The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 307 289 283
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 146 179 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.75% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.79% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 109 120 111
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £21,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Security Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20452 22705 21362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.75% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16469 18126 17697
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 the South East

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Security Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 85 £52,000 +9.47% 4
Hampshire -9 28 £45,000 -8.44% 1
Surrey +16 18 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 9 £60,000 +23.07% 1
Kent +9 5 £50,000 +132.55%
West Sussex - 2 £55,500 -
Middlesex +7 1 £50,000 -6.97%
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 184 (68.66%) Firewall
2 129 (48.13%) Cisco
2 129 (48.13%) Network Security
3 113 (42.16%) Cisco Certification
4 100 (37.31%) CheckPoint
5 94 (35.07%) Windows
6 91 (33.96%) TCP/IP
7 90 (33.58%) Linux
8 72 (26.87%) Juniper
9 69 (25.75%) CISSP
10 68 (25.37%) F5
11 66 (24.63%) Security Cleared
12 64 (23.88%) VPN
12 64 (23.88%) CCNP
13 61 (22.76%) DNS
14 55 (20.52%) SIEM
15 54 (20.15%) Cisco ASA
16 48 (17.91%) Information Security
17 47 (17.54%) Blue Coat
18 44 (16.42%) WAN
19 41 (15.30%) DHCP
19 41 (15.30%) Microsoft
19 41 (15.30%) Cyber Security
20 40 (14.93%) CCNA
20 40 (14.93%) UNIX
21 39 (14.55%) CCIE
22 38 (14.18%) SC Cleared
23 37 (13.81%) LAN
24 36 (13.43%) SLA
25 35 (13.06%) MS Excel

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (0.75%) IIS
1 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (13.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.24%) MS Office
3 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.49%) PaaS
2 4 (1.49%) IaaS
3 3 (1.12%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (68.66%) Firewall
2 129 (48.13%) Network Security
3 91 (33.96%) TCP/IP
4 64 (23.88%) VPN
5 61 (22.76%) DNS
6 54 (20.15%) Cisco ASA
7 44 (16.42%) WAN
8 41 (15.30%) DHCP
9 37 (13.81%) LAN
10 31 (11.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 29 (10.82%) Cisco PIX
11 29 (10.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 27 (10.07%) DMZ
13 25 (9.33%) Wireless
14 22 (8.21%) SSL
15 21 (7.84%) HTTP
15 21 (7.84%) Wireless Security
16 19 (7.09%) BGP
17 17 (6.34%) IPsec
17 17 (6.34%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.37%) Big Data
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.37%) Yeoman
General
1 27 (10.07%) Telecoms
2 26 (9.70%) Finance
3 17 (6.34%) Banking
4 5 (1.87%) Advertising
5 4 (1.49%) Military
6 3 (1.12%) Retail
6 3 (1.12%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.12%) Marketing
7 2 (0.75%) German Language
7 2 (0.75%) Billing
7 2 (0.75%) Back Office
7 2 (0.75%) Publishing
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.87%) .NET
2 3 (1.12%) SAML
2 3 (1.12%) OAuth
2 3 (1.12%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.75%) REST
3 2 (0.75%) SOAP
3 2 (0.75%) Web Services
3 2 (0.75%) ODBC
4 1 (0.37%) CSS
4 1 (0.37%) OpenID
4 1 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.22%) Open Source
4 10 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.73%) CESG
5 7 (2.61%) PKI
6 6 (2.24%) Clustering
7 5 (1.87%) Blog
8 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.37%) Statistics
8 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.37%) Physics
8 1 (0.37%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 94 (35.07%) Windows
2 90 (33.58%) Linux
3 40 (14.93%) UNIX
4 25 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (7.09%) Solaris
7 15 (5.60%) Windows 2000
8 7 (2.61%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.12%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.75%) CentOS
11 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.37%) Android
11 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.52%) SIEM
2 48 (17.91%) Information Security
3 41 (15.30%) Cyber Security
4 28 (10.45%) ITIL
4 28 (10.45%) Kalman Filter
5 27 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (9.70%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (8.21%) Network Monitoring
8 19 (7.09%) Project Management
9 18 (6.72%) Database Security
9 18 (6.72%) Load Balancing
10 16 (5.97%) Network Design
10 16 (5.97%) Mentoring
11 14 (5.22%) Coaching
11 14 (5.22%) Ethical Hacking
12 10 (3.73%) Reverse Engineering
13 9 (3.36%) Problem Management
13 9 (3.36%) Change Management
14 7 (2.61%) Migration
14 7 (2.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.45%) SQL
2 21 (7.84%) Python
3 18 (6.72%) Perl
4 15 (5.60%) C
5 14 (5.22%) Ruby
6 13 (4.85%) PHP
7 10 (3.73%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.36%) C++
9 6 (2.24%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.87%) Java
11 3 (1.12%) C#
12 1 (0.37%) VBScript
12 1 (0.37%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 113 (42.16%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (25.75%) CISSP
3 66 (24.63%) Security Cleared
4 64 (23.88%) CCNP
5 40 (14.93%) CCNA
6 39 (14.55%) CCIE
7 38 (14.18%) SC Cleared
8 30 (11.19%) CCSE
9 26 (9.70%) CEH
10 25 (9.33%) Degree
11 18 (6.72%) GIAC
11 18 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (5.22%) MCSE
12 14 (5.22%) DV Cleared
13 12 (4.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 12 (4.48%) CCSA
14 11 (4.10%) CISM
15 8 (2.99%) JNCIS
15 8 (2.99%) MCP
16 7 (2.61%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (13.43%) SLA
2 27 (10.07%) PCI DSS
3 26 (9.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.73%) HIPAA
5 5 (1.87%) FISMA
6 4 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.12%) GPG13
8 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.48%) vSphere
4 5 (1.87%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.87%) Snort
5 3 (1.12%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.75%) XenApp
6 2 (0.75%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.37%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.37%) Firmware
7 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (4.85%) FortiGate
2 11 (4.10%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.24%) Nessus
4 6 (2.24%) WSUS
5 3 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.12%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (1.12%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (1.12%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.75%) Nmap
7 1 (0.37%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.37%) StatsD
7 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 129 (48.13%) Cisco
2 100 (37.31%) CheckPoint
3 72 (26.87%) Juniper
4 68 (25.37%) F5
5 47 (17.54%) Blue Coat
6 41 (15.30%) Microsoft
7 31 (11.57%) McAfee
8 26 (9.70%) VMware
9 22 (8.21%) Fortinet
10 17 (6.34%) Sourcefire
11 15 (5.60%) Crossbeam
12 14 (5.22%) Symantec
13 10 (3.73%) Citrix
13 10 (3.73%) Websense
13 10 (3.73%) Splunk
13 10 (3.73%) ArcSight
14 9 (3.36%) HP
15 8 (2.99%) NetApp
15 8 (2.99%) IronPort
16 6 (2.24%) NetScout
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