The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 29 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 137 165
Rank change year-on-year +11 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 23 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.11% 0.26% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.27% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 6
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% +16.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £61,250 £43,750
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2022 2183 2795
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.40% 96.08% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7659 8011 12423
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Hertfordshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Hertfordshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Hertfordshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £65,000 -
Hatfield - 4 £45,000 - 1
Watford -5 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £33,500 - 1
Security Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (75.00%) VPN
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) Citrix
3 14 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 14 (58.33%) Firewall
3 14 (58.33%) Palo Alto
4 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
5 12 (50.00%) IPsec
5 12 (50.00%) OSPF
5 12 (50.00%) BGP
5 12 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 12 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 12 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 12 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (45.83%) HTML
6 11 (45.83%) HTTP
7 10 (41.67%) CCNA
7 10 (41.67%) DNS
7 10 (41.67%) LAN
7 10 (41.67%) WAN
7 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (41.67%) VMware
8 9 (37.50%) Windows
9 7 (29.17%) Change Management
9 7 (29.17%) ITIL
9 7 (29.17%) F5
9 7 (29.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 7 (29.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 6 (25.00%) Arista
10 6 (25.00%) GLBP

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Akamai
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) VPN
2 14 (58.33%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) BGP
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (50.00%) IPsec
3 12 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 12 (50.00%) OSPF
4 11 (45.83%) HTTP
5 10 (41.67%) DNS
5 10 (41.67%) LAN
5 10 (41.67%) WAN
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (25.00%) GLBP
6 6 (25.00%) IGRP
6 6 (25.00%) MPLS
6 6 (25.00%) Network Security
6 6 (25.00%) SSL
7 4 (16.67%) iSCSI
7 4 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.17%) Law
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Kali Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
2 7 (29.17%) Change Management
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 7 (29.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
3 6 (25.00%) SIEM
4 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (20.83%) Information Security
5 4 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
5 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
1 4 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) CCNA
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CISSP
3 4 (16.67%) CCAA
3 4 (16.67%) CEH
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) MCSA
3 4 (16.67%) MCSE
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) Citrix
3 14 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 14 (58.33%) Palo Alto
4 12 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 10 (41.67%) VMware
6 7 (29.17%) F5
7 6 (25.00%) Arista
7 6 (25.00%) Juniper
8 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
9 4 (16.67%) HP
9 4 (16.67%) SonicWALL
10 2 (8.33%) Huawei
11 1 (4.17%) Apple
11 1 (4.17%) Facebook
11 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago