The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 78 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 9 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.07% 0.44% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
Security Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
801 880 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.02% 97.45% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 709 841 807
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Southampton region.

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Southampton

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited 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 Security Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) Internet
2 11 (61.11%) Statistics
2 11 (61.11%) Mathematics
2 11 (61.11%) Physics
2 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (61.11%) Machine Learning
2 11 (61.11%) Cyber Security
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 7 (38.89%) Juniper
3 7 (38.89%) Network Security
4 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (22.22%) COBIT
4 4 (22.22%) Brocade
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security Management
4 4 (22.22%) Security Management
4 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 4 (22.22%) GIAC
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
4 4 (22.22%) F5
4 4 (22.22%) ISACA

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited 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 Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Internet
2 7 (38.89%) Network Security
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Statistics
1 11 (61.11%) Mathematics
1 11 (61.11%) Physics
1 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Machine Learning
1 11 (61.11%) Cyber Security
2 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security Management
2 4 (22.22%) Security Management
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) ISACA
3 4 (22.22%) GIAC
4 3 (16.67%) CCNP
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (22.22%) COBIT
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
1 7 (38.89%) Juniper
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Brocade
2 4 (22.22%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago