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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 239 252 249
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 22 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 14
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £40,500 £32,970
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
7130 8031 7928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.00% 95.44% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5893 6697 6916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 -10 7 £33,500 -29.47% 3
Bedfordshire +17 6 £48,000 +28.00%
Suffolk - 6 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £41,250 - 2
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 57 (83.82%) Network Security
2 34 (50.00%) Cisco
2 34 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (48.53%) Firewall
4 28 (41.18%) CCNP
4 28 (41.18%) WAN
5 21 (30.88%) CCNA
5 21 (30.88%) LAN
6 18 (26.47%) CISSP
7 16 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (20.59%) Wireshark
8 14 (20.59%) F5
8 14 (20.59%) Cyber Security
9 13 (19.12%) CheckPoint
10 12 (17.65%) SSL
11 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
11 11 (16.18%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (14.71%) BGP
12 10 (14.71%) VMware
13 9 (13.24%) ITIL
13 9 (13.24%) Security Architecture
13 9 (13.24%) Information Security
13 9 (13.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 8 (11.76%) Fortinet
14 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
14 8 (11.76%) Juniper
14 8 (11.76%) GIAC
15 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
15 7 (10.29%) EIGRP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 57 (83.82%) Network Security
2 33 (48.53%) Firewall
3 28 (41.18%) WAN
4 21 (30.88%) LAN
5 16 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (20.59%) Wireshark
7 12 (17.65%) SSL
8 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
9 10 (14.71%) BGP
10 7 (10.29%) EIGRP
11 6 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (8.82%) FirePass
11 6 (8.82%) VPN
11 6 (8.82%) MPLS
12 5 (7.35%) OSPF
12 5 (7.35%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (7.35%) DMVPN
12 5 (7.35%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (5.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Back Office
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.35%) Thin Client
2 5 (7.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.47%) Open Source
3 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.47%) CESG
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Cyber Security
2 11 (16.18%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (13.24%) ITIL
3 9 (13.24%) Security Architecture
3 9 (13.24%) Information Security
4 7 (10.29%) SIEM
5 6 (8.82%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (7.35%) Signal Processing
6 5 (7.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.88%) Security Management
7 4 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.88%) Change Management
7 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.41%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.41%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) C
2 1 (1.47%) C++
2 1 (1.47%) Java
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (41.18%) CCNP
3 21 (30.88%) CCNA
4 18 (26.47%) CISSP
5 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 8 (11.76%) GIAC
6 7 (10.29%) CCDP
6 7 (10.29%) GCIH
7 6 (8.82%) Degree
8 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
9 4 (5.88%) CCSE
9 4 (5.88%) CCSA
10 2 (2.94%) CCDA
10 2 (2.94%) CISM
11 1 (1.47%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (1.47%) CCIE
11 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.47%) OSCP
11 1 (1.47%) CEH
11 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.88%) QA
3 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (1.47%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Nessus
2 4 (5.88%) Nagios
3 3 (4.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (50.00%) Cisco
2 14 (20.59%) F5
3 13 (19.12%) CheckPoint
4 10 (14.71%) VMware
5 8 (11.76%) Fortinet
5 8 (11.76%) Juniper
6 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.35%) HP
6 5 (7.35%) Citrix
6 5 (7.35%) Brocade
7 4 (5.88%) Sophos
7 4 (5.88%) Websense
8 3 (4.41%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.94%) Zeacom
10 1 (1.47%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.47%) Qualys
10 1 (1.47%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.47%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.47%) GFI Software
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