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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 172 145 134
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 45 81 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.89% 1.42% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.53% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 41
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
4771 5311 5225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.25% 92.88% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3657 3742 4147
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -26 19 £38,000 -27.61% 2
Slough -13 11 £58,000 +93.33% 1
Bracknell +17 6 £38,000 -27.61%
Maidenhead - 1 £80,000 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 88 (73.95%) Firewall
2 62 (52.10%) Cisco
3 61 (51.26%) CheckPoint
4 56 (47.06%) Windows
5 50 (42.02%) Linux
6 47 (39.50%) TCP/IP
7 46 (38.66%) F5
8 45 (37.82%) Network Security
9 40 (33.61%) Blue Coat
10 39 (32.77%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (31.09%) Telecoms
12 35 (29.41%) Juniper
13 30 (25.21%) CISSP
13 30 (25.21%) CCNP
13 30 (25.21%) UNIX
14 25 (21.01%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (21.01%) FortiGate
15 21 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 21 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
15 21 (17.65%) BIG-IP
15 21 (17.65%) SLA
15 21 (17.65%) DNS
15 21 (17.65%) Information Security
16 20 (16.81%) Active Directory
16 20 (16.81%) ITIL
16 20 (16.81%) PCI DSS
16 20 (16.81%) SIEM
17 19 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (15.97%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (15.13%) Intrusion Detection

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) IaaS
2 1 (0.84%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 88 (73.95%) Firewall
2 47 (39.50%) TCP/IP
3 45 (37.82%) Network Security
4 25 (21.01%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (17.65%) BIG-IP
5 21 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 21 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
5 21 (17.65%) DNS
6 18 (15.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (13.45%) BGP
8 15 (12.61%) OSPF
8 15 (12.61%) VPN
8 15 (12.61%) Broadband
9 12 (10.08%) Internet
9 12 (10.08%) SNMP
9 12 (10.08%) FWSM
10 10 (8.40%) Wireshark
10 10 (8.40%) RIP
11 9 (7.56%) HTTP
11 9 (7.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 37 (31.09%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.92%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Back Office
4 3 (2.52%) German Language
5 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Billing
5 2 (1.68%) Legal
5 2 (1.68%) Military
6 1 (0.84%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.84%) French Language
6 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.52%) Web Services
3 2 (1.68%) .NET
4 1 (0.84%) ODBC
4 1 (0.84%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 13 (10.92%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (5.88%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.52%) Clustering
5 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.84%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 56 (47.06%) Windows
2 50 (42.02%) Linux
3 30 (25.21%) UNIX
4 19 (15.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (13.45%) Windows 2000
6 16 (13.45%) Solaris
7 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.65%) Information Security
2 20 (16.81%) ITIL
2 20 (16.81%) SIEM
3 19 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.92%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (10.08%) Security Architecture
5 12 (10.08%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (9.24%) Cyber Security
6 11 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (9.24%) Identity Management
7 10 (8.40%) Incident Management
8 9 (7.56%) Project Management
9 7 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (5.88%) Network Design
9 7 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
9 7 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.88%) Coaching
10 6 (5.04%) Network Architecture
11 5 (4.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.76%) Perl
1 14 (11.76%) Python
2 13 (10.92%) Ruby
2 13 (10.92%) PHP
3 11 (9.24%) SQL
4 8 (6.72%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.84%) C
5 1 (0.84%) C++
5 1 (0.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (32.77%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (25.21%) CCNP
2 30 (25.21%) CISSP
3 18 (15.13%) CCSE
4 14 (11.76%) CCSA
5 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
6 11 (9.24%) CCNA
7 9 (7.56%) Degree
8 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
9 6 (5.04%) MCSE
9 6 (5.04%) CCIE
9 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (4.20%) CEH
10 5 (4.20%) MCP
10 5 (4.20%) DV Cleared
11 4 (3.36%) CISM
12 3 (2.52%) GIAC
12 3 (2.52%) JNCIA
12 3 (2.52%) JNCIS
12 3 (2.52%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.65%) SLA
2 20 (16.81%) PCI DSS
3 11 (9.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (5.88%) HIPAA
5 5 (4.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.84%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (16.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.24%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.84%) Snort
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (21.01%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.20%) Nessus
3 1 (0.84%) WSUS
3 1 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.84%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 62 (52.10%) Cisco
2 61 (51.26%) CheckPoint
3 46 (38.66%) F5
4 40 (33.61%) Blue Coat
5 35 (29.41%) Juniper
6 16 (13.45%) Sourcefire
6 16 (13.45%) Crossbeam
7 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
8 11 (9.24%) Fortinet
9 10 (8.40%) McAfee
10 7 (5.88%) HP
11 5 (4.20%) IronPort
11 5 (4.20%) Tufin
11 5 (4.20%) LogLogic
12 4 (3.36%) Splunk
12 4 (3.36%) Symantec
12 4 (3.36%) VMware
13 2 (1.68%) Mitel
13 2 (1.68%) Sophos
13 2 (1.68%) CA
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