The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 48 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.44% 1.27% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.29% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £52,500 £46,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +17.50%
Security Engineer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 309 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.83% 98.10% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 250 280 287
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Bedford region.

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Bedford

Security Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) CCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (85.71%) Spanning Tree
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (85.71%) CCDP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) CCSA
2 6 (85.71%) OSPF
2 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
4 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
4 4 (57.14%) tcpdump
4 4 (57.14%) CCDA
5 3 (42.86%) F5
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (14.29%) MS Visio

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (85.71%) Spanning Tree
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) OSPF
2 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
3 4 (57.14%) tcpdump
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) CCSE
2 6 (85.71%) CCDP
2 6 (85.71%) CCSA
3 4 (57.14%) CCDA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) F5