Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Solutions Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Solutions Architect
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1189 1204 1226
Rank change year-on-year +15 +22 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Solutions Architect 14 20 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.011% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.011% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 41
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +14.29%
10th Percentile £54,000 £59,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - -13.33% +36.36%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
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 Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Cisco Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Solutions Architect in the UK

Cisco Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Solutions Architect.

Salary trend for Cisco Solutions Architect in the UK

Cisco Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Solutions Architect over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Solutions Architect in the UK

Cisco Solutions Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Solutions Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 +54 13 £65,000 - 1
UK excluding London +36 9 £65,000 - 1
North of England +4 6 £65,000 -21.21%
North West +1 5 £65,000 +13.04%
London +13 4 £85,000 +30.77%
Midlands +47 2 £60,000 +14.29%
East Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +24 1 £55,000 -33.33%
South West - 1 £70,000 -

Cisco Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Cisco Solutions Architect 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Presales
3 8 (57.14%) CCIE
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) Wireless
4 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 5 (35.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) MPLS
6 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
6 3 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (14.29%) System Testing
7 2 (14.29%) CCDE
7 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (14.29%) GCC
8 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (7.14%) High Availability
8 1 (7.14%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (7.14%) Skype
8 1 (7.14%) WebEx
8 1 (7.14%) Telepresence
8 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) VMware

Cisco Solutions Architect 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 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Wireless
2 5 (35.71%) MPLS
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
3 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) Skype
4 1 (7.14%) Telepresence
4 1 (7.14%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) GCC
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Presales
2 3 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Economics
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCIE
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 2 (14.29%) CCDE
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
3 1 (7.14%) VMware