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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Support Engineer
UK
Rank 808 876 932
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 50 44 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.045% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.046% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 46 26 20
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +33.33%

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 17 January 2017 within the UK.

Security Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Top 15 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 17 January 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 +59 50 £40,000 -20.00% 4
South East +80 32 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Berkshire +51 19 £42,500 -11.91% 2
London +84 17 £53,750 -17.30% 1
Maidenhead - 15 £40,000 - 2
East Sussex +28 12 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Brighton +26 12 £34,000 -24.44% 1
City of London - 6 £55,000 -
Warwickshire +18 1 £35,000 -
Bracknell +13 1 £45,000 -20.35%
West Midlands 0 1 £35,000 +75.00%
Slough - 1 £60,500 -
Alton - 1 £21,500 -
Warwick - 1 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £21,500 -

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 48 (57.14%) Firewall
2 47 (55.95%) Cisco
3 45 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (45.24%) CCNP
5 37 (44.05%) VPN
6 30 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (34.52%) Wireless
8 28 (33.33%) Network Security
9 27 (32.14%) Palo Alto
10 26 (30.95%) Windows
11 23 (27.38%) Linux
12 22 (26.19%) CCNA
12 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
13 21 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 20 (23.81%) TCP/IP
14 20 (23.81%) CISSP
15 16 (19.05%) VMware
15 16 (19.05%) SQL
16 15 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
16 15 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (17.86%) SIEM
16 15 (17.86%) Analytics
16 15 (17.86%) CEH
16 15 (17.86%) Windows Server
17 14 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (16.67%) F5
17 14 (16.67%) Data Centre
17 14 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
17 14 (16.67%) NetApp
18 13 (15.48%) DNS

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 15 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.76%) Apache
2 4 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 4 (4.76%) IIS
2 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 48 (57.14%) Firewall
2 37 (44.05%) VPN
3 30 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (34.52%) Wireless
5 28 (33.33%) Network Security
6 20 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 14 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (15.48%) DNS
8 13 (15.48%) LAN
9 12 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (11.90%) SSL
10 10 (11.90%) WAN
11 7 (8.33%) EIGRP
11 7 (8.33%) MPLS
11 7 (8.33%) OSPF
12 6 (7.14%) BGP
12 6 (7.14%) BIG-IP
12 6 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (7.14%) snoop
12 6 (7.14%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.33%) Big Data
4 6 (7.14%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 12 (14.29%) Games
2 10 (11.90%) German Language
3 8 (9.52%) French Language
4 7 (8.33%) Banking
5 4 (4.76%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (4.76%) Spanish Language
6 3 (3.57%) Retail
7 1 (1.19%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) Regular Expression
1 7 (8.33%) ZeroMQ
2 6 (7.14%) 802.1X
3 4 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (1.19%) CSS
4 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.14%) Clustering
4 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.19%) iPad
7 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.95%) Windows
2 23 (27.38%) Linux
3 15 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.71%) CentOS
6 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.14%) Unix
8 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.76%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.76%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.19%) CatOS
10 1 (1.19%) VMS
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Analytics
1 15 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
1 15 (17.86%) SIEM
2 9 (10.71%) Information Security
3 8 (9.52%) Presales
3 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 8 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (7.14%) Change Management
4 6 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 6 (7.14%) Digital Forensics
4 6 (7.14%) High Availability
4 6 (7.14%) ITIL
4 6 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 6 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.76%) OWASP
5 4 (4.76%) Software Deployment
5 4 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (3.57%) Coaching
6 3 (3.57%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.05%) SQL
2 8 (9.52%) C
3 5 (5.95%) Python
4 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (1.19%) Perl
6 1 (1.19%) PHP
6 1 (1.19%) VB
6 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (45.24%) CCNP
3 22 (26.19%) CCNA
4 20 (23.81%) CISSP
5 15 (17.86%) CEH
6 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (11.90%) MCSE
8 8 (9.52%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (9.52%) Degree
8 8 (9.52%) GCIA
8 8 (9.52%) Security+ Certification
9 7 (8.33%) MCP
10 4 (4.76%) GIAC
10 4 (4.76%) MCSA
11 3 (3.57%) CISA
11 3 (3.57%) CISM
11 3 (3.57%) CSSLP
11 3 (3.57%) MCITP
11 3 (3.57%) MCTS
11 3 (3.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) Samba
3 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) FortiGate
1 6 (7.14%) Grafana
1 6 (7.14%) Graphite
2 3 (3.57%) Kibana
2 3 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (55.95%) Cisco
2 27 (32.14%) Palo Alto
3 16 (19.05%) VMware
4 14 (16.67%) F5
4 14 (16.67%) NetApp
4 14 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
5 12 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.71%) Juniper
7 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 7 (8.33%) Apple
8 7 (8.33%) Google
9 6 (7.14%) Aruba
9 6 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
9 6 (7.14%) Fortinet
9 6 (7.14%) LogRhythm
9 6 (7.14%) NetScout
9 6 (7.14%) ScanSafe
9 6 (7.14%) Sourcefire
10 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.76%) Splunk
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