The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Security Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 73 135 146
Rank change year-on-year +62 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 38 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.05% 0.51% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 0.55% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 2
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1211 1824 2254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.27% 93.78% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1474 1541
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Engineer in Reading

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Engineer in Reading

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior 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 Reading region featuring Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (93.55%) CheckPoint
2 57 (91.94%) Firewall
2 57 (91.94%) Juniper
3 54 (87.10%) Palo Alto
4 53 (85.48%) F5
4 53 (85.48%) Blue Coat
5 50 (80.65%) Cisco
6 43 (69.35%) Kalman Filter
6 43 (69.35%) Sourcefire
7 42 (67.74%) Risk Management
8 35 (56.45%) Network Security
9 28 (45.16%) Fortinet
10 27 (43.55%) SLA
10 27 (43.55%) TCP/IP
10 27 (43.55%) Unix
10 27 (43.55%) Windows
10 27 (43.55%) Linux
10 27 (43.55%) Security Operations
11 26 (41.94%) Internet
11 26 (41.94%) Mentoring
12 25 (40.32%) Security Operations Centre
13 22 (35.48%) Crossbeam
13 22 (35.48%) Identity Management
14 21 (33.87%) Security Management
14 21 (33.87%) Intel Security
14 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (33.87%) Information Security
14 21 (33.87%) ProxySG
14 21 (33.87%) CCSE
14 21 (33.87%) Content Management

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
1 21 (33.87%) MS Office
1 21 (33.87%) MS PowerPoint
1 21 (33.87%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 57 (91.94%) Firewall
2 35 (56.45%) Network Security
3 27 (43.55%) TCP/IP
4 26 (41.94%) Internet
5 21 (33.87%) VPN
6 4 (6.45%) BGP
6 4 (6.45%) OSPF
6 4 (6.45%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (6.45%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (8.06%) French Language
1 5 (8.06%) German Language
2 4 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.32%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Linux
1 27 (43.55%) Unix
1 27 (43.55%) Windows
2 21 (33.87%) Solaris
2 21 (33.87%) Windows 2000
2 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (69.35%) Kalman Filter
2 42 (67.74%) Risk Management
3 27 (43.55%) Security Operations
4 26 (41.94%) Mentoring
5 22 (35.48%) Identity Management
6 21 (33.87%) Coaching
6 21 (33.87%) Content Management
6 21 (33.87%) Information Security
6 21 (33.87%) ITIL
6 21 (33.87%) Security Management
7 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.45%) Global Marketing
8 4 (6.45%) Network Design
8 4 (6.45%) Presales
8 4 (6.45%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) CCIE
1 21 (33.87%) CCSE
1 21 (33.87%) CCSP
1 21 (33.87%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (33.87%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (43.55%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 58 (93.55%) CheckPoint
2 57 (91.94%) Juniper
3 54 (87.10%) Palo Alto
4 53 (85.48%) Blue Coat
4 53 (85.48%) F5
5 50 (80.65%) Cisco
6 43 (69.35%) Sourcefire
7 28 (45.16%) Fortinet
8 22 (35.48%) Crossbeam
9 21 (33.87%) HP
9 21 (33.87%) Imperva
9 21 (33.87%) Intel Security
9 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
9 21 (33.87%) Proofpoint
9 21 (33.87%) TippingPoint
10 4 (6.45%) Forcepoint
10 4 (6.45%) Stonesoft