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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certification
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 93 79
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Certification 160 166 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.09% 2.67% 3.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.88% 10.21% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 138 139 176
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -12.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,700 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,243 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +4.10% -3.40%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1242 1626 1489
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.01% 26.13% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1173 1150
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +18 74 £45,000 +2.85% 6
Warwickshire +3 18 £37,000 -9.75% 1
Coventry -11 16 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Worcestershire -10 14 £42,500 -2.85% 3
Staffordshire +24 12 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Shropshire +14 10 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Wolverhampton +13 6 £43,052 +19.58%
Herefordshire -9 4 £43,750 -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 273 (81.49%) Cisco
2 244 (72.84%) CCNA
3 236 (70.45%) CCNP
4 221 (65.97%) Firewall
5 144 (42.99%) WAN
6 107 (31.94%) LAN
7 98 (29.25%) ITIL
8 84 (25.07%) Network Security
9 76 (22.69%) MPLS
10 75 (22.39%) Data Centre
11 74 (22.09%) VPN
12 70 (20.90%) Cisco ASA
13 67 (20.00%) Windows
14 65 (19.40%) DNS
15 62 (18.51%) Juniper
16 61 (18.21%) Wireless
16 61 (18.21%) VLAN
17 58 (17.31%) CCIE
18 55 (16.42%) DHCP
19 52 (15.52%) BGP
19 52 (15.52%) Network Design
20 51 (15.22%) VMware
21 50 (14.93%) TCP/IP
22 49 (14.63%) OSPF
23 48 (14.33%) F5
24 46 (13.73%) Load Balancing
25 45 (13.43%) Cisco Nexus
26 44 (13.13%) Project Management
26 44 (13.13%) Microsoft
27 39 (11.64%) VoIP

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 11 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.60%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.30%) IIS
5 1 (0.30%) Site Server
Applications
1 19 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Workfront
2 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.99%) Office 365
4 8 (2.39%) G Suite
5 5 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.49%) IaaS
5 5 (1.49%) PaaS
5 5 (1.49%) SaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 221 (65.97%) Firewall
2 144 (42.99%) WAN
3 107 (31.94%) LAN
4 84 (25.07%) Network Security
5 76 (22.69%) MPLS
6 74 (22.09%) VPN
7 70 (20.90%) Cisco ASA
8 65 (19.40%) DNS
9 61 (18.21%) VLAN
9 61 (18.21%) Wireless
10 55 (16.42%) DHCP
11 52 (15.52%) BGP
12 50 (14.93%) TCP/IP
13 49 (14.63%) OSPF
14 45 (13.43%) Cisco Nexus
15 39 (11.64%) VoIP
16 37 (11.04%) Cisco IOS
17 32 (9.55%) Wi-Fi
18 26 (7.76%) WLAN
19 23 (6.87%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.30%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (9.25%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.37%) Finance
3 9 (2.69%) Back Office
4 6 (1.79%) Banking
5 5 (1.49%) Automotive
6 4 (1.19%) Marketing
7 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.60%) Billing
8 2 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 170 (50.75%) Network Engineer
2 69 (20.60%) Cisco Engineer
3 59 (17.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 39 (11.64%) Architect
5 36 (10.75%) Support Engineer
6 32 (9.55%) Senior Network Engineer
7 25 (7.46%) Network Support
8 21 (6.27%) Network Support Engineer
9 20 (5.97%) Network Architect
10 18 (5.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 17 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (5.07%) Administrator
11 17 (5.07%) Network Administrator
11 17 (5.07%) Switch Engineer
12 16 (4.78%) Analyst
12 16 (4.78%) Design Engineer
12 16 (4.78%) IP Design Engineer
12 16 (4.78%) IP Engineer
13 15 (4.48%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.16%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.49%) JSON
2 5 (1.49%) WAP
3 2 (0.60%) .NET
3 2 (0.60%) XMPP
4 1 (0.30%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (22.39%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.07%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.28%) PKI
5 10 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.69%) Handset
7 7 (2.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.79%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.60%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.60%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.60%) Life Science
12 1 (0.30%) Blog
12 1 (0.30%) BYOD
12 1 (0.30%) iPad
12 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 67 (20.00%) Windows
2 38 (11.34%) Windows Server
3 21 (6.27%) Linux
4 19 (5.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.69%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.39%) Unix
10 7 (2.09%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (1.79%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.19%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.60%) VyOS
14 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (29.25%) ITIL
2 52 (15.52%) Network Design
3 46 (13.73%) Load Balancing
4 44 (13.13%) Project Management
5 25 (7.46%) Change Control
5 25 (7.46%) Network Management
6 23 (6.87%) High Availability
7 22 (6.57%) Presales
8 21 (6.27%) Mentoring
9 19 (5.67%) Information Security
9 19 (5.67%) Network Architecture
9 19 (5.67%) Time Management
10 18 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (5.07%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (5.07%) Problem Management
12 16 (4.78%) Network Monitoring
13 15 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (4.48%) TOGAF
14 14 (4.18%) Service Delivery
15 13 (3.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.58%) PowerShell
2 8 (2.39%) VB
3 7 (2.09%) C
4 2 (0.60%) VBA
5 1 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 244 (72.84%) CCNA
2 236 (70.45%) CCNP
3 58 (17.31%) CCIE
4 35 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (9.55%) Degree
6 30 (8.96%) MCSE
7 27 (8.06%) CCDP
8 20 (5.97%) CISSP
9 18 (5.37%) CCIP
10 17 (5.07%) JNCIP
11 16 (4.78%) JNCIE
12 14 (4.18%) CCDA
12 14 (4.18%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (3.58%) CISM
13 12 (3.58%) Security Cleared
14 11 (3.28%) CCSA
14 11 (3.28%) MCP
15 10 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (2.99%) SC Cleared
16 9 (2.69%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.55%) PCI DSS
2 21 (6.27%) SLA
3 5 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.60%) QA
6 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (7.46%) Active Directory
3 20 (5.97%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.39%) Firmware
4 8 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.60%) pfSense
6 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (5.97%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (5.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (4.48%) Cisco UCCE
4 9 (2.69%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.19%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.19%) SCCM
6 3 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.60%) Nagios
8 1 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.30%) QRadar
Vendors
1 273 (81.49%) Cisco
2 62 (18.51%) Juniper
3 51 (15.22%) VMware
4 48 (14.33%) F5
5 44 (13.13%) Microsoft
6 38 (11.34%) Palo Alto
7 37 (11.04%) CheckPoint
8 34 (10.15%) HP
9 28 (8.36%) Avaya
10 26 (7.76%) SolarWinds
11 20 (5.97%) Fortinet
12 17 (5.07%) Mitel
13 13 (3.88%) Citrix
13 13 (3.88%) Riverbed
14 12 (3.58%) Aruba
14 12 (3.58%) Cyberoam
14 12 (3.58%) Meraki
14 12 (3.58%) Motorola
14 12 (3.58%) ProCurve
15 8 (2.39%) Google
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + £26,000-£30,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Worcestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary plus corporate benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago