Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Cisco Network Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 297 305 235
Rank change year-on-year +8 -70 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 26 34 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.30% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.31% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 77
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -15.05% +28.75%
10th Percentile £26,500 £22,000 £33,300
90th Percentile £59,625 £48,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +17.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9835 10959 10486
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8084 8687 8712
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the West Midlands

Cisco Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the West Midlands

Cisco Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in the West Midlands

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Birmingham +33 16 £53,250 +25.29% 2
Warwickshire - 4 £42,500 -
Coventry +17 3 £43,250 +15.33% 1
Worcestershire -10 2 £45,000 +2.86%
Shropshire -11 1 £26,500 +10.42%
Cisco Network Engineer
England

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (80.77%) Firewall
3 20 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (73.08%) CCNP
5 18 (69.23%) CCNA
6 15 (57.69%) WAN
7 11 (42.31%) LAN
7 11 (42.31%) Juniper
7 11 (42.31%) Wireless
7 11 (42.31%) Finance
8 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
9 8 (30.77%) ITIL
10 7 (26.92%) OSPF
10 7 (26.92%) Palo Alto
11 6 (23.08%) F5
11 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
11 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
12 5 (19.23%) BGP
12 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
12 5 (19.23%) Network Security
12 5 (19.23%) Banking
12 5 (19.23%) Network Management
12 5 (19.23%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
13 4 (15.38%) WAN Optimisation
13 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (15.38%) Change Management
13 4 (15.38%) Windows
13 4 (15.38%) WLAN
13 4 (15.38%) HP

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) Firewall
2 15 (57.69%) WAN
3 11 (42.31%) LAN
3 11 (42.31%) Wireless
4 7 (26.92%) OSPF
5 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 5 (19.23%) BGP
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (19.23%) Network Security
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (15.38%) WLAN
8 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
8 3 (11.54%) VPN
9 2 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (7.69%) Junos
9 2 (7.69%) MPLS
10 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (3.85%) NAS
10 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Blockchain
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
2 5 (19.23%) Network Management
2 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (73.08%) CCNP
3 18 (69.23%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) CCDA
4 4 (15.38%) CCDP
5 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
5 2 (7.69%) JNCIS
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.85%) MCSA
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Juniper
3 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
4 7 (26.92%) Palo Alto
5 6 (23.08%) F5
5 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
6 4 (15.38%) HP
7 3 (11.54%) VMware
8 2 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (7.69%) Aruba
8 2 (7.69%) CA
8 2 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (7.69%) Motorola
9 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL