Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Network Architect
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1119 1113 1132
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Architect 55 83 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.047% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.049% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 59 56 130
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £53,750 £54,375 £54,950
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £76,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% +7.69%

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 166,635 170,262 199,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.48% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,263 141,781 167,134
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Cisco Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Cisco Network Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Architect in the UK

Cisco Network Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Network Architect.

Salary trend for Cisco Network Architect in the UK

Cisco Network Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Architect over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco Network Architect in the UK

Cisco Network Architect
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 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 -15 50 £65,000 -3.70% 5
UK excluding London +5 38 £65,000 -3.70% 4
London +1 17 £65,000 -16.13% 2
South East -6 14 £65,000 -3.70% 1
North of England +14 11 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Midlands +19 7 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Yorkshire +35 6 £57,500 +21.05%
North West -2 5 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Scotland - 5 £65,000 - 1
East of England - 5 £60,000 -
West Midlands +5 4 £57,500 -4.17% 1
East Midlands +22 3 £60,000 +14.29%

Cisco Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Cisco Network Architect 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 Network Architect in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (78.18%) CCNP
3 42 (76.36%) Firewall
4 40 (72.73%) WAN
5 28 (50.91%) CCIE
6 27 (49.09%) F5
7 24 (43.64%) LAN
7 24 (43.64%) Network Design
8 23 (41.82%) Wireless
8 23 (41.82%) Juniper
8 23 (41.82%) CheckPoint
8 23 (41.82%) Load Balancing
8 23 (41.82%) Network Security
9 22 (40.00%) MPLS
9 22 (40.00%) CCDP
10 21 (38.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (34.55%) Data Centre
11 19 (34.55%) Cisco Wireless
12 18 (32.73%) Palo Alto
12 18 (32.73%) VPN
13 16 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (29.09%) CCNA
14 15 (27.27%) CCDA
14 15 (27.27%) Presales
15 13 (23.64%) Service Delivery
15 13 (23.64%) OSPF
16 11 (20.00%) Finance
16 11 (20.00%) BIG-IP
16 11 (20.00%) JNCIP

Cisco Network Architect 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 9 (16.36%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) IaaS
1 9 (16.36%) PaaS
1 9 (16.36%) SaaS
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (76.36%) Firewall
2 40 (72.73%) WAN
3 24 (43.64%) LAN
4 23 (41.82%) Network Security
4 23 (41.82%) Wireless
5 22 (40.00%) MPLS
6 21 (38.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (34.55%) Cisco Wireless
8 18 (32.73%) VPN
9 16 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (23.64%) OSPF
11 11 (20.00%) BIG-IP
12 9 (16.36%) IPsec
12 9 (16.36%) SSL
12 9 (16.36%) Telepresence
12 9 (16.36%) Unified Communications
13 8 (14.55%) DHCP
13 8 (14.55%) DNS
13 8 (14.55%) Internet
14 7 (12.73%) BGP
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
2 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 5 (9.09%) Law
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Fintech
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
1 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Network Design
2 23 (41.82%) Load Balancing
3 15 (27.27%) Presales
4 13 (23.64%) Service Delivery
5 11 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 10 (18.18%) Network Architecture
7 9 (16.36%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
8 5 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (7.27%) ITIL
9 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.27%) SDLC
10 3 (5.45%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (5.45%) High Availability
11 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (3.64%) Project Management
12 1 (1.82%) Change Management
12 1 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
12 1 (1.82%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (78.18%) CCNP
3 28 (50.91%) CCIE
4 22 (40.00%) CCDP
5 16 (29.09%) CCNA
6 15 (27.27%) CCDA
7 11 (20.00%) JNCIE
7 11 (20.00%) JNCIP
8 10 (18.18%) CCSA
9 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
9 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
10 5 (9.09%) CCSE
11 3 (5.45%) CCDE
12 2 (3.64%) CCIP
12 2 (3.64%) JNCIA
12 2 (3.64%) JNCIS
12 2 (3.64%) MCSA
12 2 (3.64%) MCSE
12 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (49.09%) F5
3 23 (41.82%) CheckPoint
3 23 (41.82%) Juniper
4 18 (32.73%) Palo Alto
5 10 (18.18%) Avaya
6 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.45%) VMware
8 2 (3.64%) HP
8 2 (3.64%) Meraki
8 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.82%) Nortel
9 1 (1.82%) Tandberg