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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 219 215 213
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 6 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +15.78%
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
5433 5183 5243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.88% 93.12% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3746 4013 4389
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
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 16 September 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 +6 6 £60,000 +20.00%
Senior Security Engineer
South East

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Firewall
2 26 (83.87%) Cisco
3 22 (70.97%) OSPF
4 20 (64.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (64.52%) Network Management
4 20 (64.52%) VoIP
4 20 (64.52%) SNMP
5 19 (61.29%) Internet
5 19 (61.29%) Telecoms
6 17 (54.84%) Retail
6 17 (54.84%) Billing
6 17 (54.84%) Broadband
6 17 (54.84%) Smartphone
7 16 (51.61%) F5
8 15 (48.39%) MPLS
8 15 (48.39%) BGP
9 12 (38.71%) IPsec
9 12 (38.71%) VPN
10 10 (32.26%) DNS
10 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
11 9 (29.03%) Juniper
11 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (29.03%) Network Security
11 9 (29.03%) Fortinet
12 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (25.81%) Windows
12 8 (25.81%) Linux
13 7 (22.58%) Network Design
14 6 (19.35%) CISSP
14 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (70.97%) OSPF
3 20 (64.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (64.52%) VoIP
3 20 (64.52%) SNMP
4 19 (61.29%) Internet
5 17 (54.84%) Broadband
6 15 (48.39%) MPLS
6 15 (48.39%) BGP
7 12 (38.71%) IPsec
7 12 (38.71%) VPN
8 10 (32.26%) DNS
9 9 (29.03%) Network Security
10 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
10 4 (12.90%) tcpdump
11 3 (9.68%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (9.68%) FWSM
11 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (9.68%) BIG-IP
12 2 (6.45%) RIP
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (61.29%) Telecoms
2 17 (54.84%) Retail
2 17 (54.84%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) French Language
3 1 (3.23%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.45%) SecurID
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 2000
2 4 (12.90%) Solaris
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (12.90%) CentOS
2 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Network Management
2 7 (22.58%) Network Design
3 5 (16.13%) Capacity Management
3 5 (16.13%) Validation
4 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (12.90%) SIEM
4 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.90%) Coaching
5 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) eTOM
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Python
1 4 (12.90%) Perl
1 4 (12.90%) PHP
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
1 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
1 4 (12.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) CISSP
3 4 (12.90%) CEH
3 4 (12.90%) CCNA
3 4 (12.90%) OSCP
3 4 (12.90%) OSCE
4 3 (9.68%) CCNP
5 2 (6.45%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (6.45%) CCDP
5 2 (6.45%) CCIE
5 2 (6.45%) CCSP
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 4 (12.90%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Snort
1 4 (12.90%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Nessus
2 3 (9.68%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco
2 16 (51.61%) F5
3 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
4 9 (29.03%) Juniper
4 9 (29.03%) Fortinet
5 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.90%) Sourcefire
5 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
5 4 (12.90%) Sophos
5 4 (12.90%) Imperva
5 4 (12.90%) Crossbeam
6 3 (9.68%) Huawei
7 2 (6.45%) AlgoSec
7 2 (6.45%) Tufin
8 1 (3.23%) Nokia