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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 422 408 431
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 24 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.047% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.050% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 14
Average salary £58,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.10% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.61% +5.00%
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
21099 20166 21691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16589 16620 18515
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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
Hampshire - 15 £58,000 -
Berkshire -1 7 £60,000 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 56 (78.87%) Firewall
2 52 (73.24%) Cisco
3 33 (46.48%) CheckPoint
4 32 (45.07%) DNS
5 28 (39.44%) Network Management
5 28 (39.44%) F5
5 28 (39.44%) Windows
6 27 (38.03%) OSPF
7 25 (35.21%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (33.80%) Internet
9 23 (32.39%) SNMP
9 23 (32.39%) VoIP
9 23 (32.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (30.99%) UNIX
10 22 (30.99%) Telecoms
11 21 (29.58%) Fortinet
12 20 (28.17%) Smartphone
12 20 (28.17%) Retail
12 20 (28.17%) Billing
12 20 (28.17%) Network Security
12 20 (28.17%) BGP
12 20 (28.17%) Broadband
13 18 (25.35%) VPN
13 18 (25.35%) MPLS
13 18 (25.35%) IronPort
14 17 (23.94%) Cisco PIX
14 17 (23.94%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (23.94%) Juniper
14 17 (23.94%) LAN
14 17 (23.94%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (2.82%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 56 (78.87%) Firewall
2 32 (45.07%) DNS
3 27 (38.03%) OSPF
4 24 (33.80%) Internet
5 23 (32.39%) SNMP
5 23 (32.39%) VoIP
5 23 (32.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (28.17%) Network Security
6 20 (28.17%) BGP
6 20 (28.17%) Broadband
7 18 (25.35%) VPN
7 18 (25.35%) MPLS
8 17 (23.94%) Cisco PIX
8 17 (23.94%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (23.94%) LAN
8 17 (23.94%) WAN
9 12 (16.90%) IPsec
10 11 (15.49%) Radio Access Network
11 6 (8.45%) VLAN
11 6 (8.45%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (30.99%) Telecoms
2 20 (28.17%) Retail
2 20 (28.17%) Billing
3 1 (1.41%) French Language
3 1 (1.41%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Smartphone
2 4 (5.63%) CESG
3 2 (2.82%) SecurID
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Windows
2 22 (30.99%) UNIX
3 14 (19.72%) Linux
4 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 2000
5 4 (5.63%) Solaris
5 4 (5.63%) CentOS
5 4 (5.63%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Network Management
2 13 (18.31%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
4 9 (12.68%) Capacity Management
5 7 (9.86%) Network Design
6 6 (8.45%) ITIL
7 5 (7.04%) Validation
8 4 (5.63%) Service Management
8 4 (5.63%) SIEM
8 4 (5.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (2.82%) Information Security
9 2 (2.82%) eTOM
9 2 (2.82%) Change Control
9 2 (2.82%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) Perl
1 4 (5.63%) PHP
1 4 (5.63%) SQL
1 4 (5.63%) Python
1 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
1 4 (5.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (35.21%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (19.72%) CCIE
3 10 (14.08%) CISSP
4 8 (11.27%) CEH
4 8 (11.27%) CCNA
5 7 (9.86%) CCNP
6 4 (5.63%) CCSA
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.63%) MCSE
6 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.63%) CCSE
6 4 (5.63%) GSEC
6 4 (5.63%) OSCP
6 4 (5.63%) OSCE
7 3 (4.23%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (2.82%) CCDP
8 2 (2.82%) CCSP
8 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.82%) Degree
8 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.04%) SLA
3 4 (5.63%) HIPAA
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) ISA Server
2 4 (5.63%) Snort
2 4 (5.63%) Nmap
3 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Nessus
1 4 (5.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.23%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 52 (73.24%) Cisco
2 33 (46.48%) CheckPoint
3 28 (39.44%) F5
4 21 (29.58%) Fortinet
5 18 (25.35%) IronPort
6 17 (23.94%) Juniper
7 15 (21.13%) Huawei
8 8 (11.27%) Brocade
8 8 (11.27%) Citrix
9 7 (9.86%) Nokia
10 6 (8.45%) Sophos
11 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.63%) Crossbeam
11 4 (5.63%) Imperva
11 4 (5.63%) Blue Coat
11 4 (5.63%) Sourcefire
12 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.82%) NetApp
12 2 (2.82%) McAfee
12 2 (2.82%) VMware