Period
to 18 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 47 36
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 504 499 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.52% 4.98% 5.76%
As % of the Vendors category 11.83% 11.46% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 372 440 568
West Midlands median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% -4.71%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 4,261 4,353 5,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.69% 43.42% 45.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3,122 3,404 4,064
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 August 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 August 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 +8 310 £57,500 +15.00% 23
Coventry -15 36 £37,500 -2.60% 11
Shropshire +31 28 £55,000 +51.72% 2
Solihull +24 27 £27,500 -37.14% 4
Dudley - 23 £26,000 - 4
Wolverhampton +6 21 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Staffordshire -12 14 £28,500 -12.31% 9
Worcestershire -23 12 £36,841 -13.32% 4
Warwickshire -25 10 £43,000 +22.86% 6
Herefordshire +15 7 £45,000 -
Brierley Hill - 2 £24,500 - 1
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 315 (62.50%) Firewall
2 244 (48.41%) CheckPoint
3 235 (46.63%) Data Centre
4 214 (42.46%) Cisco Certification
4 214 (42.46%) WAN
5 178 (35.32%) Fortinet
6 175 (34.72%) VMware
7 171 (33.93%) CCNP
8 167 (33.13%) ITIL
9 160 (31.75%) HP
10 157 (31.15%) Windows
10 157 (31.15%) LAN
11 146 (28.97%) Juniper
12 142 (28.17%) F5
13 138 (27.38%) Active Directory
14 136 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
15 131 (25.99%) Microsoft
16 128 (25.40%) Service Delivery
17 115 (22.82%) VPN
18 114 (22.62%) Windows Server
19 108 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
20 104 (20.63%) OSPF
21 95 (18.85%) Cisco ASA
21 95 (18.85%) Presales
22 92 (18.25%) Load Balancing
23 78 (15.48%) Citrix
24 73 (14.48%) BGP
25 72 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
25 72 (14.29%) Hyper-V
26 69 (13.69%) Wireless

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 50 (9.92%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (2.58%) IIS
5 7 (1.39%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (4.37%) MS Visio
2 19 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 62 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (10.32%) Office 365
3 43 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.79%) SaaS
5 6 (1.19%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.60%) IaaS
7 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 315 (62.50%) Firewall
2 214 (42.46%) WAN
3 157 (31.15%) LAN
4 115 (22.82%) VPN
5 104 (20.63%) OSPF
6 95 (18.85%) Cisco ASA
7 73 (14.48%) BGP
8 69 (13.69%) Wireless
9 63 (12.50%) DNS
9 63 (12.50%) VLAN
10 61 (12.10%) MPLS
11 56 (11.11%) IPsec
11 56 (11.11%) Network Security
12 55 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 54 (10.71%) DHCP
14 50 (9.92%) TCP/IP
15 45 (8.93%) FWSM
16 36 (7.14%) Cisco Firepower
17 34 (6.75%) SAN
17 34 (6.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.20%) MySQL
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (6.75%) 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 27 (5.36%) Finance
2 15 (2.98%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.18%) Retail
4 5 (0.99%) Law
5 4 (0.79%) Advertising
6 2 (0.40%) Banking
6 2 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.20%) Billing
7 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.20%) French Language
7 1 (0.20%) German Language
7 1 (0.20%) Local Government
7 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.20%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.20%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (22.42%) Network Engineer
2 93 (18.45%) Architect
3 52 (10.32%) Analyst
4 50 (9.92%) Network Architect
4 50 (9.92%) Senior Network Engineer
5 45 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 45 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
6 33 (6.55%) Security Architect
7 32 (6.35%) Security Solutions Architect
7 32 (6.35%) Team Leader
8 28 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
8 28 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 26 (5.16%) Consultant
10 25 (4.96%) IT Support
11 24 (4.76%) Technical Leader
12 23 (4.56%) Technical Support
13 22 (4.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 19 (3.77%) IT Analyst
14 19 (3.77%) Support Analyst
15 18 (3.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.58%) LDAP
2 6 (1.19%) COM
3 5 (0.99%) WSH
4 3 (0.60%) Web Services
5 2 (0.40%) Middleware
5 2 (0.40%) Velocity
6 1 (0.20%) .NET
6 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.20%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 235 (46.63%) Data Centre
2 108 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (7.14%) PKI
4 26 (5.16%) Computer Science
5 22 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.37%) Driving Licence
6 20 (3.97%) Virtual Team
7 19 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
7 19 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 15 (2.98%) FlexPod
8 15 (2.98%) HP StoreVirtual
9 9 (1.79%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.79%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.19%) Clustering
11 4 (0.79%) CCTV
11 4 (0.79%) Fintech
11 4 (0.79%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.60%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 157 (31.15%) Windows
2 114 (22.62%) Windows Server
3 68 (13.49%) Linux
4 50 (9.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (6.15%) Windows 7
7 28 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 26 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (2.18%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.18%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.59%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.39%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.39%) SUSE
13 5 (0.99%) Unix
14 2 (0.40%) Android
15 1 (0.20%) AIX
15 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.20%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (33.13%) ITIL
2 128 (25.40%) Service Delivery
3 95 (18.85%) Presales
4 92 (18.25%) Load Balancing
5 68 (13.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 63 (12.50%) Project Management
7 60 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 60 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 55 (10.91%) ITIL V3
9 48 (9.52%) Network Management
10 45 (8.93%) Service Management
11 44 (8.73%) Incident Management
12 42 (8.33%) Line Management
13 36 (7.14%) SIEM
14 34 (6.75%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (6.35%) ITSM
15 32 (6.35%) PRINCE2
16 31 (6.15%) Network Design
17 28 (5.56%) Migration
18 26 (5.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.74%) SQL
2 31 (6.15%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.97%) Bash Shell
4 9 (1.79%) Python
5 5 (0.99%) VBScript
6 2 (0.40%) Java
6 2 (0.40%) Ruby
7 1 (0.20%) C
7 1 (0.20%) Perl
7 1 (0.20%) PHP
7 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 214 (42.46%) Cisco Certification
2 171 (33.93%) CCNP
3 72 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 65 (12.90%) CCNA
5 53 (10.52%) CCDP
5 53 (10.52%) Degree
6 42 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 41 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (7.14%) SC Cleared
9 34 (6.75%) MCSE
10 32 (6.35%) CCIE
11 27 (5.36%) MCSA
12 26 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
13 21 (4.17%) MCP
14 16 (3.17%) CISSP
15 13 (2.58%) JNCIP
16 12 (2.38%) PMI Certification
16 12 (2.38%) PMP
17 11 (2.18%) CCSE
17 11 (2.18%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (11.11%) SLA
2 21 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.37%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (2.78%) GDPR
5 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.40%) QA
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 138 (27.38%) Active Directory
2 136 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 27 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (4.96%) vSphere
6 21 (4.17%) VMware NSX
7 15 (2.98%) Forefront TMG
8 14 (2.78%) Terminal Services
9 13 (2.58%) Firmware
9 13 (2.58%) XenApp
9 13 (2.58%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.79%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (5.16%) QRadar
2 22 (4.37%) SCCM
3 14 (2.78%) CASB
3 14 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (2.78%) SCVMM
3 14 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
4 13 (2.58%) WSUS
5 7 (1.39%) SCOM
6 6 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.99%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.79%) NetVault Backup
9 3 (0.60%) Nagios
9 3 (0.60%) SmoothWall
10 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 244 (48.41%) CheckPoint
2 178 (35.32%) Fortinet
3 175 (34.72%) VMware
4 160 (31.75%) HP
5 146 (28.97%) Juniper
6 142 (28.17%) F5
7 131 (25.99%) Microsoft
8 78 (15.48%) Citrix
9 51 (10.12%) NetApp
10 47 (9.33%) Meraki
11 36 (7.14%) SolarWinds
12 30 (5.95%) Red Hat
13 28 (5.56%) McAfee
14 25 (4.96%) Forcepoint
15 23 (4.56%) Dell
15 23 (4.56%) IBM
16 22 (4.37%) Nokia
17 21 (4.17%) Brocade
18 19 (3.77%) Tufin
19 18 (3.57%) Aruba