Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 601 416 405
Rank change year-on-year -185 -11 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 678 1,238 1,626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.71% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.74% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 622 1,094 1,469
UK median annual salary £46,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.16% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% -2.22% +12.50%

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 167,644 168,402 203,675
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.50% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 137,716 139,840 170,323
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer.

Salary trend for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 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 -187 633 £46,000 -3.16% 52
UK excluding London -156 420 £42,500 -3.41% 41
London -153 249 £52,500 - 17
South East -151 146 £43,000 -4.44% 7
North of England -8 132 £40,500 +1.25% 10
Yorkshire +6 88 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Midlands -45 66 £40,000 -11.11% 8
North West -10 44 £46,000 +12.20% 5
East Midlands +2 43 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Scotland -7 33 £51,750 +51.46% 5
East of England -27 28 £45,000 +5.88% 5
West Midlands -43 23 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South West -11 14 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Wales -1 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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.

1 678 (100.00%) Cisco
2 485 (71.53%) Cisco Certification
3 368 (54.28%) CCNP
4 362 (53.39%) Firewall
5 319 (47.05%) CCNA
6 210 (30.97%) WAN
7 192 (28.32%) LAN
8 170 (25.07%) Wireless
8 170 (25.07%) Cisco ASA
9 161 (23.75%) VMware
10 159 (23.45%) BGP
11 148 (21.83%) Data Centre
12 145 (21.39%) ITIL
13 133 (19.62%) VPN
13 133 (19.62%) MPLS
14 132 (19.47%) Windows
15 130 (19.17%) CCIE
16 126 (18.58%) OSPF
17 125 (18.44%) Finance
18 121 (17.85%) F5
19 120 (17.70%) CheckPoint
20 116 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
21 111 (16.37%) Network Security
22 103 (15.19%) Juniper
23 100 (14.75%) Microsoft
24 96 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
25 89 (13.13%) Palo Alto
26 83 (12.24%) VoIP
27 81 (11.95%) Cisco CUCM
28 78 (11.50%) DNS

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 27 (3.98%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.36%) SAS
2 16 (2.36%) Skype for Business
3 14 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.18%) Apache
5 5 (0.74%) CMS
5 5 (0.74%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.44%) nginx
7 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.15%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (3.98%) Office 365
4 7 (1.03%) SaaS
5 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.44%) IaaS
6 3 (0.44%) PaaS
6 3 (0.44%) Serverless
7 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 362 (53.39%) Firewall
2 210 (30.97%) WAN
3 192 (28.32%) LAN
4 170 (25.07%) Cisco ASA
4 170 (25.07%) Wireless
5 159 (23.45%) BGP
6 133 (19.62%) MPLS
6 133 (19.62%) VPN
7 126 (18.58%) OSPF
8 116 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 111 (16.37%) Network Security
10 83 (12.24%) VoIP
11 78 (11.50%) DNS
12 77 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
13 74 (10.91%) IPsec
14 73 (10.77%) EIGRP
15 65 (9.59%) TCP/IP
16 59 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
17 58 (8.55%) VLAN
18 54 (7.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (0.74%) MySQL
3 4 (0.59%) Big Data
3 4 (0.59%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 125 (18.44%) Finance
2 33 (4.87%) Banking
3 32 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.36%) Retail
5 10 (1.47%) Digital Economy
6 9 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.59%) Marketing
8 3 (0.44%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.44%) Publishing
9 2 (0.29%) Electronics
9 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) Games
10 1 (0.15%) German Language
10 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.15%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.95%) 802.1X
2 16 (2.36%) LDAP
3 9 (1.33%) XMPP
4 7 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.59%) SAML
6 3 (0.44%) Web Services
7 2 (0.29%) Flash
7 2 (0.29%) XML
8 1 (0.15%) CSS
8 1 (0.15%) FreeSWITCH
8 1 (0.15%) HTML
8 1 (0.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 148 (21.83%) Data Centre
2 26 (3.83%) Clustering
3 23 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (1.47%) Online Banking
8 8 (1.18%) Eurex
9 7 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.03%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 6 (0.88%) Replication
11 5 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.44%) EMC VNX
12 3 (0.44%) Fintech
13 2 (0.29%) FlexPod
13 2 (0.29%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.15%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 132 (19.47%) Windows
2 75 (11.06%) Linux
3 60 (8.85%) Windows Server
4 35 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.65%) Solaris
7 12 (1.77%) Unix
8 10 (1.47%) CentOS
9 7 (1.03%) SUSE
10 5 (0.74%) Debian
11 4 (0.59%) AIX
11 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.44%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.15%) Android
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (21.39%) ITIL
2 78 (11.50%) Network Design
3 77 (11.36%) Load Balancing
4 45 (6.64%) Presales
5 43 (6.34%) Change Management
5 43 (6.34%) High Availability
6 39 (5.75%) Problem Management
7 38 (5.60%) Network Monitoring
8 36 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
9 35 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (4.42%) Change Control
10 30 (4.42%) Network Management
11 24 (3.54%) Configuration Management
11 24 (3.54%) Mentoring
11 24 (3.54%) Network Virtualisation
12 21 (3.10%) Kalman Filter
12 21 (3.10%) Penetration Testing
13 20 (2.95%) Disaster Recovery
14 19 (2.80%) Information Security
15 18 (2.65%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (5.16%) Python
2 14 (2.06%) Bash Shell
2 14 (2.06%) Perl
2 14 (2.06%) SQL
3 13 (1.92%) C
4 10 (1.47%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.74%) PHP
6 4 (0.59%) Bourne shell
6 4 (0.59%) C-shell
6 4 (0.59%) Korn
7 3 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.29%) C++
8 2 (0.29%) Java
8 2 (0.29%) Ruby
8 2 (0.29%) Tcl
9 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 485 (71.53%) Cisco Certification
2 368 (54.28%) CCNP
3 319 (47.05%) CCNA
4 130 (19.17%) CCIE
5 50 (7.37%) Degree
6 38 (5.60%) CCDA
7 35 (5.16%) JNCIP
8 27 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (3.69%) Security Cleared
10 23 (3.39%) CCIP
10 23 (3.39%) SC Cleared
11 22 (3.24%) CCSE
12 21 (3.10%) CCSA
12 21 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (2.51%) JNCIE
14 16 (2.36%) CCDP
14 16 (2.36%) MCSE
15 13 (1.92%) CCNP Voice
16 12 (1.77%) CCSP
17 11 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.54%) SLA
2 9 (1.33%) PMO
3 7 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.29%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (10.03%) Active Directory
3 37 (5.46%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.62%) vSphere
5 7 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.74%) iptables
7 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.59%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.44%) XenServer
9 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.15%) NFS
10 1 (0.15%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.15%) Xen
10 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 81 (11.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 47 (6.93%) Cisco UCCX
3 25 (3.69%) Cacti
4 22 (3.24%) Cisco UCCE
5 18 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
5 18 (2.65%) Nagios
6 17 (2.51%) FortiGate
6 17 (2.51%) SolarWinds Orion
7 12 (1.77%) SCCM
8 11 (1.62%) Ansible
8 11 (1.62%) OpenView
8 11 (1.62%) QRadar
9 6 (0.88%) SCOM
10 5 (0.74%) Cisco CME
10 5 (0.74%) SELinux
10 5 (0.74%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.59%) Puppet
11 4 (0.59%) SmoothWall
12 3 (0.44%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 678 (100.00%) Cisco
2 161 (23.75%) VMware
3 121 (17.85%) F5
4 120 (17.70%) CheckPoint
5 103 (15.19%) Juniper
6 100 (14.75%) Microsoft
7 89 (13.13%) Palo Alto
8 63 (9.29%) SolarWinds
9 47 (6.93%) Avaya
10 39 (5.75%) HP
11 35 (5.16%) NetApp
12 32 (4.72%) Citrix
13 27 (3.98%) Genesys
13 27 (3.98%) Meraki
13 27 (3.98%) Verint
14 26 (3.83%) Blue Coat
15 23 (3.39%) IronPort
16 21 (3.10%) Riverbed
17 16 (2.36%) Aruba
18 13 (1.92%) Red Hat