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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / South East
Rank 206 248 299
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 207 208 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.08% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.12% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 139 163 140
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

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
14342 18573 20199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.72% 96.67% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11892 15979 16516
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +19 92 £52,500 +3.96% 4
Surrey +68 57 £52,500 +10.52% 1
East Sussex +18 24 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Kent +34 22 £47,500 -17.39%
Hampshire -5 10 £54,500 +9.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Oxfordshire - 2 £44,500 - 2
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 211 (54.66%) Cisco
2 200 (51.81%) Firewall
3 150 (38.86%) CheckPoint
4 136 (35.23%) Windows
5 132 (34.20%) Linux
6 131 (33.94%) Network Security
7 130 (33.68%) Palo Alto
8 126 (32.64%) Juniper
9 119 (30.83%) VPN
10 112 (29.02%) Cisco Certification
11 95 (24.61%) F5
12 86 (22.28%) Cisco ASA
13 81 (20.98%) Blue Coat
14 79 (20.47%) Cybersecurity
15 77 (19.95%) CCNA
15 77 (19.95%) TCP/IP
15 77 (19.95%) Unix
16 74 (19.17%) Wireless
16 74 (19.17%) Security Operations
17 71 (18.39%) Information Security
18 69 (17.88%) CCNP
19 65 (16.84%) Microsoft
20 62 (16.06%) Sourcefire
21 61 (15.80%) Risk Management
22 60 (15.54%) Windows Server 2008
23 56 (14.51%) CISSP
24 52 (13.47%) Active Directory
25 51 (13.21%) Data Centre
25 51 (13.21%) Kalman Filter
26 50 (12.95%) LAN

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 20 (5.18%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.59%) IIS
2 10 (2.59%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.07%) Apache
3 8 (2.07%) IBM Notes
3 8 (2.07%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.07%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.04%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (5.44%) MS Office
2 20 (5.18%) MS Excel
3 19 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (4.66%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.07%) Office 365
2 6 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.30%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.26%) GitHub
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 200 (51.81%) Firewall
2 131 (33.94%) Network Security
3 119 (30.83%) VPN
4 86 (22.28%) Cisco ASA
5 77 (19.95%) TCP/IP
6 74 (19.17%) Wireless
7 50 (12.95%) LAN
7 50 (12.95%) WAN
8 47 (12.18%) DNS
9 38 (9.84%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (8.55%) MPLS
11 32 (8.29%) Internet
12 29 (7.51%) IPsec
12 29 (7.51%) SNMP
13 27 (6.99%) Intrusion Detection
14 26 (6.74%) DHCP
14 26 (6.74%) SSL
15 24 (6.22%) Wireshark
16 22 (5.70%) Wireless Security
17 19 (4.92%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.66%) Big Data
3 14 (3.63%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.81%) Blockchain
4 7 (1.81%) Data Lake
4 7 (1.81%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.81%) InfluxDB
5 2 (0.52%) HBase
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (2.33%) JIRA
2 3 (0.78%) Cucumber
2 3 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (10.88%) German Language
2 29 (7.51%) French Language
3 23 (5.96%) Games
4 13 (3.37%) Finance
5 12 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.07%) Portuguese Language
6 8 (2.07%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.55%) Marketing
8 5 (1.30%) Electronics
9 3 (0.78%) Military
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.44%) 802.1X
2 15 (3.89%) Web Services
3 11 (2.85%) Regular Expression
4 10 (2.59%) ZeroMQ
5 5 (1.30%) CSS
6 3 (0.78%) .NET
6 3 (0.78%) Ajax
6 3 (0.78%) HTML
7 2 (0.52%) Node.js
7 2 (0.52%) OAuth2
7 2 (0.52%) OpenID
7 2 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.52%) SAML
8 1 (0.26%) Middleware
8 1 (0.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.21%) Data Centre
2 45 (11.66%) Security Operations Centre
3 32 (8.29%) PKI
4 31 (8.03%) Cyberthreat
5 20 (5.18%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 14 (3.63%) Management Information System
8 13 (3.37%) Cyber Attack
9 10 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.81%) User Experience
11 3 (0.78%) DataPower
