The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Security Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 141 206 223
Rank change year-on-year +65 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 43 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.29% 0.34% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.36% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 3
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -16.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -4.76%  

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 3160 4693 5060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.07% 94.60% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2564 3834 3761
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Engineer in Berkshire

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Engineer in Berkshire

Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Reading +67 39 £55,000 +10.00%
Bracknell - 4 £52,500 -
Senior Security Engineer
South East

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (86.30%) Firewall
2 60 (82.19%) CheckPoint
3 57 (78.08%) Juniper
4 56 (76.71%) Cisco
5 55 (75.34%) F5
6 54 (73.97%) Palo Alto
7 53 (72.60%) Blue Coat
8 43 (58.90%) Kalman Filter
8 43 (58.90%) Sourcefire
9 42 (57.53%) Risk Management
10 36 (49.32%) Windows
10 36 (49.32%) Linux
11 35 (47.95%) Network Security
12 28 (38.36%) Fortinet
13 27 (36.99%) SLA
13 27 (36.99%) Unix
13 27 (36.99%) TCP/IP
13 27 (36.99%) Security Operations
14 26 (35.62%) Mentoring
14 26 (35.62%) Internet
14 26 (35.62%) Information Security
15 25 (34.25%) Security Operations Centre
16 23 (31.51%) CCSE
17 22 (30.14%) Crossbeam
17 22 (30.14%) Identity Management
18 21 (28.77%) Security Management
18 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (28.77%) Intel Security
18 21 (28.77%) VPN
18 21 (28.77%) Solaris

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 21 (28.77%) MS Excel
1 21 (28.77%) MS Office
1 21 (28.77%) MS PowerPoint
1 21 (28.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (86.30%) Firewall
2 35 (47.95%) Network Security
3 27 (36.99%) TCP/IP
4 26 (35.62%) Internet
5 21 (28.77%) VPN
6 4 (5.48%) BGP
6 4 (5.48%) OSPF
6 4 (5.48%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (5.48%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (2.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 5 (6.85%) French Language
1 5 (6.85%) Games
1 5 (6.85%) German Language
2 4 (5.48%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.25%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (5.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (5.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (49.32%) Linux
1 36 (49.32%) Windows
2 27 (36.99%) Unix
3 21 (28.77%) Solaris
3 21 (28.77%) Windows 2000
3 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.90%) Kalman Filter
2 42 (57.53%) Risk Management
3 27 (36.99%) Security Operations
4 26 (35.62%) Information Security
4 26 (35.62%) Mentoring
5 22 (30.14%) Identity Management
6 21 (28.77%) Coaching
6 21 (28.77%) Content Management
6 21 (28.77%) ITIL
6 21 (28.77%) Security Management
7 9 (12.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (10.96%) Network Design
9 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.85%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (6.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (5.48%) Fault Analysis
10 4 (5.48%) Global Marketing
10 4 (5.48%) OWASP
10 4 (5.48%) Presales
10 4 (5.48%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) CCSE
2 21 (28.77%) CCIE
2 21 (28.77%) CCSP
2 21 (28.77%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (28.77%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (36.99%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (28.77%) ProxySG
2 4 (5.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Nessus
2 4 (5.48%) vMotion
3 3 (4.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 60 (82.19%) CheckPoint
2 57 (78.08%) Juniper
3 56 (76.71%) Cisco
4 55 (75.34%) F5
5 54 (73.97%) Palo Alto
6 53 (72.60%) Blue Coat
7 43 (58.90%) Sourcefire
8 28 (38.36%) Fortinet
9 22 (30.14%) Crossbeam
10 21 (28.77%) HP
10 21 (28.77%) Imperva
10 21 (28.77%) Intel Security
10 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
10 21 (28.77%) Proofpoint
10 21 (28.77%) TippingPoint
11 4 (5.48%) Forcepoint
11 4 (5.48%) Stonesoft
11 4 (5.48%) VMware