Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Cisco Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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

Senior Cisco Engineer
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1038 1039 991
Rank change year-on-year +1 -48 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Engineer 69 155 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.089% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.093% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 59 147 187
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £37,500 £38,100
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +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 144,483 167,419 170,789
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.18% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,528 135,986 142,204
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Senior Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Cisco Engineer in the UK

Senior Cisco Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Cisco Engineer in the UK

Senior Cisco Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Cisco Engineer over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Cisco Engineer in the UK

Senior Cisco Engineer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Cisco Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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 +7 69 £62,500 +8.70% 13
London +11 42 £67,500 +12.50% 6
UK excluding London +12 27 £57,500 +15.00% 8
South East +15 13 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Midlands +28 6 £46,250 -22.92%
West Midlands +41 4 £47,500 -0.52%
North of England +16 4 £49,250 +15.88% 2
East of England +33 3 £50,475 +26.19%
North West +22 2 £48,500 +8.38% 2
East Midlands +16 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Yorkshire +4 2 £52,500 +40.00%
South West +25 1 £55,000 -8.33% 4

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, Senior Cisco 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 Senior Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) Cisco
2 60 (86.96%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (79.71%) CCNP
4 45 (65.22%) Firewall
5 41 (59.42%) WAN
6 34 (49.28%) LAN
7 26 (37.68%) CheckPoint
8 25 (36.23%) CCNA
9 22 (31.88%) BGP
9 22 (31.88%) Palo Alto
10 21 (30.43%) VPN
10 21 (30.43%) Finance
11 19 (27.54%) F5
12 18 (26.09%) CCIE
13 17 (24.64%) OSPF
13 17 (24.64%) Juniper
14 16 (23.19%) TCP/IP
15 14 (20.29%) DNS
15 14 (20.29%) VLAN
15 14 (20.29%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (18.84%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (18.84%) Network Design
16 13 (18.84%) CCDP
16 13 (18.84%) MPLS
17 12 (17.39%) Wireless
18 11 (15.94%) Internet
18 11 (15.94%) Load Balancing
18 11 (15.94%) Cisco IOS
18 11 (15.94%) NX-OS
19 10 (14.49%) Data Centre

Senior Cisco 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 3 (4.35%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.90%) Apache
2 2 (2.90%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (65.22%) Firewall
2 41 (59.42%) WAN
3 34 (49.28%) LAN
4 22 (31.88%) BGP
5 21 (30.43%) VPN
6 17 (24.64%) OSPF
7 16 (23.19%) TCP/IP
8 14 (20.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (20.29%) DNS
8 14 (20.29%) VLAN
9 13 (18.84%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (18.84%) MPLS
10 12 (17.39%) Wireless
11 11 (15.94%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (15.94%) Internet
11 11 (15.94%) NX-OS
12 9 (13.04%) DHCP
13 8 (11.59%) Network Security
14 7 (10.14%) Structured Cabling
14 7 (10.14%) VoIP
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Law
3 9 (13.04%) Banking
4 7 (10.14%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.80%) XMPP
3 1 (1.45%) Ajax
3 1 (1.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (1.45%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.90%) Unix
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Network Design
2 11 (15.94%) Load Balancing
3 9 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (8.70%) Network Management
6 5 (7.25%) High Availability
6 5 (7.25%) Migration
6 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
7 4 (5.80%) ITIL
8 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.35%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.35%) Service Design
9 2 (2.90%) Change Management
9 2 (2.90%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (2.90%) Customer-Centricity
9 2 (2.90%) Fault Analysis
9 2 (2.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 60 (86.96%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (79.71%) CCNP
3 25 (36.23%) CCNA
4 18 (26.09%) CCIE
5 13 (18.84%) CCDP
6 9 (13.04%) CCSA
7 8 (11.59%) CCSE
7 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (10.14%) MCSE
9 5 (7.25%) CCVP
9 5 (7.25%) Degree
10 1 (1.45%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.45%) HNC
10 1 (1.45%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (5.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.80%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.45%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (37.68%) CheckPoint
3 22 (31.88%) Palo Alto
4 19 (27.54%) F5
5 17 (24.64%) Juniper
6 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
7 8 (11.59%) VMware
8 7 (10.14%) Meraki
9 5 (7.25%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.35%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.35%) Dell
10 3 (4.35%) Mitel
10 3 (4.35%) Nortel
10 3 (4.35%) Qualys
10 3 (4.35%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.90%) AirMagnet
11 2 (2.90%) EMC
11 2 (2.90%) Forcepoint
11 2 (2.90%) HP
11 2 (2.90%) NetApp