Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Cisco Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1057 980 987
Rank change year-on-year -77 +7 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Engineer 100 203 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 92 177 249
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £41,375 £42,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,250 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +7.84% -2.86%

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 157,980 168,274 183,899
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,315 134,818 154,230
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Cisco Engineer in the UK

Senior Cisco Engineer
Top 13 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 16 October 2018. 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 -47 96 £60,000 - 12
London -5 61 £70,000 +12.00% 1
UK excluding London -44 37 £54,250 -1.36% 11
South East -8 16 £67,500 +22.73% 6
North of England +8 11 £37,500 -31.82% 2
Midlands +16 8 £35,000 -41.67% 2
Yorkshire +14 8 £35,000 -36.36% 1
West Midlands +36 4 £47,500 +2.15% 2
East Midlands -21 4 £35,000 -41.67%
North West +9 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Scotland -4 2 £62,500 +8.70%
South West - 2 £55,000 - 1
East of England +13 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Cisco
2 67 (67.00%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (61.00%) Firewall
4 59 (59.00%) CCNP
5 56 (56.00%) BGP
6 47 (47.00%) WAN
7 43 (43.00%) OSPF
8 39 (39.00%) LAN
9 35 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (34.00%) Juniper
11 33 (33.00%) F5
12 31 (31.00%) CheckPoint
12 31 (31.00%) Finance
13 30 (30.00%) CCIE
13 30 (30.00%) VPN
14 28 (28.00%) MPLS
15 26 (26.00%) Cisco IOS
16 24 (24.00%) Network Security
16 24 (24.00%) Network Design
17 22 (22.00%) TCP/IP
17 22 (22.00%) Load Balancing
17 22 (22.00%) Palo Alto
18 21 (21.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (21.00%) Data Centre
19 20 (20.00%) Wireless
20 19 (19.00%) Internet
20 19 (19.00%) NX-OS
21 18 (18.00%) VLAN
22 17 (17.00%) FortiGate
22 17 (17.00%) Microsoft

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 5 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.00%) Apache
2 2 (2.00%) IIS
2 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 61 (61.00%) Firewall
2 56 (56.00%) BGP
3 47 (47.00%) WAN
4 43 (43.00%) OSPF
5 39 (39.00%) LAN
6 35 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (30.00%) VPN
8 28 (28.00%) MPLS
9 26 (26.00%) Cisco IOS
10 24 (24.00%) Network Security
11 22 (22.00%) TCP/IP
12 21 (21.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (20.00%) Wireless
14 19 (19.00%) Internet
14 19 (19.00%) NX-OS
15 18 (18.00%) VLAN
16 15 (15.00%) IPsec
17 14 (14.00%) Multicast
18 13 (13.00%) NetScaler
19 11 (11.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Blockchain
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (31.00%) Finance
2 14 (14.00%) Banking
3 12 (12.00%) Financial Institution
4 11 (11.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Front Office
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.00%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.00%) XMPP
3 2 (2.00%) LDAP
4 1 (1.00%) CSS
4 1 (1.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (4.00%) Clustering
3 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.00%) Fintech
5 2 (2.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.00%) CentOS
4 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) Network Design
2 22 (22.00%) Load Balancing
3 10 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (9.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (8.00%) Network Optimisation
6 6 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (5.00%) High Availability
7 5 (5.00%) ITIL
7 5 (5.00%) Migration
7 5 (5.00%) Network Architecture
7 5 (5.00%) Network Management
8 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.00%) Open Source
9 3 (3.00%) Change Management
9 3 (3.00%) Converged Infrastructure
9 3 (3.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.00%) OWASP
10 2 (2.00%) Project Management
10 2 (2.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.00%) Python
2 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (67.00%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (59.00%) CCNP
3 30 (30.00%) CCIE
4 15 (15.00%) CCNA
5 11 (11.00%) CCSA
5 11 (11.00%) CCSE
5 11 (11.00%) JNCIP
5 11 (11.00%) MCSE
5 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (8.00%) CCDP
7 6 (6.00%) CCVP
7 6 (6.00%) JNCIE
8 4 (4.00%) Degree
8 4 (4.00%) JNCIA
8 4 (4.00%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.00%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) pfSense
2 3 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (17.00%) FortiGate
2 14 (14.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (12.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (3.00%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (3.00%) SCOM
6 1 (1.00%) Ansible
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (34.00%) Juniper
3 33 (33.00%) F5
4 31 (31.00%) CheckPoint
5 22 (22.00%) Palo Alto
6 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.00%) Meraki
8 8 (8.00%) Fortinet
9 7 (7.00%) Arista
9 7 (7.00%) Citrix
9 7 (7.00%) Forcepoint
9 7 (7.00%) VMware
10 6 (6.00%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.00%) Mitel
12 4 (4.00%) HP
13 3 (3.00%) CA
13 3 (3.00%) Dell
13 3 (3.00%) Nortel
14 2 (2.00%) Blue Coat
14 2 (2.00%) NetApp