The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 464 494
Rank change year-on-year -86 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 364 584 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.59% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.61% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 335 525 507
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -87 357 £47,500 -5.00% 26
London -49 115 £53,750 -2.27% 3
South East -17 99 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Berkshire +29 51 £55,000 -8.33% 1
North West -22 41 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Reading +32 38 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East of England -24 32 £42,500 - 6
Manchester -20 27 £45,000 +5.88% 4
West Midlands +13 26 £40,000 +5.26% 4
Yorkshire -33 20 £47,500 -13.63% 2
City of London +6 19 £66,250 +15.21% 2
Surrey +14 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Kent +19 15 £45,000 +34.32%
East Midlands +14 12 £50,000 +51.51% 1
Merseyside -1 12 £37,500 +13.63%
Liverpool - 11 £37,500 -
Essex - 11 £52,500 - 1
Warwickshire +14 9 £35,000 -7.89%
North Yorkshire +4 9 £65,000 +78.08%
West Yorkshire -16 9 £42,500 -22.72% 2
South West -32 9 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Oxfordshire +20 8 £55,000 -
Birmingham +10 8 £55,250 +57.85% 2
Hertfordshire -32 8 £30,500 -28.23% 1
Colchester - 8 £52,500 -
West Malling - 8 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire +21 7 £27,500 -47.61% 3
Watford -7 7 £26,000 -58.40% 1
Oxford - 7 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £37,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 826 (100.00%) Cisco
2 638 (77.24%) Cisco Certification
3 523 (63.32%) CCNP
4 515 (62.35%) Firewall
5 366 (44.31%) CCNA
6 321 (38.86%) WAN
7 278 (33.66%) BGP
8 273 (33.05%) MPLS
9 263 (31.84%) OSPF
10 255 (30.87%) LAN
11 252 (30.51%) VPN
12 243 (29.42%) Cisco ASA
13 237 (28.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 237 (28.69%) Juniper
14 213 (25.79%) Wireless
15 205 (24.82%) CheckPoint
16 193 (23.37%) Palo Alto
17 165 (19.98%) CCIE
18 164 (19.85%) Data Centre
19 159 (19.25%) F5
20 154 (18.64%) Windows
21 153 (18.52%) Network Security
22 150 (18.16%) DNS
23 146 (17.68%) Network Design
24 138 (16.71%) ITIL
24 138 (16.71%) VLAN
25 129 (15.62%) TCP/IP
26 119 (14.41%) Microsoft
26 119 (14.41%) VoIP
27 111 (13.44%) VMware

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 18 (2.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (1.82%) IIS
3 14 (1.69%) Apache
3 14 (1.69%) Tomcat
3 14 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.09%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (5.57%) MS Visio
2 28 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.36%) IaaS
3 3 (0.36%) PaaS
3 3 (0.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Akamai
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 515 (62.35%) Firewall
2 321 (38.86%) WAN
3 278 (33.66%) BGP
4 273 (33.05%) MPLS
5 263 (31.84%) OSPF
6 255 (30.87%) LAN
7 252 (30.51%) VPN
8 243 (29.42%) Cisco ASA
9 237 (28.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 213 (25.79%) Wireless
11 153 (18.52%) Network Security
12 150 (18.16%) DNS
13 138 (16.71%) VLAN
14 129 (15.62%) TCP/IP
15 119 (14.41%) VoIP
16 95 (11.50%) Cisco IOS
16 95 (11.50%) DHCP
17 85 (10.29%) Cisco Wireless
18 81 (9.81%) EIGRP
19 80 (9.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (0.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 104 (12.59%) Finance
2 54 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 51 (6.17%) Banking
4 16 (1.94%) Legal
5 12 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.21%) Law
7 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.61%) Online Betting
7 5 (0.61%) Publishing
8 4 (0.48%) Marketing
9 3 (0.36%) Advertising
9 3 (0.36%) Electronics
10 2 (0.24%) Front Office
10 2 (0.24%) Games
10 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
11 1 (0.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.84%) 802.1X
2 5 (0.61%) CGI
2 5 (0.61%) XML
3 3 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.12%) RFC 2547
4 1 (0.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 164 (19.85%) Data Centre
2 32 (3.87%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 24 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (1.69%) iPad
6 14 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
7 13 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (1.33%) Driving Licence
9 7 (0.85%) e-Health
10 6 (0.73%) IVR
11 5 (0.61%) CCTV
11 5 (0.61%) Clustering
12 4 (0.48%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.36%) Eurex
13 3 (0.36%) Wiki
14 2 (0.24%) Hedge funds
15 1 (0.12%) Internet of Things
15 1 (0.12%) Machine to Machine
15 1 (0.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 154 (18.64%) Windows
2 97 (11.74%) Linux
3 79 (9.56%) Windows Server
4 42 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (4.00%) Unix
6 32 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.69%) Solaris
9 6 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.61%) CentOS
10 5 (0.61%) SUSE
10 5 (0.61%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.61%) Windows Vista
10 5 (0.61%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (17.68%) Network Design
2 138 (16.71%) ITIL
3 99 (11.99%) Load Balancing
4 73 (8.84%) Change Management
5 70 (8.47%) High Availability
6 69 (8.35%) Network Management
7 57 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
8 32 (3.87%) Mentoring
9 20 (2.42%) Project Management
10 19 (2.30%) Change Control
11 18 (2.18%) DDoS Mitigation
11 18 (2.18%) Presales
12 17 (2.06%) Migration
12 17 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (1.94%) Service Delivery
14 15 (1.82%) Network Architecture
14 15 (1.82%) Security Operations
14 15 (1.82%) Vulnerability Management
15 14 (1.69%) OWASP
15 14 (1.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (1.57%) C
1 13 (1.57%) Python
2 12 (1.45%) SQL
3 7 (0.85%) Perl
4 6 (0.73%) R
5 5 (0.61%) Java
5 5 (0.61%) PHP
6 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.24%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.24%) Ruby
8 1 (0.12%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 638 (77.24%) Cisco Certification
2 523 (63.32%) CCNP
3 366 (44.31%) CCNA
4 165 (19.98%) CCIE
5 49 (5.93%) Degree
5 49 (5.93%) Security Cleared
6 46 (5.57%) SC Cleared
7 32 (3.87%) CCVP
8 30 (3.63%) JNCIS
9 25 (3.03%) CCSA
10 24 (2.91%) CCDA
11 23 (2.78%) CCDP
12 20 (2.42%) JNCIA
13 19 (2.30%) JNCIP
14 15 (1.82%) CCSP
14 15 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
16 12 (1.45%) CCNP Voice
16 12 (1.45%) MCSE
17 11 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.57%) SLA
2 16 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 14 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.61%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 59 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (4.96%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.42%) ProxySG
5 16 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.48%) vSphere
7 4 (0.48%) XenApp
8 2 (0.24%) Firmware
8 2 (0.24%) vCloud
9 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 93 (11.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 63 (7.63%) FortiGate
3 43 (5.21%) Cisco UCCX
4 33 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
5 25 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
6 22 (2.66%) Cacti
7 17 (2.06%) SolarWinds Orion
8 15 (1.82%) OpenView
9 8 (0.97%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.48%) Nagios
11 4 (0.48%) SCCM
12 3 (0.36%) SCOM
13 2 (0.24%) SmokePing
14 1 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
14 1 (0.12%) Cisco CME
14 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
14 1 (0.12%) Endace
14 1 (0.12%) QRadar
14 1 (0.12%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 826 (100.00%) Cisco
2 237 (28.69%) Juniper
3 205 (24.82%) CheckPoint
4 193 (23.37%) Palo Alto
5 159 (19.25%) F5
6 119 (14.41%) Microsoft
7 111 (13.44%) VMware
8 69 (8.35%) HP
9 49 (5.93%) SolarWinds
10 42 (5.08%) Citrix
10 42 (5.08%) Fortinet
11 34 (4.12%) Meraki
12 29 (3.51%) Huawei
13 26 (3.15%) Riverbed
14 25 (3.03%) Avaya
14 25 (3.03%) Blue Coat
15 24 (2.91%) NetApp
16 23 (2.78%) Red Box
17 20 (2.42%) Aruba
18 18 (2.18%) Sun
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexy hours
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package, Overti
Posted: 18 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car & Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago