The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 25 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 143 158
Rank change year-on-year -27 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 5 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.17% 1.40% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 1.43% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 36 28
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2826 3357 3645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 96.81% 97.62% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2512 2927 2996
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
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 Hampshire

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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
Southampton -1 2 £32,750 -18.12% 1
Portsmouth - 2 £45,000 -
Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (86.96%) Network Security
2 18 (78.26%) Firewall
3 15 (65.22%) Information Security
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
5 10 (43.48%) Security Architecture
5 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (34.78%) Computer Security
6 8 (34.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (34.78%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) Cisco
8 6 (26.09%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
8 6 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
9 5 (21.74%) Internet
9 5 (21.74%) SOA
9 5 (21.74%) Web Services
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
9 5 (21.74%) Task Automation
10 4 (17.39%) Data Encryption
10 4 (17.39%) Unix
10 4 (17.39%) DNS
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
11 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS

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 1 (4.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) Network Security
2 18 (78.26%) Firewall
3 8 (34.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (21.74%) Internet
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 3 (13.04%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) WAN
7 2 (8.70%) DHCP
7 2 (8.70%) DMZ
7 2 (8.70%) ICMP
7 2 (8.70%) IPsec
7 2 (8.70%) VPN
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (4.35%) NetScreen
8 1 (4.35%) VoIP
8 1 (4.35%) Wireless
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) PKI
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) DataPower
4 1 (4.35%) CESG
4 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) CentOS
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) Kali Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Information Security
2 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (43.48%) Security Architecture
3 8 (34.78%) Computer Security
4 6 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (26.09%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) SOA
5 5 (21.74%) Task Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Data Encryption
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
8 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) ITSM
8 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
8 2 (8.70%) Network Design
8 2 (8.70%) Service Management
8 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) CEH
4 2 (8.70%) CISM
4 2 (8.70%) GCIH
4 2 (8.70%) GIAC
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE Security
5 1 (4.35%) CCSE
5 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (4.35%) CISA
5 1 (4.35%) IISP
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.70%) FISMA
4 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.04%) IronPort
3 3 (13.04%) Juniper
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) FireEye
4 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) McAfee
4 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.35%) Tufin
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