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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 488 550 475
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 456 331 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.35% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 365 267 354
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,900 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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
100772 93375 103116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82602 78321 88425
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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 +71 213 £52,500 - 21
South East +4 130 £47,500 +21.79% 14
North West +14 40 £51,000 -7.27% 4
West Midlands -21 21 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East of England -21 19 £45,000 -21.73% 5
Yorkshire -35 15 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South West -21 10 £45,000 +40.62% 2
North East -8 6 £40,000 -9.09%
East Midlands -6 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

1 615 (63.93%) Firewall
2 511 (53.12%) Cisco
3 486 (50.52%) Network Security
4 419 (43.56%) CheckPoint
5 363 (37.73%) Cisco Certification
6 301 (31.29%) Windows
7 282 (29.31%) Juniper
8 281 (29.21%) CCNP
9 235 (24.43%) VPN
10 202 (21.00%) Information Security
11 190 (19.75%) Linux
12 186 (19.33%) Cisco ASA
13 179 (18.61%) TCP/IP
14 177 (18.40%) CISSP
15 174 (18.09%) WAN
16 167 (17.36%) CCNA
17 166 (17.26%) LAN
18 165 (17.15%) Finance
19 156 (16.22%) Blue Coat
20 154 (16.01%) CCSE
21 151 (15.70%) F5
22 140 (14.55%) Microsoft
23 136 (14.14%) SIEM
24 134 (13.93%) UNIX
25 130 (13.51%) SSL
26 129 (13.41%) Security Cleared
27 128 (13.31%) CCSA
28 113 (11.75%) DNS
29 101 (10.50%) Telecoms
30 100 (10.40%) ITIL

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 34 (3.53%) MS Exchange
2 18 (1.87%) IIS
3 17 (1.77%) Apache
4 11 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.62%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.10%) Lync
8 1 (0.10%) CMS
8 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 55 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.98%) MS Office
3 16 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.21%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.10%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.42%) SaaS
2 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 615 (63.93%) Firewall
2 486 (50.52%) Network Security
3 235 (24.43%) VPN
4 186 (19.33%) Cisco ASA
5 179 (18.61%) TCP/IP
6 174 (18.09%) WAN
7 166 (17.26%) LAN
8 130 (13.51%) SSL
9 113 (11.75%) DNS
10 96 (9.98%) OSPF
11 85 (8.84%) Wireless
12 84 (8.73%) BGP
13 76 (7.90%) Internet
14 75 (7.80%) IPsec
15 67 (6.96%) Cisco IOS
16 64 (6.65%) MPLS
17 57 (5.93%) Cisco PIX
18 50 (5.20%) Cisco Nexus
19 49 (5.09%) Intrusion Detection
20 48 (4.99%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.10%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.10%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.10%) Big Data
3 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (2.49%) Metasploit
2 12 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.62%) WebLOAD
5 3 (0.31%) AppScan
6 2 (0.21%) Subversion
7 1 (0.10%) MSI
7 1 (0.10%) Selenium
7 1 (0.10%) WebDriver
General
1 165 (17.15%) Finance
2 101 (10.50%) Telecoms
3 46 (4.78%) Retail
4 34 (3.53%) Banking
5 30 (3.12%) Legal
6 28 (2.91%) Law
7 12 (1.25%) Billing
8 9 (0.94%) German Language
8 9 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.62%) Games
10 3 (0.31%) French Language
10 3 (0.31%) Electronics
11 2 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.10%) Military
12 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.18%) Web Services
2 12 (1.25%) SAML
3 11 (1.14%) REST
4 10 (1.04%) .NET
5 6 (0.62%) OAuth
6 5 (0.52%) Middleware
7 4 (0.42%) HTML
8 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.31%) CSS
9 2 (0.21%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.21%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.10%) XML
10 1 (0.10%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.65%) Management Information System
2 60 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (5.93%) Computer Science
4 46 (4.78%) PKI
5 36 (3.74%) SecurID
6 31 (3.22%) Hedge funds
7 22 (2.29%) Smartphone
8 20 (2.08%) CCTV
9 19 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
10 17 (1.77%) Statistics
11 14 (1.46%) Mathematics
11 14 (1.46%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.25%) CESG
13 11 (1.14%) Cryptography
13 11 (1.14%) Open Source
14 10 (1.04%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.83%) Physics
15 8 (0.83%) User Experience
16 7 (0.73%) Replication
