The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 54 82 98
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 59 66 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.28% 3.08% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 3.26% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 51 38
Median salary £55,000 £50,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% +30.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
1343 2023 2261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.32% 94.36% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 1567 1527
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 80 (73.39%) CheckPoint
2 76 (69.72%) Juniper
3 75 (68.81%) Palo Alto
4 71 (65.14%) F5
5 70 (64.22%) Cisco
6 63 (57.80%) Firewall
7 61 (55.96%) Blue Coat
8 60 (55.05%) Linux
9 56 (51.38%) Unix
10 55 (50.46%) Sourcefire
11 54 (49.54%) Risk Management
12 53 (48.62%) Windows
13 52 (47.71%) TCP/IP
14 43 (39.45%) Solaris
14 43 (39.45%) Windows 2000
14 43 (39.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 43 (39.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 42 (38.53%) Crossbeam
16 35 (32.11%) Network Security
17 33 (30.28%) Information Security
18 32 (29.36%) German Language
19 30 (27.52%) Kalman Filter
20 27 (24.77%) ITIL
21 23 (21.10%) VPN
22 22 (20.18%) Internet
22 22 (20.18%) SLA
23 20 (18.35%) Cisco Certification
23 20 (18.35%) Fortinet
23 20 (18.35%) Security Operations
24 18 (16.51%) French Language

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (11.93%) MS Excel
1 13 (11.93%) MS Office
1 13 (11.93%) MS PowerPoint
1 13 (11.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (57.80%) Firewall
2 52 (47.71%) TCP/IP
3 35 (32.11%) Network Security
4 23 (21.10%) VPN
5 22 (20.18%) Internet
6 12 (11.01%) BGP
6 12 (11.01%) OSPF
7 9 (8.26%) SSL
7 9 (8.26%) Wireshark
8 8 (7.34%) SMTP
9 7 (6.42%) MPLS
10 6 (5.50%) BIG-IP
10 6 (5.50%) EIGRP
11 5 (4.59%) DNS
11 5 (4.59%) snoop
11 5 (4.59%) tcpdump
12 4 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.67%) Spanning Tree
13 3 (2.75%) Intrusion Detection
14 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Cucumber
2 6 (5.50%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (29.36%) German Language
2 18 (16.51%) French Language
3 9 (8.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.67%) Marketing
5 2 (1.83%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.50%) Ajax
1 6 (5.50%) CSS
1 6 (5.50%) HTML
2 2 (1.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (1.83%) Node.js
2 2 (1.83%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (8.26%) Virtual Team
3 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 60 (55.05%) Linux
2 56 (51.38%) Unix
3 53 (48.62%) Windows
4 43 (39.45%) Solaris
4 43 (39.45%) Windows 2000
4 43 (39.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (39.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (49.54%) Risk Management
2 33 (30.28%) Information Security
3 30 (27.52%) Kalman Filter
4 27 (24.77%) ITIL
5 20 (18.35%) Security Operations
6 14 (12.84%) Identity Management
6 14 (12.84%) Mentoring
7 13 (11.93%) Coaching
7 13 (11.93%) Content Management
7 13 (11.93%) Security Management
8 11 (10.09%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.26%) High Availability
9 9 (8.26%) Internal Audit
9 9 (8.26%) Multithreading
10 8 (7.34%) Change Management
10 8 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.34%) OOP
10 8 (7.34%) Scrum
10 8 (7.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.09%) C++
1 11 (10.09%) Java
2 6 (5.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.50%) PL/SQL
2 6 (5.50%) SQL
2 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.75%) Perl
3 3 (2.75%) Python
4 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.92%) C
4 1 (0.92%) C#
4 1 (0.92%) PHP
4 1 (0.92%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 20 (18.35%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (11.93%) CCIE
2 13 (11.93%) CCSE
2 13 (11.93%) CCSP
2 13 (11.93%) JNCIS
3 9 (8.26%) CISSP
4 7 (6.42%) CCNP
4 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.67%) Degree
6 1 (0.92%) CCDA
6 1 (0.92%) CEH
6 1 (0.92%) CISA
6 1 (0.92%) CISM
6 1 (0.92%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.18%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) ProxySG
2 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.83%) HDFS
4 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.92%) KVM
5 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) FortiGate
1 3 (2.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 80 (73.39%) CheckPoint
2 76 (69.72%) Juniper
3 75 (68.81%) Palo Alto
4 71 (65.14%) F5
5 70 (64.22%) Cisco
6 61 (55.96%) Blue Coat
7 55 (50.46%) Sourcefire
8 42 (38.53%) Crossbeam
9 20 (18.35%) Fortinet
10 16 (14.68%) Imperva
11 14 (12.84%) HP
11 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
12 13 (11.93%) Intel Security
12 13 (11.93%) Proofpoint
12 13 (11.93%) TippingPoint
13 7 (6.42%) BT
14 5 (4.59%) NetScout
14 5 (4.59%) VMware
15 4 (3.67%) Forcepoint
15 4 (3.67%) Stonesoft
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