The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 59 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 10 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.54% 1.94% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 2.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 0
Average salary £48,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,625
% change year-on-year
- +16.92%
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
609 492 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 93.84% 95.53% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 505 435 521
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Slough region.

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Slough

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Slough region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Slough

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) UNIX
2 11 (68.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Ruby
3 10 (62.50%) PCI DSS
3 10 (62.50%) Python
3 10 (62.50%) Perl
3 10 (62.50%) PHP
4 8 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (43.75%) CISSP
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) F5
6 6 (37.50%) Information Security
6 6 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (31.25%) DDoS Mitigation
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Banking
7 5 (31.25%) Blue Coat
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
7 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (31.25%) Nessus
7 5 (31.25%) LogLogic
7 5 (31.25%) SIEM
7 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) WPA2
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) WPA
5 1 (6.25%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) SSL
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) UNIX
3 5 (31.25%) Solaris
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Identity Management
3 5 (31.25%) Data Security
3 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) SIEM
3 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
3 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (31.25%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (18.75%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 2 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Perl
1 10 (62.50%) PHP
1 10 (62.50%) Python
1 10 (62.50%) Ruby
2 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (31.25%) HIPAA
2 5 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) F5
2 5 (31.25%) LogLogic
2 5 (31.25%) Sourcefire
2 5 (31.25%) Crossbeam
2 5 (31.25%) Juniper
2 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
2 5 (31.25%) McAfee
2 5 (31.25%) Blue Coat
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Tripwire