Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Cisco Network Engineer was £61,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Cisco Network Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1031 1030 1047
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Network Engineer 161 198 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 146 212 229
UK median annual salary £61,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.82% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £42,625 £41,250 £42,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,375 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.65% -1.90% +23.53%

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 166841 184148 211679
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133583 154294 175388
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Cisco Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Cisco Network Engineer.

Salary trend for Senior Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Cisco Network Engineer over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Cisco Network Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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 +15 155 £62,000 +12.73% 1
London +34 89 £62,500 +4.17%
UK excluding London +7 69 £57,500 +11.65% 1
South East +43 36 £55,000 -4.35% 1
North of England -18 15 £55,000 -
Midlands +37 12 £60,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +40 11 £60,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire +24 10 £60,000 +9.09%
North West -27 5 £42,500 -3.41%
East of England +5 3 - -
Scotland -2 3 £57,500 +68.28%
West Midlands +18 1 £46,500 -28.46%

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, Senior Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 161 (100.00%) Cisco
2 135 (83.85%) Cisco Certification
3 124 (77.02%) CCNP
4 102 (63.35%) Firewall
5 100 (62.11%) BGP
6 97 (60.25%) MPLS
7 95 (59.01%) CCIE
8 85 (52.80%) OSPF
9 70 (43.48%) VPN
10 67 (41.61%) WAN
11 66 (40.99%) Cisco Nexus
11 66 (40.99%) Palo Alto
12 58 (36.02%) Network Design
13 52 (32.30%) LAN
14 51 (31.68%) Juniper
15 42 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
16 40 (24.84%) Network Security
17 39 (24.22%) F5
17 39 (24.22%) DNS
18 37 (22.98%) Wireless
19 36 (22.36%) IPsec
19 36 (22.36%) TCP/IP
20 34 (21.12%) CheckPoint
21 33 (20.50%) VoIP
21 33 (20.50%) Data Centre
22 32 (19.88%) Cisco IOS
22 32 (19.88%) Finance
23 30 (18.63%) Linux
24 27 (16.77%) CCNA
24 27 (16.77%) Degree

Senior Cisco Network 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 (5.59%) CMS
2 8 (4.97%) SAS
3 2 (1.24%) IIS
3 2 (1.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 102 (63.35%) Firewall
2 100 (62.11%) BGP
3 97 (60.25%) MPLS
4 85 (52.80%) OSPF
5 70 (43.48%) VPN
6 67 (41.61%) WAN
7 66 (40.99%) Cisco Nexus
8 52 (32.30%) LAN
9 42 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (24.84%) Network Security
11 39 (24.22%) DNS
12 37 (22.98%) Wireless
13 36 (22.36%) IPsec
13 36 (22.36%) TCP/IP
14 33 (20.50%) VoIP
15 32 (19.88%) Cisco IOS
16 26 (16.15%) EIGRP
17 25 (15.53%) VLAN
18 24 (14.91%) DHCP
19 20 (12.42%) Wireshark
General
1 32 (19.88%) Finance
2 21 (13.04%) Banking
3 18 (11.18%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.97%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.73%) Law
6 3 (1.86%) Electronics
6 3 (1.86%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.86%) Marketing
7 2 (1.24%) Advertising
7 2 (1.24%) Arabic Language
7 2 (1.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.21%) XMPP
2 9 (5.59%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.48%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (2.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.50%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.94%) Computer Science
3 15 (9.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (8.07%) Clustering
5 7 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.48%) Eurex
6 4 (2.48%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.86%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.24%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) Fintech
9 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.63%) Linux
2 18 (11.18%) Windows
3 14 (8.70%) Solaris
4 9 (5.59%) Unix
5 7 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.02%) Network Design
2 26 (16.15%) High Availability
3 21 (13.04%) Network Management
4 17 (10.56%) ITIL
4 17 (10.56%) Mentoring
5 16 (9.94%) Load Balancing
6 15 (9.32%) DDoS Mitigation
6 15 (9.32%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (7.45%) Change Management
8 9 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (5.59%) Line Management
9 6 (3.73%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.11%) Low Latency
10 5 (3.11%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.11%) Service Management
11 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (2.48%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (2.48%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.42%) Python
2 12 (7.45%) Bash Shell
3 10 (6.21%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.73%) Perl
4 6 (3.73%) Ruby
5 4 (2.48%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.48%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 135 (83.85%) Cisco Certification
2 124 (77.02%) CCNP
3 95 (59.01%) CCIE
4 27 (16.77%) CCNA
4 27 (16.77%) Degree
5 13 (8.07%) JNCIE
6 10 (6.21%) CCSP
6 10 (6.21%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (6.21%) JNCIP
7 9 (5.59%) CCDP
7 9 (5.59%) CCVP
8 7 (4.35%) CCDA
9 6 (3.73%) CCSA
10 5 (3.11%) CCIP
10 5 (3.11%) CISSP
11 4 (2.48%) CCDE
11 4 (2.48%) HP APS
12 3 (1.86%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 2 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) SLA
2 4 (2.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.97%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.73%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (11.80%) SolarWinds Orion
2 17 (10.56%) Cacti
3 14 (8.70%) OpenView
4 13 (8.07%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (8.07%) FortiGate
5 12 (7.45%) QRadar
6 10 (6.21%) Nagios
7 9 (5.59%) Cisco UCCE
7 9 (5.59%) Cisco UCCX
8 8 (4.97%) Ansible
8 8 (4.97%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (2.48%) SmoothWall
10 1 (0.62%) RANCID
Vendors
1 161 (100.00%) Cisco
2 66 (40.99%) Palo Alto
3 51 (31.68%) Juniper
4 39 (24.22%) F5
5 34 (21.12%) CheckPoint
6 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 23 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 18 (11.18%) HP
8 17 (10.56%) Riverbed
9 15 (9.32%) Citrix
10 11 (6.83%) VMware
11 8 (4.97%) AlgoSec
11 8 (4.97%) Fortinet
11 8 (4.97%) Huawei
12 5 (3.11%) Arista
13 4 (2.48%) Extreme Networks
13 4 (2.48%) GL TRADE
13 4 (2.48%) Patsystems
13 4 (2.48%) ProCurve
13 4 (2.48%) Sourcefire