Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 77 84
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 -46
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 162 137 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.17% 3.51% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.61% 13.46% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 108 148 111
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £44,298
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +12.87% -11.41%
10th Percentile £36,282 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -6.59%

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 1,285 1,018 1,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.10% 26.12% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 704 757 911
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -6.59%
10th Percentile £24,913 £25,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,000 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,591 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.17% +1.48% -

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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 144 (88.89%) Cisco
2 117 (72.22%) CCNP
3 108 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 101 (62.35%) Juniper
5 92 (56.79%) WAN
5 92 (56.79%) Firewall
6 90 (55.56%) CheckPoint
7 87 (53.70%) Fortinet
8 83 (51.23%) F5
9 81 (50.00%) ITIL
10 78 (48.15%) Presales
11 76 (46.91%) VPN
12 67 (41.36%) Cisco ASA
13 61 (37.65%) Load Balancing
14 60 (37.04%) OSPF
15 56 (34.57%) Self-Motivation
16 54 (33.33%) HP
16 54 (33.33%) BGP
16 54 (33.33%) ITIL V3
17 53 (32.72%) Cisco Nexus
17 53 (32.72%) LAN
18 51 (31.48%) VMware
19 47 (29.01%) VMware Infrastructure
20 46 (28.40%) Wireless
21 45 (27.78%) FWSM
22 43 (26.54%) Service Delivery
23 40 (24.69%) IPsec
23 40 (24.69%) CCDP
23 40 (24.69%) Network Security
24 39 (24.07%) CCNA

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 12 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (1.23%) Apache
2 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (17.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (56.79%) Firewall
1 92 (56.79%) WAN
2 76 (46.91%) VPN
3 67 (41.36%) Cisco ASA
4 60 (37.04%) OSPF
5 54 (33.33%) BGP
6 53 (32.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 53 (32.72%) LAN
7 46 (28.40%) Wireless
8 45 (27.78%) FWSM
9 40 (24.69%) IPsec
9 40 (24.69%) Network Security
10 39 (24.07%) MPLS
11 32 (19.75%) Cisco Firepower
12 28 (17.28%) VLAN
13 26 (16.05%) DHCP
13 26 (16.05%) DNS
14 23 (14.20%) SNMP
14 23 (14.20%) WLAN
15 20 (12.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (20.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (6.17%) Retail
2 8 (4.94%) Finance
3 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (37.65%) Architect
2 44 (27.16%) Network Engineer
3 39 (24.07%) Solutions Architect
4 33 (20.37%) Security Architect
5 32 (19.75%) Security Solutions Architect
6 28 (17.28%) Network Architect
7 27 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (9.26%) Cisco Consultant
8 15 (9.26%) Consultant
9 14 (8.64%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 14 (8.64%) Network Consultant
9 14 (8.64%) Presales Solution Architect
10 13 (8.02%) Network Security Architect
11 12 (7.41%) Network Specialist
11 12 (7.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 12 (7.41%) Senior Network Specialist
12 8 (4.94%) Information Architect
12 8 (4.94%) Information Security Architect
12 8 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (4.32%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.41%) LDAP
2 5 (3.09%) COM
3 2 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.23%) Spring
4 1 (0.62%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 108 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 56 (34.57%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (21.60%) PKI
4 20 (12.35%) Cyberthreat
5 19 (11.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 14 (8.64%) Driving Licence
7 13 (8.02%) FlexPod
8 4 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.47%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.23%) Fintech
9 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.35%) Windows
2 12 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.17%) Linux
4 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (50.00%) ITIL
2 78 (48.15%) Presales
3 61 (37.65%) Load Balancing
4 54 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 43 (26.54%) Service Delivery
6 37 (22.84%) SIEM
7 35 (21.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 35 (21.60%) Line Management
8 30 (18.52%) Service Management
9 29 (17.90%) Project Management
10 28 (17.28%) PRINCE2
11 24 (14.81%) Due Diligence
12 23 (14.20%) Vulnerability Management
13 22 (13.58%) Incident Management
14 20 (12.35%) Information Security
14 20 (12.35%) Network Management
15 19 (11.73%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 19 (11.73%) Software Optimisation
16 17 (10.49%) Network Architecture
16 17 (10.49%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.23%) SQL
2 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.62%) C
2 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.62%) Python
2 1 (0.62%) R
2 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 117 (72.22%) CCNP
2 40 (24.69%) CCDP
3 39 (24.07%) CCNA
4 32 (19.75%) CCIE
5 19 (11.73%) CISSP
6 15 (9.26%) Degree
7 14 (8.64%) CCSP
8 12 (7.41%) PMI Certification
8 12 (7.41%) PMP
9 11 (6.79%) CCSE
9 11 (6.79%) IISP
9 11 (6.79%) ISSAP
9 11 (6.79%) JNCIP
9 11 (6.79%) MCSE
9 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (3.70%) JNCIE
10 6 (3.70%) JNCIS
11 5 (3.09%) CEH
11 5 (3.09%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (9.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.47%) COBIT
3 4 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.47%) SLA
4 2 (1.23%) GDPR
5 1 (0.62%) GPG13
System Software
1 47 (29.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (23.46%) Active Directory
3 14 (8.64%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.02%) VMware NSX
5 5 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (15.43%) QRadar
2 15 (9.26%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (8.64%) WhatsUp Gold
4 13 (8.02%) CASB
5 12 (7.41%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.23%) Nagios
6 2 (1.23%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 144 (88.89%) Cisco
2 101 (62.35%) Juniper
3 90 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 87 (53.70%) Fortinet
5 83 (51.23%) F5
6 54 (33.33%) HP
7 51 (31.48%) VMware
8 34 (20.99%) Meraki
9 33 (20.37%) Microsoft
10 29 (17.90%) SolarWinds
11 19 (11.73%) Brocade
11 19 (11.73%) Forcepoint
11 19 (11.73%) Tufin
12 15 (9.26%) Citrix
12 15 (9.26%) Palo Alto
13 14 (8.64%) Tripwire
14 13 (8.02%) Aruba
14 13 (8.02%) Infoblox
14 13 (8.02%) McAfee
14 13 (8.02%) Sophos