Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1030 1130 1186
Rank change year-on-year +100 +56 -128
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Architect 127 72 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.041% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.042% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 96 68 63
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £89,375 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.89% -5.36%

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 160,631 169,827 188,471
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 129,444 136,110 158,415
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 £26,750
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% - +6.25%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +50 91 £70,000 +7.69% 9
London +86 72 £70,000 -12.50% 4
UK excluding London +34 41 £70,000 +7.69% 7
Scotland - 22 £70,000 - 2
North of England +12 14 £70,000 +7.69% 2
North West +6 7 £75,000 +15.38% 1
North East -18 6 £70,000 +40.00% 1
South East -2 5 £80,000 +39.13% 2
Yorkshire +28 1 £60,000 +10.85%
West Midlands +28 1 £80,000 +39.13%
Midlands +5 1 £80,000 +39.13%
South West +2 1 - -

Cisco Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Cisco
2 104 (81.89%) Presales
3 96 (75.59%) Wireless
4 88 (69.29%) Data Centre
5 77 (60.63%) VMware
5 77 (60.63%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (46.46%) CCNP
7 51 (40.16%) CCIE
8 41 (32.28%) Amazon AWS
9 39 (30.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 39 (30.71%) NetApp
9 39 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (29.92%) Hybrid Cloud
10 38 (29.92%) VMware NSX
11 37 (29.13%) Network Design
12 34 (26.77%) Technical Architecture
13 33 (25.98%) F5
13 33 (25.98%) Analytics
13 33 (25.98%) Network Security
14 32 (25.20%) WAN
14 32 (25.20%) Finance
15 30 (23.62%) CCNA
15 30 (23.62%) Wireless Security
15 30 (23.62%) Big Data
16 29 (22.83%) Splunk
17 28 (22.05%) Degree
17 28 (22.05%) CCDP
17 28 (22.05%) LAN
17 28 (22.05%) Juniper
18 27 (21.26%) Dell

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 2 (1.57%) IIS
2 1 (0.79%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) JBoss
2 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 41 (32.28%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (30.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 96 (75.59%) Wireless
2 33 (25.98%) Network Security
3 32 (25.20%) WAN
4 30 (23.62%) Wireless Security
5 28 (22.05%) LAN
6 27 (21.26%) Unified Communications
7 22 (17.32%) Firewall
8 17 (13.39%) Cisco Firepower
9 16 (12.60%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (12.60%) Cisco Wireless
10 15 (11.81%) WLAN
11 13 (10.24%) IP Telephony
11 13 (10.24%) NGN
12 12 (9.45%) Cisco ISE
12 12 (9.45%) SAN
13 8 (6.30%) BGP
13 8 (6.30%) MPLS
14 6 (4.72%) VPN
15 5 (3.94%) Ethernet
16 4 (3.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.62%) Big Data
2 1 (0.79%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.79%) Maven
General
1 32 (25.20%) Finance
2 26 (20.47%) Manufacturing
2 26 (20.47%) Pharmaceutical
2 26 (20.47%) Retail
3 15 (11.81%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.66%) German Language
4 11 (8.66%) Italian Language
5 10 (7.87%) Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Billing
6 2 (1.57%) Local Government
7 1 (0.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.79%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 88 (69.29%) Data Centre
2 38 (29.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (3.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.57%) CMDB
4 2 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.79%) Bitcoin
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Fintech
5 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) CentOS
1 1 (0.79%) Linux
1 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (81.89%) Presales
2 37 (29.13%) Network Design
3 34 (26.77%) Technical Architecture
4 33 (25.98%) Analytics
5 12 (9.45%) PQQ
5 12 (9.45%) Product Management
5 12 (9.45%) Time Management
6 10 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.87%) Mentoring
6 10 (7.87%) Network Segmentation
7 4 (3.15%) Network Architecture
7 4 (3.15%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.36%) Change Control
8 3 (2.36%) High Availability
8 3 (2.36%) ITIL
8 3 (2.36%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.57%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (1.57%) DevOps
9 2 (1.57%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.57%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (60.63%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (46.46%) CCNP
3 51 (40.16%) CCIE
4 30 (23.62%) CCNA
5 28 (22.05%) CCDP
5 28 (22.05%) Degree
6 12 (9.45%) CCIE Security
7 10 (7.87%) CCIE Data Center
7 10 (7.87%) CCIE Service Provider
8 6 (4.72%) CCDE
9 5 (3.94%) CCIE Wireless
10 4 (3.15%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 4 (3.15%) CISSP
10 4 (3.15%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.57%) CCSE
11 2 (1.57%) GIAC
11 2 (1.57%) ISSAP
11 2 (1.57%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (29.92%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Cacti
1 2 (1.57%) QRadar
1 2 (1.57%) RSA Security Analytics
1 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 127 (100.00%) Cisco
2 77 (60.63%) VMware
3 39 (30.71%) NetApp
4 33 (25.98%) F5
5 29 (22.83%) Splunk
6 28 (22.05%) Juniper
7 27 (21.26%) Dell
7 27 (21.26%) EMC
8 16 (12.60%) Fortinet
9 14 (11.02%) Palo Alto
10 12 (9.45%) Citrix
11 7 (5.51%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.15%) Arista
13 3 (2.36%) Meraki
13 3 (2.36%) Ruckus Wireless
14 2 (1.57%) LogRhythm
14 2 (1.57%) Riverbed
14 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
14 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.57%) Tufin