The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / East Midlands
Rank - 157 163
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 0 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.35% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.36% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 18
Median salary - £67,500 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +39.89%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2835 3093 3189
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.72% 97.36% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2274 2467 2595
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £53,992
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in the East Midlands

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in the East Midlands

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 East Midlands region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Attack Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) GSEC
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (22.22%) Office 365
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Burp Suite
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Attack Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
2 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) OWASP
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
3 1 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) CEH
3 2 (22.22%) GSEC
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CSSLP
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) HP Fortify
2 1 (11.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
2 2 (22.22%) Qualys
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Siemens
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Sonatype
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