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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 28 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 323 247 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.41% 5.51% 5.94%
As % of the Vendors category 13.57% 11.08% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 302 170 240
Average salary £37,625 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2380 2229 2310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.25% 49.73% 49.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2116 1806 1961
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +17 139 £42,500 -5.55% 21
Coventry +13 35 £37,500 -30.23% 2
Staffordshire +10 32 £35,000 -27.08% 3
Warwickshire +10 28 £37,375 +24.58% 5
Shropshire -12 26 £30,500 -0.81%
Wolverhampton +7 18 £31,073 -5.12% 6
Solihull -3 13 £41,500 - 2
Worcestershire -4 10 £31,500 -11.26% 1
West Bromwich +10 4 £58,500 -
Walsall 0 3 £29,000 -47.27%
Dudley - 3 - -
Wednesbury - 2 £55,000 -
Herefordshire -10 1 £40,000 +60.00%
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 23 January 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.

1 350 (48.54%) Firewall
2 283 (39.25%) Cisco Certification
3 264 (36.62%) Windows
4 243 (33.70%) VMware
5 214 (29.68%) Microsoft
6 199 (27.60%) CheckPoint
7 186 (25.80%) WAN
8 179 (24.83%) LAN
9 176 (24.41%) CCNP
10 173 (23.99%) Citrix
11 166 (23.02%) CCNA
12 156 (21.64%) VPN
13 146 (20.25%) Juniper
14 137 (19.00%) Active Directory
15 134 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
16 127 (17.61%) ITIL
17 122 (16.92%) HP
17 122 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
18 113 (15.67%) MS Exchange
19 106 (14.70%) Network Security
20 97 (13.45%) Linux
21 95 (13.18%) NetApp
22 94 (13.04%) vSphere
23 93 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
24 91 (12.62%) SAN
24 91 (12.62%) Finance
25 89 (12.34%) TCP/IP
25 89 (12.34%) Cisco ASA
26 85 (11.79%) MPLS
26 85 (11.79%) OSPF

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 113 (15.67%) MS Exchange
2 55 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (6.24%) SharePoint
4 32 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 28 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (3.74%) IIS
7 20 (2.77%) Apache
8 16 (2.22%) Lync
9 7 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.69%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.69%) JBoss
11 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.28%) CMS
13 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.14%) WorkSite
Applications
1 84 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.44%) MS Office
3 24 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.69%) MS Project
5 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.42%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.19%) Office 365
2 8 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 350 (48.54%) Firewall
2 186 (25.80%) WAN
3 179 (24.83%) LAN
4 156 (21.64%) VPN
5 106 (14.70%) Network Security
6 91 (12.62%) SAN
7 89 (12.34%) TCP/IP
7 89 (12.34%) Cisco ASA
8 85 (11.79%) MPLS
8 85 (11.79%) OSPF
8 85 (11.79%) BGP
9 80 (11.10%) Wireless
10 73 (10.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 66 (9.15%) DNS
12 56 (7.77%) Internet
13 47 (6.52%) VoIP
14 42 (5.83%) IP Telephony
15 34 (4.72%) DHCP
15 34 (4.72%) Cisco IOS
16 30 (4.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.53%) MySQL
6 8 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.42%) Informix
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.28%) QlikView
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.14%) MS Access
9 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio
1 4 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.28%) Hudson
General
1 91 (12.62%) Finance
2 49 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 7 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 6 (0.83%) Legal
5 5 (0.69%) Front Office
6 3 (0.42%) Games
6 3 (0.42%) Advertising
6 3 (0.42%) Law
7 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.14%) Back Office
8 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.14%) Automotive
8 1 (0.14%) Banking
8 1 (0.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 198 (27.46%) Network Engineer
2 79 (10.96%) Analyst
3 78 (10.82%) Architect
4 66 (9.15%) Consultant
5 62 (8.60%) Support Engineer
6 44 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
6 44 (6.10%) Firewall Engineer
7 37 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
8 36 (4.99%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 36 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
9 30 (4.16%) Support Analyst
10 29 (4.02%) Sales Consultant
11 26 (3.61%) Network Analyst
12 25 (3.47%) Network Architect
13 22 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (2.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 21 (2.91%) Network Support
15 20 (2.77%) Network Consultant
15 20 (2.77%) Security Engineer
16 19 (2.64%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.08%) CSS
2 5 (0.69%) .NET
2 5 (0.69%) XMPP
2 5 (0.69%) Software Packaging
3 4 (0.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (0.55%) Middleware
3 4 (0.55%) WAP
3 4 (0.55%) COM
4 3 (0.42%) VXML
5 1 (0.14%) REST
5 1 (0.14%) HTML
5 1 (0.14%) JSP
5 1 (0.14%) SOAP
5 1 (0.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.30%) Clustering
2 23 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 14 (1.94%) FlexPod
5 13 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.66%) CLARiiON
7 11 (1.53%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.11%) Celerra
8 8 (1.11%) Statistics
8 8 (1.11%) GIS
9 7 (0.97%) Thin Client
9 7 (0.97%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.83%) Handset
11 5 (0.69%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.69%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.69%) IVR
12 4 (0.55%) CESG
12 4 (0.55%) iSeries
12 4 (0.55%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 264 (36.62%) Windows
2 122 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (13.45%) Linux
4 73 (10.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 72 (9.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (6.52%) UNIX
7 38 (5.27%) Solaris
8 25 (3.47%) Windows 7
9 20 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (2.64%) Windows XP
11 13 (1.80%) Ubuntu
12 11 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (1.25%) CentOS
14 8 (1.11%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.83%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.55%) AIX
17 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.42%) Android
18 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
19 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (17.61%) ITIL
2 54 (7.49%) Load Balancing
3 47 (6.52%) Network Design
4 39 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 38 (5.27%) Project Management
6 37 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 37 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 37 (5.13%) Network Management
7 36 (4.99%) Change Control
8 34 (4.72%) Incident Management
9 33 (4.58%) Service Management
10 31 (4.30%) Network Monitoring
11 27 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
13 25 (3.47%) Performance Monitoring
14 23 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
15 22 (3.05%) Risk Assessment
16 18 (2.50%) E-Commerce
16 18 (2.50%) Business Continuity
17 17 (2.36%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (10.68%) SQL
2 36 (4.99%) Perl
3 29 (4.02%) Tcl
4 10 (1.39%) Shell Script
5 8 (1.11%) C
6 6 (0.83%) PowerShell
6 6 (0.83%) Java
7 4 (0.55%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.42%) PHP
9 2 (0.28%) VBScript
9 2 (0.28%) C#
10 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 283 (39.25%) Cisco Certification
2 176 (24.41%) CCNP
3 166 (23.02%) CCNA
4 93 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 72 (9.99%) MCSE
6 68 (9.43%) Security Cleared
7 54 (7.49%) SC Cleared
8 44 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 44 (6.10%) Degree
9 36 (4.99%) CCSA
10 30 (4.16%) MCSA
10 30 (4.16%) MCITP
11 27 (3.74%) CCDP
11 27 (3.74%) VTSP
12 25 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (3.47%) CCSE
13 23 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
14 19 (2.64%) CCIE
15 18 (2.50%) CCA
15 18 (2.50%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.77%) SLA
2 18 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.28%) QA
5 2 (0.28%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
System Software
1 137 (19.00%) Active Directory
2 134 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (13.04%) vSphere
4 70 (9.71%) Hyper-V
5 35 (4.85%) XenApp
6 33 (4.58%) XenDesktop
7 25 (3.47%) vCloud
8 17 (2.36%) VMware ESX
9 12 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.39%) Terminal Services
11 9 (1.25%) XenServer
12 5 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.28%) Postfix
15 1 (0.14%) IAG
15 1 (0.14%) UAG
15 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (1.94%) SCCM
2 12 (1.66%) Nagios
2 12 (1.66%) Backup Exec
2 12 (1.66%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (1.39%) FortiGate
4 8 (1.11%) WMI
4 8 (1.11%) XenMobile
5 7 (0.97%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (0.97%) SCOrch
5 7 (0.97%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.83%) SCOM
7 5 (0.69%) SCDPM
7 5 (0.69%) Netcool
7 5 (0.69%) WSUS
8 3 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.42%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.28%) Legato
Vendors
1 243 (33.70%) VMware
2 214 (29.68%) Microsoft
3 199 (27.60%) CheckPoint
4 173 (23.99%) Citrix
5 146 (20.25%) Juniper
6 122 (16.92%) HP
7 95 (13.18%) NetApp
8 61 (8.46%) F5
9 59 (8.18%) EMC
10 43 (5.96%) Blue Coat
11 35 (4.85%) IBM
12 33 (4.58%) Avaya
13 30 (4.16%) Dell
14 28 (3.88%) Fortinet
15 26 (3.61%) SolarWinds
16 24 (3.33%) Symantec
17 21 (2.91%) Nokia
18 20 (2.77%) SonicWALL
19 19 (2.64%) Oracle
19 19 (2.64%) Red Hat
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