Period
to 19 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Welwyn Garden City during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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

Security Engineer
Hertfordshire > Welwyn Garden City
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 16 40
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 56 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 4.11% 13.33% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 13.76% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Welwyn Garden City median annual salary £52,500 - £41,750
10th Percentile £46,250 - £33,075
90th Percentile £58,750 - £53,025
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -11.54% +26.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City. 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
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent vacancies in Welwyn Garden City with a recognized job title 143 407 182
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.95% 96.90% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 59 160 147
Welwyn Garden City median annual salary £32,500 £55,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.91% +48.65% -26.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,550 £26,150
90th Percentile £69,000 £77,750 £68,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% -3.23%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Job postings that featured Security Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Welwyn Garden City

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Welwyn Garden City

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Welwyn Garden City region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
1 4 (66.67%) SNMP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) SSCP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) GitHub
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) ICMP
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) GCIA
2 3 (50.00%) GSEC
2 3 (50.00%) GCIH
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) GIAC
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 3 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (16.67%) Akamai
2 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
1 4 (66.67%) SNMP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) ICMP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) 802.11
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) DWDM
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (16.67%) IGRP
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Due Diligence
3 2 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SSCP
2 3 (50.00%) GCIA
2 3 (50.00%) GCIH
2 3 (50.00%) GSEC
3 2 (33.33%) GIAC
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) GCFA
4 1 (16.67%) GCFE
4 1 (16.67%) GREM
4 1 (16.67%) SANS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CASB
1 1 (16.67%) EnCase
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
1 1 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) Arista
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Tufin
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Zscaler