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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 239 314 260
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 214 150 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 0.73% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.75% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 174 108 178
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,600 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -
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
17675 19960 22319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.87% 97.08% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14978 16141 18060
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +16 81 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Hampshire +11 44 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Surrey +17 37 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Buckinghamshire +43 21 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Kent +13 13 £42,500 +40.49% 1
Oxfordshire +3 9 £55,000 +83.33%
West Sussex -5 5 £40,000 -27.92%
East Sussex - 2 £35,000 -
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 256 (61.54%) Firewall
2 220 (52.88%) Cisco
3 215 (51.68%) Network Security
4 152 (36.54%) CheckPoint
5 145 (34.86%) F5
6 134 (32.21%) Windows
7 132 (31.73%) Linux
8 122 (29.33%) Cisco Certification
9 109 (26.20%) Juniper
10 108 (25.96%) Cisco ASA
11 81 (19.47%) CCNP
12 73 (17.55%) VPN
13 71 (17.07%) Palo Alto
14 70 (16.83%) TCP/IP
15 68 (16.35%) Information Security
16 67 (16.11%) LAN
16 67 (16.11%) Unix
17 64 (15.38%) Security Cleared
18 63 (15.14%) WAN
19 54 (12.98%) Intrusion Detection
20 53 (12.74%) DNS
20 53 (12.74%) CISSP
21 52 (12.50%) SC Cleared
22 50 (12.02%) Active Directory
23 48 (11.54%) Blue Coat
23 48 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
24 47 (11.30%) CCSE
25 46 (11.06%) Windows Server 2008
26 45 (10.82%) Solaris
27 44 (10.58%) Cisco Nexus

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 16 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (2.64%) IIS
2 11 (2.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.68%) IBM Domino
4 5 (1.20%) Apache
5 3 (0.72%) JBoss
6 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) Node.js
7 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.96%) SaaS
4 2 (0.48%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 256 (61.54%) Firewall
2 215 (51.68%) Network Security
3 108 (25.96%) Cisco ASA
4 73 (17.55%) VPN
5 70 (16.83%) TCP/IP
6 67 (16.11%) LAN
7 63 (15.14%) WAN
8 54 (12.98%) Intrusion Detection
9 53 (12.74%) DNS
10 48 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
11 44 (10.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 42 (10.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 39 (9.38%) Wireless
14 35 (8.41%) SSL
15 33 (7.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 33 (7.93%) MPLS
16 30 (7.21%) BGP
16 30 (7.21%) OSPF
17 28 (6.73%) IPsec
18 24 (5.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.64%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.44%) Big Data
3 6 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (1.20%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.20%) MySQL
4 5 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
1 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.24%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.24%) Subversion
2 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (7.45%) Finance
2 27 (6.49%) German Language
3 26 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.57%) French Language
5 12 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.44%) Back Office
7 5 (1.20%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.96%) Electronics
8 4 (0.96%) Marketing
9 3 (0.72%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.72%) Retail
10 2 (0.48%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.61%) .NET
2 12 (2.88%) Regular Expression
3 11 (2.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (2.64%) STL
4 9 (2.16%) 802.1X
5 8 (1.92%) Web Services
6 7 (1.68%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (0.96%) ActiveX
8 4 (0.96%) WCF
8 4 (0.96%) WinForms
8 4 (0.96%) WPF
8 4 (0.96%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.72%) Ajax
9 3 (0.72%) CSS
9 3 (0.72%) HTML
9 3 (0.72%) SAML
10 2 (0.48%) SOAP
10 2 (0.48%) XML
11 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.13%) Data Centre
2 29 (6.97%) PKI
3 25 (6.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 25 (6.01%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.88%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.92%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.20%) CESG
8 5 (1.20%) Cyber Attack
8 5 (1.20%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.20%) Physics
8 5 (1.20%) Replication
9 4 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.96%) iPad
10 3 (0.72%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.48%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.48%) CCTV
11 2 (0.48%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 134 (32.21%) Windows
2 132 (31.73%) Linux
3 67 (16.11%) Unix
4 46 (11.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (10.82%) Solaris
6 36 (8.65%) Windows Server
7 31 (7.45%) Windows 2000
8 30 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.72%) CentOS
12 2 (0.48%) AIX
12 2 (0.48%) Android
12 2 (0.48%) Debian
12 2 (0.48%) Fedora
12 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.24%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (16.35%) Information Security
2 42 (10.10%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (9.62%) ITIL
3 40 (9.62%) Software Engineering
4 35 (8.41%) Presales
5 34 (8.17%) SIEM
5 34 (8.17%) TDD
6 30 (7.21%) BDD
7 29 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (6.73%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (6.73%) Scrum
9 25 (6.01%) High Availability
9 25 (6.01%) Risk Management
10 24 (5.77%) Multithreading
11 22 (5.29%) Security Architecture
12 21 (5.05%) OOP
12 21 (5.05%) Security Operations
13 20 (4.81%) Low Latency
13 20 (4.81%) Mentoring
14 18 (4.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.89%) C++
2 30 (7.21%) Java
3 27 (6.49%) SQL
4 25 (6.01%) C#
5 23 (5.53%) Python
6 21 (5.05%) C
7 9 (2.16%) Perl
8 5 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.96%) R
10 3 (0.72%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.72%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.24%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.24%) VC++
Qualifications
1 122 (29.33%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (19.47%) CCNP
3 64 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 53 (12.74%) CISSP
5 52 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 47 (11.30%) CCSE
7 43 (10.34%) CCNA
8 28 (6.73%) Degree
9 27 (6.49%) CCIE
10 23 (5.53%) JNCIP
11 17 (4.09%) CCSA
11 17 (4.09%) CEH
12 14 (3.37%) CISA
12 14 (3.37%) JNCIS
13 11 (2.64%) JNCIA
13 11 (2.64%) SANS
14 10 (2.40%) CCVP
15 9 (2.16%) CCSP
15 9 (2.16%) DV Cleared
16 8 (1.92%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (5.05%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.85%) FISMA
4 15 (3.61%) SLA
5 5 (1.20%) RMADS
6 2 (0.48%) FIPS 140-2
6 2 (0.48%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.24%) GPG13
7 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) SAS 70
System Software
1 50 (12.02%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.68%) Firmware
4 7 (1.68%) NFS
5 3 (0.72%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.48%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.48%) vSphere
6 2 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (3.85%) FortiGate
2 9 (2.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.68%) SCCM
4 6 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (1.20%) Endace
5 5 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.20%) QRadar
6 4 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.96%) StatsD
6 4 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.72%) Nessus
8 2 (0.48%) Nmap
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.24%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 220 (52.88%) Cisco
2 152 (36.54%) CheckPoint
3 145 (34.86%) F5
4 109 (26.20%) Juniper
5 71 (17.07%) Palo Alto
6 48 (11.54%) Blue Coat
7 40 (9.62%) Microsoft
8 34 (8.17%) VMware
9 28 (6.73%) Sourcefire
10 24 (5.77%) Crossbeam
11 18 (4.33%) HP
12 15 (3.61%) CA
13 14 (3.37%) ArcSight
13 14 (3.37%) Aruba
13 14 (3.37%) Intel Security
14 12 (2.88%) Brocade
14 12 (2.88%) Forcepoint
15 11 (2.64%) Barracuda Networks
15 11 (2.64%) Citrix
15 11 (2.64%) Riverbed
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