The median annual salary for a Cisco Security Engineer was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Security Engineer
UK
Rank 755 856 848
Rank change year-on-year +101 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Security Engineer 112 108 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 91 101 92
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Cisco Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Security Engineer in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
Top 23 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 3 months to 25 March 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 +100 112 £52,000 +4.00% 3
South East +103 59 £41,500 -24.54% 2
London +72 42 £56,250 +12.50% 1
Brighton - 21 £41,500 -
East Sussex - 21 £41,500 - 1
Berkshire +34 19 £52,500 -12.50%
Reading +32 13 - -
City of London +58 10 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Surrey +46 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +36 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Kent +29 9 £40,000 -13.51%
Dartford - 8 - -
Herefordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Bracknell +14 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Birmingham +13 4 £50,000 +42.85%
Leatherhead +3 3 £39,500 +5.33%
East of England +25 2 £43,750 -2.77%
Hampshire - 2 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire +17 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Bedfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Watford - 1 £40,000 -
Luton - 1 £47,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £38,000 -

Cisco Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 229 (100.00%) Cisco
2 173 (75.55%) Firewall
3 143 (62.45%) Cisco Certification
4 136 (59.39%) CCNP
5 119 (51.97%) Network Security
6 104 (45.41%) Cisco ASA
7 99 (43.23%) CheckPoint
8 98 (42.79%) Wireless
9 97 (42.36%) VPN
10 84 (36.68%) Palo Alto
11 75 (32.75%) Juniper
12 73 (31.88%) CCNA
12 73 (31.88%) WAN
13 66 (28.82%) F5
14 63 (27.51%) LAN
15 59 (25.76%) Cisco Nexus
16 57 (24.89%) Data Centre
17 56 (24.45%) ITIL
18 54 (23.58%) TCP/IP
19 49 (21.40%) MPLS
20 47 (20.52%) Windows
20 47 (20.52%) DNS
21 42 (18.34%) 802.1X
22 39 (17.03%) OSPF
23 38 (16.59%) Unix
23 38 (16.59%) Blue Coat
24 37 (16.16%) Sourcefire
25 36 (15.72%) BGP
26 35 (15.28%) Linux
26 35 (15.28%) Load Balancing

Cisco Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (6.11%) Apache
1 14 (6.11%) IIS
1 14 (6.11%) Tomcat
1 14 (6.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.93%) Office 365
2 2 (0.87%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 173 (75.55%) Firewall
2 119 (51.97%) Network Security
3 104 (45.41%) Cisco ASA
4 98 (42.79%) Wireless
5 97 (42.36%) VPN
6 73 (31.88%) WAN
7 63 (27.51%) LAN
8 59 (25.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 54 (23.58%) TCP/IP
10 49 (21.40%) MPLS
11 47 (20.52%) DNS
12 39 (17.03%) OSPF
13 36 (15.72%) BGP
14 33 (14.41%) Cisco IOS
15 29 (12.66%) DHCP
16 28 (12.23%) Cisco ISE
17 26 (11.35%) Cisco Wireless
18 24 (10.48%) DMVPN
19 22 (9.61%) IPsec
19 22 (9.61%) Wireless Security
General
1 11 (4.80%) Finance
2 8 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.18%) Law
3 5 (2.18%) Online Betting
4 2 (0.87%) Banking
4 2 (0.87%) Electronics
4 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.87%) Legal
4 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.34%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.87%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (24.89%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.11%) Clustering
2 14 (6.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (3.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.18%) PKI
5 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.87%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.87%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.44%) BBC
7 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.52%) Windows
2 38 (16.59%) Unix
3 35 (15.28%) Linux
4 24 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (9.17%) Solaris
5 21 (9.17%) Windows 2000
5 21 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.87%) CatOS
7 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (24.45%) ITIL
2 35 (15.28%) Load Balancing
2 35 (15.28%) Mentoring
3 27 (11.79%) Network Design
4 25 (10.92%) Change Management
4 25 (10.92%) Kalman Filter
4 25 (10.92%) Security Operations
5 23 (10.04%) Risk Management
6 21 (9.17%) Coaching
6 21 (9.17%) Identity Management
6 21 (9.17%) SIEM
7 19 (8.30%) High Availability
7 19 (8.30%) OWASP
8 16 (6.99%) Translating Business Requirements
9 14 (6.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (5.68%) Presales
10 13 (5.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (3.06%) ITIL V3
11 7 (3.06%) Problem Management
12 6 (2.62%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.62%) R
2 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.18%) VB
3 2 (0.87%) Perl
3 2 (0.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 143 (62.45%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (59.39%) CCNP
3 73 (31.88%) CCNA
4 20 (8.73%) CCIE
5 10 (4.37%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.37%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.49%) CCSA
6 8 (3.49%) CCSE
6 8 (3.49%) CISSP
7 6 (2.62%) Degree
8 3 (1.31%) CCDP
8 3 (1.31%) CEH
8 3 (1.31%) CISM
9 2 (0.87%) GSEC
9 2 (0.87%) JNCIP
9 2 (0.87%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.44%) GCIH
10 1 (0.44%) GIAC
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (6.11%) ISO27002
3 11 (4.80%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.62%) SLA
5 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.06%) ProxySG
2 5 (2.18%) vSphere
3 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.62%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.18%) vMotion
3 2 (0.87%) SCOM
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 229 (100.00%) Cisco
2 99 (43.23%) CheckPoint
3 84 (36.68%) Palo Alto
4 75 (32.75%) Juniper
5 66 (28.82%) F5
6 38 (16.59%) Blue Coat
7 37 (16.16%) Sourcefire
8 24 (10.48%) VMware
9 21 (9.17%) Crossbeam
9 21 (9.17%) Microsoft
10 20 (8.73%) Riverbed
11 18 (7.86%) NetApp
11 18 (7.86%) Nimble Storage
12 16 (6.99%) Mitel
13 15 (6.55%) Fortinet
14 14 (6.11%) ScanSafe
14 14 (6.11%) Sun
15 12 (5.24%) Splunk
16 11 (4.80%) SolarWinds
17 10 (4.37%) Cyberoam
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