Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 18 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 192 263
Rank change year-on-year -7 +71 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 58 85 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.94% 1.27% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.31% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 51 74 42
Surrey median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £40,000 £34,850 £37,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £59,875
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 5975 6511 8411
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.47% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4888 5530 7297
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Surrey

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Surrey

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Surrey

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 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
Woking +32 12 £57,500 +21.05%
Staines - 6 £60,000 -
Camberley -4 4 £97,500 +225.00%
Guildford -6 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Weybridge - 1 £29,500 -
Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Surrey region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (51.72%) Security Architecture
1 30 (51.72%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 26 (44.83%) SC Cleared
2 26 (44.83%) Firewall
3 20 (34.48%) Identity Management
3 20 (34.48%) PKI
3 20 (34.48%) Data Protection
3 20 (34.48%) Threat Analysis
3 20 (34.48%) Security Operations
3 20 (34.48%) Security Operations Centre
3 20 (34.48%) Fraud Detection
3 20 (34.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 17 (29.31%) Network Security
4 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
5 16 (27.59%) Cisco
6 11 (18.97%) Finance
6 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (15.52%) SIEM
7 9 (15.52%) Juniper
7 9 (15.52%) CCNP
7 9 (15.52%) WAN
8 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 8 (13.79%) Cisco ISE
8 8 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (12.07%) VPN
10 6 (10.34%) LAN
10 6 (10.34%) C
10 6 (10.34%) Network Management
11 5 (8.62%) Palo Alto

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.83%) Firewall
2 17 (29.31%) Network Security
3 9 (15.52%) WAN
4 8 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (13.79%) Cisco ISE
4 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 7 (12.07%) VPN
6 6 (10.34%) LAN
7 5 (8.62%) Wireless
8 4 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.17%) Internet
9 3 (5.17%) SSL
10 2 (3.45%) BGP
10 2 (3.45%) EIGRP
10 2 (3.45%) IPsec
10 2 (3.45%) Value-Added Service
11 1 (1.72%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.72%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Maven
1 2 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Electronics
3 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (1.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) PKI
1 20 (34.48%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (5.17%) CESG
2 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Android
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Cybersecurity
1 30 (51.72%) Security Architecture
2 20 (34.48%) Data Protection
2 20 (34.48%) Fraud Detection
2 20 (34.48%) Identity Management
2 20 (34.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 20 (34.48%) Security Operations
2 20 (34.48%) Threat Analysis
3 9 (15.52%) SIEM
4 6 (10.34%) Network Management
5 5 (8.62%) Information Security
6 4 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.45%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.45%) Open Source
8 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) C
2 4 (6.90%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) C++
3 3 (5.17%) SQL
4 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.45%) Python
4 2 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) SC Cleared
1 26 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (15.52%) CCNP
4 5 (8.62%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (8.62%) Degree
5 4 (6.90%) CISSP
5 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.17%) CCSA
6 3 (5.17%) CISA
6 3 (5.17%) CISM
7 2 (3.45%) CCIE
7 2 (3.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (3.45%) CCIE Security
7 2 (3.45%) CCSE
7 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) TrustSec
2 1 (1.72%) Cacti
2 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
2 16 (27.59%) Cisco
3 9 (15.52%) Juniper
4 5 (8.62%) Palo Alto
5 4 (6.90%) Kaspersky
5 4 (6.90%) WatchGuard
6 3 (5.17%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.45%) IronPort
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.72%) F5
8 1 (1.72%) Polycom
8 1 (1.72%) Siemens
8 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds