Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 34 36
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 287 246 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.27% 6.39% 5.85%
As % of the Vendors category 14.55% 14.21% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 178 221 217
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £28,525 £29,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,250 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +13.13% -4.76% -3.45%

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 1,973 1,731 2,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 49.97% 45.00% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,314 1,323 1,592
Birmingham median annual salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.29% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 199 (69.34%) Data Centre
2 196 (68.29%) CheckPoint
3 194 (67.60%) Firewall
4 172 (59.93%) Fortinet
5 152 (52.96%) ITIL
6 147 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
7 138 (48.08%) HP
8 128 (44.60%) Juniper
9 125 (43.55%) WAN
10 120 (41.81%) CCNP
11 117 (40.77%) Service Delivery
12 114 (39.72%) F5
13 94 (32.75%) Load Balancing
14 93 (32.40%) OSPF
14 93 (32.40%) Self-Motivation
15 92 (32.06%) Presales
16 89 (31.01%) LAN
17 86 (29.97%) VPN
18 79 (27.53%) VMware
19 71 (24.74%) Cisco ASA
20 70 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
20 70 (24.39%) ITIL Certification
20 70 (24.39%) Active Directory
21 69 (24.04%) Continuous Improvement
22 62 (21.60%) ITIL V3
23 55 (19.16%) Root Cause Analysis
23 55 (19.16%) BGP
24 54 (18.82%) Wireless
24 54 (18.82%) Windows
24 54 (18.82%) Cisco Nexus

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 21 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.23%) IIS
3 12 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (10.80%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (7.67%) Office 365
4 2 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (67.60%) Firewall
2 125 (43.55%) WAN
3 93 (32.40%) OSPF
4 89 (31.01%) LAN
5 86 (29.97%) VPN
6 71 (24.74%) Cisco ASA
7 55 (19.16%) BGP
8 54 (18.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 54 (18.82%) Wireless
9 51 (17.77%) Network Security
10 49 (17.07%) FWSM
11 47 (16.38%) IPsec
11 47 (16.38%) MPLS
12 44 (15.33%) VLAN
13 40 (13.94%) DNS
13 40 (13.94%) TCP/IP
14 38 (13.24%) Cisco Firepower
15 37 (12.89%) DHCP
16 30 (10.45%) SNMP
17 27 (9.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (11.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (3.48%) Finance
2 8 (2.79%) Retail
3 2 (0.70%) Law
3 2 (0.70%) Legal
4 1 (0.35%) Banking
4 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (26.83%) Architect
2 52 (18.12%) Network Engineer
3 45 (15.68%) Network Architect
3 45 (15.68%) Solutions Architect
4 39 (13.59%) Security Architect
4 39 (13.59%) Security Solutions Architect
5 38 (13.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 23 (8.01%) Consultant
6 23 (8.01%) Technical Support
7 21 (7.32%) Technical Leader
8 20 (6.97%) Team Leader
9 19 (6.62%) Cisco Consultant
9 19 (6.62%) Network Team Leader
10 18 (6.27%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 18 (6.27%) Network Consultant
11 17 (5.92%) Analyst
11 17 (5.92%) Presales Solution Architect
12 16 (5.57%) Network Security Architect
13 15 (5.23%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
13 15 (5.23%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.23%) LDAP
2 5 (1.74%) COM
3 4 (1.39%) WSH
4 2 (0.70%) Middleware
5 1 (0.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 199 (69.34%) Data Centre
2 93 (32.40%) Self-Motivation
3 37 (12.89%) PKI
4 25 (8.71%) Computer Science
5 23 (8.01%) Cyberthreat
5 23 (8.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 23 (8.01%) Driving Licence
6 16 (5.57%) FlexPod
7 7 (2.44%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (1.39%) Clustering
9 3 (1.05%) CCTV
9 3 (1.05%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.05%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.70%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) Replication
10 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.82%) Windows
2 36 (12.54%) Windows Server
3 20 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (5.57%) Linux
5 14 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 12 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.48%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.70%) Unix
10 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.35%) AIX
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (52.96%) ITIL
2 117 (40.77%) Service Delivery
3 94 (32.75%) Load Balancing
4 92 (32.06%) Presales
5 69 (24.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 62 (21.60%) ITIL V3
7 55 (19.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 44 (15.33%) Network Management
9 42 (14.63%) SIEM
10 39 (13.59%) Line Management
11 31 (10.80%) PRINCE2
11 31 (10.80%) Project Management
12 30 (10.45%) Service Management
13 27 (9.41%) Incident Management
14 25 (8.71%) Due Diligence
14 25 (8.71%) Software Engineering
15 23 (8.01%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 23 (8.01%) Software Optimisation
15 23 (8.01%) Vulnerability Management
16 21 (7.32%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 13 (4.53%) SQL
3 10 (3.48%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.39%) VBScript
5 2 (0.70%) Python
5 2 (0.70%) Ruby
6 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 147 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (41.81%) CCNP
3 70 (24.39%) ITIL Certification
4 42 (14.63%) CCDP
5 41 (14.29%) Degree
6 35 (12.20%) CCNA
7 25 (8.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 24 (8.36%) CCIE
9 16 (5.57%) CISSP
10 15 (5.23%) CCSE
10 15 (5.23%) IISP
10 15 (5.23%) ISSAP
10 15 (5.23%) JNCIP
10 15 (5.23%) PMI Certification
10 15 (5.23%) PMP
11 9 (3.14%) CCSP
12 7 (2.44%) MCITP
12 7 (2.44%) MCSE
12 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.09%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.06%) SLA
2 25 (8.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (6.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (2.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 70 (24.39%) Active Directory
1 70 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (11.85%) Hyper-V
3 19 (6.62%) VMware NSX
4 13 (4.53%) Firmware
5 8 (2.79%) vSphere
5 8 (2.79%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (2.09%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.39%) ProxySG
10 3 (1.05%) XenApp
11 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 33 (11.50%) QRadar
2 18 (6.27%) WhatsUp Gold
3 16 (5.57%) CASB
3 16 (5.57%) Cisco Prime
4 10 (3.48%) SCVMM
5 7 (2.44%) SCCM
6 3 (1.05%) Nessus
6 3 (1.05%) SmoothWall
7 2 (0.70%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.70%) Nagios
7 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.70%) SCOM
7 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 196 (68.29%) CheckPoint
2 172 (59.93%) Fortinet
3 138 (48.08%) HP
4 128 (44.60%) Juniper
5 114 (39.72%) F5
6 79 (27.53%) VMware
7 48 (16.72%) Microsoft
8 42 (14.63%) Meraki
9 40 (13.94%) SolarWinds
10 33 (11.50%) Citrix
11 23 (8.01%) Forcepoint
11 23 (8.01%) Tufin
12 22 (7.67%) Brocade
12 22 (7.67%) McAfee
13 18 (6.27%) IBM
13 18 (6.27%) Splunk
13 18 (6.27%) Tripwire
14 17 (5.92%) Aruba
14 17 (5.92%) Infoblox
14 17 (5.92%) Palo Alto