Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1080 1154 1150
Rank change year-on-year +74 -4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Architect 53 40 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.022% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.023% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 52 45 55
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £63,750 £67,500
% change year-on-year +9.80% -5.56% -3.57%

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 153,459 171,422 178,550
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.03% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 123,266 137,855 149,075
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £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% - +3.66%

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 10 December 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 10 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
UK excluding London +63 42 £70,000 +9.80% 5
England +47 35 £70,000 +7.69% 3
Scotland - 18 £70,000 - 2
North of England +16 16 £70,000 +14.29% 3
North East - 12 £70,000 - 2
London +89 11 £75,000 -6.25%
Midlands +28 6 £80,000 +39.13%
West Midlands +32 4 £80,000 +39.13%
South East +17 4 £80,000 +39.13%
North West +10 4 £70,000 +7.69% 1
East Midlands +5 2 £60,000 -
South West - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Cisco Network Architect 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 Network Architect in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (98.11%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (90.57%) CCNP
4 46 (86.79%) Presales
5 43 (81.13%) WAN
6 40 (75.47%) Wireless
6 40 (75.47%) Network Security
7 39 (73.58%) Firewall
8 38 (71.70%) LAN
9 37 (69.81%) Data Centre
10 29 (54.72%) CCDP
11 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (50.94%) Cisco Wireless
11 27 (50.94%) Mentoring
12 25 (47.17%) Wireless Security
12 25 (47.17%) Technical Leadership
13 13 (24.53%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (22.64%) CCIE
15 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (18.87%) Unified Communications
16 10 (18.87%) Google Cloud Platform
17 9 (16.98%) MPLS
17 9 (16.98%) BGP
18 8 (15.09%) OSPF
18 8 (15.09%) VPN
18 8 (15.09%) Private Cloud
18 8 (15.09%) Telepresence
19 7 (13.21%) Palo Alto
19 7 (13.21%) CCNA

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 3 (5.66%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.87%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (81.13%) WAN
2 40 (75.47%) Network Security
2 40 (75.47%) Wireless
3 39 (73.58%) Firewall
4 38 (71.70%) LAN
5 27 (50.94%) Cisco Wireless
6 25 (47.17%) Wireless Security
7 13 (24.53%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (18.87%) Unified Communications
9 9 (16.98%) BGP
9 9 (16.98%) MPLS
10 8 (15.09%) OSPF
10 8 (15.09%) Telepresence
10 8 (15.09%) VPN
11 7 (13.21%) Cisco Firepower
12 5 (9.43%) VPLS
13 4 (7.55%) IPv6
13 4 (7.55%) WLAN
14 3 (5.66%) DNS
14 3 (5.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Big Data
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Billing
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (69.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.09%) Private Cloud
3 6 (11.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.66%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.77%) Tandem
6 1 (1.89%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (86.79%) Presales
2 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) Mentoring
3 25 (47.17%) Technical Leadership
4 7 (13.21%) Network Design
5 6 (11.32%) ITIL
5 6 (11.32%) Network Architecture
6 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
6 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.66%) Line Management
7 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.66%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 3 (5.66%) SIEM
7 3 (5.66%) Software Optimisation
7 3 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (3.77%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (98.11%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (90.57%) CCNP
3 29 (54.72%) CCDP
4 12 (22.64%) CCIE
5 7 (13.21%) CCNA
6 4 (7.55%) CCDE
7 3 (5.66%) CCENT
7 3 (5.66%) CCSE
7 3 (5.66%) CISSP
7 3 (5.66%) IISP
7 3 (5.66%) ISSAP
7 3 (5.66%) JNCIE
7 3 (5.66%) JNCIP
7 3 (5.66%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) VCDX
9 1 (1.89%) CCIE Security
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) QRadar
2 2 (3.77%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) Cacti
3 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (13.21%) Palo Alto
3 6 (11.32%) Fortinet
4 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.43%) Juniper
4 5 (9.43%) Meraki
5 4 (7.55%) F5
6 3 (5.66%) IBM
6 3 (5.66%) LogRhythm
6 3 (5.66%) Splunk
6 3 (5.66%) Tufin
7 2 (3.77%) Arista
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix
7 2 (3.77%) Radware
7 2 (3.77%) VMware
8 1 (1.89%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds