The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Senior Security Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 197 222
Rank change year-on-year +47 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 29 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.87% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 3
Median salary £55,000 £72,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.13% +38.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.57% -5.45%  

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 3150 4317 4928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.97% 96.51% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2538 3485 3715
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 £25,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 23 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 +52 28 £55,000 -26.66%
Bracknell +24 1 £52,500 -
Senior Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 69 (97.18%) Firewall
2 64 (90.14%) Cisco
3 61 (85.92%) CheckPoint
4 60 (84.51%) Juniper
5 58 (81.69%) F5
5 58 (81.69%) Palo Alto
6 54 (76.06%) Blue Coat
7 41 (57.75%) Windows
8 40 (56.34%) Risk Management
8 40 (56.34%) Sourcefire
8 40 (56.34%) Digital Economy
8 40 (56.34%) Kalman Filter
9 37 (52.11%) Linux
10 36 (50.70%) Unix
10 36 (50.70%) TCP/IP
11 34 (47.89%) Network Security
12 32 (45.07%) Mentoring
12 32 (45.07%) SLA
13 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (30.99%) Internet
14 22 (30.99%) Fortinet
14 22 (30.99%) Crossbeam
14 22 (30.99%) Security Operations
14 22 (30.99%) Security Operations Centre
15 21 (29.58%) HP
15 21 (29.58%) VPN
15 21 (29.58%) ITIL
16 20 (28.17%) Microsoft Office
16 20 (28.17%) Windows 2000
16 20 (28.17%) Microsoft Excel

Senior 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:

Applications
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft Office
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 20 (28.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (97.18%) Firewall
2 36 (50.70%) TCP/IP
3 34 (47.89%) Network Security
4 22 (30.99%) Internet
5 21 (29.58%) VPN
6 3 (4.23%) BGP
6 3 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.23%) OSPF
6 3 (4.23%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (4.23%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (2.82%) IPsec
7 2 (2.82%) MPLS
7 2 (2.82%) Wireless
8 1 (1.41%) DHCP
8 1 (1.41%) DNS
8 1 (1.41%) LAN
8 1 (1.41%) WLAN
General
1 40 (56.34%) Digital Economy
2 12 (16.90%) French Language
2 12 (16.90%) German Language
3 3 (4.23%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.99%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (7.04%) PKI
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (57.75%) Windows
2 37 (52.11%) Linux
3 36 (50.70%) Unix
4 20 (28.17%) Solaris
4 20 (28.17%) Windows 2000
4 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) Kalman Filter
1 40 (56.34%) Risk Management
2 32 (45.07%) Mentoring
3 22 (30.99%) Security Operations
4 21 (29.58%) ITIL
5 20 (28.17%) Coaching
5 20 (28.17%) Content Management
5 20 (28.17%) Identity Management
5 20 (28.17%) Information Security
5 20 (28.17%) Security Management
6 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (11.27%) Network Design
8 5 (7.04%) Business Continuity
8 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.04%) Fault Analysis
8 5 (7.04%) High Availability
8 5 (7.04%) OWASP
8 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (4.23%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
1 5 (7.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (28.17%) CCIE
2 20 (28.17%) CCIE Service Provider
2 20 (28.17%) CCSE
2 20 (28.17%) CCSP
2 20 (28.17%) JNCIS
3 3 (4.23%) CCNP
4 1 (1.41%) CCNA
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (45.07%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (28.17%) ProxySG
2 5 (7.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) vCenter Server
1 5 (7.04%) vMotion
2 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 64 (90.14%) Cisco
2 61 (85.92%) CheckPoint
3 60 (84.51%) Juniper
4 58 (81.69%) F5
4 58 (81.69%) Palo Alto
5 54 (76.06%) Blue Coat
6 40 (56.34%) Sourcefire
7 22 (30.99%) Crossbeam
7 22 (30.99%) Fortinet
8 21 (29.58%) HP
9 20 (28.17%) Imperva
9 20 (28.17%) McAfee
9 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
9 20 (28.17%) Proofpoint
9 20 (28.17%) TippingPoint
10 5 (7.04%) VMware
11 3 (4.23%) Forcepoint
11 3 (4.23%) Stonesoft
12 1 (1.41%) Aruba