The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 90 77 87
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 134 165 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.48% 2.96% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.99% 10.56% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 116 148 117
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,895 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.77% +6.25%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1490 1562 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.61% 27.98% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1335 1106
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Cisco Certification
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +17 84 £42,500 -10.52% 10
Coventry +10 17 £38,500 -23.00% 3
Solihull -6 9 £42,500 +14.86%
Staffordshire -24 7 £56,500 +61.42% 1
Warwickshire -13 5 £27,850 -20.42% 3
Shropshire -6 2 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Worcestershire -7 2 £34,000 -11.11%
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 186 (80.52%) Cisco
2 137 (59.31%) CCNA
3 131 (56.71%) Firewall
4 118 (51.08%) CCNP
5 91 (39.39%) WAN
6 82 (35.50%) LAN
7 69 (29.87%) VMware
8 66 (28.57%) MPLS
9 64 (27.71%) Windows
10 55 (23.81%) HP
11 51 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 51 (22.08%) CheckPoint
12 48 (20.78%) Juniper
13 47 (20.35%) Microsoft
14 46 (19.91%) MCSE
15 45 (19.48%) OSPF
16 40 (17.32%) MS Exchange
16 40 (17.32%) TCP/IP
17 39 (16.88%) VPN
17 39 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
18 38 (16.45%) CCIE
18 38 (16.45%) BGP
19 36 (15.58%) Citrix
20 34 (14.72%) Network Security
21 32 (13.85%) Active Directory
22 30 (12.99%) SAN
22 30 (12.99%) Cisco ASA
23 27 (11.69%) CCIP
23 27 (11.69%) DNS
23 27 (11.69%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 40 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.16%) IIS
6 5 (2.16%) Lync
7 2 (0.87%) Apache
7 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.43%) Site Server
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.19%) MS Office
3 5 (2.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) SAP CRM
1 5 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.30%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.76%) Office 365
2 5 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.30%) IaaS
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 131 (56.71%) Firewall
2 91 (39.39%) WAN
3 82 (35.50%) LAN
4 66 (28.57%) MPLS
5 45 (19.48%) OSPF
6 40 (17.32%) TCP/IP
7 39 (16.88%) VPN
8 38 (16.45%) BGP
9 34 (14.72%) Network Security
10 30 (12.99%) SAN
10 30 (12.99%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (11.69%) DNS
11 27 (11.69%) Wireless
12 23 (9.96%) IP Telephony
12 23 (9.96%) DHCP
13 21 (9.09%) VoIP
13 21 (9.09%) Unified Communications
14 20 (8.66%) Internet
15 18 (7.79%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (6.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) MSI
General
1 24 (10.39%) Telecoms
1 24 (10.39%) Finance
2 7 (3.03%) Legal
2 7 (3.03%) Banking
3 4 (1.73%) Retail
3 4 (1.73%) Back Office
4 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.43%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (32.03%) Network Engineer
2 34 (14.72%) Consultant
3 32 (13.85%) Analyst
4 23 (9.96%) Network Analyst
5 22 (9.52%) Architect
6 21 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 21 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 18 (7.79%) Network Consultant
7 18 (7.79%) Support Engineer
7 18 (7.79%) Cisco Engineer
8 16 (6.93%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 12 (5.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 11 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 11 (4.76%) Senior Network Analyst
11 11 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (4.76%) IT Support
12 10 (4.33%) Senior Support Engineer
12 10 (4.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 10 (4.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.16%) VXML
2 4 (1.73%) XMPP
3 1 (0.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.33%) Clustering
2 9 (3.90%) Statistics
3 6 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.73%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.87%) NHS
7 1 (0.43%) Replication
7 1 (0.43%) PKI
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 64 (27.71%) Windows
2 39 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (8.66%) Linux
4 19 (8.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.46%) UNIX
7 5 (2.16%) SUSE
8 4 (1.73%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.73%) Solaris
9 3 (1.30%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (10.82%) ITIL
2 24 (10.39%) Network Management
3 23 (9.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (8.66%) Load Balancing
5 17 (7.36%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (6.93%) Network Architecture
7 15 (6.49%) Service Delivery
8 12 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (4.76%) Network Design
9 11 (4.76%) SIEM
10 9 (3.90%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.46%) Change Management
11 8 (3.46%) Security Management
12 7 (3.03%) Project Management
12 7 (3.03%) Fault Management
12 7 (3.03%) Data Protection
13 6 (2.60%) TOGAF
13 6 (2.60%) Risk Management
13 6 (2.60%) PRINCE2
14 5 (2.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.76%) SQL
2 4 (1.73%) Perl
2 4 (1.73%) Tcl
3 3 (1.30%) C
3 3 (1.30%) Java
3 3 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 137 (59.31%) CCNA
2 118 (51.08%) CCNP
3 51 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (19.91%) MCSE
5 38 (16.45%) CCIE
6 27 (11.69%) CCIP
7 20 (8.66%) Security Cleared
8 18 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (6.93%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (6.49%) CCA
11 14 (6.06%) SC Cleared
11 14 (6.06%) MCITP
12 13 (5.63%) CCSP
13 11 (4.76%) MCSA
13 11 (4.76%) Degree
14 10 (4.33%) CCSE
14 10 (4.33%) JNCIA
14 10 (4.33%) MCTS
15 9 (3.90%) CCSA
16 8 (3.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.93%) SLA
2 6 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.87%) GPG13
3 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.82%) vSphere
3 24 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 19 (8.23%) Hyper-V
6 18 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (7.79%) XenApp
7 14 (6.06%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.60%) XenServer
9 4 (1.73%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.87%) vCloud
10 2 (0.87%) Squid
10 2 (0.87%) Snort
10 2 (0.87%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (6.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (5.63%) Cisco UCCE
3 8 (3.46%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.03%) Netcool
5 5 (2.16%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (2.16%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.43%) SCCM
7 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 186 (80.52%) Cisco
2 69 (29.87%) VMware
3 55 (23.81%) HP
4 51 (22.08%) CheckPoint
5 48 (20.78%) Juniper
6 47 (20.35%) Microsoft
7 36 (15.58%) Citrix
8 20 (8.66%) NetApp
9 15 (6.49%) WatchGuard
10 14 (6.06%) Fortinet
10 14 (6.06%) IBM
11 10 (4.33%) Mitel
11 10 (4.33%) EMC
12 9 (3.90%) Siemens
12 9 (3.90%) SonicWALL
13 8 (3.46%) F5
13 8 (3.46%) Dell
13 8 (3.46%) Nortel
14 7 (3.03%) Blue Coat
15 6 (2.60%) Symantec
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ANG2 Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 30 Days Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent package + shares
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + on call payments
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago