The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 138 141 123
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 87 86 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.56% 1.47% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.58% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 59 43 71
Average salary £52,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.47% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,400 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Security Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5213 5459 5060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.19% 93.05% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3853 3961 3977
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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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
Reading -16 40 £52,000 +4.00% 1
Slough +6 13 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Maidenhead - 12 £55,000 - 1
Bracknell - 10 £42,000 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 104 (69.33%) Firewall
2 80 (53.33%) Network Security
3 75 (50.00%) Cisco
4 65 (43.33%) Windows
4 65 (43.33%) CheckPoint
5 64 (42.67%) Linux
6 63 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 58 (38.67%) Juniper
9 44 (29.33%) F5
10 41 (27.33%) VPN
11 38 (25.33%) CCNP
12 37 (24.67%) Blue Coat
13 36 (24.00%) Security Cleared
14 35 (23.33%) DNS
14 35 (23.33%) SLA
15 31 (20.67%) CISSP
15 31 (20.67%) SIEM
16 30 (20.00%) Cyber Security
17 27 (18.00%) UNIX
18 26 (17.33%) Information Security
19 24 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
19 24 (16.00%) WAN
20 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
21 22 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
21 22 (14.67%) Intrusion Detection
21 22 (14.67%) CCNA
21 22 (14.67%) Telecoms
21 22 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
22 21 (14.00%) DHCP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) IaaS
2 2 (1.33%) SaaS
2 2 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (69.33%) Firewall
2 80 (53.33%) Network Security
3 60 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 41 (27.33%) VPN
5 35 (23.33%) DNS
6 24 (16.00%) WAN
6 24 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (14.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 21 (14.00%) DHCP
9 18 (12.00%) BGP
10 17 (11.33%) OSPF
11 16 (10.67%) SSL
12 15 (10.00%) LAN
13 13 (8.67%) BIG-IP
13 13 (8.67%) IPsec
14 12 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 12 (8.00%) Wireless
14 12 (8.00%) MPLS
15 11 (7.33%) EIGRP
16 10 (6.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.67%) Big Data
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (14.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.33%) Banking
3 10 (6.67%) Finance
4 3 (2.00%) Military
4 3 (2.00%) Retail
4 3 (2.00%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.00%) Marketing
5 2 (1.33%) German Language
5 2 (1.33%) Billing
5 2 (1.33%) Back Office
5 2 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.67%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.00%) .NET
1 3 (2.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Open Source
2 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.33%) Blog
5 3 (2.00%) Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) PKI
6 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.67%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 65 (43.33%) Windows
2 64 (42.67%) Linux
3 27 (18.00%) UNIX
4 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (10.00%) Solaris
6 15 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 5 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.33%) CentOS
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.67%) SIEM
2 30 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 26 (17.33%) Information Security
4 22 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.33%) Project Management
6 15 (10.00%) Network Design
6 15 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 13 (8.67%) Coaching
8 12 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (7.33%) Database Security
9 11 (7.33%) ITIL
10 10 (6.67%) Change Management
10 10 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (6.67%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.33%) Reverse Engineering
11 8 (5.33%) Ethical Hacking
12 6 (4.00%) Product Management
12 6 (4.00%) OWASP
12 6 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.33%) SQL
2 12 (8.00%) Python
3 10 (6.67%) Ruby
3 10 (6.67%) Perl
3 10 (6.67%) PHP
3 10 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.00%) C
5 2 (1.33%) C++
5 2 (1.33%) Java
5 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (25.33%) CCNP
3 36 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 31 (20.67%) CISSP
5 22 (14.67%) CCNA
6 20 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 18 (12.00%) CCIE
8 16 (10.67%) Degree
9 12 (8.00%) CEH
10 11 (7.33%) DV Cleared
11 10 (6.67%) GIAC
12 9 (6.00%) MCSE
12 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (5.33%) CCSE
14 7 (4.67%) CISM
15 6 (4.00%) CHFI
15 6 (4.00%) CCSA
16 5 (3.33%) JNCIS
16 5 (3.33%) CISA
16 5 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (23.33%) SLA
2 17 (11.33%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.67%) HIPAA
3 10 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.67%) FISMA
5 3 (2.00%) GPG13
6 2 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.33%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (5.33%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.00%) WSUS
2 3 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.33%) Nessus
3 2 (1.33%) Nmap
4 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 75 (50.00%) Cisco
2 65 (43.33%) CheckPoint
3 58 (38.67%) Juniper
4 44 (29.33%) F5
5 37 (24.67%) Blue Coat
6 15 (10.00%) Sourcefire
6 15 (10.00%) Crossbeam
7 14 (9.33%) Fortinet
8 13 (8.67%) Microsoft
9 6 (4.00%) HP
10 5 (3.33%) McAfee
10 5 (3.33%) VMware
11 4 (2.67%) Splunk
11 4 (2.67%) IronPort
11 4 (2.67%) Huawei
11 4 (2.67%) Sophos
11 4 (2.67%) Symantec
11 4 (2.67%) NetApp
11 4 (2.67%) IBM
11 4 (2.67%) Citrix
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