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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Support Engineer
Rank 873 959 958
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 39 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.015% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.015% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 26
Median salary £50,750 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.70% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £21,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £31,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.50%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Security Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Top 17 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 30 September 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 +81 39 £50,750 +63.70% 3
South East +52 20 £60,000 +54.83% 2
Berkshire +27 15 £60,000 +54.83% 1
London +58 12 £56,250 -6.25% 1
Reading - 8 £60,000 -
East of England +26 6 £40,000 +6.66%
Bedfordshire - 6 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £37,500 -
Kent +15 3 - -
Dartford - 3 - -
Bedford - 3 £35,000 -
Bracknell +1 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £42,500 -
City of London - 1 £55,000 -
Luton - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 53 (71.62%) Firewall
2 37 (50.00%) Cisco
3 34 (45.95%) Network Security
4 29 (39.19%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (36.49%) CCNP
6 22 (29.73%) TCP/IP
6 22 (29.73%) Linux
7 20 (27.03%) VPN
7 20 (27.03%) CheckPoint
7 20 (27.03%) Wireless
8 18 (24.32%) DNS
8 18 (24.32%) LAN
8 18 (24.32%) Banking
9 17 (22.97%) MPLS
10 16 (21.62%) Windows
10 16 (21.62%) Palo Alto
11 15 (20.27%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (20.27%) Juniper
11 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
11 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
11 15 (20.27%) F5
12 14 (18.92%) WAN
12 14 (18.92%) Active Directory
12 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
12 14 (18.92%) Service Delivery
12 14 (18.92%) Windows Server
13 13 (17.57%) Information Security
14 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
14 12 (16.22%) SSL
14 12 (16.22%) Cisco ASA

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 10 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (13.51%) nginx
2 5 (6.76%) JBoss
2 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.41%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (4.05%) SAS
5 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.35%) Apache
6 1 (1.35%) Confluence
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.35%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Bankmaster
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (71.62%) Firewall
2 34 (45.95%) Network Security
3 22 (29.73%) TCP/IP
4 20 (27.03%) VPN
4 20 (27.03%) Wireless
5 18 (24.32%) DNS
5 18 (24.32%) LAN
6 17 (22.97%) MPLS
7 14 (18.92%) WAN
8 12 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (16.22%) SSL
9 11 (14.86%) EIGRP
9 11 (14.86%) OSPF
10 10 (13.51%) BGP
10 10 (13.51%) BIG-IP
10 10 (13.51%) snoop
10 10 (13.51%) tcpdump
10 10 (13.51%) Wireshark
11 9 (12.16%) DHCP
12 8 (10.81%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) Big Data
2 10 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
General
1 18 (24.32%) Banking
2 11 (14.86%) Finance
3 9 (12.16%) Games
3 9 (12.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (6.76%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.35%) French Language
5 1 (1.35%) German Language
5 1 (1.35%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) ZeroMQ
2 6 (8.11%) 802.1X
3 3 (4.05%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.35%) .NET
4 1 (1.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (12.16%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.35%) Handset
5 1 (1.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Linux
2 16 (21.62%) Windows
3 14 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (13.51%) CentOS
6 4 (5.41%) SUSE
7 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.35%) Android
8 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.35%) Unix
8 1 (1.35%) VMS
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (18.92%) Service Delivery
3 13 (17.57%) Information Security
4 10 (13.51%) Analytics
4 10 (13.51%) Change Management
4 10 (13.51%) Presales
4 10 (13.51%) Problem Management
4 10 (13.51%) Trend Analysis
5 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
5 9 (12.16%) SIEM
6 8 (10.81%) ITIL
7 5 (6.76%) Fault Management
7 5 (6.76%) Time Management
8 4 (5.41%) Change Control
8 4 (5.41%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (5.41%) Identity Management
8 4 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.41%) Product Management
8 4 (5.41%) Project Management
8 4 (5.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.41%) Java
4 2 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.35%) Perl
5 1 (1.35%) PHP
5 1 (1.35%) VB
5 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (39.19%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (36.49%) CCNP
3 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
3 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.81%) Degree
5 6 (8.11%) CCNA
6 5 (6.76%) CISSP
6 5 (6.76%) GIAC
6 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.41%) CEH
7 4 (5.41%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (5.41%) MCSA
7 4 (5.41%) MCSE
7 4 (5.41%) RHCE
7 4 (5.41%) RHCSA
7 4 (5.41%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (4.05%) CSSLP
8 3 (4.05%) MCITP
8 3 (4.05%) MCTS
8 3 (4.05%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.76%) SLA
3 3 (4.05%) SAS 70
4 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Samba
3 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.05%) SCCM
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 37 (50.00%) Cisco
2 20 (27.03%) CheckPoint
3 16 (21.62%) Palo Alto
4 15 (20.27%) F5
4 15 (20.27%) Juniper
5 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 10 (13.51%) NetScout
7 9 (12.16%) Apple
7 9 (12.16%) Google
8 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
8 7 (9.46%) VMware
9 6 (8.11%) Fortinet
9 6 (8.11%) Mitel
10 5 (6.76%) Oracle
11 4 (5.41%) Aruba
11 4 (5.41%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (5.41%) Intel Security
11 4 (5.41%) Symantec
12 3 (4.05%) Ciena
12 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
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