Period
to 24 March 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 75 29
Rank change year-on-year +46 -46 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 535 358 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.74% 3.60% 7.00%
As % of the Vendors category 14.76% 7.33% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 404 218 634
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.85% -1.20% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,625 4,886 4,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.68% 49.12% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,646 3,576 3,418
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the West Midlands

Cisco
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cisco in the West Midlands

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco in the West Midlands

Cisco
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 March 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
Birmingham +29 323 £52,500 +16.67% 8
Solihull +24 39 £48,750 +74.11% 8
Warwickshire +7 34 £50,000 +1.01% 5
Worcestershire -19 28 £43,250 +36.22% 4
Staffordshire +25 25 £36,750 +5.00% 3
Coventry +18 24 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Shropshire +12 21 £32,500 -40.91% 1
Dudley +8 10 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Herefordshire -7 6 £36,000 -29.76%
Brierley Hill +1 4 £28,625 -
Wolverhampton +23 3 £47,500 +53.23%
Halesowen - 1 £26,000 -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, IT jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 303 (56.64%) Firewall
2 227 (42.43%) Cisco Certification
3 200 (37.38%) Data Centre
4 195 (36.45%) VMware
5 186 (34.77%) WAN
6 171 (31.96%) Windows
7 168 (31.40%) CCNP
8 164 (30.65%) ITIL
9 158 (29.53%) Microsoft
10 156 (29.16%) HP
11 140 (26.17%) LAN
12 139 (25.98%) Active Directory
13 131 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 123 (22.99%) OSPF
15 120 (22.43%) Juniper
15 120 (22.43%) CheckPoint
16 116 (21.68%) CCNA
16 116 (21.68%) Fortinet
17 114 (21.31%) Hyper-V
18 108 (20.19%) Wireless
19 100 (18.69%) BGP
20 95 (17.76%) Citrix
21 91 (17.01%) Service Delivery
22 86 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
23 85 (15.89%) DNS
23 85 (15.89%) Windows Server
24 84 (15.70%) Self-Motivation
25 82 (15.33%) VPN
26 80 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
27 79 (14.77%) DHCP

Cisco
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 49 (9.16%) SharePoint
2 35 (6.54%) SharePoint Server
3 31 (5.79%) MS Exchange
4 23 (4.30%) Skype for Business
5 20 (3.74%) IIS
6 12 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.56%) Apache
10 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.19%) JBoss
10 1 (0.19%) SAS
10 1 (0.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 80 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (10.84%) Office 365
4 14 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (2.24%) PaaS
6 11 (2.06%) IaaS
7 5 (0.93%) SaaS
8 4 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.56%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.37%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.37%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 303 (56.64%) Firewall
2 186 (34.77%) WAN
3 140 (26.17%) LAN
4 123 (22.99%) OSPF
5 108 (20.19%) Wireless
6 100 (18.69%) BGP
7 86 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
8 85 (15.89%) DNS
9 82 (15.33%) VPN
10 79 (14.77%) DHCP
11 78 (14.58%) VLAN
12 65 (12.15%) MPLS
13 46 (8.60%) VoIP
14 44 (8.22%) Network Security
15 40 (7.48%) TCP/IP
16 37 (6.92%) Cisco Nexus
17 33 (6.17%) Cisco IOS
18 30 (5.61%) EIGRP
18 30 (5.61%) Skype
19 28 (5.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.62%) MySQL
3 7 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.56%) QlikView
5 1 (0.19%) Big Data
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (3.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (10.47%) Telecoms
2 42 (7.85%) Finance
3 16 (2.99%) Retail
4 7 (1.31%) Legal
5 5 (0.93%) Banking
6 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.56%) Advertising
7 3 (0.56%) Back Office
7 3 (0.56%) Games
8 2 (0.37%) Billing
8 2 (0.37%) Law
8 2 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 174 (32.52%) Network Engineer
2 83 (15.51%) Architect
3 48 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (7.66%) Network Architect
4 41 (7.66%) Senior Network Engineer
5 39 (7.29%) Analyst
6 36 (6.73%) Technical Architect
7 31 (5.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (4.30%) NOC Engineer
9 20 (3.74%) Network Operations Engineer
10 19 (3.55%) Technical Specialist
11 18 (3.36%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 18 (3.36%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (3.18%) Consultant
12 17 (3.18%) Support Engineer
12 17 (3.18%) Technical Support
13 16 (2.99%) Infrastructure Support
13 16 (2.99%) Operations Engineer
14 15 (2.80%) Team Leader
15 14 (2.62%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.31%) 802.1X
1 7 (1.31%) SAML
2 5 (0.93%) LDAP
2 5 (0.93%) WSH
3 4 (0.75%) Web Services
4 2 (0.37%) COM
4 2 (0.37%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (0.37%) JSON
5 1 (0.19%) CGI
5 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 200 (37.38%) Data Centre
2 84 (15.70%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (5.05%) Clustering
4 22 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.18%) Handset
6 15 (2.80%) Virtual Team
7 14 (2.62%) Enterprise Storage
7 14 (2.62%) PKI
8 10 (1.87%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.87%) Replication
8 10 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.50%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (0.93%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.75%) SCADA
13 3 (0.56%) CMDB
13 3 (0.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 171 (31.96%) Windows
2 85 (15.89%) Windows Server
3 64 (11.96%) Linux
4 48 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.06%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.31%) Unix
8 7 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.75%) CatOS
11 3 (0.56%) Android
11 3 (0.56%) CentOS
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.19%) Debian
13 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (30.65%) ITIL
2 91 (17.01%) Service Delivery
3 68 (12.71%) Presales
4 63 (11.78%) Mentoring
5 60 (11.21%) Load Balancing
6 59 (11.03%) Network Management
7 54 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 48 (8.97%) Data Protection
8 48 (8.97%) Kalman Filter
9 47 (8.79%) Project Management
10 41 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (7.48%) Patch Management
12 39 (7.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 39 (7.29%) Web Filtering
13 38 (7.10%) Network Design
13 38 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
14 36 (6.73%) Computer Science
15 33 (6.17%) ITIL V3
16 32 (5.98%) Change Control
17 30 (5.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (7.66%) SQL
2 28 (5.23%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.24%) Bash Shell
4 8 (1.50%) Python
5 5 (0.93%) VBScript
6 4 (0.75%) C
6 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.56%) Perl
8 1 (0.19%) Java
8 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 227 (42.43%) Cisco Certification
2 168 (31.40%) CCNP
3 116 (21.68%) CCNA
4 63 (11.78%) ITIL Certification
5 59 (11.03%) Degree
6 46 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (7.10%) Security Cleared
8 37 (6.92%) MCSE
9 35 (6.54%) CCIE
10 31 (5.79%) SC Cleared
11 28 (5.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 27 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
13 20 (3.74%) MCSA
14 16 (2.99%) JNCIA
15 14 (2.62%) CCDP
16 13 (2.43%) JNCIP
17 12 (2.24%) CCA
17 12 (2.24%) CCAA
17 12 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
17 12 (2.24%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (10.47%) SLA
2 52 (9.72%) GDPR
3 20 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.56%) PMO
5 3 (0.56%) QA
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 139 (25.98%) Active Directory
2 131 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (21.31%) Hyper-V
4 36 (6.73%) XenApp
5 32 (5.98%) XenDesktop
6 29 (5.42%) vSphere
7 28 (5.23%) Firmware
8 16 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (2.06%) VMware NSX
10 8 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.37%) Docker
12 2 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.19%) NLBS
13 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (13.08%) SCCM
2 39 (7.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 23 (4.30%) SCOM
4 15 (2.80%) FortiGate
5 12 (2.24%) Cisco Prime
6 10 (1.87%) Linux-HA
6 10 (1.87%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.93%) Cacti
8 5 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.93%) QRadar
9 4 (0.75%) Observium
9 4 (0.75%) Stealthwatch
10 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.56%) Nessus
10 3 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.56%) vMotion
11 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 195 (36.45%) VMware
2 158 (29.53%) Microsoft
3 156 (29.16%) HP
4 120 (22.43%) CheckPoint
4 120 (22.43%) Juniper
5 116 (21.68%) Fortinet
6 95 (17.76%) Citrix
7 75 (14.02%) F5
8 71 (13.27%) Dell
9 55 (10.28%) McAfee
10 49 (9.16%) NetApp
11 46 (8.60%) IBM
12 44 (8.22%) Palo Alto
13 42 (7.85%) Forcepoint
13 42 (7.85%) Meraki
14 39 (7.29%) Symantec
15 34 (6.36%) SolarWinds
16 25 (4.67%) Aruba
17 22 (4.11%) Avaya
18 20 (3.74%) Mitel