Period
to 23 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Cisco Security Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

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
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 865 1130 1067
Rank change year-on-year +265 -63 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Security Engineer 221 71 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.041% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.043% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 47 72 117
UK median annual salary £35,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.13% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,300 £37,800
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £61,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11% -14.29%

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 138,700 166,639 170,844
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.22% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 110,733 134,806 139,034
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 23 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco Security Engineer in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
Top 9 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 23 July 2019. 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 +253 221 £35,000 -39.13% 5
UK excluding London +242 193 £35,000 -30.00% 5
North of England +148 156 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Yorkshire +134 151 - -
London +86 28 £57,500 -17.86% 1
East of England - 27 £35,000 - 3
South East +41 8 £35,750 -23.53%
North West +38 5 £47,500 -32.14% 1
South West - 2 £87,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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.

1 221 (100.00%) Cisco
2 208 (94.12%) Network Security
3 205 (92.76%) Firewall
4 201 (90.95%) Cisco Certification
5 193 (87.33%) Cisco ASA
6 185 (83.71%) CCNP
7 183 (82.81%) WAN
8 178 (80.54%) Network Management
9 174 (78.73%) CCNA
10 173 (78.28%) MPLS
11 166 (75.11%) VPN
12 163 (73.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 161 (72.85%) Palo Alto
13 161 (72.85%) Change Control
14 160 (72.40%) BGP
15 157 (71.04%) Nagios
15 157 (71.04%) FortiGate
16 151 (68.33%) Product Management
16 151 (68.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 151 (68.33%) Fortinet
16 151 (68.33%) Service Delivery
16 151 (68.33%) ISO 9001
17 144 (65.16%) Python
17 144 (65.16%) OSPF
18 140 (63.35%) IPsec
18 140 (63.35%) Network Design
19 139 (62.90%) Perl
19 139 (62.90%) Bash Shell
20 136 (61.54%) DNS
21 135 (61.09%) RIP

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:

Applications
1 12 (5.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 208 (94.12%) Network Security
2 205 (92.76%) Firewall
3 193 (87.33%) Cisco ASA
4 183 (82.81%) WAN
5 173 (78.28%) MPLS
6 166 (75.11%) VPN
7 163 (73.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 160 (72.40%) BGP
9 144 (65.16%) OSPF
10 140 (63.35%) IPsec
11 136 (61.54%) DNS
12 135 (61.09%) ADSL
12 135 (61.09%) Broadband
12 135 (61.09%) NetScaler
12 135 (61.09%) RIP
12 135 (61.09%) SMTP
13 31 (14.03%) Cisco Firepower
14 28 (12.67%) Cisco ISE
15 22 (9.95%) VPLS
16 18 (8.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.36%) SQL Server
General
1 84 (38.01%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.45%) Finance
2 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 135 (61.09%) Management Information System
2 30 (13.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 135 (61.09%) Linux
1 135 (61.09%) Unix
2 3 (1.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (80.54%) Network Management
2 161 (72.85%) Change Control
3 151 (68.33%) Product Management
3 151 (68.33%) Service Delivery
4 140 (63.35%) Network Design
5 32 (14.48%) Presales
6 22 (9.95%) Network Load Balancing
6 22 (9.95%) Project Management
7 4 (1.81%) Change Management
7 4 (1.81%) Information Security
8 3 (1.36%) Business Continuity
8 3 (1.36%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.36%) Data Protection
8 3 (1.36%) High Availability
8 3 (1.36%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (1.36%) Security Patching
8 3 (1.36%) SIEM
8 3 (1.36%) Task Automation
9 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 144 (65.16%) Python
2 139 (62.90%) Bash Shell
2 139 (62.90%) Perl
3 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 201 (90.95%) Cisco Certification
2 185 (83.71%) CCNP
3 174 (78.73%) CCNA
4 18 (8.14%) CCSA
5 17 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (2.71%) CCSE
7 5 (2.26%) CCIE
8 2 (0.90%) Degree
9 1 (0.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.45%) CISSP
9 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (68.33%) ISO 9001
1 151 (68.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 157 (71.04%) FortiGate
1 157 (71.04%) Nagios
2 22 (9.95%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (3.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (3.62%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 221 (100.00%) Cisco
2 161 (72.85%) Palo Alto
3 151 (68.33%) Fortinet
4 65 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 29 (13.12%) F5
6 28 (12.67%) Meraki
7 22 (9.95%) SolarWinds
8 15 (6.79%) Microsoft
9 9 (4.07%) Juniper
10 5 (2.26%) Darktrace
11 4 (1.81%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.36%) Dell