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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 137 153 130
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 81 72 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.82% 1.44% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.51% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 66 40 52
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 £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £58,150 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -
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
4279 4766 5264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.33% 95.26% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3467 3572 3775
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +12 39 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Bracknell -7 9 £55,500 +5.71% 4
Slough +7 8 £51,250 +2.50%
Maidenhead +8 7 £70,000 +43.58% 1
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 122 (66.67%) Firewall
2 100 (54.64%) Cisco
3 89 (48.63%) F5
4 88 (48.09%) Linux
5 78 (42.62%) Windows
6 76 (41.53%) CheckPoint
7 74 (40.44%) Network Security
8 63 (34.43%) Juniper
9 56 (30.60%) Unix
9 56 (30.60%) Cisco Certification
10 54 (29.51%) Palo Alto
11 52 (28.42%) Cisco ASA
12 41 (22.40%) TCP/IP
13 38 (20.77%) CCNP
14 37 (20.22%) ITIL
15 32 (17.49%) Cisco PIX
16 31 (16.94%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (16.39%) Solaris
17 30 (16.39%) Windows 2000
17 30 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
18 28 (15.30%) Blue Coat
19 27 (14.75%) Sourcefire
19 27 (14.75%) German Language
19 27 (14.75%) Presales
20 26 (14.21%) Information Security
20 26 (14.21%) LAN
21 25 (13.66%) High Availability
22 24 (13.11%) Cybersecurity
22 24 (13.11%) Software Engineering
23 23 (12.57%) Agile Software Development

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 11 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.83%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.55%) Apache
3 1 (0.55%) IIS
3 1 (0.55%) Node.js
3 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (66.67%) Firewall
2 74 (40.44%) Network Security
3 52 (28.42%) Cisco ASA
4 41 (22.40%) TCP/IP
5 32 (17.49%) Cisco PIX
6 26 (14.21%) LAN
7 22 (12.02%) WAN
8 17 (9.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 16 (8.74%) BGP
9 16 (8.74%) MPLS
9 16 (8.74%) OSPF
10 15 (8.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (6.01%) TACACS
11 11 (6.01%) VPN
12 10 (5.46%) SSL
12 10 (5.46%) VLAN
13 9 (4.92%) DNS
13 9 (4.92%) HTTP
13 9 (4.92%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (4.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.46%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.28%) Big Data
4 5 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (14.75%) German Language
2 19 (10.38%) French Language
3 8 (4.37%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.83%) Finance
5 3 (1.64%) Back Office
5 3 (1.64%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.09%) Billing
6 2 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.56%) Regular Expression
2 11 (6.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (6.01%) STL
3 8 (4.37%) 802.1X
4 6 (3.28%) ZeroMQ
5 3 (1.64%) Ajax
5 3 (1.64%) CSS
5 3 (1.64%) HTML
6 1 (0.55%) .NET
6 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.65%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.83%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (2.73%) Replication
6 4 (2.19%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.64%) iPad
8 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.09%) Physics
9 1 (0.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 88 (48.09%) Linux
2 78 (42.62%) Windows
3 56 (30.60%) Unix
4 31 (16.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (16.39%) Solaris
5 30 (16.39%) Windows 2000
5 30 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.01%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.09%) CentOS
7 2 (1.09%) Debian
7 2 (1.09%) Fedora
7 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.22%) ITIL
2 27 (14.75%) Presales
3 26 (14.21%) Information Security
4 25 (13.66%) High Availability
5 24 (13.11%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 23 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (12.02%) Scrum
8 21 (11.48%) BDD
8 21 (11.48%) OOP
8 21 (11.48%) TDD
9 20 (10.93%) Low Latency
9 20 (10.93%) Multithreading
10 19 (10.38%) SIEM
11 17 (9.29%) Cross-Platform Development
12 16 (8.74%) Load Balancing
12 16 (8.74%) Risk Management
13 12 (6.56%) OO
14 10 (5.46%) Vulnerability Management
15 9 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.02%) C++
2 21 (11.48%) Java
3 14 (7.65%) SQL
4 9 (4.92%) C
4 9 (4.92%) Perl
5 8 (4.37%) Python
6 7 (3.83%) C#
7 5 (2.73%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (30.60%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (20.77%) CCNP
3 23 (12.57%) CCIE
4 19 (10.38%) CISSP
5 17 (9.29%) CCSE
6 16 (8.74%) Security Cleared
7 15 (8.20%) CCNA
8 14 (7.65%) SC Cleared
9 12 (6.56%) CEH
10 10 (5.46%) Degree
11 9 (4.92%) CCVP
12 8 (4.37%) CISA
13 6 (3.28%) CCSA
13 6 (3.28%) CCSP
13 6 (3.28%) SANS
14 5 (2.73%) Check Point Certification
15 3 (1.64%) CISM
15 3 (1.64%) DV Cleared
15 3 (1.64%) MCSE
15 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.20%) SLA
2 11 (6.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.73%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) FISMA
4 1 (0.55%) GPG13
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.83%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.83%) NFS
4 4 (2.19%) Firmware
5 3 (1.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.83%) SCCM
2 6 (3.28%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (2.73%) Endace
4 4 (2.19%) QRadar
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 100 (54.64%) Cisco
2 89 (48.63%) F5
3 76 (41.53%) CheckPoint
4 63 (34.43%) Juniper
5 54 (29.51%) Palo Alto
6 28 (15.30%) Blue Coat
7 27 (14.75%) Sourcefire
8 23 (12.57%) Crossbeam
9 13 (7.10%) VMware
10 10 (5.46%) ArcSight
10 10 (5.46%) HP
11 9 (4.92%) Brocade
12 8 (4.37%) Citrix
13 7 (3.83%) GFI Software
13 7 (3.83%) LogRhythm
13 7 (3.83%) Remedy
14 6 (3.28%) Fortinet
14 6 (3.28%) SolarWinds
15 5 (2.73%) Intel
15 5 (2.73%) Microsoft
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