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

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 152 130 156
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 68 90 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 1.58% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.70% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34 48 67
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £41,125 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.61%
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
5408 5289 5486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.38% 93.08% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3790 4174 4601
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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
(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 -5 33 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Slough - 13 £30,000 -
Bracknell -15 7 £52,500 +40.00%
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 103 (60.59%) Firewall
2 81 (47.65%) Cisco
3 69 (40.59%) Windows
4 66 (38.82%) Network Security
5 61 (35.88%) TCP/IP
5 61 (35.88%) CheckPoint
6 55 (32.35%) F5
7 52 (30.59%) Juniper
8 48 (28.24%) Linux
9 43 (25.29%) Cisco Certification
10 42 (24.71%) Telecoms
11 40 (23.53%) Internet
12 38 (22.35%) DNS
12 38 (22.35%) OSPF
13 37 (21.76%) Blue Coat
13 37 (21.76%) Microsoft
14 33 (19.41%) SC Cleared
14 33 (19.41%) Security Cleared
14 33 (19.41%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (18.82%) CCNP
16 30 (17.65%) Broadband
16 30 (17.65%) BGP
16 30 (17.65%) Smartphone
17 29 (17.06%) DV Cleared
17 29 (17.06%) CISSP
18 26 (15.29%) UNIX
18 26 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (15.29%) HP
18 26 (15.29%) SNMP
18 26 (15.29%) Network Management

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 4 (2.35%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.35%) IIS
2 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (4.12%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.35%) SaaS
2 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 103 (60.59%) Firewall
2 66 (38.82%) Network Security
3 61 (35.88%) TCP/IP
4 40 (23.53%) Internet
5 38 (22.35%) DNS
5 38 (22.35%) OSPF
6 30 (17.65%) Broadband
6 30 (17.65%) BGP
7 26 (15.29%) SNMP
8 25 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (14.71%) VoIP
8 25 (14.71%) MPLS
9 24 (14.12%) VPN
10 23 (13.53%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (12.35%) IPsec
12 20 (11.76%) BIG-IP
13 16 (9.41%) tcpdump
14 15 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 13 (7.65%) WAN
15 13 (7.65%) SSL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Metasploit
2 3 (1.76%) AppScan
General
1 42 (24.71%) Telecoms
2 21 (12.35%) Retail
2 21 (12.35%) Billing
3 9 (5.29%) German Language
4 7 (4.12%) Finance
5 2 (1.18%) French Language
5 2 (1.18%) Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Law
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.12%) .NET
2 3 (1.76%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.76%) HTML
2 3 (1.76%) Web Services
3 2 (1.18%) SOAP
4 1 (0.59%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.65%) Smartphone
2 14 (8.24%) CCTV
3 5 (2.94%) Open Source
4 3 (1.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.18%) SecurID
5 2 (1.18%) PKI
5 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.59%) Replication
6 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.59%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 69 (40.59%) Windows
2 48 (28.24%) Linux
3 33 (19.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (15.29%) UNIX
4 26 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (7.65%) Solaris
6 12 (7.06%) Windows 2000
7 10 (5.88%) CentOS
7 10 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.88%) Ubuntu
8 9 (5.29%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.29%) Network Management
2 19 (11.18%) ITIL
3 15 (8.82%) SIEM
4 13 (7.65%) Load Balancing
4 13 (7.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (7.06%) Network Design
6 11 (6.47%) Validation
7 10 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (5.29%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 8 (4.71%) Information Security
10 7 (4.12%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.12%) Capacity Management
11 6 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (1.76%) Risk Management
12 3 (1.76%) Ethical Hacking
12 3 (1.76%) Release Management
12 3 (1.76%) Security Architecture
12 3 (1.76%) OWASP
12 3 (1.76%) Cyber Security
13 2 (1.18%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.41%) SQL
2 14 (8.24%) PHP
3 11 (6.47%) Python
3 11 (6.47%) Perl
3 11 (6.47%) Ruby
3 11 (6.47%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.76%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.76%) Java
4 3 (1.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (25.29%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (19.41%) SC Cleared
2 33 (19.41%) Security Cleared
3 32 (18.82%) CCNP
4 29 (17.06%) DV Cleared
4 29 (17.06%) CISSP
5 24 (14.12%) CCSE
6 17 (10.00%) CCSA
7 13 (7.65%) CCNA
8 9 (5.29%) CEH
8 9 (5.29%) JNCIA
8 9 (5.29%) OSCE
9 8 (4.71%) OSCP
9 8 (4.71%) JNCIS
10 7 (4.12%) MCSE
10 7 (4.12%) MCP
10 7 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.35%) Degree
12 3 (1.76%) RHCE
12 3 (1.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.94%) SLA
2 15 (8.82%) PCI DSS
3 12 (7.06%) HIPAA
4 3 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.76%) QA
5 2 (1.18%) COBIT
5 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.59%) GPG13
System Software
1 25 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.06%) ProxySG
3 11 (6.47%) Snort
4 10 (5.88%) Nmap
5 9 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.18%) vSphere
8 1 (0.59%) Squid
8 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (7.65%) WSUS
3 12 (7.06%) FortiGate
4 11 (6.47%) Nessus
5 8 (4.71%) HP SIM
5 8 (4.71%) SCCM
5 8 (4.71%) SCOM
6 2 (1.18%) HP NNM
6 2 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 81 (47.65%) Cisco
2 61 (35.88%) CheckPoint
3 55 (32.35%) F5
4 52 (30.59%) Juniper
5 37 (21.76%) Blue Coat
5 37 (21.76%) Microsoft
6 26 (15.29%) HP
7 17 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 16 (9.41%) VMware
8 16 (9.41%) Red Hat
9 14 (8.24%) Sourcefire
10 12 (7.06%) EMC
11 11 (6.47%) Crossbeam
12 10 (5.88%) ArcSight
12 10 (5.88%) Imperva
12 10 (5.88%) Sophos
13 9 (5.29%) Tufin
14 8 (4.71%) Lumension
14 8 (4.71%) SolarWinds
15 7 (4.12%) Symantec
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