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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 109 149 184
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 104 74 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.45% 1.42% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 1.48% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 45 53 32
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,200 £70,000 £66,300
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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
4080 5010 5619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.95% 95.94% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3235 3992 3816
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +60 69 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Maidenhead +6 11 £37,500 -53.12%
Windsor -1 8 £62,500 +19.04%
Bracknell -3 6 £52,500 +38.15% 1
Newbury +9 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 127 (60.48%) Firewall
2 116 (55.24%) Linux
3 97 (46.19%) Windows
4 93 (44.29%) Cisco
5 90 (42.86%) F5
6 86 (40.95%) CheckPoint
7 80 (38.10%) Juniper
8 71 (33.81%) Unix
8 71 (33.81%) Palo Alto
9 69 (32.86%) TCP/IP
10 65 (30.95%) Network Security
11 53 (25.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 50 (23.81%) ITIL
13 48 (22.86%) Information Security
14 43 (20.48%) Cisco Certification
15 42 (20.00%) Solaris
15 42 (20.00%) Windows 2000
15 42 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 38 (18.10%) Security Cleared
16 38 (18.10%) German Language
17 37 (17.62%) SC Cleared
17 37 (17.62%) CCNP
18 35 (16.67%) CISSP
18 35 (16.67%) Blue Coat
19 33 (15.71%) Management Information System
20 32 (15.24%) Cybersecurity
21 31 (14.76%) VPN
21 31 (14.76%) Sourcefire
22 30 (14.29%) French Language
22 30 (14.29%) MPLS

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 19 (9.05%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (4.76%) nginx
3 4 (1.90%) JBoss
3 4 (1.90%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.43%) SAS
5 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (60.48%) Firewall
2 69 (32.86%) TCP/IP
3 65 (30.95%) Network Security
4 31 (14.76%) VPN
5 30 (14.29%) MPLS
6 29 (13.81%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (10.95%) BGP
7 23 (10.95%) LAN
7 23 (10.95%) OSPF
8 21 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
9 19 (9.05%) BIG-IP
10 17 (8.10%) EIGRP
11 14 (6.67%) WAN
12 13 (6.19%) Wireless
13 12 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 12 (5.71%) SMTP
13 12 (5.71%) SSL
14 10 (4.76%) snoop
14 10 (4.76%) tcpdump
14 10 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 17 (8.10%) Big Data
2 17 (8.10%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 8 (3.81%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (18.10%) German Language
2 30 (14.29%) French Language
3 22 (10.48%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.24%) Games
5 10 (4.76%) Finance
6 9 (4.29%) Banking
6 9 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.38%) Back Office
7 5 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.43%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.48%) Billing
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.10%) ZeroMQ
2 13 (6.19%) Regular Expression
3 12 (5.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (5.71%) STL
4 10 (4.76%) Ajax
4 10 (4.76%) CSS
4 10 (4.76%) HTML
5 6 (2.86%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.95%) Web Services
7 1 (0.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.71%) Management Information System
2 19 (9.05%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 14 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 13 (6.19%) Virtual Team
5 9 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.43%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.43%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 116 (55.24%) Linux
2 97 (46.19%) Windows
3 71 (33.81%) Unix
4 53 (25.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (20.00%) Solaris
5 42 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 42 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (8.57%) Windows Server
7 13 (6.19%) CentOS
8 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.90%) SUSE
10 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.81%) ITIL
2 48 (22.86%) Information Security
3 32 (15.24%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (14.29%) High Availability
5 27 (12.86%) Software Engineering
6 26 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (12.38%) Presales
7 24 (11.43%) Data Loss Prevention
8 23 (10.95%) Multithreading
9 22 (10.48%) BDD
9 22 (10.48%) Low Latency
9 22 (10.48%) OOP
9 22 (10.48%) Scrum
9 22 (10.48%) TDD
10 21 (10.00%) SIEM
11 17 (8.10%) Load Balancing
12 16 (7.62%) Change Management
13 15 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (6.67%) Analytics
14 14 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.33%) Java
2 25 (11.90%) C++
3 24 (11.43%) SQL
4 11 (5.24%) Python
5 10 (4.76%) C
5 10 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 10 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.38%) C#
7 5 (2.38%) Perl
8 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.48%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 43 (20.48%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (18.10%) Security Cleared
3 37 (17.62%) CCNP
3 37 (17.62%) SC Cleared
4 35 (16.67%) CISSP
5 23 (10.95%) Degree
6 19 (9.05%) CISA
7 17 (8.10%) CEH
8 13 (6.19%) GSEC
9 9 (4.29%) CCSE
9 9 (4.29%) CCVP
10 8 (3.81%) CCNA
11 6 (2.86%) CCSP
12 5 (2.38%) CCIE
12 5 (2.38%) DV Cleared
12 5 (2.38%) MCITP
12 5 (2.38%) MCSE
12 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.90%) RHCE
13 4 (1.90%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.62%) SLA
2 14 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.81%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.43%) GPG13
4 3 (1.43%) SAS 70
System Software
1 17 (8.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.86%) Firmware
3 3 (1.43%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.95%) Snort
5 1 (0.48%) KVM
5 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (5.71%) Nessus
2 10 (4.76%) SCCM
3 6 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.95%) QRadar
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.48%) Endace
Vendors
1 93 (44.29%) Cisco
2 90 (42.86%) F5
3 86 (40.95%) CheckPoint
4 80 (38.10%) Juniper
5 71 (33.81%) Palo Alto
6 35 (16.67%) Blue Coat
7 31 (14.76%) Sourcefire
8 26 (12.38%) Crossbeam
9 15 (7.14%) Fortinet
10 10 (4.76%) BT
10 10 (4.76%) NetScout
11 9 (4.29%) Apple
11 9 (4.29%) Google
11 9 (4.29%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.86%) Brocade
12 6 (2.86%) HP
12 6 (2.86%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.90%) Intel Security
13 4 (1.90%) Oracle
14 3 (1.43%) Nortel
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