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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 253 313 301
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 207 159 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 0.74% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.77% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 172 121 139
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
18646 20686 23010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 96.91% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15875 16528 18398
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 83 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Hampshire +18 42 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Surrey +19 38 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +29 19 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Oxfordshire - 11 £55,000 -
Kent -6 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Sussex -3 3 £37,500 -32.43% 2
East Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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.

1 242 (61.58%) Firewall
2 213 (54.20%) Cisco
3 187 (47.58%) Network Security
4 146 (37.15%) CheckPoint
5 140 (35.62%) F5
6 125 (31.81%) Windows
7 124 (31.55%) Linux
8 116 (29.52%) Cisco Certification
9 108 (27.48%) Juniper
10 101 (25.70%) Cisco ASA
11 76 (19.34%) Palo Alto
12 75 (19.08%) CCNP
13 73 (18.58%) TCP/IP
13 73 (18.58%) Information Security
14 67 (17.05%) Unix
15 62 (15.78%) VPN
16 61 (15.52%) Security Cleared
17 57 (14.50%) WAN
18 55 (13.99%) LAN
19 50 (12.72%) Blue Coat
19 50 (12.72%) CISSP
20 49 (12.47%) SC Cleared
21 48 (12.21%) Intrusion Detection
22 47 (11.96%) Solaris
22 47 (11.96%) DNS
23 46 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
24 44 (11.20%) ITIL
25 43 (10.94%) Active Directory
26 41 (10.43%) CCSE
27 40 (10.18%) Cisco PIX

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 10 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (1.78%) IBM Domino
3 7 (1.78%) IIS
4 5 (1.27%) Apache
5 3 (0.76%) JBoss
6 2 (0.51%) Node.js
6 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.27%) SaaS
3 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 242 (61.58%) Firewall
2 187 (47.58%) Network Security
3 101 (25.70%) Cisco ASA
4 73 (18.58%) TCP/IP
5 62 (15.78%) VPN
6 57 (14.50%) WAN
7 55 (13.99%) LAN
8 48 (12.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 47 (11.96%) DNS
10 40 (10.18%) Cisco PIX
11 36 (9.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 35 (8.91%) SSL
13 34 (8.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 31 (7.89%) MPLS
14 31 (7.89%) Wireless
15 27 (6.87%) BGP
15 27 (6.87%) OSPF
16 26 (6.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 25 (6.36%) IPsec
18 21 (5.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.78%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.76%) Big Data
4 3 (0.76%) MySQL
4 3 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
1 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.25%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 30 (7.63%) Finance
2 28 (7.12%) German Language
3 22 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.83%) French Language
5 12 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.53%) Retail
7 5 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.02%) Back Office
8 4 (1.02%) Marketing
9 3 (0.76%) Electronics
10 2 (0.51%) Billing
10 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.83%) .NET
2 9 (2.29%) Regular Expression
2 9 (2.29%) Web Services
3 7 (1.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (1.78%) STL
4 6 (1.53%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.02%) ActiveX
5 4 (1.02%) WCF
5 4 (1.02%) WinForms
5 4 (1.02%) WPF
5 4 (1.02%) X-Windows
6 3 (0.76%) Ajax
6 3 (0.76%) CSS
6 3 (0.76%) HTML
6 3 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.76%) SAML
6 3 (0.76%) ZeroMQ
7 2 (0.51%) SOAP
7 2 (0.51%) XML
8 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.11%) PKI
3 22 (5.60%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.09%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (2.29%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (1.53%) CESG
8 6 (1.53%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.53%) Physics
9 5 (1.27%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (1.27%) Replication
10 4 (1.02%) iPad
11 3 (0.76%) EPoS
11 3 (0.76%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.51%) DataPower
12 2 (0.51%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 125 (31.81%) Windows
2 124 (31.55%) Linux
3 67 (17.05%) Unix
4 47 (11.96%) Solaris
5 46 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (9.41%) Windows 2000
7 34 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (8.14%) Windows Server
9 9 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.53%) Debian
11 6 (1.53%) Fedora
11 6 (1.53%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.76%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.51%) AIX
13 2 (0.51%) Android
13 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.25%) CentOS
14 1 (0.25%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.58%) Information Security
2 44 (11.20%) ITIL
3 39 (9.92%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (9.41%) Risk Management
5 35 (8.91%) Software Engineering
6 34 (8.65%) Presales
7 33 (8.40%) SIEM
8 32 (8.14%) TDD
9 28 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (7.12%) BDD
10 27 (6.87%) Penetration Testing
11 25 (6.36%) Scrum
12 24 (6.11%) Mentoring
13 20 (5.09%) Multithreading
13 20 (5.09%) Security Architecture
14 19 (4.83%) OOP
15 18 (4.58%) High Availability
16 17 (4.33%) Load Balancing
16 17 (4.33%) Security Operations
16 17 (4.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 32 (8.14%) C++
2 28 (7.12%) Java
3 27 (6.87%) C#
4 25 (6.36%) SQL
5 20 (5.09%) C
6 19 (4.83%) Python
7 6 (1.53%) Perl
8 3 (0.76%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.51%) R
9 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.25%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 116 (29.52%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (19.08%) CCNP
3 61 (15.52%) Security Cleared
4 50 (12.72%) CISSP
5 49 (12.47%) SC Cleared
6 41 (10.43%) CCSE
7 38 (9.67%) CCNA
8 34 (8.65%) Degree
9 31 (7.89%) CCIE
10 21 (5.34%) CEH
11 16 (4.07%) CCSA
11 16 (4.07%) JNCIP
12 12 (3.05%) CISA
13 11 (2.80%) DV Cleared
13 11 (2.80%) SANS
14 9 (2.29%) JNCIS
15 8 (2.04%) CISM
15 8 (2.04%) JNCIA
16 7 (1.78%) GIAC
17 6 (1.53%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (4.58%) PCI DSS
2 18 (4.58%) SLA
3 14 (3.56%) FISMA
4 6 (1.53%) RMADS
5 2 (0.51%) FIPS 140-2
5 2 (0.51%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.51%) QA
6 1 (0.25%) GPG13
6 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) SAS 70
System Software
1 43 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.78%) NFS
5 4 (1.02%) Firmware
6 2 (0.51%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.51%) vSphere
6 2 (0.51%) XenApp
7 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (3.05%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.78%) SCCM
4 5 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.27%) Endace
5 4 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.02%) Nessus
5 4 (1.02%) QRadar
5 4 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.51%) Nmap
7 2 (0.51%) StatsD
8 1 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.25%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 213 (54.20%) Cisco
2 146 (37.15%) CheckPoint
3 140 (35.62%) F5
4 108 (27.48%) Juniper
5 76 (19.34%) Palo Alto
6 50 (12.72%) Blue Coat
7 36 (9.16%) Microsoft
8 34 (8.65%) Sourcefire
8 34 (8.65%) VMware
9 31 (7.89%) Crossbeam
10 17 (4.33%) HP
11 15 (3.82%) Intel Security
12 14 (3.56%) ArcSight
13 12 (3.05%) Forcepoint
14 11 (2.80%) Citrix
14 11 (2.80%) Symantec
15 10 (2.54%) Brocade
15 10 (2.54%) LogRhythm
15 10 (2.54%) Red Hat
15 10 (2.54%) Riverbed
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car, bonus, bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £50000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bens, Bonus, Stock (Pre-IPO)
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
Marks Sattin
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 26 days ago
Marlow or Manchester
Softcat
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits and bonus scheme
Posted: 27 days ago