The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Support Engineer
Rank 921 809 866
Rank change year-on-year
-112 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 14 79 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.070% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.074% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 4 39 39
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £25,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

Security Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Top 8 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -95 14 £36,250 -3.33% 1
South East -43 11 £20,500 -45.33% 1
Berkshire -28 10 - - 1
Reading - 10 - - 1
East of England -8 2 £36,250 +36.79%
Bedfordshire - 2 £36,250 -
Kent -20 1 £20,500 -2.38%
London -65 1 £47,500 +18.75%

Security Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
3 21 (52.50%) SC Cleared
4 20 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 18 (45.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 18 (45.00%) Firewall
6 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
6 17 (42.50%) EMC NetWorker
7 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (40.00%) Juniper
7 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 16 (40.00%) VMware
7 16 (40.00%) CheckPoint
7 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (37.50%) Linux
8 15 (37.50%) WSUS
9 14 (35.00%) Blue Coat
9 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (35.00%) CCSA
10 13 (32.50%) EMC
10 13 (32.50%) SCCM
10 13 (32.50%) SCOM
10 13 (32.50%) Network Security
11 12 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (27.50%) F5
12 11 (27.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (25.00%) CCSE
14 9 (22.50%) JNCIA
14 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V

Security Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) Firewall
2 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (32.50%) Network Security
4 12 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (22.50%) Internet
6 7 (17.50%) DNS
6 7 (17.50%) DHCP
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (10.00%) LAN
7 4 (10.00%) WAN
8 3 (7.50%) VPN
8 3 (7.50%) OSPF
8 3 (7.50%) BGP
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.00%) NAS
9 2 (5.00%) SAN
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (5.00%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) French Language
2 1 (2.50%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (37.50%) Linux
4 9 (22.50%) UNIX
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (27.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.00%) Change Control
3 2 (5.00%) Risk Analytics
3 2 (5.00%) Analytics
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL
3 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
1 2 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (52.50%) SC Cleared
3 20 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 14 (35.00%) CCSA
5 10 (25.00%) CCSE
6 9 (22.50%) JNCIA
6 9 (22.50%) CISSP
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (10.00%) CCNP
8 4 (10.00%) CCNA
9 2 (5.00%) CCDP
9 2 (5.00%) MCP
9 2 (5.00%) MCSE
9 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (2.50%) CCIP
10 1 (2.50%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 15 (37.50%) WSUS
3 13 (32.50%) SCCM
3 13 (32.50%) SCOM
4 4 (10.00%) HP SIM
5 2 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (40.00%) Juniper
2 16 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 16 (40.00%) VMware
3 14 (35.00%) Blue Coat
4 13 (32.50%) EMC
5 11 (27.50%) F5
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco
6 8 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 8 (20.00%) HP
7 6 (15.00%) Citrix
8 4 (10.00%) ArcSight
8 4 (10.00%) Lumension
9 2 (5.00%) Tufin
9 2 (5.00%) Qualys
9 2 (5.00%) Symantec
9 2 (5.00%) Websense
9 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
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