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

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Security Engineer
UK
Rank 747 843 892
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 106 104 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 66 84 34
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,600
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £75,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 within the UK.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Top 28 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 22 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 +97 102 £57,500 +15.00% 5
London +85 51 £58,000 +16.00% 3
South East +85 40 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Berkshire +70 39 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Reading +71 37 £55,000 -21.42% 1
City of London +53 10 £57,500 -4.16% 2
West Midlands +11 7 £50,000 +28.20%
Warwick - 7 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 7 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £72,500 -
Scotland +25 1 - -
West Yorkshire +18 1 £37,404 -25.19% 1
East of England +17 1 £45,000 -40.00%
Yorkshire +15 1 £37,404 -25.19% 1
East Midlands +8 1 £77,500 +14.81%
Cambridge +8 1 £45,000 -40.00%
Cambridgeshire +6 1 £45,000 -40.00%
South West +2 1 - -
Nottingham -4 1 £77,500 +14.81%
Nottinghamshire -9 1 £77,500 +14.81%
Bristol -14 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £55,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Leeds - 1 £37,404 -
Brighton - 1 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £55,000 -

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 156 (67.53%) Firewall
2 126 (54.55%) Network Security
3 122 (52.81%) Cisco
4 88 (38.10%) CheckPoint
5 74 (32.03%) Windows
6 73 (31.60%) Palo Alto
7 71 (30.74%) Information Security
8 68 (29.44%) VPN
9 65 (28.14%) Linux
10 61 (26.41%) Cisco Certification
11 52 (22.51%) Juniper
11 52 (22.51%) Kalman Filter
11 52 (22.51%) F5
12 48 (20.78%) Cisco ASA
13 46 (19.91%) CCNP
14 38 (16.45%) Microsoft
15 37 (16.02%) SLA
15 37 (16.02%) SIEM
16 36 (15.58%) TCP/IP
16 36 (15.58%) Finance
17 33 (14.29%) Blue Coat
17 33 (14.29%) Security Operations
18 32 (13.85%) Risk Management
19 31 (13.42%) Unix
19 31 (13.42%) Fortinet
19 31 (13.42%) Cybersecurity
20 29 (12.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 29 (12.55%) Sourcefire
21 28 (12.12%) CCSE
22 27 (11.69%) BGP

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 (3.03%) OpenStack
1 7 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.73%) MQSeries
2 4 (1.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.73%) SAS
3 3 (1.30%) CICS
4 2 (0.87%) Apache
4 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.87%) IIS
4 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.36%) MS Office
3 13 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (5.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.30%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 156 (67.53%) Firewall
2 126 (54.55%) Network Security
3 68 (29.44%) VPN
4 48 (20.78%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (15.58%) TCP/IP
6 27 (11.69%) BGP
6 27 (11.69%) OSPF
7 25 (10.82%) Cisco ISE
8 22 (9.52%) Internet
9 18 (7.79%) LAN
10 17 (7.36%) SSL
11 15 (6.49%) Cisco PIX
11 15 (6.49%) HTTP
12 14 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (5.63%) MPLS
13 13 (5.63%) Wireless
14 12 (5.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 12 (5.19%) VPLS
15 11 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (4.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.73%) DB2
2 3 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Burp Suite
General
1 36 (15.58%) Finance
2 17 (7.36%) Banking
3 11 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.46%) Games
4 8 (3.46%) Retail
5 7 (3.03%) Publishing
6 6 (2.60%) Marketing
7 4 (1.73%) Law
8 3 (1.30%) Legal
9 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.46%) Web Services
2 6 (2.60%) Middleware
3 5 (2.16%) HTML
4 4 (1.73%) ELK Stack
4 4 (1.73%) ISPF
4 4 (1.73%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.73%) SailPoint
4 4 (1.73%) XML
5 3 (1.30%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.87%) .NET
7 1 (0.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.26%) Management Information System
2 24 (10.39%) Security Operations Centre
3 15 (6.49%) RSA SecurID
4 14 (6.06%) Virtual Team
5 12 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.76%) Data Centre
7 10 (4.33%) Computer Science
7 10 (4.33%) PKI
8 6 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.60%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.73%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.73%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.87%) Physics
11 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.87%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.43%) Derivative
12 1 (0.43%) iPad
12 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 74 (32.03%) Windows
2 65 (28.14%) Linux
3 31 (13.42%) Unix
4 24 (10.39%) Windows Server
5 14 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (5.19%) Solaris
6 12 (5.19%) Windows 2000
6 12 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.60%) zOS
8 3 (1.30%) CentOS
9 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.74%) Information Security
2 52 (22.51%) Kalman Filter
3 37 (16.02%) SIEM
4 33 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 32 (13.85%) Risk Management
6 31 (13.42%) Cybersecurity
7 27 (11.69%) Mentoring
8 23 (9.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 22 (9.52%) Security Management
10 20 (8.66%) ITIL
10 20 (8.66%) Presales
11 19 (8.23%) Coaching
12 18 (7.79%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (7.36%) Change Management
14 15 (6.49%) Data Loss Prevention
14 15 (6.49%) Network Management
14 15 (6.49%) Security Architecture
15 14 (6.06%) Change Control
15 14 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
16 13 (5.63%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.52%) SQL
2 20 (8.66%) Python
3 10 (4.33%) Perl
4 9 (3.90%) Bash Shell
4 9 (3.90%) C#
5 8 (3.46%) Java
6 7 (3.03%) C++
7 5 (2.16%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.16%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.16%) Tcl
8 4 (1.73%) Assembly Language
8 4 (1.73%) BeanShell
8 4 (1.73%) CLIST
8 4 (1.73%) JCL
8 4 (1.73%) REXX
9 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.87%) Ruby
10 2 (0.87%) VBScript
11 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (26.41%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (19.91%) CCNP
3 28 (12.12%) CCSE
4 22 (9.52%) Degree
5 18 (7.79%) CISSP
6 17 (7.36%) CCIE
7 13 (5.63%) JNCIS
8 12 (5.19%) CCNA
8 12 (5.19%) CCSP
9 11 (4.76%) CISM
10 4 (1.73%) CEH
10 4 (1.73%) CISA
10 4 (1.73%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.87%) CCDP
11 2 (0.87%) CCSA
11 2 (0.87%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.87%) CRISC
11 2 (0.87%) GIAC
11 2 (0.87%) ISSAP
12 1 (0.43%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.02%) SLA
2 29 (12.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (6.06%) PCI DSS
4 7 (3.03%) GPG13
5 3 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.87%) FISMA
6 2 (0.87%) ISO27002
System Software
1 14 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.19%) ProxySG
3 5 (2.16%) KVM
3 5 (2.16%) Snort
3 5 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.73%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 4 (1.73%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (1.30%) RACF
6 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (6.93%) Nessus
2 9 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.60%) QRadar
4 5 (2.16%) SCCM
5 4 (1.73%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.73%) Kibana
5 4 (1.73%) logstash
6 3 (1.30%) EnCase
6 3 (1.30%) zSecure
7 2 (0.87%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.87%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.87%) Nmap
7 2 (0.87%) RSA enVision
7 2 (0.87%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.43%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.43%) Puppet
8 1 (0.43%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 122 (52.81%) Cisco
2 88 (38.10%) CheckPoint
3 73 (31.60%) Palo Alto
4 52 (22.51%) F5
4 52 (22.51%) Juniper
5 38 (16.45%) Microsoft
6 33 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 31 (13.42%) Fortinet
8 29 (12.55%) Sourcefire
9 25 (10.82%) Intel Security
10 14 (6.06%) Crossbeam
10 14 (6.06%) HP
10 14 (6.06%) TippingPoint
11 13 (5.63%) Proofpoint
12 12 (5.19%) Imperva
13 10 (4.33%) Splunk
13 10 (4.33%) Symantec
14 9 (3.90%) CA
15 8 (3.46%) Sophos
16 7 (3.03%) VMware
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