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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 154 166 176
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 40 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.02% 0.62% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.66% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 20
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £23,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £45,671 £46,600
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
3721 3651 4048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.75% 95.00% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3065 3143 3501
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £56,500
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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Havant - 12 £58,000 -
Southampton +16 11 £45,000 +15.38%
Aldershot - 5 £50,000 - 1
Portsmouth -23 4 £25,000 +6.38%
Basingstoke -6 1 - -
Romsey - 1 - -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 55 (63.22%) Firewall
2 39 (44.83%) Security Cleared
3 37 (42.53%) SC Cleared
4 36 (41.38%) Windows
5 29 (33.33%) SIEM
6 25 (28.74%) Linux
7 24 (27.59%) UNIX
8 22 (25.29%) Symantec
8 22 (25.29%) McAfee
8 22 (25.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 22 (25.29%) Network Security
9 21 (24.14%) DNS
9 21 (24.14%) ArcSight
10 19 (21.84%) Degree
10 19 (21.84%) IronPort
11 18 (20.69%) Cisco
11 18 (20.69%) PCI DSS
12 16 (18.39%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (17.24%) Juniper
14 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
14 13 (14.94%) CISSP
14 13 (14.94%) ISA Server
14 13 (14.94%) Mentoring
15 12 (13.79%) Brocade
16 11 (12.64%) MySQL
16 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
16 11 (12.64%) CheckPoint
16 11 (12.64%) Information Security
17 10 (11.49%) Internet

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (9.20%) IIS
1 8 (9.20%) Apache
2 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 55 (63.22%) Firewall
2 22 (25.29%) Network Security
3 21 (24.14%) DNS
4 10 (11.49%) Internet
5 6 (6.90%) VPN
5 6 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (6.90%) NetScaler
5 6 (6.90%) VLAN
6 5 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.60%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) MySQL
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Selenium
1 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
1 4 (4.60%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.49%) Statistics
2 10 (11.49%) Mathematics
2 10 (11.49%) Physics
2 10 (11.49%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.20%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.38%) Windows
2 25 (28.74%) Linux
3 24 (27.59%) UNIX
4 8 (9.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) SIEM
2 16 (18.39%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (14.94%) Mentoring
4 11 (12.64%) Information Security
5 10 (11.49%) Machine Learning
5 10 (11.49%) Cyber Security
6 9 (10.34%) Security Management
7 8 (9.20%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (8.05%) Information Security Management
8 7 (8.05%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (6.90%) Load Balancing
9 6 (6.90%) ITIL
10 4 (4.60%) Security Architecture
11 3 (3.45%) Line Management
11 3 (3.45%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (3.45%) Network Design
12 2 (2.30%) SOA
12 2 (2.30%) Data Security
12 2 (2.30%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) Python
2 8 (9.20%) Ruby
2 8 (9.20%) PHP
2 8 (9.20%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 37 (42.53%) SC Cleared
3 19 (21.84%) Degree
4 13 (14.94%) CISSP
5 9 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.90%) GIAC
6 6 (6.90%) CCNA
6 6 (6.90%) ISACA
7 5 (5.75%) CCNP
8 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.30%) CCSA
8 2 (2.30%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.69%) PCI DSS
2 9 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.90%) COBIT
4 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.94%) ISA Server
2 8 (9.20%) Snort
3 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (25.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (4.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Symantec
1 22 (25.29%) McAfee
2 21 (24.14%) ArcSight
3 19 (21.84%) IronPort
4 18 (20.69%) Cisco
5 15 (17.24%) Juniper
6 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
7 12 (13.79%) Brocade
8 11 (12.64%) CheckPoint
9 8 (9.20%) Red Hat
10 6 (6.90%) Citrix
10 6 (6.90%) VMware
10 6 (6.90%) Nokia
10 6 (6.90%) F5
11 4 (4.60%) HP
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 23 days ago