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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Support Engineer
Rank 891 909 898
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 44 28 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.026% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.027% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 38
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £26,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £44,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

Security Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Top 29 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 40 £52,500 +40.00% 4
South East +17 21 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Berkshire -7 18 £43,250 +15.33%
Reading +9 12 £41,250 +10.00%
South West -6 7 £52,500 +176.31% 2
Wiltshire - 7 £52,500 - 1
Swindon - 7 £52,500 - 1
Bracknell - 5 £56,500 -
East of England - 4 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £35,750 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 £47,500 -
Scotland - 3 £47,500 -
Leamington Spa - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Surrey +9 2 £42,500 +13.33% 1
London +4 2 £65,000 +136.36% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Basildon - 2 £42,000 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £55,000 -
Essex - 2 £42,000 -
Brighton - 1 £45,000 -
Newbury - 1 £41,500 -
Reigate - 1 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 1 £35,750 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £35,750 -
East Sussex - 1 £45,000 -

Security Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 42 (62.69%) Firewall
2 36 (53.73%) Network Security
3 34 (50.75%) Cisco
4 27 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (37.31%) Juniper
5 25 (37.31%) TCP/IP
6 23 (34.33%) F5
7 20 (29.85%) CheckPoint
8 19 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (23.88%) Load Balancing
9 16 (23.88%) Palo Alto
10 13 (19.40%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (19.40%) Blue Coat
11 12 (17.91%) WAN
12 11 (16.42%) LAN
12 11 (16.42%) VPN
12 11 (16.42%) CCIE
13 10 (14.93%) CCNP
13 10 (14.93%) SLA
13 10 (14.93%) Windows
13 10 (14.93%) BGP
14 9 (13.43%) CISSP
14 9 (13.43%) CEH
15 8 (11.94%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (11.94%) Unix
15 8 (11.94%) CCNA
15 8 (11.94%) OSPF
15 8 (11.94%) Intel Security
15 8 (11.94%) SIEM
16 7 (10.45%) Cisco Nexus

Security Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 42 (62.69%) Firewall
2 36 (53.73%) Network Security
3 25 (37.31%) TCP/IP
4 19 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (17.91%) WAN
6 11 (16.42%) LAN
6 11 (16.42%) VPN
7 10 (14.93%) BGP
8 8 (11.94%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (11.94%) OSPF
9 7 (10.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (10.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (8.96%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (8.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (8.96%) MPLS
11 5 (7.46%) FWSM
11 5 (7.46%) IPsec
12 4 (5.97%) ADSL
12 4 (5.97%) Multicast
12 4 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.48%) French Language
2 3 (4.48%) German Language
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.97%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Unix
3 7 (10.45%) Linux
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.97%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Load Balancing
2 13 (19.40%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (11.94%) SIEM
4 7 (10.45%) ITIL
5 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.96%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Business Transformation
7 4 (5.97%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (4.48%) Network Management
8 3 (4.48%) Security Operations
9 2 (2.99%) Change Control
9 2 (2.99%) Coaching
9 2 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.99%) Security Management
9 2 (2.99%) Service Management
9 2 (2.99%) Software License Management
9 2 (2.99%) Workflow
10 1 (1.49%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.42%) CCIE
3 10 (14.93%) CCNP
4 9 (13.43%) CEH
4 9 (13.43%) CISSP
5 8 (11.94%) CCNA
6 7 (10.45%) Degree
7 6 (8.96%) CCSE
8 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (5.97%) MCSA
9 4 (5.97%) SANS
9 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
10 3 (4.48%) GIAC
11 2 (2.99%) CISA
11 2 (2.99%) GCIA
11 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.49%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.45%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.49%) Firmware
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Endace
2 2 (2.99%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.99%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.49%) Nessus
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (50.75%) Cisco
2 25 (37.31%) Juniper
3 23 (34.33%) F5
4 20 (29.85%) CheckPoint
5 16 (23.88%) Palo Alto
6 13 (19.40%) Blue Coat
7 8 (11.94%) Intel Security
8 7 (10.45%) HP
9 6 (8.96%) Aruba
9 6 (8.96%) Infoblox
10 5 (7.46%) LogRhythm
10 5 (7.46%) VMware
10 5 (7.46%) Vyatta
11 4 (5.97%) Brocade
11 4 (5.97%) Fortinet
11 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.49%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (1.49%) Kaspersky
12 1 (1.49%) NetScout
12 1 (1.49%) WatchGuard
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