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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 76 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 12 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.41% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Average salary £46,250 £39,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
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
814 795 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.88% 97.67% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 730 764 774
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 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (80.95%) Degree
2 12 (57.14%) Network Security
3 9 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 9 (42.86%) Physics
3 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 9 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 9 (42.86%) Cyber Security
3 9 (42.86%) Internet
3 9 (42.86%) Information Security
3 9 (42.86%) Statistics
4 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (38.10%) Security Management
4 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco
5 7 (33.33%) Juniper
5 7 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (23.81%) Firewall
6 5 (23.81%) Information Security Management
6 5 (23.81%) CCNA
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (19.05%) COBIT
7 4 (19.05%) F5
7 4 (19.05%) ISACA
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Network Security
2 9 (42.86%) Internet
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Mathematics
1 9 (42.86%) Physics
1 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 9 (42.86%) Statistics
2 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Machine Learning
1 9 (42.86%) Cyber Security
1 9 (42.86%) Information Security
2 8 (38.10%) Security Management
3 7 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (23.81%) Information Security Management
4 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Network Design
6 3 (14.29%) SIEM
6 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Line Management
7 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Degree
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (23.81%) CCNA
5 4 (19.05%) ISACA
5 4 (19.05%) GIAC
6 3 (14.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (19.05%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (19.05%) F5
3 4 (19.05%) Brocade
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft