The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 230 247
Rank change year-on-year +38 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 63 25 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.38% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 50 22 21
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £36,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,000 £52,000
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 the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5931 6542 8017
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.26% 96.22% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 5548 6606
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in the East of England

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in the East of England

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in the East of England

Security Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the East of England 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
Hertfordshire +13 21 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Bedfordshire +30 18 £50,000 -4.76%
Cambridgeshire -8 11 £70,000 +55.55% 3
Suffolk +7 5 £30,000 -33.33%
Essex - 4 £45,000 - 1
Norfolk - 4 £45,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

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 East of England region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 49 (55.68%) Firewall
2 43 (48.86%) Cisco
3 30 (34.09%) Network Security
4 25 (28.41%) CheckPoint
5 24 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (26.14%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (25.00%) Linux
8 21 (23.86%) CISSP
9 19 (21.59%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (21.59%) Windows
9 19 (21.59%) Information Security
10 18 (20.45%) LAN
10 18 (20.45%) WAN
10 18 (20.45%) VPN
10 18 (20.45%) CCNA
11 17 (19.32%) ITIL
12 16 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (17.05%) Data Centre
13 15 (17.05%) CISM
13 15 (17.05%) Citrix
14 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
14 14 (15.91%) Penetration Testing
14 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (15.91%) SIEM
14 14 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (15.91%) Windows Server
15 13 (14.77%) Palo Alto
15 13 (14.77%) HTTP
15 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
3 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.68%) Akamai
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.27%) SaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (55.68%) Firewall
2 30 (34.09%) Network Security
3 19 (21.59%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (20.45%) LAN
4 18 (20.45%) VPN
4 18 (20.45%) WAN
5 13 (14.77%) HTTP
5 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
6 12 (13.64%) BGP
6 12 (13.64%) DNS
6 12 (13.64%) OSPF
7 11 (12.50%) IPsec
7 11 (12.50%) NetScaler
8 6 (6.82%) Internet
8 6 (6.82%) MPLS
8 6 (6.82%) SSL
9 5 (5.68%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (5.68%) EIGRP
9 5 (5.68%) IGRP
9 5 (5.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) MySQL
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 1 (1.14%) Banking
2 1 (1.14%) Law
2 1 (1.14%) Marketing
2 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) HTML
2 5 (5.68%) Web Services
2 5 (5.68%) XML
3 1 (1.14%) J2SE
3 1 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (17.05%) Data Centre
3 12 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (5.68%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.55%) User Experience
7 3 (3.41%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (3.41%) Java Card
7 3 (3.41%) Smartcard
8 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.27%) Smart City
9 1 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (1.14%) iPad
9 1 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.00%) Linux
2 19 (21.59%) Windows
3 14 (15.91%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.23%) Mac OS X
5 8 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.14%) Kali Linux
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (21.59%) Information Security
3 17 (19.32%) ITIL
4 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.91%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (15.91%) SIEM
5 12 (13.64%) Data Protection
5 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 12 (13.64%) Security Architecture
5 12 (13.64%) Security Operations
5 12 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (11.36%) Change Management
7 9 (10.23%) Data Loss Prevention
8 8 (9.09%) DRM
8 8 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 8 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (7.95%) Logistics
9 7 (7.95%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.64%) Java
2 8 (9.09%) SQL
3 7 (7.95%) C
3 7 (7.95%) C++
3 7 (7.95%) Python
4 6 (6.82%) C#
5 5 (5.68%) Perl
6 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.55%) VBScript
7 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (23.86%) CISSP
3 18 (20.45%) CCNA
4 15 (17.05%) CISM
5 12 (13.64%) CCNP
6 11 (12.50%) CCSA
7 10 (11.36%) Degree
8 6 (6.82%) CCDP
9 4 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (4.55%) CCAA
9 4 (4.55%) CEH
9 4 (4.55%) CISA
9 4 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (4.55%) CSSLP
9 4 (4.55%) MCSA
9 4 (4.55%) MCSE
9 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.55%) SANS
9 4 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (5.68%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (3.41%) SLA
6 1 (1.14%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Firmware
3 1 (1.14%) LXC
3 1 (1.14%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.55%) Ansible
2 4 (4.55%) Puppet
3 2 (2.27%) Packer
3 2 (2.27%) Terraform
3 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 43 (48.86%) Cisco
2 25 (28.41%) CheckPoint
3 15 (17.05%) Citrix
4 13 (14.77%) Palo Alto
5 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 11 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 11 (12.50%) Juniper
6 11 (12.50%) VMware
7 9 (10.23%) Apple
8 8 (9.09%) Forcepoint
9 7 (7.95%) F5
9 7 (7.95%) HP
9 7 (7.95%) SonicWALL
10 6 (6.82%) ArcSight
10 6 (6.82%) Blue Coat
10 6 (6.82%) TippingPoint
11 5 (5.68%) Arista
12 4 (4.55%) Google
13 2 (2.27%) Huawei
13 2 (2.27%) IBM
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