Period
to 26 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

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

Cisco Network Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 721 752 741
Rank change year-on-year +31 -11 -215
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 256 358 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 226 319 441
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £34,125 £26,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -

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 108,500 134,908 158,169
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 95.95% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 87,650 109,234 131,131
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in England

Cisco Network Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cisco Network Engineer in England

Cisco Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in England over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in England

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 26 February 2020. 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 -2 87 £60,000 -4.00% 13
South East +60 52 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East of England +50 42 £42,500 +30.77% 3
North of England +46 39 £45,000 +12.50% 14
North West +52 25 £45,000 +80.00% 7
Midlands +32 24 £42,500 -5.56% 3
East Midlands +26 19 £42,500 +8.97% 1
South West +32 12 £52,750 -10.21%
Yorkshire +27 9 £45,000 -10.00% 7
West Midlands +28 5 £50,000 - 2
North East - 5 £35,000 -
Cisco Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 256 (100.00%) Cisco
2 192 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 150 (58.59%) Firewall
4 137 (53.52%) CCNP
5 129 (50.39%) CCNA
6 128 (50.00%) WAN
7 110 (42.97%) LAN
8 80 (31.25%) MPLS
9 77 (30.08%) Network Security
10 76 (29.69%) Juniper
11 69 (26.95%) BGP
11 69 (26.95%) Data Centre
12 63 (24.61%) VPN
13 59 (23.05%) Wireless
14 58 (22.66%) OSPF
14 58 (22.66%) CheckPoint
15 52 (20.31%) TCP/IP
16 50 (19.53%) ITIL
16 50 (19.53%) Cisco ASA
17 49 (19.14%) Wi-Fi
17 49 (19.14%) F5
18 45 (17.58%) Palo Alto
18 45 (17.58%) DNS
19 43 (16.80%) CCIE
20 42 (16.41%) SolarWinds
21 40 (15.63%) Load Balancing
22 39 (15.23%) DHCP
22 39 (15.23%) Finance
22 39 (15.23%) Azure
23 34 (13.28%) Degree

Cisco Network 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 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (1.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.78%) Confluence
3 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.23%) Azure
2 24 (9.38%) AWS
3 9 (3.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 7 (2.73%) Office 365
5 5 (1.95%) SaaS
5 5 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 150 (58.59%) Firewall
2 128 (50.00%) WAN
3 110 (42.97%) LAN
4 80 (31.25%) MPLS
5 77 (30.08%) Network Security
6 69 (26.95%) BGP
7 63 (24.61%) VPN
8 59 (23.05%) Wireless
9 58 (22.66%) OSPF
10 52 (20.31%) TCP/IP
11 50 (19.53%) Cisco ASA
12 49 (19.14%) Wi-Fi
13 45 (17.58%) DNS
14 39 (15.23%) DHCP
15 32 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 31 (12.11%) VoIP
17 30 (11.72%) Ethernet
18 26 (10.16%) WLAN
19 23 (8.98%) Junos
20 21 (8.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) JIRA
1 2 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (15.23%) Finance
2 22 (8.59%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.08%) Retail
4 9 (3.52%) Banking
5 5 (1.95%) Law
6 3 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.17%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.95%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.56%) XMPP
3 2 (0.78%) CSS
4 1 (0.39%) Ajax
4 1 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.39%) HTML
4 1 (0.39%) jQuery
4 1 (0.39%) Laravel
4 1 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.39%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 69 (26.95%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.08%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.08%) PKI
3 9 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.56%) Cybercrime
5 4 (1.56%) FMCG
6 3 (1.17%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.17%) Social Media
6 3 (1.17%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.78%) Eurex
7 2 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.33%) Windows
2 21 (8.20%) Linux
3 18 (7.03%) Windows Server
4 14 (5.47%) Unix
5 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.56%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.39%) CentOS
8 1 (0.39%) Solaris
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.53%) ITIL
2 40 (15.63%) Load Balancing
3 31 (12.11%) Network Design
4 30 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (10.94%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (7.03%) Change Management
6 18 (7.03%) Kalman Filter
6 18 (7.03%) WAN Optimisation
7 17 (6.64%) Migration
8 16 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (5.86%) Computer Science
9 15 (5.86%) Web Filtering
10 14 (5.47%) Network Management
11 13 (5.08%) Adaptive Security
11 13 (5.08%) Information Management
11 13 (5.08%) Mathematics
12 12 (4.69%) Service Management
13 11 (4.30%) Change Control
13 11 (4.30%) Presales
14 10 (3.91%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.08%) Python
2 11 (4.30%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.95%) SQL
4 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.39%) Perl
4 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 192 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (53.52%) CCNP
3 129 (50.39%) CCNA
4 43 (16.80%) CCIE
5 34 (13.28%) Degree
6 27 (10.55%) JNCIA
7 24 (9.38%) Security Cleared
8 15 (5.86%) SC Cleared
9 11 (4.30%) CCDP
10 10 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (3.52%) CCSA
12 8 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (2.73%) JNCIP
13 7 (2.73%) JNCIS
14 6 (2.34%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 6 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (1.95%) CCDA
15 5 (1.95%) Check Point Certification
16 4 (1.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.16%) SLA
2 3 (1.17%) PMO
3 2 (0.78%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.95%) ProxySG
3 5 (1.95%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.56%) XenApp
5 3 (1.17%) Firmware
5 3 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (5.86%) Cisco Prime
1 15 (5.86%) FortiGate
2 14 (5.47%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (3.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (3.13%) Ansible
5 7 (2.73%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.56%) Puppet
6 4 (1.56%) Terraform
7 3 (1.17%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.78%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.39%) Kibana
9 1 (0.39%) logstash
9 1 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 256 (100.00%) Cisco
2 76 (29.69%) Juniper
3 58 (22.66%) CheckPoint
4 49 (19.14%) F5
5 45 (17.58%) Palo Alto
6 42 (16.41%) SolarWinds
7 30 (11.72%) Microsoft
8 26 (10.16%) Aruba
9 24 (9.38%) HP
10 20 (7.81%) VMware
11 19 (7.42%) Meraki
12 17 (6.64%) Barracuda Networks
12 17 (6.64%) Forcepoint
13 13 (5.08%) Speakerbus
14 12 (4.69%) Blue Coat
15 10 (3.91%) Citrix
16 8 (3.13%) Riverbed
16 8 (3.13%) Zscaler
17 6 (2.34%) Arista
17 6 (2.34%) Huawei