The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 215 195 213
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 8 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.44% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.47% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £62,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,150 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.90% +9.22%
Senior 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
4988 5314 5007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.49% 93.31% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3674 3878 3924
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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 -27 4 £62,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £52,500 -
Senior Security Engineer
South East

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Juniper
3 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (53.33%) SLA
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Blue Coat
4 8 (53.33%) F5
5 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
5 7 (46.67%) Coaching
5 7 (46.67%) Sourcefire
5 7 (46.67%) Crossbeam
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Solaris
5 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (46.67%) Windows 2000
5 7 (46.67%) UNIX
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (33.33%) CCNP
7 5 (33.33%) Network Security
8 4 (26.67%) CISSP
9 3 (20.00%) CCIE
9 3 (20.00%) VPN
9 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
9 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
9 3 (20.00%) SIEM
10 2 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) IPv4
6 1 (6.67%) IPv6
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (6.67%) ATM
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.67%) VPLS
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
6 1 (6.67%) NetScreen
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) Solaris
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 2000
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
1 7 (46.67%) Coaching
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Security
4 1 (6.67%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Database Security
4 1 (6.67%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (26.67%) CISSP
4 3 (20.00%) CCIE
5 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) JNCIA
5 2 (13.33%) CCSE
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) CNA
6 1 (6.67%) CNE
6 1 (6.67%) Novell Certification
6 1 (6.67%) GCIA
6 1 (6.67%) GCIH
6 1 (6.67%) GCFA
6 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
6 1 (6.67%) CHFI
6 1 (6.67%) CCSA
6 1 (6.67%) CISA
6 1 (6.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) SLA
2 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (13.33%) FISMA
4 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (6.67%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Juniper
3 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (53.33%) Blue Coat
4 8 (53.33%) F5
5 7 (46.67%) Sourcefire
5 7 (46.67%) Crossbeam
6 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.67%) Nokia
6 1 (6.67%) IronPort
6 1 (6.67%) Tufin