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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 60 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.75% 0.17% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.17% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Average salary - £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
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
519 576 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 97.01% 95.21% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 427 497 458
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (42.86%) PHP
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) CCTV
2 8 (38.10%) SIEM
3 7 (33.33%) CISSP
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (28.57%) Perl
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Python
4 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 6 (28.57%) HIPAA
4 6 (28.57%) Ruby
4 6 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (23.81%) Information Security
6 4 (19.05%) Nessus
6 4 (19.05%) Nmap
6 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
6 4 (19.05%) CEH
6 4 (19.05%) Snort
6 4 (19.05%) CentOS
6 4 (19.05%) Metasploit
6 4 (19.05%) Imperva
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) OSCP
6 4 (19.05%) OSCE
6 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 4 (19.05%) Sophos

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) tcpdump
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) MPLS
4 2 (9.52%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Metasploit
2 3 (14.29%) AppScan
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) CCTV
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
3 4 (19.05%) CentOS
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) SIEM
2 6 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) OWASP
5 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) PHP
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Perl
2 6 (28.57%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 6 (28.57%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) CEH
3 4 (19.05%) OSCP
3 4 (19.05%) OSCE
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
4 3 (14.29%) GIAC
4 3 (14.29%) CSSLP
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
1 6 (28.57%) HIPAA
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Nmap
1 4 (19.05%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Imperva
1 4 (19.05%) Sophos
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper