The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 174 162 185
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 9 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.28% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.48% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 12
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% +109.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Security Engineer
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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3106 3561 3744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.12% 97.03% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2532 2931 3086
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Security Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Nottinghamshire - 9 £67,500 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 13 (56.52%) Network Security
2 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
3 11 (47.83%) VPN
4 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 9 (39.13%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
4 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
4 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (34.78%) Unix
5 8 (34.78%) CISSP
5 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (34.78%) Perl
5 8 (34.78%) PHP
5 8 (34.78%) Python
5 8 (34.78%) LAN
5 8 (34.78%) WAN
5 8 (34.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) Information Security
6 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 6 (26.09%) GSEC
7 6 (26.09%) Migration
7 6 (26.09%) Data Security
7 6 (26.09%) Citrix
7 6 (26.09%) IronPort
7 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) Network Security
3 11 (47.83%) VPN
4 8 (34.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (34.78%) LAN
4 8 (34.78%) WAN
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) HTTP
6 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Burp Suite
General
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
2 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
4 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.04%) Private Cloud
5 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Information Security
3 6 (26.09%) Data Security
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
4 5 (21.74%) Patch Management
4 5 (21.74%) Security Operations
4 5 (21.74%) Threat Detection
5 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.04%) Security Management
7 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) OWASP
7 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Threat Modelling
8 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
1 8 (34.78%) Perl
1 8 (34.78%) PHP
1 8 (34.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 8 (34.78%) CISSP
3 6 (26.09%) CCNA
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (26.09%) GSEC
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (21.74%) CSSLP
4 5 (21.74%) SANS
5 3 (13.04%) CEH
5 3 (13.04%) CISA
5 3 (13.04%) CISM
5 3 (13.04%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (13.04%) GIAC
5 3 (13.04%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (13.04%) SSCP
6 1 (4.35%) MCP
6 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) RSA enVision
2 2 (8.70%) HP Fortify
2 2 (8.70%) WebInspect
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
3 6 (26.09%) F5
3 6 (26.09%) IronPort
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) AirMagnet
4 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Intel Security
4 3 (13.04%) Lancope
4 3 (13.04%) Prolexic
4 3 (13.04%) Radware
4 3 (13.04%) Rapid7
4 3 (13.04%) Splunk
4 3 (13.04%) Tripwire
4 3 (13.04%) Tufin
5 2 (8.70%) Sonatype
6 1 (4.35%) Dell