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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 232 244 254
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 35 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 36
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £33,400 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £52,150 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
6692 7445 8383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.70% 97.64% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5510 6093 6961
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +21 16 £45,000 +34.32% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 11 £47,500 - 2
Essex +11 6 £42,500 -15.00%
Suffolk -1 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Bedfordshire -7 1 £47,500 -11.21%
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 43 (48.31%) Firewall
2 40 (44.94%) Network Security
3 36 (40.45%) Cisco
4 30 (33.71%) Security Cleared
5 27 (30.34%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (26.97%) CheckPoint
7 23 (25.84%) WAN
7 23 (25.84%) LAN
7 23 (25.84%) Manufacturing
7 23 (25.84%) SC Cleared
8 21 (23.60%) Information Security
8 21 (23.60%) TCP/IP
9 19 (21.35%) CCNP
10 18 (20.22%) Juniper
11 17 (19.10%) Risk Management
11 17 (19.10%) C
11 17 (19.10%) Validation
12 16 (17.98%) Management Information System
12 16 (17.98%) VPN
12 16 (17.98%) Information Assurance
13 15 (16.85%) F5
14 13 (14.61%) HP
14 13 (14.61%) Military
14 13 (14.61%) CESG
15 12 (13.48%) Electronics
15 12 (13.48%) Network Architecture
15 12 (13.48%) Palo Alto
16 11 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (12.36%) OSPF
16 11 (12.36%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (8.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.12%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (48.31%) Firewall
2 40 (44.94%) Network Security
3 23 (25.84%) LAN
3 23 (25.84%) WAN
4 21 (23.60%) TCP/IP
5 16 (17.98%) VPN
6 11 (12.36%) BGP
6 11 (12.36%) OSPF
7 7 (7.87%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (7.87%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (7.87%) MPLS
7 7 (7.87%) Multicast
8 6 (6.74%) DHCP
8 6 (6.74%) DNS
8 6 (6.74%) SAN
8 6 (6.74%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (4.49%) FirePass
10 3 (3.37%) DMZ
10 3 (3.37%) IP Telephony
10 3 (3.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (25.84%) Manufacturing
2 13 (14.61%) Military
3 12 (13.48%) Electronics
4 10 (11.24%) Finance
5 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.62%) Banking
7 4 (4.49%) Legal
7 4 (4.49%) Retail
8 3 (3.37%) Publishing
9 1 (1.12%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Management Information System
2 13 (14.61%) CESG
3 10 (11.24%) Data Centre
4 8 (8.99%) Cryptography
5 7 (7.87%) Private Cloud
6 6 (6.74%) EqualLogic
7 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
8 4 (4.49%) Data Integration
8 4 (4.49%) Spread Betting
9 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.12%) iPad
9 1 (1.12%) PKI
9 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Windows
2 9 (10.11%) Linux
3 8 (8.99%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) Information Security
2 17 (19.10%) Risk Management
2 17 (19.10%) Validation
3 16 (17.98%) Information Assurance
4 12 (13.48%) Network Architecture
5 10 (11.24%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (10.11%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.99%) Network Design
8 7 (7.87%) Incident Management
8 7 (7.87%) ITIL
8 7 (7.87%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (7.87%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.74%) Security Architecture
9 6 (6.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.62%) Identity Management
10 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.49%) Business Transformation
11 4 (4.49%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.10%) C
2 4 (4.49%) C++
2 4 (4.49%) Java
3 3 (3.37%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 30 (33.71%) Security Cleared
2 27 (30.34%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (25.84%) SC Cleared
4 19 (21.35%) CCNP
5 7 (7.87%) CCIE
6 6 (6.74%) CCNA
6 6 (6.74%) CCSA
6 6 (6.74%) GCIH
6 6 (6.74%) GIAC
7 5 (5.62%) CCDP
7 5 (5.62%) CCSE
7 5 (5.62%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (4.49%) Degree
9 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.12%) CISMP
10 1 (1.12%) CISSP
10 1 (1.12%) CLAS
10 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.12%) MCSE
10 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) FIPS 140-2
2 4 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.37%) RMADS
4 1 (1.12%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.87%) vSphere
3 4 (4.49%) Firmware
3 4 (4.49%) LXC
3 4 (4.49%) VirtualBox
3 4 (4.49%) Xen
4 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.12%) Nagios
1 1 (1.12%) Nessus
1 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (40.45%) Cisco
2 24 (26.97%) CheckPoint
3 18 (20.22%) Juniper
4 15 (16.85%) F5
5 13 (14.61%) HP
6 12 (13.48%) Palo Alto
7 11 (12.36%) VMware
8 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.87%) Aruba
9 7 (7.87%) Avaya
9 7 (7.87%) Brocade
9 7 (7.87%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (6.74%) 3PAR
10 6 (6.74%) Dell
10 6 (6.74%) Infoblox
11 5 (5.62%) Allot
11 5 (5.62%) Blue Coat
11 5 (5.62%) LogRhythm
11 5 (5.62%) Sourcefire
11 5 (5.62%) Vyatta
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