Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 298 313
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 58 61 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.51% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 52 52 35
North West median annual salary £47,000 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.05% -10.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -1.04% +12.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12,292 11,928 11,602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.70% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9,825 10,063 9,694
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,535
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in the North West

Cisco Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Cisco Engineer in the North West

Cisco Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco Engineer in the North West

Cisco Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Manchester +6 35 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Cheshire -28 17 £40,500 +8.00% 1
Lancashire +4 6 £42,500 +3.66%
Cisco Engineer
England

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (74.14%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (53.45%) Firewall
3 31 (53.45%) CCNP
4 28 (48.28%) LAN
5 26 (44.83%) Juniper
6 25 (43.10%) WAN
7 24 (41.38%) BGP
8 22 (37.93%) Network Security
9 21 (36.21%) VPN
10 19 (32.76%) CCNA
10 19 (32.76%) MPLS
10 19 (32.76%) Load Balancing
11 16 (27.59%) Wireless
11 16 (27.59%) IPsec
11 16 (27.59%) Data Centre
12 15 (25.86%) EIGRP
12 15 (25.86%) OSPF
12 15 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (24.14%) SSL
14 13 (22.41%) Windows
14 13 (22.41%) F5
14 13 (22.41%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
16 11 (18.97%) DNS
16 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
17 10 (17.24%) Network Management
18 9 (15.52%) Network Design
18 9 (15.52%) Active Directory

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (6.90%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (53.45%) Firewall
2 28 (48.28%) LAN
3 25 (43.10%) WAN
4 24 (41.38%) BGP
5 22 (37.93%) Network Security
6 21 (36.21%) VPN
7 19 (32.76%) MPLS
8 16 (27.59%) IPsec
8 16 (27.59%) Wireless
9 15 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (25.86%) EIGRP
9 15 (25.86%) OSPF
10 14 (24.14%) SSL
11 13 (22.41%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (18.97%) DNS
14 8 (13.79%) DHCP
15 7 (12.07%) NX-OS
16 6 (10.34%) WLAN
17 5 (8.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
1 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.72%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.62%) Linux
5 3 (5.17%) CentOS
5 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.45%) Unix
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Load Balancing
2 10 (17.24%) Network Management
3 9 (15.52%) Network Design
4 6 (10.34%) ITIL
4 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.62%) High Availability
5 5 (8.62%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (8.62%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (6.90%) Statistics
7 3 (5.17%) Open Source
8 2 (3.45%) Change Control
8 2 (3.45%) Change Management
8 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Service Management
8 2 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (3.45%) Web Filtering
9 1 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) C
2 2 (3.45%) R
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (74.14%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (53.45%) CCNP
3 19 (32.76%) CCNA
4 8 (13.79%) CCIE
5 7 (12.07%) JNCIP
6 4 (6.90%) JNCIE
7 3 (5.17%) MCSE
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.45%) MCP
8 2 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) PMO
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) XenServer
4 1 (1.72%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Cacti
2 5 (8.62%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (44.83%) Juniper
3 13 (22.41%) F5
4 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
5 8 (13.79%) IronPort
5 8 (13.79%) SolarWinds
6 7 (12.07%) Riverbed
6 7 (12.07%) VMware
7 4 (6.90%) Polycom
7 4 (6.90%) Siemens
8 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.45%) BT
9 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.45%) NetApp
9 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.45%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (1.72%) Meraki