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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 32 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 344 270 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.47% 5.50% 6.02%
As % of the Vendors category 13.78% 11.58% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 294 228 254
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,570
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
2496 2331 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.95% 47.46% 50.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2067 1906 2123
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -1 141 £43,750 +2.94% 18
Coventry -7 52 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Staffordshire +7 36 £53,750 +65.38% 6
Warwickshire -5 31 £42,000 +10.52% 3
Shropshire -1 28 £34,500 -8.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 18 £35,000 - 1
Dudley +3 15 £26,000 -25.71%
Solihull +2 14 £37,500 - 3
Worcestershire 0 12 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Walsall +2 3 £34,250 -34.76%
Herefordshire +8 2 - - 3
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 296 (44.38%) Windows
2 281 (42.13%) Firewall
3 257 (38.53%) Cisco Certification
4 218 (32.68%) VMware
5 204 (30.58%) Microsoft
6 162 (24.29%) CCNA
7 160 (23.99%) WAN
8 151 (22.64%) LAN
9 144 (21.59%) CCNP
10 132 (19.79%) Citrix
11 130 (19.49%) Active Directory
12 126 (18.89%) CheckPoint
13 116 (17.39%) VPN
14 111 (16.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 106 (15.89%) MS Exchange
16 103 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
17 102 (15.29%) ITIL
18 101 (15.14%) Linux
19 91 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
20 87 (13.04%) MS Excel
20 87 (13.04%) Juniper
21 83 (12.44%) HP
22 82 (12.29%) TCP/IP
23 80 (11.99%) DNS
24 79 (11.84%) Cisco ASA
25 76 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
26 75 (11.24%) MPLS
27 68 (10.19%) Wireless
27 68 (10.19%) SAN
28 67 (10.04%) BGP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (15.89%) MS Exchange
2 57 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (6.90%) JBoss
4 33 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (4.05%) SharePoint
6 25 (3.75%) Apache
7 17 (2.55%) IIS
8 16 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.20%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
11 6 (0.90%) WorkSite
12 5 (0.75%) Lync
13 4 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.30%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.30%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.15%) CMS
Applications
1 87 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.55%) MS Office
3 12 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.90%) MS Project
5 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.80%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.60%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.20%) Office 365
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) SaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 281 (42.13%) Firewall
2 160 (23.99%) WAN
3 151 (22.64%) LAN
4 116 (17.39%) VPN
5 91 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 82 (12.29%) TCP/IP
7 80 (11.99%) DNS
8 79 (11.84%) Cisco ASA
9 75 (11.24%) MPLS
10 68 (10.19%) SAN
10 68 (10.19%) Wireless
11 67 (10.04%) BGP
12 64 (9.60%) OSPF
13 60 (9.00%) VoIP
14 58 (8.70%) Network Security
15 45 (6.75%) VLAN
16 40 (6.00%) IP Telephony
17 37 (5.55%) Cisco IOS
17 37 (5.55%) DHCP
18 31 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (2.40%) MySQL
4 14 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.35%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.60%) Informix
7 4 (0.60%) MS Access
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 43 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.75%) Hudson
3 4 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 64 (9.60%) Finance
2 53 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 6 (0.90%) Law
3 6 (0.90%) Advertising
3 6 (0.90%) Games
4 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.60%) Banking
5 4 (0.60%) Retail
5 4 (0.60%) Legal
6 2 (0.30%) Marketing
7 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.15%) Back Office
7 1 (0.15%) Electronics
7 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 153 (22.94%) Network Engineer
2 78 (11.69%) Analyst
3 77 (11.54%) Architect
4 58 (8.70%) Consultant
5 56 (8.40%) Support Engineer
6 41 (6.15%) Designer
7 40 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 40 (6.00%) Network Consultant
8 36 (5.40%) Technical Designer
9 33 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
10 32 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 32 (4.80%) Network Manager
11 30 (4.50%) Cisco Engineer
11 30 (4.50%) Network Support
12 27 (4.05%) Network Analyst
13 26 (3.90%) Support Analyst
14 24 (3.60%) Senior Network Engineer
15 19 (2.85%) Network Architect
16 18 (2.70%) Administrator
16 18 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (7.05%) .NET
2 12 (1.80%) VXML
3 10 (1.50%) CSS
4 8 (1.20%) Middleware
5 4 (0.60%) WAP
6 3 (0.45%) XMPP
7 2 (0.30%) COM
8 1 (0.15%) JSP
8 1 (0.15%) SOAP
8 1 (0.15%) JSON
8 1 (0.15%) REST
8 1 (0.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.45%) User Experience
2 17 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.40%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.40%) Clustering
4 14 (2.10%) Blackberry
5 11 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (0.75%) iSeries
6 5 (0.75%) AS400
6 5 (0.75%) Handset
7 4 (0.60%) Thin Client
7 4 (0.60%) EqualLogic
7 4 (0.60%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.60%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.45%) IVR
8 3 (0.45%) GIS
9 2 (0.30%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.30%) Tandem
9 2 (0.30%) SecurID
9 2 (0.30%) Statistics
10 1 (0.15%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 296 (44.38%) Windows
2 103 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (15.14%) Linux
4 76 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (3.75%) Windows 7
8 24 (3.60%) UNIX
9 16 (2.40%) Ubuntu
10 13 (1.95%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.95%) Windows XP
10 13 (1.95%) Solaris
11 11 (1.65%) CentOS
12 9 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.90%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.30%) Android
16 1 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (15.29%) ITIL
2 56 (8.40%) Network Design
3 48 (7.20%) Service Delivery
4 31 (4.65%) Load Balancing
5 29 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 28 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (3.90%) Project Management
7 26 (3.90%) Change Control
8 25 (3.75%) Service Management
9 21 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (3.15%) Configuration Management
9 21 (3.15%) Network Architecture
9 21 (3.15%) Network Management
10 20 (3.00%) PRINCE2
11 18 (2.70%) Business Continuity
12 17 (2.55%) Mentoring
13 16 (2.40%) CRM
14 14 (2.10%) Risk Assessment
15 13 (1.95%) Validation
15 13 (1.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 52 (7.80%) SQL
2 50 (7.50%) Java
3 11 (1.65%) C
4 9 (1.35%) Perl
5 7 (1.05%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.75%) Tcl
6 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.45%) VBScript
8 3 (0.45%) PHP
9 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 257 (38.53%) Cisco Certification
2 162 (24.29%) CCNA
3 144 (21.59%) CCNP
4 64 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 45 (6.75%) MCSE
7 36 (5.40%) SC Cleared
8 28 (4.20%) Degree
9 27 (4.05%) MCSA
10 24 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (3.15%) CCSE
13 18 (2.70%) MCITP
14 17 (2.55%) CCSA
15 14 (2.10%) CCIP
15 14 (2.10%) CCDP
16 12 (1.80%) CCIE
17 10 (1.50%) JNCIA
18 8 (1.20%) JNCIP
18 8 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.70%) SLA
2 18 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 16 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.45%) QA
6 2 (0.30%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
System Software
1 130 (19.49%) Active Directory
2 111 (16.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (9.15%) vSphere
4 44 (6.60%) Hyper-V
5 20 (3.00%) VMware ESX
6 17 (2.55%) XenApp
7 15 (2.25%) Terminal Services
8 13 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.05%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.75%) XenServer
11 5 (0.75%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.60%) vCloud
13 3 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.30%) Snort
14 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (3.00%) SCCM
1 20 (3.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (2.40%) Cisco UCCE
3 13 (1.95%) Nagios
4 10 (1.50%) WMI
5 8 (1.20%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.05%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (0.75%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.75%) WSUS
8 5 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.45%) SCOM
9 3 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.15%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.15%) Cacti
11 1 (0.15%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.15%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.15%) Foglight
11 1 (0.15%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 218 (32.68%) VMware
2 204 (30.58%) Microsoft
3 132 (19.79%) Citrix
4 126 (18.89%) CheckPoint
5 87 (13.04%) Juniper
6 83 (12.44%) HP
7 66 (9.90%) NetApp
8 64 (9.60%) Oracle
9 48 (7.20%) Dell
10 44 (6.60%) F5
11 28 (4.20%) EMC
12 27 (4.05%) Avaya
13 25 (3.75%) IBM
14 23 (3.45%) Red Hat
15 21 (3.15%) Mitel
15 21 (3.15%) Brocade
16 20 (3.00%) Fortinet
17 18 (2.70%) SolarWinds
18 17 (2.55%) SonicWALL
18 17 (2.55%) Blue Coat
West Midlands
Capita Resourcing
Salary: attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £62k basic + 10% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leominster, Herefordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + FE Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34649.00 - £37545.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: on call + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Car, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34649.00 - £37545.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leominster, Herefordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £19000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago