The median annual salary for a IT Security Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

IT Security Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 211 219
Rank change year-on-year +38 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 7 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.21% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 10
Median salary £72,500 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,500 £38,550
10% offered a salary of more than £120,500 £71,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year -5.26% +22.58%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3205 4758 5225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.05% 94.80% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2589 3888 3873
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

IT Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Engineer in Berkshire

IT Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for IT Security Engineer in Berkshire

IT Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Engineer in Berkshire

IT Security Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Maidenhead - 4 £45,000 -
IT Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT 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 Berkshire region featuring IT Security Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 13 (86.67%) Linux
4 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (73.33%) CISSP
5 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
6 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
6 10 (66.67%) SIEM
6 10 (66.67%) Analytics
6 10 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (60.00%) LogRhythm
7 9 (60.00%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (60.00%) Games
7 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (46.67%) Firewall
8 7 (46.67%) Presales
9 6 (40.00%) Graphite
9 6 (40.00%) InfluxDB
9 6 (40.00%) Grafana
10 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (26.67%) CentOS
11 4 (26.67%) German Language
11 4 (26.67%) Regular Expression
11 4 (26.67%) WebEx
11 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
11 4 (26.67%) MCP
12 3 (20.00%) Java
12 3 (20.00%) MCSE
12 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (20.00%) Degree

IT Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 10 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) WebEx
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) InfluxDB
3 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (20.00%) Big Data
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (60.00%) Games
2 4 (26.67%) German Language
3 3 (20.00%) French Language
3 3 (20.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Social Media
4 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Analytics
1 10 (66.67%) SIEM
2 7 (46.67%) Presales
3 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (20.00%) Event Correlation
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) MCP
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) MCSE
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) CISA
5 1 (6.67%) CEH
5 1 (6.67%) GCIA
5 1 (6.67%) GCIH
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Grafana
1 6 (40.00%) Graphite
2 3 (20.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat