Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 81 60
Rank change year-on-year -29 -21 +32
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 266 395 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.65% 3.45% 3.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.30% 13.08% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 231 346 398
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £53,375 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%

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 2354 3019 2754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.48% 26.37% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1815 2212 2191
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,975 £65,480
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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +4 140 £49,000 +20.99% 7
Staffordshire +18 32 £32,500 -16.67%
Warwickshire -4 29 £37,250 -1.97% 1
Coventry -26 21 £47,500 +9.20% 3
Worcestershire -31 19 £42,500 -10.53%
Shropshire 0 13 £55,000 +57.14%
Solihull -5 3 £42,500 +54.55%
Herefordshire -8 1 £20,500 -54.44%
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 212 (79.70%) Cisco
2 163 (61.28%) CCNA
3 161 (60.53%) Firewall
4 156 (58.65%) CCNP
5 134 (50.38%) WAN
6 100 (37.59%) LAN
7 80 (30.08%) ITIL
8 73 (27.44%) Juniper
9 70 (26.32%) Windows
10 64 (24.06%) HP
10 64 (24.06%) VPN
11 63 (23.68%) Data Centre
12 60 (22.56%) MPLS
13 59 (22.18%) Network Security
14 57 (21.43%) Active Directory
15 56 (21.05%) OSPF
16 53 (19.92%) Network Design
17 52 (19.55%) Microsoft
18 51 (19.17%) BGP
19 50 (18.80%) Wireless
20 49 (18.42%) CheckPoint
21 48 (18.05%) VMware
21 48 (18.05%) Cisco ASA
22 47 (17.67%) F5
22 47 (17.67%) Project Management
23 42 (15.79%) Fortinet
23 42 (15.79%) Load Balancing
24 39 (14.66%) TCP/IP
25 37 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
26 36 (13.53%) Presales

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 13 (4.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.88%) CMS
3 3 (1.13%) Apache
3 3 (1.13%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.89%) Office 365
4 6 (2.26%) G Suite
5 5 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.88%) IaaS
5 5 (1.88%) PaaS
5 5 (1.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 161 (60.53%) Firewall
2 134 (50.38%) WAN
3 100 (37.59%) LAN
4 64 (24.06%) VPN
5 60 (22.56%) MPLS
6 59 (22.18%) Network Security
7 56 (21.05%) OSPF
8 51 (19.17%) BGP
9 50 (18.80%) Wireless
10 48 (18.05%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (14.66%) TCP/IP
12 35 (13.16%) IPsec
12 35 (13.16%) VLAN
13 34 (12.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 33 (12.41%) DNS
15 31 (11.65%) VoIP
16 27 (10.15%) SSL
17 25 (9.40%) DHCP
18 22 (8.27%) Cisco ISE
19 21 (7.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (12.78%) Finance
2 15 (5.64%) Retail
3 13 (4.89%) Billing
4 10 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.63%) Banking
6 4 (1.50%) Marketing
7 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 94 (35.34%) Network Engineer
2 28 (10.53%) Analyst
2 28 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 26 (9.77%) Senior Network Engineer
4 25 (9.40%) Architect
5 20 (7.52%) Network Specialist
6 19 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (5.64%) 3rd Line Support
7 15 (5.64%) Network Architect
7 15 (5.64%) Trainee
8 13 (4.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (4.89%) Administrator
9 12 (4.51%) Network Administrator
9 12 (4.51%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.14%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (3.76%) Network Analyst
11 10 (3.76%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.01%) Consultant
12 8 (3.01%) Network Support
12 8 (3.01%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.02%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.88%) JSON
2 5 (1.88%) WAP
3 1 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 63 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.89%) FlexPod
3 13 (4.89%) PKI
4 10 (3.76%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.50%) Cyber Attack
6 4 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.13%) Clustering
7 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.13%) Handset
7 3 (1.13%) iPad
8 2 (0.75%) CESG
8 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) BYOD
9 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 70 (26.32%) Windows
2 23 (8.65%) Windows Server
3 18 (6.77%) Linux
4 13 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.26%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.88%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.88%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.88%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.50%) CentOS
7 4 (1.50%) Unix
7 4 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (30.08%) ITIL
2 53 (19.92%) Network Design
3 47 (17.67%) Project Management
4 42 (15.79%) Load Balancing
5 36 (13.53%) Presales
6 34 (12.78%) Service Delivery
7 31 (11.65%) Network Architecture
8 27 (10.15%) Line Management
9 26 (9.77%) ITIL V3
10 21 (7.89%) Mentoring
11 20 (7.52%) Time Management
12 19 (7.14%) SIEM
13 17 (6.39%) Business Continuity
13 17 (6.39%) PRINCE2
14 16 (6.02%) Network Management
15 14 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
16 13 (4.89%) Migration
16 13 (4.89%) Security Management
16 13 (4.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.76%) PowerShell
2 8 (3.01%) C
3 5 (1.88%) VB
4 4 (1.50%) SQL
5 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 163 (61.28%) CCNA
2 156 (58.65%) CCNP
3 30 (11.28%) CCIE
3 30 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (8.27%) MCSE
5 18 (6.77%) CCDP
6 16 (6.02%) A+ Certification
6 16 (6.02%) CCENT
6 16 (6.02%) Network+ Certification
7 14 (5.26%) Degree
8 12 (4.51%) CCDA
9 9 (3.38%) JNCIA
9 9 (3.38%) JNCIS
10 8 (3.01%) MCSA
10 8 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.63%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.63%) Security Cleared
12 6 (2.26%) CCIP
12 6 (2.26%) JNCIE
12 6 (2.26%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.65%) SLA
2 19 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (4.89%) QA
4 9 (3.38%) COBIT
5 5 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (1.88%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 57 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 37 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.89%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.89%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.88%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (6.02%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (3.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (2.26%) SCCM
3 6 (2.26%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.88%) AirWatch
4 5 (1.88%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (1.88%) QRadar
5 4 (1.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.50%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (1.13%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.13%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.75%) Netcool
8 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 212 (79.70%) Cisco
2 73 (27.44%) Juniper
3 64 (24.06%) HP
4 52 (19.55%) Microsoft
5 49 (18.42%) CheckPoint
6 48 (18.05%) VMware
7 47 (17.67%) F5
8 42 (15.79%) Fortinet
9 27 (10.15%) SolarWinds
10 26 (9.77%) Brocade
11 20 (7.52%) Citrix
12 19 (7.14%) Meraki
13 17 (6.39%) Aruba
14 16 (6.02%) Motorola
15 13 (4.89%) Sourcefire
16 12 (4.51%) Palo Alto
17 8 (3.01%) Remedy
18 6 (2.26%) BMC
18 6 (2.26%) Google
18 6 (2.26%) Oracle