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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 439 493 492
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 536 474 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.43% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.45% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 444 360 331
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
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
97204 104263 97043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81376 85795 81145
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 5 August 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 5 August 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
(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 +70 239 £55,000 -4.34% 30
South East -45 141 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Yorkshire +24 41 £37,500 -11.76% 4
North West +12 38 £50,000 - 4
East of England +23 34 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +28 24 £40,000 +34.45%
South West -13 10 £45,000 +63.63% 2
West Midlands -27 10 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 625 (61.94%) Firewall
2 499 (49.45%) Network Security
3 451 (44.70%) Cisco
4 346 (34.29%) CheckPoint
5 309 (30.62%) Cisco Certification
6 285 (28.25%) Windows
7 255 (25.27%) Information Security
8 232 (22.99%) Linux
8 232 (22.99%) CISSP
9 226 (22.40%) TCP/IP
10 221 (21.90%) Finance
11 202 (20.02%) Cisco ASA
12 199 (19.72%) CCNP
13 187 (18.53%) SIEM
14 176 (17.44%) WAN
15 169 (16.75%) LAN
16 165 (16.35%) F5
17 161 (15.96%) CCNA
17 161 (15.96%) Juniper
18 159 (15.76%) VPN
19 144 (14.27%) DNS
20 130 (12.88%) Penetration Testing
21 128 (12.69%) Degree
22 126 (12.49%) UNIX
23 124 (12.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 108 (10.70%) Security Cleared
25 106 (10.51%) Fortinet
25 106 (10.51%) ITIL
26 104 (10.31%) Data Centre
27 103 (10.21%) Wireless

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 20 (1.98%) IIS
2 7 (0.69%) OpenStack
3 6 (0.59%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.40%) Apache
5 3 (0.30%) CMS
5 3 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.20%) Lync
6 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.099%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.099%) CloudStack
Applications
1 67 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.099%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Summit
2 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.099%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.19%) SaaS
3 12 (1.19%) PaaS
4 10 (0.99%) IaaS
5 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.099%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.099%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.099%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.099%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 625 (61.94%) Firewall
2 499 (49.45%) Network Security
3 226 (22.40%) TCP/IP
4 202 (20.02%) Cisco ASA
5 176 (17.44%) WAN
6 169 (16.75%) LAN
7 159 (15.76%) VPN
8 144 (14.27%) DNS
9 103 (10.21%) Wireless
10 83 (8.23%) HTTP
11 76 (7.53%) BGP
12 74 (7.33%) Internet
13 73 (7.23%) Intrusion Detection
14 67 (6.64%) OSPF
15 61 (6.05%) Cisco Nexus
16 60 (5.95%) SSL
17 56 (5.55%) DHCP
18 54 (5.35%) MPLS
19 52 (5.15%) SMTP
20 41 (4.06%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.39%) MySQL
3 10 (0.99%) Big Data
4 4 (0.40%) MariaDB
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.099%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.099%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.099%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.099%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (3.96%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.099%) Yeoman
General
1 221 (21.90%) Finance
2 80 (7.93%) Telecoms
3 58 (5.75%) Banking
4 44 (4.36%) Law
5 21 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 20 (1.98%) Retail
7 19 (1.88%) Multimedia
8 8 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.79%) Back Office
8 8 (0.79%) Advertising
9 7 (0.69%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.50%) Legal
10 5 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.40%) Publishing
11 4 (0.40%) Games
11 4 (0.40%) Marketing
12 3 (0.30%) Military
12 3 (0.30%) German Language
13 2 (0.20%) Billing
14 1 (0.099%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.77%) Web Services
2 26 (2.58%) 802.1X
3 16 (1.59%) .NET
4 10 (0.99%) Middleware
5 7 (0.69%) JSP
5 7 (0.69%) SAML
5 7 (0.69%) OAuth
6 4 (0.40%) OpenID
6 4 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (0.40%) REST
6 4 (0.40%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.30%) SOAP
8 2 (0.20%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.099%) SPNEGO
9 1 (0.099%) CSS
9 1 (0.099%) WCF
9 1 (0.099%) XML
9 1 (0.099%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.31%) Data Centre
2 80 (7.93%) Management Information System
3 65 (6.44%) Computer Science
4 63 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (4.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 35 (3.47%) PKI
7 34 (3.37%) CESG
8 29 (2.87%) Cryptography
8 29 (2.87%) Hedge funds
9 15 (1.49%) Clustering
10 10 (0.99%) Algorithms
11 8 (0.79%) Smartphone
12 7 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.59%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.50%) SecurID
14 5 (0.50%) CMDB
15 4 (0.40%) RMADS
15 4 (0.40%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.40%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 285 (28.25%) Windows
2 232 (22.99%) Linux
3 126 (12.49%) UNIX
4 36 (3.57%) Solaris
5 33 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (1.88%) Windows 2000
8 15 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.89%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.20%) CentOS
10 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.099%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.099%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.099%) Android
11 1 (0.099%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (25.27%) Information Security
2 187 (18.53%) SIEM
3 130 (12.88%) Penetration Testing
4 106 (10.51%) ITIL
5 96 (9.51%) Security Architecture
6 69 (6.84%) Kalman Filter
7 67 (6.64%) Load Balancing
8 66 (6.54%) Risk Management
9 62 (6.14%) Cyber Security
10 61 (6.05%) Network Design
11 58 (5.75%) Security Management
12 56 (5.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 47 (4.66%) Change Management
14 42 (4.16%) Project Management
15 40 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
15 40 (3.96%) Incident Management
16 39 (3.87%) Data Protection
17 38 (3.77%) E-Commerce
18 34 (3.37%) Vulnerability Management
19 33 (3.27%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 95 (9.42%) Perl
2 78 (7.73%) SQL
2 78 (7.73%) Python
3 48 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 37 (3.67%) PHP
5 32 (3.17%) C
6 30 (2.97%) C++
6 30 (2.97%) Java
7 18 (1.78%) Ruby
8 12 (1.19%) C#
9 9 (0.89%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.40%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.40%) R
11 4 (0.40%) VBScript
12 1 (0.099%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.099%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 309 (30.62%) Cisco Certification
2 232 (22.99%) CISSP
3 199 (19.72%) CCNP
4 161 (15.96%) CCNA
5 128 (12.69%) Degree
6 108 (10.70%) Security Cleared
7 95 (9.42%) CCSA
8 70 (6.94%) CCSE
9 56 (5.55%) CISM
10 52 (5.15%) SC Cleared
11 51 (5.05%) CCIE
12 47 (4.66%) CEH
13 32 (3.17%) DV Cleared
14 28 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 23 (2.28%) MCSE
15 23 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (1.88%) CCDP
16 19 (1.88%) GIAC
17 12 (1.19%) MCP
18 11 (1.09%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (12.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (9.32%) PCI DSS
3 40 (3.96%) SLA
4 16 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (1.19%) QA
6 11 (1.09%) COBIT
7 10 (0.99%) FISMA
8 7 (0.69%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.69%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.099%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.099%) GPG13
System Software
1 79 (7.83%) Active Directory
2 45 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (3.96%) vSphere
4 20 (1.98%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.19%) ProxySG
6 11 (1.09%) Snort
6 11 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.99%) VirtualBox
7 10 (0.99%) Xen
8 6 (0.59%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.40%) XenApp
10 3 (0.30%) OpenSSH
11 2 (0.20%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.099%) Firmware
12 1 (0.099%) vCloud
12 1 (0.099%) UAG
Systems Management
1 79 (7.83%) Nessus
2 46 (4.56%) FortiGate
3 40 (3.96%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (1.49%) Nmap
4 15 (1.49%) CORE IMPACT
5 12 (1.19%) Nagios
6 8 (0.79%) MOM
7 7 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.50%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.40%) StatsD
10 3 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.30%) WebInspect
11 2 (0.20%) SCCM
11 2 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.20%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.20%) logstash
11 2 (0.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 451 (44.70%) Cisco
2 346 (34.29%) CheckPoint
3 165 (16.35%) F5
4 161 (15.96%) Juniper
5 106 (10.51%) Fortinet
6 101 (10.01%) Blue Coat
7 93 (9.22%) Microsoft
8 92 (9.12%) McAfee
9 85 (8.42%) HP
10 74 (7.33%) Citrix
11 64 (6.34%) VMware
12 45 (4.46%) Splunk
13 31 (3.07%) ArcSight
14 22 (2.18%) Sourcefire
14 22 (2.18%) IBM
15 21 (2.08%) Brocade
16 19 (1.88%) Dell
17 18 (1.78%) Websense
17 18 (1.78%) IronPort
18 17 (1.68%) Riverbed
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