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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Support Engineer
Rank 885 913 822
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -91
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 11 16 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.013% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.014% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 37
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £35,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £37,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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
104266 112858 106109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.61% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85211 91758 88345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 1 May 2015. 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 +16 11 £43,750 +16.66% 2
South East +2 10 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Berkshire -10 8 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Reading -10 6 £45,000 - 1
Staines - 2 £43,750 -
Maidenhead - 2 £41,250 -
Surrey - 2 £43,750 -
London - 1 £47,500 - 1

Security Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (33.33%) MCSE
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (29.17%) Linux
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) MCP
6 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
6 7 (29.17%) DV Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (25.00%) Information Security
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (25.00%) Symantec
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
8 5 (20.83%) McAfee
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) SLA
8 5 (20.83%) HP
8 5 (20.83%) WSUS
8 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
8 5 (20.83%) SIEM
8 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
9 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (16.67%) Firewall

Security Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) SoftLayer
2 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security
4 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (4.17%) VRRP
5 1 (4.17%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) OSPF
5 1 (4.17%) IPsec
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) SNMP
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) tcpdump
5 1 (4.17%) FWSM
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.33%) German Language
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Arabic Language
2 1 (4.17%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Information Security
3 5 (20.83%) SIEM
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (4.17%) BCP
7 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.17%) Machine Learning
7 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) MCSE
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (29.17%) MCP
3 7 (29.17%) DV Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (12.50%) CCNP
6 2 (8.33%) CCNA
6 2 (8.33%) MCSA
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CISSP
7 1 (4.17%) CCIE
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) MCTS
7 1 (4.17%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) WSUS
2 3 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.17%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (4.17%) Nessus
4 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Symantec
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) McAfee
3 5 (20.83%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) EMC
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
6 1 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) NetScout
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