Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Cisco Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1021 978 939
Rank change year-on-year -43 -39 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Engineer 155 213 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 147 187 293
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,100 £37,846
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +8.70%

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 167,227 170,652 201,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,816 142,093 168,706
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 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 19 January 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 -39 147 £57,500 +4.55% 11
UK excluding London -38 82 £50,000 +11.11% 7
London +2 70 £60,000 - 4
South East -11 36 £50,000 -9.09% 4
North of England +8 28 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire +32 22 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Midlands -1 12 £60,000 +36.36%
East Midlands +13 9 £60,000 +36.36%
North West -2 6 £44,750 +1.70%
Scotland -36 5 £57,500 +68.28%
West Midlands +13 3 £47,750 +11.05%
East of England +10 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South West -6 1 £60,000 +36.36% 1

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Senior Cisco Engineer 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 Senior Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 155 (100.00%) Cisco
2 116 (74.84%) Cisco Certification
3 102 (65.81%) Firewall
4 91 (58.71%) CCNP
5 69 (44.52%) BGP
6 65 (41.94%) MPLS
7 63 (40.65%) WAN
8 51 (32.90%) OSPF
9 49 (31.61%) CCIE
10 48 (30.97%) Cisco ASA
11 46 (29.68%) Data Centre
12 45 (29.03%) LAN
12 45 (29.03%) VPN
13 41 (26.45%) Palo Alto
14 40 (25.81%) Network Security
15 38 (24.52%) Cisco Nexus
16 37 (23.87%) IPsec
17 36 (23.23%) CCNA
17 36 (23.23%) Juniper
18 35 (22.58%) Network Design
19 34 (21.94%) ITIL
20 33 (21.29%) F5
21 32 (20.65%) Wireless
22 30 (19.35%) EIGRP
22 30 (19.35%) Windows
22 30 (19.35%) VoIP
23 29 (18.71%) TCP/IP
23 29 (18.71%) Linux
23 29 (18.71%) Microsoft Azure
23 29 (18.71%) Cisco IOS

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 9 (5.81%) CMS
2 6 (3.87%) SAS
2 6 (3.87%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (7.10%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.81%) Office 365
4 4 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (65.81%) Firewall
2 69 (44.52%) BGP
3 65 (41.94%) MPLS
4 63 (40.65%) WAN
5 51 (32.90%) OSPF
6 48 (30.97%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (29.03%) LAN
7 45 (29.03%) VPN
8 40 (25.81%) Network Security
9 38 (24.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 37 (23.87%) IPsec
11 32 (20.65%) Wireless
12 30 (19.35%) EIGRP
12 30 (19.35%) VoIP
13 29 (18.71%) Cisco IOS
13 29 (18.71%) TCP/IP
14 26 (16.77%) DNS
15 22 (14.19%) Internet
16 16 (10.32%) Unified Communications
16 16 (10.32%) Wireshark
General
1 24 (15.48%) Finance
2 13 (8.39%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.45%) Banking
4 7 (4.52%) Retail
5 4 (2.58%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.29%) Arabic Language
6 2 (1.29%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.45%) XMPP
2 4 (2.58%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.58%) XML
3 2 (1.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (29.68%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.97%) Clustering
3 12 (7.74%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.52%) Private Cloud
5 7 (4.52%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.94%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.29%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.65%) Fintech
9 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.65%) PKI
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.35%) Windows
2 29 (18.71%) Linux
3 11 (7.10%) Solaris
4 10 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.81%) Mac OS X
5 9 (5.81%) Unix
6 4 (2.58%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.58%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.58%) Network Design
2 34 (21.94%) ITIL
3 18 (11.61%) Load Balancing
3 18 (11.61%) Mentoring
3 18 (11.61%) Network Virtualisation
4 17 (10.97%) Change Management
4 17 (10.97%) Network Management
5 14 (9.03%) High Availability
6 13 (8.39%) Service Management
7 11 (7.10%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (6.45%) Migration
9 9 (5.81%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (5.81%) Line Management
9 9 (5.81%) Service Design
10 8 (5.16%) DDoS Mitigation
11 6 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.87%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (3.23%) Low Latency
12 5 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.32%) Python
2 8 (5.16%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.87%) Perl
3 6 (3.87%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.87%) SQL
4 4 (2.58%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.58%) Tcl
5 2 (1.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 116 (74.84%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (58.71%) CCNP
3 49 (31.61%) CCIE
4 36 (23.23%) CCNA
5 23 (14.84%) Degree
6 16 (10.32%) JNCIE
7 13 (8.39%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (8.39%) JNCIP
8 9 (5.81%) CCIP
8 9 (5.81%) CCVP
9 8 (5.16%) CCSP
10 7 (4.52%) CCDP
10 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (3.87%) MCSE
12 5 (3.23%) CISSP
13 4 (2.58%) CCDE
13 4 (2.58%) HP APS
14 3 (1.94%) CCDA
14 3 (1.94%) EMCSA
14 3 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) SLA
2 4 (2.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (12.26%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.87%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (9.68%) Cisco UCCX
2 14 (9.03%) Cacti
2 14 (9.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (8.39%) Cisco UCCE
3 13 (8.39%) Nagios
3 13 (8.39%) SolarWinds Orion
4 11 (7.10%) OpenView
4 11 (7.10%) QRadar
5 9 (5.81%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (3.87%) Ansible
6 6 (3.87%) SCCM
6 6 (3.87%) SCOM
7 4 (2.58%) SmoothWall
8 3 (1.94%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.65%) RANCID
Vendors
1 155 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (26.45%) Palo Alto
3 36 (23.23%) Juniper
4 33 (21.29%) F5
5 28 (18.06%) Microsoft
6 25 (16.13%) VMware
7 23 (14.84%) CheckPoint
8 22 (14.19%) HP
9 21 (13.55%) SolarWinds
10 15 (9.68%) Riverbed
11 11 (7.10%) Citrix
12 10 (6.45%) Avaya
13 6 (3.87%) AlgoSec
13 6 (3.87%) IronPort
14 5 (3.23%) Arista
15 4 (2.58%) Extreme Networks
15 4 (2.58%) NetApp
15 4 (2.58%) ProCurve
15 4 (2.58%) Sourcefire
16 3 (1.94%) EMC