Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 670 518 512
Rank change year-on-year -152 -6 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 557 868 1,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.51% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 530 754 1,024
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.06% +15.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £69,625 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.95% -1.67% +8.43%

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 165,167 169,750 201,213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.48% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 134,266 141,304 168,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,673
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -143 528 £47,500 - 50
UK excluding London -106 343 £42,500 -3.95% 37
London -107 209 £55,000 +6.80% 16
South East -103 116 £42,500 -5.56% 13
North of England +33 114 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Yorkshire +48 71 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Midlands -18 45 £42,500 -5.56% 6
North West -2 43 £47,500 +18.75% 2
East of England 0 33 £45,000 - 6
East Midlands +15 28 £43,000 +1.18% 2
Scotland -36 21 £52,500 +53.65% 3
West Midlands -27 17 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South West -16 13 £37,500 -7.98% 3
Wales +12 2 £40,000 -20.00%

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 557 (100.00%) Cisco
2 419 (75.22%) Cisco Certification
3 380 (68.22%) Firewall
4 351 (63.02%) CCNP
5 270 (48.47%) CCNA
6 224 (40.22%) WAN
7 191 (34.29%) LAN
8 177 (31.78%) BGP
9 170 (30.52%) Wireless
10 167 (29.98%) Cisco ASA
11 161 (28.90%) MPLS
12 149 (26.75%) Data Centre
13 148 (26.57%) VPN
14 141 (25.31%) OSPF
15 132 (23.70%) CCIE
16 128 (22.98%) Cisco Nexus
17 127 (22.80%) Network Security
18 123 (22.08%) ITIL
19 116 (20.83%) CheckPoint
20 113 (20.29%) Juniper
20 113 (20.29%) F5
21 112 (20.11%) VMware
22 106 (19.03%) Finance
23 100 (17.95%) IPsec
24 99 (17.77%) Palo Alto
25 91 (16.34%) Cisco IOS
26 89 (15.98%) VoIP
27 87 (15.62%) EIGRP
27 87 (15.62%) Load Balancing
28 85 (15.26%) DNS

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 (2.15%) CMS
2 8 (1.44%) Apache
3 7 (1.26%) SAS
4 5 (0.90%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.54%) nginx
7 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.44%) Office 365
4 4 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.54%) SaaS
5 3 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 380 (68.22%) Firewall
2 224 (40.22%) WAN
3 191 (34.29%) LAN
4 177 (31.78%) BGP
5 170 (30.52%) Wireless
6 167 (29.98%) Cisco ASA
7 161 (28.90%) MPLS
8 148 (26.57%) VPN
9 141 (25.31%) OSPF
10 128 (22.98%) Cisco Nexus
11 127 (22.80%) Network Security
12 100 (17.95%) IPsec
13 91 (16.34%) Cisco IOS
14 89 (15.98%) VoIP
15 87 (15.62%) EIGRP
16 85 (15.26%) DNS
17 67 (12.03%) TCP/IP
18 63 (11.31%) VLAN
19 60 (10.77%) DHCP
20 58 (10.41%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.18%) MySQL
2 1 (0.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.36%) Metasploit
General
1 106 (19.03%) Finance
2 32 (5.75%) Banking
3 29 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.08%) Retail
5 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.72%) Publishing
6 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.36%) Arabic Language
7 2 (0.36%) Games
7 2 (0.36%) Legal
7 2 (0.36%) Marketing
7 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.18%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.67%) 802.1X
2 15 (2.69%) LDAP
3 14 (2.51%) XMPP
4 7 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.72%) XML
6 3 (0.54%) SAML
7 2 (0.36%) Web Services
8 1 (0.18%) LAMP
8 1 (0.18%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 149 (26.75%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.95%) Clustering
4 16 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (1.62%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.62%) Online Banking
6 9 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (1.44%) Eurex
8 7 (1.26%) Public Cloud
9 5 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.72%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.54%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.54%) Fintech
11 3 (0.54%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.54%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.36%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.36%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.36%) Linux
2 78 (14.00%) Windows
3 30 (5.39%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.77%) Unix
5 19 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.23%) Solaris
7 14 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.62%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.26%) CentOS
9 7 (1.26%) SUSE
10 5 (0.90%) Debian
10 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.72%) AIX
11 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (22.08%) ITIL
2 87 (15.62%) Load Balancing
3 78 (14.00%) Network Design
4 46 (8.26%) Network Monitoring
5 45 (8.08%) Change Management
6 43 (7.72%) Root Cause Analysis
7 42 (7.54%) Problem Management
8 40 (7.18%) Network Management
9 36 (6.46%) Mentoring
10 35 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 34 (6.10%) High Availability
12 27 (4.85%) Presales
13 24 (4.31%) Network Virtualisation
14 17 (3.05%) Change Control
15 16 (2.87%) Configuration Management
15 16 (2.87%) Network Architecture
16 15 (2.69%) Service Management
17 14 (2.51%) Line Management
18 13 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.82%) Python
2 15 (2.69%) Bash Shell
3 13 (2.33%) Perl
4 10 (1.80%) PowerShell
5 8 (1.44%) SQL
6 7 (1.26%) C
7 5 (0.90%) PHP
8 4 (0.72%) Bourne shell
8 4 (0.72%) C-shell
8 4 (0.72%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.72%) Korn
8 4 (0.72%) Tcl
9 3 (0.54%) Ruby
10 2 (0.36%) C++
10 2 (0.36%) Java
10 2 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 419 (75.22%) Cisco Certification
2 351 (63.02%) CCNP
3 270 (48.47%) CCNA
4 132 (23.70%) CCIE
5 47 (8.44%) Degree
6 40 (7.18%) CCDA
7 32 (5.75%) JNCIP
8 24 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (3.41%) CCIP
9 19 (3.41%) JNCIE
10 17 (3.05%) CCSE
10 17 (3.05%) Security Cleared
11 16 (2.87%) CCSA
11 16 (2.87%) SC Cleared
12 13 (2.33%) CCDP
12 13 (2.33%) CCSP
13 12 (2.15%) CCVP
14 9 (1.62%) Network+ Certification
15 8 (1.44%) JNCIS
16 7 (1.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.23%) SLA
2 9 (1.62%) PMO
3 6 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.36%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (7.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (1.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (1.62%) ProxySG
6 7 (1.26%) iptables
6 7 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.54%) vCloud
7 3 (0.54%) vSphere
7 3 (0.54%) XenApp
7 3 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.36%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 42 (7.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 28 (5.03%) Cacti
3 27 (4.85%) Cisco UCCX
4 22 (3.95%) Nagios
5 18 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
6 16 (2.87%) FortiGate
7 13 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
7 13 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
8 12 (2.15%) Ansible
9 11 (1.97%) OpenView
9 11 (1.97%) QRadar
10 7 (1.26%) SELinux
10 7 (1.26%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.90%) SCOM
12 4 (0.72%) Puppet
12 4 (0.72%) SmoothWall
12 4 (0.72%) TrustSec
13 3 (0.54%) SCCM
14 2 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 557 (100.00%) Cisco
2 116 (20.83%) CheckPoint
3 113 (20.29%) F5
3 113 (20.29%) Juniper
4 112 (20.11%) VMware
5 99 (17.77%) Palo Alto
6 63 (11.31%) Microsoft
7 53 (9.52%) SolarWinds
8 40 (7.18%) Avaya
8 40 (7.18%) Riverbed
9 32 (5.75%) Genesys
9 32 (5.75%) HP
9 32 (5.75%) Verint
10 28 (5.03%) Citrix
11 25 (4.49%) Meraki
12 20 (3.59%) Blue Coat
13 18 (3.23%) IronPort
14 17 (3.05%) Aruba
15 16 (2.87%) NetApp
16 13 (2.33%) ProCurve