The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 384 442 492
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 676 621 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.61% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.64% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 507 526 426
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
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
86621 97333 101655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.27% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73029 81887 82956
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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 27 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +57 306 £62,500 +13.63% 27
South East +70 221 £50,000 - 14
Yorkshire +4 31 £38,000 -3.18% 2
South West +9 29 £55,000 +32.53% 4
West Midlands -5 29 £46,000 +8.23% 3
East of England +17 27 £50,000 +11.11% 6
North West -14 26 £43,250 -13.50% 5
North East - 3 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands -7 2 £42,250 -23.18% 1
Midlands - 1 £46,000 -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 849 (61.04%) Firewall
2 729 (52.41%) Network Security
3 655 (47.09%) Cisco
4 465 (33.43%) CheckPoint
5 381 (27.39%) Cisco Certification
6 361 (25.95%) Linux
7 343 (24.66%) Windows
8 316 (22.72%) Palo Alto
9 306 (22.00%) Information Security
10 295 (21.21%) CCNP
11 294 (21.14%) VPN
12 291 (20.92%) Cisco ASA
13 281 (20.20%) Juniper
14 217 (15.60%) SIEM
15 215 (15.46%) F5
16 202 (14.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 198 (14.23%) CISSP
18 191 (13.73%) Finance
19 187 (13.44%) Security Cleared
20 184 (13.23%) CCNA
21 175 (12.58%) Degree
22 173 (12.44%) LAN
23 172 (12.37%) Cybersecurity
24 161 (11.57%) TCP/IP
25 158 (11.36%) Microsoft
26 155 (11.14%) ITIL
27 154 (11.07%) WAN
28 148 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
28 148 (10.64%) Unix
29 141 (10.14%) Wireless

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (2.16%) MS Exchange
3 25 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (1.37%) IIS
5 14 (1.01%) OpenStack
6 13 (0.93%) nginx
7 10 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.43%) JBoss
10 5 (0.36%) Apache
10 5 (0.36%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.22%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.22%) SAS
13 1 (0.072%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.072%) Confluence
13 1 (0.072%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.072%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.01%) MS Office
3 9 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.072%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.14%) Bankmaster
1 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.072%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 109 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.59%) SaaS
4 19 (1.37%) IaaS
5 17 (1.22%) PaaS
6 11 (0.79%) GitHub
6 11 (0.79%) Office 365
7 8 (0.58%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 849 (61.04%) Firewall
2 729 (52.41%) Network Security
3 294 (21.14%) VPN
4 291 (20.92%) Cisco ASA
5 173 (12.44%) LAN
6 161 (11.57%) TCP/IP
7 154 (11.07%) WAN
8 148 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 141 (10.14%) Wireless
10 116 (8.34%) DNS
11 101 (7.26%) SSL
12 97 (6.97%) MPLS
13 86 (6.18%) BGP
14 80 (5.75%) OSPF
15 75 (5.39%) Cisco Nexus
16 74 (5.32%) Internet
17 72 (5.18%) DHCP
18 69 (4.96%) Cisco ISE
19 65 (4.67%) IPsec
20 56 (4.03%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.80%) NoSQL
3 23 (1.65%) Big Data
4 16 (1.15%) MySQL
5 11 (0.79%) Hadoop
6 7 (0.50%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.36%) Apache Hive
8 5 (0.36%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.29%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.14%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.14%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.072%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (0.86%) Metasploit
2 10 (0.72%) Eclipse
3 8 (0.58%) Cucumber
3 8 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.29%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.22%) JIRA
5 3 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.14%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.072%) AppScan
7 1 (0.072%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.072%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.072%) Selenium
7 1 (0.072%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.072%) Subversion
7 1 (0.072%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.072%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 191 (13.73%) Finance
2 106 (7.62%) Telecoms
3 92 (6.61%) Banking
4 50 (3.59%) Law
5 39 (2.80%) German Language
6 34 (2.44%) Retail
7 31 (2.23%) French Language
8 28 (2.01%) Games
9 15 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.86%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.86%) Legal
12 9 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.58%) Online Betting
14 7 (0.50%) Back Office
15 5 (0.36%) Electronics
15 5 (0.36%) Publishing
16 4 (0.29%) Marketing
16 4 (0.29%) Military
17 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (3.45%) Web Services
2 39 (2.80%) 802.1X
3 19 (1.37%) .NET
4 18 (1.29%) ZeroMQ
5 17 (1.22%) Regular Expression
6 14 (1.01%) HTML
7 13 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (0.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (0.86%) STL
9 11 (0.79%) Ajax
9 11 (0.79%) CSS
10 8 (0.58%) ELK Stack
11 7 (0.50%) XMPP
12 6 (0.43%) CGI
12 6 (0.43%) Middleware
12 6 (0.43%) Node.js
12 6 (0.43%) Servlets
13 5 (0.36%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.36%) RESTful
13 5 (0.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 126 (9.06%) Data Centre
2 121 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 95 (6.83%) Computer Science
4 83 (5.97%) PKI
5 80 (5.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 71 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
8 51 (3.67%) RSA SecurID
9 43 (3.09%) Cryptography
10 31 (2.23%) Cyberthreat
11 23 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.37%) Virtual Team
13 18 (1.29%) Public Cloud
14 14 (1.01%) Internet of Things
14 14 (1.01%) Replication
15 13 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
15 13 (0.93%) Mathematics
16 11 (0.79%) Blackberry
17 10 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
18 9 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 361 (25.95%) Linux
2 343 (24.66%) Windows
3 148 (10.64%) Unix
4 97 (6.97%) Windows Server
5 80 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (4.24%) Solaris
7 51 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (3.09%) Windows 2000
9 41 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (1.65%) CentOS
11 16 (1.15%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.86%) Android
13 11 (0.79%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.79%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.65%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.58%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.50%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.36%) SUSE
18 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (22.00%) Information Security
2 217 (15.60%) SIEM
3 172 (12.37%) Cybersecurity
4 155 (11.14%) ITIL
5 133 (9.56%) Security Operations
6 121 (8.70%) Security Architecture
7 108 (7.76%) Kalman Filter
8 104 (7.48%) Presales
9 103 (7.40%) Penetration Testing
10 99 (7.12%) Vulnerability Management
11 88 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
12 80 (5.75%) Service Delivery
13 74 (5.32%) Software Engineering
14 72 (5.18%) Change Management
15 70 (5.03%) Network Management
16 68 (4.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 53 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
18 51 (3.67%) DDoS Mitigation
19 50 (3.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 48 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 106 (7.62%) Python
2 93 (6.69%) SQL
3 87 (6.25%) Java
4 70 (5.03%) C
5 51 (3.67%) Ruby
6 49 (3.52%) C++
6 49 (3.52%) Perl
7 36 (2.59%) C#
8 30 (2.16%) PowerShell
9 22 (1.58%) JavaScript
9 22 (1.58%) PHP
10 12 (0.86%) Bash Shell
11 10 (0.72%) Go
11 10 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 10 (0.72%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.58%) Scala
13 6 (0.43%) R
13 6 (0.43%) VBScript
14 5 (0.36%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 381 (27.39%) Cisco Certification
2 295 (21.21%) CCNP
3 198 (14.23%) CISSP
4 187 (13.44%) Security Cleared
5 184 (13.23%) CCNA
6 175 (12.58%) Degree
7 138 (9.92%) SC Cleared
8 86 (6.18%) CCSE
9 79 (5.68%) CEH
10 68 (4.89%) CCIE
11 67 (4.82%) CISM
12 53 (3.81%) GIAC
13 52 (3.74%) SSCP
14 49 (3.52%) CCSA
14 49 (3.52%) CISA
15 47 (3.38%) SANS
16 38 (2.73%) CCSP
17 34 (2.44%) DV Cleared
18 32 (2.30%) CCIP
18 32 (2.30%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (14.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 87 (6.25%) SLA
3 77 (5.54%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.15%) FISMA
5 8 (0.58%) QA
5 8 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.50%) COBIT
7 6 (0.43%) GPG13
8 5 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.36%) RMADS
9 4 (0.29%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.22%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.072%) FIPS 140-2
11 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 124 (8.91%) Active Directory
2 34 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.93%) Firmware
4 13 (0.93%) Snort
5 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (0.58%) vSphere
6 5 (0.36%) ProxySG
7 4 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.29%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.22%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.22%) KVM
8 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.22%) XenApp
9 2 (0.14%) Docker
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.072%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.072%) vCloud
10 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 66 (4.74%) FortiGate
2 59 (4.24%) Nessus
3 39 (2.80%) Puppet
4 36 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 35 (2.52%) Ansible
6 33 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (1.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 21 (1.51%) SCCM
9 19 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 18 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
11 17 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
12 14 (1.01%) Nagios
13 13 (0.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 13 (0.93%) QRadar
14 9 (0.65%) Nmap
15 8 (0.58%) AirWatch
15 8 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
15 8 (0.58%) Kibana
15 8 (0.58%) logstash
16 7 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 655 (47.09%) Cisco
2 465 (33.43%) CheckPoint
3 316 (22.72%) Palo Alto
4 281 (20.20%) Juniper
5 215 (15.46%) F5
6 158 (11.36%) Microsoft
7 113 (8.12%) Intel Security
8 105 (7.55%) Fortinet
9 83 (5.97%) Blue Coat
9 83 (5.97%) VMware
10 59 (4.24%) SolarWinds
10 59 (4.24%) Splunk
11 56 (4.03%) HP
11 56 (4.03%) Symantec
12 52 (3.74%) ArcSight
13 48 (3.45%) Qualys
13 48 (3.45%) Riverbed
14 46 (3.31%) Aruba
15 44 (3.16%) Cyber-Ark
16 42 (3.02%) Sourcefire
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 pa + package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 40,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 - £50 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £46000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £32000 Per Annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + O/T + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £61000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000 + shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Team Jobs
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary, range of exceptional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Training Budget
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Team Jobs
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary, range of exceptional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago