The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Senior Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 410 438 427
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 26 32 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 27
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,200 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +18.27%
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
17700 20708 22353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.10% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15103 16876 18054
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

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 29 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +26 13 £72,500 +38.09%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £62,500 -
Surrey +5 4 £54,500 -0.90%
Hampshire -4 1 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Senior Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Senior Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (64.91%) Firewall
2 33 (57.89%) Network Security
3 30 (52.63%) Cisco
4 26 (45.61%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (43.86%) Cisco PIX
5 25 (43.86%) F5
6 24 (42.11%) CheckPoint
7 21 (36.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 19 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (33.33%) Windows
9 18 (31.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 17 (29.82%) CCSE
11 16 (28.07%) Linux
12 13 (22.81%) VMware
12 13 (22.81%) CISSP
13 12 (21.05%) Degree
14 11 (19.30%) Information Security
15 9 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
16 8 (14.04%) CCSA
16 8 (14.04%) CISA
16 8 (14.04%) Unix
16 8 (14.04%) Java
16 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
17 7 (12.28%) CCNP
17 7 (12.28%) C++
17 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (12.28%) Intel Security
17 7 (12.28%) Scrum
17 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (12.28%) Identity Access Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) JBoss
1 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (64.91%) Firewall
2 33 (57.89%) Network Security
3 26 (45.61%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (43.86%) Cisco PIX
5 21 (36.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 19 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (31.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (10.53%) LAN
9 4 (7.02%) WAN
10 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (5.26%) VPN
11 2 (3.51%) BGP
11 2 (3.51%) OSPF
11 2 (3.51%) SSL
11 2 (3.51%) VoIP
11 2 (3.51%) WebEx
12 1 (1.75%) Cisco ISE
12 1 (1.75%) Cisco Wireless
12 1 (1.75%) EIGRP
12 1 (1.75%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Billing
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.75%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.75%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 16 (28.07%) Linux
3 8 (14.04%) Unix
4 2 (3.51%) SUSE
5 1 (1.75%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Information Security
2 9 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.28%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (12.28%) Scrum
4 6 (10.53%) BDD
4 6 (10.53%) Cross-Platform Development
4 6 (10.53%) High Availability
4 6 (10.53%) Low Latency
4 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 6 (10.53%) OOP
4 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 6 (10.53%) TDD
5 4 (7.02%) Change Control
6 3 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.26%) Security Operations
6 3 (5.26%) SIEM
6 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) Java
2 7 (12.28%) C++
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) Perl
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) CCSE
2 13 (22.81%) CISSP
3 12 (21.05%) Degree
4 8 (14.04%) CCSA
4 8 (14.04%) CISA
5 7 (12.28%) CCNP
5 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (10.53%) CEH
7 5 (8.77%) CISM
8 4 (7.02%) CCNA
9 3 (5.26%) CCIE
9 3 (5.26%) GSEC
9 3 (5.26%) SANS
9 3 (5.26%) SSCP
10 2 (3.51%) ISSMP
10 2 (3.51%) RHCE
10 2 (3.51%) RHCSA
11 1 (1.75%) CCSP
11 1 (1.75%) CCVP
11 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (5.26%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Cisco
2 25 (43.86%) F5
3 24 (42.11%) CheckPoint
4 13 (22.81%) VMware
5 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.28%) Intel Security
7 5 (8.77%) Juniper
7 5 (8.77%) Qualys
8 4 (7.02%) Forcepoint
8 4 (7.02%) Symantec
9 3 (5.26%) ArcSight
9 3 (5.26%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.26%) Tripwire
10 2 (3.51%) Citrix
10 2 (3.51%) Oracle
11 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.75%) FireEye
11 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.75%) Sourcefire
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