The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 139 115 170
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 87 112 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.48% 2.10% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.25% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 70 35
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5473 4979 5887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.03% 93.54% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3975 3912 5060
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Security Engineer
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading +34 52 £50,000 +29.03% 3
Slough +12 18 £47,500 +5.55%
Newbury -6 4 £55,000 +44.73%
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 131 (70.81%) Firewall
2 83 (44.86%) Windows
3 79 (42.70%) Cisco
4 78 (42.16%) Linux
5 61 (32.97%) DNS
6 57 (30.81%) Network Security
7 56 (30.27%) CheckPoint
8 55 (29.73%) TCP/IP
9 53 (28.65%) SNMP
10 48 (25.95%) Cisco Certification
11 47 (25.41%) CISSP
11 47 (25.41%) F5
11 47 (25.41%) SIEM
12 42 (22.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 42 (22.70%) UNIX
13 41 (22.16%) Juniper
13 41 (22.16%) Telecoms
14 40 (21.62%) Blue Coat
14 40 (21.62%) OSPF
15 39 (21.08%) Security Cleared
15 39 (21.08%) SC Cleared
16 37 (20.00%) BGP
17 36 (19.46%) Billing
17 36 (19.46%) Retail
17 36 (19.46%) Internet
17 36 (19.46%) Broadband
18 35 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
19 32 (17.30%) DV Cleared
19 32 (17.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 31 (16.76%) SQL

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (3.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.16%) IIS
2 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.54%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 131 (70.81%) Firewall
2 61 (32.97%) DNS
3 57 (30.81%) Network Security
4 55 (29.73%) TCP/IP
5 53 (28.65%) SNMP
6 40 (21.62%) OSPF
7 37 (20.00%) BGP
8 36 (19.46%) Internet
8 36 (19.46%) Broadband
9 35 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (15.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 28 (15.14%) SMTP
10 28 (15.14%) DHCP
11 27 (14.59%) MPLS
11 27 (14.59%) tcpdump
12 26 (14.05%) FWSM
12 26 (14.05%) VoIP
13 22 (11.89%) Cisco PIX
14 21 (11.35%) BIG-IP
15 18 (9.73%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (11.89%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.54%) StarTeam
General
1 41 (22.16%) Telecoms
2 36 (19.46%) Billing
2 36 (19.46%) Retail
3 19 (10.27%) Back Office
4 4 (2.16%) Finance
5 2 (1.08%) French Language
5 2 (1.08%) German Language
6 1 (0.54%) Military
6 1 (0.54%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.86%) Regular Expression
2 4 (2.16%) .NET
3 2 (1.08%) SOAP
4 1 (0.54%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.51%) Smartphone
2 11 (5.95%) CCTV
3 9 (4.86%) Open Source
4 7 (3.78%) Replication
4 7 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.08%) Clustering
7 1 (0.54%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (0.54%) iSeries
7 1 (0.54%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 83 (44.86%) Windows
2 78 (42.16%) Linux
3 42 (22.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (22.70%) UNIX
4 27 (14.59%) Ubuntu
5 26 (14.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (11.35%) CentOS
7 18 (9.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (4.86%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.78%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.70%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.41%) SIEM
2 32 (17.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 29 (15.68%) Network Management
4 25 (13.51%) Information Security
5 17 (9.19%) Performance Monitoring
5 17 (9.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (5.95%) Cyber Security
6 11 (5.95%) CRM
7 10 (5.41%) Capacity Management
8 8 (4.32%) Project Management
8 8 (4.32%) Protective Monitoring
9 7 (3.78%) Reverse Engineering
9 7 (3.78%) Incident Management
9 7 (3.78%) Computer Security
9 7 (3.78%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.24%) Network Design
11 5 (2.70%) ITIL
12 4 (2.16%) Validation
12 4 (2.16%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (1.62%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.76%) SQL
2 22 (11.89%) Perl
2 22 (11.89%) Ruby
3 20 (10.81%) PHP
3 20 (10.81%) Python
3 20 (10.81%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (25.95%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (25.41%) CISSP
3 39 (21.08%) Security Cleared
3 39 (21.08%) SC Cleared
4 32 (17.30%) DV Cleared
5 30 (16.22%) CCNA
5 30 (16.22%) CEH
6 21 (11.35%) OSCE
6 21 (11.35%) CCSE
7 20 (10.81%) CCSA
7 20 (10.81%) CCNP
7 20 (10.81%) OSCP
8 13 (7.03%) JNCIA
9 12 (6.49%) Degree
10 11 (5.95%) MCSE
10 11 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (4.86%) CISA
12 8 (4.32%) MCITP
13 5 (2.70%) JNCIS
13 5 (2.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.22%) PCI DSS
2 24 (12.97%) SLA
3 21 (11.35%) HIPAA
4 9 (4.86%) GPG13
4 9 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.54%) BS25999
System Software
1 22 (11.89%) Snort
2 21 (11.35%) Nmap
3 20 (10.81%) ProxySG
4 17 (9.19%) Active Directory
5 12 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (3.78%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.54%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (12.97%) EMC NetWorker
2 22 (11.89%) Nessus
3 15 (8.11%) WSUS
4 12 (6.49%) SCCM
4 12 (6.49%) SCOM
5 5 (2.70%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (1.08%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 79 (42.70%) Cisco
2 56 (30.27%) CheckPoint
3 47 (25.41%) F5
4 41 (22.16%) Juniper
5 40 (21.62%) Blue Coat
6 31 (16.76%) Microsoft
7 30 (16.22%) Red Hat
8 23 (12.43%) HP
9 21 (11.35%) Imperva
9 21 (11.35%) Sophos
10 19 (10.27%) EMC
11 14 (7.57%) VMware
12 13 (7.03%) Sourcefire
12 13 (7.03%) ArcSight
13 9 (4.86%) SolarWinds
14 8 (4.32%) Tripwire
15 7 (3.78%) Brocade
15 7 (3.78%) StorageTek
15 7 (3.78%) Apple
15 7 (3.78%) Citrix
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