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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 307 327 262
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 135 120 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.54% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.57% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 113 73 165
Average salary £49,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.95% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
20949 20937 21739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.14% 94.84% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16726 17083 18800
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 £62,500
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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +7 55 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Hampshire -1 33 £49,000 +13.95% 4
Surrey 0 24 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire - 15 £52,500 - 3
Kent -1 11 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 214 (69.71%) Firewall
2 175 (57.00%) Cisco
3 168 (54.72%) Network Security
4 123 (40.07%) Cisco Certification
5 119 (38.76%) Juniper
6 111 (36.16%) CheckPoint
7 105 (34.20%) Windows
8 103 (33.55%) F5
9 87 (28.34%) TCP/IP
10 83 (27.04%) CCNP
11 75 (24.43%) Cisco ASA
12 73 (23.78%) Linux
13 71 (23.13%) DNS
14 68 (22.15%) VPN
15 58 (18.89%) Security Cleared
16 55 (17.92%) Blue Coat
16 55 (17.92%) UNIX
17 53 (17.26%) Microsoft
18 50 (16.29%) LAN
19 48 (15.64%) WAN
19 48 (15.64%) SC Cleared
20 45 (14.66%) CCSE
21 44 (14.33%) CCNA
22 43 (14.01%) ITIL
23 41 (13.36%) CISSP
24 40 (13.03%) OSPF
24 40 (13.03%) SSL
24 40 (13.03%) SIEM
25 38 (12.38%) BGP
26 37 (12.05%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 10 (3.26%) IIS
2 7 (2.28%) Apache
2 7 (2.28%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.61%) MS Office
3 4 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 214 (69.71%) Firewall
2 168 (54.72%) Network Security
3 87 (28.34%) TCP/IP
4 75 (24.43%) Cisco ASA
5 71 (23.13%) DNS
6 68 (22.15%) VPN
7 50 (16.29%) LAN
8 48 (15.64%) WAN
9 40 (13.03%) SSL
9 40 (13.03%) OSPF
10 38 (12.38%) BGP
11 32 (10.42%) BIG-IP
12 30 (9.77%) Cisco PIX
13 29 (9.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 25 (8.14%) IPsec
14 25 (8.14%) Internet
15 22 (7.17%) EIGRP
16 14 (4.56%) MPLS
17 13 (4.23%) SNMP
17 13 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.61%) MySQL
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (1.95%) WebLOAD
2 2 (0.65%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 31 (10.10%) Telecoms
2 12 (3.91%) Finance
3 6 (1.95%) German Language
4 4 (1.30%) Banking
5 2 (0.65%) Retail
5 2 (0.65%) French Language
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Billing
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.30%) Regular Expression
2 3 (0.98%) .NET
2 3 (0.98%) CSS
3 1 (0.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.56%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.58%) Smartphone
4 8 (2.61%) CCTV
5 7 (2.28%) Statistics
5 7 (2.28%) Replication
6 6 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.63%) Open Source
8 4 (1.30%) PKI
9 3 (0.98%) IPTV
10 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.65%) Clustering
10 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.65%) Physics
10 2 (0.65%) SecurID
11 1 (0.33%) CESG
11 1 (0.33%) Handset
11 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 105 (34.20%) Windows
2 73 (23.78%) Linux
3 55 (17.92%) UNIX
4 22 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (6.19%) Windows 7
6 18 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (5.21%) Solaris
8 13 (4.23%) Windows 2000
9 9 (2.93%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.98%) CentOS
11 3 (0.98%) AIX
12 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.01%) ITIL
2 40 (13.03%) SIEM
3 32 (10.42%) Information Security
4 22 (7.17%) Problem Management
5 21 (6.84%) Network Design
6 20 (6.51%) Load Balancing
6 20 (6.51%) Mentoring
7 18 (5.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (5.21%) Security Architecture
9 15 (4.89%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (4.89%) Security Management
10 14 (4.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (4.56%) Network Management
11 13 (4.23%) Cyber Security
12 11 (3.58%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (3.58%) Line Management
13 10 (3.26%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (3.26%) Information Security Management
14 9 (2.93%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.54%) SQL
2 13 (4.23%) Perl
3 11 (3.58%) Python
3 11 (3.58%) Shell Script
4 10 (3.26%) PHP
5 9 (2.93%) Ruby
6 7 (2.28%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.28%) C
6 7 (2.28%) C++
7 5 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.33%) C#
8 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 123 (40.07%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (27.04%) CCNP
3 58 (18.89%) Security Cleared
4 48 (15.64%) SC Cleared
5 45 (14.66%) CCSE
6 44 (14.33%) CCNA
7 41 (13.36%) CISSP
8 26 (8.47%) CCSA
9 21 (6.84%) Degree
10 20 (6.51%) JNCIS
11 19 (6.19%) CCIE
12 14 (4.56%) CCDP
12 14 (4.56%) DV Cleared
13 12 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (3.58%) MCSE
15 10 (3.26%) CCSP
16 9 (2.93%) CCDA
16 9 (2.93%) GIAC
17 6 (1.95%) CEH
17 6 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 31 (10.10%) PCI DSS
2 19 (6.19%) SLA
3 11 (3.58%) COBIT
4 8 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.65%) QA
5 2 (0.65%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.65%) GPG13
System Software
1 28 (9.12%) Active Directory
1 28 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.89%) ISA Server
3 12 (3.91%) ProxySG
4 10 (3.26%) Snort
5 7 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.65%) Nmap
6 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.65%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.33%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (6.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 16 (5.21%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.98%) WSUS
5 3 (0.98%) SCCM
5 3 (0.98%) SCOM
5 3 (0.98%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.65%) Nessus
7 1 (0.33%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 175 (57.00%) Cisco
2 119 (38.76%) Juniper
3 111 (36.16%) CheckPoint
4 103 (33.55%) F5
5 55 (17.92%) Blue Coat
6 53 (17.26%) Microsoft
7 37 (12.05%) McAfee
8 36 (11.73%) VMware
9 24 (7.82%) Websense
10 23 (7.49%) Symantec
11 21 (6.84%) IronPort
11 21 (6.84%) ArcSight
12 20 (6.51%) HP
13 14 (4.56%) Fortinet
14 13 (4.23%) Sourcefire
14 13 (4.23%) Citrix
15 12 (3.91%) Crossbeam
16 10 (3.26%) Brocade
16 10 (3.26%) Lumension
16 10 (3.26%) Aruba
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