Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Support Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 526 537 620
Rank change year-on-year +11 +83 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 26 50 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.086% 0.14% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.15% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 24
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £37,250 £31,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +28 21 £45,000 +12.50%
Thames Valley +21 21 £45,000 +12.50%
Surrey - 4 £41,250 -
West Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
Security Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (65.38%) TCP/IP
3 16 (61.54%) CheckPoint
4 12 (46.15%) Juniper
4 12 (46.15%) Cisco
5 11 (42.31%) Windows
5 11 (42.31%) Network Security
6 10 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (38.46%) Wireshark
6 10 (38.46%) CCNP
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (34.62%) WAN
7 9 (34.62%) Linux
7 9 (34.62%) BGP
7 9 (34.62%) MPLS
7 9 (34.62%) OSPF
7 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
7 9 (34.62%) Incident Management
7 9 (34.62%) NetScout
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (34.62%) tcpdump
8 8 (30.77%) F5
8 8 (30.77%) SIEM
8 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 8 (30.77%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (30.77%) LogRhythm
8 8 (30.77%) Proactive Monitoring
8 8 (30.77%) Games
8 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server

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 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (65.38%) TCP/IP
3 11 (42.31%) Network Security
4 10 (38.46%) Wireshark
5 9 (34.62%) BGP
5 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (34.62%) MPLS
5 9 (34.62%) OSPF
5 9 (34.62%) tcpdump
5 9 (34.62%) WAN
6 4 (15.38%) Wireless
7 3 (11.54%) BIG-IP
7 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (7.69%) Value-Added Service
9 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (30.77%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (11.54%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (34.62%) Incident Management
2 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
3 8 (30.77%) Proactive Monitoring
3 8 (30.77%) SIEM
4 4 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Market Making
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) CCNP
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (26.92%) CISSP
3 6 (23.08%) CCSA
4 5 (19.23%) CCSE
5 3 (11.54%) CISA
5 3 (11.54%) CISM
5 3 (11.54%) JNCIA
5 3 (11.54%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) CheckPoint
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) Juniper
3 9 (34.62%) NetScout
4 8 (30.77%) F5
4 8 (30.77%) LogRhythm
5 4 (15.38%) Kaspersky
5 4 (15.38%) WatchGuard
6 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
6 3 (11.54%) Crossbeam
6 3 (11.54%) McAfee
6 3 (11.54%) Sourcefire
7 2 (7.69%) VMware
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft