Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 18 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 210 201
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 34 64 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.54% 0.93% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.96% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 25 43 70
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £64,250 £57,601
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 6052 6664 7083
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 97.06% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5240 5726 5941
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Hampshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Hampshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Hampshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Winchester - 12 £54,000 -
Farnborough -13 5 £55,000 +35.80%
Basingstoke 0 4 £32,500 -23.53% 2
Southampton -15 3 £32,500 -23.53%
Fleet - 2 £55,000 -
Portsmouth -16 1 £32,500 -40.91%
Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hampshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (55.88%) Windows
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
1 19 (55.88%) Firewall
2 16 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (44.12%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (38.24%) Security Operations
5 12 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (35.29%) Information Security
6 11 (32.35%) CISSP
6 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
6 11 (32.35%) Security Architecture
7 10 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (29.41%) ITIL
7 10 (29.41%) CISM
8 9 (26.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
8 9 (26.47%) SIEM
9 8 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
9 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (23.53%) Data Loss Prevention
9 8 (23.53%) DRM
10 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
10 7 (20.59%) VMware
11 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 6 (17.65%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (17.65%) Network Security
11 6 (17.65%) Digital Forensics
12 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.65%) Network Security
4 5 (14.71%) SAN
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (8.82%) DHCP
5 3 (8.82%) DMZ
5 3 (8.82%) DNS
6 2 (5.88%) Internet
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) LDAP
General
1 4 (11.76%) French Language
1 4 (11.76%) German Language
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (11.76%) CCTV
3 3 (8.82%) CESG
3 3 (8.82%) PKI
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) CentOS
5 2 (5.88%) Kali Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (44.12%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (38.24%) Security Operations
4 12 (35.29%) Information Security
5 11 (32.35%) Security Architecture
6 10 (29.41%) ITIL
6 10 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (26.47%) SIEM
7 9 (26.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 8 (23.53%) Data Loss Prevention
8 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
8 8 (23.53%) DRM
9 6 (17.65%) Digital Forensics
10 4 (11.76%) Data Encryption
10 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (5.88%) Change Management
11 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (5.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) CISSP
2 10 (29.41%) CISM
3 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) CCDP
4 3 (8.82%) CCNP
4 3 (8.82%) CEH
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.82%) MCSE
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (5.88%) IISP
6 1 (2.94%) CSSLP
6 1 (2.94%) GCIH
6 1 (2.94%) GIAC
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
4 4 (11.76%) SLA
5 2 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) vCloud
3 3 (8.82%) VMware NSX
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 3 (8.82%) vCenter Server
2 3 (8.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) VMware
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco
3 5 (14.71%) NetApp
4 4 (11.76%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (11.76%) Dell
4 4 (11.76%) Juniper
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.82%) ArcSight
5 3 (8.82%) Clearswift
5 3 (8.82%) Dell Compellent
5 3 (8.82%) F5
5 3 (8.82%) Lumension
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) NETGEAR