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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 309 311 267
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 140 125 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.57% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.60% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 115 77 161
Average salary £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £28,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
21184 20928 21951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.16% 94.85% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16953 17021 19047
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -9 59 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Hampshire +1 33 £50,000 +16.27% 3
Surrey +5 24 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire - 14 £52,500 - 3
Kent -4 11 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 208 (70.03%) Firewall
2 169 (56.90%) Cisco
3 166 (55.89%) Network Security
4 121 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
5 119 (40.07%) Juniper
6 106 (35.69%) CheckPoint
7 101 (34.01%) Windows
8 99 (33.33%) F5
9 85 (28.62%) TCP/IP
10 81 (27.27%) CCNP
11 73 (24.58%) Cisco ASA
12 71 (23.91%) DNS
12 71 (23.91%) Linux
13 70 (23.57%) VPN
14 55 (18.52%) Security Cleared
15 54 (18.18%) UNIX
16 52 (17.51%) Blue Coat
17 49 (16.50%) Microsoft
18 47 (15.82%) WAN
18 47 (15.82%) LAN
19 45 (15.15%) SC Cleared
20 43 (14.48%) CCSE
20 43 (14.48%) CCNA
21 41 (13.80%) ITIL
22 40 (13.47%) SSL
22 40 (13.47%) CISSP
23 39 (13.13%) OSPF
24 38 (12.79%) BGP
25 37 (12.46%) SIEM
26 36 (12.12%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 9 (3.03%) IIS
2 7 (2.36%) Apache
2 7 (2.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.34%) CMS
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.69%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 208 (70.03%) Firewall
2 166 (55.89%) Network Security
3 85 (28.62%) TCP/IP
4 73 (24.58%) Cisco ASA
5 71 (23.91%) DNS
6 70 (23.57%) VPN
7 47 (15.82%) WAN
7 47 (15.82%) LAN
8 40 (13.47%) SSL
9 39 (13.13%) OSPF
10 38 (12.79%) BGP
11 31 (10.44%) BIG-IP
12 30 (10.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 28 (9.43%) Cisco PIX
14 25 (8.42%) IPsec
15 24 (8.08%) Internet
16 22 (7.41%) EIGRP
17 15 (5.05%) MPLS
18 13 (4.38%) Cisco IOS
19 12 (4.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.69%) MySQL
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (2.02%) WebLOAD
2 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 32 (10.77%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.04%) Finance
3 6 (2.02%) German Language
4 5 (1.68%) Banking
5 2 (0.67%) French Language
6 1 (0.34%) Retail
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.35%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.01%) .NET
2 3 (1.01%) CSS
3 1 (0.34%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 7 (2.36%) CCTV
4 7 (2.36%) Replication
5 6 (2.02%) Statistics
5 6 (2.02%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.02%) Open Source
6 4 (1.35%) PKI
7 3 (1.01%) IPTV
8 2 (0.67%) SecurID
8 2 (0.67%) Clustering
8 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.67%) Physics
8 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.34%) Blog
9 1 (0.34%) CESG
9 1 (0.34%) Handset
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 101 (34.01%) Windows
2 71 (23.91%) Linux
3 54 (18.18%) UNIX
4 20 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (6.40%) Windows 7
6 17 (5.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (5.05%) Solaris
8 12 (4.04%) Windows 2000
9 10 (3.37%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.01%) AIX
10 3 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.67%) CentOS
11 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (13.80%) ITIL
2 37 (12.46%) SIEM
3 33 (11.11%) Information Security
4 22 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 21 (7.07%) Network Design
6 20 (6.73%) Load Balancing
6 20 (6.73%) Mentoring
7 18 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (5.39%) Security Architecture
9 15 (5.05%) Cyber Security
9 15 (5.05%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (5.05%) Security Management
10 14 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (4.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 12 (4.04%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (4.04%) Network Management
13 11 (3.70%) Line Management
14 10 (3.37%) Information Security Management
14 10 (3.37%) Risk Assessment
14 10 (3.37%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.72%) SQL
2 12 (4.04%) Perl
3 11 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 10 (3.37%) Python
5 9 (3.03%) PHP
6 8 (2.69%) C
6 8 (2.69%) C++
6 8 (2.69%) Ruby
6 8 (2.69%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.01%) C#
9 2 (0.67%) VBScript
10 1 (0.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 121 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (27.27%) CCNP
3 55 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 45 (15.15%) SC Cleared
5 43 (14.48%) CCSE
5 43 (14.48%) CCNA
6 40 (13.47%) CISSP
7 23 (7.74%) CCSA
8 21 (7.07%) Degree
9 19 (6.40%) JNCIS
9 19 (6.40%) CCIE
10 13 (4.38%) CCDP
11 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (3.70%) MCSE
12 11 (3.70%) DV Cleared
13 10 (3.37%) GIAC
13 10 (3.37%) CCSP
14 9 (3.03%) CCDA
15 6 (2.02%) CEH
15 6 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (10.10%) PCI DSS
3 18 (6.06%) SLA
4 11 (3.70%) COBIT
5 8 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.67%) QA
6 2 (0.67%) GPG13
7 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
System Software
1 28 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (8.75%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.05%) ISA Server
4 11 (3.70%) ProxySG
5 9 (3.03%) Snort
6 6 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.67%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.67%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.34%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.34%) vSphere
8 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.34%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 19 (6.40%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (5.05%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.67%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.67%) WSUS
5 2 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.67%) SCCM
5 2 (0.67%) SCOM
6 1 (0.34%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.34%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 169 (56.90%) Cisco
2 119 (40.07%) Juniper
3 106 (35.69%) CheckPoint
4 99 (33.33%) F5
5 52 (17.51%) Blue Coat
6 49 (16.50%) Microsoft
7 36 (12.12%) McAfee
8 35 (11.78%) VMware
9 23 (7.74%) Websense
10 21 (7.07%) Symantec
10 21 (7.07%) IronPort
11 19 (6.40%) ArcSight
12 17 (5.72%) HP
13 13 (4.38%) Citrix
14 12 (4.04%) Sourcefire
15 11 (3.70%) Fortinet
15 11 (3.70%) Crossbeam
16 10 (3.37%) Aruba
16 10 (3.37%) Brocade
17 9 (3.03%) SonicWALL
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