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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 363 444 443
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 692 618 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.64% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 527 512 518
Median salary £55,000 £50,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% +6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
83086 96194 102645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.61% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69540 81017 85644
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +119 340 £60,000 +9.09% 39
South East +66 194 £50,000 - 6
East of England +5 38 £45,500 -20.86%
South West +16 28 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Yorkshire -6 28 £33,250 -26.11% 3
North West -22 24 £40,000 -50.00% 5
West Midlands -11 23 £42,500 - 5
East Midlands -2 10 £42,500 - 2
North East +9 4 £45,000 +50.00%
Midlands - 1 - -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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.

1 850 (60.28%) Firewall
2 677 (48.01%) Network Security
3 635 (45.04%) Cisco
4 442 (31.35%) CheckPoint
5 404 (28.65%) Linux
6 383 (27.16%) Information Security
7 369 (26.17%) Cisco Certification
8 360 (25.53%) Windows
9 330 (23.40%) Palo Alto
10 295 (20.92%) CCNP
11 273 (19.36%) VPN
12 267 (18.94%) Juniper
13 261 (18.51%) SIEM
14 247 (17.52%) Cisco ASA
15 239 (16.95%) CISSP
15 239 (16.95%) Finance
16 226 (16.03%) Cybersecurity
17 180 (12.77%) F5
17 180 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 176 (12.48%) Microsoft
19 169 (11.99%) CCNA
20 167 (11.84%) Unix
21 164 (11.63%) TCP/IP
22 163 (11.56%) LAN
22 163 (11.56%) Security Operations
23 161 (11.42%) Degree
24 155 (10.99%) Wireless
25 153 (10.85%) WAN
26 149 (10.57%) ITIL
26 149 (10.57%) Security Cleared

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 37 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.13%) IIS
3 16 (1.13%) OpenStack
4 13 (0.92%) nginx
4 13 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (0.64%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.64%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.57%) Apache
6 8 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.35%) JBoss
8 4 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.28%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.21%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.21%) SAS
10 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.071%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.06%) MS Office
4 9 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.14%) Bankmaster
1 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.071%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 92 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.70%) SaaS
4 18 (1.28%) IaaS
5 16 (1.13%) PaaS
6 11 (0.78%) GitHub
7 7 (0.50%) Mimecast
7 7 (0.50%) Office 365
8 6 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.071%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 850 (60.28%) Firewall
2 677 (48.01%) Network Security
3 273 (19.36%) VPN
4 247 (17.52%) Cisco ASA
5 164 (11.63%) TCP/IP
6 163 (11.56%) LAN
7 155 (10.99%) Wireless
8 153 (10.85%) WAN
9 144 (10.21%) Intrusion Detection
10 112 (7.94%) DNS
11 103 (7.30%) OSPF
12 97 (6.88%) SSL
13 94 (6.67%) MPLS
14 93 (6.60%) BGP
15 90 (6.38%) Internet
16 89 (6.31%) Cisco Nexus
17 69 (4.89%) Cisco ISE
18 65 (4.61%) IPsec
19 58 (4.11%) DHCP
20 45 (3.19%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.91%) Big Data
3 24 (1.70%) NoSQL
4 12 (0.85%) MySQL
5 11 (0.78%) Hadoop
6 8 (0.57%) Data Lake
7 7 (0.50%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.35%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.28%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.28%) InfluxDB
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.14%) HBase
12 2 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.14%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.071%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.071%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (0.71%) Eclipse
2 9 (0.64%) Burp Suite
2 9 (0.64%) Cucumber
3 8 (0.57%) Metasploit
4 5 (0.35%) AppScan
4 5 (0.35%) JIRA
4 5 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.28%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.28%) Paros
5 4 (0.28%) WebScarab
6 3 (0.21%) sqlmap
7 2 (0.14%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.071%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.071%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.071%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.071%) JMeter
8 1 (0.071%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.071%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.071%) Subversion
General
1 239 (16.95%) Finance
2 107 (7.59%) Banking
3 96 (6.81%) Telecoms
4 48 (3.40%) German Language
5 45 (3.19%) Law
6 41 (2.91%) Games
7 36 (2.55%) Retail
8 34 (2.41%) French Language
9 15 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 14 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.71%) Legal
11 10 (0.71%) Publishing
12 9 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.57%) Electronics
13 8 (0.57%) Online Betting
14 6 (0.43%) Marketing
15 4 (0.28%) Billing
15 4 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
15 4 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (3.55%) Web Services
2 41 (2.91%) 802.1X
3 21 (1.49%) .NET
4 19 (1.35%) Regular Expression
5 14 (0.99%) ZeroMQ
6 13 (0.92%) ELK Stack
7 12 (0.85%) HTML
8 11 (0.78%) Ajax
8 11 (0.78%) CSS
9 9 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (0.64%) SailPoint
10 8 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (0.50%) XMPP
12 6 (0.43%) CGI
12 6 (0.43%) Node.js
12 6 (0.43%) Servlets
13 5 (0.35%) Middleware
14 4 (0.28%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.28%) RESTful
14 4 (0.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 141 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 140 (9.93%) Management Information System
3 94 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 82 (5.82%) PKI
5 80 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (4.54%) Security Operations Centre
7 46 (3.26%) Cyberthreat
8 45 (3.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 35 (2.48%) Cryptography
10 28 (1.99%) RSA SecurID
10 28 (1.99%) Virtual Team
11 23 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.21%) Public Cloud
13 15 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
14 11 (0.78%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.64%) CESG
15 9 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (0.64%) Online Games
16 8 (0.57%) Blockchain
16 8 (0.57%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 404 (28.65%) Linux
2 360 (25.53%) Windows
3 167 (11.84%) Unix
4 90 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 71 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (4.40%) Solaris
7 54 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (3.19%) Windows 2000
9 30 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (1.99%) CentOS
11 11 (0.78%) Android
12 10 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.71%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.50%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.50%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.35%) SUSE
16 4 (0.28%) Debian
16 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (27.16%) Information Security
2 261 (18.51%) SIEM
3 226 (16.03%) Cybersecurity
4 163 (11.56%) Security Operations
5 149 (10.57%) ITIL
6 126 (8.94%) Security Architecture
7 116 (8.23%) Vulnerability Management
8 114 (8.09%) Kalman Filter
9 97 (6.88%) Penetration Testing
10 79 (5.60%) Incident Management
11 76 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
12 73 (5.18%) Presales
13 71 (5.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 70 (4.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 64 (4.54%) Risk Management
16 61 (4.33%) Load Balancing
16 61 (4.33%) Software Engineering
17 59 (4.18%) Analytics
17 59 (4.18%) Change Management
18 57 (4.04%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (7.52%) Python
2 91 (6.45%) SQL
3 79 (5.60%) Java
4 43 (3.05%) C
4 43 (3.05%) Ruby
5 42 (2.98%) C++
6 34 (2.41%) C#
7 33 (2.34%) Perl
8 30 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 20 (1.42%) JavaScript
10 16 (1.13%) Bash Shell
11 12 (0.85%) PHP
12 10 (0.71%) Go
12 10 (0.71%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.71%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.57%) Scala
14 5 (0.35%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.28%) Korn
16 3 (0.21%) BeanShell
16 3 (0.21%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 369 (26.17%) Cisco Certification
2 295 (20.92%) CCNP
3 239 (16.95%) CISSP
4 169 (11.99%) CCNA
5 161 (11.42%) Degree
6 149 (10.57%) Security Cleared
7 116 (8.23%) SC Cleared
8 92 (6.52%) CISM
9 89 (6.31%) CEH
10 75 (5.32%) CCSE
11 68 (4.82%) CISA
12 66 (4.68%) CCIE
13 59 (4.18%) GIAC
14 46 (3.26%) SANS
15 40 (2.84%) CCSA
15 40 (2.84%) SSCP
16 34 (2.41%) DV Cleared
17 33 (2.34%) CCDP
18 29 (2.06%) CompTIA Security+
18 29 (2.06%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (6.24%) SLA
3 72 (5.11%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.06%) FISMA
5 12 (0.85%) QA
6 8 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.43%) GPG13
8 4 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.28%) RMADS
9 3 (0.21%) COBIT
9 3 (0.21%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.21%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.21%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.071%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.071%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.071%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.071%) ISO27005
System Software
1 126 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 37 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.34%) Snort
4 16 (1.13%) Firmware
5 15 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.92%) Docker
6 13 (0.92%) vSphere
7 10 (0.71%) ProxySG
8 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.43%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.28%) Samba
12 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.21%) XenApp
13 2 (0.14%) HDFS
13 2 (0.14%) KVM
13 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.071%) iptables
Systems Management
1 84 (5.96%) Nessus
2 57 (4.04%) FortiGate
3 46 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 38 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
5 30 (2.13%) Puppet
6 29 (2.06%) Ansible
7 28 (1.99%) SCCM
8 27 (1.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 26 (1.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 25 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
11 23 (1.63%) QRadar
12 15 (1.06%) Kibana
13 13 (0.92%) logstash
14 12 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
14 12 (0.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 12 (0.85%) WSUS
15 9 (0.64%) AirWatch
15 9 (0.64%) Nagios
16 7 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
17 6 (0.43%) Nmap
Vendors
1 635 (45.04%) Cisco
2 442 (31.35%) CheckPoint
3 330 (23.40%) Palo Alto
4 267 (18.94%) Juniper
5 180 (12.77%) F5
6 176 (12.48%) Microsoft
7 141 (10.00%) Intel Security
8 129 (9.15%) Fortinet
9 102 (7.23%) Splunk
10 88 (6.24%) Blue Coat
11 80 (5.67%) VMware
12 77 (5.46%) Sourcefire
13 74 (5.25%) Symantec
14 59 (4.18%) Cyber-Ark
15 40 (2.84%) HP
16 39 (2.77%) Aruba
17 38 (2.70%) Crossbeam
17 38 (2.70%) FireEye
18 35 (2.48%) SolarWinds
19 34 (2.41%) LogRhythm
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum Excellent benefits available
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package of up to £55k plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum including Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24,000 - 40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Many other good
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus on call, bonus, overtime and be
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35K + On target bonus of 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Many other good
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago