Period
to 23 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 559 676 526
Rank change year-on-year +117 -150 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 633 543 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.33% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.34% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 401 467 852
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +13.51% -6.57%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,950 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -3.41% +3.53%

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 130,717 158,047 168,636
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 95.92% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 104,321 127,298 135,055
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Top 15 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 23 October 2019. 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 +129 616 £45,000 -14.29% 61
UK excluding London +197 483 £42,500 - 33
North of England +135 214 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Yorkshire +131 153 £40,000 +3.23% 2
London +2 142 £60,000 - 29
South East +52 133 £49,000 +8.89% 11
East of England +108 68 £35,000 -26.32% 4
North West +46 61 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Midlands +29 35 £45,000 - 7
South West +31 25 £47,500 +39.71% 2
West Midlands +15 20 £51,250 +7.89% 4
East Midlands +18 15 £42,500 +16.44% 3
Scotland -1 4 £67,500 +63.64%
Northern Ireland - 3 £37,500 - 1
Wales - 2 - -

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 633 (100.00%) Cisco
2 509 (80.41%) Cisco Certification
3 406 (64.14%) Firewall
4 390 (61.61%) CCNP
5 381 (60.19%) CCNA
6 310 (48.97%) WAN
7 265 (41.86%) Network Security
8 257 (40.60%) MPLS
9 240 (37.91%) Cisco ASA
10 234 (36.97%) VPN
11 213 (33.65%) Palo Alto
12 209 (33.02%) BGP
13 202 (31.91%) Cisco Nexus
14 192 (30.33%) Network Management
15 185 (29.23%) OSPF
16 176 (27.80%) DNS
17 173 (27.33%) Fortinet
18 166 (26.22%) Change Control
19 162 (25.59%) CheckPoint
20 161 (25.43%) Network Design
21 158 (24.96%) Linux
22 151 (23.85%) Service Delivery
23 150 (23.70%) FortiGate
24 146 (23.06%) LAN
25 144 (22.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 140 (22.12%) Product Management
26 140 (22.12%) ISO 9001
27 139 (21.96%) IPsec
28 138 (21.80%) Nagios
29 137 (21.64%) Python

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 17 (2.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.79%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.63%) CMS
4 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.32%) IIS
6 1 (0.16%) Confluence
6 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (3.48%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 61 (9.64%) Azure
2 38 (6.00%) AWS
3 22 (3.48%) Office 365
4 8 (1.26%) SaaS
5 3 (0.47%) GCP
6 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.32%) G Suite
7 1 (0.16%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 406 (64.14%) Firewall
2 310 (48.97%) WAN
3 265 (41.86%) Network Security
4 257 (40.60%) MPLS
5 240 (37.91%) Cisco ASA
6 234 (36.97%) VPN
7 209 (33.02%) BGP
8 202 (31.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 185 (29.23%) OSPF
10 176 (27.80%) DNS
11 146 (23.06%) LAN
12 139 (21.96%) IPsec
13 136 (21.48%) NetScaler
14 127 (20.06%) ADSL
14 127 (20.06%) SMTP
15 125 (19.75%) Broadband
16 124 (19.59%) RIP
17 79 (12.48%) VoIP
18 75 (11.85%) Wireless
19 63 (9.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.16%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 128 (20.22%) Telecoms
2 74 (11.69%) Finance
3 29 (4.58%) Banking
4 10 (1.58%) Public Sector
5 8 (1.26%) Electronics
5 8 (1.26%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.26%) Marketing
6 7 (1.11%) Retail
7 6 (0.95%) Law
8 5 (0.79%) Front Office
9 4 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.47%) Advertising
10 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.47%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.48%) XMPP
2 2 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.16%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.16%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 136 (21.48%) Management Information System
2 102 (16.11%) Data Centre
3 24 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (1.58%) Clustering
6 9 (1.42%) BBC
7 7 (1.11%) Driving Licence
8 6 (0.95%) Replication
8 6 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (0.79%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.79%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.63%) Social Media
11 3 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.47%) Eurex
11 3 (0.47%) MPEG
11 3 (0.47%) PKI
12 2 (0.32%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 158 (24.96%) Linux
2 130 (20.54%) Unix
3 86 (13.59%) Windows
4 50 (7.90%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.21%) Windows 10
7 10 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.95%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.32%) Solaris
9 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Android
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Debian
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (30.33%) Network Management
2 166 (26.22%) Change Control
3 161 (25.43%) Network Design
4 151 (23.85%) Service Delivery
5 140 (22.12%) Product Management
6 79 (12.48%) ITIL
7 49 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 42 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
9 40 (6.32%) Load Balancing
10 39 (6.16%) Presales
11 31 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
12 28 (4.42%) Service Management
13 27 (4.27%) Project Management
14 25 (3.95%) Project Delivery
15 24 (3.79%) Migration
16 20 (3.16%) Change Management
17 18 (2.84%) Architectural Design
18 17 (2.69%) High Availability
19 14 (2.21%) Mentoring
20 12 (1.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (21.64%) Python
2 134 (21.17%) Bash Shell
3 131 (20.70%) Perl
4 23 (3.63%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 509 (80.41%) Cisco Certification
2 390 (61.61%) CCNP
3 381 (60.19%) CCNA
4 67 (10.58%) CCIE
5 48 (7.58%) CCSA
6 36 (5.69%) Degree
7 31 (4.90%) Check Point Certification
8 25 (3.95%) Security Cleared
9 24 (3.79%) JNCIA
9 24 (3.79%) JNCIS
10 22 (3.48%) CCSE
11 21 (3.32%) CCDP
12 16 (2.53%) SC Cleared
13 15 (2.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 11 (1.74%) JNCIP
14 11 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.11%) CCDA
17 6 (0.95%) JNCIE
18 5 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (22.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 140 (22.12%) ISO 9001
3 39 (6.16%) SLA
4 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 43 (6.79%) Active Directory
2 32 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.63%) Firmware
6 4 (0.63%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.47%) vSphere
8 2 (0.32%) iptables
8 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.32%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.32%) Xen
8 2 (0.32%) XenApp
9 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.16%) vCloud
9 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 150 (23.70%) FortiGate
2 138 (21.80%) Nagios
3 71 (11.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 35 (5.53%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (0.95%) Cacti
7 4 (0.63%) Ansible
7 4 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.32%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.32%) SCCM
9 2 (0.32%) Stealthwatch
9 2 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.16%) Packer
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.16%) SCOM
10 1 (0.16%) SmoothWall
10 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 633 (100.00%) Cisco
2 213 (33.65%) Palo Alto
3 173 (27.33%) Fortinet
4 162 (25.59%) CheckPoint
5 109 (17.22%) Juniper
6 70 (11.06%) Microsoft
7 55 (8.69%) VMware
8 54 (8.53%) F5
9 43 (6.79%) SolarWinds
10 31 (4.90%) HP
11 23 (3.63%) Meraki
12 13 (2.05%) Citrix
13 12 (1.90%) Aruba
14 11 (1.74%) Blue Coat
15 10 (1.58%) Zscaler
16 9 (1.42%) Rackspace
16 9 (1.42%) Riverbed
16 9 (1.42%) Virgin Media
17 8 (1.26%) SAP
18 7 (1.11%) Dell