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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 820 845 842
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 79 87 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.073% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.077% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 64 57 31
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,150 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -1.70%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Top 28 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 April 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
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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 +27 76 £57,500 +4.54% 6
London +30 40 £67,500 +17.90% 4
South East -7 17 £55,000 +29.41% 2
City of London +21 12 £52,500 -9.48%
North West - 9 £57,500 -
Surrey +19 7 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Berkshire -24 7 £62,500 +56.25%
Leicestershire - 7 £38,500 -
East Midlands - 7 £38,500 -
Manchester - 6 £57,500 -
Guildford - 6 £55,000 -
Leicester - 4 - -
Reading -19 3 £62,500 -
West Midlands -20 3 £55,000 -2.65%
Cheshire - 3 £42,500 -
Hampshire -6 2 £65,000 +30.68% 1
Solihull - 2 £55,000 -
Chester - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £65,000 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £52,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -
Chichester - 1 £55,500 -
Warrington - 1 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £55,500 -
Ealing - 1 £55,500 -

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 88 (65.67%) Firewall
1 88 (65.67%) Cisco
2 70 (52.24%) Network Security
3 66 (49.25%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (47.01%) CheckPoint
5 48 (35.82%) CCNP
6 43 (32.09%) Juniper
6 43 (32.09%) Windows
7 41 (30.60%) VPN
8 38 (28.36%) WAN
9 36 (26.87%) CISSP
10 34 (25.37%) LAN
11 30 (22.39%) Linux
11 30 (22.39%) Wireless
12 28 (20.90%) F5
12 28 (20.90%) SIEM
13 26 (19.40%) CCIE
14 24 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 23 (17.16%) MS Excel
16 22 (16.42%) Microsoft
16 22 (16.42%) VMware
17 21 (15.67%) Finance
17 21 (15.67%) DNS
17 21 (15.67%) Cisco ASA
18 20 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (14.18%) TCP/IP
19 19 (14.18%) BGP
20 18 (13.43%) OSPF
20 18 (13.43%) PCI DSS
21 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2008

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 10 (7.46%) IIS
2 6 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.75%) CMS
4 1 (0.75%) CloudStack
Applications
1 23 (17.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (65.67%) Firewall
2 70 (52.24%) Network Security
3 41 (30.60%) VPN
4 38 (28.36%) WAN
5 34 (25.37%) LAN
6 30 (22.39%) Wireless
7 21 (15.67%) DNS
7 21 (15.67%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (14.18%) TCP/IP
8 19 (14.18%) BGP
9 18 (13.43%) OSPF
10 16 (11.94%) VLAN
11 15 (11.19%) MPLS
11 15 (11.19%) VoIP
12 14 (10.45%) EIGRP
12 14 (10.45%) Cisco ISE
13 13 (9.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 12 (8.96%) Cisco PIX
14 12 (8.96%) SSL
15 11 (8.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.49%) MariaDB
2 2 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (15.67%) Finance
2 14 (10.45%) Retail
3 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.22%) Law
4 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.49%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Avionics
5 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
5 1 (0.75%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.49%) SAML
1 2 (1.49%) OAuth
1 2 (1.49%) OpenID
1 2 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.75%) .NET
2 1 (0.75%) COM
2 1 (0.75%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.46%) Clustering
2 8 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.73%) Open Source
5 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.49%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Physics
7 1 (0.75%) Blog
7 1 (0.75%) Social Network
7 1 (0.75%) RMADS
7 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.09%) Windows
2 30 (22.39%) Linux
3 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (11.94%) UNIX
5 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.22%) Windows 2000
6 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) SIEM
2 17 (12.69%) Information Security
3 15 (11.19%) Cyber Security
4 14 (10.45%) Mentoring
4 14 (10.45%) Change Management
5 12 (8.96%) Network Design
6 11 (8.21%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (7.46%) Data Protection
7 10 (7.46%) Security Management
8 9 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.72%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.97%) Security Architecture
10 7 (5.22%) Coaching
10 7 (5.22%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.48%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.48%) Cash Management
12 5 (3.73%) Load Balancing
12 5 (3.73%) Investment Management
12 5 (3.73%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.96%) SQL
2 9 (6.72%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.48%) Perl
3 6 (4.48%) Python
4 4 (2.99%) C++
5 3 (2.24%) C#
6 2 (1.49%) Java
6 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.49%) Ruby
6 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.49%) R
7 1 (0.75%) PHP
7 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (49.25%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (35.82%) CCNP
3 36 (26.87%) CISSP
4 26 (19.40%) CCIE
5 16 (11.94%) CISM
6 15 (11.19%) Degree
6 15 (11.19%) CCNA
7 12 (8.96%) CCSE
8 9 (6.72%) CCSA
9 5 (3.73%) MCSE
9 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.73%) CEH
9 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.99%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.99%) MCP
10 4 (2.99%) CCDP
11 3 (2.24%) CCSP
11 3 (2.24%) JNCIS
11 3 (2.24%) ISSAP
11 3 (2.24%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (13.43%) PCI DSS
3 12 (8.96%) SLA
4 6 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.99%) COBIT
6 2 (1.49%) FISMA
7 1 (0.75%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.75%) ARP4754
7 1 (0.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.96%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.46%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.48%) SCCM
3 4 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.49%) StatsD
5 1 (0.75%) Nessus
5 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 88 (65.67%) Cisco
2 63 (47.01%) CheckPoint
3 43 (32.09%) Juniper
4 28 (20.90%) F5
5 22 (16.42%) Microsoft
5 22 (16.42%) VMware
6 16 (11.94%) Blue Coat
7 15 (11.19%) Fortinet
8 10 (7.46%) IBM
8 10 (7.46%) HP
8 10 (7.46%) Dell
8 10 (7.46%) EMC
9 8 (5.97%) Sourcefire
10 7 (5.22%) Crossbeam
10 7 (5.22%) Aruba
11 6 (4.48%) Rackspace
11 6 (4.48%) Altiris
11 6 (4.48%) McAfee
12 5 (3.73%) Lumension
13 4 (2.99%) IronPort
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