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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 372 459 482
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 712 601 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.60% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 604 503 468
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +5.88%
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
87998 99707 108539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75045 83110 89630
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +130 350 £57,500 +4.54% 39
South East +64 227 £50,000 +6.95% 19
North West +7 27 £43,500 -13.00%
Yorkshire -15 27 £50,000 +33.33% 2
South West +28 25 £55,000 +22.22% 5
East of England +25 24 £47,500 +18.75% 5
West Midlands -3 24 £46,125 +31.78% 2
Midlands - 4 £55,000 -
East Midlands -9 3 £35,500 -11.25%
North East - 1 £27,500 -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 905 (61.56%) Firewall
2 794 (54.01%) Network Security
3 740 (50.34%) Cisco
4 505 (34.35%) Cisco Certification
5 494 (33.61%) CheckPoint
6 362 (24.63%) CCNP
6 362 (24.63%) Windows
7 358 (24.35%) Cisco ASA
8 351 (23.88%) VPN
9 339 (23.06%) Linux
10 332 (22.59%) Juniper
11 326 (22.18%) Palo Alto
12 268 (18.23%) F5
13 259 (17.62%) SIEM
14 237 (16.12%) CCNA
14 237 (16.12%) Information Security
15 231 (15.71%) WAN
16 226 (15.37%) LAN
17 211 (14.35%) Finance
18 204 (13.88%) Cybersecurity
19 196 (13.33%) Security Cleared
20 188 (12.79%) TCP/IP
21 176 (11.97%) Degree
22 173 (11.77%) CISSP
23 167 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 162 (11.02%) Microsoft
25 154 (10.48%) Intrusion Detection
26 145 (9.86%) SC Cleared
27 144 (9.80%) Presales
28 140 (9.52%) Active Directory

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 38 (2.59%) MS Exchange
2 28 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (1.22%) IIS
4 14 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (0.95%) nginx
5 11 (0.75%) OpenStack
6 10 (0.68%) Apache
6 10 (0.68%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.48%) JBoss
8 7 (0.48%) SAS
9 6 (0.41%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.34%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.20%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.20%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.068%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 85 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.68%) MS Office
3 9 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.068%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 116 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.43%) Office 365
4 20 (1.36%) SaaS
5 13 (0.88%) Mimecast
6 7 (0.48%) IaaS
7 6 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.14%) GitHub
9 2 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 905 (61.56%) Firewall
2 794 (54.01%) Network Security
3 358 (24.35%) Cisco ASA
4 351 (23.88%) VPN
5 231 (15.71%) WAN
6 226 (15.37%) LAN
7 188 (12.79%) TCP/IP
8 154 (10.48%) Intrusion Detection
9 129 (8.78%) Wireless
10 127 (8.64%) MPLS
11 121 (8.23%) BGP
12 118 (8.03%) DNS
13 109 (7.41%) SSL
14 103 (7.01%) OSPF
15 87 (5.92%) Cisco Nexus
16 86 (5.85%) Internet
17 75 (5.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 69 (4.69%) IPsec
19 65 (4.42%) DHCP
19 65 (4.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 29 (1.97%) Big Data
3 22 (1.50%) NoSQL
4 18 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.09%) Hadoop
6 12 (0.82%) Data Mining
6 12 (0.82%) MySQL
7 6 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (0.41%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.34%) GIS
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.20%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.068%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.068%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.068%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.068%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 14 (0.95%) Burp Suite
2 14 (0.95%) Metasploit
3 10 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (0.54%) sqlmap
5 7 (0.48%) JIRA
6 6 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.14%) Subversion
9 1 (0.068%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.068%) Maven
9 1 (0.068%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.068%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 211 (14.35%) Finance
2 106 (7.21%) Telecoms
3 64 (4.35%) Banking
4 34 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 28 (1.90%) Law
6 27 (1.84%) German Language
7 26 (1.77%) Retail
8 25 (1.70%) French Language
9 15 (1.02%) Games
9 15 (1.02%) Military
10 13 (0.88%) Legal
11 12 (0.82%) Electronics
11 12 (0.82%) Publishing
12 10 (0.68%) Marketing
13 8 (0.54%) Back Office
14 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.41%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.41%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.34%) Advertising
17 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.86%) 802.1X
1 42 (2.86%) Web Services
2 22 (1.50%) SAML
3 19 (1.29%) .NET
4 17 (1.16%) Regular Expression
5 16 (1.09%) HTML
6 15 (1.02%) ZeroMQ
7 11 (0.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (0.75%) Middleware
7 11 (0.75%) STL
8 9 (0.61%) Ajax
9 8 (0.54%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (0.54%) XML
10 7 (0.48%) Node.js
10 7 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (0.48%) SOAP
11 6 (0.41%) OAuth
11 6 (0.41%) OpenID
12 5 (0.34%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 116 (7.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 109 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 90 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (5.65%) Management Information System
5 81 (5.51%) Computer Science
6 63 (4.29%) PKI
7 61 (4.15%) RSA SecurID
8 46 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
9 37 (2.52%) Cryptography
10 23 (1.56%) Replication
11 21 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
11 21 (1.43%) Internet of Things
12 20 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.29%) CESG
14 17 (1.16%) Blackberry
15 14 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
16 12 (0.82%) Mathematics
16 12 (0.82%) Virtual Team
17 10 (0.68%) Fintech
17 10 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 362 (24.63%) Windows
2 339 (23.06%) Linux
3 130 (8.84%) Unix
4 110 (7.48%) Windows Server
5 82 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (3.20%) Solaris
7 43 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (2.52%) Windows 2000
10 18 (1.22%) Android
10 18 (1.22%) CentOS
11 17 (1.16%) Windows 8
12 15 (1.02%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.41%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (17.62%) SIEM
2 237 (16.12%) Information Security
3 204 (13.88%) Cybersecurity
4 144 (9.80%) Presales
5 133 (9.05%) ITIL
6 130 (8.84%) Penetration Testing
7 115 (7.82%) Security Operations
8 93 (6.33%) Security Architecture
9 92 (6.26%) Kalman Filter
10 84 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
11 76 (5.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 76 (5.17%) Vulnerability Management
12 74 (5.03%) Network Management
13 70 (4.76%) Change Management
13 70 (4.76%) Software Engineering
14 65 (4.42%) DDoS Mitigation
15 64 (4.35%) Service Delivery
16 59 (4.01%) Load Balancing
16 59 (4.01%) Network Monitoring
16 59 (4.01%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (7.55%) SQL
2 109 (7.41%) Python
3 90 (6.12%) C
3 90 (6.12%) Java
4 62 (4.22%) Perl
5 61 (4.15%) C++
6 59 (4.01%) Ruby
7 41 (2.79%) C#
8 31 (2.11%) JavaScript
9 30 (2.04%) PowerShell
10 25 (1.70%) PHP
11 18 (1.22%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.48%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.34%) R
13 5 (0.34%) SAS Macro
14 4 (0.27%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.27%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.27%) VBScript
15 3 (0.20%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 505 (34.35%) Cisco Certification
2 362 (24.63%) CCNP
3 237 (16.12%) CCNA
4 196 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 176 (11.97%) Degree
6 173 (11.77%) CISSP
7 145 (9.86%) SC Cleared
8 121 (8.23%) CCIE
9 116 (7.89%) CCSE
10 81 (5.51%) CCSA
11 66 (4.49%) CISM
12 58 (3.95%) CEH
13 56 (3.81%) CCSP
14 50 (3.40%) SSCP
15 37 (2.52%) SANS
16 35 (2.38%) DV Cleared
17 34 (2.31%) CCIP
17 34 (2.31%) GIAC
18 33 (2.24%) JNCIP
19 32 (2.18%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (4.42%) SLA
3 63 (4.29%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.09%) COBIT
4 16 (1.09%) FISMA
5 13 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.82%) QA
7 10 (0.68%) GPG13
8 6 (0.41%) RMADS
9 4 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.20%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
11 2 (0.14%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.14%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.068%) ISO27002
System Software
1 140 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 61 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.63%) vSphere
5 15 (1.02%) XenApp
6 12 (0.82%) Firmware
7 8 (0.54%) ProxySG
7 8 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.48%) NFS
8 7 (0.48%) Varnish
9 5 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.27%) KVM
10 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.20%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 46 (3.13%) Puppet
2 45 (3.06%) FortiGate
3 34 (2.31%) Nessus
4 32 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (2.11%) Ansible
6 29 (1.97%) McAfee ePO
7 26 (1.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 19 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 19 (1.29%) SCCM
9 18 (1.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 15 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
11 14 (0.95%) Nmap
11 14 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
12 13 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
12 13 (0.88%) QRadar
13 10 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 7 (0.48%) Nagios
14 7 (0.48%) RSA Archer
15 6 (0.41%) RSA Security Analytics
15 6 (0.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 740 (50.34%) Cisco
2 494 (33.61%) CheckPoint
3 332 (22.59%) Juniper
4 326 (22.18%) Palo Alto
5 268 (18.23%) F5
6 162 (11.02%) Microsoft
7 112 (7.62%) Intel Security
8 98 (6.67%) Blue Coat
8 98 (6.67%) VMware
9 96 (6.53%) HP
10 91 (6.19%) SolarWinds
11 85 (5.78%) Riverbed
12 78 (5.31%) Fortinet
13 73 (4.97%) ArcSight
14 65 (4.42%) Qualys
15 51 (3.47%) Meraki
16 49 (3.33%) Splunk
17 43 (2.93%) Oracle
18 42 (2.86%) Citrix
19 40 (2.72%) Sourcefire
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Awesome Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
AAP3
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £44000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Code IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 9 days ago