The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 71 97 87
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 16 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.87% 0.57% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.58% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 8
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,250 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Security Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
842 1027 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.48% 97.62% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 748 953 795
Median salary £39,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Kent

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 10 - - 1
Maidstone -11 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (96.88%) Firewall
2 27 (84.38%) Network Security
3 26 (81.25%) CheckPoint
3 26 (81.25%) Cisco
4 25 (78.13%) Wireless
5 15 (46.88%) Finance
5 15 (46.88%) LAN
5 15 (46.88%) WAN
6 13 (40.63%) DHCP
6 13 (40.63%) SNMP
6 13 (40.63%) DNS
6 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
6 13 (40.63%) Juniper
6 13 (40.63%) 802.11
6 13 (40.63%) MPLS
6 13 (40.63%) DPNSS
6 13 (40.63%) QSIG
6 13 (40.63%) IPsec
6 13 (40.63%) Blue Coat
6 13 (40.63%) Mitel
6 13 (40.63%) F5
6 13 (40.63%) 802.1X
7 12 (37.50%) FortiGate
7 12 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 12 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (37.50%) Aruba
7 12 (37.50%) CCSE
7 12 (37.50%) JNCIS
7 12 (37.50%) JNCIP

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 31 (96.88%) Firewall
2 27 (84.38%) Network Security
3 25 (78.13%) Wireless
4 15 (46.88%) LAN
4 15 (46.88%) WAN
5 13 (40.63%) 802.11
5 13 (40.63%) DHCP
5 13 (40.63%) DNS
5 13 (40.63%) DPNSS
5 13 (40.63%) IPsec
5 13 (40.63%) MPLS
5 13 (40.63%) QSIG
5 13 (40.63%) SNMP
6 12 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 12 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (25.00%) IP Telephony
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (6.25%) Telepresence
8 2 (6.25%) WLAN
9 1 (3.13%) Internet
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Network Design
2 4 (12.50%) Information Security
2 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
3 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Security Management
4 2 (6.25%) SIEM
4 2 (6.25%) Threat Management
4 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.13%) Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) CCNP
1 12 (37.50%) CCSE
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (37.50%) JNCIP
1 12 (37.50%) JNCIS
2 4 (12.50%) CISSP
2 4 (12.50%) SANS
3 3 (9.38%) CEH
4 1 (3.13%) CISM
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 8 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) CheckPoint
1 26 (81.25%) Cisco
2 13 (40.63%) Blue Coat
2 13 (40.63%) F5
2 13 (40.63%) Juniper
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) Mitel
3 12 (37.50%) Aruba
4 8 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.25%) Siemens
6 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
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