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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Support Engineer
UK
Rank 779 899 936
Rank change year-on-year
+120 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 62 40 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.039% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.041% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 53 29 27
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,700 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017 within the UK.

Security Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Top 16 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +125 62 £40,000 -11.11% 7
South East +79 37 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Berkshire +54 21 £40,000 -11.11%
London +98 20 £55,000 +7.31% 5
East Sussex +24 15 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Brighton +22 15 £41,500 -7.77%
Maidenhead - 15 £40,000 -
City of London - 6 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands +39 3 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire +29 3 £35,000 -
Warwick - 3 £35,000 -
East of England +17 2 £57,000 +17.52%
Norfolk - 2 £57,000 -
Norwich - 2 £57,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £21,500 -
Alton - 1 £21,500 -

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 58 (59.18%) Cisco
2 57 (58.16%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (46.94%) Firewall
4 45 (45.92%) CCNP
4 45 (45.92%) VPN
5 41 (41.84%) Wireless
6 39 (39.80%) Cisco ASA
7 36 (36.73%) CCNA
8 35 (35.71%) Linux
9 33 (33.67%) Windows
10 29 (29.59%) Palo Alto
11 28 (28.57%) Active Directory
12 27 (27.55%) SQL Server
13 25 (25.51%) CISSP
14 23 (23.47%) Cybersecurity
15 22 (22.45%) Network Security
16 21 (21.43%) TCP/IP
17 20 (20.41%) SQL
17 20 (20.41%) CEH
17 20 (20.41%) VMware
17 20 (20.41%) SIEM
18 18 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (18.37%) Elasticsearch
18 18 (18.37%) Analytics
18 18 (18.37%) Data Centre
18 18 (18.37%) Nimble Storage
18 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (18.37%) NetApp
19 17 (17.35%) Cisco ISE
19 17 (17.35%) Windows Server

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 18 (18.37%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (8.16%) Apache
2 8 (8.16%) IBM Notes
2 8 (8.16%) IIS
2 8 (8.16%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.16%) WebLogic
2 8 (8.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (46.94%) Firewall
2 45 (45.92%) VPN
3 41 (41.84%) Wireless
4 39 (39.80%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (22.45%) Network Security
6 21 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 18 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (17.35%) Cisco ISE
9 15 (15.31%) LAN
10 14 (14.29%) WAN
11 11 (11.22%) Cisco Wireless
12 10 (10.20%) DNS
12 10 (10.20%) HTTP
12 10 (10.20%) SSL
13 9 (9.18%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (8.16%) SSH
15 6 (6.12%) BGP
15 6 (6.12%) MPLS
15 6 (6.12%) NetScaler
16 2 (2.04%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.18%) Big Data
4 7 (7.14%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) JIRA
General
1 14 (14.29%) Games
1 14 (14.29%) German Language
2 12 (12.24%) French Language
3 8 (8.16%) Portuguese Language
3 8 (8.16%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Finance
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) Regular Expression
2 10 (10.20%) ZeroMQ
3 8 (8.16%) Web Services
4 7 (7.14%) 802.1X
5 3 (3.06%) Middleware
6 2 (2.04%) CSS
7 1 (1.02%) HTML
7 1 (1.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.14%) Clustering
6 3 (3.06%) iPad
6 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.71%) Linux
2 33 (33.67%) Windows
3 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (17.35%) Windows Server
5 13 (13.27%) Unix
6 12 (12.24%) CentOS
7 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (8.16%) Mac OS
8 8 (8.16%) Windows NT
8 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.02%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (20.41%) SIEM
3 18 (18.37%) Analytics
4 11 (11.22%) Presales
4 11 (11.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 9 (9.18%) ITIL
6 8 (8.16%) Digital Forensics
6 8 (8.16%) OWASP
7 7 (7.14%) High Availability
8 6 (6.12%) Change Management
8 6 (6.12%) Coaching
8 6 (6.12%) Information Security
8 6 (6.12%) Network Security Management
8 6 (6.12%) Security Management
9 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.06%) Event Correlation
10 3 (3.06%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (2.04%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 2 (2.04%) Cyber Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.41%) SQL
2 11 (11.22%) C
3 8 (8.16%) Bash Shell
3 8 (8.16%) Python
4 3 (3.06%) Java
5 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (58.16%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (45.92%) CCNP
3 36 (36.73%) CCNA
4 25 (25.51%) CISSP
5 20 (20.41%) CEH
6 12 (12.24%) MCSE
6 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (11.22%) CompTIA Security+
7 11 (11.22%) GCIA
7 11 (11.22%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (5.10%) Degree
8 5 (5.10%) MCP
9 3 (3.06%) GIAC
9 3 (3.06%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (2.04%) CCSE
10 2 (2.04%) GSEC
10 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.02%) MCITP
11 1 (1.02%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) FortiGate
1 7 (7.14%) Grafana
1 7 (7.14%) Graphite
2 4 (4.08%) Kibana
3 2 (2.04%) Packer
3 2 (2.04%) Terraform
3 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (59.18%) Cisco
2 29 (29.59%) Palo Alto
3 20 (20.41%) VMware
4 18 (18.37%) NetApp
4 18 (18.37%) Nimble Storage
5 13 (13.27%) F5
6 10 (10.20%) Apple
6 10 (10.20%) CheckPoint
6 10 (10.20%) Google
7 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.16%) Dell KACE
8 8 (8.16%) Fortinet
8 8 (8.16%) Lotus
8 8 (8.16%) Novell
8 8 (8.16%) Oracle
8 8 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (8.16%) Splunk
9 7 (7.14%) Aruba
9 7 (7.14%) ScanSafe
9 7 (7.14%) Sourcefire
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