The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Senior Security Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 132 146
Rank change year-on-year +47 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 25 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.93% 0.056% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 0.058% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Median salary £55,000 £75,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.30% -7.72%  

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 1257 1733 2170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.99% 96.49% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 1375 1634
Median salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in Reading over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 62 (96.88%) Firewall
2 59 (92.19%) CheckPoint
3 58 (90.63%) Juniper
4 57 (89.06%) Cisco
5 56 (87.50%) F5
5 56 (87.50%) Palo Alto
6 52 (81.25%) Blue Coat
7 38 (59.38%) Kalman Filter
7 38 (59.38%) Digital Economy
7 38 (59.38%) Sourcefire
7 38 (59.38%) Risk Management
8 35 (54.69%) TCP/IP
8 35 (54.69%) Unix
8 35 (54.69%) Windows
9 33 (51.56%) Network Security
10 31 (48.44%) Linux
10 31 (48.44%) SLA
10 31 (48.44%) Mentoring
11 22 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (32.81%) Internet
12 21 (32.81%) Crossbeam
12 21 (32.81%) Fortinet
12 21 (32.81%) Security Operations
12 21 (32.81%) Security Operations Centre
13 20 (31.25%) HP
13 20 (31.25%) VPN
13 20 (31.25%) ITIL
14 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Office
14 19 (29.69%) Solaris
14 19 (29.69%) Windows 2000

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Office
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 19 (29.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 62 (96.88%) Firewall
2 35 (54.69%) TCP/IP
3 33 (51.56%) Network Security
4 21 (32.81%) Internet
5 20 (31.25%) VPN
6 3 (4.69%) BGP
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.69%) OSPF
6 3 (4.69%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (4.69%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (3.13%) IPsec
7 2 (3.13%) MPLS
7 2 (3.13%) Wireless
8 1 (1.56%) DHCP
8 1 (1.56%) DNS
8 1 (1.56%) LAN
8 1 (1.56%) WLAN
General
1 38 (59.38%) Digital Economy
2 12 (18.75%) French Language
2 12 (18.75%) German Language
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (54.69%) Unix
1 35 (54.69%) Windows
2 31 (48.44%) Linux
3 19 (29.69%) Solaris
3 19 (29.69%) Windows 2000
3 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (59.38%) Kalman Filter
1 38 (59.38%) Risk Management
2 31 (48.44%) Mentoring
3 21 (32.81%) Security Operations
4 20 (31.25%) ITIL
5 19 (29.69%) Coaching
5 19 (29.69%) Content Management
5 19 (29.69%) Identity Management
5 19 (29.69%) Information Security
5 19 (29.69%) Security Management
6 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.69%) Global Marketing
7 3 (4.69%) Network Design
7 3 (4.69%) Presales
7 3 (4.69%) Product Management
8 1 (1.56%) Logistics
8 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.56%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (29.69%) CCIE
2 19 (29.69%) CCIE Service Provider
2 19 (29.69%) CCSE
2 19 (29.69%) CCSP
2 19 (29.69%) JNCIS
3 3 (4.69%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (48.44%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 59 (92.19%) CheckPoint
2 58 (90.63%) Juniper
3 57 (89.06%) Cisco
4 56 (87.50%) F5
4 56 (87.50%) Palo Alto
5 52 (81.25%) Blue Coat
6 38 (59.38%) Sourcefire
7 21 (32.81%) Crossbeam
7 21 (32.81%) Fortinet
8 20 (31.25%) HP
9 19 (29.69%) Imperva
9 19 (29.69%) McAfee
9 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
9 19 (29.69%) Proofpoint
9 19 (29.69%) TippingPoint
10 3 (4.69%) Forcepoint
10 3 (4.69%) Stonesoft
11 1 (1.56%) Aruba