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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 360 440 497
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 739 630 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.63% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.65% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 579 539 439
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £60,350
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -
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
88317 96631 104807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.20% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75047 80981 85366
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +90 344 £60,000 +9.09% 25
South East +88 249 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Yorkshire -5 37 £38,000 +1.33% 3
West Midlands -1 27 £46,000 +31.42% 5
East of England +11 26 £50,000 +17.64% 5
North West -11 26 £43,500 -13.00% 4
South West +14 25 £52,500 +16.66% 4
East Midlands -16 2 £38,750 -3.12%
Midlands - 1 £46,000 -
North East - 1 £45,000 - 1
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 900 (62.54%) Firewall
2 771 (53.58%) Network Security
3 707 (49.13%) Cisco
4 492 (34.19%) CheckPoint
5 421 (29.26%) Cisco Certification
6 377 (26.20%) Linux
7 342 (23.77%) Windows
8 331 (23.00%) Palo Alto
9 322 (22.38%) CCNP
10 317 (22.03%) VPN
11 316 (21.96%) Cisco ASA
12 311 (21.61%) Juniper
13 275 (19.11%) Information Security
14 241 (16.75%) SIEM
15 234 (16.26%) F5
16 207 (14.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 205 (14.25%) Security Cleared
18 201 (13.97%) CISSP
19 199 (13.83%) CCNA
19 199 (13.83%) LAN
19 199 (13.83%) Finance
20 183 (12.72%) WAN
21 180 (12.51%) TCP/IP
22 176 (12.23%) Cybersecurity
23 166 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
23 166 (11.54%) Degree
24 165 (11.47%) Microsoft
25 154 (10.70%) ITIL
26 152 (10.56%) SC Cleared
27 147 (10.22%) Unix

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 35 (2.43%) MS Exchange
2 34 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (1.32%) IIS
5 18 (1.25%) nginx
6 13 (0.90%) OpenStack
7 12 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (0.63%) Apache
9 8 (0.56%) JBoss
10 7 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.42%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.35%) SAS
12 5 (0.35%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.21%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.069%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.069%) Confluence
15 1 (0.069%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.069%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 81 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.76%) MS Office
3 8 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.069%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.069%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.21%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.14%) Bankmaster
2 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 132 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (2.36%) SaaS
4 17 (1.18%) IaaS
5 15 (1.04%) PaaS
6 13 (0.90%) Office 365
7 11 (0.76%) GitHub
7 11 (0.76%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 900 (62.54%) Firewall
2 771 (53.58%) Network Security
3 317 (22.03%) VPN
4 316 (21.96%) Cisco ASA
5 199 (13.83%) LAN
6 183 (12.72%) WAN
7 180 (12.51%) TCP/IP
8 166 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 143 (9.94%) Wireless
10 116 (8.06%) DNS
10 116 (8.06%) MPLS
11 109 (7.57%) BGP
12 108 (7.51%) SSL
13 100 (6.95%) OSPF
14 77 (5.35%) Internet
15 74 (5.14%) DHCP
16 73 (5.07%) Cisco Nexus
17 70 (4.86%) Cisco ISE
18 63 (4.38%) EIGRP
18 63 (4.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.81%) Big Data
3 25 (1.74%) NoSQL
4 16 (1.11%) MySQL
5 14 (0.97%) Hadoop
6 10 (0.69%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.35%) Apache Hive
9 5 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.28%) Data Lake
10 4 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.21%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.14%) GIS
12 2 (0.14%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.069%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.069%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (0.97%) Git (software)
1 14 (0.97%) Metasploit
2 8 (0.56%) Burp Suite
2 8 (0.56%) Eclipse
2 8 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (0.42%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.28%) sqlmap
6 3 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.21%) JIRA
6 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.14%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.14%) Subversion
8 1 (0.069%) AppScan
8 1 (0.069%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.069%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.069%) Selenium
8 1 (0.069%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.069%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 199 (13.83%) Finance
2 100 (6.95%) Telecoms
3 76 (5.28%) Banking
4 46 (3.20%) Law
5 33 (2.29%) German Language
5 33 (2.29%) Retail
6 29 (2.02%) French Language
7 24 (1.67%) Games
8 23 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.83%) Legal
11 10 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.56%) Back Office
13 8 (0.56%) Military
14 7 (0.49%) Marketing
14 7 (0.49%) Online Betting
15 5 (0.35%) Electronics
16 4 (0.28%) Advertising
16 4 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.27%) Web Services
2 44 (3.06%) 802.1X
3 19 (1.32%) .NET
4 18 (1.25%) ZeroMQ
5 16 (1.11%) HTML
5 16 (1.11%) Regular Expression
5 16 (1.11%) SAML
6 13 (0.90%) Ajax
6 13 (0.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 13 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (0.90%) STL
7 9 (0.63%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.63%) CSS
8 7 (0.49%) ELK Stack
8 7 (0.49%) Middleware
8 7 (0.49%) XMPP
9 5 (0.35%) Node.js
9 5 (0.35%) RESTful
10 4 (0.28%) HTML5
10 4 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 118 (8.20%) Data Centre
