The median annual salary for a Cisco Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Architect
UK
Rank 801 905 851
Rank change year-on-year +104 -54  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Architect 48 41 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.040% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.041% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 82
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +17.39% -11.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Cisco Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cisco Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Architect in the UK

Cisco Architect
Top 24 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +101 47 £68,750 +5.76% 9
London +94 28 £75,000 - 5
South East +64 9 £67,500 +3.84% 2
Reading +39 6 £67,500 +3.84%
Berkshire +30 6 £67,500 +3.84%
Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 -
Leeds - 3 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 -
West Midlands +26 2 £70,000 +55.55%
City of London +50 1 £77,500 +19.23% 2
East of England +27 1 £80,000 +39.13%
Hampshire +21 1 - - 1
Scotland +14 1 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire +12 1 £80,000 +39.13%
Edinburgh +2 1 £57,500 -
Basingstoke +2 1 - -
Lichfield - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £65,000 -
Brighton - 1 £60,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £65,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -

Cisco Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Cisco
2 71 (60.68%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (51.28%) CCNP
4 59 (50.43%) WAN
5 52 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 51 (43.59%) LAN
7 47 (40.17%) MPLS
8 45 (38.46%) Juniper
9 41 (35.04%) CheckPoint
10 38 (32.48%) F5
10 38 (32.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 35 (29.91%) Finance
12 34 (29.06%) VPN
13 32 (27.35%) Palo Alto
13 32 (27.35%) CCIE
13 32 (27.35%) Firewall
14 31 (26.50%) OSPF
15 30 (25.64%) BGP
15 30 (25.64%) DHCP
15 30 (25.64%) VMware
16 29 (24.79%) Telecoms
16 29 (24.79%) Banking
16 29 (24.79%) DNS
17 27 (23.08%) Network Security
18 26 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
18 26 (22.22%) Unified Communications
18 26 (22.22%) Presales
19 25 (21.37%) Wireless
20 24 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (18.80%) Avaya

Cisco Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (3.42%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.85%) JBoss
2 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) IaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (50.43%) WAN
2 51 (43.59%) LAN
3 47 (40.17%) MPLS
4 38 (32.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 34 (29.06%) VPN
6 32 (27.35%) Firewall
7 31 (26.50%) OSPF
8 30 (25.64%) BGP
8 30 (25.64%) DHCP
9 29 (24.79%) DNS
10 27 (23.08%) Network Security
11 26 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (22.22%) Unified Communications
12 25 (21.37%) Wireless
13 19 (16.24%) Internet
14 12 (10.26%) BIG-IP
14 12 (10.26%) Cisco Wireless
14 12 (10.26%) VPLS
15 10 (8.55%) Multicast
15 10 (8.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (29.91%) Finance
2 29 (24.79%) Banking
2 29 (24.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.27%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) XMPP
2 1 (0.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 52 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 18 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.71%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.85%) Blog
4 1 (0.85%) Fintech
4 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.69%) Linux
2 5 (4.27%) Windows
3 4 (3.42%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.22%) Presales
2 22 (18.80%) Network Management
3 17 (14.53%) Network Architecture
4 16 (13.68%) Network Design
5 15 (12.82%) Migration
6 9 (7.69%) ITIL
6 9 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 8 (6.84%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (6.84%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (6.84%) Security Architecture
7 8 (6.84%) TOGAF
8 7 (5.98%) Open Source
8 7 (5.98%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.13%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.27%) Investment Management
11 4 (3.42%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.42%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.42%) Project Management
11 4 (3.42%) Validation
12 3 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.56%) Perl
1 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
1 3 (2.56%) Python
1 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (60.68%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (51.28%) CCNP
3 32 (27.35%) CCIE
4 19 (16.24%) CCDP
5 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
5 14 (11.97%) Security Cleared
6 13 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 10 (8.55%) CCNP Voice
7 10 (8.55%) CCVP
8 6 (5.13%) JNCIS
9 5 (4.27%) CCNA
10 4 (3.42%) CCDA
10 4 (3.42%) Degree
11 1 (0.85%) CCSA
11 1 (0.85%) CCSE
11 1 (0.85%) HND
11 1 (0.85%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.85%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.85%) MCSA
11 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 24 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.55%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.98%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
2 12 (10.26%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (6.84%) Ansible
3 8 (6.84%) Puppet
4 6 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (4.27%) Nagios
6 3 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 117 (100.00%) Cisco
2 45 (38.46%) Juniper
3 41 (35.04%) CheckPoint
4 38 (32.48%) F5
5 32 (27.35%) Palo Alto
6 30 (25.64%) VMware
7 22 (18.80%) Avaya
8 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
9 10 (8.55%) NetApp
9 10 (8.55%) SolarWinds
10 8 (6.84%) AlgoSec
10 8 (6.84%) Splunk
11 7 (5.98%) Meraki
12 6 (5.13%) Brocade
12 6 (5.13%) EMC
12 6 (5.13%) Fujitsu
13 4 (3.42%) Riverbed
14 3 (2.56%) Arista
14 3 (2.56%) Aruba
14 3 (2.56%) NICE Systems
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