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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 307 300 259
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 131 135 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.64% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.67% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 102 89 159
Average salary £47,750 £39,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.43% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,100 £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
20534 20105 21775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.05% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16099 16613 18648
Average salary £41,500 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -29 44 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Hampshire +12 40 £50,000 +28.20% 1
Surrey +6 29 £44,000 +35.38% 2
Kent +3 9 £40,000 +63.26%
Buckinghamshire +8 8 £52,500 +36.36%
Middlesex -2 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 228 (61.96%) Firewall
2 186 (50.54%) Cisco
3 171 (46.47%) Network Security
4 137 (37.23%) CheckPoint
5 131 (35.60%) Cisco Certification
6 127 (34.51%) Windows
7 118 (32.07%) Juniper
8 102 (27.72%) F5
9 89 (24.18%) Security Cleared
10 88 (23.91%) CCNP
11 86 (23.37%) Cisco ASA
12 82 (22.28%) Linux
13 79 (21.47%) SC Cleared
14 74 (20.11%) TCP/IP
15 71 (19.29%) Microsoft
16 69 (18.75%) DNS
17 64 (17.39%) WAN
18 62 (16.85%) CCNA
19 61 (16.58%) LAN
20 59 (16.03%) Blue Coat
21 58 (15.76%) UNIX
22 55 (14.95%) CISSP
23 53 (14.40%) Internet
24 52 (14.13%) CCSE
25 51 (13.86%) VPN
26 48 (13.04%) OSPF
27 44 (11.96%) ITIL
27 44 (11.96%) Cisco PIX
28 43 (11.68%) SIEM
29 42 (11.41%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 17 (4.62%) IIS
2 14 (3.80%) Apache
3 10 (2.72%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.45%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.63%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.09%) SaaS
2 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 228 (61.96%) Firewall
2 171 (46.47%) Network Security
3 86 (23.37%) Cisco ASA
4 74 (20.11%) TCP/IP
5 69 (18.75%) DNS
6 64 (17.39%) WAN
7 61 (16.58%) LAN
8 53 (14.40%) Internet
9 51 (13.86%) VPN
10 48 (13.04%) OSPF
11 44 (11.96%) Cisco PIX
12 40 (10.87%) BGP
13 31 (8.42%) SNMP
14 26 (7.07%) Broadband
14 26 (7.07%) SSL
14 26 (7.07%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (6.79%) MPLS
16 24 (6.52%) BIG-IP
16 24 (6.52%) VoIP
17 22 (5.98%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.99%) MySQL
2 8 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (1.90%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.63%) WebLOAD
3 3 (0.82%) AppScan
4 1 (0.27%) Selenium
4 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (11.41%) Telecoms
2 17 (4.62%) Retail
2 17 (4.62%) Billing
3 14 (3.80%) Finance
4 9 (2.45%) German Language
5 6 (1.63%) Legal
6 5 (1.36%) Banking
7 3 (0.82%) French Language
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.36%) .NET
2 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.82%) HTML
2 3 (0.82%) Web Services
3 2 (0.54%) SOAP
4 1 (0.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.34%) Smartphone
3 16 (4.35%) Statistics
4 13 (3.53%) CCTV
4 13 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.72%) Open Source
6 10 (2.72%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.72%) Physics
7 7 (1.90%) Replication
7 7 (1.90%) CESG
8 3 (0.82%) PKI
8 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.54%) SecurID
10 1 (0.27%) Handset
10 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.27%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 127 (34.51%) Windows
2 82 (22.28%) Linux
3 58 (15.76%) UNIX
4 37 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (4.62%) Solaris
7 16 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 14 (3.80%) Windows 2000
9 10 (2.72%) CentOS
10 8 (2.17%) Ubuntu
11 7 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.36%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.54%) AIX
13 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (11.96%) ITIL
2 43 (11.68%) SIEM
3 38 (10.33%) Information Security
4 32 (8.70%) Network Management
5 29 (7.88%) Load Balancing
6 20 (5.43%) Network Design
7 18 (4.89%) Mentoring
8 16 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 16 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 16 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 15 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (3.80%) Security Management
10 14 (3.80%) Cyber Security
11 13 (3.53%) Coaching
12 12 (3.26%) Security Architecture
13 10 (2.72%) Machine Learning
14 9 (2.45%) Deep Packet Inspection
14 9 (2.45%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.79%) PHP
2 19 (5.16%) SQL
3 18 (4.89%) Python
3 18 (4.89%) Bash Shell
4 17 (4.62%) Ruby
5 14 (3.80%) Perl
6 6 (1.63%) C++
6 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.82%) Java
8 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 131 (35.60%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (24.18%) Security Cleared
3 88 (23.91%) CCNP
4 79 (21.47%) SC Cleared
5 62 (16.85%) CCNA
6 55 (14.95%) CISSP
7 52 (14.13%) CCSE
8 36 (9.78%) CCSA
9 29 (7.88%) DV Cleared
10 26 (7.07%) Degree
11 22 (5.98%) JNCIS
12 16 (4.35%) CCIE
13 12 (3.26%) MCSE
13 12 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (2.99%) CEH
15 10 (2.72%) GIAC
16 8 (2.17%) JNCIA
16 8 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (1.90%) CCDP
17 7 (1.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.42%) PCI DSS
2 26 (7.07%) SLA
3 20 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (3.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (2.45%) COBIT
5 9 (2.45%) HIPAA
6 5 (1.36%) QA
7 1 (0.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 40 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.62%) Snort
4 15 (4.08%) ProxySG
5 13 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (3.53%) ISA Server
6 7 (1.90%) Nmap
7 5 (1.36%) vSphere
8 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 27 (7.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (4.89%) EMC NetWorker
3 13 (3.53%) FortiGate
4 11 (2.99%) WSUS
5 8 (2.17%) Nessus
5 8 (2.17%) HP SIM
5 8 (2.17%) SCCM
5 8 (2.17%) SCOM
6 7 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.54%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.54%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.27%) OpenView
9 1 (0.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 186 (50.54%) Cisco
2 137 (37.23%) CheckPoint
3 118 (32.07%) Juniper
4 102 (27.72%) F5
5 71 (19.29%) Microsoft
6 59 (16.03%) Blue Coat
7 42 (11.41%) VMware
8 35 (9.51%) Symantec
8 35 (9.51%) McAfee
9 34 (9.24%) Fortinet
10 33 (8.97%) HP
11 32 (8.70%) ArcSight
12 26 (7.07%) IronPort
13 22 (5.98%) Red Hat
14 18 (4.89%) Websense
15 17 (4.62%) Citrix
16 16 (4.35%) Brocade
17 15 (4.08%) Sourcefire
17 15 (4.08%) SolarWinds
18 14 (3.80%) Huawei
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