The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 329 413 451
Rank change year-on-year +84 +38  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 51 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 29
Median salary £56,250 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.30% -7.72%  

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 14206 17673 20720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.63% 96.96% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11912 15039 16887
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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 +37 29 £55,000 -24.13%
Surrey +35 10 £58,750 +14.07%
Oxfordshire - 5 £63,000 -
Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £44,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £45,000 -
Senior Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 89 (90.82%) Firewall
2 75 (76.53%) Cisco
3 73 (74.49%) Juniper
4 70 (71.43%) CheckPoint
5 62 (63.27%) Palo Alto
6 56 (57.14%) F5
7 53 (54.08%) Blue Coat
8 52 (53.06%) Network Security
9 50 (51.02%) TCP/IP
10 45 (45.92%) Windows
11 42 (42.86%) Linux
12 41 (41.84%) Kalman Filter
13 38 (38.78%) Digital Economy
13 38 (38.78%) Unix
13 38 (38.78%) Risk Management
13 38 (38.78%) Sourcefire
14 36 (36.73%) VPN
15 35 (35.71%) Mentoring
16 33 (33.67%) Cisco Certification
17 31 (31.63%) SLA
18 26 (26.53%) Security Operations
19 25 (25.51%) Information Security
20 24 (24.49%) ITIL
21 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
21 22 (22.45%) Fortinet
22 21 (21.43%) CCIE
22 21 (21.43%) Internet
22 21 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
22 21 (21.43%) Crossbeam
23 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008

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:

Applications
1 19 (19.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (19.39%) Microsoft Office
1 19 (19.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 19 (19.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Office 365
2 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 89 (90.82%) Firewall
2 52 (53.06%) Network Security
3 50 (51.02%) TCP/IP
4 36 (36.73%) VPN
5 21 (21.43%) Internet
6 11 (11.22%) WAN
7 9 (9.18%) BGP
8 8 (8.16%) Cisco ISE
9 7 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (6.12%) DNS
11 4 (4.08%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (3.06%) MPLS
12 3 (3.06%) OSPF
12 3 (3.06%) Spanning Tree
12 3 (3.06%) Wireless
12 3 (3.06%) Wireshark
13 2 (2.04%) DHCP
13 2 (2.04%) IPsec
14 1 (1.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (38.78%) Digital Economy
2 12 (12.24%) French Language
2 12 (12.24%) German Language
3 6 (6.12%) Finance
4 3 (3.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.02%) .NET
3 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.02%) ActiveX
3 1 (1.02%) WinForms
3 1 (1.02%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (7.14%) PKI
3 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.92%) Windows
2 42 (42.86%) Linux
3 38 (38.78%) Unix
4 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (19.39%) Solaris
5 19 (19.39%) Windows 2000
5 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.04%) CentOS
6 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.84%) Kalman Filter
2 38 (38.78%) Risk Management
3 35 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 26 (26.53%) Security Operations
5 25 (25.51%) Information Security
6 24 (24.49%) ITIL
7 20 (20.41%) Coaching
7 20 (20.41%) Security Management
8 19 (19.39%) Content Management
8 19 (19.39%) Identity Management
9 14 (14.29%) SIEM
10 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (9.18%) Network Management
12 8 (8.16%) Network Design
12 8 (8.16%) Problem Management
13 7 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 5 (5.10%) Business Continuity
14 5 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (5.10%) High Availability
14 5 (5.10%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
1 5 (5.10%) VB
2 1 (1.02%) C#
2 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (33.67%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (21.43%) CCIE
3 20 (20.41%) CCSE
3 20 (20.41%) JNCIS
4 19 (19.39%) CCIE Service Provider
4 19 (19.39%) CCSP
5 13 (13.27%) CCNP
6 6 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (6.12%) Degree
7 3 (3.06%) CCNA
8 2 (2.04%) CEH
8 2 (2.04%) CISA
8 2 (2.04%) CISM
8 2 (2.04%) CISSP
9 1 (1.02%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.63%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) PMO
3 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (19.39%) ProxySG
2 5 (5.10%) vSphere
3 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) vCenter Server
1 5 (5.10%) vMotion
2 3 (3.06%) Nagios
2 3 (3.06%) SCOM
3 2 (2.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 75 (76.53%) Cisco
2 73 (74.49%) Juniper
3 70 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 62 (63.27%) Palo Alto
5 56 (57.14%) F5
6 53 (54.08%) Blue Coat
7 38 (38.78%) Sourcefire
8 22 (22.45%) Fortinet
8 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
9 21 (21.43%) Crossbeam
10 20 (20.41%) HP
11 19 (19.39%) Imperva
11 19 (19.39%) McAfee
11 19 (19.39%) Proofpoint
11 19 (19.39%) TippingPoint
12 5 (5.10%) VMware
13 3 (3.06%) Forcepoint
13 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.06%) Stonesoft
14 2 (2.04%) Red Hat