The median annual salary for a Security Support Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Support Engineer
UK
Rank 807 918 923
Rank change year-on-year +111 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 57 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.030% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.031% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 49 21 25
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.04% +8.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Support Engineer in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Security Support Engineer in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Support Engineer in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +115 57 £41,500 -7.77% 1
South East +77 30 £40,000 -7.51%
London +92 18 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Brighton +21 16 £40,750 -9.44%
East Sussex +21 16 £40,750 -9.44%
Berkshire +41 14 £40,000 -3.61%
Maidenhead - 8 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £45,000 -
City of London +55 5 £55,000 -31.25%
East of England +29 3 £57,000 +39.02%
Warwick - 3 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 -
Norwich - 2 £57,000 -
Norfolk - 2 £57,000 -
Essex +14 1 - -

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Security Support 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 featuring Security Support Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (61.17%) Cisco
1 63 (61.17%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (48.54%) CCNP
2 50 (48.54%) VPN
3 48 (46.60%) Wireless
4 46 (44.66%) Firewall
5 44 (42.72%) CCNA
6 42 (40.78%) Cisco ASA
7 40 (38.83%) Linux
8 34 (33.01%) Windows
9 29 (28.16%) Active Directory
10 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
11 26 (25.24%) Palo Alto
12 25 (24.27%) CISSP
13 23 (22.33%) Cybersecurity
14 21 (20.39%) SIEM
14 21 (20.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (20.39%) TCP/IP
15 20 (19.42%) SQL
15 20 (19.42%) VMware
16 19 (18.45%) CEH
16 19 (18.45%) Analytics
17 18 (17.48%) Elasticsearch
17 18 (17.48%) Cisco ISE
17 18 (17.48%) Data Centre
17 18 (17.48%) Nimble Storage
17 18 (17.48%) Windows Server
17 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2008
17 18 (17.48%) Network Security
17 18 (17.48%) NetApp

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 18 (17.48%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.77%) Apache
2 8 (7.77%) IBM Notes
2 8 (7.77%) IIS
2 8 (7.77%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.77%) WebLogic
2 8 (7.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (48.54%) VPN
2 48 (46.60%) Wireless
3 46 (44.66%) Firewall
4 42 (40.78%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (20.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (20.39%) TCP/IP
6 18 (17.48%) Cisco ISE
6 18 (17.48%) Network Security
7 17 (16.50%) LAN
8 15 (14.56%) Cisco Wireless
8 15 (14.56%) WAN
9 11 (10.68%) HTTP
9 11 (10.68%) MPLS
10 9 (8.74%) DNS
10 9 (8.74%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (8.74%) SSL
11 8 (7.77%) BGP
11 8 (7.77%) SSH
12 6 (5.83%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.91%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.65%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.74%) Big Data
4 7 (6.80%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) JIRA
General
1 15 (14.56%) Games
2 14 (13.59%) German Language
3 12 (11.65%) French Language
4 8 (7.77%) Portuguese Language
4 8 (7.77%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.91%) Marketing
6 2 (1.94%) Finance
7 1 (0.97%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) Regular Expression
2 10 (9.71%) ZeroMQ
3 8 (7.77%) Web Services
4 7 (6.80%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.91%) Middleware
6 2 (1.94%) CSS
7 1 (0.97%) HTML
7 1 (0.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Data Centre
2 15 (14.56%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.80%) Clustering
6 3 (2.91%) iPad
7 2 (1.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.97%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.83%) Linux
2 34 (33.01%) Windows
3 18 (17.48%) Windows Server
3 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (12.62%) Unix
5 12 (11.65%) CentOS
6 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (7.77%) Mac OS
7 8 (7.77%) Windows NT
7 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.97%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (20.39%) SIEM
3 19 (18.45%) Analytics
4 12 (11.65%) ITIL
4 12 (11.65%) Presales
5 10 (9.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 9 (8.74%) Digital Forensics
7 8 (7.77%) Change Management
7 8 (7.77%) OWASP
8 7 (6.80%) High Availability
9 6 (5.83%) Coaching
9 6 (5.83%) Network Security Management
9 6 (5.83%) Security Management
10 5 (4.85%) Information Security
11 4 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (2.91%) Change Control
12 3 (2.91%) Event Correlation
12 3 (2.91%) Network Management
12 3 (2.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.42%) SQL
2 11 (10.68%) C
3 8 (7.77%) Bash Shell
3 8 (7.77%) Python
4 3 (2.91%) Java
5 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (61.17%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (48.54%) CCNP
3 44 (42.72%) CCNA
4 25 (24.27%) CISSP
5 19 (18.45%) CEH
6 12 (11.65%) MCSE
6 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (10.68%) GCIA
8 10 (9.71%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (9.71%) Security+ Certification
9 5 (4.85%) MCP
10 4 (3.88%) Degree
11 3 (2.91%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.94%) CCSE
12 2 (1.94%) GIAC
12 2 (1.94%) GSEC
12 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.97%) MCITP
13 1 (0.97%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (28.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.77%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) Grafana
1 7 (6.80%) Graphite
2 6 (5.83%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.88%) Kibana
4 2 (1.94%) Packer
4 2 (1.94%) Terraform
4 2 (1.94%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (61.17%) Cisco
2 26 (25.24%) Palo Alto
3 20 (19.42%) VMware
4 18 (17.48%) NetApp
4 18 (17.48%) Nimble Storage
5 11 (10.68%) F5
6 10 (9.71%) Apple
6 10 (9.71%) Google
7 9 (8.74%) CheckPoint
7 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
8 8 (7.77%) Dell KACE
8 8 (7.77%) Fortinet
8 8 (7.77%) Lotus
8 8 (7.77%) Novell
8 8 (7.77%) Oracle
8 8 (7.77%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (7.77%) Splunk
9 7 (6.80%) LogRhythm
9 7 (6.80%) ScanSafe
9 7 (6.80%) Sourcefire
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