Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 188 150
Rank change year-on-year 0 -38 +94
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 38 67 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.83% 1.14% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.18% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 45 65 91
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £43,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £90,000 £90,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 4,386 5,686 5,603
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.82% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,674 4,725 4,723
Surrey median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,450 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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
Camberley +21 11 £40,000 -58.97% 1
Farnham - 4 £32,292 -
Staines +16 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 28 (73.68%) Network Security
2 26 (68.42%) Firewall
3 19 (50.00%) Information Security
4 18 (47.37%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (44.74%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (34.21%) CISSP
7 11 (28.95%) Cisco
7 11 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (26.32%) SIEM
8 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
8 10 (26.32%) CISM
9 9 (23.68%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (21.05%) Virgin Media
10 8 (21.05%) IPsec
10 8 (21.05%) e-Learning
10 8 (21.05%) VPN
10 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (18.42%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (18.42%) Use Case
11 7 (18.42%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (18.42%) Windows
11 7 (18.42%) NetApp
11 7 (18.42%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
13 5 (13.16%) FISMA
13 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
13 5 (13.16%) 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 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (73.68%) Network Security
2 26 (68.42%) Firewall
3 18 (47.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (21.05%) IPsec
4 8 (21.05%) VPN
5 5 (13.16%) DNS
5 5 (13.16%) Internet
6 3 (7.89%) BGP
6 3 (7.89%) HSRP
6 3 (7.89%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.89%) LAN
6 3 (7.89%) NAS
6 3 (7.89%) OSPF
6 3 (7.89%) SAN
6 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.89%) VoIP
6 3 (7.89%) VRRP
6 3 (7.89%) WAN
6 3 (7.89%) Wireless
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Local Government
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) e-Learning
2 7 (18.42%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.16%) PKI
3 5 (13.16%) Wiki
4 3 (7.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Information Security
2 17 (44.74%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (26.32%) SIEM
5 9 (23.68%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (18.42%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (18.42%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (18.42%) Use Case
7 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.16%) Computer Security
8 5 (13.16%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (13.16%) Privileged Access Management
8 5 (13.16%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Security Architecture
8 5 (13.16%) Software Deployment
8 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) CISSP
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (26.32%) CISM
3 5 (13.16%) CCNA
3 5 (13.16%) JNCIS
4 4 (10.53%) CCIE
4 4 (10.53%) NCIE
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
5 3 (7.89%) VCP6
5 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.26%) CCNP
7 1 (2.63%) CCSA
7 1 (2.63%) HP ASE
7 1 (2.63%) HPE ATP
7 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) FISMA
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (7.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (7.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco
2 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 8 (21.05%) Virgin Media
4 7 (18.42%) NetApp
5 5 (13.16%) Blue Coat
5 5 (13.16%) Juniper
5 5 (13.16%) Palo Alto
6 4 (10.53%) VMware
7 3 (7.89%) Citrix
7 3 (7.89%) McAfee
7 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.89%) Sophos
7 3 (7.89%) Symantec
7 3 (7.89%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.63%) HP