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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 151 123 137
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 77 94 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 1.77% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.90% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 57 68 69
Average salary £53,750 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £33,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £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
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +12 46 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Maidenhead +7 12 £55,000 +7.31% 6
Bracknell -9 8 £42,000 +58.49%
Slough -24 5 £53,500 +15.67% 1
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 84 (68.29%) Firewall
2 79 (64.23%) Network Security
3 74 (60.16%) Cisco
4 58 (47.15%) TCP/IP
5 57 (46.34%) Juniper
6 56 (45.53%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (39.02%) Windows
8 46 (37.40%) VPN
8 46 (37.40%) F5
9 45 (36.59%) CheckPoint
10 44 (35.77%) DNS
11 42 (34.15%) Linux
12 39 (31.71%) CCNP
13 29 (23.58%) OSPF
13 29 (23.58%) Security Cleared
14 27 (21.95%) BGP
14 27 (21.95%) SSL
15 25 (20.33%) EIGRP
16 24 (19.51%) Problem Management
17 22 (17.89%) SIEM
17 22 (17.89%) SLA
18 21 (17.07%) UNIX
19 20 (16.26%) WAN
19 20 (16.26%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (16.26%) BIG-IP
20 19 (15.45%) Cyber Security
20 19 (15.45%) Windows Server 2003
21 18 (14.63%) LAN
21 18 (14.63%) Telecoms
21 18 (14.63%) Network Design

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) IaaS
2 2 (1.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (68.29%) Firewall
2 79 (64.23%) Network Security
3 58 (47.15%) TCP/IP
4 46 (37.40%) VPN
5 44 (35.77%) DNS
6 29 (23.58%) OSPF
7 27 (21.95%) BGP
7 27 (21.95%) SSL
8 25 (20.33%) EIGRP
9 20 (16.26%) WAN
9 20 (16.26%) BIG-IP
10 18 (14.63%) LAN
11 16 (13.01%) DHCP
12 13 (10.57%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (9.76%) MPLS
14 11 (8.94%) tcpdump
15 10 (8.13%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (8.13%) Wireshark
15 10 (8.13%) IPsec
16 9 (7.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) Big Data
3 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.69%) Finance
3 6 (4.88%) Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Marketing
5 2 (1.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) German Language
6 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.81%) ODBC
2 1 (0.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.94%) Open Source
3 4 (3.25%) Blog
3 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) PKI
5 1 (0.81%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (39.02%) Windows
2 42 (34.15%) Linux
3 21 (17.07%) UNIX
4 20 (16.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (15.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (12.20%) Solaris
7 13 (10.57%) Windows 2000
8 6 (4.88%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.44%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.63%) AIX
11 2 (1.63%) CentOS
11 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.81%) Android
12 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.51%) Problem Management
2 22 (17.89%) SIEM
3 19 (15.45%) Cyber Security
4 18 (14.63%) Network Design
5 16 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.38%) Information Security
7 13 (10.57%) ITIL
8 11 (8.94%) Project Management
9 10 (8.13%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.32%) Change Management
10 9 (7.32%) Line Management
11 8 (6.50%) Coaching
11 8 (6.50%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (6.50%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (5.69%) Database Security
13 5 (4.07%) OWASP
14 4 (3.25%) Configuration Management
14 4 (3.25%) Load Balancing
15 3 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
15 3 (2.44%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.69%) SQL
2 5 (4.07%) C
3 4 (3.25%) Python
4 3 (2.44%) Ruby
4 3 (2.44%) PHP
5 2 (1.63%) Perl
5 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.81%) C++
6 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 56 (45.53%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (31.71%) CCNP
3 29 (23.58%) Security Cleared
4 17 (13.82%) CISSP
5 16 (13.01%) CCIE
5 16 (13.01%) SC Cleared
6 15 (12.20%) CCNA
7 10 (8.13%) DV Cleared
8 9 (7.32%) CCDA
9 7 (5.69%) Degree
9 7 (5.69%) CCDP
10 6 (4.88%) GIAC
10 6 (4.88%) MCSE
10 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (4.88%) CEH
11 5 (4.07%) CCIP
12 4 (3.25%) CCSA
12 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (2.44%) CHFI
13 3 (2.44%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.89%) SLA
2 8 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.69%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.44%) COBIT
4 3 (2.44%) HIPAA
4 3 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.63%) GPG13
System Software
1 11 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.63%) Snort
3 2 (1.63%) Nmap
4 1 (0.81%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Nessus
1 2 (1.63%) WSUS
1 2 (1.63%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 74 (60.16%) Cisco
2 57 (46.34%) Juniper
3 46 (37.40%) F5
4 45 (36.59%) CheckPoint
5 18 (14.63%) Blue Coat
6 13 (10.57%) Crossbeam
6 13 (10.57%) Sourcefire
7 12 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 9 (7.32%) NetScout
9 6 (4.88%) Citrix
10 5 (4.07%) HP
11 4 (3.25%) VMware
11 4 (3.25%) Huawei
12 3 (2.44%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.44%) Aruba
12 3 (2.44%) NetApp
12 3 (2.44%) IBM
13 2 (1.63%) Sophos
13 2 (1.63%) EMC
13 2 (1.63%) Nortel
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