Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cisco Security Specialist was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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 Specialist
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1200 1211 1320
Rank change year-on-year +11 +109 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Cisco Security Specialist 11 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.006% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.006% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 3
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Cisco Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Security Specialist in the UK

Cisco Security Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cisco Security Specialist in the UK

Cisco Security Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Security Specialist over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco Security Specialist in the UK

Cisco Security Specialist
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Security Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 +43 10 £60,000 +9.09%
London +5 6 £60,000 +9.09%
UK excluding London +50 5 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England +8 2 £42,000 -16.00%
South East +56 1 £60,000 +36.36%
Wales - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Midlands - 1 £60,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Cisco Security Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) SIEM
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (45.45%) VLAN
5 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 4 (36.36%) MPLS
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WLAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
5 4 (36.36%) F5
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) Brocade
7 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
7 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery

Cisco Security Specialist 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (45.45%) VLAN
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) MPLS
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) WLAN
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (9.09%) NAS
8 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Law
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Kali Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) SIEM
2 2 (18.18%) Data Encryption
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (9.09%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Service Design
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CEH
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) GIAC
2 1 (9.09%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Snort
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) EnCase
2 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 1 (9.09%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) Nexpose
2 1 (9.09%) Nmap
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) Suricata
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) F5
2 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Brocade
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) AlienVault
5 1 (9.09%) CyberArk
5 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
5 1 (9.09%) Proofpoint
5 1 (9.09%) Qualys
5 1 (9.09%) Rapid7
5 1 (9.09%) Sophos
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec