The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 73 83
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 180 216 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.76% 3.50% 3.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.20% 12.78% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 163 181 142
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year - -5.02%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1111 1690 1336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 23.19% 27.35% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 868 1278 1067
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in the West Midlands

Cisco Certification
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cisco Certification in the West Midlands

Cisco Certification
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Certification in the West Midlands

Cisco Certification
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +21 67 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Worcestershire -3 30 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Herefordshire +1 23 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Warwickshire +12 21 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Coventry -10 16 £46,000 +2.22%
Solihull -16 10 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Shropshire -5 4 £32,500 -27.77%
Staffordshire +4 1 £23,500 -20.00% 1
Wolverhampton -1 1 £23,500 -41.25%
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 341 (90.69%) Cisco
2 276 (73.40%) CCNA
3 264 (70.21%) CCNP
4 258 (68.62%) Firewall
5 153 (40.69%) WAN
6 131 (34.84%) Network Security
7 127 (33.78%) LAN
8 94 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 85 (22.61%) Data Centre
10 79 (21.01%) ITIL
11 73 (19.41%) CCIE
12 72 (19.15%) Windows
13 71 (18.88%) VPN
13 71 (18.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 68 (18.09%) DNS
15 63 (16.76%) MPLS
16 61 (16.22%) VoIP
17 59 (15.69%) Microsoft
17 59 (15.69%) Wireless
18 58 (15.43%) VLAN
19 56 (14.89%) DHCP
20 55 (14.63%) VMware
20 55 (14.63%) F5
21 54 (14.36%) OSPF
22 53 (14.10%) Network Design
23 51 (13.56%) Project Management
24 49 (13.03%) Load Balancing
25 46 (12.23%) Telecoms
26 44 (11.70%) CheckPoint
26 44 (11.70%) TCP/IP

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 10 (2.66%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (1.33%) Site Server
3 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 37 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.26%) MS Office
3 6 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Workfront
2 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.86%) Office 365
2 6 (1.60%) G Suite
3 5 (1.33%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 258 (68.62%) Firewall
2 153 (40.69%) WAN
3 131 (34.84%) Network Security
4 127 (33.78%) LAN
5 94 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 71 (18.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 71 (18.88%) VPN
7 68 (18.09%) DNS
8 63 (16.76%) MPLS
9 61 (16.22%) VoIP
10 59 (15.69%) Wireless
11 58 (15.43%) VLAN
12 56 (14.89%) DHCP
13 54 (14.36%) OSPF
14 44 (11.70%) TCP/IP
15 41 (10.90%) DMVPN
16 40 (10.64%) BGP
17 35 (9.31%) Wi-Fi
18 34 (9.04%) Cisco IOS
19 31 (8.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.27%) GIS
General
1 46 (12.23%) Telecoms
2 18 (4.79%) Finance
3 6 (1.60%) Back Office
4 3 (0.80%) Automotive
4 3 (0.80%) Marketing
5 2 (0.53%) Banking
5 2 (0.53%) Games
5 2 (0.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.27%) Local Government
6 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 204 (54.26%) Network Engineer
2 77 (20.48%) Cisco Engineer
3 70 (18.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 42 (11.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 36 (9.57%) Support Engineer
6 30 (7.98%) Architect
7 29 (7.71%) Analyst
8 25 (6.65%) Network Support
8 25 (6.65%) Network Support Engineer
9 23 (6.12%) Security Engineer
10 22 (5.85%) Network Security Engineer
11 21 (5.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 21 (5.59%) Network Architect
12 19 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (5.05%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 19 (5.05%) Cisco Support
12 19 (5.05%) Consultant
12 19 (5.05%) Switch Engineer
13 15 (3.99%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.04%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.80%) XMPP
3 1 (0.27%) OAuth
3 1 (0.27%) OpenID
3 1 (0.27%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (22.61%) Data Centre
2 10 (2.66%) Client/Server
2 10 (2.66%) Cyber Attack
2 10 (2.66%) PKI
3 9 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.39%) Handset
3 9 (2.39%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.80%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (0.80%) FMCG
9 1 (0.27%) Blog
9 1 (0.27%) Fintech
9 1 (0.27%) iPad
9 1 (0.27%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.27%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.15%) Windows
2 40 (10.64%) Windows Server
3 25 (6.65%) Linux
4 22 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.72%) Unix
6 14 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.66%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.86%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.33%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.33%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.80%) Solaris
11 2 (0.53%) VyOS
12 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (21.01%) ITIL
2 53 (14.10%) Network Design
3 51 (13.56%) Project Management
4 49 (13.03%) Load Balancing
5 37 (9.84%) SIEM
6 35 (9.31%) Mentoring
7 32 (8.51%) Change Control
8 29 (7.71%) Presales
9 26 (6.91%) High Availability
9 26 (6.91%) Information Security
10 24 (6.38%) PRINCE2
11 23 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
12 21 (5.59%) Security Operations
13 20 (5.32%) Problem Management
14 17 (4.52%) Project Planning
14 17 (4.52%) Risk Management
14 17 (4.52%) Service Delivery
15 16 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (4.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 15 (3.99%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.39%) VB
2 6 (1.60%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.80%) C
4 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 276 (73.40%) CCNA
2 264 (70.21%) CCNP
3 73 (19.41%) CCIE
4 34 (9.04%) CISSP
5 32 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (7.98%) MCSE
7 24 (6.38%) SC Cleared
7 24 (6.38%) Security Cleared
8 18 (4.79%) CCIP
8 18 (4.79%) GCIA
8 18 (4.79%) GCIH
8 18 (4.79%) SANS
9 17 (4.52%) CCSA
9 17 (4.52%) CEH
9 17 (4.52%) Degree
10 15 (3.99%) JNCIP
11 14 (3.72%) CCSP
11 14 (3.72%) JNCIE
12 13 (3.46%) MCP
13 12 (3.19%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.78%) PCI DSS
2 22 (5.85%) SLA
3 11 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) PMO
5 1 (0.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 33 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (7.98%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.79%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.33%) Firmware
4 5 (1.33%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.53%) pfSense
6 2 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.53%) XenApp
6 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (6.12%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (3.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (3.19%) Cisco UCCE
4 10 (2.66%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (2.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (2.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (1.33%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.33%) SCCM
7 2 (0.53%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.53%) Nagios
8 1 (0.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 341 (90.69%) Cisco
2 59 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 55 (14.63%) F5
3 55 (14.63%) VMware
4 44 (11.70%) CheckPoint
5 39 (10.37%) Juniper
6 37 (9.84%) Avaya
7 36 (9.57%) Palo Alto
8 27 (7.18%) SolarWinds
9 26 (6.91%) Cyberoam
10 25 (6.65%) HP
11 22 (5.85%) Mitel
12 20 (5.32%) Meraki
13 18 (4.79%) Fortinet
14 16 (4.26%) Riverbed
15 14 (3.72%) Intel Security
16 12 (3.19%) SonicWALL
17 10 (2.66%) Qualys
18 9 (2.39%) Huawei
18 9 (2.39%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Training, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £24500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Training, Overtime,
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: Additional benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago