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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 152 162 164
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 39 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.99% 0.59% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.62% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 21
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,259 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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
3730 3539 3959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.79% 95.26% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3110 3025 3403
Average salary £40,000 £38,954 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.68% -2.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 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 2 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 +24 17 £47,500 +37.68% 3
Havant - 11 £58,000 -
Aldershot - 3 £50,000 -
Portsmouth -17 2 £25,000 +6.38%
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 55 (62.50%) Firewall
2 36 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 35 (39.77%) Windows
4 34 (38.64%) SC Cleared
5 28 (31.82%) SIEM
6 27 (30.68%) Network Security
7 24 (27.27%) Linux
7 24 (27.27%) UNIX
8 22 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 21 (23.86%) Degree
9 21 (23.86%) DNS
10 20 (22.73%) Cisco
10 20 (22.73%) Symantec
10 20 (22.73%) McAfee
10 20 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
11 19 (21.59%) IronPort
11 19 (21.59%) ArcSight
12 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (18.18%) Information Security
13 15 (17.05%) Juniper
14 13 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (14.77%) ISA Server
14 13 (14.77%) Mentoring
15 12 (13.64%) Brocade
15 12 (13.64%) Security Management
15 12 (13.64%) CISSP
15 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
16 11 (12.50%) CheckPoint
16 11 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 7 (7.95%) Apache
2 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 55 (62.50%) Firewall
2 27 (30.68%) Network Security
3 21 (23.86%) DNS
4 9 (10.23%) Internet
5 6 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (6.82%) VPN
5 6 (6.82%) NetScaler
5 6 (6.82%) VLAN
6 5 (5.68%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.27%) Multicast
8 2 (2.27%) Wireless
8 2 (2.27%) VoIP
8 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
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.36%) Statistics
3 8 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 8 (9.09%) Physics
3 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.95%) Open Source
5 2 (2.27%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Windows
2 24 (27.27%) Linux
2 24 (27.27%) UNIX
3 7 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) SIEM
2 16 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 16 (18.18%) Information Security
3 13 (14.77%) Mentoring
4 12 (13.64%) Security Management
5 9 (10.23%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (10.23%) ITIL
5 9 (10.23%) Information Security Management
6 8 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (9.09%) Machine Learning
6 8 (9.09%) Cyber Security
6 8 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 6 (6.82%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.41%) Line Management
9 3 (3.41%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (3.41%) Network Design
10 2 (2.27%) Data Security
10 2 (2.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.09%) Python
2 7 (7.95%) Ruby
2 7 (7.95%) PHP
2 7 (7.95%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 34 (38.64%) SC Cleared
3 21 (23.86%) Degree
4 13 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (13.64%) CISSP
6 10 (11.36%) CCNA
7 7 (7.95%) GIAC
8 6 (6.82%) ISACA
9 5 (5.68%) CCNP
10 2 (2.27%) CCDP
10 2 (2.27%) CCSA
10 2 (2.27%) CCSE
10 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (7.95%) COBIT
4 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.77%) ISA Server
2 8 (9.09%) Snort
3 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Cisco
1 20 (22.73%) Symantec
1 20 (22.73%) McAfee
2 19 (21.59%) IronPort
2 19 (21.59%) ArcSight
3 15 (17.05%) Juniper
4 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.64%) Brocade
5 11 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.95%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.82%) Nokia
7 6 (6.82%) HP
7 6 (6.82%) Citrix
7 6 (6.82%) F5
7 6 (6.82%) VMware
8 1 (1.14%) Sourcefire
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Salary: c45,000 - 50,000 + ex bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £40000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum + pension, life, medical, etc
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