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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 417 414 427
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 23 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.057% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.060% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 18
Average salary £58,000 £51,177 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,235 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,177 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +15.78%
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +7 16 £58,000 +13.33% 1
Berkshire -1 6 £60,000 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (76.47%) Firewall
2 48 (70.59%) Cisco
3 32 (47.06%) CheckPoint
4 28 (41.18%) DNS
4 28 (41.18%) Windows
5 27 (39.71%) F5
6 26 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (36.76%) Network Management
8 24 (35.29%) OSPF
9 22 (32.35%) UNIX
9 22 (32.35%) Network Security
10 21 (30.88%) Internet
11 20 (29.41%) VoIP
11 20 (29.41%) SNMP
11 20 (29.41%) Fortinet
11 20 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (27.94%) Telecoms
13 18 (26.47%) VPN
13 18 (26.47%) IronPort
14 17 (25.00%) Smartphone
14 17 (25.00%) Retail
14 17 (25.00%) Billing
14 17 (25.00%) Broadband
14 17 (25.00%) Juniper
14 17 (25.00%) BGP
15 16 (23.53%) LAN
15 16 (23.53%) WAN
15 16 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
15 16 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (23.53%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 52 (76.47%) Firewall
2 28 (41.18%) DNS
3 24 (35.29%) OSPF
4 22 (32.35%) Network Security
5 21 (30.88%) Internet
6 20 (29.41%) VoIP
6 20 (29.41%) SNMP
6 20 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (26.47%) VPN
8 17 (25.00%) Broadband
8 17 (25.00%) BGP
9 16 (23.53%) LAN
9 16 (23.53%) WAN
9 16 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
9 16 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (22.06%) MPLS
11 12 (17.65%) IPsec
12 11 (16.18%) Radio Access Network
13 6 (8.82%) NetScaler
13 6 (8.82%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (27.94%) Telecoms
2 17 (25.00%) Retail
2 17 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (1.47%) French Language
3 1 (1.47%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) CESG
4 2 (2.94%) SecurID
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) Windows
2 22 (32.35%) UNIX
3 14 (20.59%) Linux
4 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.88%) CentOS
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.88%) Solaris
5 4 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Network Management
2 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 13 (19.12%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (14.71%) Load Balancing
5 9 (13.24%) Capacity Management
6 7 (10.29%) Network Design
7 6 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (8.82%) ITIL
8 5 (7.35%) Validation
9 4 (5.88%) Service Management
9 4 (5.88%) SIEM
9 4 (5.88%) Information Security
9 4 (5.88%) Coaching
10 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.94%) Security Architecture
10 2 (2.94%) Change Control
10 2 (2.94%) Protective Monitoring
10 2 (2.94%) Security Management
10 2 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) Perl
1 4 (5.88%) PHP
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
1 4 (5.88%) Python
1 4 (5.88%) Ruby
1 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (19.12%) CCIE
3 10 (14.71%) CCNA
3 10 (14.71%) CISSP
4 8 (11.76%) CEH
5 7 (10.29%) CCNP
6 4 (5.88%) MCSE
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.88%) CCSA
6 4 (5.88%) GSEC
6 4 (5.88%) CCSE
6 4 (5.88%) Degree
6 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.88%) OSCP
6 4 (5.88%) OSCE
7 3 (4.41%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (2.94%) CCDP
8 2 (2.94%) CCSP
8 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.35%) SLA
3 4 (5.88%) HIPAA
4 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) ISA Server
2 4 (5.88%) Snort
2 4 (5.88%) Nmap
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) vSphere
3 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Nessus
1 4 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.41%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 48 (70.59%) Cisco
2 32 (47.06%) CheckPoint
3 27 (39.71%) F5
4 20 (29.41%) Fortinet
5 18 (26.47%) IronPort
6 17 (25.00%) Juniper
7 14 (20.59%) Huawei
8 8 (11.76%) Brocade
8 8 (11.76%) Citrix
9 7 (10.29%) Nokia
10 6 (8.82%) Sophos
11 4 (5.88%) Blue Coat
11 4 (5.88%) Sourcefire
11 4 (5.88%) Crossbeam
11 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.88%) Imperva
12 2 (2.94%) Tufin
12 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.94%) Splunk
12 2 (2.94%) AlgoSec
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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