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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 95 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 7 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.59% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.68% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 2
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £84,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

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
1144 1462 1544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.65% 97.66% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1127 1245
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 10 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Information Security
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) Network Security
5 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
5 5 (26.32%) OWASP
5 5 (26.32%) C
5 5 (26.32%) CGI
5 5 (26.32%) MySQL
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) Servlets
5 5 (26.32%) Unix
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Cryptography
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (15.79%) Secure Coding
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint

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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
1 6 (31.58%) Network Security
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) HTTP
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) CGI
1 5 (26.32%) Servlets
2 2 (10.53%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
1 2 (10.53%) Fintech
1 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
4 5 (26.32%) OWASP
5 4 (21.05%) Cryptography
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Secure Coding
6 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
8 1 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (5.26%) Migration
8 1 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (5.26%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) CCSA
2 2 (10.53%) CCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CEH
3 1 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) AlienVault
4 1 (5.26%) BT
4 1 (5.26%) Sophos
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
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