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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 239 244 260
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 34 6 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.086% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.089% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28 4 23
Average salary £44,750 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.83% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,050 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
7527 6745 8738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.64% 96.29% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6189 5551 7545
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +15 13 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Hertfordshire -14 13 £40,000 +22.13% 4
Essex -2 5 £48,000 +15.66%
Bedfordshire - 2 £55,000 - 3
Suffolk - 1 £44,500 -
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 48 (85.71%) Network Security
2 38 (67.86%) Firewall
3 36 (64.29%) Cisco
4 32 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 28 (50.00%) WAN
6 25 (44.64%) LAN
7 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (32.14%) CCNP
9 17 (30.36%) VPN
10 16 (28.57%) SSL
10 16 (28.57%) Juniper
10 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 15 (26.79%) Sourcefire
11 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
12 14 (25.00%) F5
13 13 (23.21%) CCNA
13 13 (23.21%) CCSA
14 12 (21.43%) IPsec
14 12 (21.43%) Windows
14 12 (21.43%) CCSE
15 11 (19.64%) SSH
15 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
16 10 (17.86%) PKI
16 10 (17.86%) Wireless
17 9 (16.07%) Junos
18 8 (14.29%) Network Management
18 8 (14.29%) FortiGate
18 8 (14.29%) FirePass
18 8 (14.29%) Fortinet
18 8 (14.29%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 48 (85.71%) Network Security
2 38 (67.86%) Firewall
3 28 (50.00%) WAN
4 25 (44.64%) LAN
5 17 (30.36%) VPN
6 16 (28.57%) SSL
7 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
8 12 (21.43%) IPsec
9 11 (19.64%) SSH
10 10 (17.86%) Wireless
11 9 (16.07%) Junos
12 8 (14.29%) FirePass
13 7 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (12.50%) Wireshark
14 6 (10.71%) OSPF
14 6 (10.71%) BGP
15 4 (7.14%) EIGRP
15 4 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
16 3 (5.36%) Cisco PIX
16 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) PKI
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) SecurID
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.79%) Online Games
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 8 (14.29%) Network Management
2 6 (10.71%) Information Security
3 4 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (7.14%) Cyber Security
4 3 (5.36%) SIEM
4 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.57%) Change Management
5 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.57%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (1.79%) Change Control
6 1 (1.79%) Security Architecture
6 1 (1.79%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.79%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Time Management
6 1 (1.79%) CAPI
6 1 (1.79%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) C
1 2 (3.57%) C++
1 2 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (32.14%) CCNP
3 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 13 (23.21%) CCSA
4 13 (23.21%) CCNA
5 12 (21.43%) CCSE
6 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
7 8 (14.29%) Degree
7 8 (14.29%) CISSP
8 4 (7.14%) CCDP
8 4 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (5.36%) CCIE
10 2 (3.57%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.79%) CISA
11 1 (1.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Xen
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Cisco
2 32 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 16 (28.57%) Juniper
4 15 (26.79%) Sourcefire
5 14 (25.00%) F5
6 8 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.36%) McAfee
8 3 (5.36%) Crossbeam
8 3 (5.36%) ArcSight
9 2 (3.57%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.79%) VMware
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