Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 78 90
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 -48
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 100 136 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.81% 3.57% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.87% 13.93% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 106 110 121
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,125 £27,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.61% -7.78%

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,127 976 1,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.70% 25.62% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 643 708 875
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,050 £26,250 £24,349
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,429 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Birmingham

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in Birmingham

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Birmingham over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 84 (84.00%) Cisco
2 70 (70.00%) CCNP
3 63 (63.00%) Firewall
4 45 (45.00%) Juniper
4 45 (45.00%) WAN
5 43 (43.00%) Data Centre
6 41 (41.00%) CCNA
7 39 (39.00%) VPN
8 36 (36.00%) ITIL
8 36 (36.00%) CheckPoint
8 36 (36.00%) F5
9 35 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (35.00%) BGP
10 34 (34.00%) CCIE
10 34 (34.00%) Fortinet
11 32 (32.00%) Self-Motivation
12 30 (30.00%) OSPF
13 28 (28.00%) MPLS
14 26 (26.00%) Wireless
15 24 (24.00%) Load Balancing
15 24 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (23.00%) HP
16 23 (23.00%) Presales
17 22 (22.00%) Service Delivery
18 21 (21.00%) VMware
18 21 (21.00%) Project Management
18 21 (21.00%) LAN
18 21 (21.00%) Continuous Improvement
19 20 (20.00%) FWSM
19 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.00%) Apache
2 4 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.00%) Office 365
4 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (63.00%) Firewall
2 45 (45.00%) WAN
3 39 (39.00%) VPN
4 35 (35.00%) BGP
4 35 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (30.00%) OSPF
6 28 (28.00%) MPLS
7 26 (26.00%) Wireless
8 24 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (21.00%) LAN
10 20 (20.00%) FWSM
10 20 (20.00%) VLAN
11 17 (17.00%) IPsec
12 14 (14.00%) Network Security
12 14 (14.00%) VoIP
13 10 (10.00%) Cisco Firepower
13 10 (10.00%) DHCP
13 10 (10.00%) DNS
14 8 (8.00%) Ethernet
14 8 (8.00%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) Big Data
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (9.00%) Retail
1 9 (9.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.00%) Banking
2 4 (4.00%) Billing
2 4 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (49.00%) Network Engineer
2 29 (29.00%) Architect
3 11 (11.00%) Network Architect
3 11 (11.00%) Technical Architect
4 10 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) Security Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) IP Architect
8 6 (6.00%) Consultant
8 6 (6.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) Security Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Security Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Network Manager
10 4 (4.00%) Network Security Architect
10 4 (4.00%) Project Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) Spring
2 1 (1.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.00%) COM
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (43.00%) Data Centre
2 32 (32.00%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (17.00%) PKI
4 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.00%) Handset
6 4 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (3.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.00%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.00%) CMDB
9 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Windows
2 11 (11.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.00%) ITIL
2 24 (24.00%) Load Balancing
3 23 (23.00%) Presales
4 22 (22.00%) Service Delivery
5 21 (21.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (21.00%) Project Management
6 15 (15.00%) Service Management
7 14 (14.00%) ITIL V3
8 13 (13.00%) Line Management
9 10 (10.00%) Due Diligence
9 10 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
9 10 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 9 (9.00%) Network Management
11 8 (8.00%) Incident Management
11 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (7.00%) Change Management
12 7 (7.00%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.00%) Network Architecture
12 7 (7.00%) Time Management
13 6 (6.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.00%) Perl
2 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.00%) Python
2 1 (1.00%) R
2 1 (1.00%) Ruby
2 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (70.00%) CCNP
2 41 (41.00%) CCNA
3 34 (34.00%) CCIE
4 11 (11.00%) MCSE
4 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (10.00%) CISSP
6 7 (7.00%) CISM
6 7 (7.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (6.00%) JNCIE
8 5 (5.00%) CCDP
9 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.00%) CCIP
10 3 (3.00%) CCSE
10 3 (3.00%) IISP
10 3 (3.00%) ISSAP
10 3 (3.00%) JNCIP
10 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.00%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (1.00%) CCSP
11 1 (1.00%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) SLA
2 8 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.00%) GDPR
4 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.00%) GPG13
6 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (19.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.00%) XenApp
4 3 (3.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) SCVMM
2 6 (6.00%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.00%) Nagios
3 4 (4.00%) QRadar
3 4 (4.00%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.00%) CASB
4 1 (1.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.00%) SCCM
4 1 (1.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 84 (84.00%) Cisco
2 45 (45.00%) Juniper
3 36 (36.00%) CheckPoint
3 36 (36.00%) F5
4 34 (34.00%) Fortinet
5 23 (23.00%) HP
6 21 (21.00%) VMware
7 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (14.00%) Meraki
9 13 (13.00%) Citrix
10 12 (12.00%) Palo Alto
11 10 (10.00%) BMC
11 10 (10.00%) Brocade
12 9 (9.00%) SolarWinds
13 7 (7.00%) Avaya
13 7 (7.00%) Dell
14 6 (6.00%) Huawei
14 6 (6.00%) Mitel
15 4 (4.00%) IBM
16 3 (3.00%) Nokia