The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 107 153
Rank change year-on-year +1 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 74 108 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.24% 2.38% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.47% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41 81 48
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,250 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,750 £62,725
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 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 3133 4380 4832
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.88% 96.58% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11090 17782 18282
Median salary £46,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Security Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Berkshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Berkshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Berkshire

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 Security Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Reading +18 45 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Bracknell +17 5 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Maidenhead -1 5 £45,000 -21.73%
Wokingham - 4 £38,000 -
Newbury - 3 £42,500 -
Slough 0 2 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Berkshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 131 (83.97%) Firewall
2 112 (71.79%) Cisco
3 92 (58.97%) Palo Alto
4 90 (57.69%) Juniper
4 90 (57.69%) CheckPoint
4 90 (57.69%) Windows
5 83 (53.21%) F5
6 76 (48.72%) Linux
7 73 (46.79%) TCP/IP
8 68 (43.59%) Blue Coat
9 59 (37.82%) Unix
10 56 (35.90%) Network Security
11 49 (31.41%) Digital Economy
11 49 (31.41%) Risk Management
12 47 (30.13%) SLA
13 45 (28.85%) Sourcefire
13 45 (28.85%) Kalman Filter
14 40 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
15 39 (25.00%) VPN
16 33 (21.15%) German Language
17 32 (20.51%) Microsoft
17 32 (20.51%) Mentoring
18 30 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
19 29 (18.59%) ITIL
19 29 (18.59%) Security Operations
20 28 (17.95%) Security Operations Centre
20 28 (17.95%) Internet
20 28 (17.95%) Crossbeam
21 26 (16.67%) Fortinet

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 8 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.56%) Apache
2 4 (2.56%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.56%) IIS
2 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.56%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
1 20 (12.82%) MS Visio
2 19 (12.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.21%) Office 365
1 5 (3.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (83.97%) Firewall
2 73 (46.79%) TCP/IP
3 56 (35.90%) Network Security
4 39 (25.00%) VPN
5 28 (17.95%) Internet
6 21 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (12.18%) SSL
8 15 (9.62%) WAN
9 14 (8.97%) MPLS
10 12 (7.69%) DNS
10 12 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (6.41%) IPsec
11 10 (6.41%) LAN
12 9 (5.77%) Wireless
13 8 (5.13%) Cisco PIX
14 7 (4.49%) DHCP
14 7 (4.49%) Spanning Tree
15 6 (3.85%) SAN
16 5 (3.21%) SSH
16 5 (3.21%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.13%) Big Data
3 6 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.92%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 49 (31.41%) Digital Economy
2 33 (21.15%) German Language
3 21 (13.46%) French Language
4 12 (7.69%) Games
5 8 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.56%) Portuguese Language
6 4 (2.56%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.28%) Automotive
7 2 (1.28%) Marketing
7 2 (1.28%) Military
7 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.85%) Regular Expression
2 5 (3.21%) ZeroMQ
3 4 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.95%) Security Operations Centre
2 12 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.05%) PKI
4 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 90 (57.69%) Windows
2 76 (48.72%) Linux
3 59 (37.82%) Unix
4 40 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (16.67%) Solaris
6 26 (16.67%) Windows 2000
7 17 (10.90%) Windows Server
8 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.85%) CentOS
10 4 (2.56%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.41%) Risk Management
2 45 (28.85%) Kalman Filter
3 32 (20.51%) Mentoring
4 29 (18.59%) ITIL
4 29 (18.59%) Security Operations
5 25 (16.03%) Information Security
6 24 (15.38%) Identity Management
7 21 (13.46%) Security Management
8 19 (12.18%) Coaching
8 19 (12.18%) Content Management
8 19 (12.18%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (10.26%) Analytics
10 15 (9.62%) SIEM
11 13 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (8.33%) Presales
12 11 (7.05%) Security Architecture
13 9 (5.77%) OWASP
13 9 (5.77%) Problem Management
14 8 (5.13%) Network Design
15 6 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.26%) SQL
2 7 (4.49%) C
2 7 (4.49%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.21%) Python
3 5 (3.21%) VB
4 4 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.28%) Perl
6 1 (0.64%) C++
6 1 (0.64%) Java
6 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (13.46%) CISSP
3 20 (12.82%) JNCIS
4 19 (12.18%) CCIE
4 19 (12.18%) CCIE Service Provider
4 19 (12.18%) CCSE
4 19 (12.18%) CCSP
5 14 (8.97%) CCNP
6 11 (7.05%) CEH
7 9 (5.77%) CCNA
8 8 (5.13%) Degree
9 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.85%) Security Cleared
10 5 (3.21%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (3.21%) GCIA
10 5 (3.21%) MCSE
10 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (3.21%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.28%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (30.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 26 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.46%) ProxySG
3 8 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.21%) vSphere
6 4 (2.56%) Samba
7 1 (0.64%) Firmware
7 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (3.21%) vCenter Server
2 5 (3.21%) vMotion
3 4 (2.56%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.92%) Grafana
4 3 (1.92%) Graphite
4 3 (1.92%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.28%) Kibana
6 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 112 (71.79%) Cisco
2 92 (58.97%) Palo Alto
3 90 (57.69%) CheckPoint
3 90 (57.69%) Juniper
4 83 (53.21%) F5
5 68 (43.59%) Blue Coat
6 45 (28.85%) Sourcefire
7 32 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 28 (17.95%) Crossbeam
9 26 (16.67%) Fortinet
10 25 (16.03%) Imperva
11 21 (13.46%) HP
11 21 (13.46%) McAfee
12 19 (12.18%) Proofpoint
12 19 (12.18%) TippingPoint
13 18 (11.54%) VMware
14 9 (5.77%) LogRhythm
15 6 (3.85%) LogLogic
16 5 (3.21%) Apple
16 5 (3.21%) Google
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago