The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 95 155 137
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 131 68 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.94% 1.36% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 1.42% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 85 48 50
Median salary £55,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.53% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
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
4309 4782 5349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.72% 95.79% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3485 3639 3778
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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 28 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Reading +41 65 £55,000 +44.73% 4
Maidenhead +11 23 £37,500 +36.36%
Windsor - 13 £62,500 -
Bracknell -5 11 £55,000 +44.73%
Slough +9 6 £52,500 -9.48%
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Berkshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 139 (64.35%) Firewall
2 115 (53.24%) Linux
3 102 (47.22%) Cisco
4 98 (45.37%) Windows
5 93 (43.06%) F5
6 86 (39.81%) CheckPoint
7 80 (37.04%) Juniper
8 78 (36.11%) Network Security
9 70 (32.41%) Palo Alto
10 69 (31.94%) Unix
11 65 (30.09%) TCP/IP
12 52 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
13 47 (21.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 46 (21.30%) ITIL
15 42 (19.44%) CCNP
16 38 (17.59%) Cybersecurity
17 37 (17.13%) Cisco ASA
18 36 (16.67%) Solaris
18 36 (16.67%) Windows 2000
18 36 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
19 32 (14.81%) Security Cleared
19 32 (14.81%) German Language
19 32 (14.81%) Information Security
19 32 (14.81%) High Availability
20 30 (13.89%) Presales
20 30 (13.89%) MPLS
20 30 (13.89%) Java
20 30 (13.89%) SC Cleared
20 30 (13.89%) Software Engineering
21 29 (13.43%) Blue Coat

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 21 (9.72%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (4.63%) nginx
3 5 (2.31%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.31%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.85%) JBoss
4 4 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (1.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.46%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.46%) IIS
6 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (64.35%) Firewall
2 78 (36.11%) Network Security
3 65 (30.09%) TCP/IP
4 37 (17.13%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (13.89%) MPLS
6 29 (13.43%) VPN
7 28 (12.96%) LAN
8 24 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
9 21 (9.72%) BGP
9 21 (9.72%) OSPF
10 19 (8.80%) WAN
11 14 (6.48%) BIG-IP
12 13 (6.02%) EIGRP
12 13 (6.02%) Wireless
13 9 (4.17%) Cisco Wireless
13 9 (4.17%) SSL
13 9 (4.17%) TACACS
14 8 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (3.24%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 18 (8.33%) Big Data
4 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (14.81%) German Language
2 29 (13.43%) French Language
3 14 (6.48%) Finance
4 13 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.17%) Banking
5 9 (4.17%) Games
5 9 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.31%) Back Office
8 3 (1.39%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.46%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.87%) ZeroMQ
2 15 (6.94%) Regular Expression
3 11 (5.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (5.09%) STL
4 8 (3.70%) 802.1X
5 7 (3.24%) Ajax
5 7 (3.24%) CSS
5 7 (3.24%) HTML
6 3 (1.39%) Web Services
7 2 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.65%) Management Information System
2 18 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 14 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.02%) Cyberthreat
5 13 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (3.24%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (2.78%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.39%) iPad
9 3 (1.39%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.39%) Physics
9 3 (1.39%) Replication
10 1 (0.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 115 (53.24%) Linux
2 98 (45.37%) Windows
3 69 (31.94%) Unix
4 47 (21.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (16.67%) Solaris
5 36 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 36 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (9.26%) Windows Server
7 13 (6.02%) CentOS
8 11 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.85%) SUSE
10 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.30%) ITIL
2 38 (17.59%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (14.81%) High Availability
3 32 (14.81%) Information Security
4 30 (13.89%) Presales
4 30 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 27 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (12.50%) SIEM
6 26 (12.04%) Data Loss Prevention
7 25 (11.57%) BDD
7 25 (11.57%) OOP
7 25 (11.57%) Scrum
7 25 (11.57%) TDD
8 24 (11.11%) Low Latency
8 24 (11.11%) Multithreading
9 17 (7.87%) Cross-Platform Development
10 15 (6.94%) Analytics
11 13 (6.02%) Change Management
11 13 (6.02%) Load Balancing
11 13 (6.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.89%) Java
2 25 (11.57%) C++
3 23 (10.65%) SQL
4 10 (4.63%) C
5 9 (4.17%) Python
6 7 (3.24%) C#
6 7 (3.24%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.24%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.24%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.78%) Perl
7 6 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 52 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (19.44%) CCNP
3 32 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 30 (13.89%) SC Cleared
5 29 (13.43%) CISSP
6 22 (10.19%) Degree
7 18 (8.33%) CISA
8 17 (7.87%) CEH
9 12 (5.56%) CCNA
9 12 (5.56%) GSEC
10 11 (5.09%) CCVP
11 10 (4.63%) CCIE
12 9 (4.17%) CCSE
13 8 (3.70%) CCSP
14 5 (2.31%) DV Cleared
14 5 (2.31%) MCITP
14 5 (2.31%) MCSE
14 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (1.85%) RHCSA
15 4 (1.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.87%) SLA
2 15 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.24%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.39%) GPG13
4 3 (1.39%) SAS 70
System Software
1 21 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.78%) Firmware
3 3 (1.39%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.46%) NFS
5 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.63%) SCCM
2 9 (4.17%) Nessus
3 8 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (1.85%) QRadar
5 3 (1.39%) Endace
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 102 (47.22%) Cisco
2 93 (43.06%) F5
3 86 (39.81%) CheckPoint
4 80 (37.04%) Juniper
5 70 (32.41%) Palo Alto
6 29 (13.43%) Blue Coat
7 24 (11.11%) Sourcefire
8 21 (9.72%) Crossbeam
9 13 (6.02%) Fortinet
10 10 (4.63%) HP
11 9 (4.17%) Apple
11 9 (4.17%) Brocade
11 9 (4.17%) Google
11 9 (4.17%) Red Hat
12 8 (3.70%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.31%) LogRhythm
13 5 (2.31%) Microsoft
13 5 (2.31%) NetScout
13 5 (2.31%) Oracle
14 4 (1.85%) Splunk
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