Period
to 6 July 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 6 July 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 37 62
Rank change year-on-year -3 +25 -17
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 311 743 665
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.09% 6.10% 4.41%
As % of the Vendors category 10.86% 13.07% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 258 630 509
Median annual salary £42,500 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.60% +9.41% -
10th Percentile £27,111 £28,500 £24,825
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 the Midlands.

All Vendors
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,865 5,684 7,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 46.89% 46.64% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,277 4,389 5,438
Median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,265 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,500 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the Midlands

Cisco
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Cisco in the Midlands

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco in the Midlands over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the Midlands

Cisco
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 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 6 July 2020. 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 -16 206 £44,750 -10.50% 30
East Midlands +21 105 £40,000 - 15
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 154 (49.52%) Firewall
2 152 (48.87%) Windows
3 145 (46.62%) VMware
4 143 (45.98%) Microsoft
5 118 (37.94%) WAN
6 104 (33.44%) LAN
7 102 (32.80%) Cisco Certification
8 98 (31.51%) Active Directory
9 82 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 80 (25.72%) Azure
11 78 (25.08%) Data Centre
12 75 (24.12%) Windows Server
12 75 (24.12%) ITIL
13 69 (22.19%) CCNA
14 65 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 63 (20.26%) Citrix
16 62 (19.94%) Office 365
17 57 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
17 57 (18.33%) DNS
18 54 (17.36%) CCNP
18 54 (17.36%) Hyper-V
19 50 (16.08%) Juniper
20 45 (14.47%) Security Cleared
21 44 (14.15%) SC Cleared
21 44 (14.15%) CheckPoint
21 44 (14.15%) SLA
22 43 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
23 41 (13.18%) VPN
23 41 (13.18%) Palo Alto
23 41 (13.18%) Windows 10

Cisco
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 33 (10.61%) MS Exchange
2 22 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.25%) IIS
5 6 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.64%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 80 (25.72%) Azure
2 62 (19.94%) Office 365
3 31 (9.97%) AWS
4 8 (2.57%) GCP
4 8 (2.57%) IaaS
5 5 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.61%) Mimecast
5 5 (1.61%) SaaS
6 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.96%) PaaS
6 3 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (0.64%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.32%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 154 (49.52%) Firewall
2 118 (37.94%) WAN
3 104 (33.44%) LAN
4 57 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
4 57 (18.33%) DNS
5 41 (13.18%) VPN
6 36 (11.58%) DHCP
7 34 (10.93%) Wireless
8 33 (10.61%) MPLS
9 31 (9.97%) Internet
10 30 (9.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (9.65%) OSPF
10 30 (9.65%) TCP/IP
11 29 (9.32%) BGP
11 29 (9.32%) SAN
12 26 (8.36%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (7.07%) VLAN
14 18 (5.79%) Network Security
15 14 (4.50%) EIGRP
16 13 (4.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.29%) MS Access
3 3 (0.96%) DB2
4 2 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.64%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (0.64%) MySQL
4 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) Big Data
5 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Bazaar
2 2 (0.64%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (11.90%) Public Sector
2 25 (8.04%) Law
3 24 (7.72%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.14%) Back Office
4 16 (5.14%) Finance
5 11 (3.54%) Retail
6 7 (2.25%) Marketing
7 3 (0.96%) Legal
7 3 (0.96%) Local Government
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (29.90%) Network Engineer
2 44 (14.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (14.15%) IT Engineer
3 35 (11.25%) Support Engineer
4 26 (8.36%) IT Support
5 25 (8.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 23 (7.40%) Senior Network Engineer
7 22 (7.07%) NOC Engineer
8 20 (6.43%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (5.79%) IT Support Engineer
9 18 (5.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (3.86%) Analyst
10 12 (3.86%) Architect
11 11 (3.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 11 (3.54%) Administrator
12 10 (3.22%) Cisco Engineer
12 10 (3.22%) Project Engineer
12 10 (3.22%) Security Engineer
13 9 (2.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 9 (2.89%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.93%) COM
2 5 (1.61%) LDAP
3 4 (1.29%) Web Services
4 2 (0.64%) XMPP
5 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 78 (25.08%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.50%) Cybercrime
3 14 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.86%) Clustering
5 11 (3.54%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.89%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.89%) Replication
7 8 (2.57%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (1.93%) FMCG
8 6 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.29%) PKI
10 4 (1.29%) Social Media
10 4 (1.29%) User Experience
10 4 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.96%) CMDB
11 3 (0.96%) Handset
12 2 (0.64%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 152 (48.87%) Windows
2 75 (24.12%) Windows Server
3 41 (13.18%) Windows 10
4 36 (11.58%) Linux
5 28 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (7.40%) Windows 7
7 19 (6.11%) Windows Server 2016
8 15 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.57%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.61%) CentOS
11 5 (1.61%) Unix
12 4 (1.29%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.96%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.96%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.32%) CatOS
14 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.12%) ITIL
2 65 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (8.68%) Network Design
5 26 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (6.75%) Project Management
6 21 (6.75%) Service Delivery
7 20 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (6.43%) ITIL V3
7 20 (6.43%) Project Delivery
7 20 (6.43%) Service Management
8 19 (6.11%) Strategic Roadmap
9 18 (5.79%) Migration
10 17 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (5.14%) Change Management
12 15 (4.82%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.82%) Presales
13 14 (4.50%) Business Continuity
13 14 (4.50%) Problem Management
13 14 (4.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.32%) PowerShell
2 26 (8.36%) SQL
3 12 (3.86%) VBScript
4 9 (2.89%) Python
5 6 (1.93%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.96%) C
6 3 (0.96%) Perl
6 3 (0.96%) PHP
6 3 (0.96%) R
7 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.64%) C#
7 2 (0.64%) C++
7 2 (0.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 102 (32.80%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (22.19%) CCNA
3 54 (17.36%) CCNP
4 45 (14.47%) Security Cleared
5 44 (14.15%) SC Cleared
6 43 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (10.29%) MCSE
8 28 (9.00%) Degree
9 24 (7.72%) DV Cleared
10 17 (5.47%) MCSA
11 14 (4.50%) CCIE
12 10 (3.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.93%) CCDP
13 6 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.29%) DBS Check
14 4 (1.29%) Server+ Certification
15 3 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
15 3 (0.96%) CCDA
15 3 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
16 2 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (14.15%) SLA
2 16 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.86%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.25%) GDPR
5 5 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.96%) QA
7 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (31.51%) Active Directory
2 82 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (17.36%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.14%) XenApp
5 11 (3.54%) vSphere
6 8 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.57%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.25%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.64%) Docker
10 2 (0.64%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.32%) pfSense
11 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (8.04%) SCOM
2 20 (6.43%) Cisco Prime
3 18 (5.79%) McAfee ePO
4 17 (5.47%) FortiGate
5 16 (5.14%) SCCM
6 10 (3.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (2.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (2.25%) WSUS
9 5 (1.61%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.29%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.96%) Cisco CME
11 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.96%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.64%) Terraform
13 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 145 (46.62%) VMware
2 143 (45.98%) Microsoft
3 63 (20.26%) Citrix
4 50 (16.08%) Juniper
5 44 (14.15%) CheckPoint
6 41 (13.18%) Palo Alto
7 28 (9.00%) McAfee
8 27 (8.68%) Dell
9 26 (8.36%) Fortinet
10 24 (7.72%) HP
11 21 (6.75%) SolarWinds
12 17 (5.47%) Meraki
13 14 (4.50%) Veeam
14 11 (3.54%) NetApp
15 10 (3.22%) Oracle
16 9 (2.89%) Aruba
17 7 (2.25%) Symantec
18 5 (1.61%) EqualLogic
18 5 (1.61%) F5
18 5 (1.61%) Google