The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
South East / Surrey
Rank 114 162 189
Rank change year-on-year +48 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 51 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.86% 1.04% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.06% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 19
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £62,500 £60,400
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.50% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2634 4039 4307
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.27% 97.63% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2122 3476 3555
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 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
Leatherhead 0 9 £39,500 +5.33%
Redhill +11 7 £60,000 +3.44%
Guildford +25 5 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Camberley - 3 £50,000 - 1
Staines - 3 £52,500 -
Woking +2 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 42 (37.84%) Security Operations
2 41 (36.94%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (36.94%) VPN
2 41 (36.94%) Cisco
3 40 (36.04%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (33.33%) CCNA
5 35 (31.53%) Firewall
6 34 (30.63%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (27.03%) CCNP
8 28 (25.23%) Juniper
9 26 (23.42%) Network Security
9 26 (23.42%) Threat Analysis
10 24 (21.62%) Riverbed
11 23 (20.72%) Security Architecture
11 23 (20.72%) SC Cleared
11 23 (20.72%) Security Cleared
11 23 (20.72%) Wireless
11 23 (20.72%) Security Operations Centre
12 22 (19.82%) PKI
13 21 (18.92%) Data Protection
13 21 (18.92%) Identity Management
13 21 (18.92%) Linux
13 21 (18.92%) Fraud Detection
13 21 (18.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 20 (18.02%) Wireless Security
15 19 (17.12%) Wireshark
16 18 (16.22%) Windows
17 14 (12.61%) C++
17 14 (12.61%) Active Directory
17 14 (12.61%) Microsoft

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Project
2 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.50%) iPaaS
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (36.94%) VPN
2 35 (31.53%) Firewall
3 34 (30.63%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (23.42%) Network Security
5 23 (20.72%) Wireless
6 20 (18.02%) Wireless Security
7 19 (17.12%) Wireshark
8 11 (9.91%) TCP/IP
9 9 (8.11%) DNS
9 9 (8.11%) WAN
10 8 (7.21%) LAN
11 7 (6.31%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (6.31%) MPLS
11 7 (6.31%) SNMP
12 5 (4.50%) DHCP
12 5 (4.50%) IPsec
12 5 (4.50%) NetScaler
12 5 (4.50%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (3.60%) Ethernet
13 4 (3.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) Big Data
2 8 (7.21%) Blockchain
2 8 (7.21%) Data Lake
2 8 (7.21%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (4.50%) Electronics
2 2 (1.80%) Finance
3 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) Web Services
2 2 (1.80%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.72%) Security Operations Centre
2 22 (19.82%) PKI
3 13 (11.71%) Cyber Attack
4 11 (9.91%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (6.31%) User Experience
6 5 (4.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.90%) CESG
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.92%) Linux
2 18 (16.22%) Windows
3 8 (7.21%) Unix
4 5 (4.50%) Android
4 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.50%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.50%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.84%) Security Operations
2 41 (36.94%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (23.42%) Threat Analysis
4 23 (20.72%) Security Architecture
5 21 (18.92%) Data Protection
5 21 (18.92%) Fraud Detection
5 21 (18.92%) Identity Management
5 21 (18.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.91%) Information Security
7 11 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.11%) Network Management
9 8 (7.21%) Cryptography
9 8 (7.21%) Migration
9 8 (7.21%) Online Security
9 8 (7.21%) Prototyping
9 8 (7.21%) Rapid Prototyping
9 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.31%) Functional Programming
10 7 (6.31%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.61%) C++
2 9 (8.11%) Java
3 8 (7.21%) C#
4 7 (6.31%) Python
5 6 (5.41%) C
6 5 (4.50%) Embedded C
6 5 (4.50%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.90%) Go
7 1 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (36.04%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (33.33%) CCNA
3 30 (27.03%) CCNP
4 23 (20.72%) SC Cleared
4 23 (20.72%) Security Cleared
5 10 (9.01%) CISSP
6 6 (5.41%) Degree
7 5 (4.50%) CCIE
7 5 (4.50%) CCSE
8 4 (3.60%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.80%) CEH
9 2 (1.80%) GIAC
10 1 (0.90%) CISA
10 1 (0.90%) CISM
10 1 (0.90%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 7 (6.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.90%) FISMA
System Software
1 14 (12.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.31%) MetaFrame
2 7 (6.31%) XenApp
2 7 (6.31%) XenDesktop
2 7 (6.31%) XenServer
3 5 (4.50%) DFS Replication
3 5 (4.50%) Terminal Services
3 5 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (8.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (4.50%) EdgeSight
2 5 (4.50%) SCCM
3 1 (0.90%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 41 (36.94%) Cisco
2 28 (25.23%) Juniper
3 24 (21.62%) Riverbed
4 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.91%) CheckPoint
6 9 (8.11%) Intel Security
6 9 (8.11%) Symantec
7 7 (6.31%) Citrix
8 5 (4.50%) Aquila
8 5 (4.50%) Blue Coat
8 5 (4.50%) VMware
9 4 (3.60%) Brocade
10 2 (1.80%) Dell
11 1 (0.90%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.90%) CA
11 1 (0.90%) F5
11 1 (0.90%) HP
11 1 (0.90%) Kaspersky
11 1 (0.90%) New Relic
11 1 (0.90%) WatchGuard
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