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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 184 147 133
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 41 81 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.69% 1.44% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.55% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23 43 87
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
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
5436 5232 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.82% 93.18% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4034 4328
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -9 29 £51,250 +16.47% 2
Slough - 6 £30,000 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 93 (59.24%) Firewall
2 77 (49.04%) Cisco
3 64 (40.76%) Network Security
4 63 (40.13%) Windows
4 63 (40.13%) CheckPoint
5 60 (38.22%) F5
6 59 (37.58%) TCP/IP
7 52 (33.12%) Juniper
8 42 (26.75%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (24.84%) Linux
9 39 (24.84%) Blue Coat
10 37 (23.57%) Telecoms
11 36 (22.93%) Internet
12 35 (22.29%) CCNP
13 34 (21.66%) DNS
13 34 (21.66%) OSPF
14 33 (21.02%) Microsoft
15 32 (20.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (19.75%) SC Cleared
16 31 (19.75%) Security Cleared
17 28 (17.83%) VPN
18 27 (17.20%) HP
18 27 (17.20%) DV Cleared
19 26 (16.56%) Smartphone
19 26 (16.56%) Broadband
19 26 (16.56%) CISSP
20 25 (15.92%) Windows Server 2003
20 25 (15.92%) BGP
20 25 (15.92%) Active Directory
21 24 (15.29%) SLA

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (1.27%) IIS
1 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.55%) SaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 93 (59.24%) Firewall
2 64 (40.76%) Network Security
3 59 (37.58%) TCP/IP
4 36 (22.93%) Internet
5 34 (21.66%) OSPF
5 34 (21.66%) DNS
6 28 (17.83%) VPN
7 26 (16.56%) Broadband
8 25 (15.92%) BGP
9 23 (14.65%) BIG-IP
10 22 (14.01%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (13.38%) VoIP
12 20 (12.74%) IPsec
12 20 (12.74%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (12.74%) MPLS
12 20 (12.74%) SNMP
13 16 (10.19%) SSL
14 15 (9.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 14 (8.92%) WAN
16 13 (8.28%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Metasploit
2 3 (1.91%) AppScan
General
1 37 (23.57%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.83%) Retail
2 17 (10.83%) Billing
3 9 (5.73%) German Language
4 7 (4.46%) Finance
5 3 (1.91%) French Language
6 2 (1.27%) Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.18%) .NET
2 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.91%) HTML
2 3 (1.91%) Web Services
3 2 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.56%) Smartphone
2 14 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.01%) CCTV
4 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.27%) Open Source
5 2 (1.27%) SecurID
5 2 (1.27%) PKI
6 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.64%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (40.13%) Windows
2 39 (24.84%) Linux
3 32 (20.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (15.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (14.65%) UNIX
6 15 (9.55%) Solaris
7 14 (8.92%) Windows 2000
8 8 (5.10%) Ubuntu
8 8 (5.10%) CentOS
8 8 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.10%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.27%) AIX
11 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.01%) Network Management
2 21 (13.38%) ITIL
3 15 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.55%) Network Design
4 13 (8.28%) Load Balancing
4 13 (8.28%) Coaching
5 11 (7.01%) SIEM
5 11 (7.01%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (5.73%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 8 (5.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (4.46%) Validation
8 7 (4.46%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.46%) Information Security
8 7 (4.46%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.18%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (1.91%) Risk Management
11 3 (1.91%) Migration
11 3 (1.91%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (1.91%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.28%) SQL
2 12 (7.64%) PHP
3 9 (5.73%) Python
3 9 (5.73%) Ruby
3 9 (5.73%) Bash Shell
3 9 (5.73%) Perl
4 3 (1.91%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.91%) Java
4 3 (1.91%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (26.75%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (22.29%) CCNP
3 31 (19.75%) SC Cleared
3 31 (19.75%) Security Cleared
4 27 (17.20%) DV Cleared
5 26 (16.56%) CISSP
6 24 (15.29%) CCSE
7 18 (11.46%) CCSA
8 9 (5.73%) CCNA
9 8 (5.10%) MCSE
9 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (5.10%) JNCIA
9 8 (5.10%) JNCIS
10 7 (4.46%) MCP
11 6 (3.82%) CEH
11 6 (3.82%) OSCE
12 5 (3.18%) OSCP
13 4 (2.55%) Degree
13 4 (2.55%) CCDA
13 4 (2.55%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.29%) SLA
2 13 (8.28%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.73%) HIPAA
4 5 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.91%) COBIT
5 3 (1.91%) QA
6 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.64%) GPG13
System Software
1 25 (15.92%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.64%) ProxySG
3 8 (5.10%) Snort
4 7 (4.46%) Nmap
4 7 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.27%) vSphere
6 1 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.64%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (11.46%) EMC NetWorker
2 12 (7.64%) FortiGate
3 11 (7.01%) WSUS
4 8 (5.10%) Nessus
4 8 (5.10%) SCCM
4 8 (5.10%) SCOM
4 8 (5.10%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.27%) HP NNM
5 2 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 77 (49.04%) Cisco
2 63 (40.13%) CheckPoint
3 60 (38.22%) F5
4 52 (33.12%) Juniper
5 39 (24.84%) Blue Coat
6 33 (21.02%) Microsoft
7 27 (17.20%) HP
8 17 (10.83%) Fortinet
9 14 (8.92%) Sourcefire
9 14 (8.92%) VMware
9 14 (8.92%) Red Hat
10 13 (8.28%) Crossbeam
11 10 (6.37%) EMC
12 9 (5.73%) Tufin
13 8 (5.10%) SolarWinds
13 8 (5.10%) ArcSight
13 8 (5.10%) Lumension
14 7 (4.46%) Imperva
14 7 (4.46%) IronPort
14 7 (4.46%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18300 - £23300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago