqualLogic
8 4 (1.10%) CESG
9 3 (0.82%) Statistics
9 3 (0.82%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.82%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.82%) Handset
10 1 (0.27%) DTV
10 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 119 (32.60%) Windows
2 61 (16.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (12.88%) Linux
4 31 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (7.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (6.03%) UNIX
7 21 (5.75%) Solaris
8 10 (2.74%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.92%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.92%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.37%) VMS
11 4 (1.10%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.82%) CentOS
13 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (17.81%) ITIL
2 31 (8.49%) Service Delivery
2 31 (8.49%) Load Balancing
3 27 (7.40%) Incident Management
4 22 (6.03%) Network Design
5 21 (5.75%) Network Management
5 21 (5.75%) Change Control
6 19 (5.21%) Project Management
7 15 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (4.11%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (3.84%) Network Architecture
8 14 (3.84%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (3.29%) Line Management
9 12 (3.29%) Configuration Management
10 11 (3.01%) Information Security
11 10 (2.74%) Validation
11 10 (2.74%) Migration
12 9 (2.47%) Quality Management
12 9 (2.47%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.38%) Perl
2 15 (4.11%) Tcl
3 11 (3.01%) SQL
4 9 (2.47%) VBScript
5 5 (1.37%) C
6 3 (0.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 239 (65.48%) CCNA
2 209 (57.26%) CCNP
3 70 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (15.62%) MCSE
5 39 (10.68%) Degree
6 35 (9.59%) Security Cleared
7 27 (7.40%) SC Cleared
8 26 (7.12%) CCDP
9 25 (6.85%) MCSA
10 23 (6.30%) CCIE
10 23 (6.30%) CCSA
11 21 (5.75%) CCSE
12 19 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (4.93%) MCITP
14 16 (4.38%) JNCIA
14 16 (4.38%) CCIP
15 13 (3.56%) CCA
15 13 (3.56%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (3.01%) CCDA
16 11 (3.01%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.85%) SLA
2 12 (3.29%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (15.62%) Active Directory
2 46 (12.60%) vSphere
3 31 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (6.85%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.74%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.37%) vCloud
7 5 (1.37%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.10%) XenApp
9 3 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.55%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (3.56%) NetBackup
2 11 (3.01%) Cisco UCCE
2 11 (3.01%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (2.74%) Nagios
4 9 (2.47%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.64%) SCCM
6 4 (1.10%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.82%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.27%) Netcool
8 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.27%) Foglight
8 1 (0.27%) Cacti
8 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 293 (80.27%) Cisco
2 98 (26.85%) CheckPoint
3 94 (25.75%) VMware
4 86 (23.56%) Juniper
5 80 (21.92%) Microsoft
6 60 (16.44%) Citrix
7 50 (13.70%) HP
8 26 (7.12%) Fortinet
9 24 (6.58%) F5
10 22 (6.03%) Blue Coat
11 21 (5.75%) Symantec
12 17 (4.66%) SonicWALL
12 17 (4.66%) NetApp
12 17 (4.66%) Nokia
13 16 (4.38%) Dell
14 15 (4.11%) Remedy
15 13 (3.56%) Brocade
16 10 (2.74%) IBM
16 10 (2.74%) SAP
16 10 (2.74%) Avaya
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Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham
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Cannock
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
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