Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 571 500
Rank change year-on-year -184 -71 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 433 823 1,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.46% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.48% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 397 761 1,139
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £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 166,836 171,875 195,546
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.19% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,941 140,015 164,329
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -204 400 £52,500 +10.53% 43
UK excluding London -204 230 £42,500 -5.56% 33
London -82 188 £57,500 +10.58% 11
North of England -40 81 £37,500 -16.67% 11
South East -122 77 £45,000 -3.23% 9
Yorkshire +10 44 £42,500 -3.41% 5
North West -33 34 £37,500 -16.67% 6
Midlands -56 31 £45,000 - 6
East Midlands -8 22 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Scotland 0 18 £40,000 +14.29%
South West +2 13 £50,000 +53.85% 1
East of England -39 13 £51,250 +28.13% 5
West Midlands -28 9 £46,250 +2.78% 5
North East -24 3 £29,000 -20.55%

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 433 (100.00%) Cisco
2 322 (74.36%) Cisco Certification
3 268 (61.89%) Firewall
4 256 (59.12%) CCNP
5 218 (50.35%) CCNA
6 206 (47.58%) WAN
7 164 (37.88%) Wireless
8 154 (35.57%) LAN
9 138 (31.87%) F5
10 137 (31.64%) VPN
11 136 (31.41%) Cisco ASA
12 130 (30.02%) MPLS
13 122 (28.18%) BGP
14 116 (26.79%) Data Centre
15 110 (25.40%) Cisco Nexus
16 101 (23.33%) OSPF
17 94 (21.71%) CheckPoint
18 91 (21.02%) Juniper
19 85 (19.63%) Network Design
20 79 (18.24%) Network Management
21 77 (17.78%) SolarWinds
22 73 (16.86%) Meraki
22 73 (16.86%) Network Security
22 73 (16.86%) Finance
23 71 (16.40%) CCIE
24 68 (15.70%) Load Balancing
25 63 (14.55%) VMware
25 63 (14.55%) VPLS
25 63 (14.55%) Cisco IOS
26 59 (13.63%) 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 (0.46%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.23%) Apache
2 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.70%) SaaS
3 13 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (3.00%) AWS Lambda
3 13 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (3.00%) IaaS
3 13 (3.00%) PaaS
3 13 (3.00%) Serverless
4 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.46%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 268 (61.89%) Firewall
2 206 (47.58%) WAN
3 164 (37.88%) Wireless
4 154 (35.57%) LAN
5 137 (31.64%) VPN
6 136 (31.41%) Cisco ASA
7 130 (30.02%) MPLS
8 122 (28.18%) BGP
9 110 (25.40%) Cisco Nexus
10 101 (23.33%) OSPF
11 73 (16.86%) Network Security
12 63 (14.55%) Cisco IOS
12 63 (14.55%) VPLS
13 59 (13.63%) Cisco Wireless
14 55 (12.70%) VLAN
15 54 (12.47%) Cisco Firepower
16 50 (11.55%) VoIP
17 45 (10.39%) Cisco ISE
18 40 (9.24%) EIGRP
19 37 (8.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.69%) Blockchain
2 2 (0.46%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 73 (16.86%) Finance
2 24 (5.54%) Banking
3 23 (5.31%) Retail
4 9 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.85%) Law
6 3 (0.69%) Legal
7 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.39%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.85%) LDAP
3 4 (0.92%) CSS
3 4 (0.92%) HTML
4 2 (0.46%) SAML
5 1 (0.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 116 (26.79%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.54%) Fintech
5 7 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (1.39%) BBC
6 6 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.69%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.69%) NHS
10 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.23%) EPoS
11 1 (0.23%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.23%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.23%) PKI
11 1 (0.23%) User Experience
11 1 (0.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.55%) Linux
2 32 (7.39%) Windows
3 19 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.08%) CentOS
6 9 (2.08%) Fedora
7 5 (1.15%) Unix
8 3 (0.69%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (19.63%) Network Design
2 79 (18.24%) Network Management
3 68 (15.70%) Load Balancing
4 44 (10.16%) Network Monitoring
5 41 (9.47%) Network Load Balancing
6 40 (9.24%) ITIL
7 24 (5.54%) Network Architecture
7 24 (5.54%) Server Virtualisation
8 23 (5.31%) High Availability
9 22 (5.08%) Presales
10 21 (4.85%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (4.39%) Change Management
12 18 (4.16%) Configuration Management
12 18 (4.16%) Mentoring
13 17 (3.93%) Change Control
13 17 (3.93%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (3.00%) Problem Management
15 12 (2.77%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (2.77%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.00%) Python
2 12 (2.77%) Bash Shell
2 12 (2.77%) Shell Script
2 12 (2.77%) SQL
3 9 (2.08%) Bourne shell
3 9 (2.08%) Korn
3 9 (2.08%) Perl
3 9 (2.08%) Ruby
4 4 (0.92%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.92%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.46%) C
6 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 322 (74.36%) Cisco Certification
2 256 (59.12%) CCNP
3 218 (50.35%) CCNA
4 71 (16.40%) CCIE
5 33 (7.62%) JNCIP
6 22 (5.08%) Degree
7 17 (3.93%) CCSA
8 16 (3.70%) CCSE
9 10 (2.31%) CCDA
9 10 (2.31%) MCSE
9 10 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.08%) Numerate Degree
10 9 (2.08%) RHCA
10 9 (2.08%) RHCE
10 9 (2.08%) RHCSA
11 8 (1.85%) CCDP
11 8 (1.85%) JNCIE
12 7 (1.62%) JNCIA
12 7 (1.62%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.23%) SLA
2 7 (1.62%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.46%) QA
6 1 (0.23%) GCP
6 1 (0.23%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 38 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.54%) VMware Server
3 9 (2.08%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.15%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.92%) vSphere
6 3 (0.69%) pfSense
7 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 55 (12.70%) Cisco Prime
2 45 (10.39%) Nagios
3 27 (6.24%) FortiGate
4 20 (4.62%) Stealthwatch
5 17 (3.93%) Cisco CUCM
6 15 (3.46%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.69%) Grafana
7 3 (0.69%) Graphite
7 3 (0.69%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.46%) SCOM
8 2 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.23%) Ansible
9 1 (0.23%) Cacti
9 1 (0.23%) Proxmox
9 1 (0.23%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 433 (100.00%) Cisco
2 138 (31.87%) F5
3 94 (21.71%) CheckPoint
4 91 (21.02%) Juniper
5 77 (17.78%) SolarWinds
6 73 (16.86%) Meraki
7 63 (14.55%) VMware
8 47 (10.85%) Palo Alto
9 24 (5.54%) HP
9 24 (5.54%) Microsoft
9 24 (5.54%) NetApp
10 19 (4.39%) Blue Coat
11 17 (3.93%) Citrix
11 17 (3.93%) EMC
12 15 (3.46%) Fortinet
13 14 (3.23%) Aruba
14 11 (2.54%) Mitel
15 10 (2.31%) Arista
15 10 (2.31%) Avaya
15 10 (2.31%) Red Hat