Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 25 31
Rank change year-on-year -52 +6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco 361 735 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.70% 7.15% 5.92%
As % of the Vendors category 7.52% 15.70% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 261 633 585
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% -2.33%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £64,900
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 4,799 4,681 4,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.21% 45.56% 44.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,565 3,526 4,088
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,000 £64,000
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 18 February 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 February 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 -28 155 £42,500 -5.56% 30
Warwickshire +10 51 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Coventry -44 43 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Worcestershire -24 31 £38,500 -3.75% 15
Staffordshire -13 28 £33,500 -4.29% 12
Solihull -2 23 £28,000 -25.33% 3
Wolverhampton -11 10 £31,000 -4.62% 4
Shropshire -23 5 £20,500 -41.43% 3
Walsall -7 4 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Sutton Coldfield +3 3 £42,500 +97.67% 3
Herefordshire -21 3 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Bromwich -4 2 £32,500 -12.16% 2
Dudley -6 1 £42,500 +32.81% 3
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 199 (55.12%) Cisco Certification
2 192 (53.19%) Firewall
3 156 (43.21%) WAN
4 147 (40.72%) LAN
5 145 (40.17%) Windows
6 131 (36.29%) CCNP
7 127 (35.18%) Juniper
8 124 (34.35%) Active Directory
9 120 (33.24%) Microsoft
10 112 (31.02%) ITIL
11 107 (29.64%) VMware
12 104 (28.81%) CheckPoint
13 102 (28.25%) CCNA
13 102 (28.25%) Data Centre
14 97 (26.87%) HP
15 82 (22.71%) VPN
15 82 (22.71%) Fortinet
15 82 (22.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 79 (21.88%) OSPF
17 76 (21.05%) Windows Server
18 75 (20.78%) MPLS
19 60 (16.62%) F5
20 59 (16.34%) Service Delivery
21 58 (16.07%) BGP
22 57 (15.79%) Wireless
23 56 (15.51%) Presales
24 54 (14.96%) DNS
25 51 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
26 49 (13.57%) DHCP
26 49 (13.57%) Line Management

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 40 (11.08%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.71%) IIS
3 14 (3.88%) Skype for Business
4 13 (3.60%) Apache
4 13 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.49%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.94%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.31%) Office 365
2 26 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.11%) IaaS
4 4 (1.11%) PaaS
4 4 (1.11%) SaaS
5 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 192 (53.19%) Firewall
2 156 (43.21%) WAN
3 147 (40.72%) LAN
4 82 (22.71%) VPN
5 79 (21.88%) OSPF
6 75 (20.78%) MPLS
7 58 (16.07%) BGP
8 57 (15.79%) Wireless
9 54 (14.96%) DNS
10 51 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
11 49 (13.57%) DHCP
12 48 (13.30%) Network Security
13 46 (12.74%) WLAN
14 41 (11.36%) VLAN
15 40 (11.08%) TCP/IP
16 38 (10.53%) SAN
17 35 (9.70%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (9.70%) SNMP
18 34 (9.42%) Internet
19 30 (8.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.22%) MySQL
5 2 (0.55%) DB2
5 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (2.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (9.14%) Telecoms
2 26 (7.20%) Finance
3 14 (3.88%) Retail
4 7 (1.94%) Billing
5 6 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.11%) Banking
8 3 (0.83%) Law
9 2 (0.55%) Automotive
9 2 (0.55%) Legal
9 2 (0.55%) Marketing
9 2 (0.55%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.28%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (26.04%) Network Engineer
2 34 (9.42%) Analyst
2 34 (9.42%) Architect
2 34 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (8.31%) Senior Network Engineer
4 27 (7.48%) Support Engineer
5 23 (6.37%) Cisco Engineer
6 18 (4.99%) IT Manager
6 18 (4.99%) Network Architect
6 18 (4.99%) Network Specialist
7 17 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 17 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (4.16%) Infrastructure Manager
8 15 (4.16%) Security Architect
8 15 (4.16%) Security Solutions Architect
8 15 (4.16%) Trainee
9 14 (3.88%) Administrator
9 14 (3.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 13 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (3.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.49%) 802.1X
1 9 (2.49%) LDAP
2 5 (1.39%) LAMP
3 3 (0.83%) XMPP
4 2 (0.55%) Flash
4 2 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.55%) VXML
5 1 (0.28%) COM
5 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.28%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.28%) Middleware
5 1 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 102 (28.25%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.99%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.99%) PKI
4 16 (4.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 14 (3.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (3.88%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.32%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (3.32%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.77%) Clustering
8 9 (2.49%) FlexPod
8 9 (2.49%) Handset
9 8 (2.22%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.11%) CMDB
10 4 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.83%) Cyberattack
11 3 (0.83%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.83%) Replication
12 2 (0.55%) IBM XIV
12 2 (0.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 145 (40.17%) Windows
2 76 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 39 (10.80%) Linux
4 26 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.88%) CentOS
7 13 (3.60%) Windows 10
8 11 (3.05%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.49%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.94%) Unix
10 7 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.66%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.39%) Debian
13 4 (1.11%) Android
13 4 (1.11%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.55%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.28%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (31.02%) ITIL
2 59 (16.34%) Service Delivery
3 56 (15.51%) Presales
4 49 (13.57%) Line Management
5 48 (13.30%) Load Balancing
5 48 (13.30%) Project Management
6 42 (11.63%) ITIL V3
7 37 (10.25%) Service Management
8 34 (9.42%) Network Design
9 32 (8.86%) SIEM
10 31 (8.59%) Network Management
11 30 (8.31%) Change Management
12 28 (7.76%) Network Architecture
13 27 (7.48%) Incident Management
14 26 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (6.65%) Mentoring
15 24 (6.65%) PRINCE2
16 22 (6.09%) Network Monitoring
17 19 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.65%) SQL
2 13 (3.60%) Bash Shell
3 7 (1.94%) Shell Script
4 6 (1.66%) Perl
4 6 (1.66%) Python
5 4 (1.11%) C
6 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.55%) PHP
8 1 (0.28%) C#
8 1 (0.28%) C++
8 1 (0.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 199 (55.12%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (36.29%) CCNP
3 102 (28.25%) CCNA
4 35 (9.70%) Degree
5 31 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (6.37%) CCDP
7 21 (5.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 20 (5.54%) CCENT
8 20 (5.54%) MCSE
9 19 (5.26%) CISSP
10 17 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (4.43%) A+ Certification
11 16 (4.43%) CCIE
11 16 (4.43%) JNCIP
11 16 (4.43%) MCSA
11 16 (4.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (4.16%) Network+ Certification
13 12 (3.32%) ISSAP
13 12 (3.32%) JNCIA
13 12 (3.32%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.82%) SLA
2 9 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.66%) QA
4 5 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.55%) GDPR
7 1 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.28%) GPG13
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.28%) PMO
7 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 124 (34.35%) Active Directory
2 82 (22.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (13.02%) Hyper-V
4 23 (6.37%) vSphere
5 14 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (1.94%) XenApp
8 6 (1.66%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (1.66%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.39%) iptables
10 4 (1.11%) Firmware
10 4 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.83%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.83%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.83%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.83%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.55%) NFS
13 1 (0.28%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 19 (5.26%) QRadar
2 16 (4.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (4.43%) Cisco UCCE
3 15 (4.16%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (3.60%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (2.77%) SCVMM
6 7 (1.94%) vCenter Server
7 6 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.39%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.39%) WSUS
9 4 (1.11%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.11%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.11%) WhatsUp Gold
10 3 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.55%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.55%) Netcool
11 2 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.55%) SCCM
12 1 (0.28%) Nessus
12 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 127 (35.18%) Juniper
2 120 (33.24%) Microsoft
3 107 (29.64%) VMware
4 104 (28.81%) CheckPoint
5 97 (26.87%) HP
6 82 (22.71%) Fortinet
7 60 (16.62%) F5
8 45 (12.47%) Citrix
9 28 (7.76%) Brocade
9 28 (7.76%) SolarWinds
10 19 (5.26%) Red Hat
11 18 (4.99%) IBM
11 18 (4.99%) Meraki
12 17 (4.71%) NetApp
13 14 (3.88%) Dell
13 14 (3.88%) Splunk
14 13 (3.60%) Aruba
14 13 (3.60%) Forcepoint
15 12 (3.32%) McAfee
15 12 (3.32%) Tufin