Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 656 499 446
Rank change year-on-year -157 -53 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 517 927 1,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.56% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.59% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 444 841 1,127
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -7.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,125 £67,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £46,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +12.90% -5.10% +3.16%

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 147,097 157,575 174,804
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,487 127,172 147,944
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -54 236 £60,000 +14.29% 19
South East -77 114 £45,000 -8.16% 16
North of England -71 87 £37,500 -16.67% 16
North West -27 61 £37,500 -16.67% 12
Midlands -37 46 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East of England -9 29 £48,750 +8.33% 1
East Midlands -34 27 £36,500 -8.75% 3
Yorkshire -43 22 £35,000 -20.45% 3
West Midlands -6 19 £47,500 +5.56% 3
South West +4 8 £34,000 -9.33% 4
North East -6 4 £29,000 -20.55% 1
Cisco Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 517 (100.00%) Cisco
2 376 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 286 (55.32%) Firewall
4 281 (54.35%) CCNP
5 237 (45.84%) CCNA
6 229 (44.29%) WAN
7 158 (30.56%) LAN
8 156 (30.17%) Wireless
9 153 (29.59%) MPLS
10 145 (28.05%) VPN
11 144 (27.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 142 (27.47%) Cisco ASA
13 140 (27.08%) BGP
14 137 (26.50%) Data Centre
15 123 (23.79%) F5
16 108 (20.89%) OSPF
17 106 (20.50%) CheckPoint
18 102 (19.73%) Juniper
19 100 (19.34%) VMware
20 99 (19.15%) SolarWinds
21 98 (18.96%) Finance
22 85 (16.44%) Network Design
22 85 (16.44%) Network Security
23 81 (15.67%) Meraki
24 78 (15.09%) Network Management
25 76 (14.70%) CCIE
26 74 (14.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 67 (12.96%) VoIP
27 67 (12.96%) Load Balancing
28 65 (12.57%) Palo Alto

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 26 (5.03%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.09%) Skype for Business
3 10 (1.93%) CMS
4 9 (1.74%) Apache
4 9 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.97%) IIS
7 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.58%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.58%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.29%) Office 365
4 14 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.77%) SaaS
6 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 286 (55.32%) Firewall
2 229 (44.29%) WAN
3 158 (30.56%) LAN
4 156 (30.17%) Wireless
5 153 (29.59%) MPLS
6 145 (28.05%) VPN
7 144 (27.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 142 (27.47%) Cisco ASA
9 140 (27.08%) BGP
10 108 (20.89%) OSPF
11 85 (16.44%) Network Security
12 67 (12.96%) VoIP
13 64 (12.38%) Cisco IOS
14 59 (11.41%) VLAN
15 57 (11.03%) Cisco Wireless
15 57 (11.03%) VPLS
16 53 (10.25%) Cisco ISE
17 51 (9.86%) Cisco Firepower
18 49 (9.48%) TCP/IP
19 46 (8.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (0.77%) MySQL
4 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.58%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
1 3 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 98 (18.96%) Finance
2 42 (8.12%) Banking
3 30 (5.80%) Retail
4 24 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.51%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.13%) Front Office
6 11 (2.13%) Law
7 10 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.74%) Marketing
9 8 (1.55%) Electronics
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.19%) 802.1X
2 25 (4.84%) XMPP
3 8 (1.55%) Flash
4 4 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.39%) LDAP
6 1 (0.19%) CSS
6 1 (0.19%) HTML
6 1 (0.19%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 137 (26.50%) Data Centre
2 30 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (3.09%) Fintech
5 9 (1.74%) BBC
5 9 (1.74%) Public Cloud
6 8 (1.55%) Clustering
6 8 (1.55%) EMC VMAX
6 8 (1.55%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.35%) IPTV
8 6 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (0.97%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.97%) NHS
10 4 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (0.77%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 58 (11.22%) Windows
2 46 (8.90%) Linux
3 42 (8.12%) Windows Server
4 25 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (3.09%) CentOS
7 12 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.13%) Fedora
9 6 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.77%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.58%) Unix
12 3 (0.58%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.39%) Debian
13 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.19%) SUSE
14 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (16.44%) Network Design
2 78 (15.09%) Network Management
3 74 (14.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 67 (12.96%) Load Balancing
5 44 (8.51%) Network Load Balancing
6 38 (7.35%) ITIL
7 35 (6.77%) Network Monitoring
8 32 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (4.84%) High Availability
9 25 (4.84%) Presales
10 23 (4.45%) Migration
11 22 (4.26%) Network Architecture
12 21 (4.06%) Server Virtualisation
13 20 (3.87%) Root Cause Analysis
14 19 (3.68%) DevOps
14 19 (3.68%) Time Management
15 17 (3.29%) Low Latency
16 14 (2.71%) Infrastructure Transformation
16 14 (2.71%) IT Strategy
16 14 (2.71%) Multichannel Retail
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.45%) SQL
2 17 (3.29%) Python
3 13 (2.51%) Bash Shell
3 13 (2.51%) Perl
4 12 (2.32%) Ruby
5 11 (2.13%) Bourne shell
5 11 (2.13%) Korn
5 11 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.97%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.58%) C
7 3 (0.58%) R
8 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 376 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 281 (54.35%) CCNP
3 237 (45.84%) CCNA
4 76 (14.70%) CCIE
5 30 (5.80%) CCDP
6 27 (5.22%) CCVP
7 23 (4.45%) Degree
8 22 (4.26%) CCSA
8 22 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (3.48%) JNCIP
9 18 (3.48%) MCSE
10 17 (3.29%) CCSE
11 12 (2.32%) RHCE
12 11 (2.13%) JNCIA
12 11 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
12 11 (2.13%) RHCA
12 11 (2.13%) RHCSA
12 11 (2.13%) Security Cleared
13 9 (1.74%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.51%) SLA
2 9 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.77%) QA
6 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 64 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.06%) VMware Server
3 15 (2.90%) ProxySG
4 11 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.13%) XenApp
5 10 (1.93%) vSphere
6 5 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.58%) pfSense
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 63 (12.19%) Cisco Prime
2 61 (11.80%) Cisco CUCM
3 52 (10.06%) Nagios
4 30 (5.80%) FortiGate
5 29 (5.61%) Stealthwatch
6 26 (5.03%) Cisco UCCX
7 16 (3.09%) Cisco UCCE
8 12 (2.32%) SCCM
9 9 (1.74%) SCOM
10 6 (1.16%) Grafana
11 5 (0.97%) Ansible
11 5 (0.97%) Puppet
11 5 (0.97%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.77%) Icinga
12 4 (0.77%) SCSM
13 3 (0.58%) CA Spectrum
13 3 (0.58%) Cacti
13 3 (0.58%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 517 (100.00%) Cisco
2 123 (23.79%) F5
3 106 (20.50%) CheckPoint
4 102 (19.73%) Juniper
5 100 (19.34%) VMware
6 99 (19.15%) SolarWinds
7 81 (15.67%) Meraki
8 65 (12.57%) Palo Alto
9 54 (10.44%) Microsoft
10 39 (7.54%) Citrix
11 36 (6.96%) NetApp
12 34 (6.58%) Fortinet
13 32 (6.19%) HP
14 25 (4.84%) Mitel
15 24 (4.64%) EMC
16 21 (4.06%) Blue Coat
17 19 (3.68%) Dell
18 18 (3.48%) Red Hat
19 14 (2.71%) Aruba
20 13 (2.51%) Arista