Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 788 654 534
Rank change year-on-year -134 -120 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 359 618 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.34% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 318 574 815
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £69,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.22% -

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 152,872 172,294 179,887
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 122,614 138,599 150,222
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -109 352 £50,000 +5.26% 42
UK excluding London -79 193 £40,000 -9.09% 34
London +3 166 £61,250 +11.36% 10
South East -36 66 £36,500 -23.16% 6
North of England -54 48 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Midlands +17 39 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North West 0 33 £38,750 -15.76% 4
East of England +15 29 £32,500 -27.78% 12
East Midlands +9 24 £40,750 -4.68% 1
West Midlands +17 15 £47,500 +16.56% 1
Yorkshire -21 12 £50,000 +33.33% 3
South West +23 7 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Scotland +3 7 £40,000 -26.27% 1
North East - 3 £29,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 359 (100.00%) Cisco
2 287 (79.94%) Cisco Certification
3 252 (70.19%) Firewall
4 205 (57.10%) CCNA
5 200 (55.71%) CCNP
6 199 (55.43%) WAN
7 145 (40.39%) LAN
8 136 (37.88%) CheckPoint
9 130 (36.21%) Wireless
10 126 (35.10%) MPLS
11 125 (34.82%) BGP
12 118 (32.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 100 (27.86%) Data Centre
13 100 (27.86%) OSPF
14 97 (27.02%) Juniper
15 94 (26.18%) F5
16 91 (25.35%) VPN
17 81 (22.56%) Cisco ASA
18 73 (20.33%) VoIP
19 72 (20.06%) SolarWinds
20 71 (19.78%) Palo Alto
21 68 (18.94%) Finance
22 59 (16.43%) Network Security
23 56 (15.60%) Network Management
23 56 (15.60%) Network Design
24 52 (14.48%) VLAN
24 52 (14.48%) CCIE
25 51 (14.21%) TCP/IP
26 50 (13.93%) Cisco Wireless
27 48 (13.37%) Banking

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 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (0.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.56%) Apache
2 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (0.56%) IIS
2 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.28%) CMS
3 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.28%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.39%) Office 365
4 2 (0.56%) IaaS
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 252 (70.19%) Firewall
2 199 (55.43%) WAN
3 145 (40.39%) LAN
4 130 (36.21%) Wireless
5 126 (35.10%) MPLS
6 125 (34.82%) BGP
7 118 (32.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 100 (27.86%) OSPF
9 91 (25.35%) VPN
10 81 (22.56%) Cisco ASA
11 73 (20.33%) VoIP
12 59 (16.43%) Network Security
13 52 (14.48%) VLAN
14 51 (14.21%) TCP/IP
15 50 (13.93%) Cisco Wireless
16 44 (12.26%) Cisco IOS
16 44 (12.26%) EIGRP
17 33 (9.19%) Wi-Fi
18 32 (8.91%) Cisco ISE
19 31 (8.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 68 (18.94%) Finance
2 48 (13.37%) Banking
3 21 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.01%) Front Office
5 17 (4.74%) Retail
6 9 (2.51%) Law
7 8 (2.23%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.57%) 802.1X
2 12 (3.34%) XMPP
3 2 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.28%) Ajax
4 1 (0.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (27.86%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.34%) Fintech
4 10 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (1.67%) BBC
5 6 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.39%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.11%) NHS
8 2 (0.56%) Eurex
8 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.28%) BYOD
9 1 (0.28%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.28%) Handset
9 1 (0.28%) iPhone
9 1 (0.28%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.64%) Linux
2 26 (7.24%) Windows
3 16 (4.46%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.23%) CentOS
5 8 (2.23%) Fedora
5 8 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.11%) FreeBSD
7 4 (1.11%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.11%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.56%) Debian
8 2 (0.56%) Unix
8 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.60%) Network Design
1 56 (15.60%) Network Management
2 41 (11.42%) Load Balancing
3 32 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 27 (7.52%) Network Load Balancing
5 26 (7.24%) Network Monitoring
6 25 (6.96%) Change Control
7 20 (5.57%) High Availability
8 19 (5.29%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (5.01%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (4.46%) Low Latency
10 16 (4.46%) Migration
10 16 (4.46%) Network Architecture
10 16 (4.46%) Presales
11 11 (3.06%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 11 (3.06%) IT Strategy
11 11 (3.06%) ITIL
11 11 (3.06%) Multichannel Retail
12 9 (2.51%) DevOps
13 8 (2.23%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.85%) Python
2 11 (3.06%) Perl
3 10 (2.79%) Bash Shell
3 10 (2.79%) R
4 9 (2.51%) Ruby
5 8 (2.23%) Bourne shell
5 8 (2.23%) Korn
5 8 (2.23%) Shell Script
5 8 (2.23%) SQL
6 4 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 287 (79.94%) Cisco Certification
2 205 (57.10%) CCNA
3 200 (55.71%) CCNP
4 52 (14.48%) CCIE
5 33 (9.19%) CCSA
6 26 (7.24%) CCVP
7 19 (5.29%) Degree
8 15 (4.18%) CCSE
8 15 (4.18%) JNCIP
9 14 (3.90%) CCDP
9 14 (3.90%) JNCIA
10 13 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (3.06%) MCSE
12 10 (2.79%) Check Point Certification
13 9 (2.51%) RHCE
14 8 (2.23%) Numerate Degree
14 8 (2.23%) RHCA
14 8 (2.23%) RHCSA
15 6 (1.67%) JNCIS
15 6 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.95%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.56%) SEPA
5 2 (0.56%) SLA
6 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 17 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.62%) ProxySG
3 8 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.23%) VMware Server
4 3 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.56%) XenApp
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.28%) pfSense
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 39 (10.86%) Cisco Prime
2 35 (9.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 26 (7.24%) Nagios
4 21 (5.85%) Stealthwatch
5 17 (4.74%) FortiGate
6 6 (1.67%) Ansible
7 4 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.84%) Cacti
8 3 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.56%) Grafana
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.28%) Nessus
10 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.28%) Puppet
10 1 (0.28%) QRadar
10 1 (0.28%) SCCM
10 1 (0.28%) SCOM
10 1 (0.28%) SCSM
Vendors
1 359 (100.00%) Cisco
2 136 (37.88%) CheckPoint
3 97 (27.02%) Juniper
4 94 (26.18%) F5
5 72 (20.06%) SolarWinds
6 71 (19.78%) Palo Alto
7 41 (11.42%) Meraki
8 38 (10.58%) Microsoft
9 27 (7.52%) VMware
10 24 (6.69%) Mitel
11 16 (4.46%) BT
11 16 (4.46%) Etrali
11 16 (4.46%) Speakerbus
12 15 (4.18%) Blue Coat
12 15 (4.18%) HP
13 13 (3.62%) Symantec
14 12 (3.34%) Aruba
14 12 (3.34%) Citrix
14 12 (3.34%) IronPort
14 12 (3.34%) Riverbed