Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 760 500 494
Rank change year-on-year -260 -6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 454 935 1,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.54% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.56% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 439 844 1,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 171,036 166,082 198,027
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.56% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 139,943 137,888 166,120
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 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 -262 406 £50,000 +11.11% 38
UK excluding London -221 269 £42,500 -5.56% 24
London -140 172 £55,000 +6.80% 16
North of England -3 89 £40,000 -2.44% 7
South East -184 88 £45,000 - 7
Yorkshire +20 62 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Scotland -6 33 £45,000 +15.22% 1
North West -32 27 £44,000 +7.32% 5
East of England -34 23 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Midlands -103 23 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South West -17 13 £60,000 +60.00% 3
West Midlands -85 12 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East Midlands -28 11 £40,000 -7.51% 2
Wales -3 1 £40,000 -20.00%

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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
2 338 (74.45%) Cisco Certification
3 291 (64.10%) Firewall
4 264 (58.15%) CCNP
5 237 (52.20%) CCNA
6 171 (37.67%) WAN
7 153 (33.70%) Wireless
8 145 (31.94%) LAN
9 138 (30.40%) Cisco ASA
10 125 (27.53%) F5
11 112 (24.67%) BGP
12 111 (24.45%) Data Centre
13 99 (21.81%) VPN
14 98 (21.59%) CheckPoint
15 95 (20.93%) Network Security
16 92 (20.26%) OSPF
17 90 (19.82%) Finance
18 88 (19.38%) MPLS
19 86 (18.94%) CCIE
20 85 (18.72%) Juniper
21 84 (18.50%) Cisco Nexus
22 82 (18.06%) ITIL
23 74 (16.30%) VMware
24 67 (14.76%) Load Balancing
25 62 (13.66%) Palo Alto
26 57 (12.56%) Network Design
27 55 (12.11%) Cisco Wireless
28 49 (10.79%) Windows
29 48 (10.57%) Cisco IOS
29 48 (10.57%) VLAN

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 5 (1.10%) OpenStack
2 4 (0.88%) Apache
3 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.44%) nginx
3 2 (0.44%) SAS
3 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.74%) SaaS
3 15 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (2.86%) IaaS
4 13 (2.86%) PaaS
4 13 (2.86%) Serverless
5 5 (1.10%) Office 365
6 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 291 (64.10%) Firewall
2 171 (37.67%) WAN
3 153 (33.70%) Wireless
4 145 (31.94%) LAN
5 138 (30.40%) Cisco ASA
6 112 (24.67%) BGP
7 99 (21.81%) VPN
8 95 (20.93%) Network Security
9 92 (20.26%) OSPF
10 88 (19.38%) MPLS
11 84 (18.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 55 (12.11%) Cisco Wireless
13 48 (10.57%) Cisco IOS
13 48 (10.57%) VLAN
14 46 (10.13%) EIGRP
14 46 (10.13%) VoIP
15 41 (9.03%) IPsec
16 38 (8.37%) DNS
17 37 (8.15%) TCP/IP
18 36 (7.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.66%) Blockchain
2 2 (0.44%) MySQL
2 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (2.20%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 90 (19.82%) Finance
2 27 (5.95%) Banking
3 16 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.20%) Retail
5 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.66%) Law
6 3 (0.66%) Legal
7 2 (0.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.22%) Games
8 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.08%) 802.1X
2 13 (2.86%) LDAP
3 4 (0.88%) SAML
4 3 (0.66%) CSS
4 3 (0.66%) HTML
5 2 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.44%) LAMP
6 1 (0.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (24.45%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.20%) Clustering
4 10 (2.20%) Online Banking
5 7 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.10%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.66%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.44%) EPoS
9 2 (0.44%) Eurex
10 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.22%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.79%) Windows
2 36 (7.93%) Linux
3 20 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.54%) Unix
7 4 (0.88%) CentOS
7 4 (0.88%) Solaris
8 3 (0.66%) Debian
9 2 (0.44%) AIX
9 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.44%) SUSE
9 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (18.06%) ITIL
2 67 (14.76%) Load Balancing
3 57 (12.56%) Network Design
4 40 (8.81%) Network Management
5 39 (8.59%) Change Management
6 35 (7.71%) Network Monitoring
7 33 (7.27%) Presales
8 32 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (6.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 28 (6.17%) Problem Management
11 24 (5.29%) Change Control
12 21 (4.63%) High Availability
13 20 (4.41%) Penetration Testing
14 19 (4.19%) Mentoring
14 19 (4.19%) Network Virtualisation
15 18 (3.96%) Configuration Management
15 18 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
16 17 (3.74%) Information Security
17 15 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.39%) Python
2 10 (2.20%) Bash Shell
2 10 (2.20%) SQL
3 4 (0.88%) PHP
4 3 (0.66%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.66%) Perl
4 3 (0.66%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.44%) Bourne shell
5 2 (0.44%) C
5 2 (0.44%) C-shell
5 2 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 338 (74.45%) Cisco Certification
2 264 (58.15%) CCNP
3 237 (52.20%) CCNA
4 86 (18.94%) CCIE
5 29 (6.39%) JNCIP
6 24 (5.29%) CCDA
7 20 (4.41%) CCSA
7 20 (4.41%) CCSE
8 16 (3.52%) Degree
9 15 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (2.86%) Security Cleared
11 12 (2.64%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.54%) CCIP
12 7 (1.54%) JNCIE
12 7 (1.54%) MCSE
12 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.32%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (1.10%) CCIE Security
14 5 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (0.66%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.20%) SLA
2 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 35 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.96%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.32%) vSphere
4 5 (1.10%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.44%) iptables
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 26 (5.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (4.41%) Cisco Prime
3 17 (3.74%) Cisco UCCX
3 17 (3.74%) FortiGate
4 16 (3.52%) Nagios
5 6 (1.32%) Cacti
6 5 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (1.10%) Stealthwatch
6 5 (1.10%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.88%) Ansible
8 3 (0.66%) Grafana
8 3 (0.66%) Graphite
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.44%) OpenView
9 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.44%) Puppet
9 2 (0.44%) QRadar
9 2 (0.44%) SELinux
10 1 (0.22%) Proxmox
10 1 (0.22%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 454 (100.00%) Cisco
2 125 (27.53%) F5
3 98 (21.59%) CheckPoint
4 85 (18.72%) Juniper
5 74 (16.30%) VMware
6 62 (13.66%) Palo Alto
7 43 (9.47%) SolarWinds
8 34 (7.49%) Meraki
9 32 (7.05%) Avaya
10 26 (5.73%) Microsoft
11 24 (5.29%) Genesys
11 24 (5.29%) Verint
12 22 (4.85%) NetApp
13 16 (3.52%) Blue Coat
13 16 (3.52%) IronPort
14 15 (3.30%) Citrix
15 14 (3.08%) Riverbed
16 11 (2.42%) Fortinet
17 10 (2.20%) HP
18 9 (1.98%) Nimble Storage