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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 86 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.68% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.23% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £27,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
842 872 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.46% 96.35% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 700 744 701
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 18 (75.00%) Network Security
2 17 (70.83%) Cisco
3 14 (58.33%) PCI DSS
4 13 (54.17%) Information Security
4 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (54.17%) Firewall
5 12 (50.00%) Juniper
6 11 (45.83%) Degree
7 10 (41.67%) Security Management
7 10 (41.67%) Linux
8 9 (37.50%) ITIL
8 9 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (37.50%) F5
9 8 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (33.33%) CCNA
9 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
9 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
10 7 (29.17%) Information Security Management
10 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
10 7 (29.17%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (25.00%) Sourcefire
11 6 (25.00%) Security Architecture
11 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
12 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (20.83%) COBIT
12 5 (20.83%) Crossbeam
12 5 (20.83%) SLA
12 5 (20.83%) CCNP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) Network Security
2 13 (54.17%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (12.50%) Multicast
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) IPTV
3 2 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Solaris
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 10 (41.67%) Security Management
3 9 (37.50%) ITIL
4 8 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (29.17%) Information Security Management
5 7 (29.17%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.67%) Coaching
8 4 (16.67%) SIEM
9 3 (12.50%) Network Management
9 3 (12.50%) Line Management
9 3 (12.50%) Network Design
10 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (4.17%) Video Analytics
11 1 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) Degree
3 8 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (20.83%) CCNP
4 5 (20.83%) GIAC
5 4 (16.67%) ISACA
6 3 (12.50%) CCDP
7 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) PCI DSS
2 9 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (20.83%) COBIT
3 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Juniper
3 9 (37.50%) F5
4 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 6 (25.00%) Sourcefire
6 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
6 5 (20.83%) Crossbeam
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) Brocade
8 3 (12.50%) HP
9 1 (4.17%) Microsoft