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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 820 804 812
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 43 53 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.054% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.057% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 30 43 26
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,600 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £47,900 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+17.43% -8.76%
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
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +17 20 £67,500 +12.50% 3
South East -25 12 £63,750 +37.68% 4
East Midlands +31 5 £38,500 -9.41% 1
South West - 4 £57,500 -
West Midlands -17 2 £50,250 -2.42%
North West - 2 - -
Senior Security Engineer
UK

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 65 (63.11%) Cisco
2 59 (57.28%) Firewall
3 51 (49.51%) CheckPoint
4 50 (48.54%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (44.66%) Network Security
6 35 (33.98%) CCNP
7 32 (31.07%) Juniper
8 30 (29.13%) VPN
9 25 (24.27%) F5
10 23 (22.33%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (22.33%) Windows
11 22 (21.36%) SIEM
12 21 (20.39%) DNS
12 21 (20.39%) CCIE
13 20 (19.42%) VMware
14 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
14 19 (18.45%) UNIX
14 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (17.48%) SSL
16 17 (16.50%) Linux
16 17 (16.50%) Information Security
16 17 (16.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 16 (15.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 16 (15.53%) Wireless
17 16 (15.53%) BGP
17 16 (15.53%) MS Excel
17 16 (15.53%) CISSP
18 15 (14.56%) OSPF
18 15 (14.56%) Security Management
18 15 (14.56%) Degree

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (7.77%) IIS
2 6 (5.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (15.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (57.28%) Firewall
2 46 (44.66%) Network Security
3 30 (29.13%) VPN
4 23 (22.33%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (20.39%) DNS
6 18 (17.48%) SSL
7 16 (15.53%) Wireless
7 16 (15.53%) BGP
7 16 (15.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (14.56%) OSPF
9 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
9 14 (13.59%) Cisco PIX
10 13 (12.62%) EIGRP
10 13 (12.62%) LAN
10 13 (12.62%) WAN
11 12 (11.65%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (10.68%) MPLS
13 10 (9.71%) VoIP
13 10 (9.71%) Cisco ISE
14 9 (8.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.97%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (14.56%) Retail
2 9 (8.74%) Finance
3 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Avionics
5 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.97%) Law
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) SAML
1 4 (3.88%) OAuth
1 4 (3.88%) REST
2 2 (1.94%) .NET
2 2 (1.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
1 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) Clustering
3 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.97%) SecurID
4 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.97%) Physics
4 1 (0.97%) Blog
4 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) Windows
2 19 (18.45%) UNIX
3 17 (16.50%) Linux
4 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.88%) Windows 2000
7 4 (3.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.36%) SIEM
2 17 (16.50%) Information Security
3 15 (14.56%) Security Management
4 14 (13.59%) Mentoring
5 13 (12.62%) ITIL
6 10 (9.71%) Data Protection
7 9 (8.74%) Information Security Management
8 8 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (7.77%) Change Management
8 8 (7.77%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (6.80%) Incident Management
9 7 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (6.80%) Network Design
9 7 (6.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.85%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.85%) Security Architecture
11 5 (4.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.85%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.68%) SQL
2 7 (6.80%) Python
2 7 (6.80%) Java
2 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.88%) C++
4 3 (2.91%) Perl
4 3 (2.91%) C
5 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.97%) Ruby
6 1 (0.97%) C#
6 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (48.54%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (33.98%) CCNP
3 21 (20.39%) CCIE
4 16 (15.53%) CISSP
5 15 (14.56%) Degree
6 14 (13.59%) CCSE
7 9 (8.74%) CCDP
7 9 (8.74%) CCSA
8 5 (4.85%) CISM
8 5 (4.85%) ISSAP
8 5 (4.85%) ISSMP
8 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.88%) CCSP
9 4 (3.88%) CCNA
10 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.91%) GIAC
10 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.91%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.94%) CEH
11 2 (1.94%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (13.59%) PCI DSS
3 7 (6.80%) COBIT
4 6 (5.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.88%) SLA
6 2 (1.94%) QA
7 1 (0.97%) ARP4754
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.83%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.83%) ISA Server
3 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.94%) MetaFrame
4 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.94%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (6.80%) SCCM
3 6 (5.83%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.97%) Nessus
Vendors
1 65 (63.11%) Cisco
2 51 (49.51%) CheckPoint
3 32 (31.07%) Juniper
4 25 (24.27%) F5
5 20 (19.42%) VMware
6 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
7 15 (14.56%) Blue Coat
8 10 (9.71%) Fortinet
9 8 (7.77%) IronPort
9 8 (7.77%) Aruba
10 7 (6.80%) Barracuda Networks
10 7 (6.80%) McAfee
11 5 (4.85%) Altiris
11 5 (4.85%) HP
11 5 (4.85%) Dell
11 5 (4.85%) EMC
11 5 (4.85%) IBM
11 5 (4.85%) Sourcefire
12 4 (3.88%) Crossbeam
12 4 (3.88%) Lumension
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