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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 309 286 280
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 136 140 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.68% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.72% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 99 107 114
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £56,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
19005 19476 19889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.59% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15508 15452 16759
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 6 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 6 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 -4 79 £52,000 +9.47% 9
Hampshire -11 24 £42,000 -13.04% 2
Surrey +1 18 £48,750 -18.75% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 14 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Kent +2 3 £50,000 +132.55% 1
Middlesex +7 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 181 (65.34%) Firewall
2 145 (52.35%) Cisco
3 144 (51.99%) Network Security
4 120 (43.32%) Cisco Certification
5 92 (33.21%) TCP/IP
6 91 (32.85%) Windows
6 91 (32.85%) CheckPoint
7 82 (29.60%) Juniper
7 82 (29.60%) Linux
8 81 (29.24%) F5
9 73 (26.35%) VPN
10 72 (25.99%) CCNP
11 62 (22.38%) DNS
12 60 (21.66%) Cisco ASA
13 59 (21.30%) Security Cleared
14 50 (18.05%) SIEM
15 49 (17.69%) CISSP
16 48 (17.33%) Information Security
17 43 (15.52%) Blue Coat
18 42 (15.16%) Microsoft
19 41 (14.80%) UNIX
20 39 (14.08%) WAN
21 38 (13.72%) CCIE
21 38 (13.72%) CCNA
21 38 (13.72%) SC Cleared
22 36 (13.00%) Cyber Security
22 36 (13.00%) SSL
23 35 (12.64%) LAN
24 33 (11.91%) MS Excel
25 32 (11.55%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 (1.81%) IIS
2 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (11.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.25%) MS Office
3 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) PaaS
1 4 (1.44%) IaaS
2 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (65.34%) Firewall
2 144 (51.99%) Network Security
3 92 (33.21%) TCP/IP
4 73 (26.35%) VPN
5 62 (22.38%) DNS
6 60 (21.66%) Cisco ASA
7 39 (14.08%) WAN
8 36 (13.00%) SSL
9 35 (12.64%) LAN
10 31 (11.19%) BGP
11 29 (10.47%) OSPF
11 29 (10.47%) DHCP
12 28 (10.11%) Cisco PIX
13 27 (9.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 25 (9.03%) IPsec
14 25 (9.03%) Intrusion Detection
14 25 (9.03%) EIGRP
15 20 (7.22%) BIG-IP
16 19 (6.86%) Wireless
17 14 (5.05%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.08%) MySQL
3 2 (0.72%) Big Data
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (9.39%) Telecoms
2 21 (7.58%) Finance
3 14 (5.05%) Banking
4 3 (1.08%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.08%) Advertising
4 3 (1.08%) Marketing
5 2 (0.72%) French Language
5 2 (0.72%) Military
5 2 (0.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Billing
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) German Language
6 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.81%) .NET
2 4 (1.44%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.72%) SAML
3 2 (0.72%) OAuth
3 2 (0.72%) REST
3 2 (0.72%) CSS
3 2 (0.72%) SOAP
3 2 (0.72%) Web Services
4 1 (0.36%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.50%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.69%) Open Source
4 11 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.53%) PKI
6 5 (1.81%) Blog
6 5 (1.81%) Clustering
7 3 (1.08%) IPTV
7 3 (1.08%) Statistics
8 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.36%) Physics
8 1 (0.36%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 91 (32.85%) Windows
2 82 (29.60%) Linux
3 41 (14.80%) UNIX
4 27 (9.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (6.86%) Solaris
7 15 (5.42%) Windows 2000
7 15 (5.42%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.53%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.72%) CentOS
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Android
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.05%) SIEM
2 48 (17.33%) Information Security
3 36 (13.00%) Cyber Security
4 32 (11.55%) ITIL
5 26 (9.39%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (8.30%) Problem Management
7 22 (7.94%) Penetration Testing
8 20 (7.22%) Kalman Filter
9 19 (6.86%) Network Monitoring
9 19 (6.86%) Load Balancing
9 19 (6.86%) Network Design
10 18 (6.50%) Mentoring
11 17 (6.14%) Project Management
12 15 (5.42%) Database Security
13 13 (4.69%) Coaching
14 11 (3.97%) Change Management
14 11 (3.97%) Security Management
14 11 (3.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 9 (3.25%) Security Architecture
15 9 (3.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.30%) SQL
2 16 (5.78%) Python
3 14 (5.05%) Perl
3 14 (5.05%) C
4 11 (3.97%) Ruby
5 7 (2.53%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.53%) C++
5 7 (2.53%) PHP
6 6 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.81%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.44%) Java
9 3 (1.08%) C#
10 2 (0.72%) VBScript
11 1 (0.36%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 120 (43.32%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (25.99%) CCNP
3 59 (21.30%) Security Cleared
4 49 (17.69%) CISSP
5 38 (13.72%) CCNA
5 38 (13.72%) CCIE
5 38 (13.72%) SC Cleared
6 32 (11.55%) CCSE
7 26 (9.39%) Degree
8 21 (7.58%) CEH
8 21 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (6.14%) MCSE
9 17 (6.14%) DV Cleared
10 16 (5.78%) GIAC
11 13 (4.69%) JNCIS
12 10 (3.61%) CCSA
12 10 (3.61%) MCP
13 9 (3.25%) CCDP
14 8 (2.89%) CISA
14 8 (2.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.55%) SLA
1 32 (11.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (9.75%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.81%) HIPAA
3 5 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.72%) COBIT
4 2 (0.72%) GPG13
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (9.03%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.89%) Snort
4 5 (1.81%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.72%) MetaFrame
5 2 (0.72%) Nmap
5 2 (0.72%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.36%) Firmware
6 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (4.33%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (2.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (2.53%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.17%) WSUS
5 5 (1.81%) Nessus
6 3 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.08%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.72%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.36%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 145 (52.35%) Cisco
2 91 (32.85%) CheckPoint
3 82 (29.60%) Juniper
4 81 (29.24%) F5
5 43 (15.52%) Blue Coat
6 42 (15.16%) Microsoft
7 32 (11.55%) McAfee
8 28 (10.11%) VMware
9 18 (6.50%) Sourcefire
10 16 (5.78%) Fortinet
11 15 (5.42%) Crossbeam
12 14 (5.05%) Symantec
13 13 (4.69%) HP
13 13 (4.69%) Websense
14 11 (3.97%) NetScout
15 10 (3.61%) IronPort
15 10 (3.61%) Citrix
16 9 (3.25%) NetApp
16 9 (3.25%) ArcSight
17 7 (2.53%) Splunk
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