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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 285 288 291
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 172 145 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.67% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.70% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 130 91 136
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.37% -11.11%
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
21430 20664 21850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16859 17053 18653
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -30 64 £45,000 +4.04% 5
Hampshire +17 49 £50,000 +28.20% 1
Surrey +8 26 £44,000 +29.41% 4
Kent +6 16 £37,500 +53.06%
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £49,000 +27.27% 2
Middlesex 0 2 £37,500 -6.25%
East Sussex - 2 £42,500 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 240 (61.07%) Firewall
2 186 (47.33%) Cisco
3 168 (42.75%) Network Security
4 140 (35.62%) CheckPoint
5 128 (32.57%) Windows
6 125 (31.81%) Cisco Certification
7 114 (29.01%) Juniper
8 96 (24.43%) F5
9 95 (24.17%) Security Cleared
10 87 (22.14%) Linux
11 86 (21.88%) SC Cleared
12 83 (21.12%) CCNP
13 81 (20.61%) Cisco ASA
14 77 (19.59%) TCP/IP
15 72 (18.32%) DNS
16 71 (18.07%) Microsoft
17 61 (15.52%) WAN
17 61 (15.52%) UNIX
18 59 (15.01%) CCNA
19 58 (14.76%) LAN
19 58 (14.76%) CISSP
20 57 (14.50%) Internet
20 57 (14.50%) Blue Coat
21 54 (13.74%) SIEM
22 49 (12.47%) OSPF
23 48 (12.21%) CCSE
24 46 (11.70%) Telecoms
24 46 (11.70%) VPN
25 44 (11.20%) McAfee
26 43 (10.94%) Cisco PIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 20 (5.09%) IIS
2 14 (3.56%) Apache
3 10 (2.54%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.04%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 240 (61.07%) Firewall
2 168 (42.75%) Network Security
3 81 (20.61%) Cisco ASA
4 77 (19.59%) TCP/IP
5 72 (18.32%) DNS
6 61 (15.52%) WAN
7 58 (14.76%) LAN
8 57 (14.50%) Internet
9 49 (12.47%) OSPF
10 46 (11.70%) VPN
11 43 (10.94%) Cisco PIX
12 41 (10.43%) BGP
13 34 (8.65%) SNMP
14 30 (7.63%) MPLS
14 30 (7.63%) SSL
15 29 (7.38%) Broadband
15 29 (7.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (7.12%) VoIP
17 21 (5.34%) IPsec
17 21 (5.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.80%) MySQL
2 7 (1.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (2.54%) Metasploit
2 4 (1.02%) WebLOAD
3 3 (0.76%) AppScan
4 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 46 (11.70%) Telecoms
2 21 (5.34%) Finance
2 21 (5.34%) Retail
3 20 (5.09%) Billing
4 9 (2.29%) German Language
5 6 (1.53%) Banking
5 6 (1.53%) Legal
6 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.51%) French Language
7 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Marketing
7 1 (0.25%) Electronics
7 1 (0.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.04%) .NET
2 4 (1.02%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.76%) HTML
3 3 (0.76%) Web Services
4 2 (0.51%) SOAP
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.63%) Smartphone
2 17 (4.33%) Statistics
3 15 (3.82%) CCTV
4 14 (3.56%) Open Source
5 12 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.80%) Mathematics
6 11 (2.80%) Physics
7 10 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.78%) CESG
9 5 (1.27%) Replication
10 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.51%) SecurID
11 2 (0.51%) PKI
12 1 (0.25%) HP StorageWorks
12 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.25%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.25%) Handset
12 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 128 (32.57%) Windows
2 87 (22.14%) Linux
3 61 (15.52%) UNIX
4 36 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (4.07%) Windows 7
8 14 (3.56%) Solaris
9 12 (3.05%) Windows 2000
10 10 (2.54%) CentOS
11 9 (2.29%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.02%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.51%) AIX
14 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (13.74%) SIEM
2 37 (9.41%) ITIL
3 36 (9.16%) Information Security
4 33 (8.40%) Network Management
5 29 (7.38%) Load Balancing
6 17 (4.33%) Network Design
7 16 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (4.07%) Performance Monitoring
8 15 (3.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (3.82%) Cyber Security
9 14 (3.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 14 (3.56%) Capacity Management
10 13 (3.31%) Validation
11 11 (2.80%) Machine Learning
12 10 (2.54%) Security Management
12 10 (2.54%) Security Architecture
13 9 (2.29%) Deep Packet Inspection
14 7 (1.78%) Vulnerability Management
14 7 (1.78%) Ethical Hacking
14 7 (1.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.62%) PHP
2 21 (5.34%) Python
2 21 (5.34%) SQL
3 19 (4.83%) Ruby
3 19 (4.83%) Bash Shell
4 16 (4.07%) Perl
5 6 (1.53%) C++
6 5 (1.27%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.76%) Java
7 3 (0.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.25%) Lua
8 1 (0.25%) C
8 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 125 (31.81%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (24.17%) Security Cleared
3 86 (21.88%) SC Cleared
4 83 (21.12%) CCNP
5 59 (15.01%) CCNA
6 58 (14.76%) CISSP
7 48 (12.21%) CCSE
8 33 (8.40%) CCSA
9 31 (7.89%) DV Cleared
10 24 (6.11%) Degree
11 20 (5.09%) JNCIS
12 16 (4.07%) CCIE
13 13 (3.31%) CEH
14 11 (2.80%) MCSE
14 11 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (2.29%) JNCIA
15 9 (2.29%) GIAC
16 8 (2.04%) OSCE
17 7 (1.78%) OSCP
17 7 (1.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.63%) PCI DSS
2 23 (5.85%) SLA
3 20 (5.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (2.80%) HIPAA
6 8 (2.04%) COBIT
7 5 (1.27%) QA
8 1 (0.25%) GPG13
System Software
1 38 (9.67%) Active Directory
2 27 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.09%) Snort
4 15 (3.82%) ProxySG
5 14 (3.56%) ISA Server
6 12 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.54%) Nmap
8 5 (1.27%) vSphere
9 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 31 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 20 (5.09%) EMC NetWorker
3 13 (3.31%) WSUS
4 12 (3.05%) FortiGate
5 10 (2.54%) Nessus
6 8 (2.04%) HP SIM
6 8 (2.04%) SCCM
6 8 (2.04%) SCOM
7 5 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.51%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.51%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.51%) Cryoserver
9 2 (0.51%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.25%) Netcool
10 1 (0.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 186 (47.33%) Cisco
2 140 (35.62%) CheckPoint
3 114 (29.01%) Juniper
4 96 (24.43%) F5
5 71 (18.07%) Microsoft
6 57 (14.50%) Blue Coat
7 44 (11.20%) McAfee
8 39 (9.92%) Symantec
8 39 (9.92%) VMware
9 37 (9.41%) Fortinet
9 37 (9.41%) ArcSight
10 32 (8.14%) HP
11 30 (7.63%) IronPort
12 23 (5.85%) Red Hat
13 17 (4.33%) Websense
14 16 (4.07%) Citrix
15 15 (3.82%) Imperva
15 15 (3.82%) Huawei
15 15 (3.82%) Brocade
15 15 (3.82%) Sourcefire
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