The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 125 - 141
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 8 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.37% - 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £32,500 - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +17.50%
Security Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2070 2351 2539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.91% 95.41% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1712 1966 2241
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region.

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 3 £32,500 - 1
Peterborough - 2 - -
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 21 (95.45%) Network Security
2 19 (86.36%) WAN
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco
3 17 (77.27%) CISSP
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (77.27%) CCNP
4 14 (63.64%) CCNA
4 14 (63.64%) LAN
5 12 (54.55%) Wireshark
5 12 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
7 5 (22.73%) Citrix
7 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
7 5 (22.73%) MPLS
7 5 (22.73%) BGP
7 5 (22.73%) EIGRP
7 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
7 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (22.73%) DMVPN
7 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
7 5 (22.73%) SIEM
8 3 (13.64%) Network Design
9 2 (9.09%) CISM
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.55%) C
10 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
10 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
10 1 (4.55%) HTTP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) Network Security
2 19 (86.36%) WAN
3 14 (63.64%) LAN
4 12 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (54.55%) Wireshark
5 6 (27.27%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) MPLS
6 5 (22.73%) BGP
6 5 (22.73%) EIGRP
6 5 (22.73%) DMVPN
7 1 (4.55%) HTTP
7 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
1 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
1 5 (22.73%) SIEM
2 3 (13.64%) Network Design
3 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.55%) Information Security
3 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (4.55%) Malware Detection\Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) CISSP
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (77.27%) CCNP
2 14 (63.64%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Qualys
4 1 (4.55%) GFI Software
4 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 6 days ago