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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 71 108 117
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 66 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.69% 1.48% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 1.54% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 13
Median salary £55,000 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1737 2141 2241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.09% 96.01% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1367 1609 1584
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 77 (67.54%) Firewall
2 70 (61.40%) Linux
3 65 (57.02%) F5
4 63 (55.26%) Unix
5 62 (54.39%) CheckPoint
6 58 (50.88%) Palo Alto
7 56 (49.12%) Juniper
8 55 (48.25%) Windows
9 52 (45.61%) Cisco
10 41 (35.96%) TCP/IP
11 38 (33.33%) ITIL
12 34 (29.82%) Solaris
12 34 (29.82%) Windows 2000
12 34 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (28.95%) Network Security
14 31 (27.19%) German Language
15 28 (24.56%) French Language
16 27 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
17 26 (22.81%) CCNP
17 26 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (22.81%) Software Engineering
17 26 (22.81%) High Availability
17 26 (22.81%) Data Loss Prevention
18 25 (21.93%) C++
18 25 (21.93%) Java
19 24 (21.05%) OOP
19 24 (21.05%) Scrum
19 24 (21.05%) TDD
19 24 (21.05%) Low Latency

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 3 (2.63%) SAS
2 1 (0.88%) Apache
2 1 (0.88%) IBM Domino
2 1 (0.88%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (67.54%) Firewall
2 41 (35.96%) TCP/IP
3 33 (28.95%) Network Security
4 19 (16.67%) VPN
5 15 (13.16%) BIG-IP
5 15 (13.16%) MPLS
6 11 (9.65%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (7.02%) SSL
8 7 (6.14%) BGP
8 7 (6.14%) OSPF
8 7 (6.14%) SMTP
9 6 (5.26%) EIGRP
9 6 (5.26%) snoop
9 6 (5.26%) tcpdump
9 6 (5.26%) Wireshark
10 4 (3.51%) DNS
11 3 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (2.63%) LDAP
11 3 (2.63%) TACACS
11 3 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) Big Data
1 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.88%) MySQL
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (27.19%) German Language
2 28 (24.56%) French Language
3 6 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (9.65%) STL
2 7 (6.14%) Ajax
2 7 (6.14%) CSS
2 7 (6.14%) HTML
3 3 (2.63%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.26%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 70 (61.40%) Linux
2 63 (55.26%) Unix
3 55 (48.25%) Windows
4 34 (29.82%) Solaris
4 34 (29.82%) Windows 2000
4 34 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.33%) ITIL
2 26 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.81%) Data Loss Prevention
2 26 (22.81%) High Availability
2 26 (22.81%) Software Engineering
3 24 (21.05%) BDD
3 24 (21.05%) Low Latency
3 24 (21.05%) Multithreading
3 24 (21.05%) OOP
3 24 (21.05%) Scrum
3 24 (21.05%) TDD
4 17 (14.91%) Cross-Platform Development
5 12 (10.53%) OO
6 11 (9.65%) Information Security
7 8 (7.02%) Change Management
7 8 (7.02%) Presales
8 7 (6.14%) Identity Management
8 7 (6.14%) SDLC
9 6 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.93%) C++
1 25 (21.93%) Java
2 7 (6.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.14%) PL/SQL
2 7 (6.14%) SQL
2 7 (6.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.88%) C
3 1 (0.88%) C#
3 1 (0.88%) Perl
3 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (22.81%) CCNP
3 7 (6.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.26%) CISSP
4 6 (5.26%) Degree
4 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.51%) CCNA
6 2 (1.75%) CCIE
6 2 (1.75%) CEH
6 2 (1.75%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.75%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.88%) CCSA
7 1 (0.88%) CCSE
7 1 (0.88%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) HP ASE
7 1 (0.88%) HP MASE
7 1 (0.88%) ISSMP
7 1 (0.88%) SANS
7 1 (0.88%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.91%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) NFS
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) QRadar
1 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (57.02%) F5
2 62 (54.39%) CheckPoint
3 58 (50.88%) Palo Alto
4 56 (49.12%) Juniper
5 52 (45.61%) Cisco
6 23 (20.18%) Blue Coat
7 21 (18.42%) Sourcefire
8 19 (16.67%) Crossbeam
9 6 (5.26%) NetScout
10 5 (4.39%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.51%) Citrix
11 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
11 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.63%) BT
12 3 (2.63%) Ciena
12 3 (2.63%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.63%) Nortel
13 2 (1.75%) ArcSight
13 2 (1.75%) Symantec
13 2 (1.75%) VMware
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