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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 98 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.35% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.097% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £48,000 £41,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.66% -17.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
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
1343 1033 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.05% 95.12% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 783 741
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,367 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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
Colchester +11 1 £47,500 +14.45%
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
1 3 (60.00%) Sourcefire
1 3 (60.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) FirePass
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (20.00%) FirePass
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
1 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sourcefire
1 3 (60.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) F5