Period
to 21 September 2020

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 21 September 2020 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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 24 38
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 +15
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 150 568 500
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.78% 7.58% 5.69%
As % of the Vendors category 12.10% 16.13% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 126 529 429
Median annual salary £44,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £28,375 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 1,240 3,521 3,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.77% 47.01% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 954 2,858 2,910
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,957
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.25% +4.89%
10th Percentile £29,250 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Cisco in the West Midlands

Cisco
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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 21 September 2020. 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 -41 41 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Staffordshire +37 31 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Solihull -12 19 £50,000 - 1
Coventry +27 14 £32,750 -38.21% 6
Warwickshire +5 14 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Worcestershire +23 11 £44,500 +14.10% 2
Shropshire +15 9 £32,500 -23.53% 5
Wolverhampton - 3 £22,500 -
Walsall -1 1 £22,000 -40.54%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £47,500 -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 90 (60.00%) Firewall
2 69 (46.00%) WAN
3 59 (39.33%) LAN
4 54 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (35.33%) VMware
6 50 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 50 (33.33%) Windows
7 45 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 40 (26.67%) CCNA
9 39 (26.00%) Palo Alto
10 38 (25.33%) DNS
11 37 (24.67%) CCNP
11 37 (24.67%) Data Centre
12 35 (23.33%) VPN
13 34 (22.67%) Wireless
14 33 (22.00%) Cisco ASA
15 32 (21.33%) Citrix
15 32 (21.33%) ITIL
16 31 (20.67%) Hyper-V
17 30 (20.00%) Juniper
17 30 (20.00%) CheckPoint
18 29 (19.33%) OSPF
18 29 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (19.33%) Windows Server
18 29 (19.33%) Problem-Solving
19 28 (18.67%) DHCP
20 26 (17.33%) Wi-Fi
20 26 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 26 (17.33%) Office 365
21 25 (16.67%) Azure

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 8 (5.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.33%) Office 365
2 25 (16.67%) Azure
3 8 (5.33%) AWS
4 4 (2.67%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.00%) GCP
5 3 (2.00%) IaaS
6 2 (1.33%) PaaS
6 2 (1.33%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (60.00%) Firewall
2 69 (46.00%) WAN
3 59 (39.33%) LAN
4 38 (25.33%) DNS
5 35 (23.33%) VPN
6 34 (22.67%) Wireless
7 33 (22.00%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (19.33%) OSPF
9 28 (18.67%) DHCP
10 26 (17.33%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (16.67%) SAN
11 25 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 24 (16.00%) VLAN
13 23 (15.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (14.67%) MPLS
14 22 (14.67%) Network Security
15 20 (13.33%) BGP
16 19 (12.67%) EIGRP
16 19 (12.67%) Internet
17 15 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (12.00%) Public Sector
2 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.67%) Finance
3 4 (2.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.00%) Police
5 2 (1.33%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.33%) Back Office
5 2 (1.33%) Banking
5 2 (1.33%) Law
5 2 (1.33%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (48.00%) Network Engineer
2 23 (15.33%) IT Engineer
3 19 (12.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (6.00%) Analyst
6 9 (6.00%) Security Engineer
6 9 (6.00%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) Architect
7 8 (5.33%) Network Architect
8 7 (4.67%) IT Support
8 7 (4.67%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Design Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Network Support
9 6 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Voice Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Voice Network Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Voice Support Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.00%) LDAP
1 6 (4.00%) XMPP
2 1 (0.67%) .NET
2 1 (0.67%) Web Services
2 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.67%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.67%) Clustering
3 10 (6.67%) Replication
4 8 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.33%) FMCG
7 2 (1.33%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.33%) NHS
7 2 (1.33%) PKI
8 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.67%) Handset
8 1 (0.67%) PMI
8 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (33.33%) Windows
2 29 (19.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.00%) Windows 10
4 8 (5.33%) Linux
4 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.67%) Unix
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.33%) ITIL
2 29 (19.33%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (11.33%) Project Management
6 16 (10.67%) Network Design
7 14 (9.33%) ITSM
7 14 (9.33%) Project Delivery
8 12 (8.00%) Change Management
8 12 (8.00%) Service Management
9 11 (7.33%) Presales
10 8 (5.33%) SIEM
11 7 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.67%) Business Continuity
11 7 (4.67%) Change Control
11 7 (4.67%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.67%) Security Testing
11 7 (4.67%) WAN Optimisation
12 6 (4.00%) Information Security
12 6 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.33%) SQL
3 6 (4.00%) VBScript
4 2 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (26.67%) CCNA
3 37 (24.67%) CCNP
4 18 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (9.33%) MCSE
6 13 (8.67%) MCSA
7 8 (5.33%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (4.67%) CCIE
8 7 (4.67%) Degree
9 6 (4.00%) DV Cleared
9 6 (4.00%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.33%) CCDA
10 5 (3.33%) Server+ Certification
11 3 (2.00%) ACCA
11 3 (2.00%) ACSA
11 3 (2.00%) ACSP
11 3 (2.00%) CCDP
11 3 (2.00%) DBS Check
12 2 (1.33%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) SLA
2 6 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (20.67%) Hyper-V
3 29 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.00%) XenApp
5 7 (4.67%) vSphere
6 5 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.00%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.33%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.33%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (13.33%) FortiGate
2 13 (8.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (4.67%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (2.67%) Nagios
5 4 (2.67%) WSUS
6 3 (2.00%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.33%) SCCM
7 2 (1.33%) SCOM
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.67%) OPNET
8 1 (0.67%) Simpana
8 1 (0.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (35.33%) VMware
2 50 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 39 (26.00%) Palo Alto
4 32 (21.33%) Citrix
5 30 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 30 (20.00%) Juniper
6 23 (15.33%) Fortinet
6 23 (15.33%) SolarWinds
7 15 (10.00%) Dell
8 13 (8.67%) Meraki
9 12 (8.00%) Aruba
9 12 (8.00%) Avaya
10 11 (7.33%) HP
10 11 (7.33%) Veeam
11 8 (5.33%) F5
12 7 (4.67%) McAfee
12 7 (4.67%) Oracle
13 6 (4.00%) ServiceNow
14 5 (3.33%) EqualLogic
14 5 (3.33%) Extreme Networks