The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Security Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Support Engineer
Rank 884 934 982
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 31 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.027% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.028% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 12
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -21.05%

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
94902 107027 117104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79965 88250 95827
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Security Support Engineer in the job title.

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 24 June 2016 within the UK.

Security Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +67 30 £43,750 +16.66% 3
South East +54 20 £37,500 - 2
Berkshire +20 16 £38,750 +3.33% 1
London +36 9 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Maidenhead +5 7 £37,500 +36.36%
City of London - 6 £55,000 -
Reading +4 5 £47,500 +26.66%
Bracknell -6 3 £40,000 -32.77% 1
Kent - 2 - - 1
Dartford - 2 - - 1
East of England +34 1 £21,000 -59.02%
Scotland -5 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Glasgow -7 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Bedfordshire - 1 £21,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £35,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Security Support Engineer 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 Security Support Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (61.29%) Firewall
2 29 (46.77%) Cisco
3 27 (43.55%) Network Security
4 21 (33.87%) Linux
5 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
7 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
7 18 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (25.81%) F5
8 16 (25.81%) Juniper
8 16 (25.81%) TCP/IP
9 15 (24.19%) CCNP
9 15 (24.19%) CheckPoint
10 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
11 13 (20.97%) VPN
12 11 (17.74%) Load Balancing
13 10 (16.13%) Palo Alto
13 10 (16.13%) Windows
13 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.13%) Wireless
14 9 (14.52%) Finance
14 9 (14.52%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
14 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
14 9 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (14.52%) SIEM
15 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (11.29%) NoSQL
16 7 (11.29%) CentOS

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (11.29%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (11.29%) nginx
2 4 (6.45%) JBoss
3 3 (4.84%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) SAS
4 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) Confluence
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (61.29%) Firewall
2 27 (43.55%) Network Security
3 18 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (25.81%) TCP/IP
5 13 (20.97%) VPN
6 10 (16.13%) Wireless
7 9 (14.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (11.29%) LAN
8 7 (11.29%) SSL
9 6 (9.68%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (9.68%) LDAP
10 5 (8.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (8.06%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (8.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (8.06%) WAN
11 4 (6.45%) DNS
11 4 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (6.45%) IPsec
11 4 (6.45%) MPLS
11 4 (6.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Big Data
2 7 (11.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Games
3 6 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.23%) French Language
4 2 (3.23%) German Language
5 1 (1.61%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) ZeroMQ
2 3 (4.84%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.23%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.23%) SAML
3 2 (3.23%) SOAP
3 2 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.06%) PKI
4 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.23%) DataPower
4 2 (3.23%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Handset
5 1 (1.61%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.61%) iPhone
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Windows
3 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.29%) CentOS
5 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (9.68%) Unix
7 1 (1.61%) Android
7 1 (1.61%) SUSE
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Load Balancing
2 9 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (14.52%) SIEM
3 7 (11.29%) Analytics
3 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
3 7 (11.29%) Presales
4 6 (9.68%) Information Security
5 4 (6.45%) Identity Management
5 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.84%) Change Management
6 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.23%) ITIL
7 2 (3.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (3.23%) Project Management
7 2 (3.23%) Time Management
7 2 (3.23%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (3.23%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) Java
1 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.84%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.61%) Perl
3 1 (1.61%) Python
3 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
3 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
4 15 (24.19%) CCNP
5 6 (9.68%) CCNA
6 5 (8.06%) CCSE
7 4 (6.45%) CCIE
7 4 (6.45%) Degree
8 2 (3.23%) CEH
8 2 (3.23%) CISSP
8 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.23%) GIAC
9 1 (1.61%) CCIP
9 1 (1.61%) CCSA
9 1 (1.61%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.61%) RHCE
9 1 (1.61%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) FIPS 140-2
2 2 (3.23%) SAS 70
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Cisco
2 16 (25.81%) F5
2 16 (25.81%) Juniper
3 15 (24.19%) CheckPoint
4 10 (16.13%) Palo Alto
5 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.29%) Blue Coat
7 6 (9.68%) Apple
7 6 (9.68%) Google
8 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
8 5 (8.06%) VMware
9 4 (6.45%) Aruba
10 3 (4.84%) Intel Security
11 2 (3.23%) ArcSight
11 2 (3.23%) Avaya
11 2 (3.23%) Forcepoint
11 2 (3.23%) Mitel
11 2 (3.23%) Nortel
11 2 (3.23%) Oracle
11 2 (3.23%) Sun
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