Period
to 23 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 August 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 483 476
Rank change year-on-year -94 -7 +89
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 771 1158 1247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.59% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.61% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 711 1072 1111
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 168714 189810 208926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 96.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 135862 159661 172073
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 16 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 August 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 -79 756 £47,500 -5.00% 42
UK excluding London -46 501 £45,000 - 29
London -92 260 £55,000 +2.80% 13
South East -32 192 £46,500 -2.11% 5
North of England -29 127 £45,000 - 10
Midlands +58 97 £45,000 +2.27% 9
North West -6 74 £45,000 +12.50% 7
East of England -7 64 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Midlands +34 62 £45,000 - 8
Yorkshire -30 49 £44,000 -20.00% 3
East Midlands +29 35 £44,000 +33.33% 1
South West -61 17 £45,000 +10.43% 2
North East +13 4 £36,500 +20.66%
Scotland +13 3 £35,000 +1.45%
Wales +4 1 £50,000 +17.65%
Northern Ireland - 1 £27,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 771 (100.00%) Cisco
2 589 (76.39%) Cisco Certification
3 507 (65.76%) Firewall
4 489 (63.42%) CCNP
5 338 (43.84%) CCNA
6 318 (41.25%) WAN
7 250 (32.43%) LAN
8 242 (31.39%) MPLS
9 229 (29.70%) BGP
10 225 (29.18%) CheckPoint
11 221 (28.66%) Juniper
12 217 (28.15%) VPN
13 216 (28.02%) OSPF
14 210 (27.24%) Cisco Nexus
15 207 (26.85%) Cisco ASA
16 201 (26.07%) Wireless
17 168 (21.79%) CCIE
18 165 (21.40%) Palo Alto
19 158 (20.49%) F5
20 149 (19.33%) Network Security
21 146 (18.94%) DNS
22 143 (18.55%) TCP/IP
23 139 (18.03%) Data Centre
24 138 (17.90%) Windows
25 135 (17.51%) ITIL
26 118 (15.30%) Network Design
26 118 (15.30%) VLAN
27 112 (14.53%) VoIP
28 110 (14.27%) Microsoft
29 108 (14.01%) DHCP

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 12 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.17%) CMS
3 8 (1.04%) IIS
4 6 (0.78%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.65%) Apache
5 5 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.52%) SAS
7 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (4.80%) MS Visio
2 21 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (0.39%) IaaS
4 3 (0.39%) Office 365
4 3 (0.39%) PaaS
4 3 (0.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Akamai
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 507 (65.76%) Firewall
2 318 (41.25%) WAN
3 250 (32.43%) LAN
4 242 (31.39%) MPLS
5 229 (29.70%) BGP
6 217 (28.15%) VPN
7 216 (28.02%) OSPF
8 210 (27.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 207 (26.85%) Cisco ASA
10 201 (26.07%) Wireless
11 149 (19.33%) Network Security
12 146 (18.94%) DNS
13 143 (18.55%) TCP/IP
14 118 (15.30%) VLAN
15 112 (14.53%) VoIP
16 108 (14.01%) DHCP
17 88 (11.41%) Cisco IOS
17 88 (11.41%) IPsec
18 84 (10.89%) EIGRP
19 70 (9.08%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.78%) Blockchain
1 6 (0.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.26%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 102 (13.23%) Finance
2 64 (8.30%) Banking
3 50 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.20%) Legal
5 11 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.17%) Law
7 7 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.65%) Publishing
9 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.52%) Marketing
10 3 (0.39%) Electronics
10 3 (0.39%) Games
11 2 (0.26%) Advertising
11 2 (0.26%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.26%) Retail
11 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.28%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.30%) XMPP
3 5 (0.65%) XML
4 4 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (0.39%) CGI
5 3 (0.39%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 139 (18.03%) Data Centre
2 26 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 21 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (2.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 17 (2.20%) iPad