11 3 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.78%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.52%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.52%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.52%) Social Media
13 1 (0.26%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 136 (35.23%) Windows
2 132 (34.20%) Linux
3 77 (19.95%) Unix
4 60 (15.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (12.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (12.44%) Solaris
7 41 (10.62%) Windows 2000
8 24 (6.22%) Windows Server
9 18 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (3.63%) CentOS
11 8 (2.07%) Mac OS
11 8 (2.07%) Windows NT
12 5 (1.30%) Android
12 5 (1.30%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.30%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.30%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.52%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.47%) Cybersecurity
2 74 (19.17%) Security Operations
3 71 (18.39%) Information Security
4 61 (15.80%) Risk Management
5 51 (13.21%) Kalman Filter
6 41 (10.62%) ITIL
7 38 (9.84%) Identity Management
7 38 (9.84%) Security Architecture
8 36 (9.33%) Presales
9 35 (9.07%) SIEM
10 28 (7.25%) Network Design
10 28 (7.25%) Security Management
11 27 (6.99%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 26 (6.74%) Threat Analysis
13 24 (6.22%) Analytics
14 23 (5.96%) Mentoring
15 22 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (5.18%) Data Protection
16 20 (5.18%) Fraud Detection
17 18 (4.66%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.48%) SQL
2 23 (5.96%) Python
3 19 (4.92%) C
3 19 (4.92%) C++
4 18 (4.66%) Java
5 9 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.07%) C#
7 5 (1.30%) Embedded C
7 5 (1.30%) Embedded C++
7 5 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.30%) Perl
7 5 (1.30%) R
8 3 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.78%) VB
9 2 (0.52%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) Go
10 1 (0.26%) PHP
10 1 (0.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 112 (29.02%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (19.95%) CCNA
3 69 (17.88%) CCNP
4 56 (14.51%) CISSP
5 39 (10.10%) Security Cleared
6 38 (9.84%) SC Cleared
7 28 (7.25%) CCSE
7 28 (7.25%) CEH
8 26 (6.74%) CCIE
9 21 (5.44%) JNCIS
10 19 (4.92%) Degree
11 18 (4.66%) CCSP
12 12 (3.11%) GCIA
13 11 (2.85%) CompTIA Security+
13 11 (2.85%) MCSE
13 11 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (2.85%) Security+ Certification
14 7 (1.81%) CCDP
15 6 (1.55%) CISA
15 6 (1.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.88%) SLA
2 14 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.30%) FISMA
4 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.52%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 52 (13.47%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.66%) ProxySG
2 18 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.59%) VMware ESX
4 8 (2.07%) Samba
5 7 (1.81%) MetaFrame
5 7 (1.81%) XenApp
5 7 (1.81%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.81%) XenServer
6 5 (1.30%) DFS Replication
6 5 (1.30%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.78%) Firmware
7 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.78%) vSphere
8 2 (0.52%) Docker
8 2 (0.52%) HDFS
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (3.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 12 (3.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 11 (2.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (2.07%) FortiGate
3 8 (2.07%) Nessus
3 8 (2.07%) SCCM
4 7 (1.81%) Grafana
4 7 (1.81%) Graphite
5 5 (1.30%) EdgeSight
6 4 (1.04%) Kibana
7 3 (0.78%) vMotion
8 2 (0.52%) Ansible
8 2 (0.52%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.52%) Nagios
8 2 (0.52%) QRadar
8 2 (0.52%) SCOM
8 2 (0.52%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 211 (54.66%) Cisco
2 150 (38.86%) CheckPoint
3 130 (33.68%) Palo Alto
4 126 (32.64%) Juniper
5 95 (24.61%) F5
6 81 (20.98%) Blue Coat
7 65 (16.84%) Microsoft
8 62 (16.06%) Sourcefire
9 49 (12.69%) VMware
10 42 (10.88%) Crossbeam
11 40 (10.36%) Fortinet
12 30 (7.77%) Intel Security
13 28 (7.25%) Imperva
14 25 (6.48%) Riverbed
15 22 (5.70%) HP
16 20 (5.18%) Proofpoint
17 19 (4.92%) Mitel
17 19 (4.92%) NetApp
18 18 (4.66%) Nimble Storage
18 18 (4.66%) TippingPoint
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Flexible Worki
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits overtime, training, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago