The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 30 - 48
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.24% - 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% - 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Median salary £52,500 - £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 130 167 270
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 97.01% 92.78% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 108 147 206
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Bedford

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Bedford.

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Bedford

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 across the Bedford region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
1 5 (62.50%) OSPF
1 5 (62.50%) BGP
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) CCSE
1 5 (62.50%) CCSA
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (62.50%) Spanning Tree
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
2 3 (37.50%) Attack Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) BGP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
1 5 (62.50%) OSPF
1 5 (62.50%) Spanning Tree
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Attack Monitoring
1 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
1 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) CCSA
1 5 (62.50%) CCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco