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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 71 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 14 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.48% 0.83% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.85% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 18
Median salary £42,500 £20,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+107.31% -45.33%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
929 1054 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.00% 97.50% 98.90%
Number of salaries quoted 817 938 1037
Median salary £39,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 26 June 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
Maidstone +15 11 £42,500 +107.31%
Dartford - 3 - -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 19 (95.00%) Network Security
3 17 (85.00%) Wireless
4 15 (75.00%) Finance
4 15 (75.00%) Juniper
4 15 (75.00%) Blue Coat
4 15 (75.00%) Aruba
4 15 (75.00%) F5
5 14 (70.00%) FortiGate
5 14 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 14 (70.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (70.00%) CCSE
5 14 (70.00%) JNCIS
5 14 (70.00%) JNCIP
5 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (70.00%) CCNP
6 6 (30.00%) LAN
6 6 (30.00%) WAN
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
8 3 (15.00%) Mitel
8 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (15.00%) IPsec

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
1 19 (95.00%) Network Security
2 17 (85.00%) Wireless
3 14 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 14 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (30.00%) LAN
4 6 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) 802.11
5 3 (15.00%) DHCP
5 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) DPNSS
5 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
5 3 (15.00%) IPsec
5 3 (15.00%) MPLS
5 3 (15.00%) QSIG
5 3 (15.00%) SNMP
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (5.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) CCNP
1 14 (70.00%) CCSE
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (70.00%) JNCIP
1 14 (70.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) Aruba
2 15 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 15 (75.00%) F5
2 15 (75.00%) Juniper
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Mitel
5 2 (10.00%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm
6 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.00%) Tripwire