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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 67 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 70 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.91% 1.23% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 1.27% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 15
Median salary £60,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £55,000 £64,200
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +2.27%
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
1732 2120 2359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.65% 96.19% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1633 1671
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 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
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 28 August 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (63.96%) Firewall
2 68 (61.26%) Linux
3 63 (56.76%) Unix
4 61 (54.95%) F5
5 60 (54.05%) CheckPoint
6 58 (52.25%) Palo Alto
7 57 (51.35%) Juniper
8 54 (48.65%) Windows
9 49 (44.14%) Cisco
10 42 (37.84%) TCP/IP
11 40 (36.04%) ITIL
12 36 (32.43%) Solaris
12 36 (32.43%) Windows 2000
12 36 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 36 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (28.83%) German Language
14 28 (25.23%) French Language
15 26 (23.42%) Network Security
16 25 (22.52%) Data Loss Prevention
17 24 (21.62%) High Availability
17 24 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (21.62%) C++
17 24 (21.62%) Java
17 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (21.62%) Software Engineering
18 23 (20.72%) TDD
18 23 (20.72%) Blue Coat
18 23 (20.72%) Scrum
18 23 (20.72%) OOP
18 23 (20.72%) CCNP

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 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (0.90%) Apache
2 1 (0.90%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (63.96%) Firewall
2 42 (37.84%) TCP/IP
3 26 (23.42%) Network Security
4 21 (18.92%) VPN
5 17 (15.32%) BIG-IP
5 17 (15.32%) MPLS
6 10 (9.01%) BGP
6 10 (9.01%) OSPF
7 9 (8.11%) EIGRP
7 9 (8.11%) SMTP
7 9 (8.11%) SSL
8 8 (7.21%) snoop
8 8 (7.21%) tcpdump
8 8 (7.21%) Wireshark
9 6 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (4.50%) DNS
11 4 (3.60%) Wireless
12 3 (2.70%) HTTP
12 3 (2.70%) Internet
12 3 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) MySQL
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Eclipse
2 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
General
1 32 (28.83%) German Language
2 28 (25.23%) French Language
3 11 (9.91%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 13 (11.71%) STL
2 7 (6.31%) Ajax
2 7 (6.31%) CSS
2 7 (6.31%) HTML
3 3 (2.70%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Virtual Team
2 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.60%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 68 (61.26%) Linux
2 63 (56.76%) Unix
3 54 (48.65%) Windows
4 36 (32.43%) Solaris
4 36 (32.43%) Windows 2000
4 36 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.04%) ITIL
2 25 (22.52%) Data Loss Prevention
3 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.62%) High Availability
3 24 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 23 (20.72%) BDD
4 23 (20.72%) Low Latency
4 23 (20.72%) Multithreading
4 23 (20.72%) OOP
4 23 (20.72%) Scrum
4 23 (20.72%) TDD
5 19 (17.12%) Information Security
6 16 (14.41%) Cross-Platform Development
7 14 (12.61%) OO
8 10 (9.01%) Internal Audit
9 9 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (8.11%) SDLC
9 9 (8.11%) Virtual Team Management
10 8 (7.21%) Problem Management
10 8 (7.21%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.62%) C++
1 24 (21.62%) Java
2 7 (6.31%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.31%) PL/SQL
2 7 (6.31%) SQL
2 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.90%) C
3 1 (0.90%) C#
3 1 (0.90%) Perl
3 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (20.72%) CCNP
3 11 (9.91%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
4 10 (9.01%) CISSP
5 5 (4.50%) Degree
6 2 (1.80%) CCNA
6 2 (1.80%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.80%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.90%) CCDA
7 1 (0.90%) CEH
7 1 (0.90%) CISA
7 1 (0.90%) CISM
7 1 (0.90%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.90%) HP ASE
7 1 (0.90%) HP MASE
7 1 (0.90%) ISSMP
7 1 (0.90%) SANS
7 1 (0.90%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.41%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) QRadar
Vendors
1 61 (54.95%) F5
2 60 (54.05%) CheckPoint
3 58 (52.25%) Palo Alto
4 57 (51.35%) Juniper
5 49 (44.14%) Cisco
6 23 (20.72%) Blue Coat
7 22 (19.82%) Sourcefire
8 20 (18.02%) Crossbeam
9 8 (7.21%) BT
9 8 (7.21%) NetScout
10 5 (4.50%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.70%) Ciena
12 3 (2.70%) Citrix
12 3 (2.70%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.70%) Nortel
13 2 (1.80%) Sophos
13 2 (1.80%) Symantec
14 1 (0.90%) HP
14 1 (0.90%) Intel
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £49,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%) + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago