Security Engineer Jobs with Work from Home Options

Security Engineer
UK > Work from Home

The median Security Engineer salary in Work from Home is £59,526 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 16 April 2024.

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

6 months to
16 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 352 294 377
Rank change year-on-year -58 +83 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 261 495 563
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.77% 1.11% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.16% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 250 396 403
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,885 £41,250
25th Percentile £41,875 £48,438 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,526 £60,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.79% -14.29% +16.67%
75th Percentile £73,750 £77,542 £85,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £97,500 £97,250
UK median annual salary £59,526 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -8.42% - +8.33%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Work from Home

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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.

Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 32,510 42,792 64,041
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.02% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 25,025 30,264 41,888
10th Percentile £32,750 £36,500 £36,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,447 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.60% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £78,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £53,308 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.15% - +9.09%

Security Engineer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Security Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Security Engineer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Security Engineer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Security Engineer.

Security Engineer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Security Engineer over the 6 months to 16 April 2024.

Security Engineer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Job Vacancies with WFH Options

For the 6 months to 16 April 2024, Security Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with remote work options featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 141 (54.02%) Cybersecurity
2 139 (53.26%) Azure
3 90 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 72 (27.59%) Security Operations
5 71 (27.20%) Microsoft 365
6 69 (26.44%) Cloud Security
7 67 (25.67%) Finance
8 64 (24.52%) DevOps
9 58 (22.22%) Firewall
10 57 (21.84%) SIEM
11 56 (21.46%) NIST
12 55 (21.07%) Information Security
13 53 (20.31%) AWS
14 50 (19.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 50 (19.16%) Python
15 48 (18.39%) Windows
15 48 (18.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 48 (18.39%) Incident Response
16 46 (17.62%) Terraform
17 45 (17.24%) Network Security
18 40 (15.33%) PowerShell
19 38 (14.56%) Vulnerability Management
20 37 (14.18%) Agile
21 36 (13.79%) CISSP
21 36 (13.79%) Public Cloud
21 36 (13.79%) Mentoring
22 34 (13.03%) Coaching
23 33 (12.64%) Infrastructure as Code
24 32 (12.26%) Cisco Certification
25 31 (11.88%) Active Directory

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.38%) Apache
1 1 (0.38%) Gunicorn
1 1 (0.38%) nginx
1 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.38%) uWSGI
Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Trello
2 3 (1.15%) AutoCAD
2 3 (1.15%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 139 (53.26%) Azure
2 71 (27.20%) Microsoft 365
3 53 (20.31%) AWS
4 31 (11.88%) Azure DevOps
5 28 (10.73%) GCP
6 25 (9.58%) PaaS
7 23 (8.81%) Entra ID
8 19 (7.28%) Azure Sentinel
9 18 (6.90%) Microsoft Purview
10 17 (6.51%) GitHub
10 17 (6.51%) SaaS
11 15 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (4.60%) AWS KMS
12 12 (4.60%) Azure Key Vault
13 10 (3.83%) Azure AKS
14 9 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (3.07%) IaaS
16 5 (1.92%) Amazon S3
16 5 (1.92%) AWS Direct Connect
16 5 (1.92%) ClickUp
Communications & Networking
1 58 (22.22%) Firewall
2 45 (17.24%) Network Security
3 31 (11.88%) LAN
4 24 (9.20%) WAN
5 14 (5.36%) DNS
5 14 (5.36%) TCP/IP
6 13 (4.98%) Wireshark
7 11 (4.21%) Wireless
8 9 (3.45%) Internet
8 9 (3.45%) SD-WAN
9 6 (2.30%) BGP
9 6 (2.30%) OSPF
9 6 (2.30%) VPN
9 6 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.92%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (1.92%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (1.92%) EIGRP
10 5 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.92%) VLAN
10 5 (1.92%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.92%) BigQuery
2 5 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.92%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.53%) InfluxDB
3 4 (1.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 22 (8.43%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.60%) GitLab
3 5 (1.92%) JIRA
4 4 (1.53%) JMeter
4 4 (1.53%) Postman
4 4 (1.53%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.77%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.77%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.77%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.38%) Git
General
1 67 (25.67%) Finance
2 30 (11.49%) Banking
2 30 (11.49%) Social Skills
3 15 (5.75%) Public Sector
4 14 (5.36%) Law
5 10 (3.83%) Health Technology
5 10 (3.83%) Tech for Good
6 8 (3.07%) Documentation Skills
6 8 (3.07%) Retail
6 8 (3.07%) Welsh Language
7 6 (2.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 5 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.53%) Publishing
9 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.77%) French Language
11 2 (0.77%) German Language
11 2 (0.77%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.77%) Legal
11 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.30%) OAuth
2 5 (1.92%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.92%) XMPP
3 4 (1.53%) CSS
3 4 (1.53%) OAuth2
3 4 (1.53%) SOAP
3 4 (1.53%) XML
4 3 (1.15%) Kafka
5 2 (0.77%) Django
5 2 (0.77%) Flask
5 2 (0.77%) HTML
5 2 (0.77%) JWT
6 1 (0.38%) Jinja
6 1 (0.38%) JSON
6 1 (0.38%) Pyramid
6 1 (0.38%) Web Services
6 1 (0.38%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.79%) Public Cloud
2 28 (10.73%) Management Information System
3 25 (9.58%) Security Operations Centre
4 17 (6.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 17 (6.51%) Product Ownership
5 15 (5.75%) PKI
6 12 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.60%) Private Cloud
7 10 (3.83%) Cyberattack
7 10 (3.83%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (3.45%) Cyber Threat
9 8 (3.07%) Operational Technology
10 7 (2.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 6 (2.30%) Cybercrime
11 6 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.92%) Blog
13 4 (1.53%) Cloud Native
13 4 (1.53%) Cyber Security Posture
13 4 (1.53%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.39%) Windows
2 18 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.36%) Unix
4 13 (4.98%) Android
4 13 (4.98%) Apple iOS
5 12 (4.60%) Linux
6 9 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.92%) Debian
7 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.15%) CentOS
8 3 (1.15%) Solaris
8 3 (1.15%) zOS
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (54.02%) Cybersecurity
2 72 (27.59%) Security Operations
3 69 (26.44%) Cloud Security
4 64 (24.52%) DevOps
5 57 (21.84%) SIEM
6 55 (21.07%) Information Security
7 48 (18.39%) Incident Response
7 48 (18.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 38 (14.56%) Vulnerability Management
9 37 (14.18%) Agile
10 36 (13.79%) Mentoring
11 34 (13.03%) Coaching
12 33 (12.64%) Infrastructure as Code
13 30 (11.49%) Roadmaps
14 29 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
15 28 (10.73%) Key Management
15 28 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (10.73%) Secrets Management
16 27 (10.34%) Data Loss Prevention
17 23 (8.81%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (19.16%) Python
2 40 (15.33%) PowerShell
3 19 (7.28%) Kusto Query Language
4 9 (3.45%) Java
4 9 (3.45%) SQL
5 6 (2.30%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.15%) C++
6 3 (1.15%) Go
6 3 (1.15%) Ruby
6 3 (1.15%) Rust
7 2 (0.77%) Bash
7 2 (0.77%) C#
7 2 (0.77%) Lua
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (13.79%) CISSP
2 32 (12.26%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (8.81%) Degree
4 20 (7.66%) CEH
5 17 (6.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 17 (6.51%) CCSP
6 16 (6.13%) SC Cleared
6 16 (6.13%) Security Cleared
7 15 (5.75%) CCNA
8 14 (5.36%) CISM
9 13 (4.98%) SANS
9 13 (4.98%) SSCP
10 10 (3.83%) CCNP
11 8 (3.07%) Azure Certification
12 4 (1.53%) GIAC
12 4 (1.53%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.15%) AWS Certification
13 3 (1.15%) CCDP
13 3 (1.15%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (21.46%) NIST
2 50 (19.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (6.90%) PCI DSS
4 12 (4.60%) GDPR
5 10 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (2.30%) QA
7 6 (2.30%) SOC 2
8 5 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (1.92%) Data Quality
9 4 (1.53%) Accessibility
10 3 (1.15%) NCSC
11 2 (0.77%) COBIT
11 2 (0.77%) SLA
12 1 (0.38%) GRC
System Software
1 31 (11.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.90%) Docker
3 13 (4.98%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (17.62%) Terraform
2 27 (10.34%) Kubernetes
3 24 (9.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (5.75%) Single Sign-On
5 13 (4.98%) Nmap
6 12 (4.60%) CA Single Sign-On
7 7 (2.68%) CASB
8 5 (1.92%) logstash
9 4 (1.53%) Grafana
10 2 (0.77%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (0.77%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.77%) QRadar
11 1 (0.38%) Core Impact
11 1 (0.38%) Progress Chef
11 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.11%) Cisco
3 23 (8.81%) Google
4 20 (7.66%) Qualys
5 18 (6.90%) CyberArk
5 18 (6.90%) ServiceNow
5 18 (6.90%) Splunk
6 17 (6.51%) Rapid7
7 14 (5.36%) Palo Alto
8 13 (4.98%) Thycotic
9 12 (4.60%) CA
10 8 (3.07%) Fortinet
11 7 (2.68%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.68%) CrowdStrike
11 7 (2.68%) VMware
12 5 (1.92%) Forcepoint
13 4 (1.53%) Oracle
14 3 (1.15%) Sophos
14 3 (1.15%) WatchGuard
15 2 (0.77%) SonicWALL