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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 224 242 264
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 43 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.088% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.091% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 4 16
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £37,450 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £53,200 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
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
7518 6602 8652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.60% 96.39% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6170 5312 7504
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 £38,500
% 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Hertfordshire +1 20 £40,000 -3.61%
Cambridgeshire 0 15 £50,000 +14.28%
Essex -5 5 £48,000 +15.66%
Bedfordshire - 2 £55,000 - 2
Suffolk - 1 £44,500 -
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (87.30%) Network Security
2 39 (61.90%) Firewall
3 38 (60.32%) Cisco
4 31 (49.21%) CheckPoint
4 31 (49.21%) WAN
5 28 (44.44%) LAN
6 23 (36.51%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (31.75%) CCNP
8 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 16 (25.40%) CCNA
10 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 15 (23.81%) VPN
10 15 (23.81%) Sourcefire
10 15 (23.81%) F5
10 15 (23.81%) Juniper
11 14 (22.22%) SSL
12 13 (20.63%) CCSA
12 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
13 12 (19.05%) CCSE
13 12 (19.05%) IPsec
13 12 (19.05%) Windows
14 11 (17.46%) SSH
14 11 (17.46%) CISSP
15 10 (15.87%) PKI
15 10 (15.87%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (15.87%) Wireshark
15 10 (15.87%) Wireless
15 10 (15.87%) FirePass
16 9 (14.29%) Junos
16 9 (14.29%) Fortinet

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 55 (87.30%) Network Security
2 39 (61.90%) Firewall
3 31 (49.21%) WAN
4 28 (44.44%) LAN
5 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 15 (23.81%) VPN
6 14 (22.22%) SSL
7 12 (19.05%) IPsec
8 11 (17.46%) SSH
9 10 (15.87%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (15.87%) Wireshark
9 10 (15.87%) FirePass
9 10 (15.87%) Wireless
10 9 (14.29%) Junos
11 5 (7.94%) OSPF
11 5 (7.94%) BGP
12 4 (6.35%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (4.76%) EIGRP
13 3 (4.76%) VoIP
General
1 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) PKI
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Online Games
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) Network Management
2 7 (11.11%) Cyber Security
2 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (9.52%) Information Security
4 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.76%) SIEM
5 2 (3.17%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.17%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (3.17%) Digital Forensics
6 1 (1.59%) Security Architecture
6 1 (1.59%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.59%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.59%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (1.59%) Time Management
6 1 (1.59%) CAPI
6 1 (1.59%) ITIL
6 1 (1.59%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) C
1 2 (3.17%) C++
1 2 (3.17%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (31.75%) CCNP
3 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 16 (25.40%) CCNA
5 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
5 13 (20.63%) CCSA
6 12 (19.05%) CCSE
7 11 (17.46%) CISSP
8 8 (12.70%) Degree
9 4 (6.35%) CCDP
9 4 (6.35%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (4.76%) GIAC
10 3 (4.76%) GCIH
11 2 (3.17%) JNCIS
11 2 (3.17%) CCIE
12 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.59%) CISA
12 1 (1.59%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Xen
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) Cisco
2 31 (49.21%) CheckPoint
3 15 (23.81%) Sourcefire
3 15 (23.81%) F5
3 15 (23.81%) Juniper
4 9 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.76%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.17%) Crossbeam
7 2 (3.17%) McAfee
8 1 (1.59%) VMware
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