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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 423 427 419
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 19 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.090% 0.11% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.11% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 3
Average salary £54,439 £58,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.13% +22.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,550 £50,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £60,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,879 £56,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.63% +7.61%
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
20035 21405 20219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16668 16840 16661
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 September 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 +17 7 £62,500 +4.16% 4
Surrey - 6 £55,000 -
Hampshire +12 5 £53,879 -7.10%
Senior Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (70.45%) Firewall
2 23 (52.27%) Cisco
3 22 (50.00%) Juniper
4 21 (47.73%) CheckPoint
4 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (45.45%) CCNP
5 20 (45.45%) VPN
6 18 (40.91%) LAN
6 18 (40.91%) WAN
6 18 (40.91%) CCIE
6 18 (40.91%) Wireless
6 18 (40.91%) Ethical Hacking
6 18 (40.91%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (40.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 18 (40.91%) 802.1X
7 17 (38.64%) Security Hardening
7 17 (38.64%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (38.64%) FortiGate
7 17 (38.64%) Fortinet
7 17 (38.64%) Wireless Security
7 17 (38.64%) Windows
8 11 (25.00%) Linux
9 10 (22.73%) UNIX
9 10 (22.73%) Information Security
9 10 (22.73%) CISSP
10 7 (15.91%) Network Security
10 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.64%) CISA
11 6 (13.64%) DNS
11 6 (13.64%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (38.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (70.45%) Firewall
2 20 (45.45%) VPN
3 18 (40.91%) LAN
3 18 (40.91%) WAN
3 18 (40.91%) Wireless
4 17 (38.64%) Wireless Security
5 7 (15.91%) Network Security
6 6 (13.64%) DNS
7 3 (6.82%) SSL
7 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.27%) LDAP
9 1 (2.27%) WPA2
9 1 (2.27%) WPA
9 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
1 4 (9.09%) MariaDB
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) 802.1X
2 4 (9.09%) SAML
2 4 (9.09%) OAuth
2 4 (9.09%) OpenID
2 4 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
3 10 (22.73%) UNIX
4 3 (6.82%) Solaris
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Ethical Hacking
1 18 (40.91%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (38.64%) Security Hardening
3 10 (22.73%) Information Security
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) OWASP
6 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.82%) Coaching
8 2 (4.55%) Migration
8 2 (4.55%) Cyber Security
8 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (2.27%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.27%) Analytics
9 1 (2.27%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (2.27%) SIEM
9 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) Python
2 4 (9.09%) R
2 4 (9.09%) C#
2 4 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
4 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (45.45%) CCNP
3 18 (40.91%) CCIE
4 10 (22.73%) CISSP
5 6 (13.64%) CISA
5 6 (13.64%) CEH
5 6 (13.64%) Degree
6 5 (11.36%) GSEC
7 2 (4.55%) CISM
7 2 (4.55%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.55%) CCNA
8 1 (2.27%) CNA
8 1 (2.27%) CNE
8 1 (2.27%) Novell Certification
8 1 (2.27%) CHFI
8 1 (2.27%) CISMP
8 1 (2.27%) GCFA
8 1 (2.27%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
1 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) FortiGate
2 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.09%) StatsD
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Cisco
2 22 (50.00%) Juniper
3 21 (47.73%) CheckPoint
4 17 (38.64%) Fortinet
5 5 (11.36%) IronPort
6 4 (9.09%) F5
6 4 (9.09%) New Relic
6 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.82%) Crossbeam
7 3 (6.82%) Sourcefire
8 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.27%) HP
9 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
9 1 (2.27%) Tripwire
9 1 (2.27%) VMware
9 1 (2.27%) Brocade
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