The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 22 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
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 97 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.07% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
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 East Sussex. 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 Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 827 1053 1081
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 97.99% 98.41% 98.63%
Number of salaries quoted 712 919 915
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in East Sussex

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in East Sussex

Security Engineer
Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 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
Brighton +11 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Hastings - 2 £45,000 -
Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Sussex region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (79.41%) Cisco
1 27 (79.41%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (76.47%) CCNP
3 24 (70.59%) VPN
3 24 (70.59%) Wireless
4 21 (61.76%) CCNA
5 17 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (47.06%) Cisco Wireless
7 14 (41.18%) Palo Alto
8 13 (38.24%) ITIL
9 12 (35.29%) Linux
10 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
11 10 (29.41%) MPLS
11 10 (29.41%) BGP
11 10 (29.41%) Change Management
11 10 (29.41%) Firewall
12 8 (23.53%) VMware
12 8 (23.53%) NetApp
12 8 (23.53%) Nimble Storage
12 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (20.59%) SIEM
14 6 (17.65%) R
14 6 (17.65%) Meraki
14 6 (17.65%) Presales
14 6 (17.65%) CISSP
14 6 (17.65%) CISA
14 6 (17.65%) CISM
14 6 (17.65%) CEH
14 6 (17.65%) Wireless Security
15 4 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) VPN
1 24 (70.59%) Wireless
2 17 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (47.06%) Cisco Wireless
4 10 (29.41%) BGP
4 10 (29.41%) Firewall
4 10 (29.41%) MPLS
5 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (17.65%) Wireless Security
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (8.82%) Network Security
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) PKI
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Change Management
3 7 (20.59%) SIEM
4 6 (17.65%) Presales
5 4 (11.76%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security
5 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.88%) Computer Security
7 2 (5.88%) Security Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Security Operations
8 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.94%) Security Management
8 1 (2.94%) Service Management
8 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (79.41%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (76.47%) CCNP
3 21 (61.76%) CCNA
4 6 (17.65%) CEH
4 6 (17.65%) CISA
4 6 (17.65%) CISM
4 6 (17.65%) CISSP
5 4 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.88%) CRISC
6 2 (5.88%) SANS
7 1 (2.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) Palo Alto
3 8 (23.53%) NetApp
3 8 (23.53%) Nimble Storage
3 8 (23.53%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) Meraki