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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 139 128 155
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 5 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.21% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 6
Average salary £56,500 £24,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+135.41% -43.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £26,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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
2272 1926 2782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.01% 95.16% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 1574 2187
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 2 September 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 2 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
Watford - 3 £56,500 -
Stevenage - 2 £30,000 -
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
3 11 (68.75%) Network Security
4 10 (62.50%) Juniper
5 7 (43.75%) Junos
5 7 (43.75%) CCNP
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (37.50%) VPN
6 6 (37.50%) SSL
6 6 (37.50%) Change Management
6 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) Retail
6 6 (37.50%) SecurID
6 6 (37.50%) Fujitsu
6 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (31.25%) Fortinet
7 5 (31.25%) FortiGate
8 4 (25.00%) CCSE
8 4 (25.00%) TACACS
9 3 (18.75%) NetScreen
9 3 (18.75%) BGP
9 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
9 3 (18.75%) CCIE
9 3 (18.75%) MPLS
9 3 (18.75%) OSPF
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (18.75%) F5

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Network Security
3 7 (43.75%) Junos
4 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 6 (37.50%) SSL
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (25.00%) TACACS
7 3 (18.75%) NetScreen
7 3 (18.75%) MPLS
7 3 (18.75%) OSPF
7 3 (18.75%) BGP
7 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) SecurID
2 1 (6.25%) Web 2.0
2 1 (6.25%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) CCSE
4 3 (18.75%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
1 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
2 10 (62.50%) Juniper
3 6 (37.50%) Fujitsu
4 5 (31.25%) Fortinet
5 3 (18.75%) Crossbeam
5 3 (18.75%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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