The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Security Engineer
England / South East
Rank 348 429 447
Rank change year-on-year +81 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 47 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.14% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.14% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 8
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,600
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -9.09%  

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 14278 18611 19980
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.48% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11924 15869 16106
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
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%  

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 March 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 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
Berkshire +58 40 £53,750 +2.38%
Surrey +38 2 £47,500 -17.39% 2
East Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
Hampshire +31 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Senior Security Engineer
England

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 71 (85.54%) Firewall
2 64 (77.11%) CheckPoint
3 63 (75.90%) Cisco
4 60 (72.29%) Juniper
5 57 (68.67%) F5
5 57 (68.67%) Palo Alto
6 54 (65.06%) Blue Coat
7 45 (54.22%) Kalman Filter
8 43 (51.81%) Sourcefire
9 42 (50.60%) Network Security
9 42 (50.60%) Risk Management
10 37 (44.58%) Linux
11 36 (43.37%) Windows
12 31 (37.35%) Fortinet
13 30 (36.14%) TCP/IP
14 28 (33.73%) Cisco Certification
15 27 (32.53%) Security Operations
15 27 (32.53%) Information Security
15 27 (32.53%) VPN
15 27 (32.53%) SLA
15 27 (32.53%) Unix
16 26 (31.33%) Internet
16 26 (31.33%) Mentoring
17 25 (30.12%) Security Operations Centre
18 24 (28.92%) CCSE
19 23 (27.71%) CCIE
20 22 (26.51%) ITIL
20 22 (26.51%) Identity Management
20 22 (26.51%) JNCIS
20 22 (26.51%) Crossbeam

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 21 (25.30%) MS Excel
1 21 (25.30%) MS Office
1 21 (25.30%) MS PowerPoint
1 21 (25.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (85.54%) Firewall
2 42 (50.60%) Network Security
3 30 (36.14%) TCP/IP
4 27 (32.53%) VPN
5 26 (31.33%) Internet
6 7 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.02%) BGP
7 5 (6.02%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (4.82%) OSPF
8 4 (4.82%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (4.82%) Wireshark
9 3 (3.61%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (3.61%) Wireless
10 2 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (2.41%) LAN
10 2 (2.41%) WAN
11 1 (1.20%) DHCP
11 1 (1.20%) FTP
11 1 (1.20%) SMTP
General
1 6 (7.23%) Marketing
2 5 (6.02%) French Language
2 5 (6.02%) Games
2 5 (6.02%) German Language
3 2 (2.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (4.82%) PKI
3 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.58%) Linux
2 36 (43.37%) Windows
3 27 (32.53%) Unix
4 21 (25.30%) Solaris
4 21 (25.30%) Windows 2000
4 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.22%) Kalman Filter
2 42 (50.60%) Risk Management
3 27 (32.53%) Information Security
3 27 (32.53%) Security Operations
4 26 (31.33%) Mentoring
5 22 (26.51%) Identity Management
5 22 (26.51%) ITIL
6 21 (25.30%) Coaching
6 21 (25.30%) Content Management
6 21 (25.30%) Security Management
7 9 (10.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (9.64%) Network Design
9 7 (8.43%) Presales
10 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.02%) Security Monitoring
10 5 (6.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 4 (4.82%) Business Continuity
11 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.82%) Fault Analysis
11 4 (4.82%) Global Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
1 4 (4.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (33.73%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (28.92%) CCSE
3 23 (27.71%) CCIE
4 22 (26.51%) JNCIS
5 21 (25.30%) CCSP
6 6 (7.23%) CCNP
7 5 (6.02%) CCNA
8 2 (2.41%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.53%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (25.30%) ProxySG
2 4 (4.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Nessus
2 4 (4.82%) vMotion
3 3 (3.61%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.41%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 64 (77.11%) CheckPoint
2 63 (75.90%) Cisco
3 60 (72.29%) Juniper
4 57 (68.67%) F5
4 57 (68.67%) Palo Alto
5 54 (65.06%) Blue Coat
6 43 (51.81%) Sourcefire
7 31 (37.35%) Fortinet
8 22 (26.51%) Crossbeam
9 21 (25.30%) HP
9 21 (25.30%) Imperva
9 21 (25.30%) Intel Security
9 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
9 21 (25.30%) Proofpoint
9 21 (25.30%) TippingPoint
10 4 (4.82%) Forcepoint
10 4 (4.82%) Stonesoft
10 4 (4.82%) VMware
11 3 (3.61%) IronPort
12 2 (2.41%) Meraki
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Informatiq Consulting
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