The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £60,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 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
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 771 833 861
Rank change year-on-year +62 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 102 95 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.10% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 59 80 77
England median annual salary £60,500 £55,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -0.90%  
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £73,000
UK median annual salary £60,250 £55,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year +9.54% -0.90%  

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 80155 88904 100680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.94% 96.51% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 269837 336665 384213
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

Senior Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior Security Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Engineer in England

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Engineer in England

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Engineer in England

Senior Security 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 Senior Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
South East +67 47 £57,500 -8.00% 2
London +16 35 £62,500 +8.69% 3
East of England +2 16 £70,000 -6.66%
South West -2 3 £55,000 - 1
Midlands +4 1 £65,000 +41.30%
Senior Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region featuring Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 148 (79.14%) Firewall
2 122 (65.24%) Cisco
3 107 (57.22%) CheckPoint
4 97 (51.87%) Network Security
5 87 (46.52%) Juniper
6 85 (45.45%) Palo Alto
7 78 (41.71%) F5
8 67 (35.83%) TCP/IP
9 66 (35.29%) Blue Coat
10 63 (33.69%) Windows
11 55 (29.41%) VPN
12 53 (28.34%) Cisco Certification
13 49 (26.20%) Linux
13 49 (26.20%) Unix
14 48 (25.67%) Information Security
15 47 (25.13%) WAN
16 46 (24.60%) Kalman Filter
17 44 (23.53%) Mentoring
17 44 (23.53%) Security Operations
18 42 (22.46%) ITIL
19 38 (20.32%) Risk Management
19 38 (20.32%) Sourcefire
19 38 (20.32%) Fortinet
19 38 (20.32%) Digital Economy
20 33 (17.65%) BGP
20 33 (17.65%) Internet
21 32 (17.11%) LAN
21 32 (17.11%) SLA
21 32 (17.11%) Security Operations Centre
22 31 (16.58%) SIEM

Senior Security 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 9 (4.81%) Apache
1 9 (4.81%) IIS
1 9 (4.81%) Tomcat
1 9 (4.81%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (12.30%) MS Visio
2 19 (10.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (10.16%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (10.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.67%) Akamai
2 5 (2.67%) Office 365
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (79.14%) Firewall
2 97 (51.87%) Network Security
3 67 (35.83%) TCP/IP
4 55 (29.41%) VPN
5 47 (25.13%) WAN
6 33 (17.65%) BGP
6 33 (17.65%) Internet
7 32 (17.11%) LAN
8 31 (16.58%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (13.90%) OSPF
10 21 (11.23%) DNS
11 18 (9.63%) SSL
12 16 (8.56%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (7.49%) HTTP
14 13 (6.95%) IPsec
15 12 (6.42%) MPLS
15 12 (6.42%) NetScaler
16 11 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
16 11 (5.88%) SMTP
17 10 (5.35%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (20.32%) Digital Economy
2 19 (10.16%) Finance
3 12 (6.42%) French Language
3 12 (6.42%) German Language
4 3 (1.60%) Marketing
5 2 (1.07%) Advertising
5 2 (1.07%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.95%) 802.1X
2 11 (5.88%) HTML
3 6 (3.21%) XML
4 4 (2.14%) Web Services
5 1 (0.53%) .NET
5 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.53%) ActiveX
5 1 (0.53%) WinForms
5 1 (0.53%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 16 (8.56%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.74%) PKI
6 6 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.60%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.07%) Clustering
10 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.07%) Fintech
10 2 (1.07%) iPad
11 1 (0.53%) CESG
11 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.53%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 63 (33.69%) Windows
2 49 (26.20%) Linux
2 49 (26.20%) Unix
3 20 (10.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (10.16%) Solaris
4 19 (10.16%) Windows 2000
4 19 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.21%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.60%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.07%) CentOS
7 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.07%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.67%) Information Security
2 46 (24.60%) Kalman Filter
3 44 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 44 (23.53%) Security Operations
4 42 (22.46%) ITIL
5 38 (20.32%) Risk Management
6 31 (16.58%) SIEM
7 27 (14.44%) Vulnerability Management
8 22 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (11.23%) Coaching
10 20 (10.70%) Identity Management
10 20 (10.70%) Security Management
11 19 (10.16%) Content Management
12 17 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (8.56%) Presales
14 14 (7.49%) Change Management
14 14 (7.49%) OWASP
14 14 (7.49%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (6.95%) Network Management
16 12 (6.42%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.67%) PowerShell
1 5 (2.67%) VB
2 2 (1.07%) SQL
3 1 (0.53%) C#
3 1 (0.53%) Java
3 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (28.34%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (16.04%) CCNP
3 27 (14.44%) CCIE
4 25 (13.37%) CCSE
5 23 (12.30%) JNCIS
6 19 (10.16%) CCIE Service Provider
6 19 (10.16%) CCSP
7 17 (9.09%) CISM
7 17 (9.09%) CISSP
8 15 (8.02%) Degree
9 8 (4.28%) CCSA
9 8 (4.28%) CISA
10 6 (3.21%) CCDP
10 6 (3.21%) CEH
10 6 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (2.67%) CCNA
12 4 (2.14%) CCIE Security
13 3 (1.60%) SANS
14 2 (1.07%) GIAC
14 2 (1.07%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.11%) SLA
2 12 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 11 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (5.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.60%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.60%) PMO
6 1 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.53%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.53%) RMADS
System Software
1 19 (10.16%) ProxySG
2 5 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.67%) vSphere
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.67%) vCenter Server
1 5 (2.67%) vMotion
2 3 (1.60%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.60%) Nagios
2 3 (1.60%) SCOM
3 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.53%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 122 (65.24%) Cisco
2 107 (57.22%) CheckPoint
3 87 (46.52%) Juniper
4 85 (45.45%) Palo Alto
5 78 (41.71%) F5
6 66 (35.29%) Blue Coat
7 38 (20.32%) Fortinet
7 38 (20.32%) Sourcefire
8 30 (16.04%) Microsoft
9 21 (11.23%) Crossbeam
10 20 (10.70%) HP
11 19 (10.16%) Imperva
11 19 (10.16%) McAfee
11 19 (10.16%) Proofpoint
11 19 (10.16%) TippingPoint
12 14 (7.49%) VMware
13 11 (5.88%) Citrix
14 9 (4.81%) Sun
15 7 (3.74%) Splunk
16 6 (3.21%) Arista
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