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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 111 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 33 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 1.75% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.86% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 31
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,300 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.37% -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
2293 2152 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.68% 94.14% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1712 1632
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 60 (65.22%) Firewall
2 55 (59.78%) Cisco
3 41 (44.57%) Windows
4 39 (42.39%) Telecoms
5 36 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 35 (38.04%) Network Security
6 35 (38.04%) F5
7 34 (36.96%) TCP/IP
7 34 (36.96%) OSPF
8 33 (35.87%) CheckPoint
8 33 (35.87%) Internet
9 29 (31.52%) Broadband
9 29 (31.52%) Smartphone
9 29 (31.52%) SC Cleared
9 29 (31.52%) Security Cleared
10 28 (30.43%) DNS
10 28 (30.43%) DV Cleared
11 27 (29.35%) BGP
12 25 (27.17%) Linux
12 25 (27.17%) Network Management
13 24 (26.09%) VoIP
13 24 (26.09%) Active Directory
13 24 (26.09%) HP
14 23 (25.00%) SNMP
14 23 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (23.91%) MPLS
16 20 (21.74%) Retail
16 20 (21.74%) Billing
16 20 (21.74%) EMC NetWorker

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (4.35%) IIS
1 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (65.22%) Firewall
2 35 (38.04%) Network Security
3 34 (36.96%) OSPF
3 34 (36.96%) TCP/IP
4 33 (35.87%) Internet
5 29 (31.52%) Broadband
6 28 (30.43%) DNS
7 27 (29.35%) BGP
8 24 (26.09%) VoIP
9 23 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (25.00%) SNMP
10 22 (23.91%) MPLS
11 15 (16.30%) VPN
11 15 (16.30%) IPsec
12 14 (15.22%) BIG-IP
13 13 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (13.04%) FWSM
15 9 (9.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 8 (8.70%) SSL
16 8 (8.70%) DHCP
General
1 39 (42.39%) Telecoms
2 20 (21.74%) Retail
2 20 (21.74%) Billing
3 7 (7.61%) Finance
4 3 (3.26%) German Language
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (31.52%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.17%) SecurID
3 1 (1.09%) PKI
3 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.57%) Windows
2 25 (27.17%) Linux
3 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (10.87%) UNIX
5 7 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.52%) Solaris
7 4 (4.35%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.17%) AIX
8 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.17%) Network Management
2 13 (14.13%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (14.13%) ITIL
3 12 (13.04%) Network Design
4 11 (11.96%) Validation
5 9 (9.78%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 7 (7.61%) Capacity Management
6 7 (7.61%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.26%) Release Management
9 2 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.17%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.17%) eTOM
10 1 (1.09%) Information Security
10 1 (1.09%) Migration
10 1 (1.09%) ERP
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) SC Cleared
1 29 (31.52%) Security Cleared
2 28 (30.43%) DV Cleared
3 23 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (19.57%) CCNP
5 11 (11.96%) CISSP
5 11 (11.96%) CCSA
6 10 (10.87%) CCSE
7 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (7.61%) MCP
7 7 (7.61%) MCSE
8 6 (6.52%) CCNA
9 3 (3.26%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.17%) Degree
10 2 (2.17%) CCDP
10 2 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.17%) CCIE
10 2 (2.17%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) COBIT
2 3 (3.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.04%) ProxySG
3 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.61%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (21.74%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (14.13%) WSUS
3 12 (13.04%) FortiGate
4 8 (8.70%) SCCM
4 8 (8.70%) SCOM
4 8 (8.70%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (2.17%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 55 (59.78%) Cisco
2 36 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 35 (38.04%) F5
4 33 (35.87%) CheckPoint
5 24 (26.09%) HP
6 18 (19.57%) Juniper
7 17 (18.48%) Blue Coat
8 14 (15.22%) VMware
9 12 (13.04%) EMC
10 10 (10.87%) Fortinet
11 8 (8.70%) SolarWinds
11 8 (8.70%) ArcSight
11 8 (8.70%) Lumension
12 7 (7.61%) Red Hat
12 7 (7.61%) Symantec
13 4 (4.35%) Sourcefire
13 4 (4.35%) Citrix
13 4 (4.35%) Nokia
13 4 (4.35%) Crossbeam
14 3 (3.26%) Huawei
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