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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 105 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 12 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.79% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.38% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 2
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
1479 1593 1390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.05% 96.90% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1265 1180
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 8 February 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 9 (45.00%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (40.00%) C++
3 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) Algorithms
4 7 (35.00%) Threat Modelling
4 7 (35.00%) C
4 7 (35.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) Xen
5 6 (30.00%) FIPS 140-2
5 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (30.00%) VirtualBox
6 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Firmware
7 4 (20.00%) MPLS
7 4 (20.00%) OSPF
7 4 (20.00%) BGP
7 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) LAN
7 4 (20.00%) WAN
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) CCIE
7 4 (20.00%) HP
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Juniper
7 4 (20.00%) Banking

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) BGP
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) MPLS
2 4 (20.00%) Multicast
2 4 (20.00%) OSPF
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
1 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 7 (35.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Threat Modelling
3 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (20.00%) Secure Coding
4 4 (20.00%) Use Case
4 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) CAPI
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security
7 1 (5.00%) Kanban
7 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C++
2 7 (35.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) CCIE
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VirtualBox
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (30.00%) Xen
2 4 (20.00%) Firmware
2 4 (20.00%) LXC
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Brocade
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) F5
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Juniper
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Darktrace
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + BUPA family health cover
Posted: 13 days ago