Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Support Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Security Support Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 250 326
Rank change year-on-year +18 +76 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 21 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.32% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.39% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 9
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £34,850 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,425 £60,050
South East median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.63% - +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6,179 7,456 10,516
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 95.52% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5,035 5,810 8,535
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Security Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Support Engineer in Berkshire

Security Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Support Engineer in Berkshire

Security Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Support Engineer in Berkshire

Security Support 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 Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +29 15 £60,000 -
Maidenhead -7 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Security Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Security Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) Juniper
2 15 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 10 (47.62%) MPLS
3 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 10 (47.62%) Wireshark
3 10 (47.62%) Network Security
3 10 (47.62%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (42.86%) tcpdump
4 9 (42.86%) F5
4 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 9 (42.86%) NetScout
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) OSPF
4 9 (42.86%) BGP
4 9 (42.86%) CCNP
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) CCSA
7 4 (19.05%) Games
7 4 (19.05%) CCSE
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (19.05%) Cyberthreat

Security Support 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) MPLS
2 10 (47.62%) Network Security
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
2 10 (47.62%) Wireshark
3 9 (42.86%) BGP
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (42.86%) OSPF
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 9 (42.86%) tcpdump
4 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) DNS
6 1 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (14.29%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 4 (19.05%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (19.05%) SIEM
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CCNP
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCSA
2 4 (19.05%) CCSE
3 3 (14.29%) CISSP
3 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
3 3 (14.29%) JNCIE
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
1 15 (71.43%) Juniper
2 9 (42.86%) F5
2 9 (42.86%) NetScout
3 4 (19.05%) LogRhythm
4 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 3 (14.29%) Crossbeam
4 3 (14.29%) McAfee
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
5 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Aruba
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Meraki
6 1 (4.76%) Sophos
6 1 (4.76%) Veeam
6 1 (4.76%) ZyXEL