The median annual salary for a Senior Cisco Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Cisco Engineer
UK
Rank 700 760 766
Rank change year-on-year +60 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Engineer 165 181 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 138 162 177
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00%  

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 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
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%  

Senior Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Cisco Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Cisco Engineer in the UK

Senior Cisco Engineer
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 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 +92 163 £55,000 - 13
London +80 69 £60,000 -7.69% 4
South East +32 46 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Berkshire +27 30 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Yorkshire +42 26 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Reading +34 22 £60,000 +4.34%
West Yorkshire +30 17 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Surrey +52 9 £52,500 -19.23%
Leeds +25 9 £38,500 -30.00%
North Yorkshire +11 9 £55,000 +15.78%
West Midlands +32 8 £45,000 -1.09% 1
North West -19 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Herefordshire - 8 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +4 6 £44,000 +16.26% 2
Halifax - 6 £45,000 -
Hereford - 5 £45,000 - 1
Dorking - 5 - -
Bracknell - 5 £52,500 -
Manchester -25 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Merseyside - 4 £45,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £44,000 -
Liverpool - 4 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £42,500 -
Altrincham - 4 £40,000 -
Brighton - 4 £42,500 -
Leominster - 3 - -
Wokingham - 3 £37,000 - 2
West Sussex +9 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Leicestershire -7 2 £50,000 +31.57% 2
Horsham - 2 £47,500 -

Senior Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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.

1 264 (100.00%) Cisco
2 187 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
3 170 (64.39%) Firewall
4 162 (61.36%) CCNP
5 117 (44.32%) WAN
6 89 (33.71%) BGP
7 86 (32.58%) Juniper
8 85 (32.20%) LAN
9 84 (31.82%) Palo Alto
10 82 (31.06%) CCIE
10 82 (31.06%) MPLS
11 78 (29.55%) CheckPoint
12 74 (28.03%) OSPF
12 74 (28.03%) Data Centre
13 72 (27.27%) F5
13 72 (27.27%) CCNA
14 71 (26.89%) Windows
15 70 (26.52%) ITIL
16 68 (25.76%) Cisco Nexus
17 56 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
18 54 (20.45%) Finance
19 50 (18.94%) Linux
19 50 (18.94%) Network Design
20 49 (18.56%) VMware
21 45 (17.05%) Wireless
22 40 (15.15%) VPN
23 38 (14.39%) DNS
24 36 (13.64%) TCP/IP
25 34 (12.88%) Blue Coat
25 34 (12.88%) Network Security

Senior Cisco Engineer 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.55%) IIS
2 9 (3.41%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.03%) Apache
3 8 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.03%) MS Office
2 8 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.41%) Office 365
2 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 170 (64.39%) Firewall
2 117 (44.32%) WAN
3 89 (33.71%) BGP
4 85 (32.20%) LAN
5 82 (31.06%) MPLS
6 74 (28.03%) OSPF
7 68 (25.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 56 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
9 45 (17.05%) Wireless
10 40 (15.15%) VPN
11 38 (14.39%) DNS
12 36 (13.64%) TCP/IP
13 34 (12.88%) Network Security
14 32 (12.12%) VoIP
15 28 (10.61%) VLAN
16 25 (9.47%) Cisco IOS
16 25 (9.47%) Cisco Wireless
16 25 (9.47%) EIGRP
17 24 (9.09%) RIP
18 21 (7.95%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.52%) SQL Server
General
1 54 (20.45%) Finance
2 26 (9.85%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.68%) Financial Institution
4 12 (4.55%) Banking
5 7 (2.65%) Military
6 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.14%) Legal
8 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.76%) Publishing
8 2 (0.76%) Retail
9 1 (0.38%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.92%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (0.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (28.03%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (1.89%) EMC VNX
5 5 (1.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (1.52%) FlexPod
6 4 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.52%) PKI
7 3 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.76%) CMDB
8 2 (0.76%) Eurex
8 2 (0.76%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.38%) Fintech
9 1 (0.38%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (26.89%) Windows
2 50 (18.94%) Linux
3 33 (12.50%) Unix
4 32 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (10.61%) Solaris
6 21 (7.95%) Windows 2000
6 21 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (7.58%) Windows Server
8 12 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.27%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (1.14%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.76%) CentOS
12 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (26.52%) ITIL
2 50 (18.94%) Network Design
3 33 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 27 (10.23%) High Availability
5 25 (9.47%) Coaching
6 22 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 22 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 21 (7.95%) Identity Management
8 20 (7.58%) Change Management
9 17 (6.44%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (4.92%) Change Control
11 13 (4.92%) Load Balancing
12 12 (4.55%) OWASP
13 11 (4.17%) Network Architecture
13 11 (4.17%) Network Management
14 10 (3.79%) Business Continuity
14 10 (3.79%) Presales
14 10 (3.79%) Problem Management
15 9 (3.41%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.52%) VB
3 2 (0.76%) C
4 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.38%) C++
4 1 (0.38%) Java
4 1 (0.38%) Perl
4 1 (0.38%) Python
4 1 (0.38%) Ruby
4 1 (0.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 187 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 162 (61.36%) CCNP
3 82 (31.06%) CCIE
4 72 (27.27%) CCNA
5 16 (6.06%) Degree
6 13 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (4.55%) CCIP
7 12 (4.55%) CCSP
8 11 (4.17%) CCNP Voice
9 9 (3.41%) CCDP
10 8 (3.03%) CCDA
10 8 (3.03%) MCSA
10 8 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.89%) CCSA
13 4 (1.52%) CCVP
13 4 (1.52%) MCITP
13 4 (1.52%) NCDA
14 3 (1.14%) JNCIP
15 2 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.03%) ISO27002
1 8 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.30%) vSphere
3 11 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.79%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.41%) ProxySG
6 8 (3.03%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.38%) XenApp
8 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (10.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (7.95%) FortiGate
3 14 (5.30%) SolarWinds Orion
4 11 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (2.65%) Cacti
5 7 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (2.65%) OpenView
6 5 (1.89%) Nagios
7 4 (1.52%) vMotion
8 3 (1.14%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.76%) vRealize
10 1 (0.38%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.38%) SCCM
10 1 (0.38%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 264 (100.00%) Cisco
2 86 (32.58%) Juniper
3 84 (31.82%) Palo Alto
4 78 (29.55%) CheckPoint
5 72 (27.27%) F5
6 49 (18.56%) VMware
7 34 (12.88%) Blue Coat
8 27 (10.23%) Microsoft
9 24 (9.09%) HP
10 21 (7.95%) Crossbeam
10 21 (7.95%) Sourcefire
11 19 (7.20%) Citrix
12 15 (5.68%) Arista
13 14 (5.30%) Riverbed
13 14 (5.30%) Sun
14 12 (4.55%) Huawei
15 11 (4.17%) NetApp
15 11 (4.17%) SonicWALL
16 10 (3.79%) SolarWinds
17 9 (3.41%) Fortinet
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