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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 798 789 829
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 73 62 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.062% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.066% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 69 43 40
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 £47,000 £42,600 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £85,000 £65,500
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
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -13 35 £53,000 -7.82% 1
South East -11 21 £58,000 +14.65%
West Midlands +2 6 £54,500 +32.92%
North West -15 4 £40,000 -27.27% 1
East of England -30 4 £56,500 +25.55% 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 16 September 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.

1 120 (76.92%) Cisco
2 104 (66.67%) Firewall
3 87 (55.77%) CheckPoint
4 84 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (44.23%) Network Security
6 65 (41.67%) Juniper
7 59 (37.82%) VPN
8 58 (37.18%) CCNP
9 48 (30.77%) OSPF
10 46 (29.49%) F5
11 45 (28.85%) Network Management
12 43 (27.56%) WAN
13 42 (26.92%) LAN
14 39 (25.00%) Fortinet
15 37 (23.72%) BGP
15 37 (23.72%) MPLS
16 36 (23.08%) Telecoms
17 35 (22.44%) VoIP
18 34 (21.79%) Cisco ASA
19 32 (20.51%) SolarWinds
20 31 (19.87%) Windows
20 31 (19.87%) Internet
21 30 (19.23%) Load Balancing
22 29 (18.59%) DNS
23 27 (17.31%) UNIX
23 27 (17.31%) CCSA
24 26 (16.67%) Wireless
25 23 (14.74%) VLAN
26 21 (13.46%) IronPort
27 20 (12.82%) Cisco PIX

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (1.92%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.64%) IIS
2 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Office
2 3 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 104 (66.67%) Firewall
2 69 (44.23%) Network Security
3 59 (37.82%) VPN
4 48 (30.77%) OSPF
5 43 (27.56%) WAN
6 42 (26.92%) LAN
7 37 (23.72%) BGP
7 37 (23.72%) MPLS
8 35 (22.44%) VoIP
9 34 (21.79%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (19.87%) Internet
11 29 (18.59%) DNS
12 26 (16.67%) Wireless
13 23 (14.74%) VLAN
14 20 (12.82%) Cisco PIX
14 20 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (12.82%) SNMP
15 19 (12.18%) RIP
15 19 (12.18%) HSRP
16 18 (11.54%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Metasploit
2 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 18 (11.54%) Retail
3 17 (10.90%) Billing
4 7 (4.49%) Finance
5 5 (3.21%) Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) French Language
7 1 (0.64%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.92%) SAML
1 3 (1.92%) OAuth
1 3 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Smartphone
2 15 (9.62%) Video Conferencing
3 14 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.85%) SecurID
5 4 (2.56%) CESG
5 4 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.28%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.28%) Derivative
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.87%) Windows
2 27 (17.31%) UNIX
3 19 (12.18%) Linux
4 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.56%) CentOS
6 4 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.56%) Windows 2000
6 4 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.85%) Network Management
2 30 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 16 (10.26%) Mentoring
4 13 (8.33%) Information Security
4 13 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (8.33%) SIEM
5 10 (6.41%) Security Management
6 9 (5.77%) E-Commerce
6 9 (5.77%) Capacity Management
7 7 (4.49%) Network Design
7 7 (4.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (4.49%) ITIL
7 7 (4.49%) Network Architecture
8 6 (3.85%) Change Control
9 5 (3.21%) Validation
9 5 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.56%) Coaching
10 4 (2.56%) Security Testing
10 4 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.13%) Python
2 6 (3.85%) Perl
2 6 (3.85%) SQL
3 5 (3.21%) Java
3 5 (3.21%) PHP
4 4 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.56%) Ruby
4 4 (2.56%) C#
5 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.28%) C++
6 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 84 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (37.18%) CCNP
3 27 (17.31%) CCSA
4 19 (12.18%) CCIE
4 19 (12.18%) CCNA
5 17 (10.90%) CISSP
6 15 (9.62%) CCSE
7 12 (7.69%) CCSP
8 10 (6.41%) JNCIS
9 9 (5.77%) JNCIA
10 8 (5.13%) CEH
11 6 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (3.21%) Security Cleared
13 4 (2.56%) OSCP
13 4 (2.56%) OSCE
13 4 (2.56%) Degree
13 4 (2.56%) GSEC
13 4 (2.56%) MCSE
14 3 (1.92%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) QA
2 7 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.21%) SLA
4 4 (2.56%) HIPAA
4 4 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (7.69%) ISA Server
2 5 (3.21%) ProxySG
2 5 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.56%) Snort
3 4 (2.56%) Nmap
4 2 (1.28%) vSphere
4 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (12.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.56%) Nessus
3 3 (1.92%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 120 (76.92%) Cisco
2 87 (55.77%) CheckPoint
3 65 (41.67%) Juniper
4 46 (29.49%) F5
5 39 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 32 (20.51%) SolarWinds
7 21 (13.46%) IronPort
8 19 (12.18%) Aruba
9 17 (10.90%) Citrix
10 16 (10.26%) Brocade
11 15 (9.62%) Huawei
12 14 (8.97%) Blue Coat
13 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
14 10 (6.41%) VMware
15 9 (5.77%) Nokia
16 8 (5.13%) McAfee
17 7 (4.49%) Crossbeam
18 6 (3.85%) Sophos
19 5 (3.21%) Oracle
19 5 (3.21%) Sourcefire
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