The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £25,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.85%
IT Security Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2254 2075 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.03% 91.49% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1575 1554
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IT Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IT Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

IT Security Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited IT 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 IT Security Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
3 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 10 (83.33%) DHCP
3 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 10 (83.33%) CCNA
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (75.00%) SLA
4 9 (75.00%) WAN
4 9 (75.00%) Linux
4 9 (75.00%) IPsec
4 9 (75.00%) MPLS
4 9 (75.00%) Project Management
4 9 (75.00%) Network Design
4 9 (75.00%) VPN
4 9 (75.00%) Change Management
4 9 (75.00%) VLAN
4 9 (75.00%) Network Security
4 9 (75.00%) Open Source
4 9 (75.00%) Cyber Security
5 6 (50.00%) SIEM
6 4 (33.33%) Huawei
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) MCSE
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited IT 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 IT Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) DHCP
2 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 9 (75.00%) WAN
3 9 (75.00%) IPsec
3 9 (75.00%) MPLS
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 9 (75.00%) VLAN
3 9 (75.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Project Management
1 9 (75.00%) Network Design
1 9 (75.00%) Change Management
1 9 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 6 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCNA
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) CCSA
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Huawei
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) MobileIron