Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1169 1160 1121
Rank change year-on-year -9 -39 +103
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Architect 37 83 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.044% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.046% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 43 61 160
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 £60,000 £57,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £75,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% -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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Network Architect in the UK

Cisco Network Architect
Top 11 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 21 November 2017. 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 -12 37 £65,000 -3.70%
UK excluding London -14 27 £62,500 -7.41%
North of England - 11 £65,000 -
London +16 10 £80,000 +14.29%
South East +10 10 £57,500 -14.81%
Midlands +42 7 £57,500 +2.22%
North West - 7 £65,000 -
West Midlands +18 4 £57,500 -4.17%
Yorkshire - 4 £57,500 -
East Midlands +43 3 £60,000 +14.29%
East of England +2 3 £60,000 -7.69%

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (67.57%) CCIE
2 25 (67.57%) CCNP
3 23 (62.16%) Firewall
4 22 (59.46%) CheckPoint
4 22 (59.46%) WAN
4 22 (59.46%) Network Design
4 22 (59.46%) F5
5 20 (54.05%) Juniper
5 20 (54.05%) MPLS
6 18 (48.65%) Palo Alto
7 17 (45.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (43.24%) CCDA
9 15 (40.54%) CCNA
9 15 (40.54%) Load Balancing
10 14 (37.84%) LAN
10 14 (37.84%) VPN
10 14 (37.84%) OSPF
11 13 (35.14%) Network Security
12 12 (32.43%) DNS
12 12 (32.43%) DHCP
13 10 (27.03%) Finance
13 10 (27.03%) CCSA
14 9 (24.32%) Wireless
14 9 (24.32%) BIG-IP
14 9 (24.32%) BGP
14 9 (24.32%) Internet
15 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
15 8 (21.62%) 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 6 (16.22%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) Firewall
2 22 (59.46%) WAN
3 20 (54.05%) MPLS
4 17 (45.95%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (37.84%) LAN
5 14 (37.84%) OSPF
5 14 (37.84%) VPN
6 13 (35.14%) Network Security
7 12 (32.43%) DHCP
7 12 (32.43%) DNS
8 9 (24.32%) BGP
8 9 (24.32%) BIG-IP
8 9 (24.32%) Internet
8 9 (24.32%) Wireless
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (18.92%) DMVPN
10 7 (18.92%) IGMP
10 7 (18.92%) Multicast
10 7 (18.92%) NX-OS
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Financial Institution
2 7 (18.92%) Law
3 3 (8.11%) Automotive
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) FlexPod
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Network Design
2 15 (40.54%) Load Balancing
3 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
4 7 (18.92%) Presales
5 6 (16.22%) Network Architecture
5 6 (16.22%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.41%) High Availability
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (67.57%) CCIE
2 25 (67.57%) CCNP
3 16 (43.24%) CCDA
4 15 (40.54%) CCNA
5 10 (27.03%) CCSA
6 8 (21.62%) JNCIE
6 8 (21.62%) JNCIP
7 7 (18.92%) CCDP
8 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
9 3 (8.11%) CCDE
9 3 (8.11%) CCSE
10 2 (5.41%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (5.41%) CCIP
10 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
10 2 (5.41%) JNCIS
10 2 (5.41%) MCSA
10 2 (5.41%) MCSE
10 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (59.46%) CheckPoint
2 22 (59.46%) F5
3 20 (54.05%) Juniper
4 18 (48.65%) Palo Alto
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) Avaya
7 5 (13.51%) VMware
8 2 (5.41%) HP