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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 84 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 1 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.13% 0.97% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 1.01% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 9
Average salary - £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +14.37%
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
765 887 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.35% 95.58% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 573 791 740
Average salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) Crossbeam
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) Crossbeam
2 2 (50.00%) F5