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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 58 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 10 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.66% 3.37% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 3.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 0
Average salary £58,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +17.30%
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
577 487 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 95.69% 96.44% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 466 429 530
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Slough

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (90.48%) Linux
1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) UNIX
4 11 (52.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (47.62%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (47.62%) Ruby
5 10 (47.62%) Python
5 10 (47.62%) Perl
5 10 (47.62%) PHP
5 10 (47.62%) PCI DSS
5 10 (47.62%) F5
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco
6 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
6 9 (42.86%) Project Management
7 8 (38.10%) Juniper
7 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
7 8 (38.10%) Blue Coat
7 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
7 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (33.33%) CISSP
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 6 (28.57%) Information Security
9 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 6 (28.57%) Degree
9 6 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (23.81%) DDoS Mitigation
10 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
10 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
10 5 (23.81%) Cyber Security

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) Internet
5 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.76%) WPA2
6 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.76%) WPA
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
6 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) SSL
6 1 (4.76%) LDAP
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
2 6 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) UNIX
4 4 (19.05%) Solaris
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 2000
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Information Security
5 5 (23.81%) DDoS Mitigation
5 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) Cyber Security
5 5 (23.81%) SIEM
5 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
5 5 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (23.81%) Data Security
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Identity Management
6 4 (19.05%) Product Management
6 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (9.52%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Ruby
1 10 (47.62%) Python
1 10 (47.62%) Perl
1 10 (47.62%) PHP
2 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) CCIE
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) PCI DSS
2 5 (23.81%) HIPAA
2 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (23.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Nessus
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) F5
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 8 (38.10%) Juniper
3 8 (38.10%) Blue Coat
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) LogLogic
5 5 (23.81%) Fortinet
5 5 (23.81%) McAfee
6 4 (19.05%) Sourcefire
6 4 (19.05%) Crossbeam
7 1 (4.76%) Tripwire
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) CA
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp