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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 439 557 444
Rank change year-on-year
+118 -113
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 535 322 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.33% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 442 248 357
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +126 232 £50,000 - 14
South East +2 139 £50,000 +11.11% 11
North West +62 75 £50,000 - 6
East of England +18 43 £47,500 +14.45% 2
South West +12 23 £44,500 +7.87% 2
Yorkshire -26 14 £45,000 +5.88% 5
West Midlands -18 10 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Midlands +26 6 £57,500 +69.11% 4
North East - 3 £40,000 -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 617 (63.28%) Firewall
2 548 (56.21%) Cisco
3 543 (55.69%) Network Security
4 380 (38.97%) Cisco Certification
5 375 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 305 (31.28%) Juniper
7 286 (29.33%) CCNP
8 280 (28.72%) Windows
9 253 (25.95%) Information Security
10 214 (21.95%) VPN
11 203 (20.82%) F5
12 198 (20.31%) TCP/IP
13 188 (19.28%) Linux
14 181 (18.56%) Cisco ASA
15 179 (18.36%) WAN
16 177 (18.15%) CISSP
17 172 (17.64%) CCNA
18 171 (17.54%) LAN
19 164 (16.82%) Finance
20 150 (15.38%) UNIX
21 136 (13.95%) Microsoft
22 127 (13.03%) DNS
23 121 (12.41%) Security Cleared
24 118 (12.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 117 (12.00%) SIEM
26 113 (11.59%) Blue Coat
27 112 (11.49%) CCSE
28 107 (10.97%) CCSA
29 106 (10.87%) SSL
30 101 (10.36%) ITIL

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (3.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.03%) IIS
3 8 (0.82%) Apache
3 8 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.31%) Lync
6 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.21%) CMS
7 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 77 (7.90%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.26%) MS Office
3 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.10%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 617 (63.28%) Firewall
2 543 (55.69%) Network Security
3 214 (21.95%) VPN
4 198 (20.31%) TCP/IP
5 181 (18.56%) Cisco ASA
6 179 (18.36%) WAN
7 171 (17.54%) LAN
8 127 (13.03%) DNS
9 106 (10.87%) SSL
10 98 (10.05%) OSPF
11 96 (9.85%) BGP
12 95 (9.74%) Wireless
13 69 (7.08%) MPLS
13 69 (7.08%) EIGRP
14 67 (6.87%) Intrusion Detection
15 66 (6.77%) Cisco IOS
16 61 (6.26%) IPsec
17 53 (5.44%) Cisco Nexus
18 47 (4.82%) VoIP
19 45 (4.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.72%) MySQL
3 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.10%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.10%) Big Data
4 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.13%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.13%) Metasploit
3 6 (0.62%) WebLOAD
4 1 (0.10%) Subversion
4 1 (0.10%) Selenium
4 1 (0.10%) WebDriver
General
1 164 (16.82%) Finance
2 55 (5.64%) Telecoms
3 46 (4.72%) Law
4 33 (3.38%) Banking
5 28 (2.87%) Retail
6 17 (1.74%) Legal
7 12 (1.23%) Games
8 9 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.41%) German Language
10 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.21%) Marketing
10 2 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.10%) Billing
11 1 (0.10%) Advertising
11 1 (0.10%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.23%) Web Services
2 11 (1.13%) REST
3 7 (0.72%) Middleware
3 7 (0.72%) .NET
3 7 (0.72%) SOAP
4 6 (0.62%) Dalvik
4 6 (0.62%) SAML
4 6 (0.62%) JNI
4 6 (0.62%) OAuth
5 5 (0.51%) CSS
6 4 (0.41%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.10%) HTML5
7 1 (0.10%) Ajax
7 1 (0.10%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.10%) HTML
7 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.10%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.10%) ODBC
7 1 (0.10%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 59 (6.05%) Computer Science
2 59 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.44%) PKI
4 27 (2.77%) Hedge funds
5 16 (1.64%) SecurID
6 14 (1.44%) Cryptography
7 13 (1.33%) Tandem
7 13 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (1.13%) Mathematics
10 9 (0.92%) Open Source
10 9 (0.92%) CESG
11 8 (0.82%) GIS
11 8 (0.82%) Replication
11 8 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (0.82%) User Experience
