The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £32,750 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Security Engineer
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 67 81
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 2 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.36% 1.92% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.95% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 0
Median salary £32,750 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.12% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 549 717 758
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.51% 98.08% 98.96%
Number of salaries quoted 503 674 602
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £25,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Southampton

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Southampton

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Southampton region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Data Encryption
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
3 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DMZ
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Data Encryption
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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