The median annual salary for a Cisco Security Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 923 970
Rank change year-on-year +67 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Security Analyst 34 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.009% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 12
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% +39.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £26,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £29,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +72.41% -14.70%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Cisco Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cisco Security Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Security Analyst in the UK

Cisco Security Analyst
Top 8 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +70 34 £60,000 +26.31%
London +53 21 £67,500 +22.72%
West Yorkshire +18 7 £36,000 +24.13%
Yorkshire +5 7 £36,000 +4.34%
Leeds - 6 - -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £50,000 -
East of England - 5 £50,000 -
South East +43 1 £22,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 45 (95.74%) Firewall
3 33 (70.21%) Network Security
4 26 (55.32%) CheckPoint
5 20 (42.55%) VPN
6 19 (40.43%) OSPF
7 18 (38.30%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (38.30%) Linux
8 17 (36.17%) DNS
8 17 (36.17%) Palo Alto
9 16 (34.04%) CCNA
9 16 (34.04%) Internet
9 16 (34.04%) BGP
10 15 (31.91%) EIGRP
11 14 (29.79%) SSL
12 13 (27.66%) CCNP
12 13 (27.66%) Juniper
12 13 (27.66%) SIEM
13 12 (25.53%) WAN
13 12 (25.53%) DHCP
13 12 (25.53%) GIAC
13 12 (25.53%) IPsec
13 12 (25.53%) CEH
14 11 (23.40%) Snort
14 11 (23.40%) Nessus
14 11 (23.40%) GSEC
14 11 (23.40%) Nmap
14 11 (23.40%) Qualys
14 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
14 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (95.74%) Firewall
2 33 (70.21%) Network Security
3 20 (42.55%) VPN
4 19 (40.43%) OSPF
5 17 (36.17%) DNS
6 16 (34.04%) BGP
6 16 (34.04%) Internet
7 15 (31.91%) EIGRP
8 14 (29.79%) SSL
9 12 (25.53%) DHCP
9 12 (25.53%) IPsec
9 12 (25.53%) WAN
10 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (23.40%) LAN
10 11 (23.40%) Wireless
11 5 (10.64%) Spanning Tree
12 4 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (8.51%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
1 6 (12.77%) Legal
2 5 (10.64%) Law
3 3 (6.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.13%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) Kali Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Windows
5 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) SIEM
2 11 (23.40%) Analytics
2 11 (23.40%) Forensic Analysis
2 11 (23.40%) Network Management
2 11 (23.40%) Open Source
2 11 (23.40%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (14.89%) High Availability
4 6 (12.77%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL
6 3 (6.38%) Disk Encryption
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security
6 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.38%) Process Improvement
6 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.26%) Network Design
7 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (34.04%) CCNA
3 13 (27.66%) CCNP
4 12 (25.53%) CEH
4 12 (25.53%) GIAC
5 11 (23.40%) GSEC
6 6 (12.77%) CISSP
7 4 (8.51%) CISM
7 4 (8.51%) Degree
7 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.38%) CCSA
8 3 (6.38%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (6.38%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (4.26%) CCSE
9 2 (4.26%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.26%) JNCIS
10 1 (2.13%) CASP
10 1 (2.13%) GCIA
10 1 (2.13%) GCIH
10 1 (2.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.13%) NIST 800
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Snort
2 2 (4.26%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) EnCase
1 11 (23.40%) Nessus
1 11 (23.40%) Nexpose
1 11 (23.40%) Nmap
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (55.32%) CheckPoint
3 17 (36.17%) Palo Alto
4 13 (27.66%) Juniper
5 11 (23.40%) AlienVault
5 11 (23.40%) CyberArk
5 11 (23.40%) LogRhythm
5 11 (23.40%) Qualys
5 11 (23.40%) Rapid7
5 11 (23.40%) Sophos
5 11 (23.40%) Symantec
6 8 (17.02%) F5
6 8 (17.02%) HP
6 8 (17.02%) Riverbed
7 7 (14.89%) Blue Coat
8 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
9 5 (10.64%) Forcepoint
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds
10 4 (8.51%) VMware