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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 170 169 140
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 47 57 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 0.97% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.05% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 45
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,500 £40,625
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +16.92%
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
4834 5445 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.96% 92.81% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3789 3788 3989
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 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 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 31 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 -19 15 £38,000 -27.61%
Slough -5 10 £48,000 +60.00% 1
Bracknell +20 5 £38,000 -27.61%
Windsor - 2 £52,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £80,000 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 75 (72.12%) Firewall
2 52 (50.00%) Windows
3 49 (47.12%) Cisco
3 49 (47.12%) CheckPoint
4 47 (45.19%) Linux
5 43 (41.35%) Network Security
6 39 (37.50%) Telecoms
7 37 (35.58%) TCP/IP
7 37 (35.58%) F5
8 36 (34.62%) CISSP
9 30 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (28.85%) Blue Coat
10 25 (24.04%) Juniper
11 24 (23.08%) CCNP
11 24 (23.08%) Information Security
11 24 (23.08%) FortiGate
12 22 (21.15%) UNIX
13 21 (20.19%) DNS
14 19 (18.27%) Active Directory
14 19 (18.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 19 (18.27%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (18.27%) BIG-IP
15 18 (17.31%) PCI DSS
15 18 (17.31%) Cisco PIX
15 18 (17.31%) Broadband
15 18 (17.31%) Management Information System
16 17 (16.35%) ITIL
17 15 (14.42%) BGP
17 15 (14.42%) OSPF
17 15 (14.42%) Security Architecture

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (72.12%) Firewall
2 43 (41.35%) Network Security
3 37 (35.58%) TCP/IP
4 21 (20.19%) DNS
5 19 (18.27%) BIG-IP
5 19 (18.27%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (18.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 18 (17.31%) Cisco PIX
6 18 (17.31%) Broadband
7 15 (14.42%) OSPF
7 15 (14.42%) BGP
8 14 (13.46%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (11.54%) FWSM
9 12 (11.54%) Internet
9 12 (11.54%) SNMP
10 11 (10.58%) Wireshark
11 10 (9.62%) VPN
11 10 (9.62%) LDAP
11 10 (9.62%) RIP
12 9 (8.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 39 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 12 (11.54%) Finance
2 12 (11.54%) Banking
3 5 (4.81%) Back Office
4 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 2 (1.92%) Billing
4 2 (1.92%) German Language
4 2 (1.92%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) Web Services
2 2 (1.92%) .NET
2 2 (1.92%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.96%) ODBC
3 1 (0.96%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (6.73%) Smartphone
4 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.88%) Clustering
6 1 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (50.00%) Windows
2 47 (45.19%) Linux
3 22 (21.15%) UNIX
4 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.54%) Windows 2000
5 12 (11.54%) Solaris
6 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.08%) Information Security
2 17 (16.35%) ITIL
3 15 (14.42%) Security Architecture
3 15 (14.42%) SIEM
4 14 (13.46%) Identity Management
5 12 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (10.58%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (9.62%) Incident Management
8 9 (8.65%) Network Architecture
8 9 (8.65%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (8.65%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (6.73%) Cyber Security
9 7 (6.73%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (5.77%) Ethical Hacking
10 6 (5.77%) Network Design
11 5 (4.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (4.81%) Data Security
11 5 (4.81%) Project Management
11 5 (4.81%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.54%) Perl
1 12 (11.54%) PHP
1 12 (11.54%) Python
1 12 (11.54%) Ruby
2 9 (8.65%) SQL
3 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.96%) C
4 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 36 (34.62%) CISSP
2 30 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (23.08%) CCNP
4 14 (13.46%) CCSE
5 13 (12.50%) Degree
5 13 (12.50%) CCSA
6 11 (10.58%) CEH
7 10 (9.62%) CISA
8 9 (8.65%) CCNA
9 7 (6.73%) GSEC
10 4 (3.85%) CISM
10 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.88%) CHFI
11 3 (2.88%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.88%) MCSE
11 3 (2.88%) CCIE
11 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.92%) MCP
12 2 (1.92%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.31%) PCI DSS
2 12 (11.54%) SLA
3 9 (8.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (5.77%) HIPAA
5 5 (4.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.96%) GPG13
System Software
1 19 (18.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.58%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.96%) Snort
Systems Management
1 24 (23.08%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.81%) Nessus
3 1 (0.96%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 49 (47.12%) Cisco
1 49 (47.12%) CheckPoint
2 37 (35.58%) F5
3 30 (28.85%) Blue Coat
4 25 (24.04%) Juniper
5 12 (11.54%) Sourcefire
5 12 (11.54%) Crossbeam
6 10 (9.62%) McAfee
6 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.81%) LogLogic
8 4 (3.85%) Splunk
8 4 (3.85%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.85%) HP
9 3 (2.88%) VMware
10 2 (1.92%) Mitel
10 2 (1.92%) Sophos
10 2 (1.92%) SAP
10 2 (1.92%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.92%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.92%) Tufin
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