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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 73 96 123
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 70 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.33% 2.04% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 2.13% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 52 33 8
Average salary £50,250 £44,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.92% -6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
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
1983 2302 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.34% 95.76% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1603 1616
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 90 (75.63%) Cisco
1 90 (75.63%) Firewall
2 80 (67.23%) CheckPoint
3 76 (63.87%) Linux
4 75 (63.03%) F5
5 62 (52.10%) Windows
6 61 (51.26%) Palo Alto
7 55 (46.22%) Juniper
8 53 (44.54%) Unix
9 49 (41.18%) Information Security
10 47 (39.50%) Risk Management
10 47 (39.50%) Blue Coat
10 47 (39.50%) Sourcefire
10 47 (39.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 47 (39.50%) Solaris
10 47 (39.50%) ITIL
10 47 (39.50%) Windows 2000
10 47 (39.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (39.50%) Crossbeam
11 46 (38.66%) Network Security
12 40 (33.61%) German Language
13 38 (31.93%) Cisco Certification
13 38 (31.93%) TCP/IP
14 33 (27.73%) French Language
15 32 (26.89%) CCNP
16 27 (22.69%) CCIE
17 25 (21.01%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (18.49%) SLA
19 16 (13.45%) Case Management
19 16 (13.45%) Mentoring

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (5.88%) IBM Domino
2 3 (2.52%) Node.js
3 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (75.63%) Firewall
2 46 (38.66%) Network Security
3 38 (31.93%) TCP/IP
4 25 (21.01%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (12.61%) SAN
6 12 (10.08%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (8.40%) VLAN
8 9 (7.56%) DNS
8 9 (7.56%) HTTP
8 9 (7.56%) WLAN
9 8 (6.72%) 3GPP
9 8 (6.72%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (6.72%) Diameter Protocol
9 8 (6.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (6.72%) SSL
10 7 (5.88%) IPv4
10 7 (5.88%) IPv6
10 7 (5.88%) LDAP
10 7 (5.88%) SMTP
10 7 (5.88%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) Big Data
2 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (33.61%) German Language
2 33 (27.73%) French Language
3 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.68%) Finance
4 2 (1.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.52%) RFC 2822
3 2 (1.68%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.84%) Ajax
4 1 (0.84%) CSS
4 1 (0.84%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.52%) Blog
3 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.52%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 76 (63.87%) Linux
2 62 (52.10%) Windows
3 53 (44.54%) Unix
4 47 (39.50%) Solaris
4 47 (39.50%) Windows 2000
4 47 (39.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (39.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.72%) Debian
5 8 (6.72%) Fedora
5 8 (6.72%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.18%) Information Security
2 47 (39.50%) ITIL
2 47 (39.50%) Risk Management
3 16 (13.45%) Case Management
3 16 (13.45%) Coaching
3 16 (13.45%) Mentoring
3 16 (13.45%) Performance Improvement
4 13 (10.92%) Presales
5 12 (10.08%) Network Design
6 10 (8.40%) Malware Analysis
7 9 (7.56%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.72%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (6.72%) Migration
9 7 (5.88%) Competitor Analysis
9 7 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (5.88%) Open Source
9 7 (5.88%) Product Management
9 7 (5.88%) SWOT Analysis
9 7 (5.88%) Workflow
10 4 (3.36%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.56%) C++
2 6 (5.04%) Python
3 5 (4.20%) Perl
3 5 (4.20%) SQL
4 4 (3.36%) C
4 4 (3.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.52%) Assembly Language
5 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.52%) VB
5 3 (2.52%) VBScript
6 2 (1.68%) Java
7 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (31.93%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (26.89%) CCNP
3 27 (22.69%) CCIE
4 11 (9.24%) CCSE
5 6 (5.04%) Degree
6 4 (3.36%) CCDA
6 4 (3.36%) CCDP
6 4 (3.36%) CCNA
6 4 (3.36%) CISSP
7 3 (2.52%) CCSA
7 3 (2.52%) CEH
7 3 (2.52%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 7 (5.88%) NFS
1 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) SCCM
2 3 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.84%) Nessus
Vendors
1 90 (75.63%) Cisco
2 80 (67.23%) CheckPoint
3 75 (63.03%) F5
4 61 (51.26%) Palo Alto
5 55 (46.22%) Juniper
6 47 (39.50%) Blue Coat
6 47 (39.50%) Crossbeam
6 47 (39.50%) Sourcefire
7 13 (10.92%) VMware
8 8 (6.72%) GFI Software
8 8 (6.72%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.88%) ArcSight
9 7 (5.88%) Citrix
9 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 7 (5.88%) Remedy
10 3 (2.52%) Symantec
11 2 (1.68%) Foundry
12 1 (0.84%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.84%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.84%) NetScout
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