Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Security Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Cisco Security Analyst
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1119 1185 1275
Rank change year-on-year +66 +90 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Security Analyst 70 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.018% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.019% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 55 31 29
UK median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £21,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% -

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Cisco Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Cisco Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Security Analyst in the UK

Cisco Security Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco Security Analyst.

Salary trend for Cisco Security Analyst in the UK

Cisco Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Security Analyst over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Security Analyst in the UK

Cisco Security Analyst
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Security Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England +82 69 £57,500 +35.29%
London +40 54 £60,000 +4.35%
UK excluding London +25 15 £50,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire +13 7 £36,000 -10.00%
North of England +12 7 £36,000 -10.00%
Midlands - 5 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
East of England -4 2 £57,500 +43.75%
South East +34 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

Cisco Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Cisco Security Analyst 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 Cisco Security Analyst in the job title.

1 70 (100.00%) Cisco
2 62 (88.57%) Firewall
3 53 (75.71%) CheckPoint
4 47 (67.14%) Network Security
5 33 (47.14%) Finance
6 29 (41.43%) Linux
7 28 (40.00%) WAN
8 27 (38.57%) SIEM
9 26 (37.14%) LAN
10 24 (34.29%) Windows
11 22 (31.43%) F5
11 22 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 21 (30.00%) VPN
12 21 (30.00%) CCNA
12 21 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (27.14%) CCNP
15 17 (24.29%) GIAC
16 16 (22.86%) Juniper
16 16 (22.86%) GCIA
16 16 (22.86%) GCIH
17 15 (21.43%) Internet
17 15 (21.43%) DNS
18 14 (20.00%) OSPF
18 14 (20.00%) CCSA
18 14 (20.00%) Information Security
18 14 (20.00%) EIGRP
18 14 (20.00%) BGP
18 14 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
18 14 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Cisco Security Analyst 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 3 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 62 (88.57%) Firewall
2 47 (67.14%) Network Security
3 28 (40.00%) WAN
4 26 (37.14%) LAN
5 21 (30.00%) VPN
6 20 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (21.43%) DNS
7 15 (21.43%) Internet
8 14 (20.00%) BGP
8 14 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 14 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 14 (20.00%) OSPF
9 11 (15.71%) MPLS
10 10 (14.29%) Junos
11 7 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (8.57%) DSL
12 6 (8.57%) VPLS
12 6 (8.57%) X.509
13 5 (7.14%) SSL
13 5 (7.14%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (47.14%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Legal
3 6 (8.57%) Banking
4 5 (7.14%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Reinsurance
2 11 (15.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.86%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (41.43%) Linux
2 24 (34.29%) Windows
3 6 (8.57%) Kali Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) SIEM
2 14 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (20.00%) Information Security
3 12 (17.14%) Computer Security
3 12 (17.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 12 (17.14%) Information Assurance
3 12 (17.14%) Malware Analysis
3 12 (17.14%) Threat Intelligence
3 12 (17.14%) Use Case
3 12 (17.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 8 (11.43%) ITIL
4 8 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.57%) Forensic Analysis
6 6 (8.57%) High Availability
6 6 (8.57%) Open Source
6 6 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (7.14%) Network Management
7 5 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
1 6 (8.57%) Python
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) CCNA
1 21 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (27.14%) CCNP
3 17 (24.29%) GIAC
4 16 (22.86%) GCIA
4 16 (22.86%) GCIH
5 14 (20.00%) CCSA
6 13 (18.57%) CCSE
7 12 (17.14%) SANS
8 11 (15.71%) Check Point Certification
9 10 (14.29%) JNCIS
10 8 (11.43%) CISSP
11 7 (10.00%) CEH
12 6 (8.57%) GSEC
13 5 (7.14%) SSCP
14 4 (5.71%) CISM
14 4 (5.71%) JNCIP
15 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
15 2 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
16 1 (1.43%) CASP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (17.14%) NIST 800
3 5 (7.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (7.14%) Snort
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 12 (17.14%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (8.57%) EnCase
2 6 (8.57%) Nessus
2 6 (8.57%) Nexpose
2 6 (8.57%) Nmap
3 5 (7.14%) Suricata
4 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) Cisco
2 53 (75.71%) CheckPoint
3 22 (31.43%) F5
4 16 (22.86%) Juniper
5 12 (17.14%) Blue Coat
5 12 (17.14%) Dell
5 12 (17.14%) FireEye
5 12 (17.14%) McAfee
5 12 (17.14%) Palo Alto
6 9 (12.86%) Riverbed
7 6 (8.57%) LogRhythm
7 6 (8.57%) Rapid7
7 6 (8.57%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.57%) Symantec
8 5 (7.14%) AlienVault
8 5 (7.14%) CyberArk
8 5 (7.14%) Sophos
9 4 (5.71%) Forcepoint
9 4 (5.71%) HP
9 4 (5.71%) Qualys