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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 119 75 109
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 24 64 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.08% 2.72% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 2.95% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 13
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +20.51%
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
2101 2172 2109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.22% 92.46% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1535 1572 1717
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
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 29 May 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 57 (80.28%) Firewall
2 45 (63.38%) CheckPoint
3 44 (61.97%) Cisco
4 39 (54.93%) TCP/IP
5 37 (52.11%) F5
6 33 (46.48%) Windows
7 32 (45.07%) Linux
7 32 (45.07%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (45.07%) Network Security
8 31 (43.66%) Juniper
9 27 (38.03%) Blue Coat
10 26 (36.62%) SLA
11 23 (32.39%) UNIX
12 22 (30.99%) CCNP
12 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (29.58%) Telecoms
14 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (28.17%) VPN
15 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (22.54%) Windows 2000
16 16 (22.54%) Solaris
16 16 (22.54%) Crossbeam
16 16 (22.54%) Sourcefire
17 14 (19.72%) DNS
17 14 (19.72%) WAN
18 13 (18.31%) CISSP
18 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
19 12 (16.90%) Mentoring
19 12 (16.90%) Coaching
19 12 (16.90%) Project Management

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 57 (80.28%) Firewall
2 39 (54.93%) TCP/IP
3 32 (45.07%) Network Security
4 20 (28.17%) VPN
5 14 (19.72%) DNS
5 14 (19.72%) WAN
6 12 (16.90%) DHCP
7 11 (15.49%) BIG-IP
8 10 (14.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (12.68%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (12.68%) IPsec
10 8 (11.27%) LAN
11 7 (9.86%) Broadband
11 7 (9.86%) Internet
11 7 (9.86%) 3G
11 7 (9.86%) MPLS
11 7 (9.86%) Wireless
12 6 (8.45%) VLAN
12 6 (8.45%) SSL
13 5 (7.04%) BGP
General
1 21 (29.58%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.49%) Banking
3 9 (12.68%) Finance
4 3 (4.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Smartphone
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.23%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (46.48%) Windows
2 32 (45.07%) Linux
3 23 (32.39%) UNIX
4 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (22.54%) Windows 2000
6 16 (22.54%) Solaris
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.90%) Mentoring
2 12 (16.90%) Coaching
2 12 (16.90%) Project Management
3 10 (14.08%) ITIL
4 8 (11.27%) Network Design
5 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.45%) Information Security
6 6 (8.45%) Change Management
6 6 (8.45%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (8.45%) Product Management
6 6 (8.45%) Open Source
6 6 (8.45%) Cyber Security
7 5 (7.04%) SIEM
7 5 (7.04%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (7.04%) Database Security
8 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.23%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 32 (45.07%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (30.99%) CCNP
3 13 (18.31%) CISSP
3 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
4 11 (15.49%) CCNA
5 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.27%) DV Cleared
6 8 (11.27%) CCSA
6 8 (11.27%) CCSE
7 7 (9.86%) Degree
8 5 (7.04%) MCP
8 5 (7.04%) MCSE
8 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (7.04%) CEH
8 5 (7.04%) GIAC
9 3 (4.23%) CCIE
10 2 (2.82%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.41%) CISA
11 1 (1.41%) CISM
11 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (36.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.23%) WSUS
2 3 (4.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 45 (63.38%) CheckPoint
2 44 (61.97%) Cisco
3 37 (52.11%) F5
4 31 (43.66%) Juniper
5 27 (38.03%) Blue Coat
6 16 (22.54%) Crossbeam
6 16 (22.54%) Sourcefire
7 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.27%) Fortinet
9 6 (8.45%) HP
10 4 (5.63%) McAfee
10 4 (5.63%) Symantec
11 3 (4.23%) EMC
11 3 (4.23%) Citrix
11 3 (4.23%) VMware
11 3 (4.23%) Huawei
12 2 (2.82%) Mitel
12 2 (2.82%) Aruba
12 2 (2.82%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.41%) Cyber-Ark
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