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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 52 43 41
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 607 495 312
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.91% 5.31% 5.09%
As % of the Vendors category 11.36% 12.16% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 397 312 264
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £27,325
25th Percentile £39,375 £32,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25% -13.98%
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,250 £67,500 £60,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +5.26%

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 5,344 4,072 2,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 43.22% 43.68% 46.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,176 2,947 2,287
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,265
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% -1.10% +7.06%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -10 394 £46,500 -2.11% 41
East Midlands -21 175 £42,500 +6.25% 27
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 287 (47.28%) Cisco Certification
2 228 (37.56%) Firewall
3 205 (33.77%) CCNA
4 195 (32.13%) WAN
4 195 (32.13%) Azure
5 189 (31.14%) Microsoft
6 171 (28.17%) Windows
7 162 (26.69%) Wireless
8 160 (26.36%) Linux
9 134 (22.08%) Active Directory
10 132 (21.75%) VMware
11 126 (20.76%) Data Centre
12 115 (18.95%) LAN
13 113 (18.62%) Network+ Certification
14 112 (18.45%) Linux+ Certification
14 112 (18.45%) A+ Certification
14 112 (18.45%) Microsoft 365
15 111 (18.29%) AWS
16 104 (17.13%) SD-WAN
17 102 (16.80%) Windows Server
17 102 (16.80%) Palo Alto
18 96 (15.82%) CCNP
19 91 (14.99%) ITIL
20 90 (14.83%) Cisco ASA
21 88 (14.50%) SolarWinds
22 85 (14.00%) Social Skills
23 82 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
24 78 (12.85%) TCP/IP
25 73 (12.03%) DNS
26 72 (11.86%) Security Cleared

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 38 (6.26%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.29%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.49%) IIS
5 1 (0.16%) Confluence
5 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 54 (8.90%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 195 (32.13%) Azure
2 112 (18.45%) Microsoft 365
3 111 (18.29%) AWS
4 34 (5.60%) GCP
5 32 (5.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.98%) IaaS
8 11 (1.81%) OneDrive
9 8 (1.32%) Mimecast
9 8 (1.32%) SaaS
10 6 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.82%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.82%) Serverless
12 4 (0.66%) PaaS
13 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.33%) Azure Logic Apps
14 2 (0.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 228 (37.56%) Firewall
2 195 (32.13%) WAN
3 162 (26.69%) Wireless
4 115 (18.95%) LAN
5 104 (17.13%) SD-WAN
6 90 (14.83%) Cisco ASA
7 78 (12.85%) TCP/IP
8 73 (12.03%) DNS
9 68 (11.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 66 (10.87%) DHCP
11 64 (10.54%) VPN
12 47 (7.74%) Wi-Fi
13 45 (7.41%) Network Security
14 44 (7.25%) SAN
15 33 (5.44%) MPLS
16 27 (4.45%) BGP
17 26 (4.28%) WLAN
18 23 (3.79%) OSPF
18 23 (3.79%) VoIP
19 22 (3.62%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.16%) MySQL
5 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (1.65%) JIRA
1 10 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.33%) Ant
2 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.16%) Postman
3 1 (0.16%) Selenium
3 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 85 (14.00%) Social Skills
2 56 (9.23%) Finance
3 35 (5.77%) Law
4 32 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.95%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.13%) Documentation Skills
7 16 (2.64%) Public Sector
7 16 (2.64%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.65%) Retail
9 9 (1.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 8 (1.32%) Italian Language
11 6 (0.99%) Back Office
11 6 (0.99%) Banking
11 6 (0.99%) Legal
12 5 (0.82%) Marketing
12 5 (0.82%) Organisational Skills
13 4 (0.66%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.49%) Automotive
15 2 (0.33%) Advertising
15 2 (0.33%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 120 (19.77%) Network Engineer
2 115 (18.95%) IT Technician
3 112 (18.45%) Network Technician
3 112 (18.45%) Trainee
3 112 (18.45%) Trainee IT Technician
3 112 (18.45%) Trainee Technician
4 57 (9.39%) Architect
4 57 (9.39%) IT Engineer
5 52 (8.57%) Analyst
6 50 (8.24%) Network Architect
7 44 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 38 (6.26%) IT Support
9 36 (5.93%) Cisco Engineer
9 36 (5.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 33 (5.44%) Cloud Engineer
11 32 (5.27%) WAN Engineer
12 31 (5.11%) Consultant
12 31 (5.11%) Support Engineer
13 29 (4.78%) Network Consultant
14 23 (3.79%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.64%) Middleware
2 10 (1.65%) XMPP
3 9 (1.48%) .NET
3 9 (1.48%) LDAP
4 4 (0.66%) EDI
5 2 (0.33%) ARM Templates
5 2 (0.33%) WAP
6 1 (0.16%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.16%) COM
6 1 (0.16%) SAML
6 1 (0.16%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 126 (20.76%) Data Centre
2 46 (7.58%) Public Cloud
3 15 (2.47%) EMC VNX
4 13 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (1.98%) CCTV
5 12 (1.98%) PKI
6 10 (1.65%) Fat Client
6 10 (1.65%) IVR
6 10 (1.65%) Thin Client
6 10 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.48%) Clustering
7 9 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.82%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.82%) EPoS
9 5 (0.82%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.66%) Fibre Optics
10 4 (0.66%) iPad
10 4 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 171 (28.17%) Windows
2 160 (26.36%) Linux
3 102 (16.80%) Windows Server
4 52 (8.57%) Windows 10
5 49 (8.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (6.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 34 (5.60%) Windows Server 2019
8 30 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (3.13%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.15%) Unix
11 6 (0.99%) Android
12 5 (0.82%) Solaris
12 5 (0.82%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.66%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.33%) SUSE
15 2 (0.33%) VMS
16 1 (0.16%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (14.99%) ITIL
2 56 (9.23%) Service Delivery
3 52 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 52 (8.57%) Presales
4 46 (7.58%) Analytics
5 44 (7.25%) Project Delivery
6 43 (7.08%) Systems Engineering
7 37 (6.10%) Line Management
8 36 (5.93%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (5.60%) Agile
10 28 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (4.28%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (3.95%) Identity Access Management
13 23 (3.79%) Change Management
13 23 (3.79%) Incident Management
13 23 (3.79%) Product Management
14 22 (3.62%) Change Control
14 22 (3.62%) Load Balancing
14 22 (3.62%) PRINCE2
15 21 (3.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.43%) PowerShell
2 24 (3.95%) SQL
3 14 (2.31%) Bash
4 8 (1.32%) VB
5 5 (0.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.33%) Python
6 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 287 (47.28%) Cisco Certification
2 205 (33.77%) CCNA
3 113 (18.62%) Network+ Certification
4 112 (18.45%) A+ Certification
4 112 (18.45%) Linux+ Certification
5 96 (15.82%) CCNP
6 72 (11.86%) Security Cleared
7 45 (7.41%) DV Cleared
8 34 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (5.27%) Degree
10 23 (3.79%) SC Cleared
11 18 (2.97%) CCIE
12 11 (1.81%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 11 (1.81%) MCSE
13 5 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.82%) JNCIA
13 5 (0.82%) MCP
14 4 (0.66%) JNCIE
14 4 (0.66%) JNCIP
14 4 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.59%) JSP 440
1 40 (6.59%) SLA
2 11 (1.81%) GDPR
3 9 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.99%) NIST
5 3 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.49%) QA
6 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) NCSC
System Software
1 134 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 82 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.27%) Hyper-V
4 28 (4.61%) vSphere
5 19 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (1.98%) XenApp
8 5 (0.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (0.66%) Firmware
10 2 (0.33%) Docker
10 2 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.33%) NFS
10 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (4.78%) SCCM
2 20 (3.29%) FortiGate
3 19 (3.13%) Ansible
4 15 (2.47%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 14 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (2.14%) NetBackup
6 13 (2.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (1.98%) Nessus
7 12 (1.98%) WSUS
8 10 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (1.48%) Pingdom
9 9 (1.48%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
10 8 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (1.32%) VxRail
11 7 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (1.15%) vRealize
12 6 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 189 (31.14%) Microsoft
2 132 (21.75%) VMware
3 102 (16.80%) Palo Alto
4 88 (14.50%) SolarWinds
5 72 (11.86%) Fortinet
6 65 (10.71%) Meraki
7 62 (10.21%) CheckPoint
8 54 (8.90%) Juniper
9 53 (8.73%) HP
10 48 (7.91%) Citrix
11 40 (6.59%) F5
12 36 (5.93%) Dell
13 31 (5.11%) IBM
14 26 (4.28%) Zscaler
15 24 (3.95%) ServiceNow
16 23 (3.79%) NetApp
17 21 (3.46%) Aruba
17 21 (3.46%) Okta
18 16 (2.64%) EMC
19 15 (2.47%) Symantec