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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
UK / England
Rank 328 379 434
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 693 741 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.79% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.82% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 543 610 519
Median salary £52,500 £51,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,550 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

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
75792 90914 94848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.49% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63313 77082 79102
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +76 343 £57,500 +4.54% 29
South East +60 205 £52,500 +4.47% 17
North West -5 37 £37,500 -33.33% 4
East of England +10 33 £55,000 -2.22% 2
South West -10 29 £45,000 -10.00% 5
West Midlands +35 28 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Yorkshire -29 15 £35,000 -30.00% 3
East Midlands -3 4 £57,500 +4.54% 1
North East -2 1 £41,750 +39.16%
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 795 (59.24%) Firewall
2 674 (50.22%) Cisco
3 643 (47.91%) Network Security
4 464 (34.58%) CheckPoint
5 413 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 385 (28.69%) Linux
7 372 (27.72%) Palo Alto
8 358 (26.68%) Windows
9 341 (25.41%) Information Security
10 313 (23.32%) Cisco ASA
11 307 (22.88%) CCNP
12 298 (22.21%) Juniper
13 292 (21.76%) VPN
14 260 (19.37%) SIEM
15 254 (18.93%) Cybersecurity
16 231 (17.21%) Finance
17 221 (16.47%) CISSP
18 219 (16.32%) F5
19 190 (14.16%) Security Operations
20 182 (13.56%) CCNA
21 179 (13.34%) Microsoft
22 176 (13.11%) Wireless
23 165 (12.30%) WAN
24 164 (12.22%) LAN
25 158 (11.77%) Fortinet
26 151 (11.25%) TCP/IP
27 150 (11.18%) ITIL
28 145 (10.80%) Unix
29 143 (10.66%) Degree
30 142 (10.58%) Data Centre

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 33 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (1.94%) IIS
3 22 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 21 (1.56%) Apache
5 18 (1.34%) WebLogic
6 15 (1.12%) SharePoint
7 13 (0.97%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.60%) IBM Notes
8 8 (0.60%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.60%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.22%) nginx
13 1 (0.075%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.075%) JBoss
13 1 (0.075%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.46%) MS Visio
3 25 (1.86%) MS Office
4 20 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.075%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 59 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (1.27%) Office 365
5 14 (1.04%) IaaS
6 12 (0.89%) SaaS
7 5 (0.37%) iPaaS
8 4 (0.30%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.30%) PaaS
9 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.075%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.075%) GitHub
10 1 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.075%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 795 (59.24%) Firewall
2 643 (47.91%) Network Security
3 313 (23.32%) Cisco ASA
4 292 (21.76%) VPN
5 176 (13.11%) Wireless
6 165 (12.30%) WAN
7 164 (12.22%) LAN
8 151 (11.25%) TCP/IP
9 124 (9.24%) OSPF
10 121 (9.02%) DNS
11 113 (8.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 109 (8.12%) BGP
13 102 (7.60%) Intrusion Detection
14 91 (6.78%) SSL
15 88 (6.56%) Internet
16 82 (6.11%) MPLS
17 68 (5.07%) Cisco ISE
18 62 (4.62%) DHCP
19 58 (4.32%) Cisco Wireless
20 56 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.42%) Big Data
3 14 (1.04%) NoSQL
4 7 (0.52%) Blockchain
4 7 (0.52%) Data Lake
4 7 (0.52%) Hadoop
4 7 (0.52%) InfluxDB
4 7 (0.52%) MySQL
5 6 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.22%) Cognos Impromptu
7 2 (0.15%) HBase
7 2 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.075%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (0.89%) Burp Suite
2 9 (0.67%) JIRA
3 7 (0.52%) Cucumber
4 6 (0.45%) Metasploit
5 5 (0.37%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.37%) sqlmap
6 4 (0.30%) AppScan
6 4 (0.30%) Paros
6 4 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.30%) WebScarab
7 3 (0.22%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.15%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.15%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.075%) JMeter
9 1 (0.075%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.075%) Maven
9 1 (0.075%) Selenium
9 1 (0.075%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 231 (17.21%) Finance
2 83 (6.18%) Banking
3 58 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 43 (3.20%) German Language
5 29 (2.16%) French Language
5 29 (2.16%) Games
6 25 (1.86%) Retail
7 19 (1.42%) Law
8 12 (0.89%) Electronics
9 11 (0.82%) Legal
9 11 (0.82%) Marketing
9 11 (0.82%) Publishing
10 9 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.60%) Portuguese Language
11 8 (0.60%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.52%) Online Betting
13 6 (0.45%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.37%) Military
15 4 (0.30%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (3.73%) 802.1X
2 29 (2.16%) Web Services
3 20 (1.49%) Regular Expression
3 20 (1.49%) SailPoint
4 13 (0.97%) Elastic Stack
5 12 (0.89%) .NET
6 10 (0.75%) ZeroMQ
7 8 (0.60%) CSS
8 6 (0.45%) HTML
9 5 (0.37%) Ajax
9 5 (0.37%) CGI
9 5 (0.37%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (0.37%) SAML
9 5 (0.37%) Servlets
10 4 (0.30%) Middleware
10 4 (0.30%) XML
11 3 (0.22%) Node.js
11 3 (0.22%) OAuth2
11 3 (0.22%) OpenID
12 2 (0.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 142 (10.58%) Data Centre
2 101 (7.53%) Management Information System
3 90 (6.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 72 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (4.99%) Computer Science
6 54 (4.02%) PKI
7 39 (2.91%) Cyberthreat
8 35 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 20 (1.49%) RSA SecurID
10 19 (1.42%) CESG
10 19 (1.42%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.27%) Cyber Attack
12 16 (1.19%) Clustering
13 12 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.60%) Cybercrime
14 8 (0.60%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
15 7 (0.52%) Fintech
15 7 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 385 (28.69%) Linux
2 358 (26.68%) Windows
3 145 (10.80%) Unix
4 83 (6.18%) Windows Server
5 69 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (3.73%) Solaris
6 50 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (3.13%) Windows 2000
8 28 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (1.86%) CentOS
10 20 (1.49%) Apple iOS
11 19 (1.42%) Android
12 13 (0.97%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.60%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.60%) Windows NT
15 7 (0.52%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.37%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (25.41%) Information Security
2 260 (19.37%) SIEM
3 254 (18.93%) Cybersecurity
4 190 (14.16%) Security Operations
5 150 (11.18%) ITIL
6 117 (8.72%) Kalman Filter
7 115 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 92 (6.86%) Security Architecture
9 90 (6.71%) Security Monitoring
10 89 (6.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 83 (6.18%) Penetration Testing
12 82 (6.11%) Risk Management
13 73 (5.44%) Load Balancing
14 70 (5.22%) Presales
15 65 (4.84%) Security Management
16 64 (4.77%) Mentoring
17 59 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
18 58 (4.32%) Incident Management
19 57 (4.25%) Identity Management
20 53 (3.95%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (8.35%) Python
2 83 (6.18%) SQL
3 65 (4.84%) Java
4 53 (3.95%) C++
5 42 (3.13%) C
6 39 (2.91%) Perl
7 35 (2.61%) PowerShell
8 34 (2.53%) Ruby
9 29 (2.16%) C#
10 23 (1.71%) Bash Shell
11 13 (0.97%) Korn
12 12 (0.89%) Bourne shell
12 12 (0.89%) JavaScript
13 7 (0.52%) Embedded C
13 7 (0.52%) Embedded C++
13 7 (0.52%) VB
14 6 (0.45%) PHP
15 5 (0.37%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.37%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.30%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 413 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 307 (22.88%) CCNP
3 221 (16.47%) CISSP
4 182 (13.56%) CCNA
5 143 (10.66%) Degree
6 96 (7.15%) CISM
7 94 (7.00%) Security Cleared
8 81 (6.04%) CCSE
9 75 (5.59%) CCIE
10 71 (5.29%) SC Cleared
11 70 (5.22%) CEH
12 67 (4.99%) CISA
13 51 (3.80%) GIAC
14 50 (3.73%) CCSA
15 45 (3.35%) CompTIA Security+
15 45 (3.35%) Security+ Certification
16 37 (2.76%) JNCIS
17 34 (2.53%) CCSP
18 29 (2.16%) CCDP
19 25 (1.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (8.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (5.81%) SLA
3 68 (5.07%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.49%) QA
5 19 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.75%) ISO27002
7 8 (0.60%) FISMA
8 5 (0.37%) GPG13
9 3 (0.22%) GDPR
9 3 (0.22%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.15%) COBIT
10 2 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.075%) ISO27005
System Software
1 120 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 47 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.91%) Snort
4 28 (2.09%) vSphere
5 26 (1.94%) ProxySG
6 17 (1.27%) Hyper-V
7 16 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (1.04%) Docker
8 14 (1.04%) Firmware
9 13 (0.97%) VMware ESX
10 11 (0.82%) iptables
11 10 (0.75%) XenApp
12 8 (0.60%) Samba
12 8 (0.60%) XenServer
13 7 (0.52%) MetaFrame
13 7 (0.52%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.37%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.37%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 84 (6.26%) FortiGate
2 74 (5.51%) Nessus
3 44 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
4 34 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 26 (1.94%) QRadar
6 24 (1.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 22 (1.64%) PowerBroker
7 22 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 18 (1.34%) SCCM
9 17 (1.27%) Ansible
9 17 (1.27%) Kibana
10 16 (1.19%) CSIRT
11 13 (0.97%) logstash
11 13 (0.97%) Puppet
12 11 (0.82%) SELinux
13 10 (0.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 10 (0.75%) RSA enVision
14 8 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
14 8 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
15 7 (0.52%) Grafana
Vendors
1 674 (50.22%) Cisco
2 464 (34.58%) CheckPoint
3 372 (27.72%) Palo Alto
4 298 (22.21%) Juniper
5 219 (16.32%) F5
6 179 (13.34%) Microsoft
7 158 (11.77%) Fortinet
8 141 (10.51%) Intel Security
9 122 (9.09%) Splunk
10 108 (8.05%) Sourcefire
11 104 (7.75%) Blue Coat
12 95 (7.08%) VMware
13 64 (4.77%) Symantec
14 60 (4.47%) Aruba
15 55 (4.10%) CyberArk
15 55 (4.10%) Riverbed
16 47 (3.50%) Extreme Networks
17 46 (3.43%) ArcSight
17 46 (3.43%) HP
18 43 (3.20%) Crossbeam
Luton, Bedfordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Employee benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elliot
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Flexible Worki
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package of up to £55k plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits overtime, training, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Certs
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Modis International
Salary: £28000 - £31500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + good company + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70k basic + £7,200 car allowance + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + A bag full of bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Generous Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£60,000 base (plus competitive package)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago