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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 803 830 809
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 72 77 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.068% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.072% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 58 49 29
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
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 £38,500
% 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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
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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 +16 39 £67,500 +17.90% 3
South East -25 13 £55,250 +24.43% 2
North West - 10 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 7 £38,500 -
West Midlands -15 3 £55,000 -2.65%
South West - 1 - -
Senior Security Engineer
UK

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 78 (66.67%) Cisco
2 76 (64.96%) Firewall
3 60 (51.28%) Network Security
4 56 (47.86%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (47.01%) CheckPoint
6 42 (35.90%) CCNP
7 34 (29.06%) Juniper
7 34 (29.06%) Windows
8 33 (28.21%) CISSP
9 31 (26.50%) VPN
10 28 (23.93%) LAN
10 28 (23.93%) WAN
11 27 (23.08%) SIEM
12 26 (22.22%) Wireless
13 24 (20.51%) F5
14 22 (18.80%) CCIE
15 21 (17.95%) Linux
15 21 (17.95%) VMware
15 21 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 20 (17.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (17.09%) Finance
16 20 (17.09%) Microsoft
17 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
17 19 (16.24%) Cisco ASA
18 17 (14.53%) DNS
18 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
18 17 (14.53%) BGP
18 17 (14.53%) Information Security
19 16 (13.68%) OSPF
19 16 (13.68%) PCI DSS

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 10 (8.55%) IIS
2 6 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (64.96%) Firewall
2 60 (51.28%) Network Security
3 31 (26.50%) VPN
4 28 (23.93%) LAN
4 28 (23.93%) WAN
5 26 (22.22%) Wireless
6 19 (16.24%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (14.53%) BGP
7 17 (14.53%) DNS
7 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
8 16 (13.68%) OSPF
9 14 (11.97%) EIGRP
10 13 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
10 13 (11.11%) VoIP
10 13 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 13 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
11 11 (9.40%) SSL
11 11 (9.40%) SAN
11 11 (9.40%) VLAN
12 10 (8.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (17.09%) Finance
2 14 (11.97%) Retail
3 6 (5.13%) Law
4 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Avionics
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) .NET
1 1 (0.85%) CSS
1 1 (0.85%) JSP
1 1 (0.85%) SAML
1 1 (0.85%) OAuth
1 1 (0.85%) OpenID
1 1 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Clustering
2 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.71%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Physics
6 1 (0.85%) Blog
6 1 (0.85%) Social Network
6 1 (0.85%) RMADS
6 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.85%) Open Source
6 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.06%) Windows
2 21 (17.95%) Linux
3 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (11.97%) UNIX
4 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.27%) Windows 2000
5 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) SIEM
2 17 (14.53%) Information Security
3 13 (11.11%) Change Management
4 12 (10.26%) Cyber Security
4 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 11 (9.40%) Network Design
6 10 (8.55%) Data Protection
7 9 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (7.69%) Security Management
8 8 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.98%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (5.98%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.98%) Security Architecture
10 6 (5.13%) Problem Management
10 6 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.13%) ITIL
11 5 (4.27%) Cash Management
11 5 (4.27%) Investment Management
11 5 (4.27%) Coaching
12 4 (3.42%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.11%) SQL
2 9 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.13%) Perl
4 5 (4.27%) Python
5 3 (2.56%) C++
6 2 (1.71%) Java
6 2 (1.71%) C#
6 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.71%) Ruby
6 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.85%) R
7 1 (0.85%) PHP
7 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (47.86%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (35.90%) CCNP
3 33 (28.21%) CISSP
4 22 (18.80%) CCIE
5 15 (12.82%) CISM
6 14 (11.97%) Degree
7 12 (10.26%) CCSE
8 11 (9.40%) CCNA
9 8 (6.84%) CCSA
10 5 (4.27%) MCSE
10 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (3.42%) CCDP
11 4 (3.42%) CEH
11 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
12 3 (2.56%) ISSAP
12 3 (2.56%) ISSMP
12 3 (2.56%) MCP
12 3 (2.56%) CCSP
13 2 (1.71%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (13.68%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.13%) SLA
3 6 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.56%) COBIT
5 2 (1.71%) FISMA
6 1 (0.85%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.85%) ARP4754
6 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (17.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.55%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.71%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.85%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 6 (5.13%) SCCM
3 4 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.85%) Nessus
4 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) StatsD
Vendors
1 78 (66.67%) Cisco
2 55 (47.01%) CheckPoint
3 34 (29.06%) Juniper
4 24 (20.51%) F5
5 21 (17.95%) VMware
6 20 (17.09%) Microsoft
7 14 (11.97%) Blue Coat
8 12 (10.26%) Fortinet
9 9 (7.69%) HP
9 9 (7.69%) Dell
9 9 (7.69%) EMC
9 9 (7.69%) IBM
10 7 (5.98%) McAfee
10 7 (5.98%) Aruba
11 6 (5.13%) Sourcefire
11 6 (5.13%) Altiris
12 5 (4.27%) Crossbeam
12 5 (4.27%) Lumension
12 5 (4.27%) Rackspace
13 4 (3.42%) ServiceNow
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