Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1122 1157 1212
Rank change year-on-year +35 +55 -102
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Architect 35 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.025% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.026% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 38
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £52,500 £47,775 £60,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £76,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -11.54% -7.14%

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 160,631 169,827 188,471
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 129,444 136,110 158,415
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
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% - +6.25%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 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 +10 24 £70,000 +7.69% 8
London +46 15 £81,250 +1.56% 3
UK excluding London +18 15 £65,000 +13.04% 6
Scotland - 6 £65,000 - 1
North of England +10 5 £65,000 +13.04% 2
North East -20 4 £67,500 +35.00% 1
South East -3 3 £80,000 +39.13% 2
Yorkshire +28 1 £60,000 +10.85%
West Midlands +28 1 £80,000 +39.13%
Midlands +6 1 £80,000 +39.13%
South West - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (74.29%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (62.86%) CCNP
4 19 (54.29%) Firewall
4 19 (54.29%) Data Centre
5 17 (48.57%) WAN
6 16 (45.71%) Wireless
6 16 (45.71%) Presales
7 15 (42.86%) LAN
7 15 (42.86%) Network Security
8 13 (37.14%) CCIE
9 12 (34.29%) Juniper
10 11 (31.43%) CCDP
10 11 (31.43%) Cisco Wireless
11 10 (28.57%) Palo Alto
11 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
13 8 (22.86%) Cisco Firepower
13 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (20.00%) Network Design
15 5 (14.29%) F5
15 5 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
15 5 (14.29%) MPLS
15 5 (14.29%) BGP
15 5 (14.29%) VPN
16 4 (11.43%) Ethernet
16 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
16 4 (11.43%) CCNA
16 4 (11.43%) Finance
16 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus

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 1 (2.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) Firewall
2 17 (48.57%) WAN
3 16 (45.71%) Wireless
4 15 (42.86%) LAN
4 15 (42.86%) Network Security
5 11 (31.43%) Cisco Wireless
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (14.29%) BGP
7 5 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (14.29%) MPLS
7 5 (14.29%) VPN
8 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (11.43%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.57%) OSPF
9 3 (8.57%) VLAN
9 3 (8.57%) Wireless Security
10 2 (5.71%) IPsec
10 2 (5.71%) SNMP
10 2 (5.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Big Data
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.71%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Presales
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
4 7 (20.00%) Network Design
5 3 (8.57%) High Availability
6 2 (5.71%) Change Control
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (5.71%) IT Strategy
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Network Management
6 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Strategic Thinking
7 1 (2.86%) Data Science
7 1 (2.86%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (62.86%) CCNP
3 13 (37.14%) CCIE
4 11 (31.43%) CCDP
5 4 (11.43%) CCNA
6 3 (8.57%) CCIE Security
7 2 (5.71%) CCENT
7 2 (5.71%) CISSP
7 2 (5.71%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.86%) CCSE
8 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.86%) Degree
8 1 (2.86%) GIAC
8 1 (2.86%) ISACA
8 1 (2.86%) ISSAP
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.86%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Cacti
1 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.86%) QRadar
2 1 (2.86%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) Juniper
3 10 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 5 (14.29%) F5
5 4 (11.43%) Arista
5 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.71%) Meraki
6 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.71%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.71%) Splunk
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.86%) McAfee
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) Tufin