Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Cisco Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 133 152
Rank change year-on-year -30 +19 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 17 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.53% 0.40% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.42% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 15
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -25.00% +29.87%
North West median annual salary £47,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.63% -8.89% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 3,074 2,166 2,783
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.78% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,312 1,810 2,442
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,925 £21,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in Cheshire

Cisco Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Cisco Engineer in Cheshire

Cisco Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco Engineer in Cheshire

Cisco Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Warrington +2 9 £40,500 +8.00% 2
Crewe - 3 £55,000 -
Northwich - 2 £36,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £47,000 -
Cisco Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Cheshire region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
4 10 (58.82%) CCNA
5 9 (52.94%) LAN
5 9 (52.94%) VPN
5 9 (52.94%) DNS
5 9 (52.94%) SSL
5 9 (52.94%) Wireless
5 9 (52.94%) IPsec
5 9 (52.94%) Load Balancing
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (41.18%) NX-OS
6 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
6 7 (41.18%) PMO
6 7 (41.18%) MPLS
6 7 (41.18%) OSPF
6 7 (41.18%) BGP
6 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
6 7 (41.18%) WAN
6 7 (41.18%) DHCP
7 5 (29.41%) CCNP
8 4 (23.53%) Juniper
9 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 3 (17.65%) Windows
9 3 (17.65%) Network Security
9 3 (17.65%) Riverbed
10 2 (11.76%) Open Source
10 2 (11.76%) Network Management
10 2 (11.76%) R

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 9 (52.94%) IPsec
2 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) SSL
2 9 (52.94%) VPN
2 9 (52.94%) Wireless
3 7 (41.18%) BGP
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (41.18%) DHCP
3 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
3 7 (41.18%) MPLS
3 7 (41.18%) NX-OS
3 7 (41.18%) OSPF
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
5 2 (11.76%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) Network Management
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) R
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNA
3 5 (29.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) Riverbed
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.76%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft