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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 155 118 112
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 60 103 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 1.89% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 2.03% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 46 69
Average salary £51,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £58,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
4672 5063 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.90% 92.75% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 3674 3906
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -41 27 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Slough -6 7 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Bracknell +18 6 £46,250 +10.11%
Maidenhead - 6 £42,500 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 103 (70.55%) Firewall
2 72 (49.32%) Cisco
3 71 (48.63%) Network Security
4 70 (47.95%) CheckPoint
5 66 (45.21%) Windows
6 65 (44.52%) Linux
6 65 (44.52%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (39.73%) TCP/IP
8 51 (34.93%) Juniper
9 50 (34.25%) F5
10 42 (28.77%) CCNP
11 41 (28.08%) Blue Coat
12 35 (23.97%) CISSP
12 35 (23.97%) SLA
13 32 (21.92%) Security Cleared
14 30 (20.55%) VPN
14 30 (20.55%) Telecoms
15 29 (19.86%) UNIX
16 28 (19.18%) SIEM
17 27 (18.49%) Cyber Security
18 25 (17.12%) DNS
18 25 (17.12%) Cisco ASA
19 24 (16.44%) Information Security
20 23 (15.75%) Windows Server 2008
20 23 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (15.75%) Intrusion Detection
21 22 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
22 21 (14.38%) WAN
23 20 (13.70%) CCNA
24 19 (13.01%) Project Management

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) IaaS
2 2 (1.37%) SaaS
2 2 (1.37%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 103 (70.55%) Firewall
2 71 (48.63%) Network Security
3 58 (39.73%) TCP/IP
4 30 (20.55%) VPN
5 25 (17.12%) DNS
5 25 (17.12%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (15.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (14.38%) WAN
8 18 (12.33%) BIG-IP
8 18 (12.33%) DHCP
8 18 (12.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 12 (8.22%) Cisco PIX
9 12 (8.22%) LAN
9 12 (8.22%) BGP
10 11 (7.53%) MPLS
10 11 (7.53%) OSPF
10 11 (7.53%) IPsec
10 11 (7.53%) Wireless
11 10 (6.85%) Broadband
11 10 (6.85%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Metasploit
General
1 30 (20.55%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.90%) Banking
3 12 (8.22%) Finance
4 3 (2.05%) Back Office
4 3 (2.05%) Military
4 3 (2.05%) Retail
4 3 (2.05%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.05%) Billing
5 2 (1.37%) Marketing
5 2 (1.37%) German Language
5 2 (1.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.68%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.05%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) ODBC
2 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) Open Source
2 11 (7.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.79%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.74%) Blog
7 3 (2.05%) Clustering
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) PKI
8 1 (0.68%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 66 (45.21%) Windows
2 65 (44.52%) Linux
3 29 (19.86%) UNIX
4 23 (15.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (11.64%) Solaris
6 17 (11.64%) Windows 2000
7 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.74%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.37%) CentOS
9 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Android
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.18%) SIEM
2 27 (18.49%) Cyber Security
3 24 (16.44%) Information Security
4 23 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (13.01%) Project Management
6 14 (9.59%) Mentoring
7 13 (8.90%) ITIL
7 13 (8.90%) Coaching
7 13 (8.90%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (8.22%) Network Design
9 11 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (7.53%) DDoS Mitigation
10 10 (6.85%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (6.16%) Reverse Engineering
11 9 (6.16%) Ethical Hacking
11 9 (6.16%) Database Security
12 8 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.48%) Change Management
13 6 (4.11%) Product Management
13 6 (4.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.33%) SQL
2 15 (10.27%) Python
3 13 (8.90%) Perl
3 13 (8.90%) PHP
3 13 (8.90%) Ruby
4 11 (7.53%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.42%) C
6 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.37%) C++
6 2 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 65 (44.52%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (28.77%) CCNP
3 35 (23.97%) CISSP
4 32 (21.92%) Security Cleared
5 20 (13.70%) CCNA
6 18 (12.33%) SC Cleared
7 16 (10.96%) CCSE
7 16 (10.96%) CCIE
8 15 (10.27%) Degree
9 12 (8.22%) CCSA
10 11 (7.53%) CEH
11 10 (6.85%) DV Cleared
12 9 (6.16%) GIAC
13 7 (4.79%) CISM
14 6 (4.11%) CHFI
14 6 (4.11%) MCSE
14 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (3.42%) MCP
15 5 (3.42%) JNCIS
16 4 (2.74%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (23.97%) SLA
2 19 (13.01%) PCI DSS
3 11 (7.53%) HIPAA
4 8 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (2.05%) FISMA
6 2 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.68%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.11%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.05%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (10.27%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.05%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (2.05%) WSUS
2 3 (2.05%) Nessus
3 2 (1.37%) Nmap
4 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 72 (49.32%) Cisco
2 70 (47.95%) CheckPoint
3 51 (34.93%) Juniper
4 50 (34.25%) F5
5 41 (28.08%) Blue Coat
6 17 (11.64%) Sourcefire
6 17 (11.64%) Crossbeam
7 15 (10.27%) Fortinet
8 13 (8.90%) Microsoft
9 6 (4.11%) VMware
9 6 (4.11%) McAfee
9 6 (4.11%) HP
10 5 (3.42%) IronPort
10 5 (3.42%) Tufin
10 5 (3.42%) Splunk
11 4 (2.74%) Huawei
11 4 (2.74%) Sophos
11 4 (2.74%) Symantec
11 4 (2.74%) IBM
11 4 (2.74%) NetApp
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DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holiday
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