Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Cisco VoIP

United States Location

Des Moines
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 5/1/23 to 4/30/24

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

6 Years and 10 Months

Raise +1 Year

$8,555 at 8.04%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 6 Years & 10 Months: $106,395 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $88,715 & $124,076; and, 5% of Jobs top $149,743.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$446,801 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 5/1/23 to 4/30/24.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $158,187
5% $149,743
10% $140,083
25% $124,076
33% $117,559
50% $106,395
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 6 Years and 10 Months Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $103,105 $109,686
25% $98,050 $114,741
33% $95,232 $117,559
50% $88,715 $124,076
67% $80,831 $131,960
95% $54,604 $158,187
Salary Average =


Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
Number of all Jobs at 6 Years and 10 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
5 Years and 10 Months $98,450 $7,945 at 8.07%
6 Years and 10 Months $106,395 $8,555 at 8.04%
7 Years and 10 Months $114,950 $9,091 at 7.91%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary changes negligibly in the first years, rises stably with greater experience and grows briskly into maturity.

Salary Growth Overall :

The increase in Salary average from low to high experience is less than that in the USA IT job market as a whole.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $114,175 at the low experience of Entry Level; $106,395 at the average experience of 6 Years and 10 Months; and, $177,294 at the top experience of 13 Years and 11 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

16 Years = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 5/1/23 to 4/30/24.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low Entry Level $114,175 $-33,143 at -29.03%
Average 6 Years and 10 Months $106,395 $8,555 at 8.04%
Top 13 Years and 11 Months $177,294 $11,733 at 6.62%



Design, install, optimize, monitor, maintain and troubleshoot, Cisco voice over internet protocol network, are primary position responsibilities.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Cisco;
  • VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol);
  • System-Network Administrator,
    Network, System, Server or Virtualization,
    Administrator, Architect or Engineer.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
3.7% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
7.4% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
58.3% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
12% of job descriptions;
Cisco Video,
34.3% of job descriptions;
Cisco Unified,
12% of job descriptions;
Cisco IOS,
8.3% of job descriptions;
Cisco ACI,
4.6% of job descriptions;
Palo Alto Networks firewall,
8.3% of job descriptions;
6.5% of job descriptions;
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) or CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional),
62% of job descriptions;
CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert),
10.2% of job descriptions.


Des Moines, IA

Clive, Dallas, Des Moines, Indianola, Perry, Polk, Urbandale, Warren, West Des Moines and Windsor Heights.

These locations are all included in the Des Moines, IA metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).