Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 117 82
Rank change year-on-year +16 -35 -15
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 236 264 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.74% 2.66% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.26% 11.19% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 207 241 340
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% -12.09%
10th Percentile £29,300 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,750 £60,000 £56,275
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 2,300 2,360 3,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.68% 23.80% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,527 1,868 2,310
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,825 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 October 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 19 October 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 +9 126 £57,500 +17.35% 11
Shropshire +25 20 £57,500 +4.55% 10
Coventry +12 19 £45,000 - 6
Solihull +16 16 £42,000 +104.88% 5
Warwickshire +30 12 £36,000 -6.49% 4
Wolverhampton +9 9 £37,500 -12.90%
Staffordshire -3 9 £32,000 +6.67% 7
Worcestershire -5 7 £30,000 -29.41% 5
Herefordshire +8 3 - - 1
Dudley - 2 £24,500 - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £24,500 - 2
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 204 (86.44%) Cisco
2 173 (73.31%) CCNP
3 148 (62.71%) Firewall
4 111 (47.03%) WAN
5 98 (41.53%) CheckPoint
6 92 (38.98%) Juniper
7 89 (37.71%) Data Centre
8 88 (37.29%) VPN
9 86 (36.44%) F5
10 82 (34.75%) CCNA
11 81 (34.32%) Cisco ASA
12 78 (33.05%) OSPF
13 74 (31.36%) BGP
14 72 (30.51%) ITIL
15 71 (30.08%) LAN
16 68 (28.81%) Fortinet
17 58 (24.58%) MPLS
18 55 (23.31%) Presales
19 51 (21.61%) Cisco Nexus
20 47 (19.92%) Wireless
21 46 (19.49%) Load Balancing
22 44 (18.64%) CCDP
23 43 (18.22%) Self-Motivation
24 42 (17.80%) VMware
25 39 (16.53%) Microsoft
25 39 (16.53%) Security Cleared
26 38 (16.10%) Windows
27 37 (15.68%) Active Directory
27 37 (15.68%) FWSM
28 36 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement

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 8 (3.39%) IIS
2 5 (2.12%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.12%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (7.63%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.14%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (12.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (62.71%) Firewall
2 111 (47.03%) WAN
3 88 (37.29%) VPN
4 81 (34.32%) Cisco ASA
5 78 (33.05%) OSPF
6 74 (31.36%) BGP
7 71 (30.08%) LAN
8 58 (24.58%) MPLS
9 51 (21.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 47 (19.92%) Wireless
11 37 (15.68%) FWSM
12 35 (14.83%) Network Security
13 34 (14.41%) VLAN
14 33 (13.98%) IPsec
15 31 (13.14%) Cisco Firepower
16 30 (12.71%) DNS
17 25 (10.59%) DHCP
17 25 (10.59%) WLAN
18 21 (8.90%) TCP/IP
19 17 (7.20%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.27%) Big Data
3 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.42%) MySQL
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.42%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 30 (12.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (7.63%) Finance
2 10 (4.24%) Retail
3 6 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.69%) Banking
4 4 (1.69%) Billing
5 3 (1.27%) Legal
6 2 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 100 (42.37%) Network Engineer
2 49 (20.76%) Architect
3 36 (15.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 28 (11.86%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (8.47%) Security Architect
6 19 (8.05%) Network Architect
6 19 (8.05%) Security Solutions Architect
7 15 (6.36%) Analyst
8 13 (5.51%) Consultant
9 12 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
9 12 (5.08%) Network Consultant
9 12 (5.08%) Support Engineer
10 11 (4.66%) Cisco Consultant
10 11 (4.66%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 11 (4.66%) Technical Architect
11 10 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.24%) Network Specialist
12 9 (3.81%) IT Manager
12 9 (3.81%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 9 (3.81%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.12%) LDAP
2 4 (1.69%) COM
2 4 (1.69%) Spring
3 2 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.42%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 89 (37.71%) Data Centre
2 43 (18.22%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (13.14%) PKI
4 15 (6.36%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (6.36%) Virtual Team
5 14 (5.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (5.08%) Driving Licence
7 11 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.54%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.27%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.85%) BYOD
11 2 (0.85%) Fintech
12 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.42%) iPad
12 1 (0.42%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.10%) Windows
2 32 (13.56%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.51%) Linux
4 6 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.12%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (30.51%) ITIL
2 55 (23.31%) Presales
3 46 (19.49%) Load Balancing
4 36 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 33 (13.98%) ITIL V3
6 32 (13.56%) Network Management
7 29 (12.29%) Network Design
8 27 (11.44%) Information Security
8 27 (11.44%) Service Delivery
8 27 (11.44%) SIEM
9 26 (11.02%) Project Management
10 25 (10.59%) Service Management
11 24 (10.17%) Incident Management
11 24 (10.17%) Line Management
12 18 (7.63%) Vulnerability Management
13 17 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (7.20%) Network Architecture
13 17 (7.20%) PRINCE2
14 16 (6.78%) Problem Management
15 15 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (1.27%) SQL
2 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.42%) C
2 1 (0.42%) Python
2 1 (0.42%) R
2 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 173 (73.31%) CCNP
2 82 (34.75%) CCNA
3 44 (18.64%) CCDP
4 39 (16.53%) Security Cleared
5 33 (13.98%) SC Cleared
6 29 (12.29%) CCIE
7 28 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (11.44%) MCSE
9 18 (7.63%) CISSP
10 12 (5.08%) Degree
11 11 (4.66%) CCSP
11 11 (4.66%) JNCIS
12 8 (3.39%) CISM
13 7 (2.97%) CEH
13 7 (2.97%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.97%) JNCIP
14 6 (2.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (2.54%) IISP
14 6 (2.54%) ISSAP
14 6 (2.54%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (5.51%) SLA
3 12 (5.08%) PCI DSS
4 11 (4.66%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (2.54%) GDPR
6 4 (1.69%) COBIT
7 1 (0.42%) GPG13
System Software
1 37 (15.68%) Active Directory
2 34 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.36%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (2.12%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.27%) XenApp
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.42%) vSphere
8 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (6.78%) QRadar
2 10 (4.24%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (4.24%) WhatsUp Gold
3 8 (3.39%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.12%) CASB
4 5 (2.12%) WSUS
5 4 (1.69%) Nagios
5 4 (1.69%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.27%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.42%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 204 (86.44%) Cisco
2 98 (41.53%) CheckPoint
3 92 (38.98%) Juniper
4 86 (36.44%) F5
5 68 (28.81%) Fortinet
6 42 (17.80%) VMware
7 39 (16.53%) Microsoft
8 32 (13.56%) HP
9 31 (13.14%) Meraki
10 23 (9.75%) SolarWinds
11 22 (9.32%) Nokia
12 14 (5.93%) Tufin
13 12 (5.08%) Citrix
14 11 (4.66%) Forcepoint
14 11 (4.66%) Palo Alto
15 10 (4.24%) CA
15 10 (4.24%) Tripwire
16 9 (3.81%) BMC
17 8 (3.39%) Brocade
18 7 (2.97%) Aruba