The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 90 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 48 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.04% 1.23% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 1.31% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 33
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,350 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2178 2145 2164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.44% 94.58% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1738 1832
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -5.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Security Engineer
Berkshire

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 July 2014.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 61 (64.21%) Firewall
2 60 (63.16%) Cisco
3 48 (50.53%) Telecoms
4 43 (45.26%) OSPF
5 42 (44.21%) Internet
6 39 (41.05%) Broadband
7 38 (40.00%) Smartphone
8 36 (37.89%) DNS
8 36 (37.89%) BGP
9 35 (36.84%) Microsoft
9 35 (36.84%) Windows
10 34 (35.79%) Network Security
10 34 (35.79%) Network Management
11 33 (34.74%) SNMP
11 33 (34.74%) VoIP
12 32 (33.68%) Cisco Nexus
13 31 (32.63%) F5
13 31 (32.63%) MPLS
14 30 (31.58%) Retail
14 30 (31.58%) Billing
15 29 (30.53%) SC Cleared
15 29 (30.53%) Security Cleared
15 29 (30.53%) TCP/IP
16 28 (29.47%) CheckPoint
16 28 (29.47%) DV Cleared
17 24 (25.26%) HP
18 23 (24.21%) Cisco Certification
18 23 (24.21%) Active Directory
19 21 (22.11%) EMC NetWorker
20 20 (21.05%) Linux

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (4.21%) IIS
1 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (64.21%) Firewall
2 43 (45.26%) OSPF
3 42 (44.21%) Internet
4 39 (41.05%) Broadband
5 36 (37.89%) BGP
5 36 (37.89%) DNS
6 34 (35.79%) Network Security
7 33 (34.74%) SNMP
7 33 (34.74%) VoIP
8 32 (33.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (32.63%) MPLS
10 29 (30.53%) TCP/IP
11 15 (15.79%) IPsec
11 15 (15.79%) BIG-IP
12 14 (14.74%) VPN
13 13 (13.68%) FWSM
13 13 (13.68%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (9.47%) DHCP
14 9 (9.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (7.37%) WAN
General
1 48 (50.53%) Telecoms
2 30 (31.58%) Retail
2 30 (31.58%) Billing
3 5 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) .NET
2 2 (2.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.11%) SecurID
3 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.84%) Windows
2 20 (21.05%) Linux
3 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.21%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) Network Management
2 14 (14.74%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (12.63%) Network Design
4 11 (11.58%) Validation
5 9 (9.47%) ITIL
6 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.37%) Capacity Management
6 7 (7.37%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.16%) Release Management
9 2 (2.11%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.11%) eTOM
10 1 (1.05%) Migration
10 1 (1.05%) Information Security
10 1 (1.05%) CRM
10 1 (1.05%) ERP
10 1 (1.05%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 29 (30.53%) SC Cleared
1 29 (30.53%) Security Cleared
2 28 (29.47%) DV Cleared
3 23 (24.21%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (18.95%) CCNP
5 11 (11.58%) CISSP
5 11 (11.58%) CCSA
6 10 (10.53%) CCSE
7 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (7.37%) MCP
7 7 (7.37%) MCSE
8 6 (6.32%) CCNA
9 3 (3.16%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.11%) Degree
10 2 (2.11%) CCDP
10 2 (2.11%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.11%) CCIE
10 2 (2.11%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (24.21%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.68%) ProxySG
3 7 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (22.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 14 (14.74%) WSUS
3 12 (12.63%) FortiGate
4 9 (9.47%) SCCM
4 9 (9.47%) SCOM
5 8 (8.42%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.11%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (2.11%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 60 (63.16%) Cisco
2 35 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 31 (32.63%) F5
4 28 (29.47%) CheckPoint
5 24 (25.26%) HP
6 14 (14.74%) Blue Coat
7 13 (13.68%) EMC
7 13 (13.68%) Juniper
7 13 (13.68%) VMware
8 10 (10.53%) Fortinet
9 9 (9.47%) SolarWinds
10 8 (8.42%) ArcSight
10 8 (8.42%) Lumension
11 7 (7.37%) Symantec
11 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.16%) Citrix
12 3 (3.16%) Nokia
12 3 (3.16%) Huawei
13 2 (2.11%) NetScout
13 2 (2.11%) AlgoSec
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