The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 33 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 311 337 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.77% 6.05% 5.54%
As % of the Vendors category 11.54% 11.93% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 249 299 235
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,895 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.77% +6.25%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2696 2824 2467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.99% 50.72% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2229 2351 2075
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,930 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cisco
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 £47,500 - 19
Coventry +10 44 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Staffordshire -20 27 £27,000 -21.16% 3
Solihull -11 17 £42,500 +14.09%
Warwickshire -18 13 £35,175 -2.29% 6
Shropshire -14 10 £40,000 +28.00% 3
Worcestershire -7 8 £31,500 -19.23% 1
Wolverhampton +1 6 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 245 (42.53%) Firewall
2 228 (39.58%) Windows
3 211 (36.63%) VMware
4 192 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 185 (32.12%) Cisco Certification
6 165 (28.65%) WAN
7 152 (26.39%) Active Directory
8 150 (26.04%) Citrix
9 141 (24.48%) LAN
10 137 (23.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 129 (22.40%) MS Exchange
12 127 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 116 (20.14%) HP
14 113 (19.62%) CCNP
15 112 (19.44%) CheckPoint
16 111 (19.27%) NetApp
17 103 (17.88%) TCP/IP
18 98 (17.01%) ITIL
19 97 (16.84%) VPN
20 96 (16.67%) CCNA
21 94 (16.32%) SAN
22 91 (15.80%) Juniper
23 87 (15.10%) Windows Server 2003
24 86 (14.93%) MPLS
25 84 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
26 77 (13.37%) MS Excel
27 76 (13.19%) Finance
28 74 (12.85%) DNS
29 73 (12.67%) Network Security
30 66 (11.46%) vSphere

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 129 (22.40%) MS Exchange
2 54 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (8.16%) IIS
4 43 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 39 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 38 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (5.73%) Lync
8 25 (4.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 24 (4.17%) SharePoint
10 21 (3.65%) Apache
11 9 (1.56%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.87%) Moodle
12 5 (0.87%) WordPress
13 4 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
16 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 77 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.86%) MS Office
3 15 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) MS Project
4 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Summit
3 1 (0.17%) assyst
3 1 (0.17%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.65%) Office 365
2 5 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.52%) IaaS
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 245 (42.53%) Firewall
2 165 (28.65%) WAN
3 141 (24.48%) LAN
4 103 (17.88%) TCP/IP
5 97 (16.84%) VPN
6 94 (16.32%) SAN
7 86 (14.93%) MPLS
8 74 (12.85%) DNS
9 73 (12.67%) Network Security
10 61 (10.59%) Internet
11 54 (9.38%) OSPF
12 53 (9.20%) Wireless
12 53 (9.20%) Cisco Nexus
13 47 (8.16%) Unified Communications
14 46 (7.99%) Cisco ASA
15 45 (7.81%) BGP
16 43 (7.47%) DHCP
17 36 (6.25%) VoIP
18 29 (5.03%) IP Telephony
19 28 (4.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.39%) MySQL
3 8 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.52%) MSI
2 1 (0.17%) FogBugz
General
1 76 (13.19%) Finance
2 55 (9.55%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.43%) Retail
4 13 (2.26%) Banking
4 13 (2.26%) Legal
5 12 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.39%) Law
7 6 (1.04%) Publishing
8 4 (0.69%) Games
8 4 (0.69%) Back Office
9 3 (0.52%) Advertising
9 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.52%) Automotive
10 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 110 (19.10%) Network Engineer
2 91 (15.80%) Consultant
3 74 (12.85%) Architect
4 68 (11.81%) Analyst
5 52 (9.03%) Support Engineer
6 34 (5.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 34 (5.90%) Cisco Engineer
7 33 (5.73%) Network Analyst
8 32 (5.56%) Security Engineer
9 29 (5.03%) Network Architect
10 28 (4.86%) Network Security Engineer
11 27 (4.69%) Support Analyst
11 27 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
12 24 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 23 (3.99%) Pre Sales Consultant
13 23 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (3.99%) Network Consultant
14 21 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support
14 21 (3.65%) Infrastructure Manager
15 20 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.39%) .NET
1 8 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (1.22%) Application Packaging
3 6 (1.04%) COM
3 6 (1.04%) LAMP
4 5 (0.87%) VXML
4 5 (0.87%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.69%) CSS
5 4 (0.69%) XMPP
6 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.17%) Middleware
6 1 (0.17%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.21%) Clustering
2 24 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 23 (3.99%) FlexPod
4 19 (3.30%) Replication
5 15 (2.60%) Statistics
6 11 (1.91%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.74%) Thin Client
7 10 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.74%) Fat Client
7 10 (1.74%) SecurID
8 8 (1.39%) CLARiiON
9 7 (1.22%) Open Source
9 7 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.04%) Celerra
10 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.69%) CMDB
11 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.52%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.52%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 228 (39.58%) Windows
2 127 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (15.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 55 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (8.85%) Windows 7
6 49 (8.51%) Linux
7 48 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 30 (5.21%) Windows 8
9 20 (3.47%) UNIX
10 12 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (1.22%) Solaris
12 5 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.69%) Android
13 4 (0.69%) BlackBerry OS
14 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.17%) CentOS
15 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (17.01%) ITIL
2 48 (8.33%) Project Management
3 40 (6.94%) Load Balancing
4 38 (6.60%) Network Design
4 38 (6.60%) Network Management
5 34 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 32 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 30 (5.21%) Change Management
8 27 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 22 (3.82%) Service Delivery
10 21 (3.65%) Network Architecture
11 19 (3.30%) Change Control
11 19 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
12 18 (3.13%) Incident Management
13 17 (2.95%) Network Monitoring
14 16 (2.78%) Time Management
15 14 (2.43%) Service Management
16 13 (2.26%) Business Continuity
17 12 (2.08%) Security Management
17 12 (2.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 54 (9.38%) SQL
2 20 (3.47%) Bash Shell
3 18 (3.13%) Perl
4 12 (2.08%) PHP
5 9 (1.56%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.22%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.04%) Python
7 6 (1.04%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.87%) Tcl
9 3 (0.52%) C
10 2 (0.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 185 (32.12%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (19.62%) CCNP
3 96 (16.67%) CCNA
4 84 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (10.07%) MCSE
6 54 (9.38%) Security Cleared
7 40 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 39 (6.77%) Degree
9 33 (5.73%) CCIE
10 29 (5.03%) NCDA
10 29 (5.03%) MCITP
11 27 (4.69%) CCIP
11 27 (4.69%) SC Cleared
12 24 (4.17%) NCIE
13 22 (3.82%) MCP
13 22 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
14 19 (3.30%) CCA
15 18 (3.13%) VTSP
16 14 (2.43%) VCAP
17 12 (2.08%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.34%) SLA
2 9 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.35%) GPG13
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) BS7799
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 152 (26.39%) Active Directory
2 137 (23.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (11.46%) vSphere
4 53 (9.20%) Hyper-V
5 47 (8.16%) XenDesktop
6 38 (6.60%) XenApp
7 35 (6.08%) VMware ESX
8 22 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (3.13%) XenServer
9 18 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
10 12 (2.08%) Terminal Services
10 12 (2.08%) vCloud
11 8 (1.39%) VMware Server
11 8 (1.39%) Squid
12 6 (1.04%) ISA Server
12 6 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.04%) IAG
12 6 (1.04%) UAG
13 4 (0.69%) Shibboleth
14 3 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (4.86%) SCCM
2 24 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 21 (3.65%) WSUS
4 20 (3.47%) Cisco CUCM
5 17 (2.95%) Cisco UCCE
6 11 (1.91%) FortiGate
7 10 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.39%) Netcool
10 7 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
10 7 (1.22%) SCOM
11 6 (1.04%) Cacti
11 6 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (0.87%) AppDNA
12 5 (0.87%) XenMobile
12 5 (0.87%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.69%) Legato
14 3 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
14 3 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 211 (36.63%) VMware
2 192 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 150 (26.04%) Citrix
4 116 (20.14%) HP
5 112 (19.44%) CheckPoint
6 111 (19.27%) NetApp
7 91 (15.80%) Juniper
8 47 (8.16%) EMC
9 39 (6.77%) Dell
9 39 (6.77%) Symantec
10 30 (5.21%) F5
11 29 (5.03%) IBM
12 24 (4.17%) Avaya
12 24 (4.17%) Mitel
13 23 (3.99%) Fortinet
14 21 (3.65%) SonicWALL
15 20 (3.47%) Nortel
16 16 (2.78%) McAfee
17 14 (2.43%) Dialogic
18 13 (2.26%) WatchGuard
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ANG2 Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 30 Days Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Airwave
Posted: 16 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 23 days ago