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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 31 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 329 324 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.12% 5.95% 5.97%
As % of the Vendors category 11.91% 11.72% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 263 295 257
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,138 £25,250 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2762 2764 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.41% 50.72% 51.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2368 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 186 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Coventry +3 42 £41,250 +12.24% 5
Staffordshire -22 26 £32,750 -0.75% 4
Warwickshire -6 19 £33,000 -5.03% 1
Solihull -6 13 £37,500 - 1
Worcestershire -7 11 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Shropshire -13 9 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Wolverhampton +7 6 £32,000 -41.81% 3
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £20,000 - 1
Dudley - 1 £29,462 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 263 (44.50%) Firewall
2 233 (39.42%) Windows
3 208 (35.19%) VMware
4 199 (33.67%) Cisco Certification
5 197 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 163 (27.58%) Citrix
7 159 (26.90%) WAN
8 149 (25.21%) Active Directory
9 140 (23.69%) LAN
10 133 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 131 (22.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 131 (22.17%) CheckPoint
12 126 (21.32%) MS Exchange
13 123 (20.81%) CCNP
14 120 (20.30%) HP
15 114 (19.29%) NetApp
16 110 (18.61%) CCNA
16 110 (18.61%) VPN
16 110 (18.61%) ITIL
17 98 (16.58%) TCP/IP
17 98 (16.58%) Juniper
18 95 (16.07%) SAN
19 91 (15.40%) Network Security
20 87 (14.72%) Microsoft Certification
20 87 (14.72%) MPLS
21 85 (14.38%) Finance
22 84 (14.21%) Windows Server 2003
23 76 (12.86%) MS Excel
24 74 (12.52%) DNS
25 70 (11.84%) Internet

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 126 (21.32%) MS Exchange
2 52 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (8.46%) IIS
4 42 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 40 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 35 (5.92%) Lync
8 32 (5.41%) SharePoint
9 23 (3.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (2.71%) Apache
11 6 (1.02%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.85%) WordPress
12 5 (0.85%) Moodle
13 4 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.34%) CMS
15 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 76 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.57%) MS Office
3 24 (4.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) MS Project
4 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Summit
3 1 (0.17%) assyst
3 1 (0.17%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.38%) Office 365
2 8 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.51%) IaaS
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 263 (44.50%) Firewall
2 159 (26.90%) WAN
3 140 (23.69%) LAN
4 110 (18.61%) VPN
5 98 (16.58%) TCP/IP
6 95 (16.07%) SAN
7 91 (15.40%) Network Security
8 87 (14.72%) MPLS
9 74 (12.52%) DNS
10 70 (11.84%) Internet
11 62 (10.49%) OSPF
12 60 (10.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 56 (9.48%) Wireless
14 53 (8.97%) BGP
15 43 (7.28%) Unified Communications
16 42 (7.11%) Cisco ASA
17 40 (6.77%) DHCP
18 34 (5.75%) VoIP
18 34 (5.75%) IP Telephony
19 32 (5.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.52%) MySQL
5 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.17%) Informix
8 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.51%) MSI
2 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 85 (14.38%) Finance
2 64 (10.83%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.71%) Legal
4 13 (2.20%) Banking
5 12 (2.03%) Retail
6 11 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.52%) Law
8 6 (1.02%) Publishing
9 4 (0.68%) Back Office
9 4 (0.68%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 115 (19.46%) Network Engineer
2 87 (14.72%) Consultant
3 74 (12.52%) Architect
4 69 (11.68%) Analyst
5 54 (9.14%) Support Engineer
6 35 (5.92%) Network Analyst
7 32 (5.41%) Network Architect
7 32 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
7 32 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 29 (4.91%) Security Engineer
9 28 (4.74%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 27 (4.57%) Network Security Engineer
10 27 (4.57%) Support Analyst
11 26 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
11 26 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
11 26 (4.40%) Infrastructure Manager
12 25 (4.23%) Senior Network Engineer
13 23 (3.89%) Network Consultant
14 22 (3.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 20 (3.38%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (1.18%) Application Packaging
2 7 (1.18%) COM
3 6 (1.02%) LAMP
4 5 (0.85%) VXML
5 4 (0.68%) CSS
5 4 (0.68%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.68%) XMPP
6 3 (0.51%) .NET
7 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.75%) Clustering
2 23 (3.89%) FlexPod
3 21 (3.55%) Blackberry
4 17 (2.88%) Statistics
5 15 (2.54%) Replication
6 13 (2.20%) Fat Client
6 13 (2.20%) Thin Client
7 12 (2.03%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.52%) CLARiiON
9 8 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.18%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.18%) Celerra
10 7 (1.18%) Open Source
11 6 (1.02%) SecurID
12 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.85%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.68%) CMDB
14 2 (0.34%) Handset
14 2 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 233 (39.42%) Windows
2 131 (22.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (14.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (9.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (8.12%) Windows 7
5 48 (8.12%) Linux
6 45 (7.61%) Windows XP
7 29 (4.91%) UNIX
8 27 (4.57%) Windows 8
9 17 (2.88%) Solaris
10 13 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.68%) Android
12 4 (0.68%) BlackBerry OS
13 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.17%) HPUX
15 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (18.61%) ITIL
2 52 (8.80%) Project Management
3 44 (7.45%) Load Balancing
4 43 (7.28%) Network Design
4 43 (7.28%) Network Management
5 38 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 37 (6.26%) PRINCE2
7 29 (4.91%) Performance Monitoring
8 27 (4.57%) Service Delivery
9 24 (4.06%) Change Management
10 21 (3.55%) Network Architecture
10 21 (3.55%) Service Management
10 21 (3.55%) Change Control
11 20 (3.38%) Network Monitoring
11 20 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (2.54%) E-Commerce
13 14 (2.37%) Time Management
14 11 (1.86%) Incident Management
14 11 (1.86%) Resource Management
14 11 (1.86%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 61 (10.32%) SQL
2 28 (4.74%) Perl
3 18 (3.05%) Bash Shell
4 14 (2.37%) Tcl
5 12 (2.03%) PHP
6 8 (1.35%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.18%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.02%) Python
8 6 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.51%) C
10 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 199 (33.67%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (20.81%) CCNP
3 110 (18.61%) CCNA
4 87 (14.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (10.66%) MCSE
6 51 (8.63%) Security Cleared
7 44 (7.45%) Degree
8 42 (7.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 32 (5.41%) MCITP
9 32 (5.41%) CCIE
10 31 (5.25%) NCDA
11 28 (4.74%) CCIP
12 25 (4.23%) SC Cleared
12 25 (4.23%) Citrix Certification
12 25 (4.23%) NCIE
13 23 (3.89%) CCA
14 22 (3.72%) VTSP
15 19 (3.21%) CCSA
16 18 (3.05%) MCP
17 16 (2.71%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.41%) SLA
2 7 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.34%) GPG13
System Software
1 149 (25.21%) Active Directory
2 133 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (11.84%) vSphere
4 56 (9.48%) Hyper-V
5 49 (8.29%) XenDesktop
6 37 (6.26%) XenApp
7 36 (6.09%) VMware ESX
8 23 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (3.21%) Forefront TMG
10 15 (2.54%) XenServer
11 14 (2.37%) vCloud
12 12 (2.03%) Terminal Services
13 8 (1.35%) VMware Server
13 8 (1.35%) Squid
14 6 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (1.02%) ISA Server
14 6 (1.02%) IAG
14 6 (1.02%) UAG
15 4 (0.68%) Shibboleth
16 3 (0.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (5.08%) SCCM
2 26 (4.40%) Backup Exec
3 19 (3.21%) WSUS
4 17 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 14 (2.37%) Cisco UCCE
6 11 (1.86%) SCOM
7 8 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (1.35%) Netcool
8 7 (1.18%) FortiGate
9 6 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.02%) Cacti
9 6 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (1.02%) AppDNA
9 6 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.85%) XenMobile
10 5 (0.85%) Legato
11 4 (0.68%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.68%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 208 (35.19%) VMware
2 197 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 163 (27.58%) Citrix
4 131 (22.17%) CheckPoint
5 120 (20.30%) HP
6 114 (19.29%) NetApp
7 98 (16.58%) Juniper
8 48 (8.12%) EMC
9 35 (5.92%) Symantec
10 31 (5.25%) Avaya
11 29 (4.91%) Dell
12 27 (4.57%) IBM
13 26 (4.40%) F5
14 25 (4.23%) Mitel
15 22 (3.72%) Nortel
16 20 (3.38%) Blue Coat
17 19 (3.21%) Fortinet
17 19 (3.21%) SonicWALL
18 15 (2.54%) McAfee
19 14 (2.37%) Dialogic
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10000 Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
NST Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum £25K + shift allowance (£4K)+ perfor
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + £400 per month car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car OR car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £30,000 + overtime + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + beneftis + training
Posted: 6 days ago