Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Cisco Engineer was £53,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1076 887 907
Rank change year-on-year -189 +20 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Engineer 107 290 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 104 238 336
UK median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.73% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,500 £37,846
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +5.00%

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 170,983 164,036 196,425
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.55% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 139,864 136,205 164,842
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -202 106 £53,500 -2.73% 8
UK excluding London -117 73 £50,000 +5.26% 4
London -118 34 £60,000 - 4
South East -70 31 £57,250 +9.05% 2
North of England -27 29 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Yorkshire +2 25 £42,500 -5.56%
Midlands -23 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -11 4 £50,000 +11.11%
North West -27 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands -17 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South West - 3 £60,000 -
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
Scotland -41 1 £62,500 +70.71%

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Cisco
2 68 (63.55%) Firewall
3 66 (61.68%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (55.14%) CCNP
5 42 (39.25%) WAN
6 35 (32.71%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (31.78%) LAN
8 30 (28.04%) Load Balancing
9 28 (26.17%) F5
9 28 (26.17%) ITIL
9 28 (26.17%) Network Design
10 26 (24.30%) CCIE
10 26 (24.30%) Internet
11 25 (23.36%) Finance
12 23 (21.50%) VMware
12 23 (21.50%) CheckPoint
12 23 (21.50%) CCNA
12 23 (21.50%) Windows
13 22 (20.56%) VPN
13 22 (20.56%) BGP
13 22 (20.56%) Data Centre
14 20 (18.69%) Juniper
15 18 (16.82%) OSPF
16 17 (15.89%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (15.89%) Wireless
17 16 (14.95%) TCP/IP
17 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (14.95%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (14.95%) Network Security
17 16 (14.95%) Palo Alto

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 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.80%) Office 365
4 2 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (63.55%) Firewall
2 42 (39.25%) WAN
3 35 (32.71%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (31.78%) LAN
5 26 (24.30%) Internet
6 22 (20.56%) BGP
6 22 (20.56%) VPN
7 18 (16.82%) OSPF
8 17 (15.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (15.89%) Wireless
9 16 (14.95%) Cisco IOS
9 16 (14.95%) Network Security
9 16 (14.95%) TCP/IP
10 14 (13.08%) Unified Communications
11 12 (11.21%) DNS
11 12 (11.21%) MPLS
11 12 (11.21%) NetScaler
12 11 (10.28%) Cisco Firepower
12 11 (10.28%) Ethernet
13 9 (8.41%) VoIP
General
1 25 (23.36%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Retail
3 5 (4.67%) Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.74%) Law
5 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.87%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.93%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.35%) Clustering
3 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.54%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.74%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.74%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) Windows
2 10 (9.35%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.48%) Linux
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.87%) Solaris
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Load Balancing
2 28 (26.17%) ITIL
2 28 (26.17%) Network Design
3 14 (13.08%) Mentoring
3 14 (13.08%) Service Management
4 13 (12.15%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (12.15%) Network Virtualisation
4 13 (12.15%) Service Design
5 12 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (10.28%) Change Management
7 10 (9.35%) Problem Management
8 8 (7.48%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (7.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (6.54%) High Availability
9 7 (6.54%) Network Management
10 5 (4.67%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (3.74%) Time Management
12 3 (2.80%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 66 (61.68%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (55.14%) CCNP
3 26 (24.30%) CCIE
4 23 (21.50%) CCNA
5 8 (7.48%) CCDA
6 5 (4.67%) CCSA
6 5 (4.67%) CCSE
6 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.74%) MCSE
8 3 (2.80%) CCIP
8 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.87%) Degree
9 2 (1.87%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.93%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.93%) EMCSA
10 1 (0.93%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.93%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.93%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.67%) vSphere
4 3 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (5.61%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (5.61%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (4.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (3.74%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.80%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (2.80%) Nagios
6 2 (1.87%) Cacti
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.87%) OpenView
6 2 (1.87%) QRadar
7 1 (0.93%) Ansible
7 1 (0.93%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (26.17%) F5
3 23 (21.50%) CheckPoint
3 23 (21.50%) VMware
4 20 (18.69%) Juniper
5 16 (14.95%) Palo Alto
6 15 (14.02%) Avaya
7 13 (12.15%) Microsoft
8 12 (11.21%) SolarWinds
9 11 (10.28%) Citrix
10 10 (9.35%) HP
11 8 (7.48%) Genesys
11 8 (7.48%) Verint
12 6 (5.61%) Fortinet
12 6 (5.61%) IronPort
13 4 (3.74%) Brocade
14 3 (2.80%) Blue Coat
14 3 (2.80%) IBM
14 3 (2.80%) Riverbed
15 2 (1.87%) Aruba