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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 27 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 371 343 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.62% 6.36% 6.05%
As % of the Vendors category 14.11% 12.45% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 334 274 297
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2630 2754 2745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.94% 51.03% 50.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2169 2289 2356
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +5 207 £50,000 - 9
Coventry -11 38 £41,250 -2.94% 16
Solihull +23 28 £31,000 -17.33% 4
Staffordshire +5 26 £36,548 +7.49% 3
Warwickshire -1 24 £30,750 -3.90% 3
Herefordshire - 14 £46,250 -
Wolverhampton -1 12 £26,500 -17.18% 2
Worcestershire -1 12 £36,097 +20.32% 3
Shropshire -6 7 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Walsall +2 1 £26,500 +15.21%
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (47.45%) Cisco Certification
2 297 (43.23%) Firewall
3 231 (33.62%) Windows
4 213 (31.00%) CCNP
5 201 (29.26%) CheckPoint
6 192 (27.95%) WAN
7 191 (27.80%) LAN
8 175 (25.47%) VMware
9 166 (24.16%) CCNA
10 137 (19.94%) Active Directory
11 131 (19.07%) Microsoft
12 129 (18.78%) Data Centre
13 123 (17.90%) Juniper
14 120 (17.47%) VPN
15 117 (17.03%) HP
16 114 (16.59%) BGP
17 111 (16.16%) F5
18 110 (16.01%) OSPF
19 99 (14.41%) Wireless
20 98 (14.26%) ITIL
21 93 (13.54%) MS Exchange
22 89 (12.95%) MPLS
22 89 (12.95%) Cisco Nexus
23 87 (12.66%) VoIP
23 87 (12.66%) CCIE
24 85 (12.37%) Network Security
25 79 (11.50%) Citrix
26 76 (11.06%) TCP/IP
27 75 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
27 75 (10.92%) Cisco ASA

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 93 (13.54%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.64%) JBoss
3 23 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 21 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.31%) Lync
7 7 (1.02%) WorkSite
7 7 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2000
8 6 (0.87%) IIS
9 5 (0.73%) Apache
10 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.44%) Moodle
11 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.15%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 69 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.08%) MS Office
3 22 (3.20%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.73%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Agresso
2 2 (0.29%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Summit
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.49%) Office 365
2 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 297 (43.23%) Firewall
2 192 (27.95%) WAN
3 191 (27.80%) LAN
4 120 (17.47%) VPN
5 114 (16.59%) BGP
6 110 (16.01%) OSPF
7 99 (14.41%) Wireless
8 89 (12.95%) MPLS
8 89 (12.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 87 (12.66%) VoIP
10 85 (12.37%) Network Security
11 76 (11.06%) TCP/IP
12 75 (10.92%) Cisco ASA
13 73 (10.63%) Cisco IOS
13 73 (10.63%) DNS
14 72 (10.48%) SAN
15 48 (6.99%) VLAN
16 43 (6.26%) DHCP
17 39 (5.68%) Internet
18 32 (4.66%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.02%) MySQL
3 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.44%) MS Access
5 2 (0.29%) Informix
5 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.73%) Hudson
4 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
General
1 63 (9.17%) Finance
2 49 (7.13%) Telecoms
3 13 (1.89%) Banking
4 11 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.16%) Marketing
6 7 (1.02%) Law
7 6 (0.87%) Advertising
8 5 (0.73%) Retail
9 3 (0.44%) Games
9 3 (0.44%) Electronics
9 3 (0.44%) Automotive
10 2 (0.29%) Legal
10 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 210 (30.57%) Network Engineer
2 88 (12.81%) Analyst
3 85 (12.37%) Consultant
4 84 (12.23%) Architect
5 66 (9.61%) Support Engineer
6 49 (7.13%) Network Consultant
7 45 (6.55%) Senior Network Engineer
8 40 (5.82%) Network Architect
9 34 (4.95%) Network Analyst
10 30 (4.37%) Cisco Engineer
10 30 (4.37%) Network Support
11 27 (3.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 27 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (3.49%) Project Manager
13 22 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support
14 21 (3.06%) Senior Consultant
15 19 (2.77%) Support Analyst
15 19 (2.77%) Administrator
15 19 (2.77%) Pre Sales Consultant
15 19 (2.77%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.22%) .NET
2 10 (1.46%) CSS
3 8 (1.16%) Middleware
4 6 (0.87%) VXML
5 3 (0.44%) OLE
6 2 (0.29%) Web Services
6 2 (0.29%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.29%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 129 (18.78%) Data Centre
2 25 (3.64%) User Experience
3 21 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.91%) HP StoreVirtual
5 12 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (1.60%) Thin Client
6 11 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.60%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.16%) FMCG
7 8 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.02%) Clustering
9 6 (0.87%) IVR
9 6 (0.87%) Replication
10 5 (0.73%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.58%) Handset
12 3 (0.44%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.29%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 231 (33.62%) Windows
2 71 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (9.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (9.61%) Linux
5 53 (7.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (5.97%) UNIX
7 28 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 14 (2.04%) Solaris
8 14 (2.04%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.02%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.29%) CentOS
12 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.15%) SUSE
13 1 (0.15%) NetWare
13 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (14.26%) ITIL
2 64 (9.32%) Service Delivery
3 47 (6.84%) Network Design
3 47 (6.84%) Load Balancing
4 42 (6.11%) Project Management
5 25 (3.64%) Change Control
6 24 (3.49%) Change Management
7 23 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (3.06%) SIEM
9 20 (2.91%) Network Management
9 20 (2.91%) Network Monitoring
9 20 (2.91%) GAP Analysis
10 19 (2.77%) Incident Management
10 19 (2.77%) Mentoring
11 18 (2.62%) PRINCE2
11 18 (2.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (1.89%) Service Management
14 12 (1.75%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (1.75%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (5.24%) SQL
2 26 (3.78%) Java
3 17 (2.47%) C
4 7 (1.02%) PowerShell
5 6 (0.87%) Perl
6 5 (0.73%) PHP
6 5 (0.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.73%) Tcl
7 3 (0.44%) C#
7 3 (0.44%) VBScript
8 2 (0.29%) Python
8 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 326 (47.45%) Cisco Certification
2 213 (31.00%) CCNP
3 166 (24.16%) CCNA
4 87 (12.66%) CCIE
5 40 (5.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (4.95%) MCSE
7 31 (4.51%) Degree
8 29 (4.22%) Security Cleared
9 25 (3.64%) SC Cleared
10 22 (3.20%) MCSA
11 19 (2.77%) CCDP
11 19 (2.77%) HP ASE
12 16 (2.33%) CCSA
13 15 (2.18%) CCIP
14 14 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (1.60%) CCSE
16 10 (1.46%) CCVP
16 10 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (1.31%) CISSP
17 9 (1.31%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.71%) SLA
2 16 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.44%) QA
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 137 (19.94%) Active Directory
2 75 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (9.32%) Hyper-V
4 28 (4.08%) vSphere
5 24 (3.49%) XenApp
6 22 (3.20%) Forefront TMG
7 18 (2.62%) Terminal Services
8 16 (2.33%) VMware ESX
8 16 (2.33%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.44%) XenServer
10 3 (0.44%) Firmware
11 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.15%) NFS
12 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.15%) Snort
12 1 (0.15%) Squid
12 1 (0.15%) Xen
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (2.18%) SCCM
2 13 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (1.75%) FortiGate
4 11 (1.60%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.31%) SELinux
5 9 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
7 6 (0.87%) Zenoss
7 6 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (0.73%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (0.73%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.58%) ARCserve
9 4 (0.58%) SCOM
10 3 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.44%) Cacti
10 3 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.44%) Cisco IPCC
10 3 (0.44%) Nessus
10 3 (0.44%) Nmap
Vendors
1 201 (29.26%) CheckPoint
2 175 (25.47%) VMware
3 131 (19.07%) Microsoft
4 123 (17.90%) Juniper
5 117 (17.03%) HP
6 111 (16.16%) F5
7 79 (11.50%) Citrix
8 59 (8.59%) McAfee
9 58 (8.44%) NetApp
10 46 (6.70%) Dell
11 35 (5.09%) Riverbed
12 32 (4.66%) Oracle
13 28 (4.08%) SonicWALL
14 25 (3.64%) Avaya
15 20 (2.91%) Remedy
16 19 (2.77%) Huawei
17 16 (2.33%) IBM
18 15 (2.18%) Apple
18 15 (2.18%) Fortinet
18 15 (2.18%) Mitel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car
Posted: 13 hours ago
Market Drayton, Shropshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38154 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service
Salary: From £33,117 to £35,055 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago