Period
to 6 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Cisco Security Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 859 937 1143
Rank change year-on-year +78 +206 -116
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Security Engineer 13 162 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.11% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.12% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 16 49 74
Median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% -8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £34,375 £31,500 £45,575
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -21.05% -5.00% +11.11%

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 82,408 137,994 166,782
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 95.96% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 66,025 109,657 135,534
Median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco Security Engineer in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
Top 7 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 6 June 2020. 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 +81 13 £37,500 -28.57% 1
UK excluding London +76 9 £37,500 -21.05% 1
North West +79 6 £37,500 -21.05%
North of England +37 6 £37,500 -21.05%
Work from Home +26 5 £37,500 -46.43%
London +112 4 £65,000 +13.04%
South East +114 3 £25,000 -13.79%

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

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) Wireless
3 7 (53.85%) CCNP
3 7 (53.85%) Network Security
4 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
5 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
5 5 (38.46%) Network Management
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) Dell
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Banking
7 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Juniper
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (23.08%) Meraki
7 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
7 3 (23.08%) F5
7 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
8 2 (15.38%) Presales
8 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP

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 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (7.69%) AWS
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Wireless
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless Security
6 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (7.69%) MPLS
7 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
7 1 (7.69%) VPN
7 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Laravel
2 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (7.69%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Management
1 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Presales
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) DNA
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) Forensic Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Measurement
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Threat Detection
4 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.69%) Kibana
2 1 (7.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Dell
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
4 3 (23.08%) F5
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) Meraki
4 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.69%) Aruba
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Extreme Networks