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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 220 294 281
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 248 174 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 0.83% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.86% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 161 141 158
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
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
17659 20145 21905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.07% 96.61% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14951 16605 17140
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +67 124 £55,000 +25.71% 8
Hampshire -1 49 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Surrey +40 35 £50,000 -2.43% 2
Kent +31 20 £42,500 +84.78% 1
Oxfordshire -6 8 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 4 - -
West Sussex 0 4 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Middlesex - 3 £55,000 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £50,000 - 1
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 277 (60.35%) Firewall
2 229 (49.89%) Cisco
3 225 (49.02%) Network Security
4 165 (35.95%) CheckPoint
5 157 (34.20%) Linux
6 156 (33.99%) Windows
7 140 (30.50%) F5
8 128 (27.89%) Juniper
9 118 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
10 99 (21.57%) Security Cleared
11 93 (20.26%) CCNP
12 90 (19.61%) Palo Alto
13 88 (19.17%) VPN
14 84 (18.30%) SC Cleared
15 83 (18.08%) TCP/IP
16 82 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
17 81 (17.65%) Unix
18 80 (17.43%) LAN
19 79 (17.21%) CISSP
20 69 (15.03%) Information Security
21 66 (14.38%) WAN
22 61 (13.29%) Microsoft
23 60 (13.07%) Windows Server 2008
24 55 (11.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 55 (11.98%) Cybersecurity
24 55 (11.98%) Wireless
25 54 (11.76%) Active Directory
26 53 (11.55%) MPLS
27 52 (11.33%) ITIL
28 50 (10.89%) Solaris

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 26 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (3.05%) IIS
3 13 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (2.83%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.18%) nginx
5 7 (1.53%) JBoss
6 6 (1.31%) Apache
7 5 (1.09%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.65%) SAS
9 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 37 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.87%) GitHub
2 4 (0.87%) IaaS
2 4 (0.87%) PaaS
3 2 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 277 (60.35%) Firewall
2 225 (49.02%) Network Security
3 88 (19.17%) VPN
4 83 (18.08%) TCP/IP
5 82 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
6 80 (17.43%) LAN
7 66 (14.38%) WAN
8 55 (11.98%) Wireless
9 53 (11.55%) MPLS
10 49 (10.68%) DNS
11 42 (9.15%) BGP
11 42 (9.15%) OSPF
12 40 (8.71%) Intrusion Detection
13 37 (8.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 36 (7.84%) Cisco PIX
15 35 (7.63%) Cisco Nexus
16 31 (6.75%) SSL
17 30 (6.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 29 (6.32%) IPsec
19 24 (5.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.58%) Big Data
3 19 (4.14%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.61%) MySQL
5 8 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.87%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.09%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.22%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
4 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (9.15%) Finance
2 36 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 32 (6.97%) German Language
4 28 (6.10%) French Language
5 10 (2.18%) Banking
6 9 (1.96%) Games
6 9 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.74%) Back Office
7 8 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.65%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.65%) Retail
9 2 (0.44%) Electronics
9 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.92%) 802.1X
1 18 (3.92%) ZeroMQ
2 15 (3.27%) Web Services
3 13 (2.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (2.83%) Regular Expression
3 13 (2.83%) STL
4 10 (2.18%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (1.74%) Ajax
5 8 (1.74%) CSS
5 8 (1.74%) HTML
6 6 (1.31%) .NET
7 5 (1.09%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.44%) Middleware
8 2 (0.44%) SAML
8 2 (0.44%) SOAP
8 2 (0.44%) XML
9 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.22%) LAMP
9 1 (0.22%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.93%) Data Centre
1 41 (8.93%) Management Information System
2 34 (7.41%) PKI
3 27 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 19 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
6 16 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.27%) Cyberthreat
7 15 (3.27%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.74%) Cyber Attack
9 7 (1.53%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.31%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.09%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.87%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.87%) CESG
13 3 (0.65%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.65%) Physics
13 3 (0.65%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.44%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 157 (34.20%) Linux
2 156 (33.99%) Windows
3 81 (17.65%) Unix
4 60 (13.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (10.89%) Solaris
6 37 (8.06%) Windows Server
7 36 (7.84%) Windows 2000
7 36 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (5.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (4.36%) CentOS
10 9 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.31%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.87%) SUSE
13 1 (0.22%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (15.03%) Information Security
2 55 (11.98%) Cybersecurity
3 52 (11.33%) ITIL
4 50 (10.89%) Software Engineering
5 45 (9.80%) SIEM
6 35 (7.63%) Security Architecture
7 33 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (6.75%) Presales
9 30 (6.54%) High Availability
10 28 (6.10%) Penetration Testing
11 26 (5.66%) Data Loss Prevention
12 24 (5.23%) Scrum
12 24 (5.23%) TDD
13 23 (5.01%) BDD
13 23 (5.01%) Change Management
13 23 (5.01%) Low Latency
13 23 (5.01%) Multithreading
13 23 (5.01%) OOP
14 22 (4.79%) Identity Management
14 22 (4.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.63%) C++
1 35 (7.63%) Java
2 30 (6.54%) SQL
3 29 (6.32%) Python
4 19 (4.14%) C#
5 16 (3.49%) C
6 8 (1.74%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.53%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.53%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.31%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.31%) R
9 4 (0.87%) Go
9 4 (0.87%) Perl
10 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.22%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.22%) PHP
11 1 (0.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 118 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (21.57%) Security Cleared
3 93 (20.26%) CCNP
4 84 (18.30%) SC Cleared
5 79 (17.21%) CISSP
6 46 (10.02%) CCNA
7 35 (7.63%) CCSE
8 33 (7.19%) Degree
9 26 (5.66%) CEH
9 26 (5.66%) JNCIP
10 25 (5.45%) CISA
11 17 (3.70%) JNCIS
12 13 (2.83%) GSEC
12 13 (2.83%) JNCIA
13 12 (2.61%) CCVP
13 12 (2.61%) CISM
13 12 (2.61%) SANS
14 11 (2.40%) CCIE
14 11 (2.40%) CCSP
15 10 (2.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (11.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (6.10%) PCI DSS
3 23 (5.01%) SLA
4 13 (2.83%) FISMA
5 3 (0.65%) FIPS 140-2
5 3 (0.65%) GPG13
5 3 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.65%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.65%) RMADS
5 3 (0.65%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.74%) Firmware
4 6 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.65%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.65%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (3.92%) FortiGate
2 17 (3.70%) Nessus
3 12 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.18%) SCCM
4 10 (2.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (1.31%) StatsD
7 5 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.87%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.87%) Ansible
8 4 (0.87%) Icinga
8 4 (0.87%) Nagios
9 3 (0.65%) Endace
9 3 (0.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.65%) QRadar
10 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 229 (49.89%) Cisco
2 165 (35.95%) CheckPoint
3 140 (30.50%) F5
4 128 (27.89%) Juniper
5 90 (19.61%) Palo Alto
6 61 (13.29%) Microsoft
7 50 (10.89%) Blue Coat
8 30 (6.54%) VMware
9 24 (5.23%) Sourcefire
10 20 (4.36%) Crossbeam
10 20 (4.36%) Intel Security
11 19 (4.14%) Fortinet
12 18 (3.92%) Red Hat
13 17 (3.70%) CA
13 17 (3.70%) HP
14 16 (3.49%) Aruba
15 14 (3.05%) SolarWinds
15 14 (3.05%) Symantec
16 13 (2.83%) Barracuda Networks
16 13 (2.83%) Stonesoft
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