Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Security Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 169 189
Rank change year-on-year +46 +20 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 53 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.75% 0.34% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 0.35% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 41 7 3
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +66.67% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £57,500 £45,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2924 2845 3192
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 97.07% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2437 2319 2621
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Oxfordshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Oxfordshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Oxfordshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 32 £50,000 - 1
Abingdon - 4 - -
Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (73.58%) Network Security
2 34 (64.15%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (54.72%) Intrusion Detection
3 29 (54.72%) Degree
3 29 (54.72%) Firewall
3 29 (54.72%) Juniper
4 28 (52.83%) Mentoring
5 26 (49.06%) VPN
5 26 (49.06%) Computer Science
6 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
7 24 (45.28%) Web Services
7 24 (45.28%) Python
7 24 (45.28%) Kalman Filter
7 24 (45.28%) Web Filtering
8 23 (43.40%) Security Operations
8 23 (43.40%) Palo Alto
8 23 (43.40%) TCP/IP
9 21 (39.62%) C
9 21 (39.62%) Network Monitoring
10 19 (35.85%) Linux
11 18 (33.96%) WAN
12 17 (32.08%) C++
12 17 (32.08%) Java
12 17 (32.08%) Perl
12 17 (32.08%) Ethernet
12 17 (32.08%) Ruby
13 16 (30.19%) Cisco
14 15 (28.30%) Unix
14 15 (28.30%) BGP

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (5.66%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 34 (64.15%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (15.09%) SaaS
4 5 (9.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (73.58%) Network Security
2 29 (54.72%) Firewall
2 29 (54.72%) Intrusion Detection
3 26 (49.06%) VPN
4 23 (43.40%) TCP/IP
5 18 (33.96%) WAN
6 17 (32.08%) Ethernet
7 15 (28.30%) BGP
8 13 (24.53%) DNS
9 8 (15.09%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (15.09%) IPsec
10 7 (13.21%) OSPF
11 5 (9.43%) LAN
11 5 (9.43%) MPLS
12 4 (7.55%) EIGRP
12 4 (7.55%) HSRP
12 4 (7.55%) VoIP
12 4 (7.55%) VRRP
13 3 (5.66%) Junos
13 3 (5.66%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.66%) Games
2 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
3 1 (1.89%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) Web Services
2 3 (5.66%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (49.06%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.87%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (7.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Linux
2 15 (28.30%) Unix
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Mentoring
2 24 (45.28%) Kalman Filter
2 24 (45.28%) Web Filtering
3 23 (43.40%) Security Operations
4 21 (39.62%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (26.42%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (20.75%) Change Management
7 10 (18.87%) ITIL
7 10 (18.87%) Problem Management
7 10 (18.87%) Service Design
7 10 (18.87%) Time Management
8 9 (16.98%) Change Control
8 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
9 8 (15.09%) OWASP
9 8 (15.09%) Statistics
10 6 (11.32%) Security Monitoring
10 6 (11.32%) SIEM
10 6 (11.32%) Task Automation
10 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) Python
2 21 (39.62%) C
3 17 (32.08%) C++
3 17 (32.08%) Java
3 17 (32.08%) Perl
3 17 (32.08%) Ruby
4 4 (7.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) Degree
2 11 (20.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (18.87%) CCNP
3 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CCIE
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) PMO
2 6 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) Nagios
2 10 (18.87%) SCOM
3 4 (7.55%) Kibana
3 4 (7.55%) logstash
4 3 (5.66%) Cacti
4 3 (5.66%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Juniper
2 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
3 23 (43.40%) Palo Alto
4 16 (30.19%) Cisco
5 10 (18.87%) SolarWinds
6 7 (13.21%) Sophos
7 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.55%) Splunk
9 3 (5.66%) Kaspersky
9 3 (5.66%) McAfee
9 3 (5.66%) Symantec
9 3 (5.66%) VMware