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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 106 150 129
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 108 70 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.38% 1.38% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 1.45% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81 42 51
Median salary £50,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
4374 4830 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.47% 95.53% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3540 3652 3778
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +35 50 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Maidenhead +12 18 £57,500 +109.09%
Bracknell -1 11 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Slough +3 8 £52,500 -
Windsor - 6 £60,000 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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.

1 135 (66.83%) Firewall
2 102 (50.50%) Linux
3 97 (48.02%) Cisco
4 91 (45.05%) Windows
5 89 (44.06%) F5
6 78 (38.61%) CheckPoint
6 78 (38.61%) Network Security
7 66 (32.67%) Juniper
8 58 (28.71%) Unix
9 57 (28.22%) Palo Alto
10 54 (26.73%) Cisco Certification
11 52 (25.74%) TCP/IP
12 48 (23.76%) Cisco ASA
13 40 (19.80%) CCNP
14 39 (19.31%) ITIL
14 39 (19.31%) Presales
15 38 (18.81%) Cybersecurity
16 37 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
17 31 (15.35%) Cisco PIX
18 29 (14.36%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (14.36%) Solaris
18 29 (14.36%) Windows 2000
19 28 (13.86%) LAN
20 27 (13.37%) Security Cleared
20 27 (13.37%) High Availability
20 27 (13.37%) SIEM
21 26 (12.87%) Active Directory
22 25 (12.38%) SC Cleared
22 25 (12.38%) German Language
22 25 (12.38%) Blue Coat

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 (9.90%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.47%) nginx
3 6 (2.97%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.99%) JBoss
5 2 (0.99%) SAS
5 2 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.50%) Apache
6 1 (0.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (66.83%) Firewall
2 78 (38.61%) Network Security
3 52 (25.74%) TCP/IP
4 48 (23.76%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (15.35%) Cisco PIX
6 28 (13.86%) LAN
7 21 (10.40%) WAN
8 19 (9.41%) MPLS
8 19 (9.41%) VPN
9 18 (8.91%) BGP
9 18 (8.91%) OSPF
10 15 (7.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 13 (6.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (6.44%) TACACS
12 12 (5.94%) SSL
12 12 (5.94%) Wireless
13 10 (4.95%) EIGRP
14 9 (4.46%) Cisco Wireless
15 8 (3.96%) DNS
15 8 (3.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.41%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.43%) Big Data
4 5 (2.48%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.98%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (12.38%) German Language
2 23 (11.39%) French Language
3 13 (6.44%) Finance
4 8 (3.96%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.97%) Banking
5 6 (2.97%) Games
5 6 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.98%) Back Office
7 3 (1.49%) Marketing
7 3 (1.49%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.99%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.42%) Regular Expression
2 14 (6.93%) ZeroMQ
3 11 (5.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (5.45%) STL
4 9 (4.46%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.49%) Ajax
5 3 (1.49%) CSS
5 3 (1.49%) HTML
5 3 (1.49%) Web Services
6 2 (0.99%) .NET
7 1 (0.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.43%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.44%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.44%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.95%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (3.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (3.47%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.48%) Replication
9 4 (1.98%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.49%) iPad
10 3 (1.49%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.49%) Physics
11 2 (0.99%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 102 (50.50%) Linux
2 91 (45.05%) Windows
3 58 (28.71%) Unix
4 37 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (14.36%) Solaris
5 29 (14.36%) Windows 2000
5 29 (14.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (9.90%) Windows Server
7 9 (4.46%) CentOS
8 8 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.99%) SUSE
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.31%) ITIL
1 39 (19.31%) Presales
2 38 (18.81%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (13.37%) High Availability
3 27 (13.37%) SIEM
4 25 (12.38%) Software Engineering
5 23 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (11.39%) Information Security
6 22 (10.89%) Scrum
7 21 (10.40%) BDD
7 21 (10.40%) OOP
7 21 (10.40%) TDD
8 20 (9.90%) Low Latency
8 20 (9.90%) Multithreading
9 17 (8.42%) Cross-Platform Development
10 14 (6.93%) Analytics
10 14 (6.93%) Load Balancing
11 12 (5.94%) OO
12 11 (5.45%) Change Management
12 11 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.39%) Java
2 22 (10.89%) C++
3 20 (9.90%) SQL
4 11 (5.45%) C
5 9 (4.46%) Python
6 8 (3.96%) C#
6 8 (3.96%) Perl
7 7 (3.47%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (26.73%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (19.80%) CCNP
3 27 (13.37%) Security Cleared
4 25 (12.38%) SC Cleared
5 22 (10.89%) CISSP
6 17 (8.42%) Degree
7 16 (7.92%) CCIE
7 16 (7.92%) CCNA
8 14 (6.93%) CCSE
8 14 (6.93%) CISA
9 13 (6.44%) CEH
10 11 (5.45%) CCVP
11 8 (3.96%) CCSP
12 7 (3.47%) GSEC
13 6 (2.97%) CCSA
14 5 (2.48%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (2.48%) DV Cleared
14 5 (2.48%) MCITP
14 5 (2.48%) MCSE
14 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (6.93%) SLA
3 7 (3.47%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.49%) GPG13
5 2 (0.99%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.50%) FISMA
6 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (12.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.97%) Firmware
3 6 (2.97%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.97%) NFS
3 6 (2.97%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (4.95%) SCCM
2 8 (3.96%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.98%) Nessus
3 4 (1.98%) QRadar
4 3 (1.49%) Endace
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 97 (48.02%) Cisco
2 89 (44.06%) F5
3 78 (38.61%) CheckPoint
4 66 (32.67%) Juniper
5 57 (28.22%) Palo Alto
6 25 (12.38%) Blue Coat
7 22 (10.89%) Sourcefire
8 18 (8.91%) Crossbeam
9 10 (4.95%) Fortinet
9 10 (4.95%) HP
9 10 (4.95%) VMware
10 9 (4.46%) ArcSight
10 9 (4.46%) Brocade
11 8 (3.96%) Citrix
11 8 (3.96%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.97%) Apple
12 6 (2.97%) GFI Software
12 6 (2.97%) Google
12 6 (2.97%) Remedy
13 5 (2.48%) LogRhythm
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