The median annual salary for a Cisco Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Solutions Architect
UK
Rank 837 944 926
Rank change year-on-year +107 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Solutions Architect 12 2 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.002% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.002% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 19
Median salary £70,000 £47,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.36% -32.14%  
UK excluding London median salary - £47,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -26.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Cisco Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cisco Solutions Architect in the job title.

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
Top 8 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +103 12 £70,000 +47.36%
London - 10 £70,000 -
South East +66 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Lichfield - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

Cisco Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (89.29%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (85.71%) CCNP
4 21 (75.00%) Presales
5 20 (71.43%) Data Centre
5 20 (71.43%) WAN
6 18 (64.29%) VPN
6 18 (64.29%) Wireless
7 17 (60.71%) Network Management
8 15 (53.57%) CCIE
9 14 (50.00%) MPLS
10 12 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (39.29%) Cisco Wireless
11 11 (39.29%) VPLS
11 11 (39.29%) Juniper
11 11 (39.29%) Cisco Prime
11 11 (39.29%) CCDP
12 10 (35.71%) LAN
13 8 (28.57%) OSPF
13 8 (28.57%) BGP
14 7 (25.00%) NetApp
14 7 (25.00%) DHCP
14 7 (25.00%) DNS
14 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (25.00%) VMware
15 6 (21.43%) Migration
15 6 (21.43%) Network Design
15 6 (21.43%) Firewall
15 6 (21.43%) DWDM
15 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA

Cisco Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) WAN
2 18 (64.29%) VPN
2 18 (64.29%) Wireless
3 14 (50.00%) MPLS
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (39.29%) Cisco Wireless
5 11 (39.29%) VPLS
6 10 (35.71%) LAN
7 8 (28.57%) BGP
7 8 (28.57%) OSPF
8 7 (25.00%) DHCP
8 7 (25.00%) DNS
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (21.43%) DAB
9 6 (21.43%) DWDM
9 6 (21.43%) Firewall
9 6 (21.43%) NetScaler
9 6 (21.43%) VLAN
10 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
11 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Presales
2 17 (60.71%) Network Management
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
3 6 (21.43%) Network Design
4 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Application Performance Management
5 1 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (3.57%) WFM
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 25 (89.29%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (85.71%) CCNP
3 15 (53.57%) CCIE
4 11 (39.29%) CCDP
5 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) JNCIS
5 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.71%) CCDA
7 2 (7.14%) CCNA
8 1 (3.57%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (3.57%) CCVP
8 1 (3.57%) Degree
8 1 (3.57%) HND
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (17.86%) Nagios
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) Juniper
3 7 (25.00%) NetApp
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) Brocade
4 6 (21.43%) EMC
4 6 (21.43%) Fujitsu
4 6 (21.43%) Meraki
5 4 (14.29%) F5
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.14%) Avaya
7 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.14%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) Aruba
8 1 (3.57%) Nortel
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.57%) Riverbed