Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 77 85
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 76 117 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.92% 3.57% 3.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.77% 11.22% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 67 114 79
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +6.12% +8.89%
10th Percentile £29,450 £36,250 £30,400
90th Percentile £66,250 £71,250 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -3.61%

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 552 1,043 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.18% 31.82% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 493 584 615
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £49,083 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.87% +18.27% -2.35%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £43,715 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.66% +9.29% -

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 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 65 (85.53%) Cisco
2 58 (76.32%) Firewall
3 46 (60.53%) CCNP
4 41 (53.95%) WAN
5 40 (52.63%) LAN
6 35 (46.05%) CCNA
7 28 (36.84%) CheckPoint
8 26 (34.21%) CCIE
9 24 (31.58%) ITIL
9 24 (31.58%) HP
10 23 (30.26%) Mentoring
11 22 (28.95%) Root Cause Analysis
12 21 (27.63%) Data Centre
12 21 (27.63%) OSPF
13 20 (26.32%) Juniper
13 20 (26.32%) Fortinet
14 18 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (22.37%) Palo Alto
15 17 (22.37%) Presales
15 17 (22.37%) CCDP
16 16 (21.05%) Wireless
17 14 (18.42%) Azure
18 13 (17.11%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (17.11%) Service Delivery
18 13 (17.11%) ITIL Certification
18 13 (17.11%) VPN
19 11 (14.47%) Windows
19 11 (14.47%) Network Architecture
19 11 (14.47%) Capacity Planning
20 9 (11.84%) F5

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 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.63%) IIS
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.42%) Azure
2 8 (10.53%) Office 365
3 7 (9.21%) AWS
4 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.63%) IaaS
5 2 (2.63%) PaaS
5 2 (2.63%) SaaS
6 1 (1.32%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 58 (76.32%) Firewall
2 41 (53.95%) WAN
3 40 (52.63%) LAN
4 21 (27.63%) OSPF
5 18 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (21.05%) Wireless
7 13 (17.11%) VPN
8 9 (11.84%) DNS
8 9 (11.84%) MPLS
8 9 (11.84%) Network Security
8 9 (11.84%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (10.53%) DHCP
10 4 (5.26%) BGP
10 4 (5.26%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (5.26%) Internet
10 4 (5.26%) VLAN
10 4 (5.26%) WLAN
11 3 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
12 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (5.26%) Retail
1 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Law
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Network Engineer
2 25 (32.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Lead Network Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Network Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Network Team Leader
5 6 (7.89%) Team Leader
6 4 (5.26%) IT Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Network Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Support Officer
8 2 (2.63%) IT Technician
8 2 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.32%) CCTV
7 1 (1.32%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Linux
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.32%) HPUX
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Solaris
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) ITIL
2 23 (30.26%) Mentoring
3 22 (28.95%) Root Cause Analysis
4 17 (22.37%) Presales
5 13 (17.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (17.11%) Service Delivery
6 11 (14.47%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (14.47%) Network Architecture
7 9 (11.84%) Capacity Management
7 9 (11.84%) Network Design
8 6 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (7.89%) Technical Leadership
9 5 (6.58%) Information Security
9 5 (6.58%) IT Strategy
9 5 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (5.26%) Case Management
10 4 (5.26%) Decision-Making
10 4 (5.26%) DevOps
10 4 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (60.53%) CCNP
2 35 (46.05%) CCNA
3 26 (34.21%) CCIE
4 17 (22.37%) CCDP
5 13 (17.11%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (10.53%) CCDA
7 5 (6.58%) DBS Check
7 5 (6.58%) Degree
7 5 (6.58%) MCSA
7 5 (6.58%) MCSE
7 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.26%) CISM
8 4 (5.26%) CISSP
8 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (2.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (2.63%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.32%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (1.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) NCSC
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.32%) QRadar
1 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 65 (85.53%) Cisco
2 28 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 24 (31.58%) HP
4 20 (26.32%) Fortinet
4 20 (26.32%) Juniper
5 17 (22.37%) Palo Alto
6 9 (11.84%) F5
7 8 (10.53%) Avaya
7 8 (10.53%) Mitel
8 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
9 5 (6.58%) Meraki
10 4 (5.26%) VMware
11 3 (3.95%) IBM
12 2 (2.63%) Nokia
13 1 (1.32%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.32%) Brocade
13 1 (1.32%) Citrix
13 1 (1.32%) NEC
13 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.32%) Splunk