The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex 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.

Security Engineer
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - 101
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.42% - 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% - 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 915 956 1228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.81% 95.41% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 769 779 971
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Essex

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Essex

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Essex

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

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Essex

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Essex 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
Basildon - 3 £45,000 - 1
Chelmsford - 1 £65,000 -
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
3 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (20.00%) Multichannel Marketing

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Cyber Attack
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Multichannel Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
Basildon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago