The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 86 95 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 9 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.94% 0.52% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.54% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £42,500 £42,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +1.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.01%
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
918 1118 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.33% 96.71% 94.68%
Number of salaries quoted 814 949 860
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +4 4 £52,500 +12.90%
Luton - 4 £42,500 -
Dunstable - 1 £42,500 -
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (53.33%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) Network Security
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (46.67%) CCSE
5 6 (40.00%) CCSA
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) CCDP
5 6 (40.00%) BGP
5 6 (40.00%) OSPF
5 6 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 5 (33.33%) Information Security
6 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (26.67%) Wireshark
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) CCDA
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) tcpdump
8 3 (20.00%) F5

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Network Security
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) OSPF
4 6 (40.00%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) Wireshark
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (26.67%) tcpdump
6 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Information Security
1 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Security Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCSE
3 6 (40.00%) CCSA
3 6 (40.00%) CCDP
4 4 (26.67%) CCDA
5 2 (13.33%) MCSE
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (6.67%) MCTS
6 1 (6.67%) MCITP
6 1 (6.67%) MCSA
6 1 (6.67%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) MCP
6 1 (6.67%) CCA
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) AppSense
6 1 (6.67%) McAfee