The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 119 126
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 11 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.58% 0.54% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.55% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Median salary £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.55% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £36,500 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £57,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1834 1808 2133
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.14% 96.94% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1513 1764
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,627
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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
Cambridge -11 10 £72,500 +61.11% 3
Huntingdon - 1 £37,500 -
Security Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 7 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
4 4 (19.05%) Threat Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) MySQL
4 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security
5 3 (14.29%) C++
5 3 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security
5 3 (14.29%) C
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Smartcard
5 3 (14.29%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 3 (14.29%) Java Card
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Smart City
6 2 (9.52%) Smart City Simulations
6 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (9.52%) Distributed Algorithms
6 2 (9.52%) CCNP
6 2 (9.52%) C#

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
2 3 (14.29%) Java Card
2 3 (14.29%) Smartcard
3 2 (9.52%) Smart City
4 1 (4.76%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
1 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
2 4 (19.05%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
4 2 (9.52%) Distributed Algorithms
4 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Smart City Simulations
5 1 (4.76%) B2B
5 1 (4.76%) Fuzz Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Secure Coding
5 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C
3 3 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCNA
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PhD
3 1 (4.76%) CEH
3 1 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) LXC
1 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) AlienVault
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Sophos
4 1 (4.76%) Thales
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