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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 372 434 471
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 726 644 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.65% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 585 545 466
Median salary £54,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
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
88406 98623 105620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75235 82312 86796
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +64 333 £60,000 +14.28% 35
South East +68 252 £50,000 +5.26% 14
West Midlands +11 30 £46,000 +31.42% 2
Yorkshire +1 30 £44,000 +17.33% 5
North West +13 26 £46,250 -2.63% 7
South West +22 25 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England +5 25 £50,000 +17.64% 5
East Midlands -20 2 £38,750 -3.12%
Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 920 (62.12%) Firewall
2 790 (53.34%) Network Security
3 733 (49.49%) Cisco
4 496 (33.49%) CheckPoint
5 463 (31.26%) Cisco Certification
6 365 (24.65%) Linux
7 357 (24.11%) Windows
8 347 (23.43%) Palo Alto
9 344 (23.23%) Juniper
9 344 (23.23%) CCNP
10 340 (22.96%) VPN
11 334 (22.55%) Cisco ASA
12 263 (17.76%) SIEM
13 262 (17.69%) Information Security
14 258 (17.42%) F5
15 223 (15.06%) Finance
16 217 (14.65%) CCNA
17 216 (14.58%) LAN
18 209 (14.11%) WAN
19 199 (13.44%) Security Cleared
20 194 (13.10%) TCP/IP
21 191 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 188 (12.69%) Cybersecurity
23 184 (12.42%) CISSP
24 174 (11.75%) Degree
25 164 (11.07%) Intrusion Detection
25 164 (11.07%) Microsoft
26 150 (10.13%) SC Cleared
27 148 (9.99%) Unix
28 145 (9.79%) ITIL

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 36 (2.43%) MS Exchange
2 33 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (1.28%) IIS
5 17 (1.15%) nginx
6 12 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (0.81%) OpenStack
7 11 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 10 (0.68%) Apache
9 9 (0.61%) JBoss
10 7 (0.47%) SAS
10 7 (0.47%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.27%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
15 1 (0.068%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.068%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.068%) WildFly
Applications
1 81 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.61%) MS Office
2 9 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.068%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 121 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.62%) SaaS
4 15 (1.01%) Office 365
5 11 (0.74%) Mimecast
6 9 (0.61%) GitHub
7 7 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.47%) IaaS
8 5 (0.34%) PaaS
9 4 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 920 (62.12%) Firewall
2 790 (53.34%) Network Security
3 340 (22.96%) VPN
4 334 (22.55%) Cisco ASA
5 216 (14.58%) LAN
6 209 (14.11%) WAN
7 194 (13.10%) TCP/IP
8 164 (11.07%) Intrusion Detection
9 132 (8.91%) Wireless
10 128 (8.64%) MPLS
11 117 (7.90%) BGP
12 111 (7.49%) DNS
12 111 (7.49%) SSL
13 103 (6.95%) OSPF
14 82 (5.54%) Internet
15 80 (5.40%) Cisco Nexus
16 69 (4.66%) DHCP
17 68 (4.59%) EIGRP
18 67 (4.52%) VoIP
19 66 (4.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (4.25%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.03%) Big Data
3 27 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 18 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 18 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.01%) MySQL
6 9 (0.61%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.34%) Apache Hive
8 5 (0.34%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.27%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.27%) GIS
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.27%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.068%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.068%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.068%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.068%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 12 (0.81%) Burp Suite
2 12 (0.81%) Metasploit
3 10 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (0.47%) Eclipse
5 7 (0.47%) JIRA
5 7 (0.47%) sqlmap
6 6 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.34%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.14%) Subversion
9 1 (0.068%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.068%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.068%) Maven
9 1 (0.068%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.068%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 223 (15.06%) Finance
2 104 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 69 (4.66%) Banking
4 33 (2.23%) Law
5 32 (2.16%) German Language
6 30 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.96%) French Language
8 27 (1.82%) Retail
9 18 (1.22%) Games
10 13 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.81%) Legal
12 11 (0.74%) Military
13 10 (0.68%) Publishing
14 9 (0.61%) Marketing
14 9 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.54%) Back Office
15 8 (0.54%) Electronics
16 7 (0.47%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.41%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.41%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (2.90%) Web Services
2 40 (2.70%) 802.1X
3 19 (1.28%) SAML
4 18 (1.22%) ZeroMQ
5 17 (1.15%) HTML
6 16 (1.08%) .NET
7 15 (1.01%) Regular Expression
8 13 (0.88%) Ajax
9 11 (0.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 11 (0.74%) Middleware
9 11 (0.74%) STL
10 10 (0.68%) ASP.NET
10 10 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (0.54%) CSS
12 7 (0.47%) Node.js
13 6 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (0.41%) RESTful
14 5 (0.34%) ELK Stack
14 5 (0.34%) HTML5
14 5 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (8.04%) Data Centre
