Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Cisco Network Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1028 997 1029
Rank change year-on-year -31 +32 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Network Engineer 129 176 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.099% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 126 166 226
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.94%
10th Percentile £40,875 £37,496 £39,042
90th Percentile £75,625 £76,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +8.70%

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 166,399 171,574 198,444
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,020 142,894 165,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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 -31 123 £57,500 +3.60% 10
UK excluding London -16 67 £50,000 +5.26% 6
London +3 59 £62,500 +4.17% 4
South East +11 35 £50,000 -9.09% 3
North of England +15 17 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Yorkshire +29 11 £37,500 -31.82% 1
Midlands +5 11 £60,000 +34.83%
East Midlands +22 10 £60,000 +34.83%
North West -1 6 £44,750 +1.70%
Scotland -35 3 £57,500 +68.28%
East of England +18 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South West +2 1 £60,000 +36.36%
West Midlands -1 1 £46,500 +8.14%

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Cisco
2 98 (75.97%) Firewall
3 95 (73.64%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (64.34%) CCNP
5 67 (51.94%) BGP
6 63 (48.84%) MPLS
7 62 (48.06%) WAN
8 49 (37.98%) OSPF
9 48 (37.21%) CCIE
9 48 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
10 45 (34.88%) VPN
11 44 (34.11%) LAN
11 44 (34.11%) Data Centre
12 41 (31.78%) Palo Alto
13 39 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 38 (29.46%) Network Security
14 38 (29.46%) IPsec
15 34 (26.36%) Juniper
16 33 (25.58%) Wireless
16 33 (25.58%) Network Design
17 32 (24.81%) F5
18 30 (23.26%) VoIP
19 29 (22.48%) ITIL
19 29 (22.48%) Cisco IOS
20 28 (21.71%) EIGRP
21 27 (20.93%) DNS
22 26 (20.16%) Linux
22 26 (20.16%) TCP/IP
22 26 (20.16%) Microsoft Azure
23 24 (18.60%) CCNA

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 (6.98%) CMS
2 6 (4.65%) SAS
3 3 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) MS Visio
2 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.33%) Office 365
4 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 98 (75.97%) Firewall
2 67 (51.94%) BGP
3 63 (48.84%) MPLS
4 62 (48.06%) WAN
5 49 (37.98%) OSPF
6 48 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (34.88%) VPN
8 44 (34.11%) LAN
9 39 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 38 (29.46%) IPsec
10 38 (29.46%) Network Security
11 33 (25.58%) Wireless
12 30 (23.26%) VoIP
13 29 (22.48%) Cisco IOS
14 28 (21.71%) EIGRP
15 27 (20.93%) DNS
16 26 (20.16%) TCP/IP
17 17 (13.18%) Internet
18 16 (12.40%) Wireshark
19 15 (11.63%) DHCP
General
1 20 (15.50%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Banking
2 11 (8.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.55%) Arabic Language
4 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.75%) XMPP
2 5 (3.88%) 802.1X
3 4 (3.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (34.11%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.95%) Clustering
3 12 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.65%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (3.10%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.55%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.55%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.78%) Fintech
10 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.16%) Linux
2 14 (10.85%) Windows
3 11 (8.53%) Solaris
4 9 (6.98%) Unix
5 8 (6.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.58%) Network Design
2 29 (22.48%) ITIL
3 19 (14.73%) Load Balancing
4 18 (13.95%) Change Management
4 18 (13.95%) Network Virtualisation
5 17 (13.18%) Mentoring
6 15 (11.63%) Network Management
7 13 (10.08%) Service Management
8 12 (9.30%) High Availability
9 11 (8.53%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (6.98%) Line Management
10 9 (6.98%) Service Design
11 8 (6.20%) DDoS Mitigation
12 6 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.88%) Low Latency
13 5 (3.88%) Migration
13 5 (3.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.18%) Python
2 9 (6.98%) Bash Shell
3 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.65%) Perl
5 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.10%) Tcl
6 3 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 95 (73.64%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (64.34%) CCNP
3 48 (37.21%) CCIE
4 24 (18.60%) CCNA
5 23 (17.83%) Degree
6 14 (10.85%) JNCIE
7 12 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (7.75%) JNCIP
9 9 (6.98%) CCVP
10 8 (6.20%) CCSP
11 7 (5.43%) CCDP
12 6 (4.65%) CCIP
13 5 (3.88%) CISSP
14 4 (3.10%) CCDE
14 4 (3.10%) HP APS
15 3 (2.33%) CCDA
16 2 (1.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 1 (0.78%) CCIE Service Provider
17 1 (0.78%) CCSA
17 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.20%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (10.85%) Cacti
2 13 (10.08%) SolarWinds Orion
3 12 (9.30%) Nagios
4 11 (8.53%) OpenView
4 11 (8.53%) QRadar
5 10 (7.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (6.98%) Cisco UCCE
6 9 (6.98%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (5.43%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (4.65%) Ansible
9 4 (3.10%) SmoothWall
10 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.78%) RANCID
Vendors
1 129 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (31.78%) Palo Alto
3 34 (26.36%) Juniper
4 32 (24.81%) F5
5 19 (14.73%) CheckPoint
5 19 (14.73%) SolarWinds
6 17 (13.18%) Microsoft
7 16 (12.40%) HP
8 15 (11.63%) Riverbed
9 12 (9.30%) Citrix
9 12 (9.30%) VMware
10 9 (6.98%) Avaya
11 6 (4.65%) AlgoSec
11 6 (4.65%) IronPort
12 5 (3.88%) Arista
13 4 (3.10%) Extreme Networks
13 4 (3.10%) NetApp
13 4 (3.10%) ProCurve
13 4 (3.10%) Sourcefire
14 3 (2.33%) Blue Coat