Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 668 556 458
Rank change year-on-year -112 -98 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 512 841 1,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.47% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.49% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 440 758 1,086
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,125 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -3.41% -2.22%

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 152,660 172,531 179,238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.04% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 122,387 138,781 149,637
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Top 14 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 14 December 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 -100 499 £50,000 +11.11% 62
UK excluding London -131 267 £42,500 - 43
London -7 241 £60,000 +14.29% 21
South East -31 113 £43,000 - 9
North of England -73 69 £40,000 -5.88% 12
North West -1 52 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Midlands -8 39 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England +2 32 £32,500 -27.78% 12
East Midlands +1 24 £40,750 +1.88% 1
West Midlands +24 15 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Yorkshire -75 13 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Scotland -8 9 £40,000 -26.27% 1
South West +14 8 £42,500 +13.33% 6
North East - 4 £29,000 - 1

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 512 (100.00%) Cisco
2 396 (77.34%) Cisco Certification
3 293 (57.23%) Firewall
4 276 (53.91%) CCNP
5 254 (49.61%) CCNA
6 227 (44.34%) WAN
7 176 (34.38%) LAN
8 169 (33.01%) Wireless
9 152 (29.69%) CheckPoint
10 146 (28.52%) MPLS
11 145 (28.32%) BGP
12 134 (26.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 127 (24.80%) Data Centre
14 117 (22.85%) OSPF
15 110 (21.48%) Juniper
15 110 (21.48%) Finance
16 105 (20.51%) F5
17 100 (19.53%) VPN
18 99 (19.34%) Cisco ASA
19 93 (18.16%) VoIP
20 88 (17.19%) CCIE
21 82 (16.02%) Cisco CUCM
22 78 (15.23%) Palo Alto
22 78 (15.23%) VMware
23 76 (14.84%) SolarWinds
24 75 (14.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 72 (14.06%) Cisco IOS
26 67 (13.09%) Microsoft
27 66 (12.89%) Network Security
28 63 (12.30%) Network Management

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 22 (4.30%) MS Exchange
1 22 (4.30%) Skype for Business
2 20 (3.91%) CMS
3 12 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.37%) Apache
5 6 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.59%) IIS
8 3 (0.59%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (0.98%) MS Visio
1 5 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.20%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.71%) Office 365
3 18 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.78%) SaaS
6 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.39%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 293 (57.23%) Firewall
2 227 (44.34%) WAN
3 176 (34.38%) LAN
4 169 (33.01%) Wireless
5 146 (28.52%) MPLS
6 145 (28.32%) BGP
7 134 (26.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 117 (22.85%) OSPF
9 100 (19.53%) VPN
10 99 (19.34%) Cisco ASA
11 93 (18.16%) VoIP
12 72 (14.06%) Cisco IOS
13 66 (12.89%) Network Security
14 61 (11.91%) Cisco Wireless
15 57 (11.13%) EIGRP
16 56 (10.94%) TCP/IP
17 53 (10.35%) VLAN
18 44 (8.59%) Wi-Fi
19 42 (8.20%) Unified Communications
20 40 (7.81%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.78%) MySQL
3 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 110 (21.48%) Finance
2 61 (11.91%) Banking
3 36 (7.03%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.91%) Retail
5 19 (3.71%) Front Office
6 15 (2.93%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.54%) Marketing
8 11 (2.15%) Electronics
9 10 (1.95%) Law
10 9 (1.76%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.39%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.45%) XMPP
2 27 (5.27%) 802.1X
3 4 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.39%) LDAP
5 1 (0.20%) Ajax
5 1 (0.20%) Flash
5 1 (0.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (24.80%) Data Centre
2 19 (3.71%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.34%) Fintech
5 9 (1.76%) Public Cloud
6 8 (1.56%) IPTV
7 7 (1.37%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.37%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.17%) BBC
8 6 (1.17%) Clustering
8 6 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (0.98%) EPoS
9 5 (0.98%) NHS
10 4 (0.78%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.39%) Eurex
11 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.72%) Windows
2 42 (8.20%) Windows Server
3 40 (7.81%) Linux
4 16 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.34%) CentOS
5 12 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.76%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.56%) Fedora
7 8 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.78%) FreeBSD
8 4 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.39%) Debian
9 2 (0.39%) Unix
10 1 (0.20%) Android
10 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (14.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 63 (12.30%) Network Management
3 58 (11.33%) Network Design
4 45 (8.79%) Load Balancing
5 38 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
7 28 (5.47%) High Availability
8 27 (5.27%) ITIL
9 25 (4.88%) Change Control
9 25 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
10 23 (4.49%) Presales
11 21 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (3.71%) Migration
13 16 (3.13%) Low Latency
13 16 (3.13%) Network Architecture
14 13 (2.54%) DevOps
15 12 (2.34%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (2.34%) Change Management
15 12 (2.34%) Programme Management
15 12 (2.34%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.88%) Python
2 17 (3.32%) SQL
3 11 (2.15%) Perl
4 10 (1.95%) Bash Shell
4 10 (1.95%) R
5 9 (1.76%) Ruby
6 8 (1.56%) Bourne shell
6 8 (1.56%) Korn
6 8 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.78%) C
8 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 396 (77.34%) Cisco Certification
2 276 (53.91%) CCNP
3 254 (49.61%) CCNA
4 88 (17.19%) CCIE
5 44 (8.59%) CCVP
6 33 (6.45%) CCSA
7 26 (5.08%) CCDP
8 20 (3.91%) Degree
9 19 (3.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (3.52%) JNCIP
11 17 (3.32%) JNCIA
12 15 (2.93%) CCSE
12 15 (2.93%) MCSE
13 11 (2.15%) CCNP Voice
14 10 (1.95%) Check Point Certification
15 9 (1.76%) CCIE Collaboration
15 9 (1.76%) JNCIS
15 9 (1.76%) RHCE
16 8 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
16 8 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.59%) SLA
6 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.39%) SEPA
7 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 44 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (5.86%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.54%) ProxySG
4 8 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.37%) VMware Server
5 7 (1.37%) XenApp
6 3 (0.59%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.59%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.20%) pfSense
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 82 (16.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 37 (7.23%) Cisco Prime
3 31 (6.05%) Cisco UCCX
4 28 (5.47%) Nagios
5 25 (4.88%) Cisco UCCE
6 20 (3.91%) Stealthwatch
7 18 (3.52%) SCCM
8 17 (3.32%) FortiGate
9 6 (1.17%) Ansible
9 6 (1.17%) Grafana
10 5 (0.98%) Puppet
10 5 (0.98%) SCOM
11 4 (0.78%) Icinga
11 4 (0.78%) SCSM
12 3 (0.59%) Cacti
12 3 (0.59%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
13 2 (0.39%) vCenter Server
14 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
14 1 (0.20%) QRadar
Vendors
1 512 (100.00%) Cisco
2 152 (29.69%) CheckPoint
3 110 (21.48%) Juniper
4 105 (20.51%) F5
5 78 (15.23%) Palo Alto
5 78 (15.23%) VMware
6 76 (14.84%) SolarWinds
7 67 (13.09%) Microsoft
8 53 (10.35%) Meraki
9 31 (6.05%) Mitel
10 29 (5.66%) BT
11 28 (5.47%) Speakerbus
12 25 (4.88%) Fortinet
13 21 (4.10%) Citrix
14 19 (3.71%) Blue Coat
15 18 (3.52%) HP
15 18 (3.52%) Symantec
16 17 (3.32%) Etrali
17 16 (3.13%) Dell
17 16 (3.13%) NetApp