Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 22 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 150 171
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 40 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.94% 0.69% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.71% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 12
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -40.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,850 £45,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £86,500 £94,675
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4119 3394 3909
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 97.19% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3164 2823 3380
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Cambridge -25 32 £75,000 +50.00% 3
Peterborough -3 6 £45,000 +21.62%
Security Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (65.00%) Java
1 26 (65.00%) Information Security
2 25 (62.50%) Java Card
2 25 (62.50%) Algorithms
2 25 (62.50%) Threat Modelling
3 23 (57.50%) Security Architecture
4 22 (55.00%) PhD
5 20 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (20.00%) DRM
6 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 8 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 8 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (12.50%) Juniper
8 5 (12.50%) LAN
8 5 (12.50%) WAN
8 5 (12.50%) Cisco
8 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
9 4 (10.00%) Linux
10 3 (7.50%) C++
10 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
10 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
10 3 (7.50%) Windows
10 3 (7.50%) C
10 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
10 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
10 3 (7.50%) Network Security
10 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
10 3 (7.50%) Mentoring

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) LAN
1 5 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) BGP
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) OSPF
3 2 (5.00%) SMTP
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 25 (62.50%) Algorithms
1 25 (62.50%) Java Card
2 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.00%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.50%) CCTV
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Information Security
2 25 (62.50%) Threat Modelling
3 23 (57.50%) Security Architecture
4 20 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (20.00%) DRM
5 8 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.00%) Change Management
9 2 (5.00%) Customer-Centricity
9 2 (5.00%) Machine Learning
9 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.50%) Dynamic Code Analysis
10 1 (2.50%) Fuzz Testing
10 1 (2.50%) Secure Coding
10 1 (2.50%) Smart City Simulations
10 1 (2.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) C
2 3 (7.50%) C++
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) PhD
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) CCNP
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
2 1 (2.50%) LXC
2 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco
1 5 (12.50%) Juniper
2 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Thales
4 1 (2.50%) VMware