Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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

Cisco Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 662 454 383
Rank change year-on-year -208 -71 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 537 1,116 1,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.66% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.69% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 492 1,020 1,479
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £31,300 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 157,352 161,677 184,445
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.19% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 128,221 132,731 156,690
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in England

Cisco Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cisco Engineer in England

Cisco Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco Engineer in England

Cisco Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
London -104 249 £57,500 +9.52% 18
North of England -54 105 £37,500 -16.67% 12
South East -159 97 £46,500 - 15
North West -26 56 £37,500 -16.67% 7
Yorkshire -15 46 £42,500 -19.05% 5
Midlands -85 44 £40,000 -11.11% 11
East of England -36 30 £50,000 +25.00% 9
East Midlands -14 28 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands -42 16 £45,000 -10.00% 8
South West -11 15 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North East -23 3 £29,000 -20.55%
Cisco Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, Cisco Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 537 (100.00%) Cisco
2 375 (69.83%) Cisco Certification
3 294 (54.75%) CCNP
4 271 (50.47%) Firewall
5 243 (45.25%) CCNA
6 234 (43.58%) WAN
7 166 (30.91%) LAN
8 164 (30.54%) Wireless
9 145 (27.00%) Cisco ASA
10 143 (26.63%) VPN
11 141 (26.26%) MPLS
12 134 (24.95%) BGP
13 131 (24.39%) F5
14 124 (23.09%) Data Centre
15 121 (22.53%) VMware
16 113 (21.04%) Cisco Nexus
17 108 (20.11%) OSPF
18 107 (19.93%) Juniper
19 96 (17.88%) CheckPoint
20 95 (17.69%) Network Security
21 93 (17.32%) Finance
22 90 (16.76%) Network Design
23 84 (15.64%) SolarWinds
24 81 (15.08%) Network Management
25 78 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
25 78 (14.53%) CCIE
26 77 (14.34%) Meraki
27 69 (12.85%) Load Balancing
28 68 (12.66%) VPLS
28 68 (12.66%) Windows

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

Application Platforms
1 22 (4.10%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.74%) Apache
4 4 (0.74%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.56%) IIS
6 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.35%) SaaS
4 13 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (2.42%) IaaS
4 13 (2.42%) PaaS
4 13 (2.42%) Serverless
5 10 (1.86%) Office 365
6 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 271 (50.47%) Firewall
2 234 (43.58%) WAN
3 166 (30.91%) LAN
4 164 (30.54%) Wireless
5 145 (27.00%) Cisco ASA
6 143 (26.63%) VPN
7 141 (26.26%) MPLS
8 134 (24.95%) BGP
9 113 (21.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 108 (20.11%) OSPF
11 95 (17.69%) Network Security
12 68 (12.66%) VPLS
13 65 (12.10%) VLAN
14 63 (11.73%) Cisco IOS
15 59 (10.99%) VoIP
16 57 (10.61%) Cisco Firepower
17 54 (10.06%) Cisco Wireless
18 51 (9.50%) IP Telephony
19 47 (8.75%) Cisco ISE
20 42 (7.82%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (1.30%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.37%) MySQL
4 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (1.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
2 3 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 93 (17.32%) Finance
2 27 (5.03%) Retail
3 26 (4.84%) Banking
4 14 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.49%) Law
6 8 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.37%) Electronics
7 2 (0.37%) French Language
7 2 (0.37%) German Language
7 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.37%) Legal
7 2 (0.37%) Marketing
7 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Automotive
8 1 (0.19%) Billing
8 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.47%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.86%) Flash
3 9 (1.68%) XMPP
4 8 (1.49%) LDAP
5 4 (0.74%) CSS
5 4 (0.74%) HTML
6 2 (0.37%) SAML
7 1 (0.19%) LAMP
7 1 (0.19%) WAP
7 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 124 (23.09%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.61%) Fintech
3 14 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.49%) EMC VMAX
7 6 (1.12%) BBC
7 6 (1.12%) Clustering
7 6 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.93%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.56%) NHS
11 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.37%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.37%) IVR
11 2 (0.37%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (12.66%) Windows
2 49 (9.12%) Linux
3 44 (8.19%) Windows Server
4 30 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.86%) CentOS
6 10 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.68%) Fedora
8 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.74%) Unix
9 4 (0.74%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.56%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.19%) Android
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (16.76%) Network Design
2 81 (15.08%) Network Management
3 69 (12.85%) Load Balancing
4 52 (9.68%) ITIL
5 46 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
6 41 (7.64%) Network Load Balancing
7 35 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (5.40%) High Availability
8 29 (5.40%) Presales
9 26 (4.84%) Network Architecture
9 26 (4.84%) Time Management
10 24 (4.47%) Server Virtualisation
11 22 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (4.10%) Mentoring
12 21 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (3.72%) Change Management
14 18 (3.35%) Change Control
14 18 (3.35%) Configuration Management
15 16 (2.98%) Problem Management
16 14 (2.61%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.40%) Python
2 16 (2.98%) SQL
3 12 (2.23%) Bash Shell
3 12 (2.23%) Shell Script
4 10 (1.86%) Perl
5 9 (1.68%) Bourne shell
5 9 (1.68%) Korn
5 9 (1.68%) Ruby
6 8 (1.49%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.30%) C
8 4 (0.74%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 375 (69.83%) Cisco Certification
2 294 (54.75%) CCNP
3 243 (45.25%) CCNA
4 78 (14.53%) CCIE
5 25 (4.66%) Degree
6 22 (4.10%) JNCIP
7 20 (3.72%) CCDP
8 16 (2.98%) CCSA
9 15 (2.79%) CCSE
9 15 (2.79%) Security Cleared
10 14 (2.61%) SC Cleared
11 13 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (2.23%) CCDA
12 12 (2.23%) JNCIA
13 11 (2.05%) MCSE
14 9 (1.68%) Numerate Degree
14 9 (1.68%) RHCA
14 9 (1.68%) RHCE
14 9 (1.68%) RHCSA
15 8 (1.49%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.10%) SLA
2 7 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.74%) QA
4 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) GDPR
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 78 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (4.47%) VMware Server
3 19 (3.54%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.42%) vSphere
6 10 (1.86%) XenApp
7 9 (1.68%) ProxySG
8 5 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.56%) pfSense
10 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.19%) NFS
11 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 55 (10.24%) Cisco Prime
2 47 (8.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 45 (8.38%) Nagios
4 34 (6.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 29 (5.40%) FortiGate
6 20 (3.72%) Stealthwatch
7 11 (2.05%) Cisco UCCE
8 5 (0.93%) SCCM
8 5 (0.93%) SCOM
9 4 (0.74%) Ansible
9 4 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.56%) Cacti
10 3 (0.56%) Grafana
10 3 (0.56%) Graphite
10 3 (0.56%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.56%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.56%) Terraform
10 3 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 537 (100.00%) Cisco
2 131 (24.39%) F5
3 121 (22.53%) VMware
4 107 (19.93%) Juniper
5 96 (17.88%) CheckPoint
6 84 (15.64%) SolarWinds
7 77 (14.34%) Meraki
8 58 (10.80%) Microsoft
9 48 (8.94%) Palo Alto
10 46 (8.57%) Citrix
11 45 (8.38%) NetApp
12 41 (7.64%) HP
13 30 (5.59%) Fortinet
14 29 (5.40%) EMC
15 20 (3.72%) Blue Coat
16 17 (3.17%) Aruba
17 14 (2.61%) McAfee
18 12 (2.23%) Dell
18 12 (2.23%) Mitel
18 12 (2.23%) Red Hat