Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 176 233
Rank change year-on-year +11 +57 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 71 73 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.35% 1.29% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.33% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 69 65 61
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £42,000 £36,700 £36,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £90,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 5,034 5,471 7,704
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.73% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4,194 4,465 6,582
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 July 2018.

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 July 2018. 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
Leatherhead +31 40 £50,000 +26.58% 2
Redhill +21 9 £52,500 -12.50%
Godalming - 3 £57,500 -
Camberley -10 2 £85,000 +70.00%
Chertsey - 2 £26,000 - 1
Staines +9 1 £55,000 -6.38% 1
Woking +4 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £75,000 -
Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.85%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (40.85%) Scrum
3 26 (36.62%) OWASP
4 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
5 22 (30.99%) Firewall
5 22 (30.99%) Wireless
6 20 (28.17%) VPN
6 20 (28.17%) Linux
7 19 (26.76%) SDLC
8 18 (25.35%) Windows
9 17 (23.94%) DNS
9 17 (23.94%) Cisco
9 17 (23.94%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (22.54%) Network Security
10 16 (22.54%) Collaborative Working
10 16 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (21.13%) Juniper
11 15 (21.13%) CCNP
11 15 (21.13%) Degree
12 14 (19.72%) CCNA
12 14 (19.72%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (18.31%) Riverbed
13 13 (18.31%) Wireshark
13 13 (18.31%) Information Security
14 12 (16.90%) Service Delivery
14 12 (16.90%) SLA
14 12 (16.90%) C#
14 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (16.90%) Wireless Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 9 (12.68%) AWS CloudTrail
3 5 (7.04%) SaaS
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.82%) Office 365
6 1 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.99%) Firewall
1 22 (30.99%) Wireless
2 20 (28.17%) VPN
3 17 (23.94%) DNS
4 16 (22.54%) Network Security
5 14 (19.72%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (18.31%) Wireshark
7 12 (16.90%) Wireless Security
8 11 (15.49%) DHCP
8 11 (15.49%) LAN
8 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
8 11 (15.49%) WAN
9 10 (14.08%) SNMP
10 9 (12.68%) ICMP
10 9 (12.68%) OSPF
10 9 (12.68%) VoIP
11 7 (9.86%) IPsec
12 6 (8.45%) Internet
12 6 (8.45%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.68%) TeamCity
4 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.63%) Subversion
6 3 (4.23%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.41%) JIRA
7 1 (1.41%) Maven
7 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) REST
1 6 (8.45%) WCF
1 6 (8.45%) Web Services
2 4 (5.63%) HTML
3 3 (4.23%) CSS
3 3 (4.23%) Gherkin
3 3 (4.23%) jQuery
4 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
4 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.45%) PKI
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.63%) CMDB
5 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) CESG
6 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) Linux
2 18 (25.35%) Windows
3 6 (8.45%) Solaris
4 3 (4.23%) Android
5 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.85%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (40.85%) Scrum
3 26 (36.62%) OWASP
4 19 (26.76%) SDLC
5 17 (23.94%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (22.54%) Collaborative Working
7 13 (18.31%) Information Security
8 12 (16.90%) Service Delivery
9 10 (14.08%) Network Management
10 9 (12.68%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (12.68%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (11.27%) ITIL
12 7 (9.86%) SOA
12 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
12 7 (9.86%) Threat Modelling
13 6 (8.45%) Identity Access Management
13 6 (8.45%) MVC
13 6 (8.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) C#
2 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.23%) C
3 3 (4.23%) C++
4 2 (2.82%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) Java 8
5 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (21.13%) CCNP
2 15 (21.13%) Degree
3 14 (19.72%) CCNA
4 12 (16.90%) SANS
5 6 (8.45%) CISSP
5 6 (8.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (5.63%) CISA
6 4 (5.63%) CISM
6 4 (5.63%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.82%) CCIE
7 2 (2.82%) CEH
8 1 (1.41%) CCDP
8 1 (1.41%) CSSLP
8 1 (1.41%) GPEN
8 1 (1.41%) GWAPT
8 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) SLA
2 6 (8.45%) FISMA
3 5 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (4.23%) COBIT
4 3 (4.23%) GDPR
5 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.41%) GPG13
6 1 (1.41%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.63%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (5.63%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (5.63%) Nagios
2 4 (5.63%) OpenView
2 4 (5.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (5.63%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.41%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.94%) Cisco
3 15 (21.13%) Juniper
4 13 (18.31%) Riverbed
5 9 (12.68%) Atlassian
5 9 (12.68%) HP
5 9 (12.68%) IBM
5 9 (12.68%) Oracle
5 9 (12.68%) SAP
6 5 (7.04%) McAfee
6 5 (7.04%) Sophos
6 5 (7.04%) Symantec
7 4 (5.63%) AppDynamics
7 4 (5.63%) BMC
7 4 (5.63%) CA
7 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.63%) NetScout
7 4 (5.63%) Perforce
7 4 (5.63%) Remedy
7 4 (5.63%) ServiceNow