Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 47 31
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 287 193 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.82% 5.07% 7.05%
As % of the Vendors category 16.30% 11.07% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 227 162 245
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £70,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -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 1,761 1,744 2,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 47.96% 45.77% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,230 1,309 1,513
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £25,975 £26,250 £24,379
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 180 (62.72%) Data Centre
2 175 (60.98%) Firewall
3 153 (53.31%) CheckPoint
4 136 (47.39%) HP
5 127 (44.25%) Fortinet
6 120 (41.81%) ITIL
7 107 (37.28%) Cisco Certification
8 101 (35.19%) VMware
9 98 (34.15%) Service Delivery
9 98 (34.15%) WAN
10 96 (33.45%) Juniper
11 95 (33.10%) Active Directory
12 93 (32.40%) CCNP
12 93 (32.40%) VMware Infrastructure
13 86 (29.97%) Windows
14 85 (29.62%) Self-Motivation
15 82 (28.57%) VPN
16 81 (28.22%) F5
17 76 (26.48%) Microsoft
17 76 (26.48%) OSPF
18 74 (25.78%) LAN
19 72 (25.09%) Hyper-V
20 71 (24.74%) ITIL Certification
21 67 (23.34%) Presales
22 61 (21.25%) Cisco ASA
23 53 (18.47%) Root Cause Analysis
24 52 (18.12%) Continuous Improvement
25 50 (17.42%) BGP
26 49 (17.07%) IPsec
26 49 (17.07%) 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 30 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.18%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.79%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.44%) IIS
8 2 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (9.41%) Office 365
4 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.70%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (60.98%) Firewall
2 98 (34.15%) WAN
3 82 (28.57%) VPN
4 76 (26.48%) OSPF
5 74 (25.78%) LAN
6 61 (21.25%) Cisco ASA
7 50 (17.42%) BGP
8 49 (17.07%) IPsec
9 44 (15.33%) Wireless
10 41 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 37 (12.89%) DNS
11 37 (12.89%) FWSM
12 36 (12.54%) VLAN
13 34 (11.85%) DHCP
13 34 (11.85%) MPLS
13 34 (11.85%) SAN
14 23 (8.01%) Network Security
14 23 (8.01%) Remote Desktop
15 21 (7.32%) Cisco Firepower
16 19 (6.62%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.05%) Big Data
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (10.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (3.83%) Finance
2 7 (2.44%) Retail
3 3 (1.05%) Legal
4 2 (0.70%) Law
5 1 (0.35%) Banking
5 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (26.13%) Architect
2 62 (21.60%) Network Engineer
3 36 (12.54%) Network Architect
3 36 (12.54%) Senior Network Engineer
4 29 (10.10%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (8.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (7.32%) Consultant
6 21 (7.32%) Team Leader
7 20 (6.97%) Network Team Leader
7 20 (6.97%) Technical Architect
8 19 (6.62%) Security Architect
8 19 (6.62%) Security Solutions Architect
9 18 (6.27%) Technical Support
10 16 (5.57%) Analyst
10 16 (5.57%) Technical Leader
11 15 (5.23%) Presales Consultant
12 12 (4.18%) Implementation Engineer
12 12 (4.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.48%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
13 10 (3.48%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.74%) LDAP
2 4 (1.39%) COM
3 3 (1.05%) Web Services
4 1 (0.35%) CGI
4 1 (0.35%) JSON
4 1 (0.35%) REST
4 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 180 (62.72%) Data Centre
2 85 (29.62%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (10.80%) PKI
4 25 (8.71%) Computer Science
5 17 (5.92%) HP StoreVirtual
6 14 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
6 14 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (3.48%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.79%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.79%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.39%) FlexPod
11 3 (1.05%) CCTV
12 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.70%) Replication
13 1 (0.35%) BBC
13 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 86 (29.97%) Windows
2 44 (15.33%) Windows Server
3 40 (13.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (5.23%) Windows 7
6 14 (4.88%) Linux
7 9 (3.14%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.39%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.39%) SUSE
9 4 (1.39%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.39%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (41.81%) ITIL
2 98 (34.15%) Service Delivery
3 67 (23.34%) Presales
4 53 (18.47%) Root Cause Analysis
5 52 (18.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 49 (17.07%) Load Balancing
7 41 (14.29%) Network Management
8 30 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 30 (10.45%) ITIL V3
9 26 (9.06%) Project Management
10 24 (8.36%) SIEM
11 23 (8.01%) Kalman Filter
11 23 (8.01%) Line Management
11 23 (8.01%) Service Management
11 23 (8.01%) Software Engineering
12 22 (7.67%) Data Protection
13 20 (6.97%) Information Security
13 20 (6.97%) Patch Management
13 20 (6.97%) Web Filtering
14 17 (5.92%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.10%) SQL
2 17 (5.92%) Bash Shell
2 17 (5.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.70%) Python
3 2 (0.70%) Ruby
4 1 (0.35%) C
4 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 107 (37.28%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (32.40%) CCNP
3 71 (24.74%) ITIL Certification
4 31 (10.80%) Degree
5 27 (9.41%) CCIE
6 23 (8.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (7.32%) CCDP
8 20 (6.97%) CCNA
9 12 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (3.83%) MCSE
11 8 (2.79%) CISSP
11 8 (2.79%) SC Cleared
11 8 (2.79%) Security Cleared
12 6 (2.09%) CCSE
12 6 (2.09%) CCSP
12 6 (2.09%) IISP
12 6 (2.09%) ISSAP
12 6 (2.09%) JNCIE
12 6 (2.09%) JNCIP
12 6 (2.09%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.10%) SLA
2 25 (8.71%) GDPR
3 21 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (33.10%) Active Directory
2 93 (32.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (25.09%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.32%) XenDesktop
5 17 (5.92%) Forefront TMG
5 17 (5.92%) vSphere
6 16 (5.57%) Terminal Services
7 14 (4.88%) XenApp
8 13 (4.53%) VMware NSX
9 11 (3.83%) Firmware
10 3 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (11.85%) SCCM
2 20 (6.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 18 (6.27%) QRadar
4 10 (3.48%) WhatsUp Gold
5 9 (3.14%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (3.14%) SCOM
6 8 (2.79%) SCVMM
7 6 (2.09%) Nagios
8 5 (1.74%) CASB
9 4 (1.39%) Stealthwatch
9 4 (1.39%) WSUS
10 3 (1.05%) Nessus
10 3 (1.05%) SmoothWall
11 2 (0.70%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.35%) Ansible
12 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 153 (53.31%) CheckPoint
2 136 (47.39%) HP
3 127 (44.25%) Fortinet
4 101 (35.19%) VMware
5 96 (33.45%) Juniper
6 81 (28.22%) F5
7 76 (26.48%) Microsoft
8 48 (16.72%) Citrix
9 40 (13.94%) NetApp
10 38 (13.24%) Dell
11 33 (11.50%) Forcepoint
12 27 (9.41%) IBM
12 27 (9.41%) McAfee
13 26 (9.06%) Meraki
14 21 (7.32%) SolarWinds
14 21 (7.32%) SonicWALL
14 21 (7.32%) Symantec
15 14 (4.88%) Tufin
16 10 (3.48%) Palo Alto
16 10 (3.48%) Tripwire