Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 108 73
Rank change year-on-year +36 -35 +5
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 301 256 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.86% 2.73% 3.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.90% 10.89% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 241 142 351
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,243 £32,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 2,333 2,350 2,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.94% 25.07% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,574 1,510 1,773
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.57% +8.75% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 +2 137 £42,500 -19.05% 12
Solihull +45 56 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Coventry +43 35 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Worcestershire +4 28 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Warwickshire 0 20 £50,000 - 1
Dudley - 12 £40,000 -
Shropshire -12 6 £42,500 -20.93% 3
Staffordshire +7 3 £35,000 +4.48% 1
Herefordshire -7 2 £38,000 -
West Bromwich -1 1 £32,500 - 1
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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.

1 245 (81.40%) Cisco
2 193 (64.12%) CCNP
3 177 (58.80%) Firewall
4 172 (57.14%) CCNA
5 120 (39.87%) WAN
6 105 (34.88%) ITIL
7 83 (27.57%) Wireless
8 76 (25.25%) Cisco ASA
9 72 (23.92%) Data Centre
9 72 (23.92%) Load Balancing
10 67 (22.26%) LAN
11 65 (21.59%) VMware
12 61 (20.27%) VPN
13 60 (19.93%) Microsoft
14 59 (19.60%) Service Delivery
15 58 (19.27%) Presales
16 56 (18.60%) MPLS
17 52 (17.28%) CheckPoint
18 51 (16.94%) Finance
19 50 (16.61%) BGP
19 50 (16.61%) Windows
20 49 (16.28%) Juniper
20 49 (16.28%) Telecoms
20 49 (16.28%) VLAN
20 49 (16.28%) Palo Alto
21 48 (15.95%) OSPF
22 46 (15.28%) Active Directory
23 45 (14.95%) Degree
24 43 (14.29%) Project Management
25 41 (13.62%) Microsoft Certification

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 15 (4.98%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.32%) IIS
3 9 (2.99%) Apache
4 7 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.33%) Site Server
6 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (6.98%) Office 365
4 4 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 177 (58.80%) Firewall
2 120 (39.87%) WAN
3 83 (27.57%) Wireless
4 76 (25.25%) Cisco ASA
5 67 (22.26%) LAN
6 61 (20.27%) VPN
7 56 (18.60%) MPLS
8 50 (16.61%) BGP
9 49 (16.28%) VLAN
10 48 (15.95%) OSPF
11 40 (13.29%) Network Security
12 32 (10.63%) VoIP
13 21 (6.98%) EIGRP
14 20 (6.64%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (6.31%) DHCP
16 18 (5.98%) TCP/IP
17 17 (5.65%) IPsec
18 16 (5.32%) VPLS
19 14 (4.65%) DNS
20 13 (4.32%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.32%) MySQL
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (16.94%) Finance
2 49 (16.28%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.32%) Retail
4 10 (3.32%) Billing
5 8 (2.66%) Banking
6 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
7 2 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 112 (37.21%) Network Engineer
2 42 (13.95%) Architect
3 34 (11.30%) Analyst
4 33 (10.96%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (7.31%) Network Architect
6 20 (6.64%) Network Analyst
7 16 (5.32%) Security Engineer
8 14 (4.65%) Network Manager
9 12 (3.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.65%) Technical Architect
11 10 (3.32%) Cisco Analyst
11 10 (3.32%) Infrastructure Support
12 9 (2.99%) Consultant
12 9 (2.99%) Network Team Leader
12 9 (2.99%) Team Leader
12 9 (2.99%) Technical Specialist
13 8 (2.66%) IT Engineer
14 7 (2.33%) Security Analyst
14 7 (2.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.99%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.66%) LDAP
3 4 (1.33%) Spring
3 4 (1.33%) Web Services
4 2 (0.66%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (23.92%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.64%) Virtual Team
3 25 (8.31%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (6.31%) Handset
5 17 (5.65%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.99%) PKI
7 11 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (3.65%) Public Cloud
8 10 (3.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (2.66%) Clustering
9 8 (2.66%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.99%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.33%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.00%) CCTV
12 3 (1.00%) CESG
13 2 (0.66%) CMDB
13 2 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.66%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.61%) Windows
2 40 (13.29%) Linux
3 25 (8.31%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.65%) Windows 10
5 10 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.66%) CentOS
7 5 (1.66%) Unix
7 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.33%) CatOS
9 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.33%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.33%) Solaris
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (34.88%) ITIL
2 72 (23.92%) Load Balancing
3 59 (19.60%) Service Delivery
4 58 (19.27%) Presales
5 43 (14.29%) Project Management
6 37 (12.29%) Incident Management
7 36 (11.96%) Mentoring
8 31 (10.30%) Change Control
9 30 (9.97%) Network Design
10 28 (9.30%) Line Management
11 25 (8.31%) Change Management
12 24 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (7.64%) Project Planning
13 23 (7.64%) Service Management
14 22 (7.31%) PRINCE2
15 21 (6.98%) Configuration Management
15 21 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
15 21 (6.98%) Due Diligence
15 21 (6.98%) ITIL V3
16 20 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.65%) SQL
2 9 (2.99%) Java
3 6 (1.99%) C
3 6 (1.99%) Python
4 4 (1.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.66%) Perl
6 1 (0.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 193 (64.12%) CCNP
2 172 (57.14%) CCNA
3 45 (14.95%) Degree
4 41 (13.62%) MCSE
4 41 (13.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (12.29%) CCIE
6 29 (9.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (9.30%) CCDP
8 27 (8.97%) JNCIA
9 25 (8.31%) Security Cleared
10 23 (7.64%) CISSP
11 19 (6.31%) CCSP
11 19 (6.31%) JNCIP
12 16 (5.32%) CCIE Service Provider
12 16 (5.32%) SC Cleared
13 14 (4.65%) JNCIE
14 13 (4.32%) JNCIS
15 12 (3.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 10 (3.32%) CEH
16 10 (3.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (13.62%) SLA
2 22 (7.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (5.32%) PCI DSS
4 12 (3.99%) GDPR
5 7 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.33%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.66%) PMO
7 2 (0.66%) QA
8 1 (0.33%) PSD2
System Software
1 46 (15.28%) Active Directory
2 27 (8.97%) Hyper-V
3 26 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.99%) VMware NSX
5 6 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.00%) XenApp
7 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.66%) vSphere
7 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (4.32%) FortiGate
2 10 (3.32%) Stealthwatch
3 9 (2.99%) SCVMM
4 7 (2.33%) Linux-HA
5 6 (1.99%) Cacti
5 6 (1.99%) Observium
6 5 (1.66%) CASB
6 5 (1.66%) SCCM
6 5 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.33%) Puppet
7 4 (1.33%) Terraform
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.66%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.33%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.33%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 245 (81.40%) Cisco
2 65 (21.59%) VMware
3 60 (19.93%) Microsoft
4 52 (17.28%) CheckPoint
5 49 (16.28%) Juniper
5 49 (16.28%) Palo Alto
6 41 (13.62%) F5
7 35 (11.63%) Fortinet
7 35 (11.63%) HP
8 33 (10.96%) Meraki
9 29 (9.63%) Avaya
10 24 (7.97%) Mitel
11 21 (6.98%) Citrix
12 19 (6.31%) SolarWinds
13 11 (3.65%) Aruba
14 10 (3.32%) BMC
14 10 (3.32%) Brocade
14 10 (3.32%) BT
14 10 (3.32%) Virgin Media
15 8 (2.66%) Dell