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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
South East / Kent
Rank 71 87 111
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 16 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.93% 0.60% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 0.61% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 5
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £20,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
809 983 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.59% 97.62% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 650 875 972
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 £39,500 - 1
Chatham -7 3 - -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 22 (81.48%) Firewall
2 21 (77.78%) Network Security
3 20 (74.07%) LAN
3 20 (74.07%) WAN
3 20 (74.07%) CheckPoint
4 19 (70.37%) Cisco
5 17 (62.96%) Network Design
5 17 (62.96%) Mitel
5 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
5 17 (62.96%) DHCP
5 17 (62.96%) SNMP
5 17 (62.96%) DNS
5 17 (62.96%) 802.11
5 17 (62.96%) MPLS
5 17 (62.96%) DPNSS
5 17 (62.96%) QSIG
5 17 (62.96%) Wireless
5 17 (62.96%) IPsec
5 17 (62.96%) 802.1X
6 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 12 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
7 10 (37.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (14.81%) SIEM
8 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (14.81%) Security Operations
9 3 (11.11%) Attack Monitoring
9 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (11.11%) Finance

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 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) Firewall
2 21 (77.78%) Network Security
3 20 (74.07%) LAN
3 20 (74.07%) WAN
4 17 (62.96%) 802.11
4 17 (62.96%) DHCP
4 17 (62.96%) DNS
4 17 (62.96%) DPNSS
4 17 (62.96%) IPsec
4 17 (62.96%) MPLS
4 17 (62.96%) QSIG
4 17 (62.96%) SNMP
4 17 (62.96%) Wireless
5 10 (37.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (7.41%) Internet
6 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
6 2 (7.41%) Telepresence
6 2 (7.41%) WLAN
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) 802.1X
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Network Design
2 12 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (14.81%) Security Operations
3 4 (14.81%) SIEM
3 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (11.11%) Attack Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security
5 2 (7.41%) Threat Management
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.70%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Threat Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CISM
1 1 (3.70%) CISSP
1 1 (3.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) CheckPoint
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (62.96%) Mitel
4 3 (11.11%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
5 2 (7.41%) F5
5 2 (7.41%) Forcepoint
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) LogRhythm
5 2 (7.41%) Riverbed
5 2 (7.41%) Siemens
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
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