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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 450 512 493
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 520 429 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.42% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 432 343 324
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,500 £40,625
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +16.92%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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 +69 235 £55,000 - 37
South East -10 135 £50,000 +5.26% 11
North West +28 46 £50,000 - 6
Yorkshire +28 39 £37,500 -11.76% 4
East of England +3 26 £49,000 +8.88%
East Midlands +18 22 £40,000 - 3
South West -20 10 £45,000 -5.26% 3
West Midlands -23 7 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 615 (62.63%) Firewall
2 501 (51.02%) Network Security
3 436 (44.40%) Cisco
4 316 (32.18%) CheckPoint
5 310 (31.57%) Cisco Certification
6 283 (28.82%) Windows
7 261 (26.58%) Information Security
8 232 (23.63%) Linux
9 222 (22.61%) CISSP
10 216 (22.00%) TCP/IP
11 202 (20.57%) CCNP
12 201 (20.47%) Finance
13 192 (19.55%) SIEM
14 185 (18.84%) Cisco ASA
15 170 (17.31%) LAN
16 166 (16.90%) F5
17 165 (16.80%) WAN
18 161 (16.40%) CCNA
19 158 (16.09%) DNS
19 158 (16.09%) Juniper
20 155 (15.78%) VPN
21 148 (15.07%) Degree
22 122 (12.42%) UNIX
23 119 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
24 111 (11.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 101 (10.29%) Fortinet
26 100 (10.18%) Security Cleared
27 98 (9.98%) Data Centre
28 97 (9.88%) Perl
29 96 (9.78%) ITIL

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 23 (2.34%) IIS
2 8 (0.81%) Apache
3 7 (0.71%) OpenStack
3 7 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.31%) CMS
4 3 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.10%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.10%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.10%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 62 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.81%) MS Office
3 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Summit
2 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.22%) SaaS
4 10 (1.02%) PaaS
5 8 (0.81%) IaaS
6 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 615 (62.63%) Firewall
2 501 (51.02%) Network Security
3 216 (22.00%) TCP/IP
4 185 (18.84%) Cisco ASA
5 170 (17.31%) LAN
6 165 (16.80%) WAN
7 158 (16.09%) DNS
8 155 (15.78%) VPN
9 96 (9.78%) HTTP
10 87 (8.86%) Wireless
11 79 (8.04%) BGP
12 78 (7.94%) Internet
13 74 (7.54%) OSPF
14 73 (7.43%) Intrusion Detection
15 68 (6.92%) SSL
15 68 (6.92%) Cisco Nexus
16 61 (6.21%) DHCP
17 54 (5.50%) SMTP
18 45 (4.58%) MPLS
19 41 (4.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.63%) Big Data
3 15 (1.53%) MySQL
4 4 (0.41%) MariaDB
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.31%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.31%) Informix
6 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.10%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (4.28%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.20%) WebLOAD
3 1 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.10%) Yeoman
General
1 201 (20.47%) Finance
2 86 (8.76%) Telecoms
3 59 (6.01%) Banking
4 40 (4.07%) Law
5 17 (1.73%) Financial Institution
6 15 (1.53%) Multimedia
7 14 (1.43%) Retail
8 9 (0.92%) Back Office
9 8 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.71%) Advertising
10 7 (0.71%) Online Betting
11 4 (0.41%) Marketing
11 4 (0.41%) Publishing
11 4 (0.41%) Games
11 4 (0.41%) Legal
12 3 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.31%) German Language
13 2 (0.20%) Billing
13 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.36%) Web Services
2 23 (2.34%) 802.1X
3 11 (1.12%) .NET
4 10 (1.02%) Middleware
5 7 (0.71%) SAML
6 6 (0.61%) OAuth
7 4 (0.41%) OpenID
7 4 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.41%) JSP
8 3 (0.31%) REST
9 2 (0.20%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.20%) SOAP
10 1 (0.10%) CSS
10 1 (0.10%) WCF
10 1 (0.10%) XML
10 1 (0.10%) ODBC
10 1 (0.10%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 98 (9.98%) Data Centre
2 81 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 73 (7.43%) Management Information System
4 64 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (4.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 37 (3.77%) CESG
7 35 (3.56%) PKI
7 35 (3.56%) Hedge funds
8 28 (2.85%) Cryptography
9 17 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.12%) Clustering
11 10 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.81%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.51%) CMDB
14 5 (0.51%) SecurID
15 4 (0.41%) GIS
15 4 (0.41%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 283 (28.82%) Windows
2 232 (23.63%) Linux
3 122 (12.42%) UNIX
4 37 (3.77%) Solaris
5 25 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (1.73%) Windows 2000
6 17 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.41%) Android
10 3 (0.31%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.20%) AIX
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (26.58%) Information Security
2 192 (19.55%) SIEM
3 119 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
4 96 (9.78%) ITIL
5 93 (9.47%) Security Architecture
6 72 (7.33%) Load Balancing
7 63 (6.42%) Kalman Filter
8 62 (6.31%) Cyber Security
9 61 (6.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 57 (5.80%) Risk Management
11 55 (5.60%) Security Management
12 52 (5.30%) E-Commerce
12 52 (5.30%) Network Design
13 44 (4.48%) Data Protection
14 42 (4.28%) Incident Management
15 39 (3.97%) Vulnerability Management
16 38 (3.87%) Change Management
17 37 (3.77%) Project Management
18 36 (3.67%) Identity Management
19 34 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (9.88%) Perl
2 83 (8.45%) SQL
3 75 (7.64%) Python
4 49 (4.99%) PowerShell
5 38 (3.87%) PHP
6 30 (3.05%) C++
7 28 (2.85%) C
8 26 (2.65%) Java
9 17 (1.73%) Ruby
10 9 (0.92%) C#
11 8 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.51%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.41%) R
13 4 (0.41%) VBScript
14 1 (0.10%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.10%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 310 (31.57%) Cisco Certification
2 222 (22.61%) CISSP
3 202 (20.57%) CCNP
4 161 (16.40%) CCNA
5 148 (15.07%) Degree
6 100 (10.18%) Security Cleared
7 94 (9.57%) CCSA
8 68 (6.92%) CCSE
9 63 (6.42%) CCIE
10 45 (4.58%) CISM
11 44 (4.48%) SC Cleared
12 43 (4.38%) CEH
13 30 (3.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 25 (2.55%) DV Cleared
15 18 (1.83%) MCSE
15 18 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (1.63%) CISA
17 15 (1.53%) GIAC
18 14 (1.43%) CCDP
19 10 (1.02%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (11.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (8.96%) PCI DSS
3 31 (3.16%) SLA
4 22 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (1.43%) FISMA
6 13 (1.32%) COBIT
7 11 (1.12%) QA
8 9 (0.92%) HIPAA
9 7 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 4 (0.41%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 72 (7.33%) Active Directory
2 45 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (4.38%) vSphere
4 15 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.32%) ProxySG
5 13 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.02%) VirtualBox
6 10 (1.02%) Xen
7 7 (0.71%) Snort
8 6 (0.61%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.41%) XenApp
9 4 (0.41%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.10%) UAG
10 1 (0.10%) vCloud
10 1 (0.10%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 87 (8.86%) Nessus
2 50 (5.09%) FortiGate
3 43 (4.38%) McAfee ePO
4 18 (1.83%) Nmap
5 17 (1.73%) CORE IMPACT
6 14 (1.43%) Nagios
7 8 (0.81%) MOM
8 6 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.41%) StatsD
9 4 (0.41%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (0.41%) WebInspect
10 3 (0.31%) AppDetective
10 3 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.31%) logstash
10 3 (0.31%) Kibana
10 3 (0.31%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 436 (44.40%) Cisco
2 316 (32.18%) CheckPoint
3 166 (16.90%) F5
4 158 (16.09%) Juniper
5 101 (10.29%) Fortinet
6 93 (9.47%) McAfee
7 89 (9.06%) Blue Coat
8 83 (8.45%) Microsoft
9 79 (8.04%) Citrix
10 77 (7.84%) HP
11 58 (5.91%) VMware
12 47 (4.79%) Splunk
13 40 (4.07%) ArcSight
14 24 (2.44%) IBM
15 19 (1.93%) Brocade
16 18 (1.83%) LogRhythm
16 18 (1.83%) Websense
17 17 (1.73%) Aruba
18 16 (1.63%) Barracuda Networks
18 16 (1.63%) Tripwire
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