Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 112 121
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 14 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.00% 0.91% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.94% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 3
Milton Keynes median annual salary £60,000 £49,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.45% +25.64% +2.63%
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £60,000 £54,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.09% +39.74% -30.67%

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 1,323 1,482 1,589
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 96.67% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1,127 1,404
Milton Keynes median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,600 £62,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.63%

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 11 (78.57%) CISSP
1 11 (78.57%) CEH
2 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 10 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 10 (71.43%) Information Security
2 10 (71.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (57.14%) Security Architecture
3 8 (57.14%) OWASP
4 7 (50.00%) SIEM
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (42.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (42.86%) Threat Intelligence
5 6 (42.86%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (42.86%) SABSA
5 6 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
5 6 (42.86%) SDLC
5 6 (42.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (42.86%) CEPT
5 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
5 6 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (42.86%) VPN
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) GPEN
5 6 (42.86%) OSCP
5 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (42.86%) PKI

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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 6 (42.86%) PKI
2 5 (35.71%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (28.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Computer Science
1 10 (71.43%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) OWASP
2 8 (57.14%) Security Architecture
3 7 (50.00%) SIEM
4 6 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (42.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (42.86%) SABSA
4 6 (42.86%) SDLC
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) Threat Intelligence
4 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (28.57%) Security Operations
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) CEH
1 11 (78.57%) CISSP
2 10 (71.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (71.43%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 6 (42.86%) CEPT
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (42.86%) GPEN
3 6 (42.86%) OSCP
4 1 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (7.14%) GIAC
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft