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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 37 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 307 266 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.82% 5.18% 6.20%
As % of the Vendors category 12.23% 11.09% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 268 231 254
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,900 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
2510 2398 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.58% 46.73% 50.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2086 1997 2078
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £56,850
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -2 142 £40,000 - 24
Coventry -14 39 £38,500 -3.75% 8
Staffordshire +18 36 £52,500 +68.00% 3
Warwickshire -11 20 £37,000 -7.50% 3
Shropshire -8 18 £37,250 -0.66% 3
Dudley +10 16 £26,500 -24.28%
Worcestershire +3 13 £36,000 -17.24% 1
Wolverhampton +22 10 £33,750 -3.57% 2
Solihull -6 9 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Herefordshire +7 6 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Walsall +4 3 £32,500 -38.09%
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 291 (44.56%) Windows
2 266 (40.74%) Firewall
3 259 (39.66%) Cisco Certification
4 216 (33.08%) VMware
5 200 (30.63%) Microsoft
6 165 (25.27%) WAN
7 160 (24.50%) CCNA
8 158 (24.20%) LAN
9 147 (22.51%) CCNP
10 141 (21.59%) Active Directory
11 126 (19.30%) Citrix
12 112 (17.15%) CheckPoint
13 107 (16.39%) VPN
14 106 (16.23%) MS Exchange
15 104 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
16 101 (15.47%) ITIL
17 96 (14.70%) Windows Server 2008
18 92 (14.09%) MS Excel
19 90 (13.78%) Linux
20 88 (13.48%) Cisco Nexus
21 79 (12.10%) MPLS
21 79 (12.10%) Juniper
22 76 (11.64%) HP
23 75 (11.49%) Cisco ASA
24 73 (11.18%) DNS
24 73 (11.18%) Windows Server 2012
25 72 (11.03%) TCP/IP
26 71 (10.87%) BGP
27 69 (10.57%) OSPF
28 68 (10.41%) Wireless

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 106 (16.23%) MS Exchange
2 53 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (7.20%) JBoss
4 32 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (3.52%) SharePoint
6 22 (3.37%) Apache
7 18 (2.76%) IIS
8 16 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.92%) Lync
11 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
11 6 (0.92%) WorkSite
12 4 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.15%) CMS
Applications
1 92 (14.09%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.51%) MS Office
3 13 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.84%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.61%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.29%) Office 365
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 266 (40.74%) Firewall
2 165 (25.27%) WAN
3 158 (24.20%) LAN
4 107 (16.39%) VPN
5 88 (13.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 79 (12.10%) MPLS
7 75 (11.49%) Cisco ASA
8 73 (11.18%) DNS
9 72 (11.03%) TCP/IP
10 71 (10.87%) BGP
11 69 (10.57%) OSPF
12 68 (10.41%) Wireless
13 62 (9.49%) SAN
14 60 (9.19%) VoIP
15 48 (7.35%) Network Security
16 43 (6.58%) VLAN
17 42 (6.43%) Cisco IOS
18 35 (5.36%) IP Telephony
19 34 (5.21%) DHCP
20 31 (4.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.99%) MySQL
3 13 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.61%) MS Access
7 3 (0.46%) Informix
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 44 (6.74%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.61%) Hudson
General
1 56 (8.58%) Finance
2 47 (7.20%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
4 6 (0.92%) Advertising
4 6 (0.92%) Law
4 6 (0.92%) Banking
5 4 (0.61%) Games
5 4 (0.61%) Retail
6 3 (0.46%) Legal
6 3 (0.46%) Electronics
6 3 (0.46%) Automotive
7 2 (0.31%) Local Government
7 2 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.15%) Back Office
8 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 137 (20.98%) Network Engineer
2 82 (12.56%) Analyst
3 77 (11.79%) Architect
4 65 (9.95%) Support Engineer
5 60 (9.19%) Consultant
6 43 (6.58%) Designer
7 38 (5.82%) Network Consultant
8 36 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 36 (5.51%) Technical Designer
9 31 (4.75%) Network Manager
9 31 (4.75%) Network Analyst
10 30 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support
11 29 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
12 28 (4.29%) Network Support
12 28 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (3.83%) Support Analyst
14 23 (3.52%) Senior Network Engineer
15 22 (3.37%) Technical Architect
16 18 (2.76%) Administrator
16 18 (2.76%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.35%) .NET
2 13 (1.99%) VXML
3 11 (1.68%) CSS
4 8 (1.23%) Middleware
5 3 (0.46%) WAP
6 1 (0.15%) JSON
6 1 (0.15%) HTML
6 1 (0.15%) JSP
6 1 (0.15%) SOAP
6 1 (0.15%) Web Services
6 1 (0.15%) OLE
6 1 (0.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.74%) User Experience
