The median annual salary for a Security Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 426 440
Rank change year-on-year +60 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 30 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.12% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 20
Median salary £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.51% +8.12%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.04% +8.75%  

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 14466 18825 20301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12097 16070 16349
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Security Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 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
East Sussex +22 16 £40,750 -9.44%
Berkshire +40 14 £40,000 -3.61%
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 March 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 35 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
1 35 (60.34%) CCNA
2 34 (58.62%) Linux
3 29 (50.00%) Cisco
4 28 (48.28%) Wireless
5 27 (46.55%) VPN
5 27 (46.55%) Windows
6 26 (44.83%) Active Directory
6 26 (44.83%) CCNP
7 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
8 24 (41.38%) CISSP
9 20 (34.48%) VMware
10 19 (32.76%) Firewall
10 19 (32.76%) Cybersecurity
11 18 (31.03%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (31.03%) Data Centre
11 18 (31.03%) Nimble Storage
11 18 (31.03%) Palo Alto
11 18 (31.03%) NetApp
11 18 (31.03%) CEH
11 18 (31.03%) SIEM
11 18 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (29.31%) SQL
13 16 (27.59%) Windows Server
13 16 (27.59%) Analytics
13 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
14 15 (25.86%) Games
14 15 (25.86%) Cyberthreat

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 18 (31.03%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (12.07%) Apache
2 7 (12.07%) IBM Notes
2 7 (12.07%) IIS
2 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.07%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.07%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (48.28%) Wireless
2 27 (46.55%) VPN
3 19 (32.76%) Firewall
4 18 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
6 9 (15.52%) Cisco Wireless
7 8 (13.79%) BGP
7 8 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (13.79%) LAN
7 8 (13.79%) MPLS
8 7 (12.07%) DNS
8 7 (12.07%) HTTP
8 7 (12.07%) SSH
8 7 (12.07%) SSL
8 7 (12.07%) WAN
9 6 (10.34%) Network Security
10 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.52%) Big Data
4 7 (12.07%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) JIRA
General
1 15 (25.86%) Games
2 13 (22.41%) German Language
3 11 (18.97%) French Language
4 7 (12.07%) Portuguese Language
4 7 (12.07%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) Regular Expression
1 10 (17.24%) ZeroMQ
2 7 (12.07%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 15 (25.86%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
4 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (58.62%) Linux
2 27 (46.55%) Windows
3 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (27.59%) Windows Server
5 12 (20.69%) CentOS
6 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (12.07%) Mac OS
7 7 (12.07%) Unix
7 7 (12.07%) Windows NT
7 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (31.03%) SIEM
3 16 (27.59%) Analytics
4 11 (18.97%) Presales
5 8 (13.79%) Change Management
5 8 (13.79%) Digital Forensics
5 8 (13.79%) ITIL
6 7 (12.07%) OWASP
6 7 (12.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (5.17%) Event Correlation
8 2 (3.45%) Cyber Intelligence
9 1 (1.72%) Information Security
9 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.72%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 11 (18.97%) C
3 7 (12.07%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.07%) Python
4 3 (5.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (60.34%) CCNA
1 35 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (44.83%) CCNP
3 24 (41.38%) CISSP
4 18 (31.03%) CEH
5 11 (18.97%) GCIA
6 10 (17.24%) MCSE
6 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (12.07%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (12.07%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (6.90%) Degree
8 4 (6.90%) MCP
9 1 (1.72%) CCSA
9 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.72%) GCIH
9 1 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Grafana
1 7 (12.07%) Graphite
2 4 (6.90%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) Cisco
2 20 (34.48%) VMware
3 18 (31.03%) NetApp
3 18 (31.03%) Nimble Storage
3 18 (31.03%) Palo Alto
4 10 (17.24%) Apple
4 10 (17.24%) Google
5 7 (12.07%) Dell KACE
5 7 (12.07%) LogRhythm
5 7 (12.07%) Lotus
5 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.07%) Novell
5 7 (12.07%) Oracle
5 7 (12.07%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (12.07%) Splunk
6 5 (8.62%) Juniper
7 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.17%) F5
7 3 (5.17%) Nokia
8 2 (3.45%) Fortinet