5 14 (1.82%) Clustering
6 12 (1.56%) Driving Licence
6 12 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (0.91%) Virtual Team
9 6 (0.78%) CLARiiON
9 6 (0.78%) e-Health
10 5 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (0.65%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.52%) Eurex
12 3 (0.39%) CCTV
12 3 (0.39%) Wiki
13 2 (0.26%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.26%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.13%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 138 (17.90%) Windows
2 102 (13.23%) Linux
3 81 (10.51%) Windows Server
4 40 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (3.37%) Unix
7 14 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.43%) Solaris
9 10 (1.30%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.17%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.65%) CentOS
11 5 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.39%) SUSE
13 3 (0.39%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.13%) Check Point GAiA
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (17.51%) ITIL
2 118 (15.30%) Network Design
3 98 (12.71%) Load Balancing
4 97 (12.58%) Network Management
5 80 (10.38%) Change Management
6 65 (8.43%) Network Monitoring
7 59 (7.65%) High Availability
8 35 (4.54%) Mentoring
9 32 (4.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 22 (2.85%) Problem Management
11 17 (2.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (2.20%) SIEM
12 16 (2.08%) Change Control
12 16 (2.08%) Migration
13 15 (1.95%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (1.95%) Configuration Management
13 15 (1.95%) DDoS Mitigation
13 15 (1.95%) Service Management
14 14 (1.82%) Project Management
15 13 (1.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.33%) Python
2 13 (1.69%) C
3 9 (1.17%) PowerShell
3 9 (1.17%) SQL
4 8 (1.04%) Bash Shell
5 6 (0.78%) Ruby
6 4 (0.52%) Perl
6 4 (0.52%) R
7 3 (0.39%) Java
8 2 (0.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.26%) PHP
8 2 (0.26%) Tcl
9 1 (0.13%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 589 (76.39%) Cisco Certification
2 489 (63.42%) CCNP
3 338 (43.84%) CCNA
4 168 (21.79%) CCIE
5 44 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 43 (5.58%) Degree
6 43 (5.58%) SC Cleared
7 31 (4.02%) CCVP
8 27 (3.50%) JNCIS
9 26 (3.37%) CCSA
10 25 (3.24%) CCDA
11 21 (2.72%) CCDP
12 17 (2.20%) JNCIP
13 16 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
14 15 (1.95%) JNCIA
14 15 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (1.56%) CCSP
15 12 (1.56%) MCSE
16 11 (1.43%) JNCIE
16 11 (1.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.36%) SLA
2 10 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.39%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.13%) PMO
6 1 (0.13%) QA
System Software
1 50 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 48 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.89%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.33%) ProxySG
5 7 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (0.91%) XenApp
6 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.65%) vSphere
8 4 (0.52%) vCloud
8 4 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.26%) iptables
10 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 71 (9.21%) Cisco CUCM
2 39 (5.06%) FortiGate
3 38 (4.93%) Cisco UCCX
4 30 (3.89%) Cisco UCCE
5 28 (3.63%) Cacti
6 27 (3.50%) Cisco Prime
7 16 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
8 12 (1.56%) OpenView
9 6 (0.78%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.65%) Nagios
10 5 (0.65%) SCCM
10 5 (0.65%) SmokePing
11 4 (0.52%) Ansible
11 4 (0.52%) QRadar
11 4 (0.52%) SCOM
11 4 (0.52%) TrustSec
12 3 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.39%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
13 2 (0.26%) SELinux
Vendors
1 771 (100.00%) Cisco
2 225 (29.18%) CheckPoint
3 221 (28.66%) Juniper
4 165 (21.40%) Palo Alto
5 158 (20.49%) F5
6 110 (14.27%) Microsoft
7 106 (13.75%) VMware
8 61 (7.91%) SolarWinds
9 59 (7.65%) HP
10 46 (5.97%) Citrix
11 45 (5.84%) Riverbed
12 32 (4.15%) Aruba
12 32 (4.15%) Meraki
13 27 (3.50%) Avaya
14 24 (3.11%) Fortinet
15 23 (2.98%) Huawei
16 21 (2.72%) Blue Coat
17 17 (2.20%) NetApp
18 16 (2.08%) Red Box
19 12 (1.56%) EMC