The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 466 490 438
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 487 468 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.44% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 375 335 337
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £27,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +17.50%
Security Engineer
UK

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
97506 105347 98011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.61% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 80548 86456 82479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(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
London +61 231 £52,500 -6.25% 18
South East -30 134 £50,000 +11.11% 11
North West +41 47 £52,500 +20.68% 4
East of England +16 25 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Yorkshire +25 19 £40,000 -13.51%
East Midlands -4 16 £57,500 +111.00% 3
South West -11 8 £47,250 +31.25% 1
West Midlands -11 8 £52,500 +7.69% 3
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 591 (59.04%) Firewall
2 521 (52.05%) Network Security
3 497 (49.65%) Cisco
4 380 (37.96%) Cisco Certification
4 380 (37.96%) CheckPoint
5 304 (30.37%) Windows
6 253 (25.27%) CISSP
7 249 (24.88%) CCNP
8 240 (23.98%) Information Security
9 224 (22.38%) Linux
10 221 (22.08%) Juniper
11 205 (20.48%) TCP/IP
12 204 (20.38%) Finance
13 197 (19.68%) CCNA
13 197 (19.68%) F5
14 173 (17.28%) VPN
15 172 (17.18%) WAN
15 172 (17.18%) Cisco ASA
16 164 (16.38%) SIEM
17 145 (14.49%) LAN
18 129 (12.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 128 (12.79%) UNIX
20 120 (11.99%) Microsoft
21 118 (11.79%) Wireless
21 118 (11.79%) Degree
22 116 (11.59%) Security Cleared
23 113 (11.29%) Blue Coat
24 105 (10.49%) SQL
25 104 (10.39%) Active Directory
26 98 (9.79%) Fortinet

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 22 (2.20%) IIS
2 15 (1.50%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.40%) Lync
5 3 (0.30%) Apache
6 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.100%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.100%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.100%) CMS
7 1 (0.100%) CloudStack
Applications
1 82 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.20%) MS Office
3 6 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.100%) assyst
2 1 (0.100%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.20%) PaaS
2 9 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.90%) IaaS
3 7 (0.70%) SaaS
4 6 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.30%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.100%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.100%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 591 (59.04%) Firewall
2 521 (52.05%) Network Security
3 205 (20.48%) TCP/IP
4 173 (17.28%) VPN
5 172 (17.18%) WAN
5 172 (17.18%) Cisco ASA
6 145 (14.49%) LAN
7 118 (11.79%) Wireless
8 97 (9.69%) DNS
9 86 (8.59%) SSL
10 81 (8.09%) Intrusion Detection
11 72 (7.19%) BGP
12 64 (6.39%) OSPF
13 58 (5.79%) EIGRP
14 54 (5.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 52 (5.19%) Cisco PIX
16 51 (5.09%) Wireshark
16 51 (5.09%) MPLS
17 50 (5.00%) DHCP
18 48 (4.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.00%) Big Data
3 5 (0.50%) MySQL
4 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.30%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.20%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.100%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.100%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.100%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.100%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.100%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.100%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (1.20%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.100%) Yeoman
General
1 204 (20.38%) Finance
2 48 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 46 (4.60%) Law
4 37 (3.70%) Banking
5 31 (3.10%) Retail
6 18 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.40%) Games
8 13 (1.30%) Multimedia
9 11 (1.10%) Legal
10 8 (0.80%) Advertising
11 5 (0.50%) Marketing
11 5 (0.50%) Military
11 5 (0.50%) Back Office
12 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.30%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) German Language
15 1 (0.100%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.100%) Arabic Language
15 1 (0.100%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.20%) Web Services
2 17 (1.70%) .NET
3 12 (1.20%) SOAP
4 7 (0.70%) JNI
4 7 (0.70%) OAuth
4 7 (0.70%) SAML
4 7 (0.70%) Dalvik
5 6 (0.60%) REST
6 4 (0.40%) HTML
6 4 (0.40%) JSP
6 4 (0.40%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.40%) HTML5
6 4 (0.40%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.40%) Ajax
7 3 (0.30%) CSS
7 3 (0.30%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.20%) Middleware
8 2 (0.20%) XML
8 2 (0.20%) ODBC
8 2 (0.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.49%) Management Information System
2 69 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 34 (3.40%) Hedge funds
5 30 (3.00%) PKI
6 22 (2.20%) Clustering
7 21 (2.10%) Open Source
8 16 (1.60%) CESG
9 9 (0.90%) Cryptography
10 7 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.50%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.50%) Blog
11 5 (0.50%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.50%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.50%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.40%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.40%) RMADS
12 4 (0.40%) Tandem
12 4 (0.40%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 304 (30.37%) Windows
2 224 (22.38%) Linux
3 128 (12.79%) UNIX
4 56 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (2.30%) Solaris
8 19 (1.90%) Windows 2000
9 11 (1.10%) Android
10 10 (1.00%) Windows XP
10 10 (1.00%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.90%) CentOS
11 9 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.100%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (23.98%) Information Security
2 164 (16.38%) SIEM
3 90 (8.99%) ITIL
3 90 (8.99%) Penetration Testing
4 89 (8.89%) Cyber Security
5 75 (7.49%) Load Balancing
6 72 (7.19%) Network Design
7 67 (6.69%) Kalman Filter
8 61 (6.09%) Security Architecture
9 60 (5.99%) Change Management
10 57 (5.69%) Network Monitoring
11 44 (4.40%) Risk Management
12 42 (4.20%) Security Management
13 40 (4.00%) Project Management
14 38 (3.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 36 (3.60%) Database Security
15 36 (3.60%) Incident Management
16 33 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (3.20%) Risk Assessment
18 28 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 105 (10.49%) SQL
2 74 (7.39%) Perl
3 51 (5.09%) PowerShell
4 41 (4.10%) Python
5 29 (2.90%) Java
6 23 (2.30%) C
7 21 (2.10%) PHP
8 18 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 17 (1.70%) Bash Shell
10 16 (1.60%) Ruby
11 11 (1.10%) C++
11 11 (1.10%) Objective-C
12 10 (1.00%) C#
13 7 (0.70%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.40%) VBScript
14 4 (0.40%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.20%) R
16 1 (0.100%) VB
16 1 (0.100%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 380 (37.96%) Cisco Certification
2 253 (25.27%) CISSP
3 249 (24.88%) CCNP
4 197 (19.68%) CCNA
5 118 (11.79%) Degree
6 116 (11.59%) Security Cleared
7 94 (9.39%) CISM
8 84 (8.39%) CCSA
9 83 (8.29%) CCSE
10 74 (7.39%) SC Cleared
11 72 (7.19%) CEH
12 57 (5.69%) CCIE
13 38 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
14 34 (3.40%) MCSE
15 30 (3.00%) GIAC
16 24 (2.40%) JNCIS
17 21 (2.10%) CCDP
18 19 (1.90%) DV Cleared
19 18 (1.80%) JNCIA
20 17 (1.70%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (12.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 96 (9.59%) PCI DSS
3 51 (5.09%) SLA
4 16 (1.60%) COBIT
5 14 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.10%) HIPAA
7 10 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (0.50%) FISMA
9 4 (0.40%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.40%) QA
10 3 (0.30%) GPG13
11 1 (0.100%) ARP4754
11 1 (0.100%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 104 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 45 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (3.70%) Snort
4 23 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.00%) vSphere
6 9 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.70%) iptables
8 6 (0.60%) ProxySG
9 5 (0.50%) XenApp
9 5 (0.50%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.30%) OpenSSH
10 3 (0.30%) Firmware
10 3 (0.30%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.20%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.100%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.100%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (4.30%) Nessus
2 39 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 37 (3.70%) FortiGate
4 12 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (0.90%) WSUS
5 9 (0.90%) Nmap
5 9 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (0.70%) SCCM
7 5 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.30%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.30%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.30%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.20%) StatsD
9 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.20%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.20%) MOM
9 2 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 497 (49.65%) Cisco
2 380 (37.96%) CheckPoint
3 221 (22.08%) Juniper
4 197 (19.68%) F5
5 120 (11.99%) Microsoft
6 113 (11.29%) Blue Coat
7 98 (9.79%) Fortinet
8 89 (8.89%) McAfee
9 75 (7.49%) HP
10 74 (7.39%) VMware
11 56 (5.59%) Citrix
12 53 (5.29%) Symantec
13 43 (4.30%) IronPort
14 36 (3.60%) Splunk
15 35 (3.50%) Sourcefire
16 34 (3.40%) Websense
17 26 (2.60%) Brocade
18 25 (2.50%) Dell
19 20 (2.00%) Crossbeam
20 18 (1.80%) Riverbed
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + up to £10,000 site Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 6,900 car allowance + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HP Group
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £57,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent benefits on top
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £28000 - £32500 per annum + benefits and flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-85k base + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 10 days ago