The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 47 58 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.35% 0.24% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.26% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £48,000 £51,177 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.20% +31.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
Security Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
264 391 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 92.96% 94.44% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 234 344 194
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) CEH
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (80.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) GCIA
4 2 (40.00%) GCIH
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Advertising
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 2 (40.00%) Websense
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Nessus
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
4 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (40.00%) Splunk
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 2 (40.00%) GPEN
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (80.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) GPEN
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) GCIA
2 2 (40.00%) GCIH
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) Websense
2 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) IronPort