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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / South East
Rank 216 281 302
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 192 173 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 0.90% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.93% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 124 140 119
Median salary £45,000 £50,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.89% +12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
14397 18619 19896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.85% 96.84% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11932 15823 16132
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +35 86 £53,750 +6.43% 8
Surrey +71 65 £50,000 -7.40% 1
Kent +16 16 £40,000 -27.27% 1
East Sussex +26 13 £34,000 -24.44% 2
Hampshire -13 6 £48,500 -3.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £39,000 -35.00% 2
Oxfordshire +30 1 £36,500 -23.15% 1
West Sussex - 1 £56,000 -
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 197 (50.90%) Firewall
2 190 (49.10%) Cisco
3 147 (37.98%) CheckPoint
4 141 (36.43%) Network Security
5 134 (34.63%) Windows
6 131 (33.85%) Linux
7 125 (32.30%) Juniper
8 118 (30.49%) Palo Alto
9 101 (26.10%) Cisco Certification
10 96 (24.81%) F5
11 90 (23.26%) VPN
12 82 (21.19%) Information Security
13 81 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
14 78 (20.16%) TCP/IP
14 78 (20.16%) Unix
15 69 (17.83%) CCNA
16 67 (17.31%) Blue Coat
16 67 (17.31%) Security Cleared
17 66 (17.05%) CCNP
17 66 (17.05%) CISSP
18 65 (16.80%) Cybersecurity
18 65 (16.80%) Security Operations
19 61 (15.76%) Wireless
19 61 (15.76%) Microsoft
20 57 (14.73%) Sourcefire
20 57 (14.73%) SC Cleared
21 55 (14.21%) Risk Management
22 54 (13.95%) Solaris
22 54 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
23 48 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003

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 16 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.81%) IIS
2 7 (1.81%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.29%) Apache
4 4 (1.03%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.03%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.03%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 24 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.62%) MS Office
2 14 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (3.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.29%) IaaS
2 5 (1.29%) PaaS
3 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.03%) GitHub
4 3 (0.78%) iPaaS
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.78%) Office 365
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 197 (50.90%) Firewall
2 141 (36.43%) Network Security
3 90 (23.26%) VPN
4 81 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
5 78 (20.16%) TCP/IP
6 61 (15.76%) Wireless
7 47 (12.14%) DNS
8 43 (11.11%) LAN
8 43 (11.11%) WAN
9 35 (9.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (8.27%) MPLS
11 31 (8.01%) Internet
12 30 (7.75%) IPsec
13 29 (7.49%) SNMP
14 25 (6.46%) OSPF
14 25 (6.46%) Wireshark
15 23 (5.94%) BGP
16 22 (5.68%) Intrusion Detection
17 21 (5.43%) DHCP
18 18 (4.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.62%) Big Data
3 9 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.55%) Data Lake
4 6 (1.55%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.55%) InfluxDB
5 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.52%) HBase
5 2 (0.52%) MySQL
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.07%) Cucumber
2 7 (1.81%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.03%) JIRA
4 1 (0.26%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.26%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 42 (10.85%) German Language
2 28 (7.24%) French Language
3 23 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.43%) Games
5 15 (3.88%) Finance
6 6 (1.55%) Marketing
7 4 (1.03%) Electronics
7 4 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.03%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (1.03%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.52%) Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Military
9 1 (0.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.65%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.58%) CSS
2 10 (2.58%) Web Services
3 8 (2.07%) Ajax
3 8 (2.07%) HTML
4 7 (1.81%) Regular Expression
5 6 (1.55%) ZeroMQ
6 4 (1.03%) .NET
7 2 (0.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (0.52%) Middleware
7 2 (0.52%) Node.js
7 2 (0.52%) OAuth2
7 2 (0.52%) OpenID
7 2 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.52%) SAML
7 2 (0.52%) STL
8 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.26%) LAMP
8 1 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.59%) Data Centre
2 35 (9.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 31 (8.01%) PKI
4 30 (7.75%) Cyberthreat
5 23 (5.94%) Management Information System
6 21 (5.43%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.62%) Cyber Attack
8 12 (3.10%) Virtual Team
9 11 (2.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.81%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.55%) Blockchain
12 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.29%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.03%) User Experience
14 3 (0.78%) FlexPod
15 2 (0.52%) DataPower
15 2 (0.52%) Driving Licence
15 2 (0.52%) Social Media
16 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 134 (34.63%) Windows
2 131 (33.85%) Linux
3 78 (20.16%) Unix
4 54 (13.95%) Solaris
4 54 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (11.37%) Windows 2000
7 18 (4.65%) Windows Server
8 12 (3.10%) CentOS
9 8 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.03%) Android
10 4 (1.03%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.03%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.78%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.52%) CatOS
13 1 (0.26%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.19%) Information Security
2 65 (16.80%) Cybersecurity
2 65 (16.80%) Security Operations
3 55 (14.21%) Risk Management
4 38 (9.82%) SIEM
5 37 (9.56%) Kalman Filter
6 36 (9.30%) ITIL
7 33 (8.53%) Security Architecture
8 28 (7.24%) Identity Management
9 27 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (6.20%) Software Engineering
11 23 (5.94%) Network Design
12 22 (5.68%) Analytics
12 22 (5.68%) Security Management
13 21 (5.43%) Threat Analysis
14 19 (4.91%) Presales
15 18 (4.65%) Load Balancing
16 17 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (4.39%) Multi-Factor Authentication
17 16 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.94%) Java
1 23 (5.94%) SQL
2 22 (5.68%) C++
2 22 (5.68%) Python
3 15 (3.88%) C
4 10 (2.58%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.33%) C#
6 7 (1.81%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.81%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.29%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.03%) Embedded C
8 4 (1.03%) Embedded C++
8 4 (1.03%) Go
8 4 (1.03%) Perl
9 2 (0.52%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) PHP
10 1 (0.26%) R
10 1 (0.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 101 (26.10%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (17.83%) CCNA
3 67 (17.31%) Security Cleared
4 66 (17.05%) CCNP
4 66 (17.05%) CISSP
5 57 (14.73%) SC Cleared
6 26 (6.72%) CCSE
7 23 (5.94%) CEH
8 19 (4.91%) CCIE
8 19 (4.91%) Degree
9 15 (3.88%) JNCIS
10 13 (3.36%) CCSP
11 10 (2.58%) DV Cleared
12 9 (2.33%) GCIA
13 7 (1.81%) CCDP
13 7 (1.81%) CISA
13 7 (1.81%) MCSE
13 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.55%) CompTIA Security+
14 6 (1.55%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.82%) SLA
2 22 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.07%) FISMA
4 6 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.52%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.26%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.26%) RMADS
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.36%) ProxySG
3 11 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.29%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.03%) MetaFrame
6 4 (1.03%) Samba
6 4 (1.03%) XenApp
6 4 (1.03%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.03%) XenServer
7 3 (0.78%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.78%) Firmware
7 3 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.78%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.52%) Docker
8 2 (0.52%) HDFS
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.52%) Snort
8 2 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
1 18 (4.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 15 (3.88%) Nessus
3 9 (2.33%) SCCM
4 7 (1.81%) FortiGate
4 7 (1.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (1.55%) Ansible
5 6 (1.55%) Grafana
5 6 (1.55%) Graphite
5 6 (1.55%) Nagios
6 5 (1.29%) Icinga
7 3 (0.78%) EdgeSight
7 3 (0.78%) Kibana
7 3 (0.78%) SCOM
8 2 (0.52%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.52%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.52%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.52%) QRadar
8 2 (0.52%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 190 (49.10%) Cisco
2 147 (37.98%) CheckPoint
3 125 (32.30%) Juniper
4 118 (30.49%) Palo Alto
5 96 (24.81%) F5
6 67 (17.31%) Blue Coat
7 61 (15.76%) Microsoft
8 57 (14.73%) Sourcefire
9 42 (10.85%) Crossbeam
10 36 (9.30%) VMware
11 31 (8.01%) Fortinet
11 31 (8.01%) Intel Security
12 22 (5.68%) Riverbed
13 20 (5.17%) Symantec
14 18 (4.65%) HP
14 18 (4.65%) Imperva
15 17 (4.39%) Mitel
16 15 (3.88%) Proofpoint
17 14 (3.62%) NetApp
18 13 (3.36%) TippingPoint
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CBS butler
Salary: Corporate Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Flexible Worki
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
IBM Kenexa Recruitment - CSC
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £105000 - £142000 per annum + Car Allow + Big Bens + Stock
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Many other good
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £105000 - £130000 per annum + Car Allow + Big Bens + Stock
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Posted: 4 days ago
Thames Valley
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £50k + good benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
South East
Acumin
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Aquila Heywood
Salary: up to 60,000
Posted: 24 days ago