Period
to 17 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Cisco Security Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

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

Cisco Security Engineer
UK
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 843 940 1043
Rank change year-on-year +97 +103 +110
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Security Engineer 20 22 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.020% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.021% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 44
10th Percentile £51,750 £35,875 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £36,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £43,250 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +38.73% -24.78% +7.48%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile " £72,875 £67,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +66.67% -21.05% -5.00%

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 78,316 105,975 142,745
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.07% 95.39% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61,526 86,083 115,021
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,977 £38,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Cisco Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Security Engineer in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco Security Engineer.

Salary trend for Cisco Security Engineer in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco Security Engineer over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Cisco Security Engineer in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 April 2021. 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 +134 19 £61,250 +41.62% 2
UK excluding London +114 17 £62,500 +66.67% 2
Work from Home -131 12 £60,000 +60.00% 2
North of England +39 7 £65,000 +73.33% 1
North West +34 7 £65,000 +73.33% 1
South East +79 5 £55,000 +120.00% 1
East of England - 5 £60,000 -
London +107 2 £60,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, Cisco Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Cisco Security Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) Network Security
3 14 (70.00%) CCNP
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (70.00%) LAN
3 14 (70.00%) WAN
4 13 (65.00%) Firewall
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (40.00%) CCNA
7 7 (35.00%) Information Security
8 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) Nessus
8 6 (30.00%) CISSP
8 6 (30.00%) SIEM
8 6 (30.00%) Presales
8 6 (30.00%) Security Monitoring
8 6 (30.00%) SD-WAN
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (25.00%) Security Operations
9 5 (25.00%) Palo Alto
9 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
9 5 (25.00%) CCIE
9 5 (25.00%) DNA
10 4 (20.00%) CEH
10 4 (20.00%) Banking
10 4 (20.00%) Project Management
10 4 (20.00%) B2B
10 4 (20.00%) B2C

Cisco Security Engineer 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 (5.00%) AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Network Security
2 14 (70.00%) LAN
2 14 (70.00%) WAN
3 13 (65.00%) Firewall
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (30.00%) SD-WAN
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (20.00%) WLAN
9 1 (5.00%) NetScreen
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Information Security
2 6 (30.00%) Presales
2 6 (30.00%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (30.00%) SIEM
3 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (25.00%) DNA
3 5 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 4 (20.00%) B2B
4 4 (20.00%) B2C
4 4 (20.00%) Bill of Materials
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (10.00%) Escalation Management
5 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (10.00%) Log Correlation
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) CCNP
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) CCNA
3 6 (30.00%) CISSP
4 5 (25.00%) CCIE
5 4 (20.00%) CEH
6 2 (10.00%) GIAC
6 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
7 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PMO
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 5 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (20.00%) Meraki
3 4 (20.00%) Rapid7
4 3 (15.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) Aruba
6 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat