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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 489 518 478
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 443 357 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.38% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 352 287 370
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -9.44%
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
100671 93884 105537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.28% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82315 78929 90739
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +79 200 £52,500 - 18
South East -9 134 £48,000 +23.07% 13
North West +3 31 £50,000 -9.09% 10
West Midlands -22 23 £47,500 +11.76% 2
East of England -23 20 £45,000 -21.73%
Yorkshire -34 17 £45,000 +16.12%
South West -41 11 £47,500 +21.79% 2
North East -6 5 £40,000 -9.09%
East Midlands -16 2 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 606 (64.26%) Firewall
2 505 (53.55%) Cisco
3 477 (50.58%) Network Security
4 418 (44.33%) CheckPoint
5 361 (38.28%) Cisco Certification
6 291 (30.86%) Windows
7 280 (29.69%) Juniper
8 276 (29.27%) CCNP
9 225 (23.86%) VPN
10 184 (19.51%) Linux
10 184 (19.51%) Information Security
10 184 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
11 175 (18.56%) WAN
12 172 (18.24%) CISSP
13 171 (18.13%) TCP/IP
14 170 (18.03%) CCNA
15 166 (17.60%) LAN
16 160 (16.97%) Finance
17 155 (16.44%) CCSE
18 151 (16.01%) Blue Coat
19 148 (15.69%) F5
20 134 (14.21%) SIEM
20 134 (14.21%) UNIX
21 133 (14.10%) Microsoft
22 131 (13.89%) Security Cleared
23 128 (13.57%) CCSA
24 125 (13.26%) SSL
25 111 (11.77%) DNS
26 106 (11.24%) Telecoms
27 100 (10.60%) SC Cleared

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 31 (3.29%) MS Exchange
2 21 (2.23%) IIS
3 18 (1.91%) Apache
4 11 (1.17%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.11%) Lync
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 54 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.80%) MS Office
3 16 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.21%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.11%) assyst
1 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.42%) SaaS
2 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 606 (64.26%) Firewall
2 477 (50.58%) Network Security
3 225 (23.86%) VPN
4 184 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
5 175 (18.56%) WAN
6 171 (18.13%) TCP/IP
7 166 (17.60%) LAN
8 125 (13.26%) SSL
9 111 (11.77%) DNS
10 99 (10.50%) OSPF
11 85 (9.01%) BGP
12 84 (8.91%) Internet
13 80 (8.48%) Wireless
14 78 (8.27%) IPsec
15 69 (7.32%) MPLS
16 61 (6.47%) Cisco IOS
17 59 (6.26%) Cisco PIX
18 53 (5.62%) Cisco Nexus
19 49 (5.20%) NetScreen
20 47 (4.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.17%) MySQL
3 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.11%) Big Data
3 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (2.55%) Metasploit
2 11 (1.17%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.64%) WebLOAD
5 3 (0.32%) AppScan
6 2 (0.21%) Subversion
7 1 (0.11%) MSI
7 1 (0.11%) Selenium
7 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 160 (16.97%) Finance
2 106 (11.24%) Telecoms
3 48 (5.09%) Retail
4 36 (3.82%) Banking
5 30 (3.18%) Legal
6 25 (2.65%) Law
7 16 (1.70%) Billing
8 9 (0.95%) German Language
8 9 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.64%) Games
10 3 (0.32%) French Language
10 3 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.11%) Military
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.23%) Web Services
2 11 (1.17%) SAML
2 11 (1.17%) .NET
3 10 (1.06%) REST
4 5 (0.53%) OAuth
4 5 (0.53%) Middleware
5 4 (0.42%) HTML
6 3 (0.32%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.32%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.32%) CSS
7 1 (0.11%) SOAP
7 1 (0.11%) XML
7 1 (0.11%) WSH
7 1 (0.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.57%) Management Information System
2 58 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (5.73%) Computer Science
4 44 (4.67%) PKI
5 36 (3.82%) SecurID
6 31 (3.29%) Hedge funds
7 26 (2.76%) Smartphone
8 19 (2.01%) CCTV
8 19 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (1.70%) Statistics
10 14 (1.48%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.38%) CESG
12 12 (1.27%) Open Source
13 10 (1.06%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.06%) Cryptography
14 9 (0.95%) Physics
15 8 (0.85%) User Experience
16 7 (0.74%) Replication
17 5 (0.53%) Client/Server
17 5 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 291 (30.86%) Windows
2 184 (19.51%) Linux
3 134 (14.21%) UNIX
4 64 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (3.71%) Solaris
7 28 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (2.44%) Windows 7
9 19 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (1.48%) Windows 2000
11 12 (1.27%) AIX
12 10 (1.06%) FreeBSD
12 10 (1.06%) Android
13 9 (0.95%) CentOS
14 8 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.85%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.74%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.64%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (19.51%) Information Security
2 134 (14.21%) SIEM
3 94 (9.97%) ITIL
4 84 (8.91%) Network Management
5 76 (8.06%) Load Balancing
6 51 (5.41%) Security Management
7 43 (4.56%) Kalman Filter
8 37 (3.92%) Network Design
9 36 (3.82%) Vulnerability Management
10 35 (3.71%) Penetration Testing
11 34 (3.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 34 (3.61%) Change Control
12 30 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (3.08%) Project Management
13 29 (3.08%) Security Architecture
13 29 (3.08%) Cyber Security
14 28 (2.97%) Information Security Management
14 28 (2.97%) Change Management
15 26 (2.76%) Identity Management
16 24 (2.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (7.85%) Perl
2 72 (7.64%) SQL
3 60 (6.36%) PowerShell
4 40 (4.24%) Python
5 33 (3.50%) Bash Shell
6 30 (3.18%) PHP
7 28 (2.97%) Java
8 26 (2.76%) Ruby
9 20 (2.12%) C++
10 11 (1.17%) C
11 10 (1.06%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.85%) C#
13 4 (0.42%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.42%) VB
14 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 361 (38.28%) Cisco Certification
2 276 (29.27%) CCNP
3 172 (18.24%) CISSP
4 170 (18.03%) CCNA
5 155 (16.44%) CCSE
6 131 (13.89%) Security Cleared
7 128 (13.57%) CCSA
8 100 (10.60%) SC Cleared
9 89 (9.44%) Degree
10 36 (3.82%) JNCIS
10 36 (3.82%) CISM
11 35 (3.71%) JNCIA
12 30 (3.18%) DV Cleared
13 28 (2.97%) CEH
14 27 (2.86%) CCIE
15 24 (2.55%) CCSP
15 24 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (2.44%) MCSE
17 21 (2.23%) GIAC
18 14 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.00%) PCI DSS
2 62 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (3.92%) SLA
4 35 (3.71%) COBIT
5 19 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (1.80%) QA
7 8 (0.85%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 85 (9.01%) Active Directory
2 46 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (4.35%) Snort
4 39 (4.14%) ProxySG
5 21 (2.23%) Nmap
6 13 (1.38%) ISA Server
6 13 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.95%) vSphere
8 6 (0.64%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.32%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (0.11%) pfSense
10 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.11%) UAG
10 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.11%) XenApp
10 1 (0.11%) Squid
10 1 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 48 (5.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 31 (3.29%) FortiGate
3 23 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 19 (2.01%) Nessus
5 18 (1.91%) EMC NetWorker
6 16 (1.70%) Cacti
7 14 (1.48%) SCCM
8 13 (1.38%) WSUS
9 9 (0.95%) SCOM
9 9 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (0.85%) HP SIM
11 5 (0.53%) OpenView
12 4 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.21%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.21%) Nagios
13 2 (0.21%) Opsview
14 1 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
14 1 (0.11%) Netcool
14 1 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 505 (53.55%) Cisco
2 418 (44.33%) CheckPoint
3 280 (29.69%) Juniper
4 151 (16.01%) Blue Coat
5 148 (15.69%) F5
6 133 (14.10%) Microsoft
7 79 (8.38%) Fortinet
8 70 (7.42%) McAfee
9 69 (7.32%) VMware
10 63 (6.68%) Symantec
10 63 (6.68%) SolarWinds
11 54 (5.73%) Citrix
12 52 (5.51%) ArcSight
13 48 (5.09%) Websense
14 42 (4.45%) Sophos
15 41 (4.35%) IronPort
16 37 (3.92%) Aruba
16 37 (3.92%) HP
17 34 (3.61%) Red Hat
18 30 (3.18%) Sourcefire
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Excellent Devel
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40K to 45K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50K to 75K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum +6k bonus + car or allowance + benef
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum +6k bonus + car or allowance + benef
Posted: Yesterday
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum +6k bonus + car or allowance + benef
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: c45,000 - 50,000 + ex bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People Services Ltd
Salary: ex Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £62,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago