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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 477 484 431
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 442 487 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.47% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 348 346 330
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,850 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +48 219 £52,500 -4.54% 21
South East -77 119 £50,000 +11.11% 14
North West +22 31 £52,500 +11.70% 9
East of England +13 22 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Yorkshire +27 20 £37,500 -21.05% 1
East Midlands +13 18 £45,000 +66.66% 2
West Midlands -11 9 £50,000 -2.43% 1
South West -9 7 £45,000 +25.00% 6
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 574 (59.48%) Firewall
2 498 (51.61%) Network Security
3 470 (48.70%) Cisco
4 369 (38.24%) CheckPoint
5 354 (36.68%) Cisco Certification
6 299 (30.98%) Windows
7 250 (25.91%) CISSP
8 228 (23.63%) CCNP
9 224 (23.21%) Linux
10 218 (22.59%) Information Security
11 202 (20.93%) TCP/IP
12 199 (20.62%) Finance
13 198 (20.52%) Juniper
14 188 (19.48%) CCNA
15 181 (18.76%) F5
16 176 (18.24%) WAN
17 175 (18.13%) Cisco ASA
18 163 (16.89%) VPN
19 161 (16.68%) SIEM
20 149 (15.44%) LAN
21 123 (12.75%) UNIX
22 117 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 115 (11.92%) Degree
24 114 (11.81%) Security Cleared
25 112 (11.61%) Wireless
26 111 (11.50%) Microsoft
27 105 (10.88%) Blue Coat
28 104 (10.78%) Active Directory
29 101 (10.47%) DNS
30 99 (10.26%) PCI DSS

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 26 (2.69%) IIS
2 11 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.62%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.31%) Lync
5 3 (0.31%) Apache
6 2 (0.21%) CMS
6 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.10%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 73 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.14%) MS Office
3 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.10%) assyst
2 1 (0.10%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (1.24%) PaaS
3 9 (0.93%) IaaS
4 7 (0.73%) SaaS
5 5 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.31%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 574 (59.48%) Firewall
2 498 (51.61%) Network Security
3 202 (20.93%) TCP/IP
4 176 (18.24%) WAN
5 175 (18.13%) Cisco ASA
6 163 (16.89%) VPN
7 149 (15.44%) LAN
8 112 (11.61%) Wireless
9 101 (10.47%) DNS
10 78 (8.08%) SSL
11 77 (7.98%) Intrusion Detection
12 72 (7.46%) BGP
13 64 (6.63%) OSPF
14 55 (5.70%) EIGRP
15 54 (5.60%) HTTP
16 51 (5.28%) Cisco PIX
16 51 (5.28%) MPLS
16 51 (5.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 50 (5.18%) DHCP
18 49 (5.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.14%) MySQL
3 10 (1.04%) Big Data
4 4 (0.41%) MariaDB
5 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.10%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.10%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (1.66%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.10%) Yeoman
General
1 199 (20.62%) Finance
2 55 (5.70%) Telecoms
3 49 (5.08%) Law
4 38 (3.94%) Banking
5 23 (2.38%) Retail
6 19 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.45%) Games
8 13 (1.35%) Multimedia
9 10 (1.04%) Legal
10 9 (0.93%) Advertising
11 6 (0.62%) Back Office
12 5 (0.52%) Military
13 4 (0.41%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.41%) Marketing
14 3 (0.31%) Billing
14 3 (0.31%) Publishing
15 2 (0.21%) German Language
16 1 (0.10%) Russian Language
16 1 (0.10%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.10%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.59%) Web Services
2 17 (1.76%) .NET
3 12 (1.24%) SOAP
4 9 (0.93%) OAuth
4 9 (0.93%) SAML
5 7 (0.73%) Dalvik
5 7 (0.73%) JNI
6 6 (0.62%) REST
7 4 (0.41%) JSP
7 4 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.41%) OpenID
7 4 (0.41%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.31%) Ajax
8 3 (0.31%) HTML5
8 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.31%) HTML
8 3 (0.31%) Middleware
9 2 (0.21%) CSS
9 2 (0.21%) XML
10 1 (0.10%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.29%) Management Information System
2 71 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (6.22%) Computer Science
4 48 (4.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 30 (3.11%) Hedge funds
6 29 (3.01%) PKI
7 24 (2.49%) Clustering
8 22 (2.28%) Open Source
9 16 (1.66%) CESG
10 11 (1.14%) Cryptography
11 8 (0.83%) Smartphone
11 8 (0.83%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.52%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.52%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.41%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.41%) RMADS
13 4 (0.41%) Blog
13 4 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.31%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 299 (30.98%) Windows
2 224 (23.21%) Linux
3 123 (12.75%) UNIX
4 53 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (2.38%) Solaris
8 18 (1.87%) Windows 2000
9 10 (1.04%) Android
10 9 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.83%) CentOS
12 7 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.52%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (22.59%) Information Security
2 161 (16.68%) SIEM
3 89 (9.22%) ITIL
4 88 (9.12%) Penetration Testing
5 82 (8.50%) Cyber Security
6 71 (7.36%) Security Architecture
7 69 (7.15%) Load Balancing
8 67 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
9 66 (6.84%) Network Design
10 56 (5.80%) Change Management
11 49 (5.08%) Risk Management
12 45 (4.66%) DDoS Mitigation
13 44 (4.56%) Network Monitoring
13 44 (4.56%) Security Management
14 41 (4.25%) Project Management
15 38 (3.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 34 (3.52%) Incident Management
17 32 (3.32%) Agile Software Development
18 31 (3.21%) Database Security
19 28 (2.90%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 95 (9.84%) SQL
2 74 (7.67%) Perl
3 50 (5.18%) Python
4 46 (4.77%) PowerShell
5 31 (3.21%) Java
6 25 (2.59%) PHP
7 23 (2.38%) C
8 18 (1.87%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.66%) Ruby
10 15 (1.55%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.55%) C++
11 12 (1.24%) C#
12 11 (1.14%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.73%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.41%) VBScript
14 4 (0.41%) R
15 3 (0.31%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.10%) VB
16 1 (0.10%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 354 (36.68%) Cisco Certification
2 250 (25.91%) CISSP
3 228 (23.63%) CCNP
4 188 (19.48%) CCNA
5 115 (11.92%) Degree
6 114 (11.81%) Security Cleared
7 90 (9.33%) CISM
8 83 (8.60%) CCSA
9 78 (8.08%) CCSE
10 68 (7.05%) SC Cleared
11 66 (6.84%) CEH
12 56 (5.80%) CCIE
13 33 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (3.11%) MCSE
15 29 (3.01%) GIAC
16 26 (2.69%) DV Cleared
17 20 (2.07%) JNCIS
18 19 (1.97%) CCDP
18 19 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 16 (1.66%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (10.26%) PCI DSS
3 48 (4.97%) SLA
4 14 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (1.45%) COBIT
5 11 (1.14%) HIPAA
6 7 (0.73%) QA
7 5 (0.52%) FISMA
8 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.41%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.10%) GPG13
9 1 (0.10%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 104 (10.78%) Active Directory
2 43 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.32%) Snort
4 25 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.38%) vSphere
6 8 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.73%) iptables
8 6 (0.62%) ISA Server
8 6 (0.62%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.41%) XenApp
10 3 (0.31%) OpenSSH
10 3 (0.31%) Firmware
11 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.21%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.10%) vCloud
12 1 (0.10%) Xen
12 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 45 (4.66%) Nessus
2 35 (3.63%) FortiGate
3 31 (3.21%) Norton AntiVirus
4 18 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (0.93%) Nmap
6 7 (0.73%) WSUS
7 6 (0.62%) SCCM
7 6 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.52%) Nagios
9 4 (0.41%) MOM
9 4 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.41%) StatsD
9 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.31%) CORE IMPACT
10 3 (0.31%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.31%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.21%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.21%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.21%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 470 (48.70%) Cisco
2 369 (38.24%) CheckPoint
3 198 (20.52%) Juniper
4 181 (18.76%) F5
5 111 (11.50%) Microsoft
6 105 (10.88%) Blue Coat
7 95 (9.84%) Fortinet
8 86 (8.91%) McAfee
9 82 (8.50%) HP
10 71 (7.36%) VMware
11 59 (6.11%) Citrix
12 45 (4.66%) Symantec
13 40 (4.15%) Splunk
14 39 (4.04%) IronPort
15 30 (3.11%) Sourcefire
16 27 (2.80%) Dell
17 26 (2.69%) Websense
18 25 (2.59%) Brocade
19 19 (1.97%) IBM
20 18 (1.87%) EMC
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