Period
to 16 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

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
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 649 816 648
Rank change year-on-year +167 -168 -118
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 454 357 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.22% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 298 313 599
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +9.38% -4.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,500 £33,300
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -

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 129,995 156,330 173,005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.89% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 103,956 125,866 138,774
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Cisco Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 14 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 6 months to 16 November 2019. 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 +174 442 £45,000 -14.29% 37
UK excluding London +192 353 £42,500 +6.25% 25
North of England +141 157 £42,000 +12.00% 6
Yorkshire +111 122 £40,000 -11.11% 3
London +20 94 £60,000 - 12
South East +44 89 £47,500 +18.75% 8
East of England +105 61 £35,000 +6.06% 6
North West +37 35 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Midlands +24 29 £42,500 -5.56% 3
East Midlands +11 15 £42,500 +4.29%
West Midlands +25 14 £44,000 -7.37% 3
South West +13 13 £54,250 +59.56% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £37,500 -
Wales - 2 - -

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, Cisco Network Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 454 (100.00%) Cisco
2 387 (85.24%) Cisco Certification
3 328 (72.25%) Firewall
4 302 (66.52%) CCNA
5 293 (64.54%) CCNP
6 239 (52.64%) WAN
7 234 (51.54%) Network Security
8 212 (46.70%) MPLS
9 185 (40.75%) Cisco ASA
10 181 (39.87%) VPN
11 174 (38.33%) Palo Alto
12 173 (38.11%) BGP
13 145 (31.94%) Cisco Nexus
14 144 (31.72%) OSPF
15 142 (31.28%) Network Management
16 138 (30.40%) DNS
17 137 (30.18%) Change Control
18 134 (29.52%) CheckPoint
18 134 (29.52%) Fortinet
19 132 (29.07%) Network Design
20 126 (27.75%) LAN
21 118 (25.99%) FortiGate
22 116 (25.55%) Linux
23 115 (25.33%) Service Delivery
24 113 (24.89%) ISO 9001
24 113 (24.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 113 (24.89%) Product Management
25 108 (23.79%) NetScaler
26 107 (23.57%) Python
27 105 (23.13%) Telecoms

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 4 (0.88%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.44%) Confluence
3 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (5.51%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.25%) Azure
2 23 (5.07%) AWS
3 7 (1.54%) Office 365
3 7 (1.54%) SaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 328 (72.25%) Firewall
2 239 (52.64%) WAN
3 234 (51.54%) Network Security
4 212 (46.70%) MPLS
5 185 (40.75%) Cisco ASA
6 181 (39.87%) VPN
7 173 (38.11%) BGP
8 145 (31.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 144 (31.72%) OSPF
10 138 (30.40%) DNS
11 126 (27.75%) LAN
12 108 (23.79%) NetScaler
13 104 (22.91%) IPsec
14 100 (22.03%) ADSL
14 100 (22.03%) SMTP
15 98 (21.59%) Broadband
16 97 (21.37%) RIP
17 64 (14.10%) Wireless
18 62 (13.66%) TCP/IP
19 43 (9.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.44%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 105 (23.13%) Telecoms
2 50 (11.01%) Finance
3 19 (4.19%) Banking
4 6 (1.32%) Retail
5 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.66%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.44%) Front Office
6 2 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.22%) Advertising
7 1 (0.22%) Electronics
7 1 (0.22%) French Language
7 1 (0.22%) Games
7 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.32%) XMPP
2 2 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 102 (22.47%) Management Information System
2 68 (14.98%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.54%) BBC
4 7 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (1.32%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (0.88%) Driving Licence
7 4 (0.88%) PKI
7 4 (0.88%) Social Media
8 3 (0.66%) Clustering
8 3 (0.66%) Eurex
8 3 (0.66%) MPEG
8 3 (0.66%) Replication
9 2 (0.44%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.44%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 116 (25.55%) Linux
2 103 (22.69%) Unix
3 39 (8.59%) Windows
4 26 (5.73%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.32%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.44%) Solaris
9 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.22%) CentOS
10 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (31.28%) Network Management
2 137 (30.18%) Change Control
3 132 (29.07%) Network Design
4 115 (25.33%) Service Delivery
5 113 (24.89%) Product Management
6 56 (12.33%) ITIL
7 34 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
8 32 (7.05%) Load Balancing
9 30 (6.61%) Network Monitoring
10 21 (4.63%) Service Management
11 19 (4.19%) Presales
12 18 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 13 (2.86%) Migration
13 13 (2.86%) Project Delivery
14 12 (2.64%) Architectural Design
14 12 (2.64%) Change Management
14 12 (2.64%) Project Management
14 12 (2.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (2.64%) WAN Optimisation
15 11 (2.42%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 107 (23.57%) Python
2 104 (22.91%) Bash Shell
3 102 (22.47%) Perl
4 6 (1.32%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 387 (85.24%) Cisco Certification
2 302 (66.52%) CCNA
3 293 (64.54%) CCNP
4 48 (10.57%) CCIE
5 43 (9.47%) CCSA
6 30 (6.61%) Degree
7 28 (6.17%) Check Point Certification
8 27 (5.95%) JNCIA
9 25 (5.51%) Security Cleared
10 20 (4.41%) JNCIS
11 18 (3.96%) CCSE
12 17 (3.74%) CCDP
13 15 (3.30%) SC Cleared
14 14 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (1.98%) JNCIP
16 6 (1.32%) CCDA
17 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
17 3 (0.66%) MCP
17 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (24.89%) ISO 9001
1 113 (24.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (6.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 24 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.66%) Firmware
4 3 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.44%) iptables
6 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 118 (25.99%) FortiGate
2 98 (21.59%) Nagios
3 38 (8.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 21 (4.63%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.66%) Ansible
6 3 (0.66%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.44%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.22%) Puppet
8 1 (0.22%) SCCM
8 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 454 (100.00%) Cisco
2 174 (38.33%) Palo Alto
3 134 (29.52%) CheckPoint
3 134 (29.52%) Fortinet
4 89 (19.60%) Juniper
5 44 (9.69%) Microsoft
6 34 (7.49%) F5
7 30 (6.61%) SolarWinds
8 24 (5.29%) HP
9 20 (4.41%) VMware
10 14 (3.08%) Aruba
11 12 (2.64%) Meraki
12 10 (2.20%) Riverbed
13 9 (1.98%) Speakerbus
14 8 (1.76%) Blue Coat
14 8 (1.76%) Forcepoint
15 7 (1.54%) Rackspace
15 7 (1.54%) Virgin Media
15 7 (1.54%) Zscaler
16 6 (1.32%) Huawei