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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 744 871 904
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 133 87 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.082% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.085% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 93 65 50
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £58,300
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £75,000 £56,600
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +32.50%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
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 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 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 +106 120 £63,750 +2.00% 7
London +122 76 £65,000 +10.63% 5
South East +67 30 £55,000 -12.00%
Berkshire +62 28 £55,000 -12.00%
City of London - 20 £57,500 - 1
Reading +50 17 £55,000 -21.42%
Bristol +14 6 £62,500 +11.11%
South West +14 6 £62,500 +11.11%
Maidenhead - 4 - -
North West -32 3 £46,000 -42.50%
Scotland - 3 £72,500 - 1
Cambridge +14 2 £60,000 -20.00%
Warrington +9 2 £46,000 -42.50%
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £60,000 -20.00%
East of England 0 2 £60,000 -20.00%
Hampshire -1 2 £56,250 -
Cheshire -6 2 £46,000 -42.50%
Portsmouth - 2 £56,250 -
Glasgow - 2 £72,500 -
West Yorkshire +37 1 £37,404 -25.19%
Yorkshire +16 1 £37,404 -25.19%
East Midlands +4 1 £77,500 +101.29%
Hayes -3 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Cardiff - 1 £55,000 -
South Wales - 1 £55,000 -
Solihull - 1 £46,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £77,500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £77,500 -
Leeds - 1 £37,404 -

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 139 (55.38%) Firewall
2 120 (47.81%) Network Security
3 114 (45.42%) Cisco
4 82 (32.67%) Information Security
5 80 (31.87%) Windows
6 76 (30.28%) CheckPoint
7 75 (29.88%) Linux
8 66 (26.29%) VPN
9 61 (24.30%) Palo Alto
10 58 (23.11%) Cisco Certification
11 51 (20.32%) Cisco ASA
12 48 (19.12%) CCNP
13 46 (18.33%) F5
14 45 (17.93%) Kalman Filter
15 44 (17.53%) Microsoft
16 40 (15.94%) Finance
16 40 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 39 (15.54%) SIEM
18 37 (14.74%) Cybersecurity
19 33 (13.15%) Juniper
20 30 (11.95%) SLA
20 30 (11.95%) Unix
21 29 (11.55%) SQL
21 29 (11.55%) CCSE
22 27 (10.76%) Degree
22 27 (10.76%) CISSP
22 27 (10.76%) Intel Security
23 25 (9.96%) TCP/IP
23 25 (9.96%) Python
24 24 (9.56%) Security Operations

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 8 (3.19%) OpenStack
1 8 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.99%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.99%) SAS
3 4 (1.59%) CICS
3 4 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.59%) JBoss
3 4 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.18%) MS Office
3 8 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 139 (55.38%) Firewall
2 120 (47.81%) Network Security
3 66 (26.29%) VPN
4 51 (20.32%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (9.96%) TCP/IP
6 23 (9.16%) Cisco ISE
7 21 (8.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (8.37%) SSL
8 19 (7.57%) Wireless
9 18 (7.17%) Cisco PIX
10 17 (6.77%) LAN
11 16 (6.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 16 (6.37%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (5.58%) BGP
12 14 (5.58%) OSPF
13 13 (5.18%) Internet
14 12 (4.78%) MPLS
15 10 (3.98%) DNS
15 10 (3.98%) IPsec
15 10 (3.98%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.99%) DB2
3 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Burp Suite
General
1 40 (15.94%) Finance
2 18 (7.17%) Banking
3 12 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.59%) Publishing
4 9 (3.59%) Retail
5 7 (2.79%) Games
6 3 (1.20%) Legal
7 2 (0.80%) Law
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.98%) Web Services
2 9 (3.59%) Middleware
3 8 (3.19%) HTML
4 5 (1.99%) ISPF
5 4 (1.59%) ELK Stack
5 4 (1.59%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.20%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.20%) SailPoint
6 3 (1.20%) XML
7 2 (0.80%) .NET
8 1 (0.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.76%) Management Information System
2 20 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.37%) Data Centre
4 15 (5.98%) RSA SecurID
5 14 (5.58%) Security Operations Centre
6 13 (5.18%) Computer Science
7 12 (4.78%) PKI
8 11 (4.38%) Virtual Team
9 10 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.79%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.59%) Cryptography
13 2 (0.80%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.80%) Physics
13 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.80%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.40%) Derivative
14 1 (0.40%) iPad
14 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 80 (31.87%) Windows
2 75 (29.88%) Linux
3 30 (11.95%) Unix
4 18 (7.17%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.79%) CentOS
5 7 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.79%) zOS
6 6 (2.39%) Solaris
6 6 (2.39%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.39%) Windows 2000
6 6 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.59%) SUSE
8 2 (0.80%) Android
8 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.40%) MVS
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (32.67%) Information Security
2 45 (17.93%) Kalman Filter
3 39 (15.54%) SIEM
4 37 (14.74%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (9.56%) Risk Management
5 24 (9.56%) Security Operations
5 24 (9.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 23 (9.16%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (7.57%) Mentoring
7 19 (7.57%) Security Architecture
8 17 (6.77%) Change Management
8 17 (6.77%) Data Loss Prevention
8 17 (6.77%) Security Management
9 16 (6.37%) Load Balancing
9 16 (6.37%) Network Management
9 16 (6.37%) Presales
10 15 (5.98%) Identity Access Management
10 15 (5.98%) ITIL
11 14 (5.58%) Coaching
11 14 (5.58%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.55%) SQL
2 25 (9.96%) Python
3 15 (5.98%) Perl
4 14 (5.58%) Java
5 13 (5.18%) C#
6 10 (3.98%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.59%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.19%) C++
8 8 (3.19%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.39%) Tcl
10 5 (1.99%) Assembly Language
10 5 (1.99%) CLIST
10 5 (1.99%) JCL
10 5 (1.99%) REXX
10 5 (1.99%) VBScript
11 4 (1.59%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.20%) BeanShell
13 2 (0.80%) Ruby
14 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (23.11%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (19.12%) CCNP
3 29 (11.55%) CCSE
4 27 (10.76%) CISSP
4 27 (10.76%) Degree
5 11 (4.38%) CCNA
6 10 (3.98%) CISM
7 9 (3.59%) CCIE
8 8 (3.19%) JNCIS
9 7 (2.79%) CEH
10 6 (2.39%) CCSP
11 4 (1.59%) CISA
11 4 (1.59%) GIAC
11 4 (1.59%) RHCE
11 4 (1.59%) RHCSA
11 4 (1.59%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.20%) CCDP
12 3 (1.20%) CCSA
13 2 (0.80%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (0.80%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (11.95%) SLA
3 17 (6.77%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.79%) GPG13
5 2 (0.80%) FISMA
6 1 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.40%) RMADS
6 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.39%) KVM
2 6 (2.39%) ProxySG
2 6 (2.39%) Snort
2 6 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.99%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 5 (1.99%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (1.59%) RACF
5 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (8.37%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (7.17%) Nessus
3 8 (3.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (2.79%) SCCM
5 6 (2.39%) QRadar
6 4 (1.59%) Kibana
6 4 (1.59%) logstash
6 4 (1.59%) zSecure
7 3 (1.20%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.20%) Ansible
7 3 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.20%) EnCase
7 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.20%) Puppet
8 2 (0.80%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.80%) Nmap
8 2 (0.80%) RSA enVision
8 2 (0.80%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.40%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.40%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 114 (45.42%) Cisco
2 76 (30.28%) CheckPoint
3 61 (24.30%) Palo Alto
4 46 (18.33%) F5
5 44 (17.53%) Microsoft
6 33 (13.15%) Juniper
7 27 (10.76%) Intel Security
8 24 (9.56%) Fortinet
9 22 (8.76%) Symantec
10 20 (7.97%) Blue Coat
11 18 (7.17%) Sourcefire
12 13 (5.18%) Sophos
12 13 (5.18%) Splunk
13 11 (4.38%) Red Hat
14 10 (3.98%) CA
15 9 (3.59%) HP
16 8 (3.19%) Crossbeam
16 8 (3.19%) Proofpoint
16 8 (3.19%) TippingPoint
16 8 (3.19%) VMware
West London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
UK
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £46755 - £64469 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
National Crime Agency
Salary: £33,286-£43,809
Posted: 21 days ago