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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 140 158 142
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 39 39 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.17% 1.00% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.02% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 35
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £17,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
3239 3806 3299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.47% 97.66% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2866 3286 2753
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
Aldershot +10 10 - -
Southampton -3 3 £45,000 -
Basingstoke +2 2 £23,000 -45.23% 1
Eastleigh -3 2 £17,500 +2.94%
Farnborough -25 2 - - 1
Winchester - 2 £37,500 -
Fareham +5 1 £68,000 +147.27% 1
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 37 (56.06%) Security Cleared
2 36 (54.55%) Network Security
3 34 (51.52%) Firewall
4 27 (40.91%) Linux
4 27 (40.91%) SC Cleared
5 26 (39.39%) Windows
6 25 (37.88%) DNS
7 23 (34.85%) Information Security
8 19 (28.79%) Cisco
9 18 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (25.76%) Telecoms
11 14 (21.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (21.21%) Security Architecture
12 13 (19.70%) CheckPoint
12 13 (19.70%) VPN
13 12 (18.18%) Time Management
13 12 (18.18%) IPsec
13 12 (18.18%) CESG
13 12 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (18.18%) Palo Alto
14 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
14 11 (16.67%) PKI
14 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 11 (16.67%) C
14 11 (16.67%) Java
14 11 (16.67%) Python
14 11 (16.67%) Internet
15 10 (15.15%) Solaris
15 10 (15.15%) Computer Security
15 10 (15.15%) Management Information System

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (54.55%) Network Security
2 34 (51.52%) Firewall
3 25 (37.88%) DNS
4 14 (21.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (19.70%) VPN
6 12 (18.18%) IPsec
7 11 (16.67%) Internet
7 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (6.06%) DHCP
10 4 (6.06%) DMZ
10 4 (6.06%) FTP
10 4 (6.06%) HTTP
10 4 (6.06%) NetScreen
10 4 (6.06%) SMTP
10 4 (6.06%) X.400
11 3 (4.55%) SNMP
11 3 (4.55%) VLAN
11 3 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 17 (25.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.06%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.06%) Back Office
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) CESG
2 11 (16.67%) PKI
3 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (15.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.06%) EPoS
5 3 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (3.03%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Linux
2 26 (39.39%) Windows
3 10 (15.15%) Solaris
4 6 (9.09%) Unix
5 4 (6.06%) Windows 2000
5 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Information Security
2 14 (21.21%) Security Architecture
3 12 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (18.18%) Time Management
4 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 10 (15.15%) Computer Security
5 10 (15.15%) Software Deployment
6 9 (13.64%) Information Assurance
6 9 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.12%) ITIL
7 8 (12.12%) TDD
7 8 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.06%) Network Design
10 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.03%) Network Architecture
11 2 (3.03%) Security Operations
11 2 (3.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) C
1 11 (16.67%) Java
1 11 (16.67%) Python
2 4 (6.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (56.06%) Security Cleared
2 27 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 18 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (13.64%) Degree
5 8 (12.12%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (12.12%) DV Cleared
6 6 (9.09%) CCNA
6 6 (9.09%) CCNP
7 5 (7.58%) CCIE
7 5 (7.58%) CISSP
8 4 (6.06%) CCDA
8 4 (6.06%) CCDP
8 4 (6.06%) GIAC
8 4 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (6.06%) MCSE
8 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.03%) HP AIS
9 2 (3.03%) HP ASE
9 2 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.52%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) FISMA
2 9 (13.64%) RMADS
3 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.52%) SAS 70
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.52%) EnCase
3 1 (1.52%) FTK
3 1 (1.52%) Nessus
3 1 (1.52%) Nmap
3 1 (1.52%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Cisco
2 13 (19.70%) CheckPoint
3 12 (18.18%) Palo Alto
4 8 (12.12%) Juniper
4 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.09%) F5
5 6 (9.09%) Symantec
6 5 (7.58%) Intel Security
6 5 (7.58%) IronPort
7 4 (6.06%) SAP
8 3 (4.55%) Sophos
8 3 (4.55%) Trend Micro
9 2 (3.03%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.03%) HP
9 2 (3.03%) LogRhythm
9 2 (3.03%) Meraki
9 2 (3.03%) ProCurve
9 2 (3.03%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.52%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.52%) ION Trading
Basingstoke
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago