Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Cisco
Networking

United States Location

Colorado Springs
CO
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 4/1/23 to 3/30/24

Salary Average

$102,020

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 10 Months

Raise +1 Year

$6,113 at 5.99%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 10 Months: $102,020 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $82,247 & $121,792; and, 5% of Jobs top $150,317.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$411,395 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 4/1/23 to 3/30/24.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $159,617
5% $150,317
10% $139,620
25% $121,792
33% $114,510
50% $102,020
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 10 Months Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $98,337 $105,702
25% $92,681 $111,358
33% $89,529 $114,510
50% $82,247 $121,792
67% $73,453 $130,586
95% $44,422 $159,617
Salary Average =

$102,020

Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 10 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 10 Months $94,944 $7,076 at 7.45%
5 Years and 10 Months $102,020 $6,113 at 5.99%
6 Years and 10 Months $108,132 $5,381 at 4.98%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases extremely rapidly in the first years, rises moderately with greater experience and approaches a ceiling with maturity.

Salary Growth Overall :

The increase in Salary average from low to high experience is equal to that in the USA IT job market as a whole.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $17,406 at the low experience of 3 Months; $102,020 at the average experience of 5 Years and 10 Months; and, $131,408 at the top experience of 12 Years and 2 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 11 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 4/1/23 to 3/30/24.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 3 Months $17,406 $35,163 at 202.02%
Average 5 Years and 10 Months $102,020 $6,112 at 5.99%
Top 12 Years and 2 Months $131,408 $3,284 at 2.50%

Qualifications

Description

Design, install, optimize, monitor, maintain and troubleshoot, Cisco network, are primary position responsibilities.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Cisco;
  • System-Network Administrator,
    Network, System, Server or Virtualization,
    and
    Administrator, Architect or Engineer.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
6.6% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
8.6% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
60.1% of job descriptions;
Associate of Arts/Science Degree,
3.4% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
11.2% of job descriptions;
Cisco IOS,
9.2% of job descriptions;
Cisco ACI,
7.5% of job descriptions;
Cisco Video,
3.2% of job descriptions;
ServiceNow,
6.9% of job descriptions;
CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert),
20.4% of job descriptions;
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) or CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional),
64.1% of job descriptions;
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification),
5.5% of job descriptions.

Location

Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado,
Colorado Springs, El Paso, Manitou Springs, Security-Widefield and Stratmoor Hills.

These locations are all included in the Colorado Springs, CO metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).