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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 784 883 914
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 115 94 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.086% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.089% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 84 77 73
Median salary £54,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.08% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,825 £46,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £53,879 £56,500
% change year-on-year
-11.83% -4.63%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 August 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 August 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 +79 97 £54,000 -8.08% 12
London +40 32 £65,000 +8.33% 4
South East +39 30 £51,500 -5.39% 1
Berkshire +16 15 £72,000 +15.20% 1
West Midlands - 15 £46,000 - 3
Scotland +22 13 £50,000 +5.26%
Glasgow - 12 £50,000 -
Solihull - 12 £46,000 - 1
City of London +56 11 £68,750 +14.58%
Yorkshire +36 8 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Maidenhead - 7 £72,500 -
Surrey +28 6 £52,250 -5.00%
Hampshire +13 6 £45,000 -16.47%
North West +7 6 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Manchester - 6 £42,500 -
Southampton - 6 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell - 4 - -
Reading - 4 £72,000 -
South Yorkshire +11 3 £51,500 +24.09%
East of England +7 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Doncaster -8 3 £51,500 +24.09%
Warwick - 3 - - 2
Leeds - 3 £45,000 - 1
South West - 3 £62,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +9 2 - -
Cambridge +8 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £62,500 - 1

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (60.87%) Network Security
2 131 (56.96%) Firewall
3 114 (49.57%) Cisco
4 77 (33.48%) CheckPoint
5 70 (30.43%) Windows
6 67 (29.13%) Cisco ASA
7 64 (27.83%) Linux
8 51 (22.17%) F5
9 48 (20.87%) VPN
10 47 (20.43%) Information Security
11 45 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
12 42 (18.26%) Palo Alto
13 38 (16.52%) CISSP
14 36 (15.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 35 (15.22%) CCSE
15 35 (15.22%) Juniper
15 35 (15.22%) CCNP
16 34 (14.78%) Degree
17 32 (13.91%) Finance
18 31 (13.48%) Microsoft
19 30 (13.04%) Intel Security
20 29 (12.61%) Cisco PIX
20 29 (12.61%) Cisco Nexus
21 27 (11.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 27 (11.74%) SQL
22 25 (10.87%) SSL
22 25 (10.87%) Service Delivery
22 25 (10.87%) SIEM
23 24 (10.43%) Active Directory
24 23 (10.00%) 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 5 (2.17%) CICS
1 5 (2.17%) MQSeries
1 5 (2.17%) OpenStack
1 5 (2.17%) SAS
2 4 (1.74%) JBoss
2 4 (1.74%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (1.74%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.87%) nginx
5 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (3.91%) MS Excel
1 9 (3.91%) MS Office
2 3 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 140 (60.87%) Network Security
2 131 (56.96%) Firewall
3 67 (29.13%) Cisco ASA
4 48 (20.87%) VPN
5 29 (12.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 29 (12.61%) Cisco PIX
6 27 (11.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 25 (10.87%) SSL
8 20 (8.70%) LAN
8 20 (8.70%) TCP/IP
9 19 (8.26%) Wireless
10 18 (7.83%) BGP
10 18 (7.83%) OSPF
11 17 (7.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 15 (6.52%) HTTP
13 14 (6.09%) Cisco ISE
13 14 (6.09%) IPsec
13 14 (6.09%) WAN
14 10 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.17%) DB2
2 5 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.43%) Big Data
3 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Burp Suite
2 4 (1.74%) sqlmap
3 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.87%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (13.91%) Finance
2 7 (3.04%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.61%) Publishing
4 3 (1.30%) Legal
5 2 (0.87%) Automotive
5 2 (0.87%) Banking
5 2 (0.87%) Law
5 2 (0.87%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.22%) HTML
2 7 (3.04%) Middleware
3 5 (2.17%) ISPF
4 4 (1.74%) .NET
4 4 (1.74%) Ajax
4 4 (1.74%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.74%) HTML5
4 4 (1.74%) SAML
4 4 (1.74%) Web Services
5 3 (1.30%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.87%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.43%) CSS
7 1 (0.43%) JSON
7 1 (0.43%) REST
7 1 (0.43%) SOAP
7 1 (0.43%) XML
7 1 (0.43%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.83%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.39%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.22%) RSA SecurID
6 7 (3.04%) PKI
7 6 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.17%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.74%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.30%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.30%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.87%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.87%) iPad
11 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.87%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.87%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.43%) CESG
12 1 (0.43%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 70 (30.43%) Windows
2 64 (27.83%) Linux
3 20 (8.70%) Unix
4 18 (7.83%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.04%) CentOS
6 6 (2.61%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.17%) zOS
8 4 (1.74%) Android
8 4 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.74%) SUSE
9 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.87%) 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 47 (20.43%) Information Security
2 25 (10.87%) Service Delivery
2 25 (10.87%) SIEM
3 22 (9.57%) Kalman Filter
4 18 (7.83%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (7.83%) Vulnerability Management
5 17 (7.39%) Load Balancing
5 17 (7.39%) Security Architecture
6 16 (6.96%) Change Management
6 16 (6.96%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (6.52%) Change Control
7 15 (6.52%) Network Management
8 14 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (5.65%) Presales
10 12 (5.22%) Data Loss Prevention
10 12 (5.22%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.78%) Network Architecture
12 10 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (3.91%) Identity Access Management
13 9 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.74%) SQL
2 18 (7.83%) Java
3 16 (6.96%) Perl
3 16 (6.96%) Python
4 12 (5.22%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.22%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.91%) C#
6 7 (3.04%) C++
6 7 (3.04%) VBScript
7 5 (2.17%) Assembly Language
7 5 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.17%) CLIST
7 5 (2.17%) JCL
7 5 (2.17%) REXX
7 5 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.74%) PHP
9 3 (1.30%) Tcl
10 2 (0.87%) C
11 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (16.52%) CISSP
3 35 (15.22%) CCNP
3 35 (15.22%) CCSE
4 34 (14.78%) Degree
5 16 (6.96%) CCSA
6 11 (4.78%) CCNA
7 10 (4.35%) CEH
8 8 (3.48%) CISA
8 8 (3.48%) CISM
9 7 (3.04%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.17%) CLAS
11 4 (1.74%) CCIE
11 4 (1.74%) RHCE
11 4 (1.74%) RHCSA
11 4 (1.74%) SANS
11 4 (1.74%) SSCP
12 3 (1.30%) GIAC
12 3 (1.30%) GSEC
13 2 (0.87%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (5.65%) SLA
3 7 (3.04%) 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 24 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.61%) RACF
3 5 (2.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 5 (2.17%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (1.74%) Snort
5 3 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.30%) KVM
5 3 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.87%) Varnish
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (9.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (3.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (2.61%) Nessus
5 5 (2.17%) Ansible
5 5 (2.17%) Puppet
5 5 (2.17%) zSecure
6 4 (1.74%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.74%) OpenVAS
6 4 (1.74%) SCCM
7 3 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.87%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.87%) Nmap
8 2 (0.87%) RSA Security Analytics
8 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.43%) QRadar
9 1 (0.43%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (49.57%) Cisco
2 77 (33.48%) CheckPoint
3 51 (22.17%) F5
4 42 (18.26%) Palo Alto
5 35 (15.22%) Juniper
6 31 (13.48%) Microsoft
7 30 (13.04%) Intel Security
8 23 (10.00%) Symantec
9 19 (8.26%) VMware
10 17 (7.39%) Fortinet
11 15 (6.52%) Qualys
12 12 (5.22%) HP
12 12 (5.22%) SolarWinds
13 11 (4.78%) Red Hat
14 10 (4.35%) Sophos
15 9 (3.91%) AlgoSec
16 8 (3.48%) Splunk
17 6 (2.61%) Nimsoft
18 5 (2.17%) LogRhythm
18 5 (2.17%) Riverbed
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Salary: £44000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Generous Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + Excllent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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First Utility
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
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QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Posted: 18 days ago