Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1041 1155 1116
Rank change year-on-year +114 -39 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Architect 94 71 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.040% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.041% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 91 73 86
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £83,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -3.57%

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 151,510 172,360 178,969
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 121,415 138,723 149,394
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +63 66 £70,000 +7.69% 7
UK excluding London +79 59 £70,000 +7.69% 7
London +49 35 £70,000 -17.65% 2
Scotland - 28 £70,000 - 2
North of England +24 22 £70,000 +7.69% 4
North East - 15 £70,000 - 3
North West +17 7 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Midlands +43 6 £80,000 +39.13% 1
South East +10 6 £80,000 +39.13%
West Midlands +49 4 £80,000 +39.13% 1
East Midlands +20 2 £60,000 -
South West +12 1 - -

Cisco Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 94 (100.00%) Cisco
2 85 (90.43%) Presales
3 71 (75.53%) Wireless
4 65 (69.15%) Data Centre
5 64 (68.09%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (61.70%) CCNP
7 53 (56.38%) WAN
8 52 (55.32%) Network Security
9 48 (51.06%) LAN
10 42 (44.68%) Firewall
11 36 (38.30%) Amazon AWS
12 35 (37.23%) CCDP
12 35 (37.23%) Microsoft Azure
13 32 (34.04%) VMware
14 30 (31.91%) Mentoring
15 29 (30.85%) Cisco Wireless
15 29 (30.85%) Wireless Security
16 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (29.79%) Technical Leadership
17 22 (23.40%) VMware NSX
17 22 (23.40%) Hybrid Cloud
18 18 (19.15%) CCIE
19 17 (18.09%) Cisco ASA
20 14 (14.89%) Unified Communications
21 13 (13.83%) Fortinet
22 12 (12.77%) CheckPoint
22 12 (12.77%) Cisco Firepower
23 11 (11.70%) Palo Alto
23 11 (11.70%) VPN
24 10 (10.64%) Juniper

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 4 (4.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 36 (38.30%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (37.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.19%) IaaS
5 3 (3.19%) Office 365
5 3 (3.19%) PaaS
6 2 (2.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 71 (75.53%) Wireless
2 53 (56.38%) WAN
3 52 (55.32%) Network Security
4 48 (51.06%) LAN
5 42 (44.68%) Firewall
6 29 (30.85%) Cisco Wireless
6 29 (30.85%) Wireless Security
7 17 (18.09%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (14.89%) Unified Communications
9 12 (12.77%) Cisco Firepower
10 11 (11.70%) VPN
11 10 (10.64%) BGP
11 10 (10.64%) MPLS
12 9 (9.57%) OSPF
12 9 (9.57%) Telepresence
12 9 (9.57%) WLAN
13 5 (5.32%) VPLS
14 4 (4.26%) NGN
14 4 (4.26%) VLAN
14 4 (4.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) Big Data
General
1 7 (7.45%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) German Language
3 2 (2.13%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.06%) Billing
4 1 (1.06%) French Language
4 1 (1.06%) Local Government
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.06%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) Series 60
1 1 (1.06%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (69.15%) Data Centre
2 22 (23.40%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (8.51%) Private Cloud
4 7 (7.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.26%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.13%) Tandem
8 1 (1.06%) CMDB
8 1 (1.06%) iPhone
8 1 (1.06%) IVR
8 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.06%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (90.43%) Presales
2 30 (31.91%) Mentoring
3 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (29.79%) Technical Leadership
4 10 (10.64%) Network Design
5 7 (7.45%) ITIL
6 6 (6.38%) ITIL V3
6 6 (6.38%) Network Architecture
6 6 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.32%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.26%) Analytics
8 4 (4.26%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.26%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.26%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 4 (4.26%) PQQ
8 4 (4.26%) Product Management
8 4 (4.26%) SIEM
8 4 (4.26%) Time Management
8 4 (4.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.19%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) C
2 2 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 64 (68.09%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (61.70%) CCNP
3 35 (37.23%) CCDP
4 18 (19.15%) CCIE
5 7 (7.45%) CCNA
6 6 (6.38%) CISSP
7 4 (4.26%) CCDE
7 4 (4.26%) CCSE
7 4 (4.26%) IISP
7 4 (4.26%) ISSAP
7 4 (4.26%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.19%) CCENT
8 3 (3.19%) JNCIE
8 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.19%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (2.13%) CCIE Security
9 2 (2.13%) CEH
9 2 (2.13%) CISA
9 2 (2.13%) CISM
9 2 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (23.40%) VMware NSX
2 10 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) QRadar
2 3 (3.19%) SCCM
3 2 (2.13%) Ansible
4 1 (1.06%) Cacti
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.06%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 94 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (34.04%) VMware
3 13 (13.83%) Fortinet
4 12 (12.77%) CheckPoint
5 11 (11.70%) Palo Alto
6 10 (10.64%) Juniper
7 7 (7.45%) Citrix
7 7 (7.45%) F5
8 5 (5.32%) Meraki
8 5 (5.32%) NetApp
8 5 (5.32%) Splunk
9 4 (4.26%) IBM
9 4 (4.26%) LogRhythm
9 4 (4.26%) McAfee
9 4 (4.26%) Tufin
10 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.13%) Arista
11 2 (2.13%) Proofpoint
11 2 (2.13%) Radware
11 2 (2.13%) Varonis