Period
to 21 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 498 443 410
Rank change year-on-year -55 -33 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 942 1286 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.67% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.70% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 849 1145 1465
UK median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £29,700 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% -5.56% +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 166694 184283 211352
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133468 154425 175167
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,771 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £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 October 2017.

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 21 October 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 -44 922 £46,000 -8.00% 27
UK excluding London -24 575 £44,000 +3.53% 17
London -86 352 £52,500 -4.55% 12
North of England +13 188 £44,000 +10.00% 3
South East -44 188 £49,000 +3.16% 6
Midlands +75 112 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West +19 95 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire -2 90 £44,000 +3.53% 2
East of England +21 74 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Midlands +62 64 £40,000 -5.88% 2
West Midlands +30 48 £45,750 +7.65%
South West -60 17 £37,500 -8.54% 1
Scotland -13 6 £57,500 +68.28% 1
North East +13 3 £36,500 +20.66%
Wales +5 1 £40,000 +14.29% 1

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 942 (100.00%) Cisco
2 666 (70.70%) Cisco Certification
3 546 (57.96%) Firewall
4 540 (57.32%) CCNP
5 371 (39.38%) CCNA
6 303 (32.17%) WAN
7 267 (28.34%) MPLS
8 259 (27.49%) LAN
9 250 (26.54%) BGP
10 239 (25.37%) Cisco ASA
11 226 (23.99%) OSPF
11 226 (23.99%) Juniper
12 224 (23.78%) Wireless
12 224 (23.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 222 (23.57%) CheckPoint
14 213 (22.61%) VPN
15 207 (21.97%) Windows
16 197 (20.91%) CCIE
17 193 (20.49%) VMware
18 191 (20.28%) Data Centre
19 188 (19.96%) Microsoft
20 182 (19.32%) DNS
21 174 (18.47%) ITIL
22 161 (17.09%) Palo Alto
23 154 (16.35%) Finance
24 152 (16.14%) Network Security
25 151 (16.03%) Active Directory
26 147 (15.61%) F5
27 146 (15.50%) VoIP
28 133 (14.12%) TCP/IP

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 60 (6.37%) MS Exchange
2 32 (3.40%) IIS
3 28 (2.97%) Skype for Business
4 25 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (2.55%) CMS
6 9 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (0.85%) SAS
7 8 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.74%) Apache
8 7 (0.74%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.32%) nginx
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.76%) Office 365
4 8 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.21%) SaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Akamai
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.11%) IaaS
6 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 546 (57.96%) Firewall
2 303 (32.17%) WAN
3 267 (28.34%) MPLS
4 259 (27.49%) LAN
5 250 (26.54%) BGP
6 239 (25.37%) Cisco ASA
7 226 (23.99%) OSPF
8 224 (23.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 224 (23.78%) Wireless
9 213 (22.61%) VPN
10 182 (19.32%) DNS
11 152 (16.14%) Network Security
12 146 (15.50%) VoIP
13 133 (14.12%) TCP/IP
14 131 (13.91%) Cisco IOS
15 127 (13.48%) DHCP
15 127 (13.48%) IPsec
16 110 (11.68%) EIGRP
17 103 (10.93%) VLAN
18 77 (8.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (0.74%) MySQL
5 6 (0.64%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.21%) Big Data
6 2 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.11%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.21%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.11%) JIRA
General
1 154 (16.35%) Finance
2 72 (7.64%) Banking
3 66 (7.01%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.12%) Legal
5 15 (1.59%) Digital Economy
6 14 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.38%) Retail
8 10 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.96%) Publishing
10 8 (0.85%) Law
11 4 (0.42%) Marketing
12 3 (0.32%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.32%) Electronics
12 3 (0.32%) Games
13 2 (0.21%) Advertising
13 2 (0.21%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.11%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.78%) 802.1X
2 35 (3.72%) XMPP
3 9 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (0.64%) XML
5 3 (0.32%) RFC 2547
6 2 (0.21%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.21%) CGI
6 2 (0.21%) Web Services
7 1 (0.11%) FreeSWITCH
7 1 (0.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 191 (20.28%) Data Centre
2 52 (5.52%) Clustering
3 40 (4.25%) Computer Science
4 25 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
5 22 (2.34%) iPad
6 18 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 13 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (1.06%) Eurex
9 9 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (0.74%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.64%) CLARiiON
12 5 (0.53%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.53%) Fintech
12 5 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.53%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.53%) Replication
13 4 (0.42%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.42%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 207 (21.97%) Windows
2 132 (14.01%) Linux
3 115 (12.21%) Windows Server
4 47 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (3.93%) Unix
6 33 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (2.34%) Solaris
8 19 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.38%) Windows 10
9 13 (1.38%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.74%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.74%) SUSE
11 6 (0.64%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.53%) CentOS
13 4 (0.42%) Debian
13 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (18.47%) ITIL
2 114 (12.10%) Network Design
3 103 (10.93%) Load Balancing
4 85 (9.02%) Network Management
5 71 (7.54%) Network Monitoring
6 69 (7.32%) High Availability
7 65 (6.90%) Change Management
8 48 (5.10%) Mentoring
9 42 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
10 35 (3.72%) Problem Management
11 33 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (3.40%) Migration
13 27 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
15 22 (2.34%) Line Management
16 21 (2.23%) Configuration Management
16 21 (2.23%) Kalman Filter
16 21 (2.23%) SIEM
17 20 (2.12%) Time Management
18 18 (1.91%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 34 (3.61%) Python
2 28 (2.97%) SQL
3 27 (2.87%) PowerShell
4 25 (2.65%) C
5 16 (1.70%) Bash Shell
6 11 (1.17%) Perl
7 9 (0.96%) Ruby
8 6 (0.64%) Java
9 4 (0.42%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.42%) Tcl
10 2 (0.21%) Bourne shell
10 2 (0.21%) C++
10 2 (0.21%) C-shell
10 2 (0.21%) Groovy
10 2 (0.21%) Korn
10 2 (0.21%) PHP
10 2 (0.21%) R
11 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 666 (70.70%) Cisco Certification
2 540 (57.32%) CCNP
3 371 (39.38%) CCNA
4 197 (20.91%) CCIE
5 66 (7.01%) Degree
6 53 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 45 (4.78%) MCSE
8 40 (4.25%) CCDA
9 38 (4.03%) CCVP
9 38 (4.03%) JNCIP
10 30 (3.18%) Security Cleared
11 29 (3.08%) CCNP Voice
11 29 (3.08%) SC Cleared
12 24 (2.55%) CCIP
12 24 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (2.44%) CCSA
13 23 (2.44%) JNCIS
14 22 (2.34%) CCDP
14 22 (2.34%) JNCIE
14 22 (2.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.52%) SLA
2 13 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.96%) PMO
4 7 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.74%) QA
5 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.21%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 151 (16.03%) Active Directory
2 102 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (7.96%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.34%) XenApp
5 20 (2.12%) ProxySG
6 18 (1.91%) XenDesktop
7 17 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (1.17%) vCloud
10 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (1.06%) Xen
11 9 (0.96%) vSphere
12 7 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.64%) iptables
14 5 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.21%) Docker
15 2 (0.21%) KVM
15 2 (0.21%) Postfix
15 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 111 (11.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 77 (8.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 47 (4.99%) Cacti
3 47 (4.99%) Cisco UCCE
4 35 (3.72%) FortiGate
5 27 (2.87%) SolarWinds Orion
6 25 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
7 20 (2.12%) Nagios
8 18 (1.91%) SCCM
9 17 (1.80%) SCOM
10 14 (1.49%) OpenView
11 12 (1.27%) Ansible
11 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
11 12 (1.27%) QRadar
12 7 (0.74%) ThinApp
12 7 (0.74%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.64%) SELinux
14 5 (0.53%) SmokePing
15 4 (0.42%) SmoothWall
15 4 (0.42%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 942 (100.00%) Cisco
2 226 (23.99%) Juniper
3 222 (23.57%) CheckPoint
4 193 (20.49%) VMware
5 188 (19.96%) Microsoft
6 161 (17.09%) Palo Alto
7 147 (15.61%) F5
8 89 (9.45%) SolarWinds
9 80 (8.49%) Citrix
9 80 (8.49%) HP
10 52 (5.52%) Riverbed
11 50 (5.31%) NetApp
12 35 (3.72%) Avaya
13 31 (3.29%) Meraki
14 28 (2.97%) Blue Coat
15 27 (2.87%) Verint
16 26 (2.76%) Aruba
17 22 (2.34%) EMC
18 20 (2.12%) Dell
19 19 (2.02%) Genesys