Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 55 29
Rank change year-on-year -20 -26 +9
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 401 228 804
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.75% 4.77% 7.09%
As % of the Vendors category 8.55% 10.59% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 364 185 641
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,600 £26,750
25th Percentile £31,750 £32,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,250 £67,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.06% +3.16% +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 4,692 2,153 5,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 43.88% 45.08% 45.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,533 1,709 4,333
10th Percentile £26,300 £27,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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 -32 246 £42,500 +0.95% 59
East Midlands -10 150 £42,500 - 40
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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.

1 184 (45.89%) Windows
2 182 (45.39%) Firewall
3 162 (40.40%) VMware
4 144 (35.91%) Microsoft
5 138 (34.41%) Cisco Certification
6 135 (33.67%) Windows Server
7 129 (32.17%) Active Directory
7 129 (32.17%) Azure
8 126 (31.42%) WAN
9 121 (30.17%) LAN
10 111 (27.68%) Microsoft 365
11 109 (27.18%) Social Skills
12 98 (24.44%) VPN
13 97 (24.19%) CCNP
14 92 (22.94%) CCNA
15 88 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 85 (21.20%) ITIL
16 85 (21.20%) Data Centre
17 70 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 69 (17.21%) DNS
19 66 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
20 63 (15.71%) Hyper-V
21 60 (14.96%) Juniper
21 60 (14.96%) Wireless
22 59 (14.71%) Linux
23 56 (13.97%) Windows Server 2012
24 53 (13.22%) DHCP
25 52 (12.97%) TCP/IP
25 52 (12.97%) Windows 10
26 50 (12.47%) Palo Alto

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 37 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 29 (7.23%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.75%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.25%) IIS
4 5 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 47 (11.72%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.75%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 129 (32.17%) Azure
2 111 (27.68%) Microsoft 365
3 43 (10.72%) AWS
4 24 (5.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (4.74%) SaaS
6 11 (2.74%) OneDrive
7 8 (2.00%) IaaS
7 8 (2.00%) PaaS
8 7 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (1.75%) AWS CloudTrail
9 6 (1.50%) Azure Stack
9 6 (1.50%) Cohesity
10 5 (1.25%) Azure Key Vault
10 5 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.75%) GCP
12 2 (0.50%) AWS CodePipeline
13 1 (0.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 1 (0.25%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 182 (45.39%) Firewall
2 126 (31.42%) WAN
3 121 (30.17%) LAN
4 98 (24.44%) VPN
5 69 (17.21%) DNS
6 60 (14.96%) Wireless
7 53 (13.22%) DHCP
8 52 (12.97%) TCP/IP
9 50 (12.47%) BGP
10 47 (11.72%) MPLS
11 46 (11.47%) SAN
12 43 (10.72%) VLAN
13 42 (10.47%) Wi-Fi
14 40 (9.98%) Cisco ASA
15 36 (8.98%) OSPF
16 31 (7.73%) EIGRP
17 30 (7.48%) WLAN
18 28 (6.98%) Network Security
19 26 (6.48%) VoIP
20 23 (5.74%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.24%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (2.00%) MySQL
4 7 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.25%) Power BI
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.00%) Postman
2 4 (1.00%) Selenium
2 4 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.25%) Ant
5 1 (0.25%) JIRA
5 1 (0.25%) Subversion
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 109 (27.18%) Social Skills
2 40 (9.98%) Telecoms
3 38 (9.48%) Manufacturing
4 26 (6.48%) Retail
5 19 (4.74%) Law
6 18 (4.49%) Presentation Skills
7 16 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.99%) Public Sector
8 11 (2.74%) Back Office
9 9 (2.24%) Automotive
9 9 (2.24%) Organisational Skills
10 7 (1.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 6 (1.50%) Finance
12 5 (1.25%) Legal
13 3 (0.75%) Billing
13 3 (0.75%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.50%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.50%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.50%) Marketing
15 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 92 (22.94%) Network Engineer
2 60 (14.96%) Analyst
3 58 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 51 (12.72%) IT Engineer
5 37 (9.23%) IT Support
6 28 (6.98%) Support Analyst
6 28 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 26 (6.48%) Cisco Engineer
8 25 (6.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 21 (5.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 21 (5.24%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (4.74%) IT Analyst
11 17 (4.24%) IT Support Engineer
12 16 (3.99%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 16 (3.99%) Architect
