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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 467 585 437
Rank change year-on-year
+118 -148
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 504 287 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.28% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.29% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 411 210 371
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 £35,500 £31,300 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
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
101161 97875 99028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84490 81487 85365
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 £38,500
% 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +83 228 £51,000 +2.00% 22
South East -3 132 £49,000 +11.36% 17
North West +46 70 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East of England 0 27 £45,000 +8.43% 8
South West -1 23 £40,000 +60.00% 3
West Midlands -9 15 £39,500 -7.05% 3
Yorkshire -32 11 £45,000 +9.09% 2
North East - 8 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +8 4 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 616 (64.10%) Firewall
2 544 (56.61%) Cisco
3 525 (54.63%) Network Security
4 387 (40.27%) CheckPoint
5 368 (38.29%) Cisco Certification
6 301 (31.32%) Juniper
7 286 (29.76%) CCNP
8 278 (28.93%) Windows
9 231 (24.04%) Information Security
10 214 (22.27%) VPN
11 199 (20.71%) F5
12 196 (20.40%) TCP/IP
13 186 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
14 182 (18.94%) Linux
15 170 (17.69%) CISSP
16 168 (17.48%) WAN
17 165 (17.17%) LAN
17 165 (17.17%) Finance
18 163 (16.96%) CCNA
19 146 (15.19%) UNIX
20 141 (14.67%) Blue Coat
21 139 (14.46%) Microsoft
22 125 (13.01%) CCSE
23 124 (12.90%) DNS
24 121 (12.59%) SIEM
25 116 (12.07%) CCSA
26 114 (11.86%) SSL
27 113 (11.76%) Security Cleared
28 105 (10.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
29 102 (10.61%) ITIL

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 37 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 14 (1.46%) IIS
3 10 (1.04%) Apache
4 8 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.52%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.21%) CMS
7 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.21%) Lync
8 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 71 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.29%) MS Office
3 12 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.10%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 616 (64.10%) Firewall
2 525 (54.63%) Network Security
3 214 (22.27%) VPN
4 196 (20.40%) TCP/IP
5 186 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
6 168 (17.48%) WAN
7 165 (17.17%) LAN
8 124 (12.90%) DNS
9 114 (11.86%) SSL
10 92 (9.57%) OSPF
11 89 (9.26%) BGP
12 87 (9.05%) Wireless
13 67 (6.97%) Cisco IOS
14 64 (6.66%) MPLS
15 59 (6.14%) Intrusion Detection
16 58 (6.04%) EIGRP
17 56 (5.83%) IPsec
18 51 (5.31%) Internet
19 47 (4.89%) Junos
20 46 (4.79%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (5.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.94%) MySQL
3 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.10%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.10%) Big Data
4 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (1.56%) Metasploit
2 12 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.62%) WebLOAD
5 1 (0.10%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.10%) MSI
5 1 (0.10%) Subversion
5 1 (0.10%) Selenium
General
1 165 (17.17%) Finance
2 68 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 36 (3.75%) Law
4 35 (3.64%) Banking
5 30 (3.12%) Retail
6 21 (2.19%) Legal
7 10 (1.04%) Games
8 8 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.62%) German Language
10 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.21%) French Language
12 2 (0.21%) Advertising
12 2 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.10%) Marketing
13 1 (0.10%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.25%) Web Services
2 11 (1.14%) REST
3 8 (0.83%) Middleware
4 7 (0.73%) .NET
5 6 (0.62%) SAML
5 6 (0.62%) OAuth
6 5 (0.52%) CSS
7 4 (0.42%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.10%) HTML5
8 1 (0.10%) Ajax
8 1 (0.10%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.10%) HTML
8 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.10%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.10%) ODBC
8 1 (0.10%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 62 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 57 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (5.31%) PKI
4 28 (2.91%) Hedge funds
5 23 (2.39%) SecurID
6 13 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 13 (1.35%) Cryptography
7 12 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (1.25%) CCTV
8 11 (1.14%) Smartphone
8 11 (1.14%) Tandem
9 10 (1.04%) CESG
9 10 (1.04%) Statistics
10 8 (0.83%) GIS
10 8 (0.83%) Replication
10 8 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
10 8 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (0.83%) User Experience
11 7 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 278 (28.93%) Windows
2 182 (18.94%) Linux
3 146 (15.19%) UNIX
4 51 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (4.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 30 (3.12%) Solaris
8 15 (1.56%) Windows 2000
9 13 (1.35%) AIX
10 12 (1.25%) Windows XP
10 12 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.04%) Android
13 8 (0.83%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.83%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.42%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.42%) CentOS
15 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (24.04%) Information Security
2 121 (12.59%) SIEM
3 102 (10.61%) ITIL
4 70 (7.28%) Load Balancing
5 63 (6.56%) Network Management
6 49 (5.10%) Penetration Testing
7 48 (4.99%) Network Design
7 48 (4.99%) Cyber Security
8 47 (4.89%) Kalman Filter
9 42 (4.37%) Security Architecture
10 40 (4.16%) Security Management
11 34 (3.54%) Change Management
12 32 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
13 29 (3.02%) Vulnerability Management
14 28 (2.91%) E-Commerce
14 28 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (2.81%) Project Management
15 27 (2.81%) Information Security Management
16 26 (2.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 26 (2.71%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (6.87%) SQL
2 62 (6.45%) Perl
3 53 (5.52%) PowerShell
4 37 (3.85%) Python
5 20 (2.08%) C++
5 20 (2.08%) Java
6 16 (1.66%) Shell Script
7 15 (1.56%) Bash Shell
7 15 (1.56%) PHP
8 14 (1.46%) Ruby
9 13 (1.35%) C
10 11 (1.14%) C#
11 2 (0.21%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.21%) VBScript
11 2 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 368 (38.29%) Cisco Certification
2 286 (29.76%) CCNP
3 170 (17.69%) CISSP
4 163 (16.96%) CCNA
5 125 (13.01%) CCSE
6 116 (12.07%) CCSA
7 113 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 98 (10.20%) Degree
9 90 (9.37%) SC Cleared
10 54 (5.62%) CISM
11 35 (3.64%) JNCIS
12 34 (3.54%) CCIE
13 33 (3.43%) CEH
14 29 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (2.81%) MCSE
16 26 (2.71%) CCSP
16 26 (2.71%) CCDP
17 19 (1.98%) ISSAP
17 19 (1.98%) ISSMP
18 18 (1.87%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (10.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (6.87%) PCI DSS
3 35 (3.64%) COBIT
4 26 (2.71%) SLA
5 19 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (1.66%) QA
6 16 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.21%) GPG13
System Software
1 79 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 56 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (3.43%) Snort
4 29 (3.02%) ProxySG
5 17 (1.77%) ISA Server
6 12 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 12 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.14%) Nmap
8 8 (0.83%) vSphere
9 4 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.31%) UAG
10 3 (0.31%) SpamAssassin
11 2 (0.21%) XenApp
11 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.21%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.10%) Xen
12 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.10%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 46 (4.79%) FortiGate
2 43 (4.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 20 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
4 18 (1.87%) Nessus
5 16 (1.66%) SCCM
6 11 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (0.83%) WSUS
8 6 (0.62%) SCOM
8 6 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.42%) Cacti
10 4 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.31%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.21%) Nagios
12 2 (0.21%) OpenView
12 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.21%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.21%) Opsview
13 1 (0.10%) Cisco Prime
13 1 (0.10%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 544 (56.61%) Cisco
2 387 (40.27%) CheckPoint
3 301 (31.32%) Juniper
4 199 (20.71%) F5
5 141 (14.67%) Blue Coat
6 139 (14.46%) Microsoft
7 87 (9.05%) McAfee
8 80 (8.32%) Fortinet
9 79 (8.22%) VMware
10 55 (5.72%) Citrix
11 53 (5.52%) Symantec
12 52 (5.41%) Websense
13 47 (4.89%) IronPort
13 47 (4.89%) ArcSight
14 46 (4.79%) SolarWinds
15 35 (3.64%) Sourcefire
16 34 (3.54%) HP
17 32 (3.33%) Aruba
18 27 (2.81%) Nokia
19 21 (2.19%) Brocade
Royston, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Includes Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Includes Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiabe upon application
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: £55,000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + 10% car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £41000 - £45000 per annum + full corporate benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago