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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 213 209 226
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 51 54 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.73% 0.74% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.76% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32 48 27
Average salary £58,750 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
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
6789 7083 6613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.64% 96.68% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5559 5746 5341
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 +11 26 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 12 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Essex -11 8 £46,750 -6.50% 1
Bedfordshire -1 3 - -
Suffolk -11 2 - -
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 35 (41.67%) Firewall
2 32 (38.10%) Network Security
3 28 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 26 (30.95%) Cisco
5 25 (29.76%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (25.00%) Information Security
6 21 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 20 (23.81%) CCNP
8 18 (21.43%) C
8 18 (21.43%) Manufacturing
9 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
10 15 (17.86%) CheckPoint
10 15 (17.86%) Risk Management
11 14 (16.67%) Electronics
11 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 14 (16.67%) Validation
11 14 (16.67%) VPN
11 14 (16.67%) Information Assurance
11 14 (16.67%) F5
12 13 (15.48%) LAN
13 12 (14.29%) WAN
13 12 (14.29%) Juniper
13 12 (14.29%) Finance
13 12 (14.29%) Palo Alto
14 11 (13.10%) Cybersecurity
14 11 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (13.10%) CESG
15 10 (11.90%) Cryptography
15 10 (11.90%) VMware
15 10 (11.90%) Military

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.19%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (41.67%) Firewall
2 32 (38.10%) Network Security
3 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
4 14 (16.67%) VPN
5 13 (15.48%) LAN
6 12 (14.29%) WAN
7 11 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (10.71%) BGP
9 8 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (9.52%) OSPF
10 7 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (7.14%) MPLS
12 5 (5.95%) FirePass
12 5 (5.95%) IPsec
12 5 (5.95%) SSL
13 4 (4.76%) Multicast
14 3 (3.57%) IP Telephony
14 3 (3.57%) NX-OS
15 2 (2.38%) VoIP
15 2 (2.38%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 14 (16.67%) Electronics
3 12 (14.29%) Finance
4 10 (11.90%) Military
5 5 (5.95%) Banking
5 5 (5.95%) Retail
6 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.57%) Legal
8 1 (1.19%) Law
8 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.19%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 11 (13.10%) CESG
3 10 (11.90%) Cryptography
4 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 7 (8.33%) Private Cloud
6 6 (7.14%) Data Centre
7 4 (4.76%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.19%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.19%) PKI
8 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) Information Security
2 15 (17.86%) Risk Management
3 14 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 14 (16.67%) Validation
4 11 (13.10%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (11.90%) Network Architecture
6 9 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (9.52%) ITIL
7 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
8 7 (8.33%) Threat Modelling
8 7 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.14%) Security Architecture
10 5 (5.95%) Identity Management
10 5 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (4.76%) CRM
11 4 (4.76%) Network Design
11 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) C
2 8 (9.52%) C++
3 6 (7.14%) Java
4 3 (3.57%) ABAP
4 3 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.19%) C#
5 1 (1.19%) Perl
5 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 25 (29.76%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 20 (23.81%) CCNP
5 6 (7.14%) CCDP
5 6 (7.14%) CCSA
5 6 (7.14%) GCIH
5 6 (7.14%) GIAC
6 5 (5.95%) CCIE
6 5 (5.95%) CCSE
7 3 (3.57%) CCNA
7 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.19%) CCA
8 1 (1.19%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.19%) CISMP
8 1 (1.19%) CLAS
8 1 (1.19%) Degree
8 1 (1.19%) MCITP
8 1 (1.19%) MCTS
8 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) SLA
2 6 (7.14%) FIPS 140-2
3 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.57%) RMADS
5 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.14%) VirtualBox
3 6 (7.14%) Xen
4 5 (5.95%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.76%) Firmware
5 4 (4.76%) LXC
5 4 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.57%) vSphere
7 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.19%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.19%) Nagios
2 1 (1.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Cisco
2 15 (17.86%) CheckPoint
3 14 (16.67%) F5
4 12 (14.29%) Juniper
4 12 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 10 (11.90%) VMware
6 7 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 6 (7.14%) Aruba
7 6 (7.14%) HP
7 6 (7.14%) Infoblox
8 5 (5.95%) LogRhythm
8 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.95%) Sourcefire
8 5 (5.95%) Vyatta
9 4 (4.76%) AppSense
9 4 (4.76%) Brocade
10 3 (3.57%) SAP
10 3 (3.57%) Zeacom
11 2 (2.38%) BT
11 2 (2.38%) Fortinet
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