12 5 (0.51%) Statistics
12 5 (0.51%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 280 (28.72%) Windows
2 188 (19.28%) Linux
3 150 (15.38%) UNIX
4 55 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (3.69%) Windows 7
7 26 (2.67%) Solaris
8 18 (1.85%) Windows XP
8 18 (1.85%) Android
9 14 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 13 (1.33%) Windows 2000
10 13 (1.33%) AIX
11 9 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.82%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.31%) CentOS
15 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (25.95%) Information Security
2 117 (12.00%) SIEM
3 101 (10.36%) ITIL
4 61 (6.26%) Load Balancing
4 61 (6.26%) Cyber Security
5 60 (6.15%) Network Management
6 58 (5.95%) Kalman Filter
7 57 (5.85%) Penetration Testing
8 55 (5.64%) Network Design
9 44 (4.51%) Security Management
10 42 (4.31%) Security Architecture
11 40 (4.10%) Network Monitoring
12 39 (4.00%) Change Management
13 37 (3.79%) Project Management
14 35 (3.59%) E-Commerce
14 35 (3.59%) Information Security Management
15 31 (3.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 29 (2.97%) Mentoring
17 28 (2.87%) Vulnerability Management
18 26 (2.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 73 (7.49%) SQL
2 52 (5.33%) Perl
3 49 (5.03%) PowerShell
4 34 (3.49%) Python
5 27 (2.77%) Java
6 24 (2.46%) Shell Script
7 19 (1.95%) C++
8 17 (1.74%) C
9 13 (1.33%) C#
10 11 (1.13%) PHP
11 7 (0.72%) Ruby
12 6 (0.62%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.51%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.31%) VBScript
14 3 (0.31%) VB
15 2 (0.21%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 380 (38.97%) Cisco Certification
2 286 (29.33%) CCNP
3 177 (18.15%) CISSP
4 172 (17.64%) CCNA
5 121 (12.41%) Security Cleared
6 112 (11.49%) CCSE
7 107 (10.97%) CCSA
8 98 (10.05%) Degree
9 97 (9.95%) SC Cleared
10 73 (7.49%) CISM
11 42 (4.31%) CEH
12 40 (4.10%) CCIE
13 35 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 32 (3.28%) MCSE
15 27 (2.77%) ISSAP
15 27 (2.77%) ISSMP
16 26 (2.67%) JNCIS
16 26 (2.67%) CCSP
16 26 (2.67%) CCDP
17 23 (2.36%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (12.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (7.08%) PCI DSS
3 43 (4.41%) COBIT
4 30 (3.08%) SLA
5 23 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 12 (1.23%) QA
8 2 (0.21%) GPG13
System Software
1 89 (9.13%) Active Directory
2 60 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.28%) Snort
4 19 (1.95%) ISA Server
5 17 (1.74%) ProxySG
6 15 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.33%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.82%) vSphere
9 4 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.41%) Nmap
10 3 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.31%) XenApp
10 3 (0.31%) UAG
11 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.21%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.10%) Firmware
12 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.10%) Xen
12 1 (0.10%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 46 (4.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 42 (4.31%) FortiGate
3 23 (2.36%) Nessus
4 20 (2.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (1.23%) SCCM
6 6 (0.62%) WSUS
7 4 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.31%) SCOM
8 3 (0.31%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.31%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.21%) OpenView
9 2 (0.21%) Cacti
9 2 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.10%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.10%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.10%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 548 (56.21%) Cisco
2 375 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 305 (31.28%) Juniper
4 203 (20.82%) F5
5 136 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 113 (11.59%) Blue Coat
7 92 (9.44%) McAfee
8 85 (8.72%) Fortinet
9 82 (8.41%) VMware
10 57 (5.85%) IronPort
11 56 (5.74%) Symantec
12 52 (5.33%) Websense
12 52 (5.33%) Citrix
13 38 (3.90%) ArcSight
14 37 (3.79%) SolarWinds
15 35 (3.59%) HP
16 32 (3.28%) Sourcefire
17 28 (2.87%) Aruba
18 23 (2.36%) Nokia
19 18 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
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