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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 187 191 200
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 24 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.54% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.55% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 18
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £34,338
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +28.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +14.45%
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
4237 4707 4645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 94.87% 95.30% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3676 3868 3701
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Guildford +3 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Reigate +18 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Staines -10 3 £46,000 +2.22%
Woking - 3 £55,000 -
Leatherhead -7 1 - -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 35 (83.33%) Firewall
2 33 (78.57%) Cisco
3 31 (73.81%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (66.67%) CCNP
5 26 (61.90%) Juniper
6 25 (59.52%) VPN
7 24 (57.14%) LAN
7 24 (57.14%) WAN
8 21 (50.00%) CheckPoint
9 19 (45.24%) Network Security
10 18 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (40.48%) Fortinet
11 17 (40.48%) Ethical Hacking
11 17 (40.48%) Wireless Security
11 17 (40.48%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (40.48%) FortiGate
11 17 (40.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 17 (40.48%) Security Hardening
11 17 (40.48%) 802.1X
11 17 (40.48%) Wireless
11 17 (40.48%) CCIE
12 13 (30.95%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
13 9 (21.43%) F5
14 7 (16.67%) ITIL
14 7 (16.67%) UNIX
14 7 (16.67%) VMware
15 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
15 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (11.90%) FWSM

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (83.33%) Firewall
2 25 (59.52%) VPN
3 24 (57.14%) LAN
3 24 (57.14%) WAN
4 19 (45.24%) Network Security
5 17 (40.48%) Wireless Security
5 17 (40.48%) Wireless
6 13 (30.95%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.90%) DNS
8 5 (11.90%) FWSM
9 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (9.52%) HSRP
9 4 (9.52%) IPsec
9 4 (9.52%) SHDSL
9 4 (9.52%) LDAP
9 4 (9.52%) ADSL
9 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (9.52%) MPLS
9 4 (9.52%) BGP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) WebLOAD
2 1 (2.38%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) CMDB
4 3 (7.14%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) CESG
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (40.48%) Ethical Hacking
2 17 (40.48%) Security Hardening
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.14%) Information Security
6 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Service Management
7 2 (4.76%) Coaching
8 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.38%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.38%) SIEM
8 1 (2.38%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (66.67%) CCNP
3 17 (40.48%) CCIE
4 4 (9.52%) CCNA
4 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.14%) CCSA
6 2 (4.76%) CISSP
6 2 (4.76%) CISA
6 2 (4.76%) CISM
7 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) VCAP
7 1 (2.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 17 (40.48%) FortiGate
2 4 (9.52%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.38%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (2.38%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (2.38%) Nessus
4 1 (2.38%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) Cisco
2 26 (61.90%) Juniper
3 21 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 17 (40.48%) Fortinet
5 9 (21.43%) F5
6 7 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (7.14%) WatchGuard
7 3 (7.14%) Kaspersky
8 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.76%) New Relic
8 2 (4.76%) AppDynamics
8 2 (4.76%) CA
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.38%) McAfee
9 1 (2.38%) Websense
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.38%) HP
9 1 (2.38%) Splunk
9 1 (2.38%) Qualys