The median annual salary for a Cisco Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Cisco Architect
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 899 825
Rank change year-on-year +62 -74  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Architect 37 36 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.037% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.038% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 105
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £60,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -13.46% -  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Architect in the UK

Cisco Architect
Top 19 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 28 June 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 +50 37 £65,000 - 3
London +39 16 £75,000 +9.48%
East Midlands - 7 £57,500 -
North West - 6 £65,000 -
Manchester - 6 £65,000 -
Leicestershire - 4 £58,500 -
South East +31 3 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Hampshire +13 3 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
City of London +29 2 £72,500 +45.00%
Farnborough - 2 £55,000 - 1
North East - 2 £50,000 -
Basingstoke -2 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £55,000 -
Castleford - 1 £50,750 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £50,000 -

Cisco Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 88 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (54.55%) Data Centre
4 43 (48.86%) Wireless
5 41 (46.59%) WAN
6 38 (43.18%) CCNP
7 32 (36.36%) LAN
8 31 (35.23%) Firewall
8 31 (35.23%) MPLS
9 28 (31.82%) Juniper
9 28 (31.82%) CCIE
10 25 (28.41%) Palo Alto
11 24 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (27.27%) VMware
12 21 (23.86%) Presales
13 20 (22.73%) Finance
13 20 (22.73%) Network Security
13 20 (22.73%) ITIL
14 18 (20.45%) F5
14 18 (20.45%) CheckPoint
15 16 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (17.05%) Cisco Wireless
16 15 (17.05%) Network Design
17 14 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (15.91%) Network Architecture
18 13 (14.77%) Network Management
18 13 (14.77%) OSPF
18 13 (14.77%) CCDP
19 12 (13.64%) VPN
19 12 (13.64%) VoIP

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 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (48.86%) Wireless
2 41 (46.59%) WAN
3 32 (36.36%) LAN
4 31 (35.23%) Firewall
4 31 (35.23%) MPLS
5 24 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (22.73%) Network Security
7 16 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (17.05%) Cisco Wireless
9 13 (14.77%) OSPF
10 12 (13.64%) BGP
10 12 (13.64%) VoIP
10 12 (13.64%) VPN
11 9 (10.23%) Multicast
11 9 (10.23%) VPLS
12 7 (7.95%) DHCP
12 7 (7.95%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (7.95%) iSCSI
12 7 (7.95%) SAN
13 6 (6.82%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Banking
3 9 (10.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) Automotive
4 3 (3.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) XMPP
2 1 (1.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 48 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.27%) Blog
3 1 (1.14%) Clustering
3 1 (1.14%) Fintech
3 1 (1.14%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (3.41%) Windows
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Presales
2 20 (22.73%) ITIL
3 15 (17.05%) Network Design
4 14 (15.91%) Network Architecture
5 13 (14.77%) Network Management
6 9 (10.23%) Migration
7 8 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.95%) Change Management
8 7 (7.95%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (7.95%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (7.95%) Security Architecture
9 6 (6.82%) TOGAF
10 5 (5.68%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.27%) IT Governance
12 2 (2.27%) ITSM
12 2 (2.27%) Project Management
12 2 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.14%) Perl
3 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (43.18%) CCNP
3 28 (31.82%) CCIE
4 13 (14.77%) CCDP
5 8 (9.09%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 7 (7.95%) CCNP Voice
6 7 (7.95%) CCVP
7 4 (4.55%) Degree
8 3 (3.41%) CCDA
8 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.27%) CCNA
9 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.27%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.14%) CCSA
10 1 (1.14%) CCSE
10 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.14%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.14%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.23%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.95%) vSphere
4 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.14%) XenApp
5 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
3 7 (7.95%) Ansible
3 7 (7.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (7.95%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (7.95%) Puppet
4 2 (2.27%) Nagios
5 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (31.82%) Juniper
3 25 (28.41%) Palo Alto
4 24 (27.27%) VMware
5 18 (20.45%) CheckPoint
5 18 (20.45%) F5
6 12 (13.64%) SolarWinds
7 9 (10.23%) HP
8 8 (9.09%) NetApp
9 7 (7.95%) AlgoSec
9 7 (7.95%) Meraki
9 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.95%) NICE Systems
9 7 (7.95%) Splunk
10 6 (6.82%) EMC
10 6 (6.82%) ProCurve
11 5 (5.68%) Blue Coat
12 4 (4.55%) Aruba
12 4 (4.55%) Avaya
13 3 (3.41%) Fortinet
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