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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 31 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 339 329 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.19% 5.95% 5.98%
As % of the Vendors category 12.05% 11.75% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 273 299 258
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,450 £25,500
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
2813 2799 2482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.40% 50.65% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2326 2397 2052
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +11 199 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Coventry -1 41 £41,250 +14.58% 4
Staffordshire -20 26 £32,750 +0.76% 4
Warwickshire +2 20 £32,000 -7.91% 4
Worcestershire -2 11 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Solihull -4 10 £37,500 - 1
Shropshire -13 9 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Wolverhampton +7 7 £32,000 -41.81% 1
Dudley - 2 £26,231 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £20,000 - 1
Walsall - 1 £23,000 - 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 270 (45.00%) Firewall
2 237 (39.50%) Windows
3 212 (35.33%) VMware
4 205 (34.17%) Cisco Certification
5 199 (33.17%) Microsoft
6 167 (27.83%) Citrix
7 162 (27.00%) WAN
8 153 (25.50%) Active Directory
9 143 (23.83%) LAN
10 137 (22.83%) CheckPoint
11 136 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 132 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 128 (21.33%) CCNP
13 128 (21.33%) MS Exchange
14 118 (19.67%) HP
15 115 (19.17%) NetApp
16 112 (18.67%) CCNA
17 111 (18.50%) VPN
17 111 (18.50%) ITIL
18 100 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 100 (16.67%) Juniper
19 94 (15.67%) SAN
19 94 (15.67%) Network Security
20 89 (14.83%) Microsoft Certification
21 88 (14.67%) MPLS
22 86 (14.33%) Finance
23 85 (14.17%) Windows Server 2003
24 76 (12.67%) MS Excel
25 75 (12.50%) vSphere
26 74 (12.33%) DNS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 128 (21.33%) MS Exchange
2 52 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (8.50%) IIS
4 43 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 39 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 35 (5.83%) Lync
8 33 (5.50%) SharePoint
9 23 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (2.67%) Apache
11 6 (1.00%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.83%) WordPress
12 5 (0.83%) Moodle
13 4 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.33%) CMS
16 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 76 (12.67%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.17%) MS Office
3 24 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Summit
2 1 (0.17%) assyst
2 1 (0.17%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.17%) Office 365
2 8 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.50%) IaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 270 (45.00%) Firewall
2 162 (27.00%) WAN
3 143 (23.83%) LAN
4 111 (18.50%) VPN
5 100 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 94 (15.67%) SAN
6 94 (15.67%) Network Security
7 88 (14.67%) MPLS
8 74 (12.33%) DNS
9 70 (11.67%) Internet
10 65 (10.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 64 (10.67%) OSPF
12 56 (9.33%) Wireless
13 55 (9.17%) BGP
14 44 (7.33%) Cisco ASA
15 43 (7.17%) Unified Communications
16 40 (6.67%) DHCP
17 35 (5.83%) IP Telephony
18 34 (5.67%) VoIP
19 32 (5.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.50%) MySQL
5 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.17%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (0.50%) MSI
2 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 86 (14.33%) Finance
2 64 (10.67%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.67%) Legal
4 13 (2.17%) Banking
5 12 (2.00%) Retail
6 11 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.50%) Law
8 6 (1.00%) Publishing
9 4 (0.67%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.67%) Back Office
10 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 120 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 90 (15.00%) Consultant
3 75 (12.50%) Architect
4 68 (11.33%) Analyst
5 56 (9.33%) Support Engineer
6 35 (5.83%) Network Analyst
7 33 (5.50%) Cisco Engineer
8 32 (5.33%) Network Architect
8 32 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 30 (5.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 30 (5.00%) Security Engineer
10 28 (4.67%) Network Security Engineer
11 27 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (4.33%) Support Analyst
12 26 (4.33%) Infrastructure Manager
13 25 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
13 25 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
14 23 (3.83%) Network Consultant
14 23 (3.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 22 (3.67%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (1.17%) COM
2 7 (1.17%) Application Packaging
3 6 (1.00%) LAMP
4 5 (0.83%) VXML
4 5 (0.83%) CSS
5 4 (0.67%) XMPP
5 4 (0.67%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.50%) .NET
7 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.83%) Clustering
2 25 (4.17%) FlexPod
3 21 (3.50%) Blackberry
4 17 (2.83%) Statistics
5 14 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 14 (2.33%) Replication
5 14 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 12 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.67%) CLARiiON
8 8 (1.33%) Celerra
9 7 (1.17%) Open Source
9 7 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.00%) SecurID
10 6 (1.00%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.67%) CMDB
13 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 237 (39.50%) Windows
2 132 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (14.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (8.33%) Linux
6 46 (7.67%) Windows 7
7 43 (7.17%) Windows XP
8 30 (5.00%) UNIX
9 25 (4.17%) Windows 8
10 19 (3.17%) Solaris
11 14 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.67%) Android
13 4 (0.67%) BlackBerry OS
14 3 (0.50%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.17%) HPUX
16 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (18.50%) ITIL
2 52 (8.67%) Project Management
3 45 (7.50%) Load Balancing
3 45 (7.50%) Network Management
4 43 (7.17%) Network Design
5 41 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 37 (6.17%) PRINCE2
7 30 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 27 (4.50%) Service Delivery
9 24 (4.00%) Change Management
10 22 (3.67%) Change Control
11 21 (3.50%) Network Architecture
11 21 (3.50%) Service Management
12 20 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
12 20 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
13 15 (2.50%) E-Commerce
14 14 (2.33%) Time Management
15 12 (2.00%) Incident Management
16 11 (1.83%) Resource Management
16 11 (1.83%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (10.67%) SQL
2 30 (5.00%) Perl
3 18 (3.00%) Bash Shell
4 16 (2.67%) Tcl
5 12 (2.00%) PHP
6 8 (1.33%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.17%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.00%) Python
9 3 (0.50%) C
10 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 205 (34.17%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (21.33%) CCNP
3 112 (18.67%) CCNA
4 89 (14.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (10.83%) MCSE
6 51 (8.50%) Security Cleared
7 45 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 45 (7.50%) Degree
8 34 (5.67%) NCDA
9 33 (5.50%) MCITP
9 33 (5.50%) CCIE
10 29 (4.83%) CCIP
11 28 (4.67%) NCIE
12 27 (4.50%) Citrix Certification
13 25 (4.17%) CCA
13 25 (4.17%) VTSP
13 25 (4.17%) SC Cleared
14 21 (3.50%) CCSA
15 18 (3.00%) MCP
15 18 (3.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.33%) SLA
2 6 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.33%) GPG13
5 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 153 (25.50%) Active Directory
2 136 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (12.50%) vSphere
4 59 (9.83%) Hyper-V
5 52 (8.67%) XenDesktop
6 39 (6.50%) XenApp
7 36 (6.00%) VMware ESX
8 23 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
10 16 (2.67%) vCloud
10 16 (2.67%) XenServer
11 13 (2.17%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.33%) Squid
12 8 (1.33%) VMware Server
13 6 (1.00%) IAG
13 6 (1.00%) UAG
13 6 (1.00%) ISA Server
13 6 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.67%) Shibboleth
15 3 (0.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (5.00%) SCCM
2 25 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 18 (3.00%) WSUS
4 17 (2.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 14 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
6 11 (1.83%) SCOM
7 8 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (1.17%) Netcool
8 7 (1.17%) FortiGate
9 6 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (1.00%) AppDNA
9 6 (1.00%) Legato
9 6 (1.00%) Cacti
10 5 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.83%) XenMobile
11 4 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.67%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.67%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 212 (35.33%) VMware
2 199 (33.17%) Microsoft
3 167 (27.83%) Citrix
4 137 (22.83%) CheckPoint
5 118 (19.67%) HP
6 115 (19.17%) NetApp
7 100 (16.67%) Juniper
8 49 (8.17%) EMC
9 35 (5.83%) Symantec
10 31 (5.17%) Avaya
11 29 (4.83%) Dell
12 27 (4.50%) F5
13 26 (4.33%) IBM
14 24 (4.00%) Mitel
15 22 (3.67%) Nortel
16 21 (3.50%) Blue Coat
16 21 (3.50%) SonicWALL
17 19 (3.17%) Fortinet
18 14 (2.33%) Dialogic
18 14 (2.33%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £30,000 + overtime + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 + Car/Car allowance, on call
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + £400 per month car allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + beneftis + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training
Posted: 4 days ago