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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 226 305 273
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 224 173 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 0.81% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.84% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 181 128 179
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
17610 20668 22617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.14% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14989 16827 18277
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 June 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 June 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 +40 106 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Hampshire +18 48 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Surrey +24 30 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +39 15 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Kent +24 14 £42,500 +107.31%
West Sussex -3 6 £40,000 -11.11%
East Sussex - 2 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire -11 1 £55,000 +83.33%
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 261 (61.85%) Firewall
2 215 (50.95%) Cisco
3 213 (50.47%) Network Security
4 154 (36.49%) CheckPoint
5 144 (34.12%) F5
6 140 (33.18%) Windows
7 138 (32.70%) Linux
8 119 (28.20%) Cisco Certification
9 111 (26.30%) Juniper
10 98 (23.22%) Cisco ASA
11 86 (20.38%) CCNP
12 82 (19.43%) VPN
13 71 (16.82%) TCP/IP
13 71 (16.82%) Palo Alto
14 70 (16.59%) Security Cleared
15 69 (16.35%) LAN
16 66 (15.64%) Unix
17 61 (14.45%) SC Cleared
18 60 (14.22%) WAN
19 58 (13.74%) Information Security
20 57 (13.51%) CISSP
21 56 (13.27%) Active Directory
22 53 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
22 53 (12.56%) Cybersecurity
23 50 (11.85%) DNS
24 47 (11.14%) Blue Coat
24 47 (11.14%) Cisco PIX
25 46 (10.90%) Microsoft
26 44 (10.43%) CCSE
26 44 (10.43%) Intrusion Detection

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 25 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (3.08%) IIS
2 13 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.66%) nginx
4 6 (1.42%) IBM Domino
5 5 (1.18%) Apache
6 4 (0.95%) JBoss
7 2 (0.47%) SAS
7 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 32 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 261 (61.85%) Firewall
2 213 (50.47%) Network Security
3 98 (23.22%) Cisco ASA
4 82 (19.43%) VPN
5 71 (16.82%) TCP/IP
6 69 (16.35%) LAN
7 60 (14.22%) WAN
8 50 (11.85%) DNS
9 47 (11.14%) Cisco PIX
10 44 (10.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 44 (10.43%) Intrusion Detection
11 42 (9.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 40 (9.48%) Wireless
13 37 (8.77%) MPLS
14 35 (8.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 34 (8.06%) SSL
16 32 (7.58%) BGP
16 32 (7.58%) OSPF
17 27 (6.40%) IPsec
18 23 (5.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.74%) NoSQL
3 17 (4.03%) Big Data
4 7 (1.66%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.66%) MySQL
5 6 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.71%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.24%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.24%) Subversion
3 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (8.29%) Finance
2 26 (6.16%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.69%) German Language
4 22 (5.21%) French Language
5 12 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.42%) Back Office
6 6 (1.42%) Banking
6 6 (1.42%) Games
6 6 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.18%) Marketing
8 4 (0.95%) Electronics
9 3 (0.71%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.47%) Billing
10 2 (0.47%) Retail
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.79%) Regular Expression
2 15 (3.55%) ZeroMQ
3 14 (3.32%) .NET
3 14 (3.32%) Web Services
4 13 (3.08%) 802.1X
5 11 (2.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 11 (2.61%) STL
6 7 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.95%) ActiveX
7 4 (0.95%) WCF
7 4 (0.95%) WinForms
7 4 (0.95%) WPF
7 4 (0.95%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.71%) Ajax
8 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.71%) CSS
8 3 (0.71%) HTML
8 3 (0.71%) SAML
9 2 (0.47%) SOAP
9 2 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.64%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.40%) PKI
4 26 (6.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 19 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.50%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.32%) Security Operations Centre
7 13 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.61%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (1.66%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.66%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.42%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (1.18%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.18%) Replication
12 4 (0.95%) CESG
12 4 (0.95%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.95%) iPad
12 4 (0.95%) Physics
13 3 (0.71%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.47%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 140 (33.18%) Windows
2 138 (32.70%) Linux
3 66 (15.64%) Unix
4 53 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (10.43%) Windows Server
6 43 (10.19%) Solaris
7 28 (6.64%) Windows 2000
7 28 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.37%) CentOS
10 9 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Android
11 1 (0.24%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (13.74%) Information Security
2 53 (12.56%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (10.43%) Presales
3 44 (10.43%) Software Engineering
4 41 (9.72%) SIEM
5 40 (9.48%) ITIL
6 31 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (6.87%) TDD
8 28 (6.64%) Scrum
9 27 (6.40%) High Availability
10 26 (6.16%) BDD
11 24 (5.69%) Multithreading
12 23 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
13 22 (5.21%) Security Architecture
14 21 (4.98%) OOP
15 20 (4.74%) Low Latency
15 20 (4.74%) Security Operations
16 19 (4.50%) Change Management
16 19 (4.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 18 (4.27%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (9.00%) C++
2 32 (7.58%) Java
2 32 (7.58%) SQL
3 26 (6.16%) C#
3 26 (6.16%) Python
4 20 (4.74%) C
5 8 (1.90%) Perl
6 7 (1.66%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.95%) R
8 3 (0.71%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.24%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.24%) VC++
Qualifications
1 119 (28.20%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (20.38%) CCNP
3 70 (16.59%) Security Cleared
4 61 (14.45%) SC Cleared
5 57 (13.51%) CISSP
6 44 (10.43%) CCSE
7 43 (10.19%) CCNA
8 32 (7.58%) Degree
9 27 (6.40%) JNCIP
10 20 (4.74%) CCIE
10 20 (4.74%) CISA
11 17 (4.03%) CCSA
11 17 (4.03%) CEH
12 16 (3.79%) JNCIS
13 15 (3.55%) JNCIA
14 12 (2.84%) CCVP
15 11 (2.61%) CCSP
16 10 (2.37%) CISM
17 9 (2.13%) DV Cleared
18 7 (1.66%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (4.50%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.55%) FISMA
4 13 (3.08%) SLA
5 4 (0.95%) RMADS
6 3 (0.71%) GPG13
7 2 (0.47%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.47%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.47%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (13.27%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.13%) Firmware
4 8 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.42%) NFS
5 6 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.71%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.71%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (4.27%) FortiGate
2 10 (2.37%) SCCM
3 8 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.42%) Nessus
5 6 (1.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.18%) QRadar
6 5 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.95%) StatsD
8 3 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.71%) Endace
9 1 (0.24%) IBM BigFix
9 1 (0.24%) Nmap
Vendors
1 215 (50.95%) Cisco
2 154 (36.49%) CheckPoint
3 144 (34.12%) F5
4 111 (26.30%) Juniper
5 71 (16.82%) Palo Alto
6 47 (11.14%) Blue Coat
7 46 (10.90%) Microsoft
8 32 (7.58%) VMware
9 23 (5.45%) Sourcefire
10 18 (4.27%) Crossbeam
11 17 (4.03%) CA
12 16 (3.79%) Aruba
12 16 (3.79%) HP
12 16 (3.79%) Intel Security
13 14 (3.32%) ArcSight
14 13 (3.08%) Barracuda Networks
14 13 (3.08%) Stonesoft
15 12 (2.84%) Brocade
16 11 (2.61%) Symantec
17 10 (2.37%) Forcepoint
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000 + shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (+ outstanding package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (+ outstanding package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 24 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 8 days ago