The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £57,500 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.

Senior Security Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 757 827 873
Rank change year-on-year +70 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 85 120 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 46 97 51
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09%  

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%  

Senior Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 28 March 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 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 +72 50 £52,500 - 2
London +62 28 £60,000 -1.63% 1
North West -10 4 £50,000 -
West Midlands +26 2 £50,000 +29.87%
East of England - 2 - -
South West +15 1 £50,000 -
Senior Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 160 (82.05%) Firewall
2 130 (66.67%) Cisco
3 120 (61.54%) Network Security
4 102 (52.31%) CheckPoint
5 91 (46.67%) Palo Alto
6 76 (38.97%) Juniper
6 76 (38.97%) Windows
7 74 (37.95%) F5
8 68 (34.87%) Cisco Certification
9 65 (33.33%) Linux
10 64 (32.82%) VPN
11 62 (31.79%) Blue Coat
12 61 (31.28%) Kalman Filter
13 57 (29.23%) Information Security
14 53 (27.18%) TCP/IP
15 49 (25.13%) Unix
15 49 (25.13%) Risk Management
16 47 (24.10%) SLA
17 46 (23.59%) Sourcefire
18 45 (23.08%) Security Operations
19 44 (22.56%) Mentoring
19 44 (22.56%) CCNP
20 41 (21.03%) Microsoft
21 40 (20.51%) Fortinet
22 39 (20.00%) ITIL
23 38 (19.49%) Security Operations Centre
24 37 (18.97%) Internet
25 31 (15.90%) Intel Security
26 30 (15.38%) CCIE
26 30 (15.38%) 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 (4.62%) Apache
1 9 (4.62%) IIS
1 9 (4.62%) Tomcat
1 9 (4.62%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (14.36%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.31%) MS Visio
3 22 (11.28%) MS Office
3 22 (11.28%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.08%) Office 365
3 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (82.05%) Firewall
2 120 (61.54%) Network Security
3 64 (32.82%) VPN
4 53 (27.18%) TCP/IP
5 37 (18.97%) Internet
6 30 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (12.31%) BGP
7 24 (12.31%) LAN
7 24 (12.31%) WAN
8 23 (11.79%) OSPF
9 18 (9.23%) Cisco ISE
10 13 (6.67%) MPLS
11 12 (6.15%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (6.15%) DNS
11 12 (6.15%) VPLS
12 11 (5.64%) HTTP
12 11 (5.64%) SSL
12 11 (5.64%) VLAN
13 10 (5.13%) SMTP
13 10 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Burp Suite
General
1 16 (8.21%) Finance
2 8 (4.10%) Banking
3 7 (3.59%) Marketing
4 6 (3.08%) French Language
4 6 (3.08%) Games
4 6 (3.08%) German Language
5 4 (2.05%) Retail
6 3 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.08%) Web Services
2 4 (2.05%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.05%) SailPoint
2 4 (2.05%) XML
3 3 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.51%) .NET
4 1 (0.51%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.49%) Security Operations Centre
2 17 (8.72%) Management Information System
3 15 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 12 (6.15%) RSA SecurID
5 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.56%) PKI
7 4 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.54%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.03%) Clustering
10 1 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.51%) Derivative
10 1 (0.51%) iPad
10 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 76 (38.97%) Windows
2 65 (33.33%) Linux
3 49 (25.13%) Unix
4 24 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (11.28%) Solaris
5 22 (11.28%) Windows 2000
5 22 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (8.72%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.54%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.03%) CentOS
8 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.28%) Kalman Filter
2 57 (29.23%) Information Security
3 49 (25.13%) Risk Management
4 45 (23.08%) Security Operations
5 44 (22.56%) Mentoring
6 39 (20.00%) ITIL
7 30 (15.38%) SIEM
8 24 (12.31%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (12.31%) Identity Management
9 23 (11.79%) Security Management
10 22 (11.28%) Coaching
10 22 (11.28%) Content Management
11 21 (10.77%) Change Management
11 21 (10.77%) Vulnerability Management
12 15 (7.69%) Network Management
12 15 (7.69%) OWASP
12 15 (7.69%) Security Architecture
13 14 (7.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 13 (6.67%) Presales
14 13 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.13%) SQL
2 5 (2.56%) Java
3 4 (2.05%) BeanShell
3 4 (2.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.05%) VB
4 2 (1.03%) Python
5 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.51%) C++
5 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (34.87%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (22.56%) CCNP
3 30 (15.38%) CCIE
4 26 (13.33%) CCSE
5 23 (11.79%) JNCIS
6 22 (11.28%) CCSP
7 14 (7.18%) Degree
8 12 (6.15%) CISSP
9 10 (5.13%) CCNA
10 8 (4.10%) CISM
11 4 (2.05%) CCDP
12 3 (1.54%) CCSA
12 3 (1.54%) GIAC
13 1 (0.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 1 (0.51%) CEH
13 1 (0.51%) CRISC
13 1 (0.51%) CSSLP
13 1 (0.51%) ISSAP
13 1 (0.51%) MBA
13 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (24.10%) SLA
2 15 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (5.13%) PCI DSS
5 9 (4.62%) ISO27002
6 2 (1.03%) GPG13
7 1 (0.51%) FISMA
System Software
1 22 (11.28%) ProxySG
2 13 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.05%) vSphere
4 1 (0.51%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (4.62%) Nessus
2 4 (2.05%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.05%) SCCM
2 4 (2.05%) vMotion
3 3 (1.54%) EnCase
3 3 (1.54%) Kibana
3 3 (1.54%) logstash
3 3 (1.54%) QRadar
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.03%) RSA enVision
4 2 (1.03%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.51%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.51%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.51%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.51%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 130 (66.67%) Cisco
2 102 (52.31%) CheckPoint
3 91 (46.67%) Palo Alto
4 76 (38.97%) Juniper
5 74 (37.95%) F5
6 62 (31.79%) Blue Coat
7 46 (23.59%) Sourcefire
8 41 (21.03%) Microsoft
9 40 (20.51%) Fortinet
10 31 (15.90%) Intel Security
11 23 (11.79%) Crossbeam
11 23 (11.79%) HP
11 23 (11.79%) TippingPoint
12 22 (11.28%) Imperva
12 22 (11.28%) Proofpoint
13 9 (4.62%) Splunk
13 9 (4.62%) Sun
14 6 (3.08%) VMware
15 5 (2.56%) CyberArk
15 5 (2.56%) Forcepoint
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