The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Cisco Network Engineer
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 451 445 425
Rank change year-on-year -6 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 458 653 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.62% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.65% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 414 591 641
Median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 454 £45,000 -5.26% 24
London +37 177 £51,500 +3.00% 10
South East -26 123 £42,500 -15.00% 5
West Midlands +33 44 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire -3 37 £40,000 -11.11%
East Sussex +40 32 £40,750 -14.21% 1
Brighton +36 32 £40,750 -14.21% 1
Berkshire -13 32 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Surrey +26 26 £45,000 -4.25%
East of England +16 26 £33,000 -25.00% 1
Leeds 0 19 £35,000 -33.33%
West Yorkshire -13 19 £35,000 -30.00%
Herefordshire - 19 £45,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +14 18 £55,000 +22.22%
North West -7 18 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +17 16 £46,000 +58.62% 1
Reading -12 16 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Kent +21 14 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Watford +5 14 £43,250 -13.50%
Hertfordshire +5 14 £43,250 -1.70%
Hampshire -9 14 £50,000 -
Hereford - 14 £45,000 - 1
South West +21 13 £28,500 -32.94%
City of London +18 12 £52,500 -11.01% 5
Manchester -17 11 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Birmingham +14 10 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire +26 8 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 8 £44,000 -
Essex +21 7 £33,000 -40.00% 1
Harrogate +5 7 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Cisco Network Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 914 (100.00%) Cisco
2 683 (74.73%) Cisco Certification
3 590 (64.55%) Firewall
4 578 (63.24%) CCNP
5 425 (46.50%) CCNA
6 361 (39.50%) WAN
7 321 (35.12%) LAN
8 284 (31.07%) Cisco ASA
9 273 (29.87%) VPN
10 272 (29.76%) MPLS
11 259 (28.34%) BGP
12 254 (27.79%) Juniper
13 250 (27.35%) OSPF
14 242 (26.48%) Wireless
15 226 (24.73%) Network Security
16 224 (24.51%) CheckPoint
17 219 (23.96%) Data Centre
18 207 (22.65%) Cisco Nexus
19 196 (21.44%) Palo Alto
20 162 (17.72%) ITIL
21 158 (17.29%) F5
22 155 (16.96%) Network Design
23 149 (16.30%) DNS
24 144 (15.75%) CCIE
24 144 (15.75%) Finance
25 139 (15.21%) VLAN
26 133 (14.55%) Windows
27 131 (14.33%) VoIP
28 124 (13.57%) VMware
29 112 (12.25%) Cisco CUCM

Cisco Network 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 16 (1.75%) IIS
2 14 (1.53%) Apache
2 14 (1.53%) Tomcat
2 14 (1.53%) WebLogic
3 11 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.77%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.11%) Confluence
7 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.11%) SAS
7 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (3.72%) MS Visio
2 23 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 22 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (1.20%) Office 365
2 5 (0.55%) SaaS
3 4 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.22%) IaaS
4 2 (0.22%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 590 (64.55%) Firewall
2 361 (39.50%) WAN
3 321 (35.12%) LAN
4 284 (31.07%) Cisco ASA
5 273 (29.87%) VPN
6 272 (29.76%) MPLS
7 259 (28.34%) BGP
8 250 (27.35%) OSPF
9 242 (26.48%) Wireless
10 226 (24.73%) Network Security
11 207 (22.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 149 (16.30%) DNS
13 139 (15.21%) VLAN
14 131 (14.33%) VoIP
15 107 (11.71%) TCP/IP
16 105 (11.49%) Cisco IOS
17 84 (9.19%) DHCP
18 79 (8.64%) IPsec
19 76 (8.32%) Cisco Wireless
19 76 (8.32%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.11%) JIRA
General
1 144 (15.75%) Finance
2 69 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 52 (5.69%) Banking
4 16 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 13 (1.42%) Legal
6 9 (0.98%) Law
7 8 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.88%) Publishing
8 7 (0.77%) Online Betting
9 6 (0.66%) Military
10 4 (0.44%) Front Office
10 4 (0.44%) Retail
11 3 (0.33%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) Advertising
12 2 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) Games
13 1 (0.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (7.22%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.33%) CGI
2 3 (0.33%) XML
3 2 (0.22%) CSS
3 2 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 219 (23.96%) Data Centre
2 27 (2.95%) Computer Science
3 26 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 21 (2.30%) IVR
5 15 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
7 13 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (1.31%) Driving Licence
9 7 (0.77%) e-Health
9 7 (0.77%) iPad
10 5 (0.55%) Clustering
10 5 (0.55%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.55%) PKI
11 4 (0.44%) EMC VNX
11 4 (0.44%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.44%) Fintech
11 4 (0.44%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.44%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 133 (14.55%) Windows
2 88 (9.63%) Linux
3 62 (6.78%) Windows Server
4 42 (4.60%) Unix
5 41 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.64%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.09%) Solaris
8 10 (1.09%) Windows 10
9 9 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.44%) CentOS
11 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.33%) SUSE
11 3 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.33%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.33%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.22%) CatOS
12 2 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (17.72%) ITIL
2 155 (16.96%) Network Design
3 86 (9.41%) Load Balancing
4 67 (7.33%) Network Monitoring
5 63 (6.89%) Change Management
6 57 (6.24%) Network Management
7 50 (5.47%) Mentoring
8 48 (5.25%) High Availability
9 30 (3.28%) Presales
10 28 (3.06%) Project Management
11 25 (2.74%) Security Operations
12 24 (2.63%) Migration
12 24 (2.63%) Network Architecture
13 21 (2.30%) Change Control
14 20 (2.19%) Root Cause Analysis
14 20 (2.19%) SIEM
15 18 (1.97%) Service Management
16 17 (1.86%) Capacity Planning
16 17 (1.86%) Problem Management
17 15 (1.64%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (1.31%) SQL
2 10 (1.09%) Python
3 8 (0.88%) Perl
4 7 (0.77%) PowerShell
5 6 (0.66%) R
6 5 (0.55%) C
6 5 (0.55%) PHP
7 3 (0.33%) Java
8 1 (0.11%) Lisp
8 1 (0.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 683 (74.73%) Cisco Certification
2 578 (63.24%) CCNP
3 425 (46.50%) CCNA
4 144 (15.75%) CCIE
5 65 (7.11%) Security Cleared
6 61 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 46 (5.03%) Degree
8 42 (4.60%) CCVP
9 35 (3.83%) CCSA
10 34 (3.72%) JNCIA
11 25 (2.74%) CCDP
12 22 (2.41%) CCSP
12 22 (2.41%) JNCIP
13 19 (2.08%) CCDA
13 19 (2.08%) JNCIS
14 17 (1.86%) CCIP
15 15 (1.64%) DV Cleared
16 10 (1.09%) CCNP Voice
16 10 (1.09%) CCSE
17 8 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.27%) SLA
2 29 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 21 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (1.53%) ISO27002
5 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.33%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.11%) QA
System Software
1 62 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (2.52%) Hyper-V
3 17 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.86%) ProxySG
4 15 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.20%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.44%) vSphere
7 3 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.22%) Firmware
8 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.11%) KVM
9 1 (0.11%) NFS
9 1 (0.11%) vCloud
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 112 (12.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 50 (5.47%) Cisco UCCX
3 43 (4.70%) FortiGate
4 37 (4.05%) Cisco UCCE
5 24 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
6 16 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
7 15 (1.64%) Cacti
8 10 (1.09%) Nagios
8 10 (1.09%) OpenView
9 5 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
10 4 (0.44%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
12 2 (0.22%) SCOM
12 2 (0.22%) SmoothWall
12 2 (0.22%) vRealize
13 1 (0.11%) Cisco CME
13 1 (0.11%) Endace
13 1 (0.11%) QRadar
13 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 914 (100.00%) Cisco
2 254 (27.79%) Juniper
3 224 (24.51%) CheckPoint
4 196 (21.44%) Palo Alto
5 158 (17.29%) F5
6 124 (13.57%) VMware
7 92 (10.07%) Microsoft
8 72 (7.88%) HP
9 57 (6.24%) SolarWinds
10 48 (5.25%) Citrix
11 45 (4.92%) Riverbed
12 44 (4.81%) Fortinet
13 37 (4.05%) Meraki
14 35 (3.83%) Avaya
15 31 (3.39%) Blue Coat
16 30 (3.28%) Arista
16 30 (3.28%) NetApp
17 25 (2.74%) Cyberoam
17 25 (2.74%) Red Box
18 24 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
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