The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 51 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 2 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.56% 1.56% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.61% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 11
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.80% -  
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 Slough. 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
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 341 496 557
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 96.33% 96.50% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 295 449 440
Median salary £45,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
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 Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Slough

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) OpenUP
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) FWSM
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) OpenUP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) VMware