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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 797 874 891
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 114 95 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.087% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.090% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 87 76 71
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +7.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +20.21%

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
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 £69,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +57 104 £55,000 -4.34% 7
London +48 50 £57,500 -11.53% 5
South East +42 34 £57,250 +4.09%
Berkshire +28 13 £72,500 +38.09%
High Wycombe - 11 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 11 £62,500 -
West Midlands -5 10 £41,250 -25.00% 1
Scotland - 9 £50,000 - 1
Surrey -2 8 £52,500 -4.54%
Warwickshire - 8 - -
Glasgow - 7 £50,000 - 1
Warwick - 6 - -
City of London +56 5 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Midlands - 4 £55,000 -
Reading +22 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +20 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Maidenhead - 3 £72,500 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Doncaster - 3 £50,000 -
Hampshire +6 2 £55,000 -15.38%
Basingstoke -10 2 £55,000 -15.38%
Nuneaton - 2 - -
South West - 2 £51,250 - 1
Solihull +13 1 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Shropshire - 1 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 £75,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £75,000 -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 - 1
Epsom - 1 £47,500 -
Woking - 1 £75,000 -

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 135 (56.96%) Network Security
2 128 (54.01%) Firewall
3 120 (50.63%) Cisco
4 91 (38.40%) Windows
5 74 (31.22%) CheckPoint
6 66 (27.85%) Cisco ASA
7 64 (27.00%) Intel Security
8 59 (24.89%) Unix
9 55 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
10 50 (21.10%) F5
11 48 (20.25%) VPN
12 47 (19.83%) Linux
13 46 (19.41%) Juniper
14 45 (18.99%) Risk Management
15 41 (17.30%) CCNP
16 40 (16.88%) McAfee ePO
17 37 (15.61%) Palo Alto
18 35 (14.77%) Degree
19 34 (14.35%) Information Security
19 34 (14.35%) Cisco Nexus
20 32 (13.50%) CCSE
20 32 (13.50%) Cisco PIX
21 31 (13.08%) BGP
21 31 (13.08%) OSPF
22 30 (12.66%) CISSP
22 30 (12.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 29 (12.24%) LAN
24 26 (10.97%) WAN
24 26 (10.97%) TCP/IP
25 25 (10.55%) SIEM

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 (2.11%) CICS
1 5 (2.11%) MQSeries
1 5 (2.11%) SAS
2 2 (0.84%) nginx
3 1 (0.42%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (4.22%) MS Excel
1 10 (4.22%) MS Office
2 5 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.27%) Office 365
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (56.96%) Network Security
2 128 (54.01%) Firewall
3 66 (27.85%) Cisco ASA
4 48 (20.25%) VPN
5 34 (14.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 32 (13.50%) Cisco PIX
7 31 (13.08%) BGP
7 31 (13.08%) OSPF
8 30 (12.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 29 (12.24%) LAN
10 26 (10.97%) TCP/IP
10 26 (10.97%) WAN
11 25 (10.55%) HTTP
12 23 (9.70%) SSL
13 20 (8.44%) MPLS
14 18 (7.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 14 (5.91%) EIGRP
16 12 (5.06%) Cisco ISE
16 12 (5.06%) DNS
16 12 (5.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.11%) DB2
4 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.42%) Big Data
5 1 (0.42%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.38%) Burp Suite
2 5 (2.11%) sqlmap
3 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.84%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (10.55%) Finance
2 10 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.69%) Legal
4 2 (0.84%) Automotive
4 2 (0.84%) Banking
4 2 (0.84%) Electronics
4 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.84%) Publishing
5 1 (0.42%) Back Office
5 1 (0.42%) Billing
5 1 (0.42%) Law
5 1 (0.42%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.11%) .NET
1 5 (2.11%) 802.1X
1 5 (2.11%) Ajax
1 5 (2.11%) ASP.NET
1 5 (2.11%) HTML
1 5 (2.11%) HTML5
1 5 (2.11%) ISPF
1 5 (2.11%) Middleware
2 4 (1.69%) SAML
3 3 (1.27%) Web Services
4 2 (0.84%) JSON
4 2 (0.84%) REST
4 2 (0.84%) SOAP
4 2 (0.84%) XML
5 1 (0.42%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.42%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.28%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.86%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.06%) RSA SecurID
5 9 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.38%) PKI
7 6 (2.53%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.53%) IVR
8 5 (2.11%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.27%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.84%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.84%) iPad
11 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 91 (38.40%) Windows
2 59 (24.89%) Unix
3 47 (19.83%) Linux
4 19 (8.02%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.11%) zOS
6 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.27%) CentOS
7 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.84%) Android
8 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.99%) Risk Management
2 34 (14.35%) Information Security
3 25 (10.55%) SIEM
4 22 (9.28%) Service Delivery
5 18 (7.59%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (7.17%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (7.17%) Network Management
7 16 (6.75%) Change Control
8 15 (6.33%) Change Management
8 15 (6.33%) Mentoring
9 14 (5.91%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (5.91%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (5.49%) Security Architecture
10 13 (5.49%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.64%) Presales
12 9 (3.80%) High Availability
12 9 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (3.80%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.91%) SQL
2 13 (5.49%) Java
2 13 (5.49%) Perl
3 8 (3.38%) C++
4 7 (2.95%) Python
5 5 (2.11%) Assembly Language
5 5 (2.11%) CLIST
5 5 (2.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.11%) JCL
5 5 (2.11%) PHP
5 5 (2.11%) REXX
5 5 (2.11%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.69%) Ruby
7 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.84%) C
8 2 (0.84%) C#
8 2 (0.84%) VBScript
9 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 55 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (17.30%) CCNP
3 35 (14.77%) Degree
4 32 (13.50%) CCSE
5 30 (12.66%) CISSP
6 19 (8.02%) CCSA
7 18 (7.59%) CCIE
8 17 (7.17%) CCNA
9 12 (5.06%) Security Cleared
10 9 (3.80%) CISM
11 8 (3.38%) CEH
11 8 (3.38%) CISA
12 7 (2.95%) SANS
13 5 (2.11%) CLAS
13 5 (2.11%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.69%) GSEC
14 4 (1.69%) SSCP
15 3 (1.27%) CCSP
15 3 (1.27%) CCVP
15 3 (1.27%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (5.49%) SLA
3 3 (1.27%) GPG13
3 3 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.42%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.95%) RACF
3 6 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 5 (2.11%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.84%) Varnish
6 1 (0.42%) GPFS
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (16.88%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.11%) OpenVAS
2 5 (2.11%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (2.11%) SCCM
2 5 (2.11%) zSecure
3 4 (1.69%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.69%) RSA Archer
4 3 (1.27%) HP Fortify
4 3 (1.27%) QRadar
4 3 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.27%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.84%) Ansible
5 2 (0.84%) Puppet
6 1 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 120 (50.63%) Cisco
2 74 (31.22%) CheckPoint
3 64 (27.00%) Intel Security
4 50 (21.10%) F5
5 46 (19.41%) Juniper
6 37 (15.61%) Palo Alto
7 24 (10.13%) VMware
8 18 (7.59%) HP
9 17 (7.17%) Fortinet
10 16 (6.75%) Microsoft
10 16 (6.75%) Qualys
11 14 (5.91%) SolarWinds
12 10 (4.22%) AlgoSec
12 10 (4.22%) ArcSight
13 9 (3.80%) Riverbed
14 6 (2.53%) Citrix
15 5 (2.11%) CA
15 5 (2.11%) IBM
15 5 (2.11%) Sybase
15 5 (2.11%) Symantec
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: c.£47k + Annul Bonus + Corporate Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + £10k bonus
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