Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Cisco VoIP
Networking

United States Location

Chicago - Gary - Kenosha
IL - IN - WI
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

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

Salary Average

$127,952

Experience Requirement

6 Years and 11 Months

Raise +1 Year

$10,868 at 8.49%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 6 Years & 11 Months: $127,952 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $105,372 & $150,533; and, 5% of Jobs top $183,286.

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% $194,048
5% $183,286
10% $170,966
25% $150,533
33% $142,210
50% $127,952
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 6 Years and 11 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% $123,749 $132,155
25% $117,293 $138,612
33% $113,694 $142,210
50% $105,372 $150,533
67% $95,306 $160,598
95% $61,857 $194,048
Salary Average =

$127,952

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 6 Years and 11 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
5 Years and 11 Months $117,059 $10,893 at 9.31%
6 Years and 11 Months $127,952 $10,868 at 8.49%
7 Years and 11 Months $138,820 $10,852 at 7.82%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases rapidly in the first years, rises stably with greater experience and grows consistently into maturity.

Salary Growth Overall :

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

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $44,624 at the low experience of Entry Level; $127,952 at the average experience of 6 Years and 11 Months; and, $203,842 at the top experience of 13 Years and 11 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 Entry Level $44,624 $16,651 at 37.31%
Average 6 Years and 11 Months $127,952 $10,868 at 8.49%
Top 13 Years and 11 Months $203,842 $10,829 at 5.31%

Qualifications

Description

Design, install, optimize, monitor, maintain and troubleshoot, Cisco voice over internet protocol network, are primary position responsibilities.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Cisco;
  • VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol);
  • 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,
3.4% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
6.7% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
55.5% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
11.8% of job descriptions;
Cisco Video,
35.3% of job descriptions;
Cisco Unified,
14.3% of job descriptions;
Cisco IOS,
7.6% of job descriptions;
Cisco ACI,
5% of job descriptions;
Palo Alto Networks firewall,
11.8% of job descriptions;
Python,
5.9% of job descriptions;
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) or CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional),
63% of job descriptions;
CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert),
10.1% of job descriptions.

Location

Chicago, IL

Illinois,
Addison, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Batavia, Barrington, Berwyn, Bollingbrook, Boone, Buffalo Grove, Burbank, Calumet City, Carol Stream, Carpentersville, Chicago Heights, Chicago, Cicero, Cook County, Crystal Lake, De Kalb County, De Kalb, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Downers Grove, DuPage County, East Chicago, Elgin, Elk Grove, Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, Evanston, Geneva, Glendale Heights, Glenview, Grundy County, Hanover Park, Harvard, Harvey, Highland Park, Hines, Hinsdale, Hoffman Estates, Homewood, Itasca, Joliet, Kane County, Kankakee County, Kendall County, Lake County, Lake Forest, Lansing, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Lombard, Maywood, McHenry County, Morris, Mount Prospect, Mundelein, Naperville, Niles, Norridge, North Chicago, Northbrook, Oak Brook, Oak Forest, Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Ogle, Orland Park, Palatine, Park Forest, Park Ridge, Plano, Riverside, Riverwoods, Rochelle, Rockford, Rolling, Romeoville, Rosemont, Schaumburg, Schiller Park, Skokie, St Charles, Streamwood, Tinley Park, Vernon Hills, Warrenville, Waukegan, Westchester, Wheaton, Wheeling, Will County, Wilmette, Winebago, Wood Dale and Woodridge;
Indiana,
Cedar Lake, Crown Point, East Chicago, Gary, Hammond, Hobart, Lake County, Lake, Merrilvilee, Merrilville, Portage, Porter County, and Valparaiso;
Wisconsin,
Kenosha County and Kenosha.

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