Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Cisco Architect
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1112 1104 1074
Rank change year-on-year -8 -30 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Architect 65 118 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.062% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.064% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 68 92 205
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Cisco Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Architect in the UK

Cisco Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cisco Architect in the UK

Cisco Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Architect over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Architect in the UK

Cisco Architect
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England -11 64 £65,000 -3.70% 2
UK excluding London +1 34 £65,000 -3.70% 1
London +9 30 £85,000 +21.43% 1
North of England +21 18 £65,000 -7.14%
North West -9 12 £65,000 +19.82%
South East -14 9 £57,500 -14.81% 1
Midlands +27 7 £57,500 +9.52%
Yorkshire +37 6 £57,500 -30.30%
West Midlands +16 4 £57,500 +2.22%
East Midlands +43 3 £60,000 +14.29%
East of England +7 3 £60,000 -7.69%
South West -10 1 £70,000 -

Cisco Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Cisco Architect 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 featuring Cisco Architect in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Cisco
2 56 (86.15%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (66.15%) CCIE
4 38 (58.46%) CCNP
5 37 (56.92%) MPLS
6 30 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 28 (43.08%) Wireless
8 26 (40.00%) Finance
8 26 (40.00%) OSPF
8 26 (40.00%) WAN
9 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
9 25 (38.46%) Firewall
10 22 (33.85%) BGP
11 21 (32.31%) CheckPoint
11 21 (32.31%) F5
11 21 (32.31%) Network Design
12 20 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (30.77%) Banking
12 20 (30.77%) DMVPN
13 19 (29.23%) Juniper
13 19 (29.23%) Skype for Business
14 17 (26.15%) Palo Alto
14 17 (26.15%) Presales
15 16 (24.62%) Unified Communications
15 16 (24.62%) CCDE
16 15 (23.08%) CCDA
16 15 (23.08%) IPsec
17 14 (21.54%) Migration
17 14 (21.54%) LAN
17 14 (21.54%) CCNA

Cisco Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 19 (29.23%) Skype for Business
2 13 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (56.92%) MPLS
2 30 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
3 28 (43.08%) Wireless
4 26 (40.00%) OSPF
4 26 (40.00%) WAN
5 25 (38.46%) Firewall
6 22 (33.85%) BGP
7 20 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
7 20 (30.77%) DMVPN
8 16 (24.62%) Unified Communications
9 15 (23.08%) IPsec
10 14 (21.54%) LAN
11 13 (20.00%) EIGRP
11 13 (20.00%) Network Security
11 13 (20.00%) VoIP
11 13 (20.00%) VPN
12 12 (18.46%) DHCP
12 12 (18.46%) DNS
13 11 (16.92%) Skype
14 9 (13.85%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) GCC
General
1 26 (40.00%) Finance
2 20 (30.77%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Financial Institution
3 7 (10.77%) Law
4 3 (4.62%) Automotive
4 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
2 13 (20.00%) Clustering
3 5 (7.69%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Linux
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Network Design
2 17 (26.15%) Presales
3 14 (21.54%) Load Balancing
3 14 (21.54%) Migration
4 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.23%) Network Architecture
6 5 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (6.15%) ITIL
7 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.62%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (4.62%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (4.62%) High Availability
8 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.08%) Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (3.08%) Coaching
9 2 (3.08%) Creative Thinking
9 2 (3.08%) IT Strategy
9 2 (3.08%) Line Management
9 2 (3.08%) People Management
9 2 (3.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (86.15%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (66.15%) CCIE
3 38 (58.46%) CCNP
4 16 (24.62%) CCDE
5 15 (23.08%) CCDA
6 14 (21.54%) CCNA
7 13 (20.00%) CCNP Voice
7 13 (20.00%) CCVP
8 10 (15.38%) CCSA
9 7 (10.77%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 7 (10.77%) JNCIE
9 7 (10.77%) JNCIP
10 6 (9.23%) CCDP
11 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
11 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
12 3 (4.62%) CCSE
13 2 (3.08%) CCIP
13 2 (3.08%) JNCIA
13 2 (3.08%) JNCIS
13 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
3 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 13 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 21 (32.31%) CheckPoint
3 21 (32.31%) F5
4 19 (29.23%) Juniper
5 17 (26.15%) Palo Alto
6 13 (20.00%) NICE Systems
7 8 (12.31%) VMware
8 5 (7.69%) Avaya
9 4 (6.15%) HP
10 3 (4.62%) Citrix
11 1 (1.54%) Charles River
11 1 (1.54%) NetApp
11 1 (1.54%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.54%) Sourcefire