The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 834 821 870
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 83 62 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.056% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.059% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 53 29 31
Average salary £55,000 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Senior Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer within the UK.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -29 78 £55,000 +4.76% 3
South East +10 39 £44,400 - 1
London -54 33 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Berkshire +11 27 £40,000 - 1
Reading - 25 - - 1
City of London -7 13 £58,000 +16.00%
East Sussex - 5 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £49,739 -
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £56,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £56,500 -
Surrey - 3 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £56,500 -
Scotland - 3 £55,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £47,500 - 1
Havant - 2 £51,177 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £50,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £51,177 -

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title.

1 94 (75.20%) Cisco
2 92 (73.60%) Firewall
3 69 (55.20%) CheckPoint
4 58 (46.40%) Juniper
5 51 (40.80%) Network Security
6 50 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (31.20%) CCNP
8 38 (30.40%) Internet
8 38 (30.40%) OSPF
8 38 (30.40%) DNS
9 37 (29.60%) Network Management
10 35 (28.00%) F5
10 35 (28.00%) BGP
10 35 (28.00%) VPN
11 33 (26.40%) Telecoms
12 30 (24.00%) MPLS
13 29 (23.20%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (22.40%) VoIP
15 27 (21.60%) SNMP
15 27 (21.60%) Retail
15 27 (21.60%) CCSE
16 26 (20.80%) WAN
17 25 (20.00%) LAN
17 25 (20.00%) Broadband
17 25 (20.00%) Billing
17 25 (20.00%) Smartphone
17 25 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 24 (19.20%) Blue Coat
18 24 (19.20%) UNIX
19 23 (18.40%) Windows

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 92 (73.60%) Firewall
2 51 (40.80%) Network Security
3 38 (30.40%) Internet
3 38 (30.40%) OSPF
3 38 (30.40%) DNS
4 35 (28.00%) BGP
4 35 (28.00%) VPN
5 30 (24.00%) MPLS
6 29 (23.20%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (22.40%) VoIP
8 27 (21.60%) SNMP
9 26 (20.80%) WAN
10 25 (20.00%) LAN
10 25 (20.00%) Broadband
10 25 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (15.20%) SSL
12 15 (12.00%) TCP/IP
13 11 (8.80%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (8.80%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (8.00%) Wireless
General
1 33 (26.40%) Telecoms
2 27 (21.60%) Retail
3 25 (20.00%) Billing
4 10 (8.00%) Finance
5 6 (4.80%) Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.80%) French Language
6 1 (0.80%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) .NET
1 5 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.20%) SecurID
3 2 (1.60%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.60%) CCTV
3 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.60%) Replication
3 2 (1.60%) CESG
4 1 (0.80%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.20%) UNIX
2 23 (18.40%) Windows
3 12 (9.60%) Linux
4 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.40%) Solaris
6 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.80%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.60%) Network Management
2 15 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (5.60%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (5.60%) Capacity Management
4 6 (4.80%) Security Management
4 6 (4.80%) Information Security
5 5 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (4.00%) ITIL
5 5 (4.00%) OOP
5 5 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (4.00%) OO
5 5 (4.00%) OOD
6 4 (3.20%) SIEM
6 4 (3.20%) E-Commerce
6 4 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.40%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (2.40%) Network Design
7 3 (2.40%) Service Management
7 3 (2.40%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 50 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (31.20%) CCNP
3 27 (21.60%) CCSE
4 23 (18.40%) CCSA
5 21 (16.80%) CISSP
6 19 (15.20%) CCIE
7 17 (13.60%) JNCIA
8 15 (12.00%) CCNA
9 13 (10.40%) CCSP
10 12 (9.60%) Security Cleared
11 10 (8.00%) JNCIS
12 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
13 5 (4.00%) CSSLP
14 4 (3.20%) Degree
15 3 (2.40%) GSEC
15 3 (2.40%) CEH
15 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (2.40%) MCSE
16 2 (1.60%) CTC Cleared
16 2 (1.60%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.40%) ProxySG
1 8 (6.40%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.80%) Nmap
3 1 (0.80%) Snort
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.60%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.60%) OpenView
3 1 (0.80%) Nessus
3 1 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 94 (75.20%) Cisco
2 69 (55.20%) CheckPoint
3 58 (46.40%) Juniper
4 35 (28.00%) F5
5 24 (19.20%) Blue Coat
6 16 (12.80%) Fortinet
7 13 (10.40%) Brocade
8 12 (9.60%) Citrix
9 8 (6.40%) Nokia
9 8 (6.40%) McAfee
10 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
10 7 (5.60%) IronPort
10 7 (5.60%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.00%) Huawei
11 5 (4.00%) Crossbeam
12 4 (3.20%) Proofpoint
12 4 (3.20%) HP
13 3 (2.40%) Clearswift
13 3 (2.40%) IBM
13 3 (2.40%) Aruba
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