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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 99 84 73
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 14 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.09% 0.74% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.80% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 10
Average salary £21,500 £42,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.41% +36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1229 1130 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.02% 92.93% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 995 949 685
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
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 April 2014.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Kent

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 19 (86.36%) CheckPoint
3 18 (81.82%) Juniper
4 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (77.27%) CCNA
4 17 (77.27%) Firewall
4 17 (77.27%) Network Security
5 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) McAfee
6 3 (13.64%) Websense
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) C
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.09%) SAS
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
7 2 (9.09%) SLA
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (9.09%) F5
7 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (9.09%) Finance
7 2 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (9.09%) CCSA

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
1 17 (77.27%) Network Security
2 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Information Security
2 1 (4.55%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (77.27%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 19 (86.36%) CheckPoint
3 18 (81.82%) Juniper
4 3 (13.64%) McAfee
4 3 (13.64%) Websense
4 3 (13.64%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) F5
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
6 1 (4.55%) Tripwire
6 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.55%) Tufin
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