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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 93 101 97
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 44 32 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 1.42% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.50% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 35
Average salary £50,000 £47,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -8.23%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2209 2131 2078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.58% 94.25% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 1707 1762
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 24 July 2014.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 63 (65.63%) Firewall
2 61 (63.54%) Cisco
3 48 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 43 (44.79%) OSPF
5 42 (43.75%) Internet
6 38 (39.58%) Broadband
6 38 (39.58%) Smartphone
7 37 (38.54%) Windows
8 36 (37.50%) BGP
9 35 (36.46%) DNS
10 34 (35.42%) Microsoft
10 34 (35.42%) Network Security
10 34 (35.42%) Network Management
11 33 (34.38%) VoIP
12 32 (33.33%) SNMP
12 32 (33.33%) F5
12 32 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 31 (32.29%) MPLS
14 30 (31.25%) TCP/IP
15 29 (30.21%) CheckPoint
15 29 (30.21%) Retail
15 29 (30.21%) Billing
15 29 (30.21%) SC Cleared
15 29 (30.21%) Security Cleared
16 28 (29.17%) DV Cleared
17 24 (25.00%) HP
18 23 (23.96%) Cisco Certification
19 22 (22.92%) Active Directory
20 21 (21.88%) Linux
21 20 (20.83%) EMC NetWorker

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (4.17%) IIS
1 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (65.63%) Firewall
2 43 (44.79%) OSPF
3 42 (43.75%) Internet
4 38 (39.58%) Broadband
5 36 (37.50%) BGP
6 35 (36.46%) DNS
7 34 (35.42%) Network Security
8 33 (34.38%) VoIP
9 32 (33.33%) SNMP
9 32 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 31 (32.29%) MPLS
11 30 (31.25%) TCP/IP
12 15 (15.63%) IPsec
13 14 (14.58%) BIG-IP
13 14 (14.58%) VPN
14 12 (12.50%) FWSM
14 12 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 8 (8.33%) DHCP
17 7 (7.29%) SAN
General
1 48 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 29 (30.21%) Retail
2 29 (30.21%) Billing
3 5 (5.21%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (39.58%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.08%) SecurID
3 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.54%) Windows
2 21 (21.88%) Linux
3 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.29%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.25%) UNIX
6 2 (2.08%) Solaris
6 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) Network Management
2 13 (13.54%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (12.50%) Network Design
4 11 (11.46%) ITIL
4 11 (11.46%) Validation
5 7 (7.29%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.29%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.29%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.13%) Release Management
8 2 (2.08%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.08%) eTOM
9 1 (1.04%) Cyber Security
9 1 (1.04%) ERP
9 1 (1.04%) Information Security
9 1 (1.04%) Migration
Qualifications
1 29 (30.21%) SC Cleared
1 29 (30.21%) Security Cleared
2 28 (29.17%) DV Cleared
3 23 (23.96%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (18.75%) CCNP
5 11 (11.46%) CISSP
5 11 (11.46%) CCSA
6 10 (10.42%) CCSE
7 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (7.29%) MCP
7 7 (7.29%) MCSE
8 6 (6.25%) CCNA
9 3 (3.13%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.08%) Degree
10 2 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.08%) CCDP
10 2 (2.08%) CCIE
10 2 (2.08%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.50%) ProxySG
3 7 (7.29%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (20.83%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (13.54%) WSUS
3 12 (12.50%) FortiGate
4 8 (8.33%) HP SIM
4 8 (8.33%) SCCM
4 8 (8.33%) SCOM
5 2 (2.08%) HP NNM
5 2 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 61 (63.54%) Cisco
2 34 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 32 (33.33%) F5
4 29 (30.21%) CheckPoint
5 24 (25.00%) HP
6 15 (15.63%) Juniper
6 15 (15.63%) Blue Coat
7 12 (12.50%) VMware
7 12 (12.50%) EMC
8 10 (10.42%) Fortinet
9 8 (8.33%) Lumension
9 8 (8.33%) ArcSight
9 8 (8.33%) SolarWinds
10 7 (7.29%) Red Hat
10 7 (7.29%) Symantec
11 3 (3.13%) Nokia
11 3 (3.13%) Huawei
12 2 (2.08%) Crossbeam
12 2 (2.08%) NetScout
12 2 (2.08%) Tufin