The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 163 171 168
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 35 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.92% 0.47% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.49% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 28
Average salary £48,000 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.69% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,177 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
Security Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3648 3441 3917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.57% 95.58% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3069 2935 3369
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 Hampshire

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Hampshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Southampton +23 18 £47,500 +58.33%
Basingstoke +14 4 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Havant -12 3 £58,000 +14.17%
Aldershot - 3 £50,000 - 2
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 60 (68.18%) Firewall
2 39 (44.32%) Windows
3 33 (37.50%) Network Security
4 31 (35.23%) Security Cleared
5 29 (32.95%) SC Cleared
6 27 (30.68%) UNIX
7 25 (28.41%) Linux
7 25 (28.41%) PCI DSS
8 24 (27.27%) SIEM
8 24 (27.27%) DNS
9 22 (25.00%) IronPort
10 21 (23.86%) Cisco
11 19 (21.59%) Degree
11 19 (21.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (18.18%) Juniper
13 16 (18.18%) ISA Server
13 16 (18.18%) Symantec
13 16 (18.18%) McAfee
13 16 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
13 16 (18.18%) Information Security
13 16 (18.18%) ArcSight
13 16 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 16 (18.18%) Mentoring
14 14 (15.91%) CCNA
15 12 (13.64%) Security Management
15 12 (13.64%) CheckPoint
15 12 (13.64%) Brocade
16 10 (11.36%) CISSP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.95%) IIS
2 4 (4.55%) Apache
2 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (68.18%) Firewall
2 33 (37.50%) Network Security
3 24 (27.27%) DNS
4 10 (11.36%) VPN
5 8 (9.09%) Internet
6 6 (6.82%) NetScaler
6 6 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (6.82%) VLAN
7 5 (5.68%) IPsec
7 5 (5.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (5.68%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (5.68%) SSL
8 4 (4.55%) HTTPS
8 4 (4.55%) HTTP
9 3 (3.41%) VoIP
9 3 (3.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.41%) Multicast
9 3 (3.41%) Wireless
10 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) MySQL
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Selenium
1 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.09%) Statistics
4 6 (6.82%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.82%) Physics
4 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.82%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.55%) Open Source
6 3 (3.41%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.32%) Windows
2 27 (30.68%) UNIX
3 25 (28.41%) Linux
4 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) SIEM
2 19 (21.59%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 16 (18.18%) Information Security
4 12 (13.64%) Security Management
5 10 (11.36%) ITIL
6 9 (10.23%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (10.23%) Information Security Management
6 9 (10.23%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
9 6 (6.82%) Cyber Security
9 6 (6.82%) Machine Learning
10 3 (3.41%) Line Management
10 3 (3.41%) Network Management
10 3 (3.41%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (3.41%) Network Design
11 2 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.23%) Python
2 8 (9.09%) Ruby
3 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.55%) Perl
4 4 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (35.23%) Security Cleared
2 29 (32.95%) SC Cleared
3 19 (21.59%) Degree
4 18 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (15.91%) CCNA
6 10 (11.36%) CISSP
7 7 (7.95%) GIAC
8 6 (6.82%) CCNP
8 6 (6.82%) ISACA
9 3 (3.41%) CCDP
10 2 (2.27%) CCSA
10 2 (2.27%) CCSE
10 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.41%) PCI DSS
2 16 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (7.95%) COBIT
4 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (18.18%) ISA Server
2 9 (10.23%) Snort
3 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) IronPort
2 21 (23.86%) Cisco
3 16 (18.18%) Symantec
3 16 (18.18%) McAfee
3 16 (18.18%) ArcSight
3 16 (18.18%) Juniper
4 12 (13.64%) Brocade
4 12 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.95%) HP
7 6 (6.82%) Citrix
7 6 (6.82%) VMware
7 6 (6.82%) F5
7 6 (6.82%) Nokia
8 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.14%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.14%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.14%) Sourcefire
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago