The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 97 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.60% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.46% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 6
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Security Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
973 1297 1373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.91% 97.67% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 769 1054 1112
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Essex

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
Colchester - 4 £42,500 -
Basildon - 2 £41,000 -
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Security Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Network Security
1 9 (64.29%) Palo Alto
2 7 (50.00%) SLA
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Juniper
3 6 (42.86%) Infoblox
3 6 (42.86%) Aruba
3 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 6 (42.86%) Extreme Networks
4 5 (35.71%) Allot
4 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
4 5 (35.71%) Vyatta
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) CCNP
5 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Business Transformation
6 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (21.43%) Publishing
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (21.43%) SAP Security
6 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Zeacom
6 3 (21.43%) FirePass
6 3 (21.43%) F5

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Network Security
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (21.43%) DMZ
4 3 (21.43%) FirePass
4 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
4 3 (21.43%) IPsec
4 3 (21.43%) SSL
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Publishing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) Business Transformation
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Security
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Fault Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCDP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Palo Alto
2 6 (42.86%) Aruba
2 6 (42.86%) Extreme Networks
2 6 (42.86%) Infoblox
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) Allot
3 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
3 5 (35.71%) Vyatta
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) F5
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) Zeacom
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint