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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 218 250 245
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 34 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 19
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.25%
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
7044 7641 7237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.82% 95.82% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5895 6366 6193
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 0 13 £57,500 +1.76% 1
Cambridgeshire - 10 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire +15 9 £42,500 -
Suffolk -7 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 31 (52.54%) Firewall
1 31 (52.54%) Network Security
2 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (42.37%) VMware
3 21 (35.59%) CheckPoint
4 20 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (32.20%) Cisco
5 19 (32.20%) Information Security
6 18 (30.51%) CCNP
7 15 (25.42%) Security Architecture
7 15 (25.42%) ITIL
8 14 (23.73%) WAN
8 14 (23.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 14 (23.73%) Security Patching
9 13 (22.03%) Patch Management
9 13 (22.03%) Windows
9 13 (22.03%) Security Management
10 12 (20.34%) Risk Management
10 12 (20.34%) Nessus
10 12 (20.34%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (18.64%) vSphere
11 11 (18.64%) QA
11 11 (18.64%) Sophos
11 11 (18.64%) Nagios
11 11 (18.64%) Websense
11 11 (18.64%) Linux
11 11 (18.64%) C
11 11 (18.64%) LAN
11 11 (18.64%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (18.64%) Kalman Filter

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (52.54%) Network Security
1 31 (52.54%) Firewall
2 14 (23.73%) WAN
3 11 (18.64%) LAN
4 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (13.56%) BGP
5 8 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (13.56%) Wireshark
6 7 (11.86%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (10.17%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (10.17%) OSPF
7 6 (10.17%) SSL
8 4 (6.78%) tcpdump
9 3 (5.08%) HTTPS
9 3 (5.08%) HTTP
9 3 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.39%) MPLS
10 2 (3.39%) EIGRP
10 2 (3.39%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.08%) Back Office
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Cryptography
1 10 (16.95%) Algorithms
1 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Information Security
2 15 (25.42%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Security Architecture
3 14 (23.73%) Security Patching
3 14 (23.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 13 (22.03%) Security Management
4 13 (22.03%) Patch Management
5 12 (20.34%) Risk Management
5 12 (20.34%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (18.64%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (16.95%) CAPI
8 9 (15.25%) Cyber Security
9 7 (11.86%) Data Protection
9 7 (11.86%) Signal Processing
9 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (11.86%) Scrum
10 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
10 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (5.08%) Malware Detection\Protection
11 3 (5.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) C
2 10 (16.95%) C++
2 10 (16.95%) Java
2 10 (16.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (30.51%) CCNP
3 10 (16.95%) CCNA
4 7 (11.86%) CCDP
4 7 (11.86%) CISSP
4 7 (11.86%) CCSE
4 7 (11.86%) Degree
5 6 (10.17%) CCSA
6 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.78%) CCDA
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.69%) CISM
7 1 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (1.69%) GIAC
7 1 (1.69%) OSCP
7 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) MCSE
7 1 (1.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) QA
2 8 (13.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (8.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.64%) vSphere
2 11 (18.64%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (16.95%) VirtualBox
3 10 (16.95%) Xen
4 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) Nessus
2 11 (18.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) VMware
2 21 (35.59%) CheckPoint
3 19 (32.20%) Cisco
4 11 (18.64%) Sophos
4 11 (18.64%) Websense
5 6 (10.17%) F5
5 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.78%) Citrix
7 3 (5.08%) Juniper
7 3 (5.08%) LogRhythm
8 2 (3.39%) HP
8 2 (3.39%) Brocade
8 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.69%) Qualys
9 1 (1.69%) GFI Software
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