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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 792 785 839
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 78 71 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.070% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.074% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 72 53 32
Average salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £83,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +15.78%
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
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £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%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -20 35 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South East +15 28 £58,000 +22.10% 1
West Midlands - 6 £56,500 -
East of England -7 4 £56,500 +25.55% 1
North West -12 2 £40,000 -27.27% 1
East Midlands -17 1 £47,500 -13.63%
Senior Security Engineer
UK

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 129 (79.14%) Cisco
2 111 (68.10%) Firewall
3 91 (55.83%) CheckPoint
4 88 (53.99%) Cisco Certification
5 73 (44.79%) Juniper
6 72 (44.17%) Network Security
7 64 (39.26%) VPN
8 61 (37.42%) CCNP
9 56 (34.36%) OSPF
10 52 (31.90%) Network Management
11 48 (29.45%) F5
12 47 (28.83%) WAN
13 46 (28.22%) LAN
14 45 (27.61%) BGP
15 42 (25.77%) MPLS
16 40 (24.54%) VoIP
17 39 (23.93%) Fortinet
18 37 (22.70%) Cisco ASA
18 37 (22.70%) Telecoms
19 36 (22.09%) Internet
20 35 (21.47%) DNS
21 31 (19.02%) Windows
21 31 (19.02%) Load Balancing
22 29 (17.79%) SolarWinds
22 29 (17.79%) Wireless
23 28 (17.18%) UNIX
24 26 (15.95%) CCSA
24 26 (15.95%) VLAN
25 25 (15.34%) SNMP
26 24 (14.72%) Cisco Nexus

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) MS Office
2 3 (1.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 111 (68.10%) Firewall
2 72 (44.17%) Network Security
3 64 (39.26%) VPN
4 56 (34.36%) OSPF
5 47 (28.83%) WAN
6 46 (28.22%) LAN
7 45 (27.61%) BGP
8 42 (25.77%) MPLS
9 40 (24.54%) VoIP
10 37 (22.70%) Cisco ASA
11 36 (22.09%) Internet
12 35 (21.47%) DNS
13 29 (17.79%) Wireless
14 26 (15.95%) VLAN
15 25 (15.34%) SNMP
16 24 (14.72%) Cisco Nexus
17 21 (12.88%) Broadband
18 20 (12.27%) RIP
18 20 (12.27%) HSRP
18 20 (12.27%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Metasploit
General
1 37 (22.70%) Telecoms
2 22 (13.50%) Retail
3 21 (12.88%) Billing
4 12 (7.36%) Finance
5 7 (4.29%) Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) French Language
7 1 (0.61%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.23%) .NET
1 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.88%) Smartphone
2 11 (6.75%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (4.29%) SecurID
4 4 (2.45%) CESG
4 4 (2.45%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.45%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.23%) Derivative
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.02%) Windows
2 28 (17.18%) UNIX
3 22 (13.50%) Linux
4 11 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.07%) Solaris
5 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.45%) Windows 2000
6 4 (2.45%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.90%) Network Management
2 31 (19.02%) Load Balancing
3 13 (7.98%) Information Security
4 12 (7.36%) SIEM
4 12 (7.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (6.75%) Capacity Management
6 10 (6.13%) Security Management
7 9 (5.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (4.91%) Change Control
9 7 (4.29%) Network Architecture
9 7 (4.29%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (4.29%) Network Design
9 7 (4.29%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.68%) ITIL
11 5 (3.07%) Project Management
11 5 (3.07%) Validation
11 5 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (2.45%) Migration
12 4 (2.45%) Service Management
12 4 (2.45%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.68%) Perl
1 6 (3.68%) SQL
2 5 (3.07%) Python
2 5 (3.07%) PHP
3 4 (2.45%) C#
3 4 (2.45%) Ruby
3 4 (2.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.23%) C++
4 2 (1.23%) Java
5 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (53.99%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (37.42%) CCNP
3 26 (15.95%) CCSA
4 23 (14.11%) CCIE
5 21 (12.88%) CCNA
6 20 (12.27%) CISSP
7 18 (11.04%) CCSE
8 15 (9.20%) CCSP
9 12 (7.36%) JNCIS
10 11 (6.75%) JNCIA
11 8 (4.91%) CEH
12 6 (3.68%) Check Point Certification
12 6 (3.68%) Security Cleared
13 5 (3.07%) Degree
14 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
14 4 (2.45%) GSEC
14 4 (2.45%) MCSE
14 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (2.45%) OSCP
14 4 (2.45%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) QA
2 6 (3.68%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.45%) HIPAA
3 4 (2.45%) SLA
4 3 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (7.98%) ISA Server
2 5 (3.07%) ProxySG
3 4 (2.45%) Snort
3 4 (2.45%) Nmap
3 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.23%) vSphere
4 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (9.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.45%) Nessus
3 3 (1.84%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.61%) OpenView
5 1 (0.61%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 129 (79.14%) Cisco
2 91 (55.83%) CheckPoint
3 73 (44.79%) Juniper
4 48 (29.45%) F5
5 39 (23.93%) Fortinet
6 29 (17.79%) SolarWinds
7 21 (12.88%) IronPort
8 20 (12.27%) Aruba
9 18 (11.04%) Brocade
9 18 (11.04%) Citrix
10 15 (9.20%) Blue Coat
10 15 (9.20%) Huawei
11 14 (8.59%) Microsoft
12 9 (5.52%) Nokia
12 9 (5.52%) VMware
13 8 (4.91%) McAfee
14 7 (4.29%) Crossbeam
15 6 (3.68%) Sophos
16 5 (3.07%) Sourcefire
16 5 (3.07%) Red Hat
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