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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 117 86 112
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 24 54 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.06% 2.20% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 2.38% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 10
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £47,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
2140 2270 2142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.82% 92.69% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1612 1663 1737
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 July 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 51 (77.27%) Firewall
2 43 (65.15%) CheckPoint
3 42 (63.64%) Cisco
4 37 (56.06%) TCP/IP
5 35 (53.03%) F5
6 30 (45.45%) Windows
7 27 (40.91%) Linux
7 27 (40.91%) Juniper
7 27 (40.91%) Blue Coat
8 25 (37.88%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (36.36%) UNIX
10 23 (34.85%) Network Security
11 22 (33.33%) Telecoms
12 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (28.79%) CCNP
15 18 (27.27%) SLA
15 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (22.73%) Windows 2000
16 15 (22.73%) Solaris
16 15 (22.73%) Crossbeam
16 15 (22.73%) Sourcefire
17 12 (18.18%) ITIL
17 12 (18.18%) VPN
17 12 (18.18%) CISSP
18 11 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
18 11 (16.67%) BIG-IP
18 11 (16.67%) Banking
19 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 51 (77.27%) Firewall
2 37 (56.06%) TCP/IP
3 23 (34.85%) Network Security
4 12 (18.18%) VPN
5 11 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 11 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (12.12%) DNS
8 7 (10.61%) WAN
8 7 (10.61%) Broadband
8 7 (10.61%) LAN
8 7 (10.61%) Internet
8 7 (10.61%) 3G
9 6 (9.09%) BGP
9 6 (9.09%) Wireless
9 6 (9.09%) DHCP
10 5 (7.58%) IPsec
10 5 (7.58%) OSPF
10 5 (7.58%) SSL
11 4 (6.06%) ATM
General
1 22 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.67%) Banking
3 9 (13.64%) Finance
4 3 (4.55%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.52%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Smartphone
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Windows
2 27 (40.91%) Linux
3 24 (36.36%) UNIX
4 20 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (22.73%) Windows 2000
6 15 (22.73%) Solaris
7 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.18%) ITIL
3 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 9 (13.64%) Coaching
4 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.61%) Project Management
6 6 (9.09%) Information Security
6 6 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (9.09%) Product Management
7 5 (7.58%) Network Design
8 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.06%) Security Management
8 4 (6.06%) SIEM
9 3 (4.55%) Database Security
9 3 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.55%) Server Hardening
9 3 (4.55%) Server Building
9 3 (4.55%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 25 (37.88%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (28.79%) CCNP
3 12 (18.18%) CISSP
4 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
5 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 9 (13.64%) CCSA
5 9 (13.64%) CCSE
6 8 (12.12%) CCNA
6 8 (12.12%) DV Cleared
7 7 (10.61%) Degree
8 6 (9.09%) MCP
8 6 (9.09%) MCSE
8 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.55%) CCIE
9 3 (4.55%) CEH
9 3 (4.55%) GIAC
10 2 (3.03%) JNCIS
10 2 (3.03%) MCTS
11 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.52%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.27%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.55%) WSUS
2 3 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.03%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 43 (65.15%) CheckPoint
2 42 (63.64%) Cisco
3 35 (53.03%) F5
4 27 (40.91%) Juniper
4 27 (40.91%) Blue Coat
5 15 (22.73%) Sourcefire
5 15 (22.73%) Crossbeam
6 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 8 (12.12%) Fortinet
8 7 (10.61%) HP
9 5 (7.58%) McAfee
10 4 (6.06%) Symantec
11 3 (4.55%) EMC
11 3 (4.55%) VMware
12 2 (3.03%) Mitel
12 2 (3.03%) ProCurve
12 2 (3.03%) Aruba
12 2 (3.03%) MobileIron
13 1 (1.52%) Cyber-Ark
13 1 (1.52%) ScanSafe
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago