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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 307 285 293
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 139 158 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.71% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.75% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 104 114 108
Average salary £49,375 £46,300 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.64% +8.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £21,500 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.12%
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
19802 21077 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16016 16715 17405
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 £25,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 82 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Hampshire -10 25 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Surrey +14 19 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 10 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Kent +8 4 £50,000 +132.55% 1
Oxfordshire +8 1 - - 1
Middlesex +5 1 £50,000 -
East Sussex -20 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £55,500 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 185 (67.77%) Firewall
2 139 (50.92%) Network Security
3 138 (50.55%) Cisco
4 112 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
5 96 (35.16%) CheckPoint
6 94 (34.43%) Windows
7 92 (33.70%) TCP/IP
8 83 (30.40%) Linux
9 82 (30.04%) Juniper
10 76 (27.84%) F5
11 75 (27.47%) VPN
12 69 (25.27%) DNS
13 66 (24.18%) CCNP
14 64 (23.44%) Security Cleared
15 56 (20.51%) CISSP
16 54 (19.78%) Cisco ASA
17 51 (18.68%) SIEM
18 45 (16.48%) Information Security
19 44 (16.12%) Blue Coat
20 43 (15.75%) WAN
21 41 (15.02%) UNIX
22 40 (14.65%) Microsoft
22 40 (14.65%) SC Cleared
23 38 (13.92%) Cyber Security
24 37 (13.55%) CCIE
24 37 (13.55%) LAN
25 36 (13.19%) CCNA
26 35 (12.82%) MS Excel
26 35 (12.82%) DHCP
26 35 (12.82%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (1.83%) IIS
2 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.93%) MS Office
3 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.47%) PaaS
1 4 (1.47%) IaaS
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 185 (67.77%) Firewall
2 139 (50.92%) Network Security
3 92 (33.70%) TCP/IP
4 75 (27.47%) VPN
5 69 (25.27%) DNS
6 54 (19.78%) Cisco ASA
7 43 (15.75%) WAN
8 37 (13.55%) LAN
9 35 (12.82%) DHCP
9 35 (12.82%) SSL
10 30 (10.99%) BGP
11 28 (10.26%) Intrusion Detection
11 28 (10.26%) OSPF
11 28 (10.26%) Cisco PIX
11 28 (10.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 24 (8.79%) Wireless
13 23 (8.42%) EIGRP
14 22 (8.06%) IPsec
15 20 (7.33%) BIG-IP
15 20 (7.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.10%) MySQL
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.37%) Big Data
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (9.89%) Telecoms
2 25 (9.16%) Finance
3 17 (6.23%) Banking
4 4 (1.47%) Advertising
5 3 (1.10%) Retail
5 3 (1.10%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.10%) Marketing
6 2 (0.73%) Back Office
6 2 (0.73%) Military
6 2 (0.73%) German Language
6 2 (0.73%) Billing
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.37%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.20%) .NET
2 4 (1.47%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.73%) CSS
3 2 (0.73%) SOAP
3 2 (0.73%) Web Services
3 2 (0.73%) ODBC
3 2 (0.73%) SAML
3 2 (0.73%) OAuth
3 2 (0.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.76%) Open Source
4 11 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.56%) Clustering
5 7 (2.56%) PKI
6 5 (1.83%) Blog
7 4 (1.47%) CESG
8 2 (0.73%) IPTV
8 2 (0.73%) Statistics
9 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.37%) Physics
9 1 (0.37%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 94 (34.43%) Windows
2 83 (30.40%) Linux
3 41 (15.02%) UNIX
4 24 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (6.23%) Solaris
7 13 (4.76%) Windows 2000
8 12 (4.40%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.20%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.73%) CentOS
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.37%) Android
12 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (18.68%) SIEM
2 45 (16.48%) Information Security
3 38 (13.92%) Cyber Security
4 30 (10.99%) ITIL
5 24 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (8.79%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (8.42%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 21 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 19 (6.96%) Load Balancing
9 18 (6.59%) Project Management
9 18 (6.59%) Mentoring
10 17 (6.23%) Network Design
10 17 (6.23%) Database Security
11 13 (4.76%) Coaching
12 10 (3.66%) Ethical Hacking
12 10 (3.66%) Change Management
13 9 (3.30%) Reverse Engineering
14 7 (2.56%) Vulnerability Management
14 7 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.52%) SQL
2 19 (6.96%) Python
3 17 (6.23%) Perl
4 16 (5.86%) C
5 13 (4.76%) Ruby
6 10 (3.66%) PHP
7 8 (2.93%) C++
7 8 (2.93%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.83%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.47%) Java
11 3 (1.10%) C#
12 2 (0.73%) VBScript
13 1 (0.37%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 112 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (24.18%) CCNP
3 64 (23.44%) Security Cleared
4 56 (20.51%) CISSP
5 40 (14.65%) SC Cleared
6 37 (13.55%) CCIE
7 36 (13.19%) CCNA
8 30 (10.99%) CCSE
9 23 (8.42%) CEH
10 22 (8.06%) Degree
11 20 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (6.23%) GIAC
13 16 (5.86%) MCSE
13 16 (5.86%) DV Cleared
14 10 (3.66%) CCSA
14 10 (3.66%) JNCIS
15 9 (3.30%) MCP
16 8 (2.93%) CISA
16 8 (2.93%) CISM
17 6 (2.20%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.09%) SLA
2 28 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (9.16%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.56%) HIPAA
5 5 (1.83%) FISMA
6 4 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.10%) GPG13
8 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (9.16%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.93%) Snort
4 5 (1.83%) ISA Server
4 5 (1.83%) vSphere
5 3 (1.10%) Sendmail
5 3 (1.10%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.73%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.37%) Firmware
7 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (3.66%) McAfee ePO
1 10 (3.66%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.20%) WSUS
4 5 (1.83%) Nessus
5 3 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.10%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (1.10%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (1.10%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.10%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.73%) Nmap
7 1 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.37%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 138 (50.55%) Cisco
2 96 (35.16%) CheckPoint
3 82 (30.04%) Juniper
4 76 (27.84%) F5
5 44 (16.12%) Blue Coat
6 40 (14.65%) Microsoft
7 33 (12.09%) McAfee
8 26 (9.52%) VMware
9 21 (7.69%) Fortinet
10 16 (5.86%) Sourcefire
11 14 (5.13%) Symantec
12 13 (4.76%) HP
12 13 (4.76%) Crossbeam
13 12 (4.40%) Websense
14 11 (4.03%) IronPort
15 10 (3.66%) ArcSight
15 10 (3.66%) Citrix
16 9 (3.30%) NetScout
17 8 (2.93%) NetApp
17 8 (2.93%) Splunk
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Just now
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Commission
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 55000 + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £550.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Onsite Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + Benefits (Car, health etc)
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefis
Posted: 22 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago