The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 258 293 300
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 202 146 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.66% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.70% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 147 85 136
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,300 £51,900
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21467 20915 22118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.83% 95.01% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17159 17230 18906
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Engineer
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -2 84 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Hampshire +15 52 £50,000 +28.20% 6
Surrey +3 30 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Kent +4 16 £37,500 +53.06% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 8 £49,000 +8.88% 1
East Sussex - 5 £42,500 -
Middlesex +6 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 233 (60.21%) Firewall
2 175 (45.22%) Cisco
3 155 (40.05%) Network Security
4 130 (33.59%) CheckPoint
5 120 (31.01%) Windows
6 118 (30.49%) Cisco Certification
7 95 (24.55%) Juniper
8 92 (23.77%) Security Cleared
9 84 (21.71%) F5
10 81 (20.93%) SC Cleared
10 81 (20.93%) Linux
11 75 (19.38%) DNS
12 71 (18.35%) CCNP
13 69 (17.83%) TCP/IP
14 68 (17.57%) Microsoft
14 68 (17.57%) Internet
14 68 (17.57%) Cisco ASA
15 65 (16.80%) CCNA
16 62 (16.02%) CISSP
17 57 (14.73%) SIEM
18 56 (14.47%) WAN
19 54 (13.95%) UNIX
19 54 (13.95%) OSPF
20 52 (13.44%) Telecoms
21 51 (13.18%) LAN
22 48 (12.40%) BGP
23 46 (11.89%) Blue Coat
24 45 (11.63%) VPN
25 44 (11.37%) SNMP
25 44 (11.37%) Cisco PIX

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (5.17%) IIS
2 11 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.58%) Apache
3 10 (2.58%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.29%) SaaS
2 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 233 (60.21%) Firewall
2 155 (40.05%) Network Security
3 75 (19.38%) DNS
4 69 (17.83%) TCP/IP
5 68 (17.57%) Internet
5 68 (17.57%) Cisco ASA
6 56 (14.47%) WAN
7 54 (13.95%) OSPF
8 51 (13.18%) LAN
9 48 (12.40%) BGP
10 45 (11.63%) VPN
11 44 (11.37%) SNMP
11 44 (11.37%) Cisco PIX
12 36 (9.30%) Broadband
13 33 (8.53%) MPLS
13 33 (8.53%) VoIP
14 31 (8.01%) Cisco Nexus
15 30 (7.75%) SSL
16 22 (5.68%) IPsec
17 20 (5.17%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.07%) MySQL
2 3 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (3.88%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.78%) AppScan
3 1 (0.26%) Selenium
3 1 (0.26%) WebLOAD
3 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (13.44%) Telecoms
2 28 (7.24%) Retail
3 27 (6.98%) Billing
4 20 (5.17%) Finance
5 8 (2.07%) German Language
6 6 (1.55%) Banking
6 6 (1.55%) Legal
7 2 (0.52%) French Language
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Military
8 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.33%) .NET
2 4 (1.03%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.78%) HTML
3 3 (0.78%) Web Services
4 2 (0.52%) SOAP
5 1 (0.26%) CSS
5 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.26%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.56%) Smartphone
2 18 (4.65%) Open Source
2 18 (4.65%) Statistics
3 16 (4.13%) CCTV
4 14 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.10%) Mathematics
5 12 (3.10%) Physics
6 10 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.81%) CESG
8 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.52%) SecurID
10 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.26%) DTV
10 1 (0.26%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.26%) Handset
10 1 (0.26%) Replication
10 1 (0.26%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.26%) PKI
10 1 (0.26%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 120 (31.01%) Windows
2 81 (20.93%) Linux
3 54 (13.95%) UNIX
4 41 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (4.13%) Windows 7
8 14 (3.62%) CentOS
9 13 (3.36%) Ubuntu
10 10 (2.58%) Windows 2000
10 10 (2.58%) Solaris
11 7 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.29%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.26%) Android
13 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (14.73%) SIEM
2 40 (10.34%) Network Management
3 37 (9.56%) Information Security
3 37 (9.56%) ITIL
4 28 (7.24%) Load Balancing
5 20 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 19 (4.91%) Capacity Management
7 17 (4.39%) Cyber Security
8 16 (4.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 16 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (3.36%) Validation
11 12 (3.10%) Machine Learning
11 12 (3.10%) Network Design
12 11 (2.84%) Security Management
13 7 (1.81%) Configuration Management
13 7 (1.81%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (1.81%) Change Control
13 7 (1.81%) Protective Monitoring
14 6 (1.55%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.72%) Python
1 26 (6.72%) PHP
2 23 (5.94%) Ruby
2 23 (5.94%) SQL
2 23 (5.94%) Bash Shell
3 16 (4.13%) Perl
4 4 (1.03%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.78%) C++
5 3 (0.78%) Java
5 3 (0.78%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.26%) C
7 1 (0.26%) C#
7 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.26%) Tcl
7 1 (0.26%) Lua
Qualifications
1 118 (30.49%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (23.77%) Security Cleared
3 81 (20.93%) SC Cleared
4 71 (18.35%) CCNP
5 65 (16.80%) CCNA
6 62 (16.02%) CISSP
7 41 (10.59%) CCSE
8 30 (7.75%) CCSA
9 29 (7.49%) DV Cleared
10 25 (6.46%) Degree
11 18 (4.65%) CEH
12 16 (4.13%) CCIE
13 15 (3.88%) JNCIS
14 12 (3.10%) OSCE
14 12 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (3.10%) MCSE
15 11 (2.84%) OSCP
16 9 (2.33%) JNCIA
17 7 (1.81%) MCP
18 6 (1.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.01%) PCI DSS
2 22 (5.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 21 (5.43%) SLA
4 15 (3.88%) HIPAA
5 14 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.78%) QA
7 2 (0.52%) COBIT
8 1 (0.26%) BS25999
8 1 (0.26%) GPG13
System Software
1 36 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.20%) Snort
3 23 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (3.88%) ISA Server
4 15 (3.88%) ProxySG
5 14 (3.62%) Nmap
6 10 (2.58%) vSphere
7 9 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.26%) Squid
9 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 28 (7.24%) Norton AntiVirus
2 20 (5.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 14 (3.62%) Nessus
4 13 (3.36%) WSUS
5 12 (3.10%) FortiGate
6 8 (2.07%) HP SIM
6 8 (2.07%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (2.07%) SCCM
6 8 (2.07%) SCOM
7 5 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.52%) Cryoserver
9 2 (0.52%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.52%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.52%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.26%) Netcool
10 1 (0.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 175 (45.22%) Cisco
2 130 (33.59%) CheckPoint
3 95 (24.55%) Juniper
4 84 (21.71%) F5
5 68 (17.57%) Microsoft
6 46 (11.89%) Blue Coat
7 41 (10.59%) McAfee
8 40 (10.34%) ArcSight
9 37 (9.56%) Fortinet
10 36 (9.30%) Symantec
10 36 (9.30%) VMware
11 32 (8.27%) HP
12 29 (7.49%) IronPort
13 27 (6.98%) Red Hat
14 19 (4.91%) Sophos
14 19 (4.91%) Citrix
14 19 (4.91%) Imperva
15 17 (4.39%) SolarWinds
16 16 (4.13%) Sourcefire
17 15 (3.88%) CA
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50k - 75k per year + £7k Shift Allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: From £20,655 to £24,786 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £47,127 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago