The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 172 202 196
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 33 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.85% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.45% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 12
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Security Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3769 4396 4142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.14% 98.26% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3281 3676 3285
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Surrey

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill 0 5 £58,000 +45.00%
Guildford +4 4 £45,000 -19.64%
Woking +4 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Reigate -7 1 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Epsom - 1 £42,500 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 30 (55.56%) Firewall
2 28 (51.85%) Network Security
3 24 (44.44%) Cisco
4 23 (42.59%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (40.74%) Juniper
6 20 (37.04%) TCP/IP
7 18 (33.33%) Windows
8 15 (27.78%) C#
9 14 (25.93%) WAN
9 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
10 13 (24.07%) VPN
10 13 (24.07%) .NET
10 13 (24.07%) Palo Alto
10 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
11 12 (22.22%) SQL
11 12 (22.22%) CCNP
11 12 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (20.37%) Unix
12 11 (20.37%) FWSM
12 11 (20.37%) OWASP
12 11 (20.37%) F5
13 10 (18.52%) DNS
13 10 (18.52%) VMware
14 9 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (16.67%) SHDSL
14 9 (16.67%) TDD
14 9 (16.67%) ADSL
14 9 (16.67%) LAN
14 9 (16.67%) CCNA

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 30 (55.56%) Firewall
2 28 (51.85%) Network Security
3 23 (42.59%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (37.04%) TCP/IP
5 14 (25.93%) WAN
6 13 (24.07%) VPN
7 11 (20.37%) FWSM
8 10 (18.52%) DNS
9 9 (16.67%) ADSL
9 9 (16.67%) LAN
9 9 (16.67%) SHDSL
9 9 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (14.81%) Ethernet
11 6 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (9.26%) Broadband
12 5 (9.26%) MPLS
12 5 (9.26%) SSL
13 4 (7.41%) LDAP
14 3 (5.56%) Internet
14 3 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) ActiveX
2 4 (7.41%) WCF
2 4 (7.41%) WinForms
2 4 (7.41%) WPF
2 4 (7.41%) X-Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (3.70%) STL
4 1 (1.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
1 8 (14.81%) Replication
2 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.11%) CESG
3 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 6 (11.11%) Physics
4 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.41%) PKI
5 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.37%) Unix
4 4 (7.41%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) AIX
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (20.37%) OWASP
3 9 (16.67%) BDD
3 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (16.67%) Secure Coding
3 9 (16.67%) TDD
4 8 (14.81%) High Availability
4 8 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.26%) ITIL
6 5 (9.26%) Problem Management
6 5 (9.26%) Security Management
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.41%) Scrum
7 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) C#
2 12 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (5.56%) C
5 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (22.22%) CCNP
3 9 (16.67%) CCNA
4 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (11.11%) CISSP
5 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) SANS
6 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) CCSA
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.70%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.85%) FISMA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.56%) ProxySG
4 3 (5.56%) Sendmail
5 2 (3.70%) Firmware
6 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (5.56%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (5.56%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (5.56%) Proventia
3 1 (1.85%) Nessus
3 1 (1.85%) QRadar
3 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Cisco
2 22 (40.74%) Juniper
3 13 (24.07%) Palo Alto
4 11 (20.37%) F5
5 10 (18.52%) VMware
6 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.41%) Blue Coat
7 4 (7.41%) Intel Security
7 4 (7.41%) Kaspersky
7 4 (7.41%) Symantec
8 3 (5.56%) Forcepoint
8 3 (5.56%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.70%) Apple
9 2 (3.70%) Qualys
10 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.85%) CA
10 1 (1.85%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.85%) IronPort
10 1 (1.85%) LogRhythm
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