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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 108 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 5 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.32% 0.069% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.072% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £70,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.32%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
1514 1398 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.25% 96.02% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1213 1490
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (90.91%) CISSP
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCNP
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) CCNA
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Thin Client
4 5 (45.45%) MPLS
4 5 (45.45%) BGP
4 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) Security Architecture
4 5 (45.45%) Fat Client
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
4 5 (45.45%) SIEM
4 5 (45.45%) DMVPN
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) Information Security
6 3 (27.27%) Network Design
6 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
6 3 (27.27%) CISM
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
7 2 (18.18%) C

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) DMVPN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) MPLS
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
2 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Thin Client
1 5 (45.45%) Fat Client
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Security Architecture
1 5 (45.45%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) CAPI
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CISSP
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCNP
3 5 (45.45%) CCNA
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) CISM
5 1 (9.09%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) VirtualBox
2 1 (9.09%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago