The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 106 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% - 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £50,000 - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +14.37%
Security Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1376 1813 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.69% 95.02% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1162 1528 1540
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (88.89%) VMware
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Fortinet
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Thin Client
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
3 5 (55.56%) Fat Client
3 5 (55.56%) SIEM
3 5 (55.56%) DMVPN
3 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (55.56%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (33.33%) VirtualBox
4 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) CAPI
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Xen

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Network Security
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
2 5 (55.56%) DMVPN
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Thin Client
1 5 (55.56%) Fat Client
1 5 (55.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
1 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (33.33%) CAPI
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) VirtualBox
2 3 (33.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Fortinet
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft