The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 814 813 863
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 80 67 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.062% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.066% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 75 49 34
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+7.61% +2.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 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 27 August 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
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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
England -43 76 £55,000 +10.00% 1
London -15 36 £53,500 +7.00% 1
South East -12 24 £58,000 +22.10%
City of London +22 18 £58,000 +16.00%
Hampshire - 15 £58,000 -
Havant - 14 £58,000 -
West Midlands +5 7 £56,500 +37.80%
Berkshire +2 7 £60,000 +20.00%
Reading +3 6 £60,000 +20.00%
East of England -14 4 £56,500 +25.55%
Staffordshire - 4 £56,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £56,500 -
Hertfordshire -7 3 £56,500 +117.30%
Watford - 3 £56,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 -
Wales - 3 £41,250 - 1
North West -8 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Cheshire -12 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Chester - 2 £40,000 -
South Wales - 2 £41,250 - 1
Docklands, London -2 1 £51,000 -11.30%
Bedford -6 1 £50,000 +19.04%
East Midlands -9 1 £47,500 -13.63%
Bedfordshire -10 1 £50,000 +19.04%
North Wales - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 134 (79.76%) Cisco
2 116 (69.05%) Firewall
3 94 (55.95%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (55.95%) CheckPoint
4 75 (44.64%) Network Security
5 74 (44.05%) Juniper
6 67 (39.88%) CCNP
7 63 (37.50%) VPN
8 57 (33.93%) OSPF
9 51 (30.36%) Network Management
10 47 (27.98%) F5
10 47 (27.98%) WAN
11 46 (27.38%) LAN
11 46 (27.38%) BGP
12 44 (26.19%) MPLS
13 42 (25.00%) Telecoms
13 42 (25.00%) Fortinet
14 39 (23.21%) VoIP
15 38 (22.62%) Cisco ASA
16 36 (21.43%) Internet
17 33 (19.64%) DNS
18 32 (19.05%) SolarWinds
19 31 (18.45%) Load Balancing
19 31 (18.45%) Windows
20 29 (17.26%) Wireless
21 28 (16.67%) VLAN
22 27 (16.07%) CCSA
22 27 (16.07%) UNIX
23 24 (14.29%) SNMP
23 24 (14.29%) CCIE

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.19%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.19%) Lync
1 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (2.98%) MS Office
2 4 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 116 (69.05%) Firewall
2 75 (44.64%) Network Security
3 63 (37.50%) VPN
4 57 (33.93%) OSPF
5 47 (27.98%) WAN
6 46 (27.38%) LAN
6 46 (27.38%) BGP
7 44 (26.19%) MPLS
8 39 (23.21%) VoIP
9 38 (22.62%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (21.43%) Internet
11 33 (19.64%) DNS
12 29 (17.26%) Wireless
13 28 (16.67%) VLAN
14 24 (14.29%) SNMP
15 23 (13.69%) RIP
15 23 (13.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 21 (12.50%) VPLS
17 20 (11.90%) Broadband
17 20 (11.90%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 21 (12.50%) Retail
3 20 (11.90%) Billing
4 11 (6.55%) Finance
5 6 (3.57%) Banking
6 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) French Language
7 1 (0.60%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.60%) .NET
1 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.90%) Smartphone
2 14 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (4.17%) SecurID
4 4 (2.38%) CESG
4 4 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.79%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.19%) Derivative
6 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.60%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) Firmware
7 1 (0.60%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.45%) Windows
2 27 (16.07%) UNIX
3 20 (11.90%) Linux
4 10 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.38%) CentOS
5 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.38%) Solaris
5 4 (2.38%) Windows 2000
5 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.36%) Network Management
2 31 (18.45%) Load Balancing
3 13 (7.74%) Information Security
3 13 (7.74%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (7.14%) SIEM
5 10 (5.95%) Capacity Management
5 10 (5.95%) Security Management
6 9 (5.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (4.17%) Network Design
7 7 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 7 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 7 (4.17%) Change Control
8 6 (3.57%) ITIL
8 6 (3.57%) Project Management
8 6 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (2.98%) Validation
9 5 (2.98%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.38%) Migration
10 4 (2.38%) Service Management
10 4 (2.38%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.17%) SQL
2 6 (3.57%) Perl
3 5 (2.98%) PHP
3 5 (2.98%) Python
4 4 (2.38%) C#
4 4 (2.38%) Ruby
4 4 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.19%) C++
5 2 (1.19%) Java
6 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (55.95%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (39.88%) CCNP
3 27 (16.07%) CCSA
4 24 (14.29%) CCIE
5 23 (13.69%) CCNA
6 20 (11.90%) CCSP
7 18 (10.71%) CISSP
8 17 (10.12%) CCSE
9 11 (6.55%) JNCIS
10 10 (5.95%) JNCIA
11 8 (4.76%) Security Cleared
11 8 (4.76%) CEH
12 6 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
12 6 (3.57%) SC Cleared
13 5 (2.98%) Degree
13 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (2.98%) CCDP
14 4 (2.38%) MCSE
14 4 (2.38%) GSEC
14 4 (2.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) QA
2 6 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.98%) SLA
4 4 (2.38%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (7.74%) ISA Server
2 5 (2.98%) ProxySG
2 5 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.38%) Snort
3 4 (2.38%) Nmap
4 2 (1.19%) vSphere
4 2 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.38%) Nessus
3 3 (1.79%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.60%) OpenView
5 1 (0.60%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 134 (79.76%) Cisco
2 94 (55.95%) CheckPoint
3 74 (44.05%) Juniper
4 47 (27.98%) F5
5 42 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 32 (19.05%) SolarWinds
7 21 (12.50%) IronPort
8 20 (11.90%) Aruba
9 17 (10.12%) Brocade
9 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
9 17 (10.12%) Citrix
9 17 (10.12%) Blue Coat
10 15 (8.93%) Huawei
11 12 (7.14%) VMware
12 10 (5.95%) McAfee
13 9 (5.36%) Nokia
14 7 (4.17%) Crossbeam
15 6 (3.57%) Sophos
16 5 (2.98%) Sourcefire
16 5 (2.98%) Oracle
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago