The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 488 415 529
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +114
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 478 562 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.54% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.57% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 347 349 300
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Security Engineer
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -90 195 £57,000 +8.57% 16
South East +4 183 £46,000 +15.00% 11
East of England +6 43 £45,000 -7.21% 5
North West -8 20 £47,000 -21.66% 1
East Midlands -14 13 £27,500 -14.06% 2
West Midlands -7 12 £45,000 +5.88%
Yorkshire -71 5 £42,500 +30.76% 1
South West -35 4 £36,000 -26.53% 2
Security Engineer
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Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 570 (68.43%) Firewall
2 462 (55.46%) Cisco
3 383 (45.98%) Network Security
4 365 (43.82%) CheckPoint
5 312 (37.45%) Cisco Certification
6 245 (29.41%) Windows
7 230 (27.61%) Linux
8 211 (25.33%) Juniper
9 189 (22.69%) CCNP
10 173 (20.77%) Cisco ASA
11 170 (20.41%) VPN
12 167 (20.05%) CCNA
13 149 (17.89%) CISSP
14 147 (17.65%) SIEM
15 142 (17.05%) Security Cleared
16 138 (16.57%) TCP/IP
17 137 (16.45%) DNS
17 137 (16.45%) Finance
18 124 (14.89%) Blue Coat
19 121 (14.53%) WAN
20 119 (14.29%) LAN
20 119 (14.29%) UNIX
21 117 (14.05%) BGP
22 113 (13.57%) OSPF
23 112 (13.45%) Information Security
24 111 (13.33%) SC Cleared
25 105 (12.61%) Internet
26 104 (12.48%) SSL
27 102 (12.24%) Microsoft
28 100 (12.00%) F5

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (4.68%) IIS
2 25 (3.00%) Apache
3 22 (2.64%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.48%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.12%) SAS
8 1 (0.12%) Lync
Applications
1 43 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.44%) MS Office
3 9 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.12%) PaaS
2 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 570 (68.43%) Firewall
2 383 (45.98%) Network Security
3 173 (20.77%) Cisco ASA
4 170 (20.41%) VPN
5 138 (16.57%) TCP/IP
6 137 (16.45%) DNS
7 121 (14.53%) WAN
8 119 (14.29%) LAN
9 117 (14.05%) BGP
10 113 (13.57%) OSPF
11 105 (12.61%) Internet
12 104 (12.48%) SSL
13 90 (10.80%) MPLS
14 73 (8.76%) Wireless
15 64 (7.68%) Cisco PIX
15 64 (7.68%) SNMP
16 63 (7.56%) IPsec
17 57 (6.84%) SMTP
18 52 (6.24%) HTTP
19 47 (5.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.12%) MySQL
3 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.24%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (3.24%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.12%) StarTeam
General
1 137 (16.45%) Finance
2 87 (10.44%) Telecoms
3 54 (6.48%) Retail
4 36 (4.32%) Billing
5 28 (3.36%) Banking
6 19 (2.28%) Back Office
7 9 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.72%) Law
9 4 (0.48%) Legal
10 3 (0.36%) Military
11 2 (0.24%) French Language
11 2 (0.24%) German Language
11 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.24%) Publishing
11 2 (0.24%) Games
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.12%) .NET
2 18 (2.16%) Web Services
3 12 (1.44%) .NET Framework
4 11 (1.32%) Middleware
5 9 (1.08%) Regular Expression
6 8 (0.96%) SOAP
7 7 (0.84%) XML
7 7 (0.84%) SAML
8 5 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (0.60%) Ajax
9 3 (0.36%) HTML
9 3 (0.36%) J2EE
10 2 (0.24%) CSS
11 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.12%) ODBC
11 1 (0.12%) Rendezvous
11 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (3.48%) Management Information System
2 25 (3.00%) Smartphone
3 23 (2.76%) CCTV
3 23 (2.76%) SecurID
3 23 (2.76%) Open Source
4 21 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 15 (1.80%) Cryptography
6 14 (1.68%) CESG
7 12 (1.44%) Hedge funds
8 8 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (0.84%) Replication
10 6 (0.72%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.72%) Physics
10 6 (0.72%) Statistics
10 6 (0.72%) Machine Learning
11 4 (0.48%) Firmware
12 3 (0.36%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.36%) EMV
12 3 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 245 (29.41%) Windows
2 230 (27.61%) Linux
3 119 (14.29%) UNIX
4 68 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (5.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (3.72%) Ubuntu
8 24 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (2.76%) CentOS
10 13 (1.56%) Windows 7
11 12 (1.44%) Solaris
12 9 (1.08%) Android
13 7 (0.84%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.60%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.48%) SELinux
16 3 (0.36%) Debian
16 3 (0.36%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.36%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (17.65%) SIEM
2 112 (13.45%) Information Security
3 63 (7.56%) Network Management
4 52 (6.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 52 (6.24%) ITIL
5 46 (5.52%) Capacity Management
6 39 (4.68%) Load Balancing
7 37 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 37 (4.44%) Cyber Security
8 33 (3.96%) Security Management
9 27 (3.24%) Incident Management
10 26 (3.12%) Project Management
11 25 (3.00%) Service Management
11 25 (3.00%) Security Architecture
12 24 (2.88%) Penetration Testing
13 23 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
14 22 (2.64%) Change Management
15 21 (2.52%) Protective Monitoring
16 20 (2.40%) Network Design
16 20 (2.40%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (9.60%) SQL
2 57 (6.84%) Perl
3 39 (4.68%) Python
4 38 (4.56%) Java
5 36 (4.32%) Bash Shell
6 34 (4.08%) Ruby
7 31 (3.72%) PHP
8 23 (2.76%) PowerShell
9 22 (2.64%) C++
10 20 (2.40%) C
11 5 (0.60%) Objective-C
11 5 (0.60%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.36%) VBScript
12 3 (0.36%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.24%) C#
14 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.12%) Tcl
14 1 (0.12%) Lua
Qualifications
1 312 (37.45%) Cisco Certification
2 189 (22.69%) CCNP
3 167 (20.05%) CCNA
4 149 (17.89%) CISSP
5 142 (17.05%) Security Cleared
6 111 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 90 (10.80%) CCSE
8 81 (9.72%) CCSA
9 56 (6.72%) CEH
10 49 (5.88%) CCIE
11 48 (5.76%) Degree
12 45 (5.40%) DV Cleared
13 41 (4.92%) CCSP
14 38 (4.56%) JNCIA
15 29 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 29 (3.48%) MCSE
16 23 (2.76%) OSCP
17 21 (2.52%) OSCE
18 17 (2.04%) CISA
18 17 (2.04%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.48%) PCI DSS
2 37 (4.44%) SLA
3 36 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.64%) HIPAA
5 18 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.08%) GPG13
7 7 (0.84%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) BS25999
System Software
1 89 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 36 (4.32%) ProxySG
3 33 (3.96%) Snort
4 28 (3.36%) Nmap
5 24 (2.88%) vSphere
6 18 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (1.68%) ISA Server
8 11 (1.32%) Hyper-V
9 9 (1.08%) XenApp
10 6 (0.72%) SpamAssassin
11 3 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.36%) Squid
12 2 (0.24%) UAG
13 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (6.72%) Nessus
2 24 (2.88%) EMC NetWorker
3 23 (2.76%) SCCM
3 23 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 17 (2.04%) WSUS
5 13 (1.56%) SCOM
6 11 (1.32%) CiscoWorks
7 10 (1.20%) FortiGate
8 8 (0.96%) HP NNM
8 8 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.84%) OpenView
10 6 (0.72%) Cacti
11 5 (0.60%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
13 2 (0.24%) Cryoserver
13 2 (0.24%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.24%) Nagios
13 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 1 (0.12%) Netcool
Vendors
1 462 (55.46%) Cisco
2 365 (43.82%) CheckPoint
3 211 (25.33%) Juniper
4 124 (14.89%) Blue Coat
5 102 (12.24%) Microsoft
6 100 (12.00%) F5
7 63 (7.56%) Websense
8 57 (6.84%) McAfee
9 48 (5.76%) VMware
10 47 (5.64%) HP
11 46 (5.52%) Sophos
12 43 (5.16%) Citrix
12 43 (5.16%) Fortinet
13 39 (4.68%) SolarWinds
14 38 (4.56%) Red Hat
14 38 (4.56%) Symantec
15 35 (4.20%) Oracle
16 29 (3.48%) ArcSight
17 28 (3.36%) Aruba
17 28 (3.36%) Nokia
Theale, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competative + Bonus + Company Benefits + Career Development
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: car allowance + 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Enderby, Leicestershire
Easy Web recruitment - Next Retail
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Experis Engineering
Salary: £24988 - £27747 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k + £3.5k London Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Shift pay + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago