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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 93 124 130
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 92 108 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.66% 2.09% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 2.20% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 50 84 80
Median salary £52,500 £50,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -0.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £64,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

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
3300 4910 5241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.29% 94.99% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2662 4032 3910
Median salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,004 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +24 55 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Maidenhead +16 17 £40,000 -23.80%
Bracknell -2 3 £52,500 -5.82% 2
Slough +28 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Newbury +5 1 £60,000 +44.57%
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 106 (58.89%) Firewall
2 105 (58.33%) Linux
3 102 (56.67%) Windows
4 98 (54.44%) Cisco
5 96 (53.33%) CheckPoint
6 89 (49.44%) Palo Alto
7 87 (48.33%) Juniper
8 80 (44.44%) F5
9 70 (38.89%) Blue Coat
10 69 (38.33%) Unix
11 68 (37.78%) TCP/IP
12 63 (35.00%) Sourcefire
13 60 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 60 (33.33%) Risk Management
14 50 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 49 (27.22%) Network Security
16 48 (26.67%) Information Security
17 46 (25.56%) Kalman Filter
18 43 (23.89%) Crossbeam
18 43 (23.89%) German Language
19 42 (23.33%) Windows 2000
19 42 (23.33%) Solaris
20 39 (21.67%) CISSP
21 37 (20.56%) VPN
22 35 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
23 34 (18.89%) Cybersecurity
24 29 (16.11%) Active Directory
24 29 (16.11%) Fortinet
24 29 (16.11%) French Language
25 28 (15.56%) Imperva

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 20 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.44%) Apache
2 8 (4.44%) IBM Notes
2 8 (4.44%) IIS
2 8 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.44%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.44%) MS Office
2 17 (9.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 17 (9.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (58.89%) Firewall
2 68 (37.78%) TCP/IP
3 49 (27.22%) Network Security
4 37 (20.56%) VPN
5 26 (14.44%) Internet
6 21 (11.67%) SSL
7 19 (10.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (5.56%) BGP
9 10 (5.56%) DNS
9 10 (5.56%) LAN
9 10 (5.56%) OSPF
10 9 (5.00%) HTTP
10 9 (5.00%) WAN
11 8 (4.44%) SSH
12 6 (3.33%) SMTP
12 6 (3.33%) Wireshark
13 5 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.78%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.11%) Big Data
4 7 (3.89%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.11%) HBase
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (5.00%) JIRA
2 6 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 43 (23.89%) German Language
2 29 (16.11%) French Language
3 23 (12.78%) Games
4 8 (4.44%) Portuguese Language
4 8 (4.44%) Spanish Language
5 6 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.22%) Marketing
7 3 (1.67%) Military
8 2 (1.11%) Finance
9 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.11%) Regular Expression
2 10 (5.56%) ZeroMQ
3 8 (4.44%) Web Services
4 7 (3.89%) CSS
5 5 (2.78%) Ajax
5 5 (2.78%) HTML
6 2 (1.11%) Node.js
7 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.44%) Security Operations Centre
2 16 (8.89%) Cyberthreat
3 14 (7.78%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.89%) PKI
7 5 (2.78%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.22%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.11%) Social Media
11 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 105 (58.33%) Linux
2 102 (56.67%) Windows
3 69 (38.33%) Unix
4 60 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (23.33%) Solaris
6 42 (23.33%) Windows 2000
7 17 (9.44%) Windows Server
8 14 (7.78%) CentOS
9 9 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (4.44%) Mac OS
10 8 (4.44%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.11%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 48 (26.67%) Information Security
3 46 (25.56%) Kalman Filter
4 34 (18.89%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (15.56%) ITIL
5 28 (15.56%) Security Operations
6 25 (13.89%) SIEM
7 24 (13.33%) Presales
8 22 (12.22%) Identity Management
9 20 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 20 (11.11%) Security Management
10 19 (10.56%) Analytics
11 18 (10.00%) Content Management
12 17 (9.44%) Coaching
13 15 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 14 (7.78%) Security Architecture
15 12 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (6.11%) Change Management
16 11 (6.11%) OWASP
16 11 (6.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.44%) SQL
2 12 (6.67%) C
2 12 (6.67%) Java
3 11 (6.11%) Python
4 9 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (5.00%) C++
5 5 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.67%) Perl
6 3 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.67%) VB
7 1 (0.56%) C#
7 1 (0.56%) PHP
7 1 (0.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 39 (21.67%) CISSP
2 35 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (13.33%) CEH
4 22 (12.22%) CCSE
5 18 (10.00%) CCIE
5 18 (10.00%) CCSP
5 18 (10.00%) JNCIS
6 13 (7.22%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.22%) Security Cleared
7 11 (6.11%) CCNA
7 11 (6.11%) Degree
7 11 (6.11%) GCIA
7 11 (6.11%) MCSE
7 11 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (5.56%) Security+ Certification
9 8 (4.44%) CCNP
10 5 (2.78%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.22%) CISA
11 4 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 29 (16.11%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.00%) ProxySG
3 11 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.44%) Samba
6 3 (1.67%) vSphere
7 2 (1.11%) Firmware
7 2 (1.11%) HDFS
7 2 (1.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.11%) Snort
8 1 (0.56%) KVM
8 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (5.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (4.44%) Nessus
3 7 (3.89%) Grafana
3 7 (3.89%) Graphite
4 4 (2.22%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.22%) Kibana
5 3 (1.67%) vMotion
6 1 (0.56%) SCCM
6 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 98 (54.44%) Cisco
2 96 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 89 (49.44%) Palo Alto
4 87 (48.33%) Juniper
5 80 (44.44%) F5
6 70 (38.89%) Blue Coat
7 63 (35.00%) Sourcefire
8 43 (23.89%) Crossbeam
9 29 (16.11%) Fortinet
10 28 (15.56%) Imperva
10 28 (15.56%) Microsoft
11 19 (10.56%) HP
12 18 (10.00%) Intel Security
12 18 (10.00%) Proofpoint
12 18 (10.00%) TippingPoint
12 18 (10.00%) VMware
13 10 (5.56%) Apple
13 10 (5.56%) Google
13 10 (5.56%) LogLogic
14 9 (5.00%) LogRhythm
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£60,000 base (plus competitive package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago