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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 434 503 428
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 531 442 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.42% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.45% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 422 336 340
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.12%
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
95668 99324 96326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 79169 81086 81446
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +55 237 £51,000 -7.27% 32
South East -8 143 £48,750 +5.63% 22
North West +47 59 £48,750 +3.72% 5
East of England -1 31 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Yorkshire +17 26 £42,500 -5.55% 3
East Midlands +23 18 £48,250 +26.97% 1
South West -12 10 £49,500 +37.50% 5
West Midlands -34 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 602 (57.44%) Firewall
2 563 (53.72%) Network Security
3 540 (51.53%) Cisco
4 383 (36.55%) CheckPoint
5 382 (36.45%) Cisco Certification
6 307 (29.29%) Windows
7 260 (24.81%) CCNP
8 252 (24.05%) Juniper
9 241 (23.00%) Information Security
10 235 (22.42%) CISSP
11 222 (21.18%) Linux
12 214 (20.42%) Finance
12 214 (20.42%) F5
13 205 (19.56%) TCP/IP
14 200 (19.08%) VPN
15 190 (18.13%) CCNA
16 175 (16.70%) WAN
17 170 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
18 162 (15.46%) SIEM
19 150 (14.31%) LAN
20 142 (13.55%) UNIX
21 137 (13.07%) Security Cleared
22 131 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 130 (12.40%) Microsoft
24 118 (11.26%) Wireless
25 116 (11.07%) DNS
26 112 (10.69%) Blue Coat
27 109 (10.40%) SSL
28 103 (9.83%) Fortinet
29 102 (9.73%) McAfee

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (2.19%) IIS
2 21 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.57%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.38%) Lync
5 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.19%) CMS
6 2 (0.19%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.095%) Tomcat
Applications
1 80 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.62%) MS Office
3 8 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) RMDS
2 1 (0.095%) assyst
2 1 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.05%) PaaS
2 8 (0.76%) IaaS
3 5 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.38%) SaaS
5 3 (0.29%) SoftLayer
5 3 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.095%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.095%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 602 (57.44%) Firewall
2 563 (53.72%) Network Security
3 205 (19.56%) TCP/IP
4 200 (19.08%) VPN
5 175 (16.70%) WAN
6 170 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
7 150 (14.31%) LAN
8 118 (11.26%) Wireless
9 116 (11.07%) DNS
10 109 (10.40%) SSL
11 95 (9.06%) BGP
12 83 (7.92%) Intrusion Detection
12 83 (7.92%) OSPF
13 77 (7.35%) EIGRP
14 60 (5.73%) MPLS
15 57 (5.44%) Wireshark
16 55 (5.25%) IPsec
16 55 (5.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 53 (5.06%) Cisco IOS
18 52 (4.96%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (0.95%) Big Data
3 7 (0.67%) MySQL
4 3 (0.29%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.095%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.095%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.095%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.095%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.095%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (1.05%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.095%) Yeoman
General
1 214 (20.42%) Finance
2 45 (4.29%) Banking
3 41 (3.91%) Law
4 40 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.96%) Retail
6 21 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.53%) Games
8 13 (1.24%) Multimedia
9 9 (0.86%) Legal
10 5 (0.48%) Advertising
10 5 (0.48%) Marketing
11 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.38%) Back Office
11 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.29%) Military
13 2 (0.19%) Billing
13 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.19%) German Language
14 1 (0.095%) Avionics
14 1 (0.095%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.00%) .NET
2 19 (1.81%) Web Services
3 12 (1.15%) SOAP
4 7 (0.67%) JNI
4 7 (0.67%) Dalvik
5 5 (0.48%) OAuth
5 5 (0.48%) REST
5 5 (0.48%) SAML
6 4 (0.38%) Middleware
6 4 (0.38%) Ajax
6 4 (0.38%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.38%) HTML
6 4 (0.38%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.38%) CSS
6 4 (0.38%) JSP
6 4 (0.38%) Regular Expression
6 4 (0.38%) HTML5
7 2 (0.19%) ODBC
7 2 (0.19%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.095%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 73 (6.97%) Management Information System
2 69 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (5.82%) Computer Science
4 30 (2.86%) PKI
5 27 (2.58%) Hedge funds
6 19 (1.81%) Clustering
7 18 (1.72%) Open Source
8 12 (1.15%) Cryptography
9 11 (1.05%) CESG
10 7 (0.67%) Tandem
10 7 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.67%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.48%) IPTV
11 5 (0.48%) Blog
11 5 (0.48%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.48%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.48%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.38%) SecurID
12 4 (0.38%) RMADS
12 4 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 307 (29.29%) Windows
2 222 (21.18%) Linux
3 142 (13.55%) UNIX
4 50 (4.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (2.10%) Windows 7
5 22 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (1.72%) Solaris
7 14 (1.34%) Windows XP
8 13 (1.24%) Windows 2000
8 13 (1.24%) Android
9 9 (0.86%) CentOS
9 9 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.095%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.095%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (23.00%) Information Security
2 162 (15.46%) SIEM
3 101 (9.64%) ITIL
4 93 (8.87%) Cyber Security
5 88 (8.40%) Penetration Testing
6 75 (7.16%) Network Design
6 75 (7.16%) Load Balancing
7 64 (6.11%) Kalman Filter
8 62 (5.92%) Change Management
9 59 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
10 56 (5.34%) Security Architecture
11 44 (4.20%) Problem Management
12 41 (3.91%) Risk Management
13 39 (3.72%) Project Management
14 37 (3.53%) Security Management
14 37 (3.53%) Database Security
15 34 (3.24%) Incident Management
16 32 (3.05%) Risk Assessment
17 31 (2.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 30 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 96 (9.16%) SQL
2 61 (5.82%) Perl
3 43 (4.10%) PowerShell
4 40 (3.82%) Python
5 31 (2.96%) Java
6 29 (2.77%) C
7 21 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 16 (1.53%) Ruby
8 16 (1.53%) PHP
9 13 (1.24%) C++
9 13 (1.24%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.15%) C#
11 11 (1.05%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.57%) VBScript
13 4 (0.38%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.095%) VB
14 1 (0.095%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 382 (36.45%) Cisco Certification
2 260 (24.81%) CCNP
3 235 (22.42%) CISSP
4 190 (18.13%) CCNA
5 137 (13.07%) Security Cleared
6 101 (9.64%) Degree
7 99 (9.45%) SC Cleared
8 89 (8.49%) CISM
9 75 (7.16%) CCSE
10 72 (6.87%) CCSA
11 67 (6.39%) CEH
12 57 (5.44%) CCIE
13 37 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (3.15%) MCSE
15 28 (2.67%) CCDP
15 28 (2.67%) GIAC
16 26 (2.48%) JNCIS
17 23 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
18 22 (2.10%) DV Cleared
19 16 (1.53%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (8.21%) PCI DSS
3 44 (4.20%) SLA
4 15 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 13 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.24%) COBIT
6 7 (0.67%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.48%) FISMA
7 5 (0.48%) QA
8 4 (0.38%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.29%) GPG13
10 1 (0.095%) ARP4754
10 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 101 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 46 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (3.91%) Snort
4 17 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.05%) vSphere
6 9 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.76%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.67%) iptables
9 6 (0.57%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.38%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.29%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.29%) XenApp
11 3 (0.29%) Firmware
12 2 (0.19%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.19%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.19%) UAG
13 1 (0.095%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.095%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (4.01%) Norton AntiVirus
1 42 (4.01%) FortiGate
2 33 (3.15%) Nessus
3 17 (1.62%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (1.15%) SCCM
6 11 (1.05%) WSUS
7 6 (0.57%) Nmap
8 5 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.38%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.38%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.29%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.29%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.19%) SCOM
11 2 (0.19%) CORE IMPACT
12 1 (0.095%) OpenView
12 1 (0.095%) HP SIM
12 1 (0.095%) Nagios
Vendors
1 540 (51.53%) Cisco
2 383 (36.55%) CheckPoint
3 252 (24.05%) Juniper
4 214 (20.42%) F5
5 130 (12.40%) Microsoft
6 112 (10.69%) Blue Coat
7 103 (9.83%) Fortinet
8 102 (9.73%) McAfee
9 81 (7.73%) VMware
10 70 (6.68%) HP
11 56 (5.34%) Symantec
12 54 (5.15%) Citrix
13 49 (4.68%) IronPort
14 38 (3.63%) Splunk
14 38 (3.63%) Websense
15 31 (2.96%) Sourcefire
16 23 (2.19%) ArcSight
16 23 (2.19%) Brocade
17 22 (2.10%) Riverbed
18 20 (1.91%) Dell
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