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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 147 143 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 10 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.42% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £32,500 £56,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.47% +24.17%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
2273 2485 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.75% 95.25% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1862 2063 1699
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 July 2015. 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 +9 9 - - 2
Borehamwood - 1 £32,500 -
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
3 9 (52.94%) Nagios
3 9 (52.94%) Sophos
3 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Security Management
3 9 (52.94%) Websense
3 9 (52.94%) Risk Management
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Information Security
3 9 (52.94%) Nessus
3 9 (52.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (52.94%) vSphere
3 9 (52.94%) Security Architecture
3 9 (52.94%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (52.94%) QA
3 9 (52.94%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (52.94%) Patch Management
3 9 (52.94%) Security Patching
4 8 (47.06%) Network Security
5 3 (17.65%) GCIH
5 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) GIAC
5 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
6 2 (11.76%) LogRhythm
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) HTTP
3 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
4 1 (5.88%) BGP
4 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
4 1 (5.88%) NetScreen
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
1 9 (52.94%) Security Management
1 9 (52.94%) Risk Management
1 9 (52.94%) Information Security
1 9 (52.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 9 (52.94%) Security Architecture
1 9 (52.94%) Kalman Filter
1 9 (52.94%) Patch Management
1 9 (52.94%) Security Patching
2 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
3 2 (11.76%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) GIAC
1 3 (17.65%) GCIH
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCSE
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
3 1 (5.88%) CCSA
3 1 (5.88%) CCIE
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (52.94%) vSphere
1 9 (52.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Nagios
1 9 (52.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
2 9 (52.94%) Sophos
2 9 (52.94%) Websense
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) LogRhythm
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Crossbeam
5 1 (5.88%) F5
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