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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 144 142 148
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 84 83 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.52% 1.54% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.64% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 63 58 48
Average salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.47% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,000 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
5184 5073 4883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.85% 93.98% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3902 3712 3972
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Reading +15 49 £48,750 +2.63% 6
Maidenhead +3 11 £55,000 - 2
Bracknell -3 9 £42,000 +58.49%
Slough -17 9 £42,000 -11.57% 1
Ascot - 1 £60,000 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 92 (66.19%) Firewall
2 82 (58.99%) Network Security
3 80 (57.55%) Cisco
4 67 (48.20%) TCP/IP
5 63 (45.32%) Juniper
6 60 (43.17%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (40.29%) Windows
8 52 (37.41%) Linux
9 51 (36.69%) CheckPoint
10 48 (34.53%) VPN
10 48 (34.53%) F5
11 45 (32.37%) DNS
12 41 (29.50%) CCNP
13 35 (25.18%) Security Cleared
14 29 (20.86%) SSL
15 28 (20.14%) SLA
15 28 (20.14%) BGP
15 28 (20.14%) Blue Coat
16 27 (19.42%) SIEM
16 27 (19.42%) OSPF
17 25 (17.99%) EIGRP
17 25 (17.99%) UNIX
18 24 (17.27%) Problem Management
19 22 (15.83%) Cyber Security
19 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
20 21 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (15.11%) BIG-IP
20 21 (15.11%) WAN
20 21 (15.11%) Windows Server 2003
20 21 (15.11%) Information Security

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 15 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) IaaS
2 2 (1.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (66.19%) Firewall
2 82 (58.99%) Network Security
3 67 (48.20%) TCP/IP
4 48 (34.53%) VPN
5 45 (32.37%) DNS
6 29 (20.86%) SSL
7 28 (20.14%) BGP
8 27 (19.42%) OSPF
9 25 (17.99%) EIGRP
10 21 (15.11%) BIG-IP
10 21 (15.11%) WAN
11 19 (13.67%) DHCP
11 19 (13.67%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (12.23%) LAN
13 16 (11.51%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (7.91%) IPsec
14 11 (7.91%) tcpdump
15 10 (7.19%) Wireshark
15 10 (7.19%) MPLS
16 9 (6.47%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.72%) Big Data
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (12.95%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.04%) Banking
3 6 (4.32%) Finance
4 3 (2.16%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.16%) Marketing
5 2 (1.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Military
6 1 (0.72%) French Language
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.44%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.91%) Open Source
3 5 (3.60%) Blog
3 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.72%) PKI
5 1 (0.72%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 56 (40.29%) Windows
2 52 (37.41%) Linux
3 25 (17.99%) UNIX
4 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (15.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (10.07%) Solaris
6 14 (10.07%) Windows 2000
7 9 (6.47%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.44%) CentOS
11 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.42%) SIEM
2 24 (17.27%) Problem Management
3 22 (15.83%) Cyber Security
4 21 (15.11%) Information Security
4 21 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (11.51%) Network Design
6 15 (10.79%) Project Management
7 14 (10.07%) ITIL
8 13 (9.35%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.63%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (7.91%) Coaching
10 11 (7.91%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (7.19%) Database Security
12 9 (6.47%) Line Management
12 9 (6.47%) Change Management
13 7 (5.04%) Configuration Management
14 6 (4.32%) OWASP
14 6 (4.32%) Product Management
15 5 (3.60%) Reverse Engineering
15 5 (3.60%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.47%) SQL
2 7 (5.04%) Python
3 5 (3.60%) Ruby
3 5 (3.60%) C
3 5 (3.60%) Perl
3 5 (3.60%) PHP
3 5 (3.60%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.44%) C++
4 2 (1.44%) Java
4 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (43.17%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (29.50%) CCNP
3 35 (25.18%) Security Cleared
4 20 (14.39%) CISSP
5 19 (13.67%) CCIE
6 18 (12.95%) SC Cleared
7 16 (11.51%) CCNA
8 14 (10.07%) DV Cleared
9 13 (9.35%) Degree
10 9 (6.47%) GIAC
10 9 (6.47%) CEH
10 9 (6.47%) MCSE
10 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (5.04%) CCDA
11 7 (5.04%) CCDP
12 6 (4.32%) CCSE
13 5 (3.60%) JNCIS
13 5 (3.60%) CCSA
13 5 (3.60%) MCP
14 4 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (20.14%) SLA
2 10 (7.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (6.47%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.60%) HIPAA
5 3 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.44%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.44%) Snort
3 2 (1.44%) Nmap
4 1 (0.72%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) WSUS
1 3 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.44%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 80 (57.55%) Cisco
2 63 (45.32%) Juniper
3 51 (36.69%) CheckPoint
4 48 (34.53%) F5
5 28 (20.14%) Blue Coat
6 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
7 14 (10.07%) Sourcefire
7 14 (10.07%) Crossbeam
8 10 (7.19%) Fortinet
9 9 (6.47%) NetScout
10 8 (5.76%) HP
11 4 (2.88%) IBM
11 4 (2.88%) Symantec
11 4 (2.88%) NetApp
11 4 (2.88%) Citrix
11 4 (2.88%) Huawei
12 3 (2.16%) IronPort
12 3 (2.16%) Tufin
12 3 (2.16%) VMware
12 3 (2.16%) EMC
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