Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 33 35
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 292 282 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.05% 7.18% 6.47%
As % of the Vendors category 18.33% 14.35% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 230 171 222
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,125 £28,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%

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 1,593 1,965 1,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 54.84% 50.03% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,265 1,313 1,320
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £69,750 £61,250
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 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 144 (49.32%) Firewall
2 114 (39.04%) Active Directory
3 111 (38.01%) Data Centre
4 96 (32.88%) Cisco Certification
5 95 (32.53%) VMware
6 89 (30.48%) Windows
7 88 (30.14%) WAN
8 87 (29.79%) ITIL
9 84 (28.77%) HP
9 84 (28.77%) CheckPoint
10 75 (25.68%) Microsoft Azure
11 68 (23.29%) DNS
11 68 (23.29%) Citrix
12 67 (22.95%) Microsoft
13 66 (22.60%) Fortinet
13 66 (22.60%) Cisco ASA
14 64 (21.92%) CCNP
15 63 (21.58%) LAN
16 62 (21.23%) Hyper-V
17 61 (20.89%) DHCP
18 60 (20.55%) CCNA
19 59 (20.21%) Office 365
20 58 (19.86%) Service Delivery
21 55 (18.84%) OSPF
22 53 (18.15%) Dell
22 53 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
23 51 (17.47%) Wireless
24 50 (17.12%) Windows Server
25 49 (16.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 47 (16.10%) F5

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 33 (11.30%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.19%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.14%) SharePoint Server
3 15 (5.14%) Skype for Business
4 12 (4.11%) SAS
5 8 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.68%) IIS
6 2 (0.68%) JBoss
6 2 (0.68%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 75 (25.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (20.21%) Office 365
3 34 (11.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 26 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (5.82%) IaaS
5 17 (5.82%) PaaS
6 8 (2.74%) Azure Functions
6 8 (2.74%) Azure Machine Learning
6 8 (2.74%) Serverless
7 4 (1.37%) SaaS
8 3 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 144 (49.32%) Firewall
2 88 (30.14%) WAN
3 68 (23.29%) DNS
4 66 (22.60%) Cisco ASA
5 63 (21.58%) LAN
6 61 (20.89%) DHCP
7 55 (18.84%) OSPF
8 51 (17.47%) Wireless
9 38 (13.01%) VPN
10 33 (11.30%) VLAN
11 21 (7.19%) VoIP
12 17 (5.82%) EIGRP
13 15 (5.14%) MPLS
13 15 (5.14%) SAN
13 15 (5.14%) Skype
14 14 (4.79%) NAS
15 13 (4.45%) Network Security
15 13 (4.45%) Spanning Tree
16 12 (4.11%) FCoE
16 12 (4.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.45%) Azure SQL Database
2 12 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (2.74%) Git (software)
1 8 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (10.62%) Finance
2 25 (8.56%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.74%) Retail
4 6 (2.05%) Legal
5 3 (1.03%) Games
5 3 (1.03%) Law
6 1 (0.34%) Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Local Government
6 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (23.63%) Network Engineer
2 46 (15.75%) Architect
2 46 (15.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (10.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (9.59%) Technical Specialist
5 27 (9.25%) Network Architect
6 23 (7.88%) Network Specialist
6 23 (7.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (6.16%) Analyst
8 13 (4.45%) Technical Architect
9 10 (3.42%) IT Security Officer
9 10 (3.42%) Security Officer
10 9 (3.08%) Field Engineer
11 8 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (2.74%) IT Engineer
11 8 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.74%) Technical Support
12 7 (2.40%) Lead Network Engineer
12 7 (2.40%) Network Manager
13 6 (2.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.45%) SAML
2 8 (2.74%) JSON
3 5 (1.71%) LDAP
4 2 (0.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 111 (38.01%) Data Centre
2 32 (10.96%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (9.93%) Virtual Team
4 26 (8.90%) Clustering
5 18 (6.16%) Management Information System
6 15 (5.14%) Handset
7 7 (2.40%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.05%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.71%) PKI
9 5 (1.71%) Replication
10 4 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.37%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.03%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.03%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.03%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.34%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 89 (30.48%) Windows
2 50 (17.12%) Windows Server
3 34 (11.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (5.14%) Linux
4 15 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (4.11%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.05%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (29.79%) ITIL
2 58 (19.86%) Service Delivery
3 49 (16.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 40 (13.70%) Project Management
5 39 (13.36%) Mentoring
6 37 (12.67%) Load Balancing
7 36 (12.33%) Presales
8 29 (9.93%) Identity Access Management
8 29 (9.93%) Line Management
9 26 (8.90%) Network Management
10 24 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (7.88%) Configuration Management
11 23 (7.88%) Data Protection
11 23 (7.88%) Incident Management
11 23 (7.88%) Patch Management
12 22 (7.53%) Kalman Filter
12 22 (7.53%) Web Filtering
13 18 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (5.82%) Cybersecurity
15 16 (5.48%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.22%) SQL
2 16 (5.48%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.42%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 96 (32.88%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (21.92%) CCNP
3 60 (20.55%) CCNA
4 32 (10.96%) ITIL Certification
5 28 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (6.16%) CCIE
7 16 (5.48%) CCDP
7 16 (5.48%) CISSP
8 14 (4.79%) Degree
8 14 (4.79%) MCSE
9 10 (3.42%) CISM
9 10 (3.42%) MCSA
9 10 (3.42%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.42%) Security Cleared
10 8 (2.74%) CCDA
10 8 (2.74%) CCIE Service Provider
10 8 (2.74%) JNCIA
11 7 (2.40%) DBS Check
11 7 (2.40%) JNCIE
11 7 (2.40%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.25%) SLA
2 20 (6.85%) GDPR
3 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.03%) ISO 14001
4 3 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.68%) QA
6 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 114 (39.04%) Active Directory
2 62 (21.23%) Hyper-V
3 53 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (11.30%) XenApp
5 28 (9.59%) vSphere
6 14 (4.79%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.74%) Docker
9 8 (2.74%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.68%) Firmware
10 2 (0.68%) NLBS
10 2 (0.68%) Xen
11 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.34%) KVM
11 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 28 (9.59%) SCCM
2 22 (7.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 18 (6.16%) FortiGate
4 10 (3.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (2.74%) HP Data Protector
5 8 (2.74%) Kubernetes
5 8 (2.74%) NetBackup
5 8 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.74%) Puppet
5 8 (2.74%) Terraform
6 6 (2.05%) CASB
6 6 (2.05%) Stealthwatch
7 4 (1.37%) WSUS
8 3 (1.03%) SCOM
8 3 (1.03%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.68%) Cacti
9 2 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.68%) Nagios
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.34%) QRadar
Vendors
1 95 (32.53%) VMware
2 84 (28.77%) CheckPoint
2 84 (28.77%) HP
3 68 (23.29%) Citrix
4 67 (22.95%) Microsoft
5 66 (22.60%) Fortinet
6 53 (18.15%) Dell
7 47 (16.10%) F5
8 45 (15.41%) Juniper
9 38 (13.01%) Palo Alto
10 32 (10.96%) NetApp
11 29 (9.93%) Symantec
12 28 (9.59%) Avaya
12 28 (9.59%) Forcepoint
13 26 (8.90%) IBM
14 25 (8.56%) McAfee
15 22 (7.53%) Mitel
16 16 (5.48%) SolarWinds
16 16 (5.48%) Veeam
17 13 (4.45%) Dell Compellent