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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 317 264 296
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 129 144 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.72% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.76% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 93 119 127
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
19778 18992 21191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16131 15197 18404
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -23 71 £52,500 +10.52% 13
Hampshire -19 27 £48,125 -5.26% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 16 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Surrey -2 14 £46,250 -22.91% 4
Kent -9 3 £52,500 +144.18% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 181 (68.30%) Firewall
2 154 (58.11%) Cisco
3 153 (57.74%) Network Security
4 123 (46.42%) Cisco Certification
5 98 (36.98%) Juniper
6 92 (34.72%) Windows
7 89 (33.58%) CheckPoint
8 82 (30.94%) F5
9 81 (30.57%) TCP/IP
10 77 (29.06%) Linux
11 72 (27.17%) CCNP
12 66 (24.91%) VPN
12 66 (24.91%) Cisco ASA
13 60 (22.64%) DNS
14 56 (21.13%) Security Cleared
15 44 (16.60%) SIEM
15 44 (16.60%) Microsoft
15 44 (16.60%) UNIX
16 42 (15.85%) CCNA
17 41 (15.47%) WAN
18 40 (15.09%) MS Excel
18 40 (15.09%) Information Security
19 39 (14.72%) LAN
20 38 (14.34%) CISSP
20 38 (14.34%) Blue Coat
20 38 (14.34%) SC Cleared
21 37 (13.96%) VMware
21 37 (13.96%) McAfee
22 36 (13.58%) OSPF
22 36 (13.58%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (1.89%) IIS
2 4 (1.51%) Apache
3 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 40 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.13%) PaaS
2 2 (0.75%) IaaS
2 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (68.30%) Firewall
2 153 (57.74%) Network Security
3 81 (30.57%) TCP/IP
4 66 (24.91%) VPN
4 66 (24.91%) Cisco ASA
5 60 (22.64%) DNS
6 41 (15.47%) WAN
7 39 (14.72%) LAN
8 36 (13.58%) OSPF
9 34 (12.83%) BGP
9 34 (12.83%) SSL
10 25 (9.43%) EIGRP
10 25 (9.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 23 (8.68%) Cisco PIX
12 21 (7.92%) IPsec
13 20 (7.55%) BIG-IP
14 17 (6.42%) DHCP
15 16 (6.04%) Intrusion Detection
16 14 (5.28%) MPLS
17 12 (4.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.26%) MySQL
3 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.38%) Big Data
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.89%) WebLOAD
2 4 (1.51%) Metasploit
General
1 23 (8.68%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.91%) Finance
3 8 (3.02%) Banking
4 3 (1.13%) Marketing
5 2 (0.75%) French Language
5 2 (0.75%) Retail
5 2 (0.75%) Advertising
5 2 (0.75%) Military
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Billing
6 1 (0.38%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.51%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.13%) .NET
3 2 (0.75%) CSS
3 2 (0.75%) SOAP
3 2 (0.75%) Web Services
3 2 (0.75%) SAML
3 2 (0.75%) OAuth
3 2 (0.75%) REST
4 1 (0.38%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.17%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.15%) Open Source
4 9 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.26%) Replication
5 6 (2.26%) PKI
6 3 (1.13%) IPTV
6 3 (1.13%) Blog
7 2 (0.75%) Statistics
7 2 (0.75%) Clustering
8 1 (0.38%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 92 (34.72%) Windows
2 77 (29.06%) Linux
3 44 (16.60%) UNIX
4 25 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (8.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (6.42%) Solaris
7 15 (5.66%) Windows 7
8 13 (4.91%) Windows 2000
9 10 (3.77%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.13%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.13%) CentOS
11 3 (1.13%) AIX
12 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.60%) SIEM
2 40 (15.09%) Information Security
3 36 (13.58%) ITIL
4 26 (9.81%) Cyber Security
5 25 (9.43%) Network Design
6 24 (9.06%) Problem Management
7 19 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (6.79%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (5.66%) Mentoring
10 14 (5.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 13 (4.91%) Security Management
11 13 (4.91%) Change Management
11 13 (4.91%) Security Architecture
11 13 (4.91%) Load Balancing
11 13 (4.91%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (4.91%) Line Management
12 12 (4.53%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (4.53%) Project Management
13 9 (3.40%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.43%) SQL
2 14 (5.28%) Perl
3 11 (4.15%) C
4 10 (3.77%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.40%) Python
6 8 (3.02%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.64%) Ruby
7 7 (2.64%) C++
7 7 (2.64%) PHP
8 3 (1.13%) C#
8 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.75%) VBScript
10 1 (0.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 123 (46.42%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (27.17%) CCNP
3 56 (21.13%) Security Cleared
4 42 (15.85%) CCNA
5 38 (14.34%) CISSP
5 38 (14.34%) SC Cleared
6 31 (11.70%) CCSE
7 30 (11.32%) CCIE
8 21 (7.92%) Degree
9 18 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (5.28%) MCSE
10 14 (5.28%) CEH
10 14 (5.28%) JNCIS
11 13 (4.91%) DV Cleared
12 12 (4.53%) GIAC
13 11 (4.15%) CCSA
14 10 (3.77%) CCDP
15 9 (3.40%) CCSP
15 9 (3.40%) CCDA
16 7 (2.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (10.94%) PCI DSS
3 24 (9.06%) SLA
4 9 (3.40%) COBIT
5 5 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.13%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.75%) GPG13
7 2 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 30 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (10.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.02%) Snort
4 7 (2.64%) ISA Server
5 5 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.75%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.75%) Nmap
7 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.38%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (4.53%) Norton AntiVirus
1 12 (4.53%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (1.89%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.89%) Nessus
2 5 (1.89%) WSUS
3 3 (1.13%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.13%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.38%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 154 (58.11%) Cisco
2 98 (36.98%) Juniper
3 89 (33.58%) CheckPoint
4 82 (30.94%) F5
5 44 (16.60%) Microsoft
6 38 (14.34%) Blue Coat
7 37 (13.96%) VMware
7 37 (13.96%) McAfee
8 21 (7.92%) Websense
9 16 (6.04%) Sourcefire
10 15 (5.66%) Symantec
11 13 (4.91%) Crossbeam
11 13 (4.91%) Citrix
12 10 (3.77%) ArcSight
12 10 (3.77%) Aruba
13 9 (3.40%) HP
13 9 (3.40%) SonicWALL
13 9 (3.40%) NetScout
14 8 (3.02%) IronPort
15 7 (2.64%) Lumension
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock Options
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Salary: £65k - 80k per year + 20% Commission
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Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Site allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car, pen, health
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Maidenhead
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock Options
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Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock
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Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
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Surrey
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Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Bens+Stock Options
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