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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Support Engineer
Rank 901 937 984
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 22 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.025% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.026% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 16
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £62,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 27 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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 +16 21 £50,000 +21.21% 3
South East +7 14 £47,500 +26.66% 1
London +30 7 £55,000 -26.66% 2
Surrey +11 7 £35,000 -17.64%
Berkshire +3 6 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Leatherhead - 6 - -
City of London - 5 £55,000 - 1
Reading +15 4 £47,500 +26.66%
Glasgow -18 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Scotland -20 1 £52,500 -12.50%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 36 (61.02%) Firewall
2 33 (55.93%) Cisco
3 28 (47.46%) Network Security
4 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (33.90%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (33.90%) F5
6 18 (30.51%) Juniper
7 17 (28.81%) Load Balancing
8 16 (27.12%) Linux
9 15 (25.42%) CheckPoint
10 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
10 14 (23.73%) VPN
11 11 (18.64%) CCNP
11 11 (18.64%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
12 9 (15.25%) Unix
12 9 (15.25%) Blue Coat
12 9 (15.25%) Palo Alto
12 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
13 8 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (13.56%) SSL
13 8 (13.56%) CCIE
13 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
14 7 (11.86%) CCNA
14 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
14 7 (11.86%) LAN
14 7 (11.86%) CCSE
14 7 (11.86%) Wireless
14 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
14 7 (11.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 3 (5.08%) Apache
1 3 (5.08%) JBoss
2 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (61.02%) Firewall
2 28 (47.46%) Network Security
3 20 (33.90%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
4 14 (23.73%) VPN
5 11 (18.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (13.56%) SSL
7 7 (11.86%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (11.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (11.86%) LAN
7 7 (11.86%) Wireless
8 6 (10.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (10.17%) LDAP
9 5 (8.47%) BGP
9 5 (8.47%) IPsec
9 5 (8.47%) OSPF
9 5 (8.47%) WAN
10 4 (6.78%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (6.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
1 3 (5.08%) French Language
1 3 (5.08%) German Language
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Billing
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) SAML
1 2 (3.39%) SOAP
1 2 (3.39%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) PKI
3 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.39%) DataPower
3 2 (3.39%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.69%) Handset
4 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.69%) iPhone
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Linux
2 9 (15.25%) Unix
3 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.47%) Windows
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.69%) Android
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Load Balancing
2 6 (10.17%) SIEM
3 5 (8.47%) Information Security
4 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (6.78%) Network Management
4 4 (6.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (5.08%) Identity Management
5 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL
6 2 (3.39%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (3.39%) Software License Management
6 2 (3.39%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (3.39%) Workflow
7 1 (1.69%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (1.69%) Escalation Management
7 1 (1.69%) Fraud Detection
7 1 (1.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 1 (1.69%) Security Operations
7 1 (1.69%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) Java
1 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.69%) Perl
2 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) Python
2 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.64%) CCNP
2 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
4 8 (13.56%) CCIE
5 7 (11.86%) CCNA
5 7 (11.86%) CCSE
6 6 (10.17%) CEH
6 6 (10.17%) CISSP
7 3 (5.08%) Degree
8 2 (3.39%) GIAC
8 2 (3.39%) SANS
9 1 (1.69%) CCIP
9 1 (1.69%) CCSA
9 1 (1.69%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.69%) CISA
9 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.69%) GCIA
9 1 (1.69%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) FIPS 140-2
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) ProxySG
3 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.39%) Endace
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Cisco
2 20 (33.90%) F5
3 18 (30.51%) Juniper
4 15 (25.42%) CheckPoint
5 9 (15.25%) Blue Coat
5 9 (15.25%) Palo Alto
6 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.47%) HP
7 5 (8.47%) Intel Security
8 4 (6.78%) Aruba
8 4 (6.78%) VMware
9 3 (5.08%) LogRhythm
10 2 (3.39%) ArcSight
10 2 (3.39%) Avaya
10 2 (3.39%) Brocade
10 2 (3.39%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (3.39%) Forcepoint
10 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.39%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
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