Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Welwyn Garden City during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 31 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 57 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 14.47% 5.69% -
As % of the Job Titles category 14.73% 5.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Welwyn Garden City median annual salary - £50,000 -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £44,000 £65,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -32.31% +41.30% +8.24%

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 387 201 211
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.22% 95.26% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 156 161 171
Welwyn Garden City median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -15.79% -13.64%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,875 £65,000 £73,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 18 November 2018, 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 52 (91.23%) SIEM
1 52 (91.23%) Security Operations
2 46 (80.70%) Security Operations Centre
2 46 (80.70%) Identity Access Management
2 46 (80.70%) Security Architecture
2 46 (80.70%) Performance Monitoring
2 46 (80.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 45 (78.95%) SSCP
4 40 (70.18%) GIAC
4 40 (70.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 37 (64.91%) Microsoft
6 33 (57.89%) CISSP
6 33 (57.89%) SANS
6 33 (57.89%) CompTIA Security+
6 33 (57.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 28 (49.12%) Due Diligence
8 27 (47.37%) CISA
8 27 (47.37%) CISM
8 27 (47.37%) CSSLP
9 25 (43.86%) Windows
10 24 (42.11%) Linux
10 24 (42.11%) Python
10 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (42.11%) DevOps
11 21 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
11 21 (36.84%) Use Case
12 20 (35.09%) Unix
13 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
14 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (24.56%) Mimecast

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 14 (24.56%) Mimecast
1 14 (24.56%) Office 365
2 12 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (21.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (24.56%) DKIM
2 14 (24.56%) DMARC
3 12 (21.05%) DHCP
3 12 (21.05%) DNS
3 12 (21.05%) Firewall
3 12 (21.05%) HTTP
3 12 (21.05%) ICMP
3 12 (21.05%) SNMP
4 5 (8.77%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
1 12 (21.05%) JIRA
1 12 (21.05%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 46 (80.70%) Security Operations Centre
2 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (24.56%) PKI
4 12 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 12 (21.05%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
5 5 (8.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Linux
3 20 (35.09%) Unix
4 12 (21.05%) Kali Linux
4 12 (21.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (91.23%) Security Operations
1 52 (91.23%) SIEM
2 46 (80.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 46 (80.70%) Identity Access Management
2 46 (80.70%) Performance Monitoring
2 46 (80.70%) Security Architecture
3 40 (70.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 33 (57.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 28 (49.12%) Due Diligence
6 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (42.11%) DevOps
7 21 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (36.84%) Use Case
8 14 (24.56%) Data Loss Prevention
9 12 (21.05%) Analytical Thinking
9 12 (21.05%) Open Source
9 12 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (21.05%) Secure Coding
9 12 (21.05%) Technical Analysis
9 12 (21.05%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) Python
2 12 (21.05%) Go
2 12 (21.05%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) Perl
2 12 (21.05%) PHP
2 12 (21.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (78.95%) SSCP
2 40 (70.18%) GIAC
3 33 (57.89%) CISSP
3 33 (57.89%) CompTIA Security+
3 33 (57.89%) SANS
4 27 (47.37%) CISA
4 27 (47.37%) CISM
4 27 (47.37%) CSSLP
5 12 (21.05%) CEH
5 12 (21.05%) Degree
5 12 (21.05%) GCIA
5 12 (21.05%) GCIH
5 12 (21.05%) GSEC
6 7 (12.28%) CREST Certified
6 7 (12.28%) GCFA
6 7 (12.28%) GCFE
6 7 (12.28%) GREM
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) Nessus
1 12 (21.05%) Nmap
2 7 (12.28%) EnCase
3 6 (10.53%) CASB
3 6 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (64.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) Forcepoint
3 13 (22.81%) Sophos
3 13 (22.81%) Symantec
4 12 (21.05%) Netsparker
4 12 (21.05%) Qualys
4 12 (21.05%) Splunk