12 16 (3.99%) Network Analyst
13 15 (3.74%) Consultant
13 15 (3.74%) IT Support Analyst
13 15 (3.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.00%) 802.1X
1 4 (1.00%) EDI
2 2 (0.50%) Web Services
3 1 (0.25%) ISPF
3 1 (0.25%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (21.20%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.49%) Driving Licence
2 18 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (3.49%) Public Cloud
4 9 (2.24%) Fibre Optics
5 8 (2.00%) FMCG
6 7 (1.75%) Fat Client
6 7 (1.75%) HP Storage
6 7 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.75%) Private Cloud
6 7 (1.75%) Smartphone
6 7 (1.75%) Thin Client
6 7 (1.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 6 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.50%) Replication
8 5 (1.25%) Digital Signage
8 5 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.00%) Legacy Systems
9 4 (1.00%) NHS
9 4 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 184 (45.89%) Windows
2 135 (33.67%) Windows Server
3 59 (14.71%) Linux
4 56 (13.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (12.97%) Windows 10
6 47 (11.72%) Windows Server 2016
7 37 (9.23%) Windows Server 2019
8 30 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (7.23%) Windows 7
10 12 (2.99%) Unix
11 8 (2.00%) CentOS
12 7 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.50%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.25%) Android
15 4 (1.00%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.50%) AIX
17 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.25%) HPUX
18 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (21.20%) ITIL
2 70 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 66 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (6.98%) Mentoring
5 26 (6.48%) Information Security
6 24 (5.99%) Network Design
6 24 (5.99%) Network Management
7 23 (5.74%) Change Management
7 23 (5.74%) Service Delivery
8 19 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (4.74%) ITSM
9 18 (4.49%) Data Protection
10 17 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (4.24%) Incident Management
11 16 (3.99%) Network Monitoring
11 16 (3.99%) Service Management
12 15 (3.74%) Presales
13 14 (3.49%) Computer Architecture
13 14 (3.49%) Infrastructure as Code
13 14 (3.49%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (6.98%) PowerShell
2 26 (6.48%) SQL
3 8 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (2.00%) C
4 7 (1.75%) Python
5 2 (0.50%) Perl
6 1 (0.25%) Korn
6 1 (0.25%) PHP
6 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 138 (34.41%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (24.19%) CCNP
3 92 (22.94%) CCNA
4 35 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (6.98%) MCSA
6 23 (5.74%) Security Cleared
7 21 (5.24%) CCDP
8 20 (4.99%) Degree
9 19 (4.74%) JNCIA
10 17 (4.24%) CCIE
10 17 (4.24%) SC Cleared
11 15 (3.74%) CISSP
12 12 (2.99%) CISM
12 12 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (2.74%) MCSE
14 9 (2.24%) CCIE Security
15 8 (2.00%) NCSIE
16 7 (1.75%) VCAP
17 4 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.98%) SLA
2 11 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.75%) QA
5 2 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.50%) NIST
5 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) GDPR
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 129 (32.17%) Active Directory
2 88 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (15.71%) Hyper-V
4 28 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (4.49%) vSphere
6 12 (2.99%) Firmware
7 11 (2.74%) Docker
7 11 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.75%) NFS
8 7 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.75%) VMware Server
8 7 (1.75%) XenApp
9 5 (1.25%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.50%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (7.48%) SCCM
2 14 (3.49%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (3.49%) Kubernetes
3 13 (3.24%) FortiGate
3 13 (3.24%) WSUS
4 11 (2.74%) Ansible
5 10 (2.49%) Terraform
6 9 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (2.24%) SCOM
7 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (1.75%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.75%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.00%) Cisco CME
10 4 (1.00%) Stealthwatch
11 3 (0.75%) Opsgenie
12 2 (0.50%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.50%) vRealize
13 1 (0.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 162 (40.40%) VMware
2 144 (35.91%) Microsoft
3 60 (14.96%) Juniper
4 50 (12.47%) Palo Alto
5 49 (12.22%) Meraki
6 45 (11.22%) SolarWinds
7 35 (8.73%) HP
8 34 (8.48%) Citrix
8 34 (8.48%) Dell
9 31 (7.73%) CheckPoint
10 25 (6.23%) Fortinet
11 21 (5.24%) Aruba
12 17 (4.24%) Veeam
13 16 (3.99%) NetApp
13 16 (3.99%) ServiceNow
13 16 (3.99%) Sophos
14 13 (3.24%) Avaya
15 12 (2.99%) SonicWALL
15 12 (2.99%) WatchGuard
16 11 (2.74%) McAfee