Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 84 82
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 -49
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 126 135 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.45% 3.56% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.60% 14.02% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 113 129 123
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.35% +15.29% -15.00%
10th Percentile £36,536 £27,400 £25,950
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,050 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% -12.09%

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 1,189 963 1,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.55% 25.38% 30.01%
Number of salaries quoted 690 710 960
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,988 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £72,625
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% -

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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 107 (84.92%) Cisco
2 94 (74.60%) CCNP
3 78 (61.90%) Data Centre
4 76 (60.32%) Firewall
5 70 (55.56%) Juniper
6 65 (51.59%) VPN
7 63 (50.00%) WAN
8 62 (49.21%) CheckPoint
9 60 (47.62%) Fortinet
9 60 (47.62%) F5
10 55 (43.65%) Cisco ASA
11 53 (42.06%) ITIL
12 48 (38.10%) Presales
13 47 (37.30%) OSPF
14 44 (34.92%) Load Balancing
15 43 (34.13%) BGP
16 42 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
16 42 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
17 38 (30.16%) LAN
18 37 (29.37%) FWSM
19 35 (27.78%) Wireless
20 34 (26.98%) VMware
21 33 (26.19%) Continuous Improvement
22 32 (25.40%) IPsec
22 32 (25.40%) CCNA
23 31 (24.60%) MPLS
23 31 (24.60%) ITIL V3
23 31 (24.60%) PKI
24 30 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
24 30 (23.81%) HP

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 7 (5.56%) IIS
2 4 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (60.32%) Firewall
2 65 (51.59%) VPN
3 63 (50.00%) WAN
4 55 (43.65%) Cisco ASA
5 47 (37.30%) OSPF
6 43 (34.13%) BGP
7 42 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 38 (30.16%) LAN
9 37 (29.37%) FWSM
10 35 (27.78%) Wireless
11 32 (25.40%) IPsec
12 31 (24.60%) MPLS
13 24 (19.05%) Network Security
14 21 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
15 20 (15.87%) VLAN
16 16 (12.70%) Cisco Wireless
16 16 (12.70%) DHCP
16 16 (12.70%) DNS
17 15 (11.90%) WLAN
18 13 (10.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) Big Data
3 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (23.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (6.35%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (2.38%) Banking
3 3 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (36.51%) Network Engineer
2 43 (34.13%) Architect
3 26 (20.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (20.63%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (16.67%) Security Architect
5 20 (15.87%) Security Solutions Architect
6 16 (12.70%) Network Architect
7 11 (8.73%) Consultant
8 10 (7.94%) Cisco Consultant
8 10 (7.94%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 10 (7.94%) Network Consultant
8 10 (7.94%) Technical Architect
9 9 (7.14%) Network Security Architect
10 8 (6.35%) Information Architect
10 8 (6.35%) Information Security Architect
10 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) IP Architect
11 6 (4.76%) Network Specialist
11 6 (4.76%) Presales Consultant
11 6 (4.76%) Presales Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) LDAP
2 4 (3.17%) COM
2 4 (3.17%) Spring
3 2 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 78 (61.90%) Data Centre
2 42 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (24.60%) PKI
4 15 (11.90%) Cyberthreat
5 14 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (7.94%) Driving Licence
7 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.97%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.59%) Fintech
9 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.49%) Windows
2 12 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.56%) Linux
4 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (42.06%) ITIL
2 48 (38.10%) Presales
3 44 (34.92%) Load Balancing
4 33 (26.19%) Continuous Improvement
5 31 (24.60%) ITIL V3
6 25 (19.84%) SIEM
7 22 (17.46%) Line Management
7 22 (17.46%) Service Delivery
8 20 (15.87%) Information Security
8 20 (15.87%) Project Management
9 19 (15.08%) Incident Management
9 19 (15.08%) Service Management
10 18 (14.29%) Network Management
10 18 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (11.90%) PRINCE2
12 14 (11.11%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 14 (11.11%) Software Optimisation
13 13 (10.32%) Due Diligence
13 13 (10.32%) Network Architecture
14 10 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.59%) SQL
2 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.79%) C
2 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.79%) Python
2 1 (0.79%) R
2 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 94 (74.60%) CCNP
2 32 (25.40%) CCNA
3 28 (22.22%) CCIE
4 24 (19.05%) CCDP
5 15 (11.90%) CISSP
6 11 (8.73%) CCSP
7 9 (7.14%) MCSE
7 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (4.76%) CCSE
8 6 (4.76%) Degree
8 6 (4.76%) IISP
8 6 (4.76%) ISSAP
8 6 (4.76%) JNCIE
8 6 (4.76%) JNCIP
8 6 (4.76%) JNCIS
8 6 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.97%) CEH
9 5 (3.97%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.35%) SLA
3 7 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (4.76%) PCI DSS
5 4 (3.17%) COBIT
6 2 (1.59%) GDPR
7 1 (0.79%) GPG13
System Software
1 30 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (18.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.76%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (12.70%) QRadar
2 10 (7.94%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (7.94%) WhatsUp Gold
3 8 (6.35%) SCVMM
4 6 (4.76%) CASB
5 4 (3.17%) Nagios
5 4 (3.17%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 107 (84.92%) Cisco
2 70 (55.56%) Juniper
3 62 (49.21%) CheckPoint
4 60 (47.62%) F5
4 60 (47.62%) Fortinet
5 34 (26.98%) VMware
6 30 (23.81%) HP
7 26 (20.63%) Meraki
8 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 20 (15.87%) SolarWinds
10 14 (11.11%) Tufin
11 11 (8.73%) Forcepoint
11 11 (8.73%) Palo Alto
12 10 (7.94%) Tripwire
13 9 (7.14%) Citrix
14 8 (6.35%) BMC
14 8 (6.35%) Brocade
15 6 (4.76%) Aruba
15 6 (4.76%) Infoblox
15 6 (4.76%) Riverbed