The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 229 258 249
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 34 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 11
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £52,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7373 7760 7445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.53% 95.32% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6138 6516 6436
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,928
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Security Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Hertfordshire +9 12 £32,500 -42.47% 6
Bedfordshire +21 8 £52,500 +23.52%
Cambridgeshire - 8 £50,000 - 1
Suffolk +1 6 £37,500 -18.91%
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 44 (66.67%) Network Security
2 33 (50.00%) Firewall
3 29 (43.94%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (37.88%) Cisco
5 23 (34.85%) CCNP
5 23 (34.85%) VMware
5 23 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (31.82%) WAN
7 19 (28.79%) CheckPoint
8 15 (22.73%) CCNA
8 15 (22.73%) ITIL
8 15 (22.73%) LAN
8 15 (22.73%) Security Architecture
8 15 (22.73%) Information Security
9 13 (19.70%) Security Patching
10 12 (18.18%) Data Centre
10 12 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (18.18%) Cyber Security
10 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 12 (18.18%) CISSP
11 11 (16.67%) BGP
11 11 (16.67%) Nessus
11 11 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (15.15%) QA
12 10 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (15.15%) F5
12 10 (15.15%) vSphere
12 10 (15.15%) Websense

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (66.67%) Network Security
2 33 (50.00%) Firewall
3 21 (31.82%) WAN
4 15 (22.73%) LAN
5 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 11 (16.67%) BGP
7 10 (15.15%) SSL
7 10 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (13.64%) Wireshark
9 8 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (9.09%) EIGRP
10 6 (9.09%) MPLS
10 6 (9.09%) OSPF
11 5 (7.58%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (7.58%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (7.58%) DMVPN
12 4 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (4.55%) VPN
13 3 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Back Office
2 3 (4.55%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.12%) Algorithms
2 8 (12.12%) Cryptography
3 5 (7.58%) Fat Client
3 5 (7.58%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.52%) CESG
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
1 10 (15.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) ITIL
1 15 (22.73%) Information Security
1 15 (22.73%) Security Architecture
2 13 (19.70%) Security Patching
3 12 (18.18%) Cyber Security
3 12 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (15.15%) Security Management
5 10 (15.15%) Risk Management
5 10 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (15.15%) Patch Management
6 8 (12.12%) CAPI
7 7 (10.61%) Signal Processing
8 6 (9.09%) SIEM
8 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
9 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
9 5 (7.58%) Scrum
9 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (7.58%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) C
2 8 (12.12%) C++
2 8 (12.12%) Java
2 8 (12.12%) Python
3 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (43.94%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (34.85%) CCNP
3 15 (22.73%) CCNA
4 12 (18.18%) CISSP
5 8 (12.12%) CCDP
6 7 (10.61%) CCSA
6 7 (10.61%) CCSE
6 7 (10.61%) Degree
7 4 (6.06%) GIAC
8 3 (4.55%) GCIH
8 3 (4.55%) CCDA
8 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.03%) CISM
10 1 (1.52%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.52%) CCIE
10 1 (1.52%) CEH
10 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.52%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) QA
2 6 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (15.15%) vSphere
2 10 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (12.12%) VirtualBox
3 8 (12.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) Nessus
2 10 (15.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Cisco
2 23 (34.85%) VMware
3 19 (28.79%) CheckPoint
4 10 (15.15%) Sophos
4 10 (15.15%) Websense
4 10 (15.15%) F5
5 5 (7.58%) Brocade
5 5 (7.58%) Fortinet
5 5 (7.58%) HP
5 5 (7.58%) Citrix
6 4 (6.06%) Juniper
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.55%) LogRhythm
8 2 (3.03%) Zeacom
9 1 (1.52%) GFI Software
9 1 (1.52%) Crossbeam
9 1 (1.52%) Qualys
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