The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 28 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 376 308 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.42% 5.70% 6.05%
As % of the Vendors category 13.40% 11.68% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 347 247 300
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Cisco
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2807 2638 2812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.93% 48.85% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2293 2200 2353
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Cisco Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Cisco
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +8 220 £48,500 +2.10% 13
Coventry -18 37 £41,250 +3.12% 7
Staffordshire +9 30 £42,798 +59.99% 7
Warwickshire -2 24 £30,750 -12.57% 1
Solihull +17 19 £31,000 -27.05% 1
Herefordshire - 15 £46,250 -
Wolverhampton 0 10 £26,500 -20.89% 1
Worcestershire -2 9 £36,097 +15.51% 7
Shropshire -6 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 -
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 - 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 326 (45.34%) Cisco Certification
2 299 (41.59%) Firewall
3 262 (36.44%) Windows
4 212 (29.49%) CCNP
5 199 (27.68%) CheckPoint
6 197 (27.40%) WAN
7 193 (26.84%) LAN
8 182 (25.31%) VMware
9 171 (23.78%) CCNA
10 161 (22.39%) Microsoft
11 152 (21.14%) Data Centre
12 139 (19.33%) Active Directory
13 118 (16.41%) BGP
14 115 (15.99%) OSPF
15 114 (15.86%) Juniper
15 114 (15.86%) Cisco Nexus
16 111 (15.44%) HP
17 110 (15.30%) VPN
18 109 (15.16%) F5
19 99 (13.77%) ITIL
20 97 (13.49%) MS Exchange
20 97 (13.49%) Wireless
21 94 (13.07%) Citrix
22 91 (12.66%) Network Security
23 89 (12.38%) MPLS
24 83 (11.54%) TCP/IP
25 81 (11.27%) DNS
26 80 (11.13%) VoIP
27 78 (10.85%) CCIE
27 78 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 97 (13.49%) MS Exchange
2 47 (6.54%) JBoss
3 36 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (1.81%) IIS
6 13 (1.81%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.39%) Apache
8 9 (1.25%) Lync
9 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
10 6 (0.83%) WorkSite
11 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.28%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.14%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 75 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.76%) MS Office
3 17 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.70%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.97%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Summit
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.89%) Office 365
2 2 (0.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 299 (41.59%) Firewall
2 197 (27.40%) WAN
3 193 (26.84%) LAN
4 118 (16.41%) BGP
5 115 (15.99%) OSPF
6 114 (15.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 110 (15.30%) VPN
8 97 (13.49%) Wireless
9 91 (12.66%) Network Security
10 89 (12.38%) MPLS
11 83 (11.54%) TCP/IP
12 81 (11.27%) DNS
13 80 (11.13%) VoIP
14 76 (10.57%) Cisco ASA
15 68 (9.46%) Cisco IOS
16 64 (8.90%) SAN
17 49 (6.82%) VLAN
18 44 (6.12%) DHCP
19 39 (5.42%) Internet
20 38 (5.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.11%) MySQL
4 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.42%) MS Access
6 2 (0.28%) Informix
6 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 45 (6.26%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.42%) Hudson
4 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 61 (8.48%) Finance
2 59 (8.21%) Telecoms
3 13 (1.81%) Banking
4 10 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.11%) Advertising
5 8 (1.11%) Marketing
6 6 (0.83%) Retail
6 6 (0.83%) Law
7 5 (0.70%) Games
8 3 (0.42%) Legal
8 3 (0.42%) Automotive
8 3 (0.42%) Electronics
9 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.14%) French Language
10 1 (0.14%) German Language
10 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 196 (27.26%) Network Engineer
2 95 (13.21%) Architect
3 88 (12.24%) Consultant
4 80 (11.13%) Analyst
5 64 (8.90%) Support Engineer
6 54 (7.51%) Network Consultant
7 45 (6.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 41 (5.70%) Network Architect
9 37 (5.15%) Designer
10 31 (4.31%) Network Analyst
10 31 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 29 (4.03%) Cisco Engineer
11 29 (4.03%) Technical Designer
12 27 (3.76%) Network Support
13 25 (3.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 25 (3.48%) Network Manager
13 25 (3.48%) Project Manager
14 23 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support
15 21 (2.92%) Senior Consultant
16 20 (2.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.68%) .NET
2 14 (1.95%) CSS
3 13 (1.81%) Middleware
4 11 (1.53%) VXML
5 3 (0.42%) OLE
6 2 (0.28%) Web Services
6 2 (0.28%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 152 (21.14%) Data Centre
2 45 (6.26%) User Experience
3 22 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.23%) HP StoreVirtual
5 13 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (1.67%) Clustering
7 9 (1.25%) Thin Client
7 9 (1.25%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.11%) Blackberry
9 6 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.70%) IVR
10 5 (0.70%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.70%) FMCG
11 4 (0.56%) Handset
12 3 (0.42%) Replication
12 3 (0.42%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.42%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.28%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.28%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.28%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 262 (36.44%) Windows
2 77 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (10.43%) Linux
4 71 (9.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (5.70%) UNIX
7 25 (3.48%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.95%) Solaris
9 13 (1.81%) Windows XP
9 13 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.83%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.56%) CentOS
13 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.14%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (13.77%) ITIL
2 64 (8.90%) Service Delivery
3 52 (7.23%) Network Design
4 46 (6.40%) Load Balancing
5 34 (4.73%) Project Management
6 28 (3.89%) Change Control
7 23 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (3.06%) Change Management
9 21 (2.92%) Incident Management
9 21 (2.92%) Network Monitoring
10 20 (2.78%) Network Architecture
11 19 (2.64%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (2.64%) Network Management
12 18 (2.50%) PRINCE2
13 17 (2.36%) Service Management
13 17 (2.36%) Mentoring
14 16 (2.23%) GAP Analysis
15 15 (2.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (2.09%) SIEM
16 14 (1.95%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 50 (6.95%) Java
2 24 (3.34%) SQL
3 15 (2.09%) C
4 8 (1.11%) Perl
5 7 (0.97%) PowerShell
6 6 (0.83%) PHP
7 5 (0.70%) Tcl
8 4 (0.56%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.42%) VBScript
10 1 (0.14%) Python
10 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 326 (45.34%) Cisco Certification
2 212 (29.49%) CCNP
3 171 (23.78%) CCNA
4 78 (10.85%) CCIE
5 31 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (4.31%) Degree
6 30 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 25 (3.48%) SC Cleared
8 22 (3.06%) MCSE
9 19 (2.64%) CCIP
10 18 (2.50%) CCDP
10 18 (2.50%) HP ASE
11 16 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (2.09%) MCSA
13 14 (1.95%) CCSA
14 12 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (1.67%) CCSE
15 9 (1.25%) MCITP
16 8 (1.11%) CCVP
17 7 (0.97%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.68%) SLA
2 13 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.42%) QA
5 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 139 (19.33%) Active Directory
2 78 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (8.48%) Hyper-V
4 34 (4.73%) vSphere
5 22 (3.06%) XenApp
6 20 (2.78%) Terminal Services
7 18 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 17 (2.36%) Forefront TMG
9 14 (1.95%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.56%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.56%) XenServer
11 2 (0.28%) Snort
12 1 (0.14%) Squid
12 1 (0.14%) Novell eDirectory
12 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (3.06%) SCCM
2 15 (2.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (1.81%) FortiGate
4 11 (1.53%) Cisco UCCE
5 9 (1.25%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (0.97%) SELinux
6 7 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.70%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.70%) Nagios
8 4 (0.56%) SCOM
8 4 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.42%) Cacti
9 3 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.28%) WSUS
10 2 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.28%) logstash
10 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 199 (27.68%) CheckPoint
2 182 (25.31%) VMware
3 161 (22.39%) Microsoft
4 114 (15.86%) Juniper
5 111 (15.44%) HP
6 109 (15.16%) F5
7 94 (13.07%) Citrix
8 57 (7.93%) NetApp
9 54 (7.51%) Oracle
10 53 (7.37%) Dell
11 43 (5.98%) McAfee
12 34 (4.73%) Riverbed
13 27 (3.76%) Avaya
14 24 (3.34%) SonicWALL
15 21 (2.92%) Mitel
16 20 (2.78%) IBM
17 19 (2.64%) Huawei
18 17 (2.36%) Fortinet
18 17 (2.36%) SAP
19 16 (2.23%) EMC
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £35k - 48k per year + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 + 12% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Airband
Posted: 5 days ago