Period
to 23 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 720 772 503
Rank change year-on-year +52 -269 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 405 451 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.25% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 323 438 841
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% -

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 142,396 170,993 165,434
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 96.46% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 113,228 139,871 137,348
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,463 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +95 393 £48,500 -3.00% 37
UK excluding London +18 211 £42,500 - 32
London +87 193 £60,000 +9.09% 7
East of England +114 59 £32,000 -28.89%
North of England +16 56 £42,500 +6.25% 13
South East +14 44 £45,000 - 8
Yorkshire -9 32 £48,750 +30.00% 4
Midlands +36 24 £43,750 +9.38% 4
North West +38 23 £40,000 -9.09% 9
South West +16 18 £48,750 -18.75% 5
East Midlands +33 15 £43,750 +9.38% 3
West Midlands +22 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Isle of Man - 5 £42,500 -
Scotland -22 4 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Wales +13 2 £42,500 +6.25%
North East - 1 £44,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 405 (100.00%) Cisco
2 320 (79.01%) Cisco Certification
3 293 (72.35%) Firewall
4 229 (56.54%) WAN
5 218 (53.83%) CCNP
6 209 (51.60%) CCNA
7 157 (38.77%) CheckPoint
8 151 (37.28%) LAN
9 139 (34.32%) VPN
9 139 (34.32%) MPLS
10 132 (32.59%) Juniper
11 119 (29.38%) BGP
12 114 (28.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 112 (27.65%) Palo Alto
14 105 (25.93%) Network Security
15 104 (25.68%) Wireless
16 102 (25.19%) OSPF
16 102 (25.19%) Cisco ASA
17 95 (23.46%) Data Centre
18 92 (22.72%) F5
19 81 (20.00%) Network Design
20 80 (19.75%) CCIE
21 79 (19.51%) Finance
22 76 (18.77%) VoIP
23 68 (16.79%) Network Management
24 62 (15.31%) DNS
25 57 (14.07%) Presales
26 56 (13.83%) SolarWinds
27 46 (11.36%) Load Balancing
27 46 (11.36%) Cisco Wireless

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 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.25%) CMS
2 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.25%) IIS
2 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (1.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.48%) SaaS
3 4 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.74%) Office 365
5 2 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 293 (72.35%) Firewall
2 229 (56.54%) WAN
3 151 (37.28%) LAN
4 139 (34.32%) MPLS
4 139 (34.32%) VPN
5 119 (29.38%) BGP
6 114 (28.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 105 (25.93%) Network Security
8 104 (25.68%) Wireless
9 102 (25.19%) Cisco ASA
9 102 (25.19%) OSPF
10 76 (18.77%) VoIP
11 62 (15.31%) DNS
12 46 (11.36%) Cisco Wireless
13 43 (10.62%) TCP/IP
14 41 (10.12%) Cisco ISE
15 38 (9.38%) Cisco Firepower
16 37 (9.14%) Cisco IOS
17 36 (8.89%) VPLS
18 33 (8.15%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 79 (19.51%) Finance
2 38 (9.38%) Banking
3 22 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.20%) Front Office
5 10 (2.47%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.48%) Law
6 6 (1.48%) Retail
7 5 (1.23%) Marketing
8 4 (0.99%) Electronics
8 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.96%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.99%) XMPP
3 2 (0.49%) JSON
3 2 (0.49%) LDAP
4 1 (0.25%) Ajax
4 1 (0.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (23.46%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.22%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.23%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (0.99%) BBC
8 3 (0.74%) Fintech
9 2 (0.49%) Clustering
9 2 (0.49%) Derivative
9 2 (0.49%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.49%) iPhone
10 1 (0.25%) BYOD
10 1 (0.25%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.25%) PKI
10 1 (0.25%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.25%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.37%) Linux
2 30 (7.41%) Windows
3 21 (5.19%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.46%) Unix
5 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.25%) Android
7 1 (0.25%) CentOS
7 1 (0.25%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.00%) Network Design
2 68 (16.79%) Network Management
3 57 (14.07%) Presales
4 46 (11.36%) Load Balancing
5 36 (8.89%) Change Control
6 33 (8.15%) Network Monitoring
7 31 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (6.91%) Root Cause Analysis
9 27 (6.67%) ITIL
10 23 (5.68%) Network Load Balancing
11 21 (5.19%) Project Management
12 20 (4.94%) High Availability
13 19 (4.69%) Network Architecture
14 17 (4.20%) Service Delivery
15 13 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (2.72%) Change Management
16 11 (2.72%) Mentoring
16 11 (2.72%) Product Management
17 10 (2.47%) Kalman Filter
18 9 (2.22%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.42%) Python
2 13 (3.21%) Perl
3 11 (2.72%) Bash Shell
4 7 (1.73%) R
5 4 (0.99%) C
6 3 (0.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 320 (79.01%) Cisco Certification
2 218 (53.83%) CCNP
3 209 (51.60%) CCNA
4 80 (19.75%) CCIE
5 39 (9.63%) CCSA
6 30 (7.41%) Security Cleared
7 27 (6.67%) Degree
7 27 (6.67%) JNCIA
8 26 (6.42%) SC Cleared
9 23 (5.68%) CCDP
10 19 (4.69%) CCVP
11 15 (3.70%) CCSE
12 14 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (3.21%) CCDA
13 13 (3.21%) MCSE
14 11 (2.72%) Check Point Certification
15 9 (2.22%) JNCIP
16 8 (1.98%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 7 (1.73%) JNCIS
18 5 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.72%) ISO 9001
2 11 (2.72%) SLA
3 4 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.49%) SEPA
5 1 (0.25%) GPG13
System Software
1 27 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.99%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.74%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.49%) Firmware
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.49%) XenApp
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (8.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 34 (8.40%) Nagios
3 24 (5.93%) Cisco Prime
4 20 (4.94%) FortiGate
5 6 (1.48%) Ansible
6 3 (0.74%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.49%) SCCM
7 2 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.49%) Terraform
7 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.25%) Cacti
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.25%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 405 (100.00%) Cisco
2 157 (38.77%) CheckPoint
3 132 (32.59%) Juniper
4 112 (27.65%) Palo Alto
5 92 (22.72%) F5
6 56 (13.83%) SolarWinds
7 42 (10.37%) Microsoft
8 37 (9.14%) VMware
9 31 (7.65%) Meraki
10 18 (4.44%) BT
10 18 (4.44%) Fortinet
11 17 (4.20%) Etrali
11 17 (4.20%) HP
11 17 (4.20%) Mitel
11 17 (4.20%) Speakerbus
12 12 (2.96%) Riverbed
13 11 (2.72%) Citrix
14 10 (2.47%) Aruba
15 9 (2.22%) Blue Coat
15 9 (2.22%) IronPort