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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 231 308 317
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 190 183 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 0.83% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.86% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 116 142 131
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
15962 21312 21581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.84% 97.02% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13300 18001 17210
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
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 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +29 91 £55,000 +8.91% 3
Surrey +62 61 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire -6 12 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Kent +18 11 £60,000 +100.00%
East Sussex - 8 £34,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £39,000 -29.09%
West Sussex +17 2 £53,000 -
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 236 (54.38%) Firewall
2 206 (47.47%) Cisco
3 170 (39.17%) Network Security
4 162 (37.33%) Linux
5 160 (36.87%) CheckPoint
6 151 (34.79%) Windows
7 132 (30.41%) Juniper
8 121 (27.88%) Palo Alto
9 112 (25.81%) F5
10 106 (24.42%) Cisco Certification
11 94 (21.66%) Security Cleared
12 92 (21.20%) TCP/IP
13 90 (20.74%) Information Security
14 87 (20.05%) Unix
15 83 (19.12%) VPN
15 83 (19.12%) CCNP
16 81 (18.66%) SC Cleared
17 80 (18.43%) Cybersecurity
18 78 (17.97%) CISSP
19 70 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
20 65 (14.98%) Windows Server 2008
21 64 (14.75%) Blue Coat
22 63 (14.52%) Microsoft
23 62 (14.29%) Solaris
24 61 (14.06%) CCNA
24 61 (14.06%) Wireless
25 52 (11.98%) DNS
26 50 (11.52%) LAN
26 50 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
26 50 (11.52%) German Language

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 23 (5.30%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.30%) nginx
3 8 (1.84%) IIS
3 8 (1.84%) WebLogic
3 8 (1.84%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.15%) Apache
6 4 (0.92%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.92%) JBoss
6 4 (0.92%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (0.69%) SAS
8 2 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.61%) MS Office
2 7 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.15%) GitHub
2 5 (1.15%) IaaS
2 5 (1.15%) PaaS
3 3 (0.69%) SaaS
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 236 (54.38%) Firewall
2 170 (39.17%) Network Security
3 92 (21.20%) TCP/IP
4 83 (19.12%) VPN
5 70 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
6 61 (14.06%) Wireless
7 52 (11.98%) DNS
8 50 (11.52%) LAN
9 47 (10.83%) MPLS
9 47 (10.83%) WAN
10 39 (8.99%) IPsec
11 30 (6.91%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (6.68%) Internet
13 28 (6.45%) OSPF
14 27 (6.22%) Intrusion Detection
15 26 (5.99%) BGP
15 26 (5.99%) SNMP
16 22 (5.07%) DHCP
16 22 (5.07%) SSL
17 21 (4.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.53%) Big Data
3 17 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.84%) Data Lake
4 8 (1.84%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.61%) MySQL
6 4 (0.92%) InfluxDB
7 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.46%) HBase
8 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (2.30%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.84%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.92%) JIRA
4 1 (0.23%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 50 (11.52%) German Language
2 36 (8.29%) French Language
3 34 (7.83%) Telecoms
4 30 (6.91%) Finance
5 24 (5.53%) Games
6 11 (2.53%) Banking
7 9 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.92%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (0.92%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.69%) Back Office
9 3 (0.69%) Marketing
10 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.84%) 802.1X
2 16 (3.69%) Web Services
3 13 (3.00%) ZeroMQ
4 11 (2.53%) Ajax
4 11 (2.53%) CSS
4 11 (2.53%) HTML
4 11 (2.53%) Regular Expression
5 8 (1.84%) .NET
6 5 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.92%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (0.46%) Middleware
8 2 (0.46%) Node.js
8 2 (0.46%) OAuth2
8 2 (0.46%) OpenID
8 2 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.46%) SAML
8 2 (0.46%) STL
9 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.53%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.83%) Cyberthreat
3 32 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 32 (7.37%) PKI
4 29 (6.68%) Management Information System
5 23 (5.30%) Security Operations Centre
6 19 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (3.23%) Virtual Team
9 13 (3.00%) Cyber Attack
