The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Luton 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 44 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 11 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 5.47% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Median salary £50,000 - -
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 Luton. 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
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 198 289 403
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 98.51% 96.66% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 113 240 354
Median salary £46,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% +41.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £75,000
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 Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Luton

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Luton

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

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 Luton region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (93.33%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) Information Security
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) CISSP
3 8 (53.33%) Mac OS X
3 8 (53.33%) Apple
3 8 (53.33%) DRM
3 8 (53.33%) Forcepoint
3 8 (53.33%) Apple iOS
3 8 (53.33%) SIEM
3 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (53.33%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (53.33%) Data Protection
3 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (53.33%) Security Architecture
3 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (53.33%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) Security Operations
3 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (53.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 8 (53.33%) CISM

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (33.33%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Apple iOS
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Mac OS X
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 8 (53.33%) Data Protection
2 8 (53.33%) DRM
2 8 (53.33%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Security Architecture
2 8 (53.33%) Security Operations
2 8 (53.33%) SIEM
2 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CISM
1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Apple
1 8 (53.33%) Forcepoint
2 6 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) TippingPoint