The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 121 124 125
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 25 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.16% 0.98% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.02% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 8
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Security Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2110 1964 1921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.55% 96.65% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1803 1574 1458
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 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
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £62,500 - 1
Watford +8 6 £60,000 +10.09%
Stevenage -4 1 £57,500 +43.75%
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 19 (59.38%) SC Cleared
3 17 (53.13%) Information Security
4 15 (46.88%) Risk Management
5 14 (43.75%) Electronics
5 14 (43.75%) Manufacturing
5 14 (43.75%) Validation
5 14 (43.75%) Information Assurance
5 14 (43.75%) Management Information System
6 11 (34.38%) CESG
6 11 (34.38%) C
7 10 (31.25%) Military
7 10 (31.25%) Firewall
8 9 (28.13%) CheckPoint
9 8 (25.00%) Cisco
9 8 (25.00%) Network Security
10 7 (21.88%) Network Architecture
10 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
10 7 (21.88%) Private Cloud
10 7 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (18.75%) GIAC
11 6 (18.75%) GCIH
12 5 (15.63%) Sourcefire
12 5 (15.63%) Identity Management
12 5 (15.63%) CCNP
12 5 (15.63%) VPN
12 5 (15.63%) LogRhythm
12 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (12.50%) CCSA

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) Network Security
3 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.63%) VPN
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.13%) FirePass
7 1 (3.13%) WAN
General
1 14 (43.75%) Electronics
1 14 (43.75%) Manufacturing
2 10 (31.25%) Military
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Legal
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 11 (34.38%) CESG
3 7 (21.88%) Private Cloud
4 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Information Security
2 15 (46.88%) Risk Management
3 14 (43.75%) Information Assurance
3 14 (43.75%) Validation
4 7 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (21.88%) Network Architecture
5 5 (15.63%) Identity Management
6 3 (9.38%) Security Testing
6 3 (9.38%) SIEM
6 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL
7 1 (3.13%) Network Design
7 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) Security Management
7 1 (3.13%) Security Patching
7 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 19 (59.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (18.75%) GCIH
3 6 (18.75%) GIAC
4 5 (15.63%) CCNP
5 4 (12.50%) CCSA
6 3 (9.38%) CCSE
6 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) CCIE
7 1 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.13%) CISM
7 1 (3.13%) CISMP
7 1 (3.13%) CISSP
7 1 (3.13%) CLAS
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) RMADS
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) CheckPoint
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) LogRhythm
3 5 (15.63%) Sourcefire
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Adobe
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Sophos
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago