The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 87 88 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 17 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.54% 0.57% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.58% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 6
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -24.44%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1081 1031 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.83% 97.26% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 929 882 690
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Dartford - 6 £45,000 -
Sevenoaks - 6 £37,500 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 22 (78.57%) Network Security
3 21 (75.00%) Firewall
3 21 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (75.00%) Juniper
3 21 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 16 (57.14%) CCNA
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (39.29%) CCNP
5 11 (39.29%) LAN
5 11 (39.29%) WAN
5 11 (39.29%) F5
6 6 (21.43%) WAN Optimisation
6 6 (21.43%) Websense
6 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (21.43%) Riverbed
6 6 (21.43%) Imperva
6 6 (21.43%) DHCP
6 6 (21.43%) SNMP
6 6 (21.43%) DNS
6 6 (21.43%) IIS
6 6 (21.43%) Windows
6 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
6 6 (21.43%) VMware
6 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (21.43%) Mitel
6 6 (21.43%) Statistics
6 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (21.43%) Fortinet
6 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) IIS
1 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) Network Security
2 21 (75.00%) Firewall
3 11 (39.29%) LAN
3 11 (39.29%) WAN
4 6 (21.43%) DHCP
4 6 (21.43%) SNMP
4 6 (21.43%) DNS
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) WAN Optimisation
1 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.57%) SIEM
2 1 (3.57%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (57.14%) CCNA
3 11 (39.29%) CCNP
4 5 (17.86%) JNCIS
4 5 (17.86%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 21 (75.00%) Juniper
2 21 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) F5
4 6 (21.43%) Websense
4 6 (21.43%) Riverbed
4 6 (21.43%) Imperva
4 6 (21.43%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) Mitel
4 6 (21.43%) Fortinet
5 5 (17.86%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.57%) Tufin
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) McAfee
6 1 (3.57%) Tripwire
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago