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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 822 870 893
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 111 88 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.080% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.083% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 89 75 77
Median salary £55,000 £55,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +18.27%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +43 96 £55,000 -0.90% 9
London +28 46 £57,500 -11.53% 4
South East +37 28 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Berkshire +19 14 £72,500 +38.09%
Scotland +9 14 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Glasgow - 11 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £62,500 -
High Wycombe - 9 £62,500 -
City of London +66 8 £67,500 +31.70% 2
West Midlands -5 7 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Yorkshire +32 6 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Maidenhead - 5 £72,500 -
Surrey +17 4 £54,500 -0.90%
Solihull +14 4 £44,875 -18.40% 1
Midlands - 4 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire +13 3 £44,000 -2.22% 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
Doncaster - 3 £50,000 - 1
South West - 3 £55,000 -
East of England +32 2 £75,000 +71.42%
Leeds +20 2 £44,500 -1.11% 2
Bracknell -5 2 - -
Nuneaton - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £75,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £75,000 -
Reading +14 1 £75,000 -
Hampshire +4 1 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £60,500 -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 140 (58.82%) Network Security
2 135 (56.72%) Firewall
3 123 (51.68%) Cisco
4 87 (36.55%) Windows
5 75 (31.51%) CheckPoint
6 68 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 56 (23.53%) Linux
8 53 (22.27%) Cisco Certification
9 52 (21.85%) F5
10 51 (21.43%) Intel Security
11 49 (20.59%) Juniper
12 46 (19.33%) Unix
13 44 (18.49%) VPN
14 42 (17.65%) Palo Alto
15 40 (16.81%) Degree
16 39 (16.39%) Information Security
16 39 (16.39%) CCNP
17 35 (14.71%) CISSP
18 31 (13.03%) CCSE
19 30 (12.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 30 (12.61%) Cisco PIX
20 29 (12.18%) Cisco Nexus
20 29 (12.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 29 (12.18%) LAN
21 28 (11.76%) Risk Management
22 26 (10.92%) SIEM
22 26 (10.92%) Finance
22 26 (10.92%) Microsoft
22 26 (10.92%) Service Delivery
23 25 (10.50%) WAN

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 6 (2.52%) CICS
1 6 (2.52%) MQSeries
1 6 (2.52%) SAS
2 2 (0.84%) IIS
2 2 (0.84%) JBoss
2 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.84%) nginx
2 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.42%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.04%) MS Excel
1 12 (5.04%) MS Office
2 6 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.26%) Office 365
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (58.82%) Network Security
2 135 (56.72%) Firewall
3 68 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 44 (18.49%) VPN
5 30 (12.61%) Cisco PIX
6 29 (12.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 29 (12.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 29 (12.18%) LAN
7 25 (10.50%) WAN
8 24 (10.08%) BGP
8 24 (10.08%) OSPF
9 23 (9.66%) HTTP
10 22 (9.24%) SSL
11 20 (8.40%) TCP/IP
12 19 (7.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 14 (5.88%) IPsec
13 14 (5.88%) MPLS
13 14 (5.88%) Wireless
14 13 (5.46%) Cisco ISE
14 13 (5.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.52%) DB2
3 5 (2.10%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) MySQL
4 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.94%) Burp Suite
2 5 (2.10%) sqlmap
3 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.84%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (10.92%) Finance
2 5 (2.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.68%) Legal
3 4 (1.68%) Publishing
4 3 (1.26%) Banking
5 2 (0.84%) Automotive
5 2 (0.84%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Billing
6 1 (0.42%) Electronics
6 1 (0.42%) Law
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.36%) HTML
1 8 (3.36%) Middleware
2 6 (2.52%) ISPF
3 5 (2.10%) .NET
3 5 (2.10%) Ajax
3 5 (2.10%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.10%) HTML5
4 4 (1.68%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.68%) SAML
4 4 (1.68%) Web Services
5 2 (0.84%) JSON
5 2 (0.84%) REST
5 2 (0.84%) SOAP
5 2 (0.84%) XML
6 1 (0.42%) CSS
6 1 (0.42%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.42%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.50%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.40%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.46%) RSA SecurID
5 10 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.36%) PKI
7 6 (2.52%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.10%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.68%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.26%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.84%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.84%) iPad
11 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.42%) CESG
12 1 (0.42%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 87 (36.55%) Windows
2 56 (23.53%) Linux
3 46 (19.33%) Unix
4 21 (8.82%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.52%) zOS
6 5 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.68%) Android
7 4 (1.68%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.68%) CentOS
8 3 (1.26%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.84%) SUSE
10 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.39%) Information Security
2 28 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 26 (10.92%) Service Delivery
3 26 (10.92%) SIEM
4 20 (8.40%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (7.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (7.14%) Change Management
6 17 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (7.14%) Network Management
7 16 (6.72%) Change Control
8 15 (6.30%) Mentoring
9 14 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (5.88%) Security Architecture
10 13 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (5.46%) Load Balancing
11 12 (5.04%) Presales
12 10 (4.20%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (4.20%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (4.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.40%) SQL
2 18 (7.56%) Java
3 14 (5.88%) Perl
4 8 (3.36%) C++
4 8 (3.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.36%) Python
5 7 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.52%) Assembly Language
6 6 (2.52%) CLIST
6 6 (2.52%) JCL
6 6 (2.52%) REXX
6 6 (2.52%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.10%) C#
7 5 (2.10%) PHP
7 5 (2.10%) VBScript
8 3 (1.26%) C
9 2 (0.84%) Ruby
10 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 53 (22.27%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (16.81%) Degree
3 39 (16.39%) CCNP
4 35 (14.71%) CISSP
5 31 (13.03%) CCSE
6 19 (7.98%) CCSA
7 18 (7.56%) CCNA
8 14 (5.88%) CCIE
9 11 (4.62%) Security Cleared
10 9 (3.78%) CEH
10 9 (3.78%) CISM
11 8 (3.36%) CISA
12 6 (2.52%) CLAS
12 6 (2.52%) SANS
13 4 (1.68%) GSEC
13 4 (1.68%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.68%) SSCP
14 3 (1.26%) CCSP
14 3 (1.26%) CCVP
15 2 (0.84%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (5.46%) SLA
3 5 (2.10%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.26%) GPG13
5 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.42%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.94%) RACF
3 6 (2.52%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 6 (2.52%) Time Sharing Option
3 6 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.84%) Varnish
6 1 (0.42%) GPFS
6 1 (0.42%) Snort
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (9.24%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (4.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (4.20%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.52%) SCCM
4 6 (2.52%) zSecure
5 5 (2.10%) OpenVAS
5 5 (2.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.68%) Ansible
6 4 (1.68%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.68%) Puppet
6 4 (1.68%) RSA Security Analytics
7 3 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.26%) QRadar
7 3 (1.26%) RSA Archer
7 3 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.84%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.84%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.42%) Nessus
9 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 123 (51.68%) Cisco
2 75 (31.51%) CheckPoint
3 52 (21.85%) F5
4 51 (21.43%) Intel Security
5 49 (20.59%) Juniper
6 42 (17.65%) Palo Alto
7 26 (10.92%) Microsoft
8 23 (9.66%) VMware
9 19 (7.98%) Fortinet
10 16 (6.72%) HP
10 16 (6.72%) Qualys
11 15 (6.30%) SolarWinds
12 12 (5.04%) Symantec
13 10 (4.20%) AlgoSec
13 10 (4.20%) ArcSight
14 9 (3.78%) Riverbed
15 6 (2.52%) Citrix
15 6 (2.52%) Nimsoft
15 6 (2.52%) Red Hat
15 6 (2.52%) Splunk
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Cranford Solutions (UK) Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-50,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + Excllent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
TFL
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago