Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 633 517 503
Rank change year-on-year -116 -14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 643 956 1213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.51% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.53% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 591 860 1096
UK median annual salary £48,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.04% -2.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 15 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 20 November 2017. 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 -107 624 £48,000 -4.00% 19
UK excluding London -75 398 £45,000 +2.27% 11
London -131 235 £55,000 +4.76% 9
North of England +34 136 £44,000 +3.53% 2
South East -67 125 £49,000 +3.16% 2
North West +17 69 £45,000 +12.50%
Yorkshire +11 66 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Midlands +4 59 £44,000 +3.53% 5
East of England +5 54 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Midlands +25 33 £42,500 +2.41% 2
West Midlands +1 26 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South West -42 15 £40,000 -1.84%
Scotland -28 7 £57,500 +68.28%
Wales +6 2 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North East -5 1 £36,500 +20.66%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 643 (100.00%) Cisco
2 488 (75.89%) Cisco Certification
3 439 (68.27%) Firewall
4 421 (65.47%) CCNP
5 279 (43.39%) WAN
6 276 (42.92%) CCNA
7 225 (34.99%) LAN
8 205 (31.88%) MPLS
9 201 (31.26%) BGP
10 195 (30.33%) Cisco ASA
11 183 (28.46%) VPN
12 180 (27.99%) CheckPoint
13 173 (26.91%) Wireless
14 172 (26.75%) OSPF
15 169 (26.28%) Cisco Nexus
16 163 (25.35%) Juniper
16 163 (25.35%) CCIE
17 155 (24.11%) Network Security
18 144 (22.40%) Data Centre
19 130 (20.22%) Finance
20 129 (20.06%) Palo Alto
21 123 (19.13%) F5
21 123 (19.13%) ITIL
22 122 (18.97%) DNS
23 112 (17.42%) IPsec
24 110 (17.11%) VoIP
25 104 (16.17%) Cisco IOS
26 103 (16.02%) VMware
27 98 (15.24%) TCP/IP
28 97 (15.09%) Load Balancing

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 13 (2.02%) CMS
2 9 (1.40%) SAS
3 8 (1.24%) Apache
4 4 (0.62%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.31%) IIS
6 2 (0.31%) nginx
7 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (2.64%) MS Visio
2 13 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (0.47%) Office 365
5 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Akamai
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 439 (68.27%) Firewall
2 279 (43.39%) WAN
3 225 (34.99%) LAN
4 205 (31.88%) MPLS
5 201 (31.26%) BGP
6 195 (30.33%) Cisco ASA
7 183 (28.46%) VPN
8 173 (26.91%) Wireless
9 172 (26.75%) OSPF
10 169 (26.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 155 (24.11%) Network Security
12 122 (18.97%) DNS
13 112 (17.42%) IPsec
14 110 (17.11%) VoIP
15 104 (16.17%) Cisco IOS
16 98 (15.24%) TCP/IP
17 95 (14.77%) DHCP
18 89 (13.84%) EIGRP
19 85 (13.22%) VLAN
20 53 (8.24%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.93%) Blockchain
2 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.16%) MySQL
3 1 (0.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.31%) Metasploit
General
1 130 (20.22%) Finance
2 58 (9.02%) Banking
3 41 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.87%) Legal
5 9 (1.40%) Publishing
6 8 (1.24%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.93%) Retail
9 4 (0.62%) Marketing
10 3 (0.47%) Electronics
10 3 (0.47%) Law
10 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.31%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.31%) Games
11 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.29%) 802.1X
2 15 (2.33%) XMPP
3 11 (1.71%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (0.62%) XML
5 2 (0.31%) RFC 2547
5 2 (0.31%) SAML
5 2 (0.31%) Web Services
6 1 (0.16%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 144 (22.40%) Data Centre
2 30 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.42%) Clustering
4 19 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 14 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (1.87%) Eurex
9 8 (1.24%) iPad
10 7 (1.09%) Online Banking
10 7 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.93%) CLARiiON
11 6 (0.93%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.62%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.47%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.47%) Fintech
13 3 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.47%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.31%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.31%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 89 (13.84%) Windows
2 86 (13.37%) Linux
3 44 (6.84%) Windows Server
4 22 (3.42%) Unix
5 21 (3.27%) Solaris
6 18 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.09%) SUSE
9 7 (1.09%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.93%) CentOS
11 5 (0.78%) Debian
12 4 (0.62%) AIX
12 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (19.13%) ITIL
2 97 (15.09%) Load Balancing
3 96 (14.93%) Network Design
4 77 (11.98%) Network Management
5 70 (10.89%) Network Monitoring
6 55 (8.55%) Change Management
7 48 (7.47%) High Availability
8 41 (6.38%) Mentoring
9 38 (5.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 35 (5.44%) Problem Management
11 33 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (2.80%) Change Control
13 17 (2.64%) Configuration Management
14 16 (2.49%) Line Management
15 15 (2.33%) DDoS Mitigation
16 14 (2.18%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (2.18%) Presales
17 13 (2.02%) Service Delivery
17 13 (2.02%) WAN Optimisation
18 12 (1.87%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (5.60%) Python
2 14 (2.18%) Bash Shell
2 14 (2.18%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.02%) Perl
4 11 (1.71%) C
5 7 (1.09%) Ruby
6 6 (0.93%) SQL
7 5 (0.78%) PHP
8 4 (0.62%) Bourne shell
8 4 (0.62%) C-shell
8 4 (0.62%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.62%) Korn
8 4 (0.62%) Tcl
9 2 (0.31%) C++
9 2 (0.31%) Java
9 2 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 488 (75.89%) Cisco Certification
2 421 (65.47%) CCNP
3 276 (42.92%) CCNA
4 163 (25.35%) CCIE
5 52 (8.09%) Degree
6 41 (6.38%) CCDA
7 25 (3.89%) CCSA
8 21 (3.27%) CCSP
8 21 (3.27%) JNCIP
9 19 (2.95%) CCVP
9 19 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (2.95%) Security Cleared
10 18 (2.80%) Network+ Certification
10 18 (2.80%) SC Cleared
11 17 (2.64%) CCDP
11 17 (2.64%) CCIP
12 16 (2.49%) CCSE
12 16 (2.49%) JNCIE
13 15 (2.33%) JNCIS
14 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.13%) SLA
2 9 (1.40%) PMO
3 6 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (7.31%) Active Directory
2 44 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.58%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.49%) ProxySG
5 11 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.09%) iptables
8 5 (0.78%) XenApp
9 4 (0.62%) vCloud
9 4 (0.62%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.31%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.16%) Firmware
11 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 52 (8.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 40 (6.22%) Cacti
3 32 (4.98%) Cisco UCCX
4 25 (3.89%) FortiGate
5 22 (3.42%) Cisco UCCE
6 21 (3.27%) Cisco Prime
7 20 (3.11%) Nagios
7 20 (3.11%) SolarWinds Orion
8 14 (2.18%) Ansible
8 14 (2.18%) OpenView
8 14 (2.18%) QRadar
9 7 (1.09%) SELinux
9 7 (1.09%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.93%) SCOM
11 5 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.78%) SCCM
11 5 (0.78%) SmokePing
12 4 (0.62%) Puppet
12 4 (0.62%) SmoothWall
12 4 (0.62%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 643 (100.00%) Cisco
2 180 (27.99%) CheckPoint
3 163 (25.35%) Juniper
4 129 (20.06%) Palo Alto
5 123 (19.13%) F5
6 103 (16.02%) VMware
7 80 (12.44%) SolarWinds
8 79 (12.29%) Microsoft
9 45 (7.00%) Riverbed
10 41 (6.38%) HP
11 38 (5.91%) Citrix
12 29 (4.51%) Avaya
13 24 (3.73%) Meraki
14 23 (3.58%) Aruba
14 23 (3.58%) Genesys
14 23 (3.58%) Verint
15 21 (3.27%) Blue Coat
16 17 (2.64%) IronPort
17 14 (2.18%) ProCurve
18 13 (2.02%) NetApp