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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 220 291 275
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 252 173 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 0.83% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.86% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 179 136 175
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,400 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
17951 20114 21982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.18% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15265 16515 17511
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +53 130 £55,000 +35.80% 5
Hampshire +1 49 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Surrey +25 32 £51,500 -1.90% 1
Kent +32 19 £42,500 +107.31% 1
Buckinghamshire +26 8 £50,000 -16.66% 4
West Sussex -2 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Oxfordshire -14 3 - - 1
Middlesex - 3 £55,000 -
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 29 July 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.

1 280 (60.09%) Firewall
2 239 (51.29%) Network Security
3 230 (49.36%) Cisco
4 167 (35.84%) CheckPoint
5 160 (34.33%) Linux
6 155 (33.26%) Windows
7 148 (31.76%) F5
8 129 (27.68%) Juniper
9 120 (25.75%) Cisco Certification
10 93 (19.96%) CCNP
11 91 (19.53%) VPN
11 91 (19.53%) Palo Alto
12 88 (18.88%) Security Cleared
12 88 (18.88%) Cisco ASA
13 82 (17.60%) TCP/IP
14 81 (17.38%) Unix
15 76 (16.31%) CISSP
16 75 (16.09%) LAN
16 75 (16.09%) SC Cleared
17 66 (14.16%) Information Security
18 60 (12.88%) WAN
19 59 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
20 58 (12.45%) Cybersecurity
21 57 (12.23%) Microsoft
22 55 (11.80%) Software Engineering
23 54 (11.59%) Active Directory
24 51 (10.94%) Blue Coat
25 50 (10.73%) Solaris
26 49 (10.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 49 (10.52%) ITIL

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 27 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (3.00%) IIS
3 13 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (2.79%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.15%) nginx
5 7 (1.50%) JBoss
6 6 (1.29%) Apache
7 5 (1.07%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.07%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.64%) SAS
9 3 (0.64%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 34 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.07%) SaaS
4 3 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 280 (60.09%) Firewall
2 239 (51.29%) Network Security
3 91 (19.53%) VPN
4 88 (18.88%) Cisco ASA
5 82 (17.60%) TCP/IP
6 75 (16.09%) LAN
7 60 (12.88%) WAN
8 49 (10.52%) MPLS
9 48 (10.30%) DNS
10 47 (10.09%) Wireless
11 44 (9.44%) Intrusion Detection
12 40 (8.58%) Cisco PIX
13 38 (8.15%) Cisco Nexus
14 37 (7.94%) BGP
14 37 (7.94%) OSPF
15 36 (7.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 34 (7.30%) SSL
17 31 (6.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 30 (6.44%) IPsec
19 25 (5.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.72%) Big Data
3 21 (4.51%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.36%) MySQL
5 9 (1.93%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.86%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (1.50%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.43%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.21%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.21%) Subversion
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (9.87%) Finance
2 36 (7.73%) Telecoms
3 31 (6.65%) German Language
4 28 (6.01%) French Language
5 12 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.15%) Banking
7 9 (1.93%) Games
7 9 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.72%) Back Office
9 5 (1.07%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.86%) Electronics
11 3 (0.64%) Marketing
11 3 (0.64%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.43%) Retail
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.86%) ZeroMQ
2 16 (3.43%) Web Services
3 15 (3.22%) 802.1X
3 15 (3.22%) Regular Expression
4 11 (2.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 11 (2.36%) STL
5 9 (1.93%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (1.72%) .NET
6 8 (1.72%) Ajax
6 8 (1.72%) CSS
6 8 (1.72%) HTML
7 5 (1.07%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.64%) SAML
9 2 (0.43%) Middleware
9 2 (0.43%) SOAP
9 2 (0.43%) XML
10 1 (0.21%) ActiveX
10 1 (0.21%) LAMP
10 1 (0.21%) MFC
10 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.80%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 31 (6.65%) PKI
4 28 (6.01%) Computer Science
4 28 (6.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 24 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (3.43%) Security Operations Centre
8 14 (3.00%) Cyberthreat
9 10 (2.15%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.29%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.29%) Cyber Attack
10 6 (1.29%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.86%) Blockchain
11 4 (0.86%) CESG
11 4 (0.86%) iPad
12 3 (0.64%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.64%) Physics
12 3 (0.64%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.43%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 160 (34.33%) Linux
2 155 (33.26%) Windows
3 81 (17.38%) Unix
4 59 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (10.73%) Solaris
6 40 (8.58%) Windows Server
7 34 (7.30%) Windows 2000
7 34 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (4.08%) CentOS
10 9 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.07%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.86%) SUSE
13 1 (0.21%) Android
13 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.21%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (14.16%) Information Security
2 58 (12.45%) Cybersecurity
3 55 (11.80%) Software Engineering
4 49 (10.52%) ITIL
5 48 (10.30%) SIEM
6 37 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (7.51%) Presales
8 34 (7.30%) Security Architecture
9 32 (6.87%) High Availability
10 28 (6.01%) Data Loss Prevention
10 28 (6.01%) Penetration Testing
10 28 (6.01%) Scrum
10 28 (6.01%) TDD
11 25 (5.36%) BDD
11 25 (5.36%) Multithreading
11 25 (5.36%) OOP
12 24 (5.15%) Low Latency
13 23 (4.94%) Identity Management
14 22 (4.72%) Change Management
15 21 (4.51%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 40 (8.58%) Java
2 39 (8.37%) C++
3 33 (7.08%) SQL
4 31 (6.65%) Python
5 22 (4.72%) C#
6 17 (3.65%) C
7 8 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.50%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.50%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.29%) Perl
9 6 (1.29%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.07%) R
11 3 (0.64%) Go
12 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.21%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.21%) PHP
13 1 (0.21%) VC++
Qualifications
1 120 (25.75%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (19.96%) CCNP
3 88 (18.88%) Security Cleared
4 76 (16.31%) CISSP
5 75 (16.09%) SC Cleared
6 45 (9.66%) CCNA
7 38 (8.15%) CCSE
7 38 (8.15%) Degree
8 27 (5.79%) JNCIP
9 25 (5.36%) CISA
10 24 (5.15%) CEH
11 17 (3.65%) JNCIS
12 15 (3.22%) JNCIA
13 14 (3.00%) CCIE
14 13 (2.79%) CCSA
15 12 (2.58%) CCVP
15 12 (2.58%) DV Cleared
15 12 (2.58%) GSEC
16 11 (2.36%) CCSP
16 11 (2.36%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (4.94%) PCI DSS
3 19 (4.08%) SLA
4 15 (3.22%) FISMA
5 3 (0.64%) FIPS 140-2
5 3 (0.64%) GPG13
5 3 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.64%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.64%) RMADS
5 3 (0.64%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.93%) Firmware
4 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.64%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.64%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.21%) NFS
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (4.08%) FortiGate
2 15 (3.22%) Nessus
3 13 (2.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (2.15%) SCCM
4 10 (2.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 9 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.07%) StatsD
8 4 (0.86%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.86%) QRadar
9 3 (0.64%) Endace
9 3 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.21%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 230 (49.36%) Cisco
2 167 (35.84%) CheckPoint
3 148 (31.76%) F5
4 129 (27.68%) Juniper
5 91 (19.53%) Palo Alto
6 57 (12.23%) Microsoft
7 51 (10.94%) Blue Coat
8 26 (5.58%) VMware
9 23 (4.94%) Sourcefire
10 21 (4.51%) Intel Security
11 19 (4.08%) Crossbeam
12 17 (3.65%) Aruba
12 17 (3.65%) CA
12 17 (3.65%) HP
12 17 (3.65%) Red Hat
13 16 (3.43%) Symantec
14 15 (3.22%) Fortinet
15 13 (2.79%) Barracuda Networks
15 13 (2.79%) Stonesoft
16 12 (2.58%) SolarWinds
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Thames Valley
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £50k + good benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Marlow or Manchester
Softcat
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits and bonus scheme
Posted: 24 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 11 days ago