Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 203 193
Rank change year-on-year +34 -10 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 64 60 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.28% 0.97% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.00% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 71 53 71
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £90,000 £90,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 4,812 6,002 6,509
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.84% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,085 4,914 5,511
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 - 18 £52,500 -
Camberley +11 7 £40,000 -58.97% 3
Staines +6 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Farnham - 3 £32,292 -
Godalming - 2 £62,500 -
Woking +5 1 - - 5
Epsom - 1 £75,000 - 2
Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 35 (54.69%) Firewall
2 30 (46.88%) Information Security
2 30 (46.88%) Network Security
3 22 (34.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (28.13%) CISSP
4 18 (28.13%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (28.13%) Collaborative Working
5 16 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (25.00%) VPN
6 15 (23.44%) Cisco
7 14 (21.88%) Windows
7 14 (21.88%) Scrum
7 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (21.88%) OWASP
7 14 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (18.75%) SDLC
8 12 (18.75%) CISM
8 12 (18.75%) Linux
9 11 (17.19%) Solaris
9 11 (17.19%) DNS
9 11 (17.19%) Internet
9 11 (17.19%) IPsec
9 11 (17.19%) SIEM
9 11 (17.19%) Software Deployment
9 11 (17.19%) PKI
9 11 (17.19%) Computer Security
9 11 (17.19%) FISMA
10 10 (15.63%) Security Architecture
10 10 (15.63%) Juniper

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 5 (7.81%) Office 365
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.56%) IaaS
4 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (54.69%) Firewall
2 30 (46.88%) Network Security
3 22 (34.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (25.00%) VPN
5 11 (17.19%) DNS
5 11 (17.19%) Internet
5 11 (17.19%) IPsec
6 9 (14.06%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (7.81%) Wireless
7 5 (7.81%) Wireshark
8 4 (6.25%) Wireless Security
9 1 (1.56%) SNMP
9 1 (1.56%) SSL
General
1 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.69%) Local Government
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) PKI
2 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.81%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (6.25%) Wiki
5 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.69%) e-Learning
5 3 (4.69%) User Experience
6 2 (3.13%) NHS
6 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Windows
2 12 (18.75%) Linux
3 11 (17.19%) Solaris
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Information Security
2 18 (28.13%) Collaborative Working
2 18 (28.13%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.88%) OWASP
3 14 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (21.88%) Scrum
4 12 (18.75%) SDLC
5 11 (17.19%) Computer Security
5 11 (17.19%) SIEM
5 11 (17.19%) Software Deployment
6 10 (15.63%) Security Architecture
7 8 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (12.50%) Use Case
8 7 (10.94%) Data Loss Prevention
8 7 (10.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (9.38%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) C
1 2 (3.13%) C#
1 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) CISSP
2 16 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (18.75%) CISM
4 10 (15.63%) CCNA
5 8 (12.50%) CCNP
6 6 (9.38%) CCIE
6 6 (9.38%) Degree
7 4 (6.25%) JNCIS
8 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.13%) SANS
9 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.13%) VCP6
9 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.56%) CCDP
10 1 (1.56%) CCSA
10 1 (1.56%) CISA
10 1 (1.56%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.56%) HPE ATP
10 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.56%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) FISMA
2 9 (14.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.81%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (6.25%) SLA
5 3 (4.69%) GDPR
6 1 (1.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (10.94%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (10.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.13%) Nessus
3 2 (3.13%) SCOM
3 2 (3.13%) SCSM
4 1 (1.56%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Cisco
2 10 (15.63%) Juniper
3 8 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 8 (12.50%) McAfee
3 8 (12.50%) Sophos
3 8 (12.50%) Symantec
4 7 (10.94%) Trend Micro
5 6 (9.38%) VMware
6 5 (7.81%) Palo Alto
6 5 (7.81%) Riverbed
7 4 (6.25%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.69%) Virgin Media
9 2 (3.13%) NetApp
9 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.56%) EMC
10 1 (1.56%) F5
10 1 (1.56%) HP