Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Cisco Network Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 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 Network Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1015 1037 1046
Rank change year-on-year +22 +9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Network Engineer 162 185 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 149 193 233
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,100 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.75% -2.86% +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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
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 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 +7 156 £61,500 +11.82% 4
London +3 83 £62,500 +4.17% 1
UK excluding London +33 76 £57,500 +12.75% 3
South East +34 41 £55,000 - 1
North of England -2 18 £49,500 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire +32 12 £53,500 -2.73% 1
Midlands +26 11 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands +43 10 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North West -27 6 £44,750 +5.29%
Scotland -12 3 £57,500 +68.28%
East of England +12 2 - -
West Midlands +14 1 £46,500 +24.00%
South West -21 1 £60,000 +41.18%

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Cisco
2 132 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
3 121 (74.69%) CCNP
4 107 (66.05%) Firewall
5 93 (57.41%) BGP
6 90 (55.56%) MPLS
7 86 (53.09%) CCIE
8 77 (47.53%) OSPF
9 71 (43.83%) WAN
10 68 (41.98%) VPN
11 62 (38.27%) Cisco Nexus
12 61 (37.65%) Palo Alto
13 54 (33.33%) LAN
14 53 (32.72%) Network Design
15 49 (30.25%) Cisco ASA
16 48 (29.63%) Juniper
17 46 (28.40%) Network Security
18 39 (24.07%) Wireless
18 39 (24.07%) IPsec
18 39 (24.07%) Data Centre
19 36 (22.22%) DNS
20 35 (21.60%) TCP/IP
20 35 (21.60%) F5
21 34 (20.99%) VoIP
22 33 (20.37%) Finance
23 31 (19.14%) CheckPoint
24 30 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
25 29 (17.90%) Linux
26 27 (16.67%) SolarWinds
26 27 (16.67%) 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 (5.56%) CMS
1 9 (5.56%) SAS
2 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (8.02%) MS Visio
2 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 107 (66.05%) Firewall
2 93 (57.41%) BGP
3 90 (55.56%) MPLS
4 77 (47.53%) OSPF
5 71 (43.83%) WAN
6 68 (41.98%) VPN
7 62 (38.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 54 (33.33%) LAN
9 49 (30.25%) Cisco ASA
10 46 (28.40%) Network Security
11 39 (24.07%) IPsec
11 39 (24.07%) Wireless
12 36 (22.22%) DNS
13 35 (21.60%) TCP/IP
14 34 (20.99%) VoIP
15 30 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
16 26 (16.05%) EIGRP
17 24 (14.81%) VLAN
18 21 (12.96%) DHCP
19 19 (11.73%) IPv4
General
1 33 (20.37%) Finance
2 18 (11.11%) Banking
3 17 (10.49%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.85%) Electronics
5 3 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.85%) Law
5 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.85%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Arabic Language
6 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.17%) XMPP
2 9 (5.56%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.47%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (2.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.07%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.49%) Clustering
3 16 (9.88%) Computer Science
4 15 (9.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.09%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.47%) Eurex
7 4 (2.47%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.85%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.23%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.62%) Fintech
10 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.90%) Linux
2 17 (10.49%) Windows
3 14 (8.64%) Solaris
4 9 (5.56%) Unix
5 7 (4.32%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.72%) Network Design
2 24 (14.81%) High Availability
3 23 (14.20%) Network Management
4 21 (12.96%) ITIL
5 19 (11.73%) Load Balancing
6 17 (10.49%) Mentoring
7 15 (9.26%) DDoS Mitigation
8 14 (8.64%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (8.02%) Change Management
10 10 (6.17%) Network Virtualisation
11 9 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.56%) Line Management
12 8 (4.94%) Service Management
13 6 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
14 5 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (3.09%) Low Latency
14 5 (3.09%) Migration
14 5 (3.09%) Problem Management
14 5 (3.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.73%) Python
2 11 (6.79%) Bash Shell
3 9 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.70%) Perl
5 5 (3.09%) Ruby
6 4 (2.47%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.47%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 132 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (74.69%) CCNP
3 86 (53.09%) CCIE
4 27 (16.67%) Degree
5 23 (14.20%) CCNA
6 14 (8.64%) JNCIE
7 13 (8.02%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (6.79%) CCSP
9 10 (6.17%) JNCIP
10 9 (5.56%) CCDP
10 9 (5.56%) CCVP
11 5 (3.09%) CCDA
11 5 (3.09%) CCIP
11 5 (3.09%) CISSP
12 4 (2.47%) CCDE
12 4 (2.47%) CCSA
12 4 (2.47%) HP APS
13 3 (1.85%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) SLA
2 4 (2.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (12.35%) SolarWinds Orion
2 17 (10.49%) Cacti
3 14 (8.64%) OpenView
3 14 (8.64%) QRadar
4 13 (8.02%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (6.79%) Nagios
6 10 (6.17%) Cisco Prime
6 10 (6.17%) FortiGate
7 9 (5.56%) Ansible
7 9 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
7 9 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (2.47%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.62%) RANCID
Vendors
1 162 (100.00%) Cisco
2 61 (37.65%) Palo Alto
3 48 (29.63%) Juniper
4 35 (21.60%) F5
5 31 (19.14%) CheckPoint
6 27 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 20 (12.35%) Microsoft
8 19 (11.73%) HP
9 16 (9.88%) Citrix
9 16 (9.88%) Riverbed
10 11 (6.79%) VMware
11 9 (5.56%) AlgoSec
12 8 (4.94%) Fortinet
12 8 (4.94%) Huawei
13 6 (3.70%) Avaya
14 5 (3.09%) Arista
15 4 (2.47%) IronPort
15 4 (2.47%) Patsystems
15 4 (2.47%) ProCurve
15 4 (2.47%) Sourcefire