Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 30 28
Rank change year-on-year -29 -2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 148 305 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.08% 7.00% 6.71%
As % of the Vendors category 8.31% 14.97% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 89 216 231
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £28,728
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - -3.61% -2.35%

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 1,782 2,038 1,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 49.10% 46.80% 45.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,233 1,377 1,464
Birmingham median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% - -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,000 £68,750
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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 99 (66.89%) Firewall
2 94 (63.51%) Cisco Certification
3 84 (56.76%) Juniper
4 76 (51.35%) CheckPoint
5 70 (47.30%) CCNP
5 70 (47.30%) WAN
6 66 (44.59%) Data Centre
7 63 (42.57%) LAN
8 61 (41.22%) ITIL
9 53 (35.81%) Fortinet
10 47 (31.76%) CCNA
11 46 (31.08%) MPLS
11 46 (31.08%) OSPF
12 45 (30.41%) F5
13 44 (29.73%) VPN
13 44 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
14 43 (29.05%) Active Directory
14 43 (29.05%) HP
15 40 (27.03%) Service Delivery
16 39 (26.35%) Presales
17 38 (25.68%) BGP
18 37 (25.00%) Windows
18 37 (25.00%) Load Balancing
19 36 (24.32%) DNS
19 36 (24.32%) Microsoft
20 34 (22.97%) WLAN
21 33 (22.30%) Wireless
21 33 (22.30%) Line Management
22 30 (20.27%) ITIL V3
22 30 (20.27%) DHCP

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 8 (5.41%) IIS
2 7 (4.73%) Apache
2 7 (4.73%) Skype for Business
2 7 (4.73%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.05%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.05%) Office 365
4 4 (2.70%) IaaS
4 4 (2.70%) PaaS
5 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.03%) SaaS
6 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 99 (66.89%) Firewall
2 70 (47.30%) WAN
3 63 (42.57%) LAN
4 46 (31.08%) MPLS
4 46 (31.08%) OSPF
5 44 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
5 44 (29.73%) VPN
6 38 (25.68%) BGP
7 36 (24.32%) DNS
8 34 (22.97%) WLAN
9 33 (22.30%) Wireless
10 30 (20.27%) DHCP
10 30 (20.27%) SNMP
11 27 (18.24%) Network Security
12 26 (17.57%) VLAN
13 24 (16.22%) IPsec
14 23 (15.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (15.54%) Ethernet
15 22 (14.86%) TCP/IP
16 17 (11.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.03%) MySQL
4 2 (1.35%) DB2
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (4.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (10.81%) Finance
2 9 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.41%) Billing
4 4 (2.70%) Banking
4 4 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Publishing
6 2 (1.35%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (38.51%) Network Engineer
2 28 (18.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (13.51%) Architect
4 12 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (7.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (6.76%) Analyst
6 10 (6.76%) Network Architect
6 10 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.08%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (5.41%) Security Architect
8 8 (5.41%) Security Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (4.73%) Network Specialist
10 6 (4.05%) Implementation Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 6 (4.05%) Senior Network Specialist
10 6 (4.05%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.38%) Firewall Engineer
11 5 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.38%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.76%) 802.1X
2 6 (4.05%) LDAP
3 3 (2.03%) XMPP
4 2 (1.35%) VXML
5 1 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.68%) Middleware
5 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (44.59%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.46%) PKI
3 13 (8.78%) Clustering
4 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (5.41%) FlexPod
4 8 (5.41%) Handset
5 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.70%) Replication
6 3 (2.03%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.03%) iPad
7 2 (1.35%) CMDB
8 1 (0.68%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.00%) Windows
2 19 (12.84%) Windows Server
3 18 (12.16%) Linux
4 8 (5.41%) CentOS
4 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.73%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.70%) Unix
6 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.35%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.35%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.22%) ITIL
2 40 (27.03%) Service Delivery
3 39 (26.35%) Presales
4 37 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 33 (22.30%) Line Management
6 30 (20.27%) ITIL V3
7 28 (18.92%) Project Management
8 27 (18.24%) Network Design
9 19 (12.84%) Mentoring
10 18 (12.16%) PRINCE2
10 18 (12.16%) SIEM
11 17 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (11.49%) Service Management
12 16 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
13 15 (10.14%) Network Virtualisation
14 13 (8.78%) Network Management
14 13 (8.78%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (8.11%) Software Engineering
16 11 (7.43%) Time Management
17 9 (6.08%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.73%) Bash Shell
1 7 (4.73%) Shell Script
1 7 (4.73%) SQL
2 1 (0.68%) C
2 1 (0.68%) C#
2 1 (0.68%) C++
2 1 (0.68%) Java
2 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 94 (63.51%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (47.30%) CCNP
3 47 (31.76%) CCNA
4 20 (13.51%) Degree
5 13 (8.78%) CCIE
5 13 (8.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (7.43%) CCDP
6 11 (7.43%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (7.43%) MCSA
6 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (6.76%) CISSP
7 10 (6.76%) JNCIP
8 8 (5.41%) CCSE
8 8 (5.41%) IISP
8 8 (5.41%) ISSAP
8 8 (5.41%) PMI Certification
8 8 (5.41%) PMP
9 6 (4.05%) MCSE
10 4 (2.70%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) SLA
2 8 (5.41%) QA
3 6 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) COBIT
4 1 (0.68%) GPG13
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (29.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.46%) vSphere
4 9 (6.08%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (5.41%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.05%) ProxySG
7 3 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.68%) Firmware
8 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (7.43%) QRadar
2 10 (6.76%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (6.08%) SCVMM
4 7 (4.73%) vCenter Server
5 5 (3.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.35%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.35%) Netcool
6 2 (1.35%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 84 (56.76%) Juniper
2 76 (51.35%) CheckPoint
3 53 (35.81%) Fortinet
4 45 (30.41%) F5
5 43 (29.05%) HP
6 36 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 28 (18.92%) VMware
8 26 (17.57%) Brocade
9 22 (14.86%) SolarWinds
10 11 (7.43%) Aruba
10 11 (7.43%) Meraki
11 10 (6.76%) Citrix
11 10 (6.76%) Huawei
11 10 (6.76%) IBM
12 9 (6.08%) Splunk
13 8 (5.41%) BMC
13 8 (5.41%) CA
13 8 (5.41%) LogRhythm
13 8 (5.41%) Red Hat
13 8 (5.41%) Tufin