The median annual salary for a Security Support Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Security Support Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 417 454
Rank change year-on-year +33 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 10 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.068% 0.12% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.12% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 15
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £36,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14110 17860 20459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.64% 96.97% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51716 74983 82617
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Security Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Support Engineer in the South East

Security Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Security Support Engineer in the South East

Security Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +22 7 £45,000 +16.12%
East Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Surrey +29 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Security Support Engineer
England

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Security Support 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 South East region featuring Security Support Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (70.00%) Linux
2 22 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (55.00%) CCNA
3 20 (50.00%) Cisco
4 19 (47.50%) Wireless
5 18 (45.00%) CCNP
5 18 (45.00%) VPN
6 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
6 17 (42.50%) Windows
6 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
7 16 (40.00%) Firewall
8 15 (37.50%) CISSP
8 15 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 13 (32.50%) SQL
9 13 (32.50%) SIEM
10 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
11 11 (27.50%) Cyberthreat
11 11 (27.50%) Games
12 10 (25.00%) Change Management
12 10 (25.00%) VMware
12 10 (25.00%) MPLS
12 10 (25.00%) BGP
12 10 (25.00%) ITIL
12 10 (25.00%) Analytics
12 10 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
13 9 (22.50%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (22.50%) CEH
14 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (20.00%) Data Centre

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (17.50%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.00%) Apache
2 4 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) Wireless
2 18 (45.00%) VPN
3 16 (40.00%) Firewall
4 15 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 10 (25.00%) BGP
5 10 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 10 (25.00%) MPLS
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (10.00%) DNS
7 4 (10.00%) HTTP
7 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (10.00%) LAN
7 4 (10.00%) SSH
7 4 (10.00%) SSL
7 4 (10.00%) WAN
8 2 (5.00%) Network Security
9 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.50%) LTE
9 1 (2.50%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.50%) Big Data
3 3 (7.50%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 11 (27.50%) Games
2 5 (12.50%) French Language
2 5 (12.50%) German Language
3 4 (10.00%) Portuguese Language
3 4 (10.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Regular Expression
1 5 (12.50%) ZeroMQ
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Linux
2 17 (42.50%) Windows
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.50%) CentOS
6 4 (10.00%) Mac OS
6 4 (10.00%) Unix
6 4 (10.00%) Windows NT
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) SIEM
2 10 (25.00%) Analytics
2 10 (25.00%) Change Management
2 10 (25.00%) ITIL
3 9 (22.50%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (12.50%) Presales
5 4 (10.00%) OWASP
5 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (7.50%) Digital Forensics
7 2 (5.00%) Cyber Intelligence
8 1 (2.50%) Event Correlation
8 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.50%) OpenUP
8 1 (2.50%) Security Operations
8 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) C
3 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) CCNA
1 22 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (45.00%) CCNP
3 15 (37.50%) CISSP
4 9 (22.50%) CEH
5 5 (12.50%) GCIA
5 5 (12.50%) MCSE
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) MCP
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Samba
3 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Grafana
1 3 (7.50%) Graphite
1 3 (7.50%) Prometheus
2 2 (5.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) LogRhythm
3 8 (20.00%) NetApp
3 8 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
3 8 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 5 (12.50%) Apple
4 5 (12.50%) Google
4 5 (12.50%) Juniper
5 4 (10.00%) Dell KACE
5 4 (10.00%) Lotus
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) Novell
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 4 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (10.00%) Splunk
6 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.50%) F5
6 3 (7.50%) Fortinet