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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 144 134 144
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 7 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.55% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.58% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 4
Average salary £33,500 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.47% -26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
2145 2411 2324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.55% 95.52% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 1951 1897
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 - 4 - - 1
Royston - 2 £33,500 -
Borehamwood - 1 £32,500 -
Security Engineer
East of England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (81.82%) Network Security
2 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 7 (31.82%) GIAC
4 7 (31.82%) Cyber Security
4 7 (31.82%) GCIH
5 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Juniper
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco
6 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (18.18%) QA
7 4 (18.18%) Nessus
7 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (18.18%) Information Security
7 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (18.18%) vSphere
7 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
7 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (18.18%) F5
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) Nagios
7 4 (18.18%) Sophos
7 4 (18.18%) VMware
7 4 (18.18%) Websense
7 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 4 (18.18%) Security Management

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (81.82%) Network Security
2 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) Junos
3 3 (13.64%) FirePass
4 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 2 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.55%) MPLS
5 1 (4.55%) OSPF
5 1 (4.55%) NetScreen
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Cyber Security
2 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (18.18%) Information Security
3 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 4 (18.18%) Security Management
4 2 (9.09%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) SIEM
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) GIAC
1 7 (31.82%) GCIH
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) CCSA
5 1 (4.55%) CCSE
5 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (18.18%) vSphere
1 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Nessus
1 4 (18.18%) Nagios
2 3 (13.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 6 (27.27%) Juniper
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) F5
4 4 (18.18%) Sophos
4 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) Websense
5 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.09%) LogRhythm
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) Crossbeam
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