Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Security Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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

Cisco Security Architect
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1170 1262 1268
Rank change year-on-year +92 +6 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Security Architect 24 5 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.002% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.003% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 42
UK median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £68,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +5.84% +9.60%
10th Percentile £60,000 £45,625 £55,000
90th Percentile £88,625 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +42.11% -13.64% -

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 171481 194469 213188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 139295 163512 174859
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Cisco Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Security Architect in the UK

Cisco Security Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cisco Security Architect in the UK

Cisco Security Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Security Architect over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Security Architect in the UK

Cisco Security Architect
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Security Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 28 July 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 +96 24 £70,000 -3.45%
London +60 13 £80,000 +6.67%
UK excluding London +79 10 £67,500 +42.11%
South East +75 7 £67,500 +42.11%
North of England - 3 £87,500 -
North West - 2 £87,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Cisco Security Architect 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 Architect in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) Network Security
2 17 (70.83%) Palo Alto
3 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
4 13 (54.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (54.17%) MPLS
4 13 (54.17%) WAN
5 12 (50.00%) Juniper
6 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
7 9 (37.50%) Firewall
8 8 (33.33%) F5
8 8 (33.33%) VMware
9 7 (29.17%) Network Design
9 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (29.17%) Network Architecture
9 7 (29.17%) Network Management
9 7 (29.17%) Multicast
9 7 (29.17%) OSPF
9 7 (29.17%) BGP
9 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (29.17%) LAN
9 7 (29.17%) CCNP
10 6 (25.00%) EMC
10 6 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (25.00%) CCIE
10 6 (25.00%) NetApp
10 6 (25.00%) VPN
10 6 (25.00%) Wireless
10 6 (25.00%) Finance
10 6 (25.00%) Migration

Cisco Security Architect 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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Network Security
2 13 (54.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (54.17%) MPLS
2 13 (54.17%) WAN
3 9 (37.50%) Firewall
4 7 (29.17%) BGP
4 7 (29.17%) LAN
4 7 (29.17%) Multicast
4 7 (29.17%) OSPF
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (25.00%) VPLS
5 6 (25.00%) VPN
5 6 (25.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) DNS
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Network Architecture
1 7 (29.17%) Network Design
1 7 (29.17%) Network Management
2 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (25.00%) Presales
2 6 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
3 1 (4.17%) SIEM
3 1 (4.17%) Validation
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CCNP
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Ansible
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) Palo Alto
3 12 (50.00%) Juniper
4 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
5 8 (33.33%) F5
5 8 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (25.00%) AlgoSec
6 6 (25.00%) EMC
6 6 (25.00%) Meraki
6 6 (25.00%) NetApp
6 6 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (25.00%) Splunk
7 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.17%) Proofpoint
8 1 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless