Period
to 6 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

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

Security Engineer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 102 115
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 5 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.36% 1.04% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.09% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 10
Milton Keynes median annual salary £32,500 £60,000 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.83% +0.84% +52.56%
10th Percentile £28,700 £51,250 £41,000
90th Percentile £33,750 £68,750 £75,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £32,500 £60,000 £59,500
% change year-on-year -45.83% +0.84% +52.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,319 1,379 1,578
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.28% 95.76% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,023 1,090 1,192
Milton Keynes median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,800
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Milton Keynes

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Azure
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) WatchGuard
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (60.00%) Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 3 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (60.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCSA
1 2 (40.00%) CCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (60.00%) WatchGuard
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto