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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 307 325 236
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -89
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 137 116 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.54% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.57% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 116 79 166
Average salary £47,500 £40,125 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.38% -12.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
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
20681 20439 21619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 94.99% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16315 16841 18500
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -17 46 £50,000 +24.22% 1
Hampshire +18 39 £50,000 +100.00% 3
Surrey +22 32 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Kent +3 12 £40,000 -7.51% 2
Buckinghamshire - 8 £52,500 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 222 (64.72%) Firewall
2 175 (51.02%) Network Security
3 174 (50.73%) Cisco
4 131 (38.19%) Cisco Certification
5 127 (37.03%) Windows
6 120 (34.99%) Juniper
6 120 (34.99%) CheckPoint
7 103 (30.03%) F5
8 89 (25.95%) CCNP
9 86 (25.07%) TCP/IP
10 81 (23.62%) Cisco ASA
11 78 (22.74%) Linux
12 73 (21.28%) Security Cleared
13 72 (20.99%) DNS
14 66 (19.24%) VPN
14 66 (19.24%) Microsoft
15 65 (18.95%) SC Cleared
16 57 (16.62%) CCNA
17 56 (16.33%) UNIX
18 55 (16.03%) LAN
18 55 (16.03%) WAN
18 55 (16.03%) Blue Coat
19 52 (15.16%) ITIL
19 52 (15.16%) CISSP
20 48 (13.99%) CCSE
21 42 (12.24%) Information Security
21 42 (12.24%) Active Directory
22 40 (11.66%) VMware
23 39 (11.37%) OSPF
23 39 (11.37%) Cisco PIX

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 14 (4.08%) IIS
2 10 (2.92%) Apache
2 10 (2.92%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.29%) CMS
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.17%) SaaS
2 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 222 (64.72%) Firewall
2 175 (51.02%) Network Security
3 86 (25.07%) TCP/IP
4 81 (23.62%) Cisco ASA
5 72 (20.99%) DNS
6 66 (19.24%) VPN
7 55 (16.03%) WAN
7 55 (16.03%) LAN
8 39 (11.37%) OSPF
8 39 (11.37%) Cisco PIX
9 37 (10.79%) Internet
10 34 (9.91%) SSL
10 34 (9.91%) BGP
11 33 (9.62%) BIG-IP
12 27 (7.87%) IPsec
13 24 (7.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 18 (5.25%) SNMP
15 17 (4.96%) EIGRP
16 15 (4.37%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (4.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.92%) MySQL
1 10 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (1.75%) WebLOAD
2 5 (1.46%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.87%) AppScan
4 1 (0.29%) Selenium
4 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (9.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (2.92%) Finance
3 8 (2.33%) German Language
4 6 (1.75%) Legal
5 4 (1.17%) Retail
5 4 (1.17%) Billing
6 3 (0.87%) Banking
7 2 (0.58%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.46%) .NET
2 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.87%) Web Services
2 3 (0.87%) HTML
3 2 (0.58%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.08%) Smartphone
2 14 (4.08%) Statistics
2 14 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.92%) CCTV
4 9 (2.62%) Algorithms
4 9 (2.62%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.04%) Open Source
5 7 (2.04%) Replication
6 6 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.75%) Physics
7 4 (1.17%) PKI
8 3 (0.87%) IPTV
8 3 (0.87%) CESG
8 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.58%) SecurID
10 1 (0.29%) Clustering
10 1 (0.29%) Handset
10 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 127 (37.03%) Windows
2 78 (22.74%) Linux
3 56 (16.33%) UNIX
4 29 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (6.12%) Windows 7
6 19 (5.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (4.08%) Solaris
8 12 (3.50%) Windows 2000
9 11 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.33%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.75%) CentOS
12 5 (1.46%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.87%) AIX
14 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (15.16%) ITIL
2 42 (12.24%) Information Security
3 39 (11.37%) SIEM
4 27 (7.87%) Load Balancing
5 19 (5.54%) Network Design
5 19 (5.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 19 (5.54%) Mentoring
6 18 (5.25%) Network Management
7 16 (4.66%) Security Architecture
7 16 (4.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (4.66%) Problem Management
8 15 (4.37%) Security Management
9 12 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (3.50%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (3.21%) Coaching
10 11 (3.21%) Cyber Security
11 10 (2.92%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (2.92%) Capacity Management
11 10 (2.92%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.83%) PHP
2 19 (5.54%) SQL
3 16 (4.66%) Python
4 15 (4.37%) Ruby
4 15 (4.37%) Perl
5 13 (3.79%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.75%) C++
9 4 (1.17%) C
10 3 (0.87%) Java
10 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.87%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.29%) VBScript
11 1 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 131 (38.19%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (25.95%) CCNP
3 73 (21.28%) Security Cleared
4 65 (18.95%) SC Cleared
5 57 (16.62%) CCNA
6 52 (15.16%) CISSP
7 48 (13.99%) CCSE
8 30 (8.75%) CCSA
9 25 (7.29%) DV Cleared
9 25 (7.29%) Degree
10 22 (6.41%) JNCIS
11 16 (4.66%) CCIE
12 13 (3.79%) MCSE
12 13 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (3.50%) CCDP
14 11 (3.21%) GIAC
15 8 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (2.33%) MCP
15 8 (2.33%) CCSP
16 7 (2.04%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.20%) PCI DSS
2 27 (7.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (6.71%) SLA
4 11 (3.21%) COBIT
5 8 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (2.04%) HIPAA
7 5 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 42 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.66%) ISA Server
4 14 (4.08%) Snort
5 13 (3.79%) ProxySG
6 11 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.46%) Nmap
7 5 (1.46%) vSphere
8 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.29%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 21 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
2 16 (4.66%) FortiGate
3 12 (3.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (2.04%) SCCM
4 7 (2.04%) SCOM
4 7 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (2.04%) WSUS
4 7 (2.04%) HP SIM
5 5 (1.46%) Nessus
6 4 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 174 (50.73%) Cisco
2 120 (34.99%) Juniper
2 120 (34.99%) CheckPoint
3 103 (30.03%) F5
4 66 (19.24%) Microsoft
5 55 (16.03%) Blue Coat
6 40 (11.66%) VMware
7 35 (10.20%) McAfee
8 31 (9.04%) HP
9 28 (8.16%) Symantec
10 27 (7.87%) IronPort
11 26 (7.58%) Fortinet
11 26 (7.58%) ArcSight
12 20 (5.83%) Websense
13 17 (4.96%) Citrix
14 16 (4.66%) Brocade
15 15 (4.37%) Red Hat
16 14 (4.08%) SolarWinds
17 13 (3.79%) Lumension
18 12 (3.50%) Sourcefire
Surrey
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Salary: £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Camberley, Surrey
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Salary: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East England
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Excellent Devel
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car Allowance
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + bens
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