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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 313 299 294
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 133 151 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.67% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.71% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 99 118 92
Average salary £47,500 £47,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.52% +22.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £58,000 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.85%
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
19673 21309 20287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 94.78% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16421 16755 16735
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 £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +12 52 £51,250 +5.12% 6
Hampshire +21 42 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Surrey +13 23 £50,000 +13.63%
Buckinghamshire -13 8 £56,250 +12.50% 2
Kent -15 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Sussex - 4 £55,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 176 (67.18%) Firewall
2 111 (42.37%) Windows
2 111 (42.37%) Network Security
3 97 (37.02%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (36.26%) Cisco
5 88 (33.59%) Linux
6 84 (32.06%) TCP/IP
7 81 (30.92%) DNS
7 81 (30.92%) CISSP
8 80 (30.53%) CheckPoint
9 65 (24.81%) CCNP
10 59 (22.52%) Information Security
11 57 (21.76%) Juniper
12 55 (20.99%) LAN
13 54 (20.61%) VPN
14 51 (19.47%) WAN
14 51 (19.47%) UNIX
14 51 (19.47%) Security Cleared
15 50 (19.08%) F5
16 47 (17.94%) ITIL
17 44 (16.79%) FortiGate
18 43 (16.41%) SIEM
19 42 (16.03%) SMTP
20 40 (15.27%) HTTP
20 40 (15.27%) Telecoms
21 39 (14.89%) Blue Coat
22 37 (14.12%) Microsoft
22 37 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
23 34 (12.98%) CCNA
23 34 (12.98%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.15%) CMS
3 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.87%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 176 (67.18%) Firewall
2 111 (42.37%) Network Security
3 84 (32.06%) TCP/IP
4 81 (30.92%) DNS
5 55 (20.99%) LAN
6 54 (20.61%) VPN
7 51 (19.47%) WAN
8 42 (16.03%) SMTP
9 40 (15.27%) HTTP
10 34 (12.98%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (12.98%) Wireless
11 33 (12.60%) DMZ
12 32 (12.21%) Intrusion Detection
13 31 (11.83%) DHCP
14 28 (10.69%) Wireless Security
15 24 (9.16%) Internet
16 23 (8.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 22 (8.40%) X.400
17 22 (8.40%) Broadband
17 22 (8.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.20%) MySQL
2 10 (3.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.53%) MariaDB
3 4 (1.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) WebLOAD
1 3 (1.15%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.38%) Yeoman
General
1 40 (15.27%) Telecoms
2 29 (11.07%) Finance
3 11 (4.20%) Banking
4 5 (1.91%) Back Office
5 4 (1.53%) Publishing
6 3 (1.15%) Retail
7 2 (0.76%) Billing
7 2 (0.76%) German Language
7 2 (0.76%) Military
7 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.76%) Legal
7 2 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.25%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.29%) .NET
3 5 (1.91%) SAML
4 4 (1.53%) OAuth
4 4 (1.53%) OpenID
4 4 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.15%) Web Services
6 2 (0.76%) Middleware
6 2 (0.76%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.38%) WCF
7 1 (0.38%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (12.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 23 (8.78%) Data Centre
3 23 (8.78%) CESG
4 22 (8.40%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.58%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.67%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.29%) PKI
8 4 (1.53%) CMDB
9 3 (1.15%) Replication
10 2 (0.76%) Clustering
11 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.38%) RMADS
11 1 (0.38%) EPoS
11 1 (0.38%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 111 (42.37%) Windows
2 88 (33.59%) Linux
3 51 (19.47%) UNIX
4 16 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (5.73%) Solaris
6 13 (4.96%) Windows 2000
6 13 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.52%) Information Security
2 47 (17.94%) ITIL
3 43 (16.41%) SIEM
4 34 (12.98%) Penetration Testing
5 30 (11.45%) Kalman Filter
6 25 (9.54%) Ethical Hacking
7 23 (8.78%) Security Architecture
8 20 (7.63%) Identity Management
9 17 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (6.49%) Security Hardening
10 15 (5.73%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (5.73%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (4.58%) Cyber Security
11 12 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (4.58%) DDoS Mitigation
12 11 (4.20%) Network Architecture
12 11 (4.20%) Data Protection
13 10 (3.82%) Database Security
14 9 (3.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.02%) Python
2 15 (5.73%) SQL
3 14 (5.34%) Perl
3 14 (5.34%) PHP
4 13 (4.96%) Ruby
5 8 (3.05%) C++
6 7 (2.67%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.29%) Java
8 5 (1.91%) C#
9 4 (1.53%) R
10 3 (1.15%) C
11 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 97 (37.02%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (30.92%) CISSP
3 65 (24.81%) CCNP
4 51 (19.47%) Security Cleared
5 34 (12.98%) CCNA
6 26 (9.92%) Degree
7 25 (9.54%) CEH
8 22 (8.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 21 (8.02%) CCIE
10 20 (7.63%) CCSE
11 19 (7.25%) CCSA
11 19 (7.25%) DV Cleared
12 15 (5.73%) SC Cleared
12 15 (5.73%) CISA
13 11 (4.20%) GIAC
14 10 (3.82%) GSEC
14 10 (3.82%) CISM
15 5 (1.91%) MCSE
15 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.31%) PCI DSS
2 16 (6.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (5.73%) SLA
4 9 (3.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (2.67%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.76%) FISMA
7 1 (0.38%) GPG13
System Software
1 28 (10.69%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.16%) vSphere
3 11 (4.20%) ProxySG
4 9 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.29%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.76%) Snort
7 2 (0.76%) XenApp
8 1 (0.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 44 (16.79%) FortiGate
2 13 (4.96%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (4.58%) Nessus
4 4 (1.53%) Nmap
4 4 (1.53%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.53%) StatsD
5 2 (0.76%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.76%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.38%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.38%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 95 (36.26%) Cisco
2 80 (30.53%) CheckPoint
3 57 (21.76%) Juniper
4 50 (19.08%) F5
5 39 (14.89%) Blue Coat
6 37 (14.12%) Microsoft
7 25 (9.54%) McAfee
7 25 (9.54%) Fortinet
8 15 (5.73%) VMware
9 13 (4.96%) IronPort
10 12 (4.58%) Crossbeam
10 12 (4.58%) Sourcefire
11 9 (3.44%) Splunk
12 6 (2.29%) New Relic
12 6 (2.29%) HP
13 5 (1.91%) LogRhythm
13 5 (1.91%) LogLogic
14 4 (1.53%) ArcSight
14 4 (1.53%) Aruba
14 4 (1.53%) Websense
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