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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 789 860 890
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 122 104 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.095% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.099% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 86 80 75
Median salary £63,750 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £56,250 £56,500
% change year-on-year
-8.44% -0.44%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
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% -

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 25 September 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 25 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 +68 108 £62,500 +4.16% 9
London +51 36 £70,000 +16.66% 7
South East +54 31 £51,500 -5.39% 1
Berkshire +34 17 £72,000 +15.20%
West Midlands - 16 £46,000 -
City of London +66 11 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Solihull - 11 £46,000 -
North West -2 10 £42,500 -46.87% 1
Manchester - 9 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 7 - -
South West - 7 £62,500 -
Bristol - 7 £62,500 -
Scotland +24 6 £90,000 +84.61%
Hampshire +18 6 £45,000 -16.47%
Glasgow - 6 £90,000 -
Southampton - 6 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +32 5 £50,000 +9.28%
Surrey +23 5 £53,000 +6.00%
Warwickshire - 5 - -
Reading - 5 £72,000 -
Warwick - 5 - -
East of England +11 3 £65,000 -7.14%
South Yorkshire +9 3 £51,500 +12.56%
Doncaster -9 3 £51,500 +12.56%
Bracknell - 3 - -
Cambridge +13 2 £75,000 -11.76%
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £75,000 -11.76%
Hayes - 2 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 127 (54.04%) Network Security
2 125 (53.19%) Firewall
3 114 (48.51%) Cisco
4 76 (32.34%) CheckPoint
5 69 (29.36%) Windows
6 66 (28.09%) Cisco ASA
7 59 (25.11%) Linux
8 57 (24.26%) Information Security
9 52 (22.13%) VPN
10 50 (21.28%) F5
11 42 (17.87%) Cisco Certification
12 41 (17.45%) Palo Alto
13 36 (15.32%) Degree
14 35 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 35 (14.89%) CCSE
14 35 (14.89%) Finance
15 34 (14.47%) CISSP
16 33 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
16 33 (14.04%) CCNP
17 32 (13.62%) Microsoft
18 30 (12.77%) SSL
18 30 (12.77%) SQL
18 30 (12.77%) Cisco PIX
18 30 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 28 (11.91%) Kalman Filter
20 24 (10.21%) SIEM
20 24 (10.21%) Active Directory
20 24 (10.21%) Juniper
20 24 (10.21%) Intel Security
20 24 (10.21%) Symantec

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 7 (2.98%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.55%) CICS
2 6 (2.55%) MQSeries
2 6 (2.55%) SAS
3 4 (1.70%) JBoss
3 4 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.70%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (1.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.43%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (3.83%) MS Excel
1 9 (3.83%) MS Office
2 4 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 127 (54.04%) Network Security
2 125 (53.19%) Firewall
3 66 (28.09%) Cisco ASA
4 52 (22.13%) VPN
5 33 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 30 (12.77%) Cisco PIX
6 30 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 30 (12.77%) SSL
7 20 (8.51%) Wireless
8 18 (7.66%) Cisco ISE
8 18 (7.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 18 (7.66%) TCP/IP
9 17 (7.23%) LAN
10 16 (6.81%) IPsec
11 14 (5.96%) BGP
11 14 (5.96%) OSPF
12 11 (4.68%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (3.40%) HTTP
13 8 (3.40%) WAN
13 8 (3.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.55%) DB2
3 5 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.43%) Big Data
4 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.43%) Burp Suite
General
1 35 (14.89%) Finance
2 9 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.40%) Publishing
4 7 (2.98%) Banking
5 4 (1.70%) Legal
6 3 (1.28%) Law
6 3 (1.28%) Retail
7 2 (0.85%) Automotive
7 2 (0.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.26%) Middleware
2 8 (3.40%) HTML
3 6 (2.55%) ISPF
4 4 (1.70%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.70%) Web Services
5 1 (0.43%) .NET
5 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.43%) CSS
5 1 (0.43%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.43%) JSON
5 1 (0.43%) REST
5 1 (0.43%) SOAP
5 1 (0.43%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.36%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.94%) Data Centre
3 19 (8.09%) Management Information System
4 15 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.53%) RSA SecurID
6 9 (3.83%) PKI
7 8 (3.40%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.98%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (2.55%) Cryptography
9 6 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.28%) iPad
11 3 (1.28%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.85%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.85%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 69 (29.36%) Windows
2 59 (25.11%) Linux
3 16 (6.81%) Windows Server
4 15 (6.38%) Unix
5 8 (3.40%) zOS
6 7 (2.98%) CentOS
7 6 (2.55%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.70%) Android
8 4 (1.70%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.70%) SUSE
9 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) MVS
10 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.26%) Information Security
2 28 (11.91%) Kalman Filter
3 24 (10.21%) SIEM
4 23 (9.79%) Service Delivery
5 22 (9.36%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (8.94%) Vulnerability Management
7 19 (8.09%) Load Balancing
8 18 (7.66%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (7.23%) Presales
10 16 (6.81%) Change Management
11 15 (6.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 14 (5.96%) Network Management
12 14 (5.96%) Security Architecture
13 11 (4.68%) Data Loss Prevention
13 11 (4.68%) Identity Access Management
14 10 (4.26%) Change Control
14 10 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (4.26%) Time Management
15 9 (3.83%) Security Management
15 9 (3.83%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.77%) SQL
2 23 (9.79%) Python
3 18 (7.66%) Perl
4 13 (5.53%) C#
5 11 (4.68%) PowerShell
6 10 (4.26%) Java
7 8 (3.40%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.40%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.98%) C++
9 6 (2.55%) Assembly Language
9 6 (2.55%) CLIST
9 6 (2.55%) JCL
9 6 (2.55%) REXX
9 6 (2.55%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.55%) VBScript
10 5 (2.13%) Tcl
11 2 (0.85%) C
11 2 (0.85%) Ruby
12 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 42 (17.87%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (15.32%) Degree
3 35 (14.89%) CCSE
4 34 (14.47%) CISSP
5 33 (14.04%) CCNP
6 12 (5.11%) CCNA
6 12 (5.11%) CCSA
7 11 (4.68%) CEH
8 9 (3.83%) CISM
9 8 (3.40%) CISA
10 4 (1.70%) RHCE
10 4 (1.70%) RHCSA
10 4 (1.70%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.28%) GIAC
11 3 (1.28%) GSEC
11 3 (1.28%) SANS
12 2 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.85%) ISSMP
12 2 (0.85%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.38%) SLA
3 9 (3.83%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.28%) GPG13
5 1 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.43%) RMADS
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (10.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.55%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 6 (2.55%) RACF
2 6 (2.55%) Time Sharing Option
3 5 (2.13%) KVM
3 5 (2.13%) Snort
3 5 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (9.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (4.26%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (3.83%) Nessus
3 9 (3.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (2.55%) zSecure
5 4 (1.70%) SCCM
6 3 (1.28%) Ansible
6 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.28%) Puppet
6 3 (1.28%) QRadar
7 2 (0.85%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.85%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.85%) Nmap
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.43%) Kibana
8 1 (0.43%) logstash
8 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (48.51%) Cisco
2 76 (32.34%) CheckPoint
3 50 (21.28%) F5
4 41 (17.45%) Palo Alto
5 32 (13.62%) Microsoft
6 24 (10.21%) Intel Security
6 24 (10.21%) Juniper
6 24 (10.21%) Symantec
7 19 (8.09%) VMware
8 13 (5.53%) Fortinet
8 13 (5.53%) Qualys
8 13 (5.53%) Sophos
9 11 (4.68%) Red Hat
10 10 (4.26%) Splunk
11 9 (3.83%) AlgoSec
11 9 (3.83%) CA
11 9 (3.83%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.40%) HP
13 7 (2.98%) LogRhythm
14 6 (2.55%) Nimsoft
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