Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 125 132
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 15 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.03% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 3
Milton Keynes median annual salary £65,000 £44,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.73% +12.82% +2.63%
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +0.92% +39.74% -33.62%

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 1,403 1,604 1,653
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.22% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,134 1,215 1,443
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% +4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,175 £63,750 £61,450
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018, 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 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
1 8 (53.33%) CEH
1 8 (53.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (53.33%) SIEM
1 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (53.33%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (26.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 4 (26.67%) Task Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Thinking
4 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (26.67%) Threat Modelling
4 4 (26.67%) Secure Coding
4 4 (26.67%) Security Operations
4 4 (26.67%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (26.67%) Redis
4 4 (26.67%) Hedge funds
4 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) SLA
4 4 (26.67%) SaaS
4 4 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (26.67%) nginx

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (26.67%) Redis
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (13.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (26.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (26.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
1 8 (53.33%) SIEM
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Thinking
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
2 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Secure Coding
2 4 (26.67%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) Security Operations
2 4 (26.67%) Task Automation
2 4 (26.67%) Threat Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) OWASP
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) PHP
1 4 (26.67%) Ruby
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CEH
1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Nessus
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft