The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 50 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 18 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.25% 0.86% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 0.92% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 0
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
544 651 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 98.19% 93.80% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 467 553 474
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Security Engineer
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Slough

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 27 (62.79%) Linux
1 27 (62.79%) Firewall
2 26 (60.47%) CEH
2 26 (60.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 26 (60.47%) SIEM
3 25 (58.14%) Ubuntu
3 25 (58.14%) Red Hat
3 25 (58.14%) CISSP
4 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (48.84%) Windows
5 21 (48.84%) CCNA
6 20 (46.51%) SQL
6 20 (46.51%) OSCE
6 20 (46.51%) Metasploit
7 19 (44.19%) Imperva
7 19 (44.19%) Bash Shell
7 19 (44.19%) tcpdump
7 19 (44.19%) OSCP
7 19 (44.19%) Ruby
7 19 (44.19%) Nmap
7 19 (44.19%) PCI DSS
7 19 (44.19%) HIPAA
7 19 (44.19%) CentOS
7 19 (44.19%) Python
7 19 (44.19%) Perl
7 19 (44.19%) PHP
7 19 (44.19%) Sophos
7 19 (44.19%) Snort
7 19 (44.19%) Nessus
8 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 27 (62.79%) Firewall
2 19 (44.19%) tcpdump
3 4 (9.30%) Network Security
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Metasploit
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) CCTV
2 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Linux
2 25 (58.14%) Ubuntu
3 21 (48.84%) Windows
4 19 (44.19%) CentOS
5 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 26 (60.47%) SIEM
2 11 (25.58%) Information Security
3 1 (2.33%) Data Security
3 1 (2.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) Bash Shell
2 19 (44.19%) Ruby
2 19 (44.19%) Python
2 19 (44.19%) Perl
2 19 (44.19%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) CEH
2 25 (58.14%) CISSP
3 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (48.84%) CCNA
5 20 (46.51%) OSCE
6 19 (44.19%) OSCP
7 7 (16.28%) Degree
8 5 (11.63%) RHCE
9 3 (6.98%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) PCI DSS
1 19 (44.19%) HIPAA
2 11 (25.58%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) BS25999
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Nmap
1 19 (44.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (44.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Red Hat
2 19 (44.19%) Imperva
2 19 (44.19%) Sophos
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco
3 4 (9.30%) Juniper
3 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.98%) Avaya
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) F5