2 19 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.76%) Clustering
4 16 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (1.99%) Blackberry
6 5 (0.77%) Fat Client
6 5 (0.77%) iSeries
6 5 (0.77%) EqualLogic
6 5 (0.77%) Thin Client
6 5 (0.77%) Handset
6 5 (0.77%) AS400
7 3 (0.46%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.31%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.31%) Statistics
8 2 (0.31%) SecurID
8 2 (0.31%) Tandem
9 1 (0.15%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.15%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.15%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 291 (44.56%) Windows
2 96 (14.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (13.78%) Linux
4 73 (11.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (8.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (3.83%) Windows 7
8 22 (3.37%) UNIX
9 14 (2.14%) Ubuntu
10 13 (1.99%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.84%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.84%) Solaris
12 11 (1.68%) CentOS
13 8 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (0.92%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.31%) Android
17 1 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (15.47%) ITIL
2 61 (9.34%) Service Delivery
3 51 (7.81%) Network Design
4 32 (4.90%) Load Balancing
5 30 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (4.29%) Incident Management
7 26 (3.98%) Change Control
8 22 (3.37%) Project Management
9 21 (3.22%) Configuration Management
10 20 (3.06%) Network Architecture
10 20 (3.06%) Service Management
11 19 (2.91%) PRINCE2
11 19 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (2.60%) CRM
12 17 (2.60%) Network Monitoring
13 16 (2.45%) Network Management
13 16 (2.45%) Mentoring
13 16 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (2.30%) Business Continuity
14 15 (2.30%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 51 (7.81%) Java
2 45 (6.89%) SQL
3 14 (2.14%) C
4 9 (1.38%) Perl
5 8 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.77%) Tcl
6 5 (0.77%) PHP
6 5 (0.77%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.61%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.46%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 259 (39.66%) Cisco Certification
2 160 (24.50%) CCNA
3 147 (22.51%) CCNP
4 54 (8.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (5.67%) MCSE
6 36 (5.51%) Security Cleared
7 27 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (4.13%) SC Cleared
8 24 (3.68%) CCIE
9 23 (3.52%) Degree
10 20 (3.06%) MCSA
11 18 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (2.76%) CCSE
12 16 (2.45%) CCIP
13 15 (2.30%) CCSA
14 14 (2.14%) CCDP
14 14 (2.14%) MCITP
15 8 (1.23%) JNCIP
16 7 (1.07%) JNCIA
17 6 (0.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.42%) SLA
2 20 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 16 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.61%) QA
5 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 141 (21.59%) Active Directory
2 104 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (7.81%) vSphere
4 48 (7.35%) Hyper-V
5 24 (3.68%) XenApp
5 24 (3.68%) VMware ESX
6 15 (2.30%) Terminal Services
7 13 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.68%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.07%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (0.92%) XenServer
11 5 (0.77%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.31%) vCloud
12 2 (0.31%) Snort
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 21 (3.22%) SCCM
2 19 (2.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 17 (2.60%) Cisco UCCE
4 11 (1.68%) Nagios
5 9 (1.38%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.07%) WMI
7 5 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.61%) SCOM
9 3 (0.46%) WSUS
9 3 (0.46%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.31%) Cacti
11 1 (0.15%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.15%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.15%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.15%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.15%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 216 (33.08%) VMware
2 200 (30.63%) Microsoft
3 126 (19.30%) Citrix
4 112 (17.15%) CheckPoint
5 79 (12.10%) Juniper
6 76 (11.64%) HP
7 60 (9.19%) NetApp
7 60 (9.19%) Oracle
8 49 (7.50%) Dell
9 41 (6.28%) F5
10 27 (4.13%) Avaya
11 24 (3.68%) EMC
12 23 (3.52%) IBM
13 21 (3.22%) Mitel
14 20 (3.06%) Red Hat
15 19 (2.91%) SAP
16 16 (2.45%) SonicWALL
16 16 (2.45%) Brocade
17 14 (2.14%) Verint
17 14 (2.14%) Fortinet
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Vertical IT Limited
Salary: DOE + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £62k basic + 10% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + Training +Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance+Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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