Period
to 23 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 524 504
Rank change year-on-year -89 -20 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 676 954 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.52% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 622 866 1087
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +12.50%

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 168119 182893 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.45% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 134641 153253 174947
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 15 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 23 October 2017. 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 -79 659 £47,500 -5.00% 14
UK excluding London -42 415 £45,000 +2.27% 10
London -108 250 £55,000 - 6
South East -24 137 £49,000 +3.16% 3
North of England +11 133 £44,000 +2.33% 1
North West +42 77 £45,000 +12.50%
Midlands +31 68 £44,000 +10.00% 1
East of England +4 57 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Yorkshire -1 53 £42,500 -22.73% 1
East Midlands +44 36 £44,000 +7.98% 1
West Midlands +4 32 £45,000 +12.50%
South West -38 15 £40,000 -1.84% 1
Scotland -11 5 £57,500 +68.28% 1
North East +17 3 £36,500 +20.66%
Wales +7 1 £40,000 -8.57% 1

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 676 (100.00%) Cisco
2 515 (76.18%) Cisco Certification
3 451 (66.72%) Firewall
4 430 (63.61%) CCNP
5 284 (42.01%) CCNA
5 284 (42.01%) WAN
6 231 (34.17%) LAN
7 220 (32.54%) MPLS
7 220 (32.54%) BGP
8 196 (28.99%) OSPF
9 191 (28.25%) Wireless
10 188 (27.81%) CheckPoint
10 188 (27.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 185 (27.37%) Cisco ASA
12 184 (27.22%) VPN
13 183 (27.07%) Juniper
14 171 (25.30%) CCIE
15 149 (22.04%) Data Centre
16 143 (21.15%) Network Security
17 139 (20.56%) Palo Alto
18 134 (19.82%) DNS
19 130 (19.23%) F5
20 128 (18.93%) ITIL
21 116 (17.16%) VoIP
22 114 (16.86%) Finance
23 109 (16.12%) TCP/IP
24 108 (15.98%) Windows
25 107 (15.83%) DHCP
26 106 (15.68%) IPsec
26 106 (15.68%) 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 13 (1.92%) CMS
2 8 (1.18%) SAS
3 7 (1.04%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.74%) Apache
4 5 (0.74%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.44%) IIS
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (3.11%) MS Visio
2 14 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (0.59%) Office 365
5 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Akamai
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 451 (66.72%) Firewall
2 284 (42.01%) WAN
3 231 (34.17%) LAN
4 220 (32.54%) BGP
4 220 (32.54%) MPLS
5 196 (28.99%) OSPF
6 191 (28.25%) Wireless
7 188 (27.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 185 (27.37%) Cisco ASA
9 184 (27.22%) VPN
10 143 (21.15%) Network Security
11 134 (19.82%) DNS
12 116 (17.16%) VoIP
13 109 (16.12%) TCP/IP
14 107 (15.83%) DHCP
15 106 (15.68%) Cisco IOS
15 106 (15.68%) IPsec
16 95 (14.05%) EIGRP
17 89 (13.17%) VLAN
18 61 (9.02%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.89%) Blockchain
2 4 (0.59%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.30%) MySQL
4 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.30%) Metasploit
General
1 114 (16.86%) Finance
2 56 (8.28%) Banking
3 43 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.37%) Legal
5 10 (1.48%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.33%) Publishing
7 7 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.04%) Retail
8 6 (0.89%) Law
9 4 (0.59%) Marketing
10 3 (0.44%) Electronics
10 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.30%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.30%) Games
11 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.03%) 802.1X
2 14 (2.07%) XMPP
3 9 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (0.89%) XML
5 3 (0.44%) RFC 2547
6 2 (0.30%) CGI
6 2 (0.30%) Web Services
7 1 (0.15%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 149 (22.04%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 20 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (2.81%) Clustering
5 18 (2.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 16 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (1.63%) iPad
9 10 (1.48%) Eurex
10 7 (1.04%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.89%) CLARiiON
12 4 (0.59%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.59%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.59%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.44%) Fintech
13 3 (0.44%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.30%) CCTV
14 2 (0.30%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.30%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.30%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 108 (15.98%) Windows
2 87 (12.87%) Linux
3 60 (8.88%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.40%) Unix
5 21 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.81%) Solaris
7 15 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.18%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.04%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.04%) SUSE
10 7 (1.04%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.44%) CentOS
13 2 (0.30%) AIX
13 2 (0.30%) Debian
13 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.30%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (18.93%) ITIL
2 104 (15.38%) Network Design
3 98 (14.50%) Load Balancing
4 81 (11.98%) Network Management
5 70 (10.36%) Network Monitoring
6 59 (8.73%) Change Management
7 51 (7.54%) High Availability
8 39 (5.77%) Mentoring
9 37 (5.47%) Root Cause Analysis
10 31 (4.59%) Problem Management
11 30 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (2.81%) Change Control
13 18 (2.66%) Configuration Management
14 16 (2.37%) Line Management
15 15 (2.22%) DDoS Mitigation
15 15 (2.22%) WAN Optimisation
16 13 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
16 13 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (1.92%) SIEM
16 13 (1.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (4.88%) Python
2 15 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.07%) C
4 13 (1.92%) Bash Shell
5 10 (1.48%) Perl
6 8 (1.18%) Ruby
7 6 (0.89%) SQL
8 4 (0.59%) Java
8 4 (0.59%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.59%) Tcl
9 2 (0.30%) Bourne shell
9 2 (0.30%) C++
9 2 (0.30%) C-shell
9 2 (0.30%) Korn
9 2 (0.30%) PHP
9 2 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 515 (76.18%) Cisco Certification
2 430 (63.61%) CCNP
3 284 (42.01%) CCNA
4 171 (25.30%) CCIE
5 48 (7.10%) Degree
6 39 (5.77%) CCDA
7 24 (3.55%) SC Cleared
7 24 (3.55%) Security Cleared
8 23 (3.40%) CCSA
9 22 (3.25%) CCVP
10 21 (3.11%) JNCIP
11 20 (2.96%) CCSP
12 19 (2.81%) CCDP
12 19 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (2.81%) JNCIS
13 18 (2.66%) Network+ Certification
14 17 (2.51%) CCIP
15 15 (2.22%) JNCIE
15 15 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (1.78%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.62%) SLA
2 9 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.33%) PMO
3 6 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.30%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.30%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (8.28%) Active Directory
2 48 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.81%) ProxySG
5 11 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.04%) XenApp
9 5 (0.74%) iptables
10 4 (0.59%) vCloud
10 4 (0.59%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.30%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.30%) vSphere
12 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 59 (8.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 38 (5.62%) Cacti
3 37 (5.47%) Cisco UCCX
4 27 (3.99%) FortiGate
5 25 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
6 22 (3.25%) Cisco Prime
7 19 (2.81%) SolarWinds Orion
8 17 (2.51%) Nagios
9 14 (2.07%) OpenView
10 12 (1.78%) QRadar
11 11 (1.63%) Ansible
12 8 (1.18%) SCOM
13 7 (1.04%) SCCM
14 5 (0.74%) SELinux
14 5 (0.74%) SmokePing
14 5 (0.74%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.59%) SmoothWall
15 4 (0.59%) TrustSec
16 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
17 2 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 676 (100.00%) Cisco
2 188 (27.81%) CheckPoint
3 183 (27.07%) Juniper
4 139 (20.56%) Palo Alto
5 130 (19.23%) F5
6 106 (15.68%) VMware
7 93 (13.76%) Microsoft
8 77 (11.39%) SolarWinds
9 50 (7.40%) Riverbed
10 47 (6.95%) HP
11 46 (6.80%) Citrix
12 26 (3.85%) Meraki
13 24 (3.55%) Aruba
13 24 (3.55%) Avaya
14 23 (3.40%) Blue Coat
15 19 (2.81%) Genesys
15 19 (2.81%) Verint
16 18 (2.66%) NetApp
17 16 (2.37%) ProCurve
18 15 (2.22%) Fortinet