1 118 (8.20%) Management Information System
2 94 (6.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 92 (6.39%) Computer Science
4 80 (5.56%) PKI
5 65 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
6 61 (4.24%) RSA SecurID
7 59 (4.10%) Security Operations Centre
8 43 (2.99%) Cryptography
9 27 (1.88%) Cyberthreat
10 22 (1.53%) Virtual Team
11 21 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.18%) Public Cloud
13 16 (1.11%) Internet of Things
13 16 (1.11%) Replication
14 13 (0.90%) Blackberry
14 13 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
15 12 (0.83%) CESG
16 11 (0.76%) Mathematics
16 11 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 377 (26.20%) Linux
2 342 (23.77%) Windows
3 147 (10.22%) Unix
4 102 (7.09%) Windows Server
5 77 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (3.47%) Solaris
7 45 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (2.57%) Windows 2000
10 23 (1.60%) CentOS
11 18 (1.25%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.90%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.83%) Android
14 9 (0.63%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.63%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.56%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.42%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (19.11%) Information Security
2 241 (16.75%) SIEM
3 176 (12.23%) Cybersecurity
4 154 (10.70%) ITIL
5 133 (9.24%) Security Operations
6 120 (8.34%) Presales
7 119 (8.27%) Security Architecture
8 116 (8.06%) Penetration Testing
9 110 (7.64%) Kalman Filter
10 91 (6.32%) Vulnerability Management
11 90 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
12 80 (5.56%) Service Delivery
13 78 (5.42%) Change Management
14 75 (5.21%) Network Management
14 75 (5.21%) Software Engineering
15 64 (4.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 57 (3.96%) DDoS Mitigation
17 51 (3.54%) Network Monitoring
18 50 (3.47%) Analytics
19 48 (3.34%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 111 (7.71%) Python
2 103 (7.16%) SQL
3 96 (6.67%) Java
4 84 (5.84%) C
5 58 (4.03%) Ruby
6 56 (3.89%) Perl
7 47 (3.27%) C++
8 34 (2.36%) PowerShell
9 30 (2.08%) C#
10 29 (2.02%) PHP
11 26 (1.81%) JavaScript
12 14 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 9 (0.63%) Go
14 8 (0.56%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.56%) Scala
14 8 (0.56%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.49%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.49%) VBScript
16 6 (0.42%) R
17 3 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 421 (29.26%) Cisco Certification
2 322 (22.38%) CCNP
3 205 (14.25%) Security Cleared
4 201 (13.97%) CISSP
5 199 (13.83%) CCNA
6 166 (11.54%) Degree
7 152 (10.56%) SC Cleared
8 101 (7.02%) CCSE
9 78 (5.42%) CCIE
10 75 (5.21%) CEH
11 66 (4.59%) CISM
12 63 (4.38%) CCSA
13 57 (3.96%) SSCP
14 53 (3.68%) GIAC
15 50 (3.47%) CCSP
16 48 (3.34%) SANS
17 46 (3.20%) CISA
18 38 (2.64%) DV Cleared
19 36 (2.50%) JNCIP
20 35 (2.43%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (14.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (5.77%) PCI DSS
3 82 (5.70%) SLA
4 13 (0.90%) FISMA
5 9 (0.63%) COBIT
6 8 (0.56%) QA
6 8 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.35%) RMADS
8 4 (0.28%) GPG13
8 4 (0.28%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.21%) FIPS 140-2
9 3 (0.21%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.069%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.069%) ISO27002
System Software
1 134 (9.31%) Active Directory
2 45 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.60%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.97%) vSphere
5 10 (0.69%) Firmware
6 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (0.49%) Varnish
6 7 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (0.49%) XenApp
7 6 (0.42%) Snort
8 4 (0.28%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.28%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.21%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.21%) KVM
9 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.14%) NFS
10 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 66 (4.59%) FortiGate
2 57 (3.96%) Nessus
3 49 (3.41%) Puppet
4 42 (2.92%) Ansible
5 36 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 27 (1.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 18 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
8 18 (1.25%) SCCM
9 16 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
10 15 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 14 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 13 (0.90%) Nagios
13 12 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
13 12 (0.83%) Nmap
14 9 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
15 8 (0.56%) AirWatch
16 7 (0.49%) Kibana
16 7 (0.49%) logstash
16 7 (0.49%) QRadar
Vendors
1 707 (49.13%) Cisco
2 492 (34.19%) CheckPoint
3 331 (23.00%) Palo Alto
4 311 (21.61%) Juniper
5 234 (16.26%) F5
6 165 (11.47%) Microsoft
7 115 (7.99%) Intel Security
8 104 (7.23%) Fortinet
9 89 (6.18%) VMware
10 85 (5.91%) Blue Coat
11 81 (5.63%) HP
12 73 (5.07%) SolarWinds
13 67 (4.66%) Riverbed
14 64 (4.45%) ArcSight
15 61 (4.24%) Qualys
15 61 (4.24%) Splunk
16 52 (3.61%) Symantec
17 49 (3.41%) Meraki
18 43 (2.99%) Aruba
19 42 (2.92%) Cyber-Ark
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + on-call + bonus + excellent benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £49,500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Together Money
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 70000 + shift allowance + car + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Awesome Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £50,000 pa + package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £44000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London, South East, United Kingdom
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Training Budget
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + Excllent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago