Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Cisco Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 992 1007 995
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Engineer 191 218 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 172 215 268
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £41,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +16.67%

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 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -3 183 £60,000 +9.09% 5
London +8 97 £61,500 +2.50% 2
UK excluding London +1 91 £55,000 +15.79% 3
South East +32 44 £55,000 - 1
North of England -12 26 £49,500 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire +23 20 £52,750 -4.09%
Midlands +28 12 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands +37 10 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North West -28 6 £44,750 +5.29% 1
Scotland -15 5 £57,500 +68.28%
East of England +14 3 £60,000 +20.00%
West Midlands +3 2 £46,500 +24.00%
South West 0 1 £60,000 +41.18%

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 191 (100.00%) Cisco
2 155 (81.15%) Cisco Certification
3 131 (68.59%) CCNP
4 117 (61.26%) Firewall
5 95 (49.74%) BGP
6 92 (48.17%) MPLS
7 87 (45.55%) CCIE
8 79 (41.36%) OSPF
9 75 (39.27%) WAN
10 70 (36.65%) VPN
11 63 (32.98%) Cisco Nexus
12 61 (31.94%) Palo Alto
13 56 (29.32%) LAN
14 55 (28.80%) Network Design
15 53 (27.75%) Juniper
16 52 (27.23%) Cisco ASA
17 49 (25.65%) Network Security
18 44 (23.04%) Data Centre
19 41 (21.47%) Wireless
19 41 (21.47%) IPsec
20 40 (20.94%) F5
21 38 (19.90%) Finance
22 37 (19.37%) CCNA
22 37 (19.37%) DNS
23 36 (18.85%) Linux
23 36 (18.85%) TCP/IP
24 35 (18.32%) VoIP
25 32 (16.75%) Windows
25 32 (16.75%) CheckPoint
26 29 (15.18%) EIGRP

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 (4.71%) CMS
1 9 (4.71%) SAS
2 5 (2.62%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (6.81%) MS Visio
2 12 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.19%) Office 365
4 3 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 117 (61.26%) Firewall
2 95 (49.74%) BGP
3 92 (48.17%) MPLS
4 79 (41.36%) OSPF
5 75 (39.27%) WAN
6 70 (36.65%) VPN
7 63 (32.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 56 (29.32%) LAN
9 52 (27.23%) Cisco ASA
10 49 (25.65%) Network Security
11 41 (21.47%) IPsec
11 41 (21.47%) Wireless
12 37 (19.37%) DNS
13 36 (18.85%) TCP/IP
14 35 (18.32%) VoIP
15 29 (15.18%) Cisco IOS
15 29 (15.18%) EIGRP
16 23 (12.04%) VLAN
17 21 (10.99%) DHCP
18 20 (10.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.52%) MySQL
General
1 38 (19.90%) Finance
2 20 (10.47%) Telecoms
3 18 (9.42%) Banking
4 7 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.09%) Retail
7 3 (1.57%) Electronics
7 3 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.57%) Marketing
8 2 (1.05%) Advertising
8 2 (1.05%) Arabic Language
8 2 (1.05%) Law
8 2 (1.05%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.28%) XMPP
2 10 (5.24%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.09%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (2.09%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (23.04%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.95%) Clustering
3 16 (8.38%) Computer Science
4 14 (7.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.14%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.09%) Eurex
7 4 (2.09%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.57%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.57%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.52%) Fintech
10 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.85%) Linux
2 32 (16.75%) Windows
3 14 (7.33%) Solaris
4 9 (4.71%) Unix
5 8 (4.19%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.66%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.09%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.09%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.80%) Network Design
2 25 (13.09%) ITIL
2 25 (13.09%) Network Management
3 23 (12.04%) High Availability
4 19 (9.95%) Load Balancing
5 17 (8.90%) Mentoring
6 14 (7.33%) Change Management
6 14 (7.33%) DDoS Mitigation
6 14 (7.33%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (6.28%) Network Virtualisation
8 11 (5.76%) Migration
9 9 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (4.71%) Line Management
10 8 (4.19%) Service Management
11 7 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.66%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (3.14%) Problem Management
12 6 (3.14%) SIEM
13 5 (2.62%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.95%) Python
2 11 (5.76%) Bash Shell
3 9 (4.71%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.66%) SQL
5 6 (3.14%) Perl
6 5 (2.62%) Ruby
7 4 (2.09%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.09%) Tcl
8 1 (0.52%) Groovy
8 1 (0.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 155 (81.15%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (68.59%) CCNP
3 87 (45.55%) CCIE
4 37 (19.37%) CCNA
5 27 (14.14%) Degree
6 16 (8.38%) JNCIE
7 15 (7.85%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (6.81%) JNCIP
9 11 (5.76%) CCSP
10 10 (5.24%) CCVP
11 9 (4.71%) CCDP
12 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (3.66%) CCIP
13 7 (3.66%) MCSE
14 5 (2.62%) CISSP
15 4 (2.09%) CCDA
15 4 (2.09%) CCDE
15 4 (2.09%) CCSA
15 4 (2.09%) HP APS
16 3 (1.57%) EMCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.76%) SLA
2 4 (2.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 18 (9.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (3.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.57%) vSphere
6 1 (0.52%) KVM
6 1 (0.52%) Xen
6 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (10.47%) Cisco CUCM
1 20 (10.47%) SolarWinds Orion
2 17 (8.90%) Cacti
3 15 (7.85%) Cisco UCCX
4 14 (7.33%) OpenView
4 14 (7.33%) QRadar
5 12 (6.28%) Cisco UCCE
5 12 (6.28%) Nagios
6 11 (5.76%) Cisco Prime
7 10 (5.24%) FortiGate
8 9 (4.71%) Ansible
9 7 (3.66%) SCCM
10 6 (3.14%) SCOM
11 4 (2.09%) SmoothWall
12 3 (1.57%) EMC VPLEX
13 1 (0.52%) RANCID
Vendors
1 191 (100.00%) Cisco
2 61 (31.94%) Palo Alto
3 53 (27.75%) Juniper
4 40 (20.94%) F5
5 32 (16.75%) CheckPoint
6 28 (14.66%) Microsoft
6 28 (14.66%) SolarWinds
7 25 (13.09%) HP
8 22 (11.52%) VMware
9 18 (9.42%) Citrix
9 18 (9.42%) Riverbed
10 9 (4.71%) AlgoSec
11 8 (4.19%) Fortinet
12 7 (3.66%) Avaya
12 7 (3.66%) Huawei
13 5 (2.62%) Arista
13 5 (2.62%) NetApp
14 4 (2.09%) Bloomberg
14 4 (2.09%) Extreme Networks
14 4 (2.09%) Reuters