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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 92 112 72
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -40
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 147 98 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.79% 1.91% 3.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.98% 7.12% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 124 83 136
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.61%
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
1339 1376 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.38% 26.81% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1090 1178
Average salary £38,750 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.48% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,883
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 82 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Staffordshire +9 13 £28,550 -18.42% 3
Warwickshire -14 12 £37,500 +7.14%
Worcestershire +5 8 £35,799 -12.15%
Shropshire - 8 £30,000 - 1
Solihull -3 5 £23,000 -45.88% 1
Coventry -10 5 £36,000 -29.75% 3
Wolverhampton - 4 £26,000 -
Walsall - 3 £32,500 -
Dudley - 1 £27,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £35,500 -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 259 (83.28%) Cisco
2 206 (66.24%) CCNA
3 171 (54.98%) Firewall
4 168 (54.02%) CCNP
5 104 (33.44%) WAN
6 100 (32.15%) LAN
7 89 (28.62%) Windows
8 76 (24.44%) VPN
9 65 (20.90%) CheckPoint
10 61 (19.61%) Microsoft
11 60 (19.29%) VMware
12 59 (18.97%) MPLS
13 58 (18.65%) OSPF
14 55 (17.68%) BGP
15 53 (17.04%) Wireless
15 53 (17.04%) Cisco ASA
16 52 (16.72%) Juniper
17 49 (15.76%) ITIL
18 48 (15.43%) DNS
19 47 (15.11%) Telecoms
20 46 (14.79%) Microsoft Certification
21 45 (14.47%) VoIP
22 40 (12.86%) Active Directory
22 40 (12.86%) Citrix
22 40 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
23 39 (12.54%) TCP/IP
24 38 (12.22%) Service Delivery
25 36 (11.58%) MCSE
26 33 (10.61%) VLAN
27 32 (10.29%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (9.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.61%) Apache
5 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.96%) Lync
7 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (6.11%) MS Office
2 17 (5.47%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.22%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.29%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) Office 365
1 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 171 (54.98%) Firewall
2 104 (33.44%) WAN
3 100 (32.15%) LAN
4 76 (24.44%) VPN
5 59 (18.97%) MPLS
6 58 (18.65%) OSPF
7 55 (17.68%) BGP
8 53 (17.04%) Wireless
8 53 (17.04%) Cisco ASA
9 48 (15.43%) DNS
10 45 (14.47%) VoIP
11 39 (12.54%) TCP/IP
12 33 (10.61%) VLAN
13 32 (10.29%) Network Security
14 28 (9.00%) Cisco IOS
15 27 (8.68%) IP Telephony
16 23 (7.40%) DHCP
17 21 (6.75%) SAN
18 19 (6.11%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (6.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (15.11%) Telecoms
2 23 (7.40%) Finance
3 6 (1.93%) Banking
4 5 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.29%) Electronics
6 3 (0.96%) Automotive
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
7 2 (0.64%) German Language
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (0.32%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.32%) Finnish Language
Job Titles
1 109 (35.05%) Network Engineer
2 36 (11.58%) Support Engineer
3 32 (10.29%) Consultant
4 30 (9.65%) Analyst
5 23 (7.40%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (6.11%) Network Analyst
7 18 (5.79%) Network Consultant
8 15 (4.82%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (4.82%) Network Support
9 13 (4.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 13 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (3.86%) Architect
11 11 (3.54%) Cisco Specialist
12 10 (3.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.22%) Firewall Engineer
13 9 (2.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 8 (2.57%) Technical Consultant
14 8 (2.57%) Network Architect
15 7 (2.25%) Support Technician
15 7 (2.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.89%) VXML
2 3 (0.96%) WAP
3 2 (0.64%) CSS
4 1 (0.32%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.22%) Clustering
2 10 (3.22%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.89%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (2.25%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.61%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (1.29%) Handset
7 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.64%) DTV
8 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
9 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 89 (28.62%) Windows
2 40 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (9.32%) Linux
4 25 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (3.86%) Solaris
7 10 (3.22%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.89%) Ubuntu
9 8 (2.57%) UNIX
10 7 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (1.61%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.61%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.61%) Android
12 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.96%) CentOS
13 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.76%) ITIL
2 38 (12.22%) Service Delivery
3 30 (9.65%) Network Design
4 20 (6.43%) Load Balancing
5 18 (5.79%) Change Control
6 16 (5.14%) Configuration Management
7 15 (4.82%) Network Architecture
8 14 (4.50%) Project Management
9 12 (3.86%) Incident Management
10 11 (3.54%) CRM
10 11 (3.54%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (3.54%) Network Management
10 11 (3.54%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (3.54%) Mentoring
11 10 (3.22%) Cisco ICM Scripting
11 10 (3.22%) Quality Management
12 9 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (2.89%) Validation
13 8 (2.57%) Project Planning
14 7 (2.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.57%) SQL
2 6 (1.93%) Perl
3 5 (1.61%) VBScript
3 5 (1.61%) Tcl
4 4 (1.29%) C
5 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.64%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.32%) Python
7 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 206 (66.24%) CCNA
2 168 (54.02%) CCNP
3 46 (14.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (11.58%) MCSE
5 26 (8.36%) CCIE
5 26 (8.36%) Degree
6 25 (8.04%) Security Cleared
7 23 (7.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (5.79%) MCITP
9 17 (5.47%) SC Cleared
10 16 (5.14%) CCIP
11 15 (4.82%) CCDP
11 15 (4.82%) MCSA
11 15 (4.82%) CCSE
12 12 (3.86%) CCSA
13 10 (3.22%) MCTS
14 8 (2.57%) JNCIP
15 7 (2.25%) JNCIA
16 5 (1.61%) CCVP
16 5 (1.61%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.29%) SLA
2 15 (4.82%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 40 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 24 (7.72%) vSphere
3 20 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.22%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.89%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.61%) Terminal Server
7 5 (1.61%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.96%) XenApp
9 2 (0.64%) Snort
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (4.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (3.86%) Cisco UCCE
3 10 (3.22%) Nagios
4 4 (1.29%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.96%) SCCM
5 3 (0.96%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.64%) SCOM
6 2 (0.64%) Cacti
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.32%) Nessus
7 1 (0.32%) Foglight
7 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.32%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.32%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.32%) Ionix
7 1 (0.32%) WSUS
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 259 (83.28%) Cisco
2 65 (20.90%) CheckPoint
3 61 (19.61%) Microsoft
4 60 (19.29%) VMware
5 52 (16.72%) Juniper
6 40 (12.86%) Citrix
7 28 (9.00%) HP
8 27 (8.68%) F5
9 15 (4.82%) SAP
10 14 (4.50%) Avaya
11 13 (4.18%) Fortinet
12 12 (3.86%) Mitel
13 11 (3.54%) Riverbed
14 10 (3.22%) Brocade
14 10 (3.22%) Verint
15 9 (2.89%) SonicWALL
16 8 (2.57%) Blue Coat
16 8 (2.57%) NetApp
17 7 (2.25%) Dell
18 6 (1.93%) Aruba
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £62k basic + 10% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + Training +Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance+Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum + (+20% bonuses)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum + (up to 20%)
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Qualification Allowance + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £80k Package + Excellent company benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 34k to 36.50k per year GBP
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: 6 days ago