Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1032 1112 1211
Rank change year-on-year +80 +99 -152
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Architect 154 89 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.051% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.053% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 104 80 65
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £52,500 £48,863 £45,000
90th Percentile £92,125 £85,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £66,250 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +10.42% -7.69% -

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 167,325 166,575 194,587
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.24% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,823 137,165 163,448
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 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
England +22 119 £70,000 +3.70% 14
London +38 91 £72,500 -4.92% 9
UK excluding London +8 45 £66,250 +10.42% 7
Scotland -5 21 £65,000 +13.04% 2
North of England +17 13 £65,000 +28.08%
South East -3 6 £70,000 +3.70% 4
Yorkshire +31 5 £58,750 +20.51%
North West -3 5 £75,000 +15.38%
East of England +1 4 £67,500 -15.63% 1
North East -15 3 £65,000 +30.00%
East Midlands 0 1 £52,500 -9.48%
Midlands -3 1 £52,500 -10.26%

Cisco Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, Cisco Architect 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 featuring Cisco Architect in the job title.

1 154 (100.00%) Cisco
2 120 (77.92%) Cisco Certification
3 119 (77.27%) Presales
4 107 (69.48%) Wireless
5 97 (62.99%) Data Centre
6 89 (57.79%) CCNP
7 81 (52.60%) CCIE
8 72 (46.75%) VMware
9 60 (38.96%) Unified Communications
9 60 (38.96%) F5
10 54 (35.06%) NetApp
10 54 (35.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (32.47%) Network Design
11 50 (32.47%) Finance
12 49 (31.82%) WAN
12 49 (31.82%) Analytics
13 47 (30.52%) CCNA
13 47 (30.52%) Technical Architecture
14 46 (29.87%) CCDP
15 45 (29.22%) Network Security
15 45 (29.22%) Big Data
16 44 (28.57%) Splunk
16 44 (28.57%) Degree
16 44 (28.57%) Dell
16 44 (28.57%) EMC
17 43 (27.92%) Manufacturing
17 43 (27.92%) Pharmaceutical
17 43 (27.92%) Wireless Security
17 43 (27.92%) Retail
18 42 (27.27%) LAN

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 1 (0.65%) Apache
1 1 (0.65%) JBoss
1 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (11.04%) IaaS
3 17 (11.04%) PaaS
3 17 (11.04%) SaaS
4 10 (6.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 107 (69.48%) Wireless
2 60 (38.96%) Unified Communications
3 49 (31.82%) WAN
4 45 (29.22%) Network Security
5 43 (27.92%) Wireless Security
6 42 (27.27%) LAN
7 38 (24.68%) Firewall
8 31 (20.13%) Cisco Wireless
9 17 (11.04%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (11.04%) Telepresence
10 15 (9.74%) Cisco Firepower
11 14 (9.09%) IP Telephony
12 13 (8.44%) Cisco ISE
13 11 (7.14%) NetScaler
13 11 (7.14%) NGN
13 11 (7.14%) WLAN
14 10 (6.49%) SAN
15 8 (5.19%) VPN
16 6 (3.90%) Ethernet
16 6 (3.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (29.22%) Big Data
2 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.65%) Maven
General
1 50 (32.47%) Finance
2 43 (27.92%) Manufacturing
2 43 (27.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 43 (27.92%) Retail
3 18 (11.69%) Telecoms
4 13 (8.44%) Banking
4 13 (8.44%) German Language
4 13 (8.44%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.30%) Local Government
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) French Language
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 97 (62.99%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (2.60%) Clustering
4 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.95%) User Experience
5 2 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.30%) Fintech
5 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.30%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Bitcoin
6 1 (0.65%) CMDB
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.30%) Windows
2 1 (0.65%) CentOS
2 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (77.27%) Presales
2 50 (32.47%) Network Design
3 49 (31.82%) Analytics
4 47 (30.52%) Technical Architecture
5 24 (15.58%) Mentoring
6 13 (8.44%) Network Segmentation
7 11 (7.14%) Product Management
8 10 (6.49%) Time Management
9 8 (5.19%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.55%) IT Strategy
10 7 (4.55%) Network Architecture
10 7 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.25%) Load Balancing
12 4 (2.60%) ITIL
12 4 (2.60%) Network Virtualisation
12 4 (2.60%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (1.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (1.95%) Risk Management
14 2 (1.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.95%) C
Qualifications
1 120 (77.92%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (57.79%) CCNP
3 81 (52.60%) CCIE
4 47 (30.52%) CCNA
5 46 (29.87%) CCDP
6 44 (28.57%) Degree
7 17 (11.04%) CCIE Security
8 13 (8.44%) CCIE Data Center
8 13 (8.44%) CCIE Service Provider
9 12 (7.79%) CCDE
10 10 (6.49%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 10 (6.49%) CCIE Wireless
11 4 (2.60%) JNCIE
11 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.30%) CCENT
12 2 (1.30%) GIAC
12 2 (1.30%) ISACA
12 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (1.30%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (35.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (11.69%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.65%) Cacti
2 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 154 (100.00%) Cisco
2 72 (46.75%) VMware
3 60 (38.96%) F5
4 54 (35.06%) NetApp
5 44 (28.57%) Dell
5 44 (28.57%) EMC
5 44 (28.57%) Splunk
6 26 (16.88%) Juniper
7 11 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 11 (7.14%) Palo Alto
8 10 (6.49%) Citrix
9 9 (5.84%) Meraki
10 4 (2.60%) Arista
10 4 (2.60%) Aruba
10 4 (2.60%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.60%) Ruckus Wireless
11 3 (1.95%) McAfee
11 3 (1.95%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.95%) Symantec
12 2 (1.30%) Microsoft