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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 28 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 356 261 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.54% 5.26% 6.68%
As % of the Vendors category 13.62% 10.30% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 322 198 285
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £58,250 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
2613 2534 2347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.98% 51.08% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 2097 2052
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +13 172 £45,000 - 22
Coventry +14 38 £36,250 -30.95% 3
Staffordshire +13 35 £32,500 -27.77% 9
Solihull +7 30 £38,000 +2.70% 1
Warwickshire +4 22 £32,000 -12.32% 2
Shropshire -11 21 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Worcestershire -4 9 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Wolverhampton 0 8 £31,073 -1.35% 3
Walsall 0 6 £29,000 +52.63%
Dudley - 3 - -
Wednesbury - 2 £55,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -3 1 £20,000 -33.33%
Herefordshire -6 1 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £29,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 351 (49.23%) Firewall
2 275 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
3 240 (33.66%) Windows
4 239 (33.52%) VMware
5 210 (29.45%) Microsoft
6 204 (28.61%) CheckPoint
7 183 (25.67%) Citrix
8 175 (24.54%) CCNP
9 170 (23.84%) LAN
9 170 (23.84%) WAN
10 164 (23.00%) CCNA
11 152 (21.32%) VPN
12 146 (20.48%) Juniper
13 142 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 131 (18.37%) ITIL
15 130 (18.23%) HP
15 130 (18.23%) Active Directory
16 119 (16.69%) Network Security
17 115 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
18 101 (14.17%) NetApp
19 100 (14.03%) MS Exchange
20 99 (13.88%) TCP/IP
21 97 (13.60%) Microsoft Certification
22 96 (13.46%) vSphere
23 92 (12.90%) Linux
24 91 (12.76%) Finance
25 88 (12.34%) SAN
25 88 (12.34%) Cisco ASA
26 86 (12.06%) Cisco Nexus
26 86 (12.06%) MPLS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 100 (14.03%) MS Exchange
2 48 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (5.89%) SharePoint
4 37 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 30 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (3.51%) IIS
8 19 (2.66%) Apache
9 18 (2.52%) Lync
10 7 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.84%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.28%) CMS
14 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 73 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.93%) MS Office
3 22 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.56%) MS Project
5 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.42%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.14%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.65%) Office 365
2 11 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 351 (49.23%) Firewall
2 170 (23.84%) LAN
2 170 (23.84%) WAN
3 152 (21.32%) VPN
4 119 (16.69%) Network Security
5 99 (13.88%) TCP/IP
6 88 (12.34%) SAN
6 88 (12.34%) Cisco ASA
7 86 (12.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 86 (12.06%) MPLS
8 83 (11.64%) OSPF
9 79 (11.08%) BGP
9 79 (11.08%) Wireless
10 71 (9.96%) Internet
11 61 (8.56%) DNS
12 41 (5.75%) VoIP
13 38 (5.33%) IP Telephony
14 35 (4.91%) DHCP
15 32 (4.49%) IPsec
16 27 (3.79%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.54%) MySQL
6 8 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.42%) Informix
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.28%) QlikView
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.28%) Hudson
General
1 91 (12.76%) Finance
2 53 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.40%) Legal
4 9 (1.26%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.70%) Front Office
6 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.42%) Games
7 3 (0.42%) Banking
8 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.28%) Advertising
8 2 (0.28%) Automotive
8 2 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 195 (27.35%) Network Engineer
2 84 (11.78%) Architect
3 75 (10.52%) Consultant
4 72 (10.10%) Analyst
5 58 (8.13%) Support Engineer
6 44 (6.17%) Firewall Engineer
7 37 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 37 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (5.05%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 35 (4.91%) Cisco Engineer
10 30 (4.21%) Network Architect
11 29 (4.07%) Sales Consultant
12 28 (3.93%) Network Analyst
13 26 (3.65%) Security Engineer
14 25 (3.51%) Support Analyst
15 24 (3.37%) Network Security Engineer
16 22 (3.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 21 (2.95%) Network Consultant
17 21 (2.95%) IT Support
18 20 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.96%) CSS
2 6 (0.84%) Software Packaging
3 5 (0.70%) XMPP
4 4 (0.56%) COM
5 3 (0.42%) VXML
5 3 (0.42%) WAP
5 3 (0.42%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.28%) Middleware
