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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 247 208 245
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 21 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.51% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 30
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £24,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £87,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
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
7333 6809 8838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.31% 95.50% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6003 5858 7526
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Suffolk - 10 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire -5 6 £42,750 +1.78%
Hertfordshire -17 4 £56,500 +135.41% 1
Cambridgeshire -25 1 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 33 (91.67%) Firewall
2 28 (77.78%) Network Security
3 27 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 20 (55.56%) VPN
5 18 (50.00%) Cisco
6 17 (47.22%) SSL
6 17 (47.22%) LAN
6 17 (47.22%) WAN
7 13 (36.11%) CCSA
7 13 (36.11%) CCSE
8 12 (33.33%) Windows
9 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
9 11 (30.56%) Finance
9 11 (30.56%) Wireless
9 11 (30.56%) PKI
10 10 (27.78%) SSH
10 10 (27.78%) Sourcefire
10 10 (27.78%) IPsec
10 10 (27.78%) Juniper
10 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (22.22%) CCNP
11 8 (22.22%) Information Security
12 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
12 7 (19.44%) Junos
12 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
13 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
13 6 (16.67%) Change Management
13 6 (16.67%) Network Management
13 6 (16.67%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 33 (91.67%) Firewall
2 28 (77.78%) Network Security
3 20 (55.56%) VPN
4 17 (47.22%) SSL
4 17 (47.22%) LAN
4 17 (47.22%) WAN
5 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
5 11 (30.56%) Wireless
6 10 (27.78%) SSH
6 10 (27.78%) IPsec
7 7 (19.44%) Junos
8 5 (13.89%) BGP
8 5 (13.89%) OSPF
9 3 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (8.33%) NetScreen
9 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.33%) MPLS
10 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) XML
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) PKI
2 6 (16.67%) SecurID
3 1 (2.78%) Online Games
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Information Security
2 6 (16.67%) Change Management
2 6 (16.67%) Network Management
2 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.78%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.78%) Security Management
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (5.56%) C
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) CCSA
1 13 (36.11%) CCSE
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (22.22%) CCNP
4 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.89%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (8.33%) CCIE
6 3 (8.33%) CCDP
6 3 (8.33%) CCNA
7 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) CISA
7 1 (2.78%) CISM
7 1 (2.78%) CCDA
7 1 (2.78%) CCIP
7 1 (2.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.11%) COBIT
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 18 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (27.78%) Sourcefire
3 10 (27.78%) Juniper
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.67%) Fujitsu
6 5 (13.89%) Fortinet
7 4 (11.11%) Citrix
7 4 (11.11%) VMware
7 4 (11.11%) F5
8 3 (8.33%) Crossbeam
9 1 (2.78%) McAfee
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