Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Cisco Security Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 843 1092 1117
Rank change year-on-year +249 +25 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Security Engineer 228 79 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.048% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.050% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 69 76 65
UK median annual salary £35,000 £61,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.62% +18.45% +3.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £40,800
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -39.13% +15.00% -

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 131,250 157,771 168,081
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 95.93% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 104,620 127,104 134,629
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 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 +263 226 £35,000 -44.00% 1
UK excluding London +259 210 £35,000 -39.13%
North of England +157 149 £47,500 -13.64%
Yorkshire +129 147 £50,000 +42.86%
East of England +87 40 £35,000 +6.06%
London +62 18 £60,000 -14.29% 1
South East +46 17 £42,500 -29.17%
North West +35 2 £47,500 -32.14%
Midlands +29 2 £50,000 +42.86%
West Midlands +27 2 £50,000 -25.93%
Wales - 2 - -

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 228 (100.00%) Cisco
2 208 (91.23%) Firewall
3 207 (90.79%) Cisco Certification
3 207 (90.79%) Network Security
4 191 (83.77%) CCNA
5 185 (81.14%) Cisco ASA
6 181 (79.39%) CCNP
7 180 (78.95%) WAN
8 168 (73.68%) Network Management
9 162 (71.05%) Change Control
10 158 (69.30%) Palo Alto
11 156 (68.42%) VPN
11 156 (68.42%) BGP
12 155 (67.98%) MPLS
13 151 (66.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 148 (64.91%) Fortinet
14 148 (64.91%) FortiGate
15 147 (64.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 146 (64.04%) Product Management
16 146 (64.04%) Service Delivery
16 146 (64.04%) ISO 9001
17 141 (61.84%) OSPF
18 140 (61.40%) DNS
19 138 (60.53%) Nagios
20 137 (60.09%) Python
21 135 (59.21%) IPsec
22 134 (58.77%) Perl
22 134 (58.77%) Bash Shell
23 132 (57.89%) Network Design
24 131 (57.46%) NetScaler

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 21 (9.21%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.95%) Azure
2 7 (3.07%) SaaS
3 4 (1.75%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 208 (91.23%) Firewall
2 207 (90.79%) Network Security
3 185 (81.14%) Cisco ASA
4 180 (78.95%) WAN
5 156 (68.42%) BGP
5 156 (68.42%) VPN
6 155 (67.98%) MPLS
7 151 (66.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 141 (61.84%) OSPF
9 140 (61.40%) DNS
10 135 (59.21%) IPsec
11 131 (57.46%) NetScaler
11 131 (57.46%) SMTP
12 130 (57.02%) ADSL
12 130 (57.02%) Broadband
12 130 (57.02%) RIP
13 39 (17.11%) LAN
14 13 (5.70%) Cisco Firepower
15 12 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
16 9 (3.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 84 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.32%) Finance
3 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 130 (57.02%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 130 (57.02%) Linux
1 130 (57.02%) Unix
2 4 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (73.68%) Network Management
2 162 (71.05%) Change Control
3 146 (64.04%) Product Management
3 146 (64.04%) Service Delivery
4 132 (57.89%) Network Design
5 24 (10.53%) Presales
6 8 (3.51%) Network Load Balancing
6 8 (3.51%) Project Management
7 5 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.19%) Information Security
7 5 (2.19%) Task Automation
8 3 (1.32%) Business Continuity
8 3 (1.32%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.32%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (1.32%) Data Protection
8 3 (1.32%) High Availability
8 3 (1.32%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (1.32%) Security Patching
8 3 (1.32%) SIEM
8 3 (1.32%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 137 (60.09%) Python
2 134 (58.77%) Bash Shell
2 134 (58.77%) Perl
3 6 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 207 (90.79%) Cisco Certification
2 191 (83.77%) CCNA
3 181 (79.39%) CCNP
4 34 (14.91%) CCSA
5 30 (13.16%) Check Point Certification
6 13 (5.70%) CCSE
7 5 (2.19%) Degree
8 3 (1.32%) JNCIS
9 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.88%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.44%) CCIE
10 1 (0.44%) CCSP
10 1 (0.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (64.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 146 (64.04%) ISO 9001
3 19 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 148 (64.91%) FortiGate
2 138 (60.53%) Nagios
3 15 (6.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (6.58%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.44%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 228 (100.00%) Cisco
2 158 (69.30%) Palo Alto
3 148 (64.91%) Fortinet
4 88 (38.60%) CheckPoint
5 25 (10.96%) Microsoft
6 15 (6.58%) F5
7 12 (5.26%) Meraki
8 11 (4.82%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.63%) Juniper
10 3 (1.32%) Dell
11 2 (0.88%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.88%) CA
11 2 (0.88%) Darktrace
11 2 (0.88%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (0.88%) Huawei
11 2 (0.88%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.88%) Zscaler
12 1 (0.44%) Aruba
12 1 (0.44%) Riverbed
12 1 (0.44%) SonicWALL