The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
UK / England
Rank 321 415 447
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 714 658 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.70% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.73% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 561 542 516
Median salary £53,750 £50,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £66,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
76302 90106 95093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 63838 76403 79723
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the England region.

Security Engineer Salary Trend in England

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Security Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +128 363 £57,500 +9.52% 37
South East +70 196 £50,000 -0.99% 17
East of England +2 34 £53,750 -10.41% 2
West Midlands +17 31 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South West -8 30 £45,000 -10.00% 6
North West -8 27 £37,500 -53.12% 6
Yorkshire -12 24 £34,500 -23.33% 3
East Midlands +1 8 £42,500 -5.55% 1
North East +1 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 811 (59.54%) Firewall
2 664 (48.75%) Network Security
3 645 (47.36%) Cisco
4 452 (33.19%) CheckPoint
5 387 (28.41%) Cisco Certification
6 380 (27.90%) Linux
7 356 (26.14%) Information Security
8 354 (25.99%) Windows
9 340 (24.96%) Palo Alto
10 294 (21.59%) CCNP
11 291 (21.37%) Cisco ASA
12 286 (21.00%) Juniper
13 269 (19.75%) VPN
14 259 (19.02%) SIEM
15 239 (17.55%) Finance
16 236 (17.33%) CISSP
17 225 (16.52%) Cybersecurity
18 194 (14.24%) F5
19 183 (13.44%) Security Operations
20 176 (12.92%) Microsoft
21 169 (12.41%) CCNA
22 157 (11.53%) LAN
23 156 (11.45%) TCP/IP
24 152 (11.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 149 (10.94%) WAN
25 149 (10.94%) Unix
26 148 (10.87%) Wireless
27 144 (10.57%) Intel Security
27 144 (10.57%) ITIL
28 142 (10.43%) Degree

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (1.10%) MS Exchange
2 15 (1.10%) OpenStack
2 15 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.03%) IIS
4 10 (0.73%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.66%) Apache
6 7 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.29%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.22%) nginx
9 1 (0.073%) JBoss
9 1 (0.073%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 21 (1.54%) MS Office
4 15 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.15%) Bankmaster
1 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.073%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 75 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.13%) SaaS
4 22 (1.62%) IaaS
5 15 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.10%) PaaS
6 13 (0.95%) Office 365
7 6 (0.44%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.37%) GitHub
9 4 (0.29%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.073%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 811 (59.54%) Firewall
2 664 (48.75%) Network Security
3 291 (21.37%) Cisco ASA
4 269 (19.75%) VPN
5 157 (11.53%) LAN
6 156 (11.45%) TCP/IP
7 149 (10.94%) WAN
8 148 (10.87%) Wireless
9 128 (9.40%) OSPF
10 119 (8.74%) DNS
11 115 (8.44%) Intrusion Detection
12 114 (8.37%) Cisco Nexus
13 109 (8.00%) BGP
14 86 (6.31%) Internet
15 84 (6.17%) SSL
16 78 (5.73%) MPLS
17 70 (5.14%) Cisco ISE
18 61 (4.48%) DHCP
19 58 (4.26%) IPsec
20 56 (4.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.25%) Big Data
3 12 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 7 (0.51%) MySQL
5 6 (0.44%) Data Lake
5 6 (0.44%) Hadoop
5 6 (0.44%) InfluxDB
5 6 (0.44%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.22%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.15%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (0.15%) HBase
8 2 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.073%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.073%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.073%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.073%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (0.88%) Burp Suite
2 10 (0.73%) Metasploit
3 9 (0.66%) Cucumber
4 6 (0.44%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.37%) AppScan
5 5 (0.37%) JIRA
5 5 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (0.37%) sqlmap
6 4 (0.29%) Paros
6 4 (0.29%) WebScarab
7 3 (0.22%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.22%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.15%) Selenium
9 1 (0.073%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.073%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.073%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.073%) JMeter
9 1 (0.073%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.073%) Maven
General
1 239 (17.55%) Finance
2 94 (6.90%) Banking
3 70 (5.14%) Telecoms
4 43 (3.16%) German Language
5 36 (2.64%) Games
6 33 (2.42%) Law
7 30 (2.20%) Retail
8 27 (1.98%) French Language
9 12 (0.88%) Legal
10 11 (0.81%) Electronics
10 11 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.81%) Publishing
11 10 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.66%) Marketing
13 8 (0.59%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.37%) Military
15 4 (0.29%) Billing
15 4 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
15 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (3.52%) 802.1X
2 35 (2.57%) Web Services
3 17 (1.25%) .NET
4 16 (1.17%) Regular Expression
4 16 (1.17%) SailPoint
5 13 (0.95%) ELK Stack
6 8 (0.59%) CSS
6 8 (0.59%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (0.51%) HTML
7 7 (0.51%) ZeroMQ
8 6 (0.44%) Ajax
8 6 (0.44%) CGI
8 6 (0.44%) Node.js
8 6 (0.44%) Servlets
9 5 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (0.29%) SAML
10 4 (0.29%) XML
10 4 (0.29%) XMPP
11 3 (0.22%) Middleware
11 3 (0.22%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 131 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 128 (9.40%) Management Information System
3 77 (5.65%) Security Operations Centre
4 70 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (5.07%) Computer Science
6 62 (4.55%) PKI
7 40 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
8 32 (2.35%) Cryptography
9 29 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 28 (2.06%) Virtual Team
11 25 (1.84%) RSA SecurID
12 17 (1.25%) Cyber Attack
13 15 (1.10%) CESG
14 13 (0.95%) Public Cloud
15 12 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.81%) Mathematics
17 10 (0.73%) Clustering
18 8 (0.59%) Cybercrime
18 8 (0.59%) Fintech
18 8 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 380 (27.90%) Linux
2 354 (25.99%) Windows
3 149 (10.94%) Unix
4 86 (6.31%) Windows Server
5 59 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (3.96%) Solaris
7 49 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (3.16%) Windows 2000
9 21 (1.54%) CentOS
10 20 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (1.25%) Android
12 16 (1.17%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.73%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.44%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.29%) Debian
16 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.29%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (26.14%) Information Security
2 259 (19.02%) SIEM
3 225 (16.52%) Cybersecurity
4 183 (13.44%) Security Operations
5 144 (10.57%) ITIL
6 119 (8.74%) Vulnerability Management
7 118 (8.66%) Kalman Filter
8 97 (7.12%) Security Architecture
9 91 (6.68%) Security Monitoring
10 86 (6.31%) Penetration Testing
11 75 (5.51%) Incident Management
12 73 (5.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 72 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
13 72 (5.29%) Risk Management
14 69 (5.07%) Load Balancing
15 66 (4.85%) Presales
16 59 (4.33%) Network Management
17 53 (3.89%) Security Management
17 53 (3.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 51 (3.74%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (7.42%) Python
2 84 (6.17%) SQL
3 69 (5.07%) Java
4 48 (3.52%) C++
5 44 (3.23%) C
6 34 (2.50%) Ruby
7 31 (2.28%) Perl
8 29 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 28 (2.06%) C#
10 19 (1.40%) Bash Shell
11 13 (0.95%) JavaScript
12 10 (0.73%) Korn
13 9 (0.66%) Bourne shell
13 9 (0.66%) Go
14 8 (0.59%) Scala
15 6 (0.44%) Embedded C
15 6 (0.44%) Embedded C++
15 6 (0.44%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.44%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 387 (28.41%) Cisco Certification
2 294 (21.59%) CCNP
3 236 (17.33%) CISSP
4 169 (12.41%) CCNA
5 142 (10.43%) Degree
6 122 (8.96%) Security Cleared
7 97 (7.12%) CISM
8 91 (6.68%) SC Cleared
9 81 (5.95%) CCSE
10 75 (5.51%) CEH
11 71 (5.21%) CCIE
12 70 (5.14%) CISA
13 60 (4.41%) GIAC
14 46 (3.38%) CCSA
15 40 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
15 40 (2.94%) Security+ Certification
16 33 (2.42%) CCDP
16 33 (2.42%) DV Cleared
17 32 (2.35%) SANS
18 31 (2.28%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (11.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (6.31%) SLA
3 75 (5.51%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.10%) QA
5 10 (0.73%) FISMA
5 10 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.37%) GPG13
7 3 (0.22%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.22%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.15%) GDPR
9 1 (0.073%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.073%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.073%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.073%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.073%) RMADS
System Software
1 117 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.86%) Snort
3 38 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.69%) vSphere
5 18 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.17%) ProxySG
7 14 (1.03%) Docker
7 14 (1.03%) Firmware
8 12 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.66%) XenApp
10 8 (0.59%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.51%) XenServer
12 6 (0.44%) iptables
12 6 (0.44%) MetaFrame
12 6 (0.44%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.44%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.29%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.29%) Samba
14 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 76 (5.58%) Nessus
2 69 (5.07%) FortiGate
3 44 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
4 40 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 26 (1.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 24 (1.76%) QRadar
7 21 (1.54%) Ansible
7 21 (1.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 21 (1.54%) SCCM
8 16 (1.17%) Kibana
8 16 (1.17%) Puppet
9 14 (1.03%) CSIRT
10 13 (0.95%) logstash
10 13 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (0.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 9 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (0.66%) Nagios
12 9 (0.66%) WSUS
13 8 (0.59%) Nmap
14 7 (0.51%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 645 (47.36%) Cisco
2 452 (33.19%) CheckPoint
3 340 (24.96%) Palo Alto
4 286 (21.00%) Juniper
5 194 (14.24%) F5
6 176 (12.92%) Microsoft
7 144 (10.57%) Intel Security
8 137 (10.06%) Fortinet
9 110 (8.08%) Splunk
10 98 (7.20%) Sourcefire
11 89 (6.53%) Blue Coat
12 88 (6.46%) VMware
13 71 (5.21%) Symantec
14 59 (4.33%) Cyber-Ark
15 46 (3.38%) Riverbed
16 44 (3.23%) Aruba
17 42 (3.08%) ArcSight
17 42 (3.08%) Citrix
17 42 (3.08%) Crossbeam
18 41 (3.01%) HP
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum £65k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10% + On Call
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Standard Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package of up to £55k plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,0000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Many other good
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certs
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Certs
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus/benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Posted: Yesterday