Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 14 35
Rank change year-on-year -46 +21 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 60 343 260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.40% 11.32% 6.85%
As % of the Vendors category 7.48% 20.27% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 58 296 161
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,113 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,125 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year -3.33% -9.55% +17.06%

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 802 1,692 1,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 45.49% 55.86% 50.75%
Number of salaries quoted 693 1,252 1,231
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,600 £28,525 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 47 (78.33%) Firewall
2 26 (43.33%) Windows
2 26 (43.33%) WAN
2 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
3 23 (38.33%) Citrix
3 23 (38.33%) LAN
4 22 (36.67%) VMware
5 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (26.67%) HP
6 16 (26.67%) CheckPoint
6 16 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 15 (25.00%) Fortinet
8 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (21.67%) Azure
9 13 (21.67%) Windows Server
9 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (20.00%) VPN
10 12 (20.00%) ITIL
10 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 12 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 12 (20.00%) Office 365
11 11 (18.33%) Juniper
11 11 (18.33%) OSPF
12 10 (16.67%) CCNP
12 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (13.33%) Public Sector
14 8 (13.33%) CCNA
14 8 (13.33%) DNS

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 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Azure
2 12 (20.00%) Office 365
3 3 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) IaaS
4 1 (1.67%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (78.33%) Firewall
2 26 (43.33%) WAN
3 23 (38.33%) LAN
4 14 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (20.00%) VPN
6 11 (18.33%) OSPF
7 8 (13.33%) DNS
8 7 (11.67%) Network Security
9 5 (8.33%) DHCP
9 5 (8.33%) Wireless
10 4 (6.67%) BGP
10 4 (6.67%) Broadband
10 4 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (6.67%) HSRP
10 4 (6.67%) SAN
10 4 (6.67%) VoIP
11 3 (5.00%) Internet
11 3 (5.00%) MPLS
11 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (13.33%) Public Sector
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Lead Network Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Network Specialist
3 7 (11.67%) Team Leader
3 7 (11.67%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
4 6 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Field Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior IT Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Handset
4 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.33%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.33%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Windows
2 13 (21.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.00%) Linux
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) ITIL
1 12 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (13.33%) Network Management
5 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
5 7 (11.67%) Network Design
5 7 (11.67%) Service Management
5 7 (11.67%) Technical Leadership
6 6 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
6 6 (10.00%) ITSM
6 6 (10.00%) Preventative Maintenance
6 6 (10.00%) Proactive Maintenance
6 6 (10.00%) Project Delivery
6 6 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
7 5 (8.33%) BCP
7 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.67%) CCNP
3 8 (13.33%) CCNA
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.33%) CCDP
6 4 (6.67%) CCDA
6 4 (6.67%) DBS Check
7 3 (5.00%) CCIE
7 3 (5.00%) CISSP
7 3 (5.00%) MCSE
8 2 (3.33%) CISM
8 2 (3.33%) Degree
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.33%) MCSA
8 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
2 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (5.00%) GDPR
3 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.00%) vSphere
5 5 (8.33%) XenApp
6 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.33%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.67%) CASB
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Citrix
2 22 (36.67%) VMware
3 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 16 (26.67%) HP
5 15 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 11 (18.33%) Juniper
7 6 (10.00%) Oracle
8 5 (8.33%) Avaya
8 5 (8.33%) NetApp
8 5 (8.33%) SonicWALL
9 4 (6.67%) Meraki
9 4 (6.67%) Mitel
9 4 (6.67%) Palo Alto
9 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.00%) Dell
10 3 (5.00%) EMC
10 3 (5.00%) Huawei
10 3 (5.00%) ProCurve
10 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds