Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 31 57
Rank change year-on-year +10 +26 -30
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 236 278 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.66% 7.65% 4.74%
As % of the Vendors category 17.65% 15.94% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 210 218 150
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +17.35% +20.99%
10th Percentile £31,225 £34,775 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £60,025
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +13.75% -

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 1,337 1,744 1,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 49.08% 47.96% 46.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,128 1,221 1,361
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 13 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 146 (61.86%) Firewall
2 98 (41.53%) WAN
3 90 (38.14%) LAN
4 85 (36.02%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (34.32%) CheckPoint
6 77 (32.63%) HP
7 71 (30.08%) Data Centre
8 65 (27.54%) Fortinet
9 64 (27.12%) OSPF
10 61 (25.85%) Azure
11 60 (25.42%) Active Directory
12 58 (24.58%) Microsoft
13 57 (24.15%) Windows
13 57 (24.15%) Service Delivery
14 52 (22.03%) CCNP
15 51 (21.61%) VMware
16 48 (20.34%) ITIL
17 46 (19.49%) Citrix
18 43 (18.22%) Wireless
19 42 (17.80%) CCNA
20 41 (17.37%) DNS
21 38 (16.10%) DHCP
21 38 (16.10%) Office 365
22 37 (15.68%) Windows Server
23 36 (15.25%) Juniper
23 36 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
24 34 (14.41%) Mentoring
25 33 (13.98%) VPN
26 31 (13.14%) CCIE
26 31 (13.14%) MS Exchange

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 31 (13.14%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.93%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.51%) SAS
4 5 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.27%) IIS
5 3 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.27%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 61 (25.85%) Azure
2 38 (16.10%) Office 365
3 15 (6.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (4.66%) AWS
5 7 (2.97%) IaaS
5 7 (2.97%) PaaS
6 5 (2.12%) SaaS
7 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.85%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.85%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.85%) Serverless
9 1 (0.42%) G Suite
9 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.42%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 146 (61.86%) Firewall
2 98 (41.53%) WAN
3 90 (38.14%) LAN
4 64 (27.12%) OSPF
5 43 (18.22%) Wireless
6 41 (17.37%) DNS
7 38 (16.10%) DHCP
8 36 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
9 33 (13.98%) VPN
10 24 (10.17%) VLAN
11 17 (7.20%) NAS
11 17 (7.20%) Network Security
12 13 (5.51%) BGP
12 13 (5.51%) FCoE
12 13 (5.51%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (5.51%) iSCSI
12 13 (5.51%) Spanning Tree
13 10 (4.24%) MPLS
13 10 (4.24%) VoIP
14 9 (3.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.42%) Power BI
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.42%) AutoIt
2 1 (0.42%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.42%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (11.44%) Public Sector
2 12 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.39%) Finance
4 5 (2.12%) Law
5 4 (1.69%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (25.85%) Network Engineer
2 31 (13.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (11.86%) Network Specialist
3 28 (11.86%) Technical Specialist
4 27 (11.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (9.32%) Analyst
6 20 (8.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (6.78%) Infrastructure Manager
8 15 (6.36%) Architect
9 12 (5.08%) Network Architect
9 12 (5.08%) Team Leader
10 10 (4.24%) Cisco Engineer
10 10 (4.24%) Principal Engineer
11 9 (3.81%) Information Analyst
11 9 (3.81%) Information Security Analyst
11 9 (3.81%) Security Analyst
12 8 (3.39%) IT Engineer
13 7 (2.97%) Lead Network Engineer
13 7 (2.97%) Network Team Leader
14 6 (2.54%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.85%) JSON
1 2 (0.85%) SAML
2 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (30.08%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.51%) Clustering
2 13 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (4.24%) Virtual Team
4 9 (3.81%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (2.97%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.12%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.69%) Handset
8 4 (1.69%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.85%) CCTV
10 2 (0.85%) Replication
10 2 (0.85%) User Experience
11 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.42%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (24.15%) Windows
2 37 (15.68%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (4.66%) Linux
4 11 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.97%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.54%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.69%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.69%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.42%) HPUX
10 1 (0.42%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.15%) Service Delivery
2 48 (20.34%) ITIL
3 34 (14.41%) Mentoring
4 30 (12.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 30 (12.71%) Network Management
5 28 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 20 (8.47%) Trend Analysis
8 19 (8.05%) Customer-Centricity
8 19 (8.05%) Presales
8 19 (8.05%) Preventative Maintenance
8 19 (8.05%) Proactive Maintenance
9 18 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (6.78%) Project Delivery
11 15 (6.36%) Information Security
11 15 (6.36%) SIEM
12 14 (5.93%) Threat Detection
13 13 (5.51%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (5.51%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.39%) SQL
2 6 (2.54%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.85%) Java
4 2 (0.85%) Perl
4 2 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 85 (36.02%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (22.03%) CCNP
3 42 (17.80%) CCNA
4 31 (13.14%) CCIE
5 21 (8.90%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (8.47%) CCDP
7 19 (8.05%) CISSP
8 14 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (4.66%) CISM
9 11 (4.66%) Degree
10 10 (4.24%) CCDA
11 9 (3.81%) MCSE
12 8 (3.39%) DBS Check
13 7 (2.97%) Security Cleared
14 4 (1.69%) JNCIA
14 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
15 3 (1.27%) HNC
15 3 (1.27%) JNCIE
15 3 (1.27%) JNCIP
15 3 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.39%) ISO 9001
2 8 (3.39%) SLA
3 3 (1.27%) NIST
4 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.42%) GDPR
5 1 (0.42%) NCSC
5 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (25.42%) Active Directory
2 27 (11.44%) Hyper-V
3 18 (7.63%) XenApp
4 15 (6.36%) vSphere
5 13 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.27%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.27%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.27%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.85%) Docker
7 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.42%) Firmware
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.54%) SCCM
2 5 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.69%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (1.27%) Cacti
4 3 (1.27%) CASB
4 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.27%) Nagios
4 3 (1.27%) Stealthwatch
5 2 (0.85%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.85%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.85%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.85%) Puppet
5 2 (0.85%) Terraform
5 2 (0.85%) WSUS
6 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.42%) Icinga
6 1 (0.42%) QRadar
6 1 (0.42%) vMotion
Vendors
1 81 (34.32%) CheckPoint
2 77 (32.63%) HP
3 65 (27.54%) Fortinet
4 58 (24.58%) Microsoft
5 51 (21.61%) VMware
6 46 (19.49%) Citrix
7 36 (15.25%) Juniper
8 28 (11.86%) Palo Alto
9 23 (9.75%) Dell
10 22 (9.32%) F5
11 18 (7.63%) NetApp
12 16 (6.78%) Mitel
13 15 (6.36%) Avaya
14 14 (5.93%) Forcepoint
15 13 (5.51%) Dell Compellent
16 10 (4.24%) SolarWinds
17 9 (3.81%) IBM
18 8 (3.39%) Aruba
18 8 (3.39%) McAfee
18 8 (3.39%) Symantec