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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 305 271 292
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 138 210 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.92% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.97% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 100 151 85
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +17.30%
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
19713 21727 21070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.98% 95.00% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16217 17415 17392
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 £62,500 £60,000 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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
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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 -46 49 £45,000 -
Hampshire -1 46 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Surrey +3 28 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 8 £60,000 +22.44%
West Sussex - 2 £55,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £30,000 - 2
Kent -4 1 £51,500 +37.33% 1
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 188 (68.12%) Firewall
2 111 (40.22%) Cisco
3 104 (37.68%) Network Security
4 101 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
5 99 (35.87%) TCP/IP
6 98 (35.51%) Windows
7 97 (35.14%) CheckPoint
8 84 (30.43%) Linux
9 78 (28.26%) DNS
10 75 (27.17%) CCNP
11 72 (26.09%) CISSP
12 63 (22.83%) F5
13 62 (22.46%) Juniper
14 60 (21.74%) VPN
15 59 (21.38%) LAN
16 57 (20.65%) WAN
16 57 (20.65%) Security Cleared
17 56 (20.29%) UNIX
18 55 (19.93%) Information Security
19 52 (18.84%) SIEM
20 48 (17.39%) Blue Coat
21 46 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
22 44 (15.94%) ITIL
23 43 (15.58%) FortiGate
24 41 (14.86%) Telecoms
25 38 (13.77%) Penetration Testing
25 38 (13.77%) Microsoft
26 36 (13.04%) Wireless
26 36 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
26 36 (13.04%) SMTP

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.09%) CMS
3 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.72%) SaaS
2 2 (0.72%) IaaS
2 2 (0.72%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (68.12%) Firewall
2 104 (37.68%) Network Security
3 99 (35.87%) TCP/IP
4 78 (28.26%) DNS
5 60 (21.74%) VPN
6 59 (21.38%) LAN
7 57 (20.65%) WAN
8 46 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
9 36 (13.04%) SMTP
9 36 (13.04%) DHCP
9 36 (13.04%) HTTP
9 36 (13.04%) Wireless
10 32 (11.59%) Wireless Security
11 31 (11.23%) DMZ
12 28 (10.14%) Cisco PIX
13 25 (9.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 23 (8.33%) Internet
15 22 (7.97%) BIG-IP
16 21 (7.61%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.99%) MySQL
1 11 (3.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.45%) MariaDB
3 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.36%) Big Data
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.36%) Yeoman
General
1 41 (14.86%) Telecoms
2 34 (12.32%) Finance
3 17 (6.16%) Banking
4 5 (1.81%) Back Office
5 4 (1.45%) Publishing
6 3 (1.09%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.09%) Advertising
6 3 (1.09%) German Language
7 2 (0.72%) Billing
7 2 (0.72%) Military
7 2 (0.72%) Retail
7 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.97%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.54%) .NET
3 4 (1.45%) SAML
3 4 (1.45%) OAuth
3 4 (1.45%) OpenID
3 4 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.09%) Web Services
5 2 (0.72%) Middleware
5 2 (0.72%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.36%) WCF
6 1 (0.36%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (10.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 20 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 19 (6.88%) Management Information System
5 16 (5.80%) CESG
6 7 (2.54%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.17%) PKI
8 5 (1.81%) Clustering
9 4 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.45%) CMDB
10 2 (0.72%) Blog
11 1 (0.36%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.36%) Statistics
11 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.36%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 98 (35.51%) Windows
2 84 (30.43%) Linux
3 56 (20.29%) UNIX
4 21 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (6.88%) Solaris
6 17 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (5.80%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.93%) Information Security
2 52 (18.84%) SIEM
3 44 (15.94%) ITIL
4 38 (13.77%) Penetration Testing
5 32 (11.59%) Kalman Filter
6 27 (9.78%) Ethical Hacking
7 26 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (7.97%) Cyber Security
9 19 (6.88%) Network Monitoring
10 18 (6.52%) Security Architecture
11 17 (6.16%) Security Hardening
12 15 (5.43%) Database Security
13 12 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (3.99%) Coaching
14 11 (3.99%) Incident Management
14 11 (3.99%) Load Balancing
14 11 (3.99%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (3.99%) Identity Management
15 10 (3.62%) Project Management
15 10 (3.62%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.78%) Python
2 17 (6.16%) Perl
2 17 (6.16%) PHP
3 16 (5.80%) Ruby
4 14 (5.07%) SQL
5 12 (4.35%) C++
6 9 (3.26%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.90%) Java
8 6 (2.17%) C
9 5 (1.81%) C#
10 4 (1.45%) R
11 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.36%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 101 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (27.17%) CCNP
3 72 (26.09%) CISSP
4 57 (20.65%) Security Cleared
5 30 (10.87%) CCNA
6 28 (10.14%) CCIE
6 28 (10.14%) CCSE
7 25 (9.06%) DV Cleared
8 24 (8.70%) SC Cleared
9 22 (7.97%) Degree
9 22 (7.97%) CCSA
10 17 (6.16%) CEH
11 16 (5.80%) GIAC
11 16 (5.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (3.99%) CISM
13 7 (2.54%) MCSE
13 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (1.81%) MCP
14 5 (1.81%) CISA
15 4 (1.45%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.14%) PCI DSS
2 27 (9.78%) SLA
3 19 (6.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (3.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.90%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.36%) GPG13
6 1 (0.36%) FISMA
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.52%) vSphere
3 11 (3.99%) ProxySG
4 8 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.17%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.72%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.72%) XenApp
8 1 (0.36%) Snort
8 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (15.58%) FortiGate
2 13 (4.71%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (3.62%) Nessus
4 5 (1.81%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.45%) StatsD
6 2 (0.72%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (0.72%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.72%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.72%) Nmap
7 1 (0.36%) WSUS
7 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.36%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 111 (40.22%) Cisco
2 97 (35.14%) CheckPoint
3 63 (22.83%) F5
4 62 (22.46%) Juniper
5 48 (17.39%) Blue Coat
6 38 (13.77%) Microsoft
7 31 (11.23%) Fortinet
8 25 (9.06%) McAfee
9 16 (5.80%) Crossbeam
9 16 (5.80%) Sourcefire
10 15 (5.43%) VMware
11 14 (5.07%) IronPort
12 10 (3.62%) HP
13 9 (3.26%) Splunk
14 6 (2.17%) New Relic
14 6 (2.17%) Tufin
15 5 (1.81%) CA
15 5 (1.81%) LogLogic
15 5 (1.81%) SolarWinds
16 4 (1.45%) LogRhythm
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