The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Support Engineer
Rank 882 852 865
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 14 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.027% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.029% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 25
Average salary £41,250 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -31.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer within the UK.

Security Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 within the UK.

Security Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -49 14 £41,250 +26.92%
South East -13 9 £25,500 +4.08%
Hampshire -5 4 £25,000 +6.38%
Portsmouth -21 4 £25,000 +6.38%
Berkshire +1 3 £37,500 -
Reading +5 2 £37,750 +67.77%
London -6 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Surrey - 2 £48,000 -
City of London - 1 £45,000 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Security Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Support Engineer in their job title.

1 36 (75.00%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
3 30 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 30 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 26 (54.17%) HP
5 26 (54.17%) DV Cleared
6 18 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 18 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker
7 17 (35.42%) Firewall
8 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
8 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 11 (22.92%) CCSA
10 11 (22.92%) WSUS
10 11 (22.92%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (20.83%) Linux
11 10 (20.83%) DNS
11 10 (20.83%) EMC
11 10 (20.83%) VMware
12 9 (18.75%) CCSE
12 9 (18.75%) SCCM
13 8 (16.67%) MCSE
13 8 (16.67%) MS Visio
13 8 (16.67%) DHCP
13 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (16.67%) SCOM
13 8 (16.67%) SolarWinds

Security Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 17 (35.42%) Firewall
3 10 (20.83%) DNS
4 8 (16.67%) DHCP
5 7 (14.58%) Network Security
5 7 (14.58%) NAS
5 7 (14.58%) SAN
6 6 (12.50%) WAN
7 5 (10.42%) LAN
7 5 (10.42%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (10.42%) Internet
General
1 5 (10.42%) German Language
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (20.83%) Linux
4 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.42%) UNIX
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (14.58%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.42%) Coaching
4 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.17%) Change Control
6 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.08%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.08%) Transition Management
6 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.08%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.08%) Security Management
6 1 (2.08%) Information Security
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.08%) Network Management
6 1 (2.08%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
1 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 30 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 26 (54.17%) DV Cleared
3 11 (22.92%) CCSA
4 9 (18.75%) CCSE
5 8 (16.67%) MCSE
5 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (14.58%) MCP
7 6 (12.50%) CISSP
8 5 (10.42%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.08%) Degree
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.08%) CCNP
9 1 (2.08%) CCDP
9 1 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (22.92%) WSUS
3 9 (18.75%) SCCM
4 8 (16.67%) SCOM
4 8 (16.67%) HP SIM
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 26 (54.17%) HP
3 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 10 (20.83%) VMware
4 10 (20.83%) EMC
5 8 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 8 (16.67%) ArcSight
5 8 (16.67%) Lumension
6 7 (14.58%) Symantec
6 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
7 6 (12.50%) Juniper
7 6 (12.50%) F5
8 5 (10.42%) Blue Coat
9 4 (8.33%) WatchGuard
9 4 (8.33%) Kaspersky
10 1 (2.08%) Nokia
10 1 (2.08%) Cisco
10 1 (2.08%) Citrix