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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 387 434 502
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 719 628 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.66% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 595 528 382
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +43 301 £55,000 +13.40% 42
South East +33 195 £50,500 +6.31% 23
South West +32 64 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +32 62 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East of England -4 51 £58,750 +17.50% 3
North West -27 17 £62,500 +34.40% 4
West Midlands -4 16 £42,500 -15.42% 2
East Midlands 0 12 £55,000 +13.98% 4
North East - 2 £30,000 -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 691 (52.11%) Firewall
2 660 (49.77%) Network Security
3 589 (44.42%) Cisco
4 463 (34.92%) Cisco Certification
5 375 (28.28%) CheckPoint
6 368 (27.75%) Windows
7 334 (25.19%) CCNP
8 323 (24.36%) Linux
9 309 (23.30%) Information Security
10 272 (20.51%) Juniper
11 271 (20.44%) Cisco ASA
12 255 (19.23%) F5
13 252 (19.00%) TCP/IP
14 241 (18.17%) Palo Alto
15 227 (17.12%) VPN
16 208 (15.69%) CCNA
17 206 (15.54%) LAN
18 203 (15.31%) WAN
19 202 (15.23%) CISSP
20 189 (14.25%) SIEM
21 187 (14.10%) Degree
22 185 (13.95%) Finance
23 166 (12.52%) Unix
24 159 (11.99%) Intel Security
25 148 (11.16%) DNS
26 146 (11.01%) Security Cleared
27 140 (10.56%) Cybersecurity
28 137 (10.33%) Blue Coat
29 129 (9.73%) CCIE
30 123 (9.28%) Cisco Nexus

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 32 (2.41%) IIS
2 24 (1.81%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.28%) Apache
4 9 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.53%) IBM Domino
5 7 (0.53%) Node.js
6 6 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.38%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.30%) SAS
9 3 (0.23%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.23%) CloudStack
9 3 (0.23%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.075%) CICS
10 1 (0.075%) Confluence
Applications
1 61 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.90%) MS Office
3 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.075%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.075%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.28%) Office 365
2 17 (1.28%) SaaS
3 15 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.68%) Mimecast
5 8 (0.60%) IaaS
6 6 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 691 (52.11%) Firewall
2 660 (49.77%) Network Security
3 271 (20.44%) Cisco ASA
4 252 (19.00%) TCP/IP
5 227 (17.12%) VPN
6 206 (15.54%) LAN
7 203 (15.31%) WAN
8 148 (11.16%) DNS
9 123 (9.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 114 (8.60%) BGP
11 105 (7.92%) OSPF
11 105 (7.92%) SSL
12 100 (7.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 83 (6.26%) Wireless
14 80 (6.03%) MPLS
15 78 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
16 76 (5.73%) HTTP
17 71 (5.35%) Internet
18 59 (4.45%) VLAN
19 56 (4.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (4.45%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.47%) Big Data
3 26 (1.96%) MySQL
4 19 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 18 (1.36%) Hadoop
6 13 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 9 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (0.68%) Apache Hive
7 9 (0.68%) Data Mining
7 9 (0.68%) HBase
7 9 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.30%) Informix
8 4 (0.30%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.23%) GIS
10 2 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.075%) DB2
11 1 (0.075%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.075%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (1.96%) Burp Suite
2 14 (1.06%) Metasploit
3 13 (0.98%) sqlmap
4 4 (0.30%) JIRA
5 3 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.23%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.23%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.075%) ChangeMan
7 1 (0.075%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.075%) Maven
General
1 185 (13.95%) Finance
2 104 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 71 (5.35%) Banking
4 41 (3.09%) German Language
5 35 (2.64%) French Language
6 29 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.81%) Retail
8 23 (1.73%) Law
9 20 (1.51%) Electronics
10 18 (1.36%) Games
11 15 (1.13%) Military
12 9 (0.68%) Legal
12 9 (0.68%) Online Betting
13 7 (0.53%) Advertising
14 6 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.45%) Publishing
15 5 (0.38%) Back Office
15 5 (0.38%) Marketing
15 5 (0.38%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (2.34%) Web Services
2 29 (2.19%) .NET
3 15 (1.13%) JSON
3 15 (1.13%) REST
3 15 (1.13%) XML
4 12 (0.90%) 802.1X
4 12 (0.90%) HTML
5 10 (0.75%) Regular Expression
6 9 (0.68%) AngularJS
6 9 (0.68%) Backbone.js
6 9 (0.68%) Hibernate
6 9 (0.68%) OAuth
6 9 (0.68%) OpenID
6 9 (0.68%) React
6 9 (0.68%) Spring
6 9 (0.68%) Struts
7 8 (0.60%) Middleware
8 7 (0.53%) SAML
9 6 (0.45%) SOAP
9 6 (0.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
1 96 (7.24%) Management Information System
2 90 (6.79%) Computer Science
3 86 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 76 (5.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 37 (2.79%) PKI
6 33 (2.49%) CESG
7 30 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
7 30 (2.26%) Security Operations Centre
8 27 (2.04%) Cryptography
9 21 (1.58%) Private Cloud
10 18 (1.36%) Replication
11 17 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
12 14 (1.06%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.98%) Mathematics
14 11 (0.83%) IVR
14 11 (0.83%) Physics
15 10 (0.75%) Algorithms
15 10 (0.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 368 (27.75%) Windows
2 323 (24.36%) Linux
3 166 (12.52%) Unix
4 89 (6.71%) Windows Server
5 81 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (4.83%) Solaris
7 58 (4.37%) Windows 2000
8 54 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (1.73%) Android
10 21 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.90%) CentOS
12 11 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.83%) Debian
12 11 (0.83%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.83%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.68%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.68%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.60%) Fedora
15 6 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (23.30%) Information Security
2 189 (14.25%) SIEM
3 140 (10.56%) Cybersecurity
4 119 (8.97%) ITIL
5 118 (8.90%) Risk Management
6 115 (8.67%) Presales
6 115 (8.67%) Security Operations
7 98 (7.39%) Vulnerability Management
8 97 (7.32%) Load Balancing
9 90 (6.79%) E-Commerce
10 87 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
11 83 (6.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 73 (5.51%) Incident Management
13 67 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
14 55 (4.15%) Security Architecture
15 54 (4.07%) Network Monitoring
16 53 (4.00%) High Availability
17 51 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
18 49 (3.70%) Software Engineering
19 48 (3.62%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (8.14%) SQL
2 73 (5.51%) Python
3 65 (4.90%) Java
4 61 (4.60%) C++
5 60 (4.52%) C
6 56 (4.22%) Perl
7 51 (3.85%) C#
8 30 (2.26%) Ruby
9 28 (2.11%) JavaScript
10 23 (1.73%) PowerShell
11 16 (1.21%) Bash Shell
12 13 (0.98%) PHP
13 6 (0.45%) VBScript
14 5 (0.38%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.30%) ABAP
15 4 (0.30%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.23%) SAS Macro
16 3 (0.23%) Scala
16 3 (0.23%) VB
17 2 (0.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 463 (34.92%) Cisco Certification
2 334 (25.19%) CCNP
3 208 (15.69%) CCNA
4 202 (15.23%) CISSP
5 187 (14.10%) Degree
6 146 (11.01%) Security Cleared
7 129 (9.73%) CCIE
8 100 (7.54%) SC Cleared
9 95 (7.16%) CEH
10 82 (6.18%) CCSE
11 68 (5.13%) CISM
12 55 (4.15%) CCSA
13 52 (3.92%) CISA
14 41 (3.09%) CCSP
14 41 (3.09%) GIAC
15 40 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
16 35 (2.64%) SANS
17 34 (2.56%) GSEC
18 30 (2.26%) MCSE
19 29 (2.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (7.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (6.18%) PCI DSS
3 46 (3.47%) SLA
4 18 (1.36%) QA
5 17 (1.28%) FISMA
5 17 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (1.06%) RMADS
7 11 (0.83%) COBIT
8 9 (0.68%) ISO27002
9 8 (0.60%) HIPAA
10 7 (0.53%) GPG13
11 6 (0.45%) FIPS 140-2
12 2 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.075%) SAS 70
System Software
1 112 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 63 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.11%) vSphere
4 23 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.36%) ProxySG
6 14 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (1.06%) XenApp
7 11 (0.83%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.53%) Firmware
8 7 (0.53%) NFS
9 6 (0.45%) Sendmail
9 6 (0.45%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.45%) Xen
10 5 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.30%) LXC
11 4 (0.30%) Snort
12 1 (0.075%) GPFS
12 1 (0.075%) KVM
12 1 (0.075%) RACF
Systems Management
1 82 (6.18%) McAfee ePO
2 32 (2.41%) Nessus
3 29 (2.19%) SCCM
4 26 (1.96%) FortiGate
5 16 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (1.21%) QRadar
6 14 (1.06%) Nmap
7 13 (0.98%) SCOM
8 12 (0.90%) SELinux
9 11 (0.83%) Endace
9 11 (0.83%) HP Fortify
9 11 (0.83%) Puppet
9 11 (0.83%) RSA enVision
10 10 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
11 9 (0.68%) WebInspect
12 8 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (0.45%) AppDetective
13 6 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (0.45%) Proventia
13 6 (0.45%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 589 (44.42%) Cisco
2 375 (28.28%) CheckPoint
3 272 (20.51%) Juniper
4 255 (19.23%) F5
5 241 (18.17%) Palo Alto
6 159 (11.99%) Intel Security
7 137 (10.33%) Blue Coat
8 110 (8.30%) Microsoft
9 107 (8.07%) VMware
10 77 (5.81%) Sourcefire
11 71 (5.35%) Citrix
12 63 (4.75%) HP
13 62 (4.68%) ArcSight
14 49 (3.70%) Crossbeam
15 48 (3.62%) Splunk
16 45 (3.39%) SolarWinds
17 44 (3.32%) Fortinet
18 38 (2.87%) Forcepoint
19 34 (2.56%) LogRhythm
20 29 (2.19%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £32,500 to £37,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Posted: 3 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + On-call allowance + bonuses
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Salary: Shift Allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10% + On Call
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Acumin
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Click IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + On Call + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: From £32,757 to £37,167 per annum with a potential to earn £39,308
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago