Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 20 28
Rank change year-on-year -41 +8 +30
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 33 241 290
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.37% 9.04% 7.88%
As % of the Vendors category 7.95% 18.52% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 37 238 260
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -8.70% +17.35%
10th Percentile £38,764 £30,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £56,750 £72,000 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% - +25.00%

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 415 1,301 1,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.39% 48.82% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 335 1,091 1,228
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Birmingham

Cisco
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Cisco in Birmingham

Cisco
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco in Birmingham over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 21 (63.64%) WAN
3 14 (42.42%) DNS
4 13 (39.39%) LAN
4 13 (39.39%) VMware
4 13 (39.39%) Network Security
5 12 (36.36%) SolarWinds
5 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (33.33%) CCNA
6 11 (33.33%) Internet
7 10 (30.30%) Juniper
7 10 (30.30%) VPN
7 10 (30.30%) Fortinet
7 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (27.27%) CCNP
9 8 (24.24%) VoIP
9 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
9 8 (24.24%) BGP
10 7 (21.21%) Avaya
10 7 (21.21%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (21.21%) Wireless
10 7 (21.21%) Windows
10 7 (21.21%) VLAN
10 7 (21.21%) Public Sector
10 7 (21.21%) Palo Alto
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
11 6 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V

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 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Azure
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) IaaS
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
4 1 (3.03%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 21 (63.64%) WAN
3 14 (42.42%) DNS
4 13 (39.39%) LAN
4 13 (39.39%) Network Security
5 11 (33.33%) Internet
6 10 (30.30%) VPN
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (24.24%) BGP
8 8 (24.24%) VoIP
9 7 (21.21%) VLAN
9 7 (21.21%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (21.21%) Wireless
10 6 (18.18%) OSPF
11 5 (15.15%) Cisco Firepower
11 5 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (15.15%) DHCP
11 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
11 5 (15.15%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (12.12%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (21.21%) Public Sector
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) IT Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Support
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (3.03%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (15.15%) Network Design
3 5 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (15.15%) Project Delivery
3 5 (15.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 3 (9.09%) SIEM
4 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Network Management
5 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) CCNA
3 9 (27.27%) CCNP
4 5 (15.15%) CCDA
5 3 (9.09%) ACCA
5 3 (9.09%) ACSA
5 3 (9.09%) ACSP
5 3 (9.09%) CCIE
5 3 (9.09%) MCSE
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.06%) DBS Check
6 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) VCP5
6 2 (6.06%) VCP6
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.03%) CCDP
7 1 (3.03%) CISM
7 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (12.12%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) SCOM
3 2 (6.06%) WSUS
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) VMware
2 12 (36.36%) SolarWinds
3 10 (30.30%) Fortinet
3 10 (30.30%) Juniper
4 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
5 7 (21.21%) Avaya
5 7 (21.21%) Palo Alto
6 5 (15.15%) Aruba
6 5 (15.15%) Citrix
6 5 (15.15%) Extreme Networks
6 5 (15.15%) Meraki
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.09%) HP
8 3 (9.09%) NetApp
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle
9 2 (6.06%) Dell
9 2 (6.06%) Forcepoint
9 2 (6.06%) Huawei
9 2 (6.06%) McAfee
9 2 (6.06%) Mitel