2 103 (6.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 99 (6.68%) Management Information System
4 89 (6.01%) Computer Science
5 83 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
6 77 (5.20%) PKI
7 61 (4.12%) RSA SecurID
8 57 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
9 40 (2.70%) Cryptography
10 24 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
11 21 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.22%) Internet of Things
12 18 (1.22%) Replication
13 16 (1.08%) Virtual Team
14 15 (1.01%) CESG
15 14 (0.95%) Blackberry
16 11 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
17 10 (0.68%) Fintech
17 10 (0.68%) iPad
17 10 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 365 (24.65%) Linux
2 357 (24.11%) Windows
3 148 (9.99%) Unix
4 107 (7.22%) Windows Server
5 77 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (3.44%) Solaris
7 45 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (2.36%) Windows 2000
10 21 (1.42%) CentOS
11 16 (1.08%) Windows 8
12 15 (1.01%) Android
13 13 (0.88%) Windows XP
14 12 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.54%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.47%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.47%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.34%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (17.76%) SIEM
2 262 (17.69%) Information Security
3 188 (12.69%) Cybersecurity
4 145 (9.79%) ITIL
5 133 (8.98%) Security Operations
6 130 (8.78%) Presales
7 123 (8.31%) Penetration Testing
8 111 (7.49%) Security Architecture
9 105 (7.09%) Kalman Filter
10 84 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
11 80 (5.40%) Vulnerability Management
12 78 (5.27%) Software Engineering
13 75 (5.06%) Change Management
13 75 (5.06%) Network Management
14 72 (4.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 70 (4.73%) Service Delivery
16 58 (3.92%) DDoS Mitigation
17 57 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
18 51 (3.44%) Analytics
19 47 (3.17%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 114 (7.70%) Python
2 109 (7.36%) SQL
3 95 (6.41%) Java
4 85 (5.74%) C
5 62 (4.19%) Perl
6 60 (4.05%) Ruby
7 55 (3.71%) C++
8 34 (2.30%) C#
9 33 (2.23%) JavaScript
10 32 (2.16%) PHP
10 32 (2.16%) PowerShell
11 15 (1.01%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.47%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.41%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.34%) R
14 5 (0.34%) VBScript
15 4 (0.27%) Go
15 4 (0.27%) SAS Macro
16 3 (0.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 463 (31.26%) Cisco Certification
2 344 (23.23%) CCNP
3 217 (14.65%) CCNA
4 199 (13.44%) Security Cleared
5 184 (12.42%) CISSP
6 174 (11.75%) Degree
7 150 (10.13%) SC Cleared
8 108 (7.29%) CCSE
9 103 (6.95%) CCIE
10 74 (5.00%) CCSA
11 67 (4.52%) CEH
12 58 (3.92%) CISM
13 53 (3.58%) SSCP
14 47 (3.17%) CCSP
15 40 (2.70%) GIAC
15 40 (2.70%) SANS
16 37 (2.50%) DV Cleared
17 36 (2.43%) CISA
18 35 (2.36%) JNCIP
19 33 (2.23%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (4.86%) SLA
3 63 (4.25%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.01%) FISMA
5 13 (0.88%) COBIT
6 10 (0.68%) QA
7 9 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.34%) RMADS
9 4 (0.27%) GPG13
9 4 (0.27%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.20%) FIPS 140-2
10 3 (0.20%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.068%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.068%) ISO27002
System Software
1 144 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 51 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.49%) vSphere
4 21 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.81%) Firmware
6 10 (0.68%) XenApp
7 7 (0.47%) ProxySG
7 7 (0.47%) Varnish
8 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.27%) KVM
9 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.20%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.20%) NFS
10 3 (0.20%) Snort
10 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.068%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 53 (3.58%) Puppet
2 51 (3.44%) FortiGate
2 51 (3.44%) Nessus
3 34 (2.30%) Ansible
3 34 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 29 (1.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 21 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
7 20 (1.35%) SCCM
8 15 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
8 15 (1.01%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 15 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 14 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
10 11 (0.74%) Nmap
10 11 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (0.54%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.54%) Nagios
12 6 (0.41%) logstash
12 6 (0.41%) QRadar
12 6 (0.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 733 (49.49%) Cisco
2 496 (33.49%) CheckPoint
3 347 (23.43%) Palo Alto
4 344 (23.23%) Juniper
5 258 (17.42%) F5
6 164 (11.07%) Microsoft
7 108 (7.29%) Intel Security
8 96 (6.48%) Blue Coat
9 89 (6.01%) HP
9 89 (6.01%) VMware
10 87 (5.87%) Fortinet
10 87 (5.87%) SolarWinds
11 78 (5.27%) Riverbed
12 63 (4.25%) ArcSight
12 63 (4.25%) Qualys
13 56 (3.78%) Splunk
14 52 (3.51%) Meraki
15 49 (3.31%) Symantec
16 44 (2.97%) Oracle
17 42 (2.84%) Aruba
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + commission £15,000 + Car Allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + on-call + bonus + excellent benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: On Application
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 70000 + shift allowance + car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston upon thames council
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package + On call
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Networking People
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + On Call Allowance _ Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago