Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Cisco IOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco IOS over the 6 months to 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco IOS
England > West Midlands
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 250 265 315
Rank change year-on-year +15 +50 -29
Permanent jobs citing Cisco IOS 17 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.34% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.87% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 7
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +18.18% -31.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,850 £20,250
90th Percentile £49,750 £39,700 £41,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +22.22%

Cisco IOS is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,438 1,501 1,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.99% 18.35% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,018 1,105 1,267
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,588 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Cisco IOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in the West Midlands

Cisco IOS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Cisco IOS in the West Midlands

Cisco IOS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco IOS in the West Midlands

Cisco IOS
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 IOS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 8 December 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
Shropshire +23 11 £35,000 +7.69%
Warwickshire - 4 - -
Birmingham +31 1 £60,000 +53.85%
Herefordshire -1 1 £47,500 +5.56%
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, IT jobs citing Cisco IOS 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 IOS.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
3 9 (52.94%) OSPF
3 9 (52.94%) BGP
3 9 (52.94%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) LAN
5 7 (41.18%) CCNA
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (35.29%) VoIP
6 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) NX-OS
7 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 4 (23.53%) IPsec
8 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
8 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
8 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
8 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
8 4 (23.53%) WLAN
8 4 (23.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 4 (23.53%) 802.11
8 4 (23.53%) Unicast
8 4 (23.53%) F5
8 4 (23.53%) Analytics
8 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (23.53%) Multicast
8 4 (23.53%) CatOS

Cisco IOS
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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) BGP
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
1 9 (52.94%) OSPF
1 9 (52.94%) WAN
2 8 (47.06%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) VoIP
4 5 (29.41%) NX-OS
4 5 (29.41%) Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) 802.11
5 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
5 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
5 4 (23.53%) IPsec
5 4 (23.53%) Multicast
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) Unicast
5 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
5 4 (23.53%) WLAN
6 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
7 2 (11.76%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 2 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (17.65%) Public Sector
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Data Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Network Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) WAN Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
3 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) CatOS
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) FreeBSD
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Analytics
1 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Availability Management
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCNA
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) F5
2 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
3 3 (17.65%) Nokia
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) arcserve
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Mitel
5 1 (5.88%) Synology