Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bracknell during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Security Engineer
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 63 83
Rank change year-on-year +18 +20 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 32 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 5.71% 2.53% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.00% 2.72% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 23
Bracknell median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +28.29% -27.62%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,500 £37,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £40,600
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +8.91% +1.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell. 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
Bracknell
Permanent vacancies in Bracknell with a recognized job title 533 624 832
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.18% 92.86% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 412 515 640
Bracknell median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +2.27% +7.32%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,225 £64,500 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Bracknell

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Bracknell

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Bracknell over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Bracknell

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Bracknell region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (71.88%) CISSP
1 23 (71.88%) SSCP
1 23 (71.88%) GIAC
1 23 (71.88%) CEH
1 23 (71.88%) Security Architecture
2 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (59.38%) Cisco
4 17 (53.13%) CCNP
5 15 (46.88%) Network Security
6 12 (37.50%) CCDP
6 12 (37.50%) Firewall
7 8 (25.00%) Finance
7 8 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (21.88%) Splunk
8 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
8 7 (21.88%) VoIP
8 7 (21.88%) Threat Intelligence
9 6 (18.75%) Information Security
9 6 (18.75%) Palo Alto
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 4 (12.50%) CCNA
11 4 (12.50%) Juniper
11 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle
11 4 (12.50%) Change Control
11 4 (12.50%) GENBAND
11 4 (12.50%) Time Management

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Network Security
2 12 (37.50%) Firewall
3 7 (21.88%) VoIP
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.38%) IPsec
5 3 (9.38%) NetScreen
5 3 (9.38%) SSL
5 3 (9.38%) Unified Communications
5 3 (9.38%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Machine to Machine
1 3 (9.38%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Security Architecture
2 8 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (21.88%) Threat Intelligence
4 6 (18.75%) Information Security
5 4 (12.50%) Change Control
5 4 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 4 (12.50%) Time Management
6 3 (9.38%) SIEM
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.13%) Change Management
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL
8 1 (3.13%) Network Virtualisation
8 1 (3.13%) Presales
8 1 (3.13%) Security Management
8 1 (3.13%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) CEH
1 23 (71.88%) CISSP
1 23 (71.88%) GIAC
1 23 (71.88%) SSCP
2 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (53.13%) CCNP
4 12 (37.50%) CCDP
5 4 (12.50%) CCNA
6 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco
2 7 (21.88%) Splunk
3 6 (18.75%) Palo Alto
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.50%) GENBAND
5 4 (12.50%) Juniper
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (9.38%) BT
6 3 (9.38%) ScanSafe
7 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) NetApp
8 1 (3.13%) VMware