Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 103 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - +97
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.21% 0.89% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 0
Southampton median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% - -
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1362 1304 1345
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 97.24% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1249 1166 1199
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,649 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,800 £58,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 November 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%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) DMZ
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Data Encryption
2 2 (66.67%) GDPR
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (66.67%) Kali Linux
2 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (66.67%) IISP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet of Things
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) CESG
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DMZ
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Kali Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Data Encryption
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
1 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft