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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 91 106 104
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 53 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.08% 1.69% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.83% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 36 12 30
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +54.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,350 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Security Engineer
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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
2393 2300 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.70% 92.44% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1748 1670
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 66 (80.49%) Firewall
2 57 (69.51%) Cisco
3 56 (68.29%) Network Security
4 47 (57.32%) Juniper
5 45 (54.88%) TCP/IP
6 44 (53.66%) F5
7 41 (50.00%) VPN
8 39 (47.56%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (46.34%) DNS
10 36 (43.90%) CheckPoint
11 31 (37.80%) Windows
12 28 (34.15%) CCNP
13 27 (32.93%) OSPF
13 27 (32.93%) BGP
14 26 (31.71%) SSL
15 25 (30.49%) Linux
16 23 (28.05%) EIGRP
17 22 (26.83%) Problem Management
18 21 (25.61%) SLA
18 21 (25.61%) BIG-IP
19 18 (21.95%) Network Design
20 17 (20.73%) Telecoms
21 16 (19.51%) ITIL
22 15 (18.29%) WAN
22 15 (18.29%) Blue Coat
23 14 (17.07%) UNIX
23 14 (17.07%) Solaris
23 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
23 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
23 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (80.49%) Firewall
2 56 (68.29%) Network Security
3 45 (54.88%) TCP/IP
4 41 (50.00%) VPN
5 38 (46.34%) DNS
6 27 (32.93%) OSPF
6 27 (32.93%) BGP
7 26 (31.71%) SSL
8 23 (28.05%) EIGRP
9 21 (25.61%) BIG-IP
10 15 (18.29%) WAN
11 13 (15.85%) IPsec
11 13 (15.85%) MPLS
12 11 (13.41%) DHCP
12 11 (13.41%) LAN
13 9 (10.98%) VLAN
14 8 (9.76%) Wireshark
14 8 (9.76%) tcpdump
15 6 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 4 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
General
1 17 (20.73%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) German Language
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) French Language
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Open Source
2 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.44%) SecurID
4 1 (1.22%) PKI
4 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.22%) Replication
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.80%) Windows
2 25 (30.49%) Linux
3 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (17.07%) UNIX
3 14 (17.07%) Solaris
3 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (14.63%) Windows 2000
5 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.44%) AIX
7 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) Problem Management
2 18 (21.95%) Network Design
3 16 (19.51%) ITIL
4 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.20%) Cyber Security
6 9 (10.98%) Project Management
6 9 (10.98%) Change Management
7 8 (9.76%) Line Management
8 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.32%) Coaching
8 6 (7.32%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.32%) SIEM
9 4 (4.88%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.88%) Validation
9 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.66%) Information Security
11 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.44%) Database Security
11 2 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 39 (47.56%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (34.15%) CCNP
3 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
4 11 (13.41%) CCNA
5 9 (10.98%) CCDA
5 9 (10.98%) CCDP
6 8 (9.76%) CISSP
6 8 (9.76%) CCIE
7 5 (6.10%) DV Cleared
7 5 (6.10%) CCSA
8 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.66%) CCIP
9 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.66%) A+ Certification
9 3 (3.66%) MCSE
9 3 (3.66%) Degree
9 3 (3.66%) CCSE
10 2 (2.44%) CEH
10 2 (2.44%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.61%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.66%) COBIT
2 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 57 (69.51%) Cisco
2 47 (57.32%) Juniper
3 44 (53.66%) F5
4 36 (43.90%) CheckPoint
5 15 (18.29%) Blue Coat
6 12 (14.63%) Sourcefire
6 12 (14.63%) Crossbeam
7 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
8 8 (9.76%) NetScout
9 6 (7.32%) Huawei
9 6 (7.32%) Citrix
10 5 (6.10%) HP
11 3 (3.66%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.66%) Aruba
12 2 (2.44%) Tufin
12 2 (2.44%) AlgoSec
12 2 (2.44%) VMware
13 1 (1.22%) Nokia
13 1 (1.22%) Nortel
13 1 (1.22%) Symantec
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