Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 100 83
Rank change year-on-year -4 -17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 248 298 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.74% 2.98% 3.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.08% 12.43% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 184 291 312
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -6.59%
10th Percentile £32,642 £26,250 £29,550
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £56,475
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,460 2,398 3,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.21% 23.96% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,586 1,919 2,375
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +13 161 £57,500 +15.00% 15
Shropshire +31 22 £56,250 +2.27% 2
Wolverhampton -3 14 £42,500 -1.28%
Coventry -5 11 £45,000 - 2
Solihull +13 10 £25,000 -50.00% 2
Warwickshire 0 9 £36,000 -7.69% 1
Worcestershire -5 5 £38,091 -10.37% 2
Herefordshire +10 2 - -
Staffordshire -11 2 £31,250 -3.85% 5
Dudley - 1 £24,500 - 2
Brierley Hill - 1 £24,500 - 1
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 212 (85.48%) Cisco
2 182 (73.39%) CCNP
3 143 (57.66%) Firewall
4 134 (54.03%) WAN
5 124 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 115 (46.37%) Data Centre
7 112 (45.16%) Juniper
8 111 (44.76%) F5
9 102 (41.13%) ITIL
10 92 (37.10%) Fortinet
11 84 (33.87%) VPN
12 81 (32.66%) CCNA
13 80 (32.26%) Presales
14 79 (31.85%) LAN
15 75 (30.24%) Cisco ASA
16 74 (29.84%) OSPF
17 69 (27.82%) BGP
18 67 (27.02%) Load Balancing
19 63 (25.40%) MPLS
19 63 (25.40%) CCDP
20 59 (23.79%) VMware
21 55 (22.18%) Cisco Nexus
21 55 (22.18%) Self-Motivation
22 54 (21.77%) ITIL V3
22 54 (21.77%) HP
23 52 (20.97%) Wireless
24 51 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
25 50 (20.16%) Active Directory
26 47 (18.95%) Service Delivery
27 46 (18.55%) Microsoft

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 12 (4.84%) IIS
2 5 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.21%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (8.06%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.81%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 143 (57.66%) Firewall
2 134 (54.03%) WAN
3 84 (33.87%) VPN
4 79 (31.85%) LAN
5 75 (30.24%) Cisco ASA
6 74 (29.84%) OSPF
7 69 (27.82%) BGP
8 63 (25.40%) MPLS
9 55 (22.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 52 (20.97%) Wireless
11 45 (18.15%) FWSM
11 45 (18.15%) Network Security
12 41 (16.53%) IPsec
13 39 (15.73%) VLAN
14 36 (14.52%) Cisco Firepower
15 35 (14.11%) DNS
16 30 (12.10%) DHCP
17 28 (11.29%) WLAN
18 24 (9.68%) SNMP
18 24 (9.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.40%) MySQL
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (13.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (6.05%) Finance
2 10 (4.03%) Retail
3 4 (1.61%) Advertising
3 4 (1.61%) Banking
3 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.81%) Back Office
4 2 (0.81%) Billing
4 2 (0.81%) Games
4 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.40%) French Language
5 1 (0.40%) German Language
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
5 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.40%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.40%) Russian Language
5 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (35.08%) Network Engineer
2 64 (25.81%) Architect
3 40 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
4 35 (14.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 34 (13.71%) Security Architect
6 32 (12.90%) Security Solutions Architect
7 31 (12.50%) Network Architect
8 16 (6.45%) Consultant
8 16 (6.45%) IT Manager
9 15 (6.05%) Cisco Consultant
9 15 (6.05%) Network Consultant
10 14 (5.65%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 14 (5.65%) Network Specialist
10 14 (5.65%) Presales Solution Architect
10 14 (5.65%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 14 (5.65%) Senior Network Specialist
10 14 (5.65%) Support Engineer
11 13 (5.24%) Network Security Architect
12 11 (4.44%) Analyst
12 11 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.84%) LDAP
2 5 (2.02%) COM
3 2 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.81%) Spring
4 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 115 (46.37%) Data Centre
2 55 (22.18%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (14.11%) PKI
4 20 (8.06%) Cyberthreat
5 19 (7.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 15 (6.05%) FlexPod
6 15 (6.05%) Virtual Team
7 14 (5.65%) Driving Licence
8 8 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.61%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.81%) BYOD
10 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.81%) Fintech
10 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.40%) iPad
11 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.52%) Windows
2 28 (11.29%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.24%) Linux
4 8 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.82%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (41.13%) ITIL
2 80 (32.26%) Presales
3 67 (27.02%) Load Balancing
4 54 (21.77%) ITIL V3
5 47 (18.95%) Service Delivery
6 37 (14.92%) SIEM
7 36 (14.52%) Line Management
8 35 (14.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 34 (13.71%) PRINCE2
10 33 (13.31%) Service Management
11 31 (12.50%) Network Design
12 30 (12.10%) Project Management
13 27 (10.89%) Incident Management
14 25 (10.08%) Information Security
15 23 (9.27%) Due Diligence
15 23 (9.27%) Vulnerability Management
16 22 (8.87%) Migration
16 22 (8.87%) Network Management
17 20 (8.06%) Network Architecture
18 19 (7.66%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.21%) SQL
2 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.40%) C
3 1 (0.40%) Python
3 1 (0.40%) R
3 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 182 (73.39%) CCNP
2 81 (32.66%) CCNA
3 63 (25.40%) CCDP
4 39 (15.73%) Security Cleared
5 34 (13.71%) SC Cleared
6 33 (13.31%) CCIE
6 33 (13.31%) MCSE
6 33 (13.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (11.29%) CISSP
8 18 (7.26%) Degree
9 17 (6.85%) CCSP
10 12 (4.84%) ISSAP
10 12 (4.84%) JNCIP
10 12 (4.84%) PMI Certification
10 12 (4.84%) PMP
11 11 (4.44%) CCSE
11 11 (4.44%) CISM
11 11 (4.44%) IISP
12 7 (2.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 7 (2.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (8.47%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (4.03%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.23%) SLA
5 6 (2.42%) GDPR
6 4 (1.61%) COBIT
7 1 (0.40%) GPG13
System Software
1 51 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (20.16%) Active Directory
3 20 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.24%) VMware NSX
5 7 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (10.08%) QRadar
2 14 (5.65%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (5.65%) WhatsUp Gold
3 13 (5.24%) CASB
4 11 (4.44%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.02%) WSUS
6 4 (1.61%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.21%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.40%) Nagios
8 1 (0.40%) SCCM
8 1 (0.40%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 212 (85.48%) Cisco
2 124 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 112 (45.16%) Juniper
4 111 (44.76%) F5
5 92 (37.10%) Fortinet
6 59 (23.79%) VMware
7 54 (21.77%) HP
8 46 (18.55%) Microsoft
9 39 (15.73%) Meraki
10 34 (13.71%) SolarWinds
11 21 (8.47%) Nokia
12 19 (7.66%) Forcepoint
12 19 (7.66%) Tufin
13 18 (7.26%) Brocade
14 17 (6.85%) CA
15 15 (6.05%) Aruba
15 15 (6.05%) Citrix
15 15 (6.05%) Palo Alto
16 14 (5.65%) Riverbed
16 14 (5.65%) Tripwire