Period
to 22 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 620 659 418
Rank change year-on-year +39 -241 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 562 605 1,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.34% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.35% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 441 572 1,166
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -4.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 142,511 171,128 165,440
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 96.46% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 113,317 139,976 137,352
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 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 +76 545 £47,500 -0.52% 59
UK excluding London +31 293 £42,500 - 52
London +78 266 £60,000 +9.09% 9
South East +18 100 £43,000 -4.44% 12
North of England +3 68 £42,500 +9.68% 22
East of England +111 65 £31,500 -30.00% 3
Yorkshire -21 36 £42,500 +13.33% 10
North West +35 31 £42,500 -1.73% 12
Midlands +15 27 £43,750 +9.38% 6
South West +23 20 £45,000 -18.18% 7
East Midlands +14 16 £43,750 +9.38% 4
West Midlands +14 11 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Scotland -23 7 £35,750 -20.56% 2
Isle of Man - 5 £42,500 -
Wales +20 2 £42,500 +6.25%
North East - 1 £44,000 -

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 562 (100.00%) Cisco
2 420 (74.73%) Cisco Certification
3 322 (57.30%) Firewall
4 292 (51.96%) CCNP
5 265 (47.15%) CCNA
6 255 (45.37%) WAN
7 184 (32.74%) LAN
8 173 (30.78%) CheckPoint
9 158 (28.11%) VPN
10 156 (27.76%) MPLS
11 142 (25.27%) Wireless
12 139 (24.73%) Juniper
13 134 (23.84%) BGP
14 129 (22.95%) Cisco Nexus
15 125 (22.24%) Cisco ASA
16 122 (21.71%) Data Centre
17 118 (21.00%) OSPF
18 116 (20.64%) CCIE
18 116 (20.64%) Palo Alto
19 110 (19.57%) F5
20 106 (18.86%) Network Security
21 103 (18.33%) VoIP
22 101 (17.97%) Finance
23 87 (15.48%) VMware
23 87 (15.48%) Cisco CUCM
24 83 (14.77%) Network Design
25 76 (13.52%) Presales
26 75 (13.35%) Microsoft
27 70 (12.46%) Network Management
28 67 (11.92%) DNS

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 24 (4.27%) CMS
2 11 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.96%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Cisco SocialMiner
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.20%) Office 365
3 17 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.25%) SaaS
5 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 322 (57.30%) Firewall
2 255 (45.37%) WAN
3 184 (32.74%) LAN
4 158 (28.11%) VPN
5 156 (27.76%) MPLS
6 142 (25.27%) Wireless
7 134 (23.84%) BGP
8 129 (22.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 125 (22.24%) Cisco ASA
10 118 (21.00%) OSPF
11 106 (18.86%) Network Security
12 103 (18.33%) VoIP
13 67 (11.92%) DNS
14 62 (11.03%) Cisco Wireless
15 60 (10.68%) Cisco IOS
16 53 (9.43%) Cisco Firepower
17 50 (8.90%) TCP/IP
17 50 (8.90%) Unified Communications
18 46 (8.19%) EIGRP
19 42 (7.47%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 101 (17.97%) Finance
2 50 (8.90%) Banking
3 30 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.20%) Front Office
5 11 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.78%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.42%) Marketing
7 8 (1.42%) Retail
8 7 (1.25%) Electronics
9 6 (1.07%) Law
10 5 (0.89%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.16%) XMPP
2 12 (2.14%) 802.1X
3 5 (0.89%) LDAP
4 2 (0.36%) JSON
5 1 (0.18%) Ajax
5 1 (0.18%) COM
5 1 (0.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 122 (21.71%) Data Centre
2 32 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (2.85%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 12 (2.14%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.07%) Public Cloud
9 5 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.71%) BBC
11 3 (0.53%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.53%) Fintech
11 3 (0.53%) iPhone
11 3 (0.53%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.36%) Clustering
12 2 (0.36%) Derivative
12 2 (0.36%) EPoS
12 2 (0.36%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.36%) IVR
12 2 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (11.39%) Linux
2 60 (10.68%) Windows
3 41 (7.30%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.85%) Windows 10
5 15 (2.67%) Unix
6 14 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.07%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.36%) Android
10 2 (0.36%) CentOS
10 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (14.77%) Network Design
2 76 (13.52%) Presales
3 70 (12.46%) Network Management
4 54 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
5 52 (9.25%) ITIL
6 46 (8.19%) Load Balancing
7 38 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 38 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
8 36 (6.41%) Change Control
9 28 (4.98%) Project Management
9 28 (4.98%) Root Cause Analysis
10 24 (4.27%) Network Load Balancing
11 22 (3.91%) Change Management
12 21 (3.74%) High Availability
13 20 (3.56%) Network Architecture
14 19 (3.38%) Service Delivery
15 13 (2.31%) Business Development
15 13 (2.31%) Mentoring
15 13 (2.31%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (2.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.16%) Python
2 12 (2.14%) Perl
3 10 (1.78%) Bash Shell
4 7 (1.25%) R
5 5 (0.89%) C
6 3 (0.53%) SQL
7 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 420 (74.73%) Cisco Certification
2 292 (51.96%) CCNP
3 265 (47.15%) CCNA
4 116 (20.64%) CCIE
5 52 (9.25%) Security Cleared
6 42 (7.47%) SC Cleared
7 40 (7.12%) CCSA
8 34 (6.05%) Degree
9 31 (5.52%) CCVP
10 27 (4.80%) JNCIA
11 26 (4.63%) CCDP
12 17 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (2.85%) CCIE Collaboration
14 15 (2.67%) CCSE
15 14 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (2.49%) MCSE
16 13 (2.31%) CCDA
17 11 (1.96%) CCNP Voice
17 11 (1.96%) Check Point Certification
18 10 (1.78%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.56%) SLA
2 14 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.96%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.71%) PMO
5 2 (0.36%) SEPA
6 1 (0.18%) GPG13
System Software
1 46 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 44 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.85%) VMware NSX
3 16 (2.85%) vSphere
4 15 (2.67%) vCloud
5 14 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.07%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.89%) XenApp
8 4 (0.71%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.53%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.36%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.36%) Firmware
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.36%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 87 (15.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 46 (8.19%) Cisco UCCX
3 34 (6.05%) Nagios
4 28 (4.98%) Cisco UCCE
5 25 (4.45%) Cisco Prime
6 20 (3.56%) FortiGate
7 15 (2.67%) SCCM
8 6 (1.07%) Ansible
9 4 (0.71%) Cisco CME
10 3 (0.53%) WSUS
11 2 (0.36%) SCOM
11 2 (0.36%) SCSM
11 2 (0.36%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.36%) Terraform
11 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.18%) Cacti
12 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 562 (100.00%) Cisco
2 173 (30.78%) CheckPoint
3 139 (24.73%) Juniper
4 116 (20.64%) Palo Alto
5 110 (19.57%) F5
6 87 (15.48%) VMware
7 75 (13.35%) Microsoft
8 61 (10.85%) SolarWinds
9 39 (6.94%) Meraki
10 29 (5.16%) BT
11 28 (4.98%) Speakerbus
12 20 (3.56%) Mitel
13 19 (3.38%) Citrix
13 19 (3.38%) HP
14 18 (3.20%) Etrali
14 18 (3.20%) Fortinet
15 16 (2.85%) Red Box
16 12 (2.14%) Riverbed
17 10 (1.78%) Aruba
17 10 (1.78%) NetApp