The median annual salary for a Security Support Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Support Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 785 916 908
Rank change year-on-year +131 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 57 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.032% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.033% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 49 21 25
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.04% +8.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Support Engineer in England

Security Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Security Support Engineer in England

Security Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Support Engineer in England

Security Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
South East +60 30 £40,000 -7.51%
London +93 18 £55,000 -15.38% 2
West Midlands - 6 £45,000 -
East of England +21 3 £57,000 +39.02%
Security Support Engineer
UK

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Security Support 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 England region featuring Security Support Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (61.76%) Cisco
2 62 (60.78%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (49.02%) CCNP
3 50 (49.02%) VPN
4 48 (47.06%) Wireless
5 45 (44.12%) Firewall
6 43 (42.16%) CCNA
7 42 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (38.24%) Linux
9 33 (32.35%) Windows
10 28 (27.45%) Active Directory
11 26 (25.49%) SQL Server
11 26 (25.49%) Palo Alto
12 24 (23.53%) CISSP
13 22 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
14 21 (20.59%) SIEM
14 21 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
15 20 (19.61%) VMware
16 19 (18.63%) SQL
16 19 (18.63%) Analytics
17 18 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
17 18 (17.65%) Cisco ISE
17 18 (17.65%) Data Centre
17 18 (17.65%) Nimble Storage
17 18 (17.65%) Windows Server
17 18 (17.65%) Network Security
17 18 (17.65%) NetApp
17 18 (17.65%) CEH
18 17 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.86%) Apache
2 7 (6.86%) IBM Notes
2 7 (6.86%) IIS
2 7 (6.86%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.86%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (49.02%) VPN
2 48 (47.06%) Wireless
3 45 (44.12%) Firewall
4 42 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
7 18 (17.65%) Cisco ISE
7 18 (17.65%) Network Security
8 16 (15.69%) LAN
9 15 (14.71%) Cisco Wireless
10 14 (13.73%) WAN
11 11 (10.78%) MPLS
12 10 (9.80%) HTTP
13 8 (7.84%) BGP
13 8 (7.84%) DNS
13 8 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (7.84%) SSL
14 7 (6.86%) SSH
15 6 (5.88%) NetScaler
16 3 (2.94%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.82%) Big Data
4 7 (6.86%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) JIRA
General
1 15 (14.71%) Games
2 13 (12.75%) German Language
3 11 (10.78%) French Language
4 7 (6.86%) Portuguese Language
4 7 (6.86%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Finance
7 1 (0.98%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.80%) Regular Expression
1 10 (9.80%) ZeroMQ
2 7 (6.86%) 802.1X
2 7 (6.86%) Web Services
3 3 (2.94%) Middleware
4 2 (1.96%) CSS
5 1 (0.98%) HTML
5 1 (0.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 15 (14.71%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (9.80%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.86%) Clustering
6 3 (2.94%) iPad
7 2 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.98%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (38.24%) Linux
2 33 (32.35%) Windows
3 18 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 17 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.76%) CentOS
5 12 (11.76%) Unix
6 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.86%) Mac OS
7 7 (6.86%) Windows NT
7 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.98%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (20.59%) SIEM
3 19 (18.63%) Analytics
4 12 (11.76%) ITIL
4 12 (11.76%) Presales
5 9 (8.82%) Digital Forensics
5 9 (8.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (7.84%) Change Management
7 7 (6.86%) High Availability
7 7 (6.86%) OWASP
8 6 (5.88%) Coaching
8 6 (5.88%) Network Security Management
8 6 (5.88%) Security Management
9 5 (4.90%) Information Security
10 4 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.94%) Change Control
11 3 (2.94%) Event Correlation
11 3 (2.94%) Network Management
11 3 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.63%) SQL
2 11 (10.78%) C
3 7 (6.86%) Bash Shell
3 7 (6.86%) Python
4 3 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (60.78%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (49.02%) CCNP
3 43 (42.16%) CCNA
4 24 (23.53%) CISSP
5 18 (17.65%) CEH
6 11 (10.78%) GCIA
6 11 (10.78%) MCSE
6 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (8.82%) CompTIA Security+
7 9 (8.82%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (4.90%) MCP
9 4 (3.92%) Degree
10 3 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.96%) CCSE
11 2 (1.96%) GIAC
11 2 (1.96%) GSEC
11 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.98%) MCITP
12 1 (0.98%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.86%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) Grafana
1 7 (6.86%) Graphite
2 6 (5.88%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.92%) Kibana
4 2 (1.96%) Packer
4 2 (1.96%) Terraform
4 2 (1.96%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (61.76%) Cisco
2 26 (25.49%) Palo Alto
3 20 (19.61%) VMware
4 18 (17.65%) NetApp
4 18 (17.65%) Nimble Storage
5 11 (10.78%) F5
6 10 (9.80%) Apple
6 10 (9.80%) Google
7 9 (8.82%) CheckPoint
8 8 (7.84%) Fortinet
8 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
9 7 (6.86%) Dell KACE
9 7 (6.86%) LogRhythm
9 7 (6.86%) Lotus
9 7 (6.86%) Novell
9 7 (6.86%) Oracle
9 7 (6.86%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (6.86%) ScanSafe
9 7 (6.86%) Sourcefire
9 7 (6.86%) Splunk
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