The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 499 438 499
Rank change year-on-year -61 +61  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 408 632 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.64% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 374 571 515
Median salary £45,000 £48,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 81863 94744 106016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.15% 96.46% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67573 79716 86940
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,092 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.42% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -57 401 £45,000 -6.25% 36
London -15 132 £50,000 -6.54% 6
South East -22 118 £45,000 -8.62% 6
Berkshire +28 54 £42,500 -29.16% 3
West Midlands +22 42 £42,500 -5.55% 7
North West -15 34 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Reading +2 32 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Surrey +34 25 £55,000 +22.22%
East of England -25 24 £40,000 - 2
Manchester -17 22 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Yorkshire -34 22 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Kent +23 16 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +20 16 £50,000 +72.41% 4
City of London +9 15 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Warwickshire +25 13 £35,000 -18.60%
North Yorkshire +7 12 £65,000 +48.57%
Hampshire +1 12 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Wokingham +27 11 £38,000 -1.29%
Birmingham +8 11 £50,000 - 2
East Sussex +28 10 £40,000 +9.58%
South West -7 10 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Merseyside -10 10 £37,500 +13.63% 2
Brighton - 10 £40,000 -
Watford +2 9 £40,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire -12 9 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Hertfordshire -19 9 £40,000 +6.66%
Herefordshire -6 8 £45,000 -
Redhill -3 7 £55,000 +17.02%
Leeds -17 7 £38,000 -30.90% 2
Hereford - 7 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 843 (100.00%) Cisco
2 641 (76.04%) Cisco Certification
3 527 (62.51%) Firewall
4 521 (61.80%) CCNP
5 394 (46.74%) CCNA
6 332 (39.38%) WAN
7 283 (33.57%) BGP
8 274 (32.50%) MPLS
9 269 (31.91%) OSPF
10 268 (31.79%) LAN
11 255 (30.25%) VPN
12 248 (29.42%) Cisco ASA
13 239 (28.35%) Juniper
14 225 (26.69%) Wireless
15 221 (26.22%) Cisco Nexus
16 203 (24.08%) CheckPoint
17 198 (23.49%) Palo Alto
18 172 (20.40%) Data Centre
19 170 (20.17%) Network Security
20 160 (18.98%) F5
21 152 (18.03%) Windows
21 152 (18.03%) Network Design
22 150 (17.79%) DNS
22 150 (17.79%) CCIE
23 145 (17.20%) ITIL
24 144 (17.08%) VLAN
25 121 (14.35%) TCP/IP
26 120 (14.23%) VoIP
27 113 (13.40%) Microsoft
28 111 (13.17%) Finance

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 19 (2.25%) MS Exchange
2 15 (1.78%) IIS
3 14 (1.66%) Apache
3 14 (1.66%) Tomcat
3 14 (1.66%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.07%) Skype for Business
5 8 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (5.22%) MS Visio
2 28 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.59%) Office 365
4 4 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.36%) IaaS
5 3 (0.36%) PaaS
5 3 (0.36%) SaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Akamai
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 527 (62.51%) Firewall
2 332 (39.38%) WAN
3 283 (33.57%) BGP
4 274 (32.50%) MPLS
5 269 (31.91%) OSPF
6 268 (31.79%) LAN
7 255 (30.25%) VPN
8 248 (29.42%) Cisco ASA
9 225 (26.69%) Wireless
10 221 (26.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 170 (20.17%) Network Security
12 150 (17.79%) DNS
13 144 (17.08%) VLAN
14 121 (14.35%) TCP/IP
15 120 (14.23%) VoIP
16 103 (12.22%) Cisco IOS
17 91 (10.79%) DHCP
18 86 (10.20%) EIGRP
19 82 (9.73%) Cisco Wireless
20 81 (9.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (0.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 111 (13.17%) Finance
2 57 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 48 (5.69%) Banking
4 15 (1.78%) Financial Institution
5 12 (1.42%) Legal
6 9 (1.07%) Law
7 6 (0.71%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.36%) Publishing
10 2 (0.24%) Advertising
10 2 (0.24%) Front Office
10 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.24%) Retail
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
11 1 (0.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Games
11 1 (0.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.81%) 802.1X
2 5 (0.59%) CGI
2 5 (0.59%) XML
3 2 (0.24%) CSS
3 2 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.12%) RFC 2547
4 1 (0.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 172 (20.40%) Data Centre
2 35 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 25 (2.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 23 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
6 13 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (1.42%) IVR
8 11 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.30%) iPad
9 10 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (0.83%) e-Health
11 5 (0.59%) CCTV
11 5 (0.59%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.47%) Clustering
13 3 (0.36%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.36%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.36%) Wiki
14 2 (0.24%) CMDB
14 2 (0.24%) Eurex
14 2 (0.24%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 152 (18.03%) Windows
2 99 (11.74%) Linux
3 70 (8.30%) Windows Server
4 43 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (4.51%) Unix
6 34 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.66%) Solaris
8 13 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.59%) CentOS
11 5 (0.59%) SUSE
11 5 (0.59%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.59%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.47%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.24%) CatOS
14 1 (0.12%) VMS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (18.03%) Network Design
2 145 (17.20%) ITIL
3 96 (11.39%) Load Balancing
4 69 (8.19%) Change Management
5 63 (7.47%) High Availability
5 63 (7.47%) Network Management
6 61 (7.24%) Network Monitoring
7 35 (4.15%) Mentoring
8 24 (2.85%) Project Management
9 22 (2.61%) Presales
10 21 (2.49%) Migration
11 19 (2.25%) Network Architecture
11 19 (2.25%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (2.14%) Change Control
13 15 (1.78%) Security Operations
13 15 (1.78%) Vulnerability Management
14 14 (1.66%) DDoS Mitigation
14 14 (1.66%) OWASP
14 14 (1.66%) Service Management
15 13 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (1.42%) Python
2 10 (1.19%) C
2 10 (1.19%) SQL
3 7 (0.83%) Perl
4 6 (0.71%) R
5 5 (0.59%) Java
5 5 (0.59%) PHP
6 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.24%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.12%) Lisp
7 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 641 (76.04%) Cisco Certification
2 521 (61.80%) CCNP
3 394 (46.74%) CCNA
4 150 (17.79%) CCIE
5 56 (6.64%) Security Cleared
6 53 (6.29%) SC Cleared
7 52 (6.17%) Degree
8 33 (3.91%) CCVP
9 28 (3.32%) CCSA
9 28 (3.32%) JNCIS
10 26 (3.08%) JNCIA
11 21 (2.49%) JNCIP
12 20 (2.37%) CCDA
12 20 (2.37%) CCDP
13 16 (1.90%) CCSP
13 16 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (1.54%) DV Cleared
15 12 (1.42%) CCIP
15 12 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (1.30%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.74%) SLA
2 21 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 19 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27002
5 7 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.59%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 59 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (4.03%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.73%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.25%) ProxySG
5 16 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.47%) vSphere
8 3 (0.36%) XenApp
9 2 (0.24%) vCloud
10 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 92 (10.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 52 (6.17%) FortiGate
3 41 (4.86%) Cisco UCCX
4 34 (4.03%) Cisco UCCE
5 22 (2.61%) Cisco Prime
6 17 (2.02%) Cacti
7 15 (1.78%) OpenView
7 15 (1.78%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (0.95%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.71%) Nagios
10 5 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
12 3 (0.36%) SCCM
13 2 (0.24%) SCOM
14 1 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
14 1 (0.12%) Cisco CME
14 1 (0.12%) Endace
14 1 (0.12%) QRadar
14 1 (0.12%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 843 (100.00%) Cisco
2 239 (28.35%) Juniper
3 203 (24.08%) CheckPoint
4 198 (23.49%) Palo Alto
5 160 (18.98%) F5
6 113 (13.40%) Microsoft
7 109 (12.93%) VMware
8 72 (8.54%) HP
9 48 (5.69%) Citrix
10 43 (5.10%) SolarWinds
11 38 (4.51%) Fortinet
12 35 (4.15%) Meraki
13 34 (4.03%) Riverbed
14 30 (3.56%) Avaya
15 27 (3.20%) Blue Coat
16 24 (2.85%) Huawei
16 24 (2.85%) NetApp
16 24 (2.85%) Red Box
17 21 (2.49%) Aruba
18 19 (2.25%) Cyberoam
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus car, bonus, oncall and overtime
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Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus car, bonus, on call and overtim
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Movement8
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Derbyshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
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Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
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Manchester
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
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Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+15% bonus+private healthcare+bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + bens
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Liverpool
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Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago