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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 455 468 467
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 491 504 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.48% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 399 365 317
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
96278 104019 95979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.49% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80462 86063 80776
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +25 212 £55,000 -4.34% 23
South East -59 144 £51,250 +13.88% 17
North West +21 35 £50,000 +2.56% 2
East of England +28 34 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Yorkshire +24 27 £37,500 -11.76% 3
East Midlands +15 21 £40,000 +48.14% 3
West Midlands -15 12 £35,000 -30.00%
South West -7 7 £45,000 +63.63% 5
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 628 (60.21%) Firewall
2 511 (48.99%) Network Security
3 480 (46.02%) Cisco
4 381 (36.53%) CheckPoint
5 333 (31.93%) Cisco Certification
6 315 (30.20%) Windows
7 254 (24.35%) Information Security
8 251 (24.07%) CISSP
9 236 (22.63%) Linux
10 231 (22.15%) TCP/IP
11 230 (22.05%) Finance
12 212 (20.33%) CCNP
13 201 (19.27%) Cisco ASA
14 195 (18.70%) SIEM
15 188 (18.02%) WAN
16 186 (17.83%) Juniper
17 178 (17.07%) F5
18 171 (16.40%) VPN
19 169 (16.20%) LAN
19 169 (16.20%) CCNA
20 136 (13.04%) UNIX
21 130 (12.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 126 (12.08%) Degree
22 126 (12.08%) DNS
23 121 (11.60%) Penetration Testing
24 119 (11.41%) Wireless
25 114 (10.93%) Security Cleared
26 108 (10.35%) Data Centre
27 107 (10.26%) Blue Coat
28 106 (10.16%) Microsoft

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 26 (2.49%) IIS
2 9 (0.86%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.58%) WebSphere
3 6 (0.58%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.29%) CMS
5 3 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.29%) Apache
6 2 (0.19%) Lync
6 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.096%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.096%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.96%) MS Office
3 6 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.096%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.096%) RMDS
2 1 (0.096%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (1.73%) PaaS
3 15 (1.44%) IaaS
3 15 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.25%) SaaS
5 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.38%) IBM PureFlex
6 3 (0.29%) SoftLayer
6 3 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.096%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 628 (60.21%) Firewall
2 511 (48.99%) Network Security
3 231 (22.15%) TCP/IP
4 201 (19.27%) Cisco ASA
5 188 (18.02%) WAN
6 171 (16.40%) VPN
7 169 (16.20%) LAN
8 126 (12.08%) DNS
9 119 (11.41%) Wireless
10 80 (7.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 72 (6.90%) HTTP
11 72 (6.90%) SSL
11 72 (6.90%) BGP
12 61 (5.85%) OSPF
12 61 (5.85%) Internet
13 57 (5.47%) MPLS
14 54 (5.18%) DHCP
14 54 (5.18%) Cisco Nexus
15 46 (4.41%) SMTP
16 45 (4.31%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.53%) MySQL
3 12 (1.15%) Big Data
4 4 (0.38%) MariaDB
5 3 (0.29%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.096%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.096%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.096%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.096%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (2.78%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.096%) Yeoman
General
1 230 (22.05%) Finance
2 71 (6.81%) Telecoms
3 57 (5.47%) Banking
4 46 (4.41%) Law
5 25 (2.40%) Retail
6 22 (2.11%) Financial Institution
7 20 (1.92%) Multimedia
8 10 (0.96%) Advertising
9 8 (0.77%) Legal
9 8 (0.77%) Back Office
10 7 (0.67%) Games
11 6 (0.58%) Online Betting
11 6 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.58%) Marketing
12 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.38%) Publishing
12 4 (0.38%) Military
13 3 (0.29%) German Language
14 2 (0.19%) Billing
15 1 (0.096%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.36%) Web Services
2 16 (1.53%) .NET
3 11 (1.05%) Middleware
4 9 (0.86%) SAML
4 9 (0.86%) OAuth
5 6 (0.58%) JSP
5 6 (0.58%) REST
6 5 (0.48%) SOAP
7 4 (0.38%) OpenID
7 4 (0.38%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.19%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.19%) XML
8 2 (0.19%) CSS
9 1 (0.096%) HTML
9 1 (0.096%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.096%) ODBC
9 1 (0.096%) HTML5
9 1 (0.096%) SPNEGO
9 1 (0.096%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 108 (10.35%) Data Centre
2 88 (8.44%) Management Information System
3 70 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (6.42%) Computer Science
5 53 (5.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 32 (3.07%) PKI
7 27 (2.59%) Cryptography
7 27 (2.59%) Hedge funds
8 26 (2.49%) CESG
9 23 (2.21%) Clustering
10 8 (0.77%) Smartphone
10 8 (0.77%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.58%) RMADS
12 5 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.48%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.48%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.38%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.38%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 315 (30.20%) Windows
2 236 (22.63%) Linux
3 136 (13.04%) UNIX
4 44 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (2.30%) Solaris
8 17 (1.63%) Windows 2000
9 6 (0.58%) CentOS
10 5 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.19%) AIX
13 1 (0.096%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (24.35%) Information Security
2 195 (18.70%) SIEM
3 121 (11.60%) Penetration Testing
4 104 (9.97%) ITIL
5 94 (9.01%) Security Architecture
6 75 (7.19%) Cyber Security
7 74 (7.09%) Kalman Filter
8 69 (6.62%) Network Design
9 68 (6.52%) Load Balancing
10 66 (6.33%) Risk Management
11 53 (5.08%) Security Management
11 53 (5.08%) Change Management
12 45 (4.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 44 (4.22%) Incident Management
14 42 (4.03%) Network Monitoring
15 38 (3.64%) Project Management
15 38 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (3.45%) Data Protection
16 36 (3.45%) Server Hardening
17 34 (3.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (8.34%) Perl
2 85 (8.15%) SQL
3 74 (7.09%) Python
4 43 (4.12%) PowerShell
5 35 (3.36%) PHP
6 31 (2.97%) Java
7 30 (2.88%) C
8 26 (2.49%) C++
9 21 (2.01%) Ruby
10 14 (1.34%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.05%) C#
12 10 (0.96%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.38%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.38%) R
14 3 (0.29%) VBScript
15 1 (0.096%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.096%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 333 (31.93%) Cisco Certification
2 251 (24.07%) CISSP
3 212 (20.33%) CCNP
4 169 (16.20%) CCNA
5 126 (12.08%) Degree
6 114 (10.93%) Security Cleared
7 94 (9.01%) CCSA
8 75 (7.19%) CISM
9 69 (6.62%) CCSE
10 60 (5.75%) CEH
10 60 (5.75%) SC Cleared
11 59 (5.66%) CCIE
12 35 (3.36%) DV Cleared
13 26 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 26 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (2.49%) GIAC
14 25 (2.40%) MCSE
15 20 (1.92%) CCDP
16 15 (1.44%) MCP
16 15 (1.44%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (12.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 103 (9.88%) PCI DSS
3 42 (4.03%) SLA
4 14 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.25%) QA
6 11 (1.05%) HIPAA
7 9 (0.86%) COBIT
7 9 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 6 (0.58%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.58%) FISMA
9 1 (0.096%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.096%) GPG13
9 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 92 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 47 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (3.45%) vSphere
4 26 (2.49%) Snort
5 25 (2.40%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.77%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.77%) ProxySG
7 8 (0.77%) Xen
8 6 (0.58%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.38%) XenApp
10 3 (0.29%) OpenSSH
11 2 (0.19%) Firmware
11 2 (0.19%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.096%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.096%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.096%) UAG
12 1 (0.096%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 61 (5.85%) Nessus
2 41 (3.93%) FortiGate
3 38 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
4 18 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (1.34%) Nmap
6 11 (1.05%) Nagios
7 8 (0.77%) MOM
8 7 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.58%) CORE IMPACT
10 5 (0.48%) CiscoWorks
10 5 (0.48%) WSUS
10 5 (0.48%) SCCM
11 4 (0.38%) StatsD
11 4 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.19%) WebInspect
13 2 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
13 2 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 480 (46.02%) Cisco
2 381 (36.53%) CheckPoint
3 186 (17.83%) Juniper
4 178 (17.07%) F5
5 107 (10.26%) Blue Coat
6 106 (10.16%) Microsoft
7 104 (9.97%) McAfee
8 103 (9.88%) Fortinet
9 95 (9.11%) HP
10 73 (7.00%) Citrix
10 73 (7.00%) VMware
11 42 (4.03%) Splunk
12 33 (3.16%) Symantec
13 29 (2.78%) IronPort
13 29 (2.78%) Brocade
14 27 (2.59%) Sourcefire
15 26 (2.49%) Dell
16 24 (2.30%) Websense
17 23 (2.21%) ArcSight
18 22 (2.11%) IBM
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