The median annual salary for a Security Support Engineer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Support Engineer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 901 952
Rank change year-on-year +48 +51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 21 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.033% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.034% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 31
Median salary £41,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.15% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Support Engineer in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Top 17 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 26 June 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 +28 21 £41,250 -5.71% 1
South East +52 11 £45,000 +20.00%
Berkshire +12 7 £45,000 +16.12%
London +22 6 £38,750 -29.54% 1
Maidenhead +11 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Brighton - 3 £45,000 -
Warwick - 3 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
Surrey +32 1 £37,500 +7.14%
East of England +2 1 £33,500 +59.52%
Hertfordshire - 1 £33,500 -
Newbury - 1 £42,500 -
Slough - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £33,500 -
Woking - 1 £37,500 -

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 47 (61.04%) Cisco
2 43 (55.84%) Firewall
3 39 (50.65%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (42.86%) CCNP
5 32 (41.56%) Linux
5 32 (41.56%) Wireless
6 30 (38.96%) VPN
7 29 (37.66%) CCNA
8 28 (36.36%) Windows
9 27 (35.06%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (32.47%) TCP/IP
11 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
12 20 (25.97%) SIEM
13 18 (23.38%) LAN
14 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
15 16 (20.78%) Network Security
15 16 (20.78%) Windows Server
16 15 (19.48%) Palo Alto
16 15 (19.48%) Cisco Wireless
16 15 (19.48%) ITIL
16 15 (19.48%) CISSP
17 14 (18.18%) SQL
17 14 (18.18%) WAN
18 13 (16.88%) Cybersecurity
18 13 (16.88%) MPLS
19 12 (15.58%) CheckPoint
19 12 (15.58%) Analytics
20 11 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
20 11 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
20 11 (14.29%) Unix

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.19%) Apache
3 4 (5.19%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.19%) IIS
3 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) IaaS
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (55.84%) Firewall
2 32 (41.56%) Wireless
3 30 (38.96%) VPN
4 27 (35.06%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (32.47%) TCP/IP
6 18 (23.38%) LAN
7 16 (20.78%) Network Security
8 15 (19.48%) Cisco Wireless
9 14 (18.18%) WAN
10 13 (16.88%) MPLS
11 11 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (12.99%) BGP
12 10 (12.99%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (9.09%) HTTP
14 5 (6.49%) DNS
14 5 (6.49%) NetScaler
14 5 (6.49%) SSL
15 4 (5.19%) Cisco PIX
15 4 (5.19%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (5.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.90%) Big Data
3 3 (3.90%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) JIRA
General
1 11 (14.29%) Games
2 6 (7.79%) Marketing
3 5 (6.49%) French Language
3 5 (6.49%) German Language
4 4 (5.19%) Portuguese Language
4 4 (5.19%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.90%) Finance
6 1 (1.30%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) Middleware
2 5 (6.49%) Regular Expression
2 5 (6.49%) ZeroMQ
3 4 (5.19%) Web Services
4 3 (3.90%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.30%) CSS
5 1 (1.30%) HTML
5 1 (1.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (10.39%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.79%) iPad
4 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.19%) Cybercrime
6 3 (3.90%) Clustering
7 2 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.56%) Linux
2 28 (36.36%) Windows
3 16 (20.78%) Windows Server
4 11 (14.29%) Unix
5 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.49%) CentOS
7 4 (5.19%) Mac OS
7 4 (5.19%) Windows NT
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.30%) Kali Linux
8 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) SIEM
2 15 (19.48%) ITIL
3 13 (16.88%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (15.58%) Analytics
5 11 (14.29%) Change Management
6 9 (11.69%) Presales
7 7 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
8 6 (7.79%) Network Management
8 6 (7.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (6.49%) Break/Fix
9 5 (6.49%) Coaching
9 5 (6.49%) High Availability
9 5 (6.49%) Network Security Management
9 5 (6.49%) Security Management
10 4 (5.19%) Change Control
10 4 (5.19%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (5.19%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (5.19%) OWASP
10 4 (5.19%) Project Management
11 3 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) C
3 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.19%) Python
4 1 (1.30%) Java
4 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (50.65%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (42.86%) CCNP
3 29 (37.66%) CCNA
4 15 (19.48%) CISSP
5 9 (11.69%) CEH
6 5 (6.49%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (6.49%) GCIA
6 5 (6.49%) MCSE
6 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.49%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (2.60%) CCSE
7 2 (2.60%) GIAC
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.30%) Degree
8 1 (1.30%) GSEC
8 1 (1.30%) MCP
8 1 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) Samba
3 1 (1.30%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.90%) Grafana
2 3 (3.90%) Graphite
2 3 (3.90%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.60%) Kibana
3 2 (2.60%) Packer
3 2 (2.60%) Terraform
3 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (61.04%) Cisco
2 15 (19.48%) Palo Alto
3 12 (15.58%) CheckPoint
4 11 (14.29%) VMware
5 10 (12.99%) F5
6 8 (10.39%) Fortinet
6 8 (10.39%) LogRhythm
6 8 (10.39%) NetApp
6 8 (10.39%) Nimble Storage
7 6 (7.79%) Apple
7 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.49%) Aruba
8 5 (6.49%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (6.49%) Google
8 5 (6.49%) Infoblox
8 5 (6.49%) Juniper
8 5 (6.49%) ScanSafe
8 5 (6.49%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.19%) Dell KACE
9 4 (5.19%) Splunk
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