Period
to 19 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 33 38
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 209 236 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.51% 6.19% 5.33%
As % of the Vendors category 10.62% 13.87% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 89 200 184
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £28,150 £29,625 £25,188
90th Percentile £62,750 £68,750 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year -3.53% +1.80% +0.60%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,968 1,702 1,941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 51.90% 44.67% 44.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,281 1,234 1,547
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,986 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.69% +1.14% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,795 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £66,350
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +1.25%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Birmingham

Cisco
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Cisco in Birmingham

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 142 (67.94%) CheckPoint
2 140 (66.99%) Firewall
3 138 (66.03%) Data Centre
4 135 (64.59%) ITIL
5 128 (61.24%) Cisco Certification
6 121 (57.89%) Fortinet
7 114 (54.55%) WAN
8 105 (50.24%) Juniper
9 98 (46.89%) CCNP
10 93 (44.50%) HP
11 87 (41.63%) LAN
12 85 (40.67%) F5
13 81 (38.76%) Service Delivery
14 79 (37.80%) Load Balancing
14 79 (37.80%) Presales
15 76 (36.36%) OSPF
16 75 (35.89%) Self-Motivation
17 66 (31.58%) VPN
18 64 (30.62%) ITIL V3
19 61 (29.19%) Cisco ASA
20 60 (28.71%) MPLS
21 55 (26.32%) Active Directory
22 53 (25.36%) Wireless
23 52 (24.88%) BGP
24 49 (23.44%) DNS
24 49 (23.44%) DHCP
24 49 (23.44%) VMware
25 48 (22.97%) CCNA
26 46 (22.01%) Network Security
26 46 (22.01%) Line Management

Cisco
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 20 (9.57%) IIS
2 8 (3.83%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.91%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.74%) Office 365
4 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.44%) IaaS
4 3 (1.44%) PaaS
4 3 (1.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 140 (66.99%) Firewall
2 114 (54.55%) WAN
3 87 (41.63%) LAN
4 76 (36.36%) OSPF
5 66 (31.58%) VPN
6 61 (29.19%) Cisco ASA
7 60 (28.71%) MPLS
8 53 (25.36%) Wireless
9 52 (24.88%) BGP
10 49 (23.44%) DHCP
10 49 (23.44%) DNS
11 46 (22.01%) Network Security
12 45 (21.53%) SNMP
13 42 (20.10%) Cisco Nexus
14 41 (19.62%) TCP/IP
14 41 (19.62%) WLAN
15 40 (19.14%) VLAN
16 38 (18.18%) FWSM
17 35 (16.75%) Ethernet
18 33 (15.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.48%) DB2
5 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (8.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (5.26%) Finance
2 7 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.39%) Billing
4 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (22.97%) Network Engineer
2 47 (22.49%) Architect
3 35 (16.75%) Solutions Architect
4 32 (15.31%) Security Architect
4 32 (15.31%) Security Solutions Architect
5 25 (11.96%) Senior Network Engineer
6 24 (11.48%) Network Architect
7 16 (7.66%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 16 (7.66%) Senior Network Specialist
8 15 (7.18%) Network Specialist
8 15 (7.18%) Technical Support
9 14 (6.70%) Technical Leader
10 13 (6.22%) Presales Solution Architect
10 13 (6.22%) Technical Specialist
11 12 (5.74%) Network Security Architect
12 11 (5.26%) Consultant
13 10 (4.78%) Cisco Consultant
13 10 (4.78%) Cisco Engineer
13 10 (4.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 9 (4.31%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.66%) LDAP
2 5 (2.39%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.91%) WSH
4 3 (1.44%) Middleware
4 3 (1.44%) XMPP
5 2 (0.96%) VXML
6 1 (0.48%) COM
6 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.48%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 138 (66.03%) Data Centre
2 75 (35.89%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (11.48%) PKI
4 23 (11.00%) Computer Science
5 20 (9.57%) Cyberthreat
5 20 (9.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 17 (8.13%) FlexPod
7 14 (6.70%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.87%) Clustering
9 5 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.96%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.96%) Handset
11 2 (0.96%) Replication
11 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.48%) CMDB
12 1 (0.48%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.48%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.27%) Windows
2 19 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 14 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (4.78%) Linux
5 8 (3.83%) Windows 10
5 8 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.91%) Unix
7 4 (1.91%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.96%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.96%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.96%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (64.59%) ITIL
2 81 (38.76%) Service Delivery
3 79 (37.80%) Load Balancing
3 79 (37.80%) Presales
4 64 (30.62%) ITIL V3
5 46 (22.01%) Line Management
6 45 (21.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 40 (19.14%) SIEM
8 39 (18.66%) Project Management
9 35 (16.75%) PRINCE2
10 31 (14.83%) Network Management
10 31 (14.83%) Root Cause Analysis
11 29 (13.88%) Service Management
12 27 (12.92%) Network Design
13 24 (11.48%) Network Virtualisation
14 23 (11.00%) Incident Management
15 22 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
15 22 (10.53%) Software Engineering
16 20 (9.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
16 20 (9.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.87%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.91%) SQL
2 4 (1.91%) VBScript
3 1 (0.48%) C
3 1 (0.48%) C#
3 1 (0.48%) C++
3 1 (0.48%) Java
3 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 128 (61.24%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (46.89%) CCNP
3 48 (22.97%) CCNA
4 41 (19.62%) ITIL Certification
5 40 (19.14%) Degree
6 34 (16.27%) CCDP
7 23 (11.00%) CISSP
8 22 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 20 (9.57%) CCSE
9 20 (9.57%) IISP
9 20 (9.57%) ISSAP
9 20 (9.57%) JNCIP
10 19 (9.09%) CCIE
11 17 (8.13%) PMI Certification
11 17 (8.13%) PMP
12 7 (3.35%) MCSE
12 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.87%) Check Point Certification
13 6 (2.87%) MCITP
14 4 (1.91%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.70%) Cyber Essentials
1 14 (6.70%) SLA
2 11 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.39%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) COBIT
4 1 (0.48%) GPG13
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 55 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 41 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.74%) VMware NSX
5 9 (4.31%) Firmware
6 5 (2.39%) ProxySG
6 5 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.96%) vSphere
8 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (13.40%) QRadar
2 19 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (5.74%) CASB
4 11 (5.26%) SCVMM
5 8 (3.83%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (2.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.91%) SCCM
8 2 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.96%) Nessus
8 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.96%) Netcool
8 2 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 142 (67.94%) CheckPoint
2 121 (57.89%) Fortinet
3 105 (50.24%) Juniper
4 93 (44.50%) HP
5 85 (40.67%) F5
6 49 (23.44%) VMware
7 38 (18.18%) SolarWinds
8 37 (17.70%) Microsoft
9 33 (15.79%) Brocade
10 30 (14.35%) Meraki
11 23 (11.00%) IBM
12 22 (10.53%) Splunk
13 20 (9.57%) Forcepoint
13 20 (9.57%) LogRhythm
13 20 (9.57%) Tufin
14 19 (9.09%) Aruba
15 18 (8.61%) Citrix
16 17 (8.13%) McAfee
17 16 (7.66%) CA
18 13 (6.22%) Huawei