Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 483 536 603
Rank change year-on-year +53 +67 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 54 57 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 25
South East median annual salary £70,000 £54,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.63% -1.82% -5.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £46,950
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £57,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +9.09%

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 29799 33908 41500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.00% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24860 28418 34627
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 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Senior Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Engineer in the South East

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Engineer in the South East

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Engineer in the South East

Senior Security 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 Senior Security Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Thames Valley +21 32 £77,500 +7.64% 1
Oxfordshire - 27 £77,500 - 1
Surrey +22 10 £60,000 +14.83%
Berkshire +7 5 £65,000 -9.72%
Hampshire -4 4 - -
Sussex - 4 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £44,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
Senior Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South East region featuring Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (66.67%) Firewall
2 31 (57.41%) Network Security
3 30 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (50.00%) Juniper
5 26 (48.15%) VPN
5 26 (48.15%) Degree
5 26 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (46.30%) Computer Science
6 25 (46.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
7 24 (44.44%) Mentoring
8 21 (38.89%) Palo Alto
8 21 (38.89%) WAN
8 21 (38.89%) Web Services
9 20 (37.04%) Web Filtering
9 20 (37.04%) Kalman Filter
10 19 (35.19%) Security Operations
10 19 (35.19%) Network Monitoring
11 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
12 15 (27.78%) DNS
12 15 (27.78%) Cisco
13 14 (25.93%) CCNP
13 14 (25.93%) Ethernet
13 14 (25.93%) C++
13 14 (25.93%) Java
13 14 (25.93%) Python
13 14 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (24.07%) C
14 13 (24.07%) Perl
14 13 (24.07%) Linux

Senior Security 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 (1.85%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 30 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.26%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (66.67%) Firewall
2 31 (57.41%) Network Security
3 26 (48.15%) VPN
4 25 (46.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (38.89%) WAN
6 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
7 15 (27.78%) DNS
8 14 (25.93%) Ethernet
9 8 (14.81%) BGP
10 6 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (9.26%) SAN
12 4 (7.41%) LAN
13 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
13 3 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (5.56%) DHCP
13 3 (5.56%) IPsec
14 2 (3.70%) MPLS
14 2 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
1 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.85%) HBase
1 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
2 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) Node.js
3 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.11%) PKI
2 6 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.70%) Clustering
7 1 (1.85%) CESG
7 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Unix
3 7 (12.96%) Windows
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) CentOS
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 20 (37.04%) Kalman Filter
2 20 (37.04%) Web Filtering
3 19 (35.19%) Network Monitoring
3 19 (35.19%) Security Operations
4 12 (22.22%) SIEM
5 9 (16.67%) ITIL
6 8 (14.81%) Change Management
6 8 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (14.81%) Information Security
7 7 (12.96%) Incident Management
8 6 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 6 (11.11%) Service Design
8 6 (11.11%) Task Automation
8 6 (11.11%) Time Management
9 5 (9.26%) Network Management
9 5 (9.26%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (7.41%) Security Testing
11 3 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) C++
1 14 (25.93%) Java
1 14 (25.93%) Python
2 13 (24.07%) C
2 13 (24.07%) Perl
2 13 (24.07%) Ruby
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) Degree
2 14 (25.93%) CCNP
2 14 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (7.41%) MCSE
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) CCDP
5 3 (5.56%) CEH
5 3 (5.56%) CISA
5 3 (5.56%) CISM
5 3 (5.56%) CISSP
5 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) CCNA
6 1 (1.85%) CCSE
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) PMO
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.56%) vCloud
3 3 (5.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Nagios
1 6 (11.11%) SCOM
2 3 (5.56%) vCenter Server
2 3 (5.56%) vRealize
3 1 (1.85%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Juniper
2 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
3 21 (38.89%) Palo Alto
4 15 (27.78%) Cisco
5 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.96%) F5
6 6 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 5 (9.26%) VMware
8 4 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (7.41%) NetApp
9 3 (5.56%) ArcSight
9 3 (5.56%) Clearswift
9 3 (5.56%) Dell
9 3 (5.56%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (5.56%) Lumension
9 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.85%) IronPort