Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 31 29
Rank change year-on-year -29 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 436 726 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.29% 6.32% 6.55%
As % of the Vendors category 9.21% 13.79% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 363 602 698
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 4734 5264 5025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.55% 45.83% 46.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3669 3873 4181
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -22 189 £49,000 +22.50% 8
Warwickshire +10 59 £38,250 +2.00% 3
Coventry -9 58 £38,500 -11.49% 6
Staffordshire -18 44 £32,500 -17.72% 2
Worcestershire -18 40 £40,000 - 1
Solihull -6 15 £26,000 -29.73% 3
Shropshire -37 11 £35,000 - 2
Wolverhampton +5 5 £31,000 -27.06%
Herefordshire -3 3 £50,000 +14.29%
Sutton Coldfield +5 1 £42,500 +97.67%
Walsall -2 1 £42,500 +30.77%
Dudley -10 1 £42,500 +51.79%
Halesowen - 1 - -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 249 (57.11%) Firewall
2 216 (49.54%) Cisco Certification
3 182 (41.74%) WAN
4 173 (39.68%) Windows
5 159 (36.47%) LAN
6 145 (33.26%) CCNP
7 136 (31.19%) Microsoft
8 124 (28.44%) Active Directory
9 123 (28.21%) CCNA
10 110 (25.23%) Juniper
11 104 (23.85%) VMware
12 103 (23.62%) CheckPoint
13 101 (23.17%) HP
14 98 (22.48%) ITIL
15 93 (21.33%) Data Centre
16 89 (20.41%) TCP/IP
17 88 (20.18%) Cisco ASA
17 88 (20.18%) Windows Server
18 87 (19.95%) Network Security
19 76 (17.43%) MPLS
20 75 (17.20%) VPN
21 73 (16.74%) OSPF
22 66 (15.14%) Wireless
23 65 (14.91%) Fortinet
23 65 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
24 59 (13.53%) BGP
25 58 (13.30%) F5
26 56 (12.84%) SAN
27 55 (12.61%) DNS
28 54 (12.39%) VLAN

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 44 (10.09%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.59%) Skype for Business
3 15 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.98%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.29%) Apache
6 9 (2.06%) IIS
7 7 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.61%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.38%) CMS
9 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.69%) nginx
12 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.46%) WordPress
13 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (7.80%) Office 365
3 25 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (0.92%) IaaS
5 3 (0.69%) PaaS
6 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.46%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 249 (57.11%) Firewall
2 182 (41.74%) WAN
3 159 (36.47%) LAN
4 89 (20.41%) TCP/IP
5 88 (20.18%) Cisco ASA
6 87 (19.95%) Network Security
7 76 (17.43%) MPLS
8 75 (17.20%) VPN
9 73 (16.74%) OSPF
10 66 (15.14%) Wireless
11 59 (13.53%) BGP
12 56 (12.84%) SAN
13 55 (12.61%) DNS
14 54 (12.39%) VLAN
15 42 (9.63%) Cisco Nexus
16 39 (8.94%) DHCP
17 32 (7.34%) VoIP
18 29 (6.65%) IPsec
19 23 (5.28%) SNMP
19 23 (5.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.46%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.46%) DB2
4 2 (0.46%) MySQL
4 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (8.49%) Finance
2 26 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.13%) Retail
4 14 (3.21%) Billing
5 9 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.83%) Banking
7 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.46%) French Language
8 2 (0.46%) German Language
8 2 (0.46%) Marketing
8 2 (0.46%) Polish Language
8 2 (0.46%) Publishing
8 2 (0.46%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Games
9 1 (0.23%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 133 (30.50%) Network Engineer
2 47 (10.78%) Analyst
3 40 (9.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 39 (8.94%) Senior Network Engineer
5 37 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (6.88%) Support Engineer
7 27 (6.19%) Network Specialist
8 25 (5.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 21 (4.82%) Architect
9 21 (4.82%) Security Engineer
10 20 (4.59%) Support Analyst
11 19 (4.36%) Infrastructure Manager
12 16 (3.67%) Infrastructure Support
12 16 (3.67%) IT Manager
12 16 (3.67%) Network Architect
13 15 (3.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 15 (3.44%) Cisco Analyst
13 15 (3.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 15 (3.44%) Network Security Engineer
13 15 (3.44%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.75%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.61%) Middleware
3 3 (0.69%) .NET
4 2 (0.46%) COM
4 2 (0.46%) XMPP
5 1 (0.23%) JSON
5 1 (0.23%) REST
5 1 (0.23%) SOAP
5 1 (0.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (21.33%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.44%) PKI
5 13 (2.98%) Clustering
5 13 (2.98%) FlexPod
6 11 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (2.29%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.29%) iPad
7 10 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.61%) Handset
9 6 (1.38%) Replication
10 5 (1.15%) RSA SecurID
11 4 (0.92%) Cyber Attack
11 4 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.69%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.46%) CMDB
13 2 (0.46%) Life Science
13 2 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 173 (39.68%) Windows
2 88 (20.18%) Windows Server
3 38 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (8.03%) Linux
5 31 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (6.19%) Windows 10
7 22 (5.05%) Windows 7
8 12 (2.75%) Unix
9 11 (2.52%) CentOS
10 7 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.38%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.69%) Fedora
13 3 (0.69%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.23%) Android
14 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (22.48%) ITIL
2 51 (11.70%) Service Delivery
3 47 (10.78%) Line Management
4 43 (9.86%) Network Design
5 40 (9.17%) Presales
6 39 (8.94%) Load Balancing
6 39 (8.94%) Project Management
7 33 (7.57%) Mentoring
8 32 (7.34%) SIEM
9 31 (7.11%) Network Management
10 27 (6.19%) ITIL V3
11 26 (5.96%) Service Management
12 25 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (5.50%) Change Management
14 22 (5.05%) Network Architecture
14 22 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
15 20 (4.59%) Time Management
16 19 (4.36%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (4.36%) Network Monitoring
17 18 (4.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.57%) SQL
2 20 (4.59%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.29%) C
4 8 (1.83%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.61%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.46%) VBA
7 1 (0.23%) ANSI C
7 1 (0.23%) C#
7 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.23%) Perl
7 1 (0.23%) PHP
7 1 (0.23%) Python
7 1 (0.23%) Ruby
7 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 216 (49.54%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (33.26%) CCNP
3 123 (28.21%) CCNA
4 30 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (5.05%) Degree
6 20 (4.59%) CCIE
7 19 (4.36%) MCSE
8 17 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (3.67%) A+ Certification
9 16 (3.67%) CCENT
9 16 (3.67%) MCSA
10 15 (3.44%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (3.44%) Network+ Certification
10 15 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (3.21%) Security Cleared
12 13 (2.98%) SC Cleared
13 11 (2.52%) CCDP
14 9 (2.06%) JNCIA
14 9 (2.06%) JNCIS
15 7 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.28%) SLA
2 13 (2.98%) QA
3 9 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.83%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.46%) GDPR
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 124 (28.44%) Active Directory
2 65 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (10.32%) Hyper-V
4 29 (6.65%) vSphere
5 14 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.29%) XenApp
7 8 (1.83%) ProxySG
8 7 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.92%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.69%) Firmware
10 3 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.69%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.69%) Postfix
10 3 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.69%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (4.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (4.36%) SCCM
3 18 (4.13%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (3.21%) FortiGate
5 12 (2.75%) Cisco UCCE
6 10 (2.29%) vCenter Server
7 9 (2.06%) SCVMM
8 7 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (1.61%) QRadar
8 7 (1.61%) WSUS
9 5 (1.15%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.92%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.92%) WhatsUp Gold
11 3 (0.69%) Nagios
11 3 (0.69%) Simpana
12 2 (0.46%) EnCase
12 2 (0.46%) Netcool
Vendors
1 136 (31.19%) Microsoft
2 110 (25.23%) Juniper
3 104 (23.85%) VMware
4 103 (23.62%) CheckPoint
5 101 (23.17%) HP
6 65 (14.91%) Fortinet
7 58 (13.30%) F5
8 37 (8.49%) Citrix
9 30 (6.88%) SolarWinds
10 29 (6.65%) Brocade
11 22 (5.05%) Meraki
12 20 (4.59%) NetApp
13 19 (4.36%) McAfee
13 19 (4.36%) Palo Alto
13 19 (4.36%) Veeam
14 17 (3.90%) Aruba
15 16 (3.67%) Dell
16 15 (3.44%) EqualLogic
16 15 (3.44%) Motorola
17 13 (2.98%) Sourcefire