The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Security Engineer
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 78 90
Rank change year-on-year +29 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 18 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.07% 0.89% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 0.94% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 2
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 576 850 1086
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 98.13% 94.34% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 443 766 920
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Bedfordshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Bedfordshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Bedfordshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Luton +17 11 £50,000 -
Bedford +14 2 - -
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (82.14%) Firewall
2 15 (53.57%) Cisco
2 15 (53.57%) Network Security
2 15 (53.57%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (39.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (39.29%) Security Operations
4 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (35.71%) CCSA
5 9 (32.14%) Information Security
5 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
5 9 (32.14%) LAN
5 9 (32.14%) WAN
5 9 (32.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 8 (28.57%) SIEM
6 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (28.57%) Security Architecture
6 8 (28.57%) Apple iOS
6 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 8 (28.57%) CISSP
6 8 (28.57%) Mac OS X
6 8 (28.57%) Apple
6 8 (28.57%) ITIL
6 8 (28.57%) Windows
6 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 8 (28.57%) CISM

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) Firewall
2 15 (53.57%) Network Security
3 9 (32.14%) LAN
3 9 (32.14%) WAN
4 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.57%) BGP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.57%) OSPF
6 1 (3.57%) Spanning Tree
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
1 8 (28.57%) Mac OS X
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
1 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (39.29%) Security Operations
2 11 (39.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (32.14%) Information Security
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
4 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 8 (28.57%) DRM
4 8 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (28.57%) ITIL
4 8 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 8 (28.57%) SIEM
4 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (25.00%) Network Management
6 6 (21.43%) Change Control
6 6 (21.43%) DDoS Mitigation
6 6 (21.43%) Task Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Presales
7 3 (10.71%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) CCSA
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (28.57%) CISM
2 8 (28.57%) CISSP
3 7 (25.00%) CCNP
4 6 (21.43%) CCDP
5 4 (14.29%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
3 8 (28.57%) Apple
3 8 (28.57%) Forcepoint
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) ArcSight
5 6 (21.43%) TippingPoint