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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 111 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.18% 0.070% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.073% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £70,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
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
1558 1371 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.47% 96.62% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1161 1411
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £52,500 £57,500
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 30 January 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%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Information Security
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 3 (33.33%) SIEM
5 3 (33.33%) DMVPN
5 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
5 3 (33.33%) MPLS
5 3 (33.33%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (22.22%) CISM
6 2 (22.22%) C
6 2 (22.22%) C++

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 3 (33.33%) DMVPN
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) BGP
2 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) CAPI
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) C++
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) CISM
6 1 (11.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
2 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix