Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 198 130
Rank change year-on-year +27 -68 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 21 14 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.55% 0.30% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.31% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 56
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -17.43% +28.24%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,100 £27,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £53,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.33% -10.00% +17.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3706 4565 3838
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.39% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3409 3224
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,300 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Cisco Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in Birmingham

Cisco Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Cisco Engineer in Birmingham

Cisco Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Engineer in Birmingham

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Cisco Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (95.24%) Firewall
3 18 (85.71%) CCNP
3 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (66.67%) CCNA
4 14 (66.67%) WAN
5 12 (57.14%) Juniper
6 11 (52.38%) Finance
7 10 (47.62%) LAN
8 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
8 8 (38.10%) Wireless
9 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
9 6 (28.57%) MPLS
9 6 (28.57%) ITIL
9 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 5 (23.81%) OSPF
10 5 (23.81%) Banking
10 5 (23.81%) BGP
10 5 (23.81%) Network Management
10 5 (23.81%) F5
10 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
11 4 (19.05%) WAN Optimisation
11 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (19.05%) JNCIP
11 4 (19.05%) JNCIE
11 4 (19.05%) Network Security
11 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
11 4 (19.05%) Network Design
11 4 (19.05%) Change Management
11 4 (19.05%) CCIE

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 14 (66.67%) WAN
3 10 (47.62%) LAN
4 8 (38.10%) Wireless
5 6 (28.57%) MPLS
5 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 5 (23.81%) BGP
6 5 (23.81%) OSPF
7 4 (19.05%) Network Security
7 4 (19.05%) WLAN
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
9 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Blockchain
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Network Management
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 4 (19.05%) Network Design
3 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (19.05%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) CCNP
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) CCIE
3 4 (19.05%) CCIP
3 4 (19.05%) JNCIE
3 4 (19.05%) JNCIP
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) Juniper
3 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
4 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 5 (23.81%) F5
5 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
6 2 (9.52%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (9.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (9.52%) Aruba
6 2 (9.52%) CA
6 2 (9.52%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Motorola
7 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee