Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1064 1058 1091
Rank change year-on-year -6 +33 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Architect 93 115 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.065% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.067% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 90 85 165
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £53,750 £56,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% +16.67%

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 166,399 171,574 198,444
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,020 142,894 165,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco Architect in the UK

Cisco Architect
Top 13 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 17 January 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 -2 87 £65,000 -3.70% 13
UK excluding London -20 49 £65,000 -3.70% 8
London +36 43 £85,000 +11.48% 6
North of England +23 21 £57,500 - 2
South East -20 14 £65,000 -3.70% 2
Yorkshire +31 11 £57,500 +21.05%
North West +5 10 £65,000 +10.64% 2
Midlands +16 7 £57,500 +9.52% 2
East of England +23 5 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Scotland - 5 £65,000 - 1
West Midlands +7 4 £57,500 -4.17% 2
East Midlands +26 3 £60,000 +14.29%
South West +10 1 £70,000 -

Cisco Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 93 (100.00%) Cisco
2 81 (87.10%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (66.67%) CCNP
4 54 (58.06%) CCIE
5 51 (54.84%) Wireless
6 46 (49.46%) WAN
7 44 (47.31%) Firewall
8 41 (44.09%) MPLS
9 35 (37.63%) Presales
10 34 (36.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 32 (34.41%) F5
11 32 (34.41%) Finance
12 29 (31.18%) Unified Communications
12 29 (31.18%) Data Centre
13 28 (30.11%) Network Design
14 26 (27.96%) OSPF
15 25 (26.88%) LAN
15 25 (26.88%) Network Security
15 25 (26.88%) Cisco Wireless
16 24 (25.81%) Juniper
16 24 (25.81%) CheckPoint
16 24 (25.81%) CCDP
17 23 (24.73%) Load Balancing
17 23 (24.73%) Skype for Business
18 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
18 22 (23.66%) IPsec
19 20 (21.51%) BGP
19 20 (21.51%) CCNA
20 19 (20.43%) VPN
20 19 (20.43%) Cisco ASA

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 23 (24.73%) Skype for Business
2 13 (13.98%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) IaaS
1 9 (9.68%) PaaS
1 9 (9.68%) SaaS
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (54.84%) Wireless
2 46 (49.46%) WAN
3 44 (47.31%) Firewall
4 41 (44.09%) MPLS
5 34 (36.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 29 (31.18%) Unified Communications
7 26 (27.96%) OSPF
8 25 (26.88%) Cisco Wireless
8 25 (26.88%) LAN
8 25 (26.88%) Network Security
9 22 (23.66%) IPsec
10 20 (21.51%) BGP
11 19 (20.43%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (20.43%) DMVPN
11 19 (20.43%) VPN
12 18 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (13.98%) EIGRP
13 13 (13.98%) VoIP
14 11 (11.83%) BIG-IP
14 11 (11.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) GCC
General
1 32 (34.41%) Finance
2 19 (20.43%) Banking
3 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.45%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.38%) Law
6 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (4.30%) Retail
7 2 (2.15%) Marketing
8 1 (1.08%) Automotive
8 1 (1.08%) German Language
8 1 (1.08%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (31.18%) Data Centre
2 18 (19.35%) Clustering
3 4 (4.30%) FlexPod
3 4 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) Fintech
6 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Linux
1 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
1 2 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) Presales
2 28 (30.11%) Network Design
3 23 (24.73%) Load Balancing
4 14 (15.05%) Mentoring
4 14 (15.05%) Migration
5 13 (13.98%) Service Delivery
6 10 (10.75%) Network Architecture
7 9 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (5.38%) Analytics
8 5 (5.38%) ITIL
8 5 (5.38%) Network Virtualisation
8 5 (5.38%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.30%) High Availability
9 4 (4.30%) SDLC
10 3 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (2.15%) Resource Management
11 2 (2.15%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) C
Qualifications
1 81 (87.10%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (66.67%) CCNP
3 54 (58.06%) CCIE
4 24 (25.81%) CCDP
5 20 (21.51%) CCNA
6 18 (19.35%) CCDE
7 15 (16.13%) CCDA
8 13 (13.98%) CCNP Voice
8 13 (13.98%) CCVP
9 11 (11.83%) JNCIE
9 11 (11.83%) JNCIP
10 10 (10.75%) CCSA
11 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
11 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
12 6 (6.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 5 (5.38%) CCSE
14 4 (4.30%) Degree
15 2 (2.15%) CCIP
15 2 (2.15%) JNCIA
15 2 (2.15%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (13.98%) Cisco UCCE
1 13 (13.98%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.08%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (34.41%) F5
3 24 (25.81%) CheckPoint
3 24 (25.81%) Juniper
4 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
5 19 (20.43%) Palo Alto
6 13 (13.98%) NICE Systems
7 11 (11.83%) Avaya
8 10 (10.75%) VMware
9 5 (5.38%) NetApp
9 5 (5.38%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (4.30%) Dell
10 4 (4.30%) EMC
10 4 (4.30%) HP
10 4 (4.30%) Splunk
11 3 (3.23%) Meraki
11 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.15%) Nortel
12 2 (2.15%) Sourcefire
12 2 (2.15%) Tandberg