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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 157 168 174
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 48 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.21% 0.65% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.68% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 45 19 16
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,200 £40,800 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
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
3753 3830 4001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.42% 95.13% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3033 3287 3433
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 14 £58,000 -
Aldershot - 11 £50,000 - 1
Southampton +10 9 £42,500 +8.97%
Portsmouth -22 4 £25,000 +6.38%
Basingstoke -6 3 £65,000 +66.66%
Romsey - 1 - -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 63 (66.32%) Firewall
2 45 (47.37%) Security Cleared
3 42 (44.21%) SC Cleared
4 36 (37.89%) Windows
5 32 (33.68%) SIEM
6 29 (30.53%) McAfee
7 26 (27.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 26 (27.37%) Symantec
8 25 (26.32%) Linux
9 24 (25.26%) UNIX
10 23 (24.21%) ArcSight
11 22 (23.16%) DNS
12 21 (22.11%) IronPort
12 21 (22.11%) Network Security
13 20 (21.05%) Cisco
14 17 (17.89%) Juniper
14 17 (17.89%) Degree
15 16 (16.84%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (16.84%) CISSP
16 15 (15.79%) PCI DSS
17 14 (14.74%) ISA Server
17 14 (14.74%) CheckPoint
18 13 (13.68%) Internet
19 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
19 12 (12.63%) Brocade
20 11 (11.58%) Statistics
20 11 (11.58%) Mathematics
20 11 (11.58%) Physics
20 11 (11.58%) Computer Science
20 11 (11.58%) Machine Learning

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (9.47%) IIS
2 8 (8.42%) Apache
3 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (66.32%) Firewall
2 22 (23.16%) DNS
3 21 (22.11%) Network Security
4 13 (13.68%) Internet
5 10 (10.53%) VPN
6 6 (6.32%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (6.32%) NetScaler
6 6 (6.32%) VLAN
7 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.11%) SSL
10 1 (1.05%) LAN
10 1 (1.05%) VoIP
10 1 (1.05%) WAN
10 1 (1.05%) HTTP
10 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) MySQL
2 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Selenium
1 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 5 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.05%) Marketing
2 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) .NET
1 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Statistics
1 11 (11.58%) Mathematics
1 11 (11.58%) Physics
1 11 (11.58%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.47%) Open Source
3 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.89%) Windows
2 25 (26.32%) Linux
3 24 (25.26%) UNIX
4 8 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.68%) SIEM
2 16 (16.84%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (11.58%) Machine Learning
3 11 (11.58%) Cyber Security
4 8 (8.42%) Information Security
5 6 (6.32%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.32%) ITIL
5 6 (6.32%) Information Security Management
5 6 (6.32%) Security Management
5 6 (6.32%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (6.32%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (3.16%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (3.16%) Network Design
7 2 (2.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (2.11%) Release Management
7 2 (2.11%) Validation
7 2 (2.11%) Data Security
7 2 (2.11%) SOA
7 2 (2.11%) Security Architecture
8 1 (1.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.53%) Python
2 9 (9.47%) Ruby
3 8 (8.42%) PHP
3 8 (8.42%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 42 (44.21%) SC Cleared
3 17 (17.89%) Degree
4 16 (16.84%) CISSP
5 8 (8.42%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.42%) CCNP
6 6 (6.32%) GIAC
6 6 (6.32%) ISACA
7 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.11%) CCSA
7 2 (2.11%) CCSE
7 2 (2.11%) CCNA
8 1 (1.05%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.32%) COBIT
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (14.74%) ISA Server
2 9 (9.47%) Snort
3 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (27.37%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (4.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (30.53%) McAfee
2 26 (27.37%) Symantec
3 23 (24.21%) ArcSight
4 21 (22.11%) IronPort
5 20 (21.05%) Cisco
6 17 (17.89%) Juniper
7 14 (14.74%) CheckPoint
8 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
8 12 (12.63%) Brocade
9 9 (9.47%) Nokia
10 8 (8.42%) Red Hat
10 8 (8.42%) F5
11 6 (6.32%) VMware
11 6 (6.32%) Citrix
12 4 (4.21%) HP
13 2 (2.11%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.11%) Fortinet
14 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds
14 1 (1.05%) SAP
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus shift allowance
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