The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills 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 IOS over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 214 192 190
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 8 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 2.20% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 10
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.11%
Cisco IOS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
968 865 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.11% 16.09% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 788 717 645
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,383 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco IOS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco IOS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco IOS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco IOS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Cisco IOS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Cisco IOS
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 IOS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Worcestershire -3 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Birmingham -16 3 £57,500 +35.29%
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cisco IOS 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 IOS.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (95.45%) Windows
3 18 (81.82%) Citrix
4 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
5 13 (59.09%) IIS
6 12 (54.55%) VMware
6 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (50.00%) DNS
8 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
8 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (36.36%) SQL
9 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
9 8 (36.36%) Blackberry
9 8 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (31.82%) FlexPod
10 7 (31.82%) vSphere
10 7 (31.82%) NCDA
10 7 (31.82%) NCIE
10 7 (31.82%) VCAP
10 7 (31.82%) VTSP
10 7 (31.82%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (31.82%) VCDX
10 7 (31.82%) Firewall
10 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (31.82%) NetApp
11 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 6 (27.27%) WAN
11 6 (27.27%) VLAN
12 5 (22.73%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cisco IOS 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 IOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (59.09%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
4 2 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) DNS
2 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (31.82%) Firewall
5 6 (27.27%) VLAN
5 6 (27.27%) WAN
6 5 (22.73%) LAN
6 5 (22.73%) WLAN
6 5 (22.73%) Network Security
6 5 (22.73%) Wireless
6 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (13.64%) DHCP
8 2 (9.09%) HTTP
8 2 (9.09%) SMTP
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.55%) DMVPN
9 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
9 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Consultant
1 7 (31.82%) Storage Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (22.73%) Help Desk Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) FlexPod Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Support
5 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Support
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) IT Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 7 (31.82%) FlexPod
3 3 (13.64%) CMDB
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 7 (31.82%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
7 3 (13.64%) BlackBerry OS
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (13.64%) Android
8 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Network Design
2 3 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Data Management
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (31.82%) VCDX
1 7 (31.82%) NCDA
1 7 (31.82%) NCIE
1 7 (31.82%) VCAP
1 7 (31.82%) VTSP
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (31.82%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) Postfix
5 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Legato
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) Citrix
3 12 (54.55%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) NetApp
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) Apple
6 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
7 3 (13.64%) Symantec
7 3 (13.64%) Toshiba
7 3 (13.64%) HP
7 3 (13.64%) Dell
7 3 (13.64%) CommVault
8 1 (4.55%) Riverbed