7 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.21%) Clustering
2 23 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.24%) CLARiiON
4 15 (2.10%) FlexPod
5 13 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.68%) Statistics
6 12 (1.68%) Celerra
7 9 (1.26%) Fat Client
7 9 (1.26%) Thin Client
8 8 (1.12%) GIS
9 7 (0.98%) Blackberry
9 7 (0.98%) Replication
9 7 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.84%) Handset
11 5 (0.70%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.56%) IVR
12 4 (0.56%) CESG
12 4 (0.56%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 240 (33.66%) Windows
2 115 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (12.90%) Linux
4 76 (10.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 71 (9.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (7.15%) UNIX
7 37 (5.19%) Solaris
8 27 (3.79%) Windows 7
9 19 (2.66%) Windows XP
10 16 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.54%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (1.26%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.98%) CentOS
14 6 (0.84%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.56%) AIX
16 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.14%) Debian
17 1 (0.14%) Android
17 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (18.37%) ITIL
2 57 (7.99%) Load Balancing
3 47 (6.59%) Network Design
4 42 (5.89%) Project Management
4 42 (5.89%) Network Management
5 39 (5.47%) PRINCE2
6 37 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 36 (5.05%) Change Control
8 34 (4.77%) Network Monitoring
9 33 (4.63%) Performance Monitoring
9 33 (4.63%) Service Management
10 28 (3.93%) Incident Management
11 27 (3.79%) Service Delivery
12 24 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
13 23 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
13 23 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (3.09%) E-Commerce
15 17 (2.38%) Network Architecture
16 16 (2.24%) Risk Assessment
17 15 (2.10%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 74 (10.38%) SQL
2 38 (5.33%) Perl
3 29 (4.07%) Tcl
4 9 (1.26%) Shell Script
5 7 (0.98%) Bash Shell
6 5 (0.70%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.70%) PHP
7 4 (0.56%) C
8 2 (0.28%) C#
8 2 (0.28%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.28%) VBScript
8 2 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 275 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
2 175 (24.54%) CCNP
3 164 (23.00%) CCNA
4 97 (13.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 79 (11.08%) MCSE
6 71 (9.96%) Security Cleared
7 52 (7.29%) SC Cleared
8 51 (7.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 48 (6.73%) Degree
10 34 (4.77%) MCITP
10 34 (4.77%) CCSA
11 33 (4.63%) Citrix Certification
12 32 (4.49%) MCSA
12 32 (4.49%) VTSP
13 28 (3.93%) NCDA
13 28 (3.93%) CCA
14 26 (3.65%) CCDP
15 24 (3.37%) CCIE
15 24 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (3.23%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.01%) SLA
2 12 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.28%) COBIT
6 2 (0.28%) GPG13
7 1 (0.14%) QA
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
System Software
1 142 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (18.23%) Active Directory
3 96 (13.46%) vSphere
4 74 (10.38%) Hyper-V
5 44 (6.17%) XenDesktop
6 41 (5.75%) XenApp
7 29 (4.07%) vCloud
8 17 (2.38%) VMware ESX
9 14 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.26%) XenServer
11 6 (0.84%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.56%) Squid
13 4 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.42%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.28%) Postfix
15 2 (0.28%) Snort
16 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (2.52%) Backup Exec
2 15 (2.10%) SCCM
3 12 (1.68%) Cisco UCCX
4 11 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (1.26%) FortiGate
5 9 (1.26%) Nagios
6 8 (1.12%) XenMobile
7 7 (0.98%) SCOrch
7 7 (0.98%) Cisco UCCE
7 7 (0.98%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.98%) SCOM
7 7 (0.98%) WMI
8 6 (0.84%) WSUS
8 6 (0.84%) Netcool
8 6 (0.84%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.42%) AppDNA
10 3 (0.42%) Legato
10 3 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.28%) Cacti
Vendors
1 239 (33.52%) VMware
2 210 (29.45%) Microsoft
3 204 (28.61%) CheckPoint
4 183 (25.67%) Citrix
5 146 (20.48%) Juniper
6 130 (18.23%) HP
7 101 (14.17%) NetApp
8 69 (9.68%) F5
9 61 (8.56%) EMC
10 43 (6.03%) Blue Coat
11 37 (5.19%) IBM
12 29 (4.07%) Symantec
12 29 (4.07%) Fortinet
13 28 (3.93%) Avaya
14 24 (3.37%) Dell
14 24 (3.37%) SolarWinds
15 20 (2.81%) SonicWALL
16 18 (2.52%) Websense
16 18 (2.52%) Red Hat
17 16 (2.24%) Riverbed
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance & bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Staffordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Bromford
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £320000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Car / Bonus / Laptop / Mobile
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago