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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank - - 97
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.37% -11.11%
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
1093 1033 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.13% 95.38% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 906 854 897
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (83.33%) COBIT
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Military
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (83.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) VMware