Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 639 423 382
Rank change year-on-year -216 -41 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 612 1,192 1,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.70% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.72% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 577 1,079 1,533
UK median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%

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 167,471 164,559 193,918
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.44% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 136,134 136,220 162,840
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 26 May 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 -246 548 £50,000 +11.11% 79
UK excluding London -217 339 £42,500 - 53
London -143 260 £55,000 - 32
North of England -50 104 £40,000 -11.11% 18
South East -198 102 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Yorkshire +10 60 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Scotland +9 50 £42,500 +21.43% 1
North West -29 44 £37,500 -8.54% 7
Midlands -98 44 £40,000 -11.11% 10
East Midlands -22 26 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England -33 25 £50,000 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -74 18 £42,500 -5.56% 8
South West -33 14 £52,500 +35.48% 4

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 612 (100.00%) Cisco
2 446 (72.88%) Cisco Certification
3 331 (54.08%) CCNP
4 318 (51.96%) CCNA
5 301 (49.18%) Firewall
6 221 (36.11%) WAN
7 192 (31.37%) Wireless
8 182 (29.74%) LAN
9 151 (24.67%) VMware
10 150 (24.51%) F5
11 143 (23.37%) Cisco ASA
12 136 (22.22%) Data Centre
13 129 (21.08%) BGP
14 116 (18.95%) MPLS
15 115 (18.79%) Juniper
15 115 (18.79%) VPN
16 107 (17.48%) CheckPoint
17 103 (16.83%) OSPF
18 100 (16.34%) CCIE
19 99 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
20 97 (15.85%) Cisco Nexus
21 96 (15.69%) Network Security
22 93 (15.20%) Finance
23 92 (15.03%) ITIL
24 87 (14.22%) Windows
25 77 (12.58%) Network Design
26 71 (11.60%) Microsoft
27 70 (11.44%) Cisco CUCM
28 69 (11.27%) Cisco Wireless
29 68 (11.11%) 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 28 (4.58%) MS Exchange
2 19 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (1.63%) SAS
4 4 (0.65%) OpenStack
4 4 (0.65%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.16%) IIS
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (2.94%) SaaS
4 15 (2.45%) Office 365
5 13 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (2.12%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (2.12%) IaaS
5 13 (2.12%) PaaS
5 13 (2.12%) Serverless
6 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.16%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 301 (49.18%) Firewall
2 221 (36.11%) WAN
3 192 (31.37%) Wireless
4 182 (29.74%) LAN
5 143 (23.37%) Cisco ASA
6 129 (21.08%) BGP
7 116 (18.95%) MPLS
8 115 (18.79%) VPN
9 103 (16.83%) OSPF
10 97 (15.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 96 (15.69%) Network Security
12 69 (11.27%) Cisco Wireless
13 65 (10.62%) VoIP
14 57 (9.31%) Cisco Firepower
15 56 (9.15%) Unified Communications
16 53 (8.66%) VLAN
17 52 (8.50%) VPLS
18 51 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
19 48 (7.84%) DNS
20 44 (7.19%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.98%) Blockchain
3 5 (0.82%) MySQL
3 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (0.65%) Big Data
5 3 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (1.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 93 (15.20%) Finance
2 24 (3.92%) Banking
3 20 (3.27%) Retail
4 13 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.82%) Law
8 4 (0.65%) Marketing
9 3 (0.49%) Legal
10 2 (0.33%) Electronics
10 2 (0.33%) French Language
10 2 (0.33%) German Language
10 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.33%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.08%) 802.1X
2 11 (1.80%) LDAP
3 7 (1.14%) Flash
4 5 (0.82%) XMPP
5 4 (0.65%) CSS
5 4 (0.65%) HTML
6 2 (0.33%) SAML
6 2 (0.33%) Web Services
7 1 (0.16%) LAMP
7 1 (0.16%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 136 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.10%) Clustering
4 18 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (1.47%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.82%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (0.82%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.49%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.49%) Fintech
10 3 (0.49%) IVR
10 3 (0.49%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.49%) Replication
11 2 (0.33%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.33%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (14.22%) Windows
2 57 (9.31%) Windows Server
3 41 (6.70%) Linux
4 30 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.82%) CentOS
6 5 (0.82%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.82%) Unix
7 2 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.16%) Android
8 1 (0.16%) Fedora
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (15.03%) ITIL
2 77 (12.58%) Network Design
3 66 (10.78%) Load Balancing
4 59 (9.64%) Network Management
5 57 (9.31%) Presales
6 44 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (6.21%) Change Management
8 36 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
9 32 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (5.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 29 (4.74%) High Availability
11 26 (4.25%) Problem Management
12 25 (4.08%) Mentoring
13 24 (3.92%) Change Control
13 24 (3.92%) Network Load Balancing
14 21 (3.43%) Incident Management
15 20 (3.27%) Information Security
16 18 (2.94%) Network Architecture
17 17 (2.78%) Configuration Management
17 17 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.08%) Python
2 14 (2.29%) SQL
3 8 (1.31%) Bash Shell
4 6 (0.98%) C
5 5 (0.82%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.65%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.65%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.33%) Perl
8 1 (0.16%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.16%) Korn
8 1 (0.16%) PHP
8 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 446 (72.88%) Cisco Certification
2 331 (54.08%) CCNP
3 318 (51.96%) CCNA
4 100 (16.34%) CCIE
5 41 (6.70%) JNCIP
6 26 (4.25%) Security Cleared
7 25 (4.08%) SC Cleared
8 18 (2.94%) CCDA
9 16 (2.61%) CCSA
9 16 (2.61%) CCSE
10 14 (2.29%) Degree
11 13 (2.12%) CCIE Security
12 12 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.80%) JNCIA
13 11 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (1.63%) CCDP
15 9 (1.47%) JNCIE
15 9 (1.47%) MCSE
16 8 (1.31%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 8 (1.31%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.59%) SLA
2 7 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.49%) QA
4 2 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.16%) GCP
5 1 (0.16%) GDPR
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 99 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (2.45%) vSphere
6 14 (2.29%) VMware Server
7 6 (0.98%) XenApp
8 5 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.49%) XenServer
10 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.33%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.16%) NFS
11 1 (0.16%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 70 (11.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 42 (6.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 36 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
4 28 (4.58%) Nagios
5 25 (4.08%) FortiGate
6 14 (2.29%) Cisco UCCE
6 14 (2.29%) vCenter Server
7 12 (1.96%) Stealthwatch
8 6 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.65%) SCOM
9 4 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.49%) Ansible
10 3 (0.49%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.49%) Cacti
10 3 (0.49%) Grafana
10 3 (0.49%) Graphite
10 3 (0.49%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.33%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.33%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 612 (100.00%) Cisco
2 151 (24.67%) VMware
3 150 (24.51%) F5
4 115 (18.79%) Juniper
5 107 (17.48%) CheckPoint
6 71 (11.60%) Microsoft
7 68 (11.11%) Palo Alto
8 62 (10.13%) SolarWinds
9 58 (9.48%) Meraki
10 45 (7.35%) NetApp
11 36 (5.88%) Citrix
12 31 (5.07%) HP
13 26 (4.25%) EMC
14 23 (3.76%) Avaya
15 21 (3.43%) Fortinet
16 20 (3.27%) Verint
17 18 (2.94%) Genesys
18 17 (2.78%) Blue Coat
19 14 (2.29%) Riverbed
20 12 (1.96%) Aruba