The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 34 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.58% 2.93% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
Security Engineer
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe 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
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
188 268 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 98.95% 98.17% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 151 243 186
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £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 High Wycombe

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 17 (80.95%) CCNP
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 15 (71.43%) Network Security
3 14 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (66.67%) VPN
4 12 (57.14%) Information Security
4 12 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (52.38%) GIAC
5 11 (52.38%) CEH
5 11 (52.38%) CISSP
5 11 (52.38%) WAN
6 10 (47.62%) DMZ
6 10 (47.62%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (42.86%) Database Security
7 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 9 (42.86%) LAN
7 9 (42.86%) Wireless
8 8 (38.10%) Wireless Security
8 8 (38.10%) DHCP
8 8 (38.10%) DNS
8 8 (38.10%) SIEM
9 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
9 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (33.33%) Degree
9 7 (33.33%) Finance
10 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
10 6 (28.57%) Cisco

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 15 (71.43%) Network Security
3 14 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (66.67%) VPN
4 11 (52.38%) WAN
5 10 (47.62%) DMZ
6 9 (42.86%) LAN
6 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 9 (42.86%) Wireless
7 8 (38.10%) DHCP
7 8 (38.10%) DNS
7 8 (38.10%) Wireless Security
8 3 (14.29%) SSL
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (9.52%) SMTP
10 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (4.76%) VLAN
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Information Security
1 12 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (47.62%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (42.86%) Database Security
4 8 (38.10%) SIEM
5 7 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
5 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Network Design
7 4 (19.05%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
8 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (9.52%) Change Management
9 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
9 2 (9.52%) Server Hardening
9 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
10 1 (4.76%) Data Privacy
10 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) CCNP
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CEH
2 11 (52.38%) CISSP
2 11 (52.38%) GIAC
3 7 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (23.81%) CCIE
5 4 (19.05%) CCDA
5 4 (19.05%) CCDP
6 2 (9.52%) CCSA
6 2 (9.52%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (9.52%) MCSE
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (9.52%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (4.76%) CCSE
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
3 2 (9.52%) F5
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.76%) ION Trading