The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 822 887 896
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 109 78 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.071% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.073% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 85 63 82
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £71,600 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.79%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

Senior Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer within the UK.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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 +74 95 £55,000 -4.34% 10
London +44 37 £62,500 +0.80% 4
South East +44 32 £54,000 -1.81% 2
Berkshire +26 19 £72,250 +15.60%
Scotland +16 13 £50,000 +5.26%
City of London +76 11 £67,500 +31.70% 3
West Midlands - 10 £46,000 - 2
Glasgow - 10 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +40 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Solihull - 7 £46,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 7 £72,500 -
Surrey +22 5 £51,500 -6.36%
South Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 -
Doncaster - 5 £50,000 -
Hampshire -6 4 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Southampton - 4 £45,000 - 1
High Wycombe - 4 £62,500 -
Bracknell - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £62,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +19 3 £44,000 -2.22%
Reading +16 3 £72,000 -
Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
Leeds +28 2 £44,500 -1.11%
North West +23 2 £42,500 -
South West - 2 £61,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £42,500 -
Nuneaton - 2 - -
East of England +30 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Senior Security 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 Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 143 (60.85%) Network Security
2 131 (55.74%) Firewall
3 120 (51.06%) Cisco
4 82 (34.89%) Windows
5 77 (32.77%) CheckPoint
6 66 (28.09%) Cisco ASA
7 61 (25.96%) Linux
8 51 (21.70%) F5
9 50 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
10 48 (20.43%) Juniper
11 47 (20.00%) VPN
12 46 (19.57%) Palo Alto
13 43 (18.30%) Intel Security
14 41 (17.45%) Information Security
15 40 (17.02%) Degree
16 38 (16.17%) CISSP
17 36 (15.32%) CCNP
18 35 (14.89%) Unix
18 35 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 34 (14.47%) CCSE
20 28 (11.91%) Microsoft
21 27 (11.49%) LAN
21 27 (11.49%) Service Delivery
21 27 (11.49%) Cisco Nexus
21 27 (11.49%) Cisco PIX
22 26 (11.06%) SIEM
22 26 (11.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 25 (10.64%) Computer Science
24 23 (9.79%) Finance
25 22 (9.36%) Management Information System

Senior Security 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 4 (1.70%) JBoss
1 4 (1.70%) WebLogic
1 4 (1.70%) WebLogic Portal
1 4 (1.70%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.28%) CICS
2 3 (1.28%) MQSeries
2 3 (1.28%) SAS
3 2 (0.85%) IIS
3 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.85%) nginx
4 1 (0.43%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (3.83%) MS Excel
1 9 (3.83%) MS Office
2 3 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 143 (60.85%) Network Security
2 131 (55.74%) Firewall
3 66 (28.09%) Cisco ASA
4 47 (20.00%) VPN
5 27 (11.49%) Cisco Nexus
5 27 (11.49%) Cisco PIX
5 27 (11.49%) LAN
6 26 (11.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 22 (9.36%) BGP
7 22 (9.36%) OSPF
7 22 (9.36%) TCP/IP
8 21 (8.94%) SSL
8 21 (8.94%) WAN
9 19 (8.09%) HTTP
10 16 (6.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 16 (6.81%) Wireless
11 15 (6.38%) MPLS
12 13 (5.53%) IPsec
13 12 (5.11%) Cisco ISE
14 11 (4.68%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.28%) DB2
4 1 (0.43%) Big Data
4 1 (0.43%) MySQL
4 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Burp Suite
2 5 (2.13%) sqlmap
3 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.85%) Metasploit
General
1 23 (9.79%) Finance
2 4 (1.70%) Publishing
2 4 (1.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.28%) Legal
4 2 (0.85%) Automotive
4 2 (0.85%) Banking
4 2 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Back Office
5 1 (0.43%) Law
5 1 (0.43%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.40%) HTML
2 5 (2.13%) .NET
2 5 (2.13%) Ajax
2 5 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.13%) HTML5
2 5 (2.13%) Middleware
3 4 (1.70%) SAML
4 3 (1.28%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.28%) ISPF
4 3 (1.28%) Web Services
5 1 (0.43%) CSS
5 1 (0.43%) JSON
5 1 (0.43%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.43%) REST
5 1 (0.43%) SOAP
5 1 (0.43%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 22 (9.36%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.53%) RSA SecurID
5 6 (2.55%) PKI
6 5 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.70%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.70%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.28%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.28%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.85%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.85%) iPad
9 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.43%) CESG
10 1 (0.43%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 82 (34.89%) Windows
2 61 (25.96%) Linux
3 35 (14.89%) Unix
4 22 (9.36%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.13%) CentOS
6 4 (1.70%) Android
6 4 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.70%) SUSE
6 4 (1.70%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.28%) zOS
8 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.45%) Information Security
2 27 (11.49%) Service Delivery
3 26 (11.06%) SIEM
4 21 (8.94%) Risk Management
5 20 (8.51%) Vulnerability Management
6 19 (8.09%) Kalman Filter
7 18 (7.66%) Security Architecture
8 17 (7.23%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (7.23%) Network Management
9 16 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (6.81%) Change Control
9 16 (6.81%) Change Management
10 14 (5.96%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (5.96%) Load Balancing
10 14 (5.96%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (5.53%) Presales
12 12 (5.11%) Mentoring
12 12 (5.11%) Network Monitoring
13 11 (4.68%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.51%) Java
2 19 (8.09%) SQL
3 10 (4.26%) Perl
4 9 (3.83%) Python
5 8 (3.40%) C++
5 8 (3.40%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.98%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.55%) C#
8 5 (2.13%) PHP
8 5 (2.13%) VBScript
9 3 (1.28%) Assembly Language
9 3 (1.28%) CLIST
9 3 (1.28%) JCL
9 3 (1.28%) REXX
9 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.43%) Ruby
11 1 (0.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 50 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (17.02%) Degree
3 38 (16.17%) CISSP
4 36 (15.32%) CCNP
5 34 (14.47%) CCSE
6 20 (8.51%) CCSA
7 12 (5.11%) CCNA
8 11 (4.68%) CEH
9 10 (4.26%) CCIE
10 9 (3.83%) CISM
10 9 (3.83%) Security Cleared
11 8 (3.40%) CISA
12 6 (2.55%) CLAS
13 5 (2.13%) SANS
14 4 (1.70%) GIAC
14 4 (1.70%) GSEC
14 4 (1.70%) RHCE
14 4 (1.70%) RHCSA
14 4 (1.70%) SSCP
15 3 (1.28%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.11%) SLA
3 5 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) GPG13
4 1 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.43%) RMADS
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.70%) RACF
2 4 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.28%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 3 (1.28%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.85%) Varnish
5 1 (0.43%) KVM
5 1 (0.43%) Snort
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (7.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (5.53%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (4.26%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (3.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (2.98%) SCCM
6 5 (2.13%) Ansible
6 5 (2.13%) OpenVAS
6 5 (2.13%) Puppet
7 4 (1.70%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.28%) zSecure
9 2 (0.85%) Nessus
9 2 (0.85%) RSA Security Analytics
10 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.43%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.43%) QRadar
10 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 120 (51.06%) Cisco
2 77 (32.77%) CheckPoint
3 51 (21.70%) F5
4 48 (20.43%) Juniper
5 46 (19.57%) Palo Alto
6 43 (18.30%) Intel Security
7 28 (11.91%) Microsoft
8 21 (8.94%) VMware
9 18 (7.66%) Fortinet
9 18 (7.66%) Symantec
10 16 (6.81%) Qualys
11 15 (6.38%) SolarWinds
12 14 (5.96%) HP
13 10 (4.26%) AlgoSec
14 9 (3.83%) Red Hat
14 9 (3.83%) Riverbed
15 8 (3.40%) ArcSight
16 7 (2.98%) Splunk
17 6 (2.55%) Citrix
17 6 (2.55%) Nimsoft
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