The table below looks at the statistics for the Cisco Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 746 791 629
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -162
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 135 101 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.096% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 118 86 222
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,025 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Cisco Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cisco Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer within the UK.

Cisco Network Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Cisco Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 125 £45,000 +5.88% 15
London +20 44 £48,000 +6.66% 8
South East -9 30 £50,000 +17.64% 5
North West +6 17 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Surrey - 14 £52,500 - 1
City of London +7 13 £55,000 - 3
Manchester +9 12 £37,500 +30.43% 1
Yorkshire +6 11 £40,000 +5.26%
West Yorkshire 0 9 £45,000 +18.42%
East of England -4 9 £50,000 +6.95%
West Midlands -16 9 £36,750 -16.00% 1
Reigate - 8 £52,500 -
Berkshire 0 7 £50,000 -7.40% 1
Essex -10 6 £50,000 -
Halifax - 5 £37,500 -
Reading -6 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Hampshire -10 4 £45,000 -15.88% 2
Leeds -11 4 £55,000 +44.73%
Liverpool - 4 £28,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £50,000 -
Coventry - 4 £36,750 - 1
Brentwood - 4 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 4 £28,500 -
North East - 4 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £50,000 -
East Midlands +26 3 £31,025 +0.89%
Middlesex +10 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £31,025 -
South West - 3 £33,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £31,025 -

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Cisco Network Engineer in their job title.

1 266 (100.00%) Cisco
2 222 (83.46%) Cisco Certification
3 193 (72.56%) CCNP
4 158 (59.40%) Firewall
5 110 (41.35%) CCNA
6 94 (35.34%) Cisco ASA
7 92 (34.59%) MPLS
8 85 (31.95%) WAN
9 71 (26.69%) LAN
9 71 (26.69%) BGP
10 64 (24.06%) CheckPoint
11 62 (23.31%) OSPF
12 59 (22.18%) VPN
13 49 (18.42%) VMware
14 47 (17.67%) F5
14 47 (17.67%) Load Balancing
15 45 (16.92%) Wireless
16 43 (16.17%) Cisco Nexus
17 37 (13.91%) Juniper
17 37 (13.91%) CCIE
17 37 (13.91%) Network Security
18 34 (12.78%) CCDP
19 33 (12.41%) VLAN
20 31 (11.65%) Cisco IOS
20 31 (11.65%) VoIP
21 30 (11.28%) TCP/IP
21 30 (11.28%) IPsec
21 30 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
22 28 (10.53%) SLA
22 28 (10.53%) ITIL

Cisco Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Cisco Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.13%) Lync
2 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.38%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 158 (59.40%) Firewall
2 94 (35.34%) Cisco ASA
3 92 (34.59%) MPLS
4 85 (31.95%) WAN
5 71 (26.69%) LAN
5 71 (26.69%) BGP
6 62 (23.31%) OSPF
7 59 (22.18%) VPN
8 45 (16.92%) Wireless
9 43 (16.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 37 (13.91%) Network Security
11 33 (12.41%) VLAN
12 31 (11.65%) Cisco IOS
12 31 (11.65%) VoIP
13 30 (11.28%) IPsec
13 30 (11.28%) TCP/IP
14 25 (9.40%) EIGRP
15 24 (9.02%) Cisco PIX
16 20 (7.52%) SSL
16 20 (7.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (7.89%) Finance
2 20 (7.52%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.26%) Law
4 6 (2.26%) Retail
5 5 (1.88%) French Language
5 5 (1.88%) German Language
5 5 (1.88%) Japanese Language
5 5 (1.88%) Banking
6 3 (1.13%) Back Office
6 3 (1.13%) Local Government
7 2 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.01%) CSS
2 7 (2.63%) XMPP
3 3 (1.13%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.01%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.88%) Clustering
3 5 (1.88%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (1.13%) CESG
5 2 (0.75%) Statistics
5 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.38%) Open Source
6 1 (0.38%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.38%) Social Network
6 1 (0.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.77%) Windows
2 20 (7.52%) Linux
3 6 (2.26%) UNIX
4 5 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.75%) Solaris
5 2 (0.75%) CentOS
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.67%) Load Balancing
2 28 (10.53%) ITIL
3 23 (8.65%) Network Management
4 18 (6.77%) Project Management
5 17 (6.39%) Network Architecture
5 17 (6.39%) Network Design
6 16 (6.02%) Migration
7 14 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (3.38%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (3.01%) Business Continuity
12 7 (2.63%) Change Control
13 6 (2.26%) Kalman Filter
14 5 (1.88%) Change Management
15 4 (1.50%) Service Delivery
15 4 (1.50%) PRINCE2
16 3 (1.13%) Service Management
16 3 (1.13%) PRINCE
16 3 (1.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.88%) C
1 5 (1.88%) Java
2 3 (1.13%) Perl
3 2 (0.75%) PHP
3 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.75%) R
4 1 (0.38%) SQL
4 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 222 (83.46%) Cisco Certification
2 193 (72.56%) CCNP
3 110 (41.35%) CCNA
4 37 (13.91%) CCIE
5 34 (12.78%) CCDP
6 19 (7.14%) CCSE
7 10 (3.76%) CCIP
8 9 (3.38%) CCSP
9 8 (3.01%) JNCIS
9 8 (3.01%) Degree
10 7 (2.63%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.63%) CCVP
11 6 (2.26%) CCSA
11 6 (2.26%) CCDA
12 5 (1.88%) VCP4
13 3 (1.13%) VCAP
13 3 (1.13%) VCDX
13 3 (1.13%) CCDE
13 3 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.13%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.88%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.88%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.88%) vSphere
5 4 (1.50%) UAG
5 4 (1.50%) Xen
5 4 (1.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (7.52%) Cisco UCCX
2 17 (6.39%) Cisco UCCE
3 10 (3.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.26%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (1.50%) Cacti
5 4 (1.50%) Nagios
5 4 (1.50%) OPNET
6 3 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.75%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.75%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.38%) SCOM
8 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 266 (100.00%) Cisco
2 64 (24.06%) CheckPoint
3 49 (18.42%) VMware
4 47 (17.67%) F5
5 37 (13.91%) Juniper
6 21 (7.89%) Riverbed
7 20 (7.52%) Microsoft
8 19 (7.14%) SolarWinds
9 14 (5.26%) Fortinet
9 14 (5.26%) Avaya
10 9 (3.38%) NetApp
11 8 (3.01%) Blue Coat
12 7 (2.63%) HP
13 6 (2.26%) Verint
14 5 (1.88%) Aruba
14 5 (1.88%) EMC
14 5 (1.88%) Brocade
15 4 (1.50%) ProCurve
15 4 (1.50%) IronPort
15 4 (1.50%) Tufin
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