The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 115 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 9 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.44% 0.16% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.17% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £38,500 £44,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1952 1768 1788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.67% 95.83% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 1473 1488
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 Buckinghamshire

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 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
Milton Keynes - 6 £49,000 - 1
High Wycombe -3 2 £52,500 +36.36%
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 17 (68.00%) Network Security
2 14 (56.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (52.00%) CA
3 13 (52.00%) SSL
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco
5 8 (32.00%) LAN
5 8 (32.00%) WAN
5 8 (32.00%) Firewall
6 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (28.00%) CCNP
7 4 (16.00%) Network Management
8 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) CCSA
8 3 (12.00%) Information Security
8 3 (12.00%) CCIP
8 3 (12.00%) CCDA
8 3 (12.00%) CCDP
9 2 (8.00%) CCNA
9 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
9 2 (8.00%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (8.00%) MPLS
9 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (8.00%) Banking
9 2 (8.00%) Network Design
9 2 (8.00%) F5

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Network Security
2 13 (52.00%) SSL
3 8 (32.00%) LAN
3 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 8 (32.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (8.00%) MPLS
5 1 (4.00%) OSPF
5 1 (4.00%) BGP
5 1 (4.00%) DMZ
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) SNMP
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless Security
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Network Management
2 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) Network Design
3 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.00%) SIEM
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Database Security
4 1 (4.00%) SABSA
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) CCNP
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.00%) CCIP
2 3 (12.00%) CCDA
2 3 (12.00%) CCDP
2 3 (12.00%) CCSA
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (4.00%) GIAC
4 1 (4.00%) CISSP
4 1 (4.00%) CCSE
4 1 (4.00%) CEH
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView
1 1 (4.00%) Netcool
1 1 (4.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) CA
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
3 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Aruba
4 2 (8.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) VMware