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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 123 97 107
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 19 41 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 1.71% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.85% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 16
Average salary £38,000 £52,500 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.61% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.25%
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
2109 2215 2168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.57% 92.41% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1558 1726
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 3 August 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 47 (83.93%) Firewall
2 38 (67.86%) CheckPoint
3 36 (64.29%) Cisco
4 33 (58.93%) TCP/IP
4 33 (58.93%) F5
5 27 (48.21%) Windows
6 26 (46.43%) Blue Coat
7 22 (39.29%) Linux
8 21 (37.50%) UNIX
8 21 (37.50%) Juniper
8 21 (37.50%) Network Security
9 20 (35.71%) Telecoms
9 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (28.57%) SLA
12 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (26.79%) CCNP
13 15 (26.79%) Windows 2000
13 15 (26.79%) Solaris
13 15 (26.79%) Sourcefire
13 15 (26.79%) Crossbeam
14 14 (25.00%) ITIL
15 13 (23.21%) CISSP
16 12 (21.43%) BIG-IP
16 12 (21.43%) FortiGate
16 12 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 11 (19.64%) CCSE
17 11 (19.64%) CCSA
18 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 47 (83.93%) Firewall
2 33 (58.93%) TCP/IP
3 21 (37.50%) Network Security
4 12 (21.43%) BIG-IP
4 12 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (14.29%) VPN
7 7 (12.50%) DNS
7 7 (12.50%) Internet
7 7 (12.50%) 3G
7 7 (12.50%) Broadband
8 6 (10.71%) SNMP
8 6 (10.71%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (8.93%) Wireless
9 5 (8.93%) BGP
9 5 (8.93%) LAN
9 5 (8.93%) WAN
9 5 (8.93%) FWSM
10 4 (7.14%) DHCP
10 4 (7.14%) IPsec
General
1 20 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.79%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.36%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Linux
3 21 (37.50%) UNIX
4 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (26.79%) Windows 2000
6 15 (26.79%) Solaris
7 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) ITIL
3 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.50%) Coaching
5 5 (8.93%) Network Design
5 5 (8.93%) Information Security
6 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.14%) Project Management
6 4 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 4 (7.14%) Security Management
6 4 (7.14%) SIEM
7 3 (5.36%) Server Hardening
7 3 (5.36%) SDLC
7 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.36%) Migration
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (26.79%) CCNP
3 13 (23.21%) CISSP
4 11 (19.64%) CCSA
4 11 (19.64%) CCSE
5 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.50%) CCNA
5 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.93%) MCP
6 5 (8.93%) MCSE
6 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared
7 4 (7.14%) Degree
8 2 (3.57%) GIAC
8 2 (3.57%) CEH
9 1 (1.79%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.79%) MCTS
9 1 (1.79%) CISA
9 1 (1.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.57%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.79%) WSUS
2 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 38 (67.86%) CheckPoint
2 36 (64.29%) Cisco
3 33 (58.93%) F5
4 26 (46.43%) Blue Coat
5 21 (37.50%) Juniper
6 15 (26.79%) Sourcefire
6 15 (26.79%) Crossbeam
7 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.50%) HP
9 5 (8.93%) Fortinet
10 4 (7.14%) Symantec
10 4 (7.14%) McAfee
11 2 (3.57%) ProCurve
11 2 (3.57%) Aruba
11 2 (3.57%) Mitel
12 1 (1.79%) Splunk
12 1 (1.79%) MobileIron
12 1 (1.79%) Cyber-Ark
12 1 (1.79%) ScanSafe
12 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard
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