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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 102 132 141
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 89 99 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.42% 1.85% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 1.93% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 41 76 65
Median salary £55,000 £50,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% +9.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
3514 5128 5081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.81% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2761 4175 3660
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +25 56 £55,000 +8.91% 4
Maidenhead +15 17 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Slough +36 3 £55,250 +0.45%
Bracknell +4 2 £45,000 -11.33%
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 98 (55.37%) Firewall
2 94 (53.11%) CheckPoint
3 92 (51.98%) Linux
4 90 (50.85%) Cisco
5 88 (49.72%) Windows
6 83 (46.89%) Juniper
6 83 (46.89%) F5
7 82 (46.33%) Palo Alto
8 65 (36.72%) TCP/IP
9 62 (35.03%) Unix
10 61 (34.46%) Blue Coat
11 57 (32.20%) Sourcefire
12 54 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 54 (30.51%) Risk Management
13 53 (29.94%) Information Security
14 48 (27.12%) Network Security
15 47 (26.55%) Windows Server 2003
16 43 (24.29%) Solaris
16 43 (24.29%) Windows 2000
17 42 (23.73%) Crossbeam
17 42 (23.73%) German Language
18 40 (22.60%) CISSP
19 33 (18.64%) VPN
20 32 (18.08%) Cisco Certification
21 31 (17.51%) Kalman Filter
22 29 (16.38%) ITIL
23 27 (15.25%) French Language
24 23 (12.99%) SQL
24 23 (12.99%) Fortinet
24 23 (12.99%) SIEM

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 17 (9.60%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.26%) Apache
2 4 (2.26%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.26%) IIS
2 4 (2.26%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.26%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.78%) MS Office
2 12 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (6.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (55.37%) Firewall
2 65 (36.72%) TCP/IP
3 48 (27.12%) Network Security
4 33 (18.64%) VPN
5 21 (11.86%) Internet
6 17 (9.60%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (9.04%) SSL
8 14 (7.91%) BGP
8 14 (7.91%) OSPF
9 10 (5.65%) DNS
9 10 (5.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (5.65%) MPLS
9 10 (5.65%) Wireshark
10 9 (5.08%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (5.08%) SMTP
11 8 (4.52%) BIG-IP
11 8 (4.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (4.52%) EIGRP
11 8 (4.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (3.95%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.21%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.08%) Big Data
4 6 (3.39%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.13%) HBase
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Cucumber
2 7 (3.95%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.26%) JIRA
General
1 42 (23.73%) German Language
2 27 (15.25%) French Language
3 21 (11.86%) Games
4 15 (8.47%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.26%) Marketing
5 4 (2.26%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (2.26%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.13%) Finance
6 2 (1.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.08%) CSS
2 7 (3.95%) Ajax
2 7 (3.95%) HTML
2 7 (3.95%) Regular Expression
2 7 (3.95%) ZeroMQ
3 4 (2.26%) Web Services
4 2 (1.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (1.13%) Node.js
4 2 (1.13%) STL
5 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.60%) Management Information System
1 17 (9.60%) Security Operations Centre
2 15 (8.47%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (6.78%) Virtual Team
4 10 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.26%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.13%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 92 (51.98%) Linux
2 88 (49.72%) Windows
3 62 (35.03%) Unix
4 54 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (26.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (24.29%) Solaris
6 43 (24.29%) Windows 2000
7 14 (7.91%) Windows Server
8 11 (6.21%) CentOS
9 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.26%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.26%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.13%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.51%) Risk Management
2 53 (29.94%) Information Security
3 31 (17.51%) Kalman Filter
4 29 (16.38%) ITIL
5 23 (12.99%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (12.99%) SIEM
6 20 (11.30%) Presales
6 20 (11.30%) Security Operations
7 16 (9.04%) Analytics
8 15 (8.47%) Security Management
9 14 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (7.91%) Identity Management
9 14 (7.91%) Load Balancing
10 13 (7.34%) Content Management
10 13 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (7.34%) Mentoring
11 12 (6.78%) Change Management
11 12 (6.78%) Coaching
11 12 (6.78%) Internal Audit
11 12 (6.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.99%) SQL
2 15 (8.47%) Java
3 12 (6.78%) C++
4 9 (5.08%) C
5 7 (3.95%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.95%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.95%) Python
5 7 (3.95%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.82%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.69%) Perl
8 1 (0.56%) C#
8 1 (0.56%) PHP
8 1 (0.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 40 (22.60%) CISSP
2 32 (18.08%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (11.86%) CCSE
4 19 (10.73%) SC Cleared
4 19 (10.73%) Security Cleared
5 17 (9.60%) CEH
6 14 (7.91%) CCNP
7 13 (7.34%) CCIE
7 13 (7.34%) CCSP
7 13 (7.34%) JNCIS
8 10 (5.65%) Degree
9 8 (4.52%) GCIA
10 7 (3.95%) CCNA
10 7 (3.95%) MCSE
10 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (3.39%) DV Cleared
12 5 (2.82%) CISA
12 5 (2.82%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (2.82%) Security+ Certification
13 4 (2.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.86%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (12.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.34%) ProxySG
3 6 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.82%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.26%) Samba
6 2 (1.13%) Firmware
6 2 (1.13%) HDFS
6 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.13%) Snort
7 1 (0.56%) KVM
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.08%) Nessus
2 6 (3.39%) Grafana
2 6 (3.39%) Graphite
3 5 (2.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.69%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.69%) Kibana
5 2 (1.13%) SCCM
6 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 94 (53.11%) CheckPoint
2 90 (50.85%) Cisco
3 83 (46.89%) F5
3 83 (46.89%) Juniper
4 82 (46.33%) Palo Alto
5 61 (34.46%) Blue Coat
6 57 (32.20%) Sourcefire
7 42 (23.73%) Crossbeam
8 23 (12.99%) Fortinet
9 19 (10.73%) Microsoft
10 18 (10.17%) Imperva
11 14 (7.91%) HP
12 13 (7.34%) Intel Security
12 13 (7.34%) Proofpoint
12 13 (7.34%) TippingPoint
13 10 (5.65%) BT
14 9 (5.08%) LogRhythm
14 9 (5.08%) VMware
15 7 (3.95%) Apple
15 7 (3.95%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SmarTech Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £105000 - £142000 per annum + Car Allow + Big Bens + Stock
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
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