Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Cisco Network Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1082 1020 1022
Rank change year-on-year -62 +2 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Network Engineer 77 173 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.099% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 76 160 249
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -20.45% +5.77% -0.95%

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 159,874 167,577 186,122
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 95.99% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 128,822 134,320 156,383
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Top 11 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 24 September 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 -49 75 £60,000 -4.00% 9
London -9 51 £70,000 +7.69% 5
UK excluding London -49 24 £43,750 -20.45% 4
North of England +20 14 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Yorkshire +30 10 £37,500 -42.31%
Midlands +13 6 £35,000 -36.36% 2
South East -33 6 £67,500 +22.73%
North West +12 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
West Midlands +24 3 £47,500 +3.83% 2
East Midlands -5 3 £35,000 -41.67%
South West - 1 - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, Senior Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) Cisco
2 62 (80.52%) Firewall
3 51 (66.23%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (62.34%) CCNP
5 47 (61.04%) BGP
6 41 (53.25%) OSPF
7 40 (51.95%) WAN
8 39 (50.65%) LAN
9 36 (46.75%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (42.86%) F5
11 30 (38.96%) Cisco IOS
12 29 (37.66%) Juniper
12 29 (37.66%) CheckPoint
13 28 (36.36%) CCIE
13 28 (36.36%) Finance
14 26 (33.77%) Load Balancing
15 25 (32.47%) Network Design
16 24 (31.17%) TCP/IP
16 24 (31.17%) VPN
17 23 (29.87%) Network Security
17 23 (29.87%) Palo Alto
18 21 (27.27%) NX-OS
19 20 (25.97%) Internet
19 20 (25.97%) MPLS
20 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
20 19 (24.68%) FortiGate
21 18 (23.38%) 802.1X
21 18 (23.38%) Cisco Nexus
22 17 (22.08%) Wireless
22 17 (22.08%) Microsoft

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 2 (2.60%) Apache
1 2 (2.60%) IIS
1 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
1 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (80.52%) Firewall
2 47 (61.04%) BGP
3 41 (53.25%) OSPF
4 40 (51.95%) WAN
5 39 (50.65%) LAN
6 36 (46.75%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (38.96%) Cisco IOS
8 24 (31.17%) TCP/IP
8 24 (31.17%) VPN
9 23 (29.87%) Network Security
10 21 (27.27%) NX-OS
11 20 (25.97%) Internet
11 20 (25.97%) MPLS
12 18 (23.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (22.08%) VLAN
13 17 (22.08%) Wireless
14 16 (20.78%) NetScaler
15 15 (19.48%) IPsec
16 14 (18.18%) Multicast
16 14 (18.18%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (36.36%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Banking
3 14 (18.18%) Financial Institution
3 14 (18.18%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.60%) LDAP
3 1 (1.30%) CSS
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.60%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.30%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Unix
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Load Balancing
2 25 (32.47%) Network Design
3 8 (10.39%) Network Optimisation
4 6 (7.79%) ITIL
4 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.19%) Change Management
5 4 (5.19%) High Availability
5 4 (5.19%) Network Management
6 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.90%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.90%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.90%) Open Source
6 3 (3.90%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.90%) Service Design
6 3 (3.90%) Service Management
7 2 (2.60%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.60%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (66.23%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (62.34%) CCNP
3 28 (36.36%) CCIE
4 14 (18.18%) CCSA
4 14 (18.18%) CCSE
4 14 (18.18%) MCSE
4 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (15.58%) CCNA
6 11 (14.29%) JNCIP
7 4 (5.19%) Degree
7 4 (5.19%) JNCIA
7 4 (5.19%) JNCIE
7 4 (5.19%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.60%) CCDP
9 1 (1.30%) CCDA
9 1 (1.30%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.30%) CCVP
9 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) pfSense
2 1 (1.30%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (24.68%) FortiGate
2 10 (12.99%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (42.86%) F5
3 29 (37.66%) CheckPoint
3 29 (37.66%) Juniper
4 23 (29.87%) Palo Alto
5 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
6 10 (12.99%) Citrix
7 8 (10.39%) Fortinet
7 8 (10.39%) Meraki
8 7 (9.09%) Arista
8 7 (9.09%) Forcepoint
8 7 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.60%) ForeScout
9 2 (2.60%) Mitel
9 2 (2.60%) VMware
10 1 (1.30%) Avaya
10 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.30%) Genesys
10 1 (1.30%) Verint