Period
to 6 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Cisco Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 613 562 677
Rank change year-on-year -51 +115 -212
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 217 700 602
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 200 451 612
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £32,400 £31,000 £31,825
90th Percentile £80,250 £80,000 £72,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% -

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 75,168 141,260 171,966
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 95.89% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 60,519 112,778 139,740
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,410
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Cisco Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco Engineer.

Salary trend for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco Engineer over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 2020. 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 -56 215 £50,000 +5.26% 21
UK excluding London -47 117 £45,000 +5.88% 18
London +55 99 £67,500 +8.00% 6
North of England -5 44 £47,500 +11.76% 6
South East +38 28 £45,000 -2.17% 4
North West +90 26 £50,000 +17.65% 3
East of England +60 19 £46,500 +32.86% 1
South West +102 15 £31,000 -38.00% 2
Work from Home -17 13 £37,500 -50.82% 6
Yorkshire -27 13 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Midlands +97 10 £40,000 -8.57% 2
East Midlands +59 10 £40,000 +3.90% 2
North East +34 5 £35,000 -20.45%
Scotland +73 1 - - 3

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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.

1 217 (100.00%) Cisco
2 122 (56.22%) WAN
2 122 (56.22%) Cisco Certification
3 113 (52.07%) Firewall
4 94 (43.32%) CCNP
5 93 (42.86%) LAN
6 71 (32.72%) CCNA
7 70 (32.26%) Wireless
8 68 (31.34%) BGP
9 58 (26.73%) Cisco ASA
10 53 (24.42%) OSPF
11 51 (23.50%) Data Centre
12 49 (22.58%) MPLS
13 44 (20.28%) CheckPoint
14 41 (18.89%) Palo Alto
15 39 (17.97%) Microsoft
15 39 (17.97%) VPN
16 37 (17.05%) VMware
17 35 (16.13%) Azure
18 34 (15.67%) F5
18 34 (15.67%) Network Security
18 34 (15.67%) WLAN
18 34 (15.67%) Finance
19 33 (15.21%) Windows
20 29 (13.36%) SLA
20 29 (13.36%) Juniper
20 29 (13.36%) Wi-Fi
21 28 (12.90%) VoIP
21 28 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
22 27 (12.44%) 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 7 (3.23%) CMS
2 5 (2.30%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.92%) nginx
4 2 (0.92%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.13%) Azure
2 15 (6.91%) AWS
2 15 (6.91%) Office 365
3 8 (3.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 3 (1.38%) Datadog
4 3 (1.38%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.46%) GitHub
6 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 122 (56.22%) WAN
2 113 (52.07%) Firewall
3 93 (42.86%) LAN
4 70 (32.26%) Wireless
5 68 (31.34%) BGP
6 58 (26.73%) Cisco ASA
7 53 (24.42%) OSPF
8 49 (22.58%) MPLS
9 39 (17.97%) VPN
10 34 (15.67%) Network Security
10 34 (15.67%) WLAN
11 29 (13.36%) Wi-Fi
12 28 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 28 (12.90%) VoIP
13 27 (12.44%) DNS
14 26 (11.98%) DHCP
15 25 (11.52%) EIGRP
16 23 (10.60%) Cisco IOS
16 23 (10.60%) TCP/IP
17 22 (10.14%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.46%) InfluxDB
2 1 (0.46%) KDB
2 1 (0.46%) Kdb+
2 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.46%) MySQL
2 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.46%) GitLab
3 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.46%) Redmine
3 1 (0.46%) Subversion
3 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (15.67%) Finance
2 21 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.45%) Banking
4 11 (5.07%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.61%) Retail
6 9 (4.15%) Law
7 4 (1.84%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Local Government
8 1 (0.46%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.53%) XMPP
2 8 (3.69%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.38%) CSS
4 2 (0.92%) LDAP
5 1 (0.46%) Ajax
5 1 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.46%) HTML
5 1 (0.46%) jQuery
5 1 (0.46%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.46%) Laravel
5 1 (0.46%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.46%) Memcached
5 1 (0.46%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (23.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.30%) PKI
4 4 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.38%) FMCG
5 3 (1.38%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.92%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.46%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.46%) Eurex
7 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.21%) Windows
2 23 (10.60%) Windows Server
3 18 (8.29%) Linux
4 9 (4.15%) Unix
5 7 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.30%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.84%) CentOS
8 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.46%) Debian
10 1 (0.46%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.46%) SUSE
10 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (10.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (9.68%) ITIL
3 16 (7.37%) Network Design
4 15 (6.91%) Load Balancing
4 15 (6.91%) Network Management
5 14 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (5.99%) Migration
7 12 (5.53%) Project Delivery
7 12 (5.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (5.07%) DevOps
8 11 (5.07%) Information Security
8 11 (5.07%) Presales
9 10 (4.61%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (4.61%) Computer Science
9 10 (4.61%) DNA
9 10 (4.61%) Risk Management
10 9 (4.15%) Internal Audit
10 9 (4.15%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (3.69%) Data Entry
11 8 (3.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.14%) Python
2 12 (5.53%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.84%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.84%) SQL
4 3 (1.38%) C
5 2 (0.92%) PHP
6 1 (0.46%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.46%) C++
6 1 (0.46%) C-shell
6 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.46%) Korn
6 1 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 122 (56.22%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (43.32%) CCNP
3 71 (32.72%) CCNA
4 22 (10.14%) CCIE
5 15 (6.91%) Security Cleared
6 12 (5.53%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.07%) CCDP
8 9 (4.15%) Degree
9 7 (3.23%) JNCIA
10 6 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.30%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 4 (1.84%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.84%) CCA
12 4 (1.84%) CCSA
12 4 (1.84%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (1.38%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.38%) MCSE
13 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.92%) MCP
14 2 (0.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.36%) SLA
2 5 (2.30%) PMO
3 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 26 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (11.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.30%) VMware NSX
4 5 (2.30%) XenApp
4 5 (2.30%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.92%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.46%) BIND 9
6 1 (0.46%) Docker
6 1 (0.46%) LXC
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.46%) vSphere
6 1 (0.46%) zsh
Systems Management
1 20 (9.22%) FortiGate
2 17 (7.83%) Ansible
2 17 (7.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (5.99%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (3.69%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (3.23%) Terraform
6 5 (2.30%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.84%) Nagios
7 4 (1.84%) Puppet
7 4 (1.84%) WSUS
8 3 (1.38%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.38%) Packer
8 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.46%) Icinga
9 1 (0.46%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.46%) Kibana
9 1 (0.46%) logstash
9 1 (0.46%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 217 (100.00%) Cisco
2 44 (20.28%) CheckPoint
3 41 (18.89%) Palo Alto
4 39 (17.97%) Microsoft
5 37 (17.05%) VMware
6 34 (15.67%) F5
7 29 (13.36%) Juniper
8 26 (11.98%) SolarWinds
9 23 (10.60%) Meraki
10 21 (9.68%) Aruba
11 16 (7.37%) HP
12 13 (5.99%) Infoblox
13 12 (5.53%) Citrix
14 10 (4.61%) Blue Coat
15 9 (4.15%) Barracuda Networks
16 8 (3.69%) Google
16 8 (3.69%) Zscaler
17 7 (3.23%) Forcepoint
17 7 (3.23%) Fortinet
17 7 (3.23%) Red Box