Period
to 24 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £51,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

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

Cisco Engineer
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 525 552 657
Rank change year-on-year +27 +105 -130
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 166 635 543
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.49% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 170 429 511
Median annual salary £51,000 £46,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.87% -11.54% +11.83%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £71,400 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.76% - -3.41%

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 46,381 130,574 157,847
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.64% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 38,363 104,243 127,113
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Cisco Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco Engineer.

Salary trend for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco Engineer over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 October 2020. 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 +23 158 £52,500 +14.13% 25
UK excluding London -9 81 £43,250 +1.76% 24
London +202 80 £68,750 +14.58% 4
North of England +8 30 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Work from Home +17 23 £45,000 -12.20% 1
South East +107 22 £42,000 -18.05% 7
North West +79 17 £52,500 +23.53% 8
East of England +91 13 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Yorkshire -5 13 £46,250 +15.63% 1
Midlands +102 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
South West +109 6 £57,500 +21.05% 3
East Midlands +88 6 £42,500 - 1
Scotland +95 3 £35,000 -48.15% 2
West Midlands +87 2 £41,000 -21.90%

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, Cisco Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 166 (100.00%) Cisco
2 98 (59.04%) Firewall
3 96 (57.83%) WAN
4 88 (53.01%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (46.39%) LAN
6 69 (41.57%) CCNP
7 64 (38.55%) CCNA
8 52 (31.33%) BGP
9 46 (27.71%) Cisco ASA
10 42 (25.30%) OSPF
10 42 (25.30%) VMware
10 42 (25.30%) Microsoft
11 41 (24.70%) VPN
12 38 (22.89%) MPLS
12 38 (22.89%) Data Centre
13 37 (22.29%) Wireless
14 32 (19.28%) Wi-Fi
14 32 (19.28%) CheckPoint
15 30 (18.07%) Finance
15 30 (18.07%) EIGRP
15 30 (18.07%) Azure
16 28 (16.87%) VLAN
16 28 (16.87%) Windows
17 26 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (13.86%) Network Security
18 23 (13.86%) DNS
18 23 (13.86%) Information Security
18 23 (13.86%) Office 365
19 22 (13.25%) Cisco IOS
20 21 (12.65%) Palo Alto

Cisco Engineer 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 8 (4.82%) CMS
2 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.60%) nginx
3 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.07%) Azure
2 23 (13.86%) Office 365
3 8 (4.82%) AWS
4 6 (3.61%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 5 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.01%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 98 (59.04%) Firewall
2 96 (57.83%) WAN
3 77 (46.39%) LAN
4 52 (31.33%) BGP
5 46 (27.71%) Cisco ASA
6 42 (25.30%) OSPF
7 41 (24.70%) VPN
8 38 (22.89%) MPLS
9 37 (22.29%) Wireless
10 32 (19.28%) Wi-Fi
11 30 (18.07%) EIGRP
12 28 (16.87%) VLAN
13 23 (13.86%) DNS
13 23 (13.86%) Network Security
14 22 (13.25%) Cisco IOS
15 20 (12.05%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (12.05%) Multicast
16 19 (11.45%) VoIP
17 18 (10.84%) DHCP
18 17 (10.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.60%) InfluxDB
2 1 (0.60%) KDB
2 1 (0.60%) Kdb+
2 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.60%) Redmine
2 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 30 (18.07%) Finance
2 14 (8.43%) Financial Institution
3 13 (7.83%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.82%) Banking
5 4 (2.41%) Law
6 3 (1.81%) Military
7 2 (1.20%) Retail
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.22%) XMPP
2 5 (3.01%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.81%) LDAP
4 1 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.60%) JSON
4 1 (0.60%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.60%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.20%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.60%) Eurex
4 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.60%) PlayStation
4 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.87%) Windows
2 16 (9.64%) Linux
3 14 (8.43%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.22%) CentOS
4 7 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.61%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.61%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.01%) Unix
7 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.60%) Debian
9 1 (0.60%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.60%) SUSE
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.86%) Information Security
2 19 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (11.45%) ITIL
3 17 (10.24%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (10.24%) Project Delivery
4 14 (8.43%) Internal Audit
4 14 (8.43%) Risk Management
5 13 (7.83%) Mentoring
5 13 (7.83%) Network Management
6 11 (6.63%) Problem Management
7 10 (6.02%) DevOps
7 10 (6.02%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.82%) Change Management
8 8 (4.82%) DNA
8 8 (4.82%) Network Design
9 7 (4.22%) Asset Management
9 7 (4.22%) Migration
10 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (3.61%) ISMS
10 6 (3.61%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.02%) Python
2 8 (4.82%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.41%) C
4 3 (1.81%) Perl
5 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.60%) Bourne shell
5 1 (0.60%) C++
5 1 (0.60%) C-shell
5 1 (0.60%) Korn
5 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 88 (53.01%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (41.57%) CCNP
3 64 (38.55%) CCNA
4 9 (5.42%) CCIE
5 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.22%) JNCIS
6 7 (4.22%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.01%) Degree
7 5 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.41%) CCA
8 4 (2.41%) JNCIE
8 4 (2.41%) JNCIP
8 4 (2.41%) MCP
9 3 (1.81%) CCDP
9 3 (1.81%) CCSA
9 3 (1.81%) CEH
9 3 (1.81%) CISSP
9 3 (1.81%) LPIC
9 3 (1.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.83%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.20%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.20%) PMO
4 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 26 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.81%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.60%) BIND 9
5 1 (0.60%) Docker
5 1 (0.60%) LXC
5 1 (0.60%) pfSense
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.60%) zsh
Systems Management
1 15 (9.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (8.43%) FortiGate
3 11 (6.63%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (4.22%) Ansible
4 7 (4.22%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.41%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.81%) Nessus
8 2 (1.20%) Capistrano
8 2 (1.20%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (1.20%) Puppet
9 1 (0.60%) Icinga
9 1 (0.60%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.60%) Nagios
9 1 (0.60%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 166 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (25.30%) Microsoft
2 42 (25.30%) VMware
3 32 (19.28%) CheckPoint
4 21 (12.65%) Palo Alto
5 18 (10.84%) Meraki
6 17 (10.24%) Juniper
7 16 (9.64%) HP
8 14 (8.43%) Infoblox
9 11 (6.63%) F5
10 10 (6.02%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.42%) Blue Coat
12 8 (4.82%) Citrix
12 8 (4.82%) Dell
12 8 (4.82%) Zscaler
13 7 (4.22%) Forcepoint
13 7 (4.22%) Sophos
14 6 (3.61%) Aruba
15 5 (3.01%) Google
15 5 (3.01%) Netskope