Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Cisco Network Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 139 153
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 15 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.50% 0.40% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.41% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 23
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £39,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.18% -7.65% +7.59%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%

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 2896 2192 3167
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.29% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2222 1885 2689
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,550 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Cheshire

Cisco Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Cheshire

Cisco Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in Cheshire

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +4 9 £40,500 +3.18%
Northwich - 2 £36,000 -
Crewe - 1 £55,000 -
Cisco Network Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (73.33%) Firewall
4 10 (66.67%) Wireless
4 10 (66.67%) CCNA
5 9 (60.00%) VPN
5 9 (60.00%) LAN
5 9 (60.00%) IPsec
5 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
5 9 (60.00%) SSL
6 7 (46.67%) PMO
6 7 (46.67%) NX-OS
6 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (46.67%) WAN
6 7 (46.67%) DHCP
6 7 (46.67%) DNS
6 7 (46.67%) MPLS
6 7 (46.67%) OSPF
6 7 (46.67%) BGP
6 7 (46.67%) EIGRP
7 6 (40.00%) CCNP
8 4 (26.67%) Juniper
9 3 (20.00%) Network Security
9 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
9 3 (20.00%) Network Management
10 2 (13.33%) R
10 2 (13.33%) Open Source
10 2 (13.33%) Metasploit

Cisco Network 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 (73.33%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Wireless
3 9 (60.00%) IPsec
3 9 (60.00%) LAN
3 9 (60.00%) SSL
3 9 (60.00%) VPN
4 7 (46.67%) BGP
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (46.67%) DHCP
4 7 (46.67%) DNS
4 7 (46.67%) EIGRP
4 7 (46.67%) MPLS
4 7 (46.67%) NX-OS
4 7 (46.67%) OSPF
4 7 (46.67%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
6 2 (13.33%) WLAN
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Metasploit
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCNA
3 6 (40.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (13.33%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) 3Com
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki