Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Cisco Network Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 322 332
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 69 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 62 38 33
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £36,550 £36,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £53,175 £46,800 £50,000
England median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +17.65%

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 12799 11927 12584
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10256 10029 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the North West

Cisco Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the North West

Cisco Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in the North West

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +3 41 £47,250 +18.13% 1
Cheshire -26 15 £40,500 +3.18%
Lancashire +7 8 £42,500 +11.84%
Merseyside - 5 £37,500 -
Cisco Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) Cisco
2 53 (76.81%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (65.22%) CCNP
4 40 (57.97%) Juniper
5 37 (53.62%) Firewall
6 32 (46.38%) CCNA
6 32 (46.38%) WAN
6 32 (46.38%) Network Security
7 28 (40.58%) LAN
8 26 (37.68%) Wireless
9 23 (33.33%) CheckPoint
10 22 (31.88%) BGP
11 21 (30.43%) MPLS
11 21 (30.43%) Load Balancing
12 20 (28.99%) VPN
13 18 (26.09%) Network Management
14 17 (24.64%) F5
14 17 (24.64%) SSL
15 16 (23.19%) Data Centre
16 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
16 15 (21.74%) IPsec
16 15 (21.74%) Network Design
16 15 (21.74%) ITIL
16 15 (21.74%) Windows
17 14 (20.29%) Active Directory
17 14 (20.29%) EIGRP
17 14 (20.29%) OSPF
18 13 (18.84%) DNS
18 13 (18.84%) DHCP
18 13 (18.84%) Cisco Wireless

Cisco Network 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (53.62%) Firewall
2 32 (46.38%) Network Security
2 32 (46.38%) WAN
3 28 (40.58%) LAN
4 26 (37.68%) Wireless
5 22 (31.88%) BGP
6 21 (30.43%) MPLS
7 20 (28.99%) VPN
8 17 (24.64%) SSL
9 15 (21.74%) IPsec
10 14 (20.29%) EIGRP
10 14 (20.29%) OSPF
11 13 (18.84%) Cisco Wireless
11 13 (18.84%) DHCP
11 13 (18.84%) DNS
12 11 (15.94%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (15.94%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (15.94%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
13 8 (11.59%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (8.70%) Legal
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.49%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (8.70%) iPad
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Windows
1 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 18 (26.09%) Network Management
3 15 (21.74%) ITIL
3 15 (21.74%) Network Design
4 10 (14.49%) Statistics
5 8 (11.59%) Change Management
5 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.14%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (8.70%) SIEM
7 6 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (7.25%) Change Control
8 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.25%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (5.80%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.35%) High Availability
10 3 (4.35%) Service Management
11 2 (2.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.90%) R
Qualifications
1 53 (76.81%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (65.22%) CCNP
3 32 (46.38%) CCNA
4 11 (15.94%) CCIE
5 7 (10.14%) JNCIP
6 5 (7.25%) MCP
6 5 (7.25%) MCSA
6 5 (7.25%) MCSE
6 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) PMO
2 5 (7.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (10.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (5.80%) Cacti
4 3 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (57.97%) Juniper
3 23 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 17 (24.64%) F5
5 11 (15.94%) Riverbed
6 10 (14.49%) SolarWinds
7 8 (11.59%) Palo Alto
8 7 (10.14%) IronPort
9 6 (8.70%) Blue Coat
10 5 (7.25%) Polycom
10 5 (7.25%) Siemens
11 4 (5.80%) HP
12 2 (2.90%) Meraki
12 2 (2.90%) Ruckus Wireless
13 1 (1.45%) 3Com
13 1 (1.45%) Aruba
13 1 (1.45%) VMware