Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Cisco Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1086 951 971
Rank change year-on-year -135 +20 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Engineer 116 261 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 112 217 323
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +4.76%

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 167,987 170,855 196,490
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.21% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,960 139,529 164,954
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -140 112 £57,000 -0.87% 6
London -45 60 £61,250 +2.08% 2
UK excluding London -97 54 £50,000 -4.76% 4
North of England -4 24 £42,500 -19.05% 2
Yorkshire +13 20 £42,500 -22.73% 1
South East -69 17 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Midlands -1 10 £39,500 -12.22% 1
East Midlands 0 6 £35,000 -30.00%
West Midlands +18 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North West +2 4 £37,500 -16.67% 1
East of England +12 2 £47,500 -20.83%
South West - 2 £60,000 -
Scotland - 2 £62,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Cisco
2 78 (67.24%) Firewall
3 70 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (56.03%) CCNP
5 49 (42.24%) BGP
5 49 (42.24%) WAN
6 43 (37.07%) LAN
7 42 (36.21%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (33.62%) OSPF
9 38 (32.76%) CCIE
10 37 (31.90%) Finance
11 34 (29.31%) Juniper
12 32 (27.59%) Load Balancing
13 30 (25.86%) CheckPoint
13 30 (25.86%) Network Design
14 29 (25.00%) MPLS
15 28 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
16 27 (23.28%) VPN
17 26 (22.41%) Wireless
17 26 (22.41%) F5
18 22 (18.97%) Network Security
18 22 (18.97%) Internet
19 21 (18.10%) VMware
19 21 (18.10%) Palo Alto
20 19 (16.38%) CCNA
20 19 (16.38%) FortiGate
21 18 (15.52%) NetScaler
21 18 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
21 18 (15.52%) TCP/IP
21 18 (15.52%) Windows

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 3 (2.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (67.24%) Firewall
2 49 (42.24%) BGP
2 49 (42.24%) WAN
3 43 (37.07%) LAN
4 42 (36.21%) Cisco ASA
5 39 (33.62%) OSPF
6 29 (25.00%) MPLS
7 28 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
8 27 (23.28%) VPN
9 26 (22.41%) Wireless
10 22 (18.97%) Internet
10 22 (18.97%) Network Security
11 18 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (15.52%) NetScaler
11 18 (15.52%) TCP/IP
12 14 (12.07%) Ethernet
12 14 (12.07%) IPsec
12 14 (12.07%) NX-OS
13 13 (11.21%) Cisco Firepower
13 13 (11.21%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.86%) Blockchain
1 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (31.90%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Banking
3 9 (7.76%) Financial Institution
4 8 (6.90%) Law
5 4 (3.45%) Retail
6 2 (1.72%) Legal
6 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.86%) Advertising
7 1 (0.86%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.79%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.72%) LDAP
3 1 (0.86%) CSS
3 1 (0.86%) HTML
3 1 (0.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.31%) Clustering
3 5 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.45%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.72%) Fintech
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) Windows
2 8 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.17%) Linux
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) CentOS
5 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.86%) Unix
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) Load Balancing
2 30 (25.86%) Network Design
3 16 (13.79%) ITIL
4 15 (12.93%) Mentoring
5 13 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (7.76%) Problem Management
6 9 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (7.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (6.03%) High Availability
8 7 (6.03%) Network Optimisation
8 7 (6.03%) Service Management
9 6 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (5.17%) Service Design
10 5 (4.31%) Change Management
10 5 (4.31%) Network Architecture
10 5 (4.31%) Network Management
11 4 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.45%) Open Source
11 4 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.31%) Python
2 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (56.03%) CCNP
3 38 (32.76%) CCIE
4 19 (16.38%) CCNA
5 12 (10.34%) JNCIP
6 8 (6.90%) CCDA
6 8 (6.90%) CCSA
6 8 (6.90%) CCSE
6 8 (6.90%) MCSE
6 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (6.03%) JNCIE
8 4 (3.45%) Degree
8 4 (3.45%) JNCIA
8 4 (3.45%) JNCIS
9 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.72%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.86%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (0.86%) CCVP
11 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) GCP
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.59%) pfSense
5 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) FortiGate
2 16 (13.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (8.62%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (4.31%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (2.59%) SCOM
6 2 (1.72%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.86%) Ansible
7 1 (0.86%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.86%) Nagios
7 1 (0.86%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 116 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (29.31%) Juniper
3 30 (25.86%) CheckPoint
4 26 (22.41%) F5
5 21 (18.10%) Palo Alto
5 21 (18.10%) VMware
6 15 (12.93%) Citrix
7 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
8 12 (10.34%) Fortinet
9 10 (8.62%) SolarWinds
10 9 (7.76%) Avaya
11 8 (6.90%) Genesys
11 8 (6.90%) HP
11 8 (6.90%) Verint
12 6 (5.17%) Arista
12 6 (5.17%) Forcepoint
12 6 (5.17%) Meraki
13 3 (2.59%) Dell
13 3 (2.59%) Riverbed
14 2 (1.72%) EMC