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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 219 214 252
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 39 42 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.59% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.61% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 15
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,900 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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 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
7056 6836 7881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.93% 95.80% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5690 5581 6798
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 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Cambridgeshire +21 18 £50,000 -13.79% 1
Hertfordshire -15 13 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Essex -4 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 65 (89.04%) Network Security
2 49 (67.12%) Cisco
3 39 (53.42%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (45.21%) WAN
5 32 (43.84%) CCNP
6 31 (42.47%) Firewall
7 30 (41.10%) CCNA
8 24 (32.88%) LAN
8 24 (32.88%) CISSP
9 20 (27.40%) F5
10 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
10 18 (24.66%) Intrusion Detection
11 17 (23.29%) Wireshark
12 15 (20.55%) Juniper
12 15 (20.55%) CheckPoint
13 14 (19.18%) Fortinet
14 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
15 12 (16.44%) FirePass
16 11 (15.07%) SSL
16 11 (15.07%) Cyber Security
17 9 (12.33%) FortiGate
17 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
17 9 (12.33%) Junos
17 9 (12.33%) SIEM
18 8 (10.96%) VPN
18 8 (10.96%) GIAC
18 8 (10.96%) BGP
19 7 (9.59%) EIGRP
19 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 7 (9.59%) Cisco IOS

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 65 (89.04%) Network Security
2 33 (45.21%) WAN
3 31 (42.47%) Firewall
4 24 (32.88%) LAN
5 18 (24.66%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (23.29%) Wireshark
7 12 (16.44%) FirePass
8 11 (15.07%) SSL
9 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
9 9 (12.33%) Junos
10 8 (10.96%) BGP
10 8 (10.96%) VPN
11 7 (9.59%) EIGRP
11 7 (9.59%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (8.22%) MPLS
12 6 (8.22%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (6.85%) DMVPN
14 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (5.48%) IPsec
15 3 (4.11%) OSPF
General
1 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.74%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Advertising
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Thin Client
1 5 (6.85%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Open Source
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.37%) CESG
3 1 (1.37%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) UNIX
3 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Cyber Security
2 9 (12.33%) SIEM
3 6 (8.22%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (6.85%) ITIL
4 5 (6.85%) Information Security
4 5 (6.85%) Security Architecture
5 4 (5.48%) Change Management
5 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.11%) Network Design
6 3 (4.11%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (2.74%) Network Management
7 2 (2.74%) Computer Forensics
7 2 (2.74%) Digital Forensics
7 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.37%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.37%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.37%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) C
2 2 (2.74%) C++
2 2 (2.74%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (53.42%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (43.84%) CCNP
3 30 (41.10%) CCNA
4 24 (32.88%) CISSP
5 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
6 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
7 8 (10.96%) GIAC
8 7 (9.59%) GCIH
8 7 (9.59%) Degree
9 5 (6.85%) CCDP
10 3 (4.11%) CISM
10 3 (4.11%) JNCIS
11 2 (2.74%) CCSE
11 2 (2.74%) CCSA
11 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.37%) CISA
12 1 (1.37%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (1.37%) CCIE
12 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 49 (67.12%) Cisco
2 20 (27.40%) F5
3 15 (20.55%) Juniper
3 15 (20.55%) CheckPoint
4 14 (19.18%) Fortinet
5 6 (8.22%) VMware
6 5 (6.85%) Sourcefire
6 5 (6.85%) Brocade
6 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.85%) HP
6 5 (6.85%) Citrix
7 3 (4.11%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.74%) Zeacom
8 2 (2.74%) McAfee
9 1 (1.37%) GFI Software
9 1 (1.37%) Crossbeam
9 1 (1.37%) Qualys
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 5 days ago