Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 57 34
Rank change year-on-year +22 -23 -4
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 509 453 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.90% 4.57% 6.12%
As % of the Vendors category 13.18% 10.32% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 409 381 596
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £24,349
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £63,125
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 3,861 4,390 5,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.78% 44.29% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,828 3,442 4,043
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,080 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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 +18 280 £57,500 +21.05% 28
Coventry -16 42 £41,500 +11.41% 14
Solihull +25 35 £32,500 +10.17% 6
Dudley - 31 £26,000 - 2
Shropshire +34 29 £53,750 +53.57% 8
Staffordshire +4 26 £28,500 -5.00% 17
Wolverhampton +18 17 £37,500 +13.64% 1
Warwickshire -3 13 £36,000 -5.26% 8
Worcestershire -24 10 £31,841 -25.08% 9
Herefordshire +13 7 £45,000 +30.43% 2
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £24,500 - 2
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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.

1 325 (63.85%) Firewall
2 223 (43.81%) Data Centre
3 213 (41.85%) WAN
4 204 (40.08%) CheckPoint
5 203 (39.88%) Cisco Certification
6 183 (35.95%) VMware
7 180 (35.36%) Windows
8 166 (32.61%) CCNP
9 162 (31.83%) LAN
10 147 (28.88%) HP
10 147 (28.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 142 (27.90%) ITIL
12 141 (27.70%) Fortinet
13 137 (26.92%) Microsoft
13 137 (26.92%) Active Directory
14 131 (25.74%) Juniper
15 124 (24.36%) VPN
16 117 (22.99%) F5
17 114 (22.40%) Windows Server
18 111 (21.81%) OSPF
19 107 (21.02%) Service Delivery
20 99 (19.45%) Cisco ASA
21 95 (18.66%) Self-Motivation
22 86 (16.90%) Citrix
23 83 (16.31%) BGP
23 83 (16.31%) Hyper-V
24 80 (15.72%) Linux
25 77 (15.13%) Presales
26 71 (13.95%) NetApp
27 70 (13.75%) ITIL Certification

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 41 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.30%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (2.16%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.96%) IIS
5 10 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (3.93%) MS Visio
2 17 (3.34%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 58 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (10.02%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (9.04%) Office 365
4 9 (1.77%) SaaS
5 6 (1.18%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.59%) IaaS
7 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 325 (63.85%) Firewall
2 213 (41.85%) WAN
3 162 (31.83%) LAN
4 124 (24.36%) VPN
5 111 (21.81%) OSPF
6 99 (19.45%) Cisco ASA
7 83 (16.31%) BGP
8 70 (13.75%) DNS
9 68 (13.36%) Wireless
10 62 (12.18%) MPLS
11 60 (11.79%) DHCP
12 59 (11.59%) VLAN
13 53 (10.41%) Cisco Nexus
14 51 (10.02%) IPsec
15 46 (9.04%) Network Security
16 43 (8.45%) TCP/IP
17 37 (7.27%) SAN
18 36 (7.07%) FWSM
19 34 (6.68%) VoIP
20 31 (6.09%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.59%) Big Data
2 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.20%) MySQL
4 1 (0.20%) RavenDB
4 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (5.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.20%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.20%) GDB
2 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.20%) sqlmap
2 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (5.50%) Finance
2 18 (3.54%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.96%) Retail
4 6 (1.18%) Legal
5 2 (0.39%) Advertising
5 2 (0.39%) Back Office
5 2 (0.39%) Banking
5 2 (0.39%) Law
6 1 (0.20%) Billing
6 1 (0.20%) French Language
6 1 (0.20%) German Language
6 1 (0.20%) Local Government
6 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 129 (25.34%) Network Engineer
2 86 (16.90%) Architect
3 64 (12.57%) Analyst
4 51 (10.02%) Senior Network Engineer
5 44 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 43 (8.45%) Network Architect
7 34 (6.68%) Solutions Architect
8 32 (6.29%) Team Leader
9 28 (5.50%) IT Support
9 28 (5.50%) Network Team Leader
10 25 (4.91%) Consultant
11 24 (4.72%) Support Analyst
12 22 (4.32%) Support Engineer
13 21 (4.13%) IT Analyst
13 21 (4.13%) Security Architect
13 21 (4.13%) Technical Architect
14 20 (3.93%) Security Solutions Architect
14 20 (3.93%) Technical Leader
15 19 (3.73%) Cisco Engineer
15 19 (3.73%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.18%) LDAP
2 4 (0.79%) COM
3 3 (0.59%) Web Services
4 2 (0.39%) Velocity
4 2 (0.39%) WSH
5 1 (0.20%) .NET
5 1 (0.20%) CGI
5 1 (0.20%) JSON
5 1 (0.20%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.20%) OAuth
5 1 (0.20%) REST
5 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 223 (43.81%) Data Centre
2 95 (18.66%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (5.89%) PKI
4 29 (5.70%) Computer Science
5 27 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.93%) Virtual Team
7 17 (3.34%) Driving Licence
7 17 (3.34%) HP StoreVirtual
8 14 (2.75%) Cyberthreat
8 14 (2.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (1.77%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.77%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.38%) FlexPod
11 5 (0.98%) Clustering
12 4 (0.79%) CCTV
12 4 (0.79%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.59%) Cyberattack
13 3 (0.59%) Fintech
13 3 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 180 (35.36%) Windows
2 114 (22.40%) Windows Server
3 80 (15.72%) Linux
4 53 (10.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (7.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (4.52%) Windows 7
8 21 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (3.93%) Windows 10
10 8 (1.57%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.38%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.38%) SUSE
11 7 (1.38%) Ubuntu
11 7 (1.38%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.98%) Unix
13 1 (0.20%) AIX
13 1 (0.20%) Android
13 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.20%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (27.90%) ITIL
2 107 (21.02%) Service Delivery
3 77 (15.13%) Presales
4 64 (12.57%) Load Balancing
5 60 (11.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 60 (11.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 58 (11.39%) Network Management
7 55 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 50 (9.82%) Project Management
9 46 (9.04%) Incident Management
10 41 (8.06%) ITSM
11 37 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (6.88%) Service Management
13 34 (6.68%) ITIL V3
14 33 (6.48%) Network Design
15 31 (6.09%) Information Security
16 30 (5.89%) SIEM
17 28 (5.50%) Line Management
18 25 (4.91%) Kalman Filter
18 25 (4.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (8.64%) SQL
2 32 (6.29%) PowerShell
3 23 (4.52%) Bash Shell
4 12 (2.36%) Python
5 2 (0.39%) C
5 2 (0.39%) Java
5 2 (0.39%) R
5 2 (0.39%) Ruby
5 2 (0.39%) VBScript
6 1 (0.20%) Perl
6 1 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 203 (39.88%) Cisco Certification
2 166 (32.61%) CCNP
3 70 (13.75%) ITIL Certification
4 60 (11.79%) CCNA
5 49 (9.63%) Degree
6 46 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (8.25%) CCDP
7 42 (8.25%) Security Cleared
8 38 (7.47%) MCSE
9 36 (7.07%) SC Cleared
10 35 (6.88%) MCSA
11 30 (5.89%) MCP
12 28 (5.50%) CCIE
13 27 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (2.36%) JNCIS
15 11 (2.16%) CISSP
16 10 (1.96%) HNC
17 9 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 8 (1.57%) DV Cleared
18 8 (1.57%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.02%) SLA
2 25 (4.91%) GDPR
3 21 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (2.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 147 (28.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 137 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 83 (16.31%) Hyper-V
4 30 (5.89%) vSphere
5 25 (4.91%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (4.13%) XenApp
7 18 (3.54%) XenDesktop
8 17 (3.34%) Forefront TMG
8 17 (3.34%) Terminal Services
9 14 (2.75%) Firmware
9 14 (2.75%) VMware NSX
10 8 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 39 (7.66%) SCCM
2 18 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (3.54%) QRadar
3 14 (2.75%) WSUS
4 13 (2.55%) SCOM
5 12 (2.36%) Cisco Prime
6 10 (1.96%) SCVMM
6 10 (1.96%) WhatsUp Gold
7 7 (1.38%) CASB
8 6 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (1.18%) Nagios
9 5 (0.98%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.79%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.79%) Stealthwatch
11 3 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.59%) Nessus
11 3 (0.59%) NetVault Backup
11 3 (0.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.59%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 204 (40.08%) CheckPoint
2 183 (35.95%) VMware
3 147 (28.88%) HP
4 141 (27.70%) Fortinet
5 137 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 131 (25.74%) Juniper
7 117 (22.99%) F5
8 86 (16.90%) Citrix
9 71 (13.95%) NetApp
10 42 (8.25%) Dell
11 38 (7.47%) Red Hat
12 35 (6.88%) McAfee
13 34 (6.68%) Forcepoint
13 34 (6.68%) Meraki
14 29 (5.70%) IBM
14 29 (5.70%) SolarWinds
15 25 (4.91%) Nokia
16 22 (4.32%) SonicWALL
16 22 (4.32%) Symantec
17 14 (2.75%) Tufin