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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 29 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 355 324 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.34% 6.00% 5.70%
As % of the Vendors category 12.27% 11.71% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 282 288 249
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,925 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,250
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
2893 2768 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.63% 51.26% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 2349 2046
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 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 23 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 +6 220 £47,500 +5.55% 19
Coventry -10 38 £45,000 +25.00% 4
Warwickshire -3 27 £32,000 -4.47% 4
Staffordshire -20 25 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Worcestershire -6 11 £30,000 -17.24% 2
Wolverhampton +3 8 £32,000 +2.28% 2
Solihull -1 7 £37,500 - 2
Shropshire -13 7 £46,000 +47.20% 6
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £20,000 -
Dudley - 2 £26,231 -
Walsall - 1 £23,000 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 290 (45.17%) Firewall
2 232 (36.14%) Windows
3 228 (35.51%) Cisco Certification
4 222 (34.58%) Microsoft
5 221 (34.42%) VMware
6 179 (27.88%) Citrix
7 166 (25.86%) WAN
8 161 (25.08%) CheckPoint
9 153 (23.83%) Active Directory
10 150 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 147 (22.90%) CCNP
11 147 (22.90%) LAN
12 134 (20.87%) HP
13 130 (20.25%) MS Exchange
14 127 (19.78%) CCNA
15 126 (19.63%) NetApp
16 124 (19.31%) Windows Server 2008
17 118 (18.38%) Juniper
18 117 (18.22%) ITIL
19 116 (18.07%) VPN
20 109 (16.98%) Network Security
21 98 (15.26%) SAN
21 98 (15.26%) Microsoft Certification
22 94 (14.64%) Finance
23 93 (14.49%) TCP/IP
24 81 (12.62%) MS Excel
24 81 (12.62%) MPLS
25 80 (12.46%) Cisco Nexus
26 78 (12.15%) Windows Server 2003
26 78 (12.15%) MCSE

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 130 (20.25%) MS Exchange
2 54 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (7.63%) IIS
4 44 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 43 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (5.92%) SharePoint
7 37 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 37 (5.76%) Lync
8 22 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (1.56%) Apache
10 5 (0.78%) WordPress
10 5 (0.78%) Moodle
11 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.62%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.31%) CMS
13 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 81 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.52%) MS Visio
3 26 (4.05%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Summit
2 1 (0.16%) assyst
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.43%) Office 365
2 9 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.47%) IaaS
4 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 290 (45.17%) Firewall
2 166 (25.86%) WAN
3 147 (22.90%) LAN
4 116 (18.07%) VPN
5 109 (16.98%) Network Security
6 98 (15.26%) SAN
7 93 (14.49%) TCP/IP
8 81 (12.62%) MPLS
9 80 (12.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 77 (11.99%) Internet
11 70 (10.90%) OSPF
12 68 (10.59%) DNS
13 62 (9.66%) BGP
14 59 (9.19%) Wireless
15 55 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
16 42 (6.54%) Unified Communications
17 38 (5.92%) DHCP
18 36 (5.61%) VoIP
19 35 (5.45%) IP Telephony
20 30 (4.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.25%) MySQL
4 8 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.16%) Informix
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 94 (14.64%) Finance
2 62 (9.66%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.49%) Legal
4 12 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.71%) Banking
5 11 (1.71%) Retail
6 8 (1.25%) Law
7 6 (0.93%) Publishing
8 4 (0.62%) Front Office
8 4 (0.62%) Back Office
9 3 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.31%) Automotive
10 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (21.81%) Network Engineer
2 98 (15.26%) Consultant
3 83 (12.93%) Architect
4 65 (10.12%) Analyst
5 53 (8.26%) Support Engineer
6 42 (6.54%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 34 (5.30%) Network Analyst
8 33 (5.14%) Security Engineer
9 32 (4.98%) Network Architect
9 32 (4.98%) Firewall Engineer
9 32 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
10 31 (4.83%) Network Security Engineer
10 31 (4.83%) Cisco Engineer
11 28 (4.36%) Infrastructure Manager
11 28 (4.36%) Support Analyst
12 27 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support
13 24 (3.74%) Senior Network Engineer
14 23 (3.58%) Sales Consultant
15 22 (3.43%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.40%) CSS
2 8 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (1.09%) COM
3 7 (1.09%) Application Packaging
4 6 (0.93%) LAMP
5 5 (0.78%) VXML
5 5 (0.78%) Software Packaging
6 4 (0.62%) XMPP
7 1 (0.16%) .NET
7 1 (0.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.92%) Clustering
2 31 (4.83%) FlexPod
3 25 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (2.96%) Blackberry
5 17 (2.65%) Thin Client
5 17 (2.65%) Statistics
5 17 (2.65%) Fat Client
6 14 (2.18%) CLARiiON
7 12 (1.87%) Replication
8 11 (1.71%) Celerra
9 10 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.40%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.09%) Open Source
11 7 (1.09%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.93%) SecurID
13 5 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (0.62%) CMDB
14 4 (0.62%) Mathematics
15 3 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 232 (36.14%) Windows
2 124 (19.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (12.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 62 (9.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (8.41%) Linux
6 41 (6.39%) Windows 7
7 40 (6.23%) UNIX
8 39 (6.07%) Windows XP
9 27 (4.21%) Solaris
10 23 (3.58%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.62%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.62%) Android
13 4 (0.62%) BlackBerry OS
14 3 (0.47%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.31%) AIX
16 1 (0.16%) HPUX
16 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (18.22%) ITIL
2 54 (8.41%) Load Balancing
3 47 (7.32%) Project Management
4 43 (6.70%) Network Management
5 40 (6.23%) Network Design
6 37 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 37 (5.76%) PRINCE2
7 30 (4.67%) Change Control
7 30 (4.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 28 (4.36%) Service Delivery
9 27 (4.21%) Change Management
10 24 (3.74%) Network Monitoring
11 21 (3.27%) Service Management
11 21 (3.27%) Incident Management
12 20 (3.12%) Network Architecture
13 19 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (2.49%) E-Commerce
14 16 (2.49%) Risk Assessment
15 12 (1.87%) Security Management
15 12 (1.87%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (9.97%) SQL
2 40 (6.23%) Perl
3 23 (3.58%) Tcl
4 16 (2.49%) Bash Shell
5 12 (1.87%) PHP
6 8 (1.25%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.93%) Python
9 3 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 228 (35.51%) Cisco Certification
2 147 (22.90%) CCNP
3 127 (19.78%) CCNA
4 98 (15.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 78 (12.15%) MCSE
6 55 (8.57%) Security Cleared
7 54 (8.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 48 (7.48%) Degree
9 41 (6.39%) MCITP
10 37 (5.76%) NCDA
11 36 (5.61%) VTSP
11 36 (5.61%) Citrix Certification
12 31 (4.83%) CCA
12 31 (4.83%) NCIE
13 29 (4.52%) SC Cleared
13 29 (4.52%) CCIP
13 29 (4.52%) CCIE
14 27 (4.21%) CCSA
15 22 (3.43%) VCAP
16 17 (2.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.61%) SLA
2 7 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.31%) GPG13
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 153 (23.83%) Active Directory
2 150 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (12.15%) vSphere
4 77 (11.99%) Hyper-V
5 64 (9.97%) XenDesktop
6 48 (7.48%) XenApp
7 35 (5.45%) VMware ESX
8 25 (3.89%) vCloud
9 19 (2.96%) Forefront TMG
10 18 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (2.34%) XenServer
12 12 (1.87%) Terminal Services
13 8 (1.25%) Squid
13 8 (1.25%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.93%) IAG
14 6 (0.93%) UAG
15 5 (0.78%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.62%) Shibboleth
17 3 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (4.67%) SCCM
2 25 (3.89%) Backup Exec
3 17 (2.65%) WSUS
4 15 (2.34%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (2.02%) Cisco UCCE
6 10 (1.56%) SCOM
7 9 (1.40%) XenMobile
8 7 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.93%) Legato
9 6 (0.93%) Cacti
9 6 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (0.93%) AppDNA
9 6 (0.93%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.93%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.78%) SCDPM
10 5 (0.78%) Netcool
11 4 (0.62%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 222 (34.58%) Microsoft
2 221 (34.42%) VMware
3 179 (27.88%) Citrix
4 161 (25.08%) CheckPoint
5 134 (20.87%) HP
6 126 (19.63%) NetApp
7 118 (18.38%) Juniper
8 63 (9.81%) EMC
9 36 (5.61%) F5
10 35 (5.45%) IBM
11 34 (5.30%) Avaya
12 33 (5.14%) Symantec
13 29 (4.52%) Dell
14 28 (4.36%) Blue Coat
15 24 (3.74%) Mitel
16 23 (3.58%) SonicWALL
17 22 (3.43%) Nortel
18 20 (3.12%) Fortinet
19 14 (2.18%) Dialogic
19 14 (2.18%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per day + car and bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
MBA Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training
Posted: 6 days ago