The median annual salary for a Cisco Security Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 959 966
Rank change year-on-year +109 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Security Architect 24 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.001% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.001% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 24 1 22
Median salary £70,000 £47,500 £68,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.36% -30.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,250 £47,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +42.10% -13.63%  

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 82537 99534 106816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68587 83592 87091
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Cisco Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Security Architect in the UK

Cisco Security Architect
Top 11 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 3 months to 30 April 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 +126 24 £70,000 +47.36%
London - 13 £80,000 -
South East +78 7 £67,500 +42.10%
Berkshire - 7 £67,500 -
Reading - 6 £67,500 -
North West - 2 £87,500 -
Manchester - 2 £87,500 -
Leeds - 1 £47,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £87,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (72.22%) Network Security
2 26 (72.22%) Palo Alto
3 24 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 22 (61.11%) WAN
5 21 (58.33%) Firewall
6 19 (52.78%) Juniper
7 17 (47.22%) CheckPoint
7 17 (47.22%) MPLS
7 17 (47.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (38.89%) LAN
9 12 (33.33%) CCNP
9 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (33.33%) F5
9 12 (33.33%) SolarWinds
9 12 (33.33%) VMware
10 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (30.56%) Network Architecture
10 11 (30.56%) Multicast
10 11 (30.56%) OSPF
10 11 (30.56%) BGP
11 10 (27.78%) Migration
11 10 (27.78%) AlgoSec
11 10 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (27.78%) Puppet
11 10 (27.78%) Network Management
11 10 (27.78%) Splunk
11 10 (27.78%) Performance Management
11 10 (27.78%) Network Design

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 26 (72.22%) Network Security
2 22 (61.11%) WAN
3 21 (58.33%) Firewall
4 17 (47.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (47.22%) MPLS
5 14 (38.89%) LAN
6 11 (30.56%) BGP
6 11 (30.56%) Multicast
6 11 (30.56%) OSPF
7 8 (22.22%) VPN
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (16.67%) VPLS
8 6 (16.67%) Wireless
9 4 (11.11%) DHCP
9 4 (11.11%) DNS
10 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
1 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Network Architecture
2 10 (27.78%) Migration
2 10 (27.78%) Network Design
2 10 (27.78%) Network Management
2 10 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (27.78%) Performance Management
2 10 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (27.78%) Security Architecture
3 6 (16.67%) Presales
4 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (2.78%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.78%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Perl
1 2 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) CCNP
1 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (5.56%) CCDP
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Ansible
1 10 (27.78%) Puppet
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (72.22%) Palo Alto
3 19 (52.78%) Juniper
4 17 (47.22%) CheckPoint
5 12 (33.33%) F5
5 12 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 12 (33.33%) VMware
6 10 (27.78%) AlgoSec
6 10 (27.78%) Splunk
7 6 (16.67%) EMC
7 6 (16.67%) Meraki
7 6 (16.67%) NetApp
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.33%) Blue Coat
9 3 (8.33%) Fortinet
10 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
11 1 (2.78%) Proofpoint
11 1 (2.78%) Ruckus Wireless