Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £46,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 527 444 411
Rank change year-on-year -83 -33 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 884 1300 1638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.68% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.71% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 798 1155 1472
UK median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% -1.04% +12.94%
10th Percentile £30,675 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,250 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% -5.56% +7.14%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 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 23 November 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 -93 859 £46,500 -2.11% 32
UK excluding London -61 541 £44,000 +3.53% 15
London -123 329 £52,500 - 17
North of England +19 185 £44,000 +10.00% 2
South East -84 174 £47,500 - 5
Yorkshire +22 105 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Midlands +26 92 £42,500 - 8
North West +2 79 £45,000 +9.76% 1
East of England +14 71 £45,000 +5.88%
East Midlands +34 53 £40,000 -5.88% 4
West Midlands +14 39 £53,125 +18.06% 4
South West -51 17 £37,500 -8.54%
Scotland -20 9 £57,500 +68.28%
Wales +4 2 £40,000 -5.88%
North East +6 1 £36,500 +20.66%

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 884 (100.00%) Cisco
2 614 (69.46%) Cisco Certification
3 521 (58.94%) Firewall
4 508 (57.47%) CCNP
5 348 (39.37%) CCNA
6 291 (32.92%) WAN
7 245 (27.71%) LAN
8 244 (27.60%) Cisco ASA
9 242 (27.38%) MPLS
10 228 (25.79%) BGP
11 208 (23.53%) CheckPoint
12 202 (22.85%) VPN
13 199 (22.51%) OSPF
14 197 (22.29%) Wireless
14 197 (22.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 187 (21.15%) Juniper
16 183 (20.70%) VMware
17 179 (20.25%) CCIE
17 179 (20.25%) Windows
17 179 (20.25%) Data Centre
18 172 (19.46%) Finance
19 166 (18.78%) Microsoft
20 165 (18.67%) DNS
20 165 (18.67%) ITIL
21 163 (18.44%) Network Security
22 151 (17.08%) Palo Alto
23 139 (15.72%) F5
24 136 (15.38%) VoIP
25 134 (15.16%) Active Directory
25 134 (15.16%) IPsec

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 47 (5.32%) MS Exchange
2 29 (3.28%) IIS
2 29 (3.28%) Skype for Business
3 24 (2.71%) CMS
4 20 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.13%) Apache
6 9 (1.02%) SAS
6 9 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.90%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.57%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.83%) Office 365
4 7 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.34%) SaaS
6 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 521 (58.94%) Firewall
2 291 (32.92%) WAN
3 245 (27.71%) LAN
4 244 (27.60%) Cisco ASA
5 242 (27.38%) MPLS
6 228 (25.79%) BGP
7 202 (22.85%) VPN
8 199 (22.51%) OSPF
9 197 (22.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 197 (22.29%) Wireless
10 165 (18.67%) DNS
11 163 (18.44%) Network Security
12 136 (15.38%) VoIP
13 134 (15.16%) IPsec
14 128 (14.48%) Cisco IOS
15 116 (13.12%) TCP/IP
16 111 (12.56%) DHCP
17 102 (11.54%) EIGRP
18 100 (11.31%) VLAN
19 70 (7.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (0.68%) Blockchain
3 6 (0.68%) MySQL
4 4 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.23%) Big Data
5 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.11%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 5 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.23%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.11%) JIRA
General
1 172 (19.46%) Finance
2 73 (8.26%) Banking
3 58 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 15 (1.70%) Digital Economy
4 15 (1.70%) Legal
5 12 (1.36%) Retail
6 11 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.02%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.02%) Publishing
8 4 (0.45%) Dutch Language
8 4 (0.45%) Law
8 4 (0.45%) Marketing
9 3 (0.34%) Electronics
9 3 (0.34%) Games
10 2 (0.23%) Advertising
10 2 (0.23%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.30%) 802.1X
2 34 (3.85%) XMPP
3 11 (1.24%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (0.45%) XML
5 3 (0.34%) SAML
6 2 (0.23%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.23%) RFC 2547
6 2 (0.23%) Web Services
7 1 (0.11%) FreeSWITCH
7 1 (0.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 179 (20.25%) Data Centre
2 56 (6.33%) Clustering
3 36 (4.07%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
6 16 (1.81%) iPad
7 15 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 12 (1.36%) Eurex
10 11 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (0.79%) Online Banking
11 7 (0.79%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.68%) CLARiiON
12 6 (0.68%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.68%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.57%) Fintech
13 5 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.57%) Replication
14 4 (0.45%) Private Cloud
15 3 (0.34%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 179 (20.25%) Windows
2 126 (14.25%) Linux
3 95 (10.75%) Windows Server
4 42 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (3.51%) Unix
6 23 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (2.38%) Solaris
8 15 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 12 (1.36%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.02%) CentOS
11 8 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.79%) Debian
12 7 (0.79%) SUSE
13 6 (0.68%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.45%) AIX
16 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (18.67%) ITIL
2 104 (11.76%) Network Design
3 103 (11.65%) Load Balancing
4 76 (8.60%) Network Management
5 70 (7.92%) Network Monitoring
6 64 (7.24%) High Availability
7 61 (6.90%) Change Management
8 43 (4.86%) Mentoring
9 40 (4.52%) Problem Management
10 38 (4.30%) Root Cause Analysis
11 34 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (3.28%) Migration
13 23 (2.60%) Penetration Testing
14 22 (2.49%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (2.38%) Configuration Management
15 21 (2.38%) Presales
16 20 (2.26%) Kalman Filter
16 20 (2.26%) Line Management
17 19 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (2.15%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 39 (4.41%) Python
2 28 (3.17%) SQL
3 26 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 19 (2.15%) C
5 18 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 14 (1.58%) Perl
7 8 (0.90%) Ruby
8 5 (0.57%) PHP
9 4 (0.45%) Bourne shell
9 4 (0.45%) C-shell
9 4 (0.45%) Java
9 4 (0.45%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.45%) Korn
9 4 (0.45%) Tcl
10 2 (0.23%) C++
10 2 (0.23%) Groovy
10 2 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 614 (69.46%) Cisco Certification
2 508 (57.47%) CCNP
3 348 (39.37%) CCNA
4 179 (20.25%) CCIE
5 66 (7.47%) Degree
6 43 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (4.64%) CCDA
8 35 (3.96%) MCSE
9 34 (3.85%) CCVP
10 33 (3.73%) JNCIP
11 29 (3.28%) CCNP Voice
12 26 (2.94%) CCSA
13 25 (2.83%) Security Cleared
14 23 (2.60%) CCIP
14 23 (2.60%) SC Cleared
15 22 (2.49%) JNCIE
16 21 (2.38%) CCDP
16 21 (2.38%) CCSP
16 21 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
17 18 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.32%) SLA
2 9 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.02%) PMO
3 7 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.45%) QA
5 2 (0.23%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 134 (15.16%) Active Directory
2 94 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (8.26%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (2.04%) XenApp
5 17 (1.92%) ProxySG
5 17 (1.92%) XenDesktop
6 16 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (1.13%) vCloud
7 10 (1.13%) Xen
8 9 (1.02%) vSphere
9 8 (0.90%) iptables
10 7 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.23%) Docker
11 2 (0.23%) KVM
11 2 (0.23%) Postfix
11 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.11%) OpenSIPS
12 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 96 (10.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 67 (7.58%) Cisco UCCX
3 46 (5.20%) Cacti
4 40 (4.52%) Cisco UCCE
5 30 (3.39%) FortiGate
6 25 (2.83%) SolarWinds Orion
7 24 (2.71%) Nagios
8 21 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
9 18 (2.04%) SCCM
10 15 (1.70%) Ansible
10 15 (1.70%) SCOM
11 14 (1.58%) OpenView
11 14 (1.58%) QRadar
12 10 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
13 9 (1.02%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.90%) SELinux
15 7 (0.79%) ThinApp
16 6 (0.68%) Cisco CME
16 6 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
17 5 (0.57%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 884 (100.00%) Cisco
2 208 (23.53%) CheckPoint
3 187 (21.15%) Juniper
4 183 (20.70%) VMware
5 166 (18.78%) Microsoft
6 151 (17.08%) Palo Alto
7 139 (15.72%) F5
8 88 (9.95%) SolarWinds
9 71 (8.03%) Citrix
9 71 (8.03%) HP
10 48 (5.43%) Riverbed
11 42 (4.75%) Avaya
12 38 (4.30%) NetApp
13 31 (3.51%) Verint
14 29 (3.28%) Meraki
15 25 (2.83%) Aruba
16 24 (2.71%) EMC
17 23 (2.60%) Blue Coat
17 23 (2.60%) Genesys
18 19 (2.15%) Dell