The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 135 126 152
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 9 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.36% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £56,500 £25,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+126.00% -48.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £24,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £26,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2374 2001 2585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.88% 94.25% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 1590 2069
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Engineer
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram 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 31 July 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
Stevenage - 6 £30,000 -
Watford - 3 £56,500 -
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 25 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 17 (56.67%) Network Security
4 16 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (53.33%) CCNP
5 13 (43.33%) Juniper
6 12 (40.00%) TACACS
6 12 (40.00%) CCSE
7 11 (36.67%) Junos
8 10 (33.33%) VPN
9 9 (30.00%) SSL
9 9 (30.00%) Change Management
9 9 (30.00%) SecurID
9 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
10 8 (26.67%) Retail
11 7 (23.33%) Fujitsu
11 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
11 7 (23.33%) Finance
12 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
12 5 (16.67%) Linux
12 5 (16.67%) FortiGate
13 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
13 4 (13.33%) Java
13 4 (13.33%) Python
13 4 (13.33%) MPLS
13 4 (13.33%) BGP
14 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
14 3 (10.00%) OSPF

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) Network Security
3 16 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (40.00%) TACACS
5 11 (36.67%) Junos
6 10 (33.33%) VPN
7 9 (30.00%) SSL
8 4 (13.33%) MPLS
8 4 (13.33%) BGP
9 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
9 3 (10.00%) OSPF
9 3 (10.00%) NetScreen
9 3 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (6.67%) Wireless
11 1 (3.33%) DNS
11 1 (3.33%) LAN
11 1 (3.33%) WAN
11 1 (3.33%) Internet
11 1 (3.33%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 8 (26.67%) Retail
2 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) SecurID
2 1 (3.33%) Online Games
2 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.33%) Service Management
3 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (3.33%) Information Security
3 1 (3.33%) Time Management
3 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 4 (13.33%) Java
1 4 (13.33%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) C
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (53.33%) CCNP
2 12 (40.00%) CCSE
3 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
1 25 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 13 (43.33%) Juniper
3 7 (23.33%) Fujitsu
4 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.00%) Crossbeam
5 3 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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