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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 505 489 512
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 433 414 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.44% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 346 322 335
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,625 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -9.72%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +20 169 £55,000 +10.00% 10
South East -5 158 £47,500 +21.79% 7
West Midlands -18 26 £47,500 +21.01% 2
East of England -26 22 £45,000 -21.73% 1
North West -12 21 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Yorkshire -34 21 £42,500 +13.33%
South West -28 8 £47,500 +21.79% 2
North East -5 2 £40,000 -9.09%
East Midlands -24 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 615 (66.27%) Firewall
2 509 (54.85%) Cisco
3 467 (50.32%) Network Security
4 432 (46.55%) CheckPoint
5 363 (39.12%) Cisco Certification
6 277 (29.85%) Juniper
7 275 (29.63%) CCNP
8 273 (29.42%) Windows
9 222 (23.92%) VPN
10 183 (19.72%) Linux
11 178 (19.18%) WAN
12 174 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
13 173 (18.64%) CCNA
14 168 (18.10%) LAN
15 164 (17.67%) TCP/IP
16 157 (16.92%) Finance
17 155 (16.70%) CISSP
17 155 (16.70%) CCSE
18 147 (15.84%) Information Security
19 146 (15.73%) F5
20 143 (15.41%) Blue Coat
21 142 (15.30%) Security Cleared
22 141 (15.19%) SIEM
23 132 (14.22%) UNIX
24 123 (13.25%) SSL
25 122 (13.15%) Microsoft
26 121 (13.04%) CCSA
27 115 (12.39%) Telecoms
28 112 (12.07%) SC Cleared
29 106 (11.42%) DNS

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (2.59%) MS Exchange
2 21 (2.26%) IIS
3 18 (1.94%) Apache
4 12 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.11%) Lync
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 54 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.62%) MS Office
3 13 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.65%) SaaS
2 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 615 (66.27%) Firewall
2 467 (50.32%) Network Security
3 222 (23.92%) VPN
4 178 (19.18%) WAN
5 174 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 168 (18.10%) LAN
7 164 (17.67%) TCP/IP
8 123 (13.25%) SSL
9 106 (11.42%) DNS
10 103 (11.10%) OSPF
11 96 (10.34%) Internet
12 91 (9.81%) BGP
13 83 (8.94%) IPsec
14 80 (8.62%) Wireless
15 79 (8.51%) MPLS
16 61 (6.57%) Cisco IOS
17 57 (6.14%) Cisco PIX
18 56 (6.03%) Cisco Nexus
19 52 (5.60%) VoIP
20 49 (5.28%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.19%) MySQL
3 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (2.91%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.54%) WebLOAD
3 4 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.32%) AppScan
5 2 (0.22%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) MSI
6 1 (0.11%) Selenium
6 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 157 (16.92%) Finance
2 115 (12.39%) Telecoms
3 52 (5.60%) Retail
4 32 (3.45%) Banking
5 27 (2.91%) Legal
6 19 (2.05%) Law
6 19 (2.05%) Billing
7 9 (0.97%) German Language
8 8 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.75%) Games
10 4 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.22%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Marketing
12 1 (0.11%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.83%) Web Services
2 14 (1.51%) .NET
3 8 (0.86%) SAML
4 6 (0.65%) Middleware
5 4 (0.43%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.43%) REST
5 4 (0.43%) HTML
6 3 (0.32%) CSS
6 3 (0.32%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.22%) OAuth
7 2 (0.22%) SOAP
7 2 (0.22%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.11%) XML
8 1 (0.11%) WSH
8 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.28%) Management Information System
2 47 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 35 (3.77%) SecurID
4 31 (3.34%) PKI
4 31 (3.34%) Hedge funds
5 29 (3.13%) Smartphone
6 22 (2.37%) CCTV
7 18 (1.94%) Statistics
8 17 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (1.62%) Open Source
10 13 (1.40%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.19%) Physics
11 11 (1.19%) CESG
12 7 (0.75%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.65%) Replication
14 5 (0.54%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.54%) Cryptography
15 4 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.43%) Online Games
16 3 (0.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 273 (29.42%) Windows
2 183 (19.72%) Linux
3 132 (14.22%) UNIX
4 61 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (3.02%) Solaris
7 17 (1.83%) Windows 7
7 17 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.29%) Windows 2000
9 10 (1.08%) FreeBSD
9 10 (1.08%) CentOS
10 9 (0.97%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.75%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.75%) Android
11 7 (0.75%) AIX
12 6 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.54%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (15.84%) Information Security
2 141 (15.19%) SIEM
3 89 (9.59%) Network Management
4 78 (8.41%) ITIL
5 77 (8.30%) Load Balancing
6 41 (4.42%) Security Management
7 37 (3.99%) Kalman Filter
8 35 (3.77%) Vulnerability Management
9 32 (3.45%) Network Design
10 31 (3.34%) Change Control
11 30 (3.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 28 (3.02%) Project Management
12 28 (3.02%) Cyber Security
13 24 (2.59%) Change Management
14 23 (2.48%) Penetration Testing
15 22 (2.37%) Incident Management
15 22 (2.37%) Security Architecture
15 22 (2.37%) Validation
15 22 (2.37%) Asset Management
16 20 (2.16%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (8.30%) Perl
2 73 (7.87%) SQL
3 55 (5.93%) PowerShell
4 38 (4.09%) Python
5 35 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 32 (3.45%) PHP
7 29 (3.13%) Ruby
8 24 (2.59%) Java
9 21 (2.26%) C++
10 10 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.08%) C
11 8 (0.86%) C#
12 4 (0.43%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.32%) VB
14 2 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 363 (39.12%) Cisco Certification
2 275 (29.63%) CCNP
3 173 (18.64%) CCNA
4 155 (16.70%) CISSP
4 155 (16.70%) CCSE
5 142 (15.30%) Security Cleared
6 121 (13.04%) CCSA
7 112 (12.07%) SC Cleared
8 71 (7.65%) Degree
9 38 (4.09%) JNCIA
10 33 (3.56%) JNCIS
11 31 (3.34%) DV Cleared
12 28 (3.02%) CCIE
13 24 (2.59%) CCSP
14 21 (2.26%) CEH
15 20 (2.16%) MCSE
15 20 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (1.83%) CISM
16 17 (1.83%) GIAC
17 15 (1.62%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 45 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (4.09%) SLA
4 28 (3.02%) COBIT
5 22 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (1.72%) QA
7 11 (1.19%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 78 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 42 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (4.42%) Snort
4 38 (4.09%) ProxySG
5 24 (2.59%) Nmap
6 14 (1.51%) ISA Server
7 12 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.97%) vSphere
9 6 (0.65%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.43%) SpamAssassin
11 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.11%) XenApp
12 1 (0.11%) Squid
12 1 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.11%) pfSense
12 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 50 (5.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 30 (3.23%) FortiGate
3 22 (2.37%) Nessus
4 20 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 20 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 16 (1.72%) Cacti
6 15 (1.62%) WSUS
7 10 (1.08%) SCCM
8 9 (0.97%) SCOM
9 8 (0.86%) OpenView
9 8 (0.86%) HP SIM
10 7 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
12 3 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.22%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.22%) Nagios
13 2 (0.22%) HP NNM
13 2 (0.22%) Opsview
Vendors
1 509 (54.85%) Cisco
2 432 (46.55%) CheckPoint
3 277 (29.85%) Juniper
4 146 (15.73%) F5
5 143 (15.41%) Blue Coat
6 122 (13.15%) Microsoft
7 80 (8.62%) Fortinet
8 77 (8.30%) McAfee
9 67 (7.22%) VMware
10 65 (7.00%) Symantec
11 61 (6.57%) SolarWinds
12 57 (6.14%) ArcSight
13 53 (5.71%) Websense
14 48 (5.17%) Sophos
15 46 (4.96%) Citrix
16 41 (4.42%) IronPort
17 40 (4.31%) Aruba
17 40 (4.31%) HP
18 35 (3.77%) Red Hat
19 31 (3.34%) LogRhythm
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool or London
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Securitech Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Car, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Camberley
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 days ago