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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 500 488 515
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 427 418 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 345 326 335
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 £60,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
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
102306 94953 105283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83534 79531 90590
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -1 170 £55,000 +10.00% 18
South East +9 154 £47,500 +21.79% 7
West Midlands -9 25 £47,500 +21.01% 2
East of England -26 21 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Yorkshire -27 21 £42,500 +13.33%
North West -9 20 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South West -30 8 £47,500 +21.79% 2
North East -9 2 £40,000 -9.09%
East Midlands -14 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 612 (66.23%) Firewall
2 506 (54.76%) Cisco
3 465 (50.32%) Network Security
4 428 (46.32%) CheckPoint
5 362 (39.18%) Cisco Certification
6 275 (29.76%) Juniper
7 274 (29.65%) Windows
8 273 (29.55%) CCNP
9 221 (23.92%) VPN
10 183 (19.81%) Linux
11 177 (19.16%) WAN
11 177 (19.16%) Cisco ASA
12 174 (18.83%) CCNA
13 167 (18.07%) LAN
14 164 (17.75%) TCP/IP
15 157 (16.99%) CISSP
16 155 (16.77%) CCSE
17 153 (16.56%) Finance
18 149 (16.13%) Information Security
19 146 (15.80%) F5
20 143 (15.48%) Blue Coat
21 141 (15.26%) SIEM
22 140 (15.15%) Security Cleared
23 131 (14.18%) UNIX
24 123 (13.31%) SSL
25 122 (13.20%) Microsoft
26 121 (13.10%) CCSA
27 112 (12.12%) Telecoms
28 110 (11.90%) SC Cleared
29 106 (11.47%) DNS

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (2.71%) MS Exchange
2 21 (2.27%) IIS
3 18 (1.95%) Apache
4 12 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.76%) 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 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.62%) MS Office
3 13 (1.41%) 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 5 (0.54%) SaaS
2 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 612 (66.23%) Firewall
2 465 (50.32%) Network Security
3 221 (23.92%) VPN
4 177 (19.16%) WAN
4 177 (19.16%) Cisco ASA
5 167 (18.07%) LAN
6 164 (17.75%) TCP/IP
7 123 (13.31%) SSL
8 106 (11.47%) DNS
9 102 (11.04%) OSPF
10 96 (10.39%) Internet
11 90 (9.74%) BGP
12 80 (8.66%) IPsec
13 79 (8.55%) Wireless
14 78 (8.44%) MPLS
15 61 (6.60%) Cisco IOS
16 58 (6.28%) Cisco PIX
17 56 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
18 52 (5.63%) VoIP
19 50 (5.41%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.19%) MySQL
3 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (2.92%) Metasploit
2 6 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.54%) WebLOAD
3 5 (0.54%) 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
1 153 (16.56%) Finance
2 112 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 48 (5.19%) Retail
4 31 (3.35%) Banking
5 28 (3.03%) Legal
6 19 (2.06%) Billing
7 18 (1.95%) Law
8 9 (0.97%) German Language
9 8 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.76%) Games
11 4 (0.43%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.22%) Advertising
12 2 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Marketing
13 1 (0.11%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.95%) Web Services
2 14 (1.52%) .NET
3 9 (0.97%) SAML
4 6 (0.65%) Middleware
5 5 (0.54%) REST
6 4 (0.43%) HTML
6 4 (0.43%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.32%) CSS
7 3 (0.32%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.32%) OAuth
8 2 (0.22%) SOAP
8 2 (0.22%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.11%) XML
9 1 (0.11%) WSH
9 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.63%) Management Information System
2 49 (5.30%) Computer Science
3 35 (3.79%) SecurID
4 32 (3.46%) PKI
5 31 (3.35%) Hedge funds
6 29 (3.14%) Smartphone
7 22 (2.38%) CCTV
8 18 (1.95%) Statistics
9 17 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (1.62%) Open Source
11 13 (1.41%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.19%) Physics
12 11 (1.19%) CESG
13 7 (0.76%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.65%) Replication
15 5 (0.54%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.54%) Cryptography
16 4 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
16 4 (0.43%) Online Games
17 3 (0.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 274 (29.65%) Windows
2 183 (19.81%) Linux
3 131 (14.18%) UNIX
4 62 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (3.03%) Solaris
8 17 (1.84%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.30%) Windows 2000
10 11 (1.19%) CentOS
11 10 (1.08%) FreeBSD
12 9 (0.97%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.76%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.76%) Android
13 7 (0.76%) AIX
14 6 (0.65%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.54%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (16.13%) Information Security
2 141 (15.26%) SIEM
3 90 (9.74%) Network Management
4 79 (8.55%) ITIL
5 77 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 41 (4.44%) Security Management
7 38 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
8 36 (3.90%) Vulnerability Management
9 32 (3.46%) Change Control
9 32 (3.46%) Network Design
10 29 (3.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 29 (3.14%) Cyber Security
11 28 (3.03%) Project Management
12 23 (2.49%) Change Management
12 23 (2.49%) Penetration Testing
13 22 (2.38%) Asset Management
13 22 (2.38%) Incident Management
13 22 (2.38%) Validation
13 22 (2.38%) Security Architecture
14 21 (2.27%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (8.33%) Perl
2 73 (7.90%) SQL
3 56 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 39 (4.22%) Python
5 36 (3.90%) Bash Shell
6 32 (3.46%) PHP
7 29 (3.14%) Ruby
8 25 (2.71%) Java
9 21 (2.27%) C++
10 10 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.08%) C
11 8 (0.87%) C#
12 4 (0.43%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.32%) VB
14 2 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 362 (39.18%) Cisco Certification
2 273 (29.55%) CCNP
3 174 (18.83%) CCNA
4 157 (16.99%) CISSP
5 155 (16.77%) CCSE
6 140 (15.15%) Security Cleared
7 121 (13.10%) CCSA
8 110 (11.90%) SC Cleared
9 72 (7.79%) Degree
10 38 (4.11%) JNCIA
11 33 (3.57%) JNCIS
12 31 (3.35%) DV Cleared
13 26 (2.81%) CCIE
14 25 (2.71%) CCSP
15 23 (2.49%) CEH
16 20 (2.16%) MCSE
16 20 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (1.95%) CISM
17 18 (1.95%) GIAC
18 15 (1.62%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.74%) PCI DSS
2 45 (4.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (4.00%) SLA
4 28 (3.03%) COBIT
5 20 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (1.73%) QA
7 11 (1.19%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 78 (8.44%) Active Directory
2 43 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (4.44%) Snort
4 38 (4.11%) ProxySG
5 24 (2.60%) Nmap
6 13 (1.41%) ISA Server
7 12 (1.30%) 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 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 31 (3.35%) FortiGate
3 22 (2.38%) Nessus
4 20 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 20 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 16 (1.73%) Cacti
6 15 (1.62%) WSUS
7 10 (1.08%) SCCM
8 9 (0.97%) SCOM
9 8 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (0.87%) HP SIM
10 6 (0.65%) OpenView
11 4 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
13 2 (0.22%) Opsview
13 2 (0.22%) Cryoserver
13 2 (0.22%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.22%) Nagios
13 2 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 506 (54.76%) Cisco
2 428 (46.32%) CheckPoint
3 275 (29.76%) Juniper
4 146 (15.80%) F5
5 143 (15.48%) Blue Coat
6 122 (13.20%) Microsoft
7 80 (8.66%) Fortinet
8 77 (8.33%) McAfee
9 68 (7.36%) VMware
10 65 (7.03%) Symantec
11 62 (6.71%) SolarWinds
12 57 (6.17%) ArcSight
13 53 (5.74%) Websense
14 48 (5.19%) Sophos
15 47 (5.09%) Citrix
16 41 (4.44%) IronPort
17 40 (4.33%) Aruba
18 38 (4.11%) HP
19 35 (3.79%) Red Hat
20 31 (3.35%) LogRhythm
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £52500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago