Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Specialist was £50,000 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 Specialist
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1159 1174 1245
Rank change year-on-year +15 +71 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Specialist 30 45 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.024% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.025% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 51
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £41,925 £38,700 £29,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

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 Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Specialist in the UK

Cisco Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cisco Specialist in the UK

Cisco Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Specialist over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Specialist in the UK

Cisco Specialist
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Specialist 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 +28 26 £52,500 -
UK excluding London +23 22 £50,000 -
North of England +15 9 £52,500 +31.25%
London -8 8 £60,000 +6.67%
Yorkshire +14 7 £52,500 +31.25%
East of England -3 4 £46,000 -8.00%
Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £47,500 -
North West -9 2 £50,000 -
Wales - 2 £38,750 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £42,500 -
South East +26 1 £60,000 +36.36%
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 -

Cisco Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Cisco Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (76.67%) Firewall
3 18 (60.00%) Network Security
4 15 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (40.00%) LAN
6 12 (40.00%) WAN
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (33.33%) Unified Communications
9 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
9 9 (30.00%) CCNP
10 8 (26.67%) CCNA
10 8 (26.67%) VPN
10 8 (26.67%) F5
11 7 (23.33%) VLAN
11 7 (23.33%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (23.33%) MPLS
11 7 (23.33%) EIGRP
11 7 (23.33%) SIEM
12 6 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (20.00%) BGP
12 6 (20.00%) Wireless
12 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 6 (20.00%) Riverbed
12 6 (20.00%) Supplier Management
13 5 (16.67%) DHCP
13 5 (16.67%) Windows
13 5 (16.67%) DNS

Cisco Specialist 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 3 (10.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) Network Security
3 15 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (40.00%) LAN
4 12 (40.00%) WAN
5 11 (36.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (33.33%) Unified Communications
7 8 (26.67%) VPN
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (23.33%) EIGRP
8 7 (23.33%) MPLS
8 7 (23.33%) VLAN
9 6 (20.00%) BGP
9 6 (20.00%) Wireless
10 5 (16.67%) DHCP
10 5 (16.67%) DNS
10 5 (16.67%) IPsec
11 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
11 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 4 (13.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) Kali Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) SIEM
2 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Network Management
3 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Change Control
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Data Encryption
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) Security Patching
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Threat Detection
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCNP
3 8 (26.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CEH
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) GIAC
5 1 (3.33%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) Snort
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) EnCase
4 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.33%) Nessus
4 1 (3.33%) Nexpose
4 1 (3.33%) Nmap
4 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.33%) Suricata
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (26.67%) F5
4 6 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 3 (10.00%) Brocade
6 3 (10.00%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Meraki
8 1 (3.33%) Avaya
8 1 (3.33%) CyberArk
8 1 (3.33%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) Genesys
8 1 (3.33%) LogRhythm
8 1 (3.33%) Proofpoint
8 1 (3.33%) Qualys
8 1 (3.33%) Sophos
8 1 (3.33%) Symantec