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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 434 422 422
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 8 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.038% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.11% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 4
Average salary £60,000 £47,300 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.84% -21.16%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
19915 21255 20730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.05% 94.75% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16104 16851 17285
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 £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Berkshire -19 4 £64,750 -
Surrey +1 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Hampshire -10 1 £65,000 +34.57%
Senior Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 22 (73.33%) Cisco
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (56.67%) CheckPoint
4 14 (46.67%) CCIE
4 14 (46.67%) Network Security
5 13 (43.33%) F5
6 12 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
7 11 (36.67%) SQL
7 11 (36.67%) Windows
8 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (33.33%) CCSE
8 10 (33.33%) VMware
9 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (30.00%) UNIX
9 9 (30.00%) Juniper
9 9 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
11 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
12 6 (20.00%) IronPort
12 6 (20.00%) CCNP
12 6 (20.00%) DNS
13 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 5 (16.67%) Linux
13 5 (16.67%) SLA
13 5 (16.67%) ISA Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) Network Security
3 12 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (20.00%) DNS
7 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.33%) VPN
8 4 (13.33%) LAN
8 4 (13.33%) WAN
9 3 (10.00%) Wireless
9 3 (10.00%) Wireless Security
10 2 (6.67%) NAS
10 2 (6.67%) BGP
10 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (6.67%) SAN
11 1 (3.33%) MPLS
11 1 (3.33%) OSPF
11 1 (3.33%) IPsec
11 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Advertising
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Blog
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) UNIX
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 2000
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (13.33%) SIEM
4 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Cyber Security
4 4 (13.33%) Coaching
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Database Security
7 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (46.67%) CCIE
3 10 (33.33%) CCSE
4 6 (20.00%) CCNP
5 3 (10.00%) CISSP
6 2 (6.67%) MCSE
6 2 (6.67%) CCNA
6 2 (6.67%) GCIA
6 2 (6.67%) GCIH
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.67%) MCITP
6 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) GPEN
7 1 (3.33%) CHFI
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) CNA
7 1 (3.33%) CNE
7 1 (3.33%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.67%) SLA
3 2 (6.67%) FISMA
4 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) ISA Server
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.67%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) CheckPoint
3 13 (43.33%) F5
4 10 (33.33%) VMware
4 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (30.00%) Juniper
6 6 (20.00%) IronPort
7 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
7 5 (16.67%) Sourcefire
8 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
8 4 (13.33%) Crossbeam
9 3 (10.00%) McAfee
10 2 (6.67%) Citrix
11 1 (3.33%) Nokia
11 1 (3.33%) Websense
11 1 (3.33%) Symantec
11 1 (3.33%) Tufin
11 1 (3.33%) Splunk