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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 448 490 445
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 506 413 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.45% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 407 333 336
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
London +65 204 £50,000 -9.09% 12
South East -20 142 £50,000 +5.26% 20
North West +30 60 £46,500 -4.12% 7
East of England -2 41 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +8 25 £42,500 -5.55% 3
East Midlands +30 17 £39,000 +2.63% 4
South West -7 12 £49,500 +13.14% 2
West Midlands -26 5 £50,250 +11.66% 1
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 577 (56.40%) Firewall
2 553 (54.06%) Network Security
3 536 (52.39%) Cisco
4 370 (36.17%) Cisco Certification
5 367 (35.87%) CheckPoint
6 295 (28.84%) Windows
7 271 (26.49%) Juniper
8 268 (26.20%) Information Security
9 261 (25.51%) CCNP
10 216 (21.11%) CISSP
11 207 (20.23%) TCP/IP
12 205 (20.04%) Linux
13 204 (19.94%) VPN
14 193 (18.87%) F5
15 190 (18.57%) Finance
16 179 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
17 167 (16.32%) CCNA
18 154 (15.05%) SIEM
19 153 (14.96%) WAN
20 141 (13.78%) UNIX
20 141 (13.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 140 (13.69%) Microsoft
22 135 (13.20%) LAN
23 129 (12.61%) Security Cleared
24 119 (11.63%) Blue Coat
25 114 (11.14%) SSL
26 108 (10.56%) DNS
27 106 (10.36%) ITIL
28 105 (10.26%) McAfee
29 104 (10.17%) Wireless

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (2.83%) MS Exchange
2 21 (2.05%) IIS
3 6 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.29%) Lync
6 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.20%) CMS
7 1 (0.098%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.098%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 73 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.86%) MS Office
3 8 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.20%) RMDS
1 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.098%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.88%) PaaS
2 8 (0.78%) IaaS
3 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.39%) SaaS
4 3 (0.29%) SoftLayer
4 3 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.098%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 577 (56.40%) Firewall
2 553 (54.06%) Network Security
3 207 (20.23%) TCP/IP
4 204 (19.94%) VPN
5 179 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
6 153 (14.96%) WAN
7 135 (13.20%) LAN
8 114 (11.14%) SSL
9 108 (10.56%) DNS
10 104 (10.17%) Wireless
11 90 (8.80%) BGP
12 85 (8.31%) Intrusion Detection
13 78 (7.62%) OSPF
14 74 (7.23%) EIGRP
15 59 (5.77%) IPsec
16 56 (5.47%) Cisco IOS
17 55 (5.38%) Wireshark
17 55 (5.38%) MPLS
18 48 (4.69%) Cisco PIX
19 47 (4.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.68%) Big Data
3 6 (0.59%) MySQL
4 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.098%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.098%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (0.98%) Metasploit
2 7 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.20%) WebLOAD
3 2 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
General
1 190 (18.57%) Finance
2 47 (4.59%) Law
3 42 (4.11%) Banking
4 36 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.23%) Retail
6 20 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.47%) Games
8 12 (1.17%) Multimedia
8 12 (1.17%) Legal
9 5 (0.49%) Marketing
10 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.39%) Advertising
10 4 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.29%) Military
12 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.098%) French Language
13 1 (0.098%) Avionics
13 1 (0.098%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.86%) .NET
2 16 (1.56%) Web Services
3 10 (0.98%) SOAP
3 10 (0.98%) REST
4 7 (0.68%) Dalvik
4 7 (0.68%) JNI
4 7 (0.68%) SAML
4 7 (0.68%) OAuth
5 4 (0.39%) HTML5
5 4 (0.39%) Ajax
5 4 (0.39%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.39%) HTML
5 4 (0.39%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.39%) CSS
5 4 (0.39%) Middleware
5 4 (0.39%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.29%) JSP
7 2 (0.20%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.098%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.098%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (7.82%) Management Information System
2 58 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (5.28%) Computer Science
4 38 (3.71%) PKI
5 17 (1.66%) Cryptography
6 16 (1.56%) Open Source
7 15 (1.47%) Clustering
8 13 (1.27%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.17%) Mathematics
10 10 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 10 (0.98%) Tandem
11 8 (0.78%) CESG
12 7 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
12 7 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (0.59%) SecurID
13 6 (0.59%) GIS
14 5 (0.49%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.49%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.49%) IPTV
14 5 (0.49%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 295 (28.84%) Windows
2 205 (20.04%) Linux
3 141 (13.78%) UNIX
4 59 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 22 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (2.15%) Solaris
8 18 (1.76%) Android
9 16 (1.56%) Windows XP
10 14 (1.37%) Windows 2000
11 10 (0.98%) CentOS
11 10 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.88%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.59%) AIX
14 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (26.20%) Information Security
2 154 (15.05%) SIEM
3 106 (10.36%) ITIL
4 86 (8.41%) Cyber Security
5 80 (7.82%) Penetration Testing
6 65 (6.35%) Network Design
7 62 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
8 59 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
9 58 (5.67%) Change Management
10 54 (5.28%) Load Balancing
11 51 (4.99%) Security Architecture
12 44 (4.30%) Security Management
13 41 (4.01%) Risk Management
13 41 (4.01%) Problem Management
14 39 (3.81%) Project Management
14 39 (3.81%) Database Security
15 37 (3.62%) E-Commerce
16 35 (3.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 34 (3.32%) Incident Management
18 33 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (7.33%) SQL
2 38 (3.71%) Perl
3 37 (3.62%) Java
4 36 (3.52%) Python
5 33 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 28 (2.74%) C
7 20 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 13 (1.27%) Ruby
8 13 (1.27%) PHP
9 12 (1.17%) C#
9 12 (1.17%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.08%) Objective-C
10 11 (1.08%) C++
11 4 (0.39%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.29%) VBScript
13 2 (0.20%) VB
14 1 (0.098%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 370 (36.17%) Cisco Certification
2 261 (25.51%) CCNP
3 216 (21.11%) CISSP
4 167 (16.32%) CCNA
5 129 (12.61%) Security Cleared
6 98 (9.58%) CISM
7 97 (9.48%) Degree
8 94 (9.19%) SC Cleared
9 84 (8.21%) CCSE
10 71 (6.94%) CCSA
11 70 (6.84%) CEH
12 56 (5.47%) CCIE
13 37 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 32 (3.13%) MCSE
14 32 (3.13%) JNCIS
15 30 (2.93%) GIAC
16 27 (2.64%) CCDP
17 22 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
17 22 (2.15%) ISSMP
17 22 (2.15%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (13.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 91 (8.90%) PCI DSS
3 41 (4.01%) SLA
4 23 (2.25%) COBIT
5 18 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 6 (0.59%) QA
8 5 (0.49%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.29%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.20%) GPG13
11 1 (0.098%) ARP4754
11 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 100 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 54 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (4.30%) Snort
4 13 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.78%) ISA Server
6 8 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.59%) Nmap
7 6 (0.59%) ProxySG
8 5 (0.49%) vSphere
9 3 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.20%) UAG
10 2 (0.20%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.20%) XenApp
10 2 (0.20%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.20%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.20%) Firmware
11 1 (0.098%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.098%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 38 (3.71%) FortiGate
3 31 (3.03%) Nessus
4 17 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
4 17 (1.66%) SCCM
5 14 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (1.08%) WSUS
7 5 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.49%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.39%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.20%) SCOM
10 2 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.20%) CORE IMPACT
10 2 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (0.20%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.098%) Nagios
11 1 (0.098%) Cacti
11 1 (0.098%) OpenView
Vendors
1 536 (52.39%) Cisco
2 367 (35.87%) CheckPoint
3 271 (26.49%) Juniper
4 193 (18.87%) F5
5 140 (13.69%) Microsoft
6 119 (11.63%) Blue Coat
7 105 (10.26%) McAfee
8 95 (9.29%) Fortinet
9 83 (8.11%) VMware
10 61 (5.96%) Symantec
11 59 (5.77%) Citrix
12 56 (5.47%) HP
13 53 (5.18%) IronPort
14 41 (4.01%) Websense
15 31 (3.03%) Sourcefire
16 26 (2.54%) Splunk
17 25 (2.44%) ArcSight
18 21 (2.05%) Barracuda Networks
18 21 (2.05%) Nokia
19 17 (1.66%) Riverbed
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