Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 65 30
Rank change year-on-year +32 -35 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 515 409 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.25% 4.09% 6.62%
As % of the Vendors category 14.02% 8.78% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 414 332 616
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.33%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,875 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,891 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.98% - -

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 3,673 4,657 5,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.56% 46.63% 46.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,690 3,585 3,796
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +28 274 £55,000 +15.79% 35
Staffordshire +26 37 £33,750 +3.85% 8
Solihull +16 37 £33,750 +20.54% 3
Coventry -5 36 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Dudley +7 29 £26,000 -38.82% 2
Shropshire +23 28 £32,500 +5.69% 5
Worcestershire -17 19 £43,250 +1.76% 4
Wolverhampton +22 15 £37,500 +20.97% 2
Warwickshire -8 15 £50,000 +29.87% 2
Herefordshire -3 6 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Brierley Hill - 5 £24,750 -
Halesowen +41 1 £26,000 - 1
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 322 (62.52%) Firewall
2 217 (42.14%) WAN
3 204 (39.61%) VMware
4 203 (39.42%) Data Centre
5 198 (38.45%) Windows
6 187 (36.31%) Cisco Certification
7 171 (33.20%) LAN
8 170 (33.01%) HP
9 162 (31.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 161 (31.26%) Microsoft
11 154 (29.90%) CheckPoint
12 152 (29.51%) CCNP
13 143 (27.77%) Active Directory
14 139 (26.99%) ITIL
15 123 (23.88%) Juniper
16 117 (22.72%) OSPF
17 114 (22.14%) Windows Server
18 110 (21.36%) VPN
19 108 (20.97%) Hyper-V
20 105 (20.39%) Fortinet
21 102 (19.81%) BGP
22 100 (19.42%) Citrix
23 97 (18.83%) Self-Motivation
24 94 (18.25%) Service Delivery
25 90 (17.48%) F5
26 80 (15.53%) Linux
27 79 (15.34%) NetApp
27 79 (15.34%) VLAN
28 78 (15.15%) DNS
29 77 (14.95%) Cisco ASA

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 47 (9.13%) MS Exchange
2 46 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 28 (5.44%) SharePoint Server
4 21 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (3.69%) Skype for Business
6 17 (3.30%) IIS
7 12 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.75%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.11%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) assyst
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (11.26%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (8.93%) Office 365
4 5 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.97%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.78%) SaaS
6 2 (0.39%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 322 (62.52%) Firewall
2 217 (42.14%) WAN
3 171 (33.20%) LAN
4 117 (22.72%) OSPF
5 110 (21.36%) VPN
6 102 (19.81%) BGP
7 79 (15.34%) VLAN
8 78 (15.15%) DNS
9 77 (14.95%) Cisco ASA
10 76 (14.76%) Wireless
11 75 (14.56%) DHCP
12 68 (13.20%) MPLS
13 49 (9.51%) VoIP
14 43 (8.35%) Cisco Nexus
15 41 (7.96%) TCP/IP
16 38 (7.38%) Network Security
16 38 (7.38%) SAN
17 36 (6.99%) IPsec
18 29 (5.63%) Internet
19 28 (5.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.14%) MySQL
3 3 (0.58%) Big Data
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.19%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 16 (3.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (6.99%) Telecoms
2 25 (4.85%) Finance
3 8 (1.55%) Retail
4 4 (0.78%) Banking
4 4 (0.78%) Legal
5 3 (0.58%) Back Office
6 2 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.19%) French Language
7 1 (0.19%) German Language
7 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 164 (31.84%) Network Engineer
2 77 (14.95%) Architect
3 52 (10.10%) Analyst
4 48 (9.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 41 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 34 (6.60%) Network Architect
7 32 (6.21%) Technical Architect
8 29 (5.63%) IT Support
9 23 (4.47%) Technical Leader
10 22 (4.27%) NOC Engineer
10 22 (4.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (4.08%) Team Leader
12 20 (3.88%) Consultant
12 20 (3.88%) IT Analyst
12 20 (3.88%) Support Analyst
13 18 (3.50%) IT Support Analyst
13 18 (3.50%) Network Team Leader
13 18 (3.50%) Support Engineer
14 17 (3.30%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
14 17 (3.30%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.97%) WSH
2 3 (0.58%) Web Services
3 2 (0.39%) Velocity
4 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.19%) CGI
4 1 (0.19%) COM
4 1 (0.19%) JSON
4 1 (0.19%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.19%) REST
4 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 203 (39.42%) Data Centre
2 97 (18.83%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.30%) HP StoreVirtual
5 16 (3.11%) Clustering
5 16 (3.11%) PKI
6 15 (2.91%) Virtual Team
7 13 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (2.14%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.55%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.55%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.17%) Handset
11 6 (1.17%) Replication
12 4 (0.78%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.78%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.58%) Cyberattack
13 3 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 198 (38.45%) Windows
2 114 (22.14%) Windows Server
3 80 (15.53%) Linux
4 69 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (3.88%) Windows 7
9 17 (3.30%) Windows 10
10 9 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.55%) Unix
12 7 (1.36%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.36%) SUSE
12 7 (1.36%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.17%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.39%) Android
15 1 (0.19%) AIX
15 1 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (26.99%) ITIL
2 94 (18.25%) Service Delivery
3 64 (12.43%) Network Management
3 64 (12.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 59 (11.46%) Presales
5 52 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 50 (9.71%) Load Balancing
7 48 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 47 (9.13%) Mentoring
9 45 (8.74%) Project Management
10 44 (8.54%) Kalman Filter
11 40 (7.77%) Data Protection
12 39 (7.57%) Network Design
13 38 (7.38%) Web Filtering
14 37 (7.18%) Patch Management
15 34 (6.60%) Computer Science
16 33 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
16 33 (6.41%) Technical Leadership
17 32 (6.21%) Incident Management
17 32 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 51 (9.90%) SQL
2 30 (5.83%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.69%) Bash Shell
4 11 (2.14%) Python
5 5 (0.97%) VBScript
6 4 (0.78%) Perl
7 3 (0.58%) R
8 2 (0.39%) C
8 2 (0.39%) Ruby
8 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 187 (36.31%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (29.51%) CCNP
3 72 (13.98%) ITIL Certification
4 71 (13.79%) CCNA
5 46 (8.93%) Degree
6 42 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (6.80%) CCIE
7 35 (6.80%) MCSE
8 32 (6.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 31 (6.02%) Security Cleared
10 29 (5.63%) SC Cleared
11 26 (5.05%) MCSA
12 25 (4.85%) MCP
13 21 (4.08%) CCDP
14 20 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.75%) CCA
15 9 (1.75%) CCAA
15 9 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (1.75%) VCAP
16 8 (1.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.35%) GDPR
1 43 (8.35%) SLA
2 9 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.58%) QA
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 162 (31.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (27.77%) Active Directory
3 108 (20.97%) Hyper-V
4 31 (6.02%) vSphere
5 30 (5.83%) XenApp
6 25 (4.85%) XenDesktop
7 22 (4.27%) Firmware
8 18 (3.50%) Terminal Services
9 17 (3.30%) Forefront TMG
9 17 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (2.33%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 66 (12.82%) SCCM
2 36 (6.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 18 (3.50%) SCOM
4 13 (2.52%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (1.94%) SCVMM
5 10 (1.94%) WSUS
6 7 (1.36%) Linux-HA
6 7 (1.36%) Nagios
6 7 (1.36%) QRadar
7 6 (1.17%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.78%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.78%) Stealthwatch
9 3 (0.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.58%) Nessus
9 3 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.58%) vMotion
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 204 (39.61%) VMware
2 170 (33.01%) HP
3 161 (31.26%) Microsoft
4 154 (29.90%) CheckPoint
5 123 (23.88%) Juniper
6 105 (20.39%) Fortinet
7 100 (19.42%) Citrix
8 90 (17.48%) F5
9 79 (15.34%) NetApp
10 56 (10.87%) Dell
11 52 (10.10%) McAfee
12 42 (8.16%) IBM
13 39 (7.57%) Forcepoint
14 37 (7.18%) Symantec
15 27 (5.24%) Nokia
15 27 (5.24%) Red Hat
16 24 (4.66%) SonicWALL
17 22 (4.27%) SolarWinds
18 20 (3.88%) Meraki
19 15 (2.91%) 3PAR