Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Cisco Network Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1087 1041 1062
Rank change year-on-year -46 +21 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Network Engineer 46 153 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.086% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.089% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 46 145 176
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £72,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -

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 153,459 171,422 178,550
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.03% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 123,266 137,855 149,075
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
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% - +3.66%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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 46 £57,500 -4.17% 5
London +41 25 £80,000 +28.00% 1
UK excluding London -6 21 £47,500 -13.64% 4
Midlands +27 10 £37,500 -37.50%
North of England 0 9 £36,250 -18.99% 2
Yorkshire +22 6 £35,000 -6.67% 1
West Midlands +36 5 £47,500 +2.15%
East Midlands 0 5 £35,000 -41.67%
North West +7 3 £48,500 - 1
South West +8 2 £55,000 -8.33%
South East -12 2 £63,750 +15.91%
East of England +23 1 £47,500 +18.75% 2

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 46 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (84.78%) Firewall
3 33 (71.74%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (67.39%) WAN
5 29 (63.04%) CCNP
6 26 (56.52%) LAN
7 24 (52.17%) BGP
7 24 (52.17%) F5
8 23 (50.00%) CheckPoint
9 22 (47.83%) OSPF
10 21 (45.65%) Finance
11 19 (41.30%) Juniper
11 19 (41.30%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (41.30%) Data Centre
12 17 (36.96%) VPN
13 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
14 14 (30.43%) CCNA
14 14 (30.43%) Wireless
14 14 (30.43%) VLAN
14 14 (30.43%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (30.43%) Network Security
14 14 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (30.43%) Palo Alto
15 13 (28.26%) NX-OS
15 13 (28.26%) Network Design
16 12 (26.09%) Load Balancing
16 12 (26.09%) MPLS
16 12 (26.09%) CCIE
17 11 (23.91%) Internet
18 10 (21.74%) 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 (4.35%) Apache
1 2 (4.35%) IIS
1 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (84.78%) Firewall
2 31 (67.39%) WAN
3 26 (56.52%) LAN
4 24 (52.17%) BGP
5 22 (47.83%) OSPF
6 19 (41.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (36.96%) VPN
8 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
9 14 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (30.43%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (30.43%) Network Security
9 14 (30.43%) VLAN
9 14 (30.43%) Wireless
10 13 (28.26%) NX-OS
11 12 (26.09%) MPLS
12 11 (23.91%) Internet
13 8 (17.39%) Structured Cabling
14 7 (15.22%) DMVPN
15 6 (13.04%) Multicast
15 6 (13.04%) NetScaler
General
1 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
2 9 (19.57%) Law
3 8 (17.39%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) Ajax
2 1 (2.17%) LAMP
2 1 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) Fintech
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Network Design
2 12 (26.09%) Load Balancing
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.70%) Network Architecture
4 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (6.52%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (6.52%) Network Management
6 2 (4.35%) Change Management
6 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.35%) OWASP
6 2 (4.35%) Service Design
6 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) Perl
1 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (71.74%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (63.04%) CCNP
3 14 (30.43%) CCNA
4 12 (26.09%) CCIE
5 9 (19.57%) CCSA
5 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (17.39%) CCSE
6 8 (17.39%) MCSE
7 4 (8.70%) CCDP
8 3 (6.52%) JNCIA
8 3 (6.52%) JNCIP
8 3 (6.52%) JNCIS
9 2 (4.35%) CCVP
9 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) pfSense
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (52.17%) F5
3 23 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 19 (41.30%) Juniper
5 14 (30.43%) Palo Alto
6 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.04%) Forcepoint
8 5 (10.87%) Arista
8 5 (10.87%) Meraki
9 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.52%) Fortinet
9 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.35%) ForeScout
10 2 (4.35%) HP
10 2 (4.35%) VMware
11 1 (2.17%) Citrix
11 1 (2.17%) Dell
11 1 (2.17%) IBM
11 1 (2.17%) Red Box
11 1 (2.17%) Riverbed