Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Security Engineer
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 - 139
Rank change year-on-year - +139 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 5 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.36% - 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Essex median annual salary £40,000 - £47,500
10th Percentile £32,500 - £39,375
90th Percentile £75,500 - £51,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1321 1975 2499
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 92.81% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 1518 1853
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,497
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 2 £45,000 -
Colchester - 2 £35,000 -
Security Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Sophos
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Meraki
2 2 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SANS
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CME
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (20.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Sophos
2 2 (40.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) VMware