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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Support Engineer
Rank 823 936 967
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 42 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.031% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.032% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 40 23 19
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £20,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Security Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Top 21 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 3 December 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 +84 42 £40,000 - 3
South East +86 26 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Berkshire +57 17 £45,000 +12.50% 1
London +79 12 £55,000 -15.38%
Maidenhead - 9 £45,000 - 1
Brighton - 8 £34,000 - 1
East Sussex - 8 £34,000 - 1
City of London - 6 £55,000 -
Reading +34 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Northamptonshire - 2 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Slough +24 1 £60,500 +61.33%
East of England +18 1 £45,000 -2.70%
Bracknell +14 1 £45,000 +12.50%
North West - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £21,500 -
Chester - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £45,000 -
Alton - 1 £21,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £45,000 -

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 63 (64.95%) Firewall
2 47 (48.45%) Cisco
3 45 (46.39%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (39.18%) CCNP
5 36 (37.11%) Network Security
6 34 (35.05%) VPN
7 32 (32.99%) Linux
8 30 (30.93%) Windows
9 29 (29.90%) TCP/IP
9 29 (29.90%) Wireless
10 27 (27.84%) Active Directory
11 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
12 23 (23.71%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (23.71%) Cybersecurity
12 23 (23.71%) Palo Alto
13 21 (21.65%) Windows Server
13 21 (21.65%) LAN
13 21 (21.65%) DNS
14 20 (20.62%) CheckPoint
14 20 (20.62%) SQL
15 19 (19.59%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (19.59%) Analytics
16 18 (18.56%) WAN
16 18 (18.56%) Banking
16 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (17.53%) SIEM
17 17 (17.53%) CCNA
17 17 (17.53%) MPLS
18 16 (16.49%) Games
18 16 (16.49%) CISSP

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 19 (19.59%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (10.31%) nginx
3 8 (8.25%) WebLogic
3 8 (8.25%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.12%) Apache
4 4 (4.12%) IBM Notes
4 4 (4.12%) IIS
4 4 (4.12%) JBoss
4 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.12%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (3.09%) SAS
6 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Bankmaster
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 63 (64.95%) Firewall
2 36 (37.11%) Network Security
3 34 (35.05%) VPN
4 29 (29.90%) TCP/IP
4 29 (29.90%) Wireless
5 23 (23.71%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (21.65%) DNS
6 21 (21.65%) LAN
7 18 (18.56%) WAN
8 17 (17.53%) MPLS
9 15 (15.46%) SSL
10 12 (12.37%) Cisco ISE
11 11 (11.34%) EIGRP
11 11 (11.34%) OSPF
12 10 (10.31%) BGP
12 10 (10.31%) BIG-IP
12 10 (10.31%) snoop
12 10 (10.31%) tcpdump
12 10 (10.31%) Wireshark
13 9 (9.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.46%) NoSQL
3 14 (14.43%) Big Data
4 4 (4.12%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) JIRA
General
1 18 (18.56%) Banking
2 16 (16.49%) Games
3 10 (10.31%) Finance
4 9 (9.28%) German Language
4 9 (9.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (7.22%) French Language
6 5 (5.15%) Retail
7 4 (4.12%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (4.12%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) ZeroMQ
2 10 (10.31%) 802.1X
3 8 (8.25%) Regular Expression
4 4 (4.12%) Web Services
5 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Cyberthreat
2 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.12%) Clustering
5 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.09%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.99%) Linux
2 30 (30.93%) Windows
3 21 (21.65%) Windows Server
4 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (15.46%) CentOS
6 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.15%) Unix
7 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.12%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.12%) SUSE
8 4 (4.12%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.03%) VMS
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (19.59%) Analytics
3 17 (17.53%) SIEM
4 14 (14.43%) Presales
5 13 (13.40%) Service Delivery
6 12 (12.37%) Information Security
7 10 (10.31%) Change Management
7 10 (10.31%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.31%) Problem Management
7 10 (10.31%) Trend Analysis
8 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.25%) ITIL
10 7 (7.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (5.15%) Fault Management
11 5 (5.15%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.15%) Time Management
12 4 (4.12%) Change Control
12 4 (4.12%) High Availability
12 4 (4.12%) OWASP
12 4 (4.12%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.62%) SQL
2 6 (6.19%) Java
2 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.15%) Python
4 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.12%) C
5 1 (1.03%) Perl
5 1 (1.03%) PHP
5 1 (1.03%) VB
5 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (46.39%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (39.18%) CCNP
3 17 (17.53%) CCNA
4 16 (16.49%) CISSP
5 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
5 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
6 11 (11.34%) CEH
7 10 (10.31%) Degree
7 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (9.28%) MCSE
9 8 (8.25%) CompTIA Security+
9 8 (8.25%) Security+ Certification
10 6 (6.19%) MCP
11 4 (4.12%) GCIA
11 4 (4.12%) GIAC
11 4 (4.12%) MCSA
11 4 (4.12%) RHCE
11 4 (4.12%) RHCSA
12 3 (3.09%) MCITP
12 3 (3.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.15%) SLA
3 3 (3.09%) SAS 70
4 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (27.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (6.19%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.12%) Samba
4 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) FortiGate
1 4 (4.12%) Grafana
1 4 (4.12%) Graphite
2 3 (3.09%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.09%) SCCM
3 2 (2.06%) Kibana
4 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 47 (48.45%) Cisco
2 23 (23.71%) Palo Alto
3 20 (20.62%) CheckPoint
4 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
4 15 (15.46%) VMware
5 14 (14.43%) F5
6 13 (13.40%) Juniper
7 12 (12.37%) Apple
7 12 (12.37%) Google
8 10 (10.31%) NetScout
9 8 (8.25%) NetApp
9 8 (8.25%) Nimble Storage
9 8 (8.25%) Oracle
9 8 (8.25%) Red Hat
10 6 (6.19%) Fortinet
10 6 (6.19%) Mitel
11 4 (4.12%) Aruba
11 4 (4.12%) Novell
11 4 (4.12%) Sourcefire
11 4 (4.12%) Splunk
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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