Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 32 40
Rank change year-on-year -27 +8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 671 1122 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.41% 6.21% 5.35%
As % of the Vendors category 9.72% 13.63% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 580 905 959
Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,950 £25,350 £25,750
90th Percentile £59,100 £60,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 6904 8229 8411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 45.39% 45.52% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5453 6021 6836
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,186 £22,879 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the Midlands

Cisco
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cisco in the Midlands

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 19 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 -30 428 £40,000 - 19
East Midlands -15 230 £35,000 -12.50% 20
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 368 (54.84%) Firewall
2 332 (49.48%) Cisco Certification
3 280 (41.73%) Windows
4 229 (34.13%) WAN
5 222 (33.08%) CCNP
6 214 (31.89%) Microsoft
7 207 (30.85%) LAN
8 195 (29.06%) VMware
9 194 (28.91%) CCNA
10 193 (28.76%) Active Directory
11 174 (25.93%) ITIL
12 156 (23.25%) Juniper
13 151 (22.50%) Windows Server
14 140 (20.86%) HP
15 139 (20.72%) CheckPoint
16 122 (18.18%) Data Centre
17 118 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
17 118 (17.59%) Cisco ASA
18 112 (16.69%) Hyper-V
18 112 (16.69%) Wireless
19 110 (16.39%) TCP/IP
20 107 (15.95%) Network Security
21 101 (15.05%) VPN
22 98 (14.61%) DNS
23 97 (14.46%) SAN
23 97 (14.46%) MPLS
24 96 (14.31%) F5
25 82 (12.22%) VLAN
26 80 (11.92%) OSPF
27 76 (11.33%) Office 365

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 69 (10.28%) MS Exchange
2 30 (4.47%) IIS
3 27 (4.02%) Skype for Business
4 21 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.09%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.64%) Apache
8 9 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.04%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.04%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.89%) CMS
10 6 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.45%) nginx
12 3 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.30%) WordPress
14 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.15%) Confluence
14 1 (0.15%) JBoss
14 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 76 (11.33%) Office 365
2 67 (9.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.79%) IaaS
5 11 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.04%) G Suite
6 7 (1.04%) SaaS
7 3 (0.45%) PaaS
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 368 (54.84%) Firewall
2 229 (34.13%) WAN
3 207 (30.85%) LAN
4 118 (17.59%) Cisco ASA
5 112 (16.69%) Wireless
6 110 (16.39%) TCP/IP
7 107 (15.95%) Network Security
8 101 (15.05%) VPN
9 98 (14.61%) DNS
10 97 (14.46%) MPLS
10 97 (14.46%) SAN
11 82 (12.22%) VLAN
12 80 (11.92%) OSPF
13 74 (11.03%) DHCP
14 72 (10.73%) BGP
15 71 (10.58%) Cisco Nexus
16 46 (6.86%) VoIP
17 37 (5.51%) WLAN
18 34 (5.07%) IPsec
18 34 (5.07%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.75%) MySQL
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.30%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.30%) DB2
6 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.15%) JIRA
2 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (6.41%) Finance
2 36 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.17%) Retail
4 14 (2.09%) Billing
5 12 (1.79%) Back Office
5 12 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.64%) Banking
7 5 (0.75%) Law
7 5 (0.75%) Marketing
8 3 (0.45%) Automotive
8 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.30%) French Language
9 2 (0.30%) Games
9 2 (0.30%) German Language
9 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.30%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.30%) Publishing
9 2 (0.30%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 210 (31.30%) Network Engineer
2 93 (13.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 67 (9.99%) Analyst
4 65 (9.69%) Support Engineer
5 58 (8.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 58 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 53 (7.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 39 (5.81%) Cisco Support
8 34 (5.07%) Support Analyst
9 30 (4.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 30 (4.47%) Network Specialist
10 28 (4.17%) Administrator
10 28 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
10 28 (4.17%) Trainee
11 27 (4.02%) Architect
12 25 (3.73%) Cisco Analyst
13 24 (3.58%) Network Support
13 24 (3.58%) Security Engineer
14 22 (3.28%) Network Architect
15 21 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.94%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.49%) XML
3 9 (1.34%) .NET
4 7 (1.04%) JSON
4 7 (1.04%) Middleware
5 6 (0.89%) Ajax
5 6 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.30%) COM
6 2 (0.30%) LAMP
6 2 (0.30%) XMPP
7 1 (0.15%) REST
7 1 (0.15%) SOAP
7 1 (0.15%) WAP
7 1 (0.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 122 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 26 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.87%) Clustering
3 22 (3.28%) Driving Licence
4 16 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.09%) PKI
6 13 (1.94%) FlexPod
7 12 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
7 12 (1.79%) iPad
7 12 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.19%) User Experience
9 7 (1.04%) CLARiiON
9 7 (1.04%) Handset
10 6 (0.89%) Private Cloud
10 6 (0.89%) Replication
11 5 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
12 4 (0.60%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 280 (41.73%) Windows
2 151 (22.50%) Windows Server
3 72 (10.73%) Linux
4 71 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (7.90%) Windows 10
6 50 (7.45%) Windows 7
7 48 (7.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (3.73%) Unix
9 20 (2.98%) Windows 8
10 17 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (1.94%) CentOS
12 10 (1.49%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.75%) Android
14 4 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.45%) Fedora
15 3 (0.45%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.30%) AIX
16 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (25.93%) ITIL
2 65 (9.69%) Service Delivery
3 55 (8.20%) Load Balancing
4 54 (8.05%) Line Management
5 53 (7.90%) Presales
6 50 (7.45%) Network Management
7 49 (7.30%) Network Design
8 46 (6.86%) Project Management
9 41 (6.11%) Mentoring
10 38 (5.66%) Change Management
11 36 (5.37%) Time Management
12 31 (4.62%) Service Management
12 31 (4.62%) SIEM
13 29 (4.32%) Incident Management
14 28 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (4.17%) ITIL V3
15 26 (3.87%) Network Architecture
16 24 (3.58%) PRINCE2
17 23 (3.43%) Network Monitoring
18 22 (3.28%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (8.35%) SQL
2 25 (3.73%) PowerShell
3 11 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.49%) C
5 9 (1.34%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.04%) C#
6 7 (1.04%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.75%) Python
8 4 (0.60%) Tcl
9 2 (0.30%) Perl
9 2 (0.30%) PHP
9 2 (0.30%) VBA
10 1 (0.15%) ANSI C
10 1 (0.15%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.15%) Ruby
10 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 332 (49.48%) Cisco Certification
2 222 (33.08%) CCNP
3 194 (28.91%) CCNA
4 56 (8.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (6.41%) MCSE
6 37 (5.51%) CCIE
7 35 (5.22%) A+ Certification
8 32 (4.77%) Degree
9 31 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (4.32%) CCENT
11 28 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
12 27 (4.02%) MCSA
13 24 (3.58%) Security Cleared
14 22 (3.28%) SC Cleared
15 18 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 17 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
17 15 (2.24%) CCDP
18 13 (1.94%) JNCIP
18 13 (1.94%) MCP
19 12 (1.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.51%) SLA
2 15 (2.24%) PCI DSS
2 15 (2.24%) QA
3 12 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.30%) GDPR
6 2 (0.30%) PMO
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 193 (28.76%) Active Directory
2 118 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (16.69%) Hyper-V
4 28 (4.17%) vSphere
5 20 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (2.98%) XenApp
6 15 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (2.09%) XenDesktop
8 12 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (1.34%) ProxySG
10 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.04%) vCloud
11 7 (1.04%) Xen
12 4 (0.60%) Firmware
12 4 (0.60%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.45%) Postfix
13 3 (0.45%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.30%) Snort
14 2 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (6.71%) SCCM
2 29 (4.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 22 (3.28%) Cisco Prime
4 16 (2.38%) FortiGate
5 11 (1.64%) vCenter Server
6 9 (1.34%) Cisco UCCE
6 9 (1.34%) SCVMM
7 7 (1.04%) SmoothWall
7 7 (1.04%) ThinApp
7 7 (1.04%) WSUS
8 6 (0.89%) QRadar
9 5 (0.75%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.60%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.60%) SCOM
10 4 (0.60%) WhatsUp Gold
11 3 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 214 (31.89%) Microsoft
2 195 (29.06%) VMware
3 156 (23.25%) Juniper
4 140 (20.86%) HP
5 139 (20.72%) CheckPoint
6 96 (14.31%) F5
7 64 (9.54%) Citrix
7 64 (9.54%) Fortinet
8 44 (6.56%) NetApp
9 37 (5.51%) Palo Alto
9 37 (5.51%) SolarWinds
10 32 (4.77%) Brocade
11 30 (4.47%) Meraki
12 29 (4.32%) Veeam
13 27 (4.02%) McAfee
14 24 (3.58%) Aruba
15 22 (3.28%) EMC
16 19 (2.83%) Dell
17 18 (2.68%) Sophos
18 17 (2.53%) Oracle