£27,997
Avg. Salary
£10.13
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£1,214

Bonus

£400

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Security Engineer is £10.13 per hour.

The average pay for a Security Engineer is £27,997 per year.

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£7.07
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£14.36
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£15k
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£55k
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MEDIAN £27,997
£15,064 - £55,305
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MEDIAN: £27,997
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£0£55K
Salary £15,064 - £55,305
Bonus £4.89 - £6,953
Profit Sharing £400
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£15,841 - £53,914
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 224
Hourly Data £0£21
Hourly Rate £7.07 - £14.36
Hourly Tips £0.09
Overtime £7.58 - £21.54
Annual Data £0£53K
Bonus £4.89 - £6,953
Profit Sharing £400
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£15,841 - £53,914
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

Job Description for Security Engineer

Security engineers are responsible for developing effective computing solutions to increase the security of their company's systems and projects. They are in charge of creating new ways to solve existing production security issues and must possess an advanced understanding of intrusion detection and prevention protocols. One of their main responsibilities is to handle technical problems dealing with applications and production equipment. These individuals possess exceptional incident-response skills, and a high understanding of computer forensics. They assess current workflows to determine possible future issues. As a result, they work with other engineers and professionals to deploy new strategies to contain and mitigate production problems.

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Security Engineer Tasks
  • Configure and set up firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
  • Respond to network intrusions and be familiar with performing forensic investigation.
  • Test new or upgraded hardware and software and implement new technologies.
  • Create test plans which will allow for a proper evaluation of security issues for new hardware and software.
  • Identify security solutions and implement a multi-layered defense to protect the networks.

Security Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$123K

$85,193

$98,500

Security Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Security Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Security Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤19,000 based on 63 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤28,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Security Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤27,000 based on 41 salaries. A Security Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤30,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

17%

National Average: £27,228

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Security Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Security Engineer?

Security Engineer in Southampton:
"Ok."
Pros: We're based there, I work all over the country
Cons: See above

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Key Stats for Security Engineer

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
98 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Security Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
₤27,000

Experienced
▼2%

▼30%

Skills That Affect Security Engineer Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲49%

National Average
₤27,000


CCTV
▼28%

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 62%