10 11 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (2.07%) Cryptography
12 8 (1.84%) Blockchain
13 5 (1.15%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.69%) CESG
14 3 (0.69%) FlexPod
15 2 (0.46%) Driving Licence
16 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
16 1 (0.23%) Physics
16 1 (0.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 162 (37.33%) Linux
2 151 (34.79%) Windows
3 87 (20.05%) Unix
4 65 (14.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (14.29%) Solaris
6 50 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (10.60%) Windows 2000
8 23 (5.30%) CentOS
9 22 (5.07%) Windows Server
10 14 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.38%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.92%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.92%) SUSE
12 4 (0.92%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.23%) Android
13 1 (0.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (20.74%) Information Security
2 80 (18.43%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (11.29%) SIEM
4 46 (10.60%) ITIL
5 45 (10.37%) Security Operations
6 39 (8.99%) Security Architecture
7 38 (8.76%) Risk Management
8 37 (8.53%) Software Engineering
9 30 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (5.99%) Presales
11 24 (5.53%) Identity Management
12 23 (5.30%) Analytics
13 22 (5.07%) Load Balancing
14 21 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
14 21 (4.84%) Network Design
14 21 (4.84%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (4.15%) Change Management
15 18 (4.15%) High Availability
16 16 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.37%) Java
2 31 (7.14%) Python
3 29 (6.68%) SQL
4 26 (5.99%) C++
5 17 (3.92%) C#
6 13 (3.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.53%) C
8 10 (2.30%) PL/SQL
8 10 (2.30%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.38%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.15%) Go
10 5 (1.15%) Perl
11 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.46%) R
11 2 (0.46%) Ruby
12 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.23%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.23%) PHP
12 1 (0.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 106 (24.42%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (21.66%) Security Cleared
3 83 (19.12%) CCNP
4 81 (18.66%) SC Cleared
5 78 (17.97%) CISSP
6 61 (14.06%) CCNA
7 32 (7.37%) Degree
8 30 (6.91%) CEH
9 24 (5.53%) CCSE
10 14 (3.23%) CCIE
10 14 (3.23%) CISA
11 13 (3.00%) DV Cleared
12 11 (2.53%) GSEC
12 11 (2.53%) JNCIP
12 11 (2.53%) JNCIS
13 8 (1.84%) CCSP
14 7 (1.61%) CCDP
14 7 (1.61%) MCSE
14 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (1.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.83%) SLA
2 28 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.00%) FISMA
4 9 (2.07%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.69%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.46%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.46%) RMADS
7 1 (0.23%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.23%) GPG13
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (10.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (1.84%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (1.61%) ProxySG
5 6 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.92%) Firmware
6 4 (0.92%) Samba
7 3 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.69%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.46%) Docker
8 2 (0.46%) HDFS
8 2 (0.46%) Snort
9 1 (0.23%) KVM
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (5.30%) Nessus
2 18 (4.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (4.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 12 (2.76%) SCCM
4 8 (1.84%) FortiGate
5 6 (1.38%) Ansible
5 6 (1.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.15%) Icinga
6 5 (1.15%) Nagios
6 5 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.92%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.92%) Grafana
7 4 (0.92%) Graphite
8 3 (0.69%) SCOM
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.46%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.46%) Kibana
9 2 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.46%) StatsD
9 2 (0.46%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 206 (47.47%) Cisco
2 160 (36.87%) CheckPoint
3 132 (30.41%) Juniper
4 121 (27.88%) Palo Alto
5 112 (25.81%) F5
6 64 (14.75%) Blue Coat
7 63 (14.52%) Microsoft
8 46 (10.60%) Sourcefire
9 38 (8.76%) Crossbeam
10 32 (7.37%) VMware
11 30 (6.91%) Fortinet
12 27 (6.22%) Intel Security
13 20 (4.61%) Symantec
14 19 (4.38%) Mitel
15 17 (3.92%) Riverbed
16 16 (3.69%) HP
17 15 (3.46%) Red Hat
18 12 (2.76%) Apple
18 12 (2.76%) Google
19 10 (2.30%) BT
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