The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 141 139 142
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 1 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.046% 0.78% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.81% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 16
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  

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 2107 2457 2241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.17% 95.71% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 2028 1796
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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
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 25 March 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
Watford -8 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (40.00%) F5
4 4 (40.00%) SIEM
4 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) CCIE
4 4 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (30.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) CISSP
5 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) Data Security
5 3 (30.00%) Symantec
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Presales
5 3 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (20.00%) Information Security
6 2 (20.00%) CESG
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) WLAN
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (20.00%) IPv4
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) GGSN
5 1 (10.00%) HSRP
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) SGSN
5 1 (10.00%) SNMP
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) CESG
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (40.00%) SIEM
2 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Data Security
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (30.00%) Presales
2 3 (30.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCIE
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) Huawei
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper