The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior 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
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 807 828 785
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 59 36 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.035% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.037% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 41 30 42
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £43,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,600 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+19.15% -
Senior 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%

Senior Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer across the England region.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Trend in England

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Senior 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 Senior 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
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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 +44 33 £61,000 +10.90% 2
South East +13 22 £60,000 +26.31% 1
South West - 4 - -
West Midlands -7 2 £50,250 -2.42%
East of England -20 1 £80,000 -
North West - 1 - -
Senior Security Engineer
UK

Senior 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 Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title.

1 88 (65.19%) Firewall
2 85 (62.96%) Cisco
3 71 (52.59%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (47.41%) CheckPoint
5 52 (38.52%) Network Security
5 52 (38.52%) CCNP
6 49 (36.30%) Juniper
7 41 (30.37%) VPN
8 38 (28.15%) F5
9 35 (25.93%) UNIX
10 30 (22.22%) Windows
11 29 (21.48%) DNS
12 27 (20.00%) OSPF
13 26 (19.26%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (17.04%) BGP
14 23 (17.04%) Information Security
14 23 (17.04%) Fortinet
15 22 (16.30%) Linux
15 22 (16.30%) CCIE
16 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (15.56%) MPLS
16 21 (15.56%) Wireless
16 21 (15.56%) WAN
16 21 (15.56%) IronPort
17 20 (14.81%) Load Balancing
17 20 (14.81%) LAN
17 20 (14.81%) Mentoring
18 19 (14.07%) Root Cause Analysis
18 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
18 19 (14.07%) Cisco CUCM

Senior 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 Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (65.19%) Firewall
2 52 (38.52%) Network Security
3 41 (30.37%) VPN
4 29 (21.48%) DNS
5 27 (20.00%) OSPF
6 26 (19.26%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (17.04%) BGP
8 21 (15.56%) Wireless
8 21 (15.56%) MPLS
8 21 (15.56%) WAN
9 20 (14.81%) LAN
10 18 (13.33%) SSL
11 16 (11.85%) EIGRP
12 14 (10.37%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (10.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (9.63%) HSRP
13 13 (9.63%) VLAN
13 13 (9.63%) VoIP
13 13 (9.63%) RIP
14 12 (8.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Metasploit
1 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.41%) Retail
3 3 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (0.74%) Law
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.96%) SAML
1 4 (2.96%) OAuth
1 4 (2.96%) REST
2 2 (1.48%) .NET
2 2 (1.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (5.93%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.96%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.96%) SecurID
5 2 (1.48%) Derivative
5 2 (1.48%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.48%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Blog
6 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.93%) UNIX
2 30 (22.22%) Windows
3 22 (16.30%) Linux
4 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.96%) Windows 2000
5 4 (2.96%) Solaris
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.04%) Information Security
2 20 (14.81%) Load Balancing
2 20 (14.81%) Mentoring
3 19 (14.07%) Root Cause Analysis
4 17 (12.59%) SIEM
5 15 (11.11%) ITIL
6 14 (10.37%) Security Management
7 12 (8.89%) Network Management
8 9 (6.67%) Information Security Management
9 8 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.93%) Migration
10 7 (5.19%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.44%) Security Architecture
11 6 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (3.70%) Validation
12 5 (3.70%) Data Protection
12 5 (3.70%) Security Testing
12 5 (3.70%) Project Management
12 5 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.89%) SQL
2 9 (6.67%) Java
3 6 (4.44%) Python
3 6 (4.44%) C++
4 5 (3.70%) C#
5 3 (2.22%) C
5 3 (2.22%) Perl
5 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.74%) PHP
7 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 71 (52.59%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (38.52%) CCNP
3 22 (16.30%) CCIE
4 16 (11.85%) Degree
4 16 (11.85%) CISSP
5 15 (11.11%) CCSA
6 12 (8.89%) CCSE
7 11 (8.15%) CCDP
8 10 (7.41%) CCSP
9 6 (4.44%) CCNA
10 5 (3.70%) CISM
10 5 (3.70%) ISSAP
10 5 (3.70%) ISSMP
11 4 (2.96%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (2.22%) GIAC
12 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (2.22%) JNCIA
12 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.48%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (8.15%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.19%) COBIT
3 6 (4.44%) QA
3 6 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (12.59%) ISA Server
2 15 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.48%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.48%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (14.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 85 (62.96%) Cisco
2 64 (47.41%) CheckPoint
3 49 (36.30%) Juniper
4 38 (28.15%) F5
5 23 (17.04%) Fortinet
6 21 (15.56%) IronPort
7 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
8 17 (12.59%) VMware
8 17 (12.59%) SolarWinds
9 14 (10.37%) Aruba
10 8 (5.93%) Blue Coat
11 7 (5.19%) Citrix
12 6 (4.44%) McAfee
12 6 (4.44%) Crossbeam
13 5 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (3.70%) Sourcefire
14 3 (2.22%) Huawei
14 3 (2.22%) Brocade
14 3 (2.22%) Websense
14 3 (2.22%) Riverbed
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