The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 62 83 102
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 14 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.00% 0.88% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.89% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 4
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,600 £47,900
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Security Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
677 894 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.71% 98.35% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 581 796 968
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +18 7 £35,000 -
Luton -11 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) Network Security
3 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 9 (40.91%) CCNP
4 8 (36.36%) Juniper
4 8 (36.36%) Information Security
4 8 (36.36%) F5
4 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (31.82%) Banking
5 7 (31.82%) HSRP
5 7 (31.82%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (31.82%) OSPF
5 7 (31.82%) EIGRP
5 7 (31.82%) RIP
5 7 (31.82%) SNMP
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (22.73%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
8 4 (18.18%) SCCM
8 4 (18.18%) MCTS
8 4 (18.18%) MCITP
8 4 (18.18%) SSH
8 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (18.18%) DDoS Mitigation

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) Network Security
3 7 (31.82%) EIGRP
3 7 (31.82%) HSRP
3 7 (31.82%) OSPF
3 7 (31.82%) RIP
3 7 (31.82%) SNMP
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (18.18%) BGP
5 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (18.18%) IPsec
5 4 (18.18%) SSH
5 4 (18.18%) SSL
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) LAN
6 2 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (36.36%) Information Security
3 7 (31.82%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
5 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Change Control
6 4 (18.18%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (18.18%) Threat Detection
7 3 (13.64%) Computer Security
7 3 (13.64%) Information Governance
7 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Server Hardening
7 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
8 2 (9.09%) High Availability
8 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
9 1 (4.55%) Network Design
9 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) CCNP
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) MCITP
2 4 (18.18%) MCP
2 4 (18.18%) MCSA
2 4 (18.18%) MCSE
2 4 (18.18%) MCTS
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.64%) CEH
3 3 (13.64%) CISA
3 3 (13.64%) CISM
3 3 (13.64%) CISSP
3 3 (13.64%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (13.64%) CSSLP
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) GIAC
3 3 (13.64%) SANS
3 3 (13.64%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (13.64%) SSCP
4 1 (4.55%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) F5
2 8 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) Intel Security
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Qualys
4 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) AppSense
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) VMware