The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 217 237 232
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 25 38 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.42% 0.52% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.54% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 33
Median salary £47,500 £46,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.60% -6.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.50% +11.11%  

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 5775 7042 7151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.07% 96.28% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4619 5689 5743
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 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 23 March 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 23 March 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
Bedfordshire +23 10 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +20 10 £46,000 -3.15% 1
Norfolk - 2 £57,000 -
Suffolk +28 1 - -
Essex +3 1 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (69.35%) Cisco
2 42 (67.74%) Firewall
3 39 (62.90%) Network Security
4 34 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 27 (43.55%) WAN
7 25 (40.32%) CCNP
8 24 (38.71%) LAN
8 24 (38.71%) CCSA
9 23 (37.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (35.48%) OSPF
10 22 (35.48%) BGP
11 21 (33.87%) CCSE
12 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
13 19 (30.65%) Spanning Tree
14 17 (27.42%) Network Management
15 16 (25.81%) MS Visio
15 16 (25.81%) CCDP
16 15 (24.19%) Load Balancing
17 10 (16.13%) CCNA
17 10 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
18 9 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
19 8 (12.90%) Linux
20 7 (11.29%) Information Security
21 6 (9.68%) ITIL
21 6 (9.68%) VPN
21 6 (9.68%) Palo Alto
21 6 (9.68%) Security Operations
22 5 (8.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (1.61%) Apache
1 1 (1.61%) IIS
1 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (25.81%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (67.74%) Firewall
2 39 (62.90%) Network Security
3 27 (43.55%) WAN
4 24 (38.71%) LAN
5 23 (37.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (35.48%) BGP
6 22 (35.48%) OSPF
7 19 (30.65%) Spanning Tree
8 10 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (9.68%) VPN
10 5 (8.06%) DNS
11 4 (6.45%) HTTP
11 4 (6.45%) Internet
12 3 (4.84%) HTTPS
12 3 (4.84%) WLAN
13 2 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
13 2 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (3.23%) IPv4
13 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
13 2 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) MySQL
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
1 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.23%) Military
1 2 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) CESG
5 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Network Management
2 15 (24.19%) Load Balancing
3 9 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (11.29%) Information Security
5 6 (9.68%) ITIL
5 6 (9.68%) Security Operations
6 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (8.06%) Multithreading
6 5 (8.06%) Presales
6 5 (8.06%) SIEM
6 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.84%) Attack Monitoring
8 3 (4.84%) Change Management
8 3 (4.84%) Data Security
8 3 (4.84%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (4.84%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.84%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) Java
1 5 (8.06%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) C
2 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (40.32%) CCNP
3 24 (38.71%) CCSA
4 21 (33.87%) CCSE
5 16 (25.81%) CCDP
6 10 (16.13%) CCNA
7 4 (6.45%) CCIE
8 3 (4.84%) CISSP
8 3 (4.84%) Degree
8 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.61%) CEH
10 1 (1.61%) MCP
10 1 (1.61%) MCSA
10 1 (1.61%) MCSE
10 1 (1.61%) MCTS
10 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.23%) Packer
2 2 (3.23%) Terraform
2 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.61%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.61%) Nessus
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) Cisco
2 31 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.68%) Palo Alto
5 5 (8.06%) F5
6 4 (6.45%) Blue Coat
6 4 (6.45%) Symantec
7 3 (4.84%) ArcSight
7 3 (4.84%) HP
7 3 (4.84%) TippingPoint
8 2 (3.23%) IBM
8 2 (3.23%) Juniper
8 2 (3.23%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.61%) BT
9 1 (1.61%) Citrix
9 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.61%) Huawei
9 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.61%) Sophos
9 1 (1.61%) VMware
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