The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 61 84 89
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.58% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 0.13% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.21%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.50% +11.11%  

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 609 745 1066
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.06% 94.18% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 467 617 806
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
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 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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +10 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Bedford - 3 £52,500 -
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 24 (80.00%) Network Security
3 22 (73.33%) LAN
3 22 (73.33%) WAN
3 22 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 22 (73.33%) CCSA
4 21 (70.00%) CCNP
5 20 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (63.33%) CCSE
6 19 (63.33%) OSPF
6 19 (63.33%) BGP
6 19 (63.33%) Spanning Tree
7 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
8 16 (53.33%) MS Visio
8 16 (53.33%) CCDP
8 16 (53.33%) Network Management
9 14 (46.67%) Load Balancing
10 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
12 3 (10.00%) Security Operations
12 3 (10.00%) Attack Monitoring
12 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
12 3 (10.00%) TippingPoint
12 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (10.00%) ArcSight
12 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 16 (53.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 24 (80.00%) Network Security
3 22 (73.33%) LAN
3 22 (73.33%) WAN
4 20 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (63.33%) BGP
5 19 (63.33%) OSPF
5 19 (63.33%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Network Management
2 14 (46.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.00%) Attack Monitoring
4 3 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (10.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.67%) Change Control
5 2 (6.67%) Presales
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) High Availability
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Server Hardening
6 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) CCSA
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (70.00%) CCNP
3 19 (63.33%) CCSE
4 16 (53.33%) CCDP
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) MCTS
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 22 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (10.00%) TippingPoint
5 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec
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