The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 90 100 119
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 12 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 0.41% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.43% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 1
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +44.44%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
1146 1405 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.46% 96.43% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1248 1352
Median salary £43,500 £43,900 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.91% +5.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Cambridge region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Firewall
3 10 (47.62%) Information Security
3 10 (47.62%) Network Security
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
4 8 (38.10%) Degree
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (28.57%) C
6 6 (28.57%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 6 (28.57%) Servlets
6 6 (28.57%) Unix
6 6 (28.57%) CGI
6 6 (28.57%) OWASP
7 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 5 (23.81%) Cryptography
7 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) WAN
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (14.29%) HP
9 3 (14.29%) OSPF
9 3 (14.29%) BGP
9 3 (14.29%) Finance

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) Network Security
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 4 (19.05%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
5 3 (14.29%) HTTP
5 3 (14.29%) OSPF
5 3 (14.29%) SSL
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
6 2 (9.52%) Multicast
7 1 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) CGI
1 6 (28.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Cryptography
2 3 (14.29%) Fintech
3 2 (9.52%) iPad
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Java Card
4 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Unix
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Information Security
2 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (28.57%) OWASP
5 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) Secure Coding
7 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
8 2 (9.52%) SDLC
9 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
9 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (4.76%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CCSA
4 1 (4.76%) CCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Brocade
3 3 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) ProCurve