Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 71 77
Rank change year-on-year -34 +6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 256 357 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.75% 3.70% 3.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.90% 15.76% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 143 348 333
West Midlands median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +11.48%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £57,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 2,348 2,265 3,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.22% 23.50% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,506 1,756 2,422
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £69,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +16 166 £52,500 +5.00% 16
Coventry -28 22 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Warwickshire -6 21 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Wolverhampton -16 12 £42,500 +1.32% 6
Shropshire +22 11 £53,750 +65.38% 4
Worcestershire -21 6 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Staffordshire -8 5 £33,500 -4.29% 5
Solihull 0 2 £37,500 - 11
Herefordshire -13 2 - - 1
West Bromwich +10 1 £32,500 -14.47% 1
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 208 (81.25%) Cisco
2 187 (73.05%) CCNP
3 131 (51.17%) CheckPoint
3 131 (51.17%) Data Centre
4 130 (50.78%) WAN
5 129 (50.39%) ITIL
6 121 (47.27%) Juniper
6 121 (47.27%) Firewall
7 104 (40.63%) Fortinet
7 104 (40.63%) F5
8 99 (38.67%) CCNA
9 98 (38.28%) Presales
10 95 (37.11%) VPN
11 86 (33.59%) LAN
11 86 (33.59%) OSPF
12 78 (30.47%) Load Balancing
13 75 (29.30%) BGP
14 73 (28.52%) Cisco ASA
15 72 (28.13%) ITIL V3
16 70 (27.34%) MPLS
17 68 (26.56%) CCDP
18 67 (26.17%) Wireless
19 63 (24.61%) VMware
19 63 (24.61%) Active Directory
20 57 (22.27%) DNS
20 57 (22.27%) Service Delivery
21 56 (21.88%) Network Security
21 56 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
21 56 (21.88%) Self-Motivation
22 55 (21.48%) Cisco Nexus

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 23 (8.98%) IIS
2 8 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (3.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 130 (50.78%) WAN
2 121 (47.27%) Firewall
3 95 (37.11%) VPN
4 86 (33.59%) LAN
4 86 (33.59%) OSPF
5 75 (29.30%) BGP
6 73 (28.52%) Cisco ASA
7 70 (27.34%) MPLS
8 67 (26.17%) Wireless
9 57 (22.27%) DNS
10 56 (21.88%) Network Security
11 55 (21.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 54 (21.09%) FWSM
13 52 (20.31%) DHCP
14 51 (19.92%) WLAN
15 44 (17.19%) SNMP
15 44 (17.19%) VLAN
16 41 (16.02%) Cisco Firepower
17 38 (14.84%) IPsec
17 38 (14.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (12.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (6.64%) Finance
2 13 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.34%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.34%) Retail
4 4 (1.56%) Back Office
4 4 (1.56%) Games
5 3 (1.17%) Advertising
5 3 (1.17%) Banking
5 3 (1.17%) Billing
6 2 (0.78%) French Language
6 2 (0.78%) German Language
6 2 (0.78%) Polish Language
6 2 (0.78%) Russian Language
6 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 69 (26.95%) Network Engineer
2 67 (26.17%) Architect
3 49 (19.14%) Solutions Architect
4 47 (18.36%) Security Architect
5 45 (17.58%) Security Solutions Architect
6 33 (12.89%) Network Architect
7 22 (8.59%) Senior Network Engineer
8 20 (7.81%) Network Specialist
8 20 (7.81%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 20 (7.81%) Senior Network Specialist
9 18 (7.03%) Consultant
10 17 (6.64%) IT Manager
11 16 (6.25%) Presales Solution Architect
11 16 (6.25%) Support Engineer
12 15 (5.86%) Cisco Consultant
12 15 (5.86%) Network Security Architect
13 14 (5.47%) Network Consultant
14 13 (5.08%) Cisco Network Consultant
14 13 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
15 12 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.42%) LDAP
2 3 (1.17%) COM
3 2 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.78%) Web Services
4 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 131 (51.17%) Data Centre
2 56 (21.88%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
4 31 (12.11%) PKI
5 30 (11.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 16 (6.25%) FlexPod
7 13 (5.08%) Driving Licence
8 8 (3.13%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.73%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.34%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.95%) BYOD
12 4 (1.56%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
14 2 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
14 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.78%) Fintech
14 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
15 1 (0.39%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.58%) Windows
2 27 (10.55%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.69%) Linux
3 12 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.17%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (50.39%) ITIL
2 98 (38.28%) Presales
3 78 (30.47%) Load Balancing
4 72 (28.13%) ITIL V3
5 57 (22.27%) Service Delivery
6 51 (19.92%) SIEM
7 41 (16.02%) Line Management
7 41 (16.02%) PRINCE2
8 40 (15.63%) Project Management
9 37 (14.45%) Service Management
10 36 (14.06%) Vulnerability Management
11 34 (13.28%) Network Design
12 33 (12.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (12.89%) Incident Management
13 32 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 30 (11.72%) Software Optimisation
15 27 (10.55%) Due Diligence
16 25 (9.77%) Information Security
17 24 (9.38%) E-Commerce
17 24 (9.38%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.52%) SQL
2 1 (0.39%) C
2 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 187 (73.05%) CCNP
2 99 (38.67%) CCNA
3 68 (26.56%) CCDP
4 45 (17.58%) CISSP
5 35 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (12.89%) Degree
7 30 (11.72%) MCSE
8 26 (10.16%) CCIE
8 26 (10.16%) JNCIP
9 24 (9.38%) ISSAP
10 23 (8.98%) CCSE
10 23 (8.98%) IISP
11 19 (7.42%) PMI Certification
11 19 (7.42%) PMP
12 18 (7.03%) CCSP
13 17 (6.64%) Security Cleared
14 15 (5.86%) CISM
15 12 (4.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 12 (4.69%) SC Cleared
16 11 (4.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (7.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (1.95%) COBIT
3 5 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.95%) SLA
4 2 (0.78%) PMO
5 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.39%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) RMADS
System Software
1 63 (24.61%) Active Directory
2 56 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.98%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.86%) VMware NSX
5 5 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.39%) vSphere
8 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (14.06%) QRadar
2 18 (7.03%) Cisco Prime
3 15 (5.86%) CASB
4 13 (5.08%) WhatsUp Gold
5 11 (4.30%) Cisco UCCE
5 11 (4.30%) Cisco UCCX
6 8 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (3.13%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.95%) WSUS
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 208 (81.25%) Cisco
2 131 (51.17%) CheckPoint
3 121 (47.27%) Juniper
4 104 (40.63%) F5
4 104 (40.63%) Fortinet
5 63 (24.61%) VMware
6 54 (21.09%) HP
7 45 (17.58%) Microsoft
8 42 (16.41%) SolarWinds
9 35 (13.67%) Meraki
10 30 (11.72%) Forcepoint
10 30 (11.72%) Tufin
11 24 (9.38%) CA
12 23 (8.98%) Brocade
12 23 (8.98%) IBM
12 23 (8.98%) LogRhythm
12 23 (8.98%) Splunk
13 19 (7.42%) Aruba
14 17 (6.64%) Nokia
15 16 (6.25%) Infoblox