The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 430 416 435
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 19 39 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.089% 0.17% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.17% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 0
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,300 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.87% +7.33%
Senior 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
20179 22291 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.89% 94.84% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16172 17876 17969
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer across the South East region.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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
Surrey +26 8 £55,000 +10.00%
Berkshire -21 8 £62,500 +56.25%
Hampshire -6 2 £65,000 +30.68%
West Sussex - 1 £55,500 -
Senior Security Engineer
England

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title.

1 31 (83.78%) Firewall
2 29 (78.38%) Cisco
3 25 (67.57%) CheckPoint
4 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (51.35%) CCIE
5 19 (51.35%) Juniper
6 16 (43.24%) F5
7 13 (35.14%) Network Security
7 13 (35.14%) CCNP
8 11 (29.73%) VPN
8 11 (29.73%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (27.03%) CCSE
9 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (27.03%) Windows
9 10 (27.03%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (24.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (24.32%) UNIX
10 9 (24.32%) SQL
10 9 (24.32%) LAN
10 9 (24.32%) WAN
10 9 (24.32%) Fortinet
10 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (24.32%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (21.62%) Sourcefire
11 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
11 8 (21.62%) Wireless Security
11 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (21.62%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (21.62%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) Firewall
2 13 (35.14%) Network Security
3 11 (29.73%) VPN
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (24.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (24.32%) LAN
5 9 (24.32%) WAN
6 8 (21.62%) Wireless Security
6 8 (21.62%) Wireless
7 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.41%) DNS
8 2 (5.41%) SSL
8 2 (5.41%) BGP
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.70%) VPLS
9 1 (2.70%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
1 2 (5.41%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.70%) Advertising
1 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) SAML
1 2 (5.41%) OAuth
1 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (5.41%) OpenID
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Blog
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) UNIX
3 8 (21.62%) Linux
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 2000
4 7 (18.92%) Solaris
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
4 7 (18.92%) Coaching
5 4 (10.81%) Information Security
5 4 (10.81%) SIEM
5 4 (10.81%) Cyber Security
6 3 (8.11%) OWASP
7 2 (5.41%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.70%) Malware Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.70%) Data Analytics
8 1 (2.70%) Analytics
8 1 (2.70%) Database Security
8 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) R
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (51.35%) CCIE
3 13 (35.14%) CCNP
4 10 (27.03%) CCSE
5 6 (16.22%) CISSP
6 2 (5.41%) CCNA
6 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.41%) CISM
6 2 (5.41%) GCIA
6 2 (5.41%) GCIH
7 1 (2.70%) GPEN
7 1 (2.70%) GCFA
7 1 (2.70%) CEH
7 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.70%) CISMP
7 1 (2.70%) CHFI
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (21.62%) SLA
3 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (5.41%) FISMA
5 1 (2.70%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.41%) StatsD
3 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Cisco
2 25 (67.57%) CheckPoint
3 19 (51.35%) Juniper
4 16 (43.24%) F5
5 9 (24.32%) Fortinet
6 8 (21.62%) Sourcefire
6 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
6 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.62%) VMware
7 7 (18.92%) Crossbeam
8 3 (8.11%) IronPort
9 2 (5.41%) New Relic
10 1 (2.70%) Splunk
10 1 (2.70%) Tufin
10 1 (2.70%) Websense
10 1 (2.70%) Nokia
10 1 (2.70%) Symantec
10 1 (2.70%) McAfee