The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 112 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 29 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.15% 1.48% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.59% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 31
Average salary £51,250 £44,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.47% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,700 £59,150 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
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
2295 2135 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.25% 93.15% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1694 1561
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 56 (62.92%) Firewall
2 53 (59.55%) Cisco
3 39 (43.82%) F5
4 37 (41.57%) Windows
5 36 (40.45%) CheckPoint
5 36 (40.45%) Telecoms
6 35 (39.33%) Network Security
7 34 (38.20%) TCP/IP
8 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
9 30 (33.71%) Internet
9 30 (33.71%) OSPF
10 27 (30.34%) DNS
10 27 (30.34%) SC Cleared
10 27 (30.34%) Security Cleared
11 26 (29.21%) DV Cleared
11 26 (29.21%) Broadband
11 26 (29.21%) Smartphone
12 25 (28.09%) HP
13 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
13 24 (26.97%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (25.84%) BGP
15 22 (24.72%) CCNP
15 22 (24.72%) Network Management
16 21 (23.60%) VoIP
17 20 (22.47%) SNMP
17 20 (22.47%) Linux
17 20 (22.47%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (21.35%) Juniper
19 18 (20.22%) Blue Coat
19 18 (20.22%) EMC NetWorker

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (2.25%) IIS
1 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (62.92%) Firewall
2 35 (39.33%) Network Security
3 34 (38.20%) TCP/IP
4 30 (33.71%) Internet
4 30 (33.71%) OSPF
5 27 (30.34%) DNS
6 26 (29.21%) Broadband
7 23 (25.84%) BGP
8 21 (23.60%) VoIP
9 20 (22.47%) SNMP
9 20 (22.47%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (19.10%) VPN
10 17 (19.10%) MPLS
10 17 (19.10%) BIG-IP
11 14 (15.73%) IPsec
12 10 (11.24%) SSL
13 9 (10.11%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (10.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 8 (8.99%) FWSM
14 8 (8.99%) DHCP
General
1 36 (40.45%) Telecoms
2 17 (19.10%) Retail
2 17 (19.10%) Billing
3 7 (7.87%) Finance
4 3 (3.37%) German Language
5 2 (2.25%) French Language
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) .NET
1 2 (2.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.21%) Smartphone
2 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) SecurID
4 1 (1.12%) PKI
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.57%) Windows
2 20 (22.47%) Linux
3 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.11%) UNIX
5 8 (8.99%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.87%) Solaris
6 7 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.62%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.25%) AIX
8 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) Network Management
2 15 (16.85%) Network Design
3 14 (15.73%) ITIL
4 11 (12.36%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (10.11%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.87%) Validation
6 7 (7.87%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.87%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.37%) Line Management
8 3 (3.37%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.25%) Release Management
9 2 (2.25%) eTOM
10 1 (1.12%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.12%) SIEM
10 1 (1.12%) Information Security
10 1 (1.12%) Migration
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) SC Cleared
1 27 (30.34%) Security Cleared
2 26 (29.21%) DV Cleared
3 24 (26.97%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (24.72%) CCNP
5 12 (13.48%) CISSP
5 12 (13.48%) CCSA
6 10 (11.24%) CCSE
7 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (8.99%) MCSE
8 7 (7.87%) MCP
9 4 (4.49%) CCDA
9 4 (4.49%) CCDP
10 3 (3.37%) CCIE
10 3 (3.37%) CCIP
10 3 (3.37%) CCNA
11 2 (2.25%) CCSP
11 2 (2.25%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (2.25%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) COBIT
2 3 (3.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.48%) ProxySG
3 7 (7.87%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 18 (20.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 12 (13.48%) FortiGate
3 11 (12.36%) WSUS
4 8 (8.99%) SCCM
4 8 (8.99%) SCOM
4 8 (8.99%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.25%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (2.25%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 53 (59.55%) Cisco
2 39 (43.82%) F5
3 36 (40.45%) CheckPoint
4 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
5 25 (28.09%) HP
6 19 (21.35%) Juniper
7 18 (20.22%) Blue Coat
8 12 (13.48%) VMware
9 10 (11.24%) EMC
9 10 (11.24%) Fortinet
10 8 (8.99%) SolarWinds
10 8 (8.99%) ArcSight
10 8 (8.99%) Lumension
11 7 (7.87%) Red Hat
11 7 (7.87%) Symantec
12 5 (5.62%) Sourcefire
12 5 (5.62%) Crossbeam
13 4 (4.49%) NetScout
13 4 (4.49%) Citrix
13 4 (4.49%) Nokia
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18300 - £23300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 days ago