The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - 48
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.57% - 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £45,000 - £46,500
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 Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 346 233 285
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 98.30% 95.10% 98.62%
Number of salaries quoted 320 219 247
Median salary £44,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Portsmouth

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Portsmouth

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

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 Portsmouth region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis

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

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat