The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 224 296 309
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 225 173 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.30% 0.82% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.85% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 133 135 125
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £38,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £58,200
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.55%
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
16811 20300 21240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.01% 96.60% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14106 17008 16563
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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 24 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +40 104 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Surrey +37 42 £50,000 - 4
Hampshire +12 39 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Kent +23 18 £48,750 +21.87% 1
Oxfordshire +17 10 £50,000 +66.66%
Buckinghamshire -6 4 - - 1
West Sussex +9 3 £50,000 -4.76%
Middlesex - 3 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 266 (59.11%) Firewall
2 216 (48.00%) Cisco
3 205 (45.56%) Network Security
4 165 (36.67%) Windows
5 162 (36.00%) Linux
6 159 (35.33%) CheckPoint
7 134 (29.78%) F5
8 129 (28.67%) Juniper
9 109 (24.22%) Cisco Certification
10 103 (22.89%) Security Cleared
11 96 (21.33%) Palo Alto
12 90 (20.00%) CCNP
13 87 (19.33%) SC Cleared
14 86 (19.11%) Unix
15 85 (18.89%) CISSP
16 82 (18.22%) TCP/IP
16 82 (18.22%) Information Security
17 76 (16.89%) VPN
18 72 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
19 66 (14.67%) LAN
20 65 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
21 61 (13.56%) Microsoft
22 60 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
23 58 (12.89%) Solaris
24 57 (12.67%) DNS
24 57 (12.67%) ITIL
25 56 (12.44%) WAN
26 54 (12.00%) Blue Coat
27 52 (11.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
28 51 (11.33%) Active Directory

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (5.78%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (3.11%) IIS
3 12 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.22%) nginx
5 5 (1.11%) JBoss
6 4 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.89%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.67%) SAS
8 2 (0.44%) Apache
9 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.89%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.11%) GitHub
3 5 (1.11%) IaaS
3 5 (1.11%) PaaS
4 3 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 266 (59.11%) Firewall
2 205 (45.56%) Network Security
3 82 (18.22%) TCP/IP
4 76 (16.89%) VPN
5 72 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
6 66 (14.67%) LAN
7 57 (12.67%) DNS
8 56 (12.44%) WAN
9 50 (11.11%) Wireless
10 45 (10.00%) MPLS
11 35 (7.78%) BGP
11 35 (7.78%) Cisco PIX
11 35 (7.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 35 (7.78%) IPsec
12 34 (7.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 33 (7.33%) OSPF
14 31 (6.89%) Intrusion Detection
15 26 (5.78%) DHCP
15 26 (5.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 21 (4.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.67%) Big Data
3 19 (4.22%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.67%) MySQL
5 8 (1.78%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.89%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.22%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.78%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.22%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (8.89%) Finance
2 39 (8.67%) Telecoms
3 38 (8.44%) German Language
4 30 (6.67%) French Language
5 11 (2.44%) Games
6 10 (2.22%) Banking
7 9 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.56%) Back Office
9 5 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.67%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.44%) Retail
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.22%) 802.1X
2 18 (4.00%) ZeroMQ
3 15 (3.33%) Web Services
4 13 (2.89%) Regular Expression
5 12 (2.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 12 (2.67%) STL
6 11 (2.44%) Ajax
6 11 (2.44%) CSS
6 11 (2.44%) HTML
7 10 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (2.00%) .NET
9 5 (1.11%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.44%) Middleware
11 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.22%) LAMP
11 1 (0.22%) MFC
11 1 (0.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.67%) Management Information System
2 37 (8.22%) Data Centre
3 34 (7.56%) PKI
4 28 (6.22%) Computer Science
5 23 (5.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 20 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (4.44%) Security Operations Centre
7 19 (4.22%) Cyberthreat
8 15 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (3.11%) Virtual Team
10 9 (2.00%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (1.11%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.11%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.89%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.89%) CESG
13 3 (0.67%) FlexPod
13 3 (0.67%) Physics
14 2 (0.44%) CCTV
14 2 (0.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 165 (36.67%) Windows
2 162 (36.00%) Linux
3 86 (19.11%) Unix
4 65 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (12.89%) Solaris
6 42 (9.33%) Windows 2000
6 42 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (8.00%) Windows Server
8 22 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (4.44%) CentOS
10 6 (1.33%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.89%) SUSE
12 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (18.22%) Information Security
2 60 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
3 57 (12.67%) ITIL
4 50 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 39 (8.67%) Security Architecture
5 39 (8.67%) SIEM
6 36 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (6.67%) High Availability
7 30 (6.67%) Presales
8 27 (6.00%) Security Operations
9 25 (5.56%) Data Loss Prevention
10 23 (5.11%) Multithreading
10 23 (5.11%) Penetration Testing
10 23 (5.11%) Scrum
10 23 (5.11%) TDD
11 22 (4.89%) BDD
11 22 (4.89%) Low Latency
11 22 (4.89%) OOP
12 21 (4.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 20 (4.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.78%) C++
2 34 (7.56%) Java
3 31 (6.89%) Python
4 28 (6.22%) SQL
5 20 (4.44%) C#
6 16 (3.56%) C
7 11 (2.44%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 10 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.33%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.33%) R
10 5 (1.11%) Go
10 5 (1.11%) Perl
11 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.22%) PHP
12 1 (0.22%) Tcl
12 1 (0.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 109 (24.22%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (22.89%) Security Cleared
3 90 (20.00%) CCNP
4 87 (19.33%) SC Cleared
5 85 (18.89%) CISSP
6 45 (10.00%) CCNA
7 34 (7.56%) Degree
8 33 (7.33%) CCSE
9 27 (6.00%) CEH
10 25 (5.56%) CISA
11 24 (5.33%) JNCIP
12 17 (3.78%) JNCIS
13 15 (3.33%) GSEC
14 13 (2.89%) JNCIA
15 11 (2.44%) CISM
15 11 (2.44%) DV Cleared
15 11 (2.44%) SANS
16 9 (2.00%) CCVP
17 8 (1.78%) CCIE
17 8 (1.78%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (11.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (6.22%) PCI DSS
3 26 (5.78%) SLA
4 15 (3.33%) FISMA
5 3 (0.67%) GPG13
5 3 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.67%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.67%) RMADS
5 3 (0.67%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.22%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (11.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (1.56%) Firmware
4 7 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.67%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.67%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.44%) Snort
7 1 (0.22%) KVM
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (4.22%) Nessus
2 15 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (2.89%) FortiGate
3 13 (2.89%) SCCM
3 13 (2.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.33%) Ansible
5 6 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (1.33%) StatsD
6 5 (1.11%) Icinga
6 5 (1.11%) Nagios
7 4 (0.89%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.67%) SCOM
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.44%) QRadar
10 1 (0.22%) Endace
Vendors
1 216 (48.00%) Cisco
2 159 (35.33%) CheckPoint
3 134 (29.78%) F5
4 129 (28.67%) Juniper
5 96 (21.33%) Palo Alto
6 61 (13.56%) Microsoft
7 54 (12.00%) Blue Coat
8 31 (6.89%) Sourcefire
9 30 (6.67%) VMware
10 26 (5.78%) Crossbeam
11 22 (4.89%) Fortinet
11 22 (4.89%) Intel Security
12 17 (3.78%) Symantec
13 16 (3.56%) CA
13 16 (3.56%) Red Hat
14 15 (3.33%) HP
15 14 (3.11%) Aruba
16 12 (2.67%) Barracuda Networks
16 12 (2.67%) Mitel
16 12 (2.67%) SolarWinds
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