17 6 (0.62%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 301 (31.29%) Windows
2 190 (19.75%) Linux
3 134 (13.93%) UNIX
4 65 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (3.64%) Solaris
7 30 (3.12%) Windows 7
8 27 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (1.46%) Windows 2000
11 12 (1.25%) AIX
12 11 (1.14%) Android
13 10 (1.04%) FreeBSD
14 9 (0.94%) CentOS
15 8 (0.83%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.83%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.83%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.73%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (21.00%) Information Security
2 136 (14.14%) SIEM
3 100 (10.40%) ITIL
4 79 (8.21%) Network Management
5 74 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 50 (5.20%) Security Management
7 43 (4.47%) Kalman Filter
8 38 (3.95%) Vulnerability Management
9 37 (3.85%) Network Design
10 36 (3.74%) Penetration Testing
11 34 (3.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 34 (3.53%) Change Control
12 31 (3.22%) Cyber Security
12 31 (3.22%) Security Architecture
13 30 (3.12%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (3.01%) Information Security Management
15 28 (2.91%) Change Management
15 28 (2.91%) Project Management
16 27 (2.81%) Identity Management
17 25 (2.60%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (7.69%) Perl
2 73 (7.59%) SQL
3 64 (6.65%) PowerShell
4 39 (4.05%) Python
5 31 (3.22%) Bash Shell
6 30 (3.12%) Java
7 29 (3.01%) PHP
8 25 (2.60%) Ruby
9 22 (2.29%) C++
10 14 (1.46%) C
11 10 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.94%) C#
13 4 (0.42%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.42%) VB
14 3 (0.31%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.21%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 363 (37.73%) Cisco Certification
2 281 (29.21%) CCNP
3 177 (18.40%) CISSP
4 167 (17.36%) CCNA
5 154 (16.01%) CCSE
6 129 (13.41%) Security Cleared
7 128 (13.31%) CCSA
8 98 (10.19%) SC Cleared
9 97 (10.08%) Degree
10 40 (4.16%) CISM
11 37 (3.85%) JNCIS
12 32 (3.33%) JNCIA
13 31 (3.22%) DV Cleared
14 29 (3.01%) CEH
15 28 (2.91%) CCIE
16 24 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (2.39%) MCSE
18 22 (2.29%) CCSP
18 22 (2.29%) GIAC
19 17 (1.77%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.07%) PCI DSS
2 65 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (3.64%) SLA
4 34 (3.53%) COBIT
5 19 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (1.87%) QA
7 8 (0.83%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 95 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 46 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (4.26%) Snort
4 40 (4.16%) ProxySG
5 21 (2.18%) Nmap
6 14 (1.46%) ISA Server
7 13 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.94%) vSphere
9 6 (0.62%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.31%) SpamAssassin
11 2 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.21%) Firmware
12 1 (0.10%) Squid
12 1 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.10%) UAG
12 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.10%) XenApp
12 1 (0.10%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 48 (4.99%) Norton AntiVirus
2 33 (3.43%) FortiGate
3 24 (2.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 19 (1.98%) Nessus
4 19 (1.98%) SCCM
5 17 (1.77%) EMC NetWorker
6 14 (1.46%) Cacti
7 11 (1.14%) WSUS
8 9 (0.94%) SCOM
8 9 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (0.83%) HP SIM
10 6 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.52%) OpenView
12 4 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.21%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.21%) Nagios
13 2 (0.21%) Opsview
14 1 (0.10%) Cisco Prime
14 1 (0.10%) Netcool
14 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 511 (53.12%) Cisco
2 419 (43.56%) CheckPoint
3 282 (29.31%) Juniper
4 156 (16.22%) Blue Coat
5 151 (15.70%) F5
6 140 (14.55%) Microsoft
7 74 (7.69%) Fortinet
8 73 (7.59%) McAfee
9 69 (7.17%) VMware
10 64 (6.65%) SolarWinds
11 63 (6.55%) Symantec
12 56 (5.82%) Citrix
13 52 (5.41%) ArcSight
14 49 (5.09%) Websense
15 41 (4.26%) HP
15 41 (4.26%) IronPort
16 39 (4.05%) Aruba
16 39 (4.05%) Sophos
17 34 (3.53%) Red Hat
18 30 (3.12%) Sourcefire
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Car and Travel
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + commission
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Plusnet
Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum +6k bonus + car or allowance + benef
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £45,000 - £50,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Site allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 3 days ago