Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Security Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 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 Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1095 1033 1139
Rank change year-on-year -62 +106 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Security Engineer 82 189 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.100% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.10% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 64 148 177
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £40,725 £35,000 £36,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £58,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +20.00%

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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Security Engineer in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cisco Security Engineer in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Security Engineer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Security Engineer in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 -76 82 £50,000 - 1
UK excluding London 0 54 £50,000 +11.11% 1
London -45 28 £55,000 +10.00%
North of England -2 26 £50,000 +17.65%
North West -2 18 £50,000 +13.64%
South East 0 17 £54,500 +14.74% 1
Yorkshire +7 8 £50,000 +17.65%
East of England +3 8 £43,750 -16.67%
East Midlands +41 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Midlands +22 2 £45,000 +5.88%
South West - 1 £37,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Cisco Security Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) Cisco
2 68 (82.93%) Network Security
3 66 (80.49%) Firewall
4 40 (48.78%) WAN
5 38 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (46.34%) CheckPoint
6 36 (43.90%) CCNP
6 36 (43.90%) LAN
7 33 (40.24%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (39.02%) VPN
9 24 (29.27%) BGP
10 22 (26.83%) Juniper
11 21 (25.61%) Finance
12 19 (23.17%) IPsec
13 16 (19.51%) CCNA
14 15 (18.29%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (18.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (18.29%) Data Centre
15 14 (17.07%) MPLS
16 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
17 11 (13.41%) Palo Alto
17 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
18 10 (12.20%) 802.1X
18 10 (12.20%) NetScaler
18 10 (12.20%) F5
18 10 (12.20%) Degree
18 10 (12.20%) SSL
18 10 (12.20%) DNS
18 10 (12.20%) ITIL
19 9 (10.98%) EIGRP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.44%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) Office 365
3 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (82.93%) Network Security
2 66 (80.49%) Firewall
3 40 (48.78%) WAN
4 36 (43.90%) LAN
5 33 (40.24%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (39.02%) VPN
7 24 (29.27%) BGP
8 19 (23.17%) IPsec
9 15 (18.29%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (18.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (17.07%) MPLS
11 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
12 10 (12.20%) DNS
12 10 (12.20%) NetScaler
12 10 (12.20%) SSL
13 9 (10.98%) EIGRP
14 8 (9.76%) Cisco ISE
15 7 (8.54%) tcpdump
15 7 (8.54%) Wireless
16 6 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Legal
2 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.10%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.44%) CentOS
3 2 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.20%) ITIL
2 9 (10.98%) Network Design
2 9 (10.98%) Network Management
3 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.76%) SIEM
4 7 (8.54%) Test Automation
5 5 (6.10%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.88%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.88%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (4.88%) Statistics
7 3 (3.66%) Change Management
8 2 (2.44%) Change Control
8 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.44%) Open Source
8 2 (2.44%) OWASP
8 2 (2.44%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.44%) Service Management
9 1 (1.22%) Analytics
9 1 (1.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.22%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (1.22%) C
2 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (43.90%) CCNP
3 16 (19.51%) CCNA
4 10 (12.20%) Degree
5 6 (7.32%) CCSA
6 4 (4.88%) CCIE
6 4 (4.88%) CCSE
6 4 (4.88%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.44%) CCDP
8 1 (1.22%) CASP
8 1 (1.22%) CCIE Security
8 1 (1.22%) CEH
8 1 (1.22%) CISM
8 1 (1.22%) CISSP
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) iptables
2 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) SELinux
2 5 (6.10%) Cacti
3 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (46.34%) CheckPoint
3 22 (26.83%) Juniper
4 11 (13.41%) Palo Alto
5 10 (12.20%) F5
6 8 (9.76%) IronPort
7 7 (8.54%) Citrix
8 6 (7.32%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.10%) Polycom
9 5 (6.10%) Siemens
10 2 (2.44%) Meraki
10 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.44%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.44%) Sophos
10 2 (2.44%) VMware
11 1 (1.22%) 3Com
11 1 (1.22%) HP
11 1 (1.22%) Mitel
11 1 (1.22%) NetApp
11 1 (1.22%) Sourcefire