The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £72,500 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.

Senior Security Engineer
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 253 283
Rank change year-on-year +13 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 15 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.25% 0.029% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.031% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 2
Median salary £72,500 £75,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +71.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.65% -6.36%  

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%  

Senior Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Engineer in the East of England

Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Senior Security Engineer in the East of England

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

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

Salary histogram for Senior Security Engineer in the East of England

Senior 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 Senior 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 - 10 £70,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire -10 1 £75,000 -
Senior Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
1 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 10 (62.50%) LAN
2 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 10 (62.50%) HTTP
2 10 (62.50%) VPN
2 10 (62.50%) OSPF
2 10 (62.50%) BGP
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) IPsec
2 10 (62.50%) Fortinet
2 10 (62.50%) Network Security
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (62.50%) NetScaler
2 10 (62.50%) Palo Alto
2 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
3 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (31.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (31.25%) Arista
4 5 (31.25%) GLBP
4 5 (31.25%) Analytics
4 5 (31.25%) Akamai
4 5 (31.25%) F5
4 5 (31.25%) SIEM
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (31.25%) VMware

Senior 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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) BGP
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
1 10 (62.50%) HTTP
1 10 (62.50%) IPsec
1 10 (62.50%) LAN
1 10 (62.50%) NetScaler
1 10 (62.50%) Network Security
1 10 (62.50%) OSPF
1 10 (62.50%) VPN
1 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
2 5 (31.25%) GLBP
2 5 (31.25%) IGRP
2 5 (31.25%) MPLS
2 5 (31.25%) SSL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Analytics
2 5 (31.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (31.25%) SIEM
2 5 (31.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Network Management
3 3 (18.75%) Task Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCDP
1 5 (31.25%) CCNP
1 5 (31.25%) CCSA
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
2 10 (62.50%) Fortinet
2 10 (62.50%) Palo Alto
3 5 (31.25%) Arista
3 5 (31.25%) Blue Coat
3 5 (31.25%) F5
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft