Period
to 22 February 2018

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 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 71 67
Rank change year-on-year -44 -4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 248 392 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.52% 3.80% 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.75% 15.61% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 172 363 366
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,050 £31,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,150 £55,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,306 2,511 2,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.39% 24.31% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,601 1,868 2,176
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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
Birmingham +13 129 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Warwickshire +7 33 £38,500 +1.99% 4
Coventry -27 33 £47,500 +14.46% 5
Staffordshire +11 22 £33,500 -4.29% 13
Worcestershire -30 13 £41,750 +4.38% 7
Shropshire +2 4 £20,500 -41.43% 2
Wolverhampton -15 4 £42,500 +80.85% 6
Solihull -13 3 £42,500 +13.33% 5
West Bromwich -5 1 £32,500 -14.47% 2
Herefordshire -18 1 £20,500 -54.44% 2
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 198 (79.84%) Cisco
2 149 (60.08%) CCNP
3 126 (50.81%) CCNA
4 121 (48.79%) Firewall
5 118 (47.58%) WAN
6 102 (41.13%) Juniper
7 98 (39.52%) LAN
8 85 (34.27%) ITIL
9 83 (33.47%) Data Centre
10 74 (29.84%) CheckPoint
11 71 (28.63%) Windows
12 70 (28.23%) Active Directory
13 68 (27.42%) VPN
14 60 (24.19%) MPLS
14 60 (24.19%) VMware
14 60 (24.19%) Fortinet
15 59 (23.79%) OSPF
16 58 (23.39%) Microsoft
17 55 (22.18%) F5
18 52 (20.97%) HP
19 51 (20.56%) Wireless
20 50 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
20 50 (20.16%) Presales
21 49 (19.76%) Service Delivery
21 49 (19.76%) BGP
22 46 (18.55%) Load Balancing
23 45 (18.15%) Project Management
24 44 (17.74%) Network Security
24 44 (17.74%) ITIL V3
25 42 (16.94%) Cisco ASA

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 16 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.84%) IIS
3 3 (1.21%) Apache
3 3 (1.21%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.03%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 121 (48.79%) Firewall
2 118 (47.58%) WAN
3 98 (39.52%) LAN
4 68 (27.42%) VPN
5 60 (24.19%) MPLS
6 59 (23.79%) OSPF
7 51 (20.56%) Wireless
8 49 (19.76%) BGP
9 44 (17.74%) Network Security
10 42 (16.94%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (15.73%) DHCP
11 39 (15.73%) DNS
12 38 (15.32%) VoIP
12 38 (15.32%) WLAN
13 37 (14.92%) SSL
14 34 (13.71%) IPsec
14 34 (13.71%) SNMP
15 30 (12.10%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (11.29%) TCP/IP
17 25 (10.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (3.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (10.48%) Finance
2 18 (7.26%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.44%) Retail
4 7 (2.82%) Billing
5 3 (1.21%) Back Office
5 3 (1.21%) Games
5 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.81%) French Language
6 2 (0.81%) German Language
6 2 (0.81%) Polish Language
6 2 (0.81%) Russian Language
6 2 (0.81%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 81 (32.66%) Network Engineer
2 36 (14.52%) Architect
3 22 (8.87%) Analyst
3 22 (8.87%) Network Architect
4 21 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
5 18 (7.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (6.85%) Security Architect
7 16 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (6.45%) Security Solutions Architect
7 16 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (6.05%) Network Specialist
8 15 (6.05%) Trainee
9 13 (5.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 13 (5.24%) Technical Specialist
10 12 (4.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (4.84%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 12 (4.84%) Senior Network Specialist
11 11 (4.44%) Administrator
12 10 (4.03%) Support Analyst
13 9 (3.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.63%) LDAP
2 7 (2.82%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 83 (33.47%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.45%) PKI
3 14 (5.65%) Cyberthreat
3 14 (5.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (4.03%) FlexPod
5 9 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.82%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.42%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.02%) BYOD
9 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.21%) Clustering
10 3 (1.21%) Handset
11 2 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.81%) CESG
11 2 (0.81%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (28.63%) Windows
2 32 (12.90%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.84%) Linux
4 11 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.61%) CentOS
6 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.81%) Unix
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (34.27%) ITIL
2 50 (20.16%) Presales
3 49 (19.76%) Service Delivery
4 46 (18.55%) Load Balancing
5 45 (18.15%) Project Management
6 44 (17.74%) ITIL V3
7 41 (16.53%) Network Design
8 34 (13.71%) Line Management
9 30 (12.10%) PRINCE2
10 29 (11.69%) SIEM
11 26 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (10.08%) Network Architecture
12 25 (10.08%) Service Management
13 18 (7.26%) Business Continuity
13 18 (7.26%) Network Virtualisation
14 17 (6.85%) Incident Management
14 17 (6.85%) Mentoring
14 17 (6.85%) Network Monitoring
14 17 (6.85%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (6.05%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.44%) SQL
2 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.21%) C
2 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 149 (60.08%) CCNP
2 126 (50.81%) CCNA
3 33 (13.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (12.50%) CCIE
5 25 (10.08%) CCDP
5 25 (10.08%) CISSP
6 21 (8.47%) MCSE
7 20 (8.06%) CCENT
8 19 (7.66%) Degree
9 17 (6.85%) Network+ Certification
10 16 (6.45%) A+ Certification
10 16 (6.45%) JNCIP
11 13 (5.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (4.84%) CCSE
12 12 (4.84%) IISP
12 12 (4.84%) ISSAP
12 12 (4.84%) JNCIA
12 12 (4.84%) JNCIS
12 12 (4.84%) MCSA
13 11 (4.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.05%) SLA
3 11 (4.44%) COBIT
4 6 (2.42%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.42%) QA
5 2 (0.81%) PMO
6 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.40%) RMADS
6 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (28.23%) Active Directory
2 50 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.87%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.24%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.42%) vSphere
6 4 (1.61%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (6.85%) QRadar
2 14 (5.65%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (5.24%) Cisco UCCE
3 13 (5.24%) Cisco UCCX
4 10 (4.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (3.23%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.61%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (1.21%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.81%) Netcool
8 2 (0.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.40%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco CME
9 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 198 (79.84%) Cisco
2 102 (41.13%) Juniper
3 74 (29.84%) CheckPoint
4 60 (24.19%) Fortinet
4 60 (24.19%) VMware
5 58 (23.39%) Microsoft
6 55 (22.18%) F5
7 52 (20.97%) HP
8 29 (11.69%) Brocade
9 28 (11.29%) SolarWinds
10 17 (6.85%) Citrix
11 15 (6.05%) Meraki
12 13 (5.24%) Aruba
12 13 (5.24%) Splunk
13 12 (4.84%) Forcepoint
13 12 (4.84%) IBM
13 12 (4.84%) LogRhythm
13 12 (4.84%) Tufin
14 11 (4.44%) Huawei
15 10 (4.03%) CA