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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 26 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 348 230 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.83% 5.18% 5.47%
As % of the Vendors category 14.37% 10.71% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 310 178 223
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,100 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
2421 2147 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.53% 48.31% 49.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2040 1730 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +3 132 £48,500 +21.25% 11
Coventry +5 48 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Warwickshire +9 42 £42,000 +18.30% 8
Staffordshire +1 29 £52,500 +59.09% 2
Shropshire -7 29 £31,500 +36.95% 2
Wolverhampton - 25 £35,000 -
Worcestershire +4 16 £36,000 -10.00% 5
Solihull -1 13 £37,500 -5.06% 3
Dudley -3 8 £26,000 -25.71% 2
Walsall +3 3 £30,750 -44.09%
West Bromwich +5 2 £58,500 +23.15% 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 295 (42.75%) Firewall
2 289 (41.88%) Windows
3 272 (39.42%) Cisco Certification
4 228 (33.04%) VMware
5 204 (29.57%) Microsoft
6 178 (25.80%) CCNA
7 171 (24.78%) WAN
8 161 (23.33%) LAN
9 158 (22.90%) CCNP
10 142 (20.58%) Citrix
11 140 (20.29%) CheckPoint
12 127 (18.41%) Active Directory
13 121 (17.54%) VPN
14 114 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 113 (16.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 113 (16.38%) Juniper
16 111 (16.09%) ITIL
17 105 (15.22%) MS Exchange
18 100 (14.49%) Linux
19 91 (13.19%) HP
20 88 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
21 85 (12.32%) TCP/IP
22 84 (12.17%) MS Excel
23 81 (11.74%) DNS
24 80 (11.59%) MPLS
25 79 (11.45%) Cisco Nexus
26 77 (11.16%) SAN
27 76 (11.01%) Wireless
28 71 (10.29%) Finance
28 71 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 105 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 60 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (4.78%) SharePoint
4 33 (4.78%) JBoss
5 24 (3.48%) Apache
6 21 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (2.46%) IIS
8 15 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.30%) Lync
10 8 (1.16%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.29%) WorkSite
14 2 (0.29%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.14%) CMS
15 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 84 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.36%) MS Office
3 11 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.87%) MS Project
5 3 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.45%) SAP CRM
2 5 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.62%) Office 365
2 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.14%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 295 (42.75%) Firewall
2 171 (24.78%) WAN
3 161 (23.33%) LAN
4 121 (17.54%) VPN
5 88 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
6 85 (12.32%) TCP/IP
7 81 (11.74%) DNS
8 80 (11.59%) MPLS
9 79 (11.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 77 (11.16%) SAN
11 76 (11.01%) Wireless
12 70 (10.14%) OSPF
13 68 (9.86%) BGP
13 68 (9.86%) Network Security
14 59 (8.55%) VoIP
15 42 (6.09%) DHCP
15 42 (6.09%) IP Telephony
16 37 (5.36%) VLAN
17 34 (4.93%) Cisco IOS
18 26 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (2.03%) MySQL
4 13 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.58%) Informix
7 2 (0.29%) MS Access
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.29%) QlikView
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 71 (10.29%) Finance
2 54 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
3 6 (0.87%) Advertising
4 5 (0.72%) Games
5 3 (0.43%) Retail
5 3 (0.43%) Law
5 3 (0.43%) Legal
6 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.29%) Marketing
7 1 (0.14%) Back Office
7 1 (0.14%) Electronics
7 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 181 (26.23%) Network Engineer
2 78 (11.30%) Analyst
3 69 (10.00%) Architect
4 60 (8.70%) Consultant
5 59 (8.55%) Support Engineer
6 40 (5.80%) Network Consultant
7 39 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 38 (5.51%) Cisco Engineer
9 35 (5.07%) Designer
10 34 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 34 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
11 31 (4.49%) Technical Designer
12 27 (3.91%) Network Manager
13 26 (3.77%) Support Analyst
14 25 (3.62%) Network Support
15 22 (3.19%) Network Analyst
15 22 (3.19%) Senior Network Engineer
16 21 (3.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 19 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
18 18 (2.61%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.93%) .NET
2 13 (1.88%) CSS
3 11 (1.59%) VXML
4 9 (1.30%) Middleware
5 6 (0.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (0.58%) XMPP
6 4 (0.58%) WAP
7 2 (0.29%) COM
8 1 (0.14%) JSP
8 1 (0.14%) SOAP
8 1 (0.14%) HTML
8 1 (0.14%) JSON
8 1 (0.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.35%) User Experience
2 21 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.32%) Clustering
5 14 (2.03%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (0.87%) GIS
7 6 (0.87%) Handset
8 5 (0.72%) AS400
8 5 (0.72%) IVR
8 5 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.72%) iSeries
9 4 (0.58%) Statistics
10 2 (0.29%) CESG
10 2 (0.29%) Tandem
10 2 (0.29%) SecurID
10 2 (0.29%) Replication
10 2 (0.29%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.29%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.14%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 289 (41.88%) Windows
2 113 (16.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (14.49%) Linux
4 71 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (4.06%) UNIX
7 27 (3.91%) Windows 7
8 17 (2.46%) Ubuntu
9 15 (2.17%) Solaris
10 14 (2.03%) Windows 8
11 13 (1.88%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (1.59%) CentOS
13 4 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.43%) Android
14 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.29%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (16.09%) ITIL
2 48 (6.96%) Network Design
3 43 (6.23%) Service Delivery
4 34 (4.93%) Project Management
5 32 (4.64%) Service Management
6 31 (4.49%) Load Balancing
7 30 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 29 (4.20%) Incident Management
8 29 (4.20%) Network Management
9 28 (4.06%) Change Control
10 23 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
10 23 (3.33%) Configuration Management
10 23 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
12 21 (3.04%) Business Continuity
13 18 (2.61%) Network Architecture
13 18 (2.61%) Mentoring
14 16 (2.32%) Performance Monitoring
14 16 (2.32%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (8.26%) SQL
2 37 (5.36%) Java
3 10 (1.45%) C
3 10 (1.45%) Perl
4 7 (1.01%) PowerShell
5 6 (0.87%) Tcl
6 5 (0.72%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.72%) PHP
7 4 (0.58%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.43%) VBScript
9 2 (0.29%) C#
10 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 272 (39.42%) Cisco Certification
2 178 (25.80%) CCNA
3 158 (22.90%) CCNP
4 70 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 55 (7.97%) Security Cleared
6 50 (7.25%) MCSE
7 45 (6.52%) SC Cleared
8 31 (4.49%) Degree
9 29 (4.20%) MCSA
10 25 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (3.19%) CCSE
12 21 (3.04%) CCSA
13 17 (2.46%) MCITP
14 15 (2.17%) CCDP
15 13 (1.88%) JNCIA
16 12 (1.74%) CCIE
17 10 (1.45%) CCIP
18 9 (1.30%) CCDA
18 9 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.41%) SLA
2 18 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.32%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.29%) COBIT
5 2 (0.29%) QA
6 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 127 (18.41%) Active Directory
2 114 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (9.86%) vSphere
4 39 (5.65%) Hyper-V
5 18 (2.61%) XenApp
5 18 (2.61%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.88%) Terminal Services
6 13 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.87%) vCloud
7 6 (0.87%) XenServer
8 5 (0.72%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.58%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.29%) Snort
11 1 (0.14%) Xen
11 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (2.75%) SCCM
1 19 (2.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (2.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 14 (2.03%) Nagios
4 13 (1.88%) FortiGate
5 10 (1.45%) WMI
5 10 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (1.01%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.87%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.58%) WSUS
9 4 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.29%) Netcool
11 2 (0.29%) SCOM
12 1 (0.14%) Cacti
12 1 (0.14%) Zenoss
12 1 (0.14%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.14%) HP SIM
12 1 (0.14%) Foglight
Vendors
1 228 (33.04%) VMware
2 204 (29.57%) Microsoft
3 142 (20.58%) Citrix
4 140 (20.29%) CheckPoint
5 113 (16.38%) Juniper
6 91 (13.19%) HP
7 62 (8.99%) NetApp
8 52 (7.54%) Oracle
8 52 (7.54%) F5
9 43 (6.23%) Dell
10 35 (5.07%) EMC
11 33 (4.78%) Avaya
12 28 (4.06%) Fortinet
13 27 (3.91%) SolarWinds
13 27 (3.91%) IBM
14 22 (3.19%) Brocade
15 21 (3.04%) Red Hat
16 20 (2.90%) Symantec
16 20 (2.90%) Mitel
16 20 (2.90%) Blue Coat
Telford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Bonus 17.5 + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £60 - £75 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + On-Call Bonus, Pension, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £23K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Explore Group
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago