Period
to 22 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 254 295 330
Rank change year-on-year +41 +35 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 44 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 42 39 39
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £26,375 £25,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £58,625 £62,000 £53,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -4.26%

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 8,072 9,973 12,414
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.59% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6,376 8,095 10,012
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%

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 22 February 2020.

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 22 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
Cheshire - 21 £37,500 - 3
Manchester +26 17 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Lancashire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Merseyside +9 2 £36,250 -25.26%
Cisco Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 North West region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (79.55%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (56.82%) Wireless
4 22 (50.00%) CCNP
5 21 (47.73%) CCNA
5 21 (47.73%) Firewall
6 14 (31.82%) WAN
7 13 (29.55%) LAN
7 13 (29.55%) Network Management
8 12 (27.27%) Service Management
9 11 (25.00%) MPLS
9 11 (25.00%) Network Security
10 9 (20.45%) HP
10 9 (20.45%) ITIL
10 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
10 9 (20.45%) VPN
11 8 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (18.18%) WLAN
11 8 (18.18%) Dell
11 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
11 8 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
12 7 (15.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
13 6 (13.64%) Proactive Monitoring
13 6 (13.64%) VMware
13 6 (13.64%) CCIE
13 6 (13.64%) Windows
13 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (13.64%) F5
14 5 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus

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 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) Azure
3 3 (6.82%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) Wireless
2 21 (47.73%) Firewall
3 14 (31.82%) WAN
4 13 (29.55%) LAN
5 11 (25.00%) MPLS
5 11 (25.00%) Network Security
6 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
6 9 (20.45%) VPN
7 8 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
7 8 (18.18%) WLAN
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (11.36%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (11.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (9.09%) BGP
10 4 (9.09%) DHCP
11 3 (6.82%) Unified Communications
11 3 (6.82%) VXLAN
12 2 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (4.55%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.27%) Retail
1 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
1 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Network Management
2 12 (27.27%) Service Management
3 9 (20.45%) ITIL
4 8 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (13.64%) Proactive Monitoring
6 5 (11.36%) DNA
7 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.09%) Project Management
8 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.82%) Coaching
8 3 (6.82%) Project Delivery
8 3 (6.82%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Change Management
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (4.55%) Network Design
10 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.27%) Document Management
10 1 (2.27%) ITSM
10 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (79.55%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (50.00%) CCNP
3 21 (47.73%) CCNA
4 7 (15.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (13.64%) CCIE
6 4 (9.09%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.27%) CCENT
7 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (20.45%) HP
3 8 (18.18%) Dell
4 6 (13.64%) F5
4 6 (13.64%) VMware
5 5 (11.36%) Meraki
6 4 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.82%) Aruba
7 3 (6.82%) Forcepoint
7 3 (6.82%) LogicMonitor
7 3 (6.82%) Remedy
8 2 (4.55%) Juniper
9 1 (2.27%) Avaya
9 1 (2.27%) Citrix
9 1 (2.27%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.27%) Huawei
9 1 (2.27%) Intel
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.27%) Redback
9 1 (2.27%) Siemens