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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 29 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 389 269 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.78% 5.16% 5.75%
As % of the Vendors category 13.38% 10.20% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 317 228 247
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
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
2908 2638 2304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.69% 50.56% 48.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2457 2238 1928
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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 +13 228 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Coventry -1 37 £45,000 +42.85% 4
Warwickshire +7 35 £32,000 -0.77% 6
Staffordshire -11 25 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Solihull +12 21 £37,500 +0.67% 6
Worcestershire 0 15 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Shropshire -13 9 £36,000 +20.00% 2
Wolverhampton -4 6 £32,000 +2.28% 1
Walsall +2 4 £23,000 +21.05% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £20,000 - 1
Dudley - 2 £26,231 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 329 (47.96%) Firewall
2 255 (37.17%) Cisco Certification
3 233 (33.97%) VMware
4 228 (33.24%) Microsoft
5 222 (32.36%) Windows
6 189 (27.55%) Citrix
6 189 (27.55%) CheckPoint
7 181 (26.38%) WAN
8 176 (25.66%) CCNP
9 172 (25.07%) LAN
10 154 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 145 (21.14%) CCNA
12 142 (20.70%) VPN
13 139 (20.26%) Active Directory
13 139 (20.26%) HP
14 130 (18.95%) Juniper
15 127 (18.51%) ITIL
16 123 (17.93%) Windows Server 2008
17 121 (17.64%) MS Exchange
18 115 (16.76%) Network Security
19 112 (16.33%) NetApp
20 105 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
21 99 (14.43%) SAN
21 99 (14.43%) TCP/IP
22 96 (13.99%) MPLS
23 95 (13.85%) Finance
24 89 (12.97%) Cisco Nexus
25 88 (12.83%) MCSE
26 85 (12.39%) OSPF
27 82 (11.95%) vSphere

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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
1 121 (17.64%) MS Exchange
2 51 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 42 (6.12%) IIS
4 42 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 37 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 33 (4.81%) Lync
7 12 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.02%) Apache
9 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.29%) CMS
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.15%) WordPress
13 1 (0.15%) Moodle
13 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 75 (10.93%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.94%) MS Office
3 25 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Line 500
5 1 (0.15%) assyst
5 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.79%) Office 365
2 10 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.44%) IaaS
3 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 329 (47.96%) Firewall
2 181 (26.38%) WAN
3 172 (25.07%) LAN
4 142 (20.70%) VPN
5 115 (16.76%) Network Security
6 99 (14.43%) SAN
6 99 (14.43%) TCP/IP
7 96 (13.99%) MPLS
8 89 (12.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 85 (12.39%) OSPF
10 80 (11.66%) Internet
11 76 (11.08%) BGP
12 72 (10.50%) Wireless
12 72 (10.50%) Cisco ASA
13 53 (7.73%) DNS
14 37 (5.39%) IPsec
14 37 (5.39%) VoIP
14 37 (5.39%) Unified Communications
15 35 (5.10%) IP Telephony
16 34 (4.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.44%) MySQL
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.15%) QlikView
6 1 (0.15%) Informix
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.44%) MSI
General
1 95 (13.85%) Finance
2 59 (8.60%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.19%) Legal
4 13 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.46%) Retail
6 7 (1.02%) Law
7 6 (0.87%) Banking
8 5 (0.73%) Front Office
9 4 (0.58%) Back Office
10 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.29%) Automotive
11 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 175 (25.51%) Network Engineer
2 93 (13.56%) Consultant
3 83 (12.10%) Architect
4 65 (9.48%) Analyst
5 56 (8.16%) Support Engineer
6 46 (6.71%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 38 (5.54%) Firewall Engineer
8 36 (5.25%) Security Engineer
9 35 (5.10%) Network Analyst
10 34 (4.96%) Network Security Engineer
11 33 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
11 33 (4.81%) Cisco Engineer
12 30 (4.37%) Sales Consultant
13 28 (4.08%) Network Architect
14 26 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support
15 24 (3.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 23 (3.35%) Senior Network Engineer
17 22 (3.21%) Infrastructure Manager
18 21 (3.06%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.90%) CSS
2 8 (1.17%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (1.02%) Application Packaging
4 6 (0.87%) Software Packaging
5 5 (0.73%) XMPP
5 5 (0.73%) VXML
6 2 (0.29%) COM
7 1 (0.15%) .NET
7 1 (0.15%) Middleware
7 1 (0.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.83%) Clustering
2 28 (4.08%) FlexPod
2 28 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.48%) Fat Client
3 17 (2.48%) Thin Client
4 16 (2.33%) CLARiiON
5 14 (2.04%) Statistics
6 13 (1.90%) Replication
7 12 (1.75%) Celerra
8 11 (1.60%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.46%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.87%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.87%) SecurID
12 6 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (0.73%) GIS
14 4 (0.58%) CESG
14 4 (0.58%) Mathematics
15 3 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 222 (32.36%) Windows
2 123 (17.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (11.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 62 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (7.73%) Linux
6 46 (6.71%) UNIX
7 40 (5.83%) Windows 7
8 33 (4.81%) Solaris
9 31 (4.52%) Windows XP
10 17 (2.48%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (0.87%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.58%) AIX
14 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.15%) Android
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (18.51%) ITIL
2 56 (8.16%) Load Balancing
3 49 (7.14%) Project Management
4 46 (6.71%) Network Management
5 44 (6.41%) PRINCE2
6 40 (5.83%) Performance Monitoring
7 39 (5.69%) Network Design
8 36 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (4.96%) Change Control
10 30 (4.37%) Service Management
11 29 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
12 27 (3.94%) Change Management
13 26 (3.79%) Service Delivery
14 23 (3.35%) Incident Management
14 23 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
15 17 (2.48%) Network Architecture
15 17 (2.48%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (2.33%) Risk Assessment
16 16 (2.33%) E-Commerce
17 15 (2.19%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (8.75%) SQL
2 37 (5.39%) Perl
3 27 (3.94%) Tcl
4 8 (1.17%) Shell Script
4 8 (1.17%) PHP
4 8 (1.17%) Bash Shell
5 5 (0.73%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.58%) Python
6 4 (0.58%) C
6 4 (0.58%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 255 (37.17%) Cisco Certification
2 176 (25.66%) CCNP
3 145 (21.14%) CCNA
4 105 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 88 (12.83%) MCSE
6 65 (9.48%) Security Cleared
7 58 (8.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 52 (7.58%) Degree
9 41 (5.98%) SC Cleared
10 40 (5.83%) MCITP
10 40 (5.83%) Citrix Certification
11 37 (5.39%) VTSP
12 35 (5.10%) NCDA
13 34 (4.96%) CCA
14 31 (4.52%) CCSA
15 29 (4.23%) NCIE
16 28 (4.08%) CCIE
16 28 (4.08%) CCIP
17 24 (3.50%) CCDP
18 21 (3.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.81%) SLA
2 9 (1.31%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.29%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.29%) GPG13
System Software
1 154 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (20.26%) Active Directory
3 82 (11.95%) vSphere
4 81 (11.81%) Hyper-V
5 59 (8.60%) XenDesktop
6 47 (6.85%) XenApp
7 30 (4.37%) VMware ESX
8 29 (4.23%) vCloud
9 18 (2.62%) XenServer
10 17 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (1.17%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (0.87%) Squid
12 6 (0.87%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.44%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.29%) Snort
14 2 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.29%) Postfix
15 1 (0.15%) IAG
15 1 (0.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (3.21%) SCCM
2 19 (2.77%) Backup Exec
3 14 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (1.90%) FortiGate
5 12 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
6 10 (1.46%) SCOM
7 9 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
7 9 (1.31%) XenMobile
8 8 (1.17%) Netcool
9 7 (1.02%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.87%) Legato
10 6 (0.87%) WSUS
10 6 (0.87%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.58%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.58%) AppDNA
12 3 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 233 (33.97%) VMware
2 228 (33.24%) Microsoft
3 189 (27.55%) Citrix
3 189 (27.55%) CheckPoint
4 139 (20.26%) HP
5 130 (18.95%) Juniper
6 112 (16.33%) NetApp
7 64 (9.33%) EMC
8 53 (7.73%) F5
9 35 (5.10%) Avaya
9 35 (5.10%) IBM
10 32 (4.66%) Blue Coat
10 32 (4.66%) Symantec
11 27 (3.94%) Fortinet
12 24 (3.50%) SonicWALL
13 20 (2.92%) Dell
13 20 (2.92%) Mitel
14 16 (2.33%) Nortel
15 15 (2.19%) Remedy
16 13 (1.90%) Fujitsu
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Sanderson
Salary: £250000.00 - £350000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago