Period
to 21 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

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
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 457 389 412
Rank change year-on-year -68 +23 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 1064 1550 1669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.79% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.82% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1403 1505
UK median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 168775 190147 210577
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.89% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136047 159941 173454
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Top 16 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 21 August 2017. 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 -67 1044 £46,000 -3.16% 48
UK excluding London -58 663 £45,000 +5.88% 32
London -70 384 £52,500 -4.55% 17
South East -41 255 £47,500 - 8
North of England -40 182 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Midlands +66 133 £45,000 +9.09% 5
North West +5 97 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire -38 79 £45,000 +4.65% 5
West Midlands +37 78 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East of England -23 78 £42,500 - 3
East Midlands +47 55 £40,000 +21.21% 3
South West -49 26 £43,500 +2.35% 4
North East +13 6 £36,500 +20.66%
Scotland +7 3 £35,000 +1.45%
Wales +1 2 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £27,500 -

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, Cisco Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 1064 (100.00%) Cisco
2 758 (71.24%) Cisco Certification
3 616 (57.89%) CCNP
4 612 (57.52%) Firewall
5 436 (40.98%) CCNA
6 350 (32.89%) WAN
7 300 (28.20%) Juniper
8 295 (27.73%) MPLS
9 281 (26.41%) LAN
10 270 (25.38%) Cisco ASA
11 260 (24.44%) CheckPoint
12 259 (24.34%) BGP
13 255 (23.97%) VPN
14 251 (23.59%) Cisco Nexus
15 248 (23.31%) OSPF
16 246 (23.12%) Windows
17 244 (22.93%) Wireless
18 199 (18.70%) VMware
19 197 (18.52%) ITIL
20 196 (18.42%) CCIE
20 196 (18.42%) Palo Alto
21 194 (18.23%) Data Centre
21 194 (18.23%) DNS
22 190 (17.86%) Microsoft
23 182 (17.11%) F5
24 172 (16.17%) TCP/IP
25 158 (14.85%) Network Security
26 155 (14.57%) Linux
27 145 (13.63%) Finance
28 139 (13.06%) Windows Server

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 66 (6.20%) MS Exchange
2 40 (3.76%) IIS
3 34 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (2.16%) Skype for Business
5 17 (1.60%) CMS
6 16 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.75%) Apache
9 7 (0.66%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.47%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.38%) SAS
11 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.19%) nginx
13 1 (0.094%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 39 (3.67%) MS Visio
2 34 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.44%) Office 365
3 22 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.28%) IaaS
5 3 (0.28%) PaaS
5 3 (0.28%) SaaS
6 1 (0.094%) Akamai
6 1 (0.094%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.094%) G Suite
6 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 612 (57.52%) Firewall
2 350 (32.89%) WAN
3 295 (27.73%) MPLS
4 281 (26.41%) LAN
5 270 (25.38%) Cisco ASA
6 259 (24.34%) BGP
7 255 (23.97%) VPN
8 251 (23.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 248 (23.31%) OSPF
10 244 (22.93%) Wireless
11 194 (18.23%) DNS
12 172 (16.17%) TCP/IP
13 158 (14.85%) Network Security
14 131 (12.31%) VoIP
15 130 (12.22%) DHCP
16 125 (11.75%) VLAN
17 118 (11.09%) Cisco IOS
18 110 (10.34%) IPsec
19 98 (9.21%) EIGRP
20 76 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (0.85%) MySQL
5 6 (0.56%) Blockchain
5 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.19%) Big Data
6 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.094%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.094%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.19%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.094%) JIRA
3 1 (0.094%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 145 (13.63%) Finance
2 85 (7.99%) Banking
3 81 (7.61%) Telecoms
4 21 (1.97%) Legal
5 15 (1.41%) Digital Economy
5 15 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.03%) Law
7 6 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.56%) Retail
8 5 (0.47%) Publishing
9 4 (0.38%) Games
9 4 (0.38%) Marketing
10 3 (0.28%) Electronics
11 2 (0.19%) Advertising
11 2 (0.19%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.094%) Back Office
12 1 (0.094%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.23%) 802.1X
1 45 (4.23%) XMPP
2 5 (0.47%) XML
3 4 (0.38%) CGI
3 4 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.28%) RFC 2547
5 2 (0.19%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.19%) Web Services
6 1 (0.094%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 194 (18.23%) Data Centre
2 44 (4.14%) Clustering
3 36 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
5 28 (2.63%) iPad
6 23 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (2.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 15 (1.41%) Driving Licence
9 11 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (0.66%) e-Health
10 7 (0.66%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.66%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (0.47%) CLARiiON
12 5 (0.47%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.38%) CCTV
13 4 (0.38%) Eurex
13 4 (0.38%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 246 (23.12%) Windows
2 155 (14.57%) Linux
3 139 (13.06%) Windows Server
4 78 (7.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (4.51%) Unix
7 31 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (2.16%) Solaris
9 16 (1.50%) Windows 10
10 14 (1.32%) Windows 7
11 11 (1.03%) Windows 2000
12 7 (0.66%) CentOS
13 6 (0.56%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.38%) SUSE
14 4 (0.38%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.38%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (18.52%) ITIL
2 130 (12.22%) Network Design
3 105 (9.87%) Load Balancing
4 101 (9.49%) Network Management
5 87 (8.18%) Change Management
6 77 (7.24%) High Availability
7 68 (6.39%) Network Monitoring
8 55 (5.17%) Mentoring
9 39 (3.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 33 (3.10%) Migration
11 31 (2.91%) Presales
12 28 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 24 (2.26%) Penetration Testing
13 24 (2.26%) Problem Management
13 24 (2.26%) SIEM
14 21 (1.97%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (1.97%) Kalman Filter
14 21 (1.97%) Service Management
14 21 (1.97%) Time Management
15 20 (1.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 32 (3.01%) SQL
2 31 (2.91%) C
3 21 (1.97%) PowerShell
4 19 (1.79%) Python
5 11 (1.03%) Bash Shell
6 7 (0.66%) Ruby
7 6 (0.56%) Java
8 5 (0.47%) Perl
9 4 (0.38%) R
9 4 (0.38%) VBA
10 3 (0.28%) PHP
11 2 (0.19%) Groovy
11 2 (0.19%) VB
12 1 (0.094%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.094%) Lisp
12 1 (0.094%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.094%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 758 (71.24%) Cisco Certification
2 616 (57.89%) CCNP
3 436 (40.98%) CCNA
4 196 (18.42%) CCIE
5 61 (5.73%) Degree
6 55 (5.17%) Security Cleared
7 54 (5.08%) SC Cleared
8 50 (4.70%) CCVP
9 49 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 41 (3.85%) CCNP Voice
11 38 (3.57%) JNCIP
12 36 (3.38%) MCSE
13 32 (3.01%) JNCIS
14 27 (2.54%) CCSA
15 26 (2.44%) CCDA
16 25 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 22 (2.07%) CCDP
18 21 (1.97%) MCSA
19 20 (1.88%) JNCIA
20 19 (1.79%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.02%) SLA
2 15 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.85%) QA
4 6 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.38%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.094%) PMO
System Software
1 132 (12.41%) Active Directory
2 110 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (6.11%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.35%) XenApp
5 21 (1.97%) XenDesktop
6 19 (1.79%) ProxySG
7 17 (1.60%) vSphere
8 16 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (1.03%) vCloud
11 9 (0.85%) Xen
12 8 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.47%) XenServer
16 3 (0.28%) iptables
17 2 (0.19%) Docker
17 2 (0.19%) KVM
17 2 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 133 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 85 (7.99%) Cisco UCCX
3 58 (5.45%) Cisco UCCE
4 54 (5.08%) FortiGate
5 37 (3.48%) Cacti
6 34 (3.20%) Cisco Prime
7 24 (2.26%) SolarWinds Orion
8 12 (1.13%) OpenView
9 11 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
9 11 (1.03%) vCenter Server
10 10 (0.94%) SCOM
11 9 (0.85%) Nagios
11 9 (0.85%) SCCM
12 8 (0.75%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.66%) ThinApp
14 6 (0.56%) Ansible
15 5 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (0.47%) SmokePing
15 5 (0.47%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1064 (100.00%) Cisco
2 300 (28.20%) Juniper
3 260 (24.44%) CheckPoint
4 199 (18.70%) VMware
5 196 (18.42%) Palo Alto
6 190 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 182 (17.11%) F5
8 100 (9.40%) HP
9 77 (7.24%) Citrix
10 72 (6.77%) SolarWinds
11 48 (4.51%) Riverbed
12 42 (3.95%) NetApp
13 37 (3.48%) Fortinet
14 35 (3.29%) Meraki
15 33 (3.10%) Blue Coat
16 32 (3.01%) Aruba
16 32 (3.01%) Avaya
16 32 (3.01%) Huawei
17 26 (2.44%) EMC
18 19 (1.79%) Sourcefire