The median annual salary for a Security Support Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 918 958
Rank change year-on-year +63 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 19 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.029% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.030% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 29
Median salary £43,750 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33%  

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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 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 22 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 +43 19 £43,750 - 1
South East +33 10 £45,000 +16.12%
London +32 6 £38,750 -29.54% 1
Berkshire +18 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Maidenhead +5 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Brighton - 3 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £35,000 -
Warwick - 2 £35,000 -
Surrey +42 1 £37,500 +7.14%
East of England 0 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 22 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 46 (61.33%) Cisco
2 41 (54.67%) Firewall
3 39 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (44.00%) CCNP
5 32 (42.67%) Wireless
6 31 (41.33%) Linux
7 30 (40.00%) VPN
8 29 (38.67%) CCNA
9 26 (34.67%) Windows
9 26 (34.67%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (30.67%) TCP/IP
11 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
12 18 (24.00%) SIEM
13 17 (22.67%) LAN
14 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
15 15 (20.00%) ITIL
15 15 (20.00%) CISSP
15 15 (20.00%) Network Security
15 15 (20.00%) Windows Server
15 15 (20.00%) Palo Alto
15 15 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
16 13 (17.33%) Cybersecurity
16 13 (17.33%) MPLS
16 13 (17.33%) SQL
16 13 (17.33%) WAN
17 12 (16.00%) Analytics
18 11 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus
18 11 (14.67%) Change Management
18 11 (14.67%) VMware
18 11 (14.67%) CheckPoint

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 (9.33%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.33%) Apache
3 4 (5.33%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.33%) IIS
3 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) IaaS
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (54.67%) Firewall
2 32 (42.67%) Wireless
3 30 (40.00%) VPN
4 26 (34.67%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (30.67%) TCP/IP
6 17 (22.67%) LAN
7 15 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 15 (20.00%) Network Security
8 13 (17.33%) MPLS
8 13 (17.33%) WAN
9 11 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (13.33%) BGP
10 10 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (9.33%) HTTP
12 5 (6.67%) DNS
12 5 (6.67%) NetScaler
12 5 (6.67%) SSL
13 4 (5.33%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (5.33%) SSH
14 3 (4.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.00%) Big Data
3 3 (4.00%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (13.33%) Games
2 6 (8.00%) Marketing
3 5 (6.67%) French Language
3 5 (6.67%) German Language
4 4 (5.33%) Portuguese Language
4 4 (5.33%) Spanish Language
5 3 (4.00%) Finance
6 1 (1.33%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.33%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) Middleware
1 5 (6.67%) Regular Expression
1 5 (6.67%) ZeroMQ
2 4 (5.33%) Web Services
3 3 (4.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.33%) CSS
4 1 (1.33%) HTML
4 1 (1.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (10.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.67%) iPad
4 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) Cybercrime
5 3 (4.00%) Clustering
6 2 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.33%) Linux
2 26 (34.67%) Windows
3 15 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.33%) Unix
5 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.67%) CentOS
7 4 (5.33%) Mac OS
7 4 (5.33%) Windows NT
7 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.33%) Kali Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) SIEM
2 15 (20.00%) ITIL
3 13 (17.33%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (16.00%) Analytics
5 11 (14.67%) Change Management
6 9 (12.00%) Presales
7 7 (9.33%) Digital Forensics
8 6 (8.00%) Network Management
8 6 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (6.67%) Break/Fix
9 5 (6.67%) Coaching
9 5 (6.67%) High Availability
9 5 (6.67%) Network Security Management
9 5 (6.67%) Security Management
10 4 (5.33%) Change Control
10 4 (5.33%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (5.33%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (5.33%) OWASP
10 4 (5.33%) Project Management
11 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) SQL
2 5 (6.67%) C
3 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.33%) Python
4 1 (1.33%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (44.00%) CCNP
3 29 (38.67%) CCNA
4 15 (20.00%) CISSP
5 9 (12.00%) CEH
6 5 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (6.67%) GCIA
6 5 (6.67%) MCSE
6 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (2.67%) CCSE
7 2 (2.67%) GIAC
7 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.33%) Degree
8 1 (1.33%) GSEC
8 1 (1.33%) MCP
8 1 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Samba
3 1 (1.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.00%) Grafana
2 3 (4.00%) Graphite
2 3 (4.00%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.67%) Kibana
3 2 (2.67%) Packer
3 2 (2.67%) Terraform
3 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (61.33%) Cisco
2 15 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 11 (14.67%) CheckPoint
3 11 (14.67%) VMware
4 10 (13.33%) F5
5 8 (10.67%) Fortinet
5 8 (10.67%) NetApp
5 8 (10.67%) Nimble Storage
6 7 (9.33%) LogRhythm
7 6 (8.00%) Apple
7 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.67%) Aruba
8 5 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (6.67%) Google
8 5 (6.67%) Infoblox
8 5 (6.67%) Juniper
8 5 (6.67%) ScanSafe
8 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.33%) Dell KACE
9 4 (5.33%) Splunk
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