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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 48 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 19 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.04% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Median salary £51,250 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

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
601 729 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.01% 95.17% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 489 637 795
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 - 5 £55,000 -
Luton +3 3 £47,500 -
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 21 (70.00%) Network Security
3 20 (66.67%) CCSA
3 20 (66.67%) LAN
3 20 (66.67%) WAN
3 20 (66.67%) CCNP
3 20 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 20 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (63.33%) Spanning Tree
4 19 (63.33%) OSPF
4 19 (63.33%) BGP
4 19 (63.33%) CCSE
5 15 (50.00%) CCDP
5 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (46.67%) MS Visio
6 14 (46.67%) Load Balancing
6 14 (46.67%) Network Management
7 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (13.33%) Information Security
8 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL
9 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (10.00%) Security Operations
9 3 (10.00%) Attack Monitoring

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 14 (46.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) Network Security
3 20 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (66.67%) LAN
3 20 (66.67%) WAN
4 19 (63.33%) BGP
4 19 (63.33%) OSPF
4 19 (63.33%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Load Balancing
1 14 (46.67%) Network Management
2 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (13.33%) Information Security
4 3 (10.00%) Attack Monitoring
4 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) High Availability
6 1 (3.33%) Information Governance
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Presales
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.33%) Server Hardening
6 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) CCNP
1 20 (66.67%) CCSA
1 20 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (63.33%) CCSE
3 15 (50.00%) CCDP
4 1 (3.33%) CEH
4 1 (3.33%) CISA
4 1 (3.33%) CISM
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) CSSLP
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) GIAC
4 1 (3.33%) MCITP
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) MCTS
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 20 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) ArcSight
4 2 (6.67%) TippingPoint
5 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.33%) Qualys
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec