The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 36 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.90% 0.33% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.34% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
Security Engineer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
202 292 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 90.58% 97.66% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 168 216 275
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Luton

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) AppSense
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) DWDM
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) RIP
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) VRRP
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) AppSense
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper