Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 84 87
Rank change year-on-year -24 +3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 417 583 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.72% 3.26% 3.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.01% 12.65% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 364 506 554
Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,950 £26,250 £26,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - -4.26% +4.44%

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3471 4610 4968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.62% 25.78% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2736 3400 3845
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,625 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £64,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in the Midlands

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in the Midlands

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in the Midlands

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -33 269 £42,500 +6.25% 11
East Midlands -13 136 £36,000 -15.29% 11
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 334 (80.10%) Cisco
2 267 (64.03%) CCNA
3 244 (58.51%) Firewall
4 238 (57.07%) CCNP
5 178 (42.69%) WAN
6 143 (34.29%) LAN
7 141 (33.81%) ITIL
8 126 (30.22%) Windows
9 108 (25.90%) Microsoft
10 105 (25.18%) Juniper
11 97 (23.26%) Wireless
12 92 (22.06%) VMware
13 89 (21.34%) VPN
14 88 (21.10%) Data Centre
15 85 (20.38%) HP
16 76 (18.23%) MPLS
17 75 (17.99%) Active Directory
18 72 (17.27%) Cisco ASA
19 68 (16.31%) CheckPoint
20 66 (15.83%) Network Security
21 65 (15.59%) F5
21 65 (15.59%) OSPF
22 61 (14.63%) BGP
23 59 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
24 58 (13.91%) Network Design
25 57 (13.67%) VLAN
26 55 (13.19%) Windows Server
27 53 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
28 51 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
28 51 (12.23%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 28 (6.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.64%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.40%) IIS
4 9 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.44%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.20%) CMS
7 3 (0.72%) Apache
7 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.48%) Workfront
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (7.43%) Office 365
4 12 (2.88%) G Suite
5 8 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (1.92%) IaaS
5 8 (1.92%) SaaS
6 5 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 244 (58.51%) Firewall
2 178 (42.69%) WAN
3 143 (34.29%) LAN
4 97 (23.26%) Wireless
5 89 (21.34%) VPN
6 76 (18.23%) MPLS
7 72 (17.27%) Cisco ASA
8 66 (15.83%) Network Security
9 65 (15.59%) OSPF
10 61 (14.63%) BGP
11 57 (13.67%) VLAN
12 51 (12.23%) Cisco Nexus
13 45 (10.79%) DNS
14 44 (10.55%) VoIP
15 43 (10.31%) TCP/IP
16 38 (9.11%) DHCP
17 37 (8.87%) IPsec
18 36 (8.63%) SAN
19 34 (8.15%) WLAN
20 30 (7.19%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (8.63%) Finance
2 20 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.32%) Retail
4 16 (3.84%) Billing
5 11 (2.64%) Back Office
6 7 (1.68%) Banking
7 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.20%) Marketing
8 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 147 (35.25%) Network Engineer
2 61 (14.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 40 (9.59%) Support Engineer
4 39 (9.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 38 (9.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 32 (7.67%) Analyst
7 31 (7.43%) Architect
8 28 (6.71%) Trainee
9 22 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (5.04%) Network Architect
11 20 (4.80%) Network Specialist
12 19 (4.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 18 (4.32%) Network Support
14 17 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
15 16 (3.84%) Cisco Support
16 15 (3.60%) Administrator
17 13 (3.12%) Consultant
17 13 (3.12%) Network Administrator
17 13 (3.12%) Network Analyst
17 13 (3.12%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.32%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.40%) .NET
2 10 (2.40%) Ajax
2 10 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (2.40%) CSS
2 10 (2.40%) Entity Framework
2 10 (2.40%) HTML
2 10 (2.40%) jQuery
2 10 (2.40%) WCF
2 10 (2.40%) Web Services
3 5 (1.20%) JSON
3 5 (1.20%) WAP
4 1 (0.24%) COM
4 1 (0.24%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (21.10%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.08%) Driving Licence
4 13 (3.12%) FlexPod
4 13 (3.12%) PKI
5 7 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.20%) iPad
6 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.96%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.72%) Clustering
8 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.72%) Handset
9 2 (0.48%) CESG
9 2 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.24%) BYOD
10 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.24%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 126 (30.22%) Windows
2 55 (13.19%) Windows Server
3 33 (7.91%) Linux
4 27 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (3.12%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.16%) Windows 10
8 9 (2.16%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.68%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.20%) Unix
10 5 (1.20%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.96%) CentOS
11 4 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (33.81%) ITIL
2 58 (13.91%) Network Design
3 48 (11.51%) Load Balancing
4 47 (11.27%) Project Management
4 47 (11.27%) Service Delivery
5 43 (10.31%) Presales
6 37 (8.87%) Line Management
7 36 (8.63%) ITIL V3
8 35 (8.39%) Network Architecture
8 35 (8.39%) Network Management
9 28 (6.71%) Mentoring
9 28 (6.71%) Time Management
10 25 (6.00%) Migration
11 22 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (5.28%) PRINCE2
12 21 (5.04%) Customer Requirements
13 20 (4.80%) SIEM
14 17 (4.08%) Business Continuity
14 17 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
14 17 (4.08%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.60%) VB
2 10 (2.40%) C#
2 10 (2.40%) JavaScript
2 10 (2.40%) PowerShell
2 10 (2.40%) VBScript
3 8 (1.92%) C
4 7 (1.68%) SQL
5 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 267 (64.03%) CCNA
2 238 (57.07%) CCNP
3 59 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (11.51%) CCIE
5 42 (10.07%) MCSE
6 35 (8.39%) A+ Certification
7 32 (7.67%) Degree
8 30 (7.19%) Network+ Certification
9 29 (6.95%) CCENT
10 27 (6.47%) Security Cleared
11 26 (6.24%) SC Cleared
12 22 (5.28%) CCDP
12 22 (5.28%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (5.04%) MCP
14 19 (4.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 18 (4.32%) MCSA
16 13 (3.12%) CCDA
16 13 (3.12%) JNCIP
16 13 (3.12%) VCP5
17 12 (2.88%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.51%) SLA
2 20 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.60%) QA
4 11 (2.64%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.16%) COBIT
6 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.48%) GDPR
System Software
1 75 (17.99%) Active Directory
2 53 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (8.39%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.12%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.20%) vSphere
6 2 (0.48%) Firmware
6 2 (0.48%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.48%) Snort
6 2 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.48%) XenApp
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (4.80%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (2.40%) BMC PATROL
4 9 (2.16%) SCCM
5 7 (1.68%) SmoothWall
6 6 (1.44%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.20%) AirWatch
7 5 (1.20%) Cisco UCCE
7 5 (1.20%) QRadar
8 4 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.96%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.96%) WhatsUp Gold
9 3 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.72%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.48%) Netcool
10 2 (0.48%) Snorby
10 2 (0.48%) Suricata
10 2 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 334 (80.10%) Cisco
2 108 (25.90%) Microsoft
3 105 (25.18%) Juniper
4 92 (22.06%) VMware
5 85 (20.38%) HP
6 68 (16.31%) CheckPoint
7 65 (15.59%) F5
8 43 (10.31%) Fortinet
9 34 (8.15%) SolarWinds
10 31 (7.43%) Citrix
11 27 (6.47%) Brocade
12 24 (5.76%) Meraki
13 21 (5.04%) Aruba
14 18 (4.32%) Remedy
15 16 (3.84%) BMC
15 16 (3.84%) Motorola
15 16 (3.84%) Palo Alto
16 14 (3.36%) Riverbed
17 13 (3.12%) Sourcefire
18 12 (2.88%) Google