Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 29 19
Rank change year-on-year -23 -10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 185 341 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.83% 7.16% 9.20%
As % of the Vendors category 10.31% 15.11% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 150 243 350
Birmingham median annual salary £49,000 £40,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.50% -18.37% -6.67%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,550 £30,825
90th Percentile £60,250 £67,500 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -5.56%

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 1795 2257 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.89% 47.40% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1482 1608
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% -4.68% +0.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 122 (65.95%) Firewall
2 109 (58.92%) Cisco Certification
3 91 (49.19%) WAN
4 83 (44.86%) CCNP
5 71 (38.38%) LAN
6 70 (37.84%) CheckPoint
7 68 (36.76%) Juniper
8 63 (34.05%) Windows
9 62 (33.51%) Data Centre
10 58 (31.35%) CCNA
11 56 (30.27%) Active Directory
12 54 (29.19%) HP
13 52 (28.11%) Microsoft
14 51 (27.57%) OSPF
15 50 (27.03%) ITIL
16 49 (26.49%) MPLS
17 48 (25.95%) Cisco ASA
18 47 (25.41%) BGP
18 47 (25.41%) Network Security
19 46 (24.86%) VMware
19 46 (24.86%) TCP/IP
19 46 (24.86%) F5
20 44 (23.78%) VPN
21 42 (22.70%) VLAN
21 42 (22.70%) Fortinet
22 41 (22.16%) Wireless
22 41 (22.16%) Service Delivery
22 41 (22.16%) Windows Server
23 39 (21.08%) DNS
24 38 (20.54%) Load Balancing

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 15 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.78%) Apache
2 7 (3.78%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.24%) CMS
4 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.16%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.62%) IIS
6 3 (1.62%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.08%) WordPress
8 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.03%) Office 365
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.08%) IaaS
4 2 (1.08%) PaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 122 (65.95%) Firewall
2 91 (49.19%) WAN
3 71 (38.38%) LAN
4 51 (27.57%) OSPF
5 49 (26.49%) MPLS
6 48 (25.95%) Cisco ASA
7 47 (25.41%) BGP
7 47 (25.41%) Network Security
8 46 (24.86%) TCP/IP
9 44 (23.78%) VPN
10 42 (22.70%) VLAN
11 41 (22.16%) Wireless
12 39 (21.08%) DNS
13 27 (14.59%) IPsec
14 26 (14.05%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (13.51%) SAN
16 24 (12.97%) DHCP
17 21 (11.35%) SNMP
18 17 (9.19%) Ethernet
19 16 (8.65%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.08%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.08%) DB2
4 2 (1.08%) MySQL
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (15.14%) Finance
2 13 (7.03%) Billing
3 9 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.32%) Banking
5 5 (2.70%) Retail
6 3 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 2 (1.08%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (35.14%) Network Engineer
2 29 (15.68%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (9.19%) Analyst
5 15 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.49%) Architect
6 12 (6.49%) Firewall Engineer
6 12 (6.49%) Technical Analyst
7 10 (5.41%) Network Architect
8 9 (4.86%) Network Specialist
9 7 (3.78%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.78%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.24%) Consultant
10 6 (3.24%) Implementation Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (3.24%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.70%) IT Support
11 5 (2.70%) Juniper Engineer
11 5 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.95%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.54%) .NET
2 1 (0.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 62 (33.51%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.03%) FlexPod
3 13 (7.03%) PKI
4 11 (5.95%) Clustering
5 7 (3.78%) Handset
5 7 (3.78%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.24%) Replication
7 5 (2.70%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.70%) RSA SecurID
8 4 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.62%) iPad
10 2 (1.08%) CMDB
10 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 63 (34.05%) Windows
2 41 (22.16%) Windows Server
3 19 (10.27%) Linux
4 17 (9.19%) Windows 10
5 16 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (7.57%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.32%) CentOS
7 8 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.62%) Unix
11 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.03%) ITIL
2 41 (22.16%) Service Delivery
3 38 (20.54%) Load Balancing
4 33 (17.84%) Line Management
5 32 (17.30%) Network Design
5 32 (17.30%) Presales
6 27 (14.59%) Project Management
7 26 (14.05%) Network Management
8 24 (12.97%) Mentoring
9 22 (11.89%) ITIL V3
10 20 (10.81%) Time Management
11 18 (9.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (8.65%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (8.11%) Security Management
14 14 (7.57%) SIEM
15 13 (7.03%) Application Performance Management
15 13 (7.03%) Migration
15 13 (7.03%) Network Monitoring
15 13 (7.03%) Performance Management
15 13 (7.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.19%) SQL
2 10 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.78%) Bash Shell
3 7 (3.78%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.24%) C
5 1 (0.54%) C#
5 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 109 (58.92%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (44.86%) CCNP
3 58 (31.35%) CCNA
4 18 (9.73%) Degree
5 16 (8.65%) CCIE
5 16 (8.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (7.57%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (4.86%) MCSA
9 7 (3.78%) Security Cleared
10 6 (3.24%) CCDP
10 6 (3.24%) CCIP
10 6 (3.24%) JNCIE
10 6 (3.24%) JNCIP
10 6 (3.24%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.70%) MCSE
12 4 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.62%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.62%) PMP
14 2 (1.08%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.03%) QA
2 9 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.86%) SLA
3 4 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 56 (30.27%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.19%) vSphere
4 15 (8.11%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.24%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.08%) XenApp
8 2 (1.08%) XenServer
9 1 (0.54%) Firmware
9 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (7.03%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (4.86%) SCVMM
3 8 (4.32%) SCCM
4 7 (3.78%) vCenter Server
5 6 (3.24%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (2.70%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.70%) QRadar
7 4 (2.16%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (2.16%) WSUS
8 2 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.08%) Netcool
9 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.54%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 70 (37.84%) CheckPoint
2 68 (36.76%) Juniper
3 54 (29.19%) HP
4 52 (28.11%) Microsoft
5 46 (24.86%) F5
5 46 (24.86%) VMware
6 42 (22.70%) Fortinet
7 28 (15.14%) Brocade
8 26 (14.05%) SolarWinds
9 19 (10.27%) Meraki
10 17 (9.19%) Aruba
11 15 (8.11%) Veeam
12 13 (7.03%) Palo Alto
12 13 (7.03%) Sourcefire
13 10 (5.41%) Citrix
13 10 (5.41%) Sophos
14 8 (4.32%) BMC
14 8 (4.32%) Red Hat
15 7 (3.78%) McAfee
15 7 (3.78%) Synology