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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 100 94 109
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.26% 0.99% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 1.02% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 2
Median salary £60,000 £75,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
1103 1378 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.27% 97.11% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1100 1234
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 17 January 2017.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Information Security
3 8 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
4 6 (37.50%) OWASP
4 6 (37.50%) Network Security
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) Servlets
4 6 (37.50%) Unix
4 6 (37.50%) CGI
4 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 6 (37.50%) C
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
6 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Secure Coding
7 3 (18.75%) Fintech
7 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (18.75%) HTTP
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) SSL
7 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) HTTP
3 3 (18.75%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) CGI
1 6 (37.50%) Servlets
2 1 (6.25%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (18.75%) Fintech
3 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (6.25%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (37.50%) OWASP
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (18.75%) Secure Coding
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
6 2 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) C
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CCSA
2 2 (12.